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Cretole, Monterchi - Arezzo and Cortona

6 bedrooms 6 bathrooms 12 guests Private Pool 4,5 - Excellent - Excellent 4,5

This substantial yet elegant villa is a great find for any larger groups of family or friends – at full capacity, with 12 people staying, it will still feel spacious. Close to the border with Umbria, Cretole offers the chance to explore the eastern edge of Tuscany – Sansepolcro, the birthplace of Piero della Francesca, isn’t far – as well as taking a step into the neighbouring province. Set on a forested hilltop, you’re in full command here of extensive views: your neighbours are the echoing blue-green hills that frame the flood plain of the river Tiber below.

Cretole delivers a generous serving of luxury. Internally, it is very well appointed, mixing high-quality contemporary furnishings with a scattering of antique chests and cabinets, chandeliers and classical busts. There is much to please the eye. Every bedroom has an en-suite bathroom; one even has its own lounge. The second floor can act as a self-contained apartment, which may be useful for some older or younger members of the party. Everyone will come together around the substantial private pool and the loggia is sure to be a favourite for al-fresco dinners.

Ground Floor

Hall

Table and chairs, stairs to first floor, main entrance.

Lounge 1
Two sofas, display cabinet, coffee table, two sets of French doors to loggia.

Lounge 2
Two sofas, two armchairs, fireplace.

Study
Two armchairs, cabinet, writing desk, two chairs, two sets of French doors, one to loggia, one to side terrace.

Dining Room 1
Table and chairs, display cabinet, small cupboard, armchair, French doors to side terrace.

Dining Room 2
Table and chairs, two sideboards, dresser, French doors to grounds.

Kitchen
Fully equipped, two stools, French doors to side terrace.

Bedroom 1
Twin beds (cannot be converted to a double), wardrobe, chair, French doors to garden.

En-suite Bathroom
Shower, sink, WC, door to garden.

Cloakroom
Sink, WC, washing machine.

First Floor

Lounge 3

Two sofas, armchair, cabinet, table, fireplace, door to external steps to garden.

Bedroom 2
Double bed (cannot be converted to twins), wardrobe, chest of drawers, chair.

En-suite Bathroom
Bath, shower, sink, WC.

Bedroom 3
Double bed (cannot be converted to twins), wardrobe, dressing table, blanket box, two chairs.

En-suite Bathroom
Bath, shower, sink, WC.

Bedroom 4
Double bed (cannot be converted to twins), wardrobe, chest of drawers, dressing table, side table, three chairs.

En-suite Lounge
Two sofas, chest of drawers, side table, fireplace, door to external steps into garden.

En-suite Bathroom
Bath, shower, two sinks, chair, WC.

Second-Floor Apartment

Lounge-Kitchen-Diner

Sofa, coffee table, table and chairs, fully fitted kitchen area, stairs to first floor.

Bedroom 1
Double bed (cannot be converted to twins), wardrobe, chest of drawers, chair.

En-suite Bathroom
Shower, sink, WC.

Bedroom 2
Twin beds (can be converted to a double), wardrobe, chest of drawers, chair.

En-suite Bathroom
Bath with handheld shower, sink, cupboard, WC.

Our Thoughts
Cretole is a wonderful place to stay together while not being on top of each other. It is generous inside and out. The pool is large and set in open grounds beneath the villa; we love the views from its well-furnished terrace. Immediately outside the house, the loggia and side terrace have tables and chairs for everyone. Inside, there are multiple options for hanging out – choose between two lounges, two dining rooms and a study, as well as a charming entrance hall or simply perching on a stool in the gorgeous kitchen.

Notes
The other building in the photos will be locked and unoccupied during your stay.  A private chef can be booked, only on request and with owner confirmation.

Pool
Length: 14 metres
Width: 6 metres
Depth: 1.5 - 2.2 metres
Entrance: Metal ladder
Opening times: May to October, weather permitting
Fenced: Yes
Furnished: Sunloungers, parasols, tables,  chairs, pergola, pool house with sink, fridge, bathroom with toilet and shower.
Cleansed: Chlorine
Distance from villa: 20 metres


Facilities

Dog Friendly
Washing Machine
Internet
Air-conditioning
Pool towels
Infant bed/chair
Terrace
Kitchen
Dishes/Utensils
Fridge/ Freezer
Bed linen and towels
Lounge
TV
Stove top
Garden
Barbecue
Filter coffee maker
Espresso maker
Oven
Microwave
Dishwasher
Hairdryer
Mosquito screens
No smoking
Fenced property
This is a privately owned villa. Owners of privately owned villas are not permitted to carry out services for guests. Services such as linen, towels and cleaning are arranged by To Tuscany and carried out by our local partners.

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Review: 
"Excellent concierge service!! Valentina Petri's recommendations and her eagerness to help with great advises were priceless. She responded super quickly to all our questions and her suggestions were highly appreciated."
Source: Trustpilot.com/Review/To-Tuscany.com


Villa rates

  • 2022
  • 2023
Date range
7 night price
30 Apr - 28 May 2022
$5,130
28 May - 25 Jun 2022
$6,480
25 Jun - 27 Aug 2022
$7,830
27 Aug - 24 Sep 2022
$6,480
24 Sep - 15 Oct 2022
$5,130
15 Oct - 31 Dec 2022
$2,970
Date range
7 night price
31 Dec - 07 Jan 2023
$6,953
07 Jan - 22 Apr 2023
$4,253
22 Apr - 20 May 2023
$5,603
20 May - 17 Jun 2023
$6,953
17 Jun - 02 Sep 2023
$8,303
02 Sep - 23 Sep 2023
$6,953
23 Sep - 21 Oct 2023
$5,603
21 Oct - 16 Dec 2023
$4,253
16 Dec - 30 Dec 2023
$6,953

House rules

The Security Deposit is €500 payable only in Euro cash is required on arrival. You will be reimbursed on check-out should no damage occur during your stay

Tourist tax: included in the rental price

Dog up to 30kg: stay for free

Charged based on usage: Heating Villa, Air Conditioning

Arrival guide

Meet and greet
Arrival time is 16:00 - 19:00. Departure time is before 10:00. 

Approach road: Unpaved, even

Parking: Private, onsite parking - 6 uncovered spaces


Layout (500 sqm)

Ground floor
Lounge
Lounge
Kitchen
Bathroom
Bedroom
Terrace
WC
Dining Room
Dining Room
Study
First floor
Lounge
Lounge
Bathroom
Bathroom
Bathroom
Bedroom
Bedroom
Bedroom
Closed - no entry
Second floor
Lounge
Kitchen
Bathroom
Bathroom
Bedroom
Bedroom
Dining Room

Villa location

How far are the airports? Distances and driving time
  • Aeroporto Perugia: 71km - 1h 11m
  • Florence Airport: 128km - 1h 48m
  • Rimini Airport : 152km - 2h 00m
How far are the nearest towns? Distances and driving time
  • Arezzo: 34km - 0h 48m
  • Castiglion Fiorentino: 35km - 0h 51m
  • Cortona: 47km - 1h 08m
The nearest grocery shop, supermarket, bank and pharmacy can be found in Monterchi 8km away. Monterchi is a charming hillside town and the home of Piero della Francesca's famous fresco “Madonna del Parto”. There are also several Bars and restaurants worth visiting. Arezzo which is only 35km away offers a much wider range of shops, bars and restaurants.

Guest reviews: Cretole <div class='textCenter'>9,3/ 10</div>Score from 5 reviews - Excellent (5 Client reviews)

Agnieszka
July 2018
Adult family group
Oborniki śląskie, Poland Oborniki śląskie, Poland
Guest villa score
9/10
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Bardzo piękne miejsce , komfortowa villa świetnie wyposażona! Czysty i pięknie położony basen. Spędziliśmy tam niezapomniane wakacje. Jeżeli ktoś ucieka od codziennego zgiełku i szuka ciszy i spokoju gorąco polecamy. Dodatkowo przemili ludzie . Pozdrowienia dla Pana ze sklepu spożywczego.
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Any duration

Duration (weeks)

Any size

Number of Guests

adults Ages 16+

children Ages 2 - 15

infants Under 2


7 nights from
$2,970 to $7,830

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