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Nice apartment in detached house with private pool and garden close to the villages of Carmignano, and Vinci, native village of the Genius. The Museum of Leonardo da Vinci and his birthplace are 15 minutes away by car. The House is located just 20 km West from Florence, in a peaceful hillside landscape, in panoramic position. Great view of the valley overlooking Florence! Unique landscape setting of Tuscan countryside of cypresses trees, olive groves and vineyards.
Ideal position for comfortably reaching all the most important tourist attractions in Tuscany. Easily accessible from the main roads. The territory is rich of places of artistic and cultural interest.
The apartment is a lovely, bright and cozy and can accommodate up to 4 people.
It is located on the ground floor of a villa and has a private entrance, garden, sun terrace and private pool. It is composed of a large bedroom with a double bed, a living room with kitchenette and double comfortable sofa bed, a bathroom with shower and an utility room. The living room opens onto a private garden (200 square meters), furnished with table and chairs for eating outdoors, sun umbrella and deck chairs for sunbathing. The pool (4.50 m x 7.50 m x 1 m) is in common use with the owners only and usually is open from late May until the end of September, according to the season.
The area is interesting from an archaeological point of view and for its cultural history with the presence of Etruscan tombs and two famous Medici villas at Artimino and Poggio a Caiano nearby. In the Church of San Michele in Carmignano you can admire a famous painting: the "Visitazione" by Pontormo, a famous artist of the Renaissance whose paintings are also in the Uffizi Gallery and in the Louvre. The whole area is renowned for the production of wines famous all over the world. For sports lovers in the vicinity you can enjoy tennis, golf, horse riding and trekking.
Ideal holiday place for people loving art, nature, relax, good wine and good cousine Carmignano is a typical village of the Tuscan countryside, located only few kilometres (20 kms) far from Florence. It is situated on a hill at the altitude of 300 m. in an area of tourist interest for the presence of Etruscan graves and of two important Mediecean villas : that one of Artimino and the other one of Poggio a Caiano.
In Artimino, typical medieval village, you can also visit the old Church of St. Leonardo and the Archaeological Etruscan Museum. A visit to the church of S. Michele at Carmignano is a must: there is a famous and beautiful painting made by Pontormo:" TheVisitazione". Other works by Pontormo, painter of 1500, are collected in the Uffizi Museum of Florence and in the Louvre of Paris.It worth's a visit also the eighteenth-century Cloister, close to the church. We kindly suggest you to drive or walk to the Fortress, the ancient medieval bell tower (called La Rocca) that dominates the village of Carmignano and from which you can admire an exceptional sight over the country, as far as the Medicean villa and the village of Artimino, the hills of the Montalbano and the towns of Florence, Prato and Pistoia.
BRIEF DESCRIPTION: apartment for max 4 persons
3 rooms: 1 bed room /1 living-room with a double bed couch and a cooking corner/1 bathroom with Wc, sink and shower / 1 store-room
EQUIPMENTS: satellite television / kitchen with 4 gas stoves / gas oven / refrigerator with freezer / microwaves / pots /American and Italian coffee maker / toaster / kitchenware / dishes /washing machine /woollen blankets / iron and iron board /central heating / swimming pool / garden furniture
CENTRAL HEATING: usually heating system will be working from 1st November to 1st April (according to the Italian law)
SITUATION: countryside, at the edge of a small village / altitude 300 m / shops and restaurants 2 kms / horseback riding 5km /bow shot centre 8 kms / tennis 6 kms / thermal baths 25 kms / cinema 7 kms
DISTANCES: Florence 20 kms / Siena 60 kms / Pisa 80 kms / Lucca 50 kms / Montecatini 25 kms / Prato 15 kms / Pistoia 25 kms / Arezzo 100 Kms / nearest beach 90 kms / airport of Florence 20 Kms
Minimum Stay 4 nights
Price includes all charges except heating cost (to be charged according to consumption).
Final cleaning 30 €, if required, to be paid on arrival in cash.
Bed and bath linen is provided on request at the price of 10 € person, to be
paid on arrival in cash. Extra change is 10 € per person.
Changeover day: Saturday.
Check in: from 3:00 pm until 5:00 pm
Check out: the apartment must be left by 10.00 am
Different time can be arranged in advance with us.
10% from total amount for the Booking
Booking can be done by bank transfer either paypal account after we get the confirmation of your booking by e-mail
The total amount of the rental has to be paid at arrival.
In case of cancellation or changes made up to 30 days before date of arrival, it will be charged 30%
In case of cancellation or changes made up to 15 days before date of arrival, it will be charged 60%
In case of cancellation or changes made after this date it will be charged 100%
In case of "no show", the full amount of the reserved stay will be charged.