Characteristic stone villa created from a carefully-renovated barn, just 5 km from the captivating medieval village of San Gimignano, and just 6 km from the charming town of Certaldo. The property is independent and offers a large, completely enclosed garden (2000 m2) adorned with flowers and fragrant plants, and a beautiful pool with panoramic views of the surrounding vineyards. The villa is furnished in typical rustic Tuscan style, and is very welcoming and comfortable. Outdoors, guests can enjoy the large spaces and have a relaxing vacation in one of Tuscany's most famous areas. The house is located along the ancient Via Francigena, the historic road to Rome walked by thousands of pilgrims over the centuries, and that is still walked today. The villa's splendid position in the heart of Tuscany allows guests to easily visit the area's most important centers of interest, such as Volterra, Siena, Florence, and for wine lovers, the entire Chianti zone.
Access to the villa is via a section of unpaved road in good condition and suitable for all vehicles.
Distances: San Gimignano with shops of all kinds 5 km away, Certaldo 6 km, Volterra 32 km away, Siena 50 km, Florence (airport) 55 km away, Lucca 75 km, Pisa (airport) 80 km, seaside resorts (Etruscan coast) 90 km away.
At guests' disposal: large, equipped garden, saltwater pool reserved for guests' exclusive use (14 x 7- minimum depth 1,2 m- maximum depth 2,4 m), outdoor dining area (veranda equipped with table and chairs) with view of the surrounding vineyards, wood burning oven area for pizza, indoor barbecue (accessible from the kitchen as well as from outdoors), children's games. Laundry area (washing machine, dryer, iron and ironing board, garden barbecue). Free WI-FI internet access.
Private parking within the grounds.
Extra services: 2 baby beds, 2 high chairs. Maid service available € 15/hour (to be paid locally). Pets are allowed with an extra charge of € 30,- / per pet to be paid on the spot.
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Ground floor: large hall/living room (satellite TV, DVD), double bedroom (air conditioning) with private bathroom with shower, double bedroom (air conditioning), double bedroom (air conditioning), bathroom with shower, bathroom with bathtub.
Loft (opens onto the living room): double sofa bed.
3 steps up (from hall/living room level): bedroom (air conditioning) with 2 single beds.
1 step down (from living room level): large kitchen with dining area and kitchen corner (dishwasher, wood burning stove, oven, refrigerator, freezer, microwave, toaster, citrus fruit squeezer), down a few steps there is the area equipped with a wood burning oven for pizza and an indoor barbecue, directly connected to the terrace equipped with table and chairs.
The laundry area is accessible from the living room via a spiral staircase.