This elegant villa offers comfortable accommodation for a group of 10 persons, within only 5 minutes drive from San Gimignano, the jewel town of Tuscany and UNESCO heritage. The villa is immersed in a lush property with private garden and swimming pool, surrounded by the hilly Tuscan countryside.
The villa is surrounded by old trees, olive groves, fruit trees and vineyards. From the private garden with its private swimming pool it’s possible to admire a stunning panorama, extensive for 50 km as long as the villa stays in an elevated position on top of a singular hill. The outdoors of the villa offer covered and uncovered equipped areas where to have meals, or just sit and chat with friends and relax.
The main entrance opens to a very wide living room with open fireplace, comfortable modern furniture, matching with some antique pieces and the traditional style of the farmhouse, equipped with SAT TV and stereo HI-FI.
Next to it there is a charming dining room with that gives direct access to the veranda, also that equipped for outdoor meals. The veranda is a wide covered terrace surrounded by the green trees and plants of the garden, ideal for lunches and dinners al fresco during the whole season.
To complete the structure for outdoor meals, you will find a stone built barbecue and a pizza oven which will certainly stimulate your creativity and offer moments of fun during your vacation. Besides, a full laundry is available provided of washing machine, tumble dryer, iron and iron board.
The kitchen, with direct entrance from the garden, located on a lower story, is fully equipped with all necessary kitchenware and appliances like oven, stove, a large refrigerator with freezer, microwave, dishwasher, American coffee maker. Next to it there is an equipped area for eating with a large table, chairs and the original open fireplace.
The private swimming pool immersed among the green trees and colourful flowers of the garden, is fully equipped with umbrellas, sun loungers and reclining chairs to offer you a comfortable stay and sunbathing while overlooking the green and hilly landscape.
The villa offers in total 5 bedrooms and 3 bathrooms. Three bedrooms and two bathrooms are located on the ground floor, one bedroom and one bathroom are located on the lower story of the ground floor, next to the kitchen. From the main living room, the internal staircase leads to the mansard where is located the twin bedroom with the charming wooden beamed ceiling and glass window with spectacular views.
Three bedrooms are furnished with wooden double beds, one bedroom is single and the fifith bedroom, the one on the mansard, has twin beds. All bedrooms have air-conditioning (electricity will be paid upon consumption in this villa, directly on site).
The bathrooms are all very spacious, recently built and fully equipped with sink, WC, bidet and hairdryer. Two of them have shower boxes and one of them is equipped with a bathtub.
The villa offers one comfortable sofa bed available for one extra person.
All kinds of extra services are available upon request in the villa, among them: extra cleaning, a typical Tuscan dinner prepared in the villa or a cookery classes held in the villa. Both are done by the owner’s wife, she speaks English very well. There is also a private guide available to visit Siena or other locations.
The owner can give you advise of many other activities to do in the surroundings: opera at Florence, street markets, wine tours in Chianti and Montalcino, the tour to San Galgano Abbey and much more.
A car is essential, anyway the villa is within easy drive from many Tuscan attractions: only 4 km of the UNESCO heritage San Gimignano, which is a cosy mediveal town with cultural attractions, many shops, cafes and a delicious award winning ice-cream shop on the main square. Volterra is distant 20 km; Chianti towns and wineries are within 15 km; Siena is 40km and Montalcino is distant 45 km.
Other activities nearby: within one hour drive it is possible to reach the beautiful Tuscan coast and the sandy beaches of Cecina. For the golf lovers, there are two golf courses in a range of 20 km from the villa, Castelfalfi at Montaione and Abbadia at Colle Val D'Elsa (the town of glass).