#LUXURY self-catering holiday agency Natural Retreats is now offering a selection of traditional properties in some of the most popular areas in #Tuscany, including Lucca, Pisa, Sienna, and Florence.
Il Maniero – Ripoli, Monterchi – Province of Arezzo (sleeps 14) –Il Maniero is a three-storey, seven-bed, 18th century manor house in a hilltop village. Almost on the border between Tuscany and Umbria, this private villa is two miles from the picturesque village of Monterchi and the medieval hamlet of Ripoli and is equipped with its own private pool and Jacuzzi in garden. Prices from £291 per night, villa only.
Il Colle, Antico Podere Di Pomaio, near Arezzo (sleeps 10) – A recently-restored five-bed farmhouse, Podere Il Colle has terracotta floors, beamed ceilings, archways, and stone walls throughout. On a hillside with breathtaking views, it is part of the farm estate comprising olive groves, vineyards, and woodland. Prices from £356 per night, villa only.
Villa Ianni – Monterchi, Province of Arezzo (sleeps 8) – Villa Ianni is a four- bed stone farmhouse on a hillside in the Tiber Valley. Amid woodland, the house is ideal for lovers of the outdoors, with long walks in the unspoilt Tuscan countryside. The swimming pool is the eye-catching focus of the garden. Prices from £243 per night, villa only.
Villa Roberto – Montaione, Province of Florence (sleeps 12) – This detached stone house is on a hill just under one mile from the village of Montaione. A short, private track gives access to the property, which is surrounded by a large garden. There’s a swimming pool, and a chef who can prepare dinners and arrange cooking courses. Prices from £301 per night, villa only.
The agency’s Xplore team can help guests make the most of their Italian escape by finding Renaissance art and culture in Florence, enjoying the historic streets of Sienna, finding the local beaches, visiting the Migliarino San Rossore Massaciuccilo National Park, or hunting down the best tortelli lucchese, a delicacy in Lucca.
All of its Tuscany properties are within a 40-minute radius of Pisa Airport.