Apartment | 2 bedrooms | sleeps 6
I Tigli is a splendid apartment with two bedrooms and two bathrooms which is part of a property with a total of 6 apartments sharing a pool.
Located in the magnificent atmosphere of the hills surrounding the ancient town of Montepulciano, famous for its history, art, architecture and the Nobile wine,it enjoys wide open views over the valley and surrounding hills covered with vineyards and olive groves extending to the nearby hilltop villages.
The apartment has been restored to the highest standards preserving all the essential elements of traditional Tuscan architecture such as terracotta-tiled/wood-beamed ceilings terracotta-tiled floors, natural wood shutters for the windows and doors, internal brick archways and colour-washed walls in delicate pastel shades.
Graceful and comfortable furnishings have been chosen to complement this harmonious surrounding perfectly integrated with all the necessary modern-day fittings and appliances including TV Sat and WI-FI internet connection.
The apartment has its own private garden space equipped to eat al fresco and a barbecue is available in a common area. The caretakers live on site and will be happy to be of assistance in case of need.
ACCOMMODATION: I Tigli (ground floor - sleeps 4+2): 2 double bedrooms, 1 bathroom with shower, 1 bathroom with bath, living room with sofa bed and kitchen (equipped with: dishwasher, oven, microwave, toaster, american style coffee machine, mixer).
Facilities: mosquito screens, satellite TV, WI-FI internet connection, central heating, washing machine, iron and ironing board, hair dryer, private veranda and barbecue in a common area.
GARDEN & SWIMMING POOL: A gravel track from the main country road to Montepulciano leads to the property where the large parking place welcomes you. Once you pass the automatic entrance gate little stone pathways decorated with lavender and rosemary cross the lawns to guide you to the various apartments. Colourfully flowering plants and terracotta pots brighten every corner to further embellish the scene.
For the enjoyment of all guests, a luxurious tiled pool (11 x 4.5 meters and 1.50 deep) lies in this idyllic setting fully furnished with sun lounges and sun umbrellas. The pool area also hosts a little brickwork BBQ.
|Size||Sleeps up to 6, 2 bedrooms|
|Nearest beach||Castiglione della Pescaia 115 km|
|Nearest Amenities||5 km|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Florence - Amerigo Vespucci 120 km, Nearest railway: Sinalunga 15 km|
|Family friendly||Great for children of all ages, Suitable for people with restricted mobility|
|Notes||Pets welcome, No smoking at this property|
Features and Facilities
|General||Central heating, TV, Satellite TV, Wi-Fi available|
|Standard||Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer|
|Utilities||Dishwasher, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Rooms||2 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms of which 2 Family bathrooms|
|Furniture||2 Sofa beds, Double beds (2), Dining seats for 6, Lounge seats for 6|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided, High chair|
|Outdoors||Balcony or terrace, Shared garden, BBQ, Bicycles available|
The Tuscany region
Montepulciano just 5 km away from the property, known as “The pearl of the 16th century” because of its several architectural features dating back to renaissance time, and for its wine “Nobile di Montepulciano” that is famous all over the world. Montepulciano offers all the amenities included restaurants, bars, wine bars, supermarket and all kind of shops. Not to mention the Valdichiana outlet village where more 100 shops of the main modern brands welcome you just 15 minutes from the property.
The property is within easy reach of the most important Tuscan places of interest. The nearest airport is in Florence (about one hour and a half away). Rome and Pisa airports are equidistant (2½ hours by car). Pienza is 15 km, Montalcino is 35 km, Cortona 30 km, Siena 55 km and Florence 100 km. The highway and freeways are just 10 minutes drive.
Nearest town: Montepulciano km 5
Restaurants: Montepulciano km 5
Supermarket: Montepulciano km 5
Grocery: Montepulciano km 5
Shops: Montepulciano km 5
Outlets: Valdichiana Outlet Village km 15
Bank: Montepulciano km 5
Post office: Montepulciano km 5
Chemistry: Montepulciano km 5
Tennis court: Montepulciano km 5
Golf: Golf Club Valdichiana km 13
Horse riding: Bettolle km 13
SPA: Rapolano Terme km 30
Train station: Sinalunga km 15
The history and layout of Montepulciano, nicknamed the “Pearl of the Renaissance”, derives from its strategic position. The town is located south of the province of Siena, between the Valdichiana and Val d'Orcia (at 605m), and was always coveted by Florence, Siena, Perugia and Orvieto. Today, it is surrounded by vineyards and olive groves, and is home to 15,000 inhabitants over an area of 165 square-kilometres. From the tower of its city hall, on a clear day you can see the Gran Sasso d'Italia. Moreover, Montepulciano is close to many artistic towns like Pienza, Chiusi, Cortona and Assisi.
The history and fame of the area of Montepulciano is thanks to the production of Vino Nobile di Montepulciano DOCG, a wine of excellent quality and one of the most ancient wines in Italy. Other types of local wine that are promoted and safeguarded by the consortium are Rosso di Montepulciano DOC and Vinsanto di Montepulciano DOC. There are also the Chianti Colli Senesi DOCG and Valdichiana Vergine DOC. The Extra Virgin Olive Oil from this area is an important product and is often found with the DOP Terre di Siena certification. Other food products include pecorino cheese, marmalade from the Masciana Susina or Coscia di Monaca, Chianina beef, and Cinta Senese salami.
In addition to wine tours of the farms where Vino Nobile is produced, the Vino Nobile Tour offers visits to points of interest in the city of Montepulciano and surrounding towns, and wine-tasting at the many monumental cellars of the town, as well as visits to the small craft shops, tastings of wine and typical products at the enotheques, restaurants, dairies and olive presses, courses in wine and oil tasting, cooking lessons, spa treatments, itineraries for bicyclists and hikers and tours of movie sets. Montepulciano is the ideal place for a vacation in hotel or guest far, as a starting point toward spas like Bagno Vignoni, San Casciano dei Bagni, Etruscan settlements (Chiusi, Cortona), rural zones like Val d'Orcia and Crete (famous for its truffles) and Mount Amiata, as well as the many charming towns scattered through the area.
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