San Gimignano Villa Rental Photos and Description
Four Bedroom Detached Villa San Gimignano
Four Bedroom Detached Villa San GimignanoIl Podere is the perfect example of a Tuscan country villa, it is surrounded by mature gardens and has a large private swimming pool with a fantastic panorama of the surrounding countryside. Incredibly although the villa is immersed in all this peace and tranquillity, medieval San Gimignano, which is a joy to explore, is only 10 minutes walk away.
The original house dates back to 1600's and has recently been immaculately restored to its original splendour. Now divided into two parts, both have been delightfully furnished to a very high standard including many antique pieces and family heirlooms. Characteristic fireplaces form the centrepieces of spacious lounges, and well equipped kitchens invite you to prepare delicious meals. The private garden which surrounds the villa is immaculately maintained with lawns, mature trees, and flowering plants and enjoys a fine panorama. Perfect for dining alfresco or just enjoying a chilled glass of 'Vernaccia di San Gimignano' whilst enjoying the essence of the Tuscany. The perfectly placed swimming pool (12m x 6m) overlooks the olive groves, and is framed by a paved terrace and lawns. It is a lovely spot for relaxing and enjoying a swim after a busy day`s sightseeing. Guests are free to wander the 10 acre estate which is perfect for country walks and the town San Gimignano with its selection of shops and restaurants is easily reachable on foot.The ground floor of the villa, has a comfortably furnished lounge, and a large kitchen both of which open onto the garden and two characteristic bedrooms which open onto the side garden areas. There are also two shower rooms. The first floor of the villa, is only a few steps from its garden as the house is built unusually on a slope. Its comfortable lounge is very cosy and there is a large kitchen with an unusual antique round marble table. There are two characteristic bedrooms, one with four poster bed, the other with two single beds which opens onto a small balcony, and two bathrooms.The two levels are connected via the garden making the villa perfect for larger parties whilst retaining privacy. There is a communal laundry room, barbecue, and WiFi internet connection is also available at a small local charge. The friendly owners have a small detached cottage on the estate which they occasionally use. Parking is in the grounds below the house.When you can tear yourself away from this idyllic country retreat, the medieval hilltop towns of Colle di Val d`Elsa and Volterra famous for its alabaster are within half an hour's drive, whilst both Siena and Florence are easily accessible via road, or nearby bus and rail links. San Gimignano can be reached on foot or by local shuttle bus that runs every hour and stops 300m from the property.DETAILSGround Floor: Fully equipped kitchen with cooker (4 gas rings), small electric oven, fridge, table and chairs > Living room with dining table and chairs, fireplace, satellite television, armchairs and settee (which converts to a single bed on request) > 2 Twin bedrooms (which can be converted to doubles on request) > An extra single bed can be provided on request > 2 Shower rooms with shower cubicle, basin, bidet and w.c. First Floor: Large fully equipped kitchen with cooker (5 gas rings oven), fridge/freezer, dishwasher, dining table and chairs > Living room with fireplace, satellite television, armchairs and settee > Twin bedroom (which on request can be converted into a double and/or an extra single bed can be provided) > Double bedroom with four poster bed > Shower room with shower cubicle, basin, bidet and w.c. > Bathroom with hydromassage bath, basin, bidet and w.c. > Balcony.Central heating > Garden > Barbecue> Swimming pool > Use of washing machine > WiFi internet connection (small local charge) > Parking > Walking distance of 800m to the town of San Gimignano.
Guestbook comments from the manager
Wij hebben met gezin met twee tieners de helft van de woning gehuurd. De privacy ten opzichte van de andere huurders is groot. Mooi eigen schaduwrijk terras. Het huis is ruim en sfeervol. Ruime eetkeuken.Het uitzicht bij het zwembad op het Toscaanse landschap is erg moio. De eigenaar is vriendelijk en behulpzaam.