Within the natural park "Parco Naturale di Lignano", the ancient property AL CASTELLO is located in a panoramic position on a 35.000 square meter, completely fenced property, immersed in the picturesque hilly landscape of the Chiana Valley between the famous Etruscan towns of Arezzo and Cortona.
The stone house, divided into two very neatly furnished and comfortably equipped units, has been lovingly renovated and imparts a typically Tuscan living atmosphere with its terracotta floors as well as its room ceilings with exposed wooden beams and bricks.
Due to the internal distribution of the house and the separate entrances, it is suitable for 2 friendly families who want to preserve their privacy during the holiday.
The breathtaking panorama from different perspectives can be enjoyed from the charming garden seating areas in the spacious terraced outdoor area. The wonderful infinity pool with waterfall located below the house offering breathtaking views of the valley. In addition to the pool, a pavilion equipped with outdoor barbecue for outdoor dinings will ensure unforgettable evenings. Endless walks inside the property, will regenerate you and make you forget your daily stress.
This accommodation is ideal for a peaceful holiday amidst nature but still offers the possibility to reach the next town with shops and services of any kind in a few minutes and to explore the most important artistic and cultural centers of Central Italy.
The property has two independent detached units finely furnished in the typical Tuscan style style, including all the comforts to ensure a pleasant vacation.
Castello 5 (130 m2)
Ground floor: entrance to the dining room / living room with satellite TV, fireplace and double sofa bed, fully equipped kitchen and bathroom with shower
First floor: a wooden staircase leads to the sleeping area with a double sofa bed in a passage room with access to a loggia equipped with table and chairs, a bathroom with shower and bathtub, one double bedroom, one single room.
Upper Floor: 6 steps leads to a further double bedroom with canopy bed.
Tower 5 persons (70m2):
It is a characteristic apartment divided into three floors and developed in height, overlooking the valley from each room.
Ground floor: Access via external stone staircase with sitting area with single sofa bed, fireplace and TV-sat with dining table (4 pax), fitted kitchen with access to a small loggia with table and chairs. From the living room you access through three downhill steps to a single bedroom suitable for a child (without window) and to a bathroom with shower and washing machine.
First floor: From the kitchen a wooden staircase leads to a double bedroom and a small bathroom (with shower)
Second Floor: Through a staircase you can reach a further double room (on request transformable into a double bed)
Accessories: WI-FI Internet, TV-SAT and TV in all rooms, Italian and American coffee maker, dishwasher, washing machine, refrigerator with freezer, toaster, juicer, safe deposit box, hairdryer, iron, cot & high chair (on reservation), fireplace, satellite TV in the living-rooms, parking space on the plot,table tennis.
The completely fenced property with an extension of 35,000 square meter is completely fenced and has two electric gates. The garden, always very well maintained for, has numerous benches scattered around the property and offers many romantic corners ideal for relaxation, to enjoy an excellent glass of Tuscan wine or to read a good book
Children will have fun on the small playground with swing and slide. There is also a tennis table and some mountain bikes. There is one brick-built outdoor grill with water connection above the large round table in the garden and a second barbecue near the gazebo at the pool.
Sport and health lovers will enjoy walking and jogging along the internal path of the property or on the 3.5 km long circular path around the property, which leads through a shaded forest... and your four-legged friends will undoubtedly appreciate such a paradise too as the property is completely fenced. The range of typical Mediterranean vegetation is mostly composed by oak, linden and chestnut trees, olive and cypress trees and lots of colorful plants such as hydrangeas, rosemary, lavender, broom and sage bushes.
The 7 x 14 meter deep infinity pool with underwater lighting is located in a magnificent panoramic position with a breathtaking view of the surrounding hillsides, forests and olive groves and the Chiana Valley below. A waterfall falls down from the pool down into a basin offering an impressive spectacle thanks to a colorful night lighting.
The pool area is equipped with an original shower disguised into a tree trunk, sun loungers and umbrellas. There is also a bathroom with shower, sink and toilet available to the guests.
The price includes: Electricity, water, cooking gas, bed linen and towels with weekly change, pool towels, final cleaning, Internet Wi-Fi, 1 cot & high chair (on request at time of booking), use of pool when open
The price does not include: weekly supplement for pets (30,00 Euro per pet), additional sleeping on sofa bed (100,00 Euro each person per week), Tourist tax when appplicable (eventual details on the spot)
On request: heating € 5,00 / m3, Heating costs according to consumption (5,00 Euro per cubic meter of gas), firewood according to consumption, additional cleaning, additional laundry / towel change.
Pets: allowed € 30.00 / week per pet
Deposit: € 700.00 to be deposited in cash upon arrival
Arrival: Saturday from 16:00 to 19:00
Departure: Saturday by 10 am
|Jan 05, 2019||Apr 20, 2019||—||1,600 €||—|
|Apr 20, 2019||May 04, 2019||—||2,000 €||—|
|May 04, 2019||May 25, 2019||—||1,800 €||—|
|May 25, 2019||Jun 29, 2019||—||2,500 €||—|
|Jun 29, 2019||Jul 13, 2019||—||2,800 €||—|
|Jul 13, 2019||Aug 17, 2019||—||3,500 €||—|
|Aug 17, 2019||Aug 31, 2019||—||2,800 €||—|
|Aug 31, 2019||Sep 28, 2019||—||
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|Sep 28, 2019||Dec 21, 2019||—||1,600 €||—|
|Dec 21, 2019||Jan 06, 2020||—||3,500 €||—|
SLEEPS: 10 + further sleeps availale in n.3 sofabed upon supplement)
BEDROOM: 6 (3 double, 1 twin, 2 singles)
BATHROOM: 4 (3 bathrooms with shower, 1 bath with tub and shower)
SURFACE m²: 200
NEAREST VILLAGE: Rigutino 3 km (grocery, bakery, post office, bank, bar, supermarket)
TRAIN STATION: Arezzo 16 km, Camucia-Cortona 20 km
HOSPITAL: Arezzo - San Donato 14,5 km
HIGHWAY: A1 exit Monte San Savino 17 km, A1 exit Arezzo 18 km
AIRPORT: Perugia 76 km, Firenze 103 km, Pisa 165 km, Bologna 185 km, Rome 242 km, Milano 440 km
CITIES IN THE AREA: Castiglion Fiorentino 9 km, Cortona 20 km, Arezzo 16 km, Monte San Savino 19 km, Lucignano 24 km, Monepulciano 42 km, Pienza 50 km, Montalcino 67 km, Perugia 67 km, Siena 70 km, Assisi 88 km, Florence 90 km, San Gimignano 108 km, Orvieto 112 km, San Marino 126 km,
SEA: Adriatic Sea - Pesaro 156 km, Tyrrhenian Sea - Marina di Grosseto 155 km
LAKE: Lake Trasimeno 40 km
Central position amidst the Chiana Valley, in the outskirts of the willage of Rigutino between the towns of Cortona and Arezzo with good traffic connections.
The Antiques Fair, each first weekend of the month in the old town center of Arezzo, is definitely worth a visit. Furthermore, Arezzo offers a lot of places of interest such as the cathedral in a dominant position and the many beautiful churches with some famous artworks.
Only a few minutes away from the holiday house lies the Natural Park "Parco di Lignano", with natural walks, picnic facilities, a restaurant and a small zoo, which is especially important for children.
In the surroundings you can visit Lake Trasimeno, the famous wine towns of Montalcino (Brunello) and Montepulciano (Nobile), as well as the charming towns of Pienza, San Gimignano, Siena and Florence.