Description:Casa Marcanda is a beautiful and newly restored farmhouse located in an exceptionally environment , lush, varied landscape and woodlands in the marvelous Val di Chio. Close to the medieval town of Castiglion Fiorentino, very well known in the past for being a fundamental crossroad between Arezzo and Cortona. The Villa was only restored few years ago with much attention to details and preserving as much as possible of the original features. The view from the terrace and pool is breathtaking, you can admire all the beauty of the Tuscan countryside as well as a patch of the town . It is the ideal location to relax, spend some time immersed in and unspoilt nature, take nice walks of trekking paths but also explore the region. In fact many interesting locations like Arezzo, Cortona, Montepulciano, Pienza and Montalcino can be reached in a short drive. Umbria is also very close, in fact in 20 minutes you reach the Lake Trasimeno with its lovely fishing villages. The house is compose of a very large and fully equipped built-in kitchen with a full range of modern appliances and utility cupboard, a furnished dining room with a large table for 10 people, fireplace, 3 double bedrooms, 1 twin bedroom, 2 extra beds, 4 bathrooms (1 with double shower and 3 with bath and shower). Laundry facilities and one extra fridge. A beautiful and large terrace with a dining table under the pergola, sun lounges and comfortable sofas. The very large pool is equipped with chairs sun lounges and umbrellas and has a little toilette and changing room, nearby also an outdoor shower. Amenitiesrestaurants about 7km, grocery shops 5km, supermarket 5km, shops and bank 5km, horse riding 15km, golf course 25km, railway station (Castiglion Fiorentino) 7km.Notes1.5km of white and steep road, not advisable to arrive with sports or low cars.AirportsFlorence 120, Perugia 65km, Rome 185km.Villa policiesCheck in 4PMCheck out 10AMNo Smoking InsideChildren AllowedNo PetsVat IncludedMaid OptionCooking Courses Upon RequestConcierge AvailableFinal Cleaning IncludedDamage Deposit 100050% to Book50% (Balance) due 60 Days PriorTravelers Insurance RecommendedCancel for any reason with Travel Guard
Amenities:Laundry, Swimming Pool, TV, Towels, Wireless Internet Access
Description:Apartment is on a sweet hill at 5km in the north of San Gimignano, surrounding by vineyards and olive trees. From here is possible to look at Chianti's hills landscape as well as the far Apennines mountains of Toscany.The apartment Salvia consists of a large kitchen, TvSat room,4 double bedrooms and 4 toiletrooms. Each room has its own private bathroomEvery room has a ventilation systemOn the back you enter in a your area of the gardenThe 2 beds can be joined together if required.
Description:Timeless lake view living for families and friends!Situated in a prominent and breathtaking lake front position, in the elegant and up-market village of Moltrasio, this exclusive villa offers beautiful accommodation in timeless surroundings for medium to large size parties.The beautifully restored period villa retains many fine features and offers bright and well proportioned rooms with high ceilings and ornate finishes including lovely Murano glass chandeliers.The lower ground floor features a very large, fully fitted kitchen ideal for private chef hire and for catering for large dinner parties. It is furnished with all the desired self-catering appliances also including a coffee machine, microwave, gas oven and hob, toaster, food blender, kettle, fridge and dishwasher.A separate and bright lake view dining room with parquet flooring and featuring a charming working stone fire place, allows for a formal yet pleasant dining atmosphere with you and your guests and is ideally situated from the kitchen – it also enjoys access to the large lake view garden.Outside, guests can enjoy a fabulous ‘alfresco’ dining experience with a pretty ornate dining area and BBQ which is situated on the sunny lake front terrace which wraps around the front of the villa. The pretty garden features a picturesque lawn, a sunny lakefront terrace with modernist sun loungers, a private boat mooring facility with steps leading down to the water and some beautiful vistas to enjoy with good wine and company.The lower ground floor of the villa also provides guest accommodation ideal for guests requiring easy access, with a large and welcoming twin bedroom with many pretty and useful features including two single beds, wardrobe, ornate lamp stand and a modern wash basin with vanity mirror and shower.The ground floor of the Villa features a fine marble mosaic flagged hallway which leads to two reception rooms with the formal drawing room offering beautiful views of the mountains, lake and garden. The room is furnished to an elegant and comfortable finish with original marble mosaic flooring, high ceilings, antiques and comfortable leather sofas where guests can relax and unwind with their favourite DVD on the SAT flat screen TV. Guests can also enjoy use of a second lake view sitting room with modern sofas and featuring original parquet flooring, a working stone fireplace and a lake view balcony which can be accessed from the elegant French doors.For entertainment, a wonderful office study and a lake view games room with a full size snooker table with original parquet flooring and wooden panelling, is situated on the ground floor and enjoys access through a pair of French doors to the sunny lake front terrace and garden.A cloakroom WC is also situated to the ground floor.From the hallway a grand stone stair case with ornate wrought iron hand rails leads to the upper floors which comprises on the first floor, a second master bedroom with double bed, a walk-in wardrobe, a modern en-suite bathroom with bathtub, SAT TV and access onto a lake view terrace.A third bedroom ideal for couples with an elegant double bed and romantic lake views also features to the first floor as well as a fourth twin bedroom ideal for family or friends. Two further bathrooms with one featuring an overhead shower over the bath tub are also located on this floor.The second floor of the villa features a fantastic lake view tower and additional sleeping accommodation to the loft with a low-ceiling bedroom and bathroom, which can be utilised by guests if needed.The Villa also offers a washing machine and off street parking for guests’ convenience.Moltrasio is a very beautiful village with a lakefront centre with elegant villas and ancient passageways leading up the hillside to the slopes of Monte Bisbino above. The village enjoys a prominent past which still exists today with Villa Versace and being famous as the place where Winston Churchill spent the summer of 1945, after WWII.There are many fine restaurants ideally situated within a 15 minutes drive away including Il Gatto Nero in Cernobbio, Crotte dei Platani in Brienno and La Piazetta in Argegno.The cosmopolitan delights of Como city are also ideally situated just 20 minutes drive away, with train links to Milan and Malpensa Airport.
Amenities:BBQ, Central heating, Dishwasher, Fireplace, Laundry, Non-Smoking, Refrigerator, Shower, Swimming Pool, TV, TowelsActivities:Swimming
Description:Villa Ibisco is a charming estate located on the green hills of Umbria, inside the natural park of Monte Acuto. In full contact with nature, surrounded by olive trees. This is the ideal place for a peaceful holiday while at the same time being convenient for visiting Umbria's most famous attractions such as Perugia, Gubbio, Assisi, Todi, Citt di Castello, the lake Trasimeno and many others, all reachable by car in 20-30 minutes. The villa was built with local old stone wooden beams and terracotta in full respect of the surrounding landscape. All materials are hand crafted making every little detail unique. The garden is a mix of wild bush, oaks, olive trees and well kept grass. The pool is in a panoramic position and well integrated in the natural environment. The kitchen, a bathroom, the living room with fireplace and a double room are located on the main floor. The kitchen, that has a table for ten, looks onto the swimming pool and the garden where there is an equipped eating area. On this floor there is a garret with a a double room with bathroom, a wall plaster conceals a wardrobe and delimits a relax area with a view on the living room. An ample spiral staircase in masonry leads to the ground floor where there are two en-suite bedrooms (one with shower, the other one with a bathtub) that have direct access to another open air breakfast area in the garden. The same floor has a laundry, a store room and a cellar. All windows and doors have mosquito-nets. The swimming pool is 12 m. by 6 m., from 1.40 to 1.50 m. deep. It is illuminated by night and a there is a barbecue in the nearby.FEATURESLiving room, kitchen, fridge, dishwasher, washing machine, TV sat, fireplace, 4 double bedrooms, 4 bathrooms (1 with bath, .3 with shower). Central heating, swimming pool (6x12m), barbeque, outdoor ovenDistance: Umbertide 5min, Perugia, Gubbio, Assisi, Todi, Citt di Castello, Cortona e lago Trasimeno, Tutte Raggiungibili 20-30 minute drive.Villa policiesCheck in 4PMCheck out 10AMNo Smoking InsideChildren AllowedNo PetsVat IncludedMaid OptionCooking Courses Upon RequestConcierge Available50% to Book50% (Balance) due 60 Days PriorTravelers Insurance RecommendedCancel for any reason with Travel Guard
Amenities:Dishes, Fireplace, Full kitchen, Refrigerator, Shower, Towels
Description:Located in the historic medieval town of Pitigliano the Old Fire offers its guests the chance to breathe area of yesteryear in a unique setting. The B & B is located in a picturesque alley in the village a short walk from the country full of specialty shops, craft shops and cellars dug into the tuff. The property is on three levels and, while retaining its old flavor, has recently been refurbished according to the canons of Tuscan exposed wood beams, tiled floors and local antiques. On the first floor of a common room fully equipped kitchen, dishes, refrigerator is at guests' disposal. Also in the room a large fireplace perfect for enjoying a bit 'of warmth by the fire and to prepare an unforgettable grilling. The clever lighting and antique furniture complete the atmosphere giving a very suggestive. The rooms, located on the second and third floor, are very comfortable, each with private bath and shower, and offer a splendid view over the medieval village of Pitigliano. Furthermore, within walking distance of this property is located a lovely studio apartment with separate entrance that overlooks one of the oldest streets of the historic center. This apartment has been renovated according to the dictates of the Tuscan architecture and the ideal location to relax and enjoy your stay in complete autonomy. The Old Fire is open all year and is the ideal base for exploring the hills of Maremma, with its stunning scenery and its long history as witnessed by the gigantic Vie Cave and many cemeteries, or to engage in another the many activities that the beautiful surrounding area offers.
Description:A fabulous family friendly retreat!Enjoying a prime lakefront position along the south eastern shore of Lake Maggiore, this beautiful two storey modern villa sits in a large private garden and boasts spacious lake view accommodation!The villa is ideal for self-catering family stays and sleeps up to 10 guests comfortably with air conditioning only in the main sleeping room upstairs. All rooms are furnished to a typical Italian style with antique pieces and eclectic pieces for an intriguing and comfortable finish.The ground floor living area is open planned with a dining area and sitting room which faces a beautiful open fireplace and benefits from French doors which lead out to the covered lake view terrace. A TV with DVD player and a music stereo are also provided for guest’s entertainment.A separate granite topped fully fitted kitchen is situated by the dining area and provides guests with all the desired cooking appliances for a comfortable family stay including a coffee machine, gas hob and oven, toaster, microwave and dishwasher. Doors also lead out to the covered lake view terrace where fabulous alfresco dining can be enjoyed at the large outdoor dining area with BBQ.The sleeping accommodation is versatile and comfortable with 3 spacious and bright double bedrooms all furnished with king size beds, and 2 spacious and bright twin bedrooms furnished with two single beds.The bedrooms to the top floor enjoy charming beamed ceilings and fabulous views, with one double room enjoying a private lake balcony and en-suite. Another double bedroom also enjoys a garden view balcony. One of the twin bedrooms is perfect for adults and the second is ideal for children due to the bed dimensions and child friendly furniture.A total of 4 modern bathrooms with showers are situated in the villa as well as a washing machine for guest’s convenience.From the roadside the villa enjoys a large wooded front garden with a sunny large back garden which extends from the covered veranda with alfresco dining area all the way down to the lakeshore.Here guests can fully enjoy the sunny mature lawn which features beautiful borders and is furnished with some sun-loungers for daytime relaxing and sunbathing. The villa also boasts a private beach and a park outside the property perfect for younger guests to enjoy whilst also providing the perfect spot from which to enjoy lake swimming! A boat slipway is also provided for guest’s use. The breathtaking views towards the western shore of Lake Maggiore serve as the most idyllic and memorable backdrop to your holiday and make this a very special feature of this charming villa.The villa is very close to the village of Ranco where a grocery shop, variety of restaurants and scenic walks along the promenade can be enjoyed. Ranco is also just 4km away from Angera where a wide variety of amenities are on offer as well as the famous visitor attraction of the Rocca Castle.Activities on the Lake include hiking, cycling, swimming, wind surfing, kite surfing, sailing and visiting the Isola Bella Botanical Gardens and the picturesque resort towns of Stresa and Luino.
Bedrooms:4 Bathrooms:4 Property Type:Vacation Home Sleeps:8
Amenities:Air Conditioning, BBQ, Cable/Satellite TV, Ceiling fans, Fireplace, Internet Access, Lounge, Phone, Shower, Swimming Pool, TV
Description:Torre del Saraceno – Talamone – Tuscany Coast n4 Double Bedrooms - Pool nAs you leave the Via Aurelia, on reaching the kilometre signpost 157, and continuing on just a few hundred metres through the Mediterranean scrub, you begin to see the Tower, which is set on private land, closed with an electronic security gate. One cannot be but thoroughly impressed by the wonderful view and the natural beauties which appear before one’s eyes and which can be fully appreciated from every corner of the Tower. A small boulevard of magnificent agave cacti lead to the front door, creating a romantic and exotic atmosphere. On having entered the front door, on our right we come across a wide open space, which is a dining area with fireplace, and two double bedrooms each with independent bathrooms, one with bathtub facilities and the other with a shower. Continuing on, along the entrance corridor and to the left of the dining room, we find a fully equipped modern kitchen, and at the end of the corridor there is a third bedroom. It too has its own independent bathroom, with shower and bathtub. At the end of this corridor there is a staircase which leads to the first floor. Here we find an enormous living-room, equipped with air conditioning and fireplace, and from which one is free to admire a fabulous view at 180°. This living-room is furnished with comfortable lounge chairs and couches, on one side of the room and, on the other there is a rectangular antique wooden table which can easily accommodate up to 8 people. From this living-room, one has access to a splendid terrace which is divided into two areas: dining on one side and relaxation on the other, where we also find deckchairs suitable for sunbathing. nThe view from the terrace is breathtaking: it captures Porto S. Stefano and the hills of MountArgentarioon one side, and Talamone, with its charming walled town, and the hills of the Uccellina Natural Park on the other. One can also admire a spectacular view of the islands of Giannutri, Giglio and Montecristo, this last island being a very famous marine park. On returning to the open space on the ground floor there is a small staircase which leads to the lookout tower. This, too, has been restored, and is divided into two floors. It is made up of a double bedroom, with small bathroom containing shower facilities, walk in wardrobe and living-room corner. From the second floor, one has access to a small terrace. The Talamonaccio Tower is equipped with satellite television, direct telephone and internet. Every window has mosquito nets, and every bedroom has ceiling fans. The Tower is surrounded by two terraces, one of which has been transformed into a splendid panoramic lookout, amongst the greenery of the garden, and deckchairs. It is the perfect place to sit and enjoy the wonderful sunshine, or after sunset, to enjoy the company of good friends and a glass of wine around the barbecue.
Description:A perfect and idyllic family retreat!Enjoying a lovely sunny and peaceful position on the beautiful Tremezzo hillside this modern and semi-detached Villa offers everything you are looking for in a self-catering holiday homes and is ideal for a family and large groups up to 8.The newly built Villa sits in a lovely and welcoming private garden and has been designed to a high specification throughout, in the modern-rustico style. The accommodation is arranged over two floors with the front door opening out onto a spacious open plan living room which is tiled and features two stylish and very comfortable cream leather sofas, a coffee table and a flat screen Satellite TV.A bright and modern dining area with a newly fitted kitchen provide a great area for food preparation and fine dining in a relaxed and informal atmosphere with guests during your stay. The spacious kitchen is perfectly equipped with all the desired appliances including a gas oven and hob, sink and dishwasher. The villa also benefits from a second kitchen which is situated in a self contained studio apartment and is also fully equipped for a self-catering stay. From the living room guests can access the sunny garden which is wonderfully positioned with lake and mountain views and which offers a portico terrace with alfresco dining set and BBQ, and a well maintained and child-friendly lawn with a slight and gradual slope with steps leads to a fabulous shared outdoor swimming pool with sun loungers (the pool is shared with only one other apartment), perfect for relaxation with a good book and glass of wine!As well as a the fabulous garden which is ideal for entertaining your friends and family the villa also provides flexible and versatile sleeping accommodation with a spacious master double bedroom with access out into the garden, a twin single bedroom, a children's bedroom with bunk beds and a separate studio suite with double bed, kitchen and private sunny lake view sun-terrace suitable for accommodating couples.Three modern and newly fitted bathrooms also conveniently feature in the villa and comprise one bathroom with bath tub to the ground floor and two further shower rooms to the first floor. All are equipped with all the desired sanitary ware and a stylish and fitted to a very high standard. A washing machine is also provided for convenient laundry tasks.Parking is provided for guests outside the villa and car hire is strongly recommended for ease of movement to local amenities and attraction around the lake.Guests please note that the air-conditioning is only present on the second floor of the property.The beautiful resort town of Tremezzo is situated along the stunning central western lakeshore and enjoys an enviable lakefront position, close to the main lake attractions of Villa Carlotta, Villa Babianello and offering a frequent ferry service to Bellagio, Menaggio, Varenna and Como city. Guests can also enjoy the many cafes, bars and restaurants on offer in the town such as the famous wine cellar bar 'Cantina follie' and Tremezzo Park Boathouse bar which are both ideal for memorable evening aperitifs, the lakeside 'La Darsena' restaurant, the hillside 'agroturismo' restaurant of 'La Fagurida' and the many cafes which serve incredible coffee, pasteries and icecreams.The Tremezzo park is ideal to relaxing, sunbathing and swimming and the wide variety of amenities on offer in the beautiful resort town of Menaggio can be reached in just 10 minutes by car along the breathtaking scenic lakefront road!
Bedrooms:4 Bathrooms:4 Property Type:Vacation Home Sleeps:8
Amenities:BBQ, CD Player, Cable/Satellite TV, Coffee Maker, DVD Player, Deck, Dishwasher, Fireplace, Freezer, Internet Access, Iron, Ironing Board, Laundry, Oven, Patio, Refrigerator, Restaurant, Shower, Swimming Pool, TV, Toaster, Wireless Internet AccessActivities:Restaurants, Soccer, Swimming, Tennis
Description:Villa Darmassina B is a splendid and luminous two-story apartment that is part of a villa surrounded by meadows and by green hills. It sleeps eight people. From Villa Darmassina B you will enjoy an enchanting view of the surrounding rural area and of the Reatina valley. Villa Darmassina B is 280 square meters (3000 square feet). It features a shared swimming pool, a private patio, a private garden, winter heating and WI-FI Internet access. n nYou will be roughly 5 km (3.1 miles) from Magliano Sabina , where you will find restaurants, the shops and public transportation. You will find the closest restaurant at 150 meters (490 feet) and a grocery store at 1.5 km (roughly 1 mile). n nTo stay at Villa Darmassina B you will need a car. You will be able to park it on the premises, free of charge inside the entrance gate. n nVilla Darmassina A and Villa Darmassina B are two separate vacation homes that are part of a large country villa estate. The two houses sit next to each other and have independent entrances and separate gardens. n nAbout 50 meters from the villa you',ll find a communal tennis court, available to all the villa',s guests along with rackets and tennis balls. There is also a football (soccer) field for a friendly match. n nThe swimming pool is 7 meters (23 feet) large by 14 meters (46 feet) long, from 1.20 meter (4 feet) to 1.4 meters (4.6 feet) deep. The swimming pool area is equipped with a table, chairs, a sun umbrella, deck chairs, sun loungers and an external shower. From the swimming pool you will enjoy an enchanting view of the surrounding countryside. You will share the pool with the guests staying at the complex, at another nearby apartment. It is open from mid-May until the end of September. n nThe patio is 40 square meters (430 square feet) large. It is partly shaded by a roof. It is equipped with a table and chairs. From the patio you will enjoy an enchanting view of the garden and of the hills. n nThe garden is 600 square meters (6460 square feet) large. In the garden you will find a barbecue. From the garden you will enjoy an enchanting view of the surrounding countryside. n nThe living room is paved with terracotta tiles. The ceiling is sloping and has characteristic exposed wood beams. The furnishings are warm and elegant. The furnishings include three sofas. There is a big fireplace made of bricks. The dining table can accommodate eight guests. In this room you will find a large satellite television, a DVD player and a CD player. From the living room you will be able to enter the patio and the garden with a view of the hills through three French doors. The room has a window with a view of the countryside. n nYou will be able to enter the kitchen from the corridor. It is equipped with a five-burner gas cooker, an electric oven, a refrigerator with freezer, a dishwasher, an Italian-style coffee-maker, a toaster and a kettle. Here you will also find a washing machine, an iron and an ironing board. There is a table to seat four guests. The kitchen has a window with a view of the garden. n nYou will be able to enter the first bedroom from the living room. It has two twin beds (80 cm/32 inches), that can be pushed together into a matrimonial bed if requested. The room has a window with a view of the garden and of the hills. This bedroom has an en-suite bathroom, equipped with a washbasin, a toilet, a fully enclosed shower and a hairdryer. n nYou will be able to enter the second bedroom from the corridor. The ceiling is sloping and has characteristic exposed wood beams. The room has a matrimonial bed (160 cm/62 inches, wider than a queen-size bed). The room has two windows with a view of the garden. This bedroom has an en-suite bathroom, equipped with a washbasin, a toilet, a bathtub with shower wand and a hairdryer. n nYou will be able to enter the third bedroom from the corridor. It has two twin beds (80 cm/32 inches), that can be pushed together into a matrimonial bed if requested. The furnishings include a desk. The room has a window with a view of the garden. This bedroom has an en-suite bathroom, equipped with a washbasin, a toilet, a bathtub with shower wand and a hairdryer. n nYou will be able to enter the fourth bedroom from the corridor. It has two twin beds (80 cm/32 inches), that can be pushed together into a matrimonial bed if requested. The room has a window with a view of the garden. This bedroom has an en-suite bathroom, equipped with a washbasin, a toilet, a fully enclosed shower and a hairdryer. n nShow tourist attractions and points of interest for this holiday home. n nOther holiday homes nearby: Villa Darmassina A .
Bedrooms:4 Bathrooms:4 Property Type:Vacation Home Sleeps:8
Description:Villa Armonia is the ultimate in comfort with top facilities for those who appreciate the best. It boasts a fabulous position on the coast of Tuscany also ideal for excursions to the famous cities, Siena, Florence and Pisa.