Casa dei Boschi is a characteristic Tuscan farmhouse with all the modern conveniences and rustic interior in which you will feel right at home during your stay. The solid structure provides a pleasant coolness during the warm summer months.
Upon entering through the green door to the right of the stairs there is a dining kitchen with a fire place and a small but tastefully decorated and perfectly equipped kitchen with a big stove, grill, two ovens, a dishwasher and refrigerator.
To the left of the stairs are the dining room and lounge. Both have terracotta flooring with underfloor heating (which is not used in the summer). In the lounge there is a big flat screen TV with satellite channels.
Walking through the glass hallway you will find a bathroom with a shower and toilet and a bit further along you can find a washing machine and dryer.
On the top floor to the right of the stairs there is a bedroom with a fire place and a box-spring double bed. A cot can be placed here on request.
The left wing has two bedrooms with two single box-spring beds each and sufficient storage space. There is also a second bathroom with a bath, toilet, bidet and double wash basins.
In the hall there is a book case with a variety of books and a chest of drawers with games and lots of information about Tuscany.
Casa dei Boschi has a huge porch with a large dining table, seating area and cupboard.
In the olive grove there is a covered patio and a herb garden and tomato plants which you are free to use in your Italian cooking. Also the pool is located here.
The steps leading to the relaxation area under the pine tree overlooking the Arno valley is equipped with a beautiful set of outdoor furniture, a hammock and a 6 person hot tub.
|Address: Loc. Pruneta 115, 52022 Cavriglia AR, Italië|
|Zip/Postal Code: 52022|
| Latitude/Longitude: 43.536134896210356 / 11.435521315225287|
The property is situated in the "Golden triangle" of Tuscany (Arezzo-Siena-Florence) and is the ideal location to start your adventure Map and directions to Casa dei Boschi by car or motorcycle.
From Florence take the A1 towards Rome. Exit the A1 at INCISA and follow directions for FIGLINE VALDARNO. Proceed in the direction of SAN GIOVANNI VALDARNO. After passing through RESTONE take the second right in the direction of CAVRIGLIA. At the second traffic lights turn right towards CASTELNUOVO DEI SABBIONI.
After 7km you will arrive in CASTELNUOVO DEI SABBIONI. Cross the bridge and you will see TAMOIL petrol station on your right. Turn right there and continue until you see the signs for MASSA SABBIONI/PARCO NATURALE CAVRIGLIA.
Continue past the village of MACIE and after 2 bends you will see on your left-hand side a small steep road going up and a sign saying LOC. CASINO MALPENSATA and LOC. PRUNETA.
Go up the steep road and after two sharp bends you will pass a farm. Past the farm turn left at the little Maria chapel where you will see a black gate with the number 115. You have now reached Casa dei Boschi.
Upon booking you will receive a contact telephone number in case you cannot find the property.
The nearest village is Castelnuovo dei Sabbioni in the municipality of Cavriglia. It is also called "Porta del Chianti" or "Gateway to Chianti" because of its position between the Arno valley and the Chianti hills.
The village is just a five minute drive from Casa dei Boschi and you can find many local amenities there such as a small supermarket, butcher, greengrocer, gastronomia – a shop with delicious local specialities, pharmacy, post office, bank, hairdresser, newsagent, tobacconist, florist (Interflora), laundrette and pizzeria. Please pay attention to shops' opening times (shops are closed between 1 and 5 pm).
There are countless opportunities if you like cycling, golf or hiking.
Cycling holidays Casa dei Boschi
Enjoy fantastic and energetic cycle rides through the beautiful Tuscan landscape surrounding the cozy and welcoming Casa dei Boschi. Discover the famous Chianti region with its dark stately cypress avenues, sunny terracotta villages and rolling fields of old vines and olive trees. These rolling hills with breathtaking views provide the perfect backdrop for both novice and experienced cyclists. Exploring this area by bicycle is a veritable feast for the senses.
After a strenuous day a wooden hot tub awaits with perfectly heated water for you to rest your tired muscles and relax. Breakfast and dinner are served almost daily by your host using products from the region. Casa dei Boschi has everything for you to experience the 'La dolce vita' feeling. If you would like more information regarding bicycle arrangements please look at the page 'rates'.
For guests wishing to explore the Tuscan countryside on foot
The immediate surrounding area around Casa dei Boschi is excellent for walks. Walking through fields, orchards and forests, along streams and waterfalls, enjoying the breathtaking views will lead you to discover the Tuscan landscape in all its glory.
Only 17 km from Casa dei Boschi is the famous wine village of Gaiole in Chianti. From this Tuscan village there are 11 loop trails (sentieri in Italian) with a total length of 160 km. The marked trails lead past castles, vineyards, churches, farmhouses, olive groves and vineyards. During these walks you will be treated to the most breathtaking views offered by the beautiful Chianti region. Tuscany is home to amazing landscapes.
Walkers also get a special treat every day at Casa dei Boschi; you can refresh your body and mind in the wooden tub with perfect water temperature and restore your physical and mental wellbeing.
Breakfast and dinner are served almost daily by your host. You will taste pure Tuscan delicacies from regional producers. For more information regarding walking tours please check our website.
Discover Tuscany by motorbike
Riding a motorbike around Tuscany with its beautiful landscape, its wonderful scents and its amazing colours, bright in Spring and warm in Autumn, will be a treat for all your senses. You return each day to Casa dei Bosch to be treated to a perfectly heated hot tub which is a real blessing for tired bodies. Practically every day you can enjoy meals on one of the terraces surrounding your accommodation and you will taste traditional Tuscan flavours.
This absolutely wonderful spot in Tuscany offers an exceptional stay where discovery, enjoyment and relaxation are combined and where the rustic charm of Casa dei Boschi merges with authentic Tuscan country life. Please look at the page 'rates' on our website for more information on motorcycle arrangements.