località Poggiauto 1, Pergine Valdarno 52019 Laterina (Arezzo)
Our holiday farm is located right in the centre of Tuscany, set amid gentle hills with a view that roves over the fields, the river Arno, the typical medieval town of Laterina and the Appennines beyond. The farm is located in the municipality of Pergine Valdarno and is centrally located to explore Tuscany and all its beauties. From here you can easily reach the most famous historical cities such as Florence, Siena, Arezzo, Cortona, San Gimignano, or the Chianti area, the Valdichiana and the Casentino.
The holiday farm has been recently restored and now retains all the classic architectural aspects of old Tuscan dwellings (cotto or stone floors, oak beams, brick arches), but it was also endowed with a modern touch to add all comforts.
The apartments have each their private entrance, a garden and a reserved area by the swimming pool. In the main house we have five apartments of different sizes and then there is the Cottage, which may be divided into two separate flats and, being detached and surrounded by a large garden, is ideal for groups.
There is also a small playground for the children, near the pool, and a restaurant, with typical courses from the Tuscan tradition, prepared exclusively with local products and organic vegetables from our farm that you may taste in the outdoor panoramic loggia.
We have bikes for our guests and a common laundry room.
THE OUTSIDE and THE FACILITIES
The estate is surrounded by a large common garden hosting all the collective facilities.
RECEPTION - owners are at disposal for any information
FAMILY-RUN RESTAURANT - indoor dining room and outdoor panoramic loggia
POOL AREA - a beautiful green area, with a large swimming pool (14mx7m), with an outdoor shower and romantic covered gazebo for each apartment / open from May 1st to October 15th
PLAYGROUND - dedicated area for small children with a swing and a slide
LAUNDRY - laundry room with a washing machine for guest use
PARKING – free car park inside the property
BIKES - at disposal
BAKERY SERVICE - every morning in high season
We can arrange: WINE TOURS and TASTING, TOURIST TOURS, COOKING CLASS
ORGANIC PRODUCTS OF OUR GARDEN
Pergine Valdarno and Laterina are just a couple of kilometres away, each of them with its supermarket, gas station, bank, post office, chemist and shops.
Every day of the week, open air markets in the small towns in the area.
Some of the most important Italian spa towns are here in Tuscany and for those who might like to go shopping, there are several outlets of the most famous Italian fashion brands just a few miles away from us.
For those who like sports, hiking, mountain biking, fishing, tennis, clay pigeon shooting, riding.
Along the river Arno, beautiful walks and bird watching.
If you like shopping, close the best Italian and international brands, Outlet of Prada, Dolce & Gabbana, The Mall and Valdichiana Outlet Village.
For the well-being, numerous spa facilities within easy reach.
The Upper Valdarno is a large natural trough, closed north and east by the Pratomagno Mountains and bordered on the west by the Chianti Mountains. In the Middle Ages, the valley was long disputed between Florence and Arezzo, and today its regions are divided between the two capitals. Numerous archaeological finds of Etruscan and Roman period testify that these areas were already populated in the Archaic period.
The prinipale towns are Montevarchi, San Giovanni Valdarno and Terranuova Bracciolini.
On the slopes of Pratomagno, the "Cassia Vetus", the ancient road that connected the "lucumonia" of Arezzo to Fiesole, now named route "Setteponti". Along the road, "The Cliffs", spectacular landscapes with striking phenomena of clay soil erosion, the Roman Bridge Buriano of 1200 and many other historical and natural places to visit.
Leonardo da Vinci himself, excited at the sight of these places, chose them as the background of his most famous work, the Mona Lisa.
Chianti / Casentino / Valdichiana / Valdambra / Valdorcia / Maremma
HISTORICAL TOWNS and SITES OF INTEREST
Florence / Arezzo / Siena / Pisa / Cortona / San Gimignano / Monteriggioni / Assisi / Perugia / Pergine Valdarno / Laterina / Montozzi Castle / Cennina Castle / Montebenichi / Bucine / Il Borro / Galatrona Tower
Lake Trasimeno / Monte Argentario / Natural Reserve Parco dell'Uccellina / Natural Reserves of " Valle dell'Inferno e Bandella" and "Ponte a Buriano e Penna" / Il bosco dei Frati (The woods of Friars) / The Cavriglia Park / Il Roseto Botanico Fineschi / The Monumental Arboretum of Moncioni
Parish church of San Pietro in Gropina (National Monument) / Pieve a Presciano / Badia Agnano / Badia a Ruoti
Museum of Paleontology of Montevarchi / Venturino Venturi Museum
HISTORICAL EXHIBITIONS, EVENTS AND FAIRS
AREZZO- "Giostra del Saracino" second Saturday of June (by night) and the first Sunday of September / "Antique Fair" every first weekend of the month
CIVITELLA IN VAL DI CHIANA - "Calici Di Stelle"
SAN SEPOLCRO - "Palio della Balestra" and Medieval Reenactment
LUCIGNANO - "Maggiolata Lucignanese"
SPA and WELLNESS
Terme di San Filippo / Bagni di Petriolo / San Casciano dei Bagni / Rapolano Terme / Terme di San Giovanni / Bagno Vignoni / Chianciano Terme
FOOD and WINE
Chianti and extra virgin olive oil from Valdarno, Valdarno Chicken, Zolfino Bean of Pratomagno, Sangiovannese stew, Ribollita, Tomato soup, Fiorentina steak
FASHION & OUTLET
PRADA, GUCCI, DOLCE&GABBANA, BARBERINO OUTLET, VAL DI CHIANA OUTLET
Inform the agriturismo of any animals at the time of booking.
Owners will be held responsible for damage to property and persons.
We spent three nights in the quiet of the Tuscan countryside, surrounded by the sounds of nature and beautiful landscapes. We found a clean, cozy and comfortable apartment, a relaxing pool and a great cuisine. Friendly and helpful were also the managers, always ready to give the right suggestions for our visits to the beautiful places in the area. Thank you!
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Tuscan holiday spotless, this place is fabulous, the place is clean, spacious, Marina is very caring, Davide prepares delicious meals. Access to the pool is ideal, well partitioned so as not to disturb. The ideal place to unwind from the city. For geek, the wifi is capricious but it's the price to pay for the change of scenery and calm. The location is ideal to discover a region of Tuscany different from Chianti and its many tourists, do not be afraid to ride. A place to recommend, and to return there willingly!
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Affected by the "mal di Toscana" we returned to this farm after two years and, as then, we found ourselves well ... Relaxed, tanned (in the pool), greased (a few kilos but do not sit at the table and do not taste so well of God admiring among other things the beautiful hilly landscape all around ..)? So dear Alessio, Davide and Marina I really know that .. we will go back !! You are advised .. Giorgio & Family
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