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  • Property description
    Montecatini Val di Cecina
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    Rental Home – 
    2 Bedrooms, 4 Bathrooms, Sleeps 6
    It is in the nature of defense towers that they are impossible to sneak up on unseen; yet it is also true that they are a welcoming beacon as you approach. Seven kilometres before reaching its base, the Torre del Merlo stands high on the horizon and guides visitors to the medieval village it once protected and that now provides a charming taste of Tuscan village life for guests adventuresome enough to take up residence in this uniquely vertical accommodation.

    Built as a lookout tower in the 14th century by the powerful Belforti family and eventually passed down to the French barons de Rochefort, its thick stonewalls withstood medieval enemy attack and offered protection to villagers during World War II bombardments. Restored and furnished in 1969 by Italian architect / designer Franco A...
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  • Amenities & details
    • Balcony
    • Central Heating
    • Dishwasher
    • Fireplace
    • Grill
    • Internet Access
    • Microwave
    • Parking
    • Satellite TV
    • Shared Yard
    • Shower Rooms (1)
    • Stereo System
    • Terrace
    • Toaster
    • Washer
    Suitability
    • Wheelchair Access:
      No
    • Elder Access:
      No
    • Pets Allowed:
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    • Smoking Allowed:
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    • Suitable for Children:
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Adam P
Royal Leamington Spa
Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
5 hotel reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2014 for a stay in August 2014

Beautiful unique experience - the tower is wonderfully renovated and steeped in mysterious history!

We found the tower comfortable with impeccable cleanliness, good linen and comfy beds. The views were simply breathtaking - like being in an aeroplane especially from 4th floor bedroom!

The large grounds surrounding were a culinary delight with everything from olive groves, tomatoes, figs, squashes and much more.

Relaxing stay in a quaint village with a great traditional restaurant at really cheap prices (try the truffles!). Everyone from the villagers to Luca (owner) were exceptionally friendly making our stay perfect.

In summary, unique accommodation, historic, friendly and gastronomic you'll never forget your stay here!
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Vienna
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2013 for a stay in August 2013

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Invitation to Tuscany Ltd
Speaks English, Italian, French, Spanish
Listed since : Jul 2010
Response Rate: 95 %
Response Time: Within a few hours
Calendar Updated: 149 days ago
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