Castelfranco di Sopra: House
- 5 BDR
- 3 BA
- Sleeps 11
avg €313 EUR/night
Villa Valentini, a charming well restored farmhouse of about 250 sqm dated back to the 16th century, is set in the foothills of the Pratomagno mountain range at south-east of Florence and surrounded by acres of well maintained olive groves.
It commands breathtaking views over the Valdarno and a countryside dotted with farmhouses, villages and bell towers - a perfect area for long walking.
The interior is comfortable in a rustic style, complete with beamed ceilings and terracotta floors with air conditioned bedrooms.
A shaded pergola on a terrace below the house has been fitted with a large stone table, chairs and a barbeque for outdoor dining. The swimming pool, all-weather tennis court and a second pergola are set to one side of the house next to a barn, all with amazing views.
Large sitting room leading to a dining area with a fireplace and old stone walls and to a well-equipped kitchen (Dishwasher, Microwave, Kettle, Mixer, Toaster, TV in front of the dining area).
Room 1: Twin bedroom (convertible into double) with en-suite bathroom with shower.
Room 2: double room with en-suite bathroom with bathtub.
Laundry room : washing machine, ironing set. Detergents provided
Large sitting room with an open fireplace, TV with DVD and books.
Room 3: double room.
Room 4: Triple room with extra baby cot
Room 5: Twin bedroom (convertible into double) with independent entrance/exit.
Common bathroom with shower.
Nice balcony with view over the garden between the bedroom nr 5 and the sitting room.
An informal garden set within 15 acres of private olive groves, fruit orchards and vines. The swimming pool, 6x14 mt, is set about 10 mt from the villa, next to a little pool house with a changing room and shower.
The tennis court, available all year round, overlooking the pool and Chianti valley.
INCLUDED IN THE PRICE
Welcome gift (Chianti wine with a homemade cake) + other unalcoholic drinks in the fridge at your disposal
Taxes, utilities (electricity, gas and water), linen and final cleaning
Every Saturday change of linen and towels
Courtesy set, Hair dryers
Free Wi-Fi connection
Two non-satellite TVs, one with DVD, books
AIR CONDITIONING and Central heating (included up to 300 kw)
Baby cot and high chair
Fresh eggs delivered by our caretaker paul...
Wood oven / Built-in barbeque
Chef service on demand : He can prepare delicious meals with traditional Tuscan recipes.
Extra maid service on demand
Private parties, small wedding parties (up to 70 persons) available upon request
Midway between Florence and Arezzo as the crow flies, both about 45 minutes’ drive, amid typically Tuscan scenery. Close to Siena, Florence and Arezzo, a world of art, history and traditions.
The closest Train station is Figline Valdarno, only 30 minutes away from Florence (frequent trips during the day). You can park your car free at the Figline station and proceed by train to reach the centre of Florence.
Pian di Scò, 3km away, offers a large selection of shops, bars and restaurants. A nice location where everything is at your fingertips : bar, restaurants, pubs, pizzerias, dancing, night clubs, banks, jewellers, beauty centers, hair stylists, supermarkets, pharmacies.
Wonderful walking trails in the nearby Pratomagno hills and Casentino, and a short drive across the Valdarno brings you into the Chianti region.
ACTIVITIES TO SUGGEST
Tennis court at your disposal
Riding stables at San Giovenale, 20 minutes' drive
Paragliding in Reggello
18-hole golf at Circolo del Golf dell'Ugolino, Grassina, 30 minutes
Outlet shopping within 30 minutes (The Mall)
Worth visiting the Abbey of Vallombrosa