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Torre Forese - Figline Valdarno, Italy
Torre Forese - Figline Valdarno, Italy
Torre Forese - Figline Valdarno, Italy
Torre Forese - Figline Valdarno, Italy
Torre Forese - Figline Valdarno, Italy
Torre Forese - Figline Valdarno, Italy
Torre Forese - Figline Valdarno, Italy
Torre Forese - Figline Valdarno, Italy
Torre Forese - Figline Valdarno, Italy
Torre Forese - Figline Valdarno, Italy
Torre Forese - Figline Valdarno, Italy
Torre Forese - Figline Valdarno, Italy
Torre Forese - Figline Valdarno, Italy
Torre Forese - Figline Valdarno, Italy
Torre Forese - Figline Valdarno, Italy

Figline Valdarno, Italy

Torre Forese

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Description

The Torre is situated in Figline Valdarno, 20 km from Florence, and is easy to reach both by train and car.

Ideally located for visiting the famous cities of art of Siena, Arezzo, Lucca, San Gimignano and Montepulciano. And for the Tuscan countryside, we are on the doorstep of the Chianti region (Greve, Panzano, Impruneta).

Not only art, culture, history and good cuisine, but also shopping with the most important designer outlets in Italy just a 15 minute drive away (Gucci, Armani, Valentino, Ferragamo, Prada, Dolce & Gabbana...).

The Torre is found in the centre of Figline Valdarno, a medieval town which dates back to Roman times, and just a stone’s throw from all the amenities you need - restaurants, cafes, pizzerias, wine bars, cinemas, shops, chemists, banks, churches and the station.

The property is a medieval tower completely refurbished and spread over 4 floors. The suggestive entrance is on the ground floor and boasts great period features such as a marble holy water fountain and a niche with a 18th century Terracotta statue.

The first floor features an open-plan fully-equipped kitchen with a spacious living room furnished with antique pieces including a Monk's table. A bathroom with shower is also on this level.

A mezzanine bedroom with a queen bed is accessible by a staircase from the living room.

A reading room with frescoes walls, a sofa and beautiful views over via Forese is on the second floor.

There is another bathroom on the 3rd floor with the master bedroom on the top floor.

Today Figline has almost 20,000 inhabitants, and is the second most popular tourist town in the province of Florence, because it has so much to offer.

The British singer Sting has a home in Figline, Villa Il Palagio, which he is said to prefer over his homes in the USA and England, and where he enjoys spending time with his wife their children, their dogs, their horses and their mountain bikes.

For sports lovers, riding stables are 5 km away, tennis courts 3 km away and wellness centres 15 km away.

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Property Details

Size

Townhome with 4 levels
2 bedrooms, 2 baths, 1250 square feet

Bedrooms

King and Queen
4 guests maximum

Nearest airport

Florence airport
40 mins by car

Property View

Roof tops of our pretty village and the rolling Tuscan hills behind.

Property ID

07299


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Activities of Interest

  • Arts
  • Equestrian
  • Hike
  • Shopping
  • Wine Country
  • High-end designer outlets are just a few minutes away including Gucci, Armani, Valentine etc.
  • Wine tasitng tours in the Chianti Region are a must.
  • Enjoy some of the most amazing natural hot springs in the country. Some are indoor spa centres but some are still outdoors offering a unique experience.

Places of Interest

  • Immerse yourself in the majestic Renaissance era in breauful Florence and its magic.
  • Siena, Arezzo, Lucca, San Gimignano and Montepulciano are all fantastic nearby towns with tons of charatcter and history.
  • Beautiful 13th Century town of Figline Valdarno with its gothic churches and historic Palazzos

Reviews

Taste of Italy

We really wanted to stay somewhere that felt Italian - this was it! This was the tower in a quaint walled town, surrounded by a larger town, 45 minutes from Florence. Easy walk to train going to Florence. Less than one hour drive to Greve in Chianti, Lucca and Pisa. Luca, the owner, could not be more accommodating, greeting us at 3am with a smile, then later giving us travel suggestions. ”

MicheleMarch 2016

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