The Borgo Toscano is a small hamlet where nature, landscape and the precious materials used for the restoration are the ingredients for a very special holiday immersed in Tuscan history and beauty in the hills around Pistoia.
The decorations and the frescoes recall the typical symbols of the Tuscan art, aiming at creating also inside that typical atmosphere of the worldwide known Italian art.
Particular care has been used taking into consideration the energy saving and air conditioning aspects, by installing a big solar panel plant.
The hamlet is composed of 2 cottages and one main Villa, very close to each to other, encircled by 55000 sqm of land and variegated wood, offering 1800m. of equipped walking paths.
The main Villa is on 3 levels accommodating 8 guests in 2 double rooms with en suite bathrooms and 2 junior suites with living room; moreover, there is a double sofa bed in a living area.
The 2 detached cottages, Limonaia and Mirto, provide 7 more sleeping places in total (see interior description).
Ground and exteriors:
Garden: A mediterranean garden of 3000 sqm and a particular organic vegetable garden and a large variety of aromatic herbs, with vegetables available for you during your holiday.
Woodland and land with fruit trees such as apples, cherries, fig trees -
Pool: A cosy private pool of 100 sqm (17x6 m, max. depth 1,60m) is situated in the green of the mediterranean garden. Changing room/toilet/shower. Patio, deck chairs, armchairs, tables, shower with hot/cold water.
Parking: on the property.
At guests' disposal:
Patio with large wooden table and chairs for 18 people. Barbecue.
Terrace furnished with armchairs . Playing area of 600 sqm of fenced lawn.
The fully equipped rooms offer an independent air conditioning/heating system, satellite LCD TV, spacious and beautiful bathrooms with shower and hair dryers, free wireless internet access, independent audio system with digital music to give you the highest comfort outside and in the commons rooms.
Shops and supermarket (Cantagrillo village) 600mt Bus station 600mt
A11 motorway, exit Pistoia 9km
Railway station 10km
Florence airport 30km
Pisa airport and Pisa town 55km
Spa resort 12km
Golf club 18 holes 12km
Horse riding club 15km
Vinci (Leonardo da Vinci Museum) 19km
The district covering Montalbano hills offers a wide range of fascinating themed itineraries, from the historical ones, including the different Renaissance Medicean villas, among which Villa Fernanda in Artimino, called also “Villa dei cento Camini” Villa Ambra in Poggio Caiano, surrounded by a beautiful Italian garden, created thanks to a project commissioned by Elisa Baciocchi, Grand Duchess of Lucca and Piombino, to the wine and oil route with the production of a very high DOP and IGP quality oil, while the Chianti wine of Montalbano obtained the DOCG denomination since already 1984. In this territory there is a strong commitment in the effort and use of the appropriate technique for those typical niche products obtained from the organic farming.
Just 12km. from a little historic and literary village offering a golf course club, green fee 18 holes, an excellent beauty and health centre, huge thermal bath, thermal cave, mud baths, beauty treatments, a very professional service of personalized treatments.
Particular conditions for OUR GUESTS.
Same distance to the horse riding and wing shooting centre.
Then The Padule di Fucecchio natural oasis, 1,800 hectares of Tuscan humid area, the biggest one inland Italy. A protected area of great naturalistic interest, due to its flora and fauna to be discovered with guided tours or in mountain bikes excursions.
Leonardo da Vinci museum
A very attractive visit at the Conti Guidi Castle among original machines and models created by Leonardo da Vinci’s genial mind.
Furthermore, not far from here there are Tuscany classical itineraries: Florence, the Chianti region, Pisa, Lucca, La Versilia, San Gimignano, Volterra.
Of all the cities, Pistoia is one of the main Tuscan cities and is only a few minutes’ drive away from the Holidays House . Its economy is based on nursery gardening, an area for which the city is an important European centre. Its gothic-romanesque style offers as an interesting site for visitors, in particular the Cathedral Square, whose historical buildings of the X and XII centuries have been completely restored.
It is also the city of Blues, with important musical events that take place every year during the month of July.
Shaded parking inside the property-area video survelliance
Railway station at 7km from the house, in Pistoia
Airport in Florence at 30km
Airport in Pisa at 50km
Bus at 600mt
Taxi on request
Main Villa on 3 floors:
Ground Floor (160 sqm):
Lounge with fireplace, armchairs and sofa, cupboard, table, arch in cotto opening to the dining room, 1 toilette, loft with sitting room, very spacious professional kitchen provided with dishwasher, Nespresso coffeemachine, microwave, fryer, water boiler, grill, 6 burners, oven, refrigerator, ice machine, coffee machine, table. Behind the kitchen there is a storeroom with 2 refrigerators, 2 freezers, cold and soda water machine.
Air conditioning system, vacuum pump air.
Audio room system in the whole floor and outside in the garden and pool.
Pergola behind the kitchen with big wooden table for 18 people.
Still on the ground floor:
1 junior suite measuring 45 sqm consisting in: Double room with king size bed (180 x 200 cm), bathroom with very wide shower, independent living room with table, chairs, fireplace.
Safe, refrigerator, hair dryer.
1st Floor (120 sqm)
Terrace with armchairs overlooking the garden and the pool.
1 junior suite measuring 45sq.m consisting in:
Double room with king size bed (180 x 200 cm) and 1 double sofà bed, 1 bathroom with very wide shower, independent living room with table, chairs, fireplace, safe, refrigerator, hair dryer.
2 double bedrooms measuring 31 sqm each with a small entrance office and its own bathroom with shower. Safe, refrigerator, hair dryer.
Lower floor basement area with laundry rooms provided with wash/dry-machine and ironing set. Small toilette.
Cottage Limonaia (70 sqm, on 2 levels): 2 double bedrooms measuring 30 sqm each, one on the ground floor and one on the upper floor; both rooms provided with en suite bathroom and shower, refrigerator and covered green furnished space.
Outbuilding Mirto 70 mq
This apartment is set on 2 floors and offers 2 entrances
The first floor has a double bedroom with bathroom. Access via terracotta-tiled staircase to the lower level with living area and fireplace, fridge, wooden dining table, sofa and access on to a personal outdoor area.
All rooms are provided with wireless internet connection and TV Sat with all world channel.
(THE VILLA, COTTAGE AND DEPENDANCE ARE FULLY AIR CONDITIONED, including day areas and bathrooms ).