Apartment | 2 bedrooms | sleeps 5
The apartment Ulivo is on the first floor of the Villa and has 2 large double/twin bedrooms, a kitchen, sitting/dining room with view and chimney. Kitchen, 1 shower bathroom & 1 guest bathroom.
There is a Tv, wifi, and rooms with a view. This apartment is ideal for cultural and sport vacations, trekking, mountain bike itineraries, rides to the San Galgano Abbey, excursions to the main artistic towns, and cheese and wine tasting.
|Size||Sleeps up to 5, 2 bedrooms|
|Nearest beach||Follonica 60 km|
|Will consider||Corporate bookings, Long term lets (over 1 month), Short breaks (1-4 days)|
|Nearest Amenities||2 km|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Florence 60 km, Nearest railway: Siena 30 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
|Luxuries||Log fire, Internet access|
|General||Central heating, Telephone, Fax machine, Satellite TV, Wi-Fi available|
|Standard||Kettle, Iron, Hair dryer|
|Utilities||Dishwasher, Cooker, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Rooms||2 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms and 1 Shower rooms|
|Furniture||1 Sofa beds, Double beds (2), Dining seats for 6, Lounge seats for 6|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided|
|Outdoors||Balcony or terrace, Shared garden, BBQ, Bicycles available|
|Further details indoors|
Chimney in the sitting room and floor heating in the winter.The 2 double/twin bedrooms are furnished with ancient and family furniture. Sitting room and bedrooms with view. Cotto floors all over, wooden beams in the ceilings. Bathroom with jacuzzi shower. Guest bathroom.Kitchen with all modern comforts, washing machine, dishwasher, electric oven. Private parking place. large space in the garden to dine outdoor, barbecue. Salty water swimming pool (15mx4m 1,50m deep).
|Further details outdoors|
Sundeck close to the swimming pool with a lovely view over the Cecina valley. Several corners close to the house to enjoy the shadow and the breeze during the summer and dining outdoor. 4 hectares of land to walk and sunbathe. Several trekking and mountain bikes itineraries starting just next to the house.
20% down payment is request to confirm, or a credit card as guarantee.
Special offer first year activity for the whole month of november and December, with 20% discount.
A little last minute offer for november and december 2 nights, buffet breakfast included, 1 dinner in a restaurant in Radicondoli, 1 relaxing massage euros 125 per person.
Buffet breakfast available on request. 5 euros for continental breakfast,8 euros for the full buffet breakfast.
The Tuscany region
Il Bel Canto is at 2kms from the medieval town of Radicondoli built at the beginning of 1100 was after developed under Cosimo de Medici. Radicondoli district is an integral part of the Colline Metallifere-geothermis area. In 1972 production of electric power was started at the Travale 22, then the most powerful of a series of soffioni(geysers) with a power of 350 tons per hour. The visitor can appreciate the operation of geothermic power by visiting the power station of Larderello and its new museum. Hot spa waters do in fact spring from the Cecina Valley, renowned for their beneficial effect and used for therapeutic purposes since etruscan times. The Cornate Fosini Natural reserve is also located within the Radicondoli territory. This is set in the very area where the river Cecina starts and is one of the few mountainous natural reserves in southern tuscany.The Corpo Forestale dello stato breeds the Monterufoli Pony(a unique horse born in in the wild in tuscany,at their Cornocchia estate as well as offering a rest home for horses that have ridden the Siena Palio. Finally if You wish to see the avellinese horses in picturesque settings we advise you to visit the Anqua estate. The climate hot in the summer but with fresh winds in the afternoon and evenings, dry cold in the winter, lovely spring and beautiful autumn.
The small town of Radicondoli is still keeping its medieval appearance. Small artisan shops, few lovely restaurants with view on the countryside(la Pergola) .May Day festivity when morning fanfare wakes up all the town inhabitants inviting tem for a stroll around town ,then the festivitie finishes at the Radicondoli Park called il Poggio for an open pic nic.Music and traditional singing continues till late in the night. The Festa di San Giovanni with its open market in the streets where You can taste all the local products , normally followed by a concert in the square and different shows.From the 29 th of july till the 9th of august The Festival " Estate a Radicondoli, which contains strands of cultured and popular theatrical performances, offering works of prose,music,dance and children theatre.. From here You can easily arrive to Volterra, Siena ,San Gimignano, The san Galgano Abbey with its sword deeply planted in the rock.The Maremma coast .Walks and trekking weekly organized in the reserve of Cornate and Fosini. Long mountain bikes itineraries.11 km from the Terme delle Galleraie and Sasso Pisano terms.60 kms from the Maremma Coast.
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18 Jun 2012
"Wonderful peaceful stay in the heart of the Tuscan countryside"
The apartment at Radicondoli was wonderful. Just perfect for our requirements. It had everything you could need (except an ironing board). It was exceptionally clean, had an amazing shower and 2 lovely bedrooms, one with an outstanding view of the countryside.
The apartments were converted buildings which had been done up to a very high standard. The complex also had a lovely, clean swimming pool, which we used nearly every day of our stay. Although we didn't have our own courtyard to our apartment, we could use any of the tables and chairs in the gardens. There were quite a lot of steps in the apartment, so it wouldn't be easy for people with disabilities.
It was kind of the owners to provide a complimentary breakfast on our first morning, which was very tasty, this enabled us to meet another family who were staying also.
The owners were around most of the time, so if any questions arose, we could ask their advice etc, and they were lovely.
The village of Radicondoli was a short walk (approx 15 mins) up a hill where we found 3 restaurants, we ate in La Pergola, which had a fabulous view of the countryside and the food was good and also Il Grande and the food there was great.
The village only had a few shops, no freshly baked bread, but we found a supermarket nearby (Casole Van d'Elsa) which had everything you could need.
Overall, we had a lovely, relaxing stay. I would recommend bringing a car to enable you to visit some of the places nearby, but there were plenty of bus stops around, but we didn't use the buses so I can't vouch for them!
15 May 2012
"Breathtakingly beautiful, and peaceful"
The first thing that makes this wonderful place so amazing is its beautiful owner, a lovely gracious lady who's warmth and friendliness radiates throughout this amazing house. The unit is spacio… More
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