Castello Cosimo :Castello Cosimo is a wonderful example of Tuscan medieval castle. This Tuscan castle is situated near Florence (9 miles/25kms) in the Chianti region of Val di Pesa. On the foundations of roman settlement, in 10th century, this castle was built. The feudal castle was then converted into a charming villa during the year 1450 and 1500. This 1,000 years old castle has been restored to highest standards with attractive antiques, panoramic pool, equipped patio for outdoor dining and large garden by the present owners. The specialty of this holiday accommodation is that it has an elevator which is rare in Italian castles. The castle can accommodate up to 23 people.
The castle -
The castle has a main building, a guardian house and a recently restored independent apartment. The castle has a large living room with fireplace, 5 double bedrooms, 5 twin rooms, 3 single rooms, most with ensuite bathrooms, several livingrooms, dining hall and recreation room. A huge central hall opens into an arched patio facing the pool and vast panorama of Tuscan hills Ground floor: The castle rental is divided into 2 sections by a central hall. You have living room with a fireplace, 1 double bedroom with ensuite bathroom, kitchen and a loggia facing the swimming pool. First floor: The first floor is composed of 2 living rooms, 3 double bedrooms and all the bedrooms have ensuite bathrooms, 1 master bedroom with ensuite bathroom and a loggia with beautiful view overlooking the valley and the pool. This holiday accommodation can be rented either with a minimum service up or until the maximum of the organization. At an extra cost, the castle can be rented for weddings and conferences.
The best feature of this castle is:Can provide high standard restaurant service and cleaning service, for those who want to spend time relaxing more inside the castle. Can be rented as B&B for those, who want to tour a lot and want to spend less time in the castle. For all those who wish to enjoy the Tuscan country living for a short stay this is a very suitable castle as a B&B. For large groups who wish to celebrate a wedding or a family reunion, this castle rental near Florence, Tuscany is a paradise where the owners take care of everything and make you feel at ease.