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Family-run holiday houses rentals in Tuscany near Florence in the quiet village of Poggio alla Croce Greve ideal place for a holiday with family, childrens, friends or lovers close to all major tourist and cultural place of interest such as Florence
Appartamenti Il Castagno is a family-run holiday houses rentals in the central part of Tuscany near Florence on one of the most beautiful hills of Chianti in the quiet and beautiful village of Poggio alla Croce (a few km from Greve in Chianti) .
Poggio alla Croce is the ideal place for those seeking an accomodation close to places of tourist and cultural interest like Florence and Siena but also for lovers of trekking in Chianti because it is a strategic starting point for excursions and walks along trails signed by the Italian Alpine Club (CAI) with between woods and vineyards where you will enjoy breathtaking views of our Tuscany region. In the middle of this natural paradise next to a forest of chestnuts Danilo Becattini the owner, sympathetic cook lover of the countryside and typical gastronomic products Tuscan cuisine such as Chianti Classico wine , the extra virgin olive oil, Vin Santo, has create an holiday homes complex called Il Castagno which consists of four beautiful apartments restructured maintaining the typical Tuscan style for 2 to 6 people with two bedrooms, living room with kitchen, bathroom, terrace with a panoramic view especially at sunset, on vineyards and olive groves of the Chianti and Florence. Becattini family will always be available in helping to meet everything you need: Tuscany cooking classes, organizing Chianti classico wine tours, museum reservations, transfer services , car rental and mountain biking, advice on touristic informations.
Il Leccio (4+1 persons, 70 mq)
Ground floor apartment with an independent entrance and a garden equipped with private tables, chairs, barbeque to relax or eat “open-air" (outdoors)
Large kitchen that is also a dining/living-room with a convertible sofa bed, TV and it's equipped with all you need to cook, as well as an oven, a 4-rings-stove, fridge, freezer, moka-machine (Italian Coffee-Maker), toaster, American-Coffee-Maker and kettle. Two double-bedded rooms with panoramic terrace, 1 bathroom (WC, basin, bidet, shower), lumber room with washing machine and clotheslines. Iron linen and towels are included. Private parking space. Independent heating.
Enjoy sunbathing or reading in the silence of our large garden or our open terrace on Florence.
Barbecue available in the garden for the use of all the apartments.
You can use our free wi-fi internet connection with your personal computer in your own apartment.
Danilo and all members of Becattini's family, the owners, will be delighted to assist you during your stay for any needs, but at the same time respecting your privacy. Appartamenti Il Castagno is the best choice if you ask for a relaxing holiday far from the noise but still near the most important Tuscan tourist destinations.
The apartments are located in an ideal place for a holiday in the quiet of the Tuscan countryside , close to all major tourist and cultural place of interest such as Chianti, rich in charming rural views and gourmet products of excellent quality and the art cities like Florence , Arezzo , Siena, San Gimignano , Volterra, Pisa and Lucca are within a short drive (8 km from the highway A1 - Incisa Reggello , by bus or by train (8 km from the railway station of Figline Valdarno).
Interaction with Guests
Tuscany cooking classes for 2 up to 6 people.
Appartamenti Il Castagno is situated in the center of Tuscany in the Chianti hills in the village of Poggio alla Croce between the town of Greve in Chianti and Incisa Valdarno just 15 km from Florence and 70 km from Siena and Arezzo
Due to its location in the center of Tuscany, Appartamenti Il Castagno is a place to relax surrounded by nature and also an excellent base for visiting the major centers of tourist and cultural interest in Tuscany such as Florence, Siena, San Gimignano, Volterra, Lucca, Pisa, Arezzo and Cortona all about 1 hour away by car.
1. From the highway A1 (Milano-Roma). Exit at INCISA REGGELLO. After turn left towards Figline Valdarno. After 5 Km you find a roundabout and take the first exit on the right towards San Polo in Chianti, Grassina. After 7 km you reach POGGIO ALLA CROCE you'll find us at Via del Crocino 41 in front of the church.
2. From Florence. Reach the entrance of highway A1 FIRENZE SUD passing through Via Marco Polo. At the end turn right in the direction of Grassina - Greve. Go through the village of Grassina and after Piazza Umberto I turn left t San Polo in Chianti. From there you continue straight for 4 km until POGGIO ALLA CROCE e
you'll find us at Via del Crocino 41 in front of the church.
BY AIRPLANE OR TRAIN
1. From Florence airport (Vespucci) or Pisa (Galilei). Follow directions for highway A1 and see section "BY CAR".
2. From Firenze Santa Maria Novella train station. Every 30 minutes there is a train for Figline Valdarno and from there you can rent a car or we can pick up you. You can go to the nearby SITA bus station and take a bus for San Polo - Figline Valdarno, starting at 18:30 which also stops at POGGIO ALLA CROCE
Check in from 13:00 PM and check out until max 11:00 AM.
Please don't use at the same time washing machine and oven.
When you will arrive we will give you a free access to our wi-fi internet access.