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"Borgo Rapale" is a Tuscan farmhouse situated on a hilltop between Siena (25 km or 15 miles) and Arezzo. It borders a small, medieval castle and it boasts stunning views of the Chianti hills and the Ambra Valley. At an altitude of 500 m (1600 ft), cool breezes keep the resort comfortable under the Tuscan sun. The farmhouse is strategically located near the most important art cities of Tuscany and Umbria. From the farmhouse, it is a 25 minute drive to Siena and about an hour to Florence, San Gimignano, Arezzo, Perugia and Assisi. More than 10 restaurants of various types are located within a 10 minutes drive. Also, good and convenient local food catering may arrive in your apartment. Borgo Rapale's architecture typifies the Tuscan farmhouse style. The farmhouse is immediately adjacent to the Villa, which has been inhabited since 1520 by the proprietor's family that welcomes and entertains guests as friends. The proprietors are always available to provide information about the history of the villa and of the nearby castle, as well as about restaurants, shopping, wineries and major tourist attractions. Apartments are rented on weekly basis from Saturday 4 pm to Saturday 10 pm. During the low and medium seasons, also daily with the minimum of 3 days. Wi-Fi is available inside and outside the apartments. All the bedrooms have private bathrooms with shower and bidet. Each apartment features a spacious living room with well equipped kitchenette, dining table, satellite TV, wall safe and convertible sofa for two. The brick floors, the ceiling with chestnut beams and the inviting furnishings are in keeping with the Tuscan character. Al fresco dining is available for each apartment. The guests have access to a large swimming pool (7 x 14 meters or 23 x 46 ft) that overlooks olive groves, vineyards and forested hills of the below valley. Additional facilities include a lounge and an old wine cellar. Free use of covered parking, barbecue sets with fire wood, mountain bikes and games for adults and children (tennis table, football table, bowl course etc.) Washing machine is available for 3 Euros per use. The woods around the farmhouse make for great hiking and mountain bike trips. The renowned thermal baths of Rapolano, with its pools and beauty treatments, are just 15 km away. Horseback riding is 4 km away. Shops, tennis facilities, go-karting and fishing lake are all within a 15 km radius. Hot air ballooning, the Chianti and Brunello wine regions, and Italian fashion "factory outlets" such as Prada, Gucci and Ferragamo are within 40 km.
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This place was freeking excellent. Only on the highest levels I can speak of it. Scenery when you open your window in the morning, tranquility, peace, birds chirping etc. The sharp morning just making you hungry. Everything is ready for you in the kitchen, barbecue just out of
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We have just returned from a fantastic stay at Borgo Rapale. The apartment was spacious well equipped and clean. The views over the vineyards and Olive groves were wonderful. The pool was very clean (twice daily) and there were plenty of lounger/ chairs and shade. Gardens and
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The owners are a really nice couple. It felt like staying with relatives. The appartment we stayed at was great and it had a big private garden with a beautiful view over the vineyards. There is a nice pool and bbq places. The own produced wine tastes great.
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This is a truly stunning location, run by a lovely Italian couple - nothing is too much trouble. The accommodation is clean and well thought out. You do need a car as it sits on top of one of the famous Tuscan hills. I don't want to tell anyone about this place as I want it
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We have stayed three times at this ideal relaxing location. It is a bit hard to find the first time, but well worth the effort. Fortunato and Gisella are the perfect hosts, and the accomodation welcoming and complete. We use this as a base for travelling to the other villages
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"The rooms are clean and well furnished. The bathroom facilities are clean and well thought out. "
"We always pick the small one bedroom apartment "Jacopo"- best view and yard to enjoy."
"This was a self contained apartment, beautifully fitted out with own garden space and bbq. Outdoor pool."
"Filippo is a great two bedroom apartment with access straight out into a garden area with stunning views."
"Book early."
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PRICE RANGE
$73 - $161 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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ItalyTuscanyProvince of ArezzoRapale
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