Bucine Cotogno

2 Bedrooms 1 Bathrooms Sleeps 4 Tuscany
  • Bucine Cotogno has two terraces and a private garden area.
    Bucine Cotogno has two terraces and a private garden area.
  • Marble top table adjoining the kitchen.
    Marble top table adjoining the kitchen.
  • Enjoy breakfast on the private terraces.
    Enjoy breakfast on the private terraces.
  • A perfect medieval castle overlooks the hamlet "Borgo" that has been turned into a vacation village
    A perfect medieval castle overlooks the hamlet "Borgo" that has been turned into a vacation village
  • Enter from the terrace into a comfortable living room with satellite TV.
    Enter from the terrace into a comfortable living room with satellite TV.
  • Living and dining room area of Bucine Cotogno.
    Living and dining room area of Bucine Cotogno.
  • Large sunny pool good for fun and exercise.
    Large sunny pool good for fun and exercise.
  • Welcoming entry to the reception and lobby.
    Welcoming entry to the reception and lobby.
  • The fairytale castle at night.
    The fairytale castle at night.
  • The lobby serves the reception area, the dining room and a small B&B.
    The lobby serves the reception area, the dining room and a small B&B.
  • Pleasant onsite restaurant.
    Pleasant onsite restaurant.
  • Terrace outside the restaurant.
    Terrace outside the restaurant.
  • During mid and high season the cook offers lessons on most Wednesdays, with advance arrangement.
    During mid and high season the cook offers lessons on most Wednesdays, with advance arrangement.
  • In the reception area there is a comfortable living room with a WiFi access point.
    In the reception area there is a comfortable living room with a WiFi access point.

Enjoy

A perfect medieval castle overlooks the hamlet "borgo" that has been turned into a small vacation village of a few cottages and apartments. The views of the Chianti hills are open and lovely.


Location

Between Siena and Arezzo, a little off the beaten track, the fairy tale castle of Bucine rises from the hills of Tuscany. The hamlet next to the castle has been transformed into a vacation village with luxury apartments and villas.

With many fabled towns and villages to explore, you will be torn between enjoying your village or visiting new ones. Only a fifteen minute drive from the A1 highway that links Rome with Florence, but unless you know how to find this property, it is unlikely you will discover it. Arezzo, famous for its antiques market, charm, and medieval jousting is half an hour`s drive. Siena is a 45 minute drive, Florence an hour, and Rome`s airport about three hours. You can avoid driving into Florence by catching the local train that gets you right into the center of that city in an hour.

The restaurant that serves 4 evenings (M,Th,F,Sat) during mid and high season is a real bonus. Breakfast is available to apartment and cottage residents for an extra charge. There is a small bar and local wine and olive oil are available for purchase. You may reserve cycling tours, mountain bike rentals, guided walks and treks, and private or group cooking lessons.

This lovely property has so much to offer to the vacationer whether a couple or an extended family. The variety of accommodations welcomes mixed groups and family reunions, too. Close to well-known towns like Arezzo and Siena, it also lets you wander solitary among the olive groves and ancient hills.


Exterior

The property has 700 acres of woods, olive groves and vineyards to wander. An unrestored borgo used for farm purposes lies a hundred yards down the road and just beyond is a fishing lake. Fishing poles are available. The large, sunny swimming pool (26x66 feet or 8x20m) provides hours of enjoyment in summer


Interior

This apartment is on the first floor. Relax in the comfortable living room and in the adjoining dining area. There is a separate and well equipped kitchen with oven, gas stove top, and refrigerator freezer.


Things To Note

Neighborhood: Arezzo

Size: 1190 sq ft/110 m2

Accessibility/Security: There are no alarms for the pool, guests are fully responsible for safety of all.

Other: Check in 4:00 to 7:30pm. Portable crib available upon request.

Room Details

Room Beds Details
Bedroom 1 Extra-Wide Queen (1) Extra wide queen bed (63in x 79in; 160cm x 200cm)
Bedroom 2 Single (2) Two single beds (31in x 79in; 79cm x 200cm)
Bathroom 1 Shower, toilet and sink

    Bathroom

    • Hairdryer

    Connectivity/Entertainment

    • WiFi
    • TV - Limited English Programs

    Heating/Cooling

    • Heating
    • A/C-Bedrooms Only

    Kitchen

    • Fully Equipped
    • Coffee Maker
    • Oven
    • Stovetop
    • Refrigerator
    • No Dishwasher

    Accessibility

    • 1st Floor North American

    Kid/Family Friendly

    • Travel Crib

    Outdoor

    • Terrace
    • Pool

    Special Features

    • Balcony/Terrace

    Amenities

    • Pool
    • Air Conditioning

    Laundry

    • No Washer/Dryer
LEAVE A REVIEW
May 9, 2012 - Manual Entry

Tuscany Excellence

by Mitchell

Bucine...Lupinar, the estate, is FANTASTIC in pretty much every way.  The villas are first class; the grounds are expansive, user friendly, and diverse; the food is unmatched; and the proximity for day trips is excellent.  The staff is professional, informed and friendly...this was the best week of our 8 week tour through Italy. Great for any family or combination of people on holiday. 

July 7, 2008 - Manual Entry

The villa in Tuscany worked out really well

by Mike P

The villa in Tuscany worked out really well.  With 4 daughters, 2 older and 2 toddlers the larger accommodations were perfect. We really enjoyed exploring the Tuscan region.  Each day was a new adventure as we drove our Ford van here and there seeing the sights.  We originally thought that we would relax and spend more time at the villa but ended up putting over 500 miles on the van that week alone. No problems, but did lose our security deposit when my wife and daughter decided to blow-up the cooktop. Long story, quite funny really. Loved the location and surrounding area.  May have been a little too remote for us. But having the car really helped. Most of the local restaurants were good and had friendly service.  Each little town seemed to have its own specialties and it was fun to explore each to see the differences.  We visited, Aretzo, Siena, San Giminagno, Mont Riggioni, the Chianti region, Montevarchi, and several others.  (town names spelled to best of my memory) Tips:  Recommend using a GPS unit when driving the area.  Usually very accurate but at times put us into some strange situations that all turned out to be fun and exciting.  Tip 2 don't cook on top of the glass cover of the range, that's not what it is there for. Thank you for all your help.  We will not hesitate to recommend you to others.

Base Nightly Rates – May Not Include Fees such as Greeting, Cleaning, Damage Waiver, Credit Card Processing and Tourist Taxes. For full price, please put in dates.

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Things to See & Do

Bucine (5 mins Driving)
Village near Arezzo with Roman origins. Grocery store, shops and train station.
Ambra (13 mins Driving)
Village with some restaurants and shops.
Arezzo (30 mins Driving)
Classic fortified Tuscan hill-top city with famous cathedral, significant frescoes, beautiful piazzas and streets. Monthly antique's fair. One of the most important Etruscan cities and located on the important Via Cassia Roman north-south highway.
Siena (30 mins Driving)
Called Italy's loveliest medieval city with cuisine, art, museums, churches and famous art. Unique medieval culture that is reflected in the twice annual Palio horse race that some call insane. Look for videos.
Florence (45 mins Driving)
Capital of Tuscany, home of the Renaissance. Architecture and art. Food and shopping galore.
Radda in Chianti (55 mins Driving)
Ancient village, long the headquarters of the Chianti League for wine. Wonderful wandering the streets, tunnels, views and restaurants with, of course, Chianti wine.
Montepulciano (60 mins Driving)
Top Tuscan town known for its eponymous wine, architecture from medieval times to the Renaissance.
Greve in Chianti (67 mins Driving)
One of the great wine towns of Italy, famous for Chianti wine, fine shops and restaurants. The triangular main piazza with collonnades hosts wine-focused events and an organic farmer's market, check schedule. Art and history abound in this easy to visit town.
Montalcino (75 mins Driving)
Brunello is the famous wine of Montalcino. In the breath-taking Val d'Ocia, it is also know for its unspoiled 16th century architecture from which the views are phenomenal. Seasonal concerts and festivals.
San Gimignano (90 mins Driving)
Stunning town that bristles with 14 medieval tower-homes that remain from the original 72. UNESCO World Heritage Site. Famous for its saffron and wine Vernaccia.

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