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Set on a hill in beautiful countryside and surrounded by olive groves stands this attractive little cottage. Simply and traditionally furnished, it has the added advantage of a private, above ground swimming pool. Tucked away in a secluded garden and just a few minutes outside the elegant town of Montecatini with some splendid shops, restaurants, and a thermal spa. Further up the hill is tiny Montecatini Alto 2km, the perfect place for a pre-dinner drink before trying one of the restaurants in the enchanting square. An unusual and charming way of reaching the village is to take the cable car that runs up the hill from the town below. Florence, Pisa, Lucca and the coastal villages of the Cinque Terre are all within easy reach, while further inland, the villages of the wooded mountainous regions are wonderful to explore.
Ground floor: Living room with sofa bed/dining room/kitchen. Shower room with toilet. 1 twin bedroom. First floor: 1 double bedroom.
Open fire in living room. Gas CH. Satellite TV. Gas/elec cooker. M/wave. W/machine. D/washer. Internet connection. Lawned garden with furniture. BBQ. Parking (1 car). Swimming pool (6m diameter, depth 1.1m), open mid May-Sep. Pet free of charge.
This beautiful property in the heart of the Chianti region, just 7km from San Gimignano, has been split into 3 lovely holiday apartments. Apartments (ITN194 and ITN195) have private outdoor spaces, and (ITN196) has a private garden and terrace for outdoor dining. Surrounded by a beautiful park with swimming pool, shared with the owner, who lives nearby. The ideal location for a relaxing holiday in a quiet and elegant environment. The apartments are in a beautiful hilly and panoramic position overlooking San Gimignano, and Certaldo is only 8km, Colle Val d’Elsa, 20km, Siena, 41km, and Florence 48k.
All on ground floor: Living room with French doors and single sofa bed/dining room/kitchen. 1 double bedroom with French doors. Shower room with toilet. Beams throughout.
CH. Cot. Satellite TV. Gas cooker. D/washer. Internet connection. Garden with terrace and furniture. Shared grounds. Parking (1 car). Shared swimming pool (50m²), open Apr-Oct. No children over 2 years. NB: Steps to pool area. Steps and pond in grounds.
Lovely views can be enjoyed from the private swimming pool and terrace.
The holiday accommodation is on the ground floor, and the Italian owners live on the first floor. There is a private swimming pool, small enclosed garden and covered dining terrace.
Historic Montone is a short drive away and is locally renowned for its good restaurants. Gubbio, Citta’ di Castello, Perugia and eastern Tuscany make for excellent days out.
All on ground floor: Living room with double sofa bed/dining room. Kitchen. Utility room. 2 double bedrooms. Shower room with bidet and toilet.
Open fire in living room. H/chair. DVD and small library. CD/stereo player. Gas cooker. Shared w/machine. F/freezer. Wi-fi. Enclosed shared garden and covered terrace with furniture. Sun loungers. BBQ. Parking (2 cars). Private outdoor swimming pool (13.5 x 5.5m; depth 1.4-1.9m) available 5 Jul-23 Sep.
Distance to Montone 8km
This semi-detached holiday property is a great escape for a family or friends alike, and the owner lives on-site to ensure your stay is as comfortable as can be. The children will enjoy the above-ground pool whilst the adults can simply relax on the terrace. Fosdinovo is set in the Tuscany region and is home to a medieval castle. In July, Fosdinovo is host to a medieval festival. Situated just 16km from the city of Carrara, known for its marble quarries; explore the city and discover the 12th century cathedral. Further afield, discover Lucca, famous for its city walls.
Step to entrance. Ground floor: Living room with double sofa bed. Dining room/kitchen. Shower room with bidet and toilet. Turning stairs to first floor: 2 bedrooms: 1 double, 1 twin. Shower room with bidet and toilet.
Open fire in living room. CH. Cot. H/chair. Satellite TV. Gas/elec cooker. M/wave. W/machine. Wi-fi. Garden with terrace and furniture. BBQ. Parking (2 cars). Above-ground splash pool (open May-Oct) and outdoor shower. Pet free of charge. NB: Ladder-style steps to pool.
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 first floor holiday apartment has been completely restored and is situated in an ancient Venetian house, in the heart of Venice. Comfortably furnished with some period pieces, it lies in a truly idyllic location just a few metres from the famous Grand Canal and the Rialto Bridge, and only 50m from shops. It is within easy reach of all the cultural and artistic tours, with romantic squares, museums and churches all nearby.
All on first floor: Living room with French doors and marble floor. Kitchen/dining room with wooden floor. 2 bedrooms: 1 double with wooden floor, 1 twin with marble floor. Bathroom with toilet. Shower room with toilet.
Central heating. Colour TV. Gas cooker. W/machine. Tel.
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 former, medieval defence tower, on a private hillside location, is now a comfortable three-storey holiday home. From here, guests have a beautiful view of the Tuscan Umbrian hills. The medieval towns of Monterchi, Citerna and Anghiari are close by and well worth a visit. The local restaurants offer traditional specialities from the surrounding areas like ham, Pecorino sheep cheese, mushrooms and truffles. The house is a good starting point for hikes and trips to Arezzo, Sansepolcro, Citta di Castello and Perugia.
Ground floor: 2 bedrooms: 1 double, 1 twin. Shower room with bidet and toilet. First floor: Living/dining room/steps to kitchen. Bathroom with bidet and toilet. Second floor: 1 double bedroom.
Open fire in living room. CH. Cot. Satellite TV. DVD. CD. Gas hob. W/machine. Garden with terrace and furniture. BBQ. Parking (2 cars). Swimming pool (50m²), open May - Sept. NB: Steps and slopes in garden. Steps to pool.
This holiday apartment forms part of an ancient farmhouse in the Chianti hills with 5 other properties (ITC637, ITC617, ITC623, ITC631 and ITC635). Surrounded by vineyards and olive trees, it has been carefully decorated and furnished. The architectonic characteristics that have made this corner of Tuscany famous throughout the world have been conserved through the stone walls, windows and arches of the loggias. The property benefits from beautiful views of the countryside and shared use of the outdoor swimming pool. Completely fenced-in and made even more beautiful by blooming plants, the property includes a pretty lawn with garden furniture. Ideal location for exploring Florence and Siena.
Living/dining room/kitchen. 3 bedrooms: 2 double, 1 twin. 2 bathrooms with shower attachment and toilet. Shower room with toilet.
CH. Cot on request. Cooker. W/machine. Shared garden and furniture. Shared BBQs. Parking (2 cars). Shared outdoor swimming pool (18m x 8m), open mid May-mid Sep. NB: 3 steps to bathroom. 9 steep steps to mezzanine.
This pretty single-storey apartment, one of two with ref ITS152, is situated on the outskirts of the town of Asciano and provides the ideal holiday base. The property boasts comfortable furnishings, a furnished lawned garden and a shared outdoor swimming pool, perfect for cooling off on hot summer days. Set in a quiet and peaceful location yet only a 5-minute walk to the town centre, it is an ideal destination for those wishing to visit the most famous towns of the area, such as Siena, Arezzo, Florence and Montalcino.
All on ground floor: Living/dining room/kitchen. 1 double bedroom. Shower room with bidet and toilet.
CH. Cot. Satellite TV. Gas hob. Garden with terrace and furniture. Parking (1 car). Shared swimming pool (72m²), open May-Sep. NB: Steps in grounds.
Set amidst beautiful hills
These two detached properties are set amidst the beautiful hills above Lake Corbara.
Le Crite is a country house with a first floor dining terrace offering fabulous views across Lake Corbara. The property also has a shaded terrace fronted with an ivy-covered veranda. Allodola, next door, has been restored and is comfortable and attractive. French doors lead to the garden from the fitted kitchen. The three bedrooms are nicely furnished. The garden has many well-established trees which provide a pleasant setting for the pool. The owners occasionally stay in the poolside cottage, and also share the pool. Historic Orvieto is a short drive away, and there is also a regular train service which takes under one hour to reach Rome.
Ground floor: Living/dining room. Kitchen. Bathroom with ¾ bath and toilet. Turning stairs to first floor: 3 bedrooms: 1 double, 2 single. Shower room with toilet. Split-level mezzanine: 2 single beds.
Parking (2 cars).
Distance to Orvieto 18km
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