Once an ancient barn it has now been restored and became Casale Frantoiano preserving the classical Tuscan rural architectural features such as internal stone walls, oak-wood roof beams, terracotta floors. The house is full of essential modern amenities thanks to its restoration which has made it an excellent holiday destination for large families or couples of friends even with children. This country house is located on the hills overlooking the Arno valley, to the south-west of the city of Florence, not far from Vinci, birthplace of the great artist Leonardo and is surrounded by vineyards, olive trees and woodlands, typical of the Tuscan countryside. The small roads and paths immersed in nature are ideal for pleasant walks and also bike rides. The house has a beautiful lawn with garden furniture, a pergola with a barbeque and table for open-air meals, a small football pitch and a swimming pool (13x6, 1.2-2.5m deep)(02/05-17/10), which is illuminated at night making it extremely evocative, with a part of the floor in stone. The furniture is mainly rustic, Tuscan-style to recreate the feel of when its long-ago owners lived there. The house has central heating, air conditioning in the bedrooms, baby bed, wi-fi Internet connection. Cleaning and mid-weekly linen change are available upon request and to be paid for on location as well as a chef, cookery courses, horse rides, wine tastings. Car park on the property.
PLEASE NOTE: only small pets are allowed.
ACCOMMODATION: (360 m2) Gr.Fl.: living room (satellite TV, DVD player) with fireplace, dining room with fireplace, kitchen (oven, freezer, dishwasher, wood-fired oven, American coffee-making machine, toaster, small electrical appliances), laundry room (washing machine), WC. All the bedrooms give directly onto the garden. 1st fl.: 1 double bedroom, 1 double bedroom with open gallery with single bed, 1 bedroom with twin beds, 1 single bedroom, I bathroom with Jacuzzi, I bathroom with shower. All the bedrooms have air conditioning.
LOCATION: 5 km Capraia and Limite (grocers), 9 km Vinci, 38 km Florence, 50 km the spas of Montecatini, 60 km Lucca and the Barberino del Mugello outlet, 70 km the beaches of Versilia, 83 km Siena.