Villa | 4 bedrooms | sleeps 8
This traditionally built stone villa sits on a hillside overlooking the valley below. The property is perfect for families wishing to holiday together, yet still retain some independence. Ideally located only 1km from a small village where there is a local grocery store and 15km from the town of Radda in Chianti with its supermarket and wide range of shops and restaurants.
- Siena 40km, San Gimignano 100km, Florence 56km, Pisa 130km, Rome 255km
Approach road - 1Km of unpaved road in good condition
|Size||Sleeps up to 8, 4 bedrooms|
|Will consider||Corporate bookings, Long term lets (over 1 month)|
|Nearest Amenities||6 km|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: FLORENCE 66 km|
|Family friendly||Great for children of all ages|
|Notes||Pets welcome, No smoking at this property|
Features and Facilities
|Luxuries||Log fire, Internet access, DVD player|
|General||Central heating, TV, Video player, CD player, Satellite TV, Wi-Fi available|
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer|
|Utilities||Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Rooms||4 bedrooms, 4 bathrooms of which 4 En suites|
|Furniture||Double beds (4), Cots (1), Dining seats for 8, Lounge seats for 8|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided, High chair|
|Outdoors||Balcony or terrace, Private garden, BBQ|
|Further details indoors|
The villa is provided with under floor heating. The property is perfect for families wishing to holiday together, yet still retain some independence. The ground floor apartment is reached via a flight of steps at the side of the house; alternatively there is also a wide slope down to the lower level.
Inside, both apartments have terracotta tiled floors and the typical Tuscan tiled and beamed ceilings throughout. The entrance to the first floor apartment opens into the spacious lounge/kitchen/diner, a short flight of six steps lead down into this airy room. Along the left hand wall is a fitted kitchenette with electric oven, gas hobs, dishwasher and fridge freezer. In the centre of the room is a wooden dining table and chairs, and on the opposite side of the room is a comfortable 'L' shaped sofa and TV with DVD player.
The two double bedrooms are located, one either side off of this room. Both bedrooms have antique style double beds, wooden wardrobes and matching side tables. In addition, bedroom one also has a writing desk with chair as well as an armchair and windows overlooking both the front and back of the property.
Bedroom two has windows all along one wall which overlook the rear of the property. There is also a TV located in this room. Adjacent to each of the bedrooms is a bathroom with shower and heated towel rail.
The ground floor apartment has double doors which open into the lounge/diner. To the left is a doorway through to the small, but well equipped kitchen which has an electric oven, gas hobs, dishwasher and fridge, there is also a door leading directly onto the grassed terrace. The lounge is comfortably furnished with two sofas a TV and DVD player; there is a traditional wooden dining table with chairs and matching cupboards near to the kitchen. The main feature of the room is a lovely brick built open fireplace.
As with the upstairs apartment, the two bedrooms are located one, either side of the lounge/diner. Both bedrooms again, have antique style beds; bedroom one has double doors opening out onto the grassed terrace. Bedroom two has high windows along two sides of the room. Next door to each of the bedrooms is a private bathroom with shower and heated towel rail.
Internet WI-FI Onsite - available in the villa for free. Please bring your own laptop.
|Further details outdoors|
Swimming pool - The private pool is 14x6 metres with a depth of 1 metre at the shallowest end, increasing to a depth of 1 and a half metres at the deep end. The pool is open from April to October.
Tucked away to one side at the rear of the property, is the single Roman ended pool. Screened on two sides by trees and hills, and surrounded by attractively planted flower beds, this private area has breath taking views over the Tuscan countryside. Outside the property is bordered on two sides by trees and hills, the owners have planted terraced flower beds with Mediterranean shrubs and herbs.
The grassed terrace which runs the full length of the rear of the property to the pool area is furnished with table and chairs, and is a wonderful spot for alfresco dining. Sitting on the terraced area or by the pool you have the most spectacular far reaching views over olive groves and vineyards.
Villa Il Solatio is built into the hillside and consists of two separate self contained apartments. The entrance to the first floor apartment is level with the driveway.
7 Night Villa Price for 2011 - in Euro up to 8 people - NOT per head
Price: per accommodation per week - Arrival/Departure day: Saturday - Weekly linen and bathroom towels: included - Central heating: by consumption - Final clean: included - Cook on request - - info and prices available from owner on arrival - Cooking Courses - info and prices available from owner on arrival - Local Leisure - walking, biking, hot air ballooning, wine tasting - Wine Tastings - info and prices available from owner on arrival
The Tuscany region
Centrally located, the estates and villas offered by To Tuscany offer privacy yet easy access to Tuscany's many historic towns. The beauty and romance of Florence, brimming with cultural and artistic attractions Siena, and San Gimignano rich with medieval history, are within an easy hour's drive.
Even closer to home are Chianti's five regional towns, Gaiole in Chianti, Castellina in Chianti, Radda in Chianti, Panzano, Greve in Chianti.
Arezzo is a town in the Tuscan province, situated on a hillside that is 296 meters above the sea level, between Casentino, Valdichiana and Valdarno.
Archaeological remains are evidence of its existence since VI century. The town remained important during Roman times. Its ceramics in red coral with decorations in relief were famous and copied all over the Empire during the first Imperial period. Arezzo then was as famous as it is now for its goldsmiths.
The nearest town is Ambra which is 6km away. This has 2 green groceries, a butcher, a newsagent, a pharmacy, outlet shoes, shops and a market on Tuesdays. Bucine is 7km away and this has a bank, pharmacy, butcher, bakery, newsagents, coop supermarket and a market on Wednesdays.
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18 Jan 2013
"A fabulous villa with an amazing view"
We stayed at Il Solatio in June 2012 with extended family including 6 adults and 2 young children aged 3 and 1.To get to the villa you have to drive down a steep single lane dirt track and up the hill… More
22 Aug 2012
"Lovely home, lovely owners"
Il Solatio was reconstructed in 2006 to modern standards but with country charm and taste. Two completely independent apartments make this ideal for two couples/families to share. Pool is wonderful,… More
2 Feb 2012
We had an amazing 2 week holiday here with 7 adults and a 4month old baby. The villa is perfectly positioned on a hillside surrounded by olive groves and vineyards. There are no other houses near by… More
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