In the midst of an unspoilt natural landscape,15km from Florence, in the characteristic peace of the Tuscan countryside, the Casale Fontibucci offers you all amenities for a pleasant stay.
Casale Fontibucci has been featured, with numerous illustrations and an extensive description, in the book 'The 70's House' edited by Wiley and Sons. The book describes the most important houses of the 70s; '. Casale Fontibucci ... was, 'by repute, originally the home of Michelangelo's stonemason. The site of the house lies on a hill commanding a view down the valley of the Arno to Florence in the distance past the picturesque array of hilltop palazzi and villas in between'.
Continental Breakfast, based on cakes and jams made by the owner herself from the fruits of the garden. From the terrace guests can enjoy a breathtaking view of Florence.
Italian language course, Painting and sculpture course, Wine tasting and Cookery Course
Parking is on the private road in front of the gate of the estate
Individual climate control
Bookings for the principal Florentine museums and for the Itinerary coach tours
Wine, olive oil and honey are produced at a nearby farmhouse, and other products such as sausages and cheese are made and sold in local shops.
Food shops can be found in the nearby villages of San Romolo, Villamagna, Candeli and Vallina. Bagno A Ripoli (ten minute drive) has a supermarket, post office, church, bank and shops.
There are numerous restaurants (open on Sundays) in the vicinity of Casale Fontibucci, and we are happy to make recommendations upon request.
Just a few kilometres from Casale Fontibucci, there are 2 riding-schools (enabling guests to visit the countryside around the estate on horseback), tennis courts and a golf club.
72 hrs cancellation policy, check in 3pm till 8pm, check out 11am, you can leave your luggage in the morning if your room is not ready.Breakfast inclusive
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- Book exchange
- Breakfast Included
- Cable TV
- Ceiling fan
- Cots available
- Free City Maps
- Free Internet Access
- Free Parking
- Free Wifi
- Hair Dryers
- Internet Access
- Laundry Facilities
- Luggage Storage
- Outdoor Swimming Pool
- Outdoor Terrace
- Swimming Pool
- Tea/Coffee Making Facilities
- Towels Included
Cancellation PolicyThis property has a 1 day cancellation policy. Failure to cancel within this time will result in a cancellation charge equal to the first night of your stay.
DirectionsShow MapHide Map
From the Firenze Sud exit it takes approximately 20 minutes to reach Casale Fontibucci.
Turn off the A1 Motorway at the Firenze Sud exit
Follow the link road for 800 metres and turn right in Viale Europa, direction Pontassieve - Rosano
After 2 km you come to a roundabout, follow the signs for Candeli
After 1km, you come to Candeli, turn right at the traffic lights, following the signs for Villamagna - Case di San Romolo
Proceed for 5 km, go through Villamagna and continue in the direction of Le Case di San Romolo
After 1 km, when you come to the sign for Le Case di San Romolo, turn right into Via Fontibucci, continue along the unmade road marked with a private sign. You will find Casale Fontibucci at no. 5.
MEANS OF TRANSPORT
Airports Florence FLR
Pisa PSA 15 km
Highways A1 Milano-Napoli Firenze SUD 10km
Train Station Firenze S. Maria Novella
Firenze Campo di Marte 15 km
City Bus Lines no. 23 and no. 33
(48 from Bagno a Ripoli) From the station
Train Lines Milano - Firenze - Roma Firenze SMN
Although Le Case di San Romolo, the area in which Casale Fontibucci is situated, is served by the no. 48 bus, we recommend that guests take the car as far as the car park called Scambiatore Europa and from there take the no. 23 bus to reach the city centre.
All the most beautiful Tuscan cities are to be found within a radius of about 100km Florence: 15km Lucca - Viareggio c. 81 km Pisa - Livorno c. 100 km Siena (Chianti) c. 70 km Volterra c. 84 km La Spezia - Cinque Terre c. 146 km Grosseto - Maremma c. 143 km Food shops can be found in the nearby villages of San Romolo, Villamagna, Candeli and Vallina. Bagno A Ripoli (ten minute drive) has a supermarket, post office, church, bank and shops. There are numerous restaurants (open on Sundays) in the vicinity of Casale Fontibucci, and we are happy to make recommendations upon request. Just a few kilometres from Casale Fontibucci, there are 2 riding-schools (enabling guests to visit the countryside around the estate on horseback), tennis courts and a golf club.