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Villa Donato
Sansepolcro, Province of Arezzo, Italy
  • Min weekly 44.800€

Overview

Property ID: ITAR19
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  • Sleeps
  • 12
  • Bedrooms
  • 11
  • Bathrooms
  • 700
  • sqft

Description

Explore this remarkable castle situated in the Val Tiberina, a captivating historical enclave nestled on the confluence of Tuscany, Umbria, and Marche. Merely an hour’s drive from Arezzo and two hours from Florence, this venerable castle invites guests to immerse themselves in a harmonious blend of ancient eras and contemporary luxury. It is an ideal hub to embark on an expedition to uncover the finest offerings of these three regions or a stately haven for indulging in local wines and culinary delights, all while basking in the shadows of Renaissance antiquity.

Centuries-old stones and original wooden beams have been thoughtfully integrated with wrought metal frames and fixtures, various marble types, colours, and modern fabrics.

Perched atop its elevated hillside location, the castle enjoys a picturesque setting amidst pristine natural surroundings. It commands sweeping vistas of the lush valley below, with the tranquil lake gracing the distant horizon. The property’s multi-tiered layout offers an array of terraced spaces, each strategically appointed with tables, seating, and sun loungers, catering to the enjoyment of sunlit days. Within the Castle, there is a pool area and an outdoor dining terrace. Within the courtyard, the option for al fresco dining is available, while the main terrace, featuring a 24-person dining table, affords a truly awe-inspiring panorama. Positioned at the most scenic vantage point of the estate, the swimming pool and Jacuzzi further amplify the site’s allure.

Facilities

The castle, with its three structures (Castle, Church, House), combines authentic restoration with modern features. It includes a family chapel, a spacious living room with a wellequipped kitchen, laundry facilities, and a wine-tasting room. The Castle offers a large living area with a professional kitchen and an outdoor dining terrace, while the House area features a comfy media room with a sofa and TV.

  • 24 guests in 3 double and 9 either twin or double bedrooms, of which 10 with ensuite bathrooms and 2 with a shared bathroom. Not counting 2 additional double bedrooms with no bathroom but in the vicinity of 2 of the 3 service bathrooms in total in the estate. All interiors counts 700 m2.
  • The building is able to accommodate 12 people at the table indoors together
  • 1 Cot, 1 high chair and 2 extra sofa beds
  • Wi-Fi throughout
  • Air conditioning in all bedrooms

CHURCH

  • Private holy church with seats for 20 people
  • Well-equipped kitchen in one space with indoor dining area with table for 6 guests
  • Separate wine-tasting area with a table for 6 guests and a large electric wine cellar
  • Laundry with wash machine and dryer

CASTLE

  • Living room with sofa area and 80” smart TV
  • Well-equipped kitchen with 6 fire burners and a grill, double electric oven, dishwasher, fridge with freezer, electric wine cellar, Nespresso coffee machine
  • Indoor dining area for 14 guests
  • Outdoor dining area for 24 guests
  • Vertical herb garden
  • Professional gas BBQ
  • Panoramic jacuzzi and swimming pool area with 4 sunchair, 6 outdoor pouffes and a table with 8 seats and a sun umbrella

HOUSE

  • Living room with separate entrance, ping pong table and media area with sofa and 80” Smart TV
  • Alfresco area with table for 8 guests

Outdoor

The castle on a hill provides breathtaking valley and lake views. It boasts multiple terraces with seating and sun loungers, a pool area, an outdoor dining terrace, and al fresco dining in the courtyard. The main terrace features a 24-person dining table, and the pool and Jacuzzi offer stunning vistas.

Location

The castle is located- inside the area called Valtiberina, a rural valley that takes its name from the Tiber River. It is a rural and almost untouched natural area rich in history, being the birthplace of artists such as Piero della Francesca and Michelangelo Buonattori. This destination is in the vicinity of Anghiari Arezzo and Cortona, with restaurants, bars, wine bars, and gelaterias. The region includes part of Tuscany, Umbria and Marche. It boasts the artificial lake of Montedoglio in the immediate neighbourhood and the lake Trasimeno in a little more than one hour’s drive.

  • San Sepolcro (14 km)
  • Caprese Michelangelo (18 km)
  • Anghiari (23 km)
  • Mount Penna (36 km)
  • Arezzo (51 km)
  • Cortona (65 km)
  • San Marino (79 km)
  • Perugia (82 km)
  • Urbino (88 km)
  • Assisi (100 km)

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