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Toscana - Arezzo - AREZZO


PRIVATE STRUCTURE: Torre Ginestre is set on a 582 m hight knoll, right to the outer edge of the city of Arezzo. It is located among the green hills facing the beautiful Casentino Valley, which is rich in history, local specialties, and centuries-old woods, it is one of the most yearned destinations for hikers and nature enthusiasts. The leading role here is played by the beautiful landscape surrounding the property: as a matter of fact, any point of the house offers a view on the immense skyline, beautiful when lit up by the city lights showing the entire valley together with Arezzo, and the other visible towns on the horizon. The property, completely renovated, is made up of three comfortable units; in the main unit, there is a well-arranged, spacious professional kitchen that is perfect for families and groups of friends that even outside will be able to enjoy the equipped spaces. The annex has a gym and a ping-pong table. The external eating areas are equipped with barbecue and pizza oven. The property is also equipped with a playground for children, a private pool and a jacuzzi tub. The historic city center of Arezzo, famous for its artists and their art pieces, is only located at 9 Km and it is reachable within a few minutes' drive. Also, not far away from the property, there are the motorway and a train station which will allow you to easily reach and discover the beautiful surroundings of both Tuscany and Umbria (Siena, Florence, Cortona, Sansepolcro, Perugia, and many other cities). On a separate wing of the property, with independent and private garden, live the owners, who will be at disposal for any requirements of the guests.


The property extends for about 300 square meters and it includes both the main building and the annex, which is at about 30 m from it and is provided with a private gym, a kitchenette (not equipped) and a bathroom with shower. The farmhouse is made up of the main unit, and two non-adjoining apartments with independent entrance. Four steps lead to the entrance of the main unit, which is built on two levels. The main entrance leads to the living room, a guest bathroom, and the big kitchen with its outdoor porch and eating area. A stone staircase from the living room leads to the first floor, where you will find the sleeping area made up of two double bedrooms (one bedroom has dividable beds), both provided with en-suite bathrooms with shower. APARTMENT 1. An iron staircase next to the main entrance of the building leads to the first floor on one side of the property, where beyond the pergola there is the apartment entrance reachable through few more steps; this apartment is made up of a living room provided with satellite TV, kitchen with wood oven, double bedroom (with dividable beds), en-suite bathroom with shower and another double bedroom also provided with a bathroom with shower. APARTMENT 2. It is located on one side of the house, next to the entrance road. It is made up of a large living room with a kitchen and two double bedrooms (both with outdoor access through French windows) serviced by two bathrooms with shower (one is an en-suite bathroom). The laundry room is located in a common area only a few steps from the property.


The farmhouse is surrounded by 5 hectares of land, which include the woods bordering with the backside of the park - ideal for walks or even for sports activities being immersed in nature. The park of the property extends for about 2 hectares, and it includes around 1800 square meters of green and fruit trees, who create naturally shaded areas where you can sit and relax, enjoying the beautiful panoramic view over the hills. The main kitchen’s porch is equipped for alfresco breakfasts, while the upper floor pergola is fully equipped with a sitting area, a table, and a stone-built barbecue. The pergola is located in a comfortable area: right next to the kitchen of the first-floor apartment, equipped with a pizza oven. In the vicinity of the pool area, there is the children play area provided with a ping-pong table (under the porch of the annex with the gym) and a swing right under a big oath’s shade where there is also a lovely kids playhouse for the children. The property has a parking area, not too far from the automatic entrance gate.

Swimming Pool:

At approximately 50 m from the property, reachable through a flat path, there is the big panoramic pool, right in the middle of a vast grassy surface. The rectangular-shaped pool, with PVC covering, measures 6 x 14 m and has an increasing depth that goes from 0,90 m to 2,90 m. The pool can be entered either by four submerged steps, by a small ladder or using the trampoline. The pool is salt purified and is provided with both internal and external lightning system. All around the pool, there are beach chairs and beach umbrellas, while not too far from it there is the heated jacuzzi tub (for four people). The pool is open from the last Saturday of April until the first Saturday of October.

Pets: Yes. € 30,00 per animal per week to be paid on site
Handicap: No
Fenced-in property: For about 5 hectares
Amenities and Features
  • Air conditioning in the bedrooms and in the main daily area
  • Satellite TV
  • stereo with CD player
  • WI-FI internet connection
  • dishwasher
  • microwave
  • kettle
  • American coffee machine
  • moka coffee machine
  • espresso coffee machine
  • baby cot
  • high chair
  • iron and ironing board
  • washing machine
  • hair dryer
  • stone barbecue
  • mosquito screens (in the bedrooms)
  • wood oven
  • table tennis
  • seesaw
  • gym with tapis roulant and weigth machine
  • external hydro-massage tub
  • flipper

Location and distances

About three kilometres from the historic town centre of Arezzo, in Tuscany, the house is in an ideal location for visiting this typical town of Etruscan origin, full of churches, museums and churches, birthplace of famous artists like Vasari, Petrarch, Michelangelo and Masaccio. The medieval town centre of the city is flanked by the numerous 16th century buildings of great importance, among which stand out the old Cathedral, the Town Hall and the Medici Fortress. Of particular importance are the churches and the artistic masterpieces stored in them: worthy of a visit is the Church of Santa Maria della Pieve and the Church of San Domenico, with the wooden crucifix painted by Cimabue, and again the Basilica of San Francesco frescoed by Piero della Francesca. The most important antiques fair in Italy is held once a month just inside the 13th century walls of the old borgo. Located on a gentle slope at the junction of the valleys of the Casentino, Tiber, Valdarno and Valdichiana, crossed by numerous watercourses, alternating with plains, hills and mountains, the city also enjoys a landscape heritage of great importance, rich in green routes through parks and protected nature reserves. The excellent road connections permit you to explore with ease the numerous characteristic borghi in the area, like Anghiari and Sansepolcro, or in Chianti, like Gaiole and Radda or to get to the main art cities of Tuscany and Umbria, like Florence, Siena, Cortona and Perugia. The A1 motorway is about 13km from the property, while about 5 km away is the railway station of Arezzo with direct connections to Florence and Rome. Large shopping centres and other shops and services are located in various parts of the town to meet all the guests' shops and services are located in various parts of the town to meet all the guests' during their stay.

Airport: Firenze 98 km, Perugia 101 km, Pisa 162 km, Roma Fiumicino 256 km, Milano Malpensa 433 km
Train station: Arezzo 9 km
Highways: Both from North and South: A1 exit Arezzo 19 km
Shops and services: Arezzo 8 km
Beaches: Tyrrhenian Sea 169 km, Adriatic Sea 195 km
Parking: Inside the property: up to 5 uncovered places
Access roads: 2,5 km of narrow and uphill road
Attractions within 100 km: Arezzo historic town centre 9 km, Anghiari 27 km, Sansepolcro 35 km, Cortona 39 km, Santuario de La Verna 49 km, Monastero dei Camaldoli 48 km, Rapolano Terme 52 km, Montepulciano 60 km, Gaiole in Chianti 62 km, Radda in Chianti 66 km, Pienza 67 km, Castiglione del Lago 72 km, Lago Trasimeno 73 km, Siena 79 km, Firenze 81 km, Montalcino 87 km, Perugia 100 km
Altitude: 582 slm


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Weekly prices per date

From to
1/9/2021 4/24/2021 3,677.00
4/24/2021 5/29/2021 4,047.00
5/29/2021 7/3/2021 4,598.00
7/3/2021 7/17/2021 5,519.00
7/17/2021 8/21/2021 5,889.00
8/21/2021 8/28/2021 5,519.00
8/28/2021 9/25/2021 4,598.00
9/25/2021 12/18/2021 3,677.00
12/18/2021 1/8/2022 4,598.00
From to
1/8/2022 4/23/2022 3,677.00
4/23/2022 5/28/2022 4,047.00
5/28/2022 7/2/2022 4,598.00
7/2/2022 7/16/2022 5,519.00
7/16/2022 8/20/2022 5,889.00
8/20/2022 8/27/2022 5,519.00
8/27/2022 9/24/2022 4,598.00
9/24/2022 12/17/2022 3,677.00
12/17/2022 1/7/2023 4,598.00

The price includes:

The price does not include:

  • electricity (€ 100,00 per week in low season; € 150,00 per week in medium and in high season), tourism tax (€ 1,50 per person per day for the first 4 days. Please note that children under 12 years old will not pay). € 150,00 for property sanitation for stays less than two weeks (to be paid at balance)

On Request:

  • extra cleaning (€ 15,00/hour per cleaner), extra linen (€ 10,00 per person), heating (€ 200,00/week), extra cleaning in case of animals (€ 30,00/week/animal), firewood (€ 20,00/100 Kg), THE ABOVE MENTIONED SERVICES CAN BE REQUESTED DIRECTLY AT EMMA VILLAS AND HAVE TO BE PAID ON SITE AS THEY ARE MANAGED BY THIRD PERSONS OR EXTERNAL SUPPLIERS AND NOT WITH THE OWNER OR EMMA VILLAS
  • Health Policy by EuropAssistance (Optional)
  • Covid-19 Extra Policy by EuropAssistance (Optional)
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STAY CANCELLATION INSURANCE POLICY - by EuropAssistance (Included in the price)
The final price of the reservation includes the Insurance Policy for Cancellation of Stay. From this year, in addition to objectively and unambiguously documentable motivations of health or work and not foreseeable at the time of booking, you can cancel and be reimbursed in the event of:
  • motivations related to chronic and pre-existing conditions (new)
  • Covid-19 infections (new)
  • epidemics and pandemics that directly affect you, your travel companion or a family member (new)
  • a terrorist attack that has struck the place of stay (new)

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STAY CANCELLATION GUARANTEE DUE TO LOCKDOWN - by Emma Villas (Included in the price) The final price of the reservation includes also the special coverage, guaranteed by Emma Villas, in the event that you are forced to cancel your stay in the 30 days prior to the scheduled check-in date, due to the occurrence of at least one of the following Covid-19 epidemic containment measures officially imposed by the competent authorities:
  • national lockdown in Italy;
  • local lockdown in Italy regarding the area in which the booked villa is located ("red" area or impossible to reach due to official restrictions on free circulation);
  • national lockdown in your country of residence;
  • Italian local lockdown in the Client's Municipality or area of residence..

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HEALTH ASSISTANCE INSURANCE POLICY - by EuropAssistance (Optional) +1,5% of the rental price Not only cancellation policies, but also protection during your stay. You can choose to purchase this policy in the event you should, for the duration of your stay, want coverage for:
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  • Vehicle Assistance to and from the place of stay and for the entire duration of your holiday; (zona "rossa" o impossibile da raggiungere a causa di restrizioni ufficiali alla libera circolazione);
  • Healthcare for family members left at home;
  • Reimbursement of medical expenses;
  • Repeat Trip Guarantee that reimburses the unused portion without deductible in the case of medical return home or early return home.

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COVID-19 EXTRA POLICY - by EuropAssistance (Optional) 40€ each reservation To protect against any risks caused by the Covid-19 emergency, you can purchase the Covid-19 Extra Policy which protects you in the event that you or one of your travel companions are forced to extend your stay or are unable to complete it. In the event of consequences related to the pandemic that occur during your stay, if you sign up to this policy, you can request the following services:
  • Return home;
  • Advance for expenses for basic necessities;
  • Guarantee for extra medical expenses;
  • Extended stay guarantee;
  • Hospitalisation allowance;
  • Travel fee reimbursement.

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ZER0DEP COVER - by EuropAssistance (Mandatory) 49€ each reservation The new "Zer0Dep" guarantee protects you and allows you to have a tranquil holiday. Zer0Dep stands for "Zero deposit"; it is an insurance coverage developed in partnership with EuropAssistance which replaces the security deposit and which is therefore mandatory. The benefits of this guarantee are: you do not pay the security deposit on arrival: neither in cash nor by immobilising a substantial amount on your credit card limit;
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  • you avoid any dispute on the responsibility of the damage and its quantification during check-out;
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  • payment of tourist tax (where due) and eventual flat-rate payments requested (eg electricity, heating, extra cleaning for animals, etc.);
  • the purchase of additional services, hospitality (extra cleaning, in-house chef, first grocery shopping, etc.) and experiences (food and wine tours, guided tours, etc.)

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