A small country road will lead you to the property through vineyards and olive groves.
The village of San Vincenzo a Torri , just a mile away has a small grocery and a bakery.
Pharmacy, bank, restaurant, and many other stores
“Gelsomino” is part of a 16th century old farm complex, in the Tuscans hills just 10 miles outside of Florence.
It has been completely restored with all modern conveniences but it has retained the wonderful rustic feeling and simple elegance of the old Tuscan farm houses.
Large living/dining room with large fireplace, small kitchenette in the corner fully equipped with dishwasher, oven, microwave, toaster and coffee maker.
The dining area opens on the large shaded patio, covered with jasmine and surrounded by lavender and hydrangeas, furnished for great al fresco dining with splendid views of the landscape and the Tuscan sunsets.
Upstairs are three lovely bedrooms with beamed ceilings and 2 full baths.
Hand made mattresses and beautiful linens add to the special, casual, but very refined charm of the apartment.
Car is essential.
The property is located on a private, hidden dead end road ,one km from the main road.
Firenze can be reached in 20 minutes
A tramway connects Firenze to Scandicci, which is about 10 km from the property, and can be an easier way to visit the city.
Main highway A1 is 5km away
Superstrada Pisa-Firenze is 2 km
Superstrada for Siena is 12km
Siena, Pisa, Lucca and most major beautiful cities in Tuscany can be reached in one hour or less.
The Chianti region with all the wine cellars and the spectacular medieval villages make interesting day trips.
Interaction with guests
I am available for guest for information on tours and places to visit, shopping,restaurants reservation and any other things they might need.
Other things to note
Car is essential, local shopping is in the 3 villages near by, Ginestra Fiorentina, San Vincenzo a Torri and Cerbaia.
Larger supermarkets are in Montelupo or San Casciano.
Local restaurants are very good and they offer an interesting selection of the local cuisine.
The owner will be there for check-in.
I am a textile designer interested in decorating ,gardening and cooking.
I like to share the beauty and incredible and rich cultural history and art of italy and Tuscany with my guests.