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"Casina nel Mugello" a Polcanto - 20 minutes from Florence - Your holiday between green 'Mugello' and the sweet hills around Florence

Bedrooms 1
Space 430 sq. ft.
Property type chateau / country house
Minimum Stay 2 nights


About the property

The house is the perfect place to spend holidays in contact with nature.

It is located in an ancient contest of '800 century which belonged to the monks of Montesenario, an ancient monastery situated on the top of the mountain.

From house you can enjoy the view of that monastery.

The features of the house are: "cotto fiorentino" floor, roof of wood beams and original stones wall.

Member since: 2011
Speaks English, French, German, Italian
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Calendar last updated:
12 June, 2018


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday chateau / country house in Borgo San Lorenzo in Metropolitan City of Florence

Property Type:
  • chateau / country house
Floor Area:
  • 430 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • rural
  • village
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Shower room 1 - Shower Enclosure
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 3
  • forests
Leisure Activities:
  • horse riding
  • walking
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • golf
  • wind-surfing


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"Casina nel Mugello" a Polcanto - 20 minutes from Florence - Your holiday between green 'Mugello' and the sweet hills around Florence
average rating of 5.0 based on 4 reviews

A fairy place in the Tuscan hillside

  • 5 of 5

Last week I came to this small but beautiful cottage situated on the countryside in Polcanto, a very small community in Tuscany, only 20 minutes from Florence. The cottage is situated in a place cold "I Carpini". This place is only two kilometers from Polcanto, a village with about 500 habitants.

No, I didn’t came for visiting Florence. I’m already know this beautiful capital of Tuscany very well, because I lived, and I’m still living near Florence.

I’d escape from my house with my wife and my youngest boy(40 degrees Celsius) to a fresher place.

The first evening, when I sat there in the garden, my minds went to a poesy written by Lord Byron. Lord Byron wrote this poesy at the seaside (Marina di Pisa) so I had to modify his poem to describe the hillside:

“ Are not the woods, with all the birds, the hills and the skies,

a part of me, and of my soul.

As I of them”.

That’s exactly what I felt in that particular moment.

I really relax, Far away from everything. It can’t be better. That’s for sure.

And the Landlord? Ms. Romanella. I’m not lying when I say, she is the most helpful and lovely Landlord I ever met in my life!

And her daughter Isabella? I was sending my request about nine thirty PM the day before. And about midnight every formality were done!

Talk about efficiency!

At last I will recommend this place to everyone.

I think I will write a Short story about our experience in this beautiful place.

Goran Westerholm


  • Review Submitted: 22-Jul-2015
  • Date of Stay: July 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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Polcanto, un angolo da favola

  • 5 of 5

Arrivando alla fattoria "I Carpini" di Polcanto ci si sente immersi in un oasi di verde fresca ed accogliente. Un vero mondo da favola: verde, quiete, ottima accoglienza. Anche la case - fornita di ogni comfort dalla re wife al cotone per cucire - sembra uscita dalla favola di Biancave e i sette nani.Eccellente e attenta ad ogni desiderio degli ospiti, la figura della signora Romanella, una delicata fata dei boschi, Un antico proverbio recitava che" Ai Carpini mancava solo il sale" volendo sottolineare l'autosifficienza della fattoria che, prima della guerra produceva di tutto:olio, vino, miele e tanto altro. A me, che il sale l'ho già trovato in casa, sembra proprio che a Polcanto non manchi niente nemmeno oggi per un vacanza rilassante e a pochi chilometri da Firenze.

Mariarosaria Izzo

  • Review Submitted: 19-Jul-2014
  • Date of Stay: June 2014
  • Source: Homelidays, from HomeAway
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"Voilà plus de 20 ans que...

  • 5 of 5

"Voilà plus de 20 ans que nous louons des logements pour nos vacances (France et Espagne). C''était notre premier séjour en Italie. L''accueil et les conditions dans ce gîte sont les meilleurs que nous ayons connus. Très recommandé pour ceux qui apprécient la tranquilité et la nature. Village et commerçants très agréables. Très belle ville de Florence à quelques kilomètres. Superbes paysages de Toscane. L''accueil du propriétaire est purement exceptionnel."

  • Review Submitted: 07-May-2012
  • Date of Stay: April 2012
  • Source: Homelidays, from HomeAway
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"El sitio muy tranquilo y...

  • 5 of 5

"El sitio muy tranquilo y bonito. La propietaria una mujer muy agradable y amable"

  • Review Submitted: 10-Oct-2011
  • Date of Stay: September 2011
  • Source: Homelidays, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
25 Kilometres
Amerigo Vespucci - Peretola FLR
Nearest Motorway
10 Kilometres
A1 -
Nearest Restaurant
1 Kilometres
Car: necessary

By car, from the north:

* take the A1 motorway Bologan-Firenze and take gate Barberino di Mugello and take the indications towards Borgo San Lorenzo

* about after 11 km you meet a roundabout, take SP 302 Faentina direction Florence.

* Following the SP 302 road until to see the street sign "Polcanto"

* as you enter Polcanto, turn right at the bar and continue straight for about 1,00 km.

You are arrived!!!


Florence 20 km

Fiesole 15 km

Borgo San Lorenzo 10 km

Barberino di Mugello's lake 15 km

(Text automatically translated) Sports facilities nearby Autodromo Internazionale del Mugello


Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday chateau / country house in Borgo San Lorenzo, Florence Area

Rental Basis:
per property
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My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
for 2 nights
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add £18 per night, per additional guest

Additional pricing information

Refundable Damage Deposit £43.82
Spese di pulizia £26.29

Tariffe scontate in relazione alla durata, Tariffe in funzione del numero di persone, Richiesto supplemento per il riscaldamento in base alla stagione, Deposito cauzionale, Caparra richiesta alla prenotazione, Consegna delle chiavi da parte del Proprietario non presente in loco.
On winter season it is requested a surcharge for heating of euro 7 each cube meter.
Final cleaning of euro 20,00 payable cash on arrival

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund for cancellations more than 14 days before check-in date.
  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.
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