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Il Metato - Nice Farm stay with amazing view

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4.5 of 5 stars
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5 reviews
Il Metato - living room
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Overview
Farmhouse -
2 Bedrooms, 1 Bathroom, Sleeps 5
San Marcello Pistoiese, Province of Pistoia, Tuscany
IL METATO(60 m2: Sleeps 4) Dining/sitting room with kitchen, open fireplace restored with original bricks (20m2) + 1 double bedroom (12 m2) + 1 twin bedroom (12 m2) + a bathroom with shower, toilet, bidet, basin, hair dryer. Original wooden ceilings with exposed beams. Kitchen with electric oven, four hob stove, refrigerator, freezer, basin, kettle, toaster. Adjustable heating. Private entrance. Private garden (approx. 20 m2) connected to the apartment by a small wooden bridge, with outdoor furniture and an amazing view.One of these rooms was the farmhouse's "metato", originally used for drying chestnutsThe farmhouse is a perfectly restored villa that respects the traditional architecture of Tuscany, with antique furniture and rustic interior features selected to maintain the warm atmosphere of the past. One of the bedroom w... Read more
About the Owner, Sandro S
Languages spoken: English, Italian, Spanish
Response Rate: 95 %
Response Time: Within a day
Calendar Updated: 4 days ago
Listed since : Oct 2008
Overall rating: 4.8 / 5.0
Based on 14 reviews and 5 properties
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Listing #HL72849 by: Holiday Lettings
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MichaelaM...
Exeter
1 review
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014 for a stay in September 2014
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My husband and I and two teenage girls of 13 & 15 stayed at Il Metato, one of the four apartments at il Gufo, a converted farmhouse in the Appenine mountains. The location is wonderful, with magnificient views. The farmhouse is set deep within the woods, which come alive at night and we were surrounded by wonderful sounds of the...

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Simon R
Barnet, United Kingdom
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15 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2014 for a stay in August 2014

Il Metato is a lovely, inexpensive place to stay in the beautiful Tuscan countryside. The rooms are basic and the sitting room is small and a little uncomfortable for the four of us adults who went this August 2014. It wasn't really warm enough for the outside for most of the week we had and also Il Metato's outside areas...

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averybear
East Hartford, Connecticut
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37 reviews
9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2012 for a stay in September 2012
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person found this review helpful

This is our second time staying at Il Gufo and we enjoyed it even more this time. The road has been improved getting to the property so it made access to the property much easier, it is a short drive to the center of San Marcello. Everything is provided, kitchen utensils, linens and a washing machine. Il Gufo exemplifies what...

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Amenities
  • Balcony
  • Central Heating
  • Cots:(1)
  • Dining Seats (6)
  • Double Beds:(1)
  • Fireplace
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Hairdryer
  • Highchair
  • Internet Access
  • Kettle
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (6)
  • Parking
  • Private Yard
  • Refrigerator
  • Shared Outdoor Pool (Unheated)
  • Single Beds:(2)
  • Stove
  • Terrace
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • Washer
  • Wi-Fi
Suitability
  • Pets Allowed:
    No
  • Smoking Allowed:
    No
  • Kid Friendly:
    Yes
Additional amenities & feature info
One of Il Metato's rooms was the farmhouse's "metato", originally used for drying chestnuts.Il Metato comprises: (60 m2: Sleeps 4) Dining/sitting room with kitchen, open fireplace restored with original bricks (20m2) + 1 double bedroom (12 m2) + 1 twin bedroom (12 m2) + a bathroom with shower, toilet, bidet and basin. Original wooden ceilings with exposed beams. Kitchen with electric oven, four hob stove, refrigerator, freezer. Adjustable heating. Private entrance. Private garden (approx. 20 m2) connected to the apartment by a small wooden bridge, with outdoor furniture and an amazing view.
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Rates are calculated based on the latest information provided. Please contact the manager/owner to confirm actual rates for your requested dates.

Dates Min stay Weeknight Weekend night Per week
Default 4 nights
$94
€84
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$569
€507
Sep 10, 2016 -
Oct 2, 2016
Low Season
7 nights -- --
$550
€490
Dec 23, 2016 -
Jan 8, 2017
Christmas Season
3 nights
$208
€185
$208
€185
$830
€740
Jun 17, 2017 -
Jul 7, 2017
Medium Season
4 nights
$110
€98
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$662
€590
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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
Weeks run normally from Saturday to Saturday. Booking deposit: 50% of the rent. The balance is due 4 weeks before the arrival. The payment is not refundable in case of cancellation. For people besides 4 in added bed: 35 euro. Deposit (security bond) 200 euro at your arrival: to be returned at the end of the holiday. Heating for each apartment: 5 euro per day (if requested). Also available Christmas and New Year's Eve.
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Access
Car advised
How to get there
Airport: Pisa and Florence (1 hour): 43.5 mi
Railway: Pracchia: 6.2 mi
Ferry: Livorno: 55.9 mi
From Florence take the motorway A11 to Pisa and exit at Pistoia. From there follow the signs for Abetone and after 23 km you get to San Marcello Pistoiese. Florence is about 50 minute drive from San Marcello.<BR>San Marcello is about 1.5 hours drive from Pisa airport, which has extensive budget airline connections to the UK and car hire. We are also 1 hour drive from Florence airport and 1h45 from Bologna airport. However, the efficiency of public transport also makes it possible to stay at the farmhouse without a car although a car is recommended; there are excellent train links from Pisa airport, Florence, Lucca to Pistoia and from Bologna to Pracchia. Regular buses from Pistoia and Pracchia come to San Marcello.
Activities nearby
Fishing Nearby, Horse Riding Nearby, There Are Tennis Courts Nearby, Nearest Beach: 68.4 mi.
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