CASA FORCONE is situated in a beautiful and tranquil valley in the Casentino region, at 560m above sea level. This is a place of great peace, surrounded by fields and forests, and with a view of the mountain La Verna, upon whose summit lies the famous monastery of St. Francis.
Immediately next to the house is a terrace for al fresco dining, and a private lake in which to swim. In the surrounding area you will find many green fields and forests. This area offers the ideal opportunity to relax, go for a walk or simply enjoy nature. The owner lives in the property nearby. One of the two bathrooms is outside.
Our house is always cool during the hot days and easy to heat in wintertime.
Satellite tv and wifi unlimited available.
We speake English, German and Italian.
Upon request we can provide:
• Organic vegetables from our own garden
• Guided meditation courses
• Yoga classes
• Various holistic treatments such as Reiki, spirit healing and JSD (Jin Shin Do is a form of acupressure treatment)
• Organised walks
• Table Tennis
This villa has a kitchen, a livingroom, 2 bedrooms and a bathroom.The kitchen is fully equipped with all modern appliances: dishwasher, fridge, stove and oven, coffee- and espresso-machines, electric kettle, and lots of dishes, pots and pans.
The livingroom is bright and spacious (30m²) with an open fireplace, tv, dvd-player and stereo, comfortable wicker chairs, lots of cushions and futons and a door opening to the garden.
There is one double bedroom and another room with two single beds and a bunk bed. All beds can be combined as well as double as single beds.
The bathroom is with shower, bidet, toilet, sink and hairdryer and lots of shelves and towel rails.
There is another bathroom with tub and washing-machine outside, in the house nearby.
Number of rooms: 4
Number of kitchens: 1
Number of living rooms: 1
Number of bedrooms: 2
Number of bathrooms: 2
Overall impression furnishing and features: Tasteful and more than just functional
Exterior overall impression: Extremely charming holiday home
Outdoor facilities: Terrace, Balcony or terrace, Garden
Parking facilities: Private parking on site, Parking
Floor: Ground floor
Air conditioning: No
Pet allowed: Pets not permitted
Living area: 100 m²
Property area: 10000 m²
Holiday category: Family and children, Nature, Peace and relaxation
Property type: Holiday home
Let since: 2007
Last internal renovation: 2014
Last external renovation: 2014
Living Room 1:
Living room size: 30 m²
Type of sleeping facilities: Bed
Bedroom size: 20 m²
Number of double beds: 1
Bedroom size: 20 m²
Number of bunk beds: 1
Number of single beds: 2
Number of cribs: 1
On-site leisure facilities: Table tennis, Basin
Bathroom size: 8 m²
Bathroom features: Bidet, Day light, Toilet, Wash basin, Shower
Bathroom size: 8 m²
Bathroom features: Bath tub with shower, Day light, Toilet, Wash basin
Kitchen furniture/equipment: Cooler/freezer combination, Cooking facilities (four hobs), Dishwasher, Fitted kitchen, 2 sets of plates, cups, cutlery per person, Oven, Coffee machine, Combined gas/electric stove, Toaster
Kitchen size: 16 m²
Number of tables: 1
Total number of seats: 8
Equipment: Cabinets and drawers provide for enough space, Washing machine, Shared washing machine, Vacuum cleaner
Heating: In all rooms, Central heating (oil/gas/nightsaver)
Entertainment electronics: Colour television set, SAT receipt, Hi-fi, CD-Player, TV
Telecommunications: Internet access, Mobile telephone reception possible
Garden description: Park-like location, Not visible from the road or neighbouring properties, Unfenced
Garden facilities: Pavilion, Garden furniture provided, Grill available
Garden utilisation: Exclusive garden use
Distance to town: 15 km
Distance to next restaurant: 3 km
Distance to next shopping facilities: 3 km
Distance to the sea: 180 km
Distance to lake: 0.05 km
Distance to nearest airport: 80 km
Excursion possibilities: monastery "laVerna", Eremo di Camaldoli, zoo Poppi, castles Casentino, National Park Casentino, Arezzo, Cortona, Anghiari, Siena,Florenz ect
Nearby sports facilities: Golf course, Bike tours, Riding possibilities, Cross-country skiing, Sport center, Tennis
Name of the sea: Tyrrhenian Sea
Please note: The following discounts will be granted if the whole trip lies within the validity period of the discount.
Day of arrival
Nearest airport: Florence
Next train station: Capolona, Arezz0
Nearest motor way: A1
Sea/lake, Mountains, Garden, forest, meadow, Valley
Final cleaning, costs: 50 EUR, to be paid on site 01.01.2007-01.01.2050
Bed linen, for rent at a price of: 7 EUR, to be paid on site per person per week 01.01.2007-01.01.2050 (Optional)
Towels, for rent at a price of: 3 EUR, to be paid on site per person per week 01.01.2007-01.01.2050 (Optional)
Wood for chimney, according to consumption, to be paid on site per day 01.01.2013-02.07.2066