Holiday in a 17th Century villa with a pool amid beautiful gardens,
immersed in nature, yet in the Chianti countryside just few kms from
Borgo Molinaccio is a small hamlet just outside Firenze Certosa,
composed of several apartments and a beautiful villa with three
double bedrooms and a suite with en-suite kitchen and private
Borgo Il Molinaccio is situated in its own private wooded park
surrounded by lovely open countryside. It stretches over
16 hectares of land, five hectares given over to woodland, suitable
for walks, picnics and mushroom picking!
The setting here is quite lovely. A road lined with cypresses leads
the late 17th century villa, which is elegantly decorated with
furniture and paintings. The villa opens out onto a private
garden with a barbecue, and onto the extensive (and very pretty)
grounds, which overlook the countryside. The owners live on the
floor of the villa and are always on site for help and advice.
The villa is furnished with antiques and is in typical Tuscan style.
The large living room, has a fireplace, lovely sitting area, dining
table for 8 people, and easy access to the private garden where
is garden furniture for eating 'al fresco' and BBQ.
You will love your stay at Molinaccio, especially because the owners
also live in the premises and are always available for assistance,
you will feel the warm atmosphere of a typical Italian Family!
The Piano Nobile of the villa - the first floor - has been given
over to the bedrooms, each one with central heating. From the
entrance, lying across the Italian garden, you walk to the main
entrance and a set of stone stairs leading up to the first floor,
where the four rooms are located. The rooms are all spacious,
furnished with style and antique pieces. The three double bedrooms
in typical Tuscan style, offering modern facilities such as en-suite
Florence Tourist Board .P.T. for Perugia, Assisi, Gubbio, Todi and
Via Manzoni, 16
Your host are: Elisabetta and Marcello Partini and Silvia Gualengi.
Italian and English spoken.
Nearest Airport: Florence - Amerigo Vespucci (18 kms).
Nearest Train Station: Florence (14 kms).
Activities in the area:
Day trips to Florence, the Chianti, San Casciano, Greve in Chianti,
Siena, San Gimignano, Volterra, Montepulciano, Pienza and countless
other hill towns in the vicinity. Discount shopping for designer
clothes in Florence Incisa (please see
). Shopping for ceramics in Deruta (Umbria). Swimming pool on the
property; tennis court in Florence (5 miles); horseback riding in
Casciano (3 miles).
Circolo del Golf dell'Ugolino, via Chiantigiana, 3 50015 Grassina -
Firenze tel. 055 2301009 fax 055 2301141
Open all year round. It has 18 holes. Other
facilities: bar, restaurant and a Pro-Shop.
Spa Towns in the area:
The bigger spa towns in Tuscany are Montecatini Terme, near
and Chianciano Terme, near Chiusi. We suggest you visit San Casciano
dei Bagni for the best treatments. Hotel Post Marcucci in Bagno
Vignoni offers day passes to its hot springs. The Florence spas are
closed at the moment.
Suggested Restaurants in the area :
Ristorante Mulinaccio, Via Cassia, 38 - San Casciano Valdipesa -
Falciano - 055 820977 Ristorante I
Falciani, Via Cassia, 245 Tel. 055 2020091
Ristorante La Certosa, Via Cassia, 1, 055 2048876
Locanda agli Scopeti, Via Cassia, 183 Tel. 055
Enjoy your stay!bathrooms with shower, satellite TV and fridge. The
Suite, also with en-suite bathroom, has a large window where steps
lead up to the terrace overlooking the Italian garden, it also has
own small separate kitchen with two electric hobs and sink and a
window facing the front garden.
All the rooms share a kitchenette with four gas hobs, sink, washing
machine, electric oven and microwave, toaster, freezer, mixer and
American coffee machine.
On the ground floor, the living room has a fire place and important
antique pieces of the Family. The bright and spacious living room
direct access to the garden where there is a table for dining "al
A circular swimming-pool is located at the top of a track next to
villa, where the farmhouse overlooks the open countryside. The
swimming pool is also shared with the owners.
Nearby these Tuscany vacation rentals you will find a number of
sporting clubs with tennis courts, a thermal spa and pool, horse
riding stables and golf courses.
The little village of Falciani is 1.2 km away. It has a grocers shop
open seven days, and there are two restaurants with typical Tuscan
cuisine. On request, bridge classes, painting and pottery painting
decoration courses can be organised for you.
Lying just south of the Renaissance city of Florence, this Tuscany
vacation rental lies in the middle of the classic Chianti
This area of Tuscany, stretching down from Florence to Siena, is
many of us picture when we dream of Tuscany. A long stretch of hill
towns and vineyards, bathed in sunshine and superb light during the
summer, and mild in the depths of winter, and with many hundreds of
acres of woodland complementing the vineyards and fields. Serried
of olives and grapes roll over the hills.
Breakfast available on request at the extra cost of € 5 p/person
There are six dogs at Molinaccio: Porche, Panda and Lucrezia, Pop,
Melinda and Lory.