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Villa in Monterchi with 5 bedrooms sleeps 10

Sleeps10
Bedrooms 5
Bathrooms5
Space 2,690 sq. ft.
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 4 - 7 nights

Overview

About the property

Torre del Cielo is a superb villa with 5 bedrooms each with bathroom ensuite, large garden, a 12 x 6 swimming pool that is warmed by all day sun exposure with fantastic panoramic views.

AIR CONDITIONING in each bedroom and a new play ground area of 1000sqm.

Torre del Cielo - 'Tower of the Sky' - takes its name from its outstanding position over the valley from which you can enjoy superb panoramic views.

The tower was built in middle of 1600 when it was used as a lookout for approaching enemies. In 1894 the building was expanded to include a stone farmhouse. This work was done by the great-grandfather of the current owner.

Traditional Tuscan style was maintained in the recent restoration of this property. The ceiling and floors are beautifully finished with terracotta tiles, and the ceilings have exposed wooden beams. The original wooden doors have all been refinished with antique hardware.

There is a new pool (12 x 6 m depth 1.5 mt; open from 1st May to1st October) in a beautiful garden with roses , lavender, jasmine, with cypresses and olive trees, offering stunning views over the valley towards the lush green tuscan hills.

A heated Jacuzzi is available on request (at booking confirmation) at € 250 per week / to be paid on site.

The pool area has a big gazebo, table, chairs and barbeques, from which to enjoy your al-fresco meal, the mediaeval town of Monterchi and the lush green Tuscan Hills are a backdrop.

Distances

The nearest village is Monterchi at 2,5 km, it can also be reached on foot through a beautiful country road. Cortona is 45 km, Siena 91 km, Florence at 105 km, and San Gimignano is 147 km.

At Guests' disposal:

During your stay, you will have access to tennis table, volley ball, playground area for children, and football area. There are also sunbeds/chairs and umbrellas for the pool area as well as a private outdoor dining area and a barbecue.

Free WI-FI internet available both in the villa and in the outside areas.

The vistas are absolutely splendid, looking over small hilltop towns and villages with the Apennine mountain range forming the backdrop in the far distance.

Local Activities: cycling, fishing, golf, horse riding, mountain biking, roller blading, sailing, swimming, tennis court in Monterchi, walking, wind-surfing, professional Clay Pigeon Shooting

"Torre del Cielo" is a property with a very high standard of accommodation and facilities. It is managed directly by the owners. In case of any problems, the owners are just 20 minutes away. They are there to meet and greet you, show you around the property and help with any needs you have. The difference between a property managed by the owners and a property owned by someone living in another country is huge. Have you ever arrived after a long journey and found the most basic of welcome packs? A half cleaned house? A semi clean pool? At 'Torre del Cielo' the majority of our guests are repeat bookings. The enjoyment of your holiday is our number one priority.

WELCOME BUFFET ON THE ARRIVAL EVENING

Monterchi is just 2,5 km far and can also be reached by bike or on foot; the road is in good conditions.

LOCAL ACTIVITIES:

cycling, fishing, golf, horse riding, mountain biking, roller blading, sailing, swimming, tennis, walking, wind-surfing, Clay Pigeon Shooting.

Walking and cycling and fishing:

The villa is surrounded by stunning countryside, offering beautiful walks around it's land and the adjacent woods.

There are simply miles of country paths and tracks.

Guided walks are also available for all levels. The routes range from gentle strolls through to challenging climbs, and they all offer fantastic panoramic views and the chance to get back to nature.

Walkers have often reported seeing wild boar, deer as well as a whole variety of birds.

The woods are also full of porcini mushrooms, chestnuts and truffles (for those that know how to find them).

Cycling:

cycling with the famous hills of Tuscany, you can pick a gentle ride down into the village of Monterchi , or a full blooded Mountain Bike ride throud the woods.

Guided rides are available as a bike hire.

Monterchi hosts many organised rides from fun rides for all the family through to international races .

Fishing:

It is possible to fish in the private lake about 450 m. far to the villa, in the lake there are carps, perchs, trouts.

Horse Riding :

There is a riding centre approx 15 minutes away, for both experienced riders and beginners.

Lessons for children, with ponies, are also available there.

Golf Information:

Golf There is a 18 holecourse approx 30 minutes from the Villa.

Throughout July and August in Monterchi,In the gardens of the Madonna del Parto museum, every Wednesday night, Monterchi is host for music concerts. Covering Classical music, Jazz and more. The events are free of charge and after the concerts a buffet is served.

Fashion Outlets:

Within an hour’s drive, you can find Italy’s top fashion designers, as well as designer labels from all over the world. Among the names are Prada, The Mall (an outlet covering many designer names), Gucci. For our guests, we have a special discount card.

We also have a special agreement with other local select stores. These include Busatti (fine quality, hand made fabrics eg, linen, silk etc), Ciacci (beautiful jewellery, watches, collections, silver etc).

Wine Tasting:

We have a special agreement with a local “Enoteca”. Here you can try an assortment of local Tuscan and Umbrian wines, with samples of salamis and cheeses. If you want to try lots of wine then we can also take you and collect you afterwards. If you go on to buy some of the wine you have tasted, we have a special discount arranged with them.

Taxi Service:

Eating out in Italy normally involves drinking quality local wine!! If you would like collection/delivery to a restaurant then we can organise a taxi service for your group.

EXCURSION TO THE TIBERINA VALLEY WITH THE OWNER.

Pool open from May 1st to Sept. 30th. Upon request it is possible to anticipate the opening or to postpone the closing of the pool.

The owner can put next to the pool a heated Jacuzzi (on request at time of booking): the cost is € 250 per week.

===== ACCOMMODATION DESCRIPTION =====

Torre del Cielo offers unique accommodation.

You will find precious period furniture and all the modern comforts making your stay pleasant and relaxing.

At the ground floor of Torre del Cielo you will find: a fully equipped laundry, a large living room (55 sq. m.) with armchairs, dining room with table and chairs for 10 people, Sat TV, stereo.

There is the kitchen with: microwave, american coffee maker, italian coffee maker Bialetti, kettle, toaster, dishwasher, oven, fridge and the complete dish facilities. There is also a traditionally decorated living room with sofas, telephone (good for internet connection), clothes dryer.

On the first floor there are four bedrooms. Two of the rooms are double rooms and each have en-suite bathroom with shower, WC and wash basin. The other two rooms are twin rooms (can be double) and each have en-suite bathroom with shower, WC and wash basin.

Situated in the medieval tower part of the villa, which is accessed only from the outside, there is a small sitting area, a bathroom with shower, WC and wash basin, and one double bedroom.

Each bedroom is provided with air conditioned.

There are hairdryers in each of the bathrooms of Torre del Cielo.

Therefore we can accommodate up to 10 people (in 5 rooms) and on request we can provide a baby cot.

At the top of the tower there is a terrace where guests can see a marvelous view over the whole valley.

More Details

Property Manager
Owner / Property Manager
Speaks: english, french, german, spanish, italian, dutch, danish
Manager indicates their response time is:
Within an hour
Calendar last updated:
December 14, 2017

Amenities

Monterchi Villa Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • villa
Floor Area:
  • 2690 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 8:30 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 10
  • Min. age of primary renter: 0
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Telephone
  • Washing Machine
  • Free Wifi
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining Room
Bathrooms:
  • 5 Bathrooms
Bedrooms:
  • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
Entertainment:
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
Outside:
  • Balcony
  • Bicycles
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lawn / Garden
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub
  • Private Pool
Onsite Services:
  • Private Chef
Leisure Activities:
  • horseback riding
Local Services & Businesses:
  • Babysitter
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • fishing
  • golf

Reviews

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Review for stay from 22 July 2017 to 05 August 2017

  • 5 of 5

We had a fantastic holiday . Beautiful and relaxing environment , authentic Toscane villa in a peaceful and small village and most of all excellent services from mr Rosado who is always available and a super friendly man.

The tower room however is a bit less comfortable but still ok.

  • Submitted: Aug 9, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
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Review for stay from 17 June 2017 to 24 June 2017

  • 5 of 5

Very nice villa with well maintained garden and pool.

Special note: a very well functioning AC (we had the hottest week in living history!).

  • Submitted: Jun 29, 2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
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Review for stay from 20 May 2017 to 27 May 2017

  • 5 of 5

Torre Del Cielo is a beautiful and very well equipped villa to stay.

It has everything you would need for a very nice and relaxing holiday. It is also very child friendly.

Supermarkets and restaurants are in easy reach and a very short drive.

Rosado the owner is extremely friendly and very helpful. Thank you.

I would recommend this as an excellent and clean retreat for anyone to stay.

Thank you again.

  • Submitted: Jun 5, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
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Review for stay from 30 December 2016 to 04 January 2017

  • 5 of 5

This villa is fantastic - we were 2 families of four plus another lucky adult who got the tower. Sublime location deep in the countryside, very luxurious experience with everything thought through well by the owner. Thoroughly recommend

  • Submitted: Feb 3, 2017
  • Stayed: December 2016
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Review for stay from 20 October 2016 to 27 October 2016

  • 4 of 5

A comfortable house with extra large rooms.The kitchen is well equipped.

  • Submitted: Nov 18, 2016
  • Stayed: October 2016
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Review for stay from 06 August 2016 to 13 August 2016

  • 5 of 5

Rosado was a fantastic host and did all he could to make our stay memorable. The villa was lovely..the bedrooms were large with excellent ensuites. The fifth bedroom in the tower is up a steep flight of stairs with the bathroom on the ground floor..so perhaps not suitable for older/younger guests. The pool was great in beautiful gardens. Table tennis room also fun addition. Would definitely recommend Torre del Cielo.

  • Submitted: Aug 24, 2016
  • Stayed: August 2016
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Notes

  • More services included in the rental price:
    Excursion to the Tiber Valley with the owner
    Wine tasting in winery
    4 hours to use in the local tennis court (free equipment for two people)
    WELCOME BUFFET ON THE ARRIVAL EVENING

    Other Extra services (to be arranged in advance and paid extra)
    Transfer by van with driver from and to the airports
    English-speaking guide.
    Car hire
    Wine tour with van and English-speaking driver (all day, 2 wine tastings plus lunch in a typical restaurant).
    Van hire.
    Hot air balloon

    Guests are kindly requested to reserve extra services (such as breakfast service, dinner, cooking classes, Jacuzzi) prior your arrival in order to allow the property owner to make necessary arrangements.

    Arrival between 16:00 and 18:00
    Departure within 08:30

    Pool open from 1 May to 30 September

    Included in the rental price:
    Bed linen and towels (weekly changed)
    Internet Wifi
    Babycot (on request)
    Pool towels

    Not included in the rental price and to be paid on the spot:
    Final Cleaning (mandatory): 150.00€
    Refundable Security Deposit (cash) (mandatory): 500.00€

    On request - Not included in the rental price and to be paid on the spot:
    Baby-sitting: to be arranged with the owner
    Maid service: 15.00€ per hour, minimum 15.00€ per hour
    Cook: to be arranged with the owner
    Heating: 5.00€ per cubic meter
    Air conditioning: 0.80€ per kWh
    Outdoor Jacuzzi: 250.00€ per week

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