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Holiday cottage in a corner of hidden Tuscany, Casa Scaletta

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Cottage -
2 Bedrooms , 2 Bathrooms , Sleeps 6
Stia, Province of Arezzo, Tuscany
Casa Scaletta is a charming cottage situated between Arezzo and Florence, in the most beautiful, unknown and still unexplored part of Tuscany: the Casentino Valley.
Enjoy the beauty and peace of the ancient hamlet of Porciano with its stone paved walkways, centuries old church and breathtaking views.
The cottage is situated in the shadow of the castle of Porciano, on the remains of the castle walls. Lovingly restored and decorated by the castle owner, this fully equipped cottage is the perfect place from which to explore the natural and artistic treasures of Tuscany and the Casentino Valley.
This pretty and bright cottage opens onto the grounds of the Castle.
A rustic short antique stone staircase leads up to the living/dining room area with comfortable seating and a wood table for six people.
The equipped kitchen is next to it (gas bur...
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Listing #HL5610846
About the Owner
Martha S
Languages spoken:English, Italian
Response Time:Within a few hours
Interaction with guests
We speak English and Italian and can provide our customers with all the assistance and advice they may need in order to make their stay as comfortable and enjoyable as possible. We are able to offer our guests several kinds of courses and activities to complete a unique and unforgettable travel experience: Italian language courses, cooking classes, guided tours, guided excursions in the Casentino Forests National Park, horseback riding nearby, wine and food tastings, Ayurvedic massage, art history and history lectures, and much more. All our courses, activities, and lectures are given by qualified instructors and lecturers. A lovely golf course is only twenty minutes away, very near the hil
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Not a day has passed since our stay Castello di Porciano when I haven't traveled back there in my mind to relive the tranquility and romance of that time. And I was there with 4 children so that I could find anything tranquil and romantic...More

Thank zeldafs
Management response:Responded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for your review! It was a pleasure meeting you, hope to see you again

Reviewed 29 June 2018

The cottage at Porciano,just outside of Stia, was a great place to stay to unwind after two weeks in Rome and Florence. Great place to take day trips from.In Arrezzo we visited Basilica San Francesco, to see the Piero della Francesca frescos in the Cappella...More

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Amenities
  • Alarm Clock
  • Books
  • Cooker
  • Dining Seats (6)
  • Double Beds:(2)
  • Freezer
  • Full Baths (2)
  • Hairdryer
  • Highchair
  • Internet Access
  • Iron
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (6)
  • Local Guides/Maps
  • Microwave
  • Mountain Views
  • Outdoor Dining Area
  • Paper Towels Provided
  • Parking
  • Private Garden
  • Refrigerator
  • Safe
  • Shared Garden
  • Single Beds:(2)
  • Suitable For Children Under 5
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • TV
  • Washer
  • Wi-Fi
House rules
    Kid-friendly
    Pets allowed
    Smoking not allowed
Small and medium-sized pets accepted with prior approval of the owner. Parties in the outdoor areas are allowed only with prior approval of the owner. Smoking is not allowed...
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Bathrooms
    2 Full baths
Bedrooms
    2 Fulls
    2 Twins
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Fees
  • Final Cleaning fee: ₹ 5,925 / stay - Fee
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About the neighbourhood
The Borgo del Castello di Porciano offers the peace and hospitality of the upper valley of the Arno River, Casentino.The owner of the Castle of Porciano has restored and decorated some antique tuscan cottages built in the area once occupied by the age-old walls which surrounded the Castle.The stone cottages have been renovated respecting their original look and decorated with family furniture which gives a feeling of coziness and warmth. In this small village, at the foot of its Castle, you will be able to experience and explore the natural and artistic beauty of this lesser known corner of Tuscany. The village stands at 600 meters above sea level, and is only one mile away (1.5 km) from the lovely small town of Stia, built where the Arno and Staggia rivers meet.The Romanesque Church in the square surrounded by archways is one of the most beautiful pievi (parish churches) of the Casentino. In the summer you will be able to enjoy the park along the river where you can sun yourself, wade or swim in the clear waters of the Arno river. The sources of the Arno are very near Stia so the water is still clean and pure.
Getting around
Car is mandatory to enjoy the area! Public means of transportations are also available and work pretty well, but they don't reach some of the most interesting sights (as hilltop old city centers, etc.).
How to get there
Airport: Florence: 60.0 km
Railway: Stia: 3.0 km
Activities nearby
Fishing Nearby, There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive, Horse Riding Nearby, There Are Tennis Courts Nearby
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