Podere Castellare is a traditional Tuscan farmhouse, situated at 20 km from Florence near the national Park of Vallombrosa, the property is part of the Chianti area and extends for 35 hectares. Immersed amongst olive groves, wine yards and cypresses it offers stunning views and tranquillity. Podere Castellare has been transformed using a total ecological concept into a delightful sort of hotel in the countryside. The farmhouse produces also its own biological extra-virgen oil which can be bought directly in the place.
The common leaving area consists of a nice sitting room with sofas and armchairs, bookcase and little tables, and like the rest of the house it is furnished to a high standard.
In the property there are extensive gardens and terraces to relax and enjoy the view, a swimming pool (15 m) with sun beds and tables and sun umbrellas. Changing rooms facilities with shower and a little frigo-bar are also provided. Among the facilities there is also a tennis court which can also be transformed in a 5 aside football pitch, mountains bikes and a well equipped fitness centre with Gym, Sauna, Turkish bath and Jacuzzi. Tzen-shiatzu massages or relaxing massages with essential oil on request.
It is always possible to enjoy our delicious meals both at lunch and dinner as the restaurant serves traditional homemade Tuscan dishes, prepared using all our genuine products, by our cook Claudio who organize also kitchen courses on request.
Will be also possible to organize wine and olive oil tasting with typical food coupling.
We are personally concerned with the well-being of our guests and do our best to make their stay as comfortable as possible.
Our guests always appreciate our countryside, the traditional cuisine, the excellent selection of wines all coming from the area and our meticulous service. Every morning we will greet you with an inviting buffet breakfast, with fresh fruits, homemade cakes, biscuits and jam, yogurt and other tasty things.
In order to have a better idea of what our place looks like, I suggest you to have a brief look at our website.