About the property
- Chalet645 sq. ft.
- Half Baths0
- Minimum Stay2 - 4 nights
2 bedrooms, bath, large windows over the valley, unforgettable sunset!
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- Response time:
- within one hour
- English, French, Spanish, Italian, Hungarian
- Calendar last updated:
- May 21, 2018
Pool / Spa
Local Services & Businesses
Sports & Adventure Activities
Check-in: 4:00 PM
Check-out: 10:00 AM
100% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date. 50% refund if canceled at least 7 days before arrival date. You must contact the owner directly to request cancellation.
Lovely and charming rural accommodation in spectacular scenery. Friendly owners. Deep pool.
Lovely conversion, simply and nicely done, on the owner's beautiful estate on the side of a mountain. The views from our secluded terrace were stunning. The hen-house had everything we needed (including its own washing machine) and was spotless. It also kept us cool in the 30 degree heat. There are 3 different conversions in the grounds but they're some distance apart and each one has its own outside area and you're never crowded. The owners were helpful and welcoming.
From the nearest station (10 mins drive from the property) it was a 40 minute train ride to Florence. You're about 1hr 30 min drive from the famous Chianti places like San Gimignano. You're very rural and peaceful - nearest shops and restaurants in Londa about 10 mins drive.
Londa also has a reservoir with walking trails, playpark, stream to paddle in and a great pizzeria (Da Fischio).
The only downside to the rental was that the communal pool on the property is 3 metres deep! It is locked (you have a key) and there are lots of inflatables and it is small enough that a few strokes will always get you to the side, but, if you have young kids who are not confident swimmers, it can be scary. Consider taking strap-on floats.
Set among the olive and fruit trees the swimming pool is also named the "Vascone" – size 12mt x 5mt, 3.20mt deep
Once a reservoir for watering the fields now it's been turned into a modern swimming pool.
We have decided to turn the old reservoir into a modern swimming pool respecting the shape in
order to preserve the landscape and also to maintain contact from the past to the present use.
The pool is protected by a fence. Each guest is given a key - the only unbreakable rule is that children can access only if accompanied by their parents.
"The surroundings were go...
"The surroundings were gorgeous as was the view. The amenities were perfectly fine. It was fairly accessible although a person in a wheelchair might have a difficult time getting up the stairs from the parking lot. The small house was clean and bright. The hosts were very nice and interesting, helpful, and accommodating. There was some noise especially on the weekends from motorcycles nearby, but it did not bother me that much. Most of the time it was very peaceful and pleasant."
Cadre idéal, calme et sans vis-à-vis , sur les collines au milieu des oliviers et des pins. Propriétaire attentionné et très discret. Location très fonctionelle et lit confortable. Possibilité de se rendre à Florence en train 40min (aller à la gare de Londa en voiture, parking gratuit).
Daniel et sa famille étaient invités agréables et respectueux - merci d'être venu!
Un très beau séjour
Nous avons passé deux semaines très agréables dans ce lieu magnifique, calme, serein, avec une vue extraordinaire sur la vallée toscane. Quel plaisir les dîners dehors face au coucher de soleil !
La maison (ancien poulailler rénové) est très jolie, originale, propre et confortable. Elle est située dans un beau domaine comprenant 2 autres locations et deux maisons de maître. Elle est suffisamment à l'écart pour que l'on soit au calme et en même temps cette situation permet de rencontrer d'autres vacanciers, ce qui est fort sympathique. Il y a également la belle et grande piscine, proche tout en étant légèrement à l'écart, lieu convivial où se retrouve tout le monde.
L'accueil de Paola et de sa famille est chaleureux et sympathique.
Nous recommandons vivement cette location, parfaite pour une famille avec deux enfants, pour des vacances dans une région extraordinaire, d'où l'on peut partir à la découverte de la Toscane (Florence, Pise, Lucques, Sienne, etc.).
Emmanuelle, Yann, Faustine et Balthazar
"Location très agréable b...
"Location très agréable bénéficiant d''un environnement enchanteur."
"Manque un four ou un mic...
"Manque un four ou un micro-ondes.Cafetière petite. Les propriètaires sont discrets et toujours prêts à nous renseigner.Compter 3/4 heure pour rejoindre Florence.Endroit calme."
BY CAR From the north Highway AUTOSOLE -A1- Exit Barberino del Mugello. Follow directions to : Borgo San Lorenzo, Vicchio, Dicomano, Contea. At Contea turn left to Londa. From the south Highway AUTOSOLE -A1- Exit Incisa. Follow directions to : Pontassieve, Rufina, Contea. A Contea turn right to Londa. BY PLAIN From Pisa airport Leaving the airfield follow directions to "Firenze". Once you are at Firenze, stay on the highway A1 – AUTOSOLE in direction ROMA – South. Exit at "Firenze Sud". Follow directions to : Pontassieve, Rufina, Contea. A Contea turn right to Londa. From Firenze airport Leaving the airfield follow directions to highway A1- AUTOSOLE in direction ROMA - South. Exit at "Firenze Sud". Follow directions to : Pontassieve, Rufina, Contea. A Contea turn right to Londa. BY TRAIN From or Firenze di Santa Maria Novella or Campo di Marte stations take regional train in direction Pontassieve-Borgo San Lorenzo. The trip is of about 40 minutes and there is a train approx each hour. Arrival rail station is Contea-Londa From Londa village Once you have reached the Londa village continue on the main road SP 556 in direction Stia for approx 3 Km. You will find on your right a sign “CAIANO” – passed the sign after approx 500 mt you will find on your right a cypressus boarded boulevard that leads to the Fattoria di Caiano. MAIN DISTANCES Firenze 35 Km, Siena 70 Km, Pisa 100 Km, Arezzo 45 Km; Railway station : Contea-Londa 6 Km
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