With a sweeping view from 700 meters above sea level, it's breathtaking sights awaken your energy and reinvigorate your spirit and mind anew. The property of approx. 30 hectares has a large garden with old chestnut and oak trees. There is a lot of space to chill out and relax.
In front of the house you find three big terraces with tables, chairs and sun beds. Casa Nova accommodates a maximum of 21 people. Additional beds on request.
The discreet English- and German speaking caretakers live in a separate bungalow beside the main house. They take care of the garden and pool during your stay and in case you need any kind of assistance they will be pleased to help you.
Of course they respect also your privacy, if you want to stay by your own.
You can enjoy a breathtaking view down the valley from the 12 x 6 m swimming pool, which is situated below the sun terrace. The pool water is treated in a natural way with salt - not with chlorine!
In a shady place next to the pool there is a cosy wooden table with benches, ideal to have a glass of wine at sunset.
The main house offers a total of 7 bedrooms and has plenty of inside and outside space. The large terraces, two of them roofed over and one open terrace with sun umbrellas are wonderful places for your outside meals, sunbathing, yoga or fitness exercises (on the 140m² roofed terrace), and much more... In front of the kitchen and besides the terrace you also find a barbecue grill.
The dependance keeps a very nice room with a 1,40m double bed, a large wardrobe, table and two chairs, and a kitchen corner. The En-Suite bathroom has shower, sink , WC and a window. It is situated in a separate building with its own entrance and a small covered terrace. From the windows you enjoy a fantastic view down the valley overlooking the pool area.
There is PING PONG table.
Two of the rooms have En-Suite-bathrooms with shower, WC and sink. Another bathroom with two sinks, toilet and shower and a washing machine is situated in the main house on the ground floor. Two bathroom are located on the first floor. Two completely renovated bathrooms with each a large shower, sink and WC are situated in the cosy bathhouse down the terrace. A large bathroom with three sinks and two comfortable showers is situated below the large dining terrace. Next to this washing room is a seperate WC with sink.
Privacy and safeness are guaranteed at Casa Nova and you find yourself in an oasis of calm and tranquility.
The property is situated amidst a southern slope and you can enjoy the fantastic climate here and hiking or just relaxing.
During hot summer periods you can enjoy the pleasant breeze.
The large event terrace is an ideal place to do sports or yoga together and to celebrate parties.
The living room has a large and original open fire place. A wooden table, benches and chairs can accomodate up to 18 people - a perfect gathering place to drink a glas of wine in front of the crackling fire place.
In the lower ground floor there is also a large room, 60m², equipped with table, chairs, bookshelf, SAT-TV, stereo with CD and several table games and another fireplace.
The large professional kitchen is absolutely perfect to cook all together. The kitchen is situated directly in front of the terrace and has every modern comfort, such as microwave, fridge, freezer, dishwasher, 4-flame-stove and large oven with fume hood. You find also espresso machine, American coffee maker, electric water boiler, toaster, mixer, coffee grinder and many other kitchenware as a large number of tableware, pans and pots. In this kitchen there is ample space and cooking together is great fun.
Casa Nova - is an ideal place for everybody who needs a relaxed and harmonic vacation surrounded by the rich tuscan nature.
As a holiday accomodation it is also a starting point for many interesting daytrips such as AREZZO, CORTONA, SIENA, FLORENCE or the fascinating monasteries of LA VERNA and CAMALDOLI. Do not miss a short trip to the river CORSALONE with it´s nice spots, where you can take a bath or a trip to the Casentino National Park, the largest National Park in Italy, practically right at your doorstep.
Among ancient oak woods, pastures, chestnut-trees and furze, the area remains unspoiled, untouched, and rich in natural beauties and in historical and archeological sites. Casa Nova is only a few kilometers distant from the village of POPPI, center of the "Alto Casentino" area, which is rich in castles, hermitages, traditional monasteries, still actively inhabited by monks and pure water springs; everything here seems to be mystic and legendary, in the middle of the wonderful "National Park of Casentino Forests", with its total nature reserves such as "Sasso Fratino" which can boast the greenest and richest in fauna woods in Tuscany. There is a charming catholic church only 800m distant.
AREZZO is only 35km distant and FLORENCE approx. 55km. You can take also the SITA BUS from Poppi to reach the center of FLORENCE. It is a 2 hour panoramic drive which leads over the CONSUMA pass. By car you reach Florence within approx. 1 hour.
There is a 60 m² large living room with SAT-TV, DVD and CD, a table, sofa, chairs (20) and a large bookcase with table games, CD´s and DVD´s.
There are also meditation pillows and gym mats.
The living room can be used also as dining room. Tables and chairs for the whole group are at disposal.
A special feature of Casa Nova is the large sauna with a capacity for 14 people.
A shower and a basin with cold water, table and chairs are situated outside the sauna on the covered terrace.
Located 6km from the medieval town POPPI, you will find shops, restaurants, cafes, pharmacy, public transport to AREZZO and FLORENCEand other conveniences nearby.
In POPPI you find several lovely osterias, pizzerias and restaurants, a GOLF COURT, a Tennis court, groceries, small shops and everything for your daily needs. Only a few kilometers from Poppi in direction AREZZO you find the small town BIBBIENA with a shopping center, several shops and an a charming historic center.