Between Poggibonsi and San Gimignano, this holiday accommodation in Tuscany provides the benefits of a large Tuscan estate without the necessity of having to travel with a large group. This Tuscany holiday accommodation is an apartment within a villa, with plenty of space for outdoor relaxation, walks, and swimming. In addition to having your own rental accommodation near San Gimignano, which is where the movie "Tea with Mussolini" starring Maggie Smith, Cher, and Judi Dench was filmed, you'll find yourself in the perfect location for winery-hopping and day trips to Florence, Siena, and more.
This estate on a hillside, right on what was once the old country road leading to the town of San Gimignano, and boasts a stupendous view of the town’s famous towers. Set magnificently within the splendid Tuscan countryside, the property is surrounded by olive groves and vines that produce oil of superb quality and the excellent white wine, Vernaccia. There’s also a large park with cypress trees and flowers. The property was recently renovated, but dates back to the Middle Ages. The villa has been divided into independent apartments. Guests can make use of the pergola for al fresco meals, or enjoy the shared pool (8m x 16m, open Apr 24 - Oct 30). There’s parking on the property.
(100 m2/1,076ft2) Ground Floor: living room with fireplace and single sofa bed and adjacent dining area, small kitchen with freezer, microwave oven/grill and dishwasher, 1 double bedroom, 1 bedroom with twin-beds, 2 bathrooms with shower. Small fully-equipped terrace.
Extra Services: The following are listed as an aid for trip planning; the services and prices are approximate and cannot be guaranteed by Rentvillas. All extra services are payable locally in cash. Cooking Class (every Thursday morning upon request - minimum of 4 pax): €85 per person. There is a high chair available and it must be requested at time of bookingThere are hair dryers available upon request from the reception officeThere is a shared laundry room with one washing machine and one dryer to be shared with all guests of the estate: €5 per tokenBreakfast basket delivered to room on request. Usually includes coffee, tea, marmalade, honey, Nutella, biscuits, milk, and sugar: €7 per person Dinner on request: €28 per person (without wine)Mid-week bed linen change or extra housekeeping upon requestPool towel: €6 per weekBaby bed available on request: €30 per week Please Note: The internet is wireless and can be found outdoors near reception office. It cannot be received in the units as the walls are too thick. People beyond the maximum number of sleeping spaces, including children up to the age of 2, are not allowed. Children are welcome guests but, given the structure of the house, the antique furniture, the absence of equipped areas suitable for playing in, parents must pay special attention to the children present; this is to guarantee a peaceful and serene holiday for the guests. Finally, the guests must read the regulations of the house and respect them during their stay. Any group bookings must be agreed upon beforehand.
This estate is located down a 2 km/1 mi private, unpaved road and is 3 km/2 mi from the medieval hilltop town of San Gimignano, which dates back to the 10th century. San Gimignano is one of the most visited towns in Tuscany and is full of life and things to do. From the property, you’ll be able to see the town’s famous towers, the 12th century Duomo. Be sure to visit the People's Palace, and the museums dedicated to artwork and archeology. There are also plenty of wine tasting, art galleries, shops, and delicious restaurants. Numerous celebrations and gatherings are held every year including a music festival featuring theater, ballet, and opera performances, and a Medieval Harvest festival where the people of San Gimignano dress up as knights and play medieval games and have tournaments. If you’d like to explore bigger cities in Italy, a local bus can take you to the town of Poggibonsi where there is a train station that can connect you to destinations like Siena, Florence, or Pisa. Arezzo: 90 km/56 mi Pisa Galileo Galilei Airport: 80 km/50 mi Florence Peretola Airport: 50 km/31 mi Florence: 40 km/ 25 mi Pisa: 30 km/19 mi Volterra: 30 km/19 mi Siena: 30 km/19 mi Golf Course: 12 km/7 mi Tennis courts and horse stables: 4 km/2 mi San Gimignano: 3 km/ 2 mi