Castelfranco di Sopra: Villa
- 5 BDR
- 3 BA
- Sleeps 11
avg €318 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 room (convertible into double) with ensuite bathroom with shower.
Room 2: Double room with ensuite bathroom with bathtub.
Laundry room with washing machine and 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 wine + some unalcoholic drinks
Taxes, utilities (electricity, gas and water) and final cleaning
Bed linen and towels provided (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 / Heating (included up to 250 Kw/ per week)
Baby cot and high chair
Chef service on demand : Traditional italian and tuscan cooking
Extra maid service on demand
Private parties, small wedding parties (up to 50 persons) available upon request
Midway between Florence and Arezzo, both about 45 minutes’ drive, 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
Paragliding in Reggello (Uccellacci Pratomagno Club)
Tour Balloon (Vastano Mongolfiere)
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