Colognole - B&B

  • Property type: Hotels/B&Bs
  • Sleeps: 2
  • Region: Tuscany
  • Location: Valdisieve valley, Rufina
  • Bedrooms: 1
  • Bathrooms: 1
  • Swimming pool: Shared
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Situated in the magical landscape of the Valdisieve valley just 30 minutes east of Florence in Tuscany, the villa of Colognole and the traditional surrounding farmhouses create an idyllic rural holiday retreat. Here you can enjoy the peace and harmony of Colognole's surroundings, with splendid views on the hills that slope gently down to the river with an alternating pattern of olive groves, vineyards, fields of wheat, sunflowers and ancient woodlands.

The estate has been in the Conti Spalletti family since the end of the 1800's, and from the earliest years the family focused its efforts on viticulture. The winery lies in the heart of the Chianti Rufina DOCG and concentrates on producing wines of true greatness that are exported to all of the major countries of the world. Accommodation on the estate focuses on the lovely old traditional Tuscan farmhouses that have been renovated to provide comfortable and characteristic self catering accommodation along with four Bed and Breakfast rooms that are conveniently located next the the restaurant where breakfast is served.

All the houses preserve their rural but elegant style, central heating is available throughout all of the rental properties, making them suitable not only in the summer months but also for holidays during the cooler months of the year. Here you can enjoy splendid views of valley, rivers, vineyards and olive groves, relaxing by the swimming pool, sampling the local dishes produced in the restaurant, strolling the hiking trails which cover the estate, as well as arranging for tastings of the wines and olive oil produced on the estate.

Colognole is also ideally located for taking advantage of the wide range of cultural opportunities, with Florence, the Chianti region, San Gimignano, Siena, and Arezzo all being within easy reach. From here all of Tuscany's important cities can be reached within an hour or two. The town of Rufina, just a few kilometres away, offers frequent trains to the city centre of Florence, just 30 minutes away. 

The restaurant, Il Colognolo, is conveniently located inside the estates small medieval hamlet and is the preferred choice of guests at the agriturismo and the bed and breakfast. The restaurant serves traditional Tuscan cuisine relying on in-season locally sourced produce and the wines of Chianti Rufina amongst the offerings on a meticulously chosen wine list. From its terrace, which faces south, guests are treated to a superb view over the Valdisieve; on crisp, clear evenings, it is possible to see as far as the hills of the Chianti region.

Accommodation

Double room with private bathroom.

Grounds

Well maintained and a wonderful place to sit and relax in after a hard day’s sight-seeing.

Facilities

Pool details

Shared swimming pool (8m x 14m) with ample poolside furniture.

Activities

Access road

Easy access.

Airports

Florence 30min. Pisa or Bologna 2hrs. Perugia 2hrs. Rome 3hrs.

Distances

Rufina 7km, Pontassieve 14km, Florence 30km, San Gimignano 80km, Siena 95km, Pisa 125km, Lucca 115km, Bologna 125km.

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Arrival DateDeparture DatePrice
30/08/2014 12/10/2014 Nightly rate: £80
12/10/2014 20/12/2014 Nightly rate: £70

Prices shown above are for 2 people sharing per night on a bed and breakfast basis.
Upgrade to Half Board for only £28 per person. The evening meal includes 3 courses and dessert, water and coffee. Wine is not included but can be purchased at the table.

Minimum 2 night stay
Pool open 15 May to 1 October

Arrival Times

Arrivals expected between 16.00 - 19.30 hrs. If you are going to be late, you MUST advise us or the owner/keyholder in advance. Property to be vacated no later than 10.00am on day of departure.