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Bursting with character and rustic charm in the rolling hills of Chianti of Tuscan countryside is Forno Apartment, established under the 15th-century Il Paluffo brand of ecological estate. With stone-hemmed walls for numerous parts of the interior, guests may have a wondrous feeling of living in a beautiful Tuscan castle. Interestingly, its name Forno is coined to reflect the villa’s legacy of the bread-oven maker (called forno), which is still in use today to bake wood-fired pizza. Apart from the gorgeous views to wake up to and its beautiful location, great space is what guests can also come to expect at this 2-storey villa designed with 2 bedrooms to fit 4 guests. The Il Paluffo philosophies of green, heritage, luxurious design and Italian warm hospitality are all strongly imbued in Villa Forno. Outdoors, guests could linger and enjoy the soothing sounds and scenes by the private garden that is equipped with patio furniture and dining table.
The 2 bedrooms at Forno Apartment are made up of the Master Bedroom that comes fitted with a king-sized bed, and the 2nd bedroom that also features a daybed which guests easily convert into 2 twin beds that make them perfect for children. Both bedrooms have their own private bathrooms to boot.
Guests have use of a private garden that is furnished with relaxing patio furniture, including a dining table with umbrella and chairs. But what is most interesting and unique is the Forno or bread-oven maker that is still functional today to bake wood-fired pizza, which guests can happily find joy in using.
The interiors of the property are spacious with stone-hemmed walls prominently featured throughout, lending the feeling of living inside a beautiful Tuscan castle. Besides the living room with the dining space, it features a working fireplace with firewood and has also a fully-equipped kitchen with amenities like induction stove, oven, dishwasher and American-style coffee maker, among others.
Besides free WiFi connectivity which is provided to guests, they also have the privilege of an iPad that comes with listings of restaurants and other tour recommendations. The service team will provide cleaning at the end of stay with no extra charge, and laundry services are also available upon request.
Forno Apartment in Il Paluffo has close proximity to the charming hilltop town of Certaldo, which makes a perfect base to explore Tuscany and its immediate surroundings. It is only a short 40 minutes by car from Florence and guests could also conveniently head out to various towns like San Gimignano, Siena, Volterra, Pisa and Lucca.
|period||Minimum stay||2 bedrooms|
|21/04/2023 01/07/2023||Mid-high season||3 nights||USD 264|
|01/07/2023 28/08/2023||Peak season||3 nights||USD 388|
|28/08/2023 01/10/2023||High season||3 nights||USD 264|
|01/10/2023 10/01/2024||Low season||2 nights||USD 238|