La casina di Manu is an holiday-house, placed in the middle of a wonderful tuscany countryside and includes 2 newly-built apartments about 85 square metres: Casa Gelsomino at the ground floor and Casa Verbena, at the first floor and 2 other units (one where the owner lives and one is empty), surrounded by a large garden and a new swimming pool. It's a private estate; only our guests can enter in and park in the reseved area. The property is surrounded by 300 olives, and in october, if you like to spent some day here, you can take part to the olive harvest. Distances: Our house is located in Castel San Gimignano, a little historical hamlet on a top of a green hill. You have many possibilities to spent a nice holiday here: you can easily reach Siena (15min), Florence (45min),San Gimignano (10min), Volterra (15min) and a lot of small and typical villages full of life as Casole, Colle di Val d’Elsa, Radicondoli . There’re many points of interest in our surroundings, as museums, medioeval villages, cultural events, and the etruscan area of Dometaia. Even the sea,The Etruscan Coast is reachable in 50 min. by drive. You can also start from here for beautifull walking or biking through the countryside and, on your back ,rest in our garden surrounded by olives and swimm in the new swimming pool. Tennis courts and golf are reachable in 10 min. Is reading your favourite hobby ?! You can find a natural and quite place under the old walnut! At guests' disposal: Wi-Fi internet connection available free of charge. And if you are becoming hungry, the barbecue is at your disposal, togheter with some fresh vegetables of our kitchen garden dressed with our olive oil. On your arrival, we'll offer an homemade cake or cantuccini with our Vinsanto. In the hamlet, you can find 2 bar, 2 restaurants and a well-stocked mini market. By walking, you can reach an important grape-grower farm and taste a lot of local red and white wines. The Verbena apartment of 85 sqm is, placed at the first floor, very confortable with a new parquet. It has a private terrace, three bedrooms for six people, a large living-room with two arm chairs, a well furnitured kitchen corner with electric oven, fridge, dishwashing and glass-ceramic coocker. The bathroom has the shower. Bed and table linen are included. The garden and the swimming pool are shared with the other guests.