Spacious Villa with private pool in Caprese Michelangelo, Sansepolcro, Arezzo, Tuscany, Italy - Stunning Manor House with private pool, views over valley and lake in beautiful Tuscany .
Casa Gentili nestles in the lush Tuscan countryside in an area often overlooked by the average visitor to Tuscany. Within walking distance of the village of Caprese Michelangelo and birthplace of the great artist Michelangelo, Casa Gentili provides the visitor with the perfect base to explore Tuscany. Casa Gentili was formerly the local manor house and is in the hamlet of Colle san Polo. Internally the property combines classic Italian features such as decorative artwork, large arch windows, stone staircase and a large open fire place with modern refurbished bathrooms and shower rooms, and a fully fitted kitchen. The manor house also has full central heating making it ideal for an all year round break.
Externally guests can enjoy the portico, perfect for summer evening dining, BBQ, patio area, the Grand Terrace, garden and orchard - which guests are free to pick fruits from when is season (figs, apples, pears, hazelnuts and walnuts).
The garden also provides guests with a array of fresh herbs to enjoy including bay, rosemary, thyme, sage and basil.
The 12m south facing pool is private.
Casa Gentili is just 1km from the birth place of Michelangelo. The village of Caprese Michelangelo has a range of local services and a small museum celebrating the birth and life of the great artist.
The main villa which sleeps 8 briefly comprises of:
Ground floor: Bright family living room with three large sofas, piano, TV/DVD player and DVD library; large hallway, second living room with large open fire, leather Chesterfield sofa and chairs, CD player, record player & radio, ipod docking station, selection of books. Dining room with large table. Kitchen with handmade chestnut units, granite works tops; large oven and hob, fridge/freezer, dishwasher.
!st floor: Master bedroom (king size bed) with dressing area and en-suite with full size bath, walk in shower; two further large double bedrooms with king size beds and a twin room. There is a further family bathroom with bath and walk in shower plus and shower room.
The adjoining annex, accessed by stone steps, sleeps up to 6 people. The accommodation briefly comprises:
Open plan living/dining and kitchen area. The living space has a log burning stove; TV/DVD player; ipod docking station & CD player. The kitchen is equipped with a full size hob and oven, fridge/freezer and dishwasher.
There is a large family bathroom with full size bath and walk in shower, and a further shower room.
First floor: Two double bedrooms with king size beds and a twin room.
Both the villa and annex have full gas central heating.
Hairdryers are provided, with one in each bedroom.
All linens, towels and pool towels are provided.
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Activity and Interests
Special interest holidays:
in House wine tastings; visits to local vineyards. Cheese farm.
In-house catering and cookery courses are available. Casa Gentili is 100m from a national way marked walk route, and a short distance from the National Park. Local guides can provide guided tours of the surrounding countryside once rich in copper and silver deposits. As well as providing an excellent environment for walking the surrounding hills also provide a wide range of local produce including mushrooms, truffles, chestnuts and wild game. Many of which can be enjoyed in the local, excellent restaurants.
Car hire is essential. Nearest airport is Perugia 70km approx 1 hour drive, other airports include Rimini (1.5 hours) Bologna 120km approx 1.5 hours drive and Pisa 215km approx 2.5 hours drive. Nearest main line station Arezzo 40 mins.
Caprese Michelangelo village 20 minute walk, birth place of Michelangelo, all local amenities. La Verna monastery with beautiful views where St Francis recieved his stigmata 20 minute drive. Anghiari - one of Italy's most beautiful walled towns 15 minute drive. Sansepolcro - medieval walled town and birth place of Piero Della Francesca 20 minute drive. Siena (1.45 hours), Florence 1.5 hours. Perugia 1 hour. Cortona 1 hour and Arezzo 40 mins all within travelling distance for great days out.
Market Days: Anghiari - Wednesday. Sansepolcro - Tuesday and Saturday. Pieve San Stefano - Monday. Annual Chestnut Festival in Caprese Michelangelo over the last two weekends in October. Anghiari - Costumed festival to celebrate Battle of Anghiari end of June. Throughout the summer a range of musical events take place locally, including dancing under the stars. Throughout October and November a range of local food festivals take place across the region. Through May and June, Pieve San Stefano has a range of a road races - from racing cars to cycling and running.
|Rental Period||Minimum Price||Additional Nights||Weekend Night||Weekly||Monthly||Event Price|
7 Jan 2017 - 19 May 2017
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
20 May 2017 - 30 Jun 2017
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
1 Jul 2017 - 8 Sep 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
9 Sep 2017 - 29 Sep 2017
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
My Standard Rate
4 night minimum stay
for 4 nights
Additional pricing information
|Fees||No additional mandatory fees|
|Refundable Damage Deposit||£200|
Short breaks during mid and low season are subject to availability. A deposit of 30% is required with booking, balance payable 28 days in advance. £200 bond is required with balance under a separate cheque. The bond will be returned with 14 days of departure subject and inspection of the property. Please advise of any special requirements in advance.
Saturday changeover during the summer season. Changeover days to suit client at other times of the year. Arrival time from 4pm. Guests are asked to vacate the property by 10am to allow adequate time for cleaning.
Notes on prices:
20% discount for second week.
Owner's Cancellation Policy
- 100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date.
- Away From It All
- Ceiling Fans
- Hair Dryer
- Iron & Board
- Linens Provided
- Living Room ...
- Towels Provided
- Washing Machine
- Wood Stove
- Coffee Maker
- Dishes & Utensils
- Kitchen ...
- Pantry Items
- Child's Highchair
- Dining Area
- DVD Player
- Music Library
Pool / Spa
- Private Pool
- Long-term Renters Welcome
- limited accessibility
- autumn foliage
- scenic drives
- sight seeing
Local Services & Businesses
- massage therapist
- medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities
- freshwater fishing
- mountain biking
- Bathroom 1 - Toilet, Bath (no shower), Shower Enclosure, Bidet
- Bathroom 2 - Toilet, Bath (no shower), Shower Enclosure, Bidet
- Bathroom 3 - Toilet, Bath (no shower), Shower Enclosure, Bidet
- 1 ensuite bathroom with shower, bath, WC, bidet. 1 Shower room with walk in shower, WCs and bidets. 1 Family bathroom, with walk-in shower, bath, shower, WC and bidets.
- 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
- Bedroom 1 - 1 Cot
- Bedroom 2
- Bedroom 3
- Bedroom 4
- Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps 8 to 14 (house 4 + annex 3 bedrooms) Notes on bedrooms: Bedroom 1 with king size bed (en suite). Bedroom 2 with king size bed. Bedroom 3 with twin beds. Bedroom 4 with king size bed.
- Max. occupancy: 8
- non smoking only
- pets not allowed
- children welcome
Learn more about this holiday rental at the owner's website
- Notes on accommodation: The house has a large open fire in one of the living rooms and gas central heating throughout, ideal for autumn and winter breaks. All linens, towels and pool towels provided. Welcome basket. Wi-Fi internet access Washing machine available for guests use. Outside: 12x6m pool with extensive patio area, loungers, deck chairs, brollies. Grand terrace with seating and brollies. Orchard and garden. Large BBQ. Utility Room: Washing machine available. Cleaning / Towels / Linen / Maid service: Linens, towels and pool towels included in rental price. House cleaned weekly on change over. Other: Dining room with table for 8 people.