Located on the Tuscan/ Umbrian borders, perched on a hill, the villa has a privileged prosition standing proud above the Upper Tiber Valley, Sansepolcro, San Giustino, Anghiari, Citerna, Città di Castello. Views are unique.
The house is in a very quiet position, secluded, but only 2 minutes by car from the next village.
The garden and grounds have been professionally landscaped and contain planting typical of the region: sunflowers, olives, vineyards, lavender, cypress, figs and roses.
The magnificent modern pool has been built inside an antique Roman 'vasca' from the 18 century to keep the original structure, unique in its kind. It is surrounded by big gardens with summer beds, plants and olive trees and overlooks the Tuscan and Umbrian Hills.
A well planned restoration has transformed the mainhouse, the former tobacco drying house and the barn in a charming residence with antique terracotta floors and beamed ceilings.
The villa is suitable for large families and group of friends and offers a lot of privacy. The sleeping rooms are spacious, cosy and comfortable. Bathrooms are nice and have all hairdryers.
For social gatherings, the ground floor has been converted to a living room which opens onto the large country kitchen, very well equipped, with family sized fridge and freezer, microwave, oven and dishwasher. The kitchen doors open to a wonderful summer dining pergola situated in the garden which is covered with vines. Seating is for up to 10-12 people with its’ own bbq. Dock station for your entertainment. Near the living/kitchen section there is another bathroom with shower, basin, WC.
Just imagine sitting sipping your cool glass of white wine whilst the men do the cooking for a change!
The lounge contains a pull out double bed for those extra guests complete with bathroom, toilet, sink and shower.
All units have free wifi internet access,sat-tv, Netflix, cd-stereo, dvd player with dvds, library with books in all languages.
Outside area has big gardens with herbs, roses, lavender, pine trees and olive trees. Private romantic pool overlooking the hills. Terraces some in the full sun, some in the shade, 10 summer beds, patio. Two summer dining pergolas with eating area, bbq, dining table seating 10-12.
As well as embrancing the 'dolce far niente' attitude clebrated by the Italians and indulging in some complete relaxation, on request guests can enjoy acts such as cooking lessons, where a professional chef will come to the house and show how to make home made pasta. After this a 3 course menue will be served to you in the garden.
The surrounding countryside offers endless possibilities for walking and cycling. The local town of San Giustino and the nearby villages Sansepolcro, Anghiari and Città di Castello offer historic centres, weekly markets, a big variety of shops and boutiques, outlets within a few minutes drive.
If you are interested in art you will find them all: Piero della Francesca, Perugino, Pinturicchio, Signorelli.
Città di Castello and Perugia host Umbria Jazz in July, Horse Show in September, Eurochocolate in October and the National Fair of White Truffels in November. Antique trades all year. Italys biggest Antique Market takes place every month in Arezzo.During summer you can find everywhere open air concerts, festas and sagras where the locals serve you typical food and wine.
On your arrival the owner will delight you with welcome Prosecco and typical Italian specialities