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Villa / 5 bedrooms / sleeps 10 Home 351990
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Villa / 5 bedrooms / sleeps 10
Visiting Podere Erica provides a unique opportunity to experience the best that Tuscany has to offer. Situated on over 30 acres with grape vines, olive trees, pastures and woodland, Podere Erica ensures total privacy with sweeping views over the countryside.
The beautifully restored stone country house is located in Chianti half-way between Florence and Siena. Shortly after exiting the Superstrada, you will find this quiet, tranquil and private spot. And yet, it is at 5 minutes by car to the charming village of San Donato in Poggio where you will find a deli, coffee bar, butcher shop, pharmacy, bancomat, restaurants and other shops.
Accommodation: the property has 400 square meters of living area, with an apartment separate, but near the main house. Most bedrooms have their own private entrances, but all in the main house are connected by interior stairways. The kitchen and living-dining rooms are centrally located on the ground floor with easy access to outdoor dining and pool area. The house is comfortably furnished with many Tuscan antiques, befitting the style of the house. Study with desk, printer-fax & free WI-FI internet connection and laundry room with washer, dryer and iron available. There is air conditioning in all bedrooms, kitchen, living room and dining room.
Upper floor: the Margherita bedroom is an airy room featuring a queen bed, fireplace, countryside views, as well as a large, ensuite bath with clawfoot tub & separate shower. The Ginestra bedroom features a queen bed (or two twins) with a sweeping view of the countryside and a bath with double sink, tub & separate shower. The upstairs family room features an entertainment center with satellite TV, DVD player, and stereo. Also in the family room are a sofabed and an ottoman which converts to a bed.
Ground floor: the Rosa Canina bedroom features a queen bed (or two twins), glass doors that look out to a peaceful view of the grassy fields, and a newly remodelled bath with shower over tub.
Lower level: the Papaveri bedroom is spacious and opens directly into the garden and pool area. It has a walk-in closet and ensuite bath with clawfoot tub & separate shower.
Separate apartment: the Gelsomino apartment is bright, roomy and comfortable with a queen bed, sofabed, walk-in closet, newly remodelled kitchenette, eating area and bath with two sinks, tub & separate shower.
Garden and Swimming pool: you can relax and settle into a different rhythm here under the wisteria-covered pergola or on the covered loggia or by the beautiful swimming pool (7 x 14 meters) which is surrounded by flower-filled antique orci. Or take a hike in the woods or to a near-by winery.
Original bread and pizza oven with access from the covered loggia with attached pergola for dining out, barbecue and oven. Small covered loggia overlooking the pool Completely fenced in swimming pool, with sun beds and umbrellas. Covered parking area. The house is surrounded by olive trees, vineyards and woodlands with walking paths. Free usage of two bicycles.
|Size||Sleeps up to 10, 5 bedrooms|
|Rooms||5 bedrooms, 5 bathrooms of which 3 Family bathrooms and 2 En suites|
|Check in time:||16:00|
|Check out time:||10:00|
|Nearest beach||Livorno 130 km|
|Nearest Amenities||4 km|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Florence - Amerigo Vespucci 45 km, Nearest railway: Poggibonsi 20 km|
|Family friendly||Great for children of all ages|
|Notes||No pets allowed, Yes, smoking allowed|
Features and Facilities
|Pool||Private outdoor pool (unheated)|
|General||Central heating, Air conditioning, TV, Video player, CD player, Telephone, Satellite TV, Wi-Fi available|
|Standard||Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer|
|Utilities||Clothes dryer, Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Furniture||2 Sofa beds, Double beds (3), Single beds (4), Cots (1), Dining seats for 12, Lounge seats for 12|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided, High chair|
|Outdoors||Private outdoor pool (unheated), Balcony or terrace, Private garden, BBQ, Bicycles available|
|Access||Parking, Suitable for people with restricted mobility, Not suitable for wheelchair users|
The Tuscany region
Podere Erica is an excellent base for excursions to the quaint villages in Chianti – Greve, Panzano, Castellina and Radda. Famous medieval cities of Siena, Volterra, San Gimignano, and Florence are easy day trips.
Close to many important locations in Tuscany: San Donato in Poggio 4 km; Florence 35 km; Siena 35 km; Castellina in Chianti 15 minutes; Greve in Chianti 25 minutes; San Gmignano 30 minutes.
San Donato in Poggio
Nearest town: San Donato in Poggio km 4
Restaurants: San Donato in Poggio km 4
Supermarket: San Donato in Poggio km 4
Grocery: San Donato in Poggio km 4
Shops: San Donato in Poggio km 4
Outlets: The Mall, Reggello km 60
Bank: San Donato in Poggio km 4
Post office: San Donato in Poggio km 4
Chemistry: San Donato in Poggio km 4
Tennis court: San Donato in Poggio km 4
Golf: Golf Club Ugolino km 35
Horse riding: San Donato in Poggio km 4
SPA: Gambassi Terme km 40
Train station: Poggibonsi km 20
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