The Tuscan farmhouse Podere Casarotta features an independent villa rental & 5 spacious holiday apartments in the hills just south of Florence. Stupendous vistas, tranquility and homemade dinners await you on your vacation.
Its rural setting with stunning views makes this historic farm come alive, lovely gardens, a large swimming pool and the possibility to explore both the small and large towns of Tuscany as well as its lush green landscape.
Podere Casarotta features fully furnished apartments in a typical country style as well as the traditional warm and welcoming Tuscan hospitality in the form of helpful assistance and delicious meals. The apartments are spacious and cozy, just the right place to enjoy your vacation.
Tranquility & Tuscan Landscapes
The vacation apartments and independent villa rental at Podere Casarotta embody the tranquility and beauty of Tuscany. The owners restored a piece of history, a stone house, barn and farm to its original beauty and then opened it up for guests to visit and enjoy. The 5 self catering apartments have been carefully renovated highlighting the original feature such as the stone walls, the wood beam rafters, the terracotta floors and the silence of the hills that surround them.
The decor is a rustic country, with wood furnishings, wrought iron bed stands and soft neutral colors. Yet the interiors are loaded with modern accessories and comforts for today’s guests including internet access. Each accommodation features its own private garden area with great views of the virtually untouched landscape, olive groves, and Tuscan hills. Enjoy outdoor meals or relax with some toasted bread Podere Casarotta’s very own extra virgin olive oil.
Cozy & Comfortable Vacation Apartments
There are five spacious self catering apartments at Podere Casarotta, each with a particular view and distinct personality. The apartment Il Gelso, offers a spectacular view of the Valdarno, they very valley that accompanies the Arno river to Florence. The apartment La Soffitta, is suitable for up to three persons and over looks the Pratomagno slopes, a great place to do some hiking. There is the apartment I Baldacchini, which is noted for its two double bedrooms with canopy style beds and will host up to 6 persons. Il Loggiato, boasts a fabulous terrace overlooking the valley, one bedroom and a full bathroom.
All of the apartments feature several authentic stone walls, brick arches, and wood beam ceilings. The kitchens are fully equipped with refrigerator, stove and upon request a portable oven. Gli Archi gets its name from the stylized arches that are visible in the apartment, it has a private garden and will accommodate up to 4 persons with a sofa bed in the living room. The apartments share a refreshing pool and garden area, with a fantastic view. Internet is available throughout the property.
Privacy in the Vacation Villa
Many of the apartments are arranged so that they can be rented together for families and friends traveling as a group or if you need a bit more space. Ask your host and they can assist you in finding the perfect combination. The only private villa rental on the property is called Il Fienile, and it is set on two floors. The ground floor is composed of one large room divided into a kitchen and a dining area with an impressive Tuscan fireplace. The first floor houses the bedroom, with a double bed and upon request up to two single beds can be added. This apartment also has a fantastic terrace for outdoor meals and relax.
Ideal Location for Visiting Tuscany
The country vacation home, Podere Casarotta, perched on some of the most panoramic hills in Tuscany has a clear vision of the valley below. You will find yourself surrounded by the sounds of the countryside, the fresh clean air and the tranquility that is often associated with Tuscany. However, it is also close to small towns like that of Loro Ciuffenna, where you will find shops, restaurants and even weekly markets. It is also conveniently close to the main north-south highway, from which you can make several day trips. Florence, Arezzo, and Montepulciano are easy destinations to include in your itinerary while visiting touring the region.