In the heart of the mugello area, this portion of a wonderful farmhouse (150 square meters), is on a hilltop with a fantastic view on lake bilancino. It's the perfect place for a quiet holiday in the countryside near Florence.
A large garden with swimming-pool are at guests' disposal.
Entrance with dining room, kitchen (oven, freezer, dishwasher) laundry, bathroom with shower, living-room (45 sqm) with fireplace, tv, two sofa beds (one single, one double) terrace with table for meals outdoors.
One double-bedroom with an added single bed, one double-bedroom, one bathroom with shower, an attic-room with a single bed and a double bed.
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i'm a real Florentine doc, I live here in Tuscany since ever and I really know my land. Hope to share to you my secrets and my house. I generally spend my vacation here at Sorcigliano, and so I would like my clients have the same feelings I have with my family. Florence is only 40 minutes from here and that's the perfect place to daily trip to town and also to the other towns of the region.
This is set in the perfect location on a Tuscan hill with view on Bilancino lake which is the ideal site to spend a vacation: you are near a lake in a green landscape with the facilities of a beach without the queue of the seaside. A the lake you can sail, swim and surf or simply enjoy the sun just having a drink on the sand. The major Barberino's outlet is only 5 km far from the house; the area is famous for all the Medici's Villas, the excellent food specialties like chestnuts, bread and typical Tuscan restaurants and the many sports that we can play. in the Mugello area there is the worldwide famous Mugello Motor Race Track where Ferrari's team is used to train and the Poggio the Medici Gold club, one of the italy's best golf fields.
• Baby-sitting on request
• Cook on request
• House-cleaning on request
• Parking at the property
• Special Books and Guidebooks about Florence and Tuscany available for the guests
By car, take the highway A1 direction North
(Bologna), exit at Barberino di Mugello (21
minutes) or take the Bolognese Vecchia road
for 40 km From Florence you can go by train
to San Piero a Sieve and take a bus from there,
or take a bus directly to Borgo San Lorenzo.
The Mugello is the area North-east of Florence
along the Sieve River. It’s an area full of Medici
family castles and villas, as they originally came
from here. Many of the villas are open to the
public. The wildlife of the area is abundant
thanks to the government’s revitalization of the
Bilancino lake, a huge lake in which it’s possible
to swim, sail, canoe and windsurf during the
summer time. No motorboats are allowed! The
lake is surrounded by bike trails, which allow
you to cycle around the circumference. A
panoramic road has been created from the
Bolognese Road and circles the entire lake.
Mugello Motor Racing Track
North of Borgo San Lorenzo, the Mugello circuit
is situated between Luco and Scarperia.
The course measures less than 5 km and has
15 bends. It is the property of Ferrari but it’s
also used by Aprilia and Ducati for their winter
bike testing. You can book 20 minutes use of
the circuit on Saturday or Sunday using your
own bike by calling Promo Racing.
Via Senni, 15
Barberino di Mugello
Ralph Lauren, Missoni, Belstaf,
Bric’s, Pinko, Pal Zilieri,
Tues.-Fri. 10 a.m.-
8 p.m.; Sat., Sun.
10 a.m.-9 p.m.
Via Meucci - Barberino
del Mugello (Florence)
From Florence take highway
A1 north towards Bologna;
exit at Barberino after 16 km;
then follow directions for the
outlet, which is just a few
metres from the exit.
(20 min by car, 25 km from
POGGIO DEI MEDICI GOLF
& COUNTRY CLUB
Poggio dei Medici Golf and
Country Club is set in the heart
of the beautiful Mugello region. The course,
designed by professional player and golf course
designer Baldovino Dassù, allows for five different
playing routes within its 18 holes.
You will find yourself on a world-class golf
course deep in the countryside, only a few kilometers
from Florence. Poggio dei Medici Golf
and Country Club offers a professional course
and 17th century Club House, all within easy
reach of the two international airports of Pisa
Via San Gavino, 27
LAT: 43.99096 – LONG: 11.33634
OF THE MUGELLO AREA
The Mugello area is home to
numerous chestnut groves
with trees that produce some
of the world’s best chestnuts. The quality of
marrons and chestnuts has become a modern
phenomenon producing 4 million Euros a year
in economic value. The Marron is only grown
in a specific geographic area where it is part of
the traditions, environment, landscape, culture
and economy. Although grown on what is
known as a Chestnut tree, only certain fruits,
the result of grafting, are known as marrons.
Unlike the chestnut, which has an oval shaped
lining, the marron’s lining is always rectangular
in shape. And, while the chestnut husk can
contain up to seven fruits, the marron husk
contains no more than three. It is very easy to
peel, and its compact white flesh is particularly
sweet. The marron can be prepared and eaten
in a number of ways. One of the most flavoursome
is by roasting them in a fireplace on hot
coals (and in this case we call them ‘bruciate’ or
‘caldarroste’), but they can be also boiled or
braised (bollite). Local specialties include the
sweet ravioli and tortelli made by mashing the
cooked chestnut pulp and mixing it with ingredients
like milk, sugar, eggs and aniseed.
They make for an excellent game stuffing as
well as dessert. Desserts include marron glacés
and fruit tarts. The most famous dessert of this
area is the castagnaccio,
There are also many
interesting state and
local roads between
Tuscany and Emilia
Romagna. The ancient
Faentina rail route
provides access to the
Mugello territory and
the Valdisieve, from
Romagna, starting in
Faenza as well as from
Tuscany, starting in
Ballotte are chestnuts boiled
with bay leaves and wild fennel;
in Siena they’re called
‘suggioli’ and if they are
peeled (before boiling), the
term monne is used. The best
ballotte are boiled, served
warm with vino novello (new
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|DEPOSIT € 258.00
A deposit must be lodged at the beginning of the holiday; it is returned at holiday end
ELECTRICITY, WATER, GAS, WEEKLY CHANGE OF LINEN, BATHROOM AND KITCHEN ACCESSORIES, WASHING-MACHINE, DISHWASHER included
USE OF SWIMMING-POOL (5 M X 10 M)
HEATING (from November to April) to be paid on the spot
COOK, CLEANING LADY, BABY-SITTER € 18
FINAL CLEANING € 150.00
|Fees And Taxes||included|
|Special rates with a 20% discount 3 weeks rentals!|
Payment is usually accepted in the quoted currency (EUR) unless the currency and the amount is specifically agreed in advance with the owner / advertiser.