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❤️ of Castiglion Fiorentino, terrace, private entrance

People4
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms1
Space 538 sq. ft.
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 2 nights
Popular Features
  • Washing Machine
  • Internet

Overview

About the property

Private entrance +unique outdoor space in city center

La Casa di Amanda has 3 separate apartments. This apartment, "La Terrazza", is just off the main road (Corso Italia). Up a few steps to a quiet walkway, you have your own private entrance.

The terrace is a great place to relax with a glass of wine after a day of sightseeing! It is very cozy and amazingly peaceful.

Neighborhood:

The town center has an array of colorful characters, shop owners and plenty of other locals sitting in the square or outside cafes, playing cards, or sipping on cappuccinos. Many children play safely in the streets or in the parks nearby. The people are very friendly and always willing to help where they can.

Transportation:

The main train station is a 20min walk. Travel to Firenze takes 75min and Roma in 2.5 hours. Arezzo takes 12min.

The bus stop is about 10min away in Piazza Garibaldi. Cortona is a short 20 min bus ride away.

Please remember that this property is in a limited traffic zone (ZTL) of the historical center. There are some specific rules concerning the use of a car. Please take this into consideration if you are visiting by car.

Other:

There is the possibility of adding the adjoining apartment to add another 2-3 guests making the whole property for up to 7 people.

More Details

Owner
Amanda and Adriano
Member since: 2015
Speaks English, Italian
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
17 August, 2017

About Amanda and Adriano

Hi there! This is our story....

Amanda:

While I was attending Texas A&M, a family friend and professor told my parents about the study abroad program in Castiglion Fiorentino. I did not want to go, but my grandmother thought I should, so I did. It changed my life!

After graduation, I returned to Castiglion and planned to stay for 2 years. It turned into 20+years! During that time, I met Adriano. We worked together at a local pub and ended up getting married in 2001. We bought this apartment in the center of town and we just loved being at the heart of everything.

Adriano:

Hi I am Adriano. I was born and raised in a little Etruscan village in the outskirts of Arezzo called Bagnoro. When I met Amanda, the love of my life, I was bartending at a pub in Castiglion Fiorentino, “The Velvet Underground”. At that time I was in nursing school I was still playing football (soccer) and I was dying to see the world! I had no idea that this encounter would have been such a game changer for the both of us.

I love football but I enjoying playing any kind of sport. Running, tennis, mountain biking, hiking and swimming (at the beach). During these past years, I have done all kinds of activities from starting, managing, and running restaurants and bars, producing events, working in every field of an emergency setting, coaching youth soccer, moving to Texas, as well as putting together “La Casa di Amanda”…last but not least raising my two children, Lola and Ross.

The best part of having guests at La Casa di Amanda is meeting and connecting with people from all over the world, giving them the best Italian experience so maybe one day I will be their guest in their country!

We bought this house in Via San Michele at the beginning of the millennium after seeing probably 200 other houses. We fell in love with the layout, the outside space and the incredible location.

Now, we want to share it with you………….

Amanda and Adriano purchased this apartment in 2001

Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday apartment in Castiglion Fiorentino in Castiglion Fiorentino

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • floor 0
Building Type:
  • building
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 538 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 15:00
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • city centre
  • town
Theme:
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
General:
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
Dining:
  • Dining Area
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath with Shower , Shower Enclosure , Bidet
  • bathroom with shower
Bedrooms:
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Double Bed
Outside:
  • Terrace
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • churches
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • horse riding
  • outlet shopping
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • mountain biking
  • tennis

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.8/5 -
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❤️ of Castiglion Fiorentino, terrace, private entrance
average rating of 4.8333335 based on 6 reviews
5

Cozy, clean, private, and beautiful

  • 5 of 5

I had an excellent stay. The apartment is located in the medieval heart of Castiglion Fiorentino, close to amazing food, coffee, shops, and historical sites. It is incredibly clean and equipped with every comfort a person would need, including a small washer. Truly a home away from home. I loved it. And great customer service to boot! I'd stay here again in a heartbeat...and hope to before too long. Thanks!

  • Review Submitted: Jul 7, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks Corey! I'm so happy you enjoyed your stay! Looking forward to seeing you again!
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5

Coziest home away from home!

  • 5 of 5

I absolutely loved staying in this sweet apartment in Castiglion Fiorentino (CF). My friend and I were traveling on holiday and planned to spend most of our time in Florence, but upon arriving in CF we fell in love instantly and ended up spending most of our time there. Not only did we feel cozy and at home in this beautiful apartment, we felt at home in this city. The locals make you feel like you're one of them! The hosts' were more than helpful when it came to directions/suggestions/etc. especially since this was our first time in Italy. If you're looking for a perfect apartment in a lovely, quiet neighborhood, this is what you're looking for. Can't wait to return- and would recommend this apartment to anyone/everyone!

  • Review Submitted: Jun 8, 2017
  • Date of Stay: May 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Absolutely charming

  • 5 of 5

A lovely modern apartment nestled in the winding alleys of the old town. This is a perfect spot as a base to explore Tuscany and the town itself. Amanda and Kristen were very professional and easy to deal with, we will definitely stay here again when we return to Tuscany

Larry

  • Review Submitted: Oct 1, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Cozy, convenient, clean, comfortable, and charming

  • 5 of 5

What a great little town with the perfect apartment! The apartment was located within the medieval walls literally a 2 minute walk from a handful of very tasty restaurants and coffee shops, Etruscan ruins, and the town square. With all of that convenience it was still quiet. The quaint garden terrace was perfect for coffee in the morning or wine in the evening. The apartment was clean, the bed comfortable, and the place just "felt good". Once more, it was a cozy spot in a warm little town. I'll be back!!!

  • Review Submitted: Feb 2, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Dec 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Amazing quaint townhome in charming Tuscan village

  • 5 of 5

We loved staying in this beautifully renovated townhome located in the heart of Castiglionni Fiorentino. It is within walking distance of everything in the town. The Garden was a favorite destination for our family with great food and beautiful surroundings. The house has all the modern amenities you could hope for but still has the all the charm of Tuscany. We loved our stay and found everything we needed was readily available! I would highly recommend a visit to this wonderful location!

  • Review Submitted: Feb 2, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
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Lovely appartment in the old center of Castiglion Fiorentino

  • 4 of 5

We had a very warm welcome by Kristina and her daughter.

A nice appartment with sunny terras. We were lucky to be the only renters, so all the outside space was ours. The small town is lovely and the authentic bakery is next door. Lively but not too touristic. The carpark is downhill a few hundred meters away. The countryside is lovely and good restaurants are abundant as usual in Italy.

We slept very well in the king-size bed.

Marco and Assina from Holland

  • Review Submitted: May 9, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Location

Nearest Airport
100 Kilometres
Firenze Airport, Peretola (FLR)
Nearest Train
1 Kilometres
Castiglion Fiorentino
Nearest Beach
150 Kilometres
Castiglion della Pescaia
Car: not necessary

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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday apartment in Castiglion Fiorentino, Arezzo Area

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
EUR
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My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
£132
for 2 nights
From
£50
£469
£1,344
 

Additional pricing information

Cleaning Fee £31.89

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund for cancellations more than 14 days before check-in date.
  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
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