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Holiday villa with swimming pool in Castiglion Fiorentino – Home 565033 Villa

  • 4 bedrooms
  • 8 sleeps
  •  min stay varies

Holiday villa with swimming pool in Castiglion Fiorentino – Home 565033

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  • Villa
  • 4 bedrooms
  • 8 sleeps
  •  min stay varies

Villa / 4 bedrooms / 3 bathrooms / sleeps 8

Key Info

  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
  • Car advised
  • Air conditioning
  • Pet friendly
  • Private garden

Description from owner

Description

Villa Senaia

In stunning Tuscany, along its endless artistic heritage and countryside, where stretches of silvery olive trees stand after vineyards and cypress trees, lies the Villa Senaia.

An ancient stone farmhouse, located in a strategic position where it is easy to uncover many of the secrets hidden and characteristic of Tuscany and Umbria. The local atmosphere will leave you with unforgettable moments of quiet and relaxation, enjoying the colors, odors and unique sunsets.

The whole property is well designed for the needs of guests on holiday.

The nearest town Which has many restaurants and shops is only 3 km away and the cities of art and culture such as Cortona, Arezzo, Montepulciano, Siena, Florence ... can be Reached in under an hour.

The farmhouse Villa Senaia is recommended for All Those seeking peace and tranquility, but Also to Those Who want to explore Tuscany.

The family atmosphere and the helpfulness of the owners will help guests Express

Villa Senaia

In stunning Tuscany, along its endless artistic heritage and countryside, where stretches of silvery olive trees stand after vineyards and cypress trees, lies the Villa Senaia.

An ancient stone farmhouse, located in a strategic position where it is easy to uncover many of the secrets hidden and characteristic of Tuscany and Umbria. The local atmosphere will leave you with unforgettable moments of quiet and relaxation, enjoying the colors, odors and unique sunsets.

The whole property is well designed for the needs of guests on holiday.

The nearest town Which has many restaurants and shops is only 3 km away and the cities of art and culture such as Cortona, Arezzo, Montepulciano, Siena, Florence ... can be Reached in under an hour.

The farmhouse Villa Senaia is recommended for All Those seeking peace and tranquility, but Also to Those Who want to explore Tuscany.

The family atmosphere and the helpfulness of the owners will help guests Express Their opinions and ask for advice especially for Those Who do not know the area. The guests can freely ask for information: from where is the nearest restaurant to the local post office etc.

Location description from owner

The Tuscany region

Castiglione Fiorentino

Situated on top of a hill (345 m asl), Castiglion Fiorentino has splendid views overlooking both the Val di Chio and Preappennino, which are surrounded by lush olive groves. Its strategic location near the access roads closed and Arezzo-connection between the Val di Chiana and the Tiber Valley, has meant that the city was an important fortress in the Middle Ages. The historic center, dominated by the tower and surrounded by walls, still maintains the medieval and its valuable historical and artistic treasures from the Etruscans. Its position on the border between Tuscany and Umbria places it in an ideal location from which to reach the main cities of central Italy. Tourists can also find authentic cuisine and local products, as well as the usual handicrafts.

THE HOLY WEEK

Holy Week processions carrying on a centuries-old religious tradition for the city's population. Several brothers, belonging to three different companies (of San Antonio society, dressed in white, Good Death, dressed in black, and the Society of Jesus in blue) that have been established between the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries, parades with their caps on their faces, the main streets of the city, leading to life-size wooden statues, and crosses that is a moment of the Passion of Christ

Every second year, on Holy Thursday and Easter Sunday, the city relives the passion of Christ through a game of passion. More than a hundred of listed actors play a scene in a sort of natural amphitheater and recreate paintings taken from the Gospel.

MAGGIO CASTIGLIONESE

During the month of May there are many events organized fthat aim to improve productivity and the local culture: trade, exhibitions, concerts, sporting events, festivals, exhibitions, cultural events. Over the years thousands of visitors come to see this event.

PALIO DEI RIONI

The origins of this event date back to past centuries. It held every third Sunday of June, the day of the feast of Our Lady of Thanks in Piazza Garibaldi. On this day the three districts (District Cassero, Porta Fiorentina and Porta Romana) each appear in their historical costumes and parade through the streets of the country, the execution of the flag games and then end the day with a horse race.

PRESEPE VIVENTE

The sacred drama, reconstructed along the streets and alleys of the most picturesque old town, is held the Sunday before Christmas and Boxing Day. Hundreds of people play the characters of the nativity wearing period costumes and animate several paintings. For the occasion has been coined the castiglionensis denarius', with which you can enjoy the foods of tavernas

ARCHAEOLOGICAL MUSEUM

The Pinacoteca, Torre del Cassero and Archaeological Museum of Sacred Art. Museum preserves and tells the story of Castiglione Fiorentino and its territory through a collection of artifacts and a multimedia system. Among the major findings is guarded the reconstruction of part of the roof of the sanctuary, and many examples of Etruscan civilization. The archaeological area, leading onto underground paths, you can see the first evidence of an Etruscan settlement (VIII cent. BC) to the Middle Ages. The Art Gallery is housed in the Church of S. Angelo (XII sec.), In the first sacristy and in the so-called chorus of nuns Inside there are many jewels of remarkable works, such as the thirteenth-century Holy Cross of French manufacture, and the bust of St. Ursula of the early fourteenth century. In the section devoted to the paintings are by the way a painted cross from the beginning of 1200, the San Francisco store Margarito Arezzo (XIII sec.), A fragment of a fourteenth-century Majesty by Taddeo Gaddi (ca. 1328), St. Michael the Archangel (1480) and the stigmata of St. Francis (1486), works by Bartolomeo della Gatta.

LA TORRE dI CASSERO

rebuilt with Casseretto during the rule of Perugia in the fourteenth century, the tower of the Fortress with its bell tower in which a large bell is applied, characterizes the city. Through a wooden staircase, recently restored, you can reach the top (35 m.) It has the perfect view of the old city with the landscape of the Val di Chiana and Val di Chio. Recent archaeological excavations in the area of ​​formwork have unearthed evidence of Etruscan walls (IV century BC), made up of large stones and the ruins of a city gate.

MUSEO DELLA PIEVE

is housed in what remains of the old Pieve church of San Giuliano, near the new Collegiate. You can see, as well as paintings and panels sec. XV-XVII, a fresco by Luca Signorelli depicting the Lamentation of Christ, a Baptism of Christ by Della Robbia school. There are also a valuable collection of objects from other churches: the tunicle Petreto (1450), Madonna di Petrognano (XIII century wooden sculpture.), The Madonna of the Girdle (Madonna dressed in XVIII century.), As well as various works of jewelry, textiles, reliquaries.

CHIESA DI SAN FRANCESCO E CHIOSCO

The church of St. Francis, with its beautiful Romanesque-Gothic sandstone façade, is fully responsible for the characteristics of the mendicant Order, a single nave, exposed beams, a transept with three apses, square and cross vaults. Over the altars, the works of Vasari, Madonna with Child and Saints (1548); from Poppi, Crucifixion; Salvi Castellucci, Calling of St. Matthew. Of particular interest is the large altar wooden crucifix of the Patriarchs, the seventeenth-century wooden statue of Christ at the Column, the stone choir in 1500. The rectangular cloister, rebuilt in the early '600, is characterized by a double arcade Tuscan style. The frescoes in the lunettes are Pelliccione from Colle in 1627 and depict scenes from the life of St. Francis.

LOGGIATO VASARI

The construction of the Loggia on which intervened only after Vasari, dating back to 1513 at the sides of the porch you can see the crests of the Commissioners and Podesta, della Robbia terracotta or sandstone, while the open arches reveal splendid views of the Val di Chio and Villa Senaia you are going to rent.

In the period from July to September, the city comes alive for a series of initiatives to meet various needs: street theater, festivals, concerts and wine and cheese tasting in nearby farmhouses, exhibitions, excursions, classical music and films etc

Castiglion Fiorentino

Cortona

From its 500 meters S.M. dominates the Chiana Valley, surrounded by Etruscan walls that make it unique, the legend, told by Virgil, wants to Cortona was founded by legendary Dardanus in the place where the hero in combat, lost his helmet (Corys) from which the name or Coritus Corjtus Cortona become over the years. Dardano was an ancestor of King Priam ... king of the Trojan War, the beautiful Helen and Ulysses horse. Then Cortona was Umbrian, Etruscan and Roman then be, after the period of the barbarian invasions, a free city under Uguccio Casali. There are more than 3,000 years of history that are of Cortona one of the most singularly fascinating cities in central Italy and one of the wonderful places to understand our origins Italic, be prepared because the roads here are steep!

Arezzo

The first Sunday and previous Saturday of every month, is organized in Arezzo Antiques Fair, one of the largest antiques fairs in Italy, located on the scenic roads and evocative of the city center. In the church of St. Francis can find frescoes of the Legend of the True Cross Cycle (XV century). By Piero della Francesca, Casa Vasari, Ivan Bruschi House Museum, the home of Francesco Petrarca, the Medici fortress. Piero della Francesca was born in Sansepolcro in 1420 and died, by a strange coincidence of fate, October 12, 1492, the day of the discovery of America, it was called the & quot; painter scientist; for his extraordinary ability to blend the geometry of volumes and space of light and color to careful and meticulous studies. Piero and paves the way anticipated was that of Michelangelo, who was born in another village near Sansepolcro Aretino. Twice a year, in June and September, there is the Giostra del Saracino, a medieval tournament.

Verna Sanctuary

do you want to retrace the steps where St. Francis in 1223, three years before his glorious transit, received his stigmata? Here one morning while he prayed, the mountain was shrouded in a wonderful light, he had the stigmata of the Passion of Jesus, which Dante called the final seal to his holiness.

Caprese Michelangelo

the artist's hometown, Michelangelo was born here on March 6 1475. The castle preserves the surrounding structure, which is the birthplace of the Master with its museum of Michelangelo, it contains reproductions of divine works by the artist.

Florence

Florence perhaps does not even need explanations, it is considered one of the most beautiful cities in the world, walk around and admire the palaces and churches rich in history, accompanied by centuries of art, which will leave a lasting impression will be a unique experience. Here are the Duomo, Campanile and Baptistry, the places where he lived Dante Alighieri, Piazza della Signoria and the Uffizi, Ponte Vecchio, Uffizi, Piazza S. Lorenzo Basilica, the Accademia Gallery, the David of Michelangelo, the Basilica of Santa Maria Novella, Piazza Santissima Annunziata, the Basilica of Santa Croce.

Siena

It 's very nice to walk through the streets of this beautiful city. Among the main places of interest highlights: Piazza del Campo, the Duomo, the Cathedral Museum and Facciatone, Baptistery. Most important is the visit to the museum in front of the Duomo, Santa Maria alla Scala, in ancient times this was a hospital. today has been transformed into a museum where you can find all the layers of history, the community of Siena, offering visitors a cultural experience that goes far beyond the classic type of a museum visit. Try the tasty culinary delights ... and sweet temptations of the historic Pasticceria Nannini!

Val d'Orcia

In the heart of the district of Siena is a perfect, essential landscape .... consists of hills, gorges, the winding river, the cypresses that mark the heights following the course of the streets, this is the Val d'Orcia, with its beautiful medieval villages (Castiglione d'Orcia, San Quirico d 'Orcia, Montalcino, Pienza). Famous for the surrounding countryside. It is located about 35 km from Siena.

Pienza

beautiful village in a panoramic position, ideal to enjoy the Tuscan countryside. The city revolves around the beautiful Piazza Pio 2nd. It is located 9 miles from San Quirico d'Orcia. For cheese lovers ... Do not miss the black Pecorino di Pienza.

Montepulciano

And 'it built on a limestone ridge. The village is surrounded by walls and fortifications designed by Antonio da Sangallo the Elder in 1500 for Cosimo I. Montepulciano is known for its imposing Renaissance palaces, the elegant beauty of its churches and Vino Nobile a Tuscan wine among the most renowned international. The country develops along a path that climbs the hill to reach the central square, the Piazza Grande, which is at the top.

Montalcino

From the top, the imposing fortress of XIV century masters of the hill. Montalcino as well as streets, artisan workshops, small cafes and shops of typical food products (wine and honey are local biscuits to see are the beautiful Town Hall, the Bishop's Palace which houses the museums of Montalcino (diocesan, civic and archaeological works with by important artists of the thirteenth to the sixteenth century Sienese, including Bartalo Fredi, Sodoma, Bartolomeo Neroni), home of Brunello that has been called the best and most famous Italian wine.

Assisi

St. Francis of Assisi, born September 26, 1182 - died October 3, 1226, as he was born Giovanni Francesco di Pietro Bernar, also known as the Poor Man of Assisi is one of the most popular saints in the world, along with St. Catherine of Siena. Together they were proclaimed patron of Italy. The town of Assisi because of its famous citizen is a symbol of peace, is a destination for meetings between the major religions of the world. Assisi is a medieval town that has preserved its original architecture, giving the visitor a truly unique show.

Unesco heritage

Historical center of Florence (1982)

Piazza del Duomo in Pisa (1987)

old town of San Gimignano (1990)

the historic center of Siena (1995)

center of Pienza (1996)

Val d'Orcia (2004)

Basilica of St. Francis of Assisi since 2000

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Families

  • Great for children of all ages
  • Pets welcome
  • Cot available
  • High chair available

Bed & bathroom

  • 2 Double Beds, 4 Single Beds, 1 Cot available
  • 3 Family bathrooms

Amenities

  • Wi-Fi available
  • Air conditioning
  • Private outdoor pool (unheated)
  • Private garden
  • BBQ
  • Solarium or roof terrace
  • Balcony or terrace
  • Bicycles available
  • Internet access
  • Central heating
  • Fireplace
  • Safe
  • Cooker
  • Fridge
  • Freezer
  • Microwave
  • Toaster
  • Kettle
  • Dishwasher
  • Washing machine
  • Iron
  • High chair available
  • TV
  • Satellite TV
  • DVD player
  • Hair dryer
  • Linen provided
  • Towels provided

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Access

  • Parking
  • Secure parking
  • Not suitable for wheelchair users

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This rental can only be paid for online through Holiday Lettings using your credit/debit card or PayPal (never by bank or wire transfer).
Smoking
Yes, smoking allowed
Cancellation policy
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House rules

Pets are welcome
It is required to pay € 100 per week

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About the owner

Giuseppe B
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Calendar updated::
19 Jan 2017
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Languages spoken: English, Italian


This Villa has 4 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms and sleeps 8. It’s been listed on Holiday Lettings since 30 Jul 2013. Located in Province of Arezzo, it has 18 reviews with an overall rating of 5. The average weekly rate varies from £1272 to £2790.

The Owner has a response rate of 100% and the property’s calendar was last updated on 19 Jan 2017.

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