Villa Monterchi is a delightful 6 bedroom country house in Tuscany which has been completely renovated. Surrounded by 5 acres of private garden and with a good sized swimming pool to enjoy, this 200 year old Tuscany villa occupies a delightful position surrounded by the woods and green hills of the Val Tiberina.
Inside, the owners have carefully restored the property to bring it up to the 21st century, installing a beautifully well appointed kitchen and modern bathrooms whilst successfully retaining the unique character of the house including the wonderful stone floors and ancient beams.
The property is set over three floors. On the ground floor, there is a small but delightful living room along with a small living area, dining room, well equipped kitchen and breakfast room and a WC. Also on this floor is a twin bedroom with ensuite shower room and a second larger living room. This room is equipped with satellite TV and has doors leading out to a spacious verandah furnished with outdoor sofas and armchairs.
There are three double bedrooms on the first floor. The first of these is a spacious bedroom suite which boasts an ensuite bathroom with both bath and shower as well as a separate living area. The second bedroom on this floor shares this sitting room and also has an ensuite bathroom with both bath and shower as well as having doors leading directly outside. The third bedroom similarly has an ensuite bathroom with bath and shower facilities.
Up another flight of stairs, guests will come to the second floor of the house. Here, there is a second living area with comfortable sofas and a second kitchen area. There are two bedrooms on this floor, one double and one twin. Both have ensuite bathrooms, one with both bath and shower and the other with just a shower.
Outside, the private pool (14 metres x 7 metres and with a minimum depth of 1.5 metres and maximum depth of 2.5 metres) is surrounded by beautiful gardens. There is a changing room near the pool along with an outdoor shower. Please note that the pool is open between May and the end of September each year. A delightful pergola provides the perfect space to sit and read a book whilst admiring the lovely views. The garden is fully fenced and a safe area for those with pets and there is ample parking for up to 6 cars.
The property has air conditioning throughout. Please note that this is an extra charge payable locally on departure as is heating during the Winter months. (Heating is charged at 5 euros per cubic metre and A/C at 0.5 euros per kWh. Other additional fees to be payable locally include a 200 euro final cleaning fee and local tourist taxes. A maximum of 2 pets are allowed at the property at any one time and are charged at 50 euros per animal per stay.
The property is approximately 6 km from the nearest town, Monterchi, where you will find a wide selection of shops and restaurants. The walled hilltop town of Anghiari is just 17km away, whilst Arezzo with its excellent monthly antiques market is 35 km away. It's also within reach of Cortona (48km), Florence (110km), Siena (95km) and San Gimignano (150km). The villa is also close to the Umbria border making Umbria's towns and villages equally accessible from the property. Perugia, for example is 55km away.