Podere Borgacciano

Monterchi, Arezzo
Self-catering
+44 (0)161 4348098
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Secret terraced gardens and glorious Tuscan views. Laze away days by the pool house or soak up a wealth of culture in nearby Monterchi and surrounding area

Bed

4 beds

Bedroom

4 bedrooms

Sleeps

Sleeps 8

Children welcome
Babies welcome

The Experience

Standing on a high ridge with sweeping views of the Tuscan and Umbrian hills and the village of Monterchi, this traditional Tuscan farmhouse is a gem. There’s room for the whole family across three floors of beautifully furnished living spaces, cosy nooks and crannies, and three comfortable bedrooms each with en-suite and air conditioning. There is also an adjoining apartment with a king size bed, plus a double sofa-bed in the living area, so the whole house can sleep up to 10.

It’s the outside space that will seduce you; leap into the infinity pool and swim amongst the hills or luxuriate in the hot tub spa, dry off under a pergola of sweet scented jasmine and take in the glorious framed views of Monterchi. Explore terraced gardens full of wisteria, lavender and rose arches; crisscrossing footpaths lead the way to secret shady spots.

Whip up al fresco meals in the summer kitchen (there’s a pizza oven too) and eat under the stars – having the pool house to hand is a huge boon for big outdoor dining. Stunning medieval Monterchi and Piero della Francesca’s famous artwork is just a three kilometre walk away.

Podere Borgacciano - Gallery

We think you'll love

  • The set up by the pool with a pool house, a fully equipped summer kitchen and shower-room, WC and changing facilities
  • Wandering the myriad of footpaths and trails in the lovely garden
  • The hot tub spa, children’s play area with swings, Wendy-house, trampoline, slide into the pool, table tennis and table football
Podere Borgacciano - Gallery

You should know

  • You need to drive to culture and shops

Essentials

  • EV charger
  • Self check-in
  • Swimming pool
  • Hot tub
  • Garden
  • Open fire / woodburner
  • Breakfast included
  • Breakfast available
  • Meals available
  • Vegetarian meals
  • Oven
  • Parking on premises
  • Free parking nearby
  • Accessible by public transport
  • WiFi
  • Television
  • Central heating
  • Limited mobility
  • Wheelchair access
  • Mobile reception
  • Hob
  • Barbecue
  • Paid parking nearby
  • Air conditioning
  • Relaxation areas
  • Washing machine
  • Tennis court
  • Microwave oven
  • No smoking
  • Credit cards
  • Working farm
  • Owner has pets
  • Electricity included
  • Dishwasher
  • Pets welcome

Family friendly

  • Baby monitor
  • Books and toys
  • Children welcome
  • Babies welcome
  • Stair gates
  • High chair
  • Fire guard
  • Cot available

Nearby

  • Pub/bar within 3 miles
  • Restaurant within 3 miles
  • Shop within 3 miles

Activities

  • Bikes available
  • Food courses
  • Kayaking
  • Other courses
  • Sailing
  • Surfing
  • Wild swimming

Information
& pricing

Booking information

Check in
4pm
Check out
10am
Booking restrictions
Minimum stay: 7 nights. Pets by arrangement. Discounted rate for groups of 6 - please enquire for more details.
Closed
30 October - 14 March.
No smoking
Smoking not permitted anywhere in the property.
Meals
Restaurants 3km.

Pricing

Nightly price
from £266
Weekly price
from £1860
Damage deposit
£250
Surcharges
Two extra cots available. Sofabed available.
1 House for 8
From £2664 beds4 bedrooms

Reviews

What a wonderful place! Very aptly named by the hosts as "Angolo de Paradiso". We stayed for a glorious week at the end of August and thoroughly enjoyed the spectacular views, the wonderful welcome of Janette and Danny and the relaxing pool area. There is such a lot to do in the area too, including beautiful Monterchi only a couple of kilometres away, home to the Madonna del Parto by Piera della Francesca. We will definitely be back. Thank you.

Katherine, London

My wife and 2 young kids spent a glorious week in this classic Tuscan location, straight out of a postcard. Our rooms were v comfortable with en-suite (change of pillow was offered to me - nice!), with a well-equipped and spacious kitchen and dining area, numerous verandas for more alfresco eating, breathtaking views and, to top it all, a gorgeous swimming pool. The owners were on hand when my daughter screamed (gecko in her bath) and also to guide us on a couple of days out (Sienna & Cortona). They even arranged for an authentic pizza-oven lunch. We will be back - it's just too nice not to.

Jeremy, London

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Location

The neighbourhood

This area of Tuscany bordering on Umbria is unique for being off the beaten tourist track and is a region of gentle hills, dotted with stone farm houses, cypresses, olive groves and vineyards. The nearest little town is Monterchi, 3 km away, where you’ll find shops, restaurants and a museum containing the Madonna del Parto by Piero della Francesca – a painting people trek from all over the world to view.

Local points of interest from Daniel Lesser

  • Search 'Podere Borgacciano' on Youtube for videos of the farmhouse, pool and kitchen, gardens and terraces, cantina and local Tuscan treasures!