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Farmhouse with 3 Bedrooms, pvt Pool, Nature, Stunning View

Bedrooms 3
Space 2,152 sq. ft.
Property type farmhouse
Minimum Stay 1 - 3 nights


About the property

Farmhouse in Loro Ciuffenna, Arezzo Province, Tuscany and Florence, Italy - Very Peaceful Location, 450 Mt Asl, 5 Minutes From Nearest Town

Casa Querceto is a 18th century farmhouse, that is located in a dominant position on the Pratomagno mountain slopes, covered with woods and olive groves. This special place overlooks the Valdarno valley and features a majestic view of the whole Valdarno, far up to the Chianti hills.

Huge 200sqm apartment that occupies the whole first floor of the main building. It features:

- equipped kitchen (with dishwasher)

- dining room

- books/TV room

- grand salon with fireplace

- terrace with table and chairs

- 2 bedrooms with double beds

- 1 bedroom with 2 twin beds

- 2 bathrooms

The house retains all the characteristics of the typical country house; very large rooms, terracotta floors, pietra serena stairways, wood beamed ceilings are the original ones and the furniture is mostly hand-made and antique. It is surrounded by aromatic lavender and rosemary bushes.

In the garden there is a 15 meters swimming pool, with umbrella and sunbeds, where you can find ultimate relaxing.

The gardens and the pool are shared with another small house that sleeps 2/4 persons; this one is for rent too, please ask for availability if you are interested!

This is not a country hotel in disguise: staying at Casa Querceto is the real Tuscan old-style experience, with its unique atmosphere! Enjoy the place, the sights, the history, the local attractions, the food and the wine at your own pace, and treat yourself to the best local products. Have a perfect relaxing break soaking up the sun in this wonderful part of the country!

Please note: HEATING NOT INCLUDED for winter stays, to pay at the end of stay according to lpg gas consumption

More Details

Simone Pieralli
Member since: 2014
Speaks: english, french, italian
Calendar last updated:
November 25, 2017

About Simone Pieralli

Hello folks! I am Simone, a friend of the owner (mr.Graziano), and I am helping him to rent his beautiful house. I am the one that will reply to your emails and hopefully welcome you here on your arrival! I will be happy to help you have a wonderful holiday in Tuscan, giving you all the informations you may need. Please do not hesitate to ask me! See you soon :)

Simone Pieralli purchased this farmhouse in 1960

Why Simone Pieralli chose Loro Ciuffenna

This is a very special place. We are 400mt asl, on the slopes of the Pratomagno mountain (also called "the paradise of hikers"), with a really stunning view overlooking the whole Valdarno valley, surrounded by oak woods and olive groves, in a wonderful setting... just imagine the silence, birds singing, the chirping of cicadas in the hot tuscan summer... enjoying all this on the shady terrace of a real ancient farmhouse, where you can smell the typical scent of the houses of this kind, the chestnut wood beams on the roof, the stone walls heated by the sun, of rosemary and lavender bushes, the old cellar where the old olive stone mill is yet...

What makes this farmhouse unique

The highlight of the place is its position: it is "on its own" but at the same time you can go everywhere in a while: the nice and tiny Castelfranco di Sopra is just 4 km away, the big towns of Valdarno (San Giovanni, Montevarchi, Figline) and the A1 motorway toll at a 10'-15' drive!

Florence is just 45', Arezzo 30' and Siena 1 hour. Staying here will allow you to choose every day between a complete relax and visiting the best of Tuscany very easily.


Loro Ciuffenna Farmhouse Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • farmhouse
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 2152 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 5:00 PM / Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • pets considered ...
  • children welcome
  • smoking allowed
Location Type:
  • Mountain
  • Rural
  • Town
  • Village
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Farm Holidays
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Fireplace
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen ...
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 10 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , tub , shower , bidet
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower , bidet
  • CASA QUERCETO 1 Large bathroom with bathtub and shower cabin 1 Small bathroom with shower cabin CASETTA CORTECCIA 1 Bathroom with shower cabin
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 3 - 2 twin/ single
    Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps 6+2 (3 Bedrooms) TWO bedrooms with double beds ONE bedroom with 2 single beds (+ Two more single beds can be added)
  • Books
  • Television
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Porch / Veranda
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
Pool / Spa:
  • Private Pool ...
Onsite Services:
  • Massage
  • Private Chef
  • autumn foliage
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • forests
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • waterfalls
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • outlet shopping
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • paragliding
  • tennis
Notes on accommodation: Self-catering accommodation, price is all-included Outside: Large garden area around the pool with garden table and chairs, another lawn area on west side of the house with panoramic view, charcoal BBQ Cleaning / Towels / Linen / Maid service: Bed linen and towels included in the price. Other: At ground floor there is an original stone olive mill of 1800!


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Farmhouse with 3 Bedrooms, pvt Pool, Nature, Stunning View
average rating of 5.0 based on 2 reviews

Dream house in Tuscany!

  • 5 of 5

We had a great time in Casa Querceto!

Simone was very helpful and friendly host. We had dinner prepared by him and Annalisa on the evening of our arrival, and it was so great that we booked dinner for two more evenings.

The house is exactly as shown in photos. Although the photos don't do justice to the views: they are amazing. Terrace and pool were our favorite spots. Casa Querceto is strikingly calm and quiet place, really great place for a relaxing holiday.

Highly recommended!

  • Submitted: Aug 6, 2014
  • Stayed: July 2014
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Perfect retreat

  • 5 of 5

We can't forget our two week long stay at Casa Querceto!

The house is very old but the apartment was well equipped, and plenty big enough for the five of us. The pool was great, and there was also a large garden where we were able to use a BBQ. The terrace looking south was the stand out feature for us as we sat out there most evenings.

Simone is an excellent manager who manages to be both helpful and discreet, which I think is a perfect balance. On the first night they offered to cook for us, it was easily one of the best meals we have had, and the price was very reasonable.

You need a car to stay here, the windy road up was a challenge the first time but after that it was fine.

This is the perfect place if you are looking for somewhere to relax or for a base to explore Tuscany, we did both and had a brilliant holiday. I would not hesitate to recommend this place, it is original and charming and the perfect Tuscan retreat.

  • Submitted: Mar 9, 2014
  • Stayed: May 2013
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
70 Kilometres
Florence FLR
Nearest Barpub
4 Kilometres
Castelfranco di Sopra
Nearest Train
12 Kilometres
San Giovanni Valdarno
Nearest Motorway
14 Kilometres
A1 main motorway
Nearest Restaurant
4 Kilometres
Castelfranco di Sopra
Car: necessary

Special interest holidays:

On request (on site!): special homemade Tuscan dinners, wine and food tastings, personal chef, cookery course, Shiatsu massages


Nearest airports: Pisa (PSA) 130km, Florence (FLR) 80km


Castelfranco di Sopra 4km

Loro Ciuffenna 8km

San Giovanni Valdarno 13km

Arezzo 40km

Florence 60km

Further Details:

Countless food-wine events, also tied to local folklore, during the year. Numerous wineries, markets selling local products, osterias, olive presses where to savor traditional delicacies. There are just as many parks (above all the Parco Nazionale delle Foreste Casentinesi) to visit.


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Fees No additional mandatory fees

Booking Notes:
HEATING COST NOT INCLUDED for cold season, to pay on consumption only when used.
Changeover Day: Saturday July/August, other months flexible.

Notes on prices:
For each stay of 2 weeks or longer:
-30% From January to April, November, December
-20% May and October
-10% June and September
-5% July and August

The two houses can be rented together or separately!
Casa Querceto: 3 bedrooms, sleeps 6/8
Casetta Corteccia: 2 bedrooms, sleeps 2/4

Prices are all-included (utilities, use of the pool, bed linen and towels, cleanings, taxes).


Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.