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Apartment The Lilac: private garden with gazebo, table, chairs, etc.

Apartment | 2 bedrooms | sleeps 5

Key Info
  • Nearest beach 80 km
  • Great for children of all ages 5
  • Car advised
  • Pets welcome
  • Private garden

“Villa La Pietra Grezza ” let two apartments “The Lilac” and “ Ancient Fireplace” for short-term, mid-term, long-term rentals.

Apartment 2- "La Lilla" (The Lilac)- Sleeps 2/5

This apartment is located on the top floor, with an enchanting view of the Villa of Tower to Cona on one

side, and a beautiful view of the Valdarno from the other.

The apartment is reached by a lovely terraced staircase with flowers cascading from the rocks on one side and antique red roof tiles on the other.

There is a lovely private lawn area with chaise lounges and a sun umbrella for relaxing in the evenings, with a peaceful view over the countryside and an old brick hay barn.

There is also a covered outdoor dining area with a table and chairs with barbecue, for "al fresco" meals with friends and family.

This apartment is composed of two bedrooms, the master bedroom with an iron capoletto beaten painted bed (matrimonial or queen size), dresser and night tables , and a 900 year old closet.

The second bedroom has three beds, two of which can be adjoined to make a matrimonial or queen size. There is also an antique wardrobe closet in this room and a dresser, night tables with bedside lamps and two windows with shutters .

A folding bed is available.

The bathrooms are fully modernized.

The main bathroom has a sink, toilet and bidet, a large bathtub with shower and a washing machine.

The small second bathroom has a sink and toilet.

The sitting room has a television, leather sofa and two armchairs, two sideboards, built in bookshelves, and a quaint antique stove for cold winter days.

There is a large crystal and beaten iron dining table which seats eight.

The modern kitchen has all the comforts you need, including cooking equipment, a dishwasher, refrigerator with freezer, gas stove and oven, microwave, kettle and toaster.

There is private parking.

"Villa La Pietra Grezza " ( The Raw Stone Villa) is situated in the medieval hamlet of Bisticci, in a panoramic position among the rolling hills of Tuscany, in the Chianti Valdarno area, 18 km far from Florence.

Easily reached from highway A1, it is the ideal location to spend a relaxing vacation in the Tuscan countryside, while at the same time being very near to the many cultural sites in Tuscany - such as Florence, Siena, San Gimignano, Arezzo, Lucca and Pisa.

The farmhouse, completely restored in recent years, was once the mansion of the Hunting-Keeper of the adjoining Bisticci Castle (1450), and is surrounded by olive groves and a forest of chestnut trees, with cypress trees towering above.

The house is surrounded by large gardens, ensuring a peaceful and pleasant stay.

Solitude and privacy is guaranteed in this relaxing natural environment.

The apartments, in characteristic Tuscan country style, have cotto tile floors, beamed ceilings and are completely furnished with televisions, washing machine, dishwasher, refrigerator with freezer and centralized heating. Internet ADSL wi-fi available.

Only 18km from Florence, and a simple drive down the hill to the small village of Cellai, this lovely rural estate consists of a gracious large house divided in two apartments, each with their own private covered area for outdoor dining , surrounded by terra cotta pots of beautiful flowering plants.

The apartments are comfortably furnished, with bed linens provided, towels for both kitchen and bath, dish and cooking utensils, vacuum cleaner, ironing board and iron. Cot on request.

Centralized heating but to autonomous management with production of warm water.

Electricity and gas are included when renting by the week, and are pro rated by consumption when renting by the month.

Dogs are accepted if well behaved.

In the downstairs office there are phone, fax and photocopier services available for guests.

PayPal payments are accepted.

Size Sleeps up to 5, 2 bedrooms
Nearest beach Viareggio 80 km
Will consider Long term lets (over 1 month), Short breaks (1-4 days)
Access Car advised
Nearest Amenities 4 km
Nearest travel links Nearest airport: ArFirenze Peretola Airport "Amerigo Vespucci& 19 km, Nearest railway: Rignano sull'Arno 8 km
Family friendly Great for children of all ages
Notes Pets welcome, Yes, smoking allowed

Features and Facilities

Luxuries Jacuzzi or hot tub, Log fire, Internet access
General Central heating, TV, Fax machine, Safe, Wi-Fi available
Standard Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer
Utilities Clothes dryer, Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine
Rooms 2 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms and 1 Shower rooms
Furniture Single beds (1), Double beds (2), Cots (1), Dining seats for 8, Lounge seats for 4
Other Linen provided, Towels provided, High chair
Outdoors Balcony or terrace, Private garden, Shared garden, Bicycles available
Access Parking

The Tuscany region

Where We Are:

La Pietra Grezza is located 400 meters above sea level in the region of Tuscany known as Chianti Valdarno,

south of Florence. The house is about 18 km from Florence, 19 km from Florence Airport- Peretola, 35 km

from National Park of Casentinesi Forests and Falterona Mountains, 67 km from Siena and San Gimignano, 45 km from Arezzo, and 79 km from Pisa. It is easily reached from the A1 motorway (you will find the map on our website) and is an ideal location for those who want to spend a relaxing and pleasant holiday, but at the same time want easy access to the most beautiful historic towns in the region. Around Bisticci there are many old churches ( the "Pieve di San Pietro a Cascia" with the Masaccio Museum of Sacred Art) and castles (Sanmezzano Castle) and the famous Etruscan road (the Seven Bridges Road) which begins near Rignano sull'Arno. Along this road you will see some of the most lovely Tuscan landscapes, along with seven Romanic churches. In Cellai (a drive down the hill) you can catch a bus to and from Florence and Arezzo. There is a swimming pool 2 km away and a private riding school 5 km, Tennis Club 8 km, 9 hole golf course 9 km, and an 18 hole course 25 km.

The outlet The Mall, in the Leccio locality, is only 8 km away. The centre now hosts the most prestigious brands outlets.

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Review 1-2 of 2

22 May 2014

5/5

"It's excellent place to stay, when visiting Tuscany, preferable with car, but public transport is also available."

We are very happy with our stay for one week at La Pietra Grezza. The Lilac apartment is large, clean, ancient and modern well equipped and with dishwasher and washing-machine, and the Wi-Fi works gre… More

Dear Ramunas,
was for me a real pleasure having you as Guests, the first from Lithuania.
I'm glad that you all had a good week and that the apartment Lilla was full of your liking.
Thank you for the nice review and I hope that other guests arrive from your beautiful country.
Hoping to be able to meet again I send my warmest regards.
Alberto

18 Mar 2014

5/5

"Beautiful place, very kind and helpful host"

The appartment Lilac is in great ambient, with beautiful vew towards the Arno valey. It has it's own yard, with all facilities for pleasant stay. Living rom is big enough, and kitchen and two bathrooms are well equiped and confortable for pleasant stay of 4-6 people. The enterier is very nice, decorated with pictures and old peaces of furniture. The only disadvantage could be that there is no supermarket or restorant nearby.

Dear P.,
thanks for your words and thank you for taking the time to provide feedback. I hope to see again you and your Family.
Kind Regards,
Alberto

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