in the green mugello
countryside in tuscany
Sanvitale in Mugello is part of the Podere Macerata estate at 380
metres above sea level. Surrounded by meadows, fields, woods of chestnut
and oak trees in a cool, quiet little valley at the foot of the Apennine
mountains, it offers 16 beds in 8 rooms (6 double, 1 triple and 1 single bedrooms)
and one holiday apartment.
The structure can be also rented as a whole 16 people (in 8 bedrooms) or partially 6 people (in 3 bedrooms), with the
dining room, living room and large professional kitchen; use of the garden. Bed linen, towels, kitchenware and tableware are included. Heating is available but not included.
The farm buildings comprise the manor house and an adjoining stone
barn, recently restored and converted to guest accommodation using
natural building material such as wood, terracotta tiles and the local
The bedrooms all have private bathrooms and central heating. In order
to ensure guests with a healthy sleep, we have chosen for you top
quality slatted beds and latex foam mattresses.
The sense of escape begins the moment you leave the busy roads and
tourist trails behind. Weave your way through restful landscapes and
quiet lanes to pull up at the farm, with a personal welcome from your
hosts. Agriturismo Sanvitale is perfectly placed for short breaks
or family holidays, tucked away off the beaten track but still within
easy reach of key routes and popular holiday attractions. Our property
provides your passport to the peace and relaxation of the Tuscan countryside,
staying on a rural working farm with a friendly farming family as
We have inside knowledge of all there is to know about the area and
local country life.
We'll be helpful and unobtrusive hosts, always happy to recommend
the finest attractions, loveliest walks and most rewarding views.
Children will love staying on a working farm for a first-hand view
of the farmers' world. Agriturismo Sanvitale combines old-world country
character with the modern facilities that visitors look for today.
Relax in your own en-suite room in a charmingly renovated stone barn.
Look out of your window over fields and orchards of ripening crops
When packing for your Tuscan holiday at Agriturismo Sanvitale, don't
forget to bring with you a healthy appetite: with wholesome organic
produce, freshly cooked local specialities and generous menus, our
genuine farmhouse cooking is a first-class treat in itself. The farmhouse
kitchen is the natural home of good, wholesome food: start the day
with an excellent breakfast, freshly cooked from local or home-grown
produce, and round it up with a dinner of delicious dishes which are
just "as granny used to make". Check out a sample menu (click
here to see
it) to whet your appetite for what our farmhouse kitchen has in store
High standards, modest prices and genuine hospitality make Agriturismo
Sanvitale a popular choice with travellers and holidaymakers from
both Italy and abroad.
Take up our farm stay invitation: enjoy fresh air, fine views, real
home cooking and that special sense of well-being that only a stay
in the country can bring!
What reviewers say about us:
"The farm has a variety of crops; it alternates vegetable
gardens, ploughland, olive groves, chestnut woods and grazing land
and provides a very charming sight. Adjoining the farm building is
a low stone outhouse converted to accommodate holiday guests."
[source: translated from Touring Club Italiano
2003 guidebook "Agriturismi e fattorie biologiche"]
Surrounded by broadleaf woods, lawns and fields, flanked
by a fresh torrent, the guests accommodation is in an old barn
adjoining the farmers house. Comfortable, recently restored
building. The bedrooms and living room are furnished with period furniture.
A number of outdoor areas, large area at the back, large guests
parking place. Quiet location and agreeable sights, close to artistic
centres. The kitchen offers typical Tuscan and vegetarian food.
[source: Regione Toscana, "Agriturismo
Toscana" official yearbook 2004]
"Small organically run farm at the foot of the Apennines
in a green valley surrounded by woods. Guests are lodged in a beautifully
restored barn. Rooms have private bathrooms and central heating. Enjoy
home made cooking with produce from our own garden and typical local
products. The best of both worlds, nature walks combined with visits
to nearby cities of art."
[source: Comunità Montana Mugello,
Tourist accommodation official guidebook 2004]