The centuries-old stone farmhouse look in absolute solitude far beyond the scenic hills of Tuscany beyond. The house is surrounded by olive trees, cypresses, wine and forest and it invites the 'to let your soul. Particularly attractive is the atmospheric views of the the opposite hill dominant medieval castle village 'Vertine'.
The house has a total of only 2 units: the only occupied by the owner and the upstairs to the apartment-developed ground floor where previously stood the stables and storage rooms. Most often you will but the house, garden and pool have on their own, because the owners are very rarely present outside their own holidays. The ground floor apartment offers absolute peace and was renovated with all comfort. It has 3 rooms - all with terracotta floor: Fully equipped kitchen with dining area in the atrium with large glazed arched windows; the bedroom with a romantic double bed and fitted wardrobe; the small studio with a desk, (sleeping) couch, satellite TV, Wi-Fi and a bathroom with shower, toilet and outside windows.
In front of the apartment and only be used by the guests of the apartments with direct access are the two terraces (one with a romantic pergola and barbecue) and the upstream meadow area with 2 wonderful olive trees. Due to the central heating you feel even in the cooler seasons in the apartment very comfortable. Pets are welcome - but we must point out that our surrounding area is very rich in wildlife. The land around the house but is secured by a fence.
On the upper terrace is a large swimming pool with outdoor shower and a fantastic view over the Tuscan countryside. There is also another large relaxation area with loungers and parasols. In particular, in the transitional period invites the spatially separated from Pool A with a dream view to a relaxing massage. A sauna with shower and toilet complements on request, the wellness program.
All terraces and seating is surrounded by flowering rose beds and filled with geraniums terracotta vessels. All in all, gives you this dream place the feeling that you have not only a home but a whole house rented with its atmospheric environment. However, the secluded location with stunning views also means that you need your car in any case, for shopping and restaurant visits and that the last part of the climb is steep and somewhat bumpy.
As the hotel ideally located in the heartland of the 'Chianti Classico', of course, you have all options for various excursions in the area. Gaiole and Radda in particular are wonderful little country town for shopping, strolling and eating out. Particularly attractive are the many small country seats - so-called 'Borgi' - the Castles and the many and sometimes world-famous wineries. On trails or side streets you will find old Romanesque churches and Etruscan excavations. Very atmospheric is not far away 'sculture parco del chianti' where you can experience on a trail in the forest sculptures by various artists. Special highlights are of course the great art cities of Tuscany such as Siena, Florence, Pisa and San Gimignano. In the apartment you will find various art and landscape guides and recommendations for lesser-known destinations.
'La Casuccia' is certainly a very special place for people who want to experience the landscape and culture of Tuscany with all your senses on the one hand and want to enjoy the peace and relaxation of this place and on the other hand will also undertake a variety of their own activities. Due to the fantastic location and convenient facilities is 'La Casuccia' also an ideal place for a longer stay.