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Wonderful castle dating back to the 12th century, restored in the 17th century by the noble family of Acciaioli, with a magnificent tower built on the model of the one of Palazzo Vecchio in Florence. Montegufoni castle is part of a large estate comprising vineyards and olive trees in the heart of Chianti region.
Distances from the villa: the small village of Montagnana V.P. with food shops 1 km, Montespertoli with all kinds of shops approx. 5 km, Florence 20 km, Pisa approx. 70 km.
A bus stop with busses to Florence, Montespertoli and Empoli is only a few meters from the castle away. Bikes and scooters for rent are available in Montespertoli.
At guests’ disposal: large and very charming terraced park furnished with garden furniture and table tennis, beautiful Italian gardens (dating back to the 18th century) with lemon trees and swimming-pool (12 x 6 m - open from 01/04 to 31/10). Reception open from 8.30 to 12.30 and from 14.30 to 18.30. The outbuildings of the castle as well were restored and turned into charming apartments. The castle is run by the Posarelli family. A nice restaurant offering nice recipes of the local Chianti tradition is open every night (from April to October except on Tuesdays). Laundry with shared washing-machine (€ 3,- / per washing). WI-FI internet connection available in the reception and restaurant area.
Extra services: on request possibility of renting a baby bed (€ 50,- / per week) and an extra bed (€ 100,- / per week) both payable locally. Maid service available by arrangement (€ 12,- / per hour – payment on the spot).
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2nd floor: small living-room with access on to a kitchen with dining table, bathroom with shower, bedroom with a single bed and ensuite bathroom with shower, double bedroom, twin-bedded room.
We had a lovely stay. The staff was helpful and friendly. The views were amazing and the apartment had everything we needed.
Wonderful architecture and surrounding scenery. Recommend for those for whom climbing slopes and stairs is not an issue. Great for healthy folks - a bit strenuous for elderly or extremely unfit folks. Great staff, clean, pool is a plus in summer. Lack of A/C not an issue for us in August - great ventilation/breeze throughout evening. Low humidity in Tuscany and large high/low temp difference between day and night.
We have had a magnificent time with our stay at the Castle at Montegugoni . We rented one of the villas inside the castle for the month and had 4 of our children come and visit witn us for a week . The staff were lovely and very helpful . The restaurant on site was so handy for meals and very accommodating for when our family were there. The country side is beautiful and surroundings villages are very accessible from the castle with your car . There is plenty of information given to you by staff for all surrounding villages . It is only about 29 km from Florence and we made at least 8 visits there . We made trips from there to Rome , Assisi ,Cinque Terre, Pisa , San Giminano , Seina,and Arezzo . A lovely winery up the road from the Castle is fascinating and one of the most prestigious Italian wine makers Frescobaldi Family . I have no hesitation in recommending Castle Di Montegufoin to fellow travellers.
Prima uitvalbasis om de omgeving te bekijken. Voor zeven personen (en baby) wel wat aan de krappe kant maar de locatie en de omgeving maakt veel goed!
Het apartement bevind zich op de bovenste woonlaag en omdat er geen airco is kan het vrij warm worden.
Prachtige locatie met redelijk goed restaurant
Zwembad wat aan de krappe kant als er een aantal families met kinderen zijn.
[English translation courtesy of Easy Reserve] Excellent base to visit the surroundings. For seven people (and baby) a bit on the tight side but the location and the surroundings are beautiful! The apartment is located at the top floor and there is no air conditioning so it can get quite hot.
Beautiful location with reasonably good restaurant. Pool a little on the tight side when there is a number of families with children.