Lovely one bedroom apartment on the ground floor at the side of the church with living room / kitchenette and sofa bed, double bed, a characteristic bathroom with shower. Wooden ceilings, tiled floors and stone. Kitchen with dishwasher, refrigerator, stove and oven. Private outdoor area with table for outdoor dining, as well as the surrounding park with swimming pool and barbecue.
The apartment is fully furnished and equipped with everything, complete with linens, bath and kitchen.
PETS ALLOWED- FREE WIFI
The prices are all inclusive except for the gas that is quantified by the counter. The heat is single; all the details and other information within the site: www.borgoserignana.it
The Village of Serignana is an ancient settlement (about the twelfth century) typical of the Apennine village (mt. 630 s.l.m.) located in a small valley just below the massif of Mount Falterona.
The Village has as its core the square on which stands a beautiful small own church still consecrated, the manor house, the home of the sacristy and then, along the access roads, some rural houses and other structures. Completing the village a beautiful fountain with the old wash from which flows pure spring water, where they found their habitat the rare Tritons.
All around the village lies the 35 hectare property consists of spacious manicured lawns, forest of oak, hornbeam and chestnut ideal for picnics and finally a stream where you can bathe. Near the village in the middle of a large lawn there is the POOL.
You will reach the village along a local road about 1 km. which starts from the village of Castagno d'Andrea.
For those who enjoy a holiday in nature it will not be difficult to see on the property the typical fauna of the Tuscan countryside such as roe deer, deer, wild boar, porcupines, hawks, hares, pheasants and with a little luck the wolf.
The medieval Serignana Borgo is set in an open and sunny valley, near the village but in a confidential position, around the crown of the mountains including the Falterona.
Activities and attractions
It is possible to spot many kinds of wildlife such as roe-deer, deer, fallow-deer, wild-boars, porcupine, hawks, hares, pheasants and with a bit of luck the wolf. A few hundreds metres away, various offers can be availed of fishing, foot and horse trekking or mountain bike, along approved pathways (sentieri segnati C.A.I.) and the National Park and tracks and trails of the G.E.A. (Grande Escursione Appenninica) toward landscapes and places of rare beauty. In Winter one can climb on ice faced and excursions with snow-shoes.
In the vicinity one can visit several waterfalls such as the famous Acquacheta (described by Dante in his “canto XVI dell’Inferno”), or the ones of Calabuia, Pretella, Doccione, Pescino, also one can view the most prominent summits Mount Falterona (1654 m.), sacred to the Etruscans with the lake of Idols (lago degli Idoli), the beautiful beech-wood of the Spring of Borbotto and the source of the Arno River (described also in Dante’s Inferno), Mount Acuto (1481 m.) and Mount Falco (1658 m.).
One must not forget to see Passo del Muraglione (The Muraglione Pass) (907 m.) that takes its name from the great wall that was commissioned by the Grand Duke Leopoldo II in 1836, and gateway to the land of Romagna from which one can enjoy the spectacle of Falterona’s valley.
The Benedictine Abbey of San Godenzo, should not be misseed. There, in June 1302 the convention of the Florentine exiles Ghibellini and Guelfi bianchi in which Dante Alighieri took part to reconquer Florence. One must not forget the medieval bridge “del Cicaleto” of the XIV century.
In the visitor’s centre at Castagno D’Andrea, one can find a virtual museum of the medieval painter Andrea del Castagno.
There, also visits can be organized into the Park where one can acquire first hand knowledge of its environs.
In the Village of Il Castagno d'Andrea, 500 meters from the village of Serignana and easily within walking distance, there is the ASTRONOMICAL OBSERVATORY managed by the Astronomical Society of Galileo Galilei, which periodically organizes observations of the sky.
In the territory of the Mugello at about 30 km. From Serignana one can find:
. ARCHEOLOGICAL SITE OF FRASCOLE - in the Dicomano council area, 20 km. from the medieval borough of Serignana , where numerous excavations have uncovered beneath the foundations of the antique Roman style church of San Martino al Poggio material dated from the VI century BC. And the 1st century AD, as well as the powerful quadrangular perimeter of an Etruscan building that was probably used as a defensive structure and a road check to the Casentino area. The most important find is a Fiesolan type stele. It’s about a funeral monument dated VI century BC well preserved; with a decoration bas-relief that represent a bearded figure that could indicate the presence of a sepulchre.
. THE LAKE OF BILANCINO - situated in the Barberino di Mugello council area, it is an ideal venue for the water-sports lovers such as canoeing , sail, windsurf, swimming. In the same area, has been created an oasis called “Oasi Del Gabbianello”, which is a strategic place for the migratory birds.
. INTERNATIONAL MOTOR-RACING TRACK MUGELLO - situated in the Scarperia council area at about 35 km. from the borough of Serignana, the official training track of the Ferrari where the races take place ranging from the race “Trofeo Pirelli” Italian Championship of Gran Turismo, and, most important the world motorcycle racing championship “Gran Premio Italiano”.
. GOLF AND COUNTRY CLUB “Poggio dei Medici” - Golf field nearby the town of Scarperia. It was built in 1995 according to the American standard, and considered by most golfers one of the most beautiful and prestigious courses in Italy. 18 holes – PAR 73 putting green, and vast practice area.
Rentalia Reference num: 445137
Shared swimming pool
Outside the village
Località Serignana 0, Piano terra
50060 Il Castagno d'Andrea Florence (Italy)
1 km to the city center, 60 km to the airport, 13 km to supermarket, 1.5 km to a river or lake, 13 km to the train station, 4 km to the bus station, 35 km to the hospital, 10 m to a hiking route
35 km from a golf resort, 6 km from a horse riding center, 35 km from a diving center
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