ACERO apartment, inside our cottage, is made of 2 double bedrooms (of which one may be changed with 2 twin beds; one may be changed in a triple on request), 2 bathrooms (each one with shower, bidet, wc, basin), a large livingroom with a working fireplace made of stones, a closet, a kitchen fully equipped with all you need to cook and with stove, fridge, freezer, dish-washer, microwave, moka (Italian Coffe-Maker), toaster, kettle, American-coffee-machine. Digital-Terrestrial-Television (DTT). Private heating. Private shady garden, equipped with BBQ, tables and chairs in order to relax or organize dinners or parties. Wi-Fi HighSpeed Internet connection in each room.Private entrance!
Our Swimming-Pool is of a much larger size than the average of the other Tuscan farmhouses’ swimming-pools: it is 15x7,5 meters large! You’ll enjoy magical hours of relaxation at it … perhaps, after a refreshing bath, reading lying on the sun-beds we littered in the greenery next to the pool, shaded by ancient Chianti olive trees.
Cooking Classes can be organized for whom is wishing to discover in person the Tuscan cuisine. The cooking class are performed by a well-known Tuscan chef, Leonardo Grazzi, and you may take arrangements directly with him. His cooking class will end with a dinner, tasting what you have prepared plus something else offered by Leonardo.
Wine Tours with a personal certified sommelier can be organized: our sommelier will bring you, on his van, to tour the best of Tuscan wineries, including Brunello wineries, to taste some of the most famous wines, but also will suggest you some wineries off the beaten tracks … In brief, we offer you the best wineries and best locations, often undiscovered by the “normal” tourists. Of course you won’t miss the opportunity for private, guided visit of their cellars tasting their great olive-oils and wines!
Sightseeing Tours on a private van/bus with driver (and, if you wish, with a guide/cicerone too) may be organized to discover not only the most famous Tuscan towns and villages, like Firenze, Siena, San Gimignano, Lucca, Volterra, Pisa and so on, but also Assisi or the Cinque Terre.
Horseback walks in the Chianti countryside can be organized: we are in partnership with an horse-riding center that is placed 5 minutes driving far from our Villa. Adults may book an horseback walk in the Chianti countryside, while children can only ride inside the center, on a pony or, according to their age or training level, on a normal horse. Everyone can ride!!!
Hot Air Baloon Flies can be organized, admiring the Chianti hills and the cultivated fields, towns and villages from an unusual perspective ...
Trips on a bike to enjoy even more closely the beauty of the Tuscan land. Hybrid bikes, electric, road or trekking bikes are available, for different training or fitness levels. Children bikes are available too, and, for babies or kids 0-6 years old, comfortable "bike trailers" with safety belts may be attached to the parents’ bikes. Each trip can be organized to fit the customers’ needs. We can also organize bike tours at sunset ending with a nice wine-tasting while watching the sun falling between the Chianti hills on the horizon.
One Day In Search Of Truffles may be organized as well: yes, we can also arrange this! You can learn a lot about the ancient art of truffles-research with truffle-dogs.
Visit To A Tuscan Cheese Farm to discover – and taste! – how the most prestigious Tuscan cheese are made! Children will enjoy this a lot, watching at goats and sheep and learning how cheese is made.
A Visit To The Famous Fashion Shopping Outlet “The Mall” is a must-do for shopaholics or for whom is wishing to purchase top-brands clothes at bargain prices. The Mall (www.themall.it) is a world-famous luxury outlet centre in Tuscany where you may shop the top fashion brands at very good prices in the immaculate boutiques of Giorgio Armani, Alexander McQueen, Fendi, Gucci, Roberto Cavalli, Salvatore Ferragamo, Tod’s, Valentino, Dior, Burberry, Bottega Veneta, Balenciaga, Yves Saint Laurent, Stella McCartney, Dior and many, many other top brands!
… But we may offer you many more experiences and activities!
In short, our Podere Le Rondini is offering you:
o A large panoramic swimming-pool (15x7,5 m) with sun-beds and umbrellas
o Fully equipped rooms, suites, villas
o Air-Conditioning Portable Units bookable on request
o Free Wi-Fi (at high-speed)
o Horseback riding (4,5 km far from us) suitable for beginners and children too
o Catering and “chef at home” in order to discover the Tuscan cuisine
o Cars and Vans (9 seats) rental directly at Podere
o Private parking-places inside our estate
o Laundry service
o Cooking class with an Italian well-known chef
o Wine Tours to the best wineries, with a sommelier too!
o City Tours with guide/cicerone in Firenze, Siena and many other towns
o Bike rental (electric, hybrid, trekking, road bikes)
o Bike tours with a guide to discover the Chianti countryside
o Sightseeing Tours to discover the best of Tuscany
o Cinque Terre Tours
o Hot-air balloon trips bookable
o You may organize a wedding at Podere Le Rondini too!
o A van with driver to the famous fashion shopping outlet “The Mall”
o Massages bookable at Podere Le Rondini
o Hairdresser or beautician “at home”
o Firenze, Siena, San Gimignano, Volterra…are really closed by!
o We may organize “One Day In Search Of Truffles” experience
o On September you may take part at the grape-harvest and on November you can see how olive-oil is made
o Golf Club (15 km far)
o Ours wines and extra-virgin olive-oils available to purchase
o Children welcome! And, for babies and toddlers, we offer cribs/cots, highchairs and an equipped playground in the park
o Maps and many many information to discover the best of Tuscany!
o … and in case you have more wishes or needs, we have a Concierge Desk ready to help you!