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Agriturismo Foresteria Il Giardino di Fontarronco

Loc. Chiana, 255 - Alberoro, Monte San Savino 52048 Monte San Savino (Arezzo)

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In brief

  • Type: Flat (10),
  • Guests: 40
  • Map: Hills
  • Type of accommodation: Room only, Bed & Breakfast

The agriturismo

Foresteria Il Giardino di fontarronco is located in the heart of the farm Azienda Agricola Illuminati. It is surrounded by an orchard, far away from the hustle and bustle of everyday life. Is located in the most flourishing area of the Chiana Valley, between Arezzo (10 kms away) and Siena (40 kms away).
This 18 th century Villa owned by the Illuminati family, has been meticulously restored and furnished with style and elegance using antique furniture.

The accommodation

This corner of paradise called the Foresteria is surrounded by fruit groves and vegetable farms, which give one the true feeling of peace and tranquility, away from the hustle and bustle of everyday life.

APARTMENTS

Betto - Betto was Bianchini's cousin who lived with his wife in the rooms behind the cellar; helped by his wife, he produced wine and all its by-products. The apartment features a bedroom with bathroom and a small living-room with fully equipped kitchen and satellite TV. It has its own space in the garden with a porch and garden furniture, overlooking the apple orchard.30 square metres. It sleeps 2.

La Cantina [The Wine cellar] -  Originally the wine cellar, the rooms are distinguished by cross-vaulted ceilings and very thick walls. These characteristics provided ideal temperatures for wine conservation even during the hotter periods. Today it features a large bedroom with bathroom and spacious living-room with fully equipped kitchen and satellite TV. It has its own space in the garden with a porch and garden furniture, overlooking the apple orchard.35 square metres. It sleeps 2.

I Bianchini - It was the old home ot the head of the family and of his daughters Crezia, Carola and Beppa.
It has 4 bedrooms with private batbroom, with mini-fridge and TV SAT, a spacious 1iving-room with centuries-old fireplace, dining room, and a fully equipped kitchen. It has its own space near the medieval well in the garden with a porch and garden furniture overlooking a main garden of the Villa. It sleeps 8+1, 170 square metres. Private Chef is available. For additional rooms with I Bianchini, also available Piccionaia (+2) and Seccatoio (+2).

Nonno Duilio [Grandpa Duilio] - They were originally the rooms of the oldest member of the Bianchini family. Having handed over the reins to bis son, he retired to a large home were he could receive his family every day. It has 3 bedrooms with private batbroom, with mini-fridge and TV SAT, a spacious living-room with old fireplace, dining room and a fully equìpped kitchen. It has its own space in the garden with a porch and garden furniture, overlooking the main garden of the Villa. It sleeps 6, 170 square metres.
Private Chef is available.

Gostino - He looked after all the Bianchinis' farmyard animals. The apartment has two double bedrooms, two bathrooms, a large living-room with fully equipped kitchen and satellite TV. It has its own space in the garden with a porch and garden furniture, overlooking a peach orchard. 98 square metres. It sleeps 4.

Tabaccaia 1 [The Tobacco Shed]  - These premises were used to dry tobacco and even today, despite being on three floors and self-contained, they have kept all their characteristics. They feature a bedroom with bathroom, a large intermediate floor and spacious lounge with fully equipped kitchen and satellite TV. It has its own space on the garden with a porch and garden furniture, overlooking the peach orchard. 62 square metres. It sleeps 2+1.

Tabaccaia 2 [The Tobacco Shed] - These premises were used to dry tobacco and even today, despite being on three floors and self-contained, they have kept all their characteristics. They feature a bedroom with bathroom, a large intermediate floor and spacious lounge with fully equipped kitchen and satellite TV. It has its own space on the garden with a porch and garden furniture, overlooking the peach orchard. 62 square metres. It sleeps 2+1.

Il Tondino [The Lounge] - There had to be a place where horses were made to relax before being saddled for a hard day's work. Today it is a double-storey apartment with two bedrooms, one bathroom, a spacious lounge with fully equipped kitchen and satellite TV. It has its own space on the garden with a porch and garden furniture, overlooking the peach orchard. 68 square metres. It sleeps 4.

Il Granaio [The Barn] - It was originally a barn and still has bamboo walls. It has a bedroom with bathroom, living-room with kitchen, air conditioning and satellite TV. It has its own space on the garden with a porch and garden furniture overlooking the peach orchard. 40 square metres. It sleeps 2.

Il Fienile [The Barn] - It was originally a barn and still has bamboo walls. It has a bedroom with bathroom, living-room with kitchen, air conditioning and satellite TV. It has its own space on the garden with a porch and garden furniture overlooking the peach orchard. 40 square metres. It sleeps 2.

Activities and surrounding

There are 10 apartments available of various configurations designed for a relaxing and invigorating holiday in the heart of green Tuscan hills, or perhaps to use a base to discover the numerous and magnificent cultural and artistic sights nearby. Thanks to its location, you can visit all the Tuscan cities and the Umbria region easily. Florence and Siena are only 30 minutes drive away and Arezzo with its famous antique fair is only 10 minutes by car.

Dinner is an event not to be missed. The restaurant is open two times during the week in mid and high seasons. During the cooler season, dinner is served in the comfort of the old stables restored respecting Tuscan traditions. In summer, dinner is served on the patio where you can enjoy the warm evenings and fantastic views of our orchards and the Tuscan hills beyond. You'll have the opportunity to experience the delights of typical Tuscan cuisine, accompanied by some excellent Tuscan wines.

Wine cellar
For all people who enjoy fine wine, there is the old wine cellar where the Bianchini family used to store their wine during the winter. The cellar now hosts the best Tuscan wines - Chianti, Brunello and the Super Tuscans. Not forgetting superb extra virgin olive oil. The owners organises group wine tastings by arrangement.

Products
The Illuminati have produced fruit for 4 generations. This farmhouse is located exactly in the heart of the 1200 square acre Estate. On the farm they produce red, white and dessert wine and an excellent extra virgin olive oil. They produce a very small quantity of olive oil (50 litres) and a few hundred bottles of wine are on sale only at Foresteria Il Giardino di Fontarronco.
During their stay at Il Giardino di Fontarronco, guests can enjoy their own swimming pool framed by a unique natural landscape. The large swimming pool (16 x 8) features 5 Jacuzzi jets with a bench. Surrounded by orchards and shrouded in the colours and aromas typical of Valdichiana, the Guesthouse offers relaxation and unforgettable emotions.

Services

Available services

Restaurant
Swimming pool
Internet
Air conditioning
Barbecue
Sport and leisure
  • Bike rental
Typical products on sale
Disabled facilities
Credit cards welcome
Attractions and activities in the surrounding area
  • Nature Reserves
  • Museums and galleries
  • Artistic and historical sites
  • Spa
Sport and activities in the surrounding area
  • Hiking
  • Horse riding
  • Golf
  • Tennis

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    "Amazing"

    "Ideal for a bit 'of relaxation"

    01/31/2011

    Beautiful farmhouse surrounded by an orchard, comfortable apts, cleanliness and friendliness distinguish it. Nice pool and very nice barbeque at your disposal. We go back now!
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    • Stay: 8/2010

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