Villa for rent in Tuscany near Arezzo.
Located on top of a small hill, set in beautiful unspoiled Tuscan countryside you will find the lovely Villa Ulivi.
The property is just within walking distance from the charming medieval town of Lucignano.
This beautiful, private property offering 6 bedrooms and 7 bathrooms between the main house and the annex, commands amazing views from its terraces and gardens stretching all the way across the Val Di Chiana taking in Castiglion Fiorentino and Cortona.
The Villa has recently undergone total renovation, furnished in very good classic Tuscan taste and yet offering every modern comfort.
This property consists of "Villa Ulivi" and the annex "Casina" and are rented as one property. If your group is eight or less and you don't need the annex "La Casina" it will not be rented during your stay so the property remains private for your group only.
Distances: Nearest village: Lucignano 650 mt (groceries, restaurants, shops and other services), Arezzo (train station) 30 km, Montepulciano 30 km, Cortona 35 km, Siena, 40 km, Orvieto 85 km, Florence 100 km.
Although immersed in peace and quiet, the A1 Motorway is just 15 minutes drive, connecting you to all-important tourist destinations.
At guests' disposal:
- A wonderful and private pool (12 x 6 mts; depth 1.2/1.5 mts)
- Wi-Fi internet connection
- portable BBQ in the garden.
Extra Services: dinners & cooking classes available at owners villa which is located on the same property but with plenty of distance between villas to maintain your privacy. The owners speak very good English and can arrange for tours, wine tasting or wedding arrangements. Also cooking classes can be arranged at the owners villa. The owners live about 400 m from the villa. You will be guided to learn the secrets for cooking italian dishes, expecially the one's of the tuscan tradition: You will learn how to make pasta with your hands like tagliatelle, pappardelle, pici, ravioli, tortellini and maccheroni, traditional tuscan dishes like panzanella using bread and vegetables (cucumber tomatoes, onions and fresh basil), tuscan crostini, the secrets to cook perfectly our chianina t-bone on bbq and traditional italian desserts like tiramisu' and "panna cotta" with strawberries and chocolate.
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Villa Ulivi (about 250 sqm)
Ground floor: entrance from the terrace into a large open room that has the kitchen (stove, refrigerator, oven and dishwasher) and dining room and at the other end a sitting area with fireplace, 2 bedrooms and two travertine marble bathrooms with shower and with heated towel racks.
First floor 2 bedrooms, both with ensuite bathrooms with shower and one with a lovely balcony.
Annex La Casina (about 150 sqm)
Two levels villa with wooden beams, tuscan floors, travertino baths and beautiful decor. This newly restored Casina is a wonderful separate villa for four persons
Ground floor: queen bedroom with ensuite bathroom with shower, twin bedroom with two large single beds with ensuite bath with shower. Both bedrooms have spectacular views of the beautiful Valdichiana valley and the town of Lucignano.
First floor kitchen and living area, bathroom with shower.
Outside: porch overlooking the pool for your relaxing moments where you can enjoy dining on a great patio for 12 under a gazebo.