Eco Friendly Holiday Villa Near Florence with Scenic Views
The Porcigliano Olive Grove holiday home, just 20 minutes from Florence, with its splendid panoramic position and country-style décor offers the perfect setting for a Tuscan vacation full of relaxation in the midst of nature. The well-tended garden offers a bright mix of colors and scents with its many fruit trees, colorful plants and flowers, vineyard, and vegetable garden.
The 3 bedroom villa with its 3 en-suite bathrooms, living area and veranda come together to create a relaxing environment in a unique and environmentally friendly context. The villa was completely renovated in 2000 following the principles of eco-friendly construction processes, maintaining the spirt of the home originally built on the ruins of an ancient medieval watchtower used in the defense of Florentine territory. Here, you can enjoy a slower lifestyle, far from the frenzy of citylife.
Porcigliano Olive Grove is the ideal place for a relaxing holiday, dedicated to the exploration of the silence and quiet that surrounds the villa, hiking the nearby trails, exploring the enchanting villages of the area and the city streets of Florence, which is also easily reachable by bus from the villa.
Top 3 reasons you'll love Porcigliano Olive Grove
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COMFORT & STYLE
Enjoy the calm and natural beauty of an authentic countryside Tuscan home with all of today's comforts
Located strategically close to Florence and many of the main destinations in Tuscany, it makes a great base to see the entire region
Private and quiet, perfect for truly relaxing
The villa is spread out over two floors, with all three bedrooms - each with its own private bathroom - located on the first floor where they enjoy not only fresh and pleasant summer breezes but also breathtaking views of the Apennine mountains. The rooms are easily reached by a spiral indoor staircase and boast country colors mixed with rural Tuscan furnishings to welcome guests to the comfort of a Tuscan home.
On the ground floor you will find the large, stone wall kitchen, fully equipped with all you need to prepare delicious meals. The kitchen has a wood stove, a natural stone sink and a fireplace which blend the traditional materials with the fine finishes and comforts of a contemporary home.
Adjacent to the kitchen, a bright and modern veranda overlooking the garden is perfect for relaxing and enjoying a delicious breakfast but on perfect spring and summer days, the gardens call you to eat outdoors.
Guests will find Wi-fi access throughout the villa, including the lounge with the fireplace. Porcigliano Olive Grove combines the typical style of the Tuscan country house with the comfort and elegance of a modern home.
Surrounded by the green paradise in Tuscany
The villa offers large spaces to be enjoyed in complete privacy with a splendid view of the olive grove, the vineyards, the rows of lavender and the surrounding green hills and woods.
The panoramic garden offers the scent of roses and aromatic herbs and is the ideal place to start the day with a good breakfast, to enjoy a glass of wine at sunset or to treat yourself to an outdoor dinner.
All services to guarantee comfort
Porcigliano Olive Grove represents the essence of well-being and the pleasure of living, inviting its guests to fully enjoy the relaxation and special moments a stay here offers you.
The villa is equipped with all the services you will need to ensure comfort and ease of use. Fast internet connection, a fully equipped kitchen, iron, hairdryer, purified drinking water and coffee machine are just some of the amenities you will find at Porcigliano.
Tuscany between Florence and Mugello
Porcigliano is located on the hills around Florence in an enchanting setting, the ideal place from which to explore Florence, Pisa, Siena, San Gimignano, Chianti and the Mugello valley.
Porcigliano is located 450 meters above sea level, just outside the small town of Polcanto, in an area of extraordinary natural beauty between Florence and Mugello. Here, the charm of the landscape is equaled only by that of the neighboring villages and sites of historical interest scattered here and there in the valley, such as the Sanctuary of Montesenario and the picturesque town of Borgo San Lorenzo. A leisurely walk in the nearby woods will lead you to many abandoned historic buildings and recently renovated sites, such as the Badia del Buonsollazzo, a monastery dedicated to St. Bartolomeo.
The holiday home is located in an area well served by public transport: a few minutes, in fact, and you will reach the bus stop which, in just 20 minutes along a route with breathtaking views, will take you to Florence. It only takes 15 minutes to get to the fascinating city of Fiesole, with its sites of archaeological interest, quaint restaurants and pubs.
The Mugello valley, rich in quality agricultural production such as D.O.P and I.G.T. products offers numerous organic farms and markets where you can buy meats and salamis, cheeses, porcini mushrooms, truffles, wine, olive oil, ancient grains and the famous Mugello "marrone". All the ingredients you need to create delicious meals back at Porcigliano.
Other nearby areas you can explore: the Casentino valley, with the Frescobaldi vineyards, castles and traditional culinary cuisine, is located only 40 km away and promises a scenic route through the Tuscan countryside. Chianti, with its medieval villages that dot the hillside make for a lovely day trip, stopping along the way at local markets and a bit of wine tasting direclty at the cellars that produce the area's great wines. Finally, make sure to include a visit to the city of Lucca, with its unique Renaissance-era walls which surround the town.
Ready to enjoy the relaxing and regenerating setting that Porcigliano offers? Contact the owners through the form below to request availability for your holiday in Tuscany!
Meet the Owners of Porcigliano
Born in Florence, we are a local family with a passion for hospitality and cultural exchange that finds pleasure in sharing with our guests from across the world the beauty and knowledge of our territory. Greedy readers and travelers alike, our mission is to offer a level of experience that challenges anything you might expect and, therefore, in line with the demands of today's modern traveler: a memorable holiday shared with your loved ones.