BIOAgriturismo Podere Montisi

  • Farm house
Località Pratello 7 - Parco Agricolo Archeologico di Travalle - 50041 Calenzano - Firenze - Italy

Nature and sustainability in Florence. We host you in a 16th century farmhouse renovated in bio-architecture. Close to the city of art, we are on the trekking routes of the Parco Argricolo di Travalle, Monti della Calvana, Natura 2000 area.

In the heart of the Florentine countryside, in contact with nature, time, space and freedom for yourself. Finally. In a friendly and simple way, in a nice and healthy environment: sustainability, bio-architecture, natural stones, lime plasters, egg paints and casein, reduced environmental footprint of energy sources, well water, photovoltaic, phytodepuration. Biological-dynamic agriculture. No television.

At guests' disposal different cozy and eco-friendly apartments:

APARTMENT "Casa Toscana Organic Lifestyle"
With great pleasure we welcome lovers of nature, art and good living!
For the renovation of the apartment at your disposal we have researched and used many natural materials, such as natural stones, Tuscan terracotta, lime plasters, egg paintings and casein used in bio-architecture. Even the energy sources that feed the building are low environmental impact and entirely renewable, we use photovoltaic panels, wood, pellets, well water, phytodepuration.

Ground floor:
Bright and communicating living room and kitchen overlooking the garden, separated by two steps. Floors in natural light stone. Furniture consisting of a typical Tuscan sofa, upholstered hay armchair, round table 4/5 covered, antique bed rests objects, various tables and lunchboxes, trolley and two sideboards.

Kitchen: fully equipped with oven, electric hob, fridge and freezer, dishwasher as well as crockery, pots, tablecloth and dryers etc.

Full bathroom with sink, toilet, bidet and shower. (equipped with towels and soap)

First floor
"Capperi" Room: Double bed and bathroom, spacious, bright from the window you can enjoy a beautiful view of the valley. Floor in typical Tuscan terracotta, furnished with wardrobe, chest of drawers with mirror, bedside tables, chairs and suitcase rests. (equipped with linen)

Full bathroom with sink, toilet, bidet and shower. (equipped with towels and soap)

Small sitting area between the two rooms with the possibility of relaxing and reading. Art books, tour guides, thematic essays on various topics, novels and magazines in various languages ​​are available to guests.

Mezzanine
"Cipresso" Room: Cypress wood floor with a double sofa bed and a view of the cypress wood. Mezzanine available for futon (1 extra person). Furniture consisting of small wardrobe, chairs, coffee table and large cushions on the mezzanine.

External
Table, chairs, umbrella and barbecue available for guests in summer. Possibility of box games for adults and children, tree platform, small oak tree house, swing and wooden ladder for children.

Move:
Thanks to its geographical position and proximity to Florence, Podere Montisi is the ideal starting point for visits to the major art cities of Tuscany (some of which UNESCO sites) and for interesting excursions in the Chianti region, the Mugello and the Villas of the Medici with their historic gardens: Careggi, Castello, Poggio Imperiale, La Petraia, Boboli Gardens, Poggio a Caiano with the Cascine di Tavola, Artimino in Carmignano, La Magia in Quarrata, Garden of Pratolino in Vaglia, Fiesole, the Trebbio in Scarperia and San Piero, Cafaggiolo in Barberino di Mugello, Cerreto Guidi, Palazzo di Seravezza, protected by UNESCO. The Bilancino lake and the Mugello racetrack are easily reachable. Central for trekking on the Calvana Mountains following the Appennine nature trails of the CAI.

Connections:
Florence International Airport "Amerigo Vespucci" (FLR) at 14 km, Pisa International Airport "Galileo Galilei" (PSA) at 80 km, Bologna International Airport "Guglielmo Marconi" (BLQ) at 90 km.

Trenitalia stations: Calenzano 4 km, Prato Centrale 6.5 km, Florence Santa Maria Novella 22 km.

Bus

Capolinea ATAF (Florence) Line 2 Calenzano 4 km; end of line CAP (Prato) Line 11 Pizzidimonte 3 km.

Highway

A1 / E35 Autostrada del Sole: Calenzano-Sesto Fiorentino exit 5 km
A11 Firenze-mare motorway: Sesto Fiorentino exit 10 km

FOR THOSE ARRIVING BY CAR / MOTORCYCLE / BICYCLE / HORSE
We can also accommodate those who reach us by car, even those who travel by bike, motorbike or horse. Guests can admit the vehicles under sheds and use tools to make small maintenance.

To eat
Organic farm products:

We have restored the ancient farm with its lands and cultivate 6 hectares of arable land with ancient grains and olive trees and 6 hectares of forest that are located around the house. Our company cultivates a territory that has remained uncultivated for 30 years, following cultivation methods respecting the territory and the soil, following the rhythms of nature.
extra virgin olive oil, cereals of ancient varieties and their derivatives (flour and bread), medicinal plants, jams of ancient fruits, eggs and vegetables.

Do
We offer the possibility of courses and Tuscan cooking lessons on request for a minimum of 4 people with the use of farm or local raw materials, basketry courses and garlands with natural materials, workshops for children, harvesting of the fruits of the garden and use of the large wood-burning oven of the farm (after gathering wood from the forest) to make bread or pizzas with sourdough.

To know
Bath and bed linen are changed weekly.
WiFi access is available and free.
On request shopping and cleaning service with an additional cost to be agreed.

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Reserve without credit card.
Subsequently, the accommodation could request a deposit. Here you can have a look at its payment and cancellation terms.

    Ecosustainability

    • Bicycle rental service
    • Supporting the local economy
    • Promoting "eco" activities
    • No single dose
    • Motion sensors lights
    • 100% renewable energy
    • Organic or Local Food
    • Car-free accessibility
    • Ecological cleaning products
    • More than 80% waste recycling
    • Energy saving lights
    • Green building
    • Solar thermal panels for hot water
    • Water flow reducers
    • Recovery & reuse of rainwater
    • Recycled paper
    • No disposable packaging
    • Towel change on request
    • Appliances in energy class A
    • High efficiency boiler > 90%
    • Water-saving toilets
    • Regional Food
    • Environmental-friendly fornitures
    • Fair trade products
    • Biodiversity of green areas
    • Guest Satisfaction
    • Digital Detox
    • Recycling or Second Hand Furniture

    Service

    • Kitchenette
    • Electric Vehicles Charging
    • Private bathroom
    • Internet
    • Breakfast included
    • Organic garden
    • Bicycles
    • Ecotourism itineraries
    • Wellness center
    • Accessibility
    • Small pets allowed
    • Child & Family Friendly
    • Garden
    • Hairdryer
    • Barbecue
    • Highchair
    • Crib
    • Parking
    • Educational farm
    • Umbrella and sunbed at the beach
    • Gluten free meals
    • Vegetarians meals
    • Reading room
    • Solarium
    • Play area for children
    • Artisanal products for sale
    • Restaurant
    • Vegan Meals
    • Own entrance
    • Covid-19 Safety measures

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