A charming villa, located just to the west of Chianti and within easy reach of Florence, set within its private 80 acre estate of woodland with spectacular views as far as the eye can see of olive groves and vineyards, through cypress trees. A wonderful garden is set on a lower terrace embracing the L-shaped infinity edge swimming pool; laced with sun loungers, chairs and umbrellas, with a shallow end for children and to one side the heated hot tub. A pergola sits in front of the villa just outside living room furnished for al fresco dining with a barbecue while lending to the views of the surrounding countryside. Furnished in a tastefully style with air-conditioned bedrooms, modern amenities and bathrooms but in-keep with villas character. A wonderful open-plan living/dining room passing under arches lends a prefect setting for all to gather. The conscientious owners live in the guest house who are a great fountain of information and assist as required. Maria, also offers cooking lessons on Tuesday and Thursday mornings starting with a trip to the local open air market and ending with a wonderful dinner cooked in the villa.
Max Occupancy: 14
Villas near San Gimignano, Tuscany
- Air Conditioned Bedrooms
- Maid included
- Internet Connection
- Washing Machine
- Satellite Tv
- Shared Pool
Barberino Val d’Elsa, 5km/3 miles with shops and couple of informal restaurants, lies along a beautiful road with views of the Colli Fiorentini on one side and the Val d’Elsa on the other. A hilltop village that has grown beyond its original walls, it has a lovely "centro storico" as do dramatically-sited Certaldo, 18 minutes to the west, and San Gimignano, 25 minutes to the south-west. Florence is quickly reached along the motorway, 35 minutes, but the slower route through the Chianti Classico region on the Via Chiantigiana, 25 minutes, is one of the loveliest drives in Italy.
Entrance hall. Study. Laundry room. Large and well equipped kitchen with an archway leading to the open plan dining/sitting room with fireplace. WC. Double bedroom [US Queen size] with an ensuite bathroom with shower and French doors leading out to the patio.
Up 16 stone steps. Two double bedrooms [each US Queens size]. Two twin bedroom each with a balcony. Two bathrooms each with shower. Both of these bathrooms can be access from either the double or twin bedrooms having a doorway at each end. Two double bedrooms [each US Queens size] each with a balcony and an ensuite bathroom with shower.
The villa is surrounded by 80 acres of land and the view from the grounds looks out onto woodland and through surrounding cypress trees it extends over lavish fields and rolling hillsides with vineyards and olive groves. On a lower terrace, the shared infinity edge swimming pool, 15 x 8m/48 x 26 feet, lends to a panoramic setting with a separate shallow end for children and a heated hot tub furnished with sun loungers, chairs and umbrellas.
The friendly English-speaking owner, who lives in the guest house, can accompany you to the nearby castle for wine tasting or for cooking lessons. Services included in the rental fee, and optional services available, are noted under Price and Availability.
Dishwasher. Washing machine. Spin dryer. Large flat screen satellite TV and satellite TV in some of the double bedrooms (Sky Channels on each TV in the house) with DVD. CD player. Safe. Working fireplace. Central heating. Air-conditioned bedrooms. Window nets in all the windows except on the ground floor French door. Ping Pong table. Solar panels. Wireless ADSL internet connection [computer not provided]. Mobile phone will be provided.
Tennis at Noce (Tavarnelle) and Poggibonsi, 8km/5 miles. 18-hole golf Ugolino within 30 minutes’ drive. This is a wonderful area for walking and bike rides. A selection of biking itineraries in the area is available online at www.terresienainbici.it/index_eng.asp (in English). Horseback riding, hot air balloon trips, wine tours, cooking lessons, local markets, walking trails all nearby.
Kettle. Mixer. Toaster. Microwave. American coffee maker. Two Hair dryers. Iron and ironing board.
The infinity edge swimming pool, 15x 8m/48x26 feet, has a depth of 0.80-3 m/2.6-9.75 feet and a ladder for entry/exit. The use of the pool is shared with the owners.
Amenities for Children
1 high chair. 1 cot/crib.
The owners have two lovely dogs, a boxer and a chihuahua, that live with them in the guest house and are allowed to wonder around the grounds.
Prices & live Availability
No pricing and availability information for product for year 2017, but in the meantime we are more than happy to discuss any information you require regarding our villas. We can also save your details to our Pre-Booking database and contact you once we launch sales, ensuring you get priority on the villa and the period you want. Enquire here.