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Apart. GUADO 6 sleeps tuscan 13th Cent. Villapool Italy

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Farmhouse in Tuscany, Italy

Property Details of Tuscany Farmhouse

The VILLA - www.torredelguado.com - 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 Farmhouse 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). Location: Torre del Guado is 3 kms from Sansepolcro, birthplace of the great painter Piero della Francesca, a medieval town situated in Upper Tiber Valley, on east Tuscany close to the Umbrian border. This area has a great culinary tradition: everywhere you go you can enjoy the wonderful dishes of Tuscan cuisine, accompanied by the fine wines. 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, Siena, Assisi, Urbino, Perugia, Bologna, Chianti area, Pisa. Facilities on site: 5 self-catering apartments ( 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 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. 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 Apartments: All the apartments ( from 2+ to 4+ guests) 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 tuscan landscape and the foothills of the Apennines and valley. Each self catering accommodation has its independent entry on the ground floor from the garden, own fireplace, a fully-equipped kitchen-corner (4 plates, gas, refrigerator, ice compartment, electric oven, toaster..), 1 bathroom, with shower, bidet, sink, WC, and all the benefits of modern technology ( Satellite TV, individual washing machine and heating ). Available, on demand, in every apartment, Wireless access, All linens, including swimming pool towels and tables cloths, fans and windows mosquito-nets are provided. Highchairs for babies, iron and hair dryer free on demand. Baby-cot on demand (extra € 7 per/day). The sofa/divan, present in each liv-room, can be transformed into a second double or single bed. Each apartment is furnished for private outdoor dining area with sunshade and garden forniture. RATES: Prices vary according to amenities and season: they go from Euro 640.00 to Euro 1180.00 per week and from 140 to Euro 190 per day. SPECIAL DISCOUNT depending on length of stay and on early bookings

Local Area Details

Activities in the proximities:
*For those in search of peace and tranquility:
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):
-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.

The area:

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.
One of the most important Etruscan towns, set on a hill rising from the floodplain of the Arno river. In this friendly town one can admire artistic masterpieces by Piero della Francesca and also the stained-glass art works of Guillaume de Marcillat. This town has surely produced a great number of cultural giants. Just to mention a few: Guido Monaco, inventor of the modern musical scale and notation - the poet Petrarch who, together with others, is a founder of the humanist movement - the basis for the cultural Renaissance and Spinello Aretino, a great trecento master of Italian frescoes.
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.

About Golfing
Golf: 5 kms

Apart. GUADO 6 sleeps tuscan 13th Cent. Villapool Italy Property Information

Location:Tuscany, Italy
This Property Sleeps:4
Minimum Price Per Week:€640
Maximum Price Per Week:€1180
Nearest Airport:Florence (FLR), Italy (airport code FLR)
INFO Rates quoted are for the number of guests accommodated in the beds. Daily surcharge due to over-occupancy accommodated on a sofa/divan is euro 15 per/day, € 80 per/ week. PRICES INCLUDE: Wireless service, Use of pool ( open from 14/05/2011 to 23/09/2011), Linens including pool towels, Water, Electricity, Gas, Private covered parking, Private Washing-machine, Weekly laundry change, Final cleaning, Highchairs and Use of the mountain bikes, All Taxes (IVA 10%). In the price not included: the individual heating (by consumption: each apartment has its counter), Baby bed (until 3 years: € 7 per/day), daily cleaning: € 9/hour, baby-sitter: € 10/hour, Pets extra cleaning ( Euro 20). VERY SPECIAL discount on early bookings!!

Property Features

  • Has a Pool
  • Close to a golf course
  • Pets are allowed
  • Children are allowed

Accommodation and Facilities Summary

Accommodation Changeover Day Sat, Size: Spacious, Accommodation Type: Self Catering
Suitability Children Welcome, Pets Welcome
Outside Outside Shower, Outside Tap, Garden, Private Swimming Pool, Parking, Barbecue Area
Location In the Country, Distance to Airport 50-100km, Distance to local restaraunts 2km, Distance to convenience store 2km, Distance to beach >5km
Local Area The local town is Lively but not wild, Distance to Local Town Centre 2km, Lively Bars and Pubs
Local Activities Surfing, Walking, Swimming, Tennis, Mountain Biking, Horse Riding, Golf, Fishing, Cycling
Living Room Fireplace, Fold Out Beds Sleeping 1, Armchairs 1, Sofas 2, Seating for 6 People
Laundry Ironing Board, Iron, Towels Provided, Linen Provided, Washing Machine Provided
Kitchen Toaster, Grill, Separate dining area, Fridge, Freezer, Oven, Washing Machine, High Chair Available
Entertainment TV, Hi Fi, Satellite or Cable
Dining Dining room, Seating for 6 People, Dining room table
Heat/Cooling Ceiling Fans, Central Heating
Bedroom Queen Size 1, Pull-out Beds 1, Twins 1
Bathroom Shower Rooms 1, Toilets 1, Bathrooms 1
Theme Luxury

Contact Information for Apart. GUADO 6 sleeps tuscan 13th Cent. Villapool Italy

Name: Mattia Grassano
Telephone: 0039 0575 720685
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Fax: 0039 0575 721621
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Farmhouse in Tuscany, Italy