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Property no. 398215

Holiday home for max. 10 persons
Poppi, Tuscany (Casentino), Italy

4.4 out of 5 (7 Customer reviews)
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The holiday house is situated in Poppi. The place is shown on the map. You will also find the location of the holiday house marked there. Subject to change: The description text and the travel documents which include the address of the holiday house shall apply.
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Ancient country villa with pool in the hills of Tuscany, surrounded by woods

The villa is located in the heart of Tuscany, between Florence and Arezzo, in a splendid position with a panoramic view of the medieval castle of Poppi.

The villa dates back to the beginning of the 20th century, which has been lovingly restored and offers every comfort. It can accommodate up to ten people and has five bedrooms, four bathrooms, an independent kitchen and two living rooms on a living space of 180sqm. It is on two levels and has three entrances. On the ground floor there is a double bedroom with bathroom en suite with shower (disabled), a tearoom with a wood-burning stove, a sofa and a desk, a dining room with sofas, a satellite TV and a kitchen with a fireplace , Hoods, and refrigerator with freezer. On the upper floor there are two double bedrooms each with a bathroom en suite with shower and two double bedrooms with a shared bathroom with shower (the upper floor has direct access to the garden).

In the outdoor area is the private pool (5x11m) with indoor and outdoor lighting, shower and sunbathing (open during the intermediate and high season). The villa is very bright and is very quiet, surrounded by a centuries-old oak forest where you can find deer, fallow deer and deer or, depending on the season, mushrooms, blackberries or olives. This is why the villa is an ideal holiday destination where you can enjoy the peace surrounded by nature. There is a fantastic brick and roofed barbecue with lighting, barbecue, wood oven for pizzas, sink with drinking water, shelves, table and chairs so that you can enjoy the dishes outdoors and enjoy the splendid views of the enchanting Valle del Casentino.

The owners welcome their guests with their welcome specials and prepare homemade noodles with pudding for the guests once a week. The holiday home is completely fenced with a two meter high fence.

The villa is surrounded by nature and is just five minutes from the pilgrimage church of Camaldoli, the golf course, the center of Poppi (one of the most beautiful medieval towns in Italy) and the Foreste Casentinesi National Park.

The Adriatic coast is about 90 minutes' drive away, while the Tyrrhenian Sea is a two-hour drive. Bathing is also possible in the lake, which is 1.5 km from the center of Pratovecchio, or in the river Arno. Excursions can be made to the Zoo of Poppi, to the pilgrimage church of the Verna, the hermitage of Camaldoli and the National Park of Foreste Casentinesi. Florence is an autostate, Arezzo 40 minutes by car and Siena 90 minutes by car. From Arezzo you can reach Rome by express train in only one hour and 5 minutes, so even day trips are possible.
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House information

  • Approx. 180 m²
  • 10 persons
  • detached (house)
  • type of building: Single family house
  • barrier-free
  • total number of floors in the building above the ground floor: 2
  • 5 bedrooms
  • year of construction 1900
  • 4 bathrooms
  • year of renovation 2005
  • 140000 m² size of property
  • 450 m height above sea level

Distances

  • angling spot approx. 3 km
  • bars/clubs/going out approx. 3 km
  • train station approx. 3 km
  • bowling alley approx. 4 km
  • airport approx. 50 km
  • river approx. 4 km
  • golf course approx. 3 km
  • grocery store approx. 3 km
  • sea approx. 60 km
  • nearest stop (public transport) approx. 3 km
  • nearest town centre approx. 3 km
  • Riding facility approx. 2 km
  • cafés/restaurants approx. 3 km
  • swimming pool approx. 5 km
  • lake approx. 4 km
  • ski slope (run) approx. 20 km
  • cross-country skiing approx. 20 km
  • ski school approx. 20 km
  • beach approx. 60 km
  • tennis court approx. 3 km
  • water (sea, lake, etc.) approx. 4 km
  • bicycle hire approx. 3 km
  • close to ski-run

Floor plan

further rooms

bedrooms 1 - 5

  • king-size bed (1.60 m width)

bathrooms 1 - 2

  • shower
  • hairdryer
  • basin
  • toilet

bathrooms 3 - 4

  • shower
  • basin
  • toilet

Sanitation facilities nearby

  • solarium

  • king-size bed (1.60 m width)

  • 5 shower
  • hairdryer

Features

Living area

  • iron
  • CD player
  • DVD player
  • fireplace
  • radio
  • TV
  • antenna/DVBT TV
  • cable TV
  • satellite TV

Kitchen

  • oven
  • freezer compartment
  • deep freezer
  • gas cooker
  • stove
  • coffee machine
  • fridge
  • microwave
  • dishwasher
  • toaster
  • electric kettle

Other

  • underfloor heating: Everywhere
  • fish gutting point
  • heating
  • child's chair
  • party games for children
  • playground equipment
  • pets are allowed (max. 4)
  • directly on the edge of a wood
  • washing machine
  • Complete WLAN coverage

Outside area

  • outdoor shower
  • balcony
  • completely enclosed
  • garden: For sole use
  • grill/barbecue
  • terrace
  • verandah
  • Total of private car parking spaces: More than 10
  • private outdoor parking space: More than 10

Special feature of this property

  • pool
  • Country estate

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* Wenn nicht anders ausgewiesen, ist dieses Objekt nicht barrierefrei.
  • max. 10 persons including children  
    max. 4 pets    
Bookable on request: toddler package (camping bed without duvet and linen, high chair) EUR 40.00 per item / per week (payable at location, must be ordered), internet access EUR 25.00 per week (payable at location, must be ordered)
According to consumption: gas EUR 5.50 per cubic metre (mandatory, payable at location), energy costs EUR 0.40 per kilowatt hour (mandatory, payable at location)
Visitor's tax and security deposit: visitor's tax no, security deposit EUR 500.00 (mandatory, payable at location)

This is what customers wrote about the holiday house 

  • 5.0 out of 5
    A customer wrote
    on 15/07/2017, travel period: July 2017

    “We had a great time in this wonderful house, perfect for us as a family with dog !! Highly recommended. Great location!” The customer review has been automatically translated from German. Back to the original language

  • 3.0 out of 5
    A customer wrote
    on 06/08/2016, travel period: July 2016

    “Location: The house is on a slope in a forest at 600m altitude. Access is via a 500 m long gravel road. Overall, it is very quiet. From the pool you have a view of the town Poppi in the valley. However, the visibility was severely limited by higher trees and bushes. Supposedly the cut.

    Features: 5 bedrooms, 2 front with en-suite bathroom. Insg. 4 bathrooms. In the bathroom on the ground floor, the shower is right next to the toilet so that after showering you actually have to clean the whole bathroom without further separation. The shower enclosures in the OG do not close properly and you have set each time the whole floor under water. As general in Italy the current coverage is very low and very expensive electricity. Dishwasher and hair dryers can not be operated simultaneously. Also not fit German grounded plug. Adapter not forget. The extra cost is for the current week about 100 euros (including the pool used is negligible probably quite a lot of power). Air conditioning is not available, we did not used. In general, the house is cool. In the kitchen there is everything you need. The coffee is older and slow. A mixer for cocktails does not exist. Pots, pans, glasses etc are sufficient.

    Outside: There are 10 outdoor chairs and 2 parasols. Unlike in the photos of the seating is outside covered with a pavilion, which is very good. Grill, pizza oven are fine. The property is not fenced. Anyone who has a dog who likes to run away, should look for another house. The property is heavily wooded, so for children who like to seek adventure, prima suitable.

    Caretaker: The very nice housekeeper had 4x supplies us with food. Home-made ravioli in greeting, then again noodles, pizza dough with tomato sauce (we have made to their own taste lining) and again lasagne.”

    Comment from atraveo:
    We have forwarded the review to the provider for quality control. The customer review has been automatically translated from German. Back to the original language

  • 4.0 out of 5
    A customer wrote
    on 02/09/2015, travel period: August 2015

    “Very nice house with nice view and good pool. The owners treated us with tasty lasagna and pasta. Was lovely. Niggle was the water, but would let landlord to watch. It is also advisable to bring extra blanket because it 's night is very cool. Furthermore, only praise!” The customer review has been automatically translated from Dutch. Back to the original language

  • 5.0 out of 5
    Customer DUQUESNOY wrote
    on 18/08/2015, travel period: August 2015

    “We just leave the house Poppi and we are delighted that stay. The benefits were well appointment at all levels (house, outside and pool). Of note is the outstanding quality 's Home was booked by Monica and Elisabeth owners as well as the services offered (local cake offered, lasagne delicious home graciously offered and the icing on the cake a cake ' s birthday offered by surprise 's one of the family members. Congratulations. ' s environment is very pleasant, 's place is quiet and nice with a very nice view of the medieval town of Poppi. A small critical note, in addition optical 's provide information that is ' missing few umbrellas (only 1 available), especially useful during the hottest hours.
    A holiday home in recommending.” The customer review has been automatically translated from French. Back to the original language

  • 4.0 out of 5
    A customer wrote
    on 15/06/2014, travel period: June 2014

    “Vacation was beautiful. Price / performance agreed broadly. Suggestions for improvement: a little less creepy crawlies in the house (ants and the like..), 1 - 2 Parasols more. Storage options of clothing can not be guaranteed everywhere, and if so not very odorless.” The customer review has been automatically translated from German. Back to the original language