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Marrone apartment - Dimore di Poggianto

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Apartment / 2 bedrooms / sleeps 5

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Apartment / 2 bedrooms / sleeps 5

Key Info
  • Nearest beach 140 km
  • Swimming pool
  • Great for children of all ages
  • Car essential
  • Pets welcome
  • Private garden

COTTAGE - MARRONE APARTMENT 4+1 persons / 60 sqm

Ground floor apartment with private entrance, garden and private equipped gazebo.

living room, kitchen

2 double bedrooms

1 bathrooms with shower

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 a wonderful view of landscape and pool. 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 one bedroom or sofa bed is at disposal.

The APARTMENT is equipped with:

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

TV SAT, DVD, Wi-Fi

BARBECUE

RESERVED PATIO IN THE POOL AREA

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

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

BIKES at disposal

BAKERY SERVICE every morning in high season (fresh bread, pastries, pizza)

We can arrange: WINE TOURS, TOURIST TOURS

FAMILY-RUN RESTAURANT, with typical courses from the Tuscan tradition, prepared exclusively with local products and organic vegetables from our farm. Indoor dining room and outdoor panoramic loggia.

Our holiday farm is located right in the center of Tuscany, in a beautiful position on a hill on the left side of the river Arno, in front of the typical medieval town of Laterina.

Set amidst gentle hills, it offers a breathtaking view that goes from the Arno river valley to the Apennines. It is an ideal starting point for trips to the most renowned cities in Tuscany and Umbria. Arezzo is just 15 km away, Siena 45 and Florence 60. San Gimignano, Cortona, Perugia, Assisi and many other art cities are also near just like Chianti, Valdichiana, Casentino and Lake Trasimeno.

The holiday farm has been recently painstakingly restored and now retains all the classic architectural aspects of old Tuscan dwellings (cotto or stone floors, oak beams, bricks arches), but it was also endowed with a touch of modernity that makes the reconstruction even more fascinating. All the apartments have their private entrance, a garden for outdoor dining and a reserved area by the swimming pool. The main farmhouse consists of 5 apartments, while the smaller house, the Cottage, hosts other two. The Cottage is also an ideal dwelling for groups, because it is completely independent and surrounded by a big private garden.

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 / 7 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

Rental cost INCLUDES:

Electricity / Hot and cold water / Cooking gas

Wi-Fi / Tv Sat / DVD

Baby cot, high chair, extra beds

Weekly change of bed linens and towels

Rental cost DOES NOT INCLUDE:

Bed linens, towels + mandatory final cleaning Euro 18,00/ person - free for children under 3 years

Heating on consumption Euro 4,00/ mc - needs usually from mid October to March

Laundry use of wash machine Euro 3,00/ washing including detergents

Pool towels rental Euro 4,00/ towel

Tourist Tax (from April to September) Euro 1,00/person/night, for the first 6 nights (excluding children under 14)

SECURITY DEPOSIT

Euro 300,00 to be paid in cash, upon the day of arrival; refundable upon departure

Size Sleeps up to 5, 2 bedrooms
Nearest beach Marina di Grosseto 140 km
Will consider Corporate bookings, Long term lets (over 1 month)
Access Car essential
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 Double beds (1), Single beds (3), Cots (2), Dining seats for 5, Lounge seats for 4
Other Linen provided, Towels provided, High chair
Outdoors Shared outdoor pool (unheated), Private garden, Shared garden, BBQ, Bicycles available, Swing set
Access Secure parking, Not suitable for wheelchair users
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.

Pergine Valdarno

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.

Activities

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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Review 1-5 of 5

8 Aug 2013

5/5

"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

4/5

"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

5/5

"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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