House | 3 bedrooms | sleeps 6
Have you ever dreamt to spend your holidays in the Tuscan country-side in a romantic, cosy house on a river? Your dream has come true! Casa Carlotta is an old house, a mill, completely restored, preserving its original image with a warm and cosy atmosphere where the old and the new perfectly meet. It is the ideal place to spend both a relaxing and cultural holiday.
Casa Carlotta is a two-storey house: on the ground floor there is a living-room with a fireplace, a dining room, a kitchen (equipped with all the modern comforts) a toilet and another smaller living-room, in addition to a terrace where it is possible to relax. There is also a garden equipped with tables, chairs and check-chairs where guests can have their meals or relax surrounded by the Tuscan countryside.
On the first floor there are two double bedrooms with private bathroom and shower and a living-room/studio with a sofa-bed. Guests can enjoy a private terrace overlooking a river, a paradise for reading and relax.
The outdoor area also features a barbecue grill and a dining table to enjoy the outdoors while cooking a typical Tuscan product on the grill.
The house has a hi-fi music system with a wide classical music collection. The house is also equipped with an internet mobile wifi router, for guests use. The router is portable, so it can be also used outside the house.
The house is extremely fresh even during summer months (it is not unusual to sleep with a blanket even during August).
|Size||Sleeps up to 6, 3 bedrooms|
|Will consider||Long term lets (over 1 month)|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Florence 30 km, Nearest railway: Figline Valdarno 6 km|
|Family friendly||Great for children of all ages, Suitable for people with restricted mobility|
|Notes||No pets allowed, No smoking at this property|
Features and Facilities
|Luxuries||Log fire, Internet access, DVD player|
|General||Central heating, TV, Video player, CD player, Telephone, Wi-Fi available|
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer|
|Utilities||Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Rooms||3 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms of which 2 Family bathrooms and 1 En suites|
|Furniture||2 Sofa beds, Single beds (1), Double beds (2), Dining seats for 10, Lounge seats for 6|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided, High chair|
|Outdoors||Balcony or terrace, Private garden, BBQ|
|Further details outdoors|
The house overlook a small river where, under the right circumstances, it is possible to swim (no danger).
Nearby the house there are horse riding facilities (1km) and a swimming pool (1km).
The Tuscany region
From the Etruscans to the Romans to the Renaissance, Tuscany is possibly the greatest repository of art in the world, from extraordinary paintings and sculpture to frescoes and architectural masterpieces.
Visitors to Tuscany come for many reasons. Many come in search of fine art, others to explore the extraordinary countryside. Gourmets and wine buffs descend on Tuscany to enjoy the simple yet wonderful cuisine and wine. Walkers enjoy the mountain paths, cyclists the rolling hills, summer holiday makers the sea coast and islands. Students come to learn the beautiful Italian language and culture.
There is a lot to see and do in Tuscany, the difficulty is really where to start!!!
Greve in Chianti
The house is situated in an old, quiet village called Ponte agli Stolli, in the famous area of Chianti Classico (10 km from Greve), a strategic point to reach the most famous Tuscan cities such as Firenze, Siena and Arezzo. It is the ideal place to spend both a relaxing and cultural holiday. The house is in the middle of nature, surrounded by vineyards and olive trees. The site is of untouched nature, very panoramic/romantic and charming. Walking distance to the house (200 meters) there are a grocery shops, a bar and a restaurant/pizzeria (extremely good and value for money, only open on saturadays and sundays). The house is very close to Greve in Chianti (around 10 Km, around 10\15 minutes), Florence (35 minutes by train or car), Arezzo (40 minutes by train or car), Siena and San Gimignano (1 hr by car). Nearby the house there are horse riding facilities (1km) and a swimming pool (1km). The house overlook a small river that forms some natural pools where (in the right conditions) it is possible to swim.
The neighborhoods offer wonderful walking itineraries and wine tasting experiences. There are some nice market places close to the house: Greve, Panzano, Arezzo with its antiques market.
Activities (on site and nearby):
Golf, Shopping, Restaurants, Swimming, Biking, Hiking, Museums, Horseback Riding.
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24 Oct 2013
"Perfect Rental For Chianti Region"
This 13th Century mill was updated by the Italian architect owner and his architect father. It retains it's original charm with all the necessary conveniences, including 3 very usable bedrooms - … More
30 Jul 2012
"absolutely marvelous experience"
This is one of the most charming places we have ever stayed in. The house has been lovingly restored with all the modern conveniences including a modern kitchen and sparkling bath rooms. The settting, with a roaring creek running under the house and a splendid little garden, couldnot be better.Although you are less than 400 yrds iff the main road the garden is an oasis of tranquility. Ideal location close to everything you want to see in Tuscany. Shopping and wineries close and very accessible. Finally, the hosts could not be more helpful. wonderful folks! You can't go wrong with this selection.
17 Jun 2012
"This place is a steal!"
We stayed 2 weeks here with our family of five and after traveling around Italy for 9 weeks (mostly Tuscany), we can say with confidence that Casa Carlotta is a gem. It was the nicest home we stayed i… More
27 Oct 2011
"Our Italian getaway at Casa Carlotta"
We had two weeks in early October at Casa Carlotta. The house is very spacious and very clean - a real home from home but with much better views. The village is very small with one little shop , howev… More
24 Oct 2011
"Wonderful Villa Carlotta"
We recently spent 3 weeks at Villa Carlotta in Ponte Agli Stolli, it is a marvelous location. The villa was exactly as i had imagined a Tuscan mill to look. The location is great with lots to do and see in the area.
Than ks to Luca and family for our wonderful stay.
16 Sep 2011
"An excelent deal in the hearth of Chinati"
I've been in the house for one week in Sep/10 and strogly recommend for those interested to explore Tuscany and more specifically Chianti region. It is very well located, near to Florence and other touristic spots in Chianti. The house is spacious and is a good alternative for those travelling with the family and friends. Laura, Luca and Carlota (the family which owns it) were very helpful during my stay. Certainly I would come back there in one of my next vacations.
9 Sep 2011
"A home away from home and in Tuscany!"
When I found this place I thought the pictures were actually too much and that the place couldn't really be all that....my mistake! It is even better than the pictures. You have to go there to see what I mean...
It's a wonderful place in Tuscany that allows you to rest when needed and to visit the beautiful Tuscan countryside, only a short drive away...
The best thing was to actually buy the local delicacies, chianti classico, pecorino and bread and sit at "home" savouring the food and view!
A must for anyone that wants to enjoy Tuscany and feel at home...
1 Aug 2011
"Wonderful house, central to everything!"
This is a wonderful house in a small village with a nice yard. Check-in and check-out were very easy and the hosts were very accomodating. The house was very clean and in order when we arrived. The… More
14 Jul 2011
"Beautiful Tuscan stay!"
My family and I, six people stayed there for a week and all we have to say is that Carlota was a wonderful . Everything is like it is mentioned, and the house is fully equipped, even with Cds and book… More
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