Villa Mandorlo | Natural Retreats
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Villa Mandorlo

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A delightful 5 bed detached property in a picturesque rural setting

Part of our exclusive 'Handpicked' collection, Villa Mandorlo takes its name from the big and colourful almond tree in the garden. It is a beautiful and very old farmhouse. It has been completely restored in accordance with the highest principles of sustainability and respect for the landscape. It sits on a sunny hillside just a short stroll away from La Leopoldina and is part of the farm estate Podere di Pomaio. The 23 hectare estate is covered with olive groves, vineyards, woodland and produces organic olive oil, Chianti wine, honey, saffron, fruit and vegetables. The English speaking owners will make you very welcome. In the grounds you will find the "Botteghina", a small shop, where you may purchase all the organic products of the farm and there also is a restaurant in the grounds where to enjoy delicious Tuscan meals on request and wine tastings.

The house is surrounded by very well kept garden of 1000sqm from which there are commanding views to the hills across the valley and down to the town of Arezzo. In front of the house there is the beautiful 50sqm swimming pool having an original “sail shape”. Good footpaths from the grounds through the countryside are inviting for long walks. Arezzo, a lovely town with a magnificent historical centre, is under 4 miles away and there are numerous museums and churches to explore. In the modern part of the town you will find very good shopping facilities including beautiful jewellery shops - Arezzo is the home of jewellers' craft. You are also well-placed to visit Florence, Siena, Perugia and many other smaller but equally interesting towns. They are all within easy driving distance and definitely worth a visit. Less than a mile from the estate there is a picturesque small church which is still in use, and a very good restaurant.

Ground Floor
A door leads into a beautifully furnished sitting room with comfortable sofas and armchairs, satellite TV. Two doors lead to a beautiful patio equipped with nice sofas and a little table.
Direct access from the sitting room to the dining room with kitchen in a wide loggia. The arches of the loggia are closed with windows. Two doors give direct access to the garden. A third doors gives access to the patio. The kitchen is well equipped with fridge/freezer, electric hob and electric oven, pizza oven, microwave, dishwasher, electric coffee maker, electric kettle. There are two beautiful double bedrooms each with stunning en-suite bathroom having shower, basin, bidet, wc.

First Floor
There are three splendid en-suite double bedrooms with good views from the windows. All the three modern bathrooms have shower, basin, bidet, wc. One of the double bedrooms has a lovely small balcony with wonderful views onto the Arezzo valley. Furnishings are of a very high standard and with much attention to detail. There are carpets in many rooms and the walls are decorated with beautiful paintings. Comfortable garden and poolside furniture, barbecue. Pool towels are provided. There is a washing machine, a tumble dryer and ironing facilities. There is central heating, air-conditioning, and free Wi-Fi throughout.

Notes: A welcome dinner, a welcome pack for your first breakfast plus a midweek clean and linen change are all included for bookings of one week or more. Typical Tuscan meals available on request. Cooking classes available on request (minimum 6 persons). Wine tasting and tour plus light dinner 30 Euros per person (up to 4 persons) or 25 Euros per person (more than 5 persons). Pets are admitted on request. Horse riding available in the area. Tennis courts in Arezzo. Train station at Arezzo. Good, big supermarket approximately 2 - 3 miles away on the outskirts of Arezzo. There is free Wi-Fi internet access in the whole house.

Sleeps 10
5 Bedrooms
5 Bathrooms

Arezzo 6km
Monte San Savino 26km
Cortona 35km
Siena 76km
Florence 85km
Perugia 98km
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