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If you are looking for a special place to relax and enjoy the nature of the true Tuscan countryside, you are in the right place.
Why is our offer so special? The reason is that a stay at the “Casale di Piero” is a unique and unforgettable experience. You will be surrounded by the nature of one of the world’s most beautiful areas, enjoying a quiet place while still being just a few miles from the magnificent medieval city of Arezzo.
The Casale di Piero is a magnificent 13th-century Villa and its big main structure can comfortably accommodate groups of up to 10 people ( the total surface area is 450m2 on 3 levels).The Villa has high-end curated interiors and all facilities, with 5 bedrooms, 4 bathrooms (one with a Jacuzzi), an open space kitchen, a big laundry room, 4 living rooms and 2 chimneys.Situated at the third floor, a beautiful attic offers a playroom, a professional pool game, a card table, several board games, a sitting room with a flat-screen TV and wi-fi of the best parts of the Villa is definitely the exterior. The house is located in a beautiful 7.000m2 nature reserve (fully fenced) with an authentic wood and a big private pool, a decorated porch, a garden with a terrace which has a breathtaking panoramic view over the city of Arezzo.Besides the main building, the Villa is composed of other external structures such as a space dedicated to the pool (with a locker room, indoor and outdoor showers) and an outbuilding adjacent to the house with a fully equipped kitchen, a wood-fired oven and a barbecue, perfect for outdoor lunch and dinner.
The Villa is located on the splendid hill of S.Polo, only a few miles away from the magnificent medieval city of Arezzo, surrounded by the true and authentic Tuscan countryside.Arezzo, situated only a 10 minutes car ride away, is a beautiful city with unbelievable artistic and cultural heritage sites and some are: Piazza Grande and the Pieve Romanica, the paintings of Piero della Francesca and the several museums.Every first Sunday of the month (and the Saturday before that) the Fiera Antiquaria takes place in the historic centre of the city. The fair ideated by Ivan Bruschi 50 years ago, is visited by antiquarians and collectors looking for great deals.
During the months of June and September, in the beautiful piazza Grande, the “Giostra del Saracino” takes place. It is one of the most beautiful and old medieval festivals in Italy.The Casale di Piero has a strategic location also for those wishing to visit other great Tuscan destinations like Florence (about 1 hour ride away), Siena (40 minutes), Cortona (30 minutes), Montalcino and the Senesi countryside (40 minutes). In addition, by taking the highway A1 or the train you can reach Rome (about 2 hours away), Perugia, Bologna and many other Italian cities.
Several itineraries are available, may they be artistic (visiting the art heritage cities), gastronomic (with many wineries, trattorie and farms where to enjoy amazing food and doc wine), naturalistic (with excursions by foot or bicycle in the lovely valleys of Casentino), religious (following the steps of Saint Francis) or even a shopping spree at the Valdichiana Outlet, at the The Mall in Incisa and the shops of Prada, Gucci, Bottega Veneta, Hogan, 1Ar, Dolce & Gabbana.
The house will be completely at your disposal since it will be entirely rented and we guarantee your privacy will be respected (location based on the law 431/98 and on the civil code art 1571).
What are you waiting for? Tuscany is waiting for you!Live the experience as a true Tuscan, take a walk in the wood, run through the gravel roads and trek up the hills, all of this only a few miles away from Arezzo.
Other things to note
The Villa was owned by the famous family of the Tarlati (Guido Tarlati from Pietramala was bishop of Arezzo and Lord of the city during the year 1327).The bathroom situated at the first floor (the red and black one) has a rare Teuco Jacuzzi that has been part of an exhibition at the Moma of New York.In the attic, you can find a rare and curious “frog” collection made of 1500 different pieces.During the summer you can enjoy the sweetest figs, cherries and a type of plums called “coscie di monaca”, , by picking them directly from the trees. During the month of October, it is possible to take part in the olive harvest (and receive as a gift a bottle of freshly made oil). In the winter months, the private wood becomes the perfect place for excursions to gather mushrooms or take part in the chestnut harvest.The house is located at the bottom of the road that takes to the hill “Alpe di Poti”, a famous itinerary known to Rally lovers (here used to take place one of the stops of the Sanremo Rally), cycling lovers (the Giro D’Italia recently went through here), and is also the place where other car and bike races take the 90s, the main living room has been used for dinners to which 5 world rally champions participated (Sainz, Kankkunen, Auriol, Biasion, McRae) and many other international crews.
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