Photos and Description of this 4 bedroom holiday farmhouse in Castiglion Fiorentino - BROLIO QUINTO
Villa built in the 19th century, cultural attractions, panoramic position,
Brolio Quinto is the ideal location for a peaceful holiday in the warm atmosphere of an old country farmhouse, beautifully preserved in its original architectural style.You can rent the top floor of this historic farmhouse with its independent access. It sleeps 8 + 2comfortably in the four bedrooms and an addition sofa-bed is available in one of the four bedrooms. The stone farmhouse,built in the 19th century, is at a height of 320m. There are panoramic views of the old castle of Montecchio and Cortona, a short drive from the farmhouse. S. Savino Mountain, Lucignano and the Trasimeno Lake are all close by, offering plenty of cultural attractions and the folklore of international renown.The farmhouse is surrounded by fully-fenced grounds of 4.5-hectares, which include a stunning private swimming-pool (6x14 m) set in a spacious, sunny position. The pool is fully equipped with beach-umbrellas, deck-chairs and sunbeds. A barbecue and other equipment are available so that you can eat in the open air.
Bio Tuscan food: Grab the unique chance to visit a typical dairy farm close to our farmhouse, which produces and sells cheese, ricotta and sheep’s cheese. “Pecorino” is the most typical traditional Tuscan cheese. Seasoned ‘pecorino’ (sheep’s cheese) is about 2.5 kg; it has a pale yellow texture and small holes. It is seasoned for at least 120 days, and has a strong and slightly spicy flavour. Fresh pecorino is about 1 kg, and has a compact white texture. Seasoning lasts for at least 20 days, though the cheese is usually eaten after 30-45 days. Ricotta is a dairy product produced by heating the whey left from cheese processing and adding pasteurised milk, whose specific origin – whether sheep, cow or both – gives pecorino its specific name (sheep’s ricotta, cow’s ricotta, mixed ricotta). The cheese, made with whey, pasteurised milk and salt, is sold immediately once it is produced. Ricotta has a soft and cream-like texture, and a sweet flavour.
Tourist attractions: Moreover the first Sunday of September the city accommodates the ancient Giostra of the Saracino, typical medieval quarrel. If you will be hosts of the Brolio Quinto farm holidays, in the months of July and August you can assist to the famous Palio of the city of Siena, which is only distant 45 km. Siena is soaked of traditions and artistic masterpieces of inestimable beauty like the Cathedral, the Communal Palace and the famous square Piazza del Campo, where takes place the Palio.More nearby we can find cities like Cortona, than in the August month she accommodates a famous market of the antique; wealth of Castiglion Fiorentino are art works which as the Church of Saint Francisco of the 1200. Castiglion Fiorentino is also the inhabited center more neighbor to the BROLIO QUINTO farm holidays.An other goal for interesting tourist routes can be Pienza,and Montepulciano with the wine quality Nobilewel of the renaissance architecture.
Bio oil: Direct sale of the estate’s products: extra-virgin oil.
The owners are glad to share with their guests, the produce from the extensive vegetable garden, with its large selection of seasonal vegetables, herbs and fruit trees.
- wheelchair inaccessible
- smoking allowed
- children welcome
- Low Allergen Environment
- Long-term Renters Welcome