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Tuscan Cottage for Rent in Charming Medieval Village

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Last updated: 03/23/2013

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  • Minimum stay:7 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Stia cottage description

Enjoy the beauty and peace of the ancient hamlet of Porciano with its stone paved walkways, centuries old church and breathtaking views.Situated in the shadow of the castle of Porciano and lovingly restored and decorated by the castle owner, the cottage is the perfect place from which to explore the natural and artistic treasures of Tuscany and the Casentino Valley.
This cottage is located on a property with other cottages and a castle. This cottage has two bedrooms and two baths, living/dining area with fireplace and a complete kitchen.

Property Type

  • 2 story
  • Cottage
  • 900 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental


      • Catering Available
      • Breakfast - Booking Possible
      • Dinner - Booking Possible

      Onsite Services

      • Housekeeper Optional
      • Concierge
      • Staff


      • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

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      • Long-Term Renters Welcome
      • Pets Considered
      • Events Allowed

      Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5, Beds for 4-5

      Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

      Kitchen & Dining

      • Dining Area Seats:


      • Child's Highchair
      • Kitchen
      • Refrigerator
      • Stove
      • Oven
      • Microwave
      • Dishes & Utensils
      • Pantry Items
      • Coffee Maker
      • Toaster
      • Seating for 6 people


      • Babysitter
      • Washing Machine
      • Heating
      • Linens Provided
      • Towels Provided
      • Parking
      • Living Room
      • Hair Dryer
      • Iron & Board


          • Internet

          Outdoor Features

          • Deck / Patio
          • Lawn / Garden


          • Away From It All
          • Family
          • Historic

          Location & View

          • Village:

            Located in the Medieval hamlet of Porciano. Stia Arezzo , a sizable town, is in walking distance...moreless

          • Mountain View
          • Rural


          • Churches
          • Golf
          • Medical Services
          • Groceries
          • ATM/Bank
          • Shopping
          • Horseback Riding
          • Antiquing
          • Swimming
          • Wildlife Viewing
          • Walking
          • Scenic Drives
          • Eco Tourism
          • Museums
          • Restaurants
          • Winery Tours
          • Ruins
          • Sight Seeing
          • Hiking


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          Base Rate
          7 night min stay

          €560 €1,320

          Discounts: 14 nights or more: €70 Nightly

          * Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

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          45 Kilometres
          Nearest Airport
          Florence Italy
          4 Kilometres
          Nearest Train
          25 Kilometres
          Nearest Golf
          Poppi Arezzo Italy

          Car: Recommended


          Manager info

          Year Purchased: 1800

          About: Martha Specht Corsi is the daughter of George and Flaminia Specht, who restored the Castle. Flaminia and Martha throughout the years organized many cultural events in Porciano to attract quality tourism to the Casentino Valley and Martha continues to do so. Martha has hosted lectures, seminars, concerts, Dante readings, as well as theater productions. These events are held in Dante’s Hall or on the lovely grounds in front of the Castle. She has particular interest in hosting groups of artists, writers, journalists or history and art buffs in Porciano. It is possible to organize lectures by university professors and experts in various fields.

          Why Stia:
          An excellent location for day trips to Florence, Arezzo, La Verna and beyond- yet spending the evening in a relaxing setting .

          The Unique Benefits at this Cottage:
          Beautiful vistas, quiet, very comfortable and private. Cleaning services , tourist information and day trip planning, and evening meal preparation if requested.Staff speaks English, Spanish and Italian.

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          Speaks: italian, english



          • Walkways of Porciano

            Walkways of Porciano

          • bedroom view

            bedroom view

          • beautiful scenic walks

            beautiful scenic walks

          • bath


          • view of Stia and the Casentino Valley from Porciano

            view of Stia and the Casentino Valley from Porciano

          • Interior view

            Interior view

          • Porciano


          • Fall at the Castello

            Fall at the Castello

          • master bedroom

            master bedroom

          • Read , relax , enjoy the view

            Read , relax , enjoy the view

          • Aerial view village of Porciano

            Aerial view village of Porciano

          • living area

            living area

          • Scaletta front elevation

            Scaletta front elevation

          • ancient village walkways

            ancient village walkways

          • living area

            living area

          • Castello at night

            Castello at night

          • 2nd bath

            2nd bath

          • living area

            living area

          VRBO #465917

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          Date last modified - Thursday, April 17, 2014

          €560 per week (EUR)

          2 Bedroom / 2 Bathroom
          Sleeps 5

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          Minimum stay: 7 nights
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