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This first floor holiday apartment is part of a beautiful Tuscan country house, reached by an unpaved road, and has its own private terrace with barbecue. From the shared swimming pool with sun terrace, you can enjoy a unique view of the picturesque Val d’Orcia. This is a good base for trips to Montalcino with its medieval walls and fortress, 8km, and the UNESCO World Heritage Sites of Siena, 30km, and Pienza, 40km. Further afield is the city of Grosseto, 80km, with its Medicean walls, Romanesque cathedral, abbeys, palazzos and monuments.
All on first floor: Living/dining room/kitchen. 3 bedrooms: 2 double, 1 twin. Bathroom with bidet and toilet. Shower room with bidet and toilet.
Open fire in living room. Satellite TV. Gas/electric cooker. W/machine. D/washer. Internet connection. Terraces and furniture. Shared grounds. BBQ. Parking (2 cars). Shared outdoor swimming pool (40m²), open May-Sep. NB: Steps in grounds.
This single-storey holiday house is situated in the Apennines, between Arezzo, Urbino and Rimini, decorated in the rustic style of the area, and offering comfortable space for large groups. The grounds of the property are home to gazebos, a barbeue area and a large outdoor swimming pool with sun terrace. This is the place for guests who enjoy walking, visiting non-tourist areas and experiencing the panoramic views of the mountains. Badia Tedalda is 0.5km away. Visit the famous Mount Sasso di Simone 25km away, the Republic of San Marino is 40km, and you can reach Arezzo, Urbino and Rimini in about an hour’s drive (60km).
3 steps to entrance. All on ground floor: Living room. Dining room. Kitchen. 8 double bedrooms, three with additional bunks, one with additional single. Eight shower rooms with toilets. Three separate toilets.
Open fire in living room (no fuel provided). CH at cost. Gas, elec, bed linen and towels inc. Cot. H/chair. Satellite TV. DVD. Gas/electric cooker. W/machine. D/washer. Internet connection. Large garden with furniture. BBQ. Outdoor swimming pool (100m²) with outdoor shower, open mid May - September. Ample parking. NB: Slopes in garden.
From this lovely small cottage on the Monte Pisano, above the characteristic medieval hamlet of Vicopisano, you can enjoy a great view over the valley up to the sea. Do not miss the medieval festival that takes place in mid-September and the antique market every second Sunday of the month. Within easy reach are the towns of Pisa, 20km, Lucca, 30km and the beaches on the Pisan coast, 30km.
Ground floor: Living/dining room. Second living/dining room. Kitchen. Shower room with toilet. First floor: 1 double bedroom with additional bunk (no door).
Open fire in living room. Central heating. Satellite TV. Gas/electric cooker. W/machine. D/washer. Garden and furniture. BBQ. Parking (2 cars). NB: Sloping ceiling in bedroom.
This stylish, single-storey holiday cottage is situated in a quiet location in the grounds of the owners’ home, with beautiful views of the surrounding countryside. The house is air-conditioned, well decorated and furnished with taste and provides the ideal holiday base for a small family wanting to explore the local area. Guests have access to an enclosed garden with table, chairs and barbecue, perfect for outdoor dining. Children will love the open-air swimming pool just 4km away and the beautiful art city of Florence, with its many sights and attractions, is only 30km.
Steps to entrance: All on ground floor: Living room with double sofa bed/dining room/kitchen. 2 bedrooms: 1 double, 1 twin. 2 shower rooms with toilet.
Gas heating and air conditioning. Cot. H/chair. Satellite TV. Gas cooker. W/machine. D/washer. Enclosed lawned garden with terrace and furniture. BBQ. Parking (1 car). NB: Slopes and steps in garden.
This lovely farmhouse, accessed via a rough track, has been renovated into five holiday apartments and is situated in the heart of the Chianti region, on a hill with exceptional views. Surrounded by oak and cypress forests, vineyards and olive trees, this first-floor apartment benefits from its own private outdoor space and shared use of the outdoor swimming pool. The Poggibonsi region dates back to the stone ages and has very old monuments, especially ancient tombs, which date back to the Etruscan-Roman period. Don’t forget to visit the Pretorio Palace which dates from the 13th century and the Roman Gothic church of San Lorenzo. Florence, Sienna, Pisa and Lucca are easily reached by car.
All on first floor: Living/dining room/kitchen. 2 steps to 5 twin bedrooms, 1 with en-suite bathroom with bidet and toilet, 4 with en-suite shower room with bidet and toilet.
Open fire in living room. CH. Satellite TV. Gas cooker. W/machine. D/washer. Shared garden. Sitting-out area and furniture. BBQ. Parking (1 car). Shared swimming pool (72m²), open May-Sep. NB: Low sloping ceilings in some rooms.
This bright holiday apartment is set over two floors and is situated inside the medieval hamlet of Sogna high up in the mountains. Full of character and originality, an external stone staircase leads to the cosy living room with fireplace and kitchen. On the lower floor there are two bedrooms, one with terrace access. There is the added benefit of an outdoor swimming pool, that resembles a lake, a sauna, a small church and some modern sculptures. Siena and Arezzo are both about 30km away and there is a tennis court within 100m.
External steps to entrance: Living/dining room/kitchen. 2 bedrooms: 1 double, 1 twin. Bathroom with toilet. Shower room with toilet.
Open fire in living room. CH. Satellite TV. DVD. Gas/elec cooker. Shared washing machine. Lawned garden with terrace and furniture. BBQ. Parking (2 cars). Sauna. NB: Slopes and drops in grounds.
This holiday villa, set over two floors and accessed by a gravel road, is surrounded by a 5-hectare park with lawn and cork trees. Inside the park is one of the most important rose gardens in Italy, thanks to the number of the plants (about 1300) and their different species, which provide a unique show during the flowering period (May). The villa offers a swimming pool, large equipped outdoor areas, a barbecue and wood oven. Inside the villa, but independent, is an apartment inhabited by the caretaker. Here you are in the countryside of Roccastrada, in a completely natural environment, surrounded by hills and in absolute tranquillity. The sea is about 40km away and the thermal baths of Petriolo are 20km. Nearby you will find the lovely localities of Roccatederighi, Montemassi and Massa Marittima.
Steps to entrance. Living room. Second living/games room. Kitchen with dining area. 3 bedrooms: 2 double, 1 twin. Bathroom with toilet. Shower room with toilet.
Open fire in living room. CH. Two satellite TVs. DVD. Stereo/CD. Gas/electric cooker. W/machine. D/washer. Wi-fi. Garden and furniture. BBQ. Parking (3 cars). Outdoor swimming pool (60m²), open mid Jun-mid Sep. Games room with pool table.
These pretty, rustic, air-conditioned holiday cottages are located in a small hamlet consisting of 4 stone-built houses on a hill overlooking the valley. The site consists of 3 holiday rentals (ITA635, ITA636 and ITA637) and the fourth house belongs to the owner. All the cottages have traditional furnishings and a warm and cosy atmosphere, and provide an ideal holiday base. Each cottage has its own pretty terrace and there is a shared, outdoor swimming pool. At guests’ disposal there is a restaurant for dinners and breakfast on request. Olive oil and wine can be purchased on site.
Ground floor: Living/dining room with French doors. Kitchen. 3 steps down to 1 double bedroom. Shower room with bidet and toilet. First floor: Double bedroom. Shower room with bidet and toilet. Second floor: Double bedroom. Shower room with toilet. Beams throughout.
Central heating. 2 satellite TVs. Gas cooker. Shared w/machine. Terrace with furniture. Shared grounds. BBQ. Parking (2 cars). Shared outdoor swimming pool (50m²), open Jun-Sep. NB: Steps down to 1 bedroom. Steps from terrace to swimming pool.
Pretty shared gardens
This little group of cottages lies in a village at the foot of the hill town of Cortona. Guests share the pretty gardens and the attractive pool. The garden is the perfect location for relaxing during those lazy summer evenings. The properties are within walking distance of the shops, a busy colourful weekly street market and the nearby train station, making it an excellent choice as a touring base. After a hard day sightseeing why not take advantage of a local restaurant that will deliver breakfast, lunch or dinner to your door (approximately two hours notice is required). If you would like a meal on your first night, please ask us for a menu so this can be arranged with the owner in advance.
All on ground floor: Living room with double sofa bed/dining room/kitchen with patio door. 1 double bedroom. Shower room with toilet.
A stones throw from San Gimignano
This delightful, detached holiday home is situated just outside San Gimignano and was once the stables of the adjacent villa and features original terracotta horses’ heads on the front of the building. A family owned estate, the owners are the only residents in this small hamlet, giving maximum privacy for guests. Set in its own secluded garden and shaded by mature trees, there are views of the medieval towers of San Gimignano from part of the grounds. A vine covered furnished terrace allows for relaxing or dining al fresco. Within 150m is a bar/restaurant and a public swimming pool, whilst a tennis court is just 500m. San Gimignano is full of activity during the day, but at night slips back into its quieter medieval charm. Explore the whole of Tuscany and its many hidden villages, charming wine routes and restaurants.
Ground floor: Dining room/kitchen with French doors. 1 double bedroom. First floor: Living room with French doors. 2 single bedrooms. Shower room with bidet and toilet.
Open fire in living room. Gas CH. Cot. H/chiar. Gas/elec cooker. Lawned garden with terrace and furniture. BBQ. Parking (1 car). Pet free of charge.
This holiday property is in a portion of a classical and ancient Tuscan farmhouse, with beautiful views over the countryside and set in the green hills of the Maremma area. Located in Paganico, with its vast countryside and forests, it’s also home to Petriolo hot springs which many travel to enjoy. A duel carriage way passes 200m below the house, giving easy access to the surrounding area. Visit the Uccellina nature reserve, 30km, or Punta Ala, 60km, with its pleasant boat harbour, sailing, golf course and horse riding.
Living room. Second living room. Dining room/kitchen. 3 bedrooms: 2 double, 1 twin. Bathroom with shower attachment and toilet. Bathroom with toilet.
Open fire in living room. CH. Cot on request. Satellite TV. Gas/elec cooker. W/machine. D/washer. Tel. Shared garden and furniture. BBQ. Parking (1 car). Shared outdoor swimming pool (128m²), open May–Sept. NB: Drop in grounds.
This beautiful farmhouse is located in the heart of the Chianti region and has been divided into 5 nice apartments. In this holiday apartment, guests can enjoy a great view of the surrounding landscape and there is also a shared swimming pool. The surrounding areas are full of oak forest, vineyards and olive trees. Within Poggibonsi, visitors can enjoy the history of the location, since the area has been inhabited since the Stone Age. To add to the adventure, Siena and Florence are only a train ride away.
All on ground floor: Living/dining room/kitchen. 1 double bedroom. Shower room with toilet.
Open fire in living room. CH. Satellite TV. Gas cooker. W/machine. D/washer. Garden. Shared grounds and furniture. Shared BBQ. Parking (1 car). Shared swimming pool (72m²), open May - Sept. NB: Property accessed by a 1.8km steep unpaved road. Steps in grounds.
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