An ancient, 18th- century villa, recently restored, situated in a splendid position dominating the green hills of Mugello (north of Florence), only 3 km from Vicchio, the birthplace of Giotto and Beato Angelico. The area is rich in vegetation and is ideal for relaxing stays and interesting excursions to the towns of historic interest nearby. In a dominant position, it enjoys a marvelous view of the surrounded valleys. The location of the villa rental makes it easy to reach the main places of interest of the region, such as Florence, Arezzo, Siena, Lucca. There are also train connections, leaving from the station of Vicchio and at Barberino del Mugello the Designer Outlet shopping mall is worth a visit, with its 100 shops of the best brands. The holiday home is surrounded by a large, fenced-in park of about 10,000 m2 with age-old trees and has a wide terrace with a pergola equipped with tables and chairs and a swimming pool (5x12, 1.20-2-20m deep)(01/06-30/09) open from 7.00am to midnight) for the guests’ exclusive use. The holiday house, on two floors, is comfortably furnished with period furniture and some of the authentic decorations. Included in the price are wi-fi Internet connection and 2 baby beds. 5 mountain bikes are also available for the guests. To be requested and paid for on location are a maid service, chef, cookery courses. Central heating. Car park on the property.
PLEASE NOTE: arrivals must be between 3.00pm and 5.00pm. Pets are allowed previous to agreement with the owners upon booking. Although the back of the villa is attached to the farm where the gatekeeper lives and, occasionally, also the owner, it still enjoys total privacy.ACCOMMODATION: (600 m2) Gr.Fl.: large living room (satellite TV, DVD player) with fireplace, dining room, living room with access to the terrace, large kitchen (dishwasher, gas oven, microwave, American coffee machine, toaster, iron), 1 double bedroom, 2 twin-bedded rooms, 1 bathroom with shower, 1 bathroom with shower and bath (washing machine). 1st fl.: (reached through a stone stairway): sitting room giving onto the balcony, 2 double bedrooms, 2 twin-bedded rooms, 1 bathroom with bath, 3 bathrooms with shower.
LOCATION: 3,5 km Vicchio (all kinds of shops), 42 km Florence, 91 km Arezzo, 95 km San Gimignano, 115 km Siena, 110 km Lucca, 134 km Pisa.