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La Novellina is a wonderfully renovated farmhouse which central structure is a tower of the 11th century.The villa is located just between Florence and Siena overlooking the Tuscan hills, it sleeps nine adults in 5 air conditioned bedrooms and 5 bathrooms. Elegantly furnished La Novellina has a large garden with panoramic pool and provides every possible modern convenience.La Novellina is surrounded by vineyards, olive groves and cypress trees. The house is part of a sixty-nine acre estate specializing in the production of extra virgin olive oil.House keeping included. Village at walking distance. Possibility to purchase the products of the farm. WIFI internet connection. Personalized concierge service upon request. Monica prepares breakfast every morning, except on Sundays. 3 Double Bedrooms, 1 Twin Bedroom, 1 Single Bedroom, 4 Bathrooms + 1 half bathroom2 Living rooms, Large Eat-in-Kitchen, Pergola for al fresco dining. Exclusive Location, Panoramic Open View, Independent Villa, Pool, Daily Housekeeping, Washing Machine, Dishwasher, Dryer, Large Refrigerator with Freezer and Ice maker, Incoming Telephone, Television sat, Garden Equipment, Mosquito Nets, Privacy, Shops at walking distance (1 km). Possibility to purchase the products of the farm. La Novellina is a wonderfully renovated farmhouse which central structure is a tower of the 11th century. The villa is located just between Florence and Siena overlooking the Tuscan hills.Elegantly furnished La Novellina has a large garden with pool and provides every possible modern convenience. Sleeps nine adults in 5 air conditioned bedrooms and four bathrooms + 1 half bathroom. Daily housekeeping.WIFI Internet Connection, windows screensLa Novellina is located between Florence and Siena, both towns can be easily reached by car (by freeway).Florence can also be reached by bus from Tavernelle ( bus stop 6 km from the villa), by train from Certaldo ( rail road station 6 km from the villa).A driver service it is also available upon request . DescriptionThis beautiful, spacious farmhouse is set in a wonderful quiet position half way between Florence and Siena in the heart of the Chianti district, surrounded by vineyards, olive groves and cypress trees in a landscape modeled by centuries of farmers' patient toil. The views encompass the Castle of Santa Maria Novella and stretch as far as the towers of San Gimignano across the rolling countryside. The house is set on three floors and sleeps up to nine people. It is possible to add an extra bed upon previous request for an extra fee. It is spacious (3,250 square feet) with five air conditioned bedrooms each with a large closet; four bathrooms + 1 wc; a large sitting room with working fireplace, TV room, two halls and a big and fully equipped eat-in kitchen with a old decorative wood burning oven. The villa is furnished with original antiques. Two loggias, garden with lawn furniture, BBQ and 5x10 swimming pool. Dishwasher, washing machine, clothes dryer, large refrigerator with freezer and ice maker, Air Conditioning in the bedrooms, HI-FI, Satellite TV. Mosquito Screens. Telephone only for local calls, WIFI Internet Connection. The ground floor consists iof a double bedroom opening towards the garden with ensuite bathroom (shower) (there are three steps to access the bedroom), TV room, kitchen, loggia, WC.The first floor features another double bedroom with wardrobe and ensuite bathroom (tub and separate shower), a twin bedded room with wardrobe,, a single bedroom, a bathroom (shower), a large living room with fireplace and access to the loggia.The upper floor consists in a double bedroom with ensuite bathroom with shower.This room has the best views! PLEASE NOTE THAT:Although totally restored La Novellina maintains its ancient structure therefore couldn't be suitable for people with walking difficulties.The kitchen, the TV room and the yellow bedroom, although at the ground floor are not on the same level. Guests with walking difficulties have to know that although they can access the yellow bedroom and the kitchen from the exterior (avoiding the internal steps), the rest of the floor has short flights of stairs throughout. The access to the last floor bedroom is 20 cm lower than usual so watch your head going up to this bedroom!!The beds in the twin bedroom, cannot be joined: they sit against opposite walls with a doorway in between. DistancesThe location could not be better. Set on an idyllic hillside 35 minutes (28km/16 ml.) from Florence and 45 minutes (38km/27ml) from Siena.Within the radius of a few miles, you can find Etruscan tombs, medieval cities, 14th-century castles, and Baroque churches. Or you can just relax at home and enjoy the beautiful view!Florence can be reached also by train from Certaldo train station, leaving your car there you can avoid the traffic problems.Nearest village (Fiano): 1k / 0,6mlFlorence: 28 km / 16mlSiena: 38 km / 27ml San Gimignano: 25 km / 14ml Pisa 82 km / 51 mlLucca 105 km / 67 mlNearest airports: Florence and PisaNearest train station Certaldo 10 km / 6 ml Services (grocery store, gas station, bus stop, etc): 3ml (Tavarnelle Val di Pesa)Free welcome dinner and basic groceries includedUpon request : Cook Service, Cooking classes, Personalized concierge service to book tours, tickets, restaurants reservations and help with daily planning.
September 7km / 4 miles from Barberino Val d'Elsa along the Chianti wine producing area, a lovely road That winds through the vineyards and olive groves. Two of Tuscany's best-known hill towns, San Gimignano and Certaldo, lie a little further south. Siena (38km / 27ml) and Florence (28km / 16 ml.) are quickly Reached by motorway in 40 minutes,
The location could not be better.
winetours, cooking classes, art town, museums guided tours, bike tours, Hot Air Balloon Rides
Within the radius of a few miles, you can find Etruscan tombs, medieval cities, 14th-century castles, and Baroque churches. Or you can just relax at home and enjoy the beautiful view!
Florence can be Reached anche by train from Certaldo train station, leaving your car there you can avoid the traffic problems.
Nearest village (Fiano): 1k / 0,6ml
Florence: 28 km / 16ml
Siena: 38 km / 27ml
San Gimignano: 25 km / 14ml
Pisa 82 km / 51 ml
Lucca 105 km / 67 ml
Nearest airports: Florence and Pisa
Nearest train station Certaldo 8 km / 6 ml
Services (supermarket, gas station, bus stop, etc): 6km / 3ml (Greve in Chianti