The Villa Torre a Cona is composed of 9 apartments for total sleeping capacity of 46 people and it is set on a hilltop in the heart of the Florentine hills, with a stunning views over the surrounding countryside. It is an imposing 18th century villa with a clock tower, and one of the most sumptuous residences in Tuscany. The estate extends over 200 hectares of vineyards and olive trees and from almost every point you can get an enchanting view of the surrounding countryside until the mountains of Vallombrosa. The farm maintains tracts of woodland in order to respect the natural ecosystem and the Tuscan landscape. For this reason it is easy see pheasant, hares, partridges, roe deer in woods and cultivated land. Fattoria Torre a Cona produces its own Chianti Colli Fiorentini D.O.C.G., Vin Santo del Chianti D.O.C - a fine dessert wine, and a high quality Extra Virgin Olive Oil. Visits to the wine cellars and oil mill and wine tasting for groups can be arranged. Some rural houses on the property have been carefully restored maintaining classic Tuscan rustic style and converted into comfortable guest houses. Each guest house has exposed wooden beam ceilings and terracotta floors and have been tastefully furnished with antiques and using fabrics of designers. Torre a Cona it is situated in a strategic location, ideal if you want to stay in beautiful rural surroundings while making the most of the galleries and museums of Florence and other Tuscan cities such as: Arezzo, Siena, Pisa, Volterra, Greve in Chianti, San Gimignano, and Monteriggioni. For this reason the Torre a Cona is an ideal base from which to visit Tuscany. In Torre a Cona there is a reception service that takes care of the guest houses, and offer advice about places to visit, and things to do, such have an unforgettable holiday. At guests disposal: Swimming pool: open from May to the end of September (dimensions mt. 9x8 – h. 1,35). The swimming pool is situated in a former water mill in a very attractive location about 200mt far from houses. It's private for guests and shared from all the houses.
Chianti wine and Extra Virgin Olive Oil sold on site.
Internet wi-fi available. Crib and high chair: free up to 3 years of age with advance booking
Each house is set in a green and quiet countryside and has: heating, a well equipped kitchen, dishwasher, washing machine, private shaded outdoor sitting area with garden furniture and barbecue. Playground for children.
Distances: Bus Stop San Donato in Collina (for Florence) (about 1km )
Rignano Sull'Arno Railway Station (7,5 km.)
A1 Exit Firenze Sud (13 km.)
A1 Exit Incisa (12 km.)
Peretola Vespucci Airport (37 km.) Pisa Galileo Galilei Airport (130 km.)
Torre a Cona is only 15 km far from Florence and 1,5 km far from the village of San Donato in Collina, reachable also through an alley inside the farm. There you can find, grocery stores, butcher's shop, greengrocer, post office, newspaper kiosk and the bus stop to Florence . In Troghi, 1 km far, there are bank office, pharmacy, and filling station. Railway station is in Rignano 8 km far from Torre a Cona. Sleeps 2/4, 67 m² ground floor and first floor. This ex-hayloft is part of a farm located behind Villa Torre a Cona. It was recently renovated to create an independent two-storeyed unit. The double bedroom, a bathroom with shower, and a small service area with a washing machine are all located on the ground floor. The upper floor is a large single space where a wide arch connects the dining room and kitchenette with the lounge. The kitchen is equipped with a fridge, dishwasher, washing machine and electric oven. The lounge has satellite TV and the sofa-bed converts to form a comfortable double bed. The apartment has a large private garden, with table, chairs, sun umbrella, and barbecue. It comes with a private parking space. The pool is about 150 meters away along a short pathway. THE UNIT IS FULLY AIR CONDITIONED EQUIPPED WITH: SATELLITE TV - BATHROOM WITH SHOWER - DISHWASHER - WASHING MACHINE – ELECTRIC OVEN - FRIDGE - BROADBAND Private external garden area with: CHAIRS - TABLE - SUN UMBRELLA - BARBECUE - PARKING