A Tuscan Home for Your Perfect Vacation: Casa Cappellino is nestled among the Tuscan hills on
3 acres. The grounds are lovingly landscaped with ponds, olive grove, vineyard, fruit trees and flowering plants.
The property contains two independent stone Tuscan houses that have been beautifully restored to the highest
standards and have retained the Tuscan charm with wooden beams, chestnut doors and windows, terra cotta
floors and wood burning stoves. The two houses are separated on the property by approximately 200 meters to
afford you complete privacy and the most wonderful vacation experience. Your vacation home is completely
furnished for relaxing and comfortable living for all seasons.
An Idyllic Setting: Among the rolling Tuscan hills, you can explore the nearby hills, fields and streams
bountiful with wild life, chestnuts, walnuts, mushrooms, rare ferns and wild flowers. The property overlooks a
small tranquil village in which its proud residents have lived for generations in their family homes. Straight and
elegant cypress trees, mountain streams with rapids and waterfalls adorn this charming little Italy village. Our
famous local Tuscan restaurant, Il Rifugio, that attracts patrons from Milan and Florence, is within a 5-minute walk
of your holiday rental home. Additional equally charming and excellent restaurants are within 10 minutes.
The fountain located directly outside the lower 1-bedroom
house is fed by a natural spring that was a source of drinking
water for the local villagers in the old days. Now this fountain is
a favorite gathering place for visitors at the villa.
Accommodations: Both Casa Cappellino houses have been fully restored to the highest possible standard
with stone exterior walls, wooden beams, terra cotta ceilings, chestnut wooden doors and windows, terra cotta
floors. Both houses are completely furnished for all your vacation needs for a few days, weeks or longer. The
property shares Wifi internet access as well as a washer and dryer located in the lower house cantina.
Location: We are centrally
situated within easy access to major
attractions. You can take day trips
to Florence, Pisa, Bologna, Siena,
Perugia, Assisi, or Rome.
Located even closer to Casa Cappellino are
the following charming and historic sights
- Caprese Michelangelo, the hilltop
birthplace of sculptor Michelangelo (a 5-
- Anghiari, lovely medieval town (20 min);
- La Verna, where St. Francis received his
Stigmata (20 min);
- Cortona, made famous by the book 'Under
the Tuscan Sun' (1 hr),
- Arezzo where the movie Life is Beautiful
was filmed (45 min);
- Sansepolcro, birthplace of painter Piero
della Francesca (30 min);
- Our many local outdoor markets.
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Both houses are nestled
in the beautifully
landscaped grounds that
provide a peaceful and
vacation retreat for
and intimate get-aways.
There are outdoor sitting areas throughout the property where you can choose to spend the time with a bottle of
wine on our 'love bench' by the pond, strolling through the vineyard or under the grapevine covered pergola. The
upper 2-bedroom guest house's terrace is completely private and commands magnificent views across rolling hills
to the birthplace of Michelangelo and a panorama view of Lama that lies in the valley below. The 1-bedroom lower
guest house's location adjacent to the natural spring and the fantastic pergola provides the most comfortable
house veranda /
terrace is an
place to sunbathe,
read, have romantic
meals or stargaze
into the night.
Welcome to Cappellino: Hi! We are Raul and Marianne and
we are so glad you have stopped by our little bit of heaven here in
the heart of Tuscany, Italy. Our goal is to make your Italian vacation
as perfect as possible.
The 2-Bedroom Upper Guest House: This house is a
charming Tuscan home on two levels. It has two big double bedrooms with
king-size beds. The open kitchen, dining and living area with a wood
burning stove are perfect for intimate and relaxing settings. The bedroom
room on the lower level opens to the veranda/terrace that commands
majestic views of rolling hills, valleys and the beautiful grounds of the
property. The upper floor bedroom on the same level as the house
entrance, kitchen and living room, enjoys beautiful scenic views as well.
The house easily sleeps four in the two bedrooms but can sleep as many
as eight utilizing the fold-out sofa and two portable single beds.
The 1-Bedroom Lower House: This house is an equally
charming Tuscan home on two levels. It has one large bedroom upstairs
with a king-size bed. The open kitchen, dining and living area with a wood
burning stove on the lower/entrance level are also perfect for a wonderful
Tuscan vacation experience. The house is furnished with everything you
could possible need for the perfect vacation. The house is also equipped
with Wifi internet access, satellite television, and DVD. The house sleeps 2
although the downstairs sofa could be used for one additional if necessary.