It is a truly unique and memorable experience to holiday on one of the most beautiful family estates located only a short distance from the beautiful city of art and history, Florence. Tenuta Bossi, which boasts of over 40 hectares of vineyards and olive trees, can trace its history back to the early 1100's and has been in the family since the 1500's; a true piece of Florentine history. The selection of villa and apartment rentals ranging from 2 – 12 persons offers a wide range of options for friends and family alike searching for an authentic Tuscan experience.
The simple elegance of Tuscany is the theme in these 7 holiday rentals, each situated in an independent structure located within the grounds of Tenuta Bossi totally surrounded by the extensive vineyards and ever green olive groves. Each is furnished in a typical country manner which family antiques reflecting the rich history of this wine producing estate. A stay with here includes a visit to their antique wine cellars and a complimentary bottle of wine in your accommodations - depending on the season you can find a bottle of red, white or rose waiting for you!
Enjoy an authentic Tuscan Experience on a Vineyard
There are 7 different structures from which to choose and each one with its own distinct personality, highlighted by their names: I cacciatori (the hunters) for up to 8 persons with 4 bedrooms and 2 bathrooms, features a large eat-in kitchen including a dishwasher. This immense area would have been the focal point for the farmers who once lived in this rustic country home. Casa Vecchia, also known as the old house, is situated on two floors and offer fantastic views and will also accommodate up to 8 persons. Here you will find a classical Tuscan fireplace and a shadey garden area.
La Casa del Falengname (the Carpenter's House) and Rosmarino (Rosemary, a typical Tuscan herb) are the smallest of the villas and are designed for 2 -3 persons; very cosy with warm terracotta floors and wood beam ceilings. Each with its own private garden area. For a slightly larger group of 4 to 7 persons, the classical villa I Tigli, named for the green Tiglio trees nearby, is the perfect solution. Every rental has independent heating and access to free Wi-Fi.
Camerata is situated in a portion of a typical Tuscan farmhouse, with the soft beige colored stones. This spacious country style rental has a living room area on the ground floor opens to a sweet little area where one can enjoy a picnic meal or some Tuscan solitude. This rental will comfortably sleeps 5 persons.
The largest of the 7 accommodations will sleep 12 persons and is called Poggio Martini. This holiday rental equipped with a full kitchen including a dishwasher and a clotheswasher as well as a delightful green garden area where you enjoy meals outside while relaxing with one of the families famous wines.
Perfect Position for exploring the Countryside or City Scene
An ideal position for those looking for a short ride into Florence, or even easier catch the local train at Pontassieve a bustling country town and arrive in less than 10 min. Discover the rich landscape while driving into the Casentino Valley filled with castles, pieves and traditions. Or go north towards the hills of Mugello which are filled with small towns, food sagras and trails for hiking and exploring. This area of Tuscany still maintains much of its original charm including several famous monasteries and vineyards which can offer the perfect alternative to visiting the large famous towns throughout the Tuscan region. Start with Vallombrosa or venture just a little further to Camaldoli and the immense national park which surrounds it.
Only a short distance (20 km) from the major highways this position is convenient for day trips. Not far away is the historic city of Siena, nominated as a UNESCO site, where you can spend the day waling the cobble stoned streets, visit the unique town square and the impressive Cathedral. A day trip to both Pisa and Lucca should be top on your list, and while you are over that way we suggest you include a trip to see Lago di Massaciuccoli and the remains of a well restored Roman villa. Even a trip towards Arezzo and Montepulciano to explore some of the wines from southern Tuscany is a very easy day trip.