Farmhouse | 3 bedrooms | sleeps 6
Casa Moscatella is a characteristic three-story age-old farm house surrounded by vineyards and olive groves. It sleeps six people. From Casa Moscatella you will enjoy a fascinating view of Montepulciano and of the hills of Valdichiana. Casa Moscatella is 350 square meters (3770 square feet). It features a private swimming pool, a private patio, a private garden and winter heating.
You will be roughly 2.5 km (1.5 miles) from Montepulciano, where you will find restaurants, the shops and public transportation. You will find the stop for the Siena Mobilità bus Servizio Urbano Montepulciano line 2 at 100 meters (330 feet).
You will not need a car to stay at Casa Moscatella. If you do have one, you will be able to park it on the premises, inside the entrance gate.
The above-ground swimming pool is 5 meters (16 feet) large by 8 meters (26 feet) long, 1.5 meters (5 feet) deep. The swimming pool area is equipped with a table, chairs, two deck chairs and an external shower. From the swimming pool you will enjoy a fascinating view of Montepulciano and of the hills of Valdichiana. The pool is open from the beginning of April until mid-October.
The patio is 25 square meters (270 square feet) large. It is shaded by a characteristic porch made of stone. It is equipped with a table and chairs. Here you will also find a brickwork barbecue.
The garden is 5000 square meters (54000 square feet) large. It is partly shaded by olive trees. It is equipped with a table and chairs. From the garden you will enjoy a pleasant view of Montepulciano. The garden, which is for your exclusive use, is occasionally crossed by the gardener.
Ground FloorLiving Room
The living room is paved with terracotta tiles. The ceiling has characteristic exposed wood beams. The furnishings are warm and welcoming , and include some hand-made pieces by local artisans. The furnishings include a sofa. There is a big fireplace made of bricks. From the living room you will be able to enter the garden through two French doors. The room has a large panoramic arched window.
You will be able to enter the dining room from the living room. The dining table can accommodate eight guests. The furnishings include a sofa. In this room you will also find a flat-screen television. The room has two windows.
You will be able to enter the kitchen from the dining room. It is equipped with a four-burner gas cooker, an electric oven, a refrigerator with freezer, a dishwasher and an Italian-style coffee-maker. Here you will also find a washing machine (hidden in a cabinet). There is a table to seat three guests. From the kitchen a French door will take you to the patio and the garden. The room has a window.
The half-bath is equipped with a washbasin and a toilet. You will be able to enter it from the dining room.
First FloorBedroom 1
You will be able to enter the first bedroom from the corridor. It has a matrimonial bed (160 cm/62 inches, wider than a queen-size bed). The room has a window with a view of the greenery and of the hills.
Bedroom 2 with en-suite bathroom
You will be able to enter the second bedroom from the corridor or from another independent entrance climbing 16 steps. It has two twin beds (80 cm/32 inches). From the bedroom you will be able to enter the external stairway through a French door. This bedroom has an en-suite bathroom, equipped with a washbasin, a toilet and a shower.
The bathroom is equipped with a washbasin, a toilet and a shower. You will be able to enter the bathroom from the corridor.
Second FloorBedroom 3 with en-suite bathroom
You will be able to enter the third bedroom from the going up a spiral staircase. It has a matrimonial bed (160 cm/62 inches, wider than a queen-size bed). The room has two windows. This bedroom has an en-suite bathroom, equipped with a washbasin, a toilet and a Jacuzzi bathtub.
|Size||Sleeps up to 6, 3 bedrooms|
|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
|Utilities||Dishwasher, Cooker, Fridge, Washing machine|
|Rooms||3 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms of which 3 Family bathrooms|
|Outdoors||Balcony or terrace, Private garden|
The Tuscany region
Located in the heart of Italy, Tuscany is surely one of the most famous Italian landscapes. The essence of this beautiful region are its natural, artistic, and cultural heritage.
Bounded by the Ligurian and the Tyrrhenian Sea (two arms of Mediterranean), this region is divided into ten provinces, whose capitals are Arezzo, Florence, Grosseto, Livorno, Lucca, Massa-Carrara, Pisa, Pistoia, Prato and Siena. Florence is the capital city of the region itself.
Spring and fall are the best times to visit Tuscany, because the climate is mild. Bus-lines and trains connect the larger towns, but having a car would be a great advantage, and you would be easily able to enjoy the small towns and vineyards, which represent some of Tuscany’s strong points.
The “Chiantigiana road” is a must to see: it produces some of Italy’s finest wines. This is the colourful and legendary road of the “Chianti" region. The grape cultivation dates back to the Etruscan times. One of the biggest pleasures will be sipping different wines, at the wineries or at the wine bars scattered in the towns.
What about a drop in on “Mugello”? It is a countryside surrounded by oaks, chestnut trees and by the Apennines, This land of artists and painters have been source of inspiration in its farmhouses and colours. with kind people, authentic cooking, good wine, plus a great tradition in handicrafts.
Versilia is an area of 20 km sandy beaches located in the north of the region. The seaside with the colourful bathing areas is rich in bars and meeting places. Camaiore, Forte dei Marmi, Massarosa, Pietrasanta, Seravezza, Stazzema and Viareggio are the towns of this beautiful coast.
Montepulciano, is built along a narrow limestone ridge at 605 metres above sea level , it is surrounded by walls and by fortifications designed by Antonio da Sangallo il Vecchio. Montepulciano is well known for its Renaissance buildings, for its churches and for the “Vino Nobile” wines.
The town centre develops along the Corso that goes up the hill up to the central square, Piazza Grande, political and religious heart of the city. As you arrive at Montepulciano and overcome the Giardini di Poggiofanti, you find the Church of St. Agnese, patron of Montepulciano.
Inside there are a lot of works among which the monument that contains the body of St. Agnese. As you’ve gone beyond Porta al Prato, Via Roma begins, from here you come to a little square where a column shows the Marzocco symbol of the Florentine authority that replaced the She-wolf of Siena in 1511.
In front of it there is the Palazzo Avignonesi, attributed to Vignola an example of late-Renaissance architecture. Not far there is the Church of St. Bernard, a Baroque-taste work by Padre Andrea Pozzo and the Palazzo Tarugi , that presents late-Renaissance forms too.
Crossing Via Roma several Renaissance buildings can be seen such as Palazzo Cocconi-Del Pecora, realized by Anthonio da Sangallo il Vecchio and Palazzo Buccelli.
You arrive thus at the Church of St. Agostino, one of the most beautiful in Montepulciano. The façade was designed in the first years of 1400 by Michelozzo Michelozzi, follower and collaborator of Brunelleschi. The inside was reworked again in the XVIII century, here you can find works by Barocci, Allori and Lorenzo di Credi. The wooden crucifix of the high altar has been attributed to Donatello.
The characteristic Pulcinella of the XVI century is in front of the church, on the tower and it beats the hours on the bell. Going on, you still find palaces among which Palazzo Tarugi Cappelli, with frescos by Zuccari in the atrium, up to reach the Loggia del Mercato (Loggia of the Market), attributed to Ippolito Scalza.
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