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Ficonacce di Sopra

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Townhouse / 4 bedrooms / sleeps 8

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Townhouse / 4 bedrooms / sleeps 8

Key Info
  • Nearest beach 120 km
  • Swimming pool
  • Great for children of all ages
  • Car essential
  • Some pets are welcome - please contact the owner
  • Private garden

Our farm offers hospitality in renovated farmers' houses overlooking the soft hills of Tuscany. It is located near the village of Palazzone in the shire of San Casciano dei Bagni.

Built to accomodate two families it has maintained the original subdivision in two spacious residences. The houses, careffully restored and very luminous, have a lookout view on the delicate tuscan hills, with their vineyards woods groves and relaxing meadows.

The two houses share the laundry and the graceful swimming -pool (5 x l0mt).

Ficonacce di Sopra is built on three levels and can easliy host 8 people. Each double bedroom has en suite bathroom, with shower or bath. Furnished faithfully respecting the rustical Tuscan style, Ficonacce di Sopra is characterized by large living spaces where fireplaces always paly a dominant role.

First level: spacious living room with fireplace.

Second level: main entrance of the house, double bedroom with en suite bathroom/shower, 1 WC, large dining room, kitchenette and a double bedroom with bathroom.

Third level: 1 double bedroom with en suite bathroom/shower; 1 bedroom with twin beds, wc and shower.

The swimming pool, shared with Ficonacce di Sotto, enjoys a great view on the vignards and on the kind hills of Val di Chiana, untill you eyes will be able to see the first villages of Umbria.

The place is characterized by a mild climate and is located near hot natural water springs. Distant few Km there is the shire of S. Casciano dei Bagni, well known since the Etruscans age for the natural hot water springs and hot swimming-pool.

The Mori farm totally counts 300 hectares, at 300-700 mt above sea level, is located in the shire of San Casciano dei Bagni surrounded by vineyards and other traditional farms overlooking areas for free breeding of bovines and ovines.

The area is renowned for the production of famous Chianti DOCG wine, for the thermal baths of San Casciano dei Bagni and the production of the Extra Virgin Olive Oil DOP Terre di Siena.

The Mori family is traditionally involved in those productions and keeps a particular attention on products' quality. In particular, the extra virgin olive oil is produced in traditional and unique presses of the XXVII century (animal traction oil press), the last one in Europe.

Size Sleeps up to 8, 4 bedrooms
Nearest beach Albinia 120 km
Will consider Long term lets (over 1 month)
Access Car essential
Nearest Amenities 2 km
Nearest travel links Nearest airport: Perugia, Sant'Egidio 65 km, Nearest railway: Chiusi 16 km
Family friendly Great for children of all ages
Notes Some pets are welcome - please contact the owner, Yes, smoking allowed

Features and Facilities

Luxuries Jacuzzi or hot tub, Log fire
Pool Shared outdoor pool (unheated)
General Central heating, TV
Standard Iron
Utilities Dishwasher, Cooker, Fridge, Washing machine
Rooms 4 bedrooms, 4 bathrooms of which 4 En suites
Furniture Double beds (3), Single beds (2), Cots (1), Dining seats for 10, Lounge seats for 12
Other Linen provided, Towels provided, High chair
Outdoors Shared outdoor pool (unheated), Private garden, BBQ
Access Parking

The Tuscany region

The area is characterized by a pleasant climate and the presence of important thermal baths nearby (San Casciano dei Bagni). San Casciano dei Bagni, just a few kilometers away from the houses, is a village well kown for its thermal waters since the Etruscan-Roman period.

From here you can also easily reach towns interesting for their historical and artistic background of the Etruscan civility (Chiusi, Orvieto, Pitigliano, Sovana), middle-age (Siena, Perugia, Orvieto and many other small towns) and Renaissance Age (Cortona, Pienza,Firenze etc...).

From our Villas it is extremely easy to travel and plan daily visits to interesting cities and villages of Tuscany, Umbria and Lazio.

Chiusi – It used to be a very important Etruscan City (VIII century b.C.) and the main center of the 12 lucumonie (city/states) that got together to face the enemies: this glorious past is perfectly represented in the beautiful Museum of Chiusi. It is also possible to visit the unique Etruscan sepulchers. Don't miss the Cathedral of the 4th century a.C. in the center of Chiusi and the rare choral books of the 1456-1460 (Museo Diocesano), the paths underground of Porsenna's labyrinth and the Museo Civico.

Città della Pieve – Renaissance town enjoying a great location and view over the Val di Chiana Valley: it is completely built on bricks and you can find the precious Peurgino paintings (XVI century), Raffaello 's master.

Orvieto – built on a tuff hill, Orvieto hosts unique treasures as the gothic cathedral with its gorgeous frescos and St.Patrick's well.

Cetona – a small village giving name to the mountain on its top, Cetona has a small but beautiful museum of Prehistoric Age and in Belverde it is possible to visit the first caverns where Neanderthal men used to live (age of copper from 3500 to 1200 b.C.)

Perugia – City known for its Etruscan findings (the famous Etruscan Arch), middle age buildings (Palazzo Priori and Fontana Maggiore) and Renaissance (Rocca Paolina), together with the several churches and buildings of middle age and renaissance age.

Montepulciano – The city dominates the valley with its renaissance buildings and it known worldwide for its great wines.

Pienza – in the gorgeous Val d'Orcia, along the old roman road “via Cassia”, you will find Pienza, a renaissance jewel showing the genial project of Bernardo Rossellino, built under the power of Papa Pio II (Piccolomini).

Montalcino – Known for its red wine, Brunello, Montalcino is a middle age town where you will be able to enjoy of the preserved roman style, starting from the fort in top of the hill of Montalcino.

Palazzone

Palazzone is characterized by a pleasant climate and the presence of important thermal baths nearby (San Casciano dei Bagni). San Casciano dei Bagni, just a few kilometers away from the houses, is a village well kown for its thermal waters since the Etruscan-Roman period.

From here you can also easily reach towns interesting for their historical and artistic background of the Etruscan civility (Chiusi, Orvieto, Pitigliano, Sovana), middle-age (Siena, Perugia, Orvieto and many other small towns) and Renaissance Age (Cortona, Pienza,Firenze etc...).

For those of you lovers of horseback riding, we give the opportunity to fully enjoy our great nature and land thanks to ou partnership with "Il Poggio", in Celle sul Rigo and "Il Felcino", in Fabro, where you will be guided through impressive paths on the gentle tuscan hills.

It is also possible to organize riding classes, for kids and adults, during your stay.

We suggest to reserve your riding classes before your arrival: contact us if you are interest in this service and we will be glad to help you planning your holiday.

There are at least three things you should experience before leaving San Casciano dei Bagni:

1 - Dipu's oriental massage at Fonteverde SPA: Dipu has become a myth for all of those who have tried at least once his massage. People all over the world come back to San Casciano dei Bagni to meet Dipu. With his patented technique and his sage use of essential oils, he will revitalize you and give you a lightness never experienced before. It is strongly recommended to reserve his massage in advance at Fonteverde SPA, since it's not easy to find him avaialble.

www.fonteverdespa.com

2 - midnight bath at "Vasconi" in San Casciano, one of the best surprises that the nature of this land could give you. Relax and enjoy the warm hug of this hot thermal springs open to public all year long and 24h/24. You can park the car in the center of the villa ge and follow the path leading to this hidden magic place where you will peacefully enjoy a free bath in 38°C. The hot springs will let you forget even the snow you could have around.

3 - a nice walk in the hills "i Poggi" between San Casciano and Palazzone. You will enjoy the pleasure of a great view of both valleys, Val di Chiana and Val d'Orcia. From lake Trasimeno to Orvieto, from Perugia to Mount Amiata, from Cetona to the old roman road, this is what you will be able to see from here. You will get to this magic place from the Strada Provinciale of Fighine.

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