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Rustic Tuscan country house in the Florentine hills boasts breathtaking views, sleeps 6 Farmhouse

  • 2 bedrooms
  • 6 sleeps
  • 2 nights min stay

Rustic Tuscan country house in the Florentine hills boasts breathtaking views, sleeps 6

Excellent 5/5 Excellent – based on 15 reviews

  • Farmhouse
  • 2 bedrooms
  • 6 sleeps
  • 2 nights min stay

Description from owner

Description

Fienile "Il Poggio" is a rustic Tuscan country home on the Florentine hills about 20 km from Florence's historical centre. The farmhouse is available as a holiday rental, perfect for anyone seeking to stay close to Florence while being in the calm and quiet of the Tuscan countryside. The farmhouse is surrounded by vineyards and olive groves. From Fienile "il Poggio", Florence's historical centre can be easily reached in about 40 minutes by car. The house has been renovated without losing any of its rural character and features beamed ceilings and terracotta-tiled floors.The apartment is very comfortable and while not extremely luxurious, it offers all of the amenities required to make a stay here relaxing and special with the charm of the beautiful surrounding Tuscan coutryside. Ilaria and Costanza are two warm and welcoming locals who live nearby and are on-hand to help you enjoy your stay.he rates for the apartment include the linen, cleaning and any

Fienile "Il Poggio" is a rustic Tuscan country home on the Florentine hills about 20 km from Florence's historical centre. The farmhouse is available as a holiday rental, perfect for anyone seeking to stay close to Florence while being in the calm and quiet of the Tuscan countryside. The farmhouse is surrounded by vineyards and olive groves. From Fienile "il Poggio", Florence's historical centre can be easily reached in about 40 minutes by car. The house has been renovated without losing any of its rural character and features beamed ceilings and terracotta-tiled floors.The apartment is very comfortable and while not extremely luxurious, it offers all of the amenities required to make a stay here relaxing and special with the charm of the beautiful surrounding Tuscan coutryside. Ilaria and Costanza are two warm and welcoming locals who live nearby and are on-hand to help you enjoy your stay.he rates for the apartment include the linen, cleaning and any use of heating and electricity. Animals of any size are extremely welcome (no extra charges) and the apartment has a no smoking policy. Stays are normally offered for a whole week, but stays of even one night are possible when there is availability.Accommodation Ground floor: living room, Kitchen and 1 bathroom There is a living-room with a TV and fireplace as well as a sitting-room with a sofa. There is a well-equipped kitchen with an oven, freezer, microwave and an American style coffee maker. The kitchen has access to the terrace.First floor: 2 double bedrooms, 2 bathroom, 1 studio, laundry room. On the first floor are two bedrooms. The first bedroom has a has a large queen-size bed,walking closet, satellite TV, and an en-suite bathroom with shower. The other bedroom has a double-size bed. It is possibile to add a baby cot and baby wash tub. There is also a bathroom with a bathtub. Additionally, there is a study and a laundry room.Maid service (upon request), baby cot and washing bath tub (upon request), barbecue equipment, washing machine, microwave, satellite TV, free Wi-Fi.Central heating is underfloor. In the bathrooms there are standard radiators with thermostats on each. Although there is no air-conditioning, there is never any need as the stone construction of the house keeps it pleasantly cool in the summer. ServicesShops, supermarkets, restaurants, a post office, ATM and much more are situated in Calenzano (15 minutes by car) and Croci di Calenzano (10 minutes by car).Extremely recommended is a 5 min by car pizzeria and restaurant, "Da Gennaro", where you can order takeaway pizza.Fienile "Il Poggio" is located 20 kilometers from Florence, in the green hills of the Calvana. Shoppers will love the closeness to the outlet stores in Barberino del Mugello, just 18 km from the house, where they can shop for fashion labels at convenient prices in an elegant and sophisticated environment. Sports fans can join the crowds at the Mugello Motordrome which is only 20 km from the Fienile "Il Poggio”.

Location description from owner

The Tuscany region

Tuscan region.

Florence

Guests at "Il Poggio" spend the day in Florence enjoying its museums, churches and main tourist attractions while being able to head back to the quiet and relaxing atmosphere of the house in the hills of Florence. The closest city to the house is Calenzano which offers Medieval and renaissance architecture, including the Calenzano Alto castle. The city has a backdrop of enchanting hills dotted with villas, farms, and the crenellated towers and walls of the Legri Castle. For hiking and walking lovers, Fienile "il Poggio" is the perfect location to start long walks. Guests seeking a vacation in the great outdoors discovering the beautiful Mugello landscape need only choose between Lake Bilancino, 15 km from the house, or the villages of San Piero a Sieve, Scarperia and Borgo San Lorenzo where nature trails lead on captivating hikes, and fabulous horseback and bicycle rides through the woods. Golfers can take their pick from the glorious courses just a few kilometers away from the house like the 18-hole Le Pavoniere club in Prato (20 km away), Poggio dei Medici in Scarperia (25 km away) and the Ugolino Golf club in Florence (30 km away).Shoppers will love the closeness to the outlet stores in Barberino del Mugello, just 18 km from the house, where they can shop for fashion labels at convenient prices in an elegant and sophisticated environment.Sports fans can join the crowds at the Mugello Motordrome which is only 20 km from the Fienile "Il Poggio”.

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Key Info

  • Child friendly
  • Car essential
  • Pet friendly
  • Private garden

Families

  • Great for children of all ages
  • Pets welcome
  • Cot available

Bed & bathroom

  • 2 Double Beds, 1 Sofa Bed, 1 Cot available
  • 2 Family bathrooms, 1 En suite

Amenities

  • Wi-Fi available
  • Private garden
  • BBQ
  • Balcony or terrace
  • Internet access
  • Central heating
  • Cooker
  • Fridge
  • Freezer
  • Microwave
  • Toaster
  • Kettle
  • Dishwasher
  • Washing machine
  • Iron
  • TV
  • Satellite TV
  • DVD player
  • Hair dryer
  • Linen provided
  • Towels provided

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Access

  • Parking
  • Not suitable for wheelchair users

Policies

Check in time:14:00, Check out time:11:00
If you have any questions about check-in or check-out times, please contact the owner/manager.
Payment
This rental can only be paid for online through Holiday Lettings using your credit/debit card or PayPal (never by bank or wire transfer).
Smoking
Yes, smoking allowed
Cancellation policy
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About the owner

Federica D
Response rate:
70%
Calendar updated:
05 Aug 2016
Based in:
United Kingdom

Languages spoken: English, French, Spanish, Italian


This Farmhouse has 2 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms and sleeps 6. It’s been listed on Holiday Lettings since 27 Jul 2013. Located in Province of Florence, it has 15 reviews with an overall rating of 5. The average weekly rate varies from £518 to £699.

The Owner has a response rate of 70% and the property’s calendar was last updated on 05 Aug 2016.

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