Casa il Filo

San Donato in Collina - Bagno a Ripoli - Italy

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The apartment forms part of an elegant and prestigious country resort located in the Florentine hills, just 12 km from Florence in the village of San Donato in Collina (Bagno a Ripoli), in a dominant position, offering breathtaking views over the surrounding valley and countryside. Once a thirteenth century manor house, this ancient building has been sympathetically restored to its original splendour thanks to a meticulous renovation programme using traditional building techniques. A luxury resort has therefore been created, comprising 7 exclusive apartments which are superior in quality to even the most elegant and prestigious hotels within Florence and indeed Tuscany.

Superbly furnished, stylish and full of charm, this unique resort is the perfect choice for those seeking a luxury holiday in total peace and tranquility, and for those who wish to immerse themselves in history and experience a flavour of the authentic Tuscan lifestyle in a truly historic setting. This charming country resort nestles in a beautiful 10,000 sq. metre estate bordering a chestnut and oak wood forest, and provides the utmost privacy. The complex comprises seven exclusive suites: five comprising one bedroom and two comprising two bedrooms. Each apartment not only offers guests all the modern comforts but has been uniquely furnished, echoing the elegantly refined Tuscan style. Furthermore, throughout the summer guests can take advantage of the fabulous swimming pool with waterfall and Jacuzzi tub.

Casa il Filo is approximately 55 m² and is located on the upper floor of the tower. It consists of a spacious living room with fireplace, a dining table and a sofa bed (120 cm x 190 cm), a kitchenette, a master bedroom and a bathroom with shower and a further sofa bed (120 cm X 190 cm wide) on the mezzanine. It is an ideal apartment for a couple or perhaps a couple with an older child or indeed two smaller children who would occupy the sofa bed. The Casa il Filo and Casa Sant'Ambrogio apartments can be combined to offer larger accommodation suited to couples or families. For more information please contact a member of our staff.

All apartments are elegantly furnished and benefit from electronic card access, state of the art home automation system for overall management of the apartment, air conditioning, heating, telephone, LCD TV (in the bedroom 32”, and 42” in the living room) with Sky cinema and Sky pay TV. A home theatre system with DVD and CD player is provided, together with free wi-fi internet hotspot, safe, kitchenette (dishwasher and fridge, microwave oven, coffee and tea maker), a bathroom with shower, hair dryer, toiletries, bathrobe and slippers. Furthermore, historic charm exudes throughout the resort , thanks to the use of traditional materials incorporated in the renovation and construction techniques, and the choice of furnishings and interior décor used. Impruneta terracotta floors, locally quarried sandstone from Firenzuola, solid chestnut and cypress wood beams and traditional lime plastered walls endow each of the apartments with a unique and enchanting atmosphere.

Nice and cosy apartment perfect for 3 adults or 2 adults and 2 children. The apartment is located in a villa with other 6 properties that share the external area and the nice swimming-pool with heated jacuzzi. Very recommendable for a quiet holiday and to visit Florence and many other interesting Tuscan places.

Pricing Information:
Minimum stay: 3 months
Monthly price: 800.00 €

Included in the price: Final cleaning; towels and sheets provided; condominium fees; use of swimming pool; outdoor parking place.
Not included in the price: Utilities on consumption; agency commission 10% + VAT; fee for registering the contract (which in accordance to Italian law must be written in Italian), for rentals over 30 days, equal to 1% of the total rental price (with a minimum fee of € 33.50) plus tax stamps.

Security Deposit: Customers are required to pay a security deposit of two months’ rent.

This apartment for rent is not a hotel, agritourism, B&B or similar, and therefore by law, extra services similar to those you may find in these types of accommodations, such as a reception, concierge or security, receiving mail, provision of meals and drinks, cleaning and change of linen during your stay, and amenity kits with soaps etc. are strictly prohibited.

APE energy certification level: G 132.5 kWh/m2 per year

Close to San Donato in Collina (Bagno a Ripoli), the country resort provides an ideal base for exploring the area of Tuscany between Florence and the Chianti region, which is known worldwide for its beautiful hills and medieval villages. Florence is only 12 km away, approximately fifteen minutes by car or by local bus which stops about 1.5 km from the resort. Furthermore, you will discover that the Chianti region, famous worldwide not only for its beautiful landscape but also for its prestigious wine, Chianti Classico, specifically the typical “Gallo Nero” label is just 20 km away.

Guests may also visit the small towns in the area such as Castellina in Chianti, Panzano and Volpaia which boast medieval castles and palaces, as well as the beautiful town of Siena. There are also many opportunities for guests interested in trekking and horse riding (the Equestrian Centre Antellino is just 6 km away); for those who love to play tennis, the Chianti Country Club is 15 km away ; and for golf lovers the prestigious 18 hole Ugolino Golf Course, is just 15 km away.

Upon request it is also possible to book massages in the privacy of your apartment.

For those who wish to take advantage of catering services, the resort can offer a personal chef service upon request. There are also two attractive restaurants in the area, one traditionally rustic and the other of a more elegant nature, but both offering typical Tuscan cuisine. At the reception you will find an array of tourist information on where to visit, what to see and also the many activities on offer: cookery classes and wine tasting where you can purchase olive oil and wine.

There is also the option of visiting the nearby Mall shopping outlet where you will find some of the most famous Italian and international fashion stores.

Main Distances from the resort:
Florence city centre - 14 km
Chianti area/region 15 – 20 km
Siena – 75 km
Pisa airport – 102 km
Florence Airport – 22 km
Ugolino Golf Club - 15 km
Horse-riding centre – 6 km

Ample parking with designated disabled parking bays

More facilities:
Wi-Fi Internet connection
Well equipped kitchen
Tea and Espresso Coffee Machine
Bathrobe and Slippers
Electronic badge access
Automated control system
Home theatre with CD and DVD player
Luggage storage
Heated Jacuzzi

Booking conditions

  • Inclusions Final cleaning
  • Available methods of payment: Wire transfer
    Credit Card
  • Check-in time: 16:00 - 19:00
  • Check-out time: 09:00 - 11:00
  • Cancellation Policy The full rental amount paid will be retained.


  • 4.9/5 I had a great holiday at Casa il Filo with all the family and have to say that everything was just perfect. It was our first time in San Donato and we loved it. An exclusive place with a fantastic swimming pool and an amazing garden where we enjoyed to have breakfasts and dinners together. We travelled the area, visited Florence, Pisa and Siena. Coming back to Casa il Filo always felt like coming back home. This is why we are planning to return once again.
  • 5.0/5 We had a very warm welcome at this lovely apartment - perfect location - splendid panoramic views of the surrounding hills. Very beautiful and comfortable house. Love the olive grove. Easy to travel to many great places -Firenze and Pisa - fantastic! Can't wait to go back. Grazie mille!


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