Castelfranco di Sopra: Farmhouse
- 5 BDR
- 3 BA
- Sleeps 11
€250 to €400 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.
Located in Pian di Sco, midway Florence and Arezzo, 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: Double room (convertible into twin) with ensuite bathroom with shower.
Room 2: Double room with ensuite bathroom with bathtub.
Large sitting room with an open fireplace, TV with DVD and books.
Room 3: Double room.
Room 4: Triple room
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 wine + some unalcoholic drinks
Taxes, utilities (electricity, gas and water) and final cleaning
Bed linen and towels provided
Hair dryers, free toiletries
Baby cot and high chair
Chef service on demand : Traditional italian and tuscan cooking
Private parties, small wedding parties (up to 50 persons) available upon request
Guided tours to Florence or other cities of Tuscany
Wine and food tasting tours
Bike rental and tours in Casentino
Midway between Florence and Arezzo, both about 40 km, amid typically Tuscan scenery.
The closest Train station is in Figline Valdarno, 7 km away from our house and easy to reach by car or private taxi. By train you can reach Florence in 30 minutes (frequent trips during the day).
You can park your car free at the Figline Valdarno station and proceed by train to reach Florence centre.
- Pian di Scò, 3km, offers a large selection of shops, bars and restaurants..
Wonderful walking trails in the nearby Pratomagno hills and Casentino, and a short drive across the Valdarno brings you into the Chianti region.
- Reggello, 5 km away, offers many outdoor events, museums, outlet shopping, various tourist attractions, Rally Reggello.
ACTIVITIES TO SUGGEST
Walking trails in the nearby Pratomagno hills
Riding stables at San Giovenale, 20 minutes' drive
18-hole golf at Circolo del Golf dell'Ugolino, Impruneta, 30 km
Outlet shopping The Mall in Leggio-Reggello, 15 km
Worth visiting the Abbey of Vallombrosa, 19 km