Villa Ginestra is a beautifully restored rustic farmhouse with a swimming pool, just 15 km from the centre of Florence, set in idyllic Tuscany countryside. Beautifully restored to its original charm, the traditional stone villa accommodates 10 people with 5 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms and an option for 3 extra people when using the double sofa bed downstairs or the extra single bed in the master bedroom.
The estate sits on 100 hectares of rolling hills, with manicured gardens and covered terrace and breathtaking panoramic views over the Arno Valley all the way to the city of Florence. It is perfect for travellers who wish to experience the joy of Tuscan living and explore the famous region with Florence and its many cultural wonders. The villa has typical Tuscan furnishings and a fully fenced garden and pool area. There is a wonderful outdoor dining area and a private forest surrounded by olive groves, vineyards and Cyprus trees.
The farmhouse features a small sitting room at the entrance which leads into the open plan dining/living area, the fully equipped kitchen and off to the two double bedrooms and bathroom with shower/bath located on the ground floor. The stairs lead to a second floor with a bedroom with two single beds, bathroom, a separate twin room (or double on request ) with en suite, WC and a third, very large double bedroom with an additional single bed and its own en suite with shower and toilet. The kitchen is in a Tuscan country style with dishwasher, crockery, utensils and dining table, which seats 10. The farmhouse has high ceiling with wooden beams, terracotta tiled floors and a beautiful old fireplace. The pool area has lounges, pergola with table, chairs for relaxing and a BBQ is available.
There is Wi-Fi connection with access available from certain hotspots on the property. The villa also features a library, laundry with washing machine and all linen provided and there is a cot, highchair, cook, maid and babysitting service available on request.
The estate has a 2.5 km activity trail, which guests can run or stroll through, ideal on beautiful summer days. For those who do enjoy Italian food and wine, there is the opportunity to attend cooking classes during your stay, these are held by a local Tuscan cooking school nearby and it is an easy walking distance from the villa. Villa guests will receive 10% discount on cooking classes.
Villa Ginestra is walking distance to the nearest village Lastra A Signa and there are nearby restaurants, shops, local markets, wine tasting and other activities. It is close to public transport and a 12-minute drive from the centre of Florence. Don’t miss a day trip to the famous Chianti wine region in this beautiful part of Tuscany. The owners live close by and are happy to assist with reservations and recommendations to help you enjoy your vacation time in the Florence countryside to the full.