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Florence, Italy  (# 25223)
 La Pietra Grezza Country House-1 Ancient Fireplace
  VacationsFRBO Florence Vacation Rentals Property ID 25223 Florence Rental  

Major City: Florence
Distance: 10-20 km

Type:   Villa
Area: Rural

Bedrooms: 2
Sleeps: 4
Baths: 1
Size: 75 Sq M

Internet: Yes
Pets OK: Yes
Pool: No
Spa: No

Calendar: No
Exchange: No
For Sale: No
Credit Cards: Yes

 
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La Pietra Grezza Villa
   
 
 

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Name: Alberto Pagani

Phone: 0039 55 8307649 -fax 0039 55 8307649 -personal phone 0039 347 4952653

Languages: English

Personal Website: http://www.lapietragrezza.it

VacationsFRBO Listing Since: 2007-11-22

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     Description 


"La Pietra Grezza" ( The Raw Stone) is situated in the medieval
hamlet of Bisticci, in a panoramic position among the rolling hills
of Tuscany,in the Chianti Valdarno area.
Easily reached from highway A1, it is the ideal location to spend a
relaxing vacation in the Tuscan countryside, while at the same time
being very near to the many cultural sites in Tuscany -
such as Florence, Siena, San Gimignano, Arezzo, Lucca and Pisa.
The farmhouse, completely restored in recent years, was once the
mansion of the Hunting-Keeper of the adjoining Bisticci Castle
(1450), and is surrounded by olive groves and a forest of chestnut
trees, with cypress trees towering above. The house is surrounded by
large gardens and forests, ensuring a peaceful and pleasant stay.
Solitude and privacy is guaranteed in this relaxing natural
environment.
“ La Pietra Grezza Farmhouse” let two apartments both to weeks and
for longer periods up to 12 months.
The apartments, in characteristic Tuscan country style, have cotto
tile floors, beamed ceilings and are completely furnished with
televisions, dishwasher, refrigerator with freezer and centralized
heating. Only 18km from Florence, and a simple drive down the hill
to the small village of Cellai, this lovely rural estate consists of
a gracious large house divided into three apartments, each with
their own private covered area for outdoor dining , surrounded by
terra cotta pots of beautiful flowering plants.
The bottom floor apartment is the residence of the owner who is
conveniently there to offer assistance from directions to the
nearest market, to informing you of upcoming events in the near by
towns.
The apartments are comfortably furnished, with bed linens provided,
towels for both kitchen and bath, and dish and cooking utensils.
Centralized heating but to autonomous management with production of
warm water. There is also a washing machine and drying racks
in each apartment. Internet ADSL wi-fi available.
Electricity and gas are included when renting by the week, and are
pro rated by consumption when renting by the month.
Dogs are accepted if well behaved.
In the downstairs office there are photocopier, phone and fax
services available for guests.
PayPal payments are accepted.

Apartment 1- "Antico Camino" (Ancient Fireplace)- Sleeps 2/6
A typical, Tuscan farmhouse, there is an old threshing floor in
stone in front of the entryway, with a lovely patio area with
covered gazebo, table and chairs for outdoor dining, a barbecue, and
chaise lounges with a large umbrella for afternoons spent relaxing
in the garden.
The apartment consists of two large bedrooms,a master bedroom
with matrimonial (queen size) bed with the walls restored with
ancient colours, and the other containing two beautifully ornate
twin beds ( unit able ), dating to over 800 years old. Both bedrooms
have wardrobe closets made approximately 100- 150 years ago and
views overlooking the valley below. The bathroom is fully modernized
and consists of a sink, bidet and toilet, a shower with water
massage, locker and closet with washing machine. The dining room has
an old stone fireplace and original stone sink under the window,
adding to the charm of this charming home. There is an oval rosewood
table, seating 6/8, along with a lovely Tuscan cabinet.
The living area has a double sofa-bed,television, easy chair, and a
round table with chairs ideal for games.
The kitchen is completely furnished with a table and furniture
which is wooden, with marble ledges. There is a ventilated gas oven
and stove, refrigerator with freezer, toaster, microwave and
dishwasher.
The garden, from the opposite side of the threshing floor, is
composed of a vast lawn with fruit trees.
There is private parking.






 

     Amenities 


- swimming pool at 2 Km.;
- riding school at 5 Km.;
- Tennis Club at 7 Km;
- 9 hole golf course 9 km, and an 18 hole course 25 km.
-You also have the opportunity of making pleasure excursions and
walks in the neighbouring woods;
-Stillness and privacy guaranteed by a calm and peaceful
neighbourhood , caring and respectful of its natural environment and
surroundings.



 

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Where We Are:
La Pietra Grezza is located 400 meters above sea level in the region
of Tuscany known as Chianti Valdarno, south of Florence. The house
is about 18 km from Florence, 19 km from Florence Airport- Peretola,
35 km from National Park of Casentinesi Forests and Falterona
Mountains, 67 km from Siena and San Gimignano, 45 km from Arezzo,
and 79 km from Pisa.
It is easily reached from the A1 motorway (you will find the
map on our website) and is an ideal location for those who want to
spend a relaxing and pleasant holiday, but at the same time want
easy access to the most beautiful historic towns in the region.
Around Bisticci there are many old churches ( the "Pieve di San
Pietro a Cascia" with the Masaccio Museum of Sacred Art) and castles
(Sanmezzano Castle) and the famous Etruscan road (the Seven Bridges
Road) which begins near Rignano sull'Arno. Along this road you will
see some of the most lovely Tuscan landscapes, along with seven
Romanic churches. In Cellai (a drive down the hill) you can catch a
bus to and from Florence and Arezzo.
The outlet The Mall, in the Leccio locality, is only 8 km away. The
centre now hosts the most prestigious brands outlets.
How to reach La Pietra Grezza
From North:
Exit motorway A1 at FIRENZE SUD, go on the connection road and go
out on right for Bagno a Ripoli. Go on SP1 road for Bagno a Ripoli,
San Donato in Collina, Troghi, Cellai.
At Cellai go on right for Bisticci and La Pietra Grezza ( there are
the signals ).
From South:
Exit motorway A1 at INCISA, go on left for Incisa, take the first on
the right, cross the Arno river and go on right on SP1 road for
Burchio, Palazzolo, Le Valli, Cellai.
At Cellai go on left for Bisticci and La Pietra Grezza ( there are
the signals).
For more information and photos, please, see our web site



 

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Price range depending on season: - as B & B 70-80 euros for double bed room, breakfast included. - as weekly apartment 470- 850 euros, all included, depending on season and number of Guests. - as montly apartment 950-1350 euros, except gas and electricity consumption. One year for euro 12.000. 30% deposit required at the time of booking (either by bank draft or PayPal) and the balance due two weeks before arrival by bank draft or PayPal, or in cash at the time of your arrival at la Pietra Grezza ( there are no credit card services) Damage deposit euro 200



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