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Cottage | 3 bedrooms | sleeps 5
Charming little house situated in the beautiful countryside just outside the town of San Gimignano, ideal place for couples and families wishing to visit Tuscany enjoying the freedom and privacy as well as the central position that this property has to offer.
The cottage is an oasis of peace and tranquillity, surrounded by a very well kept garden and with stunning view over the famous towers of San Gimignano.
Internally the house offers cosy and tasteful furnished spaces, whilst outside guests have at their disposal a large yard shaded by pine trees and provided with table, chairs and a barbecue for enjoying nice meals 'al fresco'.
|Size||Sleeps up to 5, 3 bedrooms|
|Nearest beach||Follonica 80 km|
|Will consider||Long term lets (over 1 month)|
|Nearest Amenities||2 km|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Florence 50 km, Nearest railway: Poggibonsi 10 km|
|Family friendly||Great for children of all ages, Suitable for people with restricted mobility|
|Notes||Some pets are welcome - please contact the owner, No smoking at this property|
Features and Facilities
|Luxuries||Log fire, DVD player|
|General||Central heating, CD player, Satellite TV|
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer|
|Utilities||Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Rooms||3 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms of which 1 En suites and 1 Shower rooms|
|Furniture||Single beds (1), Double beds (2), Cots (1)|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided, High chair|
|Outdoors||Balcony or terrace, Private garden, BBQ|
|Further details indoors|
ACCOMMODATION: 5 pax / 85 m2
Ground floor - living/dining room with open fireplace - kitchen with gas hobs, electric oven, refrigerator/freezer, and access door to the garden - 1 double bedroom with adjoining bathroom with bathtub/wc - 1 double bedroom - 1 single bedroom - 1 bathroom with shower/wc.
|Further details outdoors|
The farmhouse provides an excellent starting point for those who intend to visit both San Gimignano (2 km) and the other most important art centres of the region such as Volterra (25 km), Siena (30 km), Florence (40 km), Pisa 60 (km). The beaches of the Tuscan coast can be reached in about one hour by car (60 km).
All kinds of services are available in San Gimignano.
In case of cancellation of a booking must be paid the following penalties:30% of the total rental price if the cancellation is made 45 days or more before the start of the rental period; 50% of the total rental price if the cancellation is made between 44 and 30 days before the start of the rental period; 90% of the total rental price if the cancellation is made between 29 and 1 day before the start of the rental period; 100% of the total rental price if the cancellation is made on the arrival day or in case of no show.
The Tuscany region
The region is located in the central, western part of the country, north of Rome and south of Genoa. It is bounded by the Apennine Mountains to the North and East, the Apuan Alps on the northwest and by the Tyrrhenian Sea on the West.
From the Etruscans to the Romans to the Renaissance, Tuscany is possibly the greatest repository of art in the world, from extraordinary paintings and sculpture to frescoes and architectural masterpieces.
Tuscany: a row of cypress trees breaking the blue sky on a rolling hilltop. Olive groves and grapevines marching tidily down the side of a slope. Little medieval hill towns gazing down upon a country that has been carefully cultivated.
The Chianti area, between Florence and Siena, is one of the most beautiful countrysides in Italy and a famous wine production area. Florence is the capital of Tuscany. Other important cities are Siena, Pisa, Arezzo, Pistoia, Prato, Lucca, Livorno, Grosseto, Massa Carrara. Siena is one of the most popular destinations for travelers to Tuscany. Siena is home to the famous horse race, the Palio, held in Siena's unusual central square.
San Gimignano rises on a hill (334m high) dominating the Elsa Valley with its towers. The town advanced in wealth and developed greatly during the Middle Ages thanks to the "Via Francigena" the trading and pilgrim's route that crossed it. Such success lead to the flourishing of works of art to embellish and décor the churches and monasteries. The construction of the towers dates back to the 11th and 13th centuries.
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10 Oct 2011
"Location Location Location"
If there is a more scenic location for accommodation I haven't seen it.This property was perfect for our needs - a central base for day trips, a quiet place to rest, and somewhere to be self suff… More
18 Sep 2011
Nice living space and outdoor area and views. The kitchen was small (two people could not work in there without bumping into each other) and the pots and pans were not usable in my opinion (while sho… More
2 Sep 2011
"A Mixed Bag"
Good QualitiesThe property has a nice view of San Gimignano. It is located in the middle of a pretty olive grove of approximately 500 trees. It is very secluded and private. The house is cute and … More
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