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Andrea

Member since: 2009
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Speaks: english, french, italian

Holiday Villa With Swimming Pool In Arezzo

Sleeps12
Bedrooms 6
Bathrooms7
Half Baths1
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 7 nights

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Overview

Castel Focognano Villa Rental Photos and Description

Villa in Castel Focognano, Arezzo, Tuscany - Luxury Villa Located In The Heart Of Tuscany With Wellness Centre, Large Private Park

Located on the hills that divide the Casentino valley from Chianti, the Villa is ideally positioned for those wishing to visit cities such as Florence, Arezzo or Siena. It is also the perfect base to experience and explore the Tuscan countryside. Now restored to perfection, the villa was a traditional 19th century Tuscan farmhouse, completely surrounded by a fenced and beautiful park. The building offers a lot of space to guests and their children to enjoy themselves and relax in peace and tranquillity. The heated pool offers breathtaking views of the surrounding hills, it can be used for a romantic after dinner swim or an out of season dip. The new wellness area, created inside of a bright and panoramic structure, awaits for you to give you moments of relax after a day full of emotions. The wellness zone is equipped with a lounge area, Jacuzzi tubs, emotional shower, Hamam and fitness area Technogym. In the private wine cellar there is a selection of Tuscan wines available for guest.

Suitability:
  • children welcome
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
Andrea (Owner)
Member since: 2009
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Speaks: english, french, italian

About Andrea

I live here in Casentino Valley with my wife Francesca (owner of another holiday villa). I spent ten years in Venice where i studied (economy) and i worked in a contemporary art gallery. Four years ago me and Francesca decided together to came back in Tuscany, the place we were born, and our lifes are changed again. Now we are very happy to live in this peacefull valley and i'm proud to give you hospitality in my villa.

Welcome in Villa Carda!

Andrea purchased this villa in 1970

Why Andrea chose Poppi area

My father bought the property in 1978 when it was a little more than a ruin. He restored Villa Carda with a lot of passion and love and, during my childhood, i spent with my family all summers there. It was a magic place for me!

During my university years (the villa was hardly ever occupied) so we decided to do something.

From 2001 Villa Carda is a holiday villa and it gived hospitality to a lot of happy and satisfied guests from all over the world.

Why i love this area? Because i born here, of course, but not only! This area is very characteristic of Tuscany but is also far away from the crowd of other touristic place of the region. Casentino valley preserve the genuine aspect and way of life of Tuscany. And it's also less expensive the the rest of Tuscany.

Guestbook comments from the owner

Monica Dapper in June 2011 from Seattle (USA)

“Had we known the property would be so beautiful and the owners so gracious, we would have stayed a second week.”

Carol Beaney in May 2011 (GB)

“Luxury 5* villa in beautiful Tuscan countryside”

Marjorie of Kraft/Herman family in August 2012 from Ontario (Canada)

“Magnificent. One of the best family holidays that we have ever had.”

The place was beautiful. It had everything you would want. The owners of the villa were so hospitable and welcoming. We very much enjoyed their company and the services they provided. If you are looking for the best of the best in Tuscany, Villa Carda is the place to be.

Stefan Reister in June 2012 from Munich (Germany)

“The perfect family retreat”

We stayed in Villa Carda for the 3rd year in a row and it feels like 'homecoming'. The villa itself is in a fantastic condition, well kept and renovated, but still in the beloved 'Tuscany' style. Each room has it's seperate bathroom (very clean and comfortable)
Dec 2009
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Map

Nearest Airport
70 Kilometres
florence
Nearest Barpub
6 Kilometres
rassina
Nearest Train
6 Kilometres
rassina
Nearest Restaurant
1 Kilometres
castel focognano
Car: recommended

Special interest holidays:

The villa can organise (on request) special cooking classes.

By telephone notice you can receive, every morning, bread, pizzas, biscuits and pastries at the villa for breakfast.

We can organise, on request, visits and tastings to the wineries.

Chef service (on request).

Baby-sitter service (on request).

Travel:

Florence Airport 75 Km

Rassina Train station 6 km

Arezzo Train station 30 Km

Use of car is recommended

Distances:

Nearest Village ( Castel Focognano ) 1 Km

Nearest town ( Rassina ) 6 Km

Archeological site ( Pieve Socana ) 5 Km

Castle ( Poppi ) 16 Km

Historic cultural city ( Arezzo ) 30 Km

National Park of Casentino 18 Km

La Verna Sanctuary 20 Km

Further Details:

Nearest supermarket 6 Km

Nearest minimarket 1km

Nearest bank 6 Km

Nearest pharmacy 6 Km

Nearest hospital 10 Km

Nearest police station 6 Km

Nearest restaurant/pizzeria 5 Km

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Rates & Availability

Castel Focognano Villa Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
EUR
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
Rate 8
Sep 3 2016 - Sep 30 2016
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
$3,928
 
 
Rate 9
Oct 1 2016 - Nov 25 2016
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
$2,806
 
 
low season 2017
Mar 4 2017 - Apr 28 2017
7 night minimum stay
$3,367
 
 
mid season 2017
Apr 29 2017 - Jun 30 2017
7 night minimum stay
$4,489
 
 
high season 2017
Jul 1 2017 - Sep 1 2017
7 night minimum stay
$5,612
 
 
mid season 2017
Sep 2 2017 - Sep 29 2017
7 night minimum stay
$4,489
 
 
low season 2017
Sep 30 2017 - Nov 3 2017
7 night minimum stay
$3,367
 
 
My Standard Rate
7 night minimum stay
$3,367
 

Additional information about rental rates

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Refundable damage deposit $561

Booking Notes:
For booking is necessary to pay 25% of the whole rate by bank transfer.
It's possible to balance the rate directly at the villa by credit card or cash.
Caution at the arrival of Euro 500,00

Changeover Day:
Minimum stay one week.
Check in and check out on Saturday
Check in from 4.00 p.m.
Check out within 10.00 a.m.

Notes on prices:
Prices are for the property per week in Euros.
The rental cost also includes heating of the pool with daily cleaning service, electricity, wifi internet connection, towels and linens, complimentary toiletries, initial and final cleanings, use of the wellness area, use of mountain bikes, woods for fireplace.
For details visit the website of Villa Carda or contact us.

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Amenities

Castel Focognano Villa Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • villa
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Location Type:
  • Mountain
  • Rural
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Spa
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Fireplace
  • Fitness Room / Equipment
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wood Stove
Kitchen:
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
Bathrooms:
  • 7 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , tub , shower , bidet
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , tub , shower , bidet
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , tub , shower , bidet
    Bathroom 4 - toilet , tub , shower , bidet
    Bathroom 5 - toilet , tub , shower , bidet
    Bathroom 6 - toilet , tub , shower , bidet
    Bathroom 7 - toilet , tub , shower , bidet
    Toilet 1 - toilet
  • En-suite bathrooms to bedrooms 1,2,3,4,5 with wc, bidet, shower. En-suite bathroom to bedroom 6 with wc, bidet. 1st common bathroom with bath/shower, wc, bidet 2nd common bathroom with bath/shower, wc.
Bedrooms:
  • 6 Bedrooms, Sleeps 12
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 baby crib
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps 12 (6 Bedrooms). Sleeps 16 with sofabeds. Notes on bedrooms: Bedroom 1 with double bed and sofa bed Bedroom 2 with double bed and sofa bed Bedroom 3 with double bed Bedroom 4 with double bed Bedroom 5 with twin beds Bedroom 6 with twin beds
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
Outside:
  • Bicycles
  • Deck / Patio
  • Golf ...
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Porch / Veranda
Suitability:
  • children welcome
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
Pool / Spa:
  • Heated Pool
  • Hot Tub
  • Private Pool
  • Sauna
Attractions:
  • autumn foliage
  • churches
  • forests
  • live theater
  • museums
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • waterfalls
  • winery tours
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • outlet shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • swimming
  • tennis
Notes:
Notes on accommodation: Gym, Jacuzzi / Hot tub, Sauna, Log fire, Hair dryers. Every aspect of the interior of the house has been restored with taste and care to make your stay more comfortable. All the suites and rooms are furnished with ancient furniture, old-masters or modern paintings, each room is individual.In the swimming pool area it's possible to organize wedding party for our guests and their friends (max 40 persons). Outside: Table tennis, Safe, BBQ, Bicycles available, Highchair available. Cultivated in our own garden organic vegetables are available to our guests. We grow tomatoes, zucchini, onions, peppers, cucumbers, strawberries, raspberries and blueberries. Cleaning / Towels / Linen / Maid service: Towels and linen are included with a weekly change. One weekly cleaning is included. Daily cleaning service on demand. Other: There is a huge covered terrace, suitable for the breakfast. Next to the pool a there is the new large wooden gazebo with chairs and sofas.In the 30.000 square meters of private garden you can practice shots in the golf practice area (equipment included)

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