"IL FORNO" one of 4 beautiful apartments in farmhouse set on 14 acres of olive grove, each with private shaded verandas perfect for dining "al Fresco" boasts a large infinity pool and gardens ,positioned so that the wonderful view can be enjoyed.
The farmhouse is situated on 14 acres of land so finding a private area to read and contemplate is easy.
The pool and large panoramic terrace is in commune so if you wish to mix with other guests .
the Property. It boasts a large infinity swimming pool with its lovely grounds, positioned so that the wonderful view of the surrounding countryside can be enjoyed in the sunshine from early morning to sunset. Pool apen April/May until October There is also a large communal terrace overlooking the mountains of Pratomagno.
"Il Forno"(the wood oven)
This apartment was the original "farmers Kitchen",the original wood oven is still present.
Ideal for 4 adults or a family of 4-5 persons with a put up bed for child under 12.
First Floor-two bed rooms and one shower room.
Double bedroom with four poster queen sized bed (space for an aditional bed and cot.
Twin bed room.
It has a covered private veranda,just leading from the kitchen,perfect for dining al fresco and relaxing in the shade.
•Each Apartment has a TV, the apartments are furnished and fully equipped in order to assure a most comfortable stay.
•All kitchens have marble-based work tops, fridge with small freezer and gas hob. Also provided are the dishes, glasses, cups, cutlery and kitchen utensils.
•Each shower room is tastefully furnished with marble flooring, toilet, bidet and spacious showers.
•All apartments have shaded private terraces, perfect for eating al-fresco.
•A communal barbecue area is also located outside the house. Why not grill the famous “Bistecca alla Fiorentina” (Florentine Steak) as cooked in the traditional Tuscan way.
•Il Porcile (The Pigsty) Laundry Room: The old “Porcile has been restored and transformed into a communal Laundry area available for all guests.
•The guests have the use of the swimming pool with sun loungers and chairs (pool area 14x7mtrs)Pool apen April/May until October
Please check with Paolo.
Enza is an Italian born midwife who returned to Florence from the United Kingdom in the late 1980s. Her husband Paolo is a Florentine photographer and together they live in one wing of the main house with their two children enjoying a traditional Italian family lifestyle.
During Summer Enza takes advantage of the home grown produce to create preserves and sauces and of course, in Autumn, everyone helps with producing Olive Oil from the groves surrounding their house.
We would be pleased to help,Paolo can give you some off beat itineries!
Paolo and Enza Fell in love with this large farmhouse set on 14 acres of land in a Beautiful position above the 13th Century town of Figline Valdarno.
They Slowly and carefully restored the house preserving the original character and charm, its renovation was completed in 2004, it was named after the numerous secular Mulberry trees on the property.
“I Gelsi ” has retained its original atmosphere, but of course essential modern creature comforts have been added including wi-fi through out .
the pool is unsupervised,small children must always be accompanied by a reposiible adult.The apartments are no smoking