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Rignano, Italy  (# 29484)
 B&B amid the rolling hills of Chianti Valdarno
  Rignano vacation rentals Property ID 29484  

Major City: Florence
Distance: 10-20 km

Type:   Villa
Area: Rural

Bedrooms: 5
Sleeps: 11
Baths: 3
Size: 150 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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The villa from the garden

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Name: Alberto Pagani

Phone: phone 0039 55 8307649 fax 0039 55 8307649

Languages: English

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

VacationsFRBO Member Since: 2007-11-22

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"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, ensuring a peaceful and pleasant stay. Solitude and
privacy is guaranteed in this relaxing natural environment.

“ La Pietra Grezza B & B “ offers with capacity of max. 11 people :
-5 bedrooms and 3 bathrooms ( two with shower);
-kitchen, dining room, living room;
-TV, dishwasher, washing machine, internet ADSL wi-fi available;
-large equipped garden with gazebo and barbecue;
-swimming pool at 2 Km.;
-riding school at 5 Km.;
-Tennis Club at 8 Km;
-9 hole courses at 9 Km;
-18 hole courses at 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

“La Pietra Grezza Holiday Home” 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, washing machine, 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
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.

Apartment 2 - " The Lilac " - Sleeps 5/6

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, built in 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.



How to reach La Pietra Grezza
From North:
Exit motorway A1 at FIRENZE SUD, go on the connection road and go
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).



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
about 18 km from Florence, 19 km from Florence Airport- Peretola, 35
km from National Park of Casentinesi Forests and Falterona
67 km from Siena and San Gimignano, 45 km from Arezzo, and 79 km
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
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.



Prices B & B prices range from 70 to 80 euros for double bed room for night and from 95 to 105 euros for triple bed room, breakfast included. Rental apartments from 470 to 850 euros weekly, depending on season and number of Guests; and from 950 to 1400 euros monthly, depending on season,duration and apartment. 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 for weekly and monthly rentals.

Credit Cards Accepted



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