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This is an 18th century villa belonging to the family of a famous painter, set upon a hill only 10 km south of the city of Arezzo. As it’s situated on a hill, the view is incredible and the view of the garden and the hills are particularly amazing as well as peaceful. The villa is characterized by a series of grassy areas spread over 1 hectare (with deck chairs, tables, chairs and a swing) with a shared above-ground swimming pool. There are about 10 ha of woods which are ideal for walks. The owner’s, who are very kind and hospitable, live at the back of the villa and they are also artists. The property is 20km from Cotona and 30km from Lake Trasimeno.
Living room with sofa bed. Second living room. Third living room. Galleried living room. Dining room/kitchen 3 bedrooms 1 double, 2 twin. Bathroom with bidet and toilet. Bathroom with toilet. Separate toilet.
CH. Cot on request (at cost). Elec cooker. W/machine. Shared garden and furniture. Parking (2 cars). Shared outdoor above-ground swimming pool (36m²) open mid June–mid Sept.
This beautiful holiday apartment, just a few steps from Piazza Michelangelo, is located in a quiet residential area which allows you to easily explore the city. It is located on the first floor of an old building overlooking the gardens to the rear. Within 1km you will find grocery stores, bars, pizzerias, restaurants and a variety of shops. There is so much to see in Florence, including the Santa Maria del Fiore cathedral, art galleries, museums, the River Arno and the Palazzo Vecchio.
Stairs to entrance. All on first floor: Living/dining room. Kitchen with dining area. 3 bedrooms: 2 double, 1 twin. Bathroom with shower attachment, bidet and toilet.
CH. Gas/elec cooker. W/machine. Balcony. On road parking.
This fantastic apartment, one of six apartments, is situated in a beautiful stone farmhouse. The farmhouse has been renovated in keeping with the typical building characteristics of the site, and is amongst olive trees and vineyards. At the farm there are a range of excellent wines that are produced but also oil, grappa and brandy that clients can taste and purchase on site. In the immediate vicinity, the wonderful Querceto Castle, one of the most beautiful places in Chianti area, has wine cellars that can be visited on request. An amazing swimming pool is part of this property and is shared with 12 other apartments. On request and with extra charge to be paid on site are breakfast service, wine tasting, tours, laundry and cleaning service and midweek change of bed linen.
All on ground floor: Living room with sofa bed/dining room/kitchen. 2 double bedrooms. Shower room with bidet and toilet.
CH. Satellite TV. Gas/elec cooker. Wi-fi. Shared garden and furniture. Parking (2 cars). Shared swimming pool (98m²) open mid-May - mid-Sep. NB: Access by dirt road.
This tastefully and carefully restored villa, situated 4km from Riparbella, is located in the hills surrounding Cecina, in a dominating and panoramic position from where views sweep over the hills to the sea, and where on clear days you can see the islands of the Tuscan archipelago and as far as Corsica. Guests have at their disposal a spacious garden with terrace, a large gazebo in the upper part and a swimming pool with a smaller gazebo in the lower part. The property is 15km from a beach, 35km from volterra, 55km from San Gimignano and 50km from Pisa and Leghorn.
Living room/steps to dining room. Kitchen. 4 bedrooms: 3 double, one with sloping ceiling, 1 twin. Bathroom with toilet. Shower room with toilet. Separate toilet.
Open fire in living room. CH. Satellite TV. Gas/elec cooker. W/machine. D/washer. Garden with terrace and furniture. Balcony. Parking (1 car). Swimming pool (160m²), open Jun–Sep. NB: Steps to terrace.
This beautifully restored farmhouse, accessed via unmade road, is set in the heart of the Chianti region, to which holds five fantastic holiday apartments. Here guests will find an impressive stone built home which is marvellously positioned on a hillside and has magnificent views over the countryside below. Guests can enjoy the view from the shared swimming pool as well; the gardens feature oak, cypress and olive trees as well as vineyards. Each apartment has a private external area with garden furniture. The area surrounding the town of Poggibonsi, known for its history, was already inhabited by the Stone Age, and the first prehistoric monuments, in particular the field of tombs, can be dated back to the Etruscan-Roman period. A Street in Poggibonsi called “Pilgerstrasse” lies on the old pilgrimage route between France and Rome (Via Francigena). Amongst the old buildings, it would be worthwhile to visit the 13th-century Pretorian Palace and the Romanesque Gothic church of the order of Augustus San Lorenzo. The fantastic arts centres of Tuscany and Florence, Siena, Pisa, Lucca and the small medieval villages such as San Gimignano and Volterra are with easy reach by car.
Steps to entrance: All on ground floor: Living/dining room/kitchen. 2 bedrooms: 1 double, 1 twin. 2 shower rooms with toilet.
Open fire in living room. CH. Satellite TV. Gas cooker. W/machine. D/washer. Shared lawned garden. BBQ. Parking (1 car). Shared swimming pool (72m²), open May–Sept.
Set in a small and charming medieval village in verdant countryside between Florence and Siena, this holiday apartment is one of 6 comfortable and spacious properties converted from an old farmhouse. It is located next to an ancient, and still active, wine cellar and the commanding position of the house affords a wonderful view over the farm’s vineyards and olive groves. Guests have shared use of a large, fenced garden and a pool with panoramic views. The major tourist destinations in Tuscany are within easy reach: Florence 25km, Pisa 30 km and Siena 40km. The nearest golf course is 15km away and riding stables are 12km. The countryside is very varied here with the hills of Chianti in the north, flat fields with cereals growing to the south and ‘La Montagnola’, mostly wooded, in the west.
External steps to entrance floor. All on first floor: Living room with two sofa beds/dining room/kitchen with sloping ceiling. 1 double bedroom. Shower room with bidet and toilet.
CH. Satellite TV. Gas cooker. Shared w/machine and t/dryer. Internet connection. Shared grounds and furniture. Parking (for 1 car). Shared outdoor swimming pool (98m², open May-Sep). NB: Slopes, steps and drops in garden.
This ground floor, air conditioned holiday apartment, one of two, is in a tranquil location, overlooking the hills of Volterra, yet only 3km from the centre, which has all kinds of shops and activities to suit everyone. The owner lives on-site, and guests have use of a shared outdoor swimming pool. Volterra is a medieval walled city which is home to Roman baths, a Roman theatre, churches, a cathedral, a palace and many other historical pieces of architecture. Visit the many museums close by and discover the culture and history of this beautiful city.
All on ground floor: Living room with double sofa bed/dining room/kitchen. 1 double bedroom. Shower room with toilet.
CH. Satellite TV. Gas/electric cooker. Shared w/machine. Shared grounds and furniture. Parking (1 car). Shared outdoor swimming pool (24m²), open June-September. Pet free of charge.
This lovely holiday home is located in the Arezzo countryside, very close to the Tuscan city of art, Arezzo. This house is set over two floors and has two living rooms, both with open fires, and on the first floor there is a roof terrace, looking onto the garden and swimming pool. At the front of the property is a veranda with table and chairs which catches the warm sunshine in spring and summer. The house is surrounded by a private garden with benches and various quiet corners to relax in. The romantic city of Florence is 70km and Siena is 55km.
Ground floor: Living/dining room/kitchen with French doors. Second living room. 1 double bedroom. Shower room with bidet and toilet. First floor: 2 bedrooms: 1 double, 1 twin. Bathroom with shower attachment and toilet.
Open fire in living room. CH. Satellite TV. Gas/electric cooker. M/wave. W/machine. D/washer. Garden with terrace and furniture. Shared outdoor swimming pool (180m²), open June to Sept. No smoking.
This apartment is located in an old stone built, timber framed farmhouse and hayloft, which has been restored and benefits from its own entrance. There is a private, well-equipped, outdoor space for al-fresco dining and a pleasant ambience, whether sitting under the olive trees or around the swimming pool, all with panoramic views of the hills and forests. The apartment is set in Larciano, surrounded by medieval walls upon the rolling hills and is somewhat shadowed by a feudal castle which boosts a small museum.
All on ground floor: Living room with double sofa bed/dining room/kitchen. 1 double bedroom with additional bunk. Shower room with toilet.
Open fire in living room. CH. Cot. H/chair. Satellite TV. Gas cooker. Shared w/machine. Internet connection. Shared lawned garden and furniture. Shared BBQ. Parking (2 cars). Shared swimming pool (105m²), open May-Sept. Pet free of charge NB: Steps, sloping banks and drops in garden.
This rustic, stone holiday house, accessed via a rough track, is situated on the southern side of the Appenines with the owners’ home conveniently situated on site. It has been carefully decorated and furnished and provides a covered terrace and outdoor area with furniture, shaded by chestnut trees. There is the added benefit of a private, outdoor swimming pool and garden with a small playground, ideal for children. There are many trekking and walking possibilities in the surrounding hills and woods and the Franciscan convent of La Verna, Caprese Michelangelo, Arezzo, Perugia, the Tiber valley towns and Adriatic coast sites are all close by.
Ground floor: Living/dining room. 1 double bedrooms with additional single. Shower room with bidet and toilet. First floor: Dining room/kitchen. 1 double bedroom with additional single. Shower room with bidet and toilet. Mezzanine with double bed.
CH. Cot. H/chair. Satellite TV. Gas cooker. M/wave. W/machine. D/washer. Large lawned garden with terraces and furniture. BBQ. Parking (3 cars). Outdoor swimming pool (120m²), open mid May-Sep. NB: Drops in garden.
This natural stone holiday house, in a traditional Tuscan style, is situated in the romantic Casentino mountain range. Here, you will find total privacy in the wide forests, fresh mountain air, picturesque villages, medieval fortresses and small settlements. The house offers every comfort as well as an outdoor swimming pool. The nearby village of Poppi offers several good restaurants, and Florence and Arezzo are only one hour away. The mountain monasteries of Camaldoli and La Verna, which offer a cool spot on hot summer days, are worth a trip as well. Both monasteries date from the middle Ages and are rich in ancient historical and religious artefacts.
Living/dining room. Dining room/kitchen. 4 double bedrooms. 2 bathrooms with bath, shower cubicle and toilet. Shower room with toilet. Separate toilet.
Open fire in living room. CH. Cot. Satellite TV. Video. CD. Gas/elec cooker. M/wave. W/machine. T/dryer. D/washer. Wi-fi. Large lawned garden with terrace and furniture. BBQ. Ample parking. Outdoor swimming pool (72m²), open May-Sep. NB: Slopes in garden. Drop from terrace.
This characteristic hayloft has been divided into two charming apartments (refs ITP470 and ITP471), set in the green Tuscan hills between the provinces of Pisa and Florence. The restoration has highlighted the typical elements of Tuscan houses, combining prestigious materials, which have given it its distinctive appearance, with its excellent practicality. Located between the hills, the property has beautiful views over the surrounding hills, all placed within a peaceful position. Shared with the owner, there is a spacious and equipped lawn and swimming pool in a 15ha estate. The apartment has its own private and equipped outside area. Nearby sites are Capannoli e Peccioli (various shops), 8km, San Gimignano, 30km, Pisa, 40km and Florence, 65km.
Living/dining room/kitchen. 2 bedrooms: 1 double, 1 twin. Shower room with bidet and toilet.
CH. Satellite TV. Gas cooker. D/washer. Tel. Sitting-out area and furniture. Shared garden. Parking (1 car). Shared swimming pool (128m²), open May-Sept. NB: Open-sided stairs to first floor. Sloping banks in garden.
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