Splendid 18th century mansion with typical Sienese architecture. It is situated next to the historical village of Basciano. The house position is ideal because one reaches the Chianti region in a few minutes or can enjoy the culture and convenience of the city of Siena. Siena offers many traditional events and is situated only 6 km away. The mansion is surrounded by a garden with oak-trees, linden-trees, cypresses and a terrace full of many Mediterranean plants, where one can relax and have a pleasant stay outside.
The swimming-pool is 6m x12 m and is situated on a terrace with pergola. From the terrace there is an excellent view of the hills including, woods and fields. The estate is situated at an altitude of 350 m above sea level. The climate is usually full of sunshine with a light breeze.
In the property there are three independent holiday apartments (Villa, Guest House and Restored Barn ), recently renovated and well equipped. Each apartment has its own entrance and its private terrace with garden furniture. The pool is reserved exclusively for the guests of the three apartments.
Restored Barn: this ground floor flat has an entrance with three large glass doors. The main living area has an open fireplace and is divided into a sitting room and a large kitchen. Dining table, wicker armchairs. Sofa bed for one person. From this room there is access to the bedroom which also has a large glass door. The bathroom has an enclosed shower and is covered with a travertine stone. In the veranda with pergola there is a dining table with bench. Barbecue available. The house is surrounded by a beautiful garden and swimming pool (12mx6m). On the terrace of the swimming pool there is a pergola with table, chairs and deckchairs. Outdoor shower. Private parking inside the property.
|Size||Sleeps up to 3, 1 bedrooms|
|Check in time:||16:00|
|Check out time:||10:00|
|Nearest beach||Castiglione della Pescaia 80 km|
|Will consider||Long term lets (over 1 month)|
|Nearest Amenities||3 km|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Leonardo da Vinci -Florence 70 km, Nearest railway: Train Station Siena 6 km|
|Family friendly||Great for children of all ages|
|Notes||Pets welcome, No smoking at this property|
|Pool||Private outdoor pool (unheated)|
|General||Central heating, TV, Wi-Fi available|
|Utilities||Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Rooms||1 bedroom, 1 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms|
|Furniture||1 Sofa beds, Double beds (1), Cots (1), Dining seats for 4, Lounge seats for 3|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided, High chair|
|Outdoors||Private outdoor pool (unheated), Balcony or terrace, Private garden, Shared garden, BBQ|
|Access||Parking, Not suitable for wheelchair users|
The location of the Restored Barn is ideal to reach the places of interest such as Siena (only 6 km from the historic center), Castellina in Chianti (15 km), San Gimignano (20 km), Florence (55 km). The nearest village is Quercegrossa, with 2 supermarkets, two pizzerias and one restaurant, just 3 km from the house. The nearest shopping center is next the Siena train station, 5 km from the house, with the largest supermarket in Siena, the "Coop", and the center "Porta Siena" with shops open also on Sunday.
The historic centre of Siena has been declared by UNESCO a World Heritage Site. Siena is famous for its cuisine, art, museums, medieval cityscape and the Palio, a horse race held twice a year.
Tuscany is known for its gorgeous landscapes, its rich artistic legacy and its influence on high culture. Tuscany is regarded as the true birthplace of the Italian Renaissance, and has been home to some many influential people in the history of arts and science, such as Petrarch, Dante, Botticelli, Michelangelo, Niccolo Machiavelli, Leonardo da Vinci, Galileo Galilei, Amerigo Vespucci, Luca Pacioli and Puccini. As a result of this, the region has several museums (such as the Uffizi, the Pitti Palace and the Chianciano Museum of Art). Tuscany has a unique culinary tradition, and is famous for its wines (most famous of which are Chianti, Vino Nobile di Montepulciano, Morellino di Scansano and Brunello di Montalcino).