The property rises on a hill in the little village of Carteano, which has medieval origins, nearby from the charming old city center of Prato(2Km) and his Central Station(1,7Km) and from the city center Florence(15Km).
The house accommodates 4 adults and has a surface area of 70 mq.
It is totally independent, furnished and fully equipped.
Either to be plunged in 3 hectares property's plots, it has a private garden,surrounded from a laurel hedge, overlooking on one side the medieval court of the village and on another side the panoramic city view. It is furnished of wooden table, chairs and charcoal barbecue.
The establishment has 2 floors, and it is accessible on ground floor.
It is composed on the ground floor, by living room, kitchen dining room, bedroom with king-size bed, bathroom with hydromassage shower, and on the first floor, by an inside opened balcony that overlooks the main entrance.
The house is safe and all the windows are protected with ironed bars.
Every rooms of the home are painted in different colors and although the inner structure of the house still keeps the ancient rustic style of the area, with his chestnut's wooden balks on the ceilings and handmade 'cotto 'rose briquettes on the floors, at the same time it offers an elegant and modern furnishing with every kind of comforts.
This Accommodation is located in the perfect place for gives you the choice to stay in peace and relax enjoying his wonderful and natural background, and at the same time gives you the opportunity to be in a strategical position to visit Florence and the 'Beauties' of Tuscany.
Therefore you could appreciate our home made products, the famous extra-virgin oil, fruits and vegetables.
Services of our Structure:
- Tv Lcd Hd '40' with flat screen,
- Sky Satellite Tv Hd, with Full subscription with - Channels, Sports and Movies available in many ---Languages.
- Apple TV
- Free Wi-fi
- Free Parking
- Coffee Machine Bialetti for espresso or Capsules
- Washing Machine
- Hydro Massage Shower
- Laptops Work Station
- Outdoor Table and Chairs
- Children Bed
- High Chair for Children
- 1 Set of Towels for each person ( 1 Hand Towel, 1 Shower Towel, 1 Host Towels)
- Bed linen and sheets are included
About the City
Prato it’s an interesting city awaiting to be discovered. With his traditional and simply style, it offers a direct contact and a real experience to the visitors, not only related to the touristic aspects.
Due to his quieter way of life than the near Florence, Prato gives a more comfortable and more relaxing holiday to the visitors.
At the same time Prato has a lots of attractions and places to discover.
The old center and his pedestrian area are rich beautiful clothes boutiques, shops, restaurants, groceries, pubs, bar (etc.).
Also the nightlife in the city is really crisp and full of young people. Several are the locals and the entertainments in the downtown.
In Prato you can also visit many interesting museums and attractions such as:
Castle of the Emperor
Piazza e Palzzo del Comune (Town Hall)
S. Maria delle Carceri Church
The Cathedral of S. Stefano, Piazza del Duomo
Luigi Pecci Museum of Contemporary Art
Museum of Textiles
Museum of Palazzo Pretorio, Art Gallery
During all the year there are many important events in Prato area and in the cities around it:
Settembre Pratese Medieval festival (September)
Pistoia Blues music festival (July)
Lucca Summer Festival (July-August)
Mugello Moto Gp Grand Prix (April-May)
Pitti Immagine (Juni-July)
Viareggio’s Carnival (February)
Christmas Markets (December)
The nearest supermarket (Pam), is only 5 minutes away by car from the house.
Maps and Transports
The house it's only 5 minutes from the nice Prato’s old center, its main station and Florence in about 30 minutes through the motor way A11
Many others destinations in the tuscan country are not far away from the house. In fact with proximally one hour of trip, are situated:
Pistoia (20 Km), Montecatini Terme (35 Km), Lucca (65 Km), Abetone and Fiumalbo (75 Km), Viareggio, Forte dei Marmi, Tirrenia and the Famous ' Versilia' riviera (85 Km), then also Pisa and Livorno (Ferries) (85 Km), Siena and Chianti (85 Km), Arezzo (95 Km), Bologna (105 Km), La Speziae and 5 Terre (130 Km), Pienza and Cortona(135 Km), Perugia and Assisi (160 Km)
There are many trains from Prato main Station to Florence, and others cities.To Florence anytime it is possible to find trains 7 days a week, from early in the morning till midnight .
Behind Prato's main station there is a useful car parking.
Prato is near Florence Airport(12Km), Pisa(85Km) and Bologna(90Km). These airports are well connected with Prato. In fact, you can find many connections like buses, Trains, Taxis and Car rentals service with special low prices.
Near the House
I think that it's important to suggest you 2 of the best and famous restaurants of the area, at 5 minutes from the house.
The first is restaurant Logli ,in the near Filettole village, the other is Trattoria la Fontana.
Both offer the best typical and traditional tuscan cooking and you can enjoy from there the beautiful panoramic view of Prato.Then, a little secret, in Logli Restaurant, if you order the meal in advance, you can take it away.
we are at your disposal for further questions, informations or pictures.
Therefore, don't hesitate to contact us for explanations or doubts.
Andrea and Anna