This villa results from a carefully renovation of a family owned farmhouse immersed in a stunning Tuscan estate, producing extra virgin olive oil and Vin Santo, set on a dominant position in the hills above Arezzo, only 3 km from this city of art and architecture. The owners want to offer not only a simple vacation but a real experience of authentic Tuscan lifestyle.
Surrounded by a wide lush park, with stunning views of the green hills that design the horizon, all guests will have the opportunity to pick up fresh fruit, vegetables, tomatoes , salads and fresh herbs from the local veggie garden and fruit trees. The contact with nature is the best feature of this place. There are many paths where to stroll around among the olive groves, where to play, relax and sunbath. Theprivate swimming pool offers a modern refreshing spot immersed in the colourful garden, fully equipped with sun umbrellas and comfortable sun loungers.
The house is an authentic Tuscan farmhouse built of stone with typical Mediterranean architecture. The villa has two independent but communicating apartments, each one composed of living room, fully equipped kitchen, two bedrooms and bathroom. The outdoor area has wide covered and uncovered spaces, furnished with gazeboes, table and chairs, ideal for outdoor meals. The original wood burning oven is still there, in perfectly working conditions. It has been used to bake the bread but now its great to prepare delicious pizzas for the whole group!
The apartment Sunflower has a total surface of 95 square metres, with a wide living room, furnished with modern pieces matching the original features like the old fireplace where the local country family used to come together during the evenings. The large and illuminated kitchen is fully equipped with brand new furnishings and appliances, like stove, oven, refrigerator with freezer and all utensils, pans, dishes.
The apartment has two bedrooms, a double and a twin bedroom, both furnished with class and much comfort. Both share one fully equipped bathroom, with WC, bidet, sink and shower box. All bedrooms have wide windows facing the lovely green garden and views of the hills behind it.
Two extra beds, one per apartment, even baby cots are available upon request.
Many services are available upon request:
Small pets are welcome, by previous notification to the owners. Extra cleaning service and extra change of linen are available on site. Cultural itineraries, birthday and other kinds of celebrations, dinner in the garden, tours and cooking lessons. The owner has an expert staff who can prepare exclusive dinners for you and every morning breakfast upon request.
The apartment Tulip, with a total surface of 95 square metres, opens to a large living room enriched by an old fireplace, originally built ofhand made fired bricks. The adjacent room holds the fully equipped kitchen, all electric appliances are brand new, as long as the villa has been fully restored in 2008. All you need for a great Tuscan meal is available in the kitchen: stove, oven, refrigerator with freezer, dishwasher, all utensils, pans, dishes etc.
A passage room leads to the bedrooms area. There is one large double bedroom, furnished with charm and quality materials, and a twin bedroom (that can be turned into double if needed by joining the two beds). Both share one large bathroom, fully equipped with double sink, shower box, WC and bidet. In a service corner, the owner provided some basic gym equipments for those who want to keep their shape during the stay, even with all the tasty specialties from Tuscany that have to be tasted.
The apartments are set on the first floor of the villa, with independent entrance from two external stone staircases, each one reaching a lovely loggia before opening to the living areas.
The villa offers its whole ground floor of 200 square metres that makes a large equipped space ideal for any kind of event, family reunion, wedding and any kind of celebration. There is a professional kitchen equipped with oven, stove, sink, refrigerator with freezer and dishwasher and two large rooms, renewed but maintaining the typical characteristics like wooden beamed ceilings, fired bricked floors and archways. Two fully equipped bathrooms with showers are located on the ground floor.
In this authentic atmosphere, large tables can be set and personalized according to your needs for a reception or family dinner that matches the rustic Tuscan charm to the highest culinary standards. The specialized staff will be there to help you with anything from catering arrangements to decoration or technical equipments. The villa has a large parking area for any size of cars. One full bathroom is located outside, useful to serve the pool and garden.
Besides, the staff will help you to arrange a lot of extra activities on site or in the surroundings, like horseback riding, cooking classes at Arezzo with professional chefs, photography lessons in the city centre and local products tasting. Upon request, the owner can prepare specially for your group a delicious breakfast, brunch or dinner with their own local products, specially the high quality extra virgin olive oil. Home made cookies and bread, honey from Casentino, fresh local cheese and salami, eggs, vegetables and fruit produced organically in their own estate are part of the menu you can taste at Villa Allegra.
The villa stays only 3 km from the city centre of Arezzo, a stunning art city with all facilities available: supermarkets, shops, train station with connections to many exciting cities trough out Tuscany and Italy, museums, antique street markets and delicious restaurants. Easy day trips to Cortona, Perugia, Assisi, Florence, Casentino National Park with its hidden castles and hamlets like its medieval jewel, Poppi.