Surrounded by vineyards and fields of wildflowers in the wine-producing area of Chianti, La Casa Rossa is set on a gentle hillside with a never-ending view of the rolling Tuscan landscape. Beamed and bricked ceilings and terracotta floors are complemented by comfortable modern furniture and a very nice collection of antiques. Bright and spacious rooms, including a modern eat-in kitchen, make this an ideal retreat for families and large groups, and a study provides a quiet spot for anyone who can't quite leave their work behind. A beautifully landscaped garden leads down to the swimming pool and its tiled terrace, where an enormous loggia offers shady sitting and dining areas. This area is full of interesting villages and sights. Walking trails, horseback riding and golf are all available nearby, and both Florence and Siena are quickly reached along excellent roads.
Max Occupancy: 10
Villas near San Gimignano, Tuscany
Splendidly located for sightseeing, La Casa Rossa lies between Florence, 55km/34 miles, and Siena, 37km/23 miles, and just north-east of San Gimignano. A selection of shops and restaurants at the hilltop town Certaldo, 10km/6 miles, or Barberino Val d'Elsa, 8km/5 miles. Hundreds of wineries are within a few minutes' drive, and horseback riding is available within walking distance.
Sitting room with a fireplace, a grand piano and a large antique sideboard hiding a stereo. Dining room with bread oven. Kitchen with a small breakfast table. Up 5 steps to a WC. Dining loggia. Laundry room.
[up 12 stone steps] Study. Two double bedrooms; each with an ensuite bathroom, one with shower one with bath. Two twin bedrooms [convertible to double] each with bathroom with shower. Twin bedroom. Bathroom with a bath and shower.
Extensive, beautifully landscaped gardens. Private swimming pool, 7 x 14m/23 x 46 feet, with an infinity edge, a diving board and a shallow area, surrounded by a terracotta terrace. The pool is set about 30m/100 feet across the garden, a few stone steps lower than the house and in front of a very large loggia with sitting and dining areas. A vegetable patch surrounded by a hedge is behind the loggia.
Assistance is provided locally by the property's helpful offsite caretaker, who does not speak English. Services included in the rental fee, and optional services available, are noted under Price and Availability.
Washing machine. Dishwasher. Portable barbeque. Microwave. TV with DVD. CD player. Five bedrooms with ceiling fans. Central heating. Three bicycles. Wireless ADSL internet connection [computer not provided]. Fixed telephone line.
Tennis at Tavarnelle, about 15 minutes. Riding stables within walking distance of the property. Great walking trails marked by the Club Alpino Italiano. A selection of biking itineraries in the area is available online at www.terresienainbici.it/index_eng.asp (in English).
Iron and ironing board.
Private swimming pool, 7 x 14m/23 x 46 feet, has a depth of 0.4-3m/18"-10 feet, a diving board, and both steps and a ladder for entry/exit.
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What better way to explore Italy than in the charming and classic Fiat 500? Our Fiat 500 tour will have you cruising through the Chianti countryside and the cobbled streets of iconic Florence. The picturesque landscape provides panoramic views of infinite groves & rolling green hills, dotted with grapevines and monasteries.
Embark on a unique tour created for lovers of the great outdoors, Italian truffles and fine cuisine. Our truffle hunting experience takes you through the time honoured Italian tradition, with a guide and a Lagotto Romagnolo truffle hunting dog. To conclude this experience, your taste buds will be delighted with light truffle-themed lunch.
Discover the world of superb Italian wine in its spiritual homeland of Chianti. Our Chianti wine tour allows you to become acquainted with the diverse wines of the region, as guided by an expert wine-maker. Your taste buds will be treated to a light lunch comprised of local delicacies and wines with their own unique aromas, complexities and characters.
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