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Tuscan Farmhouse, beautifully restored with garden, close to Florence.

Bedrooms 3
Property type house
Minimum Stay 7 nights


About the property

House with beautiful garden, 2 bedrooms, studio, 2 bathrooms, large kitchen

Antique, beautifully restored farmhouse, with magnificent view over the Mugello Valley and the lake of Bilancino.

Large kitchen with all facilities and open fireplace private garden with beautiful view, separate loggia and pergola where you can enjoy your meals 'al fresco'.

Ground floor: kitchen with all the facilities (oven-microwave, dishwasher, fridge, gas fire), two bedrooms (one with double bed, the other with twin beds), bathroom (shower, sink, toilet, bidet). A small storage room with washing machine.

First floor: large living-room with Sky TV-Computer Wi-FI and DVD and CD player, library with books and CD films, second bathroom (bathtub, sink, toilet, bidet), studio with sofa-bed.

We are a couple, architect and painter, living in an old farm house that we have restored with great care.

The home stands on the hilltop overlooking the beautiful Mugello Valley. It’s divided in two units from ground to roof. We live in one part and rent the other unit (sq meters 150), completely independent with its own private entrance, exclusive garden and separate pergola and loggia.

The home is situated in the Mugello Valley, 40 minutes drive from Florence, an area where the famous Medici Family, Princes of Florence, has its origin and where many famous artists from the past were born (Giotto, Beato Angelico, Cimabue).

The house is published in the books “Country Interiors” and “Icons: Tuscan style”, both edited in 6 languages by Taschen.

CREATIVE PAINTING COURSE available on request. The guest is welcome to apply for short creative painting course to take place in the nearby Studio of the Artist.

More Details

Monica Sangberg and Stefano Crivelli
Member since: 2014
Speaks: english, french, german, italian, swedish, danish
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
March 11, 2018

About Monica Sangberg and Stefano Crivelli

We are a couple, an Italian Architect and a Swedish Painter, living in an antique farmhouse that we have restored. It's a traditional Tuscan farmhouse divided in two units: we live in one of them and rent the other, which is nearby and has it's separate entrance and secluded beautiful garden.

Monica Sangberg and Stefano Crivelli purchased this house in 1984

Why Monica Sangberg and Stefano Crivelli chose Barberino di Mugello

Living in Florence, years ago we fell in love with this house in the Mugello Valley. We decided to buy it and started the restoration made by skilled local craftsmen. It has been a long, passionate and accurate work and now we live here since 12 years.

What makes this house unique

It's a very special spot, magic and quiet surrounded by beautiful nature. Close to Florence and all the Art Cities. The lake, that you can see from the garden and where you can make nice walks is 10 minutes drive from the house.


Barberino di Mugello House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM / Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 5
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Golf Course Front ...
  • Lakefront ...
  • Resort ...
  • Rural ...
  • Village ...
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Music Library
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Toys
  • Video Library
  • Deck / Patio
  • Golf
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • limited accessibility
  • churches
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • golf
  • golf privileges optional
  • mountain biking
  • sailing
  • swimming
  • wind-surfing
CREATIVE PAINTING COURSE available nearby Casa del Pozzo in Artist Studio.


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Tuscan Farmhouse, beautifully restored with garden, close to Florence.
average rating of 5.0 based on 1 reviews

True immersion in Tuscany

  • 5 of 5

Charming hosts, Monica & Stephano were very helpful in giving us a true Tuscan experience. Very tranquil and relaxing. A short train ride into Fierenza and an easy day trip to the Mediterranean or the mountains. Definitely need a rental car. If you like to cook, as we do, grilled steak and veggies over the open hearth in the kitchen was a Tuscan immersion! Ancient farmhouse beautifully renovated by a sensitive restoration architect and a painter whose delightful work graces some rooms. Rosemary and flowers everywhere! The trellis and wisteria draped loggia is a perfect spot for lunch overlooking the Tuscan hills. Get plenty of wine!

  • Submitted: Oct 23, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Holly and Mickey, the perfect guests! A lovely couple appreciating their stay, communicating their enthusiasm for our home, for the environment and for Tuscany in such a natural, warm and sharp way. They really got on with the spirit of Tuscany and the magic of our place. We raise the wine cups and take care of the health!
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Nearest Airport
35 Kilometres
Florence, Peretola Airport
Nearest Barpub
3 Kilometres
Nearest Golf
15 Kilometres
Poggio dei Medici
Nearest Train
11 Kilometres
San Piero a Sieve
Nearest Motorway
12 Kilometres
Nearest Restaurant
3 Kilometres
Maga Magò,
Nearest Beach
110 Kilometres
Viareggio, Forte dei Marmi, Castiglioncello
Car: necessary

CREATIVE PAINTING COURSE available nearby Casa del Pozzo in Artist Studio.


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $123.06

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • Canceled bookings will not receive a refund

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