Cottage | 1 bedrooms | sleeps 5
We offer our guests a self-catering holiday in Tuscany, just 15km from Florence, at an exceptional price. We are in an ideal position to enjoy both the countryside and visit the sights of Tuscany. The barn is now an independent, open plan stone cottage with its own garden, which can sleep up to 5 people.
An ideal Position!: La Gamberaia is just 15km from Florence and yet is in the countryside surrounded by hills and fields. The closest shops are in the village of Molino del Piano, just 3km away. It is easy to get to Florence by car, train or even by bus (there is a bus stop jus 5 minutes from us). At the same time, the main tourist attractions of Tuscany are within easy reach; Fiesole, the Mugello and the famous race track, Siena, San Gimignano, Voltrerra, Pisa, Lucca, Arezzo, to mention just some of the main towns which deserve a visit. The countryside around us offers ample opportunity for walks and there are many vineyards to be visited, for those who are interested in wine. We are also close to public swimming pools, tennis courts and a riding school.
|Size||Sleeps up to 5, 1 bedrooms|
|Nearest beach||Viareggio 80 km|
|Will consider||Long term lets (over 1 month), Short breaks (1-4 days)|
|Nearest Amenities||3 km|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Florence Amerigo Vespucci Airport 30 km, Nearest railway: Sieci 5 km|
|Family friendly||Great for children of all ages|
|Notes||No pets allowed, Yes, smoking allowed|
Features and Facilities
|Luxuries||Log fire, DVD player|
|General||Central heating, TV, Satellite TV, Wi-Fi available|
|Standard||Kettle, Iron, Hair dryer|
|Utilities||Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Washing machine|
|Rooms||1 bedroom, 1 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms|
|Furniture||1 Sofa beds, Single beds (1), Double beds (1), Cots (2), Dining seats for 5, Lounge seats for 5|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided|
|Outdoors||Shared garden, BBQ, Swing set|
|Further details indoors|
He stone cottage is open plan on 2 floors, the sleeping area upstairs has a kingsize double and a single bed, a chest of drawers, a desk, chair and a small walk-in wardrobe. The living area on the ground floor has a comfortable double sofa bed, satellite TV, air vent fireplace and dining area with dresser and table and chairs. A fully-equipped kitchen with washing machine and bathroom with shower open onto here. The kitchen has a door onto the outside patio and the garden.
|Further details outdoors|
The stone cottage is a renovated barn. It opens onto the courtyard and garden of our farmhouse complex. It has its own small private garden where you can relax and eat, but our guests are free to wander wherever they wish.There are some swings and a slide for children in the garden. We have a family run plant nursery on our property and are surrounded by woods and fields which are great for keen walkers. We have plenty of parking space in an internal car park.
The Tuscany region
Tuscany is world famous for its beauty. There is a variety of landscapes and some of the most important art cities in the world.
The places of interest are almost too numerous to mention.Florence, Fiesole, Siena, Arezzo, Lucca, Pisa, the Chianti area, the Mugello. You can choose to explore the countryside or learn more about the history of the Medici family, Michelangelo, Brunelleschi, just to mention a few of the historical figures who have made Tuscany what it is today.
We are just 15km from Florence in the area of Pontassieve which is 10km south of us and halfway between Santa Brigida, in the hills behind us, and the village of Molino del Piano.
The closest shops are in Molino. In the summer there are many local festivals in the surrounding villages where you can eat well at reasonable prices and enjoy the cool of the evening. There is no lack of restaurants and pizzerias in the area surrounding us.