Tuscany: Tucano Cottage
Elegant cottage on fine Tuscany estate
- Name: Tucano Cottage
- Sleeps: 6
- Bedrooms: 3
- Bathrooms: 3
Tucano Cottage is a comfortable getaway in the Italian countryside for parties of four to six. The property is surrounded by beautiful gardens and guests have access to all of the amenities offered on Vecchietto Estate. The adjacent Tucano Villa can be rented with the Tucano Cottage for larger parties.
It is an easy drive from Florence – about forty minutes. The nearest train station, located in Figline Valdarno is a 10 minute drive from the property.
This villa is part of the luxurious Vecchietto Estate, a sprawling property that offers guests tennis courts and pools, as well as the option to book guided bike tours or excursions, yoga lessons, and traditional cooking courses. There is also a nearby shop Il Mercatale in the town of Montevarchi that sells local organic wines, olive oil, farm-fresh produce and other local delicacies.
The estate is located in the coveted Arno Valley, between the towns of Reggello and Figline Valdarno. It is an excellent home base to explore all the Tuscany has to offer and a very easy, brief train ride into Florence. Figline Valdarno has shops, supermarket, restaurants and a handy train station.
The picturesque town of Reggello is known for its abundance of agricultural products, which culminates each December with a international olive oil exhibition. Also explore Greve and Gaiole, famous for their Chianti wines.
Some of the interesting local sites to visit are the towns of Pontassieve, the Castle of Sammezzano, and the Vallombrosa Abbey.
For Italian fashion enthusiasts you couldn't be more conveniently located to Tuscany's famous The Mall which tourists and Italians alike search out for top designer fashion at a discount from the major fashion brands Gucci, Salvatore Ferragamo, Dior, La Perla, Prada, Todd, Loro Piana, to name a few.
Tucano Cottage shares the classic Tuscan details of its neighboring Tucano Villa: sleek white exterior, arched windows, and green shutters. Guests can enjoy quiet mornings or group dinners on the outdoor patio, and the surrounding gardens are perfect for long walks.
The ground floor of the cottage has everything guests need to feel at home during their Italian getaway: a comfortable and elegantly furnished living area with a TV and minibar, and bright natural light during the day. There is also one double bedroom and en suite bathroom on this floor.
Up the stairs, guests will find two beautifully furnished double bedrooms, each with its own en suite bathroom with large showers. The bedrooms look out onto the gardens surrounding the property.
The apartment does not have a kitchen. Guests of the Tucano Cottage can enjoy a complimentary daily breakfast in the restaurant on the estate and have use of the shared estate pool however if rented in conjunction with the Tucano Villa, use of the Tucano Villa pool.
Bedroom 1: Queen bedroom with en suite bathroom
Bedroom 2: Queen bedroom with en suite bathroom
Bedroom 3: Queen bedroom with en suite bathroom
Property and area amenities
|Bedrooms||3 queen bedrooms with en suite bathrooms|
|Kitchen||Mini-bar, no kitchen|
|Laundry||Shared laundry room on the estate with washer and dryer|
|Air Conditioning||Yes in all bedrooms|
|Internet||WiFi, might not reach all the rooms due to thickness of walls|
|Family||Good for families|
|Cleaning||Daily housekeeping with change of towels|
|Parking||Yes ample parking|
|Tennis||Yes, tennis courts on the estate near the restaurant.|
|Restaurant||On-site restaurant open 7 days/week 8AM to 11PM. Complimentary breakfast in the restaurant for Tucano Cottage guests.|
|Pool||Shared unheated swimming pool a few minutes walk from cottage in service from approximately mid-May to mid-October depending on the weather. Pool towels provided.|
|Available||Not Available||Reservation Pending||Changeover|
• Beautiful estate in a terrific Tuscany location near Florence
• Tucano Cottage perfect for 2 to 3 couples
• Can be rented in conjunction the Tucano Villa next door for larger groups
• No kitchen but Tucano Cottage guests a complimentary breakfast at restaurant on the property
• Grounds are well maintained
• Estate staff is friendly and helpful
• On-site restaurant fabulous
Accommodation within Multi-Unit Property
Map and Location
|Figline Valdarno 3.7 km|
|Reggello 8 km|
|Designer Outlet Mall in Lecco 11 km|
|Montevarchi 15.5 km|
|Center of Florence 36km (25 minutes by train)|
|Greve in Chianti 22 km|
|Gaiole in Chianti 28 km|
|Arezzo, Cortona 46 km|
|Lucca 100 km|
|Pisa 108 km|
|Florence Airport 36 km|
|Rome Airport 260 km|