Villa Stella / Anticheterme
Villa with 3 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms and shared pool in Sorano, Italy
From £1,253 per week
Villa to rent in Sorano, Italy
This beautiful spa complex in Sorano with independent cottages (10) and apartments (28) is built around an ancient Church dating back to 11th Century located in the green hills of southern Tuscany.
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Villa overview - owner's description
This beautiful spa complex in Sorano with independent cottages (10) and apartments (28) is built around an ancient Church dating back to 11th Century located in the green hills of southern Tuscany, in a territory rich in thermal springs and Etruscan archaeological sites. The 7-hectare property is located in an area with many thermal springs, where the water flows in ancient basins and watercourses at 37 ° C. The peculiarity of this water is the total absence of sulfur and the simultaneous richness in magnesium, zinc and calcium, essential elements for the skin and body care. In fact, therapeutic applications are allowed in the complex. In addition to two beautiful thermal pools (37 ° C) with waterfalls and natural whirlpool and a thermal bath for children, which are open all year-round, the complex comprises an ancient thermal pool dating back to the year 1363 (called “Bagni dei Frati”) with two sources in the rocks in the forest (entry upon payment), a wellness spa (bath treatments, massage, mud therapy and other relaxing treatments), an Olympic pool (18x11m), tennis court, a restaurant (table reservation on site) with menus with organic products from the surrounding areas. Inside the property is pleasingly decorated, and feels homely, spacious, clean and airy. There are 2 bedrooms and 2 bathrooms and the property can hold up to 6 people because there is a sofa bed in the living area.Terme di Sorano has a wide range of services that offer the guests the possibility to alternate a relaxing holiday with activities like hiking, mountain biking (mountain-bike rental on site), horse riding (upon payment; riding stable on the adjacent property) or day trips to Pitigliano and Sovana. The nice coasts of Maremma are about 40 km away. On the adjacent property, guests can visit an oil mill or participate in olive harvesting (in October / November) and in olive oil tasting. Novasol customers receive discounts for: Horse riding, evening / lunch at the restaurant, purchase of agricultural products Wi-Fi internet in shared areas. Baby cot and high chair upon payment. See ITG258/ITG447/ITG449/ITG450/ITG451/ITG452/ITG453.
The agent has rated it as a four star property so it is a well-equipped villa with above average furnishings. It is also great value for money. This villa has use of a shared pool; it is also only 2.5km from Sorano. It is set in a good location: there is a restaurant 2.5km away.
You can also park on-site at no extra charge. The villa is well equipped: it has a refrigerator, microwave and dishwasher. It also has some garden furniture outside.
The owner has listed some nearby activities and attractions including:
- A tennis court.
- A thermal bath.
This villa does not have any reviews but the agent has 145 reviews for their other properties.
Outside this villa in Sorano, ItalyThis villa has a shared pool and a tennis court.
Prices and availability
Updated 15 October 2018
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Changeover days and minimum stays
- 19 October 2018 - 4 January 2019: changeover day is Saturday.
- 12 January 2019 - 10 January 2020: changeover day is Saturday.
Heating usage to be paid on site
Bed linen (including towels)
Free of charge
€20.00 per person per booking (minimum €140.00), paid locally
About this villa
- Agent quality rating: four stars
- Holiday home (internal area 150 m2)
- 1st floor
- Villa constructed from concrete
- Pets not allowed
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- Shared outdoor swimming pool (600 m2)
- 1 TV
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This villa has 3 bedrooms:
- Bedroom no. 1: 1 double bed
- Bedroom no. 2: 1 double bed
- Bedroom no. 3: 2 single beds
- Bathroom no. 1: shower, toilet with hot and cold water
- Bathroom no. 2: shower, toilet with hot and cold water
- Kitchen / living room
- Kitchenette: hot and cold water
- Gas cooker
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- Well insulated for all year round protection
- Central heating
- Terrace or similar
- Shared site (external area 75000 m2)
- Some garden furniture outside
- Parking on the site
- Pool available from May to October
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Frequently asked questions
When do I receive directions to the villa and key collection information?
Directions and details on how to collect the keys will be emailed to you after you have paid for the booking in full. You will receive full details about your booking including directions to the property and a booking voucher that you need to hand over to the property manager when you receive the keys. In some instances you may need to collect the keys from the property manager’s office or some other location which is not the actual property you have booked to stay in. Please note that the agent provides us with the GPS co-ordinates in the travel directions and we communicate these to you; you should contact the property manager if these are unclear.
Bed sizes / bedrooms
The exact dimensions will vary from property to property but the agent has specified that bed sizes are as follows:
- A single bed is typically 70cm to 85 cm wide and 180cm to 190cm deep.
- A double bed is typically 140cm to 180cm wide and 180cm to 190cm deep.
- A “grand lit” is a European double bed, suitable for couples, and can be smaller than the usual UK or American doubles. It is typically 130cm wide but in some instances may be wider; it is approximately 180cm to 190cm deep.
A bunk bed is two single beds, one on top of another. Some properties also have pull-out beds, sofa beds and/or bed chairs; in a few properties the bed can be low in a wooden frame on the floor. The beds often have terry cloth sheet mattress protectors to protect the mattresses; please use them with the bed linen.
Some properties may have a loft as a bedroom: this is usually an open room at the top of the house with sloping walls and mattresses on a low bed or on the floor itself. You need to climb a ladder to reach this room. Lofts are very popular with children but may not be suitable for adults or elderly guests.
If a property has an annexe then it will typically be a building attached to the main property or a small self-contained building. Annexes often have no central heating.
Please note that bedrooms in holiday rentals are usually not that large; you should refer to the floor plan to get a sense of size.
Quality rating: four stars. The agent rates this as a well-equipped holiday property with good furniture and a higher than normal specification.
What are the consumption costs for electricity, gas, water etc.?
You will need to pay for the energy and water you use during your stay of which electricity is usually the most significant cost. Charges can be based on a fixed per day rate or by the amount of energy used (e.g. kilowatt hours for electricity). We can’t give you a definite figure but as a rough guide you should expect to pay €10 per day for a two bedroom apartment and €20 per day for a 4 bedroom house in the summer months. Please note: air-conditioning is the biggest factor in any bill; if you leave it on all day and open the windows to let in some warm air when the room gets too cold then your electricity bill will soar. Again these cost estimates are a crude rule of thumb and are for guidance only.
Your local agent will advise you of the extra consumption costs when you arrive; these can include electricity, water, heating, gas, telephone calls, internet usage and any tourist taxes where applicable.
Preferred Partner From Virum, Denmark Member since Dec 2016
This villa is managed by Novasol, an established travel agent that was founded over 40 years ago. We've been working with them since December 2016 and have had 401 bookings with them.
Past bookings: 401 bookings
Response rate: 83%
Response time: within 11 hours
Number of properties: over 1,000
We are a property management company based in Copenhagen, Denmark. We offer self-catering properties throughout Europe including beautiful holiday homes near the sea, rustic country cottages in stunning surroundings, villas with private pools and many apartments close to a number of European cities.