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Apartment in a villa in Mugello (Dicomano), close to Florence - Mansarda

Sleeps4
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms1
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 3 nights

Overview


Details
Property
apartment
Sleeps
4
Bedrooms
2
Bathrooms
1
Minimum Stay
3 nights

Description

Mansarda

It is a recently renovated apartment in an old villa with three other apartments. The villa is located in the middle of the countryside, among olive trees and cherry trees in the Mugello region, about 30 km away from Florence and 4 km away from Dicomano. The train connects to Florence. There is a 13 x 6-m pool, a barbecue, dining tables in the garden, a restaurant with Tuscan cuisine, and a cellar for tasting regional (Chianti) wines. The site, the villa and the countryside are visible on our personal website.


About the property

Le Pozze Villa

The 5 apartments are part of a 13th-century villa (Le Pozze), which was renovated in Renaissance style. It is located at 400 m above sea level between olive trees, chestnut trees, vineyards, fruit plants, and mainly cherry trees. The garden is huge and has wooden tables to have breakfast or lunch outside. The 13 x 6-m pool is located 50 m away from the villa. The apartments are different in size, between 110 and 50 m² and have 2/3 bedrooms, a kitchen/dining room and a bathroom. The pieces of furniture come from our and some are antique pieces. For additional information about this place, please read the detailed description. Another apartment sleeping 4 (2 bedrooms) is currently under renovation. This one has an entrance opening onto the loggia. It is not available on this website yet. It will be ready in May.


Owner
Owner
Member since: 2005
Speaks: english, french, italian
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
90%
Calendar last updated:
January 23, 2017

About The Owner

Professor of Applied Geology at the University of Florence, with a French Doctorate in France (in Montpellier, in 1971), I am currently retired. I love painting, antiques, and pottery.

The Owner purchased this apartment in 1890

Why The Owner chose Metropolitan City of Florence

This family-owned house has been a kind of refuge for 4 generations of Florentines, a family of artists and potters (the Cantagalli family). The building was renovated between 1995 and 2000. The earliest information we have about the villa dates back as far as 1246, in Giotto's time. The villa is mentioned regarding the obligations the former owners, the Asinis, had towards the monastery of Florence.

What makes this apartment unique

The main point of interest is the story of the house and its owners; starting from the Ademari family, the Asini family in Florence, the Dalle Pozze family from Dicomano, and the 19th-century Cantagalli family (very famous for its artistic pieces of pottery in Florence), which are the current owners. Cantagalli pieces of pottery are still present in the house of the owner. There is a fresco in the Giotto apartment, from an unknown, probably 15th or 16th-century artist, representing the Madonna with a child holding a small bird in his hand.

Available Rentals

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Notes

Les tarifs de location sont degressifs selon la durée et negotiables. Dans le cas d'une reservation de 2 semaines il y a une reduction du 30% sur la 2eme semaine. La taxe de sejour est de 1 euros/jour/adulte Le chauffage est pas compris dans le loyer, il est autonome et controlable personellment.L'acompte par virement bancaire est du 30% du prix de location


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Map

Nearest Airport
40 Kilometres
Florence
Nearest Barpub
4 Kilometres
Dicomano
Nearest Ferry
150 Kilometres
Livorno
Nearest Golf
20 Kilometres
Barberino
Nearest Train
4 Kilometres
Dicomano
Nearest Motorway
20 Kilometres
Barberino
Nearest Restaurant
4 Kilometres
Dicomano
Nearest Ski
120 Kilometres
Abetone
Nearest Beach
150 Kilometres
Viareggio
Car: necessary

Close to:

Florence: 35 km away

Siena: 100 km away

Pisa: 110 km away

Arezzo: 80 km away

Assisi: 150 km away

Seaside - on the Tyrrhenian Coast: 150 km away

Seaside - on the Adriatic Coast: 120 km away

Lake: 30 km away

River: 4 km away

Shops: 4 km away

Town centre: 4 km away

Villa Le Pozze is located in the municipality of Dicomano, 4 km away from the city centre and 35-40 km away (45 minutes) from Florence, in the valley of the Sieve River and in the Mugello region to the north of Florence. It is an agricultural area, particularly dedicated to wine producing, olive growing, cattle and sheep breading, and the production of sweet chestnut wood with the famous “Mugello chestnut”. The Sieve River is the most important tributary of the Arno River. In its catchment basin lies the Bilancino reserve, where you can go sailing, fishing, etc. The Mugello race circuit is located in the same region. On this circuit, in June, is held the Moto GP World Championship. A train, which stops in Dicomano, connects the valley with Florence, and there is also a motorway towards Bologna, Rome, Arezzo, Lucca, Pisa-Viareggio, and Siena.

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Amenities

Dicomano Apartment Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • apartment
Building Type:
  • villa
Meals:
  • Catering available
  • Breakfast - Booking Possible
  • Lunch - Booking Possible
  • Dinner - Booking Possible
Housekeeping:
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 58 m²
Location Type:
  • Downtown
  • Lake
  • Mountain
  • River
  • Rural
  • Town
  • Village
  • Waterfront
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Historic
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wood Stove ...
Kitchen:
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 4 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower , bidet
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 double
    Bedroom 2 - 1 sleep sofa /futon
  • 1 double bed and 1 sofa bed
Entertainment:
  • Books ...
  • Games ...
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Television ...
Outside:
  • Bicycles ...
  • Boat ...
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Porch / Veranda ...
  • Tennis ...
  • 1 bicycles
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • smoking allowed
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool
  • Private Pool ...
Onsite Services:
  • Massage
  • Staff
Attractions:
  • autumn foliage
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • duty free shops
  • forests
  • library
  • live theater
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • outlet shopping
  • scenic drives
  • walking
  • water sports
Local Services & Businesses:
  • Babysitter
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • rafting
  • sailing
  • tennis

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