Massimo's Medieval Tower




General Description


This is an Italian medieval tower-house, part of a hamlet on the Florentine Hills in Chianti just south of Florence.
Surrounded by olive trees and vineyards, facing the Arno valley and the mountain of Pratomagno.
It has 2 self-catering apartments,one on the ground floor and the other on first and second floor of the tower.
There are totally 7 sleeping places but each apartment is better occupied by a couple,
because the bathroom is close to the bedroom.
It is 16 kilometres from Florence and only 3 from the town of Pontassieve where shops,
supermarkets, banks,a post office and a railway station are near at hand.
The house built in the XIIth century with white limestone,was restored between the XVth
and the XVIth century assuming its actual aspect.
 Its location in an area with many cultural and natural attractions makes it easy to visit
the famous mediaeval towns in Tuscany.
Who are fond of sports may follow the itineraries in the countryside directly from the house.
The owner is available for Cooking Lesson of Tuscan and Medieval food.
It is also possible to have dinner, with the owner, on request.
There is no pool



Accommodation Description


Lower Tower:
This flat is suitable to accommodate up to 3 people.


Upper Tower:
This flat is suitable to accommodate 2+2 people


Residence Services



English Spoken                                     French Spoken                               Spanish Spoken         

Babysitting service             Telephone                   Home Catering                        Laundry room

Excursion & guided tours                         Tourist information                             Yearly opening

                          Parking area           Central Heating                       Garden furniture          Barbecue


Distances from the Villa Sport Activities & Attractions




Main Road Km :1,4             Nearest village Km : 5,5
From Station Km :6            From Shops Km : 3,4
From Restaurants Km : 2     Bus Stop Km :3
From Firenze Km :17        From Siena Km : 80  
   From Arezzo Km : 65        Cortona Km : 95
Lucca Km :85   Montalcino Km : 130

 From San Gimignano:  Km :75
Pisa/Airport Km : 126               From Sea Km : 100
Tennis courts Km : 6             Golf Km :20
Horse riding Km : 2,8               Gym Km :6
Fishing Km :   4       


Craft Courses
Mountain Bike
Cooking Lessons
Garden Tours
Hiking    Yoga
Pottery Lessons
Art Lessons
Wine Tasting