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Attached to the 16th century villa La Collina is a charming farmer's house that has been recently restored to the highest standard. It is the perfect site for a short stay, on the grounds of a beautiful villa and with stunning views overlooking hills and the village of Tredozio. The house comprises a sitting room/dining room with stone fireplace and modern kitchen with a utility room with washing machine. Up a beautiful ancient stone stairway are two modern bedrooms, one large bathroom with bathtub and shower, and a spacious hallway that could convert to another sleeping area. The accommodation is perfect for a couple or a family and can be rented for a few days, or longer.
The La Collina estate is some 650 meters above sea level on the Appenine ridge. In the valley to the north is the tiny Tuscan village of Lutirano, on the other side 3kms down the hill in Romagna, is Tredozio, the home town, one kilometre from end to end. At one end of town, is the Restaurant 'Il Mulino di San Michele' which is noted in the famous Michelin guide. On summer evenings, in the ancient courtyard of the Palazzo 'Fantini', in Tredozio, there are concerts ranging from jazz to chamber music organised by the province's cultural department. There are public tennis courts in Tredozio, golf courses at Riolo Terme,Faenza, Forlì, and Milano Marittima on the Adriatic, and trails for mountain biking, horse-riding and trekking. Ravenna and the Adriatic coast are 60km away: Florence and the other historical Tuscan cities are 80km. away, the beautiful, bustling city of Bologna, often overlooked on the tourist trail, is just over an hour away, (80km.).
As a break from driving, we advise use of the excellent train services from Faenza or Marradi. Alitalia, British Airways and Ryanair fly to Bologna. Local organic produce: honey, eggs, wine, cheese, olive oil, vegetables made on the estate, can be purchased directly, we breed chickens for the market. In the town of Tredozio there are butchers, bakers, general stores, bars and banks to cater to your daily needs.
Golf courses: in Brisighella, Milano Marittima and Riolo Terme. Thermal Baths: Brisighella, Castrocaro. Some places to visit: Brisighella- a medieval town with a market and Festival in July. Tredozio - The Palazzo Fantini hosts classical and jazz concerts. Ravenna –The world famous mosaics dating from the Byzantine Era. Urbino – The Renaissance home of the Dukes of Montefeltro with it's famous classical architecture and city planning and painting of Piero della Francesca and Raphael. Faenza – a world famous ceramic museum contains the original 'faence'ceramics from Renaissance times; also“Villa Emaldi', makers of fine ceramics where you can take a course in ceramic making and order ceramics to your own design. Florence - art, culture and shopping. Forli - capital of Romagna. Portico di Romagna - medieval town, eat at Il Convento. Abbazia di Pomposa – famous convent. Visit Comacchio, the local Venice, nearby. Shopping: Faenza ceramics, weekly markets in Tredozio and nearby towns....moreless
Middle Season May 2 - Jun 26, 2015 7 night min stay
High Season Jun 27 - Aug 28, 2015 7 night min stay
Middle Season Aug 29 - Sep 25, 2015 7 night min stay
Low Season Sep 26 - Dec 18, 2015 7 night min stay
Middle Season Dec 19 - Jan 1, 2016 7 night min stay
Additional information about rental rates
Minimum stay 1 week, longer stays are welcome. Weekend stays; minimum of 2 nights if space is available € 300.00 x Weekend
Saturday Check in/out:
Check in between 4 – 8pm, Check out by 10am. Late arrival from 8pm extra fee of 10 Euros per hr.
For all bookings, a deposit of 50% by bank transfer is required on signing booking agreement.
The balance is due 6 weeks prior to arrival.
Final Cleaning € 80.00.
Heating will be charged according to metered costs, including any necessary pre-heating.
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Attached to the main house, La Casa del Fattore was, for more than 100 years, the residence of the families of the administrators of the estate. As part of the recent restoration of the entire Villa this two-storey house, has been modelled as an apartment for up to five persons. The accommodation suits a couple or a family. Access to the owners’ swimming pool is not included, but there is a big swimming pool in the local village, Tredozio. The house has its own stone terrace and overlooks the charming village with stunning views of the beautiful hills of the region. The two floors are joined by an ancient stone staircase
Ground floor: Living room with a stone fireplace, dining area, fully equipped modern kitchen, service room to the kitchen with a washing machine.
First floor: Two double bedrooms, bathroom, and a spacious hall area furnished with a 17th century couch, which can be used comfortably as a fifth bed.