San Domenico is a 4 level townhouse built into the remains of a 13th Century tower in the Tuscan hill town of Cetona.
Cetona in Tuscany
The tower sleeps 6 people and is situated in the heart of the village center on a charming, quiet street just a few minutes away from the central square with markets, shops and restaurants. Cetona is ideally located in south-east corner of Tuscany for touring all of central Italy; you can easily reach most of Tuscany and Umbria for day-trips. The A1 Autostrada is just a 10-minute drive away, and in about 15 minutes in Chiusi Scalo is a main-line train station.
Townhouse located in Cetona
This is a very scenic region of historic hill towns and large farming valleys with panoramic views. You can enjoy outside dining and views over the rooftops to the surrounding vineyards and olive groves from the private terrace of the tower. Nearby Tuscan towns include Sarteano and Montepulciano to the north, under 1 hour are Siena, Arezzo and Cortona; on the Umbrian side are Perugia, Assisi, and Orvieto. Florence is about 1.5 hour drive away.
Townhouse San Domenico layout
The tower consists of 4 levels, with 3 bedrooms (2 kings and 1 twin), 2 bathrooms, large kitchen dining room, living room with fireplace, reading room, study and balcony on the top floor.
The ground floor includes an entrance hall, sitting/reading room, a small laundry room and a toilet. Stairs lead to a lower ground floor cellar and doorway to an outdoor patio terrace with dining table sitting six, BBQ, climbing roses, herbs and potted plants.
The 1st floor has an open plan kitchen-dining room with a dining table that seats 6 people. The kitchen is well equipped with modern appliances and a good selection of cooking and dinner ware. An archway opens onto the sitting room with fireplace and windows overlooking the countryside.
The 2nd floor has two bedrooms and one bathroom. Bedroom 1 has a king size bed which can be made into two singles, a large antique cupboard, table and chairs. Bedroom 2 has a king size bed and a large cupboard with plenty of storage.
The 3rd floor has a twin bedroom, a study, a bathroom and a balcony. Bedroom 3 is under the eaves so the ceiling is lower at one end. It has 2 wide single beds, a large closet and air conditioning. The study is furnished with a comfortable sofa, a big walnut bookcase, a desk and a comfortable rocking armchair with footrest.
San Domenico amenities
The bathrooms on 2nd and 3rd floors are equipped with modern fixtures, a marble basin and a bathtub with incorporated shower. Amenities include: barbecue on the terrace, washing machine, microwave oven, bread toaster, iron and ironing board, portable radio/CD player, hair dryer. Baby’s cot must be requested in advance, as a supplement, at 30 Euro per week, paid locally.