About this listing
Villa Manciano is a very typical old stone Holiday House and Il Fienile is a wonderful, large and newly restored Apartment.
It is very well situated and ideal to stay in Tuscany.
Roberto Benigni (Life is Beautiful) and Diane Lane are at home here.
Villa Manciano is a very typical old stone Holiday House that was supposed to be also an elementary school about 100 years ago, for the kids of the rural Manciano area. The property is more than 3 acres (12.000 sq. meters) located in the strategical area of the Chiana Valley, in the Cortona area.
The fine restoring has been finished in July 2006 to welcome our Guest and we are really proud of the result. More than 10.000 sqm. of Garden surround this beautiful Holiday House. We restored 4 nice Apartments for 2 to 6 Persons with independent entries, private Patio for relaxing or eating and reserved parking places.
In Manciano, the fraction where the Villa is positioned, was born a famous "Oscar" Italian actor Roberto Benigni ("Life is Beautiful" Movie). The house is situated in a quiet pleasant place and it is also in a perfect location to visit some of the most beautiful places in Tuscany.
Villa Manciano is situated in the commune of Castiglion Fiorentino, in the province of Arezzo. Castiglion Fiorentino is a typical Medieval fortified Village with aprox. 10.000 inhabitants. The Villa is in the countryside, but not isolated.
At just 5/10 minutes drive you have food stores, supermarkets and many nice and typical restaurants. During summer there are many open air events, and all year long, once a week there is the nice town market. The first Sunday (starting Saturday) of every month there is the most famous and biggest Antiques Fair of Italy in Arezzo.
The interior and exterior furnishings are of a high standards and quality.