Magical Villa in the Heart of Unspoiled Tuscan Hilltown(13 Reviews)
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- Minimum stay:1 night
- Property type:Villa
- Pets considered:Ask Owner
- Wheel chair accessible:N/A
About the Property
Villa, 5 Bedrooms, 3 Baths, (Sleeps 8-9)
The living room has spectacular views, opening out onto a large stone terrace and flower garden. The ground floor also includes a studio/bedroom, spacious dining area, bathroom, a double living room with fireplace and piano, and a glass enclosed veranda with direct access to the terrace garden, which acts as an additional living/dining room. There are four bedrooms and two bathrooms on the second floor. One of the bedrooms is also set up as a study. All of the bedrooms have comfortable double beds.
The house is fully equipped for elegant family living, including wi-fi, and can accommodate a maximum of eight adults. Many of the furnishings are sturdy 19th-century antiques, and books for all tastes abound. The kitchen is equipped with new appliances, including a dishwasher and washing machine.
Civitella has a lively local life, with two restaurants, hairdressers, a mom and pop grocery store with fresh bread every morning, and antiques shop. Swimming pools, spas, tennis courts and horse back riding are all available nearby.
“Villa Chiana” is an ideal base to experience the essence of Italy, protected from tourist crowds, yet easily accessible to all of the treasures of Tuscany being only a twenty minute drive to Arezzo, forty minutes to Siena, and an hour to Florence. Within a 35 minute drive you can reach Montepulciano, Cortona and wonderful places like the outdoor thermal baths of Rapolano which date to Roman times to discount outlets for Italian fashion.
Keywords: luxury, villa, castle, family, Tuscan village, terrace garden with panoramic views
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Member since: 2010
- Max. occupancy 9
- Children Welcome
- Non Smoking Only
- Vacation Rental
- Guests Provide Their Own Meals
Bedrooms: 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 9, Beds for 8-9
Bathrooms: 3 Bathrooms
- CD Player
- DVD Player
- Satellite / Cable:
- Health/Beauty Spa
- Live Theater
Local Services & Businesses
- Fitness Center
- Horseback Riding
- Sight Seeing
- Mountain View
Sports & Adventure Activities
- Dining Area
- Clothes Dryer
- Hair Dryer
- Iron & Board
- Linens Provided
- Living Room
- Mobile Phone:
Parking Off Street:
Civitella is a pedestrian town in order to help maintain the town's tranquility. Cars are able to drive through to drop off groceries etc. but the car is should be parked right outside of the medieval town walls. It is a 1 minute walk from the parking area to the house entrance (We will send a picture of the parking lot in relation to the house to illustrate exact distance). ...moreless
- Cooking Utensils:
- Ice Maker
- Deck / Patio
- Lanai / Gazebo
- Outdoor Grill
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My Standard Rate
1 night min stay
Additional information about rental rates
- Refundable Damage Deposit $544.74
- Taxes Not included
Utilities are calculated separately and paid in cash by guests.
Guest also have to pay a EUR 70 final cleaning fee in cash which goes directly to the cleaning lady.
Owner's cancellation policy:
100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
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Year Purchased: 1945
About the owner: We are a family of historians based between London, New York and Florence. My father was born and raised in Civitella, and we are always happy to share the history of the town and surrounding areas with all of our guests.
Why the Owner Chose Civitella In Val di Chiana AR, Italy:
Villa Chiana is a family home which we have had now for 4 generations.
The Unique Benefits at this Villa:
All the of the bedrooms, living room, and garden have extraordinary views of the Chiana valley. The house is beautifully furnished with antiques, an enormous book collection, and a 19th century piano. The house is very special in that it is situated in small village, where you get to really experience authentic Tuscan life. You will get to know all of the locals who are very friendly and have access to excellent restaurants and produce without any of the tourist crowds.
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Terrace garden view
Entrance into the house
Fully equipped kitchen with dishwasher, stove, oven, washing machine and drier
Veranda that faces garden and connects to kitchen; table seats up to 10
Staircase that brings you to the 4 bedrooms
Second terrace which is accessed from bedroom. Views of Tuscan hills
Living room with fireplace
Single bedroom on ground floor with views
castle behind the house
Terrace with 15 century castle in the background
Bedroom with four sets of windows all with views
View of the house from the garden
This listing was first published here in 2010.
Date last modified - Friday, May 12, 2017
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