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Bedrooms 2
Space 936 sq. ft.
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 1 - 7 nights
Popular Features
  • Fireplace
  • Barbecue
  • Wireless Internet
  • Washing Machine
  • Private Pool
  • Parking


About the property

2 bedrooms sleeps 4-5

A stone built house with private pool and garden set within the village of Lama near Caprese Michelangelo. The house, being suitable for 4 to 6 people has 2 bedrooms, one twin and one double and a gallery overlooking the living room with double futon sofa bed. The living area is open plan with a fireplace with wood-burning stove, furnished with sofa seating, television, dining table and chairs, and leads out to the new kitchen and covered loggia extension built in early 2014 using traditional materials and methods. The kitchen is fitted with integrated appliances including dishwasher and washing machine and has double sliding doors leading onto the loggia with a built in all-weather barbeque and wooden dining furniture. The passage off the living area leads to the double and twin bedrooms each with views of the surrounding hills and to the bathroom which is equipped with a large rainshower, wc, bidet and basin. There is a desk in the gallery for anyone who needs to work.

Externally there is a further covered seating area under the pergola with table and chairs, and loungers and umbrella are provided on the sunny stone paved pool terrace. The 8 m x 4 m swimming pool with Roman steps is for the exclusive use of the house. (Please note parents with young children that the pool is 1.8 m at the deep end).

Within a few metres of the house is the ever popular Il Refugio restaurant and pizzeria specialising in rural Tuscan food. Also a few steps further is the Spar grocery shop, selling anything from local cheeses and hams to cement and hosepipe accessories! In nearby Caprese there is a selection of good restaurants, as well as shops, cafe/bar, laundry, banks, museum, etc with more excellent restaurants a little further afield. A list of restaurants is included in the guests information pack provided in the house.

There are numerous walks in the area, including the national GEA trail, and routes are often way-marked and numbered and many of these can be started from the house. Some maps and directions are available for guests and guided walks can be arranged, charged locally. Within a couple of minutes walk from the house is a river where it is possible to swim.

Summary: Our admittedly biased opinion is that this is the perfect destination for a multi faceted holiday set in beautiful countryside with a range of fantastic world renowned historic towns and cities to visit, drives through stunning countryside, beautiful walks in a wide range of terrains. Or you could simply chill out by the pool...

More Details

The owner
Member since: 2011
Premier Partner

This partner has demonstrated and is committed to fast response times, the best rates, and a great guest experience.

Speaks English
Response time:
Within 2 days
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
22 May, 2018

Why The owner chose Caprese Michelangelo

We have been visiting Tuscany for over 20 years and have always loved what it has to offer - stunning scenery, beautiful architecture and amazing food.

We chose to buy this place partially because of the local area. There are fantasic local restaurants, stunning countryside and it is a gateway to many Tuscan / Umbrian destinations.


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday villa in Caprese Michelangelo in Province of Arezzo

Property Type:
  • villa (detached)
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 936 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • smoking allowed ...
Location Type:
  • rural
  • village
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Activities Guide
  • Basic Soaps
  • Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Wood Stove ...
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Kitchen ...
  • Oven ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , Bidet
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Large Double Bed
    Bedroom 2 - 2 Single Bed
    Gallery - 1 Double Bed , Futon sofa bed in gallery
  • Please note that a small part of the house is attached to the neighbouring property.
  • Books
  • Books - Fiction / Non-fiction
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games
  • Games for Kids
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television
  • Toys ...
  • Terrace
  • Garden
  • Outdoor Furniture
  • Barbecue
  • Patio
  • Veranda
  • Porch Furniture
  • Terrace
  • 10 garden chairs
  • 6 deck chairs
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Outdoor Pool
  • Private Pool ...
  • autumn foliage
  • churches
  • festivals
  • forests
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • water parks
  • winery tours
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • horse riding
  • outlet shopping
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • golf
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • swimming
  • tennis
Free wireless internet is available to guests- you will need a laptop, notebook or smart phone. By arrangement a computer can be made available. A wide-screen television (no TV tuner) and Bluray/ DVD is provided together with a bedroom television and DVD player. There is a desk in the gallery for anyone who needs to work and a washing machine in the kitchen and fold up drying racks provided.. Babysitting possible by arrangement, charged locally. Cooking lessons available on request, charged locally.


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average rating of 4.875 based on 24 reviews

Lovely villa and location

  • 5 of 5

Loved the house - especially the pool. Perfect for our family. Lots of places nearby to visit for half day trips before getting back to the pool. Fantastic pizzas from the restaurant at the end of the road and a delicious meal in Boca de Michelangelo and great take away pizza from the end of the road.

  • Review Submitted: 13-Aug-2017
  • Date of Stay: August 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Glad our guest enjoyed their stay and some of the many fabulous restaurants around.
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Lovely stay in rural Tuscany

  • 5 of 5

We had a lovely time staying in the little village of Lama. The villa was absolutely perfect for what we wanted - a great place to relax and enjoy the sun & pool, and lots to do & see in the surrounding area.

We visited the local restaurant a lot more than planned but that is a testament to the great food (especially steaks & pizzas!), service, and value for money.

Lesley was really helpful throughout the booking process with everything running perfectly before and during our stay.

Would definitely recommend this place to others.

  • Review Submitted: 08-Sep-2016
  • Date of Stay: August 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Lovely villa in quiet hamlet

  • 5 of 5

A fabulous week spent in a lovely villa. It is very well equipped with everything you could possibly need for a family holiday. The villa description is spot-on and is a very high specification (notably the kitchen and bathroom).

The pool is great for the kids (aged 10 and 12), if a bit chilly! Big enough to swim in as well as play!

The local area is good to explore (Arezzo, Anghiari, Chuisi della Verna), so we did not go further afield to the larger cities.

Local restaurants are great - the one at the top of the road (il Refugio) is really good, but can be a bit busy at weekends.

We had a cooking session in the villa with the chef from Quele Donne bar which was reasonably priced and great fun - the kids joined in with gusto and ate everything!

A really nice place to spend a quiet week away from it all in the Italian countryside!

  • Review Submitted: 03-Sep-2016
  • Date of Stay: August 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Lovely Tuscan Escape

  • 5 of 5

We have enjoyed another stay at this lovely Tuscan Holiday Home. We were very impressed with the kitchen extension and the outdoor bbq/eating area, made the house even more comfortable. Also the new shower is fantastic!Enjoyed the peace and quiet of the area while having fun in the pool and the garden. Managed to visit Florence this time which was absolutely stunning, although a day isn't long enough to take it all in. Thank you again.

  • Review Submitted: 22-Aug-2016
  • Date of Stay: August 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are glad that our guests were pleased with the new extension as it makes such a difference to us too. We are pleased that they had such a good time again on their return visit.
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Amazing 2 week stay

  • 5 of 5

Well recommended house in an amazing location with views in all directions. The villa and pool are of an extremely high standard and kept well through out. Some excellent recommends within the packs but do speak with Jeremy who can provide some local knowledge and advise. This was our first time in Italy but we will certainly be returning.

  • Review Submitted: 12-Aug-2016
  • Date of Stay: July 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Peaceful villa in rural Italy

  • 5 of 5

Beautiful peaceful place and the surrounding countryside is stunning.

Your recommendations for eating and sightseeing were perfect and we had everything we needed in the villa. The pool is wonderful and was an added bonus. Villa was larger than expected and the outside spaces private and well-kept. A really relaxing stay.

  • Review Submitted: 02-Aug-2016
  • Date of Stay: July 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are glad that our recommendations were appreciated and pleased that our guests enjoyed their stay so much.
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Nearest Airport
55 Miles
Nearest Barpub
1 Miles
Il Boschetto
Nearest Ferry
120 Miles
Nearest Golf
25 Miles
Nearest Train
30 Miles
Nearest Motorway
40 Miles
A1 Arezzo
Nearest Restaurant
100 Metres
Il Refugio
Nearest Beach
60 Miles
Car: necessary

Located in Lama, a rural village in the stunning Tuscan hills a couple of minutes drive from Caprese Michelangelo, birthplace of Michelangelo.

20 min drive away is Anghiari one of the finest medieval towns in Italy, and a further 5 min takes you to the walled medieval city of Sansepolcro, a much overlooked Tuscan city, birthplace of Piero della Francesca. Arezzo, the regional capital is 45 min away and in the opposite direction a spectacular 15 min drive takes you to the Franciscan monastery of La Verna.

This beautiful area in eastern Tuscany is in the centre of Italy and allows daytrip access not only to the popular tourist destinations of Tuscany (such as Arezzo, Cortona, Florence, Siena, Montepulciano, Chianti etc) but also those lesser feted but equally interesting destinations in Umbria (such as Perugia, Assisi, Orvieto, Todi, Gubbio etc) as well as attractions in Le Marche and Emilia Romagna. Rome is also feasible within a day but by train rather than car.

Other Activities: Guided walks and cookery lessons on request

Golf: Nearest golf course that we are aware of (as non-golfers) is in Poppi, another In Sinalunga beyond Arezzo and the beautiful Ugolino course near Florence.


Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday villa in Caprese Michelangelo, Arezzo Area

Rental Basis:
per property
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
7 Apr 2018 - 25 May 2018
Changeover Day: Saturday
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
26 May 2018 - 29 Jun 2018
Changeover Day: Saturday
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
30 Jun 2018 - 31 Aug 2018
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
1 Sep 2018 - 6 Apr 2019
4 night minimum stay
for 4 nights

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees

25% deposit is payable on booking and the balance becomes due 4 weeks before arrival. Please note that the deposit is only refundable if and when those weeks are re-booked and deposit paid (less any applicable bank transfer charges).

The charge for cleaning is included in the rental price.

20% discount for late booking within a 2 week period.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

Please ask the owner or check their rental agreement when booking the property.
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