Country House Torre del Guado is an elegant holiday farmhouse with a well-tended equipped garden, located in panoramic position amidst the green and picturesque landscape of Tuscany, north-east of Arezzo and close to Umbria. There are five self-catering apartments for rent, each one individually designed, with independent entrance from the garden, and excellent facilities for a memorable holiday in Tuscany, private covered parking, mountain bikes, table tennis, mini volleyball, beautifully restored rooms for meetings and a catering service.
The setting is delightfully tranquil, surrounded by meadows, with excellent views of the Appenine mountains and the Valley of the Tiber. Set in beautifully maintained gardens, the 15-metre swimming pool has sunbeds, three covered gazebos, private places with tables, chairs and sunshade for every apartment, and an open barbecue with table where you can enjoy a barbecue or drinks outdoors.
The closest towns Sansepolcro, Anghiari and Arezzo, around 10 to 25 minutes drive. There are numerous bars for coffee and aperitifs, grocers with fresh local produce, a great butcher (salami and prosciutto are hand made by the owner butcher who keeps his pigs/cattle at a nearby farm where they are raised free range), and countless lovely restaurants. If you are porcini/truffle lover, you should try the restaurants in Caprese Michelangelo (30 minutes). There is, nearby, a small, exclusive shopping centre called The Mall, home to the factory outlets of Gucci, Giorgio Armani, Yves Saint Laurent and other top designer labels. Not far away there is a similar Prada outlet. Or, just simply enjoy the countryside and the beautiful views, stopping frequently at a bar for fresh coffee and real Italian ice cream![ local map | map of region ]
Lovers of Tuscany can enjoy a country holiday, in comforting and elegant accommodations, or indulge in sporting or cultural activities. Museums, cultural sites, thermal baths, golf, tennis courts, horse riding at short driving distance. Lakes Trasimeno and Montedoglio provide water-sports, there are trips to the islands and a small beach. The owners of the villa will be pleased to give you information about excursions (nature, culture and shopping).