Two apartments in villa in Chianti Valdarno

Villapatio area with gazeboAncient Fireplace : dining roomAncient Fireplace: sitting roomAncient Fireplace:queen size bed roomAncient Fireplace: twin or double bed roomAncient Fireplace: kitchenAncient Fireplace: bath 1 gardenThe Lilac: lovely terraced staircaseThe Lilac:private lawn area with gazeboThe Lilac; dining-sitting roomYhe Lilac:master queensize bed roomThe Lilac: triple bed roomThe Lilac: kitchenThe Lilac: bath roomThe Lilac: bath room 2The Lilac: toiletMap

From $42 / night

Florence, Tuscany, Italy
Two apartments in villa in Chianti Valdarno
4 bedrooms
9 guests
7 night min

Overview Description


Bedrooms: 4
Bathrooms: 2.5
Sleeps: 9
Type: Villa
Per night: €100 - €135
Per week: €490 - €630
Pets allowed: Yes
Internet: No
Description of the Florence vacation villa rental
"La Pietra Grezza" ( The Raw Stone) is situated 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 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.
€œ 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 1- "Antico Camino" (Ancient Fireplace)- Sleeps 4
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. 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 television, sofa, 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- "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, and a large bathtub with shower. 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 and toaster. There is private parking.

Alberto Pagani

Area Information
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. There is a swimming pool 2 km away and a private riding school 5 km, 9 hole golf course 9 km, and an 18 hole course 25 km.
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).

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Begins Ends Week
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Jan 10 2017 Apr 03 2017 €100 €110 €490 €1,350 -
Apr 04 2017 May 08 2017 €110 €128 €520 €1,350 -
May 09 2017 May 29 2017 €100 €120 €490 €1,350 -
May 30 2017 Jul 03 2017 €115 €130 €550 €1,350 -
Jul 04 2017 Aug 28 2017 €120 €135 €620 €1,350 -
Aug 25 2017 Sep 28 2017 - - €590 €1,500 1 Week
Aug 29 2017 Sep 25 2017 €115 €130 €550 €1,350 -
Sep 26 2017 Oct 30 2017 €110 €128 €520 €1,200 -
Sep 29 2017 Nov 02 2017 - - €540 €1,300 1 Week
Oct 31 2017 Dec 18 2017 €100 €120 €490 €1,200 -
Nov 03 2017 Dec 07 2017 - - €500 €1,300 1 Week
Dec 08 2017 Dec 21 2017 - - €590 €1,300 1 Week
Dec 19 2017 Jan 08 2018 €120 €135 €620 €1,200 -
Dec 20 2017 Jan 09 2018 €110 €135 €630 €1,300 -
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Check In: 4 p.m. Check Out: 11 a.m.
Deposits: Damage deposit euro 200
Payment Options: PayPal
Other Fees: The table prices is for apartment The Lilac. Apartment Ancient Fireplace rent is 8% less. Price range from 460 to 640 euros weekly and from 950 to 1500 euros monthly, depending on season and duration. Advantageous monthly rates also available for stay of 4 - 12 months. 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)
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