- 3 bedrooms
- 2 bathrooms
- Sleeps 7
Description from the manager
Located within a charming countryside resort in the hills above Florence, Politoe is a delightful, elegantly furnished apartment that can sleep up to 7 people, and is the perfect choice for families seeking a comfortable break in Tuscany.
The apartment forms part of an elegant and prestigious country resort located in the Florentine hills, just 12 km from Florence in the village of San Donato in Collina (Bagno a Ripoli).
Once a thirteenth century manor house, this ancient building has been sympathetically restored to its original splendour thanks to a meticulous renovation programme using traditional building techniques. ...Read more
Politoe - Windows On Italy
Arezzo, Tuscany, Italy
Additional Location Information
Close to San Donato in Collina (Bagno a Ripoli), the country resort provides an ideal base for exploring the area of Tuscany between Florence and the Chianti region, which is known worldwide for its beautiful hills and medieval villages. Florence is only 12 km away, approximately fifteen minutes by car or by local bus which stops about 1.5 km from the resort. Furthermore, you will discover that the Chianti region, famous worldwide not only for its beautiful landscape but also for its prestigious wine, Chianti Classico, specifically the typical “Gallo Nero” label is just 20 km away.
Guests may also visit the small towns in the area such as Castellina in Chianti, Panzano and Volpaia which boast medieval castles and palaces, as well as the beautiful town of Siena. There are also many opportunities for guests interested in trekking and horse riding (the Equestrian Centre Antellino is just 6 km away); for those who love to play tennis, the Chianti Country Club is 15 km away ; and for golf lovers the prestigious 18 hole Ugolino Golf Course, is just 15 km away.
Upon request it is also possible to book massages in the privacy of your apartment.
For those who wish to take advantage of catering services, the resort can offer a personal chef service upon request. There are also two attractive restaurants in the area, one traditionally rustic and the other of a more elegant nature, but both offering typical Tuscan cuisine. At the reception you will find an array of tourist information on where to visit, what to see and also the many activities on offer: cookery classes and wine tasting where you can purchase olive oil and wine.
There is also the option of visiting the nearby Mall shopping outlet where you will find some of the most famous Italian and international fashion stores.
Main Distances from the resort:
Florence city centre - 14 km
Chianti area/region 15 – 20 km
Siena – 75 km
Pisa airport – 102 km
Florence Airport – 22 km
Ugolino Golf Club - 15 km
More About This Location
Nearest ferry port: Viareggio, 72 miles
Nearest airport: Florence, 18.3 miles
Nearest train station: Florence Rovezzano, 6.8 miles
Car is recommended
Last updated on March 03, 2015
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- A/C or climate control
- Linens Provided
- Housekeeping Optional
Phone / Internet
- Internet Access
Pool / Spa
- Hot Tub/Jacuzzi
- Stereo or CD player
- Pet friendly - no
- Smoking allowed - no
- Suitable for children - no
- Suitable for the elderly - ask
- Wheelchair accessible - yes