- 8 Sleeps
- 3 Bedrooms
- 2 Bathrooms
Villa Casentino is the perfect accommodation for your holiday in total relax. It consists of 3 bedrooms and 2 bathrooms for a total of 8 sleeping places, very suitable for families with children or small groups. The pool (6m x 12m) and the surrounding park (3000 m2) are for the guests’ excusive use. The interiors (160 m2) have been restored with the attention to the smallest detail and decorated with high quality furniture to grant the maximum comfort. The kitchen is well equipped and the bathrooms are modern and functional. The property is completely fenced with access from the automatic gate. The garden is equipped with barbecue and wood-burning oven to cook first-rate dishes to eat together with your friends, drinking a glass of fine Chianti in the shade of the gazebo. Villa Casentino is the ideal starting point to visit Tuscany, but at the same time it offers all the comforts for a relaxing holiday, full of fun.
Description of the area where your property stands
The house is placed in the first valley run by the River Arno in the Casentino, a hidden corner of Tuscany still unknown to mass tourism. In an hour's drive or so you can reach the most interesting places of Tuscany and the cities of art like Florence, Arezzo, Siena and Pisa. The Casentino Valley is a place rich in history where you can discover medieval villages and castles, Romanesque parish churches and places of worship known all around the world. Once also the supreme poet Dante Alighieri stayed here. Around the area you can also find signs of the Etruscans and Romans who inhabited this land in ancient times. For those who love nature and walking there is the National Park of the Forests of the Casentino, with paths through the forest where you can discover the typical fauna and flora of this area.
Not to miss:
The castle of Poppi and its village, The castle and the Romanesque Parish Church of Romena, Tanucci square of Stia, the sanctuary of La Verna, the monastery of Camaldoli, Bibbiena with its historical centre. In the summer time all the villages of the Casentino are animated by festivals, fairs and musical events. Sport-loving people cannot miss a lovely walk through the forests and paths of the National Park of the Forests of the Casentino. In Poppi there is also a zoo with the European fauna. To spend a different day, near the village of Papiano di Stia you can fish for river trouts and challenge your friends.
Facilities - Inside
The "Golf Club Casentino" is placed 5 km from the house and is situated on a scenic hillside of incomparable beauty at an altitude of 500 metres. With your look you can embrace the whole Casentino, the green heart of Tuscany, nowadays National Park. From the stone cottage used as Club-House and restaurant you can space on the whole route of the course. Ideal for golfers of every category who wish to test, completely relaxed, their technical skills and precision rather than power. The golf course consists of 9 holes for a total of 2775 metres and 36 pars.
Shops, restaurants and public transports:
In the villages of Pratovecchio and Stia, which are 3 km from the house, you can find all kind of shops and restaurants where to taste typical local dishes. In Stia there is also a big supermarket (Coop). At about 15 km from the house there is the commercial centre "Casentino", placed in the village of Bibbiena. Public transports leave from the village of Pratovecchio (3 km), so your personal car is required.
Notes on the bedrooms
Villa Casentino is composed of 3 bedrooms, 2 double bedrooms and 1 bedroom with 2 single beds. The rooms have been furnished with taste and high-quality materials: the pictures talk to themselves. Moreover, in addition to the 3 bedrooms there is also a double foldaway bed in the living room to have 2 additional beds as comfortable as regular beds. In conclusion there are 8 sleeping places. Bed linen are included in the rental price.
Notes on the bathroom
There are 2 bathrooms with large pleasant “rain showers”. Please note towels are provided and included in the rental price.
Notes on the accommodations and services
- The house is equipped with Wi Fi Internet connection
- The swimming pool is equipped with chairs, sunbeds and umbrellas
- In the garden there is a gazebo with a table for outdoor meals
- Possibility to ask for baby beds, cots and highchairs.