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Exclusive Medieval Watchtower with Pool - Watchtower with Pool

People11
Bedrooms 5
Bathrooms4
Property type house
Minimum Stay 5 - 7 nights
Popular Features
  • Fireplace
  • Barbecue
  • Washing Machine
  • Private Pool
  • Air Conditioning
  • Internet
  • Parking

Overview

Description

Watchtower with Pool

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 cottage sleeping 4 is available separately or together.


About the property

Torre di Sopra

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, two courtyards and external sitting and dining areas under the loggia and pergola. The garden has views over surrounding olive groves and Florence in the distance and a fenced pool. The adjoining cottage sleeps 4 and includes one double and one twin bedroom, one family bathroom, one shower/WC, sitting room, kitchen with wood fired stove, wi-fi. Maximum occupancy is 15.


Owner
Camilla Field
Member since: 2012
Speaks English, French, Italian
Response time:
Within 2 days
Response rate:
90%
Calendar last updated:
16 November, 2017

About Camilla Field

The son and daughter of leading Italian architect father and English mother who restored this house during our childhood, we are 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 Bagno A Ripoli

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 with Poolin Bagno A Ripoli in Metropolitan City of Florence

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Self-catering
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 11
  • children welcome ...
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
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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Location

Nearest Airport
15 Kilometres
Florence 15 km and Pisa 99 km
Nearest Barpub
2 Kilometres
Antella
Nearest Golf
10 Kilometres
Grassina
Nearest Train
12 Kilometres
Florence
Nearest Motorway
5 Kilometres
A1
Nearest Restaurant
5 Kilometres
Bagno a Ripoli
Nearest Beach
100 Kilometres
Viareggio
Car: recommended

Ideally placed for visiting Florence as well as the rest of Tuscany, Siena, Arezzo, Pisa and Lucca, 30 minutes from Greve and San Gimignano.

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