COTTAGE ARCOBALENO 8+2 persons / 120 sqm
The Cottage is a ground floor detached farmhouse, surrounded by a big private garden and equipped with gazebo to eat al fresco. Inside, two identical apartments, which can be combined or separated by a door.
double living room
4 double bedrooms
The Cottage is a ground floor detached farmhouse with two identical apartments, divided by an internal door. Each apartment has a living room, a kitchen, two bedrooms and a bathroom. The internal door separating the two living areas. Two bedrooms have double beds and two bedrooms each have two single beds, which can also be combined to get two double beds. There are two bathrooms, one with shower and one with bathtub. If needed, two single beds can be added in the big matrimonial bedrooms or double sofa-bed (new and of excellent quality) is at disposal. Doors open onto the big private garden with a beautiful equipped gazebo and a wonderful view on the panorama and on the pool. The barbecue is at disposal.
Each APARTMENT is equipped with:
EQUIPPED KITCHEN - refrigerator/ freezer, oven, stove with 4 fires, kettle, percolator, dishwasher, toaster, USA coffee machine, Moka and all you need to cook at home;
TV SAT, DVD, Wi-Fi
RESERVED PATIO IN THE POOL AREA
THE OUTSIDE and THE FACILITIES
The estate is surrounded by a large common garden hosting all the collective facilities.
POOL AREA - a beautiful green area, with a large swimming pool (14mx7m), with an outdoor shower and romantic covered gazebo for each apartment / open from May to October
PLAYGROUND - dedicated area for little children with a nice playground
LAUNDRY - laundry room with a washing machine for guest use
PARKING - parking area inside the property
RECEPTION - owners are at disposal for any information
BIKES at disposal
BAKERY SERVICE every morning in high season (fresh bread, pastries, pizza)
We can arrange: WINE TOURS, TOURIST TOURS
FAMILY-RUN RESTAURANT, with typical courses from the Tuscan tradition, prepared exclusively with local products and organic vegetables from our farm. Indoor dining room and outdoor panoramic loggia.
Our holiday farm is located right in the center of Tuscany, in a beautiful position on a hill on the left side of the river Arno, in front of the typical medieval town of Laterina.
Set amidst gentle hills, it offers a breathtaking view that goes from the Arno river valley to the Apennines. It is an ideal starting point for trips to the most renowned cities in Tuscany and Umbria. Arezzo is just 15 km away, Siena 45 and Florence 60. San Gimignano, Cortona, Perugia, Assisi and many other art cities are also near just like Chianti, Valdichiana, Casentino and Lake Trasimeno.
The holiday farm has been recently painstakingly restored and now retains all the classic architectural aspects of old Tuscan dwellings (cotto or stone floors, oak beams, bricks arches), but it was also endowed with a touch of modernity that makes the reconstruction even more fascinating. All the apartments have their private entrance, a garden for outdoor dining and a reserved area by the swimming pool. The main farmhouse consists of 5 apartments, while the smaller house, the Cottage, hosts other two. The Cottage is also an ideal dwelling for groups, because it is completely independent and surrounded by a big private garden.
THE HOLIDAY FARMHOUSES
The MAIN HOUSE hosts 5 APARTMENTS:
Apartment AZZURRO 1 bedroom / 4 sleeps
Apartment ARANCIONE 2 bedrooms / 4 sleeps
Apartment VERDE 2 bedrooms / 5 sleeps
Apartment GIALLO 3 bedrooms / 8 sleeps
Apartment VIOLA 3 bedrooms / 7 sleeps
The COTTAGE ARCOBALENO hosts 2 APARTMENTS - this farmhouse is also an ideal dwelling for a group of people, because the apartments can be joined and it is completely independent and surrounded by a big private garden.
Apartment ROSA 2 bedrooms / 4+1 sleeps
Apartment MARRONE 2 bedrooms / 4+1 sleeps
The SMALL HOUSE hosts 1 APARTMENT:
Apartment ROSSO 2 bedrooms / 4 sleeps
Rental cost INCLUDES:
Electricity / Hot and cold water / Cooking gas
Wi-Fi / Tv Sat / DVD
Baby cot, high chair, extra beds
Weekly change of bed linens and towels
Rental cost DOES NOT INCLUDE:
Bed linens, towels + mandatory final cleaning Euro 18,00/ person - free for children under 3 years
Heating on consumption Euro 4,00/ mc - needs usually from mid October to March
Laundry use of wash machine Euro 3,00/ washing including detergents
Pool towels rental Euro 4,00/ towel
Tourist Tax (from April to September) Euro 1,00/person/night, for the first 6 nights (excluding children under 14)
Euro 400,00 to be paid in cash, upon the day of arrival; refundable upon departure
|Size||Sleeps up to 10, 4 bedrooms|
|Nearest beach||Marina di Grosseto 140 km|
|Will consider||Corporate bookings, Long term lets (over 1 month)|
|Nearest Amenities||3 km|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Florence 65 km, Nearest railway: Ponticino 4 km|
|Family friendly||Great for children of all ages, Suitable for people with restricted mobility|
|Notes||Pets welcome, Yes, smoking allowed|
|Luxuries||Internet access, DVD player|
|Pool||Shared outdoor pool (unheated)|
|General||Central heating, Safe, Satellite TV, Wi-Fi available|
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer|
|Utilities||Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Rooms||4 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms of which 2 Family bathrooms|
|Furniture||1 Sofa beds, Double beds (2), Single beds (4), Cots (2), Dining seats for 10, Lounge seats for 8|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided, High chair|
|Outdoors||Shared outdoor pool (unheated), Balcony or terrace, Private garden, Shared garden, BBQ, Bicycles available, Swing set|
|Further details indoors|
- Italian and USA coffee maker
- Bug screens on windows
- Drying rack (in summer clothes drying very quickly)
- Iron and ironing board for common use in laundry
- Washing machine is in the communal laundry
- Telephone and Fax are in the Reception
- Independent heating
- Fans available
The Upper Valdarno is a large natural trough, enclosed by the mountains of Pratomagno and the Chianti Mountains. In the Middle Ages, the valley was long disputed between Florence and Arezzo, and today its provinces are divided between the two capitals. Numerous archeological finds of Etruscan and Roman period bear witness to the population of these areas already in the Archaic period.
The Valdarno has many landscapes, the high slopes of Pratomagno and the main storical centers of Montevarchi, San Giovanni Valdarno and Terranova Bracciolini. Many sites to visit, the Cassia Vetus, the ancient road that connected the lucumony of Arezzo to Fiesole, "The Cliffs", a spectacular landscape with beautiful clay erosion. Along the road "Setteponti ", the Roman Bridge Buriano of 1200. Leonardo da Vinci himself, excited at the sight of these places, chose them as the background of his most famous work, the Mona Lisa. Places of interest are also Parish Church of St. Peter in Gropina (National Monument), Laterina, Montozzi Castle, Cennina Castle, Montebenichi, Bucine, Il Borro, Galatrona tower, the Nature Reserves, The Park of Cavriglia and "The woods of Friars", the Botanical Rose Garden Fineschi, the Monumental Arboretum in Moncioni, the Museum of Paleontology of Montevarchi.
The area is full of nice restaurants that offer either the typical Tuscan cuisine or Pizza.
Supermarket, bank, pharmacy, food stores and grocery are in Laterina and Pergine Valdarno only 3 km from the house. More stores and a supermarket are in Levane, while Ipermarkets and every kind of stores are in Montevarchi and Arezzo. Open air markets in every small town or village in the area every day of the week.
Tourism, visits to the most famous Tuscan art cities and villages, Sightseeing, Bird watching, Hiking, Mountain Biking, Walking, Relaxing, Fishing, Tennis, Photography, clay pigeon shooting.
If you like shopping, near you'll find outlets of the best Italian and international brands.