One Bedroom Ground Floor Apartment San Gimignano Il Granaio is a pretty detached cottage on a lovely estate close to San Gimignano, it has a large private terrace with pretty views of the medieval town silhouetted on the hillside and a few steps from the house is a pretty swimming pool.
Light and airy, this pretty cottage enjoys a delightful atmosphere. Il Granaio has all its accommodation on the ground floor below there is only a basement floor and at the rear a storage barn. The cottage is comfortably furnished and has a large private terrace shaded by a pergola which to one side enjoys a lovely view across the beautiful countryside to the towers of San Gimignano. The terrace is furnished with table and chairs for dining outside whilst there are sunbeds around the lovely swimming pool (14m x 6m )which also enjoys a fine view.
The living room has a traditional wood burning fireplace, glass doors opening on the terrace and a large window also enjoying the splendid view towards the medieval town. A barbecue and a utility room with washing machine are available for communal use and parking is in the grounds near to the cottage. The owner and his family, who are present most of the time, are friendly and helpful whilst not intruding on your privacy.
Composed of two traditional Tuscan farmhouses and a cottage, Il Casolare is divided into seven apartments including the owner's apartment, Il Granaio described here, and No 29 Le Volte. Although immersed in beautiful countryside the estate is only 3 km from San Gimignano, and within walking distance of the historic Romanesque Church of Cellole and its stately cypress trees. Only 20 minutes drive away are the Castelfalfi country club with its splendid golf course and San Vivaldo where you will find in the woods ‘Jerusalem in Tuscany’ a medieval reproduction of the sanctuaries of Jerusalem. Just 14km away is the town of Poggibonsi with its rail and road links to Florence and Siena making these famous Tuscan towns easy to visit.
Living room with fully equipped kitchen area with cooker (4 gas rings electric oven), fridge, dining table and chairs, sitting area with fireplace, satellite television and settee (which converts to a double bed on request) > Double bedroom > Shower room with shower cubicle, basin, bidet and w.c. > Fly screens > Use of washing machine > Wi FI internet connection > Central heating* > Terrace > Barbecue> Swimming pool > Parking > 3.5km to the town of San Gimignano. (facilities marked * are payable locally)
Local charges payable on arrival in Euros directly to the owner
Admin fee Euro 25
Extra person Euro 50 per week per person
Heating on consumption if used (Euro 1 per hour)
Accommodation tax from 1st March to 31st October, Euro 1,50 per person per night (max 5 nights) children under 12 years free of charge