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BAITA 77 m2 (4+2)
Luminous stone cottage on two floors with its private garden and equipped terrace. GROUND FLOOR: sitting room with double sofa bed, ,reading lamp, armchairs, coffee table, writing table , large doors windows that open onto the garden, spacious kitchen/dining room with fitted kitchen ,table and chairs. Bathroom with shower. First Floor: access from wooden staircase, double bedroom, twin bedroom. EQUIPMENT: microwave, freezer, electric oven, top stove with 4 fires, kettle, percolator, bread toaster,mini food processor….plenty of everything you may need to feel at home. Candle holders. Hair dryer.


Borgo Santa maria in Valle -la Baita -The Garden
Historical Estate dating from the 17 th century, located on the hills on the left bank of the Arno River, close to Arezzo (15 kms.). The compound is composed of one cottage (4+2) and four apartments for 2 to 8 people. Our attractive holiday house has been created by the lovingly and painstakingly restoration of a XVII century farmhouse .The farm is set on a panoramic position on the gentle slopes that descend towards the Arno river. The Compound is surrounded by a large garden area equipped with tables, chairs and canopies, with of 7 x 12 meters swimming pool that has a part for children (3x3 meters). The apartments have been tastefully finished , and fully furnished and are all provided with TV sat, and their own heating system. Laundry room with washing machine and iron (+ironing board) available for common use. Barbecue.

Borgo santa Maria in valle -la baita -the surroundings.
The quiet, hilly, panoramic area is only three kilometres from the beautiful medieval hamlet of Laterina. The lodgings enjoy countryside privacy, close proximity to the attractions and amenities of Arezzo; they are also the ideal base for many excursions to all Central Italy. Firenze, Siena, Cortona, lake Trasimeno and Perugia are not so far away; since there are good motorways and rail links with the rest of Tuscany .The shopping lover will find nearby many outlets of the most famous Italian fashion brands : such as Prada, Gucci, Fendi, D&G…

The holiday complex of “Borgo Santa Maria in Valle “is the ideal place to spend a relaxing holiday all year long. In Tuscany, every season has its own charm. Whether you just want to sit by the pool, or walk along the many trails nearby, or to explore and discover the natural protected areas, or indulge in the cultural and culinary delights offered by this wonderful Region, this lovely country house environment will make your stay a memorable one.


Sunny cottage in a charming XVII century compound.Private garden and equipped terrace.
Communal Garden, and shared swimming pool.


Property type: Cottage

Room details


2 bedrooms, sleeps 6

Bedroom 1: 1 Double bed
Bedroom 2: 1 Single bed

Additional beds:
1 double sofa bed located in living room, 1 cot
Room for 6 in the dining area
Room for 6 in the living area
1 bathroom

Indoor facilities

Entertainment and IT:
CD player
DVD/Blu-ray player
TV Languages in Local
Heating and air con:
Central heating
Hair dryer
Iron / board
Pots / pans
Towels / linen
Washing machine

Outdoor facilities

Swimming pool:
Outside lighting
Private garden
Extra information (Excellent central location close to all the major art cities of Tuscany and Umbria, on the triangle among Florence, Siena and Arezzo.The quiet hilly panoramic area is only 2.5 kilometres from the beautiful medieval Village of Laterina, the lodging enjoys countryside privacy ,close proximity to the attractions and amenities of the cities , and it is the ideal base for many excursion in all Central Italy. The upper Aretine Valdarno : an undiscovered part of Tuscany. Just few minutes drive from the more famous Chianti area.The Arno Valley is enclosed between the Pratomagno Mountains and the high hills of Chianti, crossed by the Arno river, rich in Olive groves and vineyards, with beech and chestnuts woods.Nature, art, evocative landscapes and typical agriculture are the essence of this part of Tuscany.The ara is well worth a visit.Activities: Tourism, Sightseeing, Bird watching, Hiking.Mountain Biking, Walking,relaxing The Natural Reserves of “Valle dell’Inferno e Bandella” close)


Suitable for
Pets (Only after owner approval)

Sports and activities

Horse Riding
Sports Center

Sights and attractions

Historic Site
Local Food Market

Prices and availability

Last updated 07.12.2011

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Discounts and extras

If more then one discount matches your arrival date, please be aware that only one discount of the highest amount will be applied to your booking.


Early Booking Discounts
Arrival date range Booking made more than x days/weeks/months before arrival Discount
1st January to 31st December 7 Days 20%
Late Booking Discounts
Arrival date range Booking made less then x days/weeks/months before arrival Discount
1st January to 31st December 7 Days 20%
Long Stay Booking Discounts
Arrival date range Booking is equal to or longer than x days/weeks/months Discount
1st January to 31st December 15 Days 5%


Compulsory extras
Description Arrival dates Booking length or occupancy Price
final cleaning All year Occupancy: per person £15.00 per person per booking

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heating ( from october to Marchdepending on the season ) 1st January to 31st January N/A £16.00 per night

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heating ( from october to Marchdepending on the season ) 1st February to 28th February N/A £16.00 per night

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heating ( from october to Marchdepending on the season ) 1st March to 31st March N/A £16.00 per night

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heating ( from october to Marchdepending on the season ) 1st September to 30th September N/A £16.00 per night

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heating ( from october to Marchdepending on the season ) 1st October to 31st October N/A £16.00 per night

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heating ( from october to Marchdepending on the season ) 1st November to 30th November N/A £16.00 per night

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heating ( from october to Marchdepending on the season ) 1st December to 31st December N/A £16.00 per night

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small size pets accepted , only previous owner authorisation, All year N/A £15.00 per booking

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This is exact location

  • Nearest bar: 2km
  • Nearest restaurant: 15km
  • Nearest supermarket: 15km
  • Pisa Airport: 180km
  • Bologna Airport: 150km
  • Arezzo: 15km
  • Siena: 40km
  • Cortona: 50km
  • Lake Trasimeno: 65km


2 out of 2 people recommend staying here

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We stayed at Borgo Santa Maria in October 2008 as part of a house swap with our Paris apartment. We were very well looked after and both the house and the area were fantastic. All modern comforts, but a real sense of history about the place. The accommodation was superb. Real peace, privacy and relaxation. We had great trips to Arezzo, Cortona, Siena and Florence - all within easy reach. Would go back tomorrow.
A beautiful quiet place with Anna and Giorgio the perfect hosts. Take Baita in preference, well worth the extra. Shop at the local COOP/butchers and fruit and veg shops in Laterina its so much more friendly. Giorgio and Anna Thank You for a peaceful and beautiful time.
Barbara & Tom -Seattle- Summer 2006"Giorgio and Anna made our holiday a very special one."
Barbara Doran- Santa Rosa,CA.USA -May 2006It has been our first trip to Italy, here we found the ideal place to go around and relax.It has been a very good holiday.H.Boisvert. June 2006- Québec-Canada" maison est vraiment agréable, nous l'avons aimé"Mr and Mrs Carsten- Odense .Denmark . ocotber 2006"This was our second time at Borgo Santa Maria, the place is perfect to rest and do some sightseeing.Idela for children. Everything is very well kept and clean.Anna & Giorgio are very helpful all the time"


About the owner
My wife and I have been in marketing and tourism all our lives, up north, in Padua ,where we lived for many years. When we decided to live at a different pace we moved to Tuscany. Finding the house we wanted has not been an easy task and changing it into a charming and pleasant holiday home has been even more difficult, but we succeeded. Although sometimes tiring, our work is a very rewarding one and above all we do love it, thanks to the many people we met during these years, those who kept coming back or kept in touch or asked for our advice when choosing another area. We like to say that our vacation home is "managed by the owners “ and “by professionals" ,knowing very well the meaning of both sentences. It is very difficult to do what we are doing without being professional also being the owners help us to put more love in what we do.
Owner score 179
Calendar updated: 3 years ago
Last logged in: 2 years ago
Located in: Italy
Joined: November 2006