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Tuscan Mountain Cottage

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1 Bedroom , 1 Bathroom , Sleeps 5
Sansepolcro, Province of Arezzo, Tuscany
The house is part of a historic built farmhouse, set on a mountainside (840m) in an area full of natural parks, forest and walking trails ('sentieri'). Although it is in a wonderfully quiet position, the house is in fact only 5 minutes' drive from the E45 motorway, 500 yds from a weekend Pizzeria, 4km from a shop and 10 minutes from a town with all facilities.

The house is at the top of a short mountain road and consists of: sala/lounge with log burner and stove, double door and window onto views, large kitchen/dining room with small wood burner stove/oven and separate gas cooker, bathroom with shower (from hot water tank), wooden stairs to the upper floors. Therr s one large m double bedroom, with access through an upstairs sitting room which has a sofa bed. With the peace and quiet at night, the mountain air, and the bed...
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Listing #HL15009
About the Owner
David W
Languages spoken:English, Italian
Response Rate:100%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:September 2006
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Sandwich, United Kingdom
Reviewed September 27, 2018 via mobile


Date of stay: August 2018
Reviewed October 13, 2014

Just as described - an idyllic, no frills, back-to-basics, charming, rural mountain cottage. With all the basic comforts needed to compliment a beautiful landscape. The owners should be thanked for sharing the property and allowing people to experience this region, and for providing a wealth...More

Date of stay: October 2014
Thank Jonathan M
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Reviewed August 30, 2013

Very much enjoyed this cottage up in the mountains. Great for walking. The cottage itself is lovely and very comfortable. It's basic but complete. It ticked all the boxes for us.

Date of stay: August 2013
Thank Fmcm
  • Dining Seats (6)
  • Double Beds:(1)
  • Fireplace
  • Freezer
  • Full Baths (1)
  • Kettle
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (4)
  • Mountain Views
  • Parking
  • Refrigerator
  • Shared Yard
  • Single Beds:(2)
  • Stereo System
  • Stove
  • Towels Provided
House rules
    Pets not allowed
    Smoking not allowed
    1 Full bath
    2 Twins
    1 Full
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  • Damage Deposit: $65 / stay - Deposit
Additional Rate and Availability Information
Mid week or weekend bookings are usually available on request, at peak season there may be an additional charge. We are very happy to discuss discounts for multiple week bookings.

Clean bed linen will be ready for you on your arrival - what we ask is that you make your beds up when you arrive and then leave the bed linen in the laundry basket when you leave and leave the house clean and tidy. Towels are provided.
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About the neighborhood
Highlights for us include Sansepolcro and its buildings, churches and Piero della Francesca paintings, Monterchi (a wonderful hilltop Tuscan town with the Madonna del Parto on display), La Verna and its monastery, stunning Anghiari, Arezzo and its antiques market (and scenes from Life is Beautiful), and the fantastic fruit and vegetables at the local market in Pieve Santo Stefano (and the fresh pasta shop there too!).

We send a guide to local markets and restaurants to guests. The quality of the food in the valtiberina area is tremendous and, even better, the prices are low as the area is not as 'touristy' as the rest of Tuscany. There are a number of great restaurants within an easy drive of the cottage. At weekends, there is also a local, rural pizzeria run by a local family...
Car recommended
How to get there
Airport: Bologna Forli: 49.7 mi
Railway: Sansepolcro: 9.3 mi
We tend to fly Ryanair to Bologna Forli, Perugia, Pisa, Florence, Bologna, Rome Ciampino, Rimini or Ancona. Any budget airline to those airports, Florence, Perugia or Rimini would be ideal.

You do need a car to get to the house, and to see some of the best sites in the area. For car hire we have found Hertz (if accessed via Ryanair) cheapest, or holidayautos. You can either pick the car up from the airport, or get the train to Arezzo or Florence and collect a car there.

Being so close to nature at the cottage makes us very aware of the impact our travelling has. We’re hoping in the long term to make the cottage much more environmentally friendly, we’re already trying to re-use, and recycle as much as we can and think about the things we buy like cleaning products and light-bulbs....
Activities nearby
Fishing Nearby, Horse Riding Nearby, Nearest Beach: 55.9 mi.
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