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The old barn - Holiday House for rent in Tuscany – Home 163972 Barn

  • 3 bedrooms
  • 6 sleeps
  • 7 nights min stay

The old barn - Holiday House for rent in Tuscany – Home 163972

  • Barn
  • 3 bedrooms
  • sleeps 6
  • 7 nights min stay

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Barn / 3 bedrooms / 2 bathrooms / sleeps 6

Key Info

  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 170 km
  • Child friendly
  • Car essential
  • Pet friendly
  • Private garden

Description from owner

Description

The house is approximately 110 square meters and is a remodelled old barn dating from the mid 19th century. Yet, it still maintains and respects the original architectural structure.

ACCOMMODATION: Gr. fl.:living room (satellite TV) with double divan bed, kitchen (oven, freezer, dishwasher)/dining area with direct access to the garden, 1 double bedroom with direct access to the garden, 1 bathroom with shower. — 1st fl.: 1 double bedroom, 1 twin bedded room, 1 bathroom with shower.
Washing machine outside of the house.
Baby-bed available.
The outdoor areas which surround the house are for the exclusive use of the guests.

The barn is situated atop a scenic hill in the Tipertoli homestead in San Martino Altoreggi at about 350 meters above sea level, in the countryside near Figline Valdarno, a charming town in the province of Florence. With its spectacular panoramic views as far as the eye can see, the “Old Barn” acts as a natural terrace overlooking

The house is approximately 110 square meters and is a remodelled old barn dating from the mid 19th century. Yet, it still maintains and respects the original architectural structure.

ACCOMMODATION: Gr. fl.:living room (satellite TV) with double divan bed, kitchen (oven, freezer, dishwasher)/dining area with direct access to the garden, 1 double bedroom with direct access to the garden, 1 bathroom with shower. — 1st fl.: 1 double bedroom, 1 twin bedded room, 1 bathroom with shower.
Washing machine outside of the house.
Baby-bed available.
The outdoor areas which surround the house are for the exclusive use of the guests.

The barn is situated atop a scenic hill in the Tipertoli homestead in San Martino Altoreggi at about 350 meters above sea level, in the countryside near Figline Valdarno, a charming town in the province of Florence. With its spectacular panoramic views as far as the eye can see, the “Old Barn” acts as a natural terrace overlooking the upper Arno valley.
The Tipertoli homestead is surrounded by olive trees, cypress tress, as well as oak and chestnut tree forests. It is located in the open countryside and offers a welcoming and relaxing atmosphere to the person who truly wishes to find the millenarian symbiosis that joins man with nature.
Moreoever, the “Old Barn" is also the perfect point of departure to easily reach the artistic, historical, and natural places of Tuscany and neighboring regions, allowing excursions by car, motorcycle, and bicycle. We are in fact in the middle of a triangle where on each summit, you will find one of the three most famous cities for art: Florence, Siena, and Arezzo (check a map for exact distances). The three cities are all easily accessible via public transportation (train or bus) or private transportation. Additionally,the Chianti region with its characteristic villages and world renowned wine is very close by.
The nearest village is Figline Valdarno, approximately 4 km away. Aside from its characteristic and important historical center, you can also find all the services that can be necessary for a perfect stay: supermarkets, banks, pharmacies and all sorts of shops, open sometimes also on Sundays and evenings. Tuesdays, from 7 a.m. to 1.30 p.m., a typical weekly market takes place on Marsilio Ficino square – central square. The area does not lack medical facilities either. In Figline Valdarno, there is a hospital with emergency room and an outpatient clinic with medical specialists. And for the athletic traveller, there are also sporting facilities in the outskirts where one can enjoy swimming, horseback riding, tennis, etc.

Location description from owner

The Tuscany region

Tuscany is a region located in central Italy and stretches from the Apennines to the Tyrrhenian Sea. Its landscape, artistic heritage and stand-out cities - first among them Florence - make Tuscany an unquestioned protagonist of international tourism.
Tuscany hosts innumerable astounding localities, many of which are also named UNESCO World Heritage Sites and offers a wide range of vacation proposals to satisfy all demands: “active” holidays, relaxing stays and special routes that combine nature, art and history.

Figline e Incisa Valdarno

The town of Figline Valdarno, located on the slopes of Mount Chianti, is located in the province of Florence. Ancient village mall, is located at an altitude of 126 meters above sea level and has a population of about 14,000 inhabitants. In its territory were found many fossils dating back to the Stone Age Pleistocene.Durante the Valdarno area is already populated, as evidenced by the rich collection of tools and worked flints found in the areas of Soffena, St. Juvenal, Cascia and gates. However, the Etruscan presence was not significant as elsewhere. At the time of the Romans, however, the area of today Valdarno lives a highly prosperous period, tied to agriculture. He has a testimony in the chronicles of Livy, describing the Valdarno, path from Carthaginian leader Hannibal, as a rich and fertile land. Figline The name derives from a Latin word, "Figalinae", that indicates a place where you work the clay to produce pottery, a tradition that the Romans have certainly borrowed from Etruschi.La history of the town begins around Mille . To be precise, it is a document of 1008 that certifies the existence of the fortress of "Fegghine", a possession of the Uberti, a powerful feudal family that resides in the castle of Gaville. Are of a century later, the news about the first churches. Subsequently, some residents of the settlement based on the hilly "forum" of Figline, a trading post, which also exploits the proximity to the Arno and soon begins to see rise residential areas and warehouses for goods. The destruction of Fiesole, operated by the Florentines, further enhances the strategic and economic importance of the new "market" .In 1198 Figline is part of the dispute between the free towns of Tuscany and the Empire joining early. However, the explosion of anti-imperialist conflict between Guelphs and Ghibellines, the village was influenced Ubertini and sided with the municipalities filoimperiali. It so happens the invasion and destruction of the castle of Fegghine by the Florentines, in 1250, and the consequent enrichment demographic of "forum" in the valley, that from then on, it becomes more and more in a city. Between 1353 and 1375 Figline will be fortified and with time it will become the ideal haven for refugees of the ancient feudal castles barricaded and demolished by the Florentines, as part of their campaigns against the feudal contado.Nel by Napoleon in 1800 he founded the Kingdom of 'Etruria in Tuscany and choose Figline Valdarnese as the seat of the Poggio, a veritable temple of naturalism, which are conveyed in many collections of fossils found in the territory of the Valdarno. At that time the city also attended the renowned scholar Georges Cuvier, one of the founders of paleontology. The assets of the Academy were then transferred to Montevarchi, where are still visible at the Museo.Nel historical center of Figline Valdarno, located on the slopes of Mount Chianti, you can admire the Collegiate Church of St. Mary and the Praetorian Palace. Of great importance are also the Church of San Francesco and the Church of St. Blaise. In this place the Masaccio, a native of the Valdarno, has made his first opera. This is the "Triptych of San Juvenal", made in 1422 AD.

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Families

  • Great for children of all ages
  • Pets welcome

Bed & bathroom

  • 1 Super King Beds, 2 Double Beds, 1 Sofa Bed, 2 Single Beds
  • 2 Shower rooms

Amenities

  • Mountain Views
  • Private garden
  • BBQ
  • Patio
  • Cooker
  • Fridge
  • Freezer
  • Microwave
  • Toaster
  • Kettle
  • Dishwasher
  • Washing machine
  • Iron
  • TV
  • Satellite TV

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Access

  • Parking
  • Secure parking
  • Not suitable for wheelchair users

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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
No smoking at this property
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About the owner

Gionata C.
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Calendar updated::
21 Apr 2017
Years listed:
6
Based in:
Italy

Languages spoken: English, Italian


This Barn has 3 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms and sleeps 6. It’s been listed on Holiday Lettings since 27 Jan 2015. Located in Province of Florence, the average weekly rate varies from £450 to £899.

The property’s calendar was last updated on 21 Apr 2017.

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