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3.0 of 5 stars
3 reviews
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the veranda and the barbeque
Castelfiorentino view from the pool
the pool
kitchen and fireplace
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2 Bedrooms, 1 Bathroom, Sleeps 5
The Fattoria Il Petriccio is located on the hills of Valdelsa, 2 miles from Castelfiorentino (Florence) the ideal starting point to visit the Tuscan art cities: half an hour drive from Firenze, Siena, Lucca, Pisa, Volterra and San Gimignano it is really located in the heart of Tuscany. Our guests can also enjoy the countryside life and they can relax in the 30 hectares estate tasting the local white wine Trebbiano and the famous Vinsanto (a 5 years old dessert wine ) as well as the Olive oil produced with the old cold pressing method. Visits to the cellar of the farm can also be arranged.
The apartment has been carefully restored according to the traditional tuscan style with terracotta floors and wooden beam ceilings and it is totally furnished and equipped. Outside in the large nearby garden a barbecue and an open arcade to eat and rel...
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About the owner, Paolo F
Languages spoken: English, Italian, French
Response Rate: 90 %
Response Time: Within a day
Calendar Updated: 199 days ago
Listed since : May 2007
Overall rating: 4.5 / 5.0
Based on 11 reviews and 3 properties
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Listing #HL131325 by: Holiday Lettings
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English first
Auckland, New Zealand
1 review
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2013 for a stay in June 2013

Il Petriccio is situated a couple of kilometres outside Castelfiorentino, an unprepossessing town. The accommodation is situated in a series of converted farm outbuildings and is adequate, without being luxurious. An electric kettle would have been welcome. Paolo was kind enough to make a washing machine available to us, but the property would be improved by having this facility in... more

Wellington, New Zealand
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2012 for a stay in May 2012
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We spent a very cold week at this apartment. There was no additional heating. It was at the back of the house up a steep flight of stairs and VERY dark. We needed to have the lights on all the time we were in the apartment and resorted to the oven to keep warm. The kitchen amenities were very poor... more

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Your review is totally unfair: we did offer you extra heating that you were not willing to pay. Heating is not inlcluded in our prices. All the rest is simply not true: next time you are in Tuscany you should book a 5 stars hotel. more

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Filippo R
Basel, Switzerland
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 27, 2011 for a stay in June 2010

Very nice place in Tuscany. Very relaxing and friendly atmosphere. Nicely furnished and near to the shopping centre. Very good wine and oil produced by the owner that is at your disposal for every need, even a nice tour in his winery where he explain his grandfather's techniques in making wine. Very nice outdoor places, like the pool and the... more

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Thank you. Since you were here we have improuved the outside equipments and make the wine and vinsanto tasting experiences unforgettable. more

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  • Balcony
  • Dining Seats (6)
  • Double Beds:(1)
  • Freezer
  • Hairdryer
  • Internet Access
  • Iron
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (6)
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Refrigerator
  • Secure Parking
  • Shared Outdoor Pool (Unheated)
  • Shared Yard
  • Shower Rooms (1)
  • Single Beds:(3)
  • Stove
  • Terrace
  • Towels Provided
  • Wi-Fi
  • Wheelchair Access:
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  • Smoking Allowed:
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Additional amenities & feature info
The Giglio apartment (about 75 mq) is located on the first floor, it has one doube room with twin bed, one double room with three single beds, bathroom with shower and kitchen / living room.
The apartment can be equipped with an extra bed, if requested.
A wi-fi is available inside and outside the apartment.
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Oct 1, 2015 -
Dec 31, 2015
Low Season 2015
3 nights
Please note: rates may have been converted from the original local currency to U.S. Dollars and are approximate rates that may change due to exchange rate fluctuation. Please contact the manager to confirm actual rates for your requested dates.
Additional Rate and Availability Information
No credit cards accepted, deposit of 150 euros on arrival
When needed heating is an extra.
Extra person 70 Euro per week
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How to get there
Airport: Florence: 28.0 mi
Railway: Castelfiorentino: 1.2 mi
Ferry: Livorno: 37.3 mi
Coming from the highway A1 (Autostrada del Sole) exit at FIRENZE SIGNA. After the exit, keep right and take the superstada in direction PISA/LIVORNO.
Coming from Firenze Airport, follow the direction PISA/LIVORNO, cross the 'indian bridge' (Ponte all'indiano) and after about 1 Km take the superstada PISA/LIVORNO.
Exit the Superstrada at EMPOLI OVEST and follow the direction PONTE A ELSA and CASTELFIORENTINO.
After PONTE A ELSA continue straight and reach CASTELFIORENTINO (about 15 KM from Ponte a Elsa).
When in Castelfiorentino you'll find an Esso gasoline station: after Esso gasoline station take the bridge on your right which brings you in Via Machiavelli. Keep going in Via Machiavelli for about 1 Km. When at th...
Activities nearby
There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive, Horse Riding Nearby, There Are Tennis Courts Nearby, Nearest Beach: 34.2 mi.
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