A Lovely Farmhouse on Hills near Florence
Poggio Arioso, a beautiful farmhouse set on the Florentine hills southwest of Florence, represents a perfect place from which to start discovering Tuscany. Surrounded by a typical Tuscan landscape dominated by cypresses, vineyards, olive trees and green hills it offers its guests a wonderful context immersed in the tranquillity of the countryside a few minutes from the renaissance city of Florence.
The farmhouse provides 3 comfortable apartments restored according to a Tuscan style and equipped with all comforts. The area is also enhanced by a seventeenth-century villa, wine cellars and olive mill and an Italian garden.
Poggio Arioso is located in the town of Scandicci, only 20 minutes from the historical center of Florence. An avenue lined by cypresses will take you to the entrance where you can admire a seventeenth-century villa, the cellars, olive oil mill and a gorgeous garden. The estate extends over three hills, with 15 hectares covered in vineyards and 40 hectares devoted to olive trees.
The Elegant Apartments and the Italian Garden
The apartments of Poggio Arioso are furnished and restored according to the Tuscan tradition, so they have preserved their original elements of stone, wood and terracotta tiles. The famous artist Ciro added a touch of sophistication to the furnishings keeping at the same time a rural atmosphere within the rooms.
The 3 apartments - Limonaia, Giardino and San Polo - can host up to 10 people and offer all comforts: air-conditioning, SAT TV, internet access and kitchenette corner while outdoors guests can improvise summer dining al fresco under the gazebo and with the use of the barbecue grill.
Next to the villa, the exclusive Italian garden, cypresses and live oaks form an ideal setting in which to spend relaxing time in close contact with nature.
Thanks to its central position, at Poggio Arioso you can organize your holiday just as you desire. The surrounding countryside offers the chance to discover its flavor through hikes and days dedicated to nature. Its nearness to Florence (15 km) also allows you to enjoy city life, including visits to the museums and main monuments within the city.
In less than an hour‘s drive, you can also reach other important and historical sites: from Fiesole and its archaeological area to Vinci, the birthplace of the genius Leonardo to the town of Greve in Chianti, heart of the wine region known as Chianti.
In less than an hour, guests can also reach San Gimignano, Siena and Pisa.
The farm extends over 15 hectares of vineyards and has 12.000 olive trees from which the estate has been producing an excellent Chianti D.O.C.G wine and D.O.P. extra virgin olive oil for many years. Guests can savor these products during tastings organized at the farm.
The owners and staff at Poggio Arioso Farmhouse want to make your stay more pleasant by also offering the opportunity to attend guided tours of the farm, of the wine cellars and olive oil mill and can also offer mountain bike rentals to explore the area on two wheels.
Poggio Arioso is an exclusive and fine place for your Tuscan holiday: Book your stay now!