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Holiday cottage in a corner of hidden Tuscany, Casa Scaletta

Cottage -
2 Bedrooms , 2 Bathrooms , Sleeps 6
Stia, Province of Arezzo, Tuscany
Casa Scaletta is a charming cottage situated between Arezzo and Florence, in the most beautiful, unknown and still unexplored part of Tuscany: the Casentino Valley.
Enjoy the beauty and peace of the ancient hamlet of Porciano with its stone paved walkways, centuries old church and breathtaking views.
The cottage is situated in the shadow of the castle of Porciano, on the remains of the castle walls. Lovingly restored and decorated by the castle owner, this fully equipped cottage is the perfect place from which to explore the natural and artistic treasures of Tuscany and the Casentino Valley.
This pretty and bright cottage opens onto the grounds of the Castle.
A rustic short antique stone staircase leads up to the living/dining room area with comfortable seating and a wood table for six people.
The equipped kitchen is next to it (gas bur...
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Listing #HL5610846
About the Owner
Martha S
Languages spoken:English, Italian
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:December 2014
Interaction with guests
We speak English and Italian and can provide our customers with all the assistance and advice they may need in order to make their stay as comfortable and enjoyable as possible. We are able to offer our guests several kinds of courses and activities to complete a unique and unforgettable travel experience: Italian language courses, cooking classes, guided tours, guided excursions in the Casentino Forests National Park, horseback riding nearby, wine and food tastings, Ayurvedic massage, art history and history lectures, and much more. All our courses, activities, and lectures are given by qualified instructors and lecturers. A lovely golf course is only twenty minutes away, very near the hil
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Reviewed 7 November 2018

Casa Scaletta is part of a hamlet that surrounds Castello di Porciano that overlooks a stunning valley of farms. It is a roomy and comfortable cottage that is made for relaxation and well-equipped for cooking. The owner and the property manager couldn't be more accommodating...More

Date of stay: October 2018
Thank Daydream246543
Reviewed 22 August 2018

Not a day has passed since our stay Castello di Porciano when I haven't traveled back there in my mind to relive the tranquility and romance of that time. And I was there with 4 children so that I could find anything tranquil and romantic...More

Date of stay: August 2017
Thank zeldafs
Management response:Responded 24 August 2018

Thank you for your review! It was a pleasure meeting you, hope to see you again

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Reviewed 29 June 2018

The cottage at Porciano,just outside of Stia, was a great place to stay to unwind after two weeks in Rome and Florence. Great place to take day trips from.In Arrezzo we visited Basilica San Francesco, to see the Piero della Francesca frescos in the Cappella...More

Date of stay: April 2018
Thank jerewelsh
  • Alarm Clock
  • Books
  • Cooker
  • Dining Seats (6)
  • Double Beds:(2)
  • Freezer
  • Full Baths (2)
  • Hairdryer
  • Highchair
  • Internet Access
  • Iron
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (6)
  • Local Guides/Maps
  • Microwave
  • Mountain Views
  • Outdoor Dining Area
  • Paper Towels Provided
  • Parking
  • Private Garden
  • Refrigerator
  • Safe
  • Shared Garden
  • Single Beds:(2)
  • Suitable For Children Under 5
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • TV
  • Washer
  • Wi-Fi
House rules
    Pets allowed
    Smoking not allowed
Small and medium-sized pets accepted with prior approval of the owner. Parties in the outdoor areas are allowed only with prior approval of the owner. Smoking is not allowed...
    2 Full baths
    2 Fulls
    2 Twins
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  • Final Cleaning fee: R 1 589 / stay - Fee
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About the neighbourhood
The Borgo del Castello di Porciano offers the peace and hospitality of the upper valley of the Arno River, Casentino.The owner of the Castle of Porciano has restored and decorated some antique tuscan cottages built in the area once occupied by the age-old walls which surrounded the Castle.The stone cottages have been renovated respecting their original look and decorated with family furniture which gives a feeling of coziness and warmth. In this small village, at the foot of its Castle, you will be able to experience and explore the natural and artistic beauty of this lesser known corner of Tuscany.
The village stands at 600 meters above sea level, and is only one mile away (1.5 km) from the lovely small town of Stia, built where the Arno and Staggia rivers meet.The Romanesque Church in t...
Getting around
Car is mandatory to stay in Porciano and enjoy the area!
Public means of transportations are also available and work pretty well, but they don't reach some of the most interesting sights (as hilltop old city centers, etc.).
Car recommended
How to get there
Airport: Florence: 60.0 km
Railway: Stia: 3.0 km
Florence airport: 1,5 h away
Pisa airport 2 h away
Free private parking available for guests in the property
Activities nearby
Fishing Nearby, There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive, Horse Riding Nearby, There Are Tennis Courts Nearby.
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