Apartments in farmhouse Florence Tuscany Italy
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Info and Description
Position: The farmhouse is situated in the village of Capraia e Limite in the province of Florence, on the green hills that surround Vinci (the village where Leonardo da Vinci was born), called Montalbano.
This farmhouse near Vinci is completely surrounded by the green Tuscan countryside, so it's the perfect place for all those who want to...
Description: The old and original estate has been recently restored according to the typical rural style of Tuscany and converted into a farmhouse.
Near the main building, the old barn has been converted into the farmhouse reception and a tasting room for guests to enjoy the local typical products.
The farmhouse is in fact a family farm business also, that cultivates typical Tuscan olive trees such as moraiolo, pendolino, frantoio, leccino, rossellino.
Accommodation: the farmhouse in Capraia e Limite has 10 apartments which can host up to 4 people for a total of 22 sleeping accommodation.
There's the possibility to join two apartments together or add some beds on family or large groups requests.
Apartments Services: each apartments is fully equipped with private heating, bed linen and towels, tableware, and has private bathroom with shower.
The old estate has been recently restored following the original Tuscan style, that's why each apartment is different from the other and still preserves some original architectural details, such as the pietra serena old staircaise.
4 apartments have a fireplace while two have an amazing, panoramic view and an old stone façade; almost all the apartments have wooden beam ceilings and still preserve the original materials as well.
Each apartment has its own outside private space.
Sport holiday: the farmhouse situated on Montalbano hills is the ideal place for all those who love walking and hiking in the Tuscan countryside; around the farmhouse, in fact, there are lots of walking and mountain biking tracks, which constitute also itineraries to some of the most suggestive places of this area, such as important archaeological sites and ancient forest like Pietramarina holm oak wood.
History: Inside the farmhouse near Vinci, there are still many ruins of the old walls of the Medici Barco Reale: it was Medici's shooting and agricultural products reserve (they were Grand dukes of Tuscany till the XVIII century).
Initially with Lorenzo the Magnificent, who bought the first lot on Montalbano hills, then with Cosimo I, Francesco I and Ferdinando I, the Medici family had always showed her interest in those places.
Unfortunately, only 30 km of the old walls (that originally ran over 50 km) have left and only a little part is still well-preserved.
General services:Children's play areaParkingOwner presentHeatingDisabled accessSwimming PoolSatellite TVBarbecueBikes availableExtra towels changeExtra sheets changeInfant bedOutdoor lightingWashing machineSheets - towels (weekly change)Extra bedFinal cleaningReception
Technology Services:Internet connectionWi-Fi Internet accessWi-Fi in all rooms
Sports Services:HikingTable tennis
Other services:Outlet toursGroup accomodationWine tours
Training courses:Cooking lessons
Nearby services and places
2 Km. Restaurant-Pizzeria
2 Km. Bus - Tram
3 Km. Food
3 Km. Clothes shops
3 Km. Bar - Cafe
3 Km. Town centre
3 Km. Chemist
Terms and Conditions
- Arrival time: from 18:00 - to 20:00
- Departure time: The accommodation must be left by 10:00
- In case of arrival out of the estimated time of arrival we kindly ask you to let know as soon as possible.
Booking on request: The booking requires a deposit of 50%
Payment method accepted: Bank Transfer