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Amazing House Within the Castle of Pianettole, Anghiari 30mins from Arezzo

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Main Entrance to the 1000 year old Castle of Pianettole

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Last updated: 12/15/2014
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  • Minimum stay:3 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Anghiari chateau / country house description

NEW FOR 2015 - ABOVE GROUND POOL!!!

The Castle of Pianettole was first mentioned in texts in the 11th century - it served as a Fortress and a Monastery. The stone tower and wonderful grounds will set the stage for your Italian holiday. A wonderful new above ground pool (30ft long, 6ft wide and 3ft11 deep) was added in summer 2014 and you will love cooling off after a day's sightseeing or just relaxing nearby. We include one lunch or dinner in a local restaurant (10 mins drive) in the village of Caprese Michelangelo (la buca di Michelangelo)!! We can also organize a cooking course at a wonderful school in nearby Sansepolcro.
You can experience wine tasting of local Arezzo wines in a agriturismo farm just 30 mins drive at 15 euros a head with snacks. A car is needed.
In the past the castle served as a refuge to the Knights Templars and it is dotted with mysterious symbols such as the knot of Solomon. It lies on 25 hectares of land comprising forests/wildlife etc. Nearby are our vineyards and orchards with fruit and olive trees. For complete privacy and tranquility we have a private road that leads to the castle - a really unforgettable stay in the gentle Tuscan countryside at extremely reasonable prices. You will be the only guests on the property as the other parts are not rented out. PLEASE TAKE THE TIME TO READ OUR NUMEROUS PAST GUESTS' COMMENTS. Most people book after having read these!!

Within the inner walls of the Castle, we have charmingly restored the original lodgings of the Castle's military commander. The house has four tastefully restored and furnished bedrooms and all the modern necessities for a comfortable, unique and relaxed stay. The main house has 3 bedrooms and one bathroom and 4th bedroom is in basement with its own ensuite. The stairs are the original stairs and are a little steep so may not be suitable for those with mobility problems.

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Property Type

  • Chateau / Country House
  • 1000 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental

      Meals

          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

          Suitability

          • Children Welcome
          • Non Smoking Only
          • Pets Considered
          • Wheelchair Inaccessible

          Bedrooms: 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8, Beds for 8

          Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

          Other Amenities

              • if YOU WOULD LIKE ANY ADDITIONAL SERVICES FOR EXAMPLE RENEWING MARRIAGE VOWS ETC PLEASE ASK ...moreless

              Entertainment

              • CD Player
              • DVD Player
              • Satellite / Cable
              • Stereo
              • Television

              Theme

              • Away From It All
              • Family
              • Historic
              • Romantic
              • Tourist Attractions

              Attractions

              • Churches
              • Cinemas
              • Health/Beauty Spa
              • Live Theater
              • Museums
              • Restaurants
              • Ruins
              • Winery Tours

              Local Services & Businesses

              • ATM/Bank
              • Groceries
              • Hospital
              • Medical Services

              Leisure Activities

              • Horseback Riding
              • Scenic Drives
              • Shopping
              • Sight Seeing
              • Walking

              Location Type

              • Mountain View
              • Rural

              Sports & Adventure Activities

              • Cycling
              • Fishing
              • Fly Fishing
              • Golf
              • Hiking
              • Mountain Biking
              • Swimming

              Dining

              • Dining:

                dining area in the kitchen for 6/8. Outside dining area for 8 people in the shade...moreless

              • Dining Area
              • Seating for 6 people

              General

              • Fireplace
              • Heating
              • Linens Provided
              • Parking
              • Parking Off Street
              • Telephone
              • Towels Provided
              • Washing Machine
              • Wireless Internet
              • Wood Fireplace

              Kitchen

              • Coffee Maker
              • Cooking Utensils
              • Dishes & Utensils
              • Dishwasher
              • Kitchen
              • Microwave
              • Oven
              • Pantry Items
              • Refrigerator
              • Stove

              Outside

              • Deck / Patio
              • Outdoor Grill

              Pool / Spa

                  • Private Pool:

                    Plunge above ground pool added this summer. Photos do not show sunbed but they will be provided....moreless

                   

                  Reviews

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                  from 26 traveler reviews
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                  Rental basis: Per property
                  Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
                  low
                  Sep 12 - Apr 4, 2015
                  3 night min stay
                  €200
                  €1,200
                  standard
                  Apr 5 - Jun 5, 2015
                  3 night min stay
                  €250
                  €1,500
                  high
                  Jun 6 - Aug 29, 2015
                  3 night min stay
                  €250
                  €1,700
                  mid
                  Aug 30 - Sep 26, 2015
                  3 night min stay
                  €200
                  €1,500
                  winter
                  Sep 27 - Oct 31, 2015
                  3 night min stay
                  €200
                  €1,200
                  xmas /new year
                  Dec 22 - Dec 3, 2016
                  3 night min stay
                  €250

                  Additional information about rental rates

                  Fees:

                  • final cleaning fee €50
                  • Taxes Not included

                  Notes:

                  We can offer lower rates for small parties of 6 or less (EXCEPT FOR HIGH SEASON). Please ask.

                  READ OUR PAST GUESTS COMMENTS. PERFECT FOR THESE MONTHS

                  HEATING IS NOT INCLUDED IN THE WINTER BUT THERE IS FREE FIREWOOD


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                  Last updated: 12/15/2014
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                  Location

                  100 Kilometres
                  Nearest Airport
                  fLORENCE
                  3 Kilometres
                  Nearest Barpub
                  IN ANGHIARI
                  150 Kilometres
                  Nearest Ferry
                  aNCONa
                  15 Kilometres
                  Nearest Golf
                  fattoria caldese
                  35 Kilometres
                  Nearest Train
                  aREZZO
                  25 Kilometres
                  Nearest Motorway
                  a1 arezzo
                  4 Kilometres
                  Nearest Restaurant
                  LOTS OF RESTAURANTS IN ANGHIARI
                  120 Kilometres
                  Nearest Beach
                  RIMINI

                  Car: Necessary

                  We can organize fly fishing permit and routes for fly fishing. We can organize cooking courses

                   

                  Owner info

                  Year Purchased: 1950

                  About the owner: I am the owner and the castle has been in my family for 60 years and we have lovingly restored many parts of it. My wife and I will ensure you have a wonderful stay.

                  Why the Owner Chose Anghiari:
                  This property is unique. There are not many castles in Tuscany and the price we offer is unbeatable. You will love Anghiari and its surroundings.

                  The Unique Benefits at this Chateau / Country House:
                  You will have complete privacy and enjoy our olive oil and wine and visit our vineyards.


                  Contact us

                  Speaks: english, spanish, italian

                  Links to more information:

                  Guestbook comments from the owner

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                  Photos

                  • Main Entrance to the 1000 year old Castle of Pianettole

                    Main Entrance to the 1000 year old Castle of Pianettole

                  • sunbathing at the castle

                    sunbathing at the castle

                  • Outside of the main house - patio for dining on the side

                    Outside of the main house - patio for dining on the side

                  • Double bedroom with wardrobe , tv etc

                    Double bedroom with wardrobe , tv etc

                  • Smaller basement bedroom accessed from outside with ensuite

                    Smaller basement bedroom accessed from outside with ensuite

                  • Enjoy a great Italian meal outside

                    Enjoy a great Italian meal outside

                  • 1000 year old castle view from above

                    1000 year old castle view from above

                  • Main bathroom in main house with shower

                    Main bathroom in main house with shower

                  • Kitchen with built in dishwasher

                    Kitchen with built in dishwasher

                  • View of our vineyard

                    View of our vineyard

                  • Wonderful relaxing castle just for you

                    Wonderful relaxing castle just for you

                  • patio and eating area

                    patio and eating area

                  • Kitchen with fireplace - medieval features retained

                    Kitchen with fireplace - medieval features retained

                  • Double bedroom with tv

                    Double bedroom with tv

                  • double bedroom

                    double bedroom

                  • Double bedroom

                    Double bedroom

                  • enjoy a dip and cool down in our above ground pool - great for kids!

                    enjoy a dip and cool down in our above ground pool - great for kids!

                  • Ensuite bathroom in basement bedroom with shower

                    Ensuite bathroom in basement bedroom with shower

                  • Anghiari - voted one of the most beautiful villages in Italy. 5 mins drive.

                    Anghiari - voted one of the most beautiful villages in Italy. 5 mins drive.

                  • Field of  Irises in blossom in May

                    Field of Irises in blossom in May

                  • anghiari a 5 min drive. Great authentic restaurants and bars

                    anghiari a 5 min drive. Great authentic restaurants and bars

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                  This listing was first published here in 2007.

                  Date last modified - Monday, December 15, 2014

                  €200 - €250 per night (EUR)
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                  4 Bedroom / 2 Bathroom
                  Sleeps 8

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                  Minimum stay: 3 nights
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                  Speaks: english, spanish, italian
                  • Calendar last updated: 12/15/2014
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