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Florence, Italy  (# 27233)
 La Pietra Grezza Country House - 2 The Lilac
  VacationsFRBO Florence Vacation Rentals Property ID 27233 Florence Rental  

Major City: Florence
Distance: 10-20 km

Type:   Villa
Area: Rural

Bedrooms: 2
Sleeps: 5
Baths: 2
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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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
conveniently located on the premises. 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 internet, phone and fax services
available for guests.
PayPal payments are accepted.
Apartment 2- "La Lilla" (The Lilac)- Sleeps 5/6
This apartment is located on the top floor, with an enchanting view
of the Villa of Tower to Cona on one side, and a beautiful view of
the Valdarno from the other. The apartment is reached by a lovely
terraced staircase with flowers cascading from the rocks on one side
and antique red roof tiles on the other. There is a lovely private
lawn area with chaise lounges and a sun umbrella for relaxing in the
evenings, with a peaceful view over the countryside and an old brick
hay barn. There is also a covered outdoor dining area with a table
and chairs with barbecue, for "al fresco" meals with friends and
family. This apartment is composed of two bedrooms, the master
bedroom with an iron capoletto beaten painted bed (matrimonial or
queen size), dresser and night tables , and a 900 year old closet.
The second bedroom has three beds, two of which can be adjoined to
make a matrimonial or queen size. There is also an antique wardrobe
closet in this room and a dresser and night tables with bedside
lamps. The bathrooms are fully modernized. The main bathroom has a
sink, toilet and bidet,a large bathtub with shower and the washing
machine. The small second bathroom has a sink and toilet.
The sitting room has a television, leather sofa and two armchairs,
two sideboards, builtin bookshelves, and a quaint antique stove for
cold winter days. There is a large crystal and beaten iron dining
table which seats eight.
The modern kitchen has all the comforts you need, including
cooking equipment, a dishwasher, refrigerator with freezer, gas
stove and oven,microwave and toaster.
There is private parking.



 

     Amenities 


Public swimming pool at 2 km.
Riding school at 5 km.
Tennis Club at 7 km.
9 hole courses at 9 km. and 18 hole courses at 25 km.
You also have the opportunityof making pleasure excursions and
walks in the neighbouring woods.
Stilnees and privacy guaranted by a calm and peaceful neighbourhood,
caring and respectful of its natural environment and surrounding.



 

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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.



 

     Rates 



-as B & B price range from 70-80 euros for a double bed room, breakfast included. -as apartments rent price range : -from 470 to 750 euros weekly, depending on season and number of Guests. -from 1000 to 1400 euros monthly, depending on season and duration. One year for 12.600 euros. 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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