The residence, La Colonica, is a magnificent property overlooking the green valleys of Umbria, on the border between Tuscany and Marche. It is a warm, welcoming home, steeped in history as part of it was built in the modern era, given its position as a point of passage between the Papal States and the Grand Duchy of Tuscany. The history of its extension unfolds in four different eras up until its complete renovation in 2012. The panorama enjoyed from the house is picturesque, rich in the seasonal colours that adorn the fields and hills. At the entrance to the estate is play ground area with a private five-a-side football field. The house is located in Sansepolcro, the famous, art-rich town linked to personalities like Piero della Francesca who has left extraordinary works of art visible in the Civic Museum. Also famous are the many churches which conserve intact various artistic heritages of the Renaissance. The geographic location of the house allows easy access to other famous towns in Tuscany as well as in Umbria such as, for example, Anghiari, included in the list of the most beautiful borghi in Italy, but also famous towns like Arezzo, Florence, Siena, Assisi and Perugia, known both for their beauty and for their food and wine culture, which will render unique the memory of your stay in this splendid land.
Your Emma Villas Customer service is ELISA NERI and you can reach him for any emergencies, or further information you may required during your stay. All useful telephone numbers will be sent together with your booking documents. LA COLONICA HAS BEEN SUBJECTED TO A CHECK-UP BY A TECHNICAL RESPONSIBLE BEFORE THE BEGINNING OF THE SEASON, TO ENSURE CONSISTENCY OF THE DESCRIPTION, ACCESSORIES LISTED ON THIS PAGE AND THEIR PRESENT STATE OF OPERATION/MAINTENANCE, TO GUARANTEE QUALITY, CLEANLINESS AND COMFORTS TO ALL CLIENTS WHO WILL STAY HERE. THIS CHECK HAS BEEN CARRIED OUT ON THE OF 4TH MAY 2021.
The house has a double entrance on the ground floor allowing, on the right, access to a double bedroom communicating with a further double bedrooms (both with ensuite bathroom with shower and direct access to outside) and, on the left, access to an open - plan area with kitchen, living room, dining room and toilet. Next to these two entrances is the laundry area. The first floor is reached from the outside via a stone staircase leading to the terrace entrance. The first floor consists of a lounge and kitchen with access to the sleeping area, through the corridor to the right of the kitchen, consisting of a twin bedroom with adjacent bathroom with shower and three double bedrooms all with ensuite bathroom with shower. The second floor is also reached externally by the stone staircase leading up to a second terrace. On the right side is a sitting space. Continuing along the corridor you come to a double bedroom with ensuite bathroom with shower, a twin bedroom with joinable beds with adjacent bathroom with shower and a double bedroom with divisible beds with en-suite bathroom with shower.
The park, about one and a half hectares, surrounds the entire house. Inside the park are old oak trees and several types of vegetation, garden plants, shrubs, flowers, lavender and viburnum. Also in the park is the swimming pool, visible from the house, and at the entrance to the ground floor is a cool gazebo with sofas and armchairs suitable for reading and for moments of relaxation. For sports lovers, there is a playgroud area situated a few metres from the entrance gate, shaded by ancient oak trees and lighted at night, with a private five-a-side football field, bowling green, table tennis, table football and archery (on request).Please notice that photos are taken in spring, therefore flower blossoming, and the colours of the gardens' grass could be different at the moment of your arrival at the villa.
The pool is located within the park, visible from the house and offering a splendid view, immersed as it is in greenery. It is reached by crossing the park from the house or else by descending the stone staircase next to the main gate. Rectangular-shaped, it measures 16 x 8 m with a depth varying from 0,90 m to 1,80 m, it is lined in PVC grey-black coloured and access to the water is by Roman steps. In the shallow part of the pool it is possible to create a children’s area by closing off this area with a net. There are whirlpool vents, external and internal lighting and chlorine purification plant. The solarium area is covered by travertine and lawn and is provided with gazebo with sofa, sunbeds, small tables, umbrellas, chairs, armchairs and an outdoor shower with hot and cold water. The pool is open from the last saturday of April to the first saturday of October.
Pets: Yes, small sized.