Montena is a traditional stone farmhouse in the heart of Tuscany between Florence and Siena immersed in the nature of the Chianti Classico hills in a panoramic and quiet position. Lucolena is a small village located 20 minutes from Greve in Chianti, 50 minutes from Florence, 1 hour from Siena.
From the garden you can enjoy a splendid view of the valley, with its farmhouses and its vineyards, which opens onto the Valdarno and the Apennines. The house of 300 square meters is inserted in a property of 2 hectares of land with olive trees, fruit trees, typical deciduous forest and meadow. It preserves many original features of the old farmhouse, the original building materials, the stone walls, the wooden and terracotta floors. The panoramic swimming pool for exclusive use make it a special place to stay in complete relaxation away from the confusion of the city. The large spaces and amenities make it suitable for groups of friends or one or two families looking for a relaxing holiday with free children to play in the garden, interspersed with excursions to the medieval villages of the Chianti area.
During the summer guests can spend pleasant evenings in the company under the pergola equipped with tables and chairs for al fresco dining by candlelight or sunbathing or reading a good book in the solarium area of the pool.
The barbecue is always ready for fantastic barbecues.
All you need to spend a nice holiday with friends or family.
During the autumn you can spend nice evenings near the large stone fireplace of the ground floor lounge reading a book or enjoying a good glass of wine. It was the old barn where the original manger remained, which now serves as a small wine cellar.
On the ground floor there is a fully equipped kitchen. From the dining room or kitchen you can access directly to the porch that offers shelter from the sun on hot summer days and the possibility of pleasant candlelit dinners with friends on the long table enjoying the scents, the silence and the sounds of the countryside.
There is also an old wood-burning oven to cook pizzas and bread and a terracotta stove to heat the cooler evenings outdoors.
From the large entrance a stone staircase leads to the first floor where we find 3 double bedrooms. All have an en-suite bathroom with a shower and a wardrobe area, and are equipped with satellite TV and WiFi. A fourth bedroom has an antique iron single bed and has space for an infrared sauna. On the landing in front of the rooms there is a fourth bathroom with a Jacuzzi. The atmosphere of an old-fashioned house lives on and when you enter you immediately feel as if you have left the city behind you. Wooden beams, terracotta floors, windows with dark interiors, arches create picturesque views .. The rooms are decorated in soft tones, in a revisited Tuscan style, two have a canopy bed and have a nice view of the valley and on the swimming pool.
Rooms and bathrooms have mosquito nets and dark screens.
A hot tub with heated water is located in the pool area.
In a part of the same house, with an independent entrance at the back of the house, we are present occasionally and discreetly we will be available for any need or request of guests who during the stay is guaranteed maximum privacy and exclusive use of the pool.
In Montena also live Sura Maremma shepherd female is a male Krono of 1 year and a half, 2 cats, rabbits.
Here nature dominates and it is easy to meet roe deer, hedgehogs, porcupines, owls, wild boars
It is a perfect starting point to visit the major art cities of the Florence Siena Arezzo region and enjoy all the beautiful and the good of Tuscany perfect union between nature art gastronomy.
On request possibility to organize cooking classes, dinners, domestic help, wine tours to be paid on the spot.
You can also book your mountain bike or an electric bike.
The environment is informal family-run, relaxing and comfortable. We are hospitable but at the same time discrete, available to help you in case of need or trying to meet your requests.