Big & Bright Studio in Tuscan Hills

House - Entire home/apt · Castiglion Fiorentino, Castiglion Fiorentino, Tuscany 52043, Italy

The Space

Big and bright studio apartment in Montecchio Vesponi, Castiglion Fiorentino provence of Arezzo in the midst of the Tuscan Hills consisting of double bedroom with ensuite bathroom including toilet, basin and large spacious shower, eating area with table and chairs, bar fridge, coffee and tea making facilities. A microwave is available only if requested prior to arrival. This apartment has a separate entry downstairs from main villa.

Situated in an idyllic setting of the picturesque Tuscan hills of Castiglion Fiorentino, nestled between the famous Cortona (Under the Tuscan sun and Life is beautiful) and Arezzo (The city of gold). Florence 1 hr by train, Rome 1 hr 15 mins by fast train. Siena, Pienza, Chianti region and Perugia 1hr by car. Pisa 2.5 hours, Bologna and closest beach are under 2 hour drive away.

Comfortable room with King sized bed most suitable for 2 adults, but up to 2 fold up beds for adult/child and crib for an infant available upon request .

There is no kitchen in the apartment but there is a bar fridge and kettle for making tea/coffee, we can also supply a microwave on request. Packaged snacks supplied for convenience. There are many restaurants, cafe's and bars in the area. Breakfast is supplied within the room, you will find everything for making tea and coffee including milk and sugar and we will supply packaged biscuits and pastries.

The closest form of public transport is bus which can be taken on the SS71 (3km away) or in the main town (Piazza Garibaldi).
The closest train station is in Castiglion Fiorentino, 5km from our house.
Having a car would make your stay more enjoyable but we are extremely flexible should you require us to pick you up from the station. Cars can be rented from AVIS Arezzo which is directly in front of the Arezzo train station (20 mins from us by car or 10 by train). Prior booking online may prevent any problems but we have had guests who manage to get a car quickly without booking.

We also have 2 bikes available for our guests.

The town is small and quaint and has all amenities of a big town without the tourists, the locals are extremely friendly and always willing to help.

Cleaning is included in rates, no extra charges

Check in: between 3pm and 10pm (unless arranged prior arrival).
check out: before 10am (unless arranged prior arrival)

Snacks, clean bed linen and towels are provided.

If you need any washing done I can do it for you but we do not have a dryer.

NB. We have just installed solar power for electricity. :O)

Should you have any questions about the location, town, amenities or need advice, please do not hesitate to contact me.

We hope you have a great adventure wherever you decide to go in Tuscany!
Kristina

NB. We don't have any pets but we do get the occasional visit from "Ugo" the siamese cat...

Firenze, Pisa, Sienna, Arezzo, Castiglione del Lago, Perugia, Bologna, Grosseto, Florence, cortona, Assisi, cinque terre, montepulciano

Room type: Entire home/apt
Bed type: Real Bed
Accommodates: 3
Bedrooms: 1
Bathrooms: 1
Beds: 1
Extra people: $7 / night after 2 guests
Minimum Stay: 2 nights
Weekly Price: $498 /week
Check In: 3:00 PM
Check Out: 10:00 AM
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Cancellation: Flexible

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  • How can I even start?! Kristina is adorable and so her apartment! It's clean, beautiful decorated, with a good bed and sheets very very confortable. The window's view is incredible, Tuscany painted right in front of you, so close that you can taste it.
    Amazing experience and don't you worry about the location to find, just use a GPS! We found it so easily and even at night we could find without any trouble every single day after our Tuscany adventures.

    November 2013
  • You absolutely need a GPS to find this lovely room.

    November 2013
  • We loved our stay in Kristina's studio. Lovely quiet spot in the Tuscan hills, and Kristina was very friendly and easy to communicate with. Would definitely recommend!

    November 2013
  • This is just a perfect place to stay! I can highly recommend it! And Kristina is a very good host! We enjoyed our stay so much!

    October 2013
  • Great! Kristina's place is lovely, very clean and spacious. Plus at night you will enjoy the sky full of stars and in the morning you will wake up to a picture perfect view of Tuscany.

    October 2013
  • We had an absolutely lovely stay at this wonderful and very pretty (and clean!) apartment. (The little veranda and adjoining garden are fantastic and the view spectacular!)
    Kristina and her David were both very welcoming and always had pieces of advice when needed. We were also one of those people that weren't able to find the apartment right away and yes- David came and picked us up even though it was very late at night.

    This place is absolutely worth visiting!!!

    October 2013
  • This was a perfect place for us to escape from the busy world of traveling and 100% feel like a home away from home. We enjoyed the apartment so much we didn't go out exploring like we thought we would. It was so clean and comfortable. The bedroom is spacious enough to lounge around reading and watching movies on our iPad. Then a few steps to the outside alfresco where we could sit and enjoy wine looking over a very pretty Tuscan hill - let alone the olive trees. October was a very green time of year to visit, even though it was overcast and rained the place was beautiful. Kristina is a great host and obviously pays a lot of attention to detail in keeping the apartment clean (the bathroom was especially impeccable!). We couldn't have asked for a better place for a weekend of rest and relaxation.

    October 2013
  • Lovely, clean, tastefully decorated room in a picturesque setting. We only stayed one night but really appreciated the very comfortable bed and proper hot showers!

    September 2013
  • Kristina's place is wonderful! My friend and I stayed at Kristina's place for one night last week. We couldn't meet Kristina in person but her family were all very kind and helpful. Her house, the decor is just lovely and the view is so beautiful. We enjoyed our time biking and walking around. This is a perfect place for get away. I highly recommand.

    September 2013
  • Everything was perfect!! Navigated our way to the train station and used Christina's written map to get the rest of the way to the apartment. We were 30 min early and David was still able to meet us 5 minutes later. Location was amazing and we couldn't have asked for more (so quiet). Would stay again, and again, and again!!!!

    September 2013
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I am Australian, mother to 2 children and am fortunate to live in one of the most beautiful places in the world...Tuscany! My husband and I have a small villa in the Tuscan hills between Arezzo and Cortona amongst olive trees and vineyards...we love sharing our local knowledge and experiences with people all over the world.
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