Cottage with Pool near Chianti
Farmhouse | 3 bedrooms | sleeps 6
Podere Monti is a delightful farmhouse which dates back to the 17th Century. Great care has been taken to restore all its original features whilst incorporating all the modern conveniences. Podere Monti apartment consists of 2 double bedrooms,bedroom with 2 single beds, livingroom with kitchenette, 2 bathrooms with shower and outdoor private space with gazebo,table and chairs surrounded by hedges of laurel. Directly managed by the owners, and surrounded by 5 hectares of cultivated fields, Podere Monti holiday farmhouse is the ideal pleace where guests find themselves immersed in the paradise of Tuscan countryside for a holiday in search of nature and art.
The outdoor area is composed of garden with tables to eat outdoors and a deckchair to relax in,area BBQ, panoramic swimming pool (measuring 6 x 12 m) from which you can enjoy a spectacular view over San Gimignano and a woodland park where you can take relaxing walks, treks or cycle for lovers of mountain bikes.
|Size||Sleeps up to 6, 3 bedrooms|
|Nearest beach||Cecina 70 km|
|Will consider||Short breaks (1-4 days)|
|Nearest Amenities||2 km|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Pisa or Florence 60 km, Nearest railway: Poggibonsi 20 km|
|Family friendly||Great for children of all ages, Suitable for people with restricted mobility|
|Notes||No pets allowed, No smoking at this property|
Features and Facilities
|General||Central heating, Fax machine, Wi-Fi available|
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Iron|
|Utilities||Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Rooms||3 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms and 1 En suites, Solarium or roof terrace|
|Furniture||Single beds (2), Double beds (2), Dining seats for 6, Lounge seats for 6|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided, High chair|
|Outdoors||Balcony or terrace, Private garden, BBQ, Bicycles available|
|Further details indoors|
The furniture is in classic style with exposed ceiling beams and terracotta floors. The thick walls of the holiday house allow you to enjoy the pleasant coolness of summer holidays and warmth during winter stays.
The apartment can be equipped with cots for babies and each room has its own heating system on a pay-per-use basis. There is a weekly linen change and final cleaning included in the price.
|Further details outdoors|
Podere Monti holiday house offers an ideal environment for countryside excursions on foot or on mountain bikes. The environment surrounding the holiday homes includes woodland owned by the proprietors that enables comfortable, relaxing and quiet walks. The swimming pool is open to guests from May to September.
• bike and mountain bike hire less than 10 km away
• horse riding 16 km
Swimming pool equipped with deckchairs, sun beds, table and umbrellas - open from 05.01 to 10.01. Barbecue area. Presence of the owners.
Podere Monti is located only 1,2 km from Casole d'Elsa, a very lovely town connected to the Podere by a small path. In Casole you can find shops, a little supermarket, very good restaurants and pizzerias, 1 bank, post office, post box a quiet big Church, 2 baker's shops, cafes and a night pub.
The car park is within the enclosed area.
The Tuscany region
Tuscany, the cradle of modern European culture, contains treasures of every age and style, from the Etruscan theatre and Roman baths at Fiesole, to the majestic Gothic buildings in the medieval town of Siena, to the exceptional art and architecture of Florence.
The cities of Tuscany have produced writers, scientists, architects, musicians and artists whose works have literally changed the world. The immense dome of Florence’s Duomo, designed by Brunelleschi, inspired Michelangelo’s design for the dome of St. Peter’s in Rome, and influenced architecture in towns throughout Italy.
Modern science and technology have their roots in the experiments of Galileo and other researchers. Puccini was born in Lucca. Dante, Petrarch and Boccaccio broke with traditional Latin and wrote in the Italian language, establishing the Tuscan dialect as Italy’s literary language and things Tuscan as the measure of culture and refinement.
San Gimignano is located on the hills north of Siena and shines in the heart of Val d'Elsa due to its beauty and charm. The town is a mix of splendid alleys and breathtaking views, where you seem to have gone right back to medieval times. The area surrounding San Gimignano includes charming, flowing hills from where you can admire the picturesque landscape and enjoy quiet walks.
The area is surrounded by more or less hidden gems. Near the Podere Monti holiday homes you can admire
- the beauty of Poggibonsi with Cassero, Fonte delle Fate and the Church of San Lucchese
- Colle Val d'Elsa and the charm of the old area
- Monteriggioni and its castle that is unique in Italy
- Certaldo and the ancient village with its funicular railway.
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