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Exclusive Medieval Watchtower with Pool - Watchtower only

People11
Bedrooms 5
Bathrooms4
Property type house
Minimum Stay 5 - 6 nights

Overview

Description

Watchtower only

Decorated with original and rare 14h century wall frescos, the property sleeps up to 11 as a unit. It includes 3 double and 1 twin rooms, all with en-suite bathrooms, and an additional twin with shared bathroom, a study, wi-fi, kitchen, dining room, large sitting room with open fireplace and TV, an outside loggia and dining area, courtyard, garden, olive grove, secure gated entrance and parking. The adjoining property sleeping 4 is available separately or together; see La Casina at same address.


About the property

Watchtower

A unique historic building converted by an avant-garde architect, Torre di Sopra is an architectural marvel with pool conveniently located 20 minutes drive from the centre of Florence and within easy access for sightseeing in the rest of Tuscany. A uniquely contemporary take on an original Medieval watch-tower complex. The main tower property includes 3 double and 2 twin bedrooms, 4 en-suite bathrooms, sitting room with open fireplace, dining room, kitchen and external sitting and dining areas under the loggia and pergola. The garden has views over surrounding olive groves and Florence in the distance. Fenced salt-water pool (summer 2016). Maximum occupancy is 11.


Owner
Camilla Field
Member since: 2012
Speaks English, French, Italian
Response time:
Within 2 days
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
25 March, 2017

About Camilla Field

The daughter of leading Italian architect father and English mother who restored this house during our childhood, I am so pleased to open up our family home to visitors wanting a truly authentic and exclusive taste of Tuscany.

Camilla Field purchased this house in 1976

Why Camilla Field chose Florentine Hills

Our childhood home.

What makes this house unique

An exceptional historic building and exclusive national monument, The Torre offers a unique mix of modern architecture and interiors within a genuine medieval structure. It is an inspirational setting for sightseeing and relaxing in Tuscany and conveniently situated for direct and fast access to motorway links.

Available Rentals

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Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for Watchtower onlyin Bagno A Ripoli in Florence Area

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Self-catering
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 11
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • children welcome ...
Location Type:
  • rural
  • village
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 12 people
Bathrooms:
  • 4 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , Bidet
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Bath with Shower , Bidet
    Bathroom 3 - Toilet , Bath with Shower , Bidet
    Bathroom 4 - Toilet , Bath with Shower , Bidet
Bedrooms:
  • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 11
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed
    Bedroom 2 - 1 Double Bed
    Bedroom 3 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed
    Bedroom 4 - 2 Single Bed , 1 Sofa bed/Futon
    Bedroom 5 - 1 Double Bed , 1 Single Bed
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games ...
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Toys
  • Video Library
Outside:
  • Terrace
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
  • Veranda
  • Tennis ...
Suitability:
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Private Pool ...
Attractions:
  • autumn foliage
  • churches
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • horse riding
  • outlet shopping
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • golf
  • tennis

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