Ground floor: large parlour with sitting area (for 4 persons), dining-room (TV) for 18 persons with ancient terracotta-tiled ceilings, additional dining-room with table for 12 persons, room with computer and access on to the outside, large kitchen (oven, freezer, dishwasher) with fireplace and access on to the outside, toilet (washing-machine, ironing facilities).
5 steps higher: small living-room with double sofa-bed, double bedroom.
5 steps lower: bathroom with shower (hairdryer).
1st floor (accessible via an ancient stone staircase): spacious living-room (TV, radio) with fireplace and access on to a partially shaded terrace (15 square meters), passage-way sitting-room (for 6 persons) with fireplace, double bedroom with ensuite bathroom with shower, double bedroom (accessible only from the outside) with ensuite bathroom with shower, twin-bedded room, bedroom with a single bed, bathroom with shower.
2nd floor (attic-room accessible via an ancient stone staircase: double bedroom (air-conditioning) with living area, double sofa-bed and small ensuite bathroom with shower, large double bedroom (air-conditioning), passage-way room with double sofa-bed, small bathroom with shower.
Overall Property Description:
Impressive former fortress dating back to the 11th century which has been restored preserving its original architectural features and materials (like the terracotta-tiled ceiling) and it ancient charm. This property is situated north of Arezzo (8 km away) in quiet location, on a 42-hectare estate producing wine and olive oil. The villa provides a large pool and a lawn (partially shaded) furnished with a nice gazebo, tables and chairs. The interiors are charming, furnished in a rustic style with some antiques. The housekeepers live in an private apartment set on the back of the house.
The access to the property is via an unpaved road but well-maintained road of approx. 750 m.
Distances: nice Tuscan restaurant 500 m away (special rates for the guests staying at Le Pietre), food shop and bar 3 km away, Arezzo 8 km, the lovely town of Cortona 40 km away, Lake Trasimeno 76 km away, Florence 85 km, Siena and Perugia approx. 100 km, San Gimignano 121 km, away, the charming town of Lucca 163 km, Pisa 183 km, Rome 236.
At guests’ disposal: large partially shaded lawn, swimming-pool (8 x 16 m - depth from 1,3 to 3 m – open from 01/05 to 30/09), open-air shower (cold water), large gazebo, barbecue, 3 bikes, table tennis. The villa provides air-conditioning in the bedrooms on the second floor and hairdryers in all of the bathrooms.
Parking within the grounds.
Extra services included in the rental price: 3 hours maid service on Mondays and Thursdays (time to be decided).
Extra services to be paid on the spot: Baby bed upon request (free of charge). Maid service available by arrangement (€ 12,- / per hour to be paid locally).
Small pets are allowed.