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Agriturismo Il Calesse

Via Carraia, 215 Montorio, Quarrata 51039 Quarrata (Pistoia)

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In brief

  • Type: Bedroom (3), Flat (1), Entire facility (1),
  • Guests: 13
  • Map: Hills
  • Type of accommodation: Room only, Half board, Bed & Breakfast

The agriturismo

The holiday farm "Il Calesse" takes its origin from the farm "F.lli Giuntini", existing from 1860, and it is located on the green hills of Montalbano region, in Tuscany.
The estate and the farmhouse have been totally restructured to be able to accomodate guests and to offer them genuine and relaxing holidays. The farm is composed of vast woods, olive-groves, vineyards, tree nurseries, and it produces olive oil, wine, vinsanto, lumber and ornamental plants.

The accommodation

Safe reception Covid19

- breakfast served at the table or in the apartment

- Sanitization of each accommodation with ozone, at the change of guest

- daily sanitation of common rooms and objects of greater use

- disinfectant gel in every accommodation and common rooms

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For the reception, the farm and the farmhouse have been completely renovated, and consist of 5 rooms for a total of n. 12 beds, finely furnished, equipped with TV, independent heating, personalized linen. The rooms are named according to the view that you can enjoy from the window, which distinguishes villages and nuclei of houses nearby.


All the renovation of the building has been carried out respecting the criteria of bio-architecture, therefore, using recycled materials combined with high technology: heating is done thanks to solar thermal panels; electricity is produced with photovoltaic panels; water disposal is done with a phyto-purification tank; irrigation of the garden is done thanks to the collection of rainwater.

Inside the structure there is also the restaurant, which can seat up to 30 people. In this way it is possible to let guests taste the typical products and specialties of Tuscan cuisine, (excellent appetizers, hot soups, pasta, main courses, desserts). The meat used comes from local farms, vegetables and fruit from the farm gardens, always following the first fruits that the different seasons offer. The wines are of the house or, on request, of the local producers, combined according to the style of the expert sommelier.

Completing the structure: teaching room, wine cellar for winemaking, cupboard for oil storage, study/reading room, porch, laundry available for guests, outdoor barbecue, outdoor oven for bread and pizza, parking.

Activities and surrounding

In their spare time the guests can run across the ecologic path in the chestnut wood and reach the medicean wall of Barco, the ancient building stone quarry and the glade where hunting formerly took place.
For its guests the farm house organizes: guide tours to Florence, Pisa, Lucca, turistic outgoings to Versilia, to Tyrrhenian coast, and to Pistoia Mountain.

On the ground floor of the ancient farmhouse there is a didactic classroom provided with projectors and equipment for courses, seminars and exhibitions. In the room it is possible to admire the ancient work tools and the equipments used for the production of oil, wine and the various agricultural products.

The farm's products for sale are extra virgin olive oil, wine (obtained from sangiovese and trebbiano grape vines, pressed using wine presses) and Vinsanto (an excellent dessert wine, that is at its best accompanied by cantuccini biscuits, Tuscan dry almond biscuits).

Partners

  • This Agriturismo is certified OspitalitÓ Italiana This Agriturismo is certified OspitalitÓ Italiana

Services

Available services

Restaurant
Swimming pool
Internet
Air conditioning
Barbecue
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

Safety

  • Must be kept on a lead in public areas
  • Must be kept on a lead outside
Playground for children
Typical products on sale
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
  • Fishing
  • Horse riding
  • Golf
  • Tennis
  • Shopping

Restaurant & Events

Open to

Everyone

Table reservation

Reservation recommended

Menu

Set menu

Average price

25€

Specialties you may find

  • Antipasto misto toscano
  • Pasta fatta in casa
  • Carni da allevamenti locali

Wedding in Italy, Parties & Celebrations

Tastings

Educational Farm

Rooms and prices

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Reviews

"Excellent"
Based on 42 reviews
  • Setting and surroundings
    9,7/10
    "Excellent"
  • Activities and facilities
    9,6/10
    "Excellent"
  • Accommodation
    9,9/10
    "Excellent"
  • Restaurant
    10/10
    "Wonderful"
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  • 10
    "Amazing"

    "Very familiar and nice agriturismo"

    05/09/2018

    The agriturismo is high up, idyllically surrounded by olive trees. The rooms are typical Tuscan with attention to detail and very clean. The homemade breakfast was always a good start to the day. A special highlight was the dinner, which we were allowed to enjoy every evening in the agriturismo. Fresh, regional and typical Tuscan cuisine. It was really delicious every night. The atmosphere is very familiar. We felt very comfortable right from the start and would come back anytime. For city trips to Lucca, Pistoia and Florence, the agriturismo is also perfectly located. Thank you for the great stay.
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    • Stay: 5/2018
    • Traveller: Couples
    • Holiday: Great food/wine
    Agriturismo Il Calesse answers
    Dear J and A, Thank you for your kind words. We are glad that you feel at home and have left a beautiful memory of Tuscany. If you want to come back, you are welcome, even for a dip in the pool! See you soon Roberta and family
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    • Setting and surroundings
      10/10
      "Amazing"
    • Accommodation
      10/10
      "Amazing"
    • Activities and facilities
      10/10
      "Amazing"
    • Restaurant
      10/10
      "Amazing"
  • 10
    "Amazing"

    "Fantastic"

    01/15/2018

    We were there yesterday, the typical Tuscan food, but not the usual things. Even the children have eaten! The guy who was in the room was very kind and helpful. The rustic place (as I like it), but very clean. I will definitely be back soon! Too bad they already had the date of the communion of the child already booked!
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    • Stay: 1/2018
    Agriturismo Il Calesse answers
    Dear Ilaria, thank you very much for your words, we are pleased that you enjoyed the kitchen and our style ... traditional Tuscan, but clean and welcoming. Even if we no longer have room to celebrate First Communion, we hope to have you again with us on other occasions! See you soon
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    • Setting and surroundings
      10/10
      "Amazing"
    • Restaurant
      10/10
      "Amazing"
  • 10
    "Amazing"

    "great"

    10/12/2017

    Everything great
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    • Stay: 9/2017
    • Traveller: Couples
    • Holiday: Relaxing
    Agriturismo Il Calesse answers
    Many thanks!
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    • Setting and surroundings
      10/10
      "Amazing"
    • Accommodation
      10/10
      "Amazing"
    • Activities and facilities
      10/10
      "Amazing"
    • Restaurant
      10/10
      "Amazing"
Roberta
  • On Agriturismo.it since 2008
  • Speak: Italian, English, German, French

Hi, I am Roberta and I am 45 years old.
I have been doing this job for 18 years with my family.
We take care of: we cook for the guests, we welcome the guests, we take care of the crops.
I decided to manage an agriturismo because to meet new and interesting people all the time
Our guests especially appreciate the warm family welcome.

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Agriturismo Il Calesse
Via Carraia, 215 Montorio, Quarrata 51039
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