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Tuscan Villa with pool and tennis - Anghiari

People12
Bedrooms 7
Bathrooms5
Separate WC's3
Space 5,000 sq. ft.
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 7 nights

Overview

About the property

Exceptional views. Sleeps 12. Pool, gardens, tennis court and basketball

Originally a 16th century farmhouse, Villa Seccarille is situated in 57 hectares of fields and woodlands, on the lower slopes of the Appennine Mountains. The villa offers breathtaking views of the surrounding mountains in this wild area of Tuscany and gives a unique sensation of freedom and privacy.

The property can accommodate up to 12 people (7 bedrooms, 6 bathrooms) and includes a large swimming pool, garden, tennis court and basketball court.

The villa has 5,000 sqft arranged over two levels and has many terraces, offering a wide choice of sitting and dining areas. In addition there is wireless, subscription satellite television and a fully equipped entertainment area.

There are a wide selection of historic villages and towns to visit in the area, including Caprese Michelangelo, the birthplace of Michelangelo.

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More Details

Owner
Seccarille
Member since: 2012
Speaks English
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
15 September, 2017

About Seccarille

My husband is Italian and I am Australian although we live in London with our two young daughters.

Seccarille purchased this villa in 1980

Why Seccarille chose Anghiari - Sansepolcro area

Villa Seccarille has a magical setting, overlooking rolling hills and a valley with no views of any other buildings except an ancient monasteries. There is a real sense of peace and escape, whilst at the same time lots of activities from swimming in the private pool, to lunches under the vines or hiking through the surrounding nature parks.

What makes this villa unique

The local government has invested heavily in the area, mapping out lots of trails through the surrounding nature parks, which provide the unique opportunity to explore the area and be immersed in nature.

The panoramic views of the surrounding mountains and valley, which can be enjoyed whilst swimming in the pool, playing tennis, eating under the vines or on the verandah make Villa Seccarille a totally unique holiday destination.

Facilities

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

Property Type:
  • villa (detached)
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Housekeeping:
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 5000 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 16:00
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00
  • Max. occupancy: 12
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • rural
Theme:
  • Family
  • Farm Holidays
General:
  • Activities Guide
  • Fireplace
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
Kitchen:
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Kitchenette
  • Microwave
  • Mini Refrigerator
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining Area
Bathrooms:
  • 5 Bathrooms
  • 3 Separate WC's
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath with Shower , Bidet
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
    Bathroom 3 - Toilet
    Bathroom 4 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , Bidet
    Bathroom 5 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , Bidet
    Bathroom 6 - Toilet , Bidet
    Bathroom 7 - Toilet , Bidet
    Bathroom 8 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , Bidet
Bedrooms:
  • 7 Bedrooms, Sleeps 12
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Large Double Bed
    Bedroom 2 - 1 Large Double Bed
    Bedroom 3 - 1 Large Double Bed
    Bedroom 4 - 1 Single Bed
    Bedroom 5 - 1 Single Bed
    Bedroom 6 - 2 Single Bed
    Bedroom 7 - 1 Large Double Bed
  • Cot is also available.
Entertainment:
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
Outside:
  • Balcony
  • Garden
  • Patio
  • Veranda
  • Tennis Court
  • Terrace
  • veranda
Suitability:
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Outdoor Pool
Attractions:
  • autumn foliage
  • churches
  • forests
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • horse riding
  • outlet shopping
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • swimming

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
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5

Stunning views, great facilities and in a beautiful location

  • 5 of 5

We had a superb holiday at Seccarille. The villa is in a beautiful part of north Tuscany with breathtaking views across the forested hills.

The villa has a large pool, which everyone loved, with beautiful, immaculately-kept terraces and garden around it. We also made daily use of the villa's tennis court, one of Seccarille's big attractions. Lunches and dinners on the villa's first floor terrace were always magical. Kitchen facilities are great and the villa has everything you need. A gardener keeps everything looking perfect and Jeremy, the friendly local manager, deals with any problems or questions instantly. The bedrooms/bathrooms are a touch dated, but we spent so little time indoors that it did not really matter. Showers are high-pressure, which we thought was the most important thing.

There are fantastic walking trails through the hills and it is only a short drive to Anghiari, a delightful walled Tuscan city which has very good restaurants. A perfect all-round holiday. We have rented many villas in Tuscany over the years and this is one we definitely want to go back to. Mark W

  • Review Submitted: Aug 23, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2017
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Owner's Response: Thank you for your lovely review. We hope you visit us again soon.
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5

Beautiful, unique villa

  • 5 of 5

The Villa Secarrille was huge, beautifully furnished and equipped and set in a magnificent location looking down the valley.

The pool was enormous and child-safe without any ugly, obvious fencing. Basketball court. tennis court, table tennis, sunken trampoline ...

We loved it and will definitely consider going back

  • Review Submitted: Aug 2, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for choosing to holiday at our beloved villa. We are so happy you enjoyed your stay and hope to welcome you again.
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5

A beautiful spacious villa with incredible views

  • 5 of 5

We have just returned from a fantastic holiday in this beautiful villa. It is very spacious and the grounds are stunning. There's plenty to keep the children amused with tennis, basketball, a large swimming pool and well equipped media room.The villa has a brand new fully equipped kitchen for those that like to cook and a fabulous terrace to dine on. The bedrooms are all very comfortable with plenty of space for storage.

While this villa is perfect for a relaxing holiday just sitting by the pool, it is also well situated for trips to local villages and towns, as well as day trips to Florence and Siena. There is a fantastic restaurant walking distance away, and plenty of places to eat around a 15min drive away in the beautiful Anghiari.

Jeremy, who manages the property, was really helpful and easy to contact, and the villa spotlessly clean. We also had good customer service from the owners, who replied quickly to email queries and refunded our security deposit within a few days of arriving home.

Overall this is an amazing villa which I have no hesitation in recommending. I hope we get to back someday.

  • Review Submitted: Jul 26, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2017
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Owner's Response: Thank you for your lovely review. We are delighted you enjoyed our villa and hope you visit us again (:
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4

Excellent

  • 4 of 5

Excellent, magnificent view, Jeremy helpful and adorable, the upperfloor

perfect, very nice fourniture, pool and tennis very agréable

Points of concern : the basement and the showers shoud be renovated.

  • Review Submitted: Jul 9, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2017
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5

Spectacular villa!

  • 5 of 5

I'd seen the photos but nothing could prepare me for the beauty of this villa. Looking out over the Tuscan hills, surrounded by dozens of walks through wildflowers and Tuscan wilderness, a terrace that was perfect for breakfasts, long and lazy lunches, and watching the sun go down with a Campari spritz in hand.

The abundance of fig trees and blackberries around the property were fun for kids and adults alike, and the pool was hard to draw yourself away from - plenty of lounges to loll on and big umbrellas to give shade.

The villa itself is well equipped, spacious and beautifully appointed - it features all the little things that make the difference when renting a holiday house - plenty of crockery, beautiful linen napkins, and lots of gorgeous glassware - every meal felt like a special occasion.

I'd definitely recommend day trips in the area to local towns and restaurants, but you could just as easily stay at the villa and be very, very happy. The Cantucci biscuits from the little deli in nearby town Manzi are a must!

I can't wait to return one day - it's a magical spot.

  • Review Submitted: Dec 21, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2015
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5

You won't want to leave!

  • 5 of 5

This wasn't our first stay at Seccarille and plan for it to not be the last! The setting really is breathtaking - sweeping views, big skies, rolling hills, farmhouses and vineyards, as far as the eye can see. Make sure to catch at least one sunrise from the terrace. Speaking of, the terrace (which looks out over the pool and beyond) was the heart of our stay and is the ideal environment for late breakfasts, long lunches, apertivo and of course, large dinners. (The table seats at least 14) We also loved having lunches at the long table set up under a grapevine covered arbor in the garden. If you can tear yourself away from Seccarille, Agriturismo Mafuccio is very close by and a must! We could have eaten there everyday.

The villa itself is spacious, comfortable and chic, and aside from the pool the grounds also include tennis courts and a basketball hoop. If you like to walk - and we do - you'll find yourself spoiled for choice! We hiked a different trail everyday and just loved this aspect of our stay.

Between the eating (!) and drinking, the lying by the pool, the hiking, the tennis, the chance to do nothing or to explore nearby medieval towns, everyone's needs are met. It's very easy to achieve a state of total relaxation at Seccarille, but very difficult to leave!

  • Review Submitted: Nov 20, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2015
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Location

Nearest Airport
160 Kilometres
Florence
Nearest Train
30 Kilometres
Arezzo
Car: recommended

LOCATION / DIRECTIONS

Seccarile,, Strada Provinciale 57, 15, 52031 Anghiari AR

43°35'14.4"N 12°00'10.8"E

Best to fly to Florence (1.5 hours), although Perugia (1.5 hours) and Rome (3 hours) are also options.

The main roads to Seccarile are the A1 (toll) linking Roma in the south and Bologna in the north via Firenze and the E45 linking the A1 at Orte in the south and Cesena in the north (in poor condition with closures and diversions to the north).

On booking confirmation we will email a guest book with detailed directions, house details and useful information on the surrounding area.

ADDITIONAL VILLA DETAILS

* Indoor

Bedrooms: 4 double bedrooms with king size beds (160-170cm x 190cm), 1 twin bedroom and 2 single bedrooms

Bathrooms: 1 en-suite bathrooms with bath, 1 en-suite bathroom with shower, 1 separate toilet, 1 bathroom with shower, all located upstairs. 2 bathrooms with shower on the ground floor.

Living rooms: 1 lounge upstairs (c.500sqft) with large fireplace, 1 TV room downstairs with Flat TV, Sky and surround system and a fire place, 1 sitting room with fireplace, and 1 large dining room downstairs with table that accommodates 15 to 20 people. Wi-fi.

Fully fitted kitchen with cooker, hob, fridge, oven, dishwasher, washing machine, microwave.

* Outdoor

Large patio with pool and wonderful view of the surrounding mountains. Two gardens and rose beds.

Swimming pool size of 15 x 7.5m, tennis court in cement, basket court, table tennis.

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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday villa in Anghiari, Arezzo Area

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
GBP
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
 
Late Season 2017
2 Sep 2017 - 29 Sep 2017
7 night minimum stay
£3,000
for 7 nights
£3,000
 
 
End Season 2017
30 Sep 2017 - 27 Oct 2017
7 night minimum stay
£2,500
for 7 nights
£2,500
 
 
Start Season 2018
21 Apr 2018 - 1 Jun 2018
7 night minimum stay
£3,000
for 7 nights
£3,000
 
 
Early Season 2018
2 Jun 2018 - 29 Jun 2018
7 night minimum stay
£3,500
for 7 nights
£3,500
 
 
High Season
30 Jun 2018 - 10 Aug 2018
7 night minimum stay
£4,250
for 7 nights
£4,250
 
 
Prime High Season
11 Aug 2018 - 31 Aug 2018
7 night minimum stay
£6,000
for 7 nights
£6,000
 
 
Late Season
1 Sep 2018 - 28 Sep 2018
7 night minimum stay
£3,500
for 7 nights
£3,500
 
 
End Season
29 Sep 2018 - 9 Nov 2018
7 night minimum stay
£3,000
for 7 nights
£3,000
 
 
My Standard Rate
7 night minimum stay
£3,750
for 7 nights
£3,750
 

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Damage Deposit £500

Bank Transfer and/or PAYPAL.
Additional services available on request (payable separately). For example, additional cleaning, cooking, linen changes, babysitting, guided nature walks etc.
Heating and phone charges in addition.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • Cancelled bookings will not receive a refund.
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