Appartamento Olivo – Home 4641522 Apartment
- 1 bedroom
- 2 sleeps
- 7 nights min stay
Appartamento Olivo – Home 4641522
- 1 bedroom
- 2 sleeps
- 7 nights min stay
Apartment / 1 bedroom / 1 bathroom / sleeps 2
- Nearest beach 138 km
- Not suitable for children
- Car essential
- No pets allowed
Description from owner
On the top of a hill, in the charming hamlet of Padonchia are 2 beautifully kept, 1 or 2 bedroom, traditional Tuscan apartments. The owners have restored them lovingly, maintaining original features and enhancing each room with antique furniture. Both have stunning views of the surrounding countryside and each has a private terrace for outdoor dining. These apartments are available to rent together or separately.Full description'Olivo' is a charming, countryside apartment in a fully renovated property, ideally located on the crest of a hill in the small hamlet of Padonchia. Padonchia is a quiet hamlet of houses approx. 1.5 km away from the beautiful medieval hilltop town of Monterchi. Monterchi, a small Tuscan municipality of less than 2,000 inhabitants, offers restaurants, pizzerias, bars, boutiques, banks, post offices, etc, all wrapped in Tuscan charm. Monterchi is most known for its museum containing the wonderful fresco, 'La Madonna del Parto' by the renaissance
On the top of a hill, in the charming hamlet of Padonchia are 2 beautifully kept, 1 or 2 bedroom, traditional Tuscan apartments. The owners have restored them lovingly, maintaining original features and enhancing each room with antique furniture. Both have stunning views of the surrounding countryside and each has a private terrace for outdoor dining. These apartments are available to rent together or separately.Full description'Olivo' is a charming, countryside apartment in a fully renovated property, ideally located on the crest of a hill in the small hamlet of Padonchia. Padonchia is a quiet hamlet of houses approx. 1.5 km away from the beautiful medieval hilltop town of Monterchi. Monterchi, a small Tuscan municipality of less than 2,000 inhabitants, offers restaurants, pizzerias, bars, boutiques, banks, post offices, etc, all wrapped in Tuscan charm. Monterchi is most known for its museum containing the wonderful fresco, 'La Madonna del Parto' by the renaissance artist and mathematician, Piero della Francesca, whose mother was from Monterchi.Appartamento Olivo (sleeps 2-4): Olivo is found on the first floor and is a one bedroom apartment consisting of a spacious living room with a kitchen, large open fireplace and dining table. The terrace has its own pizza oven and outdoor dining area. The bedroom is spacious and traditional in décor. The bathroom is divided into two separate rooms, a small room with large basin and mirror which leads into the bathroom with shower, bidet and toilet. There is also an additional double bedroom, which is accessible form the communal hallway, that is available to rent as an 'add on' should guests require further accommodation. On the second floor, there is another apartment available to rent with 2 double bedrooms. It is possible to rent the 2 together for larger groups.
Please note that our check in time is 4-7pm on your day of arrival. For late check ins there is an additional fee payable upon arrival. 7-9pm €40. 9pm-midnight €80. For Sunday check ins there is an additional €80 fee to pay on arrival.
Location description from owner
The Tuscany region
Tuscany is known for its beautiful landscapes, its rich artistic legacy and vast influence on high culture. Tuscany is widely regarded as the true birthplace of the Italian Renaissance, and has been home to some of the most influential people in history, such as Petrarch, Dante, Botticelli, Michelangelo, Leonardo da Vinci, Galileo Galilei, Amerigo Vespucci and Puccini. Due to this, the region has several museums, most of which (such as the Uffizi and the Pitti Palace) are found in Florence, but others in towns and smaller villages. Tuscany has a unique culinary tradition, and is famous for its wines (most famous of which are Chianti, Morellino di Scansano and Brunello di Montalcino). The summers in Tuscany are hot, usually without much rain. Spring (April and May) and Autumn (October and November) are dry, sunny days but the chances of rain are higher. The Winter has sunny, mild days and it can get very cold at night particularly in the hilly areas. As expected July is the hottest month with temperatures ranging from 23°C up to 30°C; January is the coldest month with about 7°C at the coast and about 3.5°C to 5.5°C inland. The busiest time in Tuscany (and Italy generally) is August when the Italians are on holiday. The main tourist season stretches from mid-April to the end of September.
The Anghiari area
Anghiari is considered one of the most beautiful villages in Italy. The town has preserved its medieval roots beautifully and hosts many local festivals throughout the year celebrating its heritage and the local culture and cuisine. There are several pizza restaurants here including an outdoor one with a children's play area as well as some superb traditional Tuscan restaurants.
Sansepolcro is a few kilometers away and is famed for being home to the painting of the Resurrection by Peiro della Francesca which can be seen at the Museo Civico along with several other important pieces of art. For those with children to entertain, there is a large swimming pool in the town with water slides and diving boards as well as shaded picnic areas and a children's play area.
Arezzo is a 30 minute drive from the house. It has a main train station with lines to Florence and Rome. It is a beautiful town that hosts a jousting contest every year that draws crowds from all over Tuscany and beyond. On the first weekend of every month there is an antiques fair that fills every street of the old part of the town.
Other beautiful places to visit that are easily reached for a day trip include; Siena, Assisi, Cortona, Florence. From our office in Anghiari we are happy to organize wine tasting and depending on the time of year, olive picking to produce your own oil to take home.
Bed & bathroom
- 2 Double Beds
- 1 Family bathroom
- Balcony or terrace
- Washing machine
- Clothes dryer
- Linen provided
- Towels provided
- Not suitable for wheelchair users
- Check in time:16:00, Check out time:10:00
- If you have any questions about check-in or check-out times, please contact the owner/manager.
- This rental can only be paid for online through Holiday Lettings using your credit/debit card or PayPal (never by bank or wire transfer).
- No smoking at this property
- Cancellation policy
About the owner
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- Calendar updated::
- 16 Jan 2017
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Languages spoken: English, Italian
This Apartment has 1 bedroom, 1 bathroom and sleeps 2. It’s been listed on Holiday Lettings since 09 Jul 2014. Located in Province of Arezzo, the average weekly rate is £388.
The Owner has a response rate of 95% and the property’s calendar was last updated on 16 Jan 2017.
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