Ancient medieval building that dates back to the 13th century and was used by the Camaldolesi monks as a resting spot during their visits to the Romanesque parish church at Dicomano in Mugello, north of Florence. It is situated 1 km from an agricultural farm estate where you can buy natural food produce and where there is a horse riding stable. “La Sosta dei Santi” is set in a dominating position with splendid views over the valley. Enclosed and equipped garden with barbecue, swimming pool (7x14)(06/05-30/09). Included in the price: Weekly cleaning (domestic help for tiding up of the bedrooms and bathrooms every day). On request and to be paid on the spot: Bikes, cook, domestic help (extra hours). Access along 500 m of dirt track road. Parking.Comfortably furnished with period pieces. Internet wi fi connection. Baby bed available.
NOTE: The villa rental borders on one side and a part of the garden with "Cantina del Duca" which is about 30 m away and is separated simply by a laurel hedge. Both of the houses are equipped with independent entrances and private outdoor areas and swimming pool. It is possible to book both of the houses together.
ACCOMMODATION: (300 m2) Ground floor: Covered loggia, dining room, kitchen (oven, freezer, washing machine, dishwasher). Upper floor: Entrance, lounge (Satellite TV) with fireplace, bathroom. First floor: Study in a passageway, 1 double bedroom with bathroom with shower, 1 twin bedded room, 1 bathroom with jacuzzi bath.
Annexe: Ground Floor: Entrance, kitchen, wardrobe, 1 double bedroom, 1 twin bedded room, 1 bathroom with jacuzzi bath. Mezzanine Floor: spacious living room (approx. 70 m2) with fireplace, dining area and study area with double divan bed and panoramic view of the Mugello, 1 bathroom with shower.
LOCATION: 3.5 km Vicchio (all kinds of shops), 16 km golf course, 37 km Florence (airport). 1 km horse riding, 3 km tennis, 3 km canoe, 16 km Lake Bilancino (water sports)