Gorgeous views exemplify the beauty of this house in the Tuscan countryside. This farmhouse is north of Florence and gives you the opportunity to enjoy peaceful and quiet surroundings while being travel to the city by train from a nearby town.
(28,000 m2) This beautiful, 16th century farmhouse, located at an elevation of 600 meters, offers spectacular views of the Sieve Valley. The seven-acre property is a blend of informal landscaped area and gardens, wildflower-covered meadows with grazing sheep, and a wooded area with olives, grapes and many fruit trees. It is very private and secluded, even though there are other properties on the hillside. To access the house there are three kilometers of country road, followed by one kilometer of maintained, winding dirt road. There is a swimming pool and plenty of outdoor furniture: a large table and chairs for dining on the terrace, lounges and a table and chairs by the pool – all with umbrellas for shade. The pool is open from early May to late September. The owners live in the apartment under the main part of the house.
(500 m2/5,382 ft2)The house has been completely restored with terracotta floors and wooden-beamed ceilings. It is a rustic-style property that has been comfortably furnished with a blend of English and Tuscan antiques. Ground Floor: There is a well-equipped kitchen with a table and chairs, a formal dining room, a sitting room, another sitting room with a large Tuscan fireplace, and a bathroom (with tub, shower, bidet, WC). First Floor: There are two large bedrooms (each with a double bed) and two large bedrooms (each with two twin-beds). One of the twin-bedded rooms connects to the master double bedroom, making it best suited to children. The master bedroom has an en suite bathroom (with bath, shower, bidet, WC). There is another bathroom (with shower, WC). Partial Lower Floor: Downstairs, attached to the owners' apartment, there is an additional double bedroom with an en suite bathroom (with shower, WC) available for an extra cost.
Extra Services: The following are listed as an aid for trip planning; the services and prices are approximate and cannot be guaranteed by Rentvillas. All extra services are payable locally in cash. Firewood Available: 15 Euro per basket Pre-arrival Grocery Shopping: Upon request Housekeeping Available: Upon request Chef Available: 60-70 Euro per person Babysitting Available: Upon request Swimming Pool Towels: 5 Euro per towel GPS: Available for daily rent, upon request Tours of Private Vineyards Available: Upon request Please Note: A four wheel-drive vehicle is recommended to access the property. Barbecue: Barbecue is portable and uses charcoal. Bug screens are available for the windows upon request at time of booking.
The villa is located near the small town of Londa, which is approximately 40 kilometers northeast of Florence. Buses run from Londa (10 minutes away from the house by car) to Florence and other towns in the region. There is a good train service to Florence from the next village (15 minutes away). The nearest airports are in Florence (1 hour), Pisa (1 hour, 45 minutes), Bologna (1 hour, 45 minutes), and Forli (1.5 hours). Pisa: 135 km/84 mi Bologna: 130 km/80.5 mi Siena: 115 km/71 mi Florence: 50 km/31 mi Londa: 10 km/6 mi