Villa Belloto is a charming Tuscan farmhouse built of stone, of antique origins over the ruins of a fortress of the 11th century that used to protect the nearby hamlet. The house has been built with the original Romanic stones of the ruins, on the top of a hill with privileged view. It has been completely renewed to become a welcoming vacation villa.
The owner, who is an engineer, has taken care of all details, preserving the original walls and features of the villa, like bricked floors and wooden beamed ceilings, but has applied all modern installations for your comfort and safety. The villa has 180 square metres of living space, divided in two floors plus two arcades of 50 square metres each fully equipped with tables, chairs and reclining chairs for meals al fresco and relax.
The villa offers a private fenced in garden with a barbecue area, equipped for outdoor meals and hammocks where to relax under the old trees. The swimming pool right in front of the villa is surrounded by a stone solarium with sun loungers and reclining chairs for sunbathing while admiring the beautiful green hills.
The ground floor holds the eat-in kitchen with direct door to the arcade, easy to organize meals al fresco. The kicthen is fully equipped with all necessary utensils and appliances, like oven, stove, refrigerator, microwave, dishwasher, etc. Besides there is a wide living - dining room with its typical archways, furnished with a large table for the whole group to have meals together and a cosy open fireplace. The ground floor holds also two double bedrooms that share one full bathroom equipped with shower box, WC, basin and bidet.
The villa is ideal for rentals the whole year, in the low season months is possible to use the fireplace and also central heating, as the house is equipped with the modern under floor heating on the ground floor. On the first floor the owner has provided beautiful antique radiators made of cast iron.
The first floor holds a charming living room, two wide double bedrooms that share one bathroom fully equipped with a shower box, WC, basin and bidet. The last bedroom, the largest one, is furnished with a double bed and has its own en-suite bathroom.
The owner has tastefully decorated the villa with pieces of antique furniture matching perfectly the original features, wooden dressers, Persian carpets, hand painted wardrobes and much more. All together it will make you feel and taste the real essence of Tuscany.
Upon request is possible to have a delicious typical Tuscan meal prepared on site just for your group, including special events like anniversaries, birthdays and more. Housekeeping service and extra change of linen are available upon request, paid extra directly on-site.
The owner can also give you information and help to arrange your day trips, including beautiful areas like: Cortona, Sansepolcro, Siena, Florence, Lago Trasimeno and Perugia. Besides you can do by yourself a wine tour and wine tasting in the many Chianti wineries of the surrounding Colli Aretini (Arezzo hills).
Within less than 10 km from Arezzo and only 5 km from the closest village with shops and restaurants, the villa has a convenient position for day-trips and activities in Tuscany. There is horseback riding within 10 km, the area is surrounded by wineries and many paths among the hills where to ride a mountain bike or make trekking. Large outlet centres are located within a short drive, like Valdichiana Outlet Village and The Mall. Arezzo, the closest major city, offers many itineraries of art, culture, food, wine and antique trade.