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.
2017 Prices (in € euros per week)
7 Jan - 1 April|
23 Sept - 16 Dec
1 April - 24 June|
26 Aug - 23 Sept
24 June - 8 July|
19 Aug - 26 Aug
16 Dec - 7 Jan/18
|8 July - 19 Aug|
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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 apartments:
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 1 May - 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
Cookery lessons available
Chef at home service
Reception open 8.30am - 1.30pm daily
Starter basics provided: salt, pepper, sugar, coffee, tea, water (natural/sparkling), olive oil, balsamic vibegar, kitchen roll, toilet paper, soap, washing up liquid, dishwasher tablets, pasta, tomato passata, fresh bread
Check in: 4 - 8pm
Check out: 8.30am - 10am
Check in/out, out of hours - on request and depending on availability
Small animals allowed on request - cushion supplied
Castelfranco di Sopra - 6.5km
Loro Ciuffenna - 11km
Montevarchi - 17km
Florence - 47km
Siena - 70km
Arezzo - 38km
Pisa Airport - 141km