Large estate situated in dominating and quiet location on a hill slope, approx. 30 km from Florence away. This property, surrounded by woods and olive groves, comprises 6 welcoming apartments which have been restored with their original architectural features and old materials preserved. The interiors provides simple furnishing in a rustic style.
The units 1, 2, 3, 4, 5 and 6 are part of a small hamlet comprising 2 farmhouses of the 15th century, a former barn and charming wine cellars dating back to the year 1200 with beautiful beamed ceiling and stone walls (where upon request it is possible to arrange wine and local products tasting).
This estate provides a nice pool, a large barbecue with dining area and terrace. Horse-back riding facilities are available upon request.
The access to the property is via an unpaved road of approx. 500 m.
This property is an ideal destination for those who want to experience and enjoy country life.
Distances: Acone with a small supermarket, grocery/pizzeria and bar (open in summer) 1 km away, Rufina with general stores and railway station 7 km away, Florence 30 km (accessible by train from Rufina in 30 minutes), Radda in Chianti 65 km away, Arezzo 77 km, San Gimignano 85 km, Siena 98 km away, Lucca 117 km, Pisa (airport) 137 km away, Rome (airport) approx. 305 km away.
At guests’ disposal: oval-shaped swimming-pool (20 x 18 m - depth 1,5 m – open from 01/05 to 30/09) with furnished solarium area, open-air shower (only cold water available), large barbecue with dining area, “tavern” for breakfast, lunch and dinner). Large terrace with internet connection (WI FI). Laundry (washing-machine – free of charge) available.
All of the apartments provide a private furnished outdoor area.
Parking within the grounds.
In the gorgeous setting of Fattoria I Ciliegi you will be able to enjoy many interesting activities:
EDUCATIONAL FARM: for guests staying at the property it is open everyday , with no need of a guided tour. It is also possible to join the property staff (during the morning or late afternoon) to collect eggs and feed animals.
RESTAURANT "LA TAVERNA": if you want to enjoy the real Tuscan recipes and its delicious tasty food, you can't miss a dinner at this restaurant! You won't be disappointed! You will sit in the ancient tavern or outdoor, looking at the wonderful landscape all around you.
Breakfast: the Taverna is open all mornings (except for Thursday) from 8.30 to 10.30 and offer a very good selection of fresh ingredients produced here or in other closest farms.
Lunch and Dinner: the TAVERNA is open everyday (except for Thursday and Sunday at dinner) and during the other days you can enjoy some special nights:
Saturday: Tuscan night
Monday: BBQ night
Tuesday: Tuscan Taste Night
Wednesday: Grandma's recipes nights
On Saturday and Sunday you can join the "Farmer day": a lunch followed by educational activities.
JEEP TOUR AT NIGHT: on a 9 seat off road jeep you'll discover the animals living in the wood: if you are lucky you will be able to see wild boars, foxes, roe deers, hares, weasels, owls , porcupines. Those who would like to enjoy the view of the outstanding Florence Lights at night will be able to leave for Montegiovi, at 994 m above-sea-level.
COOKING CLASSES: Nothing better for those who love cooking! You will prepare homemade pasta, the typical "ragù toscano" (traditional meat sauce), a second course with side dish.
You will end the class eating what you have cooked. The class duration is about 4 hours, lunch included.
TRUFFLE HUNT: the areas around the farm are rich of mushrooms and truffles. Together with an expert guide and his dogs you will be able to go discovering where these goodies hide. Back to the farm, you'll enjoy a delicious Tagliatella with a sauce made of your harvest!
WALKING IN THE NATURE: Discover the beauty of this venue, and go for a walk in the nature! With 2 sweet ponies you will leave late morning to Montegiovi with packed lunch on the back of our donkey. Our ponies will take a turn in carrying your children. Arrived at the pic nic area many games for our young guests will be arranged ! On the road back to the farm, we will stop at the Olive oil mill for a tasty break: your Olive Oil Bruschetta!
HORSE RIDING: After only a first lesson at our stables you will be able to enjoy a walk in the nature on our docile horses !
FATTORIA I CILIEGI is much more than a place to overnight! Do not hesitate to contact us, to get more information!
Singularité du lieu en pleine campagne
Einfach alles. Super freundliches Personal. Wunderschöne Aussicht. Sehr spezielles Apartment. Dort stimmt einfach alles.
Schlicht und sehr schön eingerichtete Wohnung in traumhafter Umgebung. Man kann zu Fuß Pizza essen oder Kaffe trinken gehen und ist trotzdem absolut ausserhalb von jedem Lärm, umgeben von allerschönster Landschaft mit traumhaftem Blick. Die Wohnung ist gut ausgestattet und alles ist sehr gepflegt. Die Besitzer sind wahre Schätze! Wir kommen gerne mal wieder.
Unser Wanderurlaub mit einer Grupper von Freunden war klasse. Wir haben uns sehr gut aufgehoben gefühlt un d haben tolle Tipps bekommen, sowohl für Wanderwege als auch für Restaurants. Die Taverne des Hauses ist wunderbar! Vielen Dank für alles.
Cozy apartment, right for a family holiday in Tuscany. It is in the very countryside with breathtaking views and very good food. We can recommend to go by train to Florence; it is quite comfortable without and stress.
Had an excellent holiday and stay in Ciliegio 6. Great hosts, fantastic food and spectacular views. Very relaxing holiday. Paula - Manchester, England
Good acomodation in good location. The owners are very friendly , they help lot if I had had any problem.