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The Frantoio, Converted Olive Mill Estate in Tuscany

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Last updated: 09/08/2014
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  • Minimum stay:3-7 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Buti apartment description

Four apartments in a beautifully restored olive mill, situated on a hillside and surrounded by 9 acres of olive groves and woodland. These stunning apartments have a mixture of terracotta and wooden floors, with traditional Tuscan beamed ceilings. The interiors combines original features with tasteful furnishings.
There are several terraces for dining and relaxation, taking full advantage of the views. Above ground pool (5m x 3m).Woodland walks to local villages (2k and 6k) on trails from our door.


Walking and mountain bike trails from our doorstep, Bientina (5km) has an Olympic swimming pool, tennis courts, shops, cafes, supermarket and restaurants. Buti (6 km) by woodland trail or by car has restaurants,cafes and shops, Castelvecchio (10 mins) woodland walk or by car has a bar, grocery shop and restaurant, Lucca (15km) has all amenities.

Festivals and Events - Lucca (15km), Puccini Festival, International Jazz and Music Festival, comic festival (Oct), local palios in Bientina(Jul) and Buti (Jan), antiques market monthly in Bientina and Lucca, weekly local markets

Places of Interest - Beaches - 30km i.e. Viareggio, Forte dei Marmi, Pisa (30km), Florence (50km), Thermal Spas - Bagni di Lucca and Montecatini (20-30km), Siena (125km), Cinque Terre (140km)

Olivastro - 3 bedrooms
Maurino - 3 bedrooms
Leccino - 2 bedrooms
Pendolino - 1 bedroom

www,thefrantoio.com

Property Type

      • Apartment

      Accommodation Type

          • Vacation Rental

          Meals

              • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

              Onsite Services

              • Private Chef
              • Staff

              Suitability

              • Long-Term Renters Welcome
              • Non Smoking Only
              • Pets Not Allowed
              • Unsuitable For Elderly Or Infirm
              • Wheelchair Inaccessible

              Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6, Beds for 4-6

              • Bedroom 1: 1 queen

                bathroom en-suite...moreless

              • Bedroom 2: 1 queen

                shower room en suite...moreless

              • Bedroom 3: 2 twin/ single

                shower room across hall...moreless

              • Beautiful views over the valley to the mountains

              Bathrooms: 3 Bathrooms

              • Bathroom 1: toilet, combination tub/shower, jetted tub, bidet

                ...moreless

              • Bathroom 2: toilet, shower, bidet

                ...moreless

              • Bathroom 3: toilet, shower, bidet

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              • Modern spacious bathrooms, one with large bath

              Other Amenities

                  • Free sample of olive oil, produced from the Frantoio's own olive trees, harvested every October/November. Enjoy sitting outdoors for meals and relax reading amongst the olive trees and olive estate...moreless

                  Entertainment

                  • Books
                  • CD Player
                  • Radio
                  • Stereo

                  Theme

                  • Away From It All
                  • Family
                  • Historic
                  • Luxury
                  • Romantic
                  • Sports & Activities
                  • Tourist Attractions

                  Attractions

                  • Autumn Foliage
                  • Caves
                  • Churches
                  • Forests
                  • Museums
                  • Restaurants
                  • Ruins
                  • Winery Tours

                  Local Services & Businesses

                  • ATM/Bank
                  • Groceries

                  Leisure Activities

                  • Horseback Riding
                  • Outlet Shopping
                  • Scenic Drives
                  • Sight Seeing
                  • Walking

                  Location Type

                  • Mountain
                  • Rural

                  Sports & Adventure Activities

                  • Cycling
                  • Fishing
                  • Golf
                  • Hiking
                  • Mountain Biking
                  • Mountaineering
                  • Swimming

                  Dining

                  • Dining:

                    Open hatch connected to kitchen and open plan layout...moreless

                  • Dining Area
                  • Seating for 6 people

                  General

                  • Clothes Dryer
                  • Hair Dryer
                  • Heating:

                    Central Heating...moreless

                  • Internet:

                    Wi-Fi Internet Connection...moreless

                  • Iron & Board
                  • Linens Provided
                  • Living Room:

                    Large open plan with dining table...moreless

                  • Parking
                  • Towels Provided
                  • Washing Machine

                  Kitchen

                  • Coffee Maker
                  • Dishes & Utensils:

                    Fully Equiped...moreless

                  • Dishwasher
                  • Freezer
                  • Grill
                  • Kitchen:

                    Fully furnished with hatchway connecting to large seating and dinning area in open plan layout...moreless

                  • Oven
                  • Pantry Items
                  • Refrigerator
                  • Stove
                  • Toaster

                  Outside

                  • Barbecue
                  • Deck / Patio:

                    Beautiful views over the valley to the mountains...moreless

                  • Outdoor Grill
                  • Ski & Snowboard:

                    90 mins to Abertone...moreless

                  • Terrace

                  Pool / Spa

                  • Communal Pool
                  • Outdoor Pool

                  Forms Of Payment

                      • Accept Credit Card
                       

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                      Rental basis: Per property
                      Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
                      Mid season
                      Sep 1 - Nov 2, 2014
                      3 night min stay
                      £180
                      £930
                      Low Season
                      Nov 3 - Dec 14, 2014
                      3 night min stay
                      £160
                      £650

                      Additional information about rental rates

                      Fees:

                      • Refundable Damage Deposit £100
                      • Taxes Not included

                      Notes:

                      Sorry no pets accepted. These are Special rates held over from 2013 which are being held indefinitely, please enquire.


                      Cancellation policy:

                      100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.


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                      Location

                      30 Kilometres
                      Nearest Airport
                      Pisa
                      1 Kilometres
                      Nearest Barpub
                      Castelvechio di Compito
                      45 Kilometres
                      Nearest Ferry
                      Livorno
                      30 Kilometres
                      Nearest Golf
                      Montecatini Terme
                      15 Kilometres
                      Nearest Train
                      Lucca
                      8 Kilometres
                      Nearest Motorway
                      Altopascio
                      5 Kilometres
                      Nearest Restaurant
                      Orentano or Buti or Lucca
                      65 Kilometres
                      Nearest Ski
                      Abetone
                      35 Kilometres
                      Nearest Beach
                      Viareggio

                      Car: Necessary

                      Lucca - Music festivals, varied shopping, excellent cafes and restaurants, hire a bicycle and cycle round the traffic-free old city walls.

                      Bientina - local town with supermarket, shops, cafes and it holds a summer Palio in July (horseriding event round town square).

                      Ideally situated for sightseeing in Pisa, Florence, Cinque Terre, Garfagnana, Lucca, Tuscan coast and Chianti.

                      Various trails for hill walking directly from the Frantoio.

                      Nearby outdoor olympic swimming pools, tennis courts and freshwater lake with sandy beach.

                      Many good local restaurants including Alfredo's, traditional trattoria popular with families for Sunday lunch.

                      Olive harvesting in October/November, we produce our own olive oil every year which is available for guests to purchase.

                       

                      Manager info

                      Year Purchased: 2001

                      About: Scottish owners living in Edinburgh who travel regularly to sample the simple relaxation, food and great wine in Italy. We particularly enjoy the Lucca Summer Music Festival.

                      Why Buti:
                      The location gives you a chance to recharge your batteries with beautiful sunrises and sunsets, positioned on the side of a Tuscan hill with views looking down on the valley below, Perfectly situated for exploring Tuscany, the local restaurants are good value and you can mix with the locals.

                      The Unique Benefits at this Apartment:
                      Easy access to Pisa airport, ideal base to go to Lucca, Florence, Pisa, Chianti, Volterra, Siena, Tuscan Coast or the Cinque Terre. On relaxing days you can enjoy the peace and quiet or walk in the hills and eat great local food.


                      Contact us

                      Speaks: english
                       

                      Photos

                      • Olivastro lounge

                        Olivastro lounge

                      • Olivastro double room

                        Olivastro double room

                      • Maurino double room

                        Maurino double room

                      • Leccino kitchen/living/dining area

                        Leccino kitchen/living/dining area

                      • Pendolino kitchen/living/dining area with doorway to terrace

                        Pendolino kitchen/living/dining area with doorway to terrace

                      • Linda and George meet all the guests

                        Linda and George meet all the guests

                      • relax by the pool and enjoy the views and original viaduct for the Frantoio

                        relax by the pool and enjoy the views and original viaduct for the Frantoio

                      • The Frantoio from one of the local walks

                        The Frantoio from one of the local walks

                      • The Frantoio, overlooking the valley with superb views

                        The Frantoio, overlooking the valley with superb views

                      • on the walk to Castelvecchio

                        on the walk to Castelvecchio

                      • morning view from apartment Maurino

                        morning view from apartment Maurino

                      • Entrance hall to the Frantoio, which once pressed the local olives

                        Entrance hall to the Frantoio, which once pressed the local olives

                      • Olivastro dining area

                        Olivastro dining area

                      • Maurino lounge

                        Maurino lounge

                      • Maurino 2nd floor double bedroom

                        Maurino 2nd floor double bedroom

                      • Leccino double room

                        Leccino double room

                      • Pendolino bedroom area

                        Pendolino bedroom area

                      • View from terrace over the valley to the mountains in the distance

                        View from terrace over the valley to the mountains in the distance

                      • sunrise over the Frantoio

                        sunrise over the Frantoio

                      • mist rising from valley below

                        mist rising from valley below

                      • The village of Castelvecchio, 10 minutes walk from the Frantoio

                        The village of Castelvecchio, 10 minutes walk from the Frantoio

                      • The Frantoio, surrounded by 500 olive trees

                        The Frantoio, surrounded by 500 olive trees

                      • Part of the olive press in the entrance hall to the Frantoio

                        Part of the olive press in the entrance hall to the Frantoio

                      • our new oil being pressed, peppery and very special

                        our new oil being pressed, peppery and very special

                      £160 - £180 per night (GBP)
                      7

                      3 Bedroom / 3 Bathroom
                      Sleeps 6

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                      Minimum stay: 3-7 nights
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