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MONTEMILIANO - CHARMING FARMHOUSE IN THE TUSCAN HILLS, PANORAMIC POOL

Lucia Cuzzolin

Advertiser since: 2008
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Speaks English, French, Italian
People14
Bedrooms 6
Bathrooms6
Property type farmhouse
Minimum Stay 7 nights

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MONTEMILIANO - CHARMING FARMHOUSE IN THE TUSCAN HILLS, PANORAMIC POOL

People14
Bedrooms 6
Bathrooms6
Property type farmhouse
Minimum Stay 7 nights

Overview

Overview

Photos and Description of this 6 bedroom holiday farmhouse in Monterchi - MONTEMILIANO

6 lovely bedrooms, 6 bathrooms, sleeps 10-14 plus extra beds, panoramic pool

Welcome to Montemiliano, our home in Tuscany, a beautiful 17th century farmhouse surrounded by 12 hectares of wheat and olive grove, which overlooks Monterchi, medieval jewel of the Tiber Valley. The Farmhouse seems like a small country hamlet from long ago where the manor dominates the Tabaccaia (old tobacco drying tower), the Fienile (hay barn), and the Rimessa. Lovely restored, respecting both the original architecture and the benefits of modern comforts. Montemiliano can offer accommodation for up to 20 people in 2 self-catering apartments or in 2/3 or 4-bedded rooms, overlooking a well-kept garden with shady gazebo. Its large (14x6m) swimming pool, on a natural terrace surrounded by green hills, has magnificent 360° views. The discreet presence on site of the owners ensures stricter supervision and, on request, assistance for additional services (transfers, booking for tourist and cultural events, shopping). Montemiliano is open all year and can accept small animals.

Sightseeing: The tiny ancient village of Monterchi, is situated on the road to Città di Castello in the Tiber Valley, 30 kilometres from Arezzo in unique countryside with splendid vistas, looking across to small hilltop towns and villages with the Apennine mountain range forming the backdrop in the far distance. The major sights of Central Italy are a short drive away along the A1 motorway or E45 freeway: Arezzo, Cortona Siena, Gubbio, Perugia, Assisi and Lake Trasimeno are only 1 hour drive. No more than 2 hours drive to reach Florence, the Chianti wine Region, Montepulciano, Montalcino, San Marino and the Adriatic or Tirrenic seaside resorts. Just another hour drive to reach Rome.

Not Only Relaxing: For the more athletic, there are many sports you can do nearby: tennis courts and a golf course are only a 5-minutes drive away and for those who love water sports, in 15 minutes you can reach a beautiful lake where you can go fishing, canoeing and even surf. Discover the local restaurants and trattorie to taste Tuscan and Umbrian gastronomy (wine, oil, truffles, mushrooms and Fiorentina beefsteak): we can recommend you our favourites! Don’t miss the interesting opportunities for shopping (antiques, delicatessen specialities, clothes and accessories); Italy's fashion houses outlets are not far away. Attend the numerous events that take place in the area: lot of festivals, shows, historical parades, folklore celebration and free concerts all year.

Things to do: When you’ve seen the sights you can leave the “madding crowds” behind and return to the peace of Montemiliano for relaxing walks strolling along the numerous pathways which start from our olive grove. Or you can simply relax in our swimming pool (14x6m in a very panoramic position) and enjoy the warm colours of the surrounding countryside. And If you still need more relaxation, thermal baths and a beauty farm are within just a 1/2 hour drive.

A Table tennis table and table football are available for those who want to take up the challenge…until sunset and an old wood burning oven, waiting only that we lit it for cooking pizzas, roasts, cakes and everything that you could wish to then savour under the attractive pergola with its wonderful views.

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Suitability:
  • Groups
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
Lucia Cuzzolin (Property Manager)
Advertiser since: 2008
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Bedrooms 6
Bathrooms6
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4.9
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Montemiliano - Charming farmhouse in the Tuscan Hills, panoramic pool
average rating of 4.888889 based on 9 reviews
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Montemiliano - Charming farmhouse in the Tuscan Hills, panoramic pool
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Monterchi Anghiari - Sansepolcro area
Bath, UK
5

Ideal for the extended familiy

  • 5 out of 5
We took a party of 16 to San Lorenzo in July and had a wonderful time. The view across to Monterchi is stunning especially in the early morning light when the town glows.

We had sufficient teenagers and younger people to make their own crowd and mostly they wanted to hang about in the sun by the lovely pool and play table football or ping pong. We often used the large BBQ situated beside the sun-shaded outdoor dining table (and never used the indoor dining room). We cooked pasta and vegetables inside and meals were relaxed communal occasions.

You need a car – the local shop is close by, but it was too hot to walk and with the great view comes a steep driveway. The shop has fresh meat and a varied selection of cooked and smoked meats and local cheeses – we did most of our shopping there. Ask at the till about the local red wine from across the road. 5L cost only 8 Euros and it was very drinkable. There are supermarkets further afield - Arezzo (about 45 minutes away) was massive but a good scale map will prevent you from getting lost. There is a good variety of other local shops within a couple of miles including a great ice cream shop and pizza bar.

We flew from Bristol into Pisa – about two hours from San Lorenzo – and the whole transport experience was very relaxed (except Europcar stinging us excessively for additional drivers - almost universal practice).

If you like Art or History then within an hour’s drive you will find more than enough to keep you occupied for weeks. In the evening there were a variety of music events – in Anghiari we wandered the streets listening to music and drinking coffee in the numerous cafes.

The accommodation was airy and new. We put Granny and Grandpa in the Rimessa which is a delightful self contained cottage. The teenagers were split across the two floors of the Fienile – boys on the lower floor with its entrance on one side of the building and girls on the upper floor. The two upper rooms have separate entrances and bathrooms.

We and the younger ones occupied the Tabaccaia – you could squeeze three small ones on the lower floor and a couple up above. The entrance arrangement meant you could either have one suite connected by the stairway or two separate rooms, each with en-suite.

Our hosts, Lucia and Graziano were very friendly and helpful – Lucia speaks excellent English if your Italian isn’t up to much. Do ask her about local events and the best restaurants. We thoroughly recommend San Lorenzo
  • Review Submitted: 20-Oct-2008
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2008
  • Source: HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children
Owner's Response: It is a great pleasure to read your kind comments. We have been very pleased to have such nice guests and the beautiful photos you sent will always remember us your lovely group. We wish you all the best for the future, hoping to seeing you again in San Lorenzo - Montemiliano.
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Montemiliano - Charming farmhouse in the Tuscan Hills, panoramic pool
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Monterchi Anghiari - Sansepolcro area
5

Wonderful and relaxing holiday

  • 5 out of 5
We had a very warm welcome at the magnificent Montemiliano site. The owners were very kind and gave great suggestions for visiting nice places in the surrounding of Tuscany and Umbria. We were very enthusiastic about our cottage Rimessa and also about the nice swimming pool with great views over the Tuscan hills. The nice little village Monterchi was nearby and worth visiting. We can highly recommend a peaceful stay at Agriturismo Montemiliano.
  • Review Submitted: 29-Jul-2013
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2013
  • Source: HomeAway
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Montemiliano - Charming farmhouse in the Tuscan Hills, panoramic pool
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Monterchi Anghiari - Sansepolcro area
Finland
4

Mixed feelilngs in Montemiliano.

  • 4 out of 5
We stayed in Montemiliano for a week in June-July 2010 with 10 friends (age around 30 years). The surroundings were beautiful and the accommodation was pleasant. Everything was clean and well taken care of.

We were surprised though to find out that the owners lived in one of the buildings. More over we found it strange that the owners would come in to the rooms while we were away and adjust the fridge temperature. They also used the outside shower near the swimming pool daily. During the last night and morning of our stay they started to clean the outside areas and the big kitchen even though our rental contract was valid until 10 am. We didn't use the big pizza oven because it was located three feet from the owner’s front door.

We do not recommend the place for people who value their privacy and do not want to be disturbed.
  • Review Submitted: 03-Jul-2010
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2010
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your high rating: I suppose that finally the upsides have been more than the downsides.
When we decided to open our farmhouse to other guests we tried to put ourselves in their shoes and everything is done in their only interest. This’ why when we had electrical problems we checked the rooms and discovered that they were partially due to the high level of the fridge (even if we asked you to keep the temperature to a low but optimal working level).
Yes, as stated in our website, we live in Montemiliano and are happy to share our farmhouse with other people with a big respect for their privacy. It is usual in Italy that owners live in the Agriturismo and Farmhouse is, first of all, the Farmer’s house.
As a matter of fact you had the exclusive use of the swimming pool and outside areas and we just used the outside shower which is closed to our fruit and vegetable garden where we daily worked.
Even if we are temperamentally open to friendly contacts with our guests we have respected your privacy and the only contacts we had (shower excluded) where when we cleaned the pool, did your restaurant reservations, helped you with the delivery of your lost baggage or to light the fire for barbeque. If you simply had asked us we had lit the pizza oven, which cannot be operated without our supervision (fire is a big problem in this season and oven need practice): most of our guests have savoured our free home made pizza.
When most of your group leaved we started to clean after having asked the permission to the remaining people, and, on the contrary, we hope you have appreciated the use of our facilities one day before the weekly rental started.
And what to say about your “middle size” dog: left alone into the apartment, sleeping in our sheets and eating in our dishes. We had to deeply clean and disinfect everything in respect of next guests and after this experience are seriously considering not to accept animals anymore.
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Monterchi Anghiari - Sansepolcro area
Besançon, France
5

Une super adresse / An excellent stay

  • 5 out of 5
Nous avons séjourné à Montemiliano une semaine début Aout 2009. Nous étions 20 (plusieurs familles), et l'endroit s'est prêté parfaitement à notre hébergement confortable et à notre découverte de la Toscane intérieure. Le domaine possède beaucoup de charme, les habitations sont au calme, spacieuses et d'une propreté impeccable, les propriétaires toujours attentionnés et parlent bien mieux français que nous italien... Panoramas merveilleux, grande piscine, babyfoot, ping pong, hamac, et beaucoup d'espace ombragé à l'extérieur. L'endroit est idéal pour des vacances en famille, et permet de découvrir la Toscane et l'Ombrie en voiture, à pied et même ... en footing!

We stayed in Montemilano one week at the beginning of August 2009. We were 20 (several families), and the place was ideal for our confortable stay and our discovering of the inside Toscany. The domaine is very charming, the appartments are quiet, large and very clean. Lucia and Grazziano, the owners, know always what to do to make your stay very pleased. And they speak a better french than our italian...
Estonishing views, big pool, babyfoot, ping pong, hammock, and lots of shaded spaces outside. This is the place to spend vacation with family, and to discover Tuscany and Ombria by car, foot, and even... by running!
  • Review Submitted: 29-Aug-2009
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2009
  • Source: HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children, Romantic Getaway
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Monterchi Anghiari - Sansepolcro area
London
5

Highly recommeded

  • 5 out of 5
We are a couple in our mid thirties and had a lovely stay at montemiliano.
The accomodotion was well presented and maintained to a very good standard. The facilities were good, especially the swimming pool which had wonderful panoramic views of the surrounding countryside.

The owners were friendly and helpful and provided excellent advice on local restaurants and places to visit. The local village is a 20 minute walk and had all the basic facilities - supermarket, bars and restaurants.

There is plenty to see and do within an hour or so from the accomodation although ideally you need a car. We would highly recommend montemiliano to either young families or couples and hope to return soon.
  • Review Submitted: 27-Aug-2009
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2009
  • Source: HomeAway
Recommended for:  Sightseeing, Families with Young Children, Romantic Getaway
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Monterchi Anghiari - Sansepolcro area
Netherlands
5

Fantastisch - Live like an emperor in Italy

  • 5 out of 5
Vakantiehuis MonteMiliano in Monterchi was voor ons helemaal tiptop in orde, en wat een toewijding van de eigenaren om het de klanten tot hun zin te maken.
Tevens was het gemakkelijk dat we met zoveel talenkennis van Lucia uit de voeten konden en het was plezierig dat we zoveel goede reis en bezichtigingtips kregen.
Lucia en Graciano nogmaals bedankt voor de geweldige week die we hebben gehad en we denken nog regelmatig aan de lekkere pizza’s.


Holiday house MonteMiliano in Monterchi was for us entirely tip top in order, and what a devotion of the owners to make sure that everything was okay for the customers.
Also it was easily that we could use the knowledge of languages of Lucia and it was pleasant that we have got so much good travel- and sightseeing tips.
Once again many thanks Lucia and Graciano for the very nice week which we have had, and we still think regular of the nice pizza’s.

Greetings from Erik and Nelly
The Netherlands
  • Review Submitted: 25-Aug-2009
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2009
  • Source: HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Sightseeing, Families with Young Children, Romantic Getaway

Location

Location

Nearest Airport
60 Kilometres
Perugia
Nearest Barpub
1.5 Kilometres
Nearest Golf
5 Kilometres
Nearest Train
25 Kilometres
Arezzo
Nearest Motorway
30 Kilometres
Arezzo
Nearest Restaurant
1.5 Kilometres
Nearest Beach
100 Kilometres
Car: recommended

Monterchi is brilliantly placed for exploring both Tuscany and Umbria. Nearby Arezzo offers easy connections to Florence, Rome, Siena, Pisa, Cortona. Other nearby places of interest include Assisi, Perugia, Gubbio, San Gimignano, Sansepolcro, Citta di Castello, Urbino. There is always somewhere new to visit. Monterchi has a great feel of the real Italy, and the local villagers go out of their way to make you welcome. For art lovers, Monterchi is home to the famous 'Madonna del Parto' by Piero della Francesca. Monterchi has a great choice of reasonably priced restaurants. Montemiliano is just 1.5 km from Monterchi: with an easy walk you can reach many facilities e.g. restaurants, bars, grocery stores, pharmacy, bank with ATM and VISA service, post-office and tennis court. Please contact us for more information.

Local activities cycling, fishing, golf, horse riding, mountain biking, roller blading, sailing, swimming, tennis, walking, water skiing, wind-surfing.

Other Activities: Clay pigeon shooting, guided tours

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Low Season Special Offer!!
18 Oct 2014 - 19 Dec 2014
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
€1,225
for 7 nights
From
€175
Fri,Sat,Sun
€1,225
 
 
Xmas & New Year
20 Dec 2014 - 9 Jan 2015
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
€2,550
for 7 nights
€2,550
 
 
Winter Special Offer!!
10 Jan 2015 - 27 Mar 2015
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
€875
for 7 nights
From
€125
Fri,Sat,Sun
€875
 
 
Easter
28 Mar 2015 - 10 Apr 2015
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
€2,550
for 7 nights
€2,550
 
 
Spring Special Offer!!
11 Apr 2015 - 24 Apr 2015
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
€1,225
for 7 nights
From
€175
Fri,Sat,Sun
€1,225
 
 
Middle Season
25 Apr 2015 - 29 May 2015
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
€1,900
for 7 nights
€1,900
 
 
High Season
30 May 2015 - 26 Jun 2015
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
€2,550
for 7 nights
€2,550
 
 
Peak Season
27 Jun 2015 - 28 Aug 2015
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
€3,100
for 7 nights
€3,100
 
 
High Season
29 Aug 2015 - 25 Sep 2015
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
€2,550
for 7 nights
€2,550
 
 
Middle Season
26 Sep 2015 - 16 Oct 2015
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
€1,900
for 7 nights
€1,900
 
 
Low Season Special Offer!!
17 Oct 2015 - 18 Dec 2015
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
€1,225
for 7 nights
From
€175
Fri,Sat
€1,225
 
 
Xmas & New Year
19 Dec 2015 - 8 Jan 2016
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
€2,550
for 7 nights
€2,550
 

Additional information about rental rates

Pet Fee €50
Refundable Damage Deposit €500
Notes Whole complex rental rates are based on 10-14 people (children under 2 years on date of arrival are free of charge). Additional price per person up to max 20 people: 150/100 € depending on season. Security Deposit: € 500 to be paid in cash on arrival at property. 'Special Offer!!' rates (see periods with price per night) are based on 10 people sharing: add people € 100.00. Laundry € 5 per washing

Facilities

Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday farmhouse in Monterchi in Anghiari - Sansepolcro area

Property Type:
  • farmhouse (detached)
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 300 m²
Location Type:
  • rural
  • village
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Farm Holidays
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Baby Gate
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Computer Available
  • Fireplace
  • Firewood
  • Free Local Calls
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Printer
  • Scanner
  • Sofa Bed
  • Sunbed
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Fax
Kitchen:
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Garbage Disposal
  • Grill
  • Kitchen
  • Kitchenette
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 20 people
Bathrooms:
  • 6 Bathrooms
  • Cream - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , Bidet
    Green - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , Bidet
    Blue - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , Bidet
    Yellow - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , Bidet
    Fienile apt - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , Bidet
    Rimessa - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , Bidet
Bedrooms:
  • 6 Bedrooms, Sleeps 14
  • Cream - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed
    Green - 1 Large Double Bed , 1 Single Bed
    Blue - 1 Large Double Bed , 1 Single Bed
    Yellow - 1 Large Double Bed , 1 Single Bed , 1 Cot , 1 Sofa bed/Futon
    Fienile apt - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed , 2 Single Bed , 2 Sofa bed/Futon
    Rimessa - 1 Large Double Bed , 1 Cot , 1 Sofa bed/Futon
  • If you need more rooms we can rent also a nice complex, just 150 m from Montemiliano, located in a very beautiful position with a great view on Monterchi and Lippiano. Surronded by a green garden with outside table and chairs, it is composed by 2 apartments plus a charming studio apartment. It can lodge comfortably big groups as there are 3 fully-equipped kitchens, 8 bedrooms and 5 bathrooms. We have just restored the complex and can apply very special weekly rental rates.
Entertainment:
  • Table Football
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Stereo
  • Television
Outside:
  • Barbecue
  • Bicycles ...
  • Child's Swing
  • Terrace
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
  • Veranda
  • Tennis ...
  • Terrace
  • 20 garden chairs
  • 8 deck chairs
Suitability:
  • Groups
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
Pool / Spa:
  • Outdoor Pool
  • Private Pool
Onsite Services:
  • Chauffeur
Attractions:
  • autumn foliage
  • churches
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • horse riding
  • outlet shopping
  • photography
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • golf
  • golf pass optional
  • hunting big game
  • hunting small game
  • mountain biking
  • mountaineering
  • roller blading
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
Montemiliano consists of 3 buildings: manor house with Tabaccaia, Fienile and Rimessa. In the lower level of manor house a large Taverna has been created from the former animal stalls. Meeting and living room ideal for relaxing in front of a typical fireplace. Here is also a fully-equipped kitchen annexe, where it is possible to prepare and sample your meals, and a separate laundry room. In the Tabaccaia there are now 2 comfortable double rooms with en suite bathroom with shower. The old Fienile is a building on 2 levels: on the lower level a large terrace leads to a self-contained apartment (for 2-6 people) with large living room with fully equipped kitchen, fireplace and double sofa-bed. Double bedroom with double sofa-bed and bathroom. At the upper level 2 double rooms with bathroom en suite. The Rimessa, surrounded by a green garden, has become a charming studio apartment with cooking area, small fireplace, and bathroom (for 2-4people).

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