Castello di Pastine - Francige
Apartment | 2 bedrooms | sleeps 4
100 square meters apartment that suites for up to 4 people. Located on the first floor of our Castle, it is our most charming unit. It offers a modern, semi-professional gas kitchen, complete with 5 rings, large oven, 2 sinks, fridge with freezer, dishwasher. The large dining/living room has decorated wooden roof, dining table with chairs, sofa and armchairs with TV/DVD area. It has a spectacular Master Room, very large, with wooden roofs and red tinted walls; the second bedroom offers 2 single beds (we can add an extra bed upon request and for an additional charge). All bedrooms have nets on their windows. The bathroom has shower, sink, wc and bidet and offers 2 entrances: one from the master bedroom, the other opens to an antechamber with an additional sink and mirror.
Both the Master room AND the kitchen have a door-window which opens on a huge private terrace (125 square meters!) that will be all for you (exclusive), with chairs, table, sun beds, etc. to be able to have breakfast/dinner/lunch or just enjoy some sunbath over there. The view from there is gorgeous. The apartment is equipped with all necessary fittings for leaving and cooking and delivered in a clean and tidy condition. Bed and bath linen are supplied (no pool towels). Consumables are self-catering.
|Size||Sleeps up to 4, 2 bedrooms|
|Nearest beach||Cecina, Castiglioncello, Vada 100 km|
|Nearest Amenities||4 km|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Firenze Peretola 34 km, Nearest railway: Poggibonsi 9 km|
|Family friendly||Great for children of all ages|
|Notes||No pets allowed, No smoking at this property|
Features and Facilities
|Luxuries||Jacuzzi or hot tub, DVD player|
|General||Central heating, TV, Table tennis, Wi-Fi available|
|Utilities||Clothes dryer, Dishwasher, Cooker, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Rooms||2 bedrooms, 1 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms, Solarium or roof terrace|
|Furniture||Single beds (2), Double beds (1), Cots (2), Dining seats for 5, Lounge seats for 5|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided, High chair|
|Outdoors||Balcony or terrace, Shared garden, BBQ, Swing set|
|Further details indoors|
IMPORTANT: FREE Wi-fi area OUTDOOR, near the main castle.
Use of centralized laundry and ironing facilities in dedicated area: washing machine, dryer, iron (located outside the unit, underneath the panoramic terrace): coin-operated.
Table tennis, located outdoor, near the tennis court yard (about 150 meters from the unit).
Please ask us for details.
The apartment offers 1 full bathroom with shower, sink, wc and bidet.
The 2 bedrooms are: 1 double; 1 with 2 single beds.
|Further details outdoors|
The property is situated inside a spectacular park which, with its romantic paths and breathtaking perspectives, provides the opportunity for pleasant walks immersed in nature.
The 9 x 18 m swimming pool has areas reserved for each apartment and fully equipped with private wooden pergola, deck chairs and sun beds. On the swimming pool area is located also the Hot-tub, which is heated and coin-operated (*).
The tennis/five-a-side football ground is in synthetic grass; close by there is also a table tennis on a small skating rink for children. Next by the tennis court yard, there is a playground for kids, with slings, slide, as well as a volleyball net.
Not far from the property there are excellent restaurants where you can enjoy dishes that have made Tuscan cooking famous throughout the world.
Just a few minutes away by car are supermarkets, shops and sports activities (golf, horse riding, bike hire etc...) which our staff will be pleased to help you choose from. We’re looking forward to welcoming you.
(*)The swimming pool and its area is closed between November and March.
Payment via Credit Card (VISA MASTERCARD) or by swift bank transfer with no charges to the beneficiary as agreed in the General Rental Conditions:
- 30% payment in advance of booking
- 70% within 30 days prior to arrival.
Extras: use of the laundry room; use of the hot-tub; swimming pool towels (upon request); extra charge for less than 1 week rentals.
PLEASE CONTACT US FOR MORE DETAILS.
The apartment is fully equipped for your sleeping and cooking requirements. On arrival the Clients will find their units in a clean and tidy condition; they are supposed to leave them in the same way on departure.
Sheets and towels are supplied with the weekly change of linens (not including towels for the swimming pool), any other requests will be at the expense of the guests.
The apartment is usually rented on a weekly basis, from Saturday to Saturday. Arrivals are from 5.00 p.m. to 7.30 p.m. and departures by 10.00 a.m. In low and mid-season or as a last minute – upon request and depending on availability – bookings may also be accepted for periods other than a week.
IMPORTANT INFORMATION FOR ALL HOLIDAY-MAKERS:
Castello di Pastine offers holiday homes (Case Appartamenti Vacanze); they are not official tourist structures, such as hotels, residences, etc. but private houses. Being such, they do not have standards or categories that are internationally recognized, indeed they reflect, in their architecture and furnishing, the local traditions and the personal taste of the owner.
This is precisely the kind of holiday we offer: the chance to partake in the culture of Tuscany, living in the same surroundings as an inhabitant would. In order to live this experience in the right spirit, it is important not only that the holiday-maker accepts but also that he will be able to appreciate the differences in the properties we are proposing in comparison with those where he normally lives.
The Tuscany region
Tuscany, a region famous for its sun, its warm weather, its beautiful hills covered with nature. In addition, the Tuscan region is full of marvellous historical town, like Florence, Siena, Pisa, San Gimignano, where to admire museums, work of arts or just walk along the pedestrian streets which still preserve a charming historical look.
If you like shopping, then you will be satisfied: Tuscany is also one of the world capitals of mode and fashion. Florence is famous for leather works; Volterra for alabaster, Impruneta for terracotta, San Gimingano for ceramics...and so on. Prada, Roberto Cavalli, Ferragamo, Gucci are just some of the fashion names which have their headquarters in Tuscany.
Barberino Val d'Elsa
Castello di Pastine is situated in an excellent position a little over 30 km from Florence and Siena, both of which can be reached within half an hour. About 11 km away is the fascinating town of Certaldo, a medieval fortress and the native city of Boccaccio— one of the fathers of Italian literature and the author of the Decameron. San Gimignano, the well-preserved medieval city of towers is just 15 km away, while Volterra, a historic Etruscan city, can be reached driving along 43 km of the most beautiful roads in Tuscany, part of the Volterrana: the legendary road for people who love to drive through the countryside, by car or by bike! Then, if you want to taste or buy some excellent wine, you don’t have to go very far to visit the wine cellars where the most famous red wine in the world is made, Chianti Classico.
Throughout the year the Tuscan towns and cities are animated by fairs, festivals, theme-celebrations and historic re-enactments from the middle ages with street markets, suppers, tastings and fireworks.
Castello di Pastine, with its genuine Tuscan style offers you peace and tranquillity at the right distance from the places of major interest in Tuscany.
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28 Jul 2011
"Breathtaking views, excellent accommodation, heartily recommended!"
We, my husband and 2 children aged 15 and 16, spent 2 very enjoyable weeks at Pastine. The apartment (1a) was very spacious and comfortable and we adored our days off sightseeing by relaxing by the p… More
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