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Private pool
Wi-Fi/Internet access
Air conditioning
Under 1 hour to airport
All bedrooms en-suite
Party House (Ideal for celebrations!)
Stag/hen parties allowed
Ground floor bed & bath
Games room
Indoor games
Outdoor games
Cable TV
DVD
Working fireplace
Heating
Caretaker/owner lives on site

Babies & Toddlers

High chair(s)
Cot(s)
Gated/fenced grounds
Ideal for babies & toddlers

Kids & Teens

Ideal for kids

Things to Do

Rural Location
Walkable Village/Town
Golf course nearby
Wine tasting
Walking/Hiking paths
Fishing
Lots to see: Outstanding landscapes
Lots to do: Outdoor pursuit & activities
Lots to visit: Tourist towns & villages
The stylish, design-savvy interiors of the converted farm building meld classic with just enough contemporary Italian pizzazz - feature wallpapers, edgy colours, fine Italian linens, a hip pool for chilling out and captivating views.

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Overview of Villa Il Gufo

What Oliver loves…

  • The villa is surrounded by beautiful private parkland with a huge variety of flowers, yet is within walking distance of the medieval town of Anghiari, famous around the world for its art and culture.
  • A full service can be offered by the dedicated owner Laura who can organise everything you need and help you to unlock the many joys the local area has to offer.
  • All the bedrooms are en-suite so there is no fighting over the best rooms.
  • Enjoy the enormous fireplace each evening as nights are mild in Tuscany.

What you should know…

  • An exceptionally friendly villa owner Laura lives in the cottage directly opposite and is always at hand, both for carrying out usual property maintenance tasks as well as for providing optional catering and range of local services.
  • The pool is not heated, so on an odd cold day, it would make it a lovely spot to enjoy your evening drinks.
  • During winter the old buildings can get a little chilly, so make sure you request the heating be turned on.

Nestled within the small medieval village of Anghiari, Villa il Gufo is comprised of several Tuscan farmhouses, restored with love and passion to create a magical estate of distinctive earthy colour tones and subtle aromas of Jasmine and Primrose.

The property consists of three units dating back to 1600, that include a monastery that housed Camaldolesi monks for over a thousand years, a main house spread over three stories with private terracotta terraces, and a charming stone cottage about 30m away from the main building. All of these fascinating buildings have long and varied histories, and have been restored with respect to their heritage, keeping many of the original features such as the floor tiles, stone steps and thick wooden trusses.

Surrounding the buildings are carefully maintained landscaped gardens boasting a wide array of colourful blossoms, and a further 5 acres of woodland home to one of the oldest cypresses in the valley and many resident squirrels, hares, deer, pheasants, and owls. This strong connection to nature is one of the standout attractions of the property, where guests can relax in the sun by the large outdoor swimming pool, hide away in a small wooden snug secluded among the olive trees, enjoy the children’s playground with hammocks and games, or dine al-fresco on a veranda surrounded by roses.

The family behind the renovation of this wonderful property is extremely passionate about the experience that each guest enjoys, and encourage you to specify any needs you may have before you arrive in order for them to ensure they can provide you with the perfect tailor-made service.

To ensure that the culinary heritage is fully appreciated, the owners can organize wine and oil tastings in the many oil mills and wineries in the area. They can even organize all this within the estate so you never have to leave the comfort of Villa il Gufo!

Interior & Grounds

Ground Floor
Access to the main house is from two sides: the kitchen and the living room. The living room side is the heart of the house where you will also find a small office with plenty of info on the local area.

The large living room with comes with huge fireplace, Steinway piano, sofas, tables and chairs. Because of its size it can be used for various purposes, reading, listening to music, watching a film and dining. There are 3 large sofas and 5 square tables that can comfortably accommodate large groups all eating together. Large exposed beams, stone niches, handmade terracotta tiles, wrought iron, Persian rugs, fine furniture and antique fabrics are part of the furniture of every room and give it its authentic charm.

The living room leads through to a small sitting area with armchairs, that then leads through to the kitchen and its rear dining terrace.

The kitchen is a full professional kitchen and extremely well-equipped with everything you need both for cooking and for your mise en place. This includes 6 burners, a large oven, two large refrigerators, tables for food preparation, two sinks and the real gem is the dishwasher that completes a full load in just 60 seconds (no exaggeration!). In addition there is a kitchen table available for breakfast next to a working fireplace.

A terracotta staircase takes you up to the first floor where there are three bedroom suites. This floor is connected to the garden via an external staircase which gives you direct access to the rooms without going through the living areas.

First Floor
The floor consists of 3 bedroom suites, 1 living room with original working fireplace, and a large terrace with stunning viesw, where guests can relax for breakfast or a drink at sunset.

The first suite offers one double bedroom with en suite bathroom and a bathtub in the corner with stunning views across the valley.

The second suite is another double bedroom with en-suite shower room with access to the terrace.

The third suite is a very large room with direct access to the terrace through French windows. Tgere is also a sitting area separated by a curtain with a double sofa bed that can sleep two, and a bathroom en-suite.

Second Floor
Continuing up a wooden staircase you reach the top floor where there is a lovely mezzanine library: this is the oldest part of the house, said to be an old watchtower. It now offers the ultimate suite, sleeping up to 4 people. The room consists of a master bedroom with a double bed and a living room with fireplace and double sofa bed. The two rooms are separated by a door but share the same bathroom en-suite.

The Cottage
About 30m from the main house. Wooden beams, columns and tiles are all exposed. The floor is partly wood and part constructed from the ancient terracotta that was found in the chapel next door.

The entrance through a French door leads directly from the ground floor into the master bedroom which is equipped with two bathrooms, one a disabled toilet and the second a bathroom with hydro-massage shower.

The room has a small kitchen, and its own tiny garden with table and chairs, suitable for 2 or 3 people.


Former Chapel

This was once a small church transformed over the years into a space where tobacco was dried. After a long and arduous restoration, it has now become two delightful suites; called Pieve and Fonte.

The ground floor suite is a double bedroom with en-suite shower room that can accommodate 2 or 3 people.

From this floor, terracotta stairs lead to the second suite, a master bedroom with en-suite bathroom with shower. The room also benefits from a kitchenette with refrigerator.

The two rooms are completely separate despite being one above the other.

Amenities
All bedrooms have the following facilities: ensuite bath/shower rooms with WC, sink and bidet, double windows with fly screens, A/C and independent heating system, 32" Flat Screen TV, smooth cotton and linen sheets, blankets and duvet cover, double pillows. Bath and pool towels.

The bathrooms are large and modern, with hairdryers, toiletries (shampoo, shower gel and body lotion) and bath mat.

Swimming Pool
At about 50 metres from the house, in the sunniest part of the garden you will find the 12x6x1.5m swimming pool. It is illuminated inside and out for the evening.

There is also a large outdoor shower solarium area furnished with beds, tables, chairs and umbrellas. The pool is accessed via a staircase with wooden steps made from railway sleepers.

Secluded among the olive trees there is also a small wooden house furnished with rugs and pillows for guests to enjoy a moment in privacy and intimacy.

Map, Location & Local Information

Just 500m from the property, in the village of Tavernelle di Anghiari, you will find the basic necessities and a couple of restaurants.

Anghiari (5 mins drive away) is a small gem known throughout the world for its art and culture, antique shops, local crafts, excellent restaurants and its medieval history. Built around the flow of the Arno and Tiber rivers it is dotted with churches, medieval houses, monasteries and archaeological sites. From the top you can see the entire valley - a truly magnificent view. Its narrow streets and squares are home to masterpieces of painting and sculpture that in recent years have received recognition from the Italian touring cub who declared it one of the most beautiful villages of Italy.

Over the year various famous artists have lived here including Michelangelo Buonarroti, Piero della Francesca, Luca Pacioli and Leonardo da Vinci who painted here at the famous Battle of Anghiari.

The food, the art, the history, the culture can all be felt everywhere, from the farmer's market on Wednesday to the Tuesday and Saturday markets in Sansepolcro, during the many festivals held throughout the year, and especially in the summer music festivals.

The house’s location is an ideal base from which to visit the most popular places in Tuscany such as Florence, Siena, Assisi, Perugia, which are all less than 100 miles from the house, or in two hours you can reach Lucca and Pisa.

A 15 minute drive takes you to the lesser known but charming villages of Sansepolcro, Cortona (famous for the book and film "Under the Tuscan Sun" by Frances Mayes), Citerna and Monterchi. Also nearby is the beautiful hermitage of La Verna where Francis of Assisi received the stigmata and Arezzo, famous for the film "Life is Beautiful" where every first weekend of the month one of the most famous antiques fairs in Italy is held here.

Being on the border with Umbria, it is well worth a walk in Città di Castello, Gubbio and Lake Trasimeno up to Spello, or visit Deruta which is known worldwide for its famous handmade pottery.

If your passion is fishing there are many lakes where you will find trout and chub, and you can also fish at the dam of Montedoglio, that is full of pike and carp.

If shopping is your thing then there are many outlets (the mall, Prada, Valdichiana outlet, Befane) that can be reached in less than an hour's drive.

Tennis courts and bowling can be found in Anghiari and Sansepolcro, where there are also gyms and fitness centres. Meanwhile there is a stunning 9-hole golf course in Perugia.

Distances
Towns: Arezzo 27km - Florence 100km - Perugia 70km - Assisi 90km - Rimini 10km

Airports: Perugia 55km - Pisa 200km.

Local Amenities
Nearest Airport Perugia airport

(55 km)

Nearest Ferry port Potro Santo Stefano

(91-100 km)

Nearest Train Station Arezzo

(27 km)

Nearest Village Tavernelle di Anghiari

(Under 1 km)

Nearest Town/City Anghiari

(2 km)

Nearest Beach Rimni Riccione

(61-70 km)

Nearest Golf Citta di Castello

(15 km)

Nearest Piste Monte Fumiaolo

(46-50 km)

The Region

With its rolling fields, historical heritage and a cuisine that’s a delight for all the senses, it’s no wonder Tuscany is one of the most popular regions in Italy for holidaymakers. Yet even with its popularity, you can still kick back in one of our luxury villas in Tuscany and feel peace, tranquillity and the joy of seclusion. 

This is one destination that really does have a little bit of everything for everyone, whether you’re travelling with family, friends or are just looking for a romantic getaway with that special someone.

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Catering & Services

At Oliver’s Travels we pride ourselves on going that little bit further for our guests. From private chefs to babysitters we can help you arrange those little extras that make it a truly memorable holiday. Simply fill in the concierge request form or contact the Oliver’s Concierge Team who will be happy to help. We can typically help you arrange any of the following:

- Maid service/extra cleaning
- Private chef/cook/catering
- Welcome hamper/pre-stocked fridge
- Local day-trips or tours
- Airport pick-up/drop-off
- Babysitting/childcare services

Included in the rental price:
- Gas for cooking and barbecue
- Water (drinking in all the rooms and in the kitchen)
- Welcome basket with jam, butter, biscuits, cookies, pastries, juices, tea, sugar, salt, pepper, cleaning products
- Welcome drinks with fresh fruit
- Cake and birthday candles
- Highchair and cot
- Linen in all the rooms, pool towels,  pillows and double blankets
- Toiletries in each bathroom (body lotion, shampoo, and bubble bath)
- Pool and garden maintenance
- Free WiFi
- A weekly cleaning (only rooms and bathrooms)
- Use of guides and information on the area 

Optional Meals:
- You can enjoy delicious breakfasts, snacks, lunches and gourmet dinners lovingly prepared by the owner Laura and her team, or even picnics in the woods (always fondly remembered by previous guests).
- Meal prices vary depending on the season and ingredients required, but usually range from €15-25 (cooked breakfast), €20-30 (2-course lunch) or €40-50 (gourmet 4-course dinner with wine).

Extras available at this property:
- Energy for week: €300.00
- Central heating €560.00 per week (if required)
- Final Cleaning €300.00
- Second cot €50.00 a week
- Change towels €25.00 per person
- Extra cleaning of the kitchen during the week from €150.00

On request:
- Shopping service
- Cooking classes
- Cooking demonstration
- Transfer to and from airport
- Car Hire
- Mountain bike rental
- Local guide
- Horse riding
- Tennis
- Golf

Please note that all extras are subject to availability and must be requested in advance of the holiday (prices on request). Due to some rural/remote locations, not all services will be available at all properties. However, we will always do our best to fulfill your requests!

Enjoy gourmet dining experiences with our new Chef Service!
If you really want to kick back and relax, we can arrange for a professional chef to cater for the duration of your holiday (or part of it). With a range of options from simple family catering to full-on haute cuisine, we can organise a meal plan and a price to suit your needs. So why worry about self-catering when you can have everything taken care of? From peeling the spuds to helping with the service, our chefs will ensure you have the most relaxing – and definitely the most delicious – holiday you can dream of.

Of course, before booking this service, we suggest you contact the property owner as they might already offer a similar cook or chef service in-house. To find out more simply visit www.oliverstravels.com/chefs.

Terms & Conditions

Security deposit €1800 paid prior to or on arrival Arrival time From 4.00 pm to 7.00 pm
Departure time 10.00 am Energy costs included? Not included - €300 per week
Heating costs included? Not included - €560 per week (in certain periods) End of stay cleaning included? Not included - €300 paid on departure
Linen & towels included? Yes Pets welcome? No
Smoking Allowed? On request Changeover day Saturday but flexible out of season

 

 

Kids

Best Suited For: All Ages

Baby and Toddler Equipment
Kids Activities Close-by
Booster seat x1
Walkable Village/Town
Bath toys x6
Lots to see: Outstanding landscapes
High chair(s)
Lots to do: Outdoor pursuit & activities
Cot(s)
Lots to visit: Tourist towns & villages
Baby and Toddler Equipment
Kids Activities Close-by
Onsite Facilities
Services Available
Booster seat x1
Walkable Village/Town
Gate/fenced grounds
Babysitting service available (at extra cost)
Bath toys x6
Lots to see: Outstanding landscapes
Table tennis
High chair(s)
Lots to do: Outdoor pursuit & activities
Children's videos/DVDs
Cot(s)
Lots to visit: Tourist towns & villages
Children's books
Games room
Indoor games
Gated/fenced grounds

Reviews for Villa Il Gufo

Villa Il Gufo Reviews


  • Happy birthday

    Posted by Penelope E on 23/08/2017

    Nestling in the Tuscan hills, 5 minutes drive out of Anghiari, this villa was an ideal place for a family celebration. The villa is extensive and has a large pool set away from the property making it great for the boisterous children. There are no immediate neighbours so there is no need to worry about disturbing the neighbours.

    On arrival the owner showed me round so I could decide where all the family would stay. After a long journey I was not prepared for the long list of does and don'ts I had from the owner. A large wipe board in the kitchen reinforced the regime, not very client friendly! Apart from this the owner was very helpful and made me a lovely cake for my birthday.

    I do feel the end of clean cost and energy cost should be included in the villa rental. I knew there would be a final clean cost but although I was told the energy cost was fixed I wasn't aware that it was another 300 euros. A higher initial fee would be better than lots of add ons. We didn't use the coffee maker as each pod would be 1euro. Clients could end up with a large final bill if not careful.

    All in all we had a wonderful time, Anghiari is a little gem and there are some fantastic places to eat nearby.

  • Charming villa, amazing food & incredible host

    Posted by Lisa M. on 17/08/2017

    "After Venice, it was on to Tuscany. we stayed for a week at the beautiful Villa il Gufo in Arezzo near the medieval village of Anghiari. It was a beautiful villa made all the more special by Laura Barboni, the wonderful owner. Laura was an incredible host and an awesome cook! She made us the most incredible tagliatelle with wild mushrooms she picked herself! If you are looking to go to Tuscany, I highly recommend Villa il Gufo"

  • Villa Il Gufo was wonderful

    Posted by Andrew M. on 28/07/2017

    The ground and buildings are absolutely beautiful. Apparently Villa Il Gufo over its long history went from a Monastery to a Tobacco farm and is now a Villa. We went in early July and the country side was warm/hot during the day and cool at night. Which enabled us to use the pool often during the day. The pool was a good size. And then at night it was cool enough not to use the air conditioning although it does have air conditioning if needed. The cool breeze came over the mountain and came right through the house making for great sleeping conditions. Having one building with one bedroom and then another building with two bedrooms with the remaining bedrooms in the main house worked out perfectly for our group. Laura (the owner) was there when needed to make sure everything was taken care of. We had four dinners and three breakfasts prepared by Laura and the Villa staff and all were wonderful. The last night being especially wonderful with the home made ravioli followed by a grilled strip steak.

    The Villa was wonderful but I also have to mention the area around the Villa as well. The town of Anghiari is a 5 minutes drive away. We had made a wrong turn trying to find the Villa and came down a road right next to Anghiari and everyone in both vans jaws dropped. It is something to see sitting on top of a hill with its 50 foot walls protecting the city. There is an elevator at the bottom of the wall that takes you up to the sightseeing terrace at the top of the wall which looks out over the valley. There is parking at the bottom of the wall which made for easy access. Walking the street of Anghiari was something out of a dream.

    Other places we visited from the Villa were La Verna (40 minutes) which is where Saint Francis of Assisi experienced the stigmata. It is an amazing Monastery at the top of Mount Penna. The views and grounds are something to behold. We also had lunch and tasted local olive oil. We travelled to Arezzo (30 minutes) for the antique festival. Arezzo is where the movie Life is Beautiful was filmed so you can image the beauty there. We traveled to Montalcino for wine tasting which was a little further away (1 1/2 hours) but we were set on Brunello wine. Montepulciano with its wonderful wine which we did not visit is about one hour away. Laura the Villa owner had a list of twenty other places to visit which were local (under an hour) that we did not get a chance to visit.

    My Family and I will always remember the great time we had at Villa Il Gufo. It was our first taste of Italy and it surely will not be our last.

  • Our Recent Stay at Villa il Gufo

    Posted by Sharon B. on 20/07/2017

    My family and I recently returned from a week’s stay at Villa il Gufo. We traveled from the US on 20 June, arriving in Venice. Following 3 days in Venice, we rented cars and drove to Villa il Gufo for the next part of our adventure. We stayed at the Villa from Saturday 24 June until Saturday 1 July. There were 10 total in our group which consisted of my family of 4, my brother’s family of 4, my father and my sister-in law’s father. We were very excited about our stay at the Villa in Tuscany, however, we couldn't fully imagine how amazing it would be yet, as we had only seen pictures on the website.

    I am writing to express our sincere delight with Villa il Gufo. We had a spectacular stay and we thought Laura, the owner, was the most wonderful hostess. When we arrived, we were stunned by the beauty of the gardens and grounds, the landscape, and the Villa and 2 country cottages that we would be staying in during our vacation. It was so beautiful with the flowers and the Tuscan hills in the background. We were extremely happy that this was where we booked our stay!

    The rooms were clean, the décor in each room was beautifully designed and the antiques around the Villa made us feel as though we stepped back in time. The pool area was pristine and we truly enjoyed the peaceful and relaxing afternoons spent laying around and swimming in the pool. The kids especially enjoyed the water and running up and down the hills of the property to explore. It was magical.

    In addition, we thoroughly enjoyed the delicious breakfast buffets prepared by Laura for 4 days of our stay. Not only was the food delicious but the presentation each morning was lovely. Laura puts her “special touch” to everything she does and it is obvious that she truly enjoys her work. We had the pleasure of experiencing 1 dinner on the final evening of our stay at the Villa. Once again, it was beautifully presented and we were treated like VIP guests. The display of homemade food was incredible and each course was 5 stars! Laura is a magnificent chef.

    Finally, we would HIGHLY recommend Villa il Gufo to our family, friends and in reviews on Trip Advisor and other sites. We were extremely pleased with our stay at Villa il Gufo and the exceptional service at this gorgeous Villa. We hope to return again for a reunion in the near future.

  • The ultimate Tuscan experience

    Posted by John, Caroline, Abe & Eddie D. on 10/10/2016

    We had a wonderful stay with friends at Villa Il Gufo recently. Laura really looked after us, checking that we had everything week needed and she prepared us the most fabulous Italian breakfasts and dinners, going too extreme lengths to provide us with the best local produce she could find. Villa Il Gufo is in a beautiful area of Tuscany, and we very much enjoyed exploring the local town Anghiari and taking a day-trip to Sienna. We would love to go back.

  • Wonderful week for 4 families in Tuscany

    Posted by Oliver B on 04/10/2016

    We went as a group of 8 adults (+ 2 nannies) and 7 kids under 3 and had a wonderful week. The set up of the rooms was ideal with most bedrooms having 2nd bedrooms just off them to accommodate the youngsters.

    The pool is huge and the best spot to while away the hours during the day. The setting of the house is extremely beautiful and peaceful with wonderful views from the top of the garden (just above the pool).

    Anghiari (just about walkable but better by car (5 mins)) is a delight and a real boon to the holiday. A stunning medieval town with numerous excellent restaurants and incredible views (google them!).

    I'd highly recommend the outdoor hot springs about 40 minutes from the house - worth the drive.

    Laura, the owner, lives in a separate house within the grounds and makes herself available only to help the group with any catering/cleaning/day trips and then you don't see her for the rest of the day! She is absolutely lovely and we were so glad to be able to pick her brain on the best things to do locally but also to enjoy her fantastic catering service (usually 5+ courses!). We opted for breakfast each morning, dinner every other evening and a daily clean which made the holiday so much more relaxing and enjoyable.

    Overall, a great week - which both adults and kids absolutely loved.

  • Thank you for a lovely stay at Il Gufo

    Posted by Anonymous on 15/08/2015

    We had a marvelous holiday at Villa Il Gufo. The villa is beautiful and perfect for large groups. The owner lives there and was very helpful. The grounds are spacious and peaceful - it is a magical setting.

  • Delightful stay, delightful location, delightful hostess as well

    Posted by Dave G. on 26/04/2015

    Just out of Anghiari, Villa Il Gugo surprised us as we arrived because of the peaceful yet unique atmosphere: an ancient mansion just off the road, cozy and really well-groomed. Our room, in the main building, was charming and comfortable, somehow as out of a fairy tale, with a view on the valley below and a way to the flower-decked terrace. We asked to take a look at some other rooms: every one was unique and specially furnished!

    We must admit that our stay has been so pleasant also because of Laura, a particularly attentive and kind hostess; she did her best to make us have a delightful time at the villa and in the surrounding countryside. Laura gave us also one of the fondest memories of this place: a superb dinner with typical Tuscan food, in the main hall aside the fireplace.

    BTW: Although it was in late September, the weather was mild enough to enjoy some relax by the swimming pool, a few steps up the hill.

  • Amazing Family Vacaction

    Posted by John C. on 29/10/2014

    The Villa is an amazing villa in a breathtaking setting. My family and I (ten people total- including two children) stayed at the Villa last June (2014). It was the trip of a life time. The house(s) are amazing. The Villa is a gorgeous monastery that has been completely restored with every modern convenience. All the rooms have comfortable beds, AC, TVs, etc. The pool is beautiful, clean, and the pool furniture is clean and modern.

    The grounds around The Villa are clean and well maintained. The houses look over Tuscan hills and sunflower fields. There are tables, chairs, and hammocks for outdoor meals and relaxing

    Anghiari:

    Anghiari is typical/beautiful medieval Tuscan hilltop town. It has a town square, church, castle, shops, art galleries, and restaurants. We were the only tourists in the town and we could walk to town from the villa (around 2 km). I am not sure why more people don't go there. It is just as beautiful as Montepulciano and Cortona but without the tourists and crowds. A more authentic experience.

    Laura is the owner of the villa. She is an amazing woman. She lives on the grounds, but gives you complete privacy. She will cook amazing Tuscan gourmet meals with fresh ingredients from her garden (not just pasta- that's what I expected). She accommodated my vegetarian wife and mother and also my two young nephews. We had Laura prepare fantastic breakfasts for us every morning. Laura made sure every detail of our stay was perfect. She helped arrange tours and gave the car rental company an earful for being late. She was very sweet and protective of us. She treated us like family.

    I love the villa and Anghiari and can't wait to go back. It's perfect for a large family or a group of friends. We had ten people with room to spare. We are already trying to plan a trip with our couple friends.

  • Amazing

    Posted by Emma D. on 08/09/2014

    It was amazing. Beautiful house, Laura was very kind and discreet. I enjoyed my stay there with my friends. I'm pretty sure everybody would love it and there is nothing much to say otherwise that you, the one who read my comment, should immediately book this amazing and romantic house !

  • Lovely site with attentive service

    Posted by Brigitte M. on 29/07/2014

    Lovely property restored and developed with great care and taste, boasting a convenient situation for the lovely typical Tuscan hill city of Anghiari, lovely views and pleasant garden, pool and shaded areas.

    Breakfasts are generous and delicious plentiful lunches can be provided by cordon bleu Laura, who makes the most of fresh produces available in the region.

Rental Rates

Prices below are based on an occupancy of 8 people.

Rental period 2 Nights 3 Nights Weekly
September 22nd 2017 - September 23rd 2017 - - £5,405.40
September 23rd 2017 - December 23rd 2017 - - £3,124.21
December 23rd 2017 - January 6th 2018 - - £4,959.08
January 6th 2018 - April 14th 2018 - - £3,124.21
April 14th 2018 - April 21st 2018 - - £4,959.08
April 21st 2018 - April 28th 2018 - - £3,124.21
April 28th 2018 - May 26th 2018 - - £4,215.22
May 26th 2018 - June 23rd 2018 - - £5,405.40
June 23rd 2018 - September 1st 2018 - - £7,091.49
September 1st 2018 - September 22nd 2018 - - £5,405.40
September 22nd 2018 - December 22nd 2018 - - £3,124.21
December 22nd 2018 - January 5th 2019 - - £4,959.08
January 5th 2019 - March 26th 2019 - - £3,124.21

Prices below are based on an occupancy of 14 people.

Rental period 2 Nights 3 Nights Weekly
September 22nd 2017 - September 23rd 2017 - - £5,802.13
September 23rd 2017 - December 23rd 2017 - - £3,520.95
December 23rd 2017 - January 6th 2018 - - £5,355.81
January 6th 2018 - April 14th 2018 - - £3,520.95
April 14th 2018 - April 21st 2018 - - £5,355.81
April 21st 2018 - April 28th 2018 - - £3,520.95
April 28th 2018 - May 26th 2018 - - £4,512.76
May 26th 2018 - June 23rd 2018 - - £5,802.13
June 23rd 2018 - September 1st 2018 - - £7,091.49
September 1st 2018 - September 22nd 2018 - - £5,802.13
September 22nd 2018 - December 22nd 2018 - - £3,520.95
December 22nd 2018 - January 5th 2019 - - £5,355.81
January 5th 2019 - March 26th 2019 - - £3,520.95

Prices below are based on an occupancy of 20 people.

Rental period 2 Nights 3 Nights Weekly
September 22nd 2017 - September 23rd 2017 - - £6,149.26
September 23rd 2017 - December 23rd 2017 - - £3,818.49
December 23rd 2017 - January 6th 2018 - - £5,554.17
January 6th 2018 - April 14th 2018 - - £3,818.49
April 14th 2018 - April 21st 2018 - - £5,554.17
April 21st 2018 - April 28th 2018 - - £3,818.49
April 28th 2018 - May 26th 2018 - - £4,810.31
May 26th 2018 - June 23rd 2018 - - £6,149.26
June 23rd 2018 - September 1st 2018 - - £7,319.62
September 1st 2018 - September 22nd 2018 - - £6,149.26
September 22nd 2018 - December 22nd 2018 - - £3,818.49
December 22nd 2018 - January 5th 2019 - - £5,554.17
January 5th 2019 - March 26th 2019 - - £3,818.49

Prices below are based on an occupancy of 8 people.

Rental period 2 Nights 3 Nights Weekly
September 22nd 2017 - September 23rd 2017 - - €5,908.94
September 23rd 2017 - December 23rd 2017 - - €3,415.25
December 23rd 2017 - January 6th 2018 - - €5,421.04
January 6th 2018 - April 14th 2018 - - €3,415.25
April 14th 2018 - April 21st 2018 - - €5,421.04
April 21st 2018 - April 28th 2018 - - €3,415.25
April 28th 2018 - May 26th 2018 - - €4,607.89
May 26th 2018 - June 23rd 2018 - - €5,908.94
June 23rd 2018 - September 1st 2018 - - €7,752.09
September 1st 2018 - September 22nd 2018 - - €5,908.94
September 22nd 2018 - December 22nd 2018 - - €3,415.25
December 22nd 2018 - January 5th 2019 - - €5,421.04
January 5th 2019 - March 26th 2019 - - €3,415.25

Prices below are based on an occupancy of 14 people.

Rental period 2 Nights 3 Nights Weekly
September 22nd 2017 - September 23rd 2017 - - €6,342.62
September 23rd 2017 - December 23rd 2017 - - €3,848.94
December 23rd 2017 - January 6th 2018 - - €5,854.73
January 6th 2018 - April 14th 2018 - - €3,848.94
April 14th 2018 - April 21st 2018 - - €5,854.73
April 21st 2018 - April 28th 2018 - - €3,848.94
April 28th 2018 - May 26th 2018 - - €4,933.15
May 26th 2018 - June 23rd 2018 - - €6,342.62
June 23rd 2018 - September 1st 2018 - - €7,752.09
September 1st 2018 - September 22nd 2018 - - €6,342.62
September 22nd 2018 - December 22nd 2018 - - €3,848.94
December 22nd 2018 - January 5th 2019 - - €5,854.73
January 5th 2019 - March 26th 2019 - - €3,848.94

Prices below are based on an occupancy of 20 people.

Rental period 2 Nights 3 Nights Weekly
September 22nd 2017 - September 23rd 2017 - - €6,722.09
September 23rd 2017 - December 23rd 2017 - - €4,174.20
December 23rd 2017 - January 6th 2018 - - €6,071.57
January 6th 2018 - April 14th 2018 - - €4,174.20
April 14th 2018 - April 21st 2018 - - €6,071.57
April 21st 2018 - April 28th 2018 - - €4,174.20
April 28th 2018 - May 26th 2018 - - €5,258.41
May 26th 2018 - June 23rd 2018 - - €6,722.09
June 23rd 2018 - September 1st 2018 - - €8,001.47
September 1st 2018 - September 22nd 2018 - - €6,722.09
September 22nd 2018 - December 22nd 2018 - - €4,174.20
December 22nd 2018 - January 5th 2019 - - €6,071.57
January 5th 2019 - March 26th 2019 - - €4,174.20

Prices below are based on an occupancy of 8 people.

Rental period 2 Nights 3 Nights Weekly
September 22nd 2017 - September 23rd 2017 - - $7,058.00
September 23rd 2017 - December 23rd 2017 - - $4,079.38
December 23rd 2017 - January 6th 2018 - - $6,475.21
January 6th 2018 - April 14th 2018 - - $4,079.38
April 14th 2018 - April 21st 2018 - - $6,475.21
April 21st 2018 - April 28th 2018 - - $4,079.38
April 28th 2018 - May 26th 2018 - - $5,503.93
May 26th 2018 - June 23rd 2018 - - $7,058.00
June 23rd 2018 - September 1st 2018 - - $9,259.57
September 1st 2018 - September 22nd 2018 - - $7,058.00
September 22nd 2018 - December 22nd 2018 - - $4,079.38
December 22nd 2018 - January 5th 2019 - - $6,475.21
January 5th 2019 - March 26th 2019 - - $4,079.38

Prices below are based on an occupancy of 14 people.

Rental period 2 Nights 3 Nights Weekly
September 22nd 2017 - September 23rd 2017 - - $7,576.01
September 23rd 2017 - December 23rd 2017 - - $4,597.41
December 23rd 2017 - January 6th 2018 - - $6,993.24
January 6th 2018 - April 14th 2018 - - $4,597.41
April 14th 2018 - April 21st 2018 - - $6,993.24
April 21st 2018 - April 28th 2018 - - $4,597.41
April 28th 2018 - May 26th 2018 - - $5,892.45
May 26th 2018 - June 23rd 2018 - - $7,576.01
June 23rd 2018 - September 1st 2018 - - $9,259.57
September 1st 2018 - September 22nd 2018 - - $7,576.01
September 22nd 2018 - December 22nd 2018 - - $4,597.41
December 22nd 2018 - January 5th 2019 - - $6,993.24
January 5th 2019 - March 26th 2019 - - $4,597.41

Prices below are based on an occupancy of 20 people.

Rental period 2 Nights 3 Nights Weekly
September 22nd 2017 - September 23rd 2017 - - $8,029.28
September 23rd 2017 - December 23rd 2017 - - $4,985.92
December 23rd 2017 - January 6th 2018 - - $7,252.25
January 6th 2018 - April 14th 2018 - - $4,985.92
April 14th 2018 - April 21st 2018 - - $7,252.25
April 21st 2018 - April 28th 2018 - - $4,985.92
April 28th 2018 - May 26th 2018 - - $6,280.97
May 26th 2018 - June 23rd 2018 - - $8,029.28
June 23rd 2018 - September 1st 2018 - - $9,557.44
September 1st 2018 - September 22nd 2018 - - $8,029.28
September 22nd 2018 - December 22nd 2018 - - $4,985.92
December 22nd 2018 - January 5th 2019 - - $7,252.25
January 5th 2019 - March 26th 2019 - - $4,985.92

Owner Profile

Owner name
Laura

How long have you owned the property?
Since 2000.

What was it about the property that you first fell in love with?
In the perfect property with history and an unique place for the park

Are there any interesting stories in its history?
It was a monastery of Camaldolesi monks. This property has 1000 years old.

Have you ever had any famous guests staying?
yes many, artist, musical artist, politic, actors...We made a movie inside

For anyone coming to stay is there anything in the surrounding area they should...

Really do? vist Anghiari and all Tuscany We are in the middle, visit all our open market, walking in the nature, sleep without rumors

Really eat? Our tuscan specialities pasta, fiorentina meet...

Really see? Museum, La Verna Monastery, all te small country nearby

Lastly, what insider tip would you pass on about the property or the area?

Came and see...Lissen the sound of the nature and you will find the perfect armony. this is my Pearl I would like you see and discover how you will have fun

 

 

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