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Casa Cappellino - a Tuscan Home for Your Perfect Vacation

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Casa Cappellino - Your Wonderful Vacation Home in Tuscany

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Last updated: 04/18/2015
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  • Minimum stay:5 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:Yes

Property description

Welcome to Casa Cappellino - the Italy we all dreamed of experiencing.

Casa Cappellino is nestled among the Tuscan hills on 3 acres. The grounds are lovingly landscaped with ponds, olive grove, vineyard, fruit trees and flowering plants. Your private vacation home is an independent stonehouse of your very own that has been beautifully restored to the highest standards and has retained the Tuscan charm with wooden beams, terra cotta ceilings, chestnut doors and windows, terra cotta floors and a wood burning stove. Your vacation home is designed for private, relaxing and comfortable living for all seasons.

An Idyllic Setting: Casa Cappellino is the realization of the true Italy we all dream about. The property is located in the true, genuine, Italian countryside far enough from the major tourism centers so that authentic Italian life can be experienced. Many of the local residents have never been further than perhaps 50 miles from Caprese Michelangelo their entire lives and are the most lovely people you could ever hope to meet. You will not find shops geared toward tourists or restaurants serving quick food far from ideal Italian cuisine. In our little corner of Italian heaven you will find the true essence of Italy.

Among the rolling Tuscan hills, you can explore the nearby hills, fields and streams bountiful with wild life, chestnut, walnut, mushrooms, rare ferns and wild flowers. The property overlooks a small tranquil village in which its proud residents have lived for generations in their family homes. Straight and elegant cypress trees, mountain streams with rapids and waterfalls adorn this charming little Italy village. A famous Tuscan restaurant 'Il Rifugio', that attracts patrons from Milan and Florence, is within a 5-minute walk of your holiday rental home.

Your House overlooks the beautifully landscaped grounds that provides a peaceful and secluded holiday vacation retreat for relaxation and intimate get-aways. The natural spring fountain on the property was a source of drinking water for the villagers in the old days. Now this fountain is a favorite gathering place for visitors at the villa. The veranda/terrace is an amazingly relaxing place to sunbathe, read, have romantic meals or stargaze into the night.

There are outdoor sitting areas where you can choose to spend the time with a bottle of Casa Cappellino wine by one of the ponds or under the grapevine covered pergola. The veranda/terrace of your house is completely private and it commands magnificent views across rolling hills to the birthplace of Michelangelo and a panorama view of Lama that lies in the valley below.

The house is a charming Tuscan home on two levels. It is built with stone exterior walls, wooden beams, terra cotta ceilings, chestnut wooden doors and windows, terra cotta floors. It has two big bedrooms with queen-size beds. The open kitchen, dining and living area with a wood burning stove are perfect for intimate and relaxing settings. The bedroom room on the lower level opens to the veranda with amazing views of Michelangelo's birth home and the small village of Lama below where our local grocery store and wonderful Il RIfugio restaurant are located.

Your vacation home is of course equipped with everything you could possibly need to feel 'right at home'. This includes a fully equipped kitchen, hundreds of channels of satellite TV, numerous classic movies for viewing, and WiFi Internet access throughout the property grounds and your vacation home.

We are centrally situated within easy access to major attractions. You can easily take day trips to Florence, Pisa, Bologna, Cortona, Siena, Perugia, Assisi, Rome, or many of the infinite charming unknown Italian villages.

You are encouraged to read the reviews and contact us for more information. All of our guests have consistently said Casa Cappellino is much, much more wonderful than they ever expected.

Due to the frequent requests we have had over the years, we are now also offering to our guests authentic Italian Cooking Classes. These are wonderful events in which we shop in the local markets in the morning, prepare homemade pasta and other dishes in the afternoon (guided by one of our amazing local chefs), and then enjoy a wonderful meal.

We also offer guided hikes through the local mountains with picnic lunches for those hikes lasting more than 3 hours. A favorite morning mini-hiking activity for guests is taking a 30 minute 'hike' up the lane behind your vacation home to our nearby neighbor village of Fragaiola for a nice Cappuccino and Croissant.

At Casa Cappellino, it is our goal to make your stay the most memorable possible.

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Property Type

  • Villa
  • 2000 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Onsite Services

  • Staff

Suitability

  • Events Allowed
  • Long-Term Renters Welcome
  • Children Welcome:

    Children will love the Cappellino ducks, rabbits, and chickens. For older children, a dip in the pond can be fun....moreless

  • Pets Considered:

    We love pets....moreless

  • Smoking Allowed:

    We request that you please only smoke outside....moreless

  • Wheelchair Accessible:

    The front door is at the same level as the car parking area....moreless

Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6, Beds for 4-6

  • Bedroom 1: 1 king

    Lovely room upstairs with beautiful views of surroundings....moreless

  • Bedroom 2: 1 king

    Downstairs bedroom with door to beautiful outdoor veranda....moreless

  • Convertible bed(s): 2 twin/ single, 1 sleep sofa /futon

    We have two portable twin beds and the living sofa-bed....moreless

  • King size beds (2), Twin or Single Beds (2) Two portable fold-away single beds are available upon request., Sleep Sofa or Futons (1) Sofa folds into a bed for two....moreless

Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom

  • Bathroom 1

    ...moreless

  • The beautiful tiled bathroom has a toilet, bidet, and shower in the large bathtub....moreless

Other Amenities

  • Casa Cappellino is nestled among the Tuscan hills on 3 acres. The grounds are lovingly landscaped with ponds, olive grove, vineyard, fruit trees and flowering plants. The house is an independent stone house of your very own that has been beautifully restored to the highest standards and has retained the Tuscan charm with wooden beams, terra cotta ceilings, chestnut doors and windows, terra cotta floors and a wood burning stove. Your vacation home is designed for intimate, relaxing and comfortable living for all seasons. The house is a charming Tuscan home on two levels. It is built with stone exterior walls, wooden beams, terra cotta ceilings, chestnut wooden doors and windows, terra cotta floors. It has two big double bedrooms. The open kitchen, dining and living area with a wood burning stove are perfect for intimate and relaxing settings. The bedroom room in the lower level opens to the veranda/terrace that commands majestic views of rolling hills and valleys....moreless

Entertainment

  • Books:

    We are slowly accumulating in your vacation home nearly a hundred great books to enjoy....moreless

  • Games
  • Music Library:

    Limited number of CD's available....moreless

  • Satellite / Cable:

    Many, many channels available in different languages....moreless

  • Stereo
  • Television:

    We also have a VHS player with numerous classic movies in English....moreless

  • Video Library:

    Limited number of USA region DVD's and VHS tapes are available....moreless

Theme

  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions

Attractions

  • Churches
  • Museums
  • Restaurants
  • Ruins
  • Winery Tours
  • Zoo

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Babysitter
  • Fitness Center
  • Groceries
  • Hospital
  • Laundromat
  • Medical Services

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Eco Tourism
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Monument View:

    The home where Michelangelo was born is less than 5 minutes from Casa Cappellino....moreless

  • Mountain View:

    View the Tuscan hills, our village of Lama, and the home of Michelangelo (Caprese Michelangelo) from your veranda/patio....moreless

  • Village:

    A brief 5 minute walk from Casa Cappellino you will find our charming little village of Lama where you will find our amazing Il Rifugio restaurant and our equally charming grocery store....moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cycling
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Mountain Biking
  • Rock Climbing
  • Swimming
  • Tennis

Dining

  • Dining:

    Most ideal is to eat outside on the beautiful veranda looking over the surrounding valley, village, and Michelangelo's birth home....moreless

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 4 people

General

  • Broadband Access
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Garage:

    Our on-property garage can be made available to store items such as bicycles or motorcycles....moreless

  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating:

    If heating is required for the cooler spring or autumn days then there is an extra charge of 250 Euro per week payable on-site....moreless

  • Internet:

    Wireless Internet is available while enjoying the grapes under the pergola or enjoying the sun on your private veranda....moreless

  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Parking For RV/Boat/Trailer
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet:

    Available throughout the property....moreless

  • Wood Fireplace
  • Wood Stove:

    The wood-burning stove is so nice and cozy and is very effective in heating your vacation home. Wood is supplied for those cooler evenings...moreless

Kitchen

  • Catering Available:

    Meals can be arranged for an additional cost. In addition we can arrange day-long authentic Tuscan cooking classes held on site at Casa Cappellino....moreless

  • Coffee Maker:

    Italian style coffee maker....moreless

  • Cooking Utensils:

    Complete silverware and cooking utensils are provided to prepare your most delicious meals....moreless

  • Dishes & Utensils:

    Everything you could need for your dining pleasure....moreless

  • Kitchen:

    The kitchen is equipped with almost everything you could possbily need to prepare any meal and feel right at home in your own kitchen....moreless

  • Oven:

    Electric oven....moreless

  • Pantry Items:

    Limited staple items such as spices and paper items are available....moreless

  • Refrigerator
  • Stove:

    Gas cook-top and electric oven....moreless

  • Toaster

Outside

  • Balcony:

    Spectacular views from your balcony of our lovely village, the Italian countryside, and the house where Michelangelo was born....moreless

  • Bicycles:

    Bicycles can be rented in nearby (20 minutes) Pieve Santo Stefano. Cycling is very popular in the area....moreless

  • Deck / Patio:

    From the back patio/deck you have amazing views of the Tuscan hills, the house in Caprese Michelangelo where Michelangelo was born, and our charming village of Lama below Casa Cappellino....moreless

  • Gazebo:

    Enjoy all seasons of the year under the pergula sampling the overhead grapes, enjoying the flower garden, or anticipating the grape harvest from the Cappellino vineyard....moreless

  • Golf:

    The nearest golf course is in Poppi about 45 minutes from the house....moreless

  • Lawn / Garden:

    You will love the Cappellino grounds. Guests also enjoy numerous hikes from the property especially a nice 30 minute hike up the lane to nearby Fragaiola for coffee in the morning....moreless

  • Outdoor Grill:

    Weber Grill...moreless

  • Tennis:

    There is a regional tennis facility located approximately 10 minutes from the property....moreless

Pool / Spa

  • Communal Pool:

    There are community swimming pools in Sansepolcro and in Chiusi Della Verna less than 30 minutes from the property. There is no pool on the property but guests are welcomed to swim in the duck pond!...moreless

 

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Location

60 Miles
Nearest Airport
Florence and Bologna
1 Miles
Nearest Barpub
Il Rifugio, Il Cerro, La Buca
100 Miles
Nearest Ferry
Ancona
40 Miles
Nearest Golf
Poppi
30 Miles
Nearest Train
Arezzo
20 Miles
Nearest Motorway
E-45
1 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
Il Rifugio
100 Miles
Nearest Beach
Rimini

Car: Necessary

The veranda / terrace is an amazingly relaxing place to sunbathe, read, have romantic meals or stargaze into the night. There are outdoor sitting areas where you can choose to spend the time with a bottle of wine on our 'love bench' by the pond or under the grapevine covered pergola. The veranda/terrace is completely private and it commands magnificent views across rolling hills to the birthplace of Michelangelo and a panorama view of Lama that lies in the valley below. All major attractions throughout Italy are easy to get ot from Casa Cappellino. With the Arezzo rail station just 45 minutes away, all of Italy is easily accessible.

A popular activity is our on-site Authentic Tuscan Cooking Class. Classes involve shopping for your Tuscan meal ingredients at one of local outdoor markets, followed by meal preparation back at Cappellino taught by our wonderful local Italian chef generally including fresh pasta preparation, antipasta, tagliata, and of course wine.

 

Owner info

Year Purchased: 2014

About the owner: Hi - we are Raul and Marianne. We are the the owners of Casa Cappellino and we hope you love our house as much as we do. We spend most of the year in Florida and part of the time at our beautiful Casa Cappellino. When we are in Florida, we leave the management of Casa Cappellino in the capable hands of Sue & John. They will manage your booking and ensure that you have the best possible holiday here.

Why the Owner Chose Caprese Michelangelo:
Of all the countries we have visited, the wonderful people of Italy and the beautiful country won us over. Cappellino is very relaxing with plenty of ideal places for simple walks or hikes. But also, the property is very centrally located such that days trips to many wonderful towns (Florence, Assisi, Cortona, Siena, Rimini, Chianti, Montalcino, etc.) are very easy. Many people also make day trips to Rome by driving to the nearby Arezzo train station and taking the 2 hour train to Rome and then return in the evening. As a break from day-trips consider one of our Authentic Tuscan Cooking Classes here at Cappellino that are hugely popular complete with buying ingredients in our local outdoor markets and complete meal preparation led by our local Italian chef including her marvelous fresh pasta and Casa Cappellino wine. Your experiencing the best possible vacation is our highest priority and we will do everything we can make your time here memorable.

The Unique Benefits at this Villa:
The beauty of staying at Cappellino is you have your very own house. It is a beautifully restored stone Tuscan house and has everything you will need to feel completely at home. Within a 5 minute walk of your house you have a very charming grocery store and perhaps most importantly, you have Il Rifugio restaurant - the best Italian restaurant in the world!!!! Plus, staying at Casa Cappellino allows you to experience the Italy we have all dreamed about. Not gift shops and quick pizza focused on the tourism trade. Staying at Cappellino you will find beautiful, warm, Italian friends and neighbors who have lived here from generations with the added benefit of the best local Italian restaurants you could ever possibly find. Cappellino is very relaxing with plenty of ideal places for simple walks or hikes. But also, the property is very centrally located such that days trips to many wonderful towns (Florence, Assisi, Cortona, Siena, Rimini, Chianti, Montalcino, etc.) are very easy. Many people also make day trips to Rome by driving to the nearby Arezzo train station and taking the 2 hour train to Rome and then return in the evening. As a break from day-trips consider one of our Authentic Tuscan Cooking Classes here at Cappellino that are hugely popular complete with buying ingredients in our local outdoor markets and complete meal preparation led by our local Italian chef including her marvelous fresh pasta and Casa Cappellino wine. Your experiencing the best possible vacation is our highest priority and we will do everything we can to make your time here memorable.


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Speaks: english, spanish

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Photos

  • Casa Cappellino - Your Wonderful Vacation Home in Tuscany

    Casa Cappellino - Your Wonderful Vacation Home in Tuscany

  • View into Living Room

    View into Living Room

  • Fully Furnished Kitchen

    Fully Furnished Kitchen

  • View of Kitchen from Living Room

    View of Kitchen from Living Room

  • Downstairs Bedroom

    Downstairs Bedroom

  • Beautiful Tiled Bathroom

    Beautiful Tiled Bathroom

  • Front Entrance to Your Vacation Home

    Front Entrance to Your Vacation Home

  • View of Michelangelo's Birth Home and Valley Below from Your Vacation Home

    View of Michelangelo's Birth Home and Valley Below from Your Vacation Home

  • Cappellino Fish/Duck Pond

    Cappellino Fish/Duck Pond

  • Cappellino grounds

    Cappellino grounds

  • Dinner on Your Guest House Vernada

    Dinner on Your Guest House Vernada

  • Cappellino grounds and vineyard from Breakfast area

    Cappellino grounds and vineyard from Breakfast area

  • Casa Cappellino - Your Vacation Home in Italy

    Casa Cappellino - Your Vacation Home in Italy

  • View of Kitchen and Living Room Areas

    View of Kitchen and Living Room Areas

  • Beautiful morning view from your vacation home living room window

    Beautiful morning view from your vacation home living room window

  • Upstairs Bedroom with King-size Bed

    Upstairs Bedroom with King-size Bed

  • Downstaris Bedroom

    Downstaris Bedroom

  • The Gated Entrance to Casa Cappellino

    The Gated Entrance to Casa Cappellino

  • Casa Cappellino Veranda with Views of Property and Local Village

    Casa Cappellino Veranda with Views of Property and Local Village

  • Side View of Your Vacation Home Among the Lovely Caprese Michelangelo Hills

    Side View of Your Vacation Home Among the Lovely Caprese Michelangelo Hills

  • Cappellino vienyard

    Cappellino vienyard

  • Guests Enjoying Authentic Italian Cooking Class Held in Guest House

    Guests Enjoying Authentic Italian Cooking Class Held in Guest House

  • Dinner under the pergola

    Dinner under the pergola

  • Welcome to Casa Cappellino

    Welcome to Casa Cappellino

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Speaks: english, spanish
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