A different kind of philosophy is the core idea of Mike Cottage. A place where autthenticity is combined with exclusivity and privacy, and with a very particular taste outside standard
The guest is welcomed in a structure full of charm and history, marked by the enhancement of every little detail, tastefully furnished and equipped with every comfort, where elegance is combined with refinement and contemporary design.
The farmer lived in the old house of the Petrognano estate in the village of Marcena from the end of the 19th century until 1950 when the building was abandoned and partially collapsed in 2002. In 2003 it was bought by the current owner who made it the subject of a maniacal restoration until 2006 and then became the family's summer residence.
Mike Cottage is located in a small authentic hamlet and after the restoration period that lasted for 3 long years it came back to life, thanks to the meticulous philological recovery of all the architectural elements of the ancient farm. You can perceive the perfect fusion between modern comfort and Tuscan chic together with facilities dedicated to relaxation and well-being that allow you to live in unique places with exclusive and high quality private services.
It is equipped with a series of finishes and details that distinguish it as a luxury residence and in particular it is worth noting the majestic master kitchen in ancient lime with a specific area for cooking grilled dishes with lava stone, tepanyaki and wood oven, while for a natural breakfast there is a juice extractor ideal for an energetic start to the day, a design toaster, an American coffee maker and a traditional moka coffee maker for Italian coffee.
Also for wine lovers there is a wine cellar with two compartments both temperature-adjustable for perfect tasting with a selection of bottles of champagne, prosecco, white and red wine with specific glasses, an air conditioning system with dehumidification system, underfloor heating, 2 private bathrooms with showers and a bathroom with tub in the master bedroom, a suspended fireplace in the living room, a cast iron wood stove for natural warmth, a TV room with a 60 "curved UHD Smart video system equipped with a Netflix system, a library full of a selection of special books as well as magazines and specific guides on Tuscany, a fitness area with a gym equipped with treadmill, elliptical bike, weight bench, vibrating platform, recumbent exercise bike and revolving bench, two massage and heating beds, a private and exclusive SPA with Turkish bath, hydromassage and chromotherapy, an infrared sauna with chromotherapy and ozone therapy, a light therapy lamp with daylight with the simulation of the sun with 10,000 lux, a bed for professional massages, a champagne and herbal tea area, a private outdoor garden with a 9x3 meter swimming pool and a separate area with hydromassage, all accompanied always and in every environment by a wifi system to always be connected to the internet.
Mike Cottage develops on the ground floor from a central entrance hall consisting of a large room intended for entertainment and conviviality that was once used as a central place for distribution and gathering of the 22 inhabitants who lived in the peasant house and where it is currently after the reception, the TV room with a gigantic leather sofa, the suspended fireplace room with two armchairs for romantic evenings, the dining room with the solid wood table and the antique crystal chandelier with 24 arms, the ancient library rich in numerous books, the characteristic double bedroom with the adjoining bathroom dedicated to frames and paintings and with a well-equipped laundry room behind it consisting of a washing machine and dryer, while going up to the first floor from the ancient wooden stairs, and accessing the left part on the landing of arrival is the main area consisting of a sitting room in the anteroom that precedes the elegant and sumptuous bedroom a double with a king size bed with headboard in leather of over 180 cm, with adjoining the huge bathroom with central chaise lounge and bathtub, while accessing the right side of the landing of the stairs you get to the double bedroom inside of the SPA with adjoining wellness area and private bathroom, fitness room and massage area. A total of 6 beds are available.
It is possible on request and with an extra cost to have an independent annex apartment but communicating with the villa, consisting of a large living area with an incredible sofa and a Jacuzzi tub (Hot Spring) in the center of the room, a kitchen with dishwasher and fridge, a private bathroom with shower and a glamorous room for another 2 beds.
The apartment can also be rented indipendently for a romantic escape, since it has a separate entrance and both areas can keep their own absolut privacy.
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Mike Cottage can be rented also for less than 1 week, with a minimum stay of 5 nights