Agriturismo Sassi Bianchi- Aca
Farmhouse | 3 bedrooms | sleeps 7
Thefarmhouse, located in the hillside dominating the tennis court, is an unusual building: originally it was a lookout tower for Castelvecchio, subsequently transformed into a furnace. The house has two independent entrances: the main entrance opens on to a paved court equipped with table, chairs,and barbecue for open air living. From here it is possible to enter the kitchen and the sitting room. The sitting room with fireplace, armchairs and ancient tuscuny furniture is a particulare room, because part of the original ancient building is still visible. From the sitting room, is possible to enter the bathroom equipped with shower.
An arch leads to the kitchen, which is bright, furnished with ancient items, equipped with a microwave oven, four cookers, dishwasher, freezer and refrigerator.
A stairs leads to the upper floor, divided into three rooms with double beds and pivate bathrooms, furnished with ancient items.
One room has a fireplace: here a stair leads to the bathroom and to the second entrance of the house, opening on to a balcony and a garden.
|Size||Sleeps up to 7, 3 bedrooms|
|Nearest beach||Cecina 80 km|
|Will consider||Long term lets (over 1 month), Short breaks (1-4 days)|
|Nearest Amenities||1 km|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Pisa firenze 80 km, Nearest railway: Certaldo 15 km|
|Family friendly||Great for children of all ages|
|Notes||No pets allowed, Yes, smoking allowed|
Features and Facilities
|General||Central heating, Safe, Wi-Fi available|
|Standard||Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer|
|Utilities||Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Rooms||3 bedrooms, 4 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms and 3 En suites, Solarium or roof terrace|
|Furniture||1 Sofa beds, Single beds (2), Double beds (4), Cots (1), Dining seats for 9|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided, High chair|
|Outdoors||Balcony or terrace, Private garden, Shared garden, BBQ, Bicycles available|
The Tuscany region
The agricultural establishment Sassi Bianchi has 40 hectares of land at its disposal and is situated in the splendid landscape of the Chianti hills.
The property lies in a woody complex, a refuge for numerous wild animals. With some luck, one can encounter hares, pheasants, wild-boars, roe-bucks, badgers, bald-coots, or wild ducks, that go to water in the lake of the establishment. It is in the centre of an ideal triangle, where the vertexes are Volterra, San Gimignano and Colle Val d'Elsa.
Guests are welcomed in 4 farm houses of the 16th century, completely restored and independent, furnished with taste by the owners, with beautiful antique forniture. They provide heating and all other modern conveniences, with equipped kitchens and private bathrooms for all bedrooms.
Besides the garden where it will be pleasant to relax, at the guests' disposal are a swimming pool, a tennis court and a bowling green. The guests may enjoy relaxing walks, through the paths that mark the woods or go jogging in the quiet of the countryside.
The closeness of famous art centres like Florence Siena Pisa offer a valid alternative. The golf centre of Castelfalfi is just 10km away. The owners (two doctors in medicine, a biological science teacher and a veterinary) are able to provide maps and guides but also useful suggestions to discover art and nature treasures.
Restaurant service is not provided but delicious typical trattorias are situated in the vicinity. On request, it is possible to have a language teacher, an embroidery teacher, a cook and a maid.
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