About this listing
“ La Pietra Grezza B & B offers 1 bedroom to 2 beds in an apartment with every comfort, includes bed linen, towels and kitchen utensils, crockery and cooking utensils, vacuum cleaner, iron and ironing board .
Nice decor and large outdoor areas for guests to make their stay pleasant and relaxing.
In detail provides for a max. 2 people:
- A large room with two beds (two pushed together) with raised wooden Tuscan furniture and early twentieth century and two windows with shutters. It 'a baby cot available
- Large private bathroom with sanitary porcelain gray (sink, bidet, toilet and large bathtub with shower) and washing machine;
- Use of Kitchen, dining room, living room;
- TV, internet ADSL wi-fi, dishwasher, washing machine;
- Large equipped garden with gazebo and barbecue;
- Enclosed cypress-grove for leave your dogs in free dog-sitting;
- swimming pool at 2 Km.;
- riding school at 5 Km.;
- Tennis Club at 8 Km;
- 9 hole courses at 9 Km;
- 18 hole courses at 25 km;
- You also have the opportunity of making pleasure excursions and walks in the neighbouring woods;
- Stillness and privacy guaranteed by a calm and peaceful neighbourhood , caring and respectful of its natural environment and surroundings.
Extra charge for kitchen available + €5 per day.
There is private parking.
"La Pietra Grezza B&B" ( The Raw Stone) is situated in the medieval hamlet of Bisticci, in a panoramic position among the rolling hills of Tuscany, in the Chianti Valdarno area, 18km far from Florence.
Easily reached from highway A1, it is the ideal location to spend a relaxing vacation in the Tuscan countryside, while at the same time being very near to the many cultural sites in Tuscany - such as Florence, Siena, San Gimignano, Arezzo, Lucca and Pisa.
The farmhouse, completely restored in recent years, was once the mansion of the Hunting-Keeper of the adjoining Bisticci Castle (1450), and is surrounded by olive groves and a forest of chestnut trees, with cypress trees towering above. The house is surrounded by large gardens, ensuring a peaceful and pleasant stay. Solitude and privacy is guaranteed in this relaxing natural environment.
The Owner let also two apartments for short, mid and long term: “Ancient Fireplace” and “The Lilac”.
The apartments, in characteristic Tuscan country style, have cotto tile floors, beamed ceilings and are completely furnished with televisions, dishwasher, refrigerator with freezer and centralized heating. Only 18km from Florence, and a simple drive down the hill to the small village of Cellai, this lovely rural estate consists of a gracious large house divided into two apartments, each with their own private covered area for outdoor dining , surrounded by terra cotta pots of beautiful flowering plants. The owner , Alberto, is conveniently there to offer assistance from directions to the nearest market, to informing you of upcoming events in the near by towns. The apartments are comfortably furnished, with bed linens provided, towels for both kitchen and bath, dish and cooking utensils, vacuum cleaner, ironing board and iron. Centralized heating but to autonomous management with production of warm water. There is also a washing machine and drying racks in each apartment..
Internet ADSL available. Cradle on request.
Electricity and gas are included when renting by the week, and are pro rated by consumption when renting by the month.
Dogs are accepted if well behaved.
In the downstairs office there are phone, fax and photocopier services available for guests.
Where We Are:
La Pietra Grezza is located 400 meters above sea level in the region of Tuscany known as Chianti Valdarno, south of Florence. The house is about 18 km from Florence, 19 km from Florence Airport- Peretola, 35 km from National Park of Casentinesi Forests and Falterona Mountains, 67 km from Siena and San Gimignano, 45 km from Arezzo, and 79 km from Pisa. It is easily reached from the A1 motorway (you will find the map on our website) and is an ideal location for those who want to spend a relaxing and pleasant holiday, but at the same time want easy access to the most beautiful historic towns in the region. Around Bisticci there are many old churches ( the "Pieve di San Pietro a Cascia" with the Masaccio Museum of Sacred Art) and castles (Sanmezzano Castle) and the famous Etruscan road (the Seven Bridges Road) which begins near Rignano sull'Arno. Along this road you will see some of the most lovely Tuscan landscapes, along with seven Romanic churches.
In Cellai (a drive down the hill) you can catch a bus to and from Florence and Arezzo.
The outlet The Mall, in the Leccio locality, is only 8 km away. The centre now hosts the most prestigious brands outlets.
How to reach La Pietra Grezza
Exit motorway A1 at FIRENZE SUD, go on the connection road and go out on right for Bagno a Ripoli. Go on SP1 road for Bagno a Ripoli, San Donato in Collina, Troghi, Cellai.
At Cellai go on right for Bisticci and La Pietra Grezza ( there are the signals ).
Exit motorway A1 at INCISA, go on left for Incisa, take the first on the right, cross the Arno river and go on right on SP1 road for Burchio, Palazzolo, Le Valli, Cellai.
At Cellai go on left for Bisticci and La Pietra Grezza (there are the signals).
Other Things to Note
Dal 20 Dicembre 2014 al 6 Gennaio 2015
affitto minimo tre notti.
B & B prices range from 73 € to 85 € for double bed room for night, from 98 € to 108 € for triple bed room for night, double bed room for one person from 43 € to 49 € for night, additional bed 25 € for night.
Breakfast and heating ( from September 29 to March 30) included.
Rental apartment from 490 € to 870 € weekly, all included, depending on season and number of Guests;
from 950 € to 1400 € monthly, plus utilities, depending on season, apartment and duration.
30% deposit required at the time of booking (either by bank draft or PayPal – No CHEQUE) and the balance due two weeks before arrival by bank draft or PayPal or in cash at the time of your arrival at la Pietra Grezza ( there are no credit card services)
Damage deposit € 200 for weekly and monthly rentals.
Check in : 4,00 – 9,00 p.m.
Check Out : before 11,00 a.m.
From Dec 26, 2015 - Jan 03, 2016 the minimum stay is 4 nights.
About the Host, Alberto
I am 70 years old and from 13 years I manage Villa La Pietra Grezza with my wife Donatella, taking care of my Guests with grace and courtesy, as if they were members of the Family.
I knows the region well, justifiably love my home and the Tuscan countryside, and tirelessly keep the spacious and beautiful grounds in trim.
We are always available to offer assistance and information about both shops, supermarkets and restaurants, the festivals and events in place in nearby towns.
I manage to be both extremely helpful and caring of my guests and property, without ever being invasive and nosey.