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Tuscan Villa with pool and tennis - Anghiari

9 Reviews
Bedrooms 7
Half Baths3
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 7 nights


Photos and Description of this Anghiari holiday villa

Exceptional views. Sleeps 12. Pool, gardens, tennis court and basketball

Originally a 16th century farmhouse, Villa Seccarille is situated in 57 hectares of fields and woodlands, on the lower slopes of the Appennine Mountains. The villa offers breathtaking views of the surrounding mountains in this wild area of Tuscany and gives a unique sensation of freedom and privacy.

The property can accommodate up to 12 people (7 bedrooms, 6 bathrooms) and includes a large swimming pool, garden, tennis court and basketball court.

The villa has 5,000 sqft arranged over two levels and has many terraces, offering a wide choice of sitting and dining areas. In addition there is wireless, subscription satellite television and a fully equipped entertainment area.

There are a wide selection of historic villages and towns to visit in the area, including Caprese Michelangelo, the birthplace of Michelangelo.

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  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Seccarille (Owner)
Member since: 2012
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About Seccarille

My husband is Italian and I am Australian although we live in London with our two young daughters.

Seccarille purchased this villa in 1980

Why Seccarille chose Arezzo Area

Villa Seccarille has a magical setting, overlooking rolling hills and a valley with no views of any other buildings except an ancient monasteries. There is a real sense of peace and escape, whilst at the same time lots of activities from swimming in the private pool, to lunches under the vines or hiking through the surrounding nature parks.

What makes this villa unique

The local government has invested heavily in the area, mapping out lots of trails through the surrounding nature parks, which provide the unique opportunity to explore the area and be immersed in nature.

The panoramic views of the surrounding mountains and valley, which can be enjoyed whilst swimming in the pool, playing tennis, eating under the vines or on the verandah make Villa Seccarille a totally unique holiday destination.


based on 9 traveller reviews

Tuscan Villa with pool and tennis - Anghiari
average rating of 5.0 based on 9 reviews

Spectacular villa!

  • 5 of 5

I'd seen the photos but nothing could prepare me for the beauty of this villa. Looking out over the Tuscan hills, surrounded by dozens of walks through wildflowers and Tuscan wilderness, a terrace that was perfect for breakfasts, long and lazy lunches, and watching the sun go down with a Campari spritz in hand.

The abundance of fig trees and blackberries around the property were fun for kids and adults alike, and the pool was hard to draw yourself away from - plenty of lounges to loll on and big umbrellas to give shade.

The villa itself is well equipped, spacious and beautifully appointed - it features all the little things that make the difference when renting a holiday house - plenty of crockery, beautiful linen napkins, and lots of gorgeous glassware - every meal felt like a special occasion.

I'd definitely recommend day trips in the area to local towns and restaurants, but you could just as easily stay at the villa and be very, very happy. The Cantucci biscuits from the little deli in nearby town Manzi are a must!

I can't wait to return one day - it's a magical spot.

  • Review Submitted: Dec 21, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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You won't want to leave!

  • 5 of 5

This wasn't our first stay at Seccarille and plan for it to not be the last! The setting really is breathtaking - sweeping views, big skies, rolling hills, farmhouses and vineyards, as far as the eye can see. Make sure to catch at least one sunrise from the terrace. Speaking of, the terrace (which looks out over the pool and beyond) was the heart of our stay and is the ideal environment for late breakfasts, long lunches, apertivo and of course, large dinners. (The table seats at least 14) We also loved having lunches at the long table set up under a grapevine covered arbor in the garden. If you can tear yourself away from Seccarille, Agriturismo Mafuccio is very close by and a must! We could have eaten there everyday.

The villa itself is spacious, comfortable and chic, and aside from the pool the grounds also include tennis courts and a basketball hoop. If you like to walk - and we do - you'll find yourself spoiled for choice! We hiked a different trail everyday and just loved this aspect of our stay.

Between the eating (!) and drinking, the lying by the pool, the hiking, the tennis, the chance to do nothing or to explore nearby medieval towns, everyone's needs are met. It's very easy to achieve a state of total relaxation at Seccarille, but very difficult to leave!

  • Review Submitted: Nov 20, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are so happy that you enjoyed your stay at Villa Seccarille and hope that you come back again soon!
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Wonderful wonderful holiday

  • 5 of 5

It is a very special place with fantastic vistas, superb facilities and a very well equipped villa. It was a very a very memorable holiday for the extended family. The place had great charm with understated elegance. Lazing around the pool, long walks in the hills and luncheons under the vines!

  • Review Submitted: Mar 10, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
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Great time

  • 5 of 5

When you think about visiting Italy, one of the first places that come to mind is Tuscany for it´s wine, food and cypress hills.

Villa Seccarille´s location is unique as you have limitless view of the horizon from most parts of the property, including the pool and yard, which allow you to organize romantic gatherings or fun family dinners to admire the sunset.

I have visited the property twice and left great memories. Planing to visit very soon again!!

  • Review Submitted: Feb 18, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you! We can't wait to welcome you back!
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Heaven is a place on earth

  • 5 of 5

I stayed a few times at Villa Seccarille with different groups of international friends, and every time we had a splendid time. The Villa does live up to expectations. We found that the description provided was accurate. If you are sporty, you have miles and miles of walks along the hills, in the midst of nature. If the next day you want to play tennis you have the court. If you want to challenge your friends to a game, you have the basketball court for a shoot out contest. Then you have a tennis table. If you have kids there is plenty of room to kick the football around. If you want to swim early in the morning or have an aperitivo by the pool, you have the pool.

The place is spectacular. Customer service was great throughout the stay and the Villa was squeaky clean when we got there. Locals were marvelous too. It was sunny most of the time, we had plenty of time in the sun, and for the few days it was wet and windy, we spent it playing cards and sipping Chianti by the fireplace.

When we wanted to go for a drink we would go to close-by San Sepolcro, a tiny medieval town where you can do a bit of bar hopping. It felt a little bit like being in Madrid once again. When we wanted to have lunch or dinner out, we found plenty of choices within 5 or 40 miles. Needless to say, the food in this area of Tuscany was great: mushrooms, cheese, meat, pasta and so on. Supermarkets, pharmacies and hospitals close-by were a plus, considering this is an isolated piece of heaven on earth. As me and my friends had a great time there, I would definitely recommend it to anyone who is looking to relax and share some good times with family and friends.

  • Review Submitted: Feb 18, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for such lovely comments. We hope you visit again soon!
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  • 5 of 5

We stayed for a weekend in August and absolutely loved it. The views are magical. Tucked away from the hustle and bustle - the location is stunning and peaceful! We left feeling completely rested and relaxed!!!

  • Review Submitted: Feb 18, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
160 Kilometres
Nearest Train
30 Kilometres
Car: recommended


Seccarile,, Strada Provinciale 57, 15, 52031 Anghiari AR

43°35'14.4"N 12°00'10.8"E

Best to fly to Florence (1.5 hours), although Perugia (1.5 hours) and Rome (3 hours) are also options.

The main roads to Seccarile are the A1 (toll) linking Roma in the south and Bologna in the north via Firenze and the E45 linking the A1 at Orte in the south and Cesena in the north (in poor condition with closures and diversions to the north).

On booking confirmation we will email a guest book with detailed directions, house details and useful information on the surrounding area.


* Indoor

Bedrooms: 4 double bedrooms with king size beds (160-170cm x 190cm), 1 twin bedroom and 2 single bedrooms

Bathrooms: 1 en-suite bathrooms with bath, 1 en-suite bathroom with shower, 1 separate toilet, 1 bathroom with shower, all located upstairs. 2 bathrooms with shower on the ground floor.

Living rooms: 1 lounge upstairs (c.500sqft) with large fireplace, 1 TV room downstairs with Flat TV, Sky and surround system and a fire place, 1 sitting room with fireplace, and 1 large dining room downstairs with table that accommodates 15 to 20 people. Wi-fi.

Fully fitted kitchen with cooker, hob, fridge, oven, dishwasher, washing machine, microwave.

* Outdoor

Large patio with pool and wonderful view of the surrounding mountains. Two gardens and rose beds.

Swimming pool size of 15 x 7.5m, tennis court in cement, basket court, table tennis.


Rates & Availability

Rental Rates for this holiday villa in Anghiari, Italy

Rental Basis:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
End Season 2016
1 Oct 2016 - 29 Oct 2016
7 night minimum stay
Start Season 2017
29 Apr 2017 - 2 Jun 2017
7 night minimum stay
Early Season 2017
3 Jun 2017 - 30 Jun 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
High Season 2017
1 Jul 2017 - 11 Aug 2017
7 night minimum stay
Prime High Season
12 Aug 2017 - 1 Sep 2017
7 night minimum stay
Late Season 2017
2 Sep 2017 - 29 Sep 2017
7 night minimum stay
End Season 2017
30 Sep 2017 - 27 Oct 2017
7 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
7 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Refundable Damage Deposit A$800

Bank Transfer and/or PAYPAL.
Additional services available on request (payable separately). For example, additional cleaning, cooking, linen changes, babysitting, guided nature walks etc.
Heating and phone charges in addition.

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Accommodation and facilities for this holiday villa rental in Anghiari, Italy

Property Type:
  • villa (detached)
  • Guests provide their own meals
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 5000 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Rural
  • Family
  • Farm Holidays
  • Activities Guide
  • Fireplace
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Local Maps
  • local restaurant guide
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Kitchenette
  • Microwave
  • mini-fridge
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • 5 Bathrooms
  • 3 Half Baths
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , bath with shower , bidet
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower enclosure
    Bathroom 3 - toilet
    Bathroom 4 - toilet , shower enclosure , bidet
    Bathroom 5 - toilet , shower enclosure , bidet
    Bathroom 6 - toilet , bidet
    Bathroom 7 - toilet , bidet
    Bathroom 8 - toilet , shower enclosure , bidet
  • 7 Bedrooms, Sleeps 12
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 large double bed
    Bedroom 2 - 1 large double bed
    Bedroom 3 - 1 large double bed
    Bedroom 4 - 1 single bed
    Bedroom 5 - 1 single bed
    Bedroom 6 - 2 single bed
    Bedroom 7 - 1 large double bed
  • Cot is also available.
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Balcony
  • Lawn / Garden
  • patio
  • Veranda / Loggia
  • Tennis Court
  • Terrace
  • veranda
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Outdoor Pool
  • autumn foliage
  • churches
  • forests
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • horse riding
  • outlet shopping
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • swimming