property description: Around the natural oasis of the Valle dell'Inferno, in the heart of Tuscany between Florence and Arezzo, in an enclave of organic farming amongst rows of Malvasia vines, organic strawberry plantations, meadows of medicinal herbs, olive groves, in an unpolluted area is where the historic house named Il Pino was renovated. Renovated respecting the style of old country farmhouses, even the furniture has been restored in keeping with the original rustic Tuscan style known as "arte povera", but with all modern comforts including internet. The estate accomodates guests to revive old customs and experiences of country life in the year 2000. A top farm holiday, "5 ears", (like a five star hotel) where our customers are guests in every respect.
Our village, Castiglion Ubertini, takes its name from the
powerful feudal Ubertini family. Its origin dates back to the end of the
12th century even if substantial "chipped flint stones" have
been found which show the existence of a pre-historic resort. The castle
contained the main building, the workers' huts , and the small church of
San Giorgio. It was destroyed by means of the Florentine militia in 1342.
Our farmhouse goes back to the late Middle Ages because the original
central core was a sighting tower, given its strategic position
overlooking the Valdarno area. In the existing external wall, you can find
a stone with hieroglyphics which experts
Our welcome service
provides the following for each apartment; 2 bottles of mineral water, (1
still, 1 sparkling), a bottle of our Malmsey wine, honey soap in the
bathroom, seasonal aromatic herbs in the kitchen, a jar of our strawberry
jam with no added sugar and a natural herb tea from our herb garden.
Tel +39 055 9703807 Fax +39 055 9194021
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