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Medioeval Tower (Geranio), Pool , Florence view

Stefania is a superhost.
Stefania

Medioeval Tower (Geranio), Pool , Florence view

5 guests2 bedrooms3 beds1 bath
5 guests
2 bedrooms
3 beds
1 bath
Entire home
You’ll have the castle to yourself.
Sparkling clean
17 recent guests said this place was sparkling clean.
Stefania is a Superhost
Superhosts are experienced, highly rated hosts who are committed to providing great stays for guests.
Great location
95% of recent guests gave the location a 5-star rating.

Casale Fontibucci was by repute the home of Michelangelo’s stonemason.
The Tower dates back to 1100s. Up on a hill,surrounded by olive groves, cypresses and vineyards, you can relax in the park and swimming pool solarium and “touch” the Brunelleschi’s Dome before driving to Florence. Florence 25 m. away offers breathtaking sunsets.
Car HIGHLY recommended
Pool open May-Sept
TOURIST LET (no breakfast)
WIFI free
Free parking on our private road
Siena San Giminiano 1h15
Chianti 50m
Pisa Lucca 1h30

Amenities

Beach essentials
Essentials
Indoor fireplace
Heating
Unavailable: Smoke alarm
Unavailable: Carbon monoxide alarm
The host hasn't reported smoke or carbon monoxide detectors on the property.

Sleeping arrangements

Bedroom 1
1 queen bed,1 crib
Bedroom 2
1 queen bed
Common spaces
1 sofa bed

Availability

Reviews

103 reviews
Check-in
5.0
Communication
5.0
Accuracy
5.0
Cleanliness
5.0
Value
4.9
Location
4.9
Sydney User Profile
Sydney
June 2019
Stefania's place, if possible, is even more beautiful and relaxing than it looks. She is a fantastic host who made sure we were comfortable and had everything we needed to make the most of her amazing property. There were several extra thoughtful touches (including a bottle of…
Chris User Profile
Chris
October 2018
Casale Fontibucci is a truly magical place! This is what escaping to the Tuscan countryside is all about. We stayed in the medieval tower two bedroom apartment, which had amazing views of Florence and the Tuscan countryside. The Casale Fontibucci sits on top of a hillside with…
Maria User Profile
Maria
September 2018
The property and the views are stunning. The hostesses gracious and helpful. You will want alter your plans and stay put for a few days as it is not overyly conducive to day trips throughout Tuscany. The drive up the hill/mountain is 20 minutes. The drive way is very rocky and…
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Response from Stefania:
Thank you Maria for your words of appreciations. Day trips to Tuscan cities can be arranged indeed! Siena, San Giminiano, Lucca, Pisa are 1 h, 1h 1/2 away. Yes, I'm thinking of the other reviews mentionning this. Of course the longer you stay and the more you can plan day…
September 2018
Miranda User Profile
Miranda
June 2018
Beautiful location and Stefania is a gracious host. You definitely need a car to stay here, but it is well worth the drive. Would definitely go back
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Response from Stefania:
Thank you Miranda for your appreciations. You have been respectful and kind guests that I've been happy to host. A presto
June 2018
Andrea User Profile
Andrea
May 2018
Stefania's beautiful home was a wonderful retreat for us for a few days. With a spectacular view of Florence and the dome from high in the hills, the castle was very clean and very comfortable for 2 couples. Stefania allowed us to store our bikes in a garage as we cycled the…
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Response from Stefania:
Andrea, it has been been a pleasure hosting you at the Casale and thank you for your nice words. Yes, I've detailed on the announcement that we don't offer stove so that guests can know this beforehand. ciao!
May 2018
Tom User Profile
Tom
November 2017
We had a wonderful stay at the casale. You need a car and GPS to get to this location. The roads are narrow and winding but you are rewarded with spectacular views of Florence from the house. We would love to come back here some day.
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Response from Stefania:
It was really a great pleasure to host you & your group at the Casale. You have been kind & respectful guests. I appreciate. Thank you again for staying with us & hope to see you again one day. Ciao!
November 2017
Jackie User Profile
Jackie
May 2017
Four friends and I had a wonderful stay at this Castle airbnb! Truly beautiful views and outstanding hospitality from the hosts, Stephania and her family. It is very remote from Florence and you would need to rent a car to get there. The roads are also very narrow for a two car…
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Response from Stefania:
Thank you Jackie for been with us at the Casale!
May 2017

Hosted by Stefania

Bagno A Ripoli, ItalyJoined in November 2012
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185 Reviews
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Stefania is a SuperhostSuperhosts are experienced, highly rated hosts who are committed to providing great stays for guests.
I’m living with my mother Aurora at Casale Fontibucci from the 70’s; the first 10 years have gone by living abroad, Africa & South America, long periods, and coming back, from time to time, enjoying the peace and calm of the Casale with the family. Getting to know new and…
Interaction with guests
3 REASONS TO BOOK: 1. You are so important to me I'm happy to welcome you personally. I love sharing all information you may request (special tourist tours, spots to visit, exhibitions) and be available for any last minute needs you may have. 2. I'll do much more than an…
Languages: English, Français
Response rate: 100%
Response time: within an hour
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Bagno a Ripoli, Toscana, Italy

Things to keep in mind

Check-in: 3:00 p.m.–9:00 p.m.
Checkout: 10:00 a.m.
Check-in
3:00 p.m.–9:00 p.m.
Checkout
10:00 a.m.

House Rules

  • No smoking
  • No pets
  • No parties or events

Cancellations

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