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This beautiful and elegant farmhouse has been carefully restored and decorated, and is situated on green hills of a Mugello territory and only a few kilometers from Vicchio, birthplace of Giotto. The house has a nice view of the surrounding landscape. Around the house is a large, fenced, outdoor area with swimming pool (5x12m) and a large loggia equipped for outdoor dining. Thanks to its location it is possible to organise beautiful excursions n foot as well as horseback riding in the countryside. This is a good starting point for hikes that lead up to Apennines. Close by are several towns and cities that are a must to venture to, like the small town of Vicchio, 5km, the art city of Florence, with its museums, historic palaces and fashion shops, is only 38km away.
Living room. Dining room. Kitchen. Utility room. 6 bedrooms. 3 double (one 5ft), 3 twin. Bathroom with bidet and toilet. 3 shower rooms with toilet. Galleried area.
CH. Cot. H/chair. Satellite TV. Gas/elec cooker. M/wave. W/machine. D/washer. Internet connection. Tel. Garden with terrace and furniture. BBQ. Parking (1 car). Swimming pool (60m²), open May-Sept. NB: Some rooms with sloping ceilings. Steps and sloping banks in garden.
This holiday property is split into two separate units, which are linked from the outside. The house is located in the typical small town of Montaione, a beautiful medieval village within the heart of Tuscany. The house has panoramic views of the valley below, which can be enjoyed by guests as they sit outdoors and enjoy the shared swimming pool. It is only few minutes to Volterra and San Gimignano with golf courses and horse riding also nearby. There is also wine tasting at a winery within the region.
Steps to entrance: Steps to living/dining room/kitchen. 5 bedrooms: 4 double, 1 twin. Bathroom with toilet. 2 shower rooms with toilet.
Open fire in living room. CH. Cot. H/chair. Two Satellite TVs. DVD. Gas cooker. M/wave. W/machine. D/washer. Internet connection. Tel. BBQ. Parking (2 cars). Shared swimming pool (32m²) open mid-June - mid-Sept. Pet free of charge. NB: Open sided, turning stairs to first floor. Steps to garden.
This prestigious complex comprises a former 16th century villa, as well as separate annexe buildings, and is superbly built on one of the hills surrounding Florence which is just 15 minutes’ drive away. This holiday apartment is in an annexe building next to the villa. There is a large shared garden and swimming pool. Distance to shops and a restaurant is only 500m. There is a tennis court and public swimming pool a further 5km, with Bagno a Ripoli (with various shops) 6km and Florence 10km away.
All on ground floor: Living room. Dining room. Kitchen. 4 bedrooms: 1 double and 3 twin. Bathroom with toilet. 2 shower rooms with toilet.
Open fire in living room. CH. Cot. Gas/elec cooker. M/wave. W/machine. D/washer. Tel. Lawned garden with furniture. Shared grounds. Parking (1 car). Shared swimming pool (17m²), open May - Sep. Pet free of charge.
This ancient medieval building, that dates back to the 13th century, is situated 1km from an agricultural farm estate where guests can buy natural food produce and where there is a horse riding stable. La Terrazza dei Frati is set in a dominating position with splendid views over the valley. The property borders one side of a garden area with another property which is 30m away, and is separated by a laurel hedge. The property has its own independent entrance and a private outdoor area and swimming pool. Nearby, guests can travel to Vicchio (all kinds of shops), Florence (airport), 37km. For sports enthusiasts there is horse riding, 1km, tennis, 3km, a golf course, 16km, and a lake for watersports, also 16km.
Living room with double sofa bed (for children). Second living room/dining room. Dining room/kitchen. Second living room. Second kitchen. Utility room. 4 bedrooms: 2 double, 2 twin. 2 bathrooms with toilet. 2 shower rooms with toilet.
Open fire in living room. CH. Cot. H/chair. Satellite TV. Gas cooker. W/machine. D/washer. Wi-fi. Tel. Lawned garden with terrace and furniture. Parking (1 car). Swimming pool (98m²), open mid-May – mid-Sept. NB: External steps to the first floor. Steps in garden and sloping banks.
This typical farmhouse, which has been fully restored, is situated in a tranquil position with panoramic views of the hills overlooking the village of Borgo San Lorenzo. There is a vast enclosed garden, complemented by a private swimming pool, and two loggias which are well equipped for dining outside (BBQ included). The small town of Borgo San Lorenzo is complete with shops and restaurants and is just 1km. If that isn’t enough then there is also a railway station in the town with trains to Florence. Lake Bilancino is 15km and is perfect for sailing, canoeing and surfing. The property is in the heart of the Mugello region, the part of northern Tuscany which is at the foot of the Apennine, an area rich in chestnut forests and hills. Lovers of nature will find numerous walking opportunities here.
Living/dining room. Dining room/kitchen. Utility room. 5 bedrooms: 2 double, 3 twin. 4 shower rooms with toilet.
Open fire in living room. CH and air conditioning. Two cots. H/chair. Satellite TV. Gas/elec cooker. W/machine. D/washer. Wi-fi. Tel. Garden with terrace and furniture. Parking (1 car). Swimming pool (60m²) open mid-May - mid-Sept. Pet free of charge. NB: Turning stairs to first floor.
This holiday property, Castello La Rocca, has age-old origins dating back to medieval time. It is situated in one of the most impressive areas of high Mugello, 10 km from Firenzuola. The property can be easily reached from Florence by the ancient road Granducale which connects Tuscany and Emilia, through the whole land of villas which once pertained to the Medici family. The building has massive and impressive stone walls with the interiors furnished with ancient pieces. Guests can stroll around the nice park with centuries-old trees and use the private swimming pool or go for trekking along the paths. Horse riding, tennis, golf and fishing are all available locally.
Ground floor: Dining room/kitchen. Separate toilet. First floor: Living room. Second living room. Dining room. 1 twin bedroom with en-suite shower room and toilet. Shower room with toilet. Separate toilet. Second floor: 4 bedrooms: 3 double, one with en-suite bathroom with small bath and toilet, two with en-suite shower room and toilet, 1 twin. Bathroom with Jacuzzi bath and toilet. Third floor: 2 bedrooms: 1 double, 1 twin with en-suite shower room and toilet. Shower room and toilet. Fourth floor: 1 twin bedroom with sloping ceiling. Internal steps throughout
Open fire in living room. CH. Cot. H/chair. DVD. Gas/elec cooker. W/machine. D/washer. Tel. Garden and furniture. Ample parking. Outdoor swimming pool (72m²), with shower. Pet free of charge. NB: Drops, steps and stopes in grounds
This holiday home, accessed via unmade road, is ideally situated in the Florentine hills of Chianti, this wonderful stone house is the result of a very careful conversion of an ancient barn. This is a fantastic refuge for nature lovers, offering uninterrupted views of the surrounding countryside. The well-known medieval town of San Gimignano is just 30 minutes’ drive. Other beautiful towns can be easily reached, including Certaldo, a town renowned for its magnificent medieval centre. This house enjoys a large, private, enclosed garden with a beautiful swimming pool. Excursion possibilities include the small village of Fiano with its food shops and little pizzerias (2km), Montespertolli with a range of shops (8km), Certaldo (15km), the superb city of Florence (35km) and the famous town of Sienna (55km).
Lower ground floor: Separate toilet. Ground floor: Living room/dining room. Kitchen. 1 double bedroom. Shower room with bidet and toilet. Second floor: 3 bedrooms: 1 double, 1 twin, 1 with double sofa bed. Bathroom with bidet and toilet. Shower room with Bidet and toilet.
CH. DVD. Stereo/CD. Gas cooker. W/machine. D/washer. Tel. Garden and furniture. BBQ. Parking (1 car). Swimming pool (128m²) open mid-June – mid-Sept. Table tennis. NB: Steps, slopes, and drops in grounds.
This lovely holiday apartment in Florence, is located close close to the city centre, with Piazza del Duomo just 1.5km away. The apartment is located on the first floor of a beautiful 1930 palazzo. Florence, said to be one of the most beautiful cities of Italy and one of the cultural capitals of the world, is brimming with attractions. Get fascinated by the magic of the small streets of the city, or admire the bell tower of Santa Croce and the majestic Palazzo Vecchio. Public transport and shops are in the immediate vicinity.
All on first floor: Living/dining room/kitchen. 4 bedrooms: 2 double, 2 single. Bathroom with bath, shower cubicle and toilet. Separate toilet.
CH. Cot. Gas cooker. On road parking.
This fourth floor holiday apartment is located just a short distance from the historic city centre of Florence and the Cascine Park. The apartment is on the top floor of a lovely building situated behind the City Theatre. A flight of steps will take you up to the apartment, which opens its doors onto a terrace on two levels with magnificent views over the city. The apartment is very well furnished and equipped. Visit the Statue of David, the Piazzale Michelangelo, the many museums and Giotto’s Bell Tower.
All on fourth floor: Living/dining room. Second living room. Kitchen with breakfast area. 4 bedrooms: 2 double, 1 twin, 1 with sofa bed. 2 shower rooms with toilet.
CH and air conditioning. Cot. Satellite TV. Cooker. W/machine. D/washer. Terrace and furniture. Car park (underground). NB: Steps on terrace.
This beautiful villa has been furnished and decorated to a good standard to make your holiday as comfortable as can be. The main living room is elegant and the large kitchen leads onto the covered terrace, where guests will find dining alfresco a pleasure with the barbecue and pizza oven. In front of the house guests will find the well-kept garden with swimming pool and sun terrace with a beautiful view over the vineyards. A tennis court can be found 2km away. This is an ideal location for excursions into the mountains. Explore the beautiful town of Florence just 20km away.
Ground floor: Living/dining room. Second living/dining room. Kitchen with dining area. Turning stairs to first floor: 4 bedrooms: 3 double, 1 single. Bathroom with toilet. 3 shower rooms with toilet. Separate toilet.
Open fire in living room. CH. Three satellite TVs. DVD. Gas/elec cooker. M/wave. W/machine. D/washer. Internet connection. Garden with terraces and furniture. BBQ. Ample parking. Outdoor swimming pool (72m²), open mid-Apr to mid-Sept. No smoking.
This ancient manor house is set on a 400-acre estate with woods, vineyards, olive groves and two small lakes. The area is filled with pretty views all within a peaceful location. Villa Vivai is located along the valley of the Sieve River, amidst Mugello hills, in a group of holiday homes consisting of 6 ancient stone-built farmhouses and a small church, but has its own access and two outdoor areas that separate it from the other houses. There is a possibility of internet connection at the reception. There is access from the living/dining room to the outside and from the kitchen (wood-burning pizza oven, barbecue) access to a covered terrace with a table for meals in the fresh air. Upon request it is possible to rent a jeep with driver for 6 people to explore the estate, to hire fishing rods, as well as to rent a wooden hut in the forest all at cost. You can also buy the estate’s own wine and olive oil.
Living room with double sofa bed/dining room. Dining room/kitchen. Second kitchen. 6 bedrooms: 4 double, 2 twin. Bathroom with shower attachment, bidet and toilet. 2 shower rooms with toilet.
Open fire in living room. CH. Cot. Gas/elec cooker. Shared garden. Terrace and furniture. BBQ. Shared outdoor swimming pool (98m²) open May–Sept. Pet free of charge. NB: Slopes in grounds.
This wonderful holiday house is set in a beautiful farm which has been tastefully restored and is located in the heart of the Mugello hills on the outskirts of the village of Grezzano. The property is surrounded by a park with a swimming pool. Guests have an outdoor Jacuzzi (at cost over the weekend). Guests can, on request, arrange guided tours, or a cook to allow guests to try Tuscan dishes. This location is an ideal hub from which to explore the woods either on foot, by mountain bike or on horseback. Borgo San Lorenzo is 8km where there are various shops and a rail connection for Florence. It is the ideal location for a holiday far from the tourist crowds.
Steps to entrance. Living room. Second living room. Dining room. Kitchen with dining area. Second kitchen. Utility room. 7 bedrooms: 4 double, two with sloping ceiling, 3 twin, one with sloping ceiling. Bathroom with shower attachment, bidet and toilet. 5 shower rooms with toilet.
Open fire in living room. CH. 2 cots. 2 h/chairs. Satellite TV. Gas/elec cooker. W/machine. D/washer. Wi-fi. Tel. Garden with terrace and furniture. BBQ. Parking (1 car). Swimming pool (72m²), open mid May – mid Sept. Jacuzzi. NB: Steps to pool area.
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