TORRE MEDIEVO LUNGARNO
3 seasons: HIGH € 1190 - MEDIA € 950 - € 800 LOW
The Tower near Arno bridge, is located just outside the medieval town of Pratovecchio. It was built by the Counts Guidi in the middle of the eleventh century., Is the first historic building along the ancient walls encircled the town of Pratovecchio.
Here, you can spend a lovely stay immersed in the story: after a thorough restoration was carried out, in fact, a beautiful detached house equipped with every comfort and air conditioning. The medieval tower has three floors with an area of 100 square meters terrace. The access is located on the 1st level through typical wooden stairs (33 steps) and leads into the hallway equipped with hangers and input in the master bedroom (20 sqm) with majestic walls cleverly built and restored, decorated with wooden furniture that recall the feudal period. Each wall of the friendly room there are the typical slits overlooking the Arno river and the garden. Inside the room access to a private bathroom (4 sqm), built in compliance with the architectural form of the structure and provided with toilet, bidet, shower and antique marble sink. From the hallway a staircase leads to the living room (28 sqm) with bright antique sofa, armchairs, satellite TV, dining table with four chairs, storage, and feature wooden kitchen fully equipped with fridge-freezer, dishwasher, microwave, two-burner and antique marble sink. From the living room a staircase with nine steps leads to the loft (10 sqm) with a comfortable single bed and second bathroom decorated with outdoor decorations that show the various castles of the valley and equipped with toilet, bidet and washbasin. From the loft a few steps lead to the terrace. Internet access must be booked (for a fee).
The highlight of the medieval tower is definitely the lovely terrace (35 sqm) overlooking the valley of the Casentino, the medieval castle of Poppi, Romanian and Porciano. The terrace is equipped with a Jacuzzi, sun, night lighting, roof garden, barbecue lava rock, drinking water, dining table and chairs. Here you can arrange lovely romantic dinners by candlelight under the stars.
Upon request, any use of the pool in about 1,5 km, to be shared with other guests, or the Arno River on the border with the residence. The owners are there for those with their own specialties, on arrival, and any mid-week. The tower does not have a washing machine, but in the middle of Pratovecchio is a laundry room.
The sea is approx Adriatrico 90 minutes and the Tyrrhenian Sea ca. 120 minutes by car. And 'possible to swim in the lake which is about 1.5 km from the center of Pratovecchio or Stay in the river Arno. Excursions can be made to the zoo Poppi, to the Sanctuary of La Verna, Camaldoli Hermitage and the National Park of the Casentino Forests. Florence and Arezzo are within 50 minutes drive away, Siena 80 minutes. From Arezzo you get to Rome by train in an hour and only quick 5 minutes, why are possible day trips to the capital.