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reggello farmhouse

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Bedrooms

Bedrooms: 2

Minimum stay

Minimum stay: 3

Description

It is with great pride and warm, Italian hospitality that we invite you to be our guest at "Reggello Farmhouse". Tucked away in the rolling Tuscan countryside above the lush, Arno River valley, the picturesque views from our 16th century farmhouse estate are reminiscent of a Renaissance painting. When you need a vacation within a vacation, a bit of peace from the crowds, lines and commotion of city life, our hilltop escape is waiting, and has been for over 400 years.

Situated at the midpoint of Tuscany's treasures, Reggello Farmhouse is an ideal base for touring this spectacular region. The residence is under an hour's drive from Florence, Arezzo, and the wine country of Greve in Chianti; and a half hour from Figline, Pontassieve, pristine Vallombrosa Natural Reserve Park, and the connecting motorway to Siena. We are precisely located near the characteristic village of San Donato in Fronzano, where guests can explore neighborhood shops and engage in local life, just 5km from the larger town of Regello, home to Italian, luxury brand shopping outlet, "The Mall". Dating back to 1592, Reggello's villa lies atop a private, 18-acre estate that has remained relatively untouched and exceptionally well preserved over the centuries. The recently constructed outbuilding apartments have been carefully reproduced in the style of the original manor, emulating its terracotta-tiled floors; sweeping archways; vaulted, wooden-beam ceilings; and distinguishing, exterior stone walls. All apartments accommodations have private or shared terraces looking out onto stunning, sloping green hills, trademark cypress trees and interlacing vineyards; and have been decorated in charming, rustic style, adorned with meticulously restored antiques. Most also have a view of the olive-tree lined pool, with terracotta sunning patio and romantic gazebo. No stay in the Tuscan countryside, the birthplace of the region's most famous wine and cuisine, would be complete without a little culinary indulgence. The chefs at our onsite Ristorante/Pizzeria serve up typical dishes from Bistecca Fiorentina to wood-oven pizza, using fresh produce, local ingredients, and special products of our own production. The Villa is our largest accommodation, a bona fide, 180m2 country manor from the 16th century; the residence's birth date, 1592, was carved into part of the ancient structure over 400 years ago. We've done our best to preserve and enhance this truly unique vacation home's rich history. The entryway looks onto a fully-equipped kitchen, featuring a sink done in Italian Pietra Serena sandstone, and complete with refrigerator, oven and stove. Guests can enjoy ample space in the dining room, with 10 spots at the elongated table, in addition to a couch and rocking chairs. The sitting room boasts a spectacular, functioning, open fireplace, and a windowed door onto the giant, terracotta-tiled terrace with captivating, panoramic views. High archways lead from the spacious living room to a second floor with three bedrooms: two matrimonial and one with a pair of double beds, each with old-fashioned, high headboards and accompanying marble-plated furniture. The colossal bathroom spotlights an extended vanity area, and extra-wide shower with bathtub. The entire villa has original, wooden-beam ceilings and is entirely furnished in restored antiques, including special pieces like a grand piano and vintage Louis Vuitton chest. Basil is our 90 m2 upper story apartment with a pool view from the large, glass, French door and a cypress-spotted, countryside outlook from the windows. The loft-style main room is an airy, wide-open space - accented by vaulted, wooden-beam ceilings, terracotta-tiled floors and ornate crystal chandelier - functioning as a combined dining area, parlor (with pull-out couch), and matrimonial bedchamber. The accommodation is adorned in antique furniture in shades of chartreuse, apple green and cream, and complete with bathroom and shower. The separate kitchen equipped with cookware, dining sets, refrigerator, oven, stove and Italian, Pietra Serena sandstone sink. Trilo  is the first in our succession of hillside, outbuilding apartments, featuring a spread of common terrace with scenic views of The Villa, pool, and rolling countryside of the Arno Valley. Decorated in shades of earthy greens and goldenrod, the accommodation is composed of matrimonial bed alcove with marble-plated furniture and ensuite with glass block shower, living/dining room with antique leather couches and armchairs, double bedroom with private bathroom and shower, and kitchen with cookware, dining utensils, oven, stove, refrigerator and sink done in Italian, Pietra Serena sandstone. It's enriched with terracotta-tiled floors and vaulted wooden beam ceilings in the style of the original, ancient manor. Bilo  is second in our tier of hillside, outbuilding apartments, boasting a wide expanse of shared terrace with panoramic views of the gorgeous Tuscan countryside, 16th century Villa and pool. Done up in hues of moss green and cappuccino, the open main room is a combined matrimonial bedroom and parlor. The antique, velvet couches and armchairs, provincial-style writing desk, and marble-plated nightstands are accentuated by high, wooden-beam ceilings, terracotta-tiled floors and a crystal chandelier. The accommodation includes bathroom with marble vanity and glass block shower. The separate kitchen area is equipped with refrigerator, oven, stove, cooking utensils, and tableware, and features an Italian, Pietra Serena sandstone dining bar and sink. Room is a matrimonial bedroom with marble-plated furniture, and bathroom with shower. Terracotta-tiled floors, vaulted, wooden-beam ceilings and dark wood antiques are accented with creamy whites, bright shades of pomegranate and a crystal chandelier.

Services

• Beauty center

• Garden

• Gas hot plate

• Heating

• Kitchen

• Kitchenware

• Oven

• Panoramic view

• Restaurant

• Swimming pool

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