Splendid 18th century mansion with typical Sienese architecture. It is situated next to the historical village of Basciano. The house position is ideal because one reaches the Chianti region in a few minutes or can enjoy the culture and convenience of the city of Siena. Siena offers many traditional events and is situated only 6 km away.
The manor villa, where the owners live, is also situated inside the borders of the property. Their discreet presence will be a firm reference point for any necessity or need.
At guests' disposal:
The estate is situated at an altitude of 350 m above sea level. The climate is usually full of sunshine with a light breeze.
The mansion is surrounded by a garden with oak-trees, linden-trees, cypresses and a terrace full of many Mediterranean plants, where one can relax and have a pleasant stay outside.
The swimming-pool is 6m x12m depth 1.3m-1.8m, open from 15 of May to the end of September and is situated on a terrace with pergola.
From the terrace there is an excellent view of the hills including, woods and fields.
Beach umbrella and barbecue available.
Outside, you can take advantage of the garden, along with the swimming pool: there you find a wide stone terrace equipped with pergola, table, chairs, deckchairs, sunbeds.
Villa Marie is ideal for country-holidays because of its excellent location.
Quercegrossa and Badesse are 3 km away with all kind of shops and restaurants.
Siena is only 6 km away, Florence is 55 km away, San Gimignano is 40 km away, and Castellina in Chianti is 15 km away.
The entry to the highway to Florence is at a distance of 5 km.
There is also a bus stop 200m away, which can bring you to the centre of Siena. The next village is "Quercegrossa" at 3 km away with 2 supermarkets, bars, pizzeria and restaurants. Pharmacy, bank, post office.
The nearest airports are Pisa (1,5 hours) and Florence (1 hour). Siena's Train Station is 5 km from the mansion.
Parking within the grounds.
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The apartment (150 m²) is on three floors.
Ground floor: Entrance is through the courtyard, welcoming you with two large glassdoors.
The main room, with typical Sienese beams, is divided into sitting-room and kitchen.
The sitting-room is furnished with sofas and arm-chairs.
The kitchen has a table for up to seven people and includes all the necessities.
1st Floor: When arriving on the next floor, the first room has a double bed and an ensuite bathroom with finishes of travertine, with enclosed shower.
From the corridor, there is access to a full bathroom with shower, before reaching the last room which has a twin bed.
2nd Floor: there is a large loft with 2 single beds + 1 extra single bed (on request and to pay on the spot).
From the rooms there is a beautiful view onto the gardens of the estate.
In the courtyard there is a private large space with a table and confortable chairs to enjoy the open air.
Air Conditioning only in the bedrooms.