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“Tuscan oasis nestled in majestic mountains!”
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3 reviews
Casa Cappellino
Enjoy the delights of the 3 acre estate.
Wander around the vineyard.
The famous birthplace of Michelangelo in the distance.
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2 Bedrooms, 1 Bathroom, Sleeps 6
Caprese Michelangelo, Province of Arezzo, Tuscany

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Amy P
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6 reviews
4 hotel reviews
“Tuscan oasis nestled in majestic mountains!”
Reviewed 5 December 2015 for a stay in August 2015

Casa Cappellino is a Tuscan oasis. When we arrived, there was a welcome package waiting for us, and Sue had made us a wonderful lasagne dinner. The house is in an excellent location to do day trips to most places in Tuscany: we did Florence and Arezzo. BUT! There are many gems hidden around the area, that you don't have to go far to find adventure. Anghiari is a must, especially on their festival nights (every Wednesday in the summer). Sansepalcro was a great place to pick up groceries and visit the "wine gas station!" Sue and John were new property managers, but always tried their best, and were always available if we had any questions! We were sorry to have missed out on the Italian cooking lessons, but that just means that we have to come back again some day! The property is magnificent, and Mini the cat kept us entertained! Can't wait to return!

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Liked best: Back patio and Mini the cat!
Liked least: Laundry facilities were in the other house.
Travelling group: Extended Family
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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Emily P
Rome, Italy
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“Casa Cappellino - Just wonderful!!”
Reviewed 2 October 2013 for a stay in August 2013
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Three of my friends and I stayed at Casa Cappellino for a week in August and we could not have been happier. The house and property are even more beautiful than shown on the web. The house is furnished beautifully and had everything we needed for delicious meals cooked "at home". We loved having Max meeting us every day and Dennis was a great host. The property was perfectly located for our day trips to Florence, Cortona, Assisi, Anghiari and the local markets. The property grounds are beautifully landscaped and it was so much fun to see the grapes growing in the vineyard. We also hiked a couple of mornings to the nearby village for coffee about 30 minutes away. The entire experience was amazing and we highly recommend Casa Cappellino.

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Liked best: Property even nicer than shown on the web.
Liked least: Would be nice to have DVD player.
Travelling group: Friends
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
Friends getaway People with disabilities
Older travelers Families with young children
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pcumby
Asheville, North Carolina
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“Perfect 12-day Italian retreat”
Reviewed 15 July 2013 for a stay in June 2013
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My wife and I stayed at Casa Cappellino for twelve days (we would have stayed longer if it hadn't already been booked). We had been looking for a quiet month-long rental in a beautiful setting where I could work on a book project and my wife could finish a quilt. We ended up staying a few weeks in Montepulciano and then coming here for almost two more weeks. In a nutshell, this place exceeded all our expectations. The cottage is a typical small Tuscan farmhouse that has been beautifully restored to modern standards. The owner is a master landscape architect and gardener so we were surrounded by flowers and fruit trees, quiet ponds and a lovely vineyard. The views from the windows and the back deck were spectacular--long vistas out over the mountains and the small town of Caprese Michelangelo (I could see the house where Michelangelo was born from our bedroom window). Inside, the kitchen, bathrooms, and furnishings were all new and first-rate, and both the front patio and back deck had full-sized tables for outdoor dining (and in my case, a fabulous outdoor desk to do my writing).

Our hosts were gracious and ever-helpful, attending to our needs and recommending local sites and eateries. We visited the Sanctuary at La Verna, a famous monastery and the place where St. Francis received the stigmata, we toured Michelangelo's birthplace, and we made several lovely walks in the nearby national park.

As for food, we made most of our own meals at the cottage using produce from the local market, but the local restaurants were also very good, a far cry from the touristy places you get in the rest of Tuscany.

I would highly recommend this place for couples or groups of up to 5/6 people. There are two bedrooms that can be configured with two twins (or one king), as well as a couch/futon. If you are looking for a quiet place to relax, take long walks, eat good food and drink good wine, and take a few day trips to see the sights, this is the place for you.

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Liked best: The park-like setting and the amazing views (the big soak tub wasn't bad, either)
Liked least: That we couldn't stay longer
Travelling group: Spouse/Partner
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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