Querciatello is a beautiful stone farmhouse, more than 250 years old, set on a hill top with spectacular views, in a laid-back area in the geographical centre of Tuscany. It is close to the picturesque village of San Dalmazio with two charming restaurants in its square. Less than an hour’s drive to the coast, to Siena, Volterra and a number of beautiful hilltop villages. The private swimming pool is set on a paved terrace surrounded with stonewalls with child-safe gates. It has a pergola for shade and sunbeds. The house has a charming loggia, with great views, for out-door dining. Spacious living rooms, dining room, well equipped kitchen and bedrooms with high beamed ceilings. The owners are two artists and throughout the house and the garden you may admire their art work in wood, ceramic, painting and glass.
Max Occupancy: 14
Villas near San Gimignano, Tuscany
- Private Pool
- Internet Connection
- Washing Machine
Set close to the edge of the Nature Reserve Berignone just below the Rocca Sillana, 1.5km/1mile, San Dalmazio, 4km/3 miles, a charming little village with a shop, a bar and two restaurants; nearby Pomarance, 12km/8 miles offers a wider choice including a supermarket and a weekly market on Thursdays in the morning and also on Wednesdays during the evening in summer. A great area for nature lovers with walking and riding trails. To the north lies the city of Volterra, 20km/12 miles, once home to the Etruscans where you can visit such sites as the cathedral or one its many museums. San Gimignano can be reached in under an hour; while Siena is just over an hours’ drive. Nearest beaches at Cecina, one hours’ drive.
One large and one smaller kitchen, both well equipped. Dining loggia for al fresco meals overlooking the pool and views of the rolling countryside. Large sitting room with fireplace, leading out to the dining loggia. Dining room. An activity room (darts, ping pong, exercise machine), with fireplace. Two staircases lead to the first floor. One double bedroom with ensuite bathroom with shower. Laundry room and two storage rooms. Guest toilet.
Four double bedrooms each with an ensuite bathroom with shower. Two double bedrooms sharing a bathroom with shower. Five of these double bedrooms have an extra bed and can be used as twin bedrooms. Study.
Pool house/Ground floor
Bathroom with shower and bath tub. This is the only tub in the house but it is accessible to all. Changing room.
Dining loggia for al fresco dining.
The terraced landscaped garden offers a spot for everyone with shaded dining area, sun deck and an two outdoor seating areas under a shade-sails, offering splendid views of the rolling countryside of the Val di Cecina dotted with vineyards, olive groves and on a clear day you can see the Tyrrhenian sea and mountain range of Carrera. The private swimming pool, 4.5 x 10 meters/14 x 32 feet, is enclosed within a walled and gated terrace, furnished with outdoor shower, sun loungers, a pergola and umbrellas for shade. Boule court.
Assistance is provided by the property's very helpful offsite English, Danish and Italian-speaking owners. Services included in the rental fee, and optional services available, are noted under Price and Availability.
Dishwasher. Three fridges. Portable barbecue. Washing machine and Dryer. Smart TV with internet connection with DVD. Stereo with mp3 connection. Portable fans. Underfloor central heating. Two working fireplaces. Wireless internet connection both indoor and out [computer not provided]. Ping pong and darts.
Italian mobile phone available.
Thermal spa at Venturina, 78km/48 miles. Golf courses; Royal Golf at La Bagnaia 50km/31 miles and Golf Club Castalfalfi 60km/37 miles. Riding stables at Pomarance, 12km/7 miles. The nearest beaches are at Cecina, about 45km/28 miles.
Two electric kettles. Two toasters. One electric mixer. Iron and ironing board. Hair dryer in each bedroom. Several coffee machines, mocha style.
The private swimming pool, 4.5 x 10 meters/14 x 32 feet, has a depth of 1.2-1.7m/4-5 feet with steps for entry/exit. Surrounded by wall with three child safe gates.
Amenities for children
One cot/crib. Two childrens beds. Two high chairs. Assortment of pool toys and board games.
Prices & live Availability
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