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Overview

Bedrooms:
1
Bathrooms:
1
Sleeps:
4
Type:
Apartment
Pets allowed:
Ask
Wi-Fi available:
Yes

1 Full bath

Description from manager

* 1 living room with fireplace, studio couch for two persons and a kitchenette (two electric hotplates and microwave/oven)

* 1 double room

* 1 bathroom with shower cabin

Prezzemolo is situated on the ground floor. The living room has two French doors making it especially bright. One side of the flat affords a view of the gravel forecourt, while the other looks out onto a large grassy area with outdoor seating.

In a lovely landscape

This winery estate is situated in the Chianti region, one of the most beautiful stretches of land in central Tuscany - in the Val d'Elsa. Florence is only 30 km and Siena only 35 km away. Embedded in a green landscape, the view takes in the house's own vineyards and olive groves as well as fields lined by cypresses and forests. In one direction you see a Romanesque church dating back to the 10th century, in the other direction you have a view of the towers of medieval San Gimignano in the distance - providing the eye and mind with an all-round relaxing, peaceful backdrop.

Podere Appiano is in operation as an azienda agricola and the farm cultivates more than 50 ha of the surrounding land. You can purchase the products of the fattoria (farm), including Chianti DOCG, Rosso IGT, Vinsanto, Grappa, Grappa Riserva and olive oil, on site.

The farm's origins date back to the period around 1800. There are seven apartments altogether. The apartments are located in three different buildings, therefore guests enjoy a lot of space and privacy. All buildings have been fully renovated.

The property captivates you with its unpretentious, modern elegance. Efforts have been taken to select a clear, more contemporary line of furnishings. Nonetheless, materials typical for the region were used during restoration: the clay bricks on the ceilings, the silver-grey Pietra-Serena stone of the fireplaces, the wood used for doors and windows as well as the heavy roof beams create a sense of warmth and cosiness.

Each apartment is equipped with air conditioning, satellite TV, a microwave/oven, coffee machine, a hair dryer and a safe. Several of them have a fireplace. All of them have outdoor seating arrangements with selected garden furniture for enjoying al fresco meals.

Guests share the large swimming pool including a children's pool area, as well as the sun terrace and sun beds. In addition, there is a barbecue, a common laundry room with appliances for ironing, a small fitness room with several exercising machines and last but not least a small sauna for two - a rarity in Italy!

On site it is possible to request breakfast (you may join in the breakfast buffet) and you can take cooking classes. At the reception, the friendly staff will strive to meet your wishes and can, for instance, make reservations for restaurants or arrange for a babysitter. Once a week there is a wine tasting, and the products of the farm (olive oil, grappa etc.) are presented.

You can go shopping in Barberino Val d'Elsa, 3 km away. In the village of Barberino there are two bars, a butcher, the best pizzeria far and wide, a wine shop, a hairdresser, a pharmacy and a post office. There is a supermarket in Tavarnelle, 5 km away, where a weekly market takes place every Thursday morning in the piazza. A very large supermarket (with overwhelming delicatessen counter) can be found in Poggibonsi, a drive of about 10 minutes.

The next restaurant with a panoramic garden terrace can be reached on foot - a nice walk of about 10-15 minutes. (If you prefer to walk, it might be a good idea to take along a flashlight as the path to the restaurant is not lit). In the surrounding area there is a variety of other small trattorias and specialty restaurants - every evening you could try a different restaurant in this region!

Additional amenities: Children play ground with toys, Children's pool area, Coffee machine, DVD player, Dishwasher only in the 4+2 units, Fireplace in some units, Laundry room with appliances for ironing, Microwave/oven, Outdoor area for each unit, Pool: 7 x 15m / shared pool, Small sauna and small fitness room

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TripAdvisor Property ID: 10477428

Manager profile

Hidden Italy
Years listed:
9

Languages spoken: English

About the manager

Are you planning to travel to Italy as a couple or with a group of family and friends? Are you looking to rent a house? In search of that special atmosphere? A place that combines the poetry of yesterday and the comfort of today? At Hidden Italy you will find it. Since 1995 Hidden Italy offers some ...

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Amenities

Features

  • Air conditioning
  • Balcony/Terrace
  • Grill
  • Shared outdoor pool (unheated)
  • Fireplace
  • High Speed Internet
  • Parking Included
  • Secure parking
  • Safe
  • Wi-Fi available

Appliances

  • Stereo system
  • Refrigerator
  • Satellite TV

Activities

  • Sauna

Bathrooms

  • 1 Full bath

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