This antique farm complex is situated in the mystical landscape of the Upper Tiber Valley, surrounded by softly rolling hills, cultivated fields, and woodlands that bear witness to the strongly agrarian character of Italy through the centuries - a past which has marked the land as clearly as it has shaped the people who continue to work it.
Located twenty minutes drive east of Arezzo, the property is in easy reach of towns rich in art and history, including Sansepolcro (birthplace of Piero della Francesca and proud keeper of some of his most famous paintings), Anghiari, Monterchi, Citerna, Città di Castello, and Caprese Michelangelo.
Slightly farther afield, but still within day-trip range are Florence, Assisi, Gubbio, Cortona, and a chain of sanctuaries built by Saint Francis and his followers, who sought out wild places of great natural beauty in which to meditate and give thanks.
Off the beaten track of the mass tourist market, this property, is nevertheless, at the center of Renaissance Tuscany, offering easy access to the hill towns, museums, craftsmen, restaurants, wine and specialty food shops that make this part of Italy so famous. Its particular appeal is to offer a tranquil country setting, yet with many of the conveniences offered by a well-run country hotel, including short distance from a country road, and a range of possible services and facilities, such as nearby tennis courts, swimming lessons, horseback riding, mountain biking, guided museum and artisan tours.
On the grounds are a playground for children and a bocce court.
The house combines the traditional materials of Tuscan farm architecture - huge, chestnut beams, terracotta floors, stone and painted plaster walls—with all the modern conveniences. The spacious rooms have been furnished with classic Tuscan furniture, made from chestnut and wrought iron, including family pieces that recall an earlier era of Italian country life.
The laundry area, is located in a separate building. In addition to the main house, there is a separate, restored farm building earby that includes a large country kitchen, living and dining space with pen fireplace for parties, birthdays, anniversaries, and other elebrations. Discounts are available for people wishing to celebrate important events at Villa Ferraguzzo.
This spacious country house with its seven bedrooms with bathroom luxurious an sleeping up to fourteen persons is great for large groups of different ges or families wishing to holiday together. In order to offer choice in price, Villa Ferraguzzo can be rented even maller groups with reduction of the internal spaces with prices adjusted ccordingly. It is specially adapted for handicapped The kitchen is very fully-equipped, has doors onto the patio with iron tables, seating and armchairs. Next to the kitchen is the large living room, seats up to 15, TV with satellite receiver, DVD, stereo/CD player.
Situated in the midst of approximately 74 acres of farmlands and forests, the house is surrounded by spectacular, ancient oaks shading meandering stone walls, terraces and flowered walkways that create a welcoming park-like setting, perfect for outdoor barbecuing, dining and lounging.
To the side of the house, an elegant private swimming pool (18x6 m.) is hild-friendly by virtue of access with steps.