A sweeping panorama stretching from Florence to Chianti
The accommodations at Castello di Montozzi are divided into holiday apartments and single family villa rentals. The enchanting hilltop where this XIII century castle makes its stand is completely surrounded by the picturesque landscape of Valdarno with summit of Pratomagno and Chianti seen in the distance. These beautifully restored homes offer a unique opportunity to immerse yourself in the stunning countryside while remaining within a comfortable distance of all the favorite must see destinations of Tuscany and Umbria.
Top 3 reasons you'll love Castello di Montozzi
CHARMING FAMILY VILLAGE
The historic setting transports you back to an era filled with stone cobbled roads, small towns & good food
TYPICAL TUSCAN DECOR
Authentic terracotta floors, soft brick arches, dark wood furnishings and large cosy fireplaces set the scene
ENDLESS PANORAMIC VIEWS
Surrounded by olive groves, views of the distant Apennines mountains & the Chianti hills; don’t forget, the Tuscany sunset!
In the main house, there are three apartments which share a crystal clear outdoor pool and its panoramic position. The spacious three apartments occupy an entire floor each in the house called Canonica with access to a large garden area where one can BBQ or picnic. The apartment located on the ground floor has direct access to the garden area will sleep up to 3+1 persons and boasts a large living room and eat in kitchen with a fireplace. All three apartments come with fully equipped kitchens including a dishwasher and access to a clothes washer. Up the stairs on the 1st floor there is the second apartment which will sleep 6 persons with three double bedrooms and 2 bathrooms. The largest of the three holiday apartments is on the next floor, with a total of 110 m², 2 bedrooms (sleeps 5), a full sized kitchen with fireplace and a separate living room. Families and friends traveling together will find this the ideal solution for staying nearby but with some privacy.
Close to the Castello (but always in the village) there are two smaller independent houses which share the large outdoor swimming pool and its natural shade, abundant lounge chairs and inviting panoramic view. La Casetta, which literally means little house, sleeps 4 with the possibility of an extra bed upon request. This vacation farmhouse comes with one bathroom, a dining room with classic Tuscan fireplaceand a large living room area as well as a separate kitchen(it is an open space meaning tha there is no door between the living room , the dining area and the kitchen area).
La Loggetta, named after the loggia or covered terrace area (4 sleeps), is set on two floors and has two bedrooms, a bathroom, a private garden area and access to the shared ping pong table and park for children.
Thanks to its geographical position, Castello di Montozzi is perfect for visiting both cultural sites in Tuscany adn in Umbria as well as relaxing in the tranquil countryside.
Historic atmosphere with more privacy
At a walking distance from the village, there are also some larger detached beautifully restored farmhouses each with its own swimming-pool.
With over 135 m² Il Castellarino, is a wonderful example of a typical Tuscan villa with its arches framing a delightful covered terrace area (loggiato) overlooking the private pool. The fully equipped kitchen includes a refrigerator with freezer, a stove with an oven and a dishwasher. There are 3 bedrooms for up to 6 persons and two large bathrooms. The largest of the independent vacation rentals (farmhouses) with a private pool is La Collina, with 195 m² (sleeps 8 ) situated only 1 km from the Castello di Montozzi surrounded by olive groves and the soft sloping hillside of the Valdarno countryside. The 4 double bedrooms are located up the stairs on the 1st floor and share 2 bathrooms. The villa has its own garden, a swimming pool, a veranda for eating in the open air and a private table tennis room.
Space to explore and reunite
Castello di Montozzi lends itself to destination weddings, large family and friends events as well as business meetings and conventions. The pleasurable mix of country décor with the spacious grounds will set a scene for communication. Upon request La Scuderia meeting room can be made available, and the 85 m² can be arranged with tables and chairs. Be sure to visit the olive oil and wine shop on the grounds and taste some of the castles finest production. At 450 meters ASL, the grounds surrounding the Castello are classified as a hunting reserve and it is possible to arrange for either wild boar or roe deer hunting upon request.
Visit the Real Tuscan, both small and large
These vacation rentals are in the perfect position to experience the relaxing life of several Tuscan small towns, Pergine Valdarno, less than 5 km away is perfect for taking photos, wandering the small streets and enjoying a delicious meal at one of the restaurants with authentic local dishes. There is public transportation during the day to the impressive town of Arezzo with its monthly antique fair in the extending throughout the city streets and the popular itinerary dedicated to Piero della Francesca to Arezzo, Sansepolcro and Monterchi. Or take the time to visit one of the many local vineyards, starting with that of Castello di Montozzi where you can taste their wine and olive oil at their on site shop. Civitella in Val di Chiana is another perfect example of a nearby town which invites you to explore the terraced restaurants, castle ruins and breathtaking views.
If you love to poke around at the local markets then a visit to Cortona or Florence are in order where you can browse for the best buy in Italian made leather jackets, characteristic artwork and handmade terracotta pottery. The Prada Outlet and Factory are at 15 minutes drive from the Castello di Montozzi.
Or perhaps you are more interested in the historic origins of Siena and its impressive main piazza and cathedral. Castello di Montozzi is perfectly positioned to offer the best that Tuscany has to offer both the natural beauties of the landscape as well as the awe inspiring art and history.
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