Our cottage, built in19th century, is a lovely tuscan country home, entirely made of original stone walls. The original Farmhouse has been finely remodeled and divided in two luxury and roomy apartments of 2 stories each.
The ground floor was originally a stall for cows and the first floor was an hayloft. Now the house is completely remodeled with love and attention to detail to maintain its unique and charming atmosphere and its original characteristics. Our 1600sqf home can easily accommodate 4 people.
On the ground floor there are a fully equipped gourmet kitchen, a dining room, a large living room with fireplace and TV LCD, WIFI, an half bathroom and a laundry.
Upstairs on the first floor, there is another large living space with 4 typical hayloft windows perfect to relax, do yoga/pilates, or read a book, the master bedroom with ensuite bathroom; and a second bedroom and second bathroom.
The house is surrounded by a wonderful shared garden with personal outdoor BBQ and dining out area and all around a panoramic wiew of olive trees and the vineyards of DOCG Carmignano.Close by is the renowned Da Delfina restaurant.
Another unit is available for renting, it can accomodate 5/6 people. Artimino is a lovely and appreciated medieval village on the hills, famous for one of the most beautiful Villa Medicea “La Ferdinanda” of Ferdinando dei Medici also called “Villa of 100 Chimneys” designed by Buontalenti . Artimino is now on UNESCO WORLD HERITAGE LIST!!!
You can visit the Artimino archeological museum, etruscian tombs and go wine tasting all around the area
Artimino offers visitors the possibility of tasting fine Tuscan dishes in its many restaurants,while enjoying of wonderful countryside view.
Poggio a Caiano is very close and you can visit Villa Medicea designed by Sangallo with ceramics Della Robbia.The village of Vinci is close too, native village of Leonardo with his museum. Montelupo 6 km, famous for handmade ceramics.Firenze 25 km, Pisa 63 Km, Lucca 65 km, Siena 80 Km, San Gimignano 48 km.
Our house is perfect base from wich to discover all parts of Tuscany, cities of Art, historic and small villages. Our location is charming and absolutely relaxing, deep in the atmosphere of our countryside and close to Florence
Other Activities: Discover Etruscian tombs and the new Artimino etruscian museum,visit Florence, Siena, San Giminiano or Lucca during the day and at the evening come back home and taste the renowed tuscan dishes and wines in one of lots restaurants in Artimino. Buy the extra virgin olive oil of nearby farms, visit and shop directly in mills of hand made ceramics and scarves and pullover of cashmere at a very convenient price.
Golf and Country Club 'le Pavoniere' designed by Arnold Palmer is very close by the house.
You will live an experience in the full of history Medici's family countryside.
Check also my home away listing n.296032.