Casa dei Fiori-Glicine is a country farmhouse apartment, sleeps 4+1
Casa dei Fiori-Glicine is part of a tiny medieval hamlet that hugs the slopes of the Pratomagno hills. From the farmhouse you can hear distant church bells chiming and sitting at 650 mts above sea level the sunset can be spectacular as the sun sinks slowly down behind the Chianti hills across the valley. There are lots of local villages to explore and yet it is also well situated for the Renaissance cities of Florence (50 mins - 1 hr), Siena (1 hr) and Arezzo (40 mins), which are all within easy reach. Anyone who's looking for a relaxing holiday amongst some of the most beautiful countryside in the world will find Casa dei Fiori-Glicine a paradise. Experience it for yourself, you cannot help but fall in love with Casa dei Fiori. This tiny hamlet has 2 stylish stone farmhouses and reception.
in € euros per week
7 Jan - 2 April|
24 Sept - 17 Dec
2 April - 25 June
27 Aug - 24 Sept
25 June - 9 July
20 Aug - 27 Aug
17 Dec - 7 Jan/17
9 July - 20 Aug
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Rental: 25 June - 27 Aug - Saturday to Saturday. Mid week arrivals possible in other periods.
Free: May - Sept, herb garden tour and tasting menu at lunch OR dinner once a week, using herbs and vegetables from the garden. Min 4 people required.
In high season a weekly BBQ every Sat night is included (booking required)
Prices include: Produce from organic vegetable garden, electricity, gas, linen & towels + pool towels (changed weekly), wood for barbecue or open fire, laundry facilities (including detergent), baby cot + highchair on request, WI FI internet.
Not included: Final cleaning- €60, heating from 1 Nov - 30 April cost €1.30 per hour. Chef at home - from €50 per person (min 4 people), babysitting - €20 per hr, Pets (up to 15 kg - €20 per week, cookery lessons, €60 - €80 per person, bikes - €6 per half day, €10 per day, maid service - €20 per hr.
Security Deposit: A security deposit of €200 is payable in cash (euros) on arrival and will be held and returned to you on departure.
Additional Services available on request (charged): In high season a weekly BBQ every Sat night is available - €30 adults, €15 children (booking required), extra linen, extra cleaning, hire of mountain bikes, cook/chef, trekking, massage, baby sitter
Casa dei Fiori-Glicine is part of a tiny hamlet and is made up of two stone farmhouses. One is a detached house and the other is divided into 4 apartments. There is also a tiny restored church now the reception. The property has been restored by specialist craftsmen, with attention to every detail thanks to the flair and vision of its owner. Traditional and modern styles are mixed innovatively to create a unique country style all of its own. Outside amidst the large landscaped gardens is a swimming pool, barbecue and children's play area.
Casa dei Fiori-Glicine is just a few kilometres from the village of Castel Franco di Sopra and also Loro Ciuffenna a medieval village that straddles a gorge. It is the perfect haven for a relaxing holiday but for those looking for something more energetic it is a marvellous base for walking, hiking, mountain biking or exploring the picture postcard countryside.
The tiny village church has been restored using traditional materials and has been decorated using paint effects and motifs to create a beautifully welcoming reception, which sells local wines and products grown and produced on the property. This tiny hamlet sits high up on the hillside and has stunning views over the valley below.
The house sits towards the front of large landscaped gardens full of irises in spring and has four
Glicine is on the ground floor of the farmhouse located to the front of the garden with an entrance at the front of the house. It has a kitchen / living room with hob, oven, fridge, open fireplace and armchairs. On the right of the kitchen is 1 double bedroom with a French door leading onto the garden and an en-suite bathroom with bath and shower attachment.
On the left of the kitchen there is a bedroom with 3 single beds plus an extra single bed with en-suite bathroom with bath and a shower.
The pool area is located at a short distance from the house. It is a large infinity pool (shared with 4 other apartments) with a covered loggia area for shade and has stunning views.
Tables, chairs and umbrellas outside for each apartment
Large landscaped garden
Pool (15 x 6mts) with sun loungers 25 April - 15 Oct)
Children's play area with swings and a see-saw
Mountain bike hire (charged)
WI FI internet
Baby cot + high chair on request
Fresh bread delivery service daily
Bikes for hire
Cookery lesson available €60 - €80 per person
Chef at home service
Reception open 10am - 1.30pm daily
Arrival is between 4 - 8pm (in low season early/late check in/out possible)
Departure by 10 am
Small animals allowed (€20 per week extra cleaning charge)