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Italy, Tuscany/Arezzo, Arezzo-Sansepolcro - Property ref. 270

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Tuscany 13th century villa & refined self-catered apartment (2 Bedroom), perfect for a family group or 2 couples, with ecological pool, excellent facilities and panoramic views on the green landscape. Arezzo-Cortona-Siena area.

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Property overview
Property type : Villa
Number of bedrooms : 2
Property sleeps : 4
Number of bathrooms : 1
Nearest airport : Florence, Perugia, Forlì, Pisa.
Air conditioned : No
WiFi : Not specified - please check with Advertiser
Swimming pool : Yes - Private
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Detailed description : The Villa:
Torre del Guado Country House is an impressive stone manor house located in Tuscany and placed amidst the countryside between the medieval towns of Anghiari and Sansepolcro, close to Arezzo–Cortona, and within easy driving distance of Florence and Siena and other cities of art.
This historical Villa, with outstanding views on the enchanting Tuscan scenery, what inspired great painters as Piero della Francesca, Raffaello, Leonardo, Signorelli, … dates back to the 13th century and, recently by new owners, has been carefully restored and transformed into a warm and elegant Country holiday Guest House, where all the modern conveniences, including Wireless Internet connection, have been added to many of original preserved features.
The accommodation is divided into 2 beautifully restored spacious reception rooms and 5 lovely self-catering apartments, of different sizes and typology, with excellent facilities.

The charming Guest House is sat in large and beautifully maintained gardens (20.000 mq), where the guests may stroll through vast green areas and enjoy a spectacular view on the landscape and the tuscan hills. In the centre there is the large and ecological equipped swimming pool, (m 15x8) with solarium, for guests use only.
The gardens provide, also, plenty of garden furniture: 3 gazebos, sun-beds, tables, chairs, sunshade (Every unit has its own outside sitting area) and a playing and barbecue area.

Torre del Guado Country House caters for a wide range of requirements. With its holiday apartments it is ideal location for a relaxing and invigorating holiday or as a base from which to discover the many places of artistic, historical and cultural significance in the area. And, with its ancient and suggestive reception rooms plus the park inside a spectacular landscape, it is superb location and perfect background for special occasions as weddings, meetings, party, cultural courses (with optional catering service on request).

Guado is one of 5 units insite the Country House Torre del Guado.
All the apartments are tastefully and stylishly decorated thanks to a carefully selected colour scheme of warm, pastel shades (yellow, apricot, indigo, mauve) and enjoy plenty of natural light along with panoramic views of the landscape and the foothills of the Apennines and valley.
Each self catering accommodation has its entry on the ground floor, own fireplace, a fully-equipped kitchen (4 plates, gas, refrigerator, ice compartment, electric oven) and all the benefits of modern technology (Wireless Internet, Satellite TV, individual heating ( with counter) and private washing machine). All linens, including swimming pool towels and tables cloths, are provided, Cot and highchairs for babies, iron and hair dryer free on demand. Wireless internet available on request euro 4 per/day. The sofa/divan, present in every apartment, can be transformed into a second double or single bed.
Each apartment has its private outdoor dining area with garden.

Facilities on site:
5 self-catering apartments (each one for 2/6 sleeps), entirely independent and with entry from the garden,
Linens, towels, swimming pool towels and table cloths are provided,
Cots and highchairs for babies, iron & board and hair-dryer available by request,
Wireless internet, euro 4 per/day, unlimited access,
Well-tended garden (20000 mq): 3 Covered gazebos plus BBQ area,
Each unit has its own outdoor sitting area,
Large ecological swimming pool (15m x 7m) plus outside shower,
Private parking plus a covered parking space for each unit,
Free use of Mountain-bikes,
Ping-pong, Mini volley & Table football,
Large room for Weddings, conventions and cultural events,
Upon request, available, daily cleaning (charged extra).
Upon request, available private cooking for groups through service catering.
Facilities nearby:
pharmacy: 4 kms,
hospital: 4 kms
bank: 3 kms from the villa. ATM and VISA service available during closing hour,
post-office: situated 2 kms from the vill,
grocery store: 2 kms from villa, with typical Tuscan products,
supermarket: 4 kms,
-five-a-side football: 1500 mt away from the farmhouse there is a football ground on syntethic grass.
-Horse-riding: There are 2 horse riding: one at 2 kms and one at 5 kms.
-Tennis courts, gym: 1500 mt away from the farmhouse there 2 tennis courts, one is free.
-Thermal baths ( Fontecchio) and beauty farm 14 kms ,
-GOLF: (18 holes) is 6 km away.
General description : Apt. Guado, (4+2 sleeps) 90 sqm,3 rooms, 2 bedrooms on 2 levels. This apartment is stylishly decorated in indigo shades and enjoys picturesque country views .
Kitchen area : fully equipped kitchen corner in the living-room.,
Living area : On the ground floor: spacious open plan living/dining with 1 double sofabed, that can be transformed into a second double, dining table for 6, plus fireplace, satellite TV and wireless Internet on request.
Dining area :
Bathroom(s) : A well appointed bathroom with shower is also located on the upper floor.
Bedroom(s) : The upper level features a double bedroom with ample wardrobe space plus a second bedroom featuring 2 single beds [these can be made up as a double]. 2 bedrooms, 1 bathroom Sleeps 4 – 6.
Outside : The Guest House is sat in large and beautifully maintained gardens (20.000 mq). The apt. Guado has its private outdoor patio with sunshade.
Other information :
Resort description : Location:
Torre del Guado is 3 kms from Sansepolcro, a medieval town situated in Upper Tiber Valley, and 29 sqm from Arezzo, near Cortona, Siena and on the edge of the Chianti wine region and of Umbria.
The location is particularly well-placed for daily tourist itineraries: all the principal historical tourist zones and great cities d’art of Tuscany and of central Italy are within easy driving distance ( Rome, Florence, Assisi, Urbino, Perugia, Bologna, Chianti area, Pisa, Trasimeno Lake..).
They all are easily accessible through the nearby E45 speedway, situated only 3 kms from the villa, and A1 highway 34 kms far.
The area:
This area has a great culinary tradition: everywhere you go you can enjoy the wonderful dishes of Tuscan cuisine, accompanied by the fine wines.
Sport and nature enthusiastic may take excursions on foot, on horseback or on mountain bike and wander through woods and vineyards, ruins of old churches, castles and lovely old farm buildings.
Golf Club, tennis-courts and horse-riding are at short driving distance.
For art-lovers, in this area there are Signorelli, Perugino, Pinturicchio frescos in addition to the 'Piero della Francesca trail' around Arezzo, Sansepolcro & Monterchi. There are a number of music festivals in the region, including Umbria Jazz in Perugia in July. For history-lovers there is interest everywhere, with Etruscan tombs, Roman remains and medieval city-centres.
How to to reach us:
Airports: Torre del Guado can be reached by airplane, by train, by car. The airports in Rome, Florence, Perugia, Bologna, Arezzo, Forlì are easy driving distance .
Fly direct to Perugia (our nearest airport : 45 minutes drive) via Ryanair, or to Bologna-Forli ( about 100 kms), or to Florence Peretola ( 85 kms) , or to Ancona (2 hours' drive), or to Bologna, Pisa or Rome, Pisa Galileo Galilei 80 km.
By Car:
from Milan-Bologna: A14 Highway to Cesena: exit Cesena nord, Follow E45 Superhighway to Rome-Perugia- exit Sansepolcro sud. from Rome-Orte: E45 Superhighway Perugia-Cesena: exit Sansepolcro sud. from Florence: A1 Highway - exit Arezzo with direction SANSEPOLCRO.
From the exit at Sansepolcro sud, follow the road to AREZZO; after approx. 2kms turn left, signposted GRICIGNANO.
Activities in the proximities:
At Torre del Guado you can enjoy all the benefits of a country holiday , but at the same time enjoy what Italy can offer (fantastic food, charming historical cities, shopping, etc.)
*For those in search of peace and tranquillity:
The perfect environment for natural beauty and relaxation, visitors to the holiday Villa Torre del Guado can enjoy relaxing swims in the pool or pleasant hiking and cycling trips around the stunning landscape of the tall valley or along the Tiber shores. *For those of you who prefer to indulge in sporting or cultural activities (Tuscan Cities of Art):
-Trekking, -Horseback riding: 1,5 and 5 kms, -Tennis courts, gym, 2 kms, -Golf: 6 kms, -Fishing :4 kms, -Windsurfing: 8 kms, -Thermal baths ( Fontecchio) and beauty farm: 14 kms, -Sea: less than an hour by car, -Short drive to Museums, Cultural sites, -Antiquary's objects ( Anghiari, Sansepolcro, Arezzo) -Nearby restaurants, which offer a wide range of local traditional dishes and vintage wines from around the region.
*For people interested in finding a real bargain in the world of "haute couture" (women's and men's) there is, nearby, a small, exclusive shopping centre called” The Mall”, home to the factory outlets of Gucci, Giorgio Armani, Yves Saint Laurent, and other top designer labels. Not far away there is a similar Prada outlet.
Rental prices
No rates specified - please check with the advertiser.
Accepted currencies : Euro
Pricing notes : Prices vary according to apartment and its size, amenities and season.
The daily rates go from Euro 145 to Euro 180.
The weekly rates go from Euro 680.00 to Euro 1250.00.
SPECIAL DISCOUNT depending on length of stay and on early bookings. Rates quoted are for the number of guests accommodated in beds. The charge for each additional guest accommodated on a sofa/divan is euro 15 per/day .
Booking conditions : The rates are inclusive of power, gas for kitchen, firewood, private covered parking, washing-machine, linens including pool towels, weekly laundry change, final cleaning, highchairs and use of the mountain bikes, taxes ( IVA 10%).
*In the price not included: the individual heating ( when required is calculated based on consumption: each apartment has its counter), baby cot ( € 5 per/day) and wireless internet (on demand: €4 per/day).
Daily booking: least two nights and only in low and mid season periods. From 27/06/2009 to 29/08/2009 the apartments can be rented only weekly, from sat to sat.
Check-in: from 5 pm until 8 pm, for later check-ins please call the following telephone number: +39 0575 720685 ; Check Out: before 10am ( not flexible).
Deposit required to confirm a booking is 30% with balance due on Check out.
A Security deposit of euro 150 is due on arrival and fully refundable upon departure.
Changeover information : In high season only from saturday to saturday.
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Contact name : angela
Contact number : 0039(0)575720685
Fax number : 0039(0)575721621
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