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Villa Pratovecchio - Tuscan stone villa in the Casentino Valley

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5 bedrooms
3 bathrooms
12 guests
7 nights minimum
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EXTERNAL DESCRIPTION Villa Pratovecchio is a splendid Tuscan stone villa situated in the Casentino Valley, a wooded region about 40 km from Florence. The villa is located in a panoramic position, surrounded by the gentle hills and the typical Tuscan vegetation (cypresses, vineyards, olive trees). The access to the property is possibile through 2 gates: one electric and one manual. The villa has a private fenced garden (4000 sqm) with lawn, flowers, table tennis, brickwork barbecue and outdoor lounge area. At a lower level of the garden you will find a beautiful, private swimming pool (7 x 14 m - depth 1.80 m), nestled in the greenery and equipped with deckchairs, sunbeds and parasols. The pool can be heated (from October to April, at an extra cost) and boasts a wonderful view of the surrou...EXTERNAL DESCRIPTION Villa Pratovecchio is a splendid Tuscan stone villa situated in the Casentino Valley, a wooded region about 40 km from Florence. The villa is located in a panoramic position, surrounded by the gentle hills and the typical Tuscan vegetation (cypresses, vineyards, olive trees). The access to the property is possibile through 2 gates: one electric and one manual. The villa has a private fenced garden (4000 sqm) with lawn, flowers, table tennis, brickwork barbecue and outdoor lounge area. At a lower level of the garden you will find a beautiful, private swimming pool (7 x 14 m - depth 1.80 m), nestled in the greenery and equipped with deckchairs, sunbeds and parasols. The pool can be heated (from October to April, at an extra cost) and boasts a wonderful view of the surrounding Casentino hills. Next to the pool is a patio equipped with a dining table and chairs (ideal for alfresco meals), and two spinning bikes available for guests. INTERNAL DESCRIPTION The property (330 sqm), spread over 3 floors, can accommodate up to 12 people for a total of 5 bedrooms and 3 bathrooms. Internally the villa is furnished according to the classic features of the Tuscan villas meaning: picturesque arches, stone walls, old, beautifully restored wood-beamed ceilings, terracotta floors. Ground floor: From the front porch with arches coming you access a rustic dining room with fireplace and then a fully equipped kitchen (with induction stove, oven, fridge, dishwasher, toaster and kettle) and a small living room with sofa and satellite TV. You will also find a triple bedroom (1 double bed + 1 single bed) with direct access to the covered terrace with wicker chairs and small table. Following there is a bathroom with shower and a utility room with washing machine. First floor: On the first floor you can find: a fully equipped kitchen (with oven, fridge, dishwasher, toaster and kettle, a dining room and two living rooms. The sleeping area consists of a double bedroom and a triple bedroom (1 double bed + 1 single bed). Both bedrooms can be reached both via an internal and an external staircase. Lastly is a bathroom with shower. Second floor: The top floor is made up a double bedroom, a twin bedroom (with two single beds) and a bathroom with a small bathtub. Both bedrooms have satellite tv. Included free Wi-Fi. The villa is not equipped with air conditioning. Pets are allowed on request with an extra fee. CONDITIONS AND PRICES This property has a minimum stay of 7 nights, from Saturday to Saturday. Included in the price: Final cleaning; utilities (water, gas and electricity, except heating); garden and pool maintenance. Excluded from the price: Heating (5,00€ per m3); pool heating (150,00€ per week, available from October to April); pets (30,00€ per animal per week). Security Deposit: Customers are required to pay 400.00€ security deposit upon arrival (cash), which will be returned at the end of the stay upon damages. APE energy certification level: G 132.5 kWh/m2 per year This property for rent is not a hotel, agritourism, B&B or similar, and therefore by law, extra services similar to those you may find in these types of accommodations, such as a reception, concierge or security, receiving mail, provision of meals and drinks, cleaning and change of linen during your stay, and amenity kits with soaps etc. are strictly prohibited. DESTINATIONS Villa Pratovecchio is located in the Casentino Valley, a wooded region about 40 km from Florence. The villa boasts a panoramic position, surrounded by the gentle hills and the typical Tuscan vegetation (cypresses, vineyards, olive trees). The nearest village is Pratovecchio (4 km away) where you will find some shops, supermarket, restaurant, pizzeria, cafeteria, pharmacy, bank and post office. In the Casentino valley, there are many places that worth a visit such as the Castles of Poppi, Romena and Porciano, the Franciscan Sanctuary of La Verna, the monastery of Camaldoli, the zoo of Poppi and the villages of Stia, Pratovecchio and Castel San Niccolò. Many cities of art can be reached in 1-2 hours by car, starting from Arezzo up to Florence, Siena, Cortona and Perugia. Moreover, the first Sunday of every month and the previous Saturday, in the historic centre of Arezzo, the Antiques Fair takes place. This Fair is the largest and oldest antiques fair in Italy so we suggest to see it. MAIN DISTANCES Pratovecchio (4 km), Arezzo (48 km), Florence (51 km), Cortona (80 km), Siena (114 km), Perugia (140 km). PARKING Outdoor parking area for 6-7 cars FACILITIES Private fenced garden with lawn Private heated swimming pool with deckchairs, sunbeds and parasols Table tennis Patio with outdoor dining area Outdor lounge areaMore
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Languages spoken:German, English, Italian, Spanish
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Listed Since:June 2010
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