: A uniquely modern take on a medieval watchtower
The property is divided into the main tower 'La Torre' and 'La Casina', an adjoining cottage.
La Torre, which is decorated with the original very rare early 14th Century wall frescoes, sleeps 9 and includes two double rooms and one twin room with an optional extra bed, all with en-suite bathrooms, with a further twin room with shared bathroom.
A study, kitchen, dining room and large sitting room with open fireplace and tv. Outside loggia and dining area, garden and parking. Access to vegetable patch and Wi-Fi.
The independent wing of Torre, La Casina sleeps 4 and includes one double and one twin bedroom. Bathrooom, shower room, sitting room with TV and DVD, and fully equipped kitchen with wood burner, courtyard and outside dining areas. Parking, garden and olive grove.Wi-Fi.
An additional bedroom with bathroom, located between the tower and the cottage, can be added as needed to an apartment or another, bringing the total capacity respectively to 11 or 6 places.
If rented together, Torre and Casina can accommodate up to 15 people.
The medieval property is surrounded by an huge garden and land dotted with olive groves, 15 minutes from the centre of Florence; it offers all the charm of Tuscany with a uniquely modern take on a truly historic pre-Renaissance Location. The view from the garden and windows is breathtaking.
Torre di Sopra and La Casina are located 12 km from the the centre of Florence, providing easy access to Florence and the rest of Tuscany.
The property is a two minute walk from the village of Osteria Nuova (a bar/deli and bus stop), while the larger village of Antella is 3k away, where there is a variety of food shops, supermarket, a bar providing delicious home made ice-cream and a Thursday market. A bus for Florence runs regularly from both these villages, the trip taking approximately 40mins. By car Florence takes 15 mins. Easy access to the A2 superstrada provides a fast and direct link to nearby towns.
Leisure activities include the local Centanni golf course ten minutes away in Bagno a Ripoli, while the renowned Ugolino golf course is 20 minutes away in Impruneta offering also Pool and Tennis. There are also clay tennis courts in the local village of Antella (5 minutes away) and a riding school within walking distance.
Suitability: non smoking wheelchair inaccessible
|300 SQM||Linen and towels for 15 people||No hidden fees|
|2 Bedroom double bed||Maps and city guides||Oven/4 ring hobs/microwave/coffe machine|
|2 Bedroom twin beds||Heating||2 bus stop at walking distance|
|1 Extra Bedroom||Music collection||Satellite TV|
|1 Dining Room||Internet wifi||Check in time flexible on request|
|1 Kitchen Fully Equipped||Bar/restaurant/grocery 300 mts||Free secure parking on the premise|
|4 Bathrooms||Washing machine/dishwasher||Private courtyard & BBQ|
|2 Sitting rooms||Owner living on-site||Extensive garden and park of 6000 sqm|
|Refrigerator with freezer||Electronic entrance gates|
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