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Big and Old stone farmhouse with private pool, beautiful landscape!

Bedrooms 5
Space 3,229 sq. ft.
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 1 - 7 nights


About the property

5 bedrooms, sleeps 11, 3 bathrooms, near Arezzo, Cortona, Siena and Perugia

THE HOUSE is an old farmhouse in the middle of 1700, which was recently renovated, bringing to light and at the same time while maintaining the details that characterize it and tell us that the peasant family who lived there and who gathered together around the flame of the two huge fireplaces. Respect for the environment, then, the house is fully furnished in a rustic style, but with all the comfort. It is divided into two floors that can be accessed by an internal staircase and an outdoor gallery from which you can enjoy beautiful views. Altogether has 11 beds and two beds for children aged 0 to 3 years.

On the ground floor there are: THE ENTRANCE HALL with comfortable sofas, satellite TV and a pellet stove;

THE LIVING ROOM with a long table and 12 chairs beside the hearth, and there is the old manger with the stereo; KITCHEN which is well furnished for cooking and all electrical machines, dishwasher, electric oven, microwave, juicer, kettle and coffee Italian and American;

THE BRIGHT AND LARGE VERANDA, with two large windows, a lounge and reading with the professional table tennis table, a long sofa and an antique table estendbile;

The ROSMARY ROOM, double or triple room with large bathroom with shower.

On the first floor you will find:

A LARGE LIVING ROOM with ancient niches with internal seating, soft and comfortable sofas and round table, from here you can access the gallery with stone arches, from here you can see a beautiful landscape;

FOUR ROOMS double calls, SAGE, THIMUS, LAVANDER and BASIL, complete with wardrobes and desks with chairs and windows to enjoy the breathtaking views, two bathrooms with shower and bathtub.

Outside you will find:

THE LAUNDRY ROOM with washing machine, iron and ironing board, near there is also an antique cupola furnace, made of red brick Siena, where once baked Tuscan bread.

All tile floors, just to meet the Tuscan style.

The LARGE GARDEN is fenced along its perimeter spots that smell of thyme, lavender and marjoram framing everything. At the center of the garden is located in the old barn of stone and brick honeycomb with wooden beams, completely renovated. Inside there is a beautiful stone fountain, a lovely solarium, ideal for summer lunches and dinners outdoors, thanks to the presence of the barbecue.

The solarium with sun beds and deck chairs overlooking PRIVATE POOL, from which you can enjoy lovely scenery, which acquires a very special connotation especially at sunset. Near the swimming pool there is a trampoline to jump, ideal for children.

In front of the farmhouse is also a convenient PRIVATE PARKING with wrought iron gate at the side of the gate two large jars collect red cactus plants that in summer there offering some beautiful pink flowers.

Outside in the garden there is an olive grove.

More Details

Member since: 2013
Speaks English, Italian
Response time:
Within a few days
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
28 February, 2018


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday villa in Brolio in Province of Arezzo

Property Type:
  • villa
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 3229 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 16.00 / Check-out: 10.00
  • Max. occupancy: 11
  • pets considered
  • Events Allowed
  • children welcome
  • smoking allowed
Location Type:
  • rural
  • village
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 12 people
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom Ground Floor - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , Bidet
    Bathroom First Floor - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , Bidet
    Big Bathroom First Floor - Toilet , Bath with Shower , Shower Enclosure , Bidet
  • In every bathroom there is a hair dryer professional, the tape of the emergency and the container to hold the brushes. The bathroom linen is included and includes: large towel for the face, small towel for the bidet, towel for the shower. All linen towels are rigorously cleaned and disinfected. In every bathroom there is a large mirror and a window with curtains. In every bathroom there is a shower, toilet and bidet and large bathroom on the first floor there is also a huge white rounded bathtub that can accommodate two people with a wall where to put romantic candles, massage oils and glasses ... with good wine ...
  • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 11
  • Camera Rosemary - 1 Large Double Bed , 1 Single Bed , the double bed can become two single
    Camera Lavander - 2 Single Bed , Individuals can become a double bed
    Camera Thimus - 2 Single Bed , Individuals can become a double bed
    Camera Sage - 1 Large Double Bed , 1 Child Bed
    Camera Basil - 1 Large Double Bed , 1 Child Bed
  • All the rooms are large and equipped with bed linen: sheets, blankets, quilts, throws and pillows with covers rigorously cleaned and disinfected. In each room there is at least one large furniture to order their clothes, two bedside tables with lamps and a desk with chair. In each room there is a large window with blinds and curtains that create harmony. The Rosemary's room is the largest bedroom there is on the ground floor and can accommodate 3 persons, which may remain single or become a double and a single, has a private bathroom with shower. The other four bedrooms are on the first floor, consisting of two beds each and can be arranged according to need, both in single and double bed that does not have a bathroom in the room. There are two beds for children aged 0 to 3 years, which can be placed where you want.
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Game Room
  • Games
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Toys
  • Video Library
  • Balcony
  • Bicycles
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
  • Veranda
  • 5 bicycles
  • 12 garden chairs
  • 12 deck chairs
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Private Pool
  • arboretum
  • autumn foliage
  • churches
  • forests
  • live theatre
  • museums
  • playground
  • pond
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • horse riding
  • outlet shopping
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • golf pass optional
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • mountain biking
  • sailing
  • swimming
  • tennis
The animals that we accept must be small and must be well-behaved. It is recommended not to leave them alone in the house and collect the manure that will leave in the garden. And 'one change of linen once a week. If you want we organize lunches or dinners with typical Tuscan menu. The pool is cleaned every two days.


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Big and Old stone farmhouse with private pool, beautiful landscape!
average rating of 5.0 based on 8 reviews

una meravigliosa pasqua

  • 5 of 5

abbiamo soggiornato presso il casale ulivo per soli tre giorni (causa lavoro) ma lo straordinario fascino del casale ulivo ti colpisce a prima vista! l'ampio giardino che circonda la struttura è curatissimo e ti da subito il senso della vita sana e genuina che si vive da queste parti. la piscina ben collocata è bella grande e fornita di tutte le attrezzature necessarie compreso una zona barbecue.

abbiamo trovato il casale pulitissimo, gli spazi sono veramente grandi e forniti di ogni comfort, ci si muove benissimo.

è il posto ideale per trascorrere una vacanza in compagnia sia di adulti che di bambini.

un ringraziamento particolare va ad elisa e alla sua famiglia per la loro gentilezza ,disponibilità e cordialità.

torneremo sicuramente al più presto.

ciao a tutti, Paola.

  • Review Submitted: 10-Apr-2013
  • Date of Stay: March 2013
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Grazie Paola della bellissima recensione. E' stato un piacere ospitarvi nella nostra struttura, avete lasciato la casa in ottima condizioni. Ci riempiono di soddisfazione i complimenti sulla pulizia e sull' accoglienza, grazie mille. Quando vorrete ritornare, magari con più tempo, sarà un piacere ospitarvi di nuovo. Un grande saluto. Elisa e Famiglia
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Enjoyed our holiday

  • 5 of 5

we (couple and 1 dog) really enjoyed our stay at casale ulivo. fantastic pool, great view and beautiful garden. Many sights close by; Food stores a few minutes away by car;

normally very quiet, sometimes small airplanes

Very nice host; we'd love to visit casale ulivo again

  • Review Submitted: 13-Sep-2017
  • Date of Stay: August 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Dear Denise, thank you for the review and for the 5 stars. We do our best to give our guests an ever better service. In fact, the pool is cleaned almost every day and a month before the guests arrive we send an email with all the services near home. It was a pleasure to meet you.
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S2jour de rêve en Toscane

  • 5 of 5

Vacances avec des amis (4 adultes et 7 enfants) dans un cadre de rêve. Les propriétaires sont charmants et le lieu est idéal pour visiter la Toscane. Piscine magnifique. Nous avons pu aussi apprécier la cuvée du patron. Tout est parfait. Merci à Elisa et à toute sa famille !!

  • Review Submitted: 03-Sep-2017
  • Date of Stay: August 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks for the review. We will be happy to welcome future guests in the same way. We believe in kindness and we want all of our guests to spend a wonderful stay. Thank you, Elisa and Family
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Un perfetto weekend tra le colline toscane

  • 5 of 5

Il casale è stupendo. Eravamo in 9 e ci siamo trovati benissimo. Un perfetto mix tra antico e moderno. La casa è spaziosa sia all'interno che all'esterno. Abbiamo fatto un barbeque e ci siamo gustati la veranda guardando le colline toscane. I proprietari sono stati gentilissimi e pieni di buoni consigli su come passare delle belle giornate nei dintorni.

  • Review Submitted: 22-Oct-2013
  • Date of Stay: October 2013
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Caro Alessandro, ti ringraziamo tanto per le tue belle parole. Siamo felici di avervi dato i consigli giusti per trascorrere un piacevole week end. Vi aspettiamo di nuovo quando vorrete! Un grande saluto, Elisa e Famiglia
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Incantevole Casale Ulivo

  • 5 of 5

Ho soggiornato nel giugno 2012 per 10 giorni nell'incatevole Casale Ulivo in compagnia di 10 amici.

La descrizione contenuta nell'inserzione rispecchiava alla perfezione la reale meraviglia di questo Casale, della posizione in cui è situato e dei servizi che vengono offerti dalla proprietà.

Il Casale è di una bellezza rara per la posizione che occupa nella splendida Val di Chiana e per come è curato nei minimi particolari: dagli interni spaziosi, puliti, accoglienti e arredati di tutto, fino all'elegante giardino esterno impreziosito da un fantastico gazebo in pietra e mattoni e da una grande, bella e attrezzata piscina posta in posizione panoramica da togliere il respiro! La proprietà è in una zona di esclusiva calma e riservatezza e posizonato in tal modo da poter godere pienamente le magnifiche giornate di sole che la campagna toscana offre durante la primavera, l'estate e l'autunno.

La vicinanza ai maggiori luoghi di interesse della zona ( da Arezzo a Cortona

a Lucignano, Gargonza, Montepulciano fino a Firenze e Roma) lo rendono una tappa imprescindibile per chi abbia voglia di unire una splendida vacanza di relax e vita bucolica al piacere di scoprire le meraviglie che questa zona d'Italia offre in ogni suo minimo angolo...senza dimenticare le continue iniziative quali sagre, palii e ristoranti osterie e trattorie che rendono il soggiorno ancor più gradevole.

Nota particolare per cui scegliere questa dimora va sicuramente fatta per la Famiglia proprietaria del casale da cui viene personalmente gestito...la loro gentilezza, competenza, accoglienza, discrezione, cortesia e simpatia sono virtù rare e uniche, e rendono la permanenza nel Casale Ulivo un'esperienza da dover assolutamente vivere e condividere con amici e famiglia.

  • Review Submitted: 18-Feb-2013
  • Date of Stay: June 2012
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Grazie Stefano, a leggere la tua recensione ci siamo commossi un po' tutti... Il babbo in particolar modo... Belle e care parole che ci sacaldano il cuore e ci riempiono di gioia, che ci spronano ad andare avanti su questa strada. La fortuna è anche la nostra di aver incontrato delle persone meravigliose come voi... sempre più rare, oggi come oggi, ahimé! Grazie, grazie, grazie. ps: non vediamo l'ora di rivedervi !!! Famiglia Caremani
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La Toscane de carte postale ça existe

  • 5 of 5

Nous nous sommes réunis à 11 personnes au printemps 2012 au Casale Ulivo pour passer un moment entre amis et il est absolument impossible d'etre deçu par le choix de ce lieu de villégiature. L'intérieur est trés spacieux, trés confortable et extremement fonctionnel. Que dire de l'extérieur : à couper le souffle.

  • Review Submitted: 06-Feb-2013
  • Date of Stay: May 2012
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you very much for your kinds words. Our family appreciates them a lot. We hope to have you again as our guest in our Casale. Best regards, family Caremani
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Nearest Airport
70 Kilometres
Nearest Barpub
6 Kilometres
Nearest Ferry
187 Kilometres
Nearest Golf
27 Kilometres
Nearest Train
20 Kilometres
Nearest Motorway
8 Kilometres
Nearest Restaurant
2 Kilometres
Nearest Ski
179 Kilometres
Nearest Beach
147 Kilometres
Marina di Grosseto
Car: necessary

The country house is located on a large hill overlooking the entire valley of the Val di Chiana, vineyards, olive groves and cypress trees frame the landscape. Historic site of great importance because Etruscan archaeological site.

The country is crossed by the Canal Maestro della Chiana, throughout his career has a viable long walk on foot or by bicycle, in which it is possible to see many different types of birds for bird watchers is ideal. Nearby there is Arezzo with the paintings of Piero della Francesca, the works of Vasari, the house of Francesco Petrarca, every first Sunday of the month the antique fair covers the historic streets of the center of Arezzo for lovers of antiquity. In Montevarchi there is the only store of Prada in Italy only 30 minutes by car! The beautiful Cortona Etruscan Museum and the typical Tuscan village of Castiglion Fiornetino all stone are historical cultural sites.

Thirty minutes there is the Siena Palio and the nearby beuty center of Rapolano where you can enjoy a healthy and relaxing swim in the sulphurous waters. For lovers of wine, Montepulciano, Montalcino, Pienza, the Abbey of Monte Oliveto Maggiore medieval villages are very close to Casale and rich in history and flavors, for lovers of good taste!


Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday villa in Brolio, Tuscany

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
Medium Season
13 May 2018 - 30 Jun 2018
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
High Season
1 Jul 2018 - 31 Aug 2018
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Medium Season
1 Sep 2018 - 6 Oct 2018
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Low Season
7 Oct 2018 - 21 Dec 2018
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Natale e Capodanno 18-19
22 Dec 2018 - 5 Jan 2019
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Low Season
6 Jan 2019 - 17 Apr 2019
1 night minimum stay
for 1 night
Pasqua e Ponti
18 Apr 2019 - 5 May 2019
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
Low Season
6 May 2019 - 17 May 2019
1 night minimum stay
for 1 night
Medium Season
18 May 2019 - 30 Jun 2019
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
High Season
1 Jul 2019 - 31 Aug 2019
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Medium Season
1 Sep 2019 - 5 Oct 2019
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Low season
6 Oct 2019 - 30 Oct 2019
1 night minimum stay
for 1 night
Ponte dei Morti
31 Oct 2019 - 3 Nov 2019
2 night minimum stay
for 2 nights
Low Season
4 Nov 2019 - 5 Dec 2019
1 night minimum stay
for 1 night
Ponte dell'Immacolata
6 Dec 2019 - 9 Dec 2019
2 night minimum stay
for 2 nights
Natale e Capodanno
10 Dec 2019 - 6 Jan 2020
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights

Additional pricing information

Pet Fee £0
Refundable Damage Deposit £262.22

Il costo delle spese di pulizia è di 100 € a settimana, da pagare all'arrivo in contanti.
Il riscaldamento è con stufa a pellet o gpl ed è pagato a parte a seconda del consumo effettuato.
L'entrata è prevista dalle 4:00 pm. alle 6:00 pm.
L'uscita è obbligatoria entro le h.10:00 am. Gli orari possono essere adattati alle esigenze dei clienti se c'è la possibilità.
Si accettano animali di ogni taglia ma ben educati.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.
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