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Bedrooms 6
Space 2,152 sq. ft.
Property type farmhouse
Minimum Stay 3 nights


About the property

Wonderful 17th century 450 sqm house, just finished to be restored in 2013, with outdoor terraces and 3 hectares of land and olive trees, in a unique environment and landscape, near Sticciano a few kilometers from Certaldo and Tavernelle Val di Pesa.

In less than half an hour by car you can reach Siena and Florence, an hour's drive you can reach the beautiful sea of the Tyrrhenian coast of Tuscany.

The property is surrounded by olive trees and woods, in an environment rich in medieval history. In Certaldo, the birthplace of Boccaccio, you will find all the useful services for the life of every day, from banks to pharmacies, supermarkets and delicious restaurants, wine bars and entertainment venues.

A few minutes away is the practice station with trains to Siena and Empoli.

The outer walls with stone walls, exposed beams, vaulted ceilings, first floor with original Impruneta terracotta flooring offer guests a touch typical of the Tuscan countryside.

In the night the floors are fine parquet and create a warm and comfortable ambient.

The interiors are bright and spacious, the result of a recent renovation of the property which has preserved all historical feature and introduced all the modern comforts. The decor is traditional Tuscan style, simple, but functional.

The access to the rooms on the ground floor an entrance hall, to the left there is a large dining room and a kitchen in a modern style and well equipped (6 burner stove, oven, refrigerator, freezer, dishwasher and microwave) opening onto a large terrace sunny. To the right of the entrance, leads to a large living room with fireplace and 42' TV HD , next to which is displaced a second living room/conservatory with 46' TV HD (where you exit in the garden), bathroom with shower, a laundry room with washing machine and storage.

At the entrance, through the wide stairs leads to the first floor , where there is a small study with a desk, from which there are three distinct ports.

On the right, there are the two spacious double bedrooms, with a separate entrance from the outside and a bathroom with shower. From the main door leads to two further double bedrooms, equipped with a bathroom with whirlpool tub and separate shower, while on the left there is a double bedroom with bathroom with shower. Upon request, on the ground floor, a single room can be set up additional.

In each room there is the radio FM/AM wireless system with built in speakers and independent thermostat useful during winter time.

The outside terraces are equipped with every comfort for outdoor living and to enjoy the beautiful views of the Tuscan countryside.

Only 2 km far from Fonteviva you can find several typical Tuscan trattoria for eating all the most famous Tuscan courses and best Chianti wines around.

More Details

Member since: 2014
Speaks English, Italian
Response time:
Within a few days
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
20 October, 2014

About Gianni

I was born in Florence in 1974, i currently live between my Tuscany and Sardinia.

I m an entrepreneur in the outdoor furniture field.

I love playing tennis and skiing, during winter time i use to go to Abetone with its 60 km skiing slopes, 1 hr far from Villa Fonteviva only 1,5 hour.

Gianni purchased this farmhouse in 2009

Why Gianni chose Certaldo

Chianti, this word is the answer.

What makes this farmhouse unique

Relaxing time, outdoor sports as running, mountain biking, walking and for sure seat in some of the several Trattoria close to Villa Fonteviva, for eating some very tasty Tuscan dishes and very good Chianti red wines.


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday farmhouse in Certaldo in Metropolitan City of Florence

Property Type:
  • farmhouse
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 2152 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: Flexible / Check-out: Flexible
  • Max. occupancy: 11
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Spa
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen ...
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • 4 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath (no shower) , Shower Enclosure , Jacuzzi , Bidet
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , Bidet
    Bathroom 3 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , Bidet
    Bathroom 4 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , Bidet
  • 6 Bedrooms, Sleeps 11
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed
    Bedroom 2 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed , 1 Child Bed
    Bedroom 3 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed
    Bedroom 4 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed
    Bedroom 5 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed
    Bedroom 6 - 1 Double Bed
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Toys
  • Balcony
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
  • limited accessibility
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • photography
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling


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Nearest Airport
35 Kilometres
Florence Peretola
Nearest Barpub
15 Kilometres
Fiano center town
Nearest Ferry
80 Kilometres
Nearest Golf
25 Kilometres
Golf Club Ugolino with its 18 holes
Nearest Train
10 Kilometres
Nearest Motorway
9 Kilometres
S.S Firenze - Siena
Nearest Restaurant
2 Kilometres
3 typical tuscan restaurants nearby
Nearest Ski
100 Kilometres
Abetone famous ski station with 60 km of skiing
Nearest Beach
95 Kilometres
Viareggio and Forte dei Marmi famous seaside
Car: necessary

Villa Fonteviva is the ideal Tuscan stylish home location where to relax sorrounding by the fantastic panorama of Chianti hills and nature.

Florence and Siena are only 30 min by car far from Fonteviva.

Several typical tuscan restaurants and famous wineries nearby.

Certaldo, San Gimignano e Monteriggioni the most famous medieval towns are far few minutes by car.

The famous shopping and nightlife seaside location of Forte dei Marmi far only 1 hour by car.


Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday farmhouse in Certaldo, Tuscany

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights

Additional pricing information

Refundable Damage Deposit £1,332.94

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.
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