I'l LoggiatoCasale SanFrediano
Apartment | 3 bedrooms | sleeps 6
I'l Loggiato is set in the grounds of Casale San Frediano. The area has a typical Tuscan landscape characterised by hills with olive trees and those cipress trees that Tuscany is famed for. It is on the borders of the three provinces: Florence, Pisa and Siena.
The town of San Gimignano (a UNESCO World Heritage Site) is about 20 mins drive, the nearest restaurants are less than 10 mins drive. The beautiful hilltop town of Volterra is about 25 mins drive and Pisa, Siena and Florence are within one hour.
I'l Loggiato, is a very spacious ground floor apartment with an independent entrance and covered private dining area with table and chairs. The apartment has a sitting/dining room with fully equipped kitchen with 4 ring electric hob, electric oven and fridge with freezer. There are three bedrooms, two with double beds and one with twin beds. The main bedroom has an ensuite bathroom with shower, wc and handbasin, the second bathroom has the same facilities and is located between bedrooms 2 and 3.
Outside is a pergola furnished with table, chairs and barbeque. The estate is set in its own grounds with landscaped gardens and lovely views of the surrounding countryside. There are only three apartments with a maximum occupancy level for the entire estate of 12 persons.
The swimming pool has a solarium and is surrounded by flowering shrubs.
|Size||Sleeps up to 6, 3 bedrooms|
|Nearest beach||Marina di Cecina 66 km|
|Will consider||Long term lets (over 1 month)|
|Nearest Amenities||10 km|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Pisa / Firenze 65 km, Nearest railway: Castelfiorentino 18 km|
|Family friendly||Great for children of all ages|
|Notes||No pets allowed, No smoking at this property|
Features and Facilities
|General||Central heating, TV, Satellite TV, Wi-Fi available|
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Iron|
|Utilities||Clothes dryer, Cooker, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Rooms||3 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms and 1 En suites|
|Furniture||Single beds (2), Double beds (2), Cots (1), Dining seats for 6, Lounge seats for 6|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided, High chair|
|Outdoors||Shared garden, BBQ|
|Further details indoors|
Cot and high chair for the baby, available on request, please tell us in advance.
Shared washing machine for use of guests.
Each unit has an information folder with details of the house and the surrounding area.
|Further details outdoors|
The swimming pool is surrounded by a solarium, with lounge chairs. Around the pool are tables, chairs, a covered gazebo with table, chairs and barbecue. Beyond the gardens there are olive groves and woodland .
Pool is 1.5m deep but is UNSUPERVISED and UNFENCED so young children and non swimmers must be supervised.
All Linen is provided .
Change of linen once a week
Bookings: Minimum stay 5 nights during low season, minimum 1 week during mid and high season.
Discounted price for 4 persons upon request
The Tuscany region
Tuscany is steeped in history with many beautiful towns and cities to visit. Nearby Florence (about an hour's drive or by rail from nearby Poggibonsi or Certaldo) is home to the world famous Uffizi museum, The Duomo and 'Ponte Vecchio' bridge. This former capital of Italy is packed with historic buildings and beautiful statues can be found in many of the open squares.
Historic Siena is home to the 'Palio' horse race every July and is less than an hours drive. You can stroll through the winding cobbled streets taking in the fabulous atmosphere this historic town has to offer. There are many designer shops, restaraunts and public gardens to enjoy.
The area is famous for its wines - amongst the best are Chianti and the DOCG 'Vernaccia di San Gimignano' white wine.
The Tuscan countryside is beautiful and the changing light has inspired painters over the ages. The climate is warm throughout the spring and autumn - summers are hotter but are tempered by cooling light breezes.
Casale San Frediano is a perfect starting place for fascinating excursions to the historic region of Tuscany.
San Gimignano is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Its famous stone towers look over the cobbled streets and paths that wind through the centre of this charming Tuscan town. There is ample parking and exploring the squares and gardens within the city walls reveals small shops selling local food specialities and wines. There are regular festivals and further information and photos can be found on the San Gimignano Official Website at; www.sangimignano.com
The medieval town of Volterra is equally close by. Sitting high on a hill overlooking Podere Torricchi the town was a film set for the recent hit 'New Moon' - the second of the Twighlight Trilogy. There are many beautiful shops selling local 'Alabaster' and the views towards the coast are simply breathtaking.
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16 Sep 2014
"Centre of The Tuscany"
There are two separate houses on the property. During our stay the smaller one wasn't booked so we had the whole area just for ourselves.The bigger house expressed ideally our expectations how th… More
Thank you for your kind review and very good description of the house. I am very happy to hear that you enjoyed your stay and the house was as you would expect from a Tuscan property. Thank you also about your kind words about the service Monica and I were able to provide. I know that you were a little concerned about finding the house so I am pleased that you got there from the directions - it is easier in the daytime which is a good tip for future guests. I hope you will find your way back to Tuscany again in the future.
3 Apr 2013
"True tuscany !"
We stayed in this lovely apartment in September. Surrounded by olive groves and nestled in the countryside, it was a delight to be there. The apartment itself was spotlessly clean and furnished in a traditional Tuscan style, nice spacious bedroom and comfortable. it is a little off the beaten track but this is inevitable as these properties are former farm buildings, the advantage of being off the road is that it is so peaceful and charming. We saw wild boar , hares and various birds in the lanes around. it is perfectly located to visit the major attractions of San Gimignano, Volterra, Siena and Florence, also a super local restaurant and pizzeria only a few minutes down the road. We would definitely return to this charming apartment.
27 Mar 2013
"Relax e ferie fantastiche"
Siamo stati in vacanza dal 11 al 18 agosto presso il Casale San Frediano, la struttura è molto elegante ed accogliente. E' in una posizione dove potevamo raggiungere in breve tempo sia il mare c… More
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