Torre di Amore is a deluxe self-catering apartment composed of a recently restored medieval tower, transformed in the ideal place for a romantic getaway. The stone built tower is located at the borders of the medieval town of [a:120:Pratovecchio]. One of the most charming villages of the Tuscan hills, at the doors of the Casentino National Park. This towns offers all facilities, great restaurants, cafes, shops and public transportation into Florence and Arezzo. The village can be reached within just a few minutes of a pleasant walk.
The peculiarity of this rental is to be built inside a historic medieval tower, preserving its apparent stone walls and its wrought iron and wood collar beams. The best place in the villa is the top level, a large open terrace with splendid panoramic views. On the terrace there is an equipped cooking corner, table and chairs ideal for outdoor meals, specially a romantic candlelight dinner under the stars, matched with delicious Tuscan wine.
The apartment is composed of three floors: an external wooden staircase brings you to the main entry on the first floor. From there an internal stairway brings you up to the living room. This floor is composed of a charming living room furnished with splendid antiques in typical Tuscan style. There is a dining area with table and chairs with up 4 seats.
The kitchen corner is separated by a bricked wall and a shelf which are part of the kitchen itself, and is fully equipped for all kinds of preparations with refrigerator, freezer box, electric oven, stove, sink and dishwasher. Complete sets of cookware, tableware and silverware are available.
The first floor, which can be reached directly from the main entrance of the villa, through the external stairway, leads to the romantic double bedroom, furnished with taste with rich pieces of furniture and classic fabrics and details.
The en-suite bathroom is brand new, the style matches perfectly with the rest of the villa, equipped with WC, bidet, shower cabin and a beautiful marble sink.
There is another bathroom with WC, bidet and sink.
Upon request it is possible to add an extra bed or a baby cot inside the bedroom, in case of couples with a child.
The best feature of the Tower is certainly its third floor, a wide open terrace with 360° views over the green Tuscan mountains, the town of Pratovecchio with its medieval town centre and its “terracotta” roofs. All around you see only limitless fields covered of olive groves, hay, vineyards and lush green Mediterranean woods.
The town centre can be reached by foot, a delightful walk among local residential neighbourhoods where you can integrate yourselves with the locals and get a full immersion in the real Tuscan lifestyle. In town there are great restaurants, cafes, shops and all facilities. You can catch a bus to go directly into Florence, a trip of approx. 1,5 hours. Besides there is also a local train which connects to Arezzo, the next large city with many attractions.
Florence and Arezzo are well connected by train with all amazing places in Tuscany like Pisa, Lucca, Siena and in many other Italian regions like Perugia, Rome and Venice. This makes of Torre di Amore the ideal place to visit Tuscany without a car. Anyway it is recommended to rent a car if you would like to visit other areas specially the Tuscan wineries located in Rufina and Chianti.
A private pool at 1,5 km from the house (eventually shared with some other guests of the owner) is available. Entrance fee = 5.- Euro / per person per day. Further details you get directly from the owner.
On top of the terrace a beautiful Jacuzzi offers relaxing moments for the guests of TORRE DEL AMORE.