Dimore di Poggianto - Marrone
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Apartment | 2 bedrooms | sleeps 5
COTTAGE - MARRONE APARTMENT 4+1 persons / 60 sqm
Marrone Apartment is a beautiful ground floor apartment, completely independent and surrounded by a big private garden. It is situated in the semi-detached cottage and it is in front of the pool. The entrance leading directly to a spacious living/dining room with the full equipped kitchen, table and sofa. Doors open onto the big private garden with a beautiful equipped gazebo to eat al fresco and barbecue is at disposal. From the leaving room, a small disengagement leads to a big matrimonial bedroom and to a bathroom with shower. A second double bedroom opens onto the living room. If needed, a single bed can be added in the big matrimonial bedroom.
the APARTMENT is equipped with:
TV SAT, DVD, Wi-Fi - fast Internet connection everywhere inside and outside
EQUIPPED KITCHEN - refrigerator/ freezer, oven, stove with 4 fires, kettle, percolator, dishwasher, toaster, USA coffee machine, Moka and all you need to cook at home; hairdryer
RESEVED EQUIPPED AREA IN THE POOL
THE OUTSIDE and THE FACILITIES
The estate is surrounded by a large common garden hosting all the collective facilities.
POOL AREA - a beautiful green area, with a large swimming pool (14mx7m), with an outdoor shower and romantic covered gazebo for each apartment / open from May to October
MEETING AREA - bar corner and an outdoor area with beautiful panoramic loggia
PLAYGROUND - dedicated area for little children with a nice playground
LAUNDRY - laundry room with a washing machine for guest use
PARKING - parking area inside the property
RECEPTION - owners are at disposal for any information, spoken languages ITALIAN/ENGLISH/GERMAN
BIKES at disposal
BAKERY SERVICE every morning in high season (fresh bread, pastries, pizza)
We can arrange: WINE TOURS, TOURIST TOURS
The holiday farm "Antiche Dimore di Poggianto" lies in a unique panoramic position and is ideally located for visiting the major art cities of Tuscany and Umbria. A few minutes from the farm, the two charming medieval villages of Pergine Valdarno and Laterina offer the convenience of all services and nearby you can find numerous sports facilities.
The holiday farm has been recently restored in the full respect of the old Tuscan style and the wonderful apartments are all very big, with plenty of room and with all comforts for the maximum relax.
All the apartments have private entrance, private garden for outdoor dining and reserved area in the big panoramic swimming pool.
THE HOLIDAY FARMHOUSES
The MAIN HOUSE hosts 5 APARTMENTS:
Apartment AZZURRO 1 bedroom / 4 sleeps
Apartment ARANCIONE 2 bedrooms / 4 sleeps
Apartment VERDE 2 bedrooms / 5 sleeps
Apartment GIALLO 3 bedrooms / 8 sleeps
Apartment VIOLA 3 bedrooms / 6 sleeps
The COTTAGE ARCOBALENO hosts 2 APARTMENTS - this farmhouse is also an ideal dwelling for a group of people, because the apartments can be joined and it is completely independent and surrounded by a big private garden.
Apartment ROSA 2 bedrooms / 4+1 sleeps
Apartment MARRONE 2 bedrooms / 4+1 sleeps
The SMALL HOUSE hosts 1 APARTMENT:
Apartment ROSSO 2 bedrooms / 4 sleeps
|Size||Sleeps up to 5, 2 bedrooms|
|Nearest beach||Marina di Grosseto 140 km|
|Will consider||Corporate bookings, Long term lets (over 1 month), Short breaks (1-4 days)|
|Access||Car essential, Wheelchair users|
|Nearest Amenities||3 km|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Florence 65 km, Nearest railway: Ponticino 4 km|
|Family friendly||Great for children of all ages|
|Notes||Pets welcome, Yes, smoking allowed|
Features and Facilities
|Luxuries||Internet access, DVD player|
|Pool||Shared outdoor pool (unheated)|
|General||Central heating, TV, Telephone, Fax machine, Safe, Satellite TV, Wi-Fi available|
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer|
|Utilities||Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Rooms||2 bedrooms, 1 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms|
|Furniture||Single beds (2), Double beds (1), Cots (1), Dining seats for 5, Lounge seats for 4|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided, High chair|
|Outdoors||Shared outdoor pool (unheated), Balcony or terrace, Private garden, Shared garden, BBQ, Bicycles available, Swing set|
|Access||Wheelchair users, Secure parking|
|Further details indoors|
- Italian and USA coffee maker
- Bug screens on windows
- Drying rack (in summer clothes drying very quickly)
- Iron and ironing board for common use in laundry
- Washing machine is in the communal laundry
- Telephone and Fax are in the Reception
- Independent heating
- Fans available (air conditioning is not necessary, the apartment is very fresh and the house has thick walls)
The Tuscany region
The Upper Valdarno is a large natural trough, enclosed by the mountains of Pratomagno and the Chianti Mountains. In the Middle Ages, the valley was long disputed between Florence and Arezzo, and today its provinces are divided between the two capitals. Numerous archeological finds of Etruscan and Roman period bear witness to the population of these areas already in the Archaic period.
The Valdarno has many landscapes, the high slopes of Pratomagno and the main storical centers of Montevarchi, San Giovanni Valdarno and Terranova Bracciolini. Many sites to visit, the Cassia Vetus, the ancient road that connected the lucumony of Arezzo to Fiesole, "The Cliffs", a spectacular landscape with beautiful clay erosion. Along the road "Setteponti ", the Roman Bridge Buriano of 1200. Leonardo da Vinci himself, excited at the sight of these places, chose them as the background of his most famous work, the Mona Lisa. Places of interest are also Parish Church of St. Peter in Gropina (National Monument), Laterina, Montozzi Castle, Cennina Castle, Montebenichi, Bucine, Il Borro, Galatrona tower, the Nature Reserves, The Park of Cavriglia and "The woods of Friars", the Botanical Rose Garden Fineschi, the Monumental Arboretum in Moncioni, the Museum of Paleontology of Montevarchi.
The area is full of nice restaurants that offer either the typical Tuscan cuisine or Pizza.
Supermarket, bank, pharmacy, food stores and grocery are in Laterina and Pergine Valdarno only 3 km from the house. More stores and a supermarket are in Levane, while Ipermarkets and every kind of stores are in Montevarchi and Arezzo. Open air markets in every small town or village in the area every day of the week.
Tourism, visits to the most famous Tuscan art cities and villages, Sightseeing, Bird watching, Hiking, Mountain Biking, Walking, Relaxing, Fishing, Tennis, Photography, clay pigeon shooting.
If you like shopping, near you'll find outlets of the best Italian and international brands.
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8 Aug 2013
"Beautiful location, great facilities and friendly hosts!"
We really enjoyed our time at Poggianto! It was the perfect basis to explore Tuscany - a short drive away from Florence, Siena and the hill towns. The house is also within walking distance of a lovely stretch of the Arno river. The apartment is like new - and absolutely spotless. The children loved the pool! We thank Marina and Alessio for their friendliness and hospitality!
12 Sep 2012
"A relaxed, remote-feeling place, with easy access to interesting places"
We were welcomed and shown around very nicely, and when we needed anything the owners were very quick to do all they could. It was phenomonenly hot when we arrived, and Alessio went straight out to buy some fans for our bedrooms when we said we couldn't cope with the heat.
There are seven apartments at this property, and because of the layout, you can be as private as you like, and stay on your own veranda or invite people over; At the swimming pool, each apartment has its own set of loungers and shades: I found this a bit proscriptive at first, being told where we had to sit, but in fact it worked very well and made things more relaxed, because there was never a scramble for loungers. People got to know each other at the pool, and there was a quiet friendly atmosphere which allowed for chat or not, as you pleased.
The apartment was very spacious, though the upstairs bathroom was on the small side, and was very clean and neat, with plenty of areas to sit in, and to entertain if you wanted to.
Our main problem was with the beds - they were incredibly hard and we all, even the children, got backache. We also needed more pillows: only one thin one each felt not very luxurious.
The kitchen was well designed and equipped, though we did need a couple of wooden spoons, as there was nothing to stir food with properly!
The location is great: the little village of Laterina is great to visit for little shops and a coffee in the morning; Arezzo is not far away, and it's less than an hour to Siena. You get to the property by driving for five minutes down a dirt track, so it feels quite wild, and there is a lovely view when you get there.
It was a nice touch having a bottle of wine waiting for us on arrival.
We are very sorry that our guest did not find the beds comfortable, because the mattresses are new and of excellent quality. No other client pointed out this discomfort. More pillows are at disposal on request and we'll be happy to supply them if needed.
1 Sep 2012
"excellent location with friendly hosts"
Well equipped and spacious, spotlessly clean. Good sized pool and a beautiful location with wonderful views.
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