- Room Type:Entire House
- Max Guests:0
- Pets Allowed:No
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If you’ve ever dreamed about spending the holidays in Tuscany on a farm with a working wine and olive oil estate, then this farmhouse with a shared pool in Tuscany is the place for you! Secluded and located high the hills, this vacation accommodation, which is comprised of three apartments, offers wonderful views as well as the opportunity to wine and oil taste from your own home-away-from-home with your friends and family. Trips into Florence are convenient by train, which you can take from the nearby town of Rufina.
This villa, which is comprised of three apartments, is located on a large estate within a small hamlet. The estate produces its own wine and olive oil, each of which are available to taste upon arrangement. The villa dates back to the 17th century and features terracotta floors, wood-beam ceilings, and original frescoes from the 19th century. The apartments are each accessible from a main entrance. The garden is full of centuries-old oak trees and has a barbecue. A gravel path leads to a shared swimming pool (7m x 14m), which is surrounded by a sun deck with sun loungers as well as tables and chairs. Parking is available within the property grounds. Please be aware that there are other properties on the estate, but each maintains its own privacy. However, guests of a bed and breakfast share the swimming pool. The farmhouse, Podere Il Frantoio, is on the same estate and can be rented at the same time to accommodate a large group.
Apartment 1 (90m2)
Ground floor: There is a combined living and dining room with two sofa beds (each suitable for one) and a table with chairs. The kitchen is equipped with a cook-top, oven, toaster, and coffee maker. There are two bedrooms, each with two 80 cm narrow single beds (which are suitable for young people), and two bathrooms. The single beds can be joined to form a queen-size bed, upon prior request. The first bathroom has a sink, toilet, and shower and the second bathroom has a sink, toilet, and tub.
Apartment 2 (60m2)
Ground floor: There is a living room with a couch and armchairs. This apartment has two bedrooms and two bathrooms. The first bedroom has a 160 cm queen-sized bed and a kitchen corner equipped with a cook-top, oven, toaster, and coffee maker. The second bedroom has two 80 cm narrow single beds, which are suitable for young people. The beds can also be joined to form a queen-size bed (160 cm), upon prior request. Each of the two bathrooms has a sink, toilet, and shower.
Apartment 3 (30m2)
First floor: This studio has a kitchen equipped with a cook-top, oven, toaster, and coffee maker, a dining area with a table and bench seating, and a 160 cm queen-sized bed. There is also a sofa bed (most comfortable for one). There is one bathroom with a sink, toilet, and tub.
* There is a small restaurant on the property that is open for guests of this property.
* Wireless internet is available in the reception area
* This property is on the same estate as Podere Il Frantoio, which can be rented at the same time to accommodate more people.
Check-In: 3:00pm - 8:00pm
Originally an artist's studio situated in the grounds of a privately owned family Villa in an inner city conservation area with a beautiful garden of two acres with cypresses and olives and a good sized swimming pool. There are shops and restauran...
One Bedroom Split Level Apartment Chianti
Albo is an unusual, romantic apartment on a wine producing estate in the heart of the Chianti. Beautifully furnished in a mixture of antique and modern styles the apartment is complete with todays comforts of air conditioning and satellite television. The well kept grounds of the estate have plenty of lawns and terraces for relaxing, a large swimming pool overlooking the valley, and there is a tennis court and small football pitch. Within walking distance is a lovely Chianti village and the property is totally environmentally friendly.
The estate is situated in a fantastic position in the centre of the Chianti region and is composed of the owners 11th Century manor house, a farmhouse and hayloft which have been recently skilfully restored into 6 beautiful apartments. The estate is complete with a exquisite swimming pool (20m x 8m), with infinity edge, giving a romantic impression that the azure water runs directly into the vine covered valley beyond and for the more energetic there is volleyball, a tennis court and small football pitch. Well kept grounds surround the estate and beyond are vineyards and olive groves from which the owners produce excellent wine and oil which is directly available for tasting and purchase. The little village of Marcialla with its local shops is a handy walking distance of just over 1 km away.
The apartments themselves have been recently restored paying great attention to detail. All of the original characteristics such as beamed ceilings, and exposed stone walls have been retained and only the finest local materials have been used. Each apartment has its own individual character and all have fireplaces, creating a warm and inviting atmosphere. The addition of todays comforts of dishwashers, safes, satellite plasma screen televisions, telephone/fast internet connection (on request), and air conditioning create the finishing touches.
Albo is an unusual split level apartment, one half of the restored hayloft. On the ground floor is the living area which has a fully equipped kitchen area with dining table and chairs, sitting area with settee (which converts to a double bed on request), lovely stone fireplace, satellite television and a shower room. Glass steps lead to the gallery floor above where there is an unique oriental style double bed. At the entrance to the apartment is its terrace area which is furnished with table and chairs for dining al fresco.
The estate is in a fantastic position immersed in the stunning countryside of the Chianti between the famous towns of Florence and Siena both of which easily accessible via nearby road and bus links. Many of Tuscanys treasures including the medieval town of San Gimignano are within easy driving distance, and the area is well known for its country walks and excellent selection of local restaurants.
The estate is proud to be totally ecological environmentally friendly using only solar and naturally produced clean energy so as to protect the beautiful countryside and aid in the prevention of pollution. Even the swimming pool has a salt based water purification system
Ground Floor: Living room with kitchen area with hob (4 gas rings), microwave oven, fridge, dishwasher, dining table and chairs, sitting area with settee (which converts to a double bed on request to accommodate extra persons), fireplace and satellite television > Shower room with shower cubicle, basin, bidet and w.c > Terrace. Gallery Floor:Double bedroom.
Central heating* > Air conditioning* > Swimming pool > Tennis court > Volleyball court Mountain bikes* > Small gym > 7 a side football pitch > Telephone/Fast internet connection* (on request) > Safe deposit box > Flyscreens > Swimming towels provided > Use of washing machine* > Parking > Wine and olive oil available for tasting and purchase > Walking distance of 1km to local village. (Facilities marked * are payable locally)