Situated in the heart of the Chianti region, this ancient stone built farmhouse has been recently renovated in typical Tuscan style and in keeping with the ancient structure, with terracotta floors and wooden beamed ceilings, and transformed into 9 charming apartments. From the garden and the pool (6x12 m.) there is a breathtaking 180° view of the rolling Chianti hills, covered with the vines which produce some of the worlds most renowned wines. On the horizon you can see the ancient towers of San Gimignano which is just 20 minutes drive away. An ideal place for discovering the many splendors of Tuscany in this wonderful part of Italy where you can savor the regional flavors of the food and wine and visit some of the most interesting historical and cultural places in that Italy has to offer. An excellent place for a completely relaxing and revitalizing holiday.
Castellina in Chianti, with all essential services, is approx. 6 km away, Siena 15 km, San Gimignano 30 km, Florence 45 km. Just a few minutes drive away from the property is the 'Chiantigiana' road which meanders across the entire Chianti region connecting Siena and Florence through vine covered hills, ancient castles and villages.
Details: 50 m2 / Sleeps 2+2
Ground floor - (access from the private garden) large living/dining room with fireplace, double sofa bed, sat. TV and kitchen corner with dishwasher and washing machine; 1 double bedroom, 1 bathroom with bath tub and hand shower. Private furnished garden. Share use of the communal garden with pool. Parking.
The region is located in the central, western part of the country, north of Rome and south of Genoa. It is bounded by the Apennine Mountains to the North and East, the Apuan Alps on the north west and by the Tyrrhenian Sea on the West.
From the Etruscans to the Romans to the Renaissance, Tuscany is possibly the greatest repository of art in the world, from extraordinary paintings and sculpture to frescoes and architectural masterpieces.
Tuscany: a row of cypress trees breaking the blue sky on a rolling hilltop. Olive groves and grapevines marching tidily down the side of a slope. Little medieval hill towns gazing down upon a country that has been carefully cultivated.
Florence is the capital of Tuscany. Other important cities are Siena, Pisa, Arezzo, Pistoia, Prato, Lucca, Livorno, Grosseto, Massa Carrara.
Siena is one of the most popular destinations for travelers to Tuscany. Siena is home to the famous horse race, the Palio, held in Siena's unusual central square.
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