Totally immersed in the Chianti hills the B&B Podere Le Cave is a patchwork of olive groves and vineyards, located just 9 km from the historic center of Florence. The three self catering suites with private garden or patio are furnished in a typical country style accenting the historic farmhouse and its architectural splendors.
During your stay, the swimming pool and garden are at your complete disposal, promising tranquility and stunning views of the Tuscan countryside and the Florentine skyline. Set in an antique farmhouse pre-dating the 1400’s the bed and breakfast accommodations have a fully equipped kitchenette, air conditioning and WiFi access.
The fully functional farm has a grape harvest for their private label wine and a rich, hearty extra virgin olive oil both of which are available for tasting in their 18th century cantina. Enjoy lazy evenings admiring the sunset or a BBQ dinner under the stars, after exploring the wonders of Florence and the nearby Tuscan towns.
Thanks to its strategic location a few km from the Florence Vespucci airport and the city center, Podere Le Cave B&B is the ideal accommodation for those looking for a holiday to discover the famous "Cradle of the Renaissance" while keeping in close touch with nature. Dante and Mariella, the owner’s of the bed and breakfast, hope to make guests feel welcome and well taken care of, providing any requested services with care and discretion for the entire duration of their stay. The estate has three self catering suites with en suite bathrooms, air conditioning, WiFi, private garden areas and a fully equipped kitchenette with stove and refrigerator. Prepare light meals and enjoy the wholesome flavors of Tuscan and the family vegetable garden. There are several dedicated areas around the estate where it is possible to enjoy a picnic: on the main terrace, poolside or even out in the gardens surrounding the 14th century Tuscan farmhouse.
Cosy Country Style
The bed and breakfast offers three comfortable and well-furnished mini suites, where guests can spend a lovely vacation creating wonderful memories to take when you return home. Evenings making pizza or fresh bread at the wood burning stove, an afternoon horseback riding with the owner and exploring the estate of Podere Le Cave, name after the quarries that once provided building material for nearby towns including Florence or ask about a personalized tasting featuring the wine and olive oil from their own production. Upon request the owners can help you organize cooking lessons, MTB riding and a tee time at the nearby Ugolino golf course. The beautiful swimming pool, with water only treated with natural salts, and an adjacent pergola are the perfect places in which to spend an afternoon in complete relaxation, immersed in nature and the typical landscape of Chianti.
The beauty of Bed and Breakfast Podere Le Cave besides its stunning view of the Florence skyline and the surrounding countryside, is the position. So close to Florence, you will find that a day in the city is compltely hassel free. Either take your car and leave it just outside the Porta Romana or grab the local public transport only 700 meters from the front door of the B&B. Either way, you can spend all day walking around Florence enjoying the museums, markets, monuments and gelato. There are several small Chianti towns that are nearby, with excellent restaurants, local markets and delicious cafes with fresh pastries. Enjoy a morning strolling Impruneta before heading into the heart of Chianti for photos, wine tasting and more extra virgin olive oil.
Spend your Time Exploring Tuscany
The proximity to major roads also means that a stay at B&B Podere Le Cave is ideal for day trips to Siena and its unique square and immense cathedral. This is a town that will delight all of your senses with its brick palazzos, paneforte sweets and colorful flags from the Palio. Head towards Arezzo for the monthly antique fair where you can stroll the antique vias and avenues, savoring a gelato or a glass of wine in front of the Duomo. Wonderful towns like San Gimignano, Pisa and Certaldo are all only a panoramic drive away - visit them in the moring and in the afternoon you are back home lounging by the pool.