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Agriturismo Il Castelluccio Country Resort

Via Ariano snc, Barberino di Mugello 50031 Barberino di Mugello (Florence)

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In brief

  • Type: Suite (1), Bedroom (3),
  • Guests: 32
  • Map: Hills, Lake
  • Type of accommodation: Half board, Bed & Breakfast

The agriturismo

A XI century Tuscan Castle in the beautiful Florentine hills. The farmhouse is run by a young Italian couple and it is finely restored and well equipped with Pool/jacuzzi and private lovely gardens for outside dining. 2km to shops, bank, restaurant etc. Just 20 km to Florence and own Tuscan Restaurant.

The accommodation

The property was the subject of a careful and complex restoration carried out closely to the original plant and is placed on top of a rocky cliff overlooking the valley below, surrounded by a series of stone terraces, which together with the architectural design of the apartment re-propose the idea of a Medieval Castle (as was also at that time).

 

The site is surrounded by a private park and fenced by oaks and cypresses that blends with applicants to green spaces.

 

Here are two amazing swimming pools dug into the rock in front of the main entrance of the Castle (south side). Both pools are accessible and used free of charge during most of the year. Remain however seen as a scenic and image throughout the year, with LED night lighting and with the possibility of using the swimming pool heated all year round. This circular pool is equipped with whirlpool and a professional fountain for neck massage.

 

Castelluccio has a large reception hall with sitting area and fireplace, three dining rooms and charming rooms, "accompanied by furnishing consistent with the traditional colon style of the owners taste certainly creative and personal" (source from "The best Villas and Houses in Tuscany").

 

The perfect place to spend a magical and unforgettable moments tasting Tuscan recipes, accompanied by the renowned red wines of this generous and hospitable land.

 

Castelluccio has Standard, Superior and Suite rooms with private bathroom equipped with all services and comforts (air conditioning with remote control, mini bar, colour TV with LCD digital terrestrial and predisposition Slot pay per view, hair dryer, Toilet Set with aromatic essences and perfumes).

 

Guests are served with breakfast and dinner (half board on demand) allowing him to taste a kitchen in keeping with the culinary traditions of Tuscany revisiting traditional dishes and wide range of local and national wines.

 

The service is particularly accurate, coherent to the specific needs of the customer (with attention to the children’s diet) and consistently in line with the principles and basic criteria of the best traditional "Slow Food" program (only express dishes of the best traditional Tuscan cuisine).

Activities and surrounding

The farm complex is located in a strategic geographic position: 5 Km from the A1, 20 minutes from Florence.
For people that love trekking there are many roots, it is also possible to travel by mountain bike for the well being and the physical physique and for mental relaxation. For those that prefer to play golf just 15 minutes away is an International course with 18 holes with a field and master instructors for car members on request. (Golf Poggio dei Medici).

There is a tennis court with fields on beaten and synthetic land and with teachers available for private lessons located on the tennis court.
There are various solutions for equestrian lovers, there is a horse-riding centre specialized in dressage and jumping. If there are children wanting to ride a pony, a pony is waiting for them to learn how to ride and enjoy himself or herself.

Siena, Pisa, Lucca, San Gimignano, and Montalcino the Tuscan coast is easily reach. For sport lovers, apart from the swimming pool, mountain biking and bowls there other things to do within the neighbourhood.
The proximity of Florence will make your stay unique and unforgettable in terms of the many art attractions and nature trips.

Outside of the boxed off and no parking area lies innumerable sensations of the countryside for which it is possible to reach close to the enchanting mountain fountain, hills above the village, forests of oaks and chestnut trees with the possibility of seeing rare wildlife and wild flower species (roe deers, buckskins, wild boars, foxes, hawks, herons and flamingos).
La valle del Mugello then offers the chance to access museums that are curious and interesting: Museo dei ferri taglienti di Scarperia, Museo della civiltà contadina di Casa d'Erci, Museo delle ceramiche Chini, Museo della pietra serena di Firenzuola.
Just 2 Km away from the farmhouse there are the clean shores of Lake of Tuscany completed after 25 years of unique techniques of natural engineering and destined to become one of the most important green national and International tourist attractions in Tuscany.
The lake offers various beaches equipped with bathing, boats, canoes and kayak for excursions along the infinite and fascinating shores that cross forests and hills, equipment for water sports (windsurf, sailing boats).
The shores are also alive at night due to the presence of various bars positioned directly on the beach providing every comfort, restaurants, snacks, and pubs, American bars; outside parks and nightclubs open till the morning.

Recently a “Designer Outlet " has been opened at Barberino di Mugello, it is an impressive and picturesque work that looks like a true historical Tuscan villa with 100 shops with the best brands and discounts up to 70%. It's designed for your brilliance and convenience.

Services

Available services

Restaurant
Swimming pool
Internet
Air conditioning
Pets allowed

Inform the agriturismo of any animals at the time of booking.

Owners will be held responsible for damage to property and persons.

Pets allowed

  • Dogs
  • Cats

Size/gender of dogs

  • Small (under 10 kg)
  • Medium (10 kg - 25 kg)

Allowed in

  • Accommodation
  • Restaurant
  • Public areas
  • Pool (not in the water)

Safety

  • Only well-behaved, supervised animals
  • Must be kept on a lead in public areas

Services

  • Grooming and clipping
  • Near veterinary clinic/vet
Sport and leisure
  • Horse-riding
  • Bike rental
Classes
  • Cooking classes
Typical products on sale
Credit cards welcome
Attractions and activities in the surrounding area
  • Theme Parks and Water Parks
  • Nature Reserves
  • Museums and galleries
  • Artistic and historical sites
  • Spa
  • Casino
Sport and activities in the surrounding area
  • Hiking
  • Bird watching
  • Hunting
  • Fishing
  • Horse riding
  • Golf
  • Tennis
  • Shopping

Restaurant & Events

Restaurant services

  • Vegetarian Menus
  • Menu for celiac disease and intolerance
  • Children's menu
  • Local cuisine
  • Menu with farm products
  • Cooking classes

Open to

Everyone

Table reservation

Reservation recommended

Seats

Up to 50

Menu

Set menu + └ la carte

Average price

30€

Specialties you may find

  • Tagliere Reale Toscano con affettati, crostini e pecorino abbucciato
  • Pappardelle con tradizionale rag¨ di cinghiale ai sapori di alloro e ginepro
  • Taglierini al tartufo del mugello
  • Ribollita in terrina con cavolo nero
  • Bistecche alla Fiorentina e carni alla brace

Wedding in Italy, Parties & Celebrations

Available rooms/spaces
  • Garden
  • Terrace
  • Swimming pool
  • Marquee
  • Parking
Services
  • On-site restaurant
  • Reception
  • Room dressing
  • Photography
  • Aperitif
  • Cake

Corporate Events

Activities
  • Aperitifs
Services
  • Wi-fi
  • Parking

Tastings

Products
  • Wine tasting
  • Oil tasting
  • Cheeses tasting
  • Hot samples
  • Cold samples
Provenance
  • Own production
  • Selection of local products
Services
  • Guided tasting
Booking required

Yes

Participants

20

Educational Farm

Services
  • Workshops
Themes
  • Vegetable garden
  • Milk / Cheeses
  • Typical cuisine
  • Rearing animals
  • Woods
  • River
  • Countryside
  • Agriculture
  • Traditional activities
  • Nature watching
  • Stables

Prices

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Reviews

"Excellent"
Based on 203 reviews
  • Setting and surroundings
    9/10
    "Excellent"
  • Activities and facilities
    8,9/10
    "Very good"
  • Accommodation
    9,3/10
    "Excellent"
  • Restaurant
    9,5/10
    "Excellent"
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  • 10
    "Amazing"

    "Elegantly country"

    08/24/2019

    The scents and flavours of an authentic, rural but elegant countryside. Beautiful breakfast a good morning surprising!!!!!! My compliments
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    • Stay: 7/2019
    • Traveller: Couples
    • Holiday: Great food/wine
    • Setting and surroundings
      9,5/10
      "Excellent"
    • Accommodation
      9,5/10
      "Excellent"
    • Activities and facilities
      9,5/10
      "Excellent"
    • Restaurant
      9,5/10
      "Excellent"
  • 10
    "Amazing"

    "Wonderful"

    04/21/2019

    The restaurant is perfect the service is great the rooms 'wonderful' are great
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    • Stay: 4/2019
    • Traveller: Groups of friends
    • Holiday: Children welcome
    • Setting and surroundings
      10/10
      "Amazing"
    • Accommodation
      10/10
      "Amazing"
    • Activities and facilities
      10/10
      "Amazing"
    • Restaurant
      10/10
      "Amazing"
  • 10
    "Amazing"

    "Excellent"

    01/06/2019

    Nice personal place very kind to return there definitely spent a nice evening
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    • Stay: 1/2019
    • Traveller: Couples
    • Holiday: Romantic
    • Setting and surroundings
      9/10
      "Excellent"
    • Accommodation
      10/10
      "Amazing"
    • Activities and facilities
      9,5/10
      "Excellent"
    • Restaurant
      9,5/10
      "Excellent"
Salvatore Emanuele
  • On Agriturismo.it since 2008
  • Speak: Italian, English, German, French

Pleased to meet you, I am Salvatore Emanuele and I am 45 years old.
Here I am with my partner, Veronica Molinari
I have been doing this job for 15 years along with my partner.
We take care of: we cook for the guests, we welcome the guests, we take care of the crops.
It was a desire to to pursue a passion which led me to run an agriturismo.
According to the guests, the best thing about our agriturismo is the food.

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Agriturismo Il Castelluccio Country Resort
Via Ariano snc, Barberino di Mugello 50031
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