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1 bedroom apartment in rural Tuscany

Sleeps

Sleeps
2

Bathrooms

Bathrooms
1

Bedrooms

Bedrooms
1

Description

Tucked away in the Florentine hills just 28km from Florence is this perfect hideaway. Descending down a winding tree-lined lane, you will be pleasantly surprised to find this rambling 15th century farmhouse, perfectly and lovingly restored and now housing a collection of five self catering apartments, with can either be rented individually or together for larger groups of family and friends. Perched majestically above 20 acres of chestnut woods and olive groves, it's a stunning location with ample outside areas and terraces in which to relax. The Anglo-American owners will do everything to ensure your stay here is a very special one.

Il Melograno is a 1 bedroom apartment accommodating up to 2 people. Situated on the first floor overlooking the garden, just breathe in the perfume of the lavender below as you watch the sunset. The apartment has an open plan living and dining room with small but well equipped kitchen facilities (including hob and fridge). There is also a double bedroom and bathroom with shower facilities. Whilst the apartment is located on the top floor of the building, the whole of the ground floor is open to residents with plenty of seating to enjoy a book or play cards with friends. Outside, there is also a wonderful swimming pool with loungers arranged around the edge for lazy days in the sunshine.

This unique setting overlooking the most picturesque stretch of the Pomnio and Rufina wine route is a splendid area for nature lovers, walkers and historians alike and, for those in search of culture, the beautiful Medieval cities of Siena, San Gimignano, Pisa, Lucca and Arezzo are all within easy reach.

A relaxed breakfast or dinner (on request) using freshly harvested seasonal produce from the vegetable garden can be served on the terraces during the summer months or in the characteristic dining room when temperatures drop. Enjoy an "aperitivo" in the cool of "La Limonaia" or just soak up the atmosphere of the owners' very own olive press where local olive oil, wine and other products are available.

After lazy days absorbing a good book with the inevitable glass of Chianti either in the secluded gardens or relaxing by the pool, take time out to explore the surrounding countryside, on foot or for the more adventurous on horseback or mountain bike. Discover the small stream and take a cool dip or just breathe in those wonderful scents and views, every angle offering a different aspect of this much loved corner of Tuscany. 

This is very much a place to 'get away from it all.' However for those guests unable to be without internet access, the owner can provide a computer with internet key for guests to use for a small additional charge.  

The owners can also organise special itineraries for those interested in wine-tasting, art courses, cookery or mind and body workshops or if you would like to celebrate a special event like an intimate wedding or special anniversary, we would be only too happy to take care of the arrangements.

 


Amenities

Swimming Pool

Communal

Property Type

Apartment

Agriturismo

Bedrooms

1

Bathrooms

1

Sleeps

2

Amenities

BBQ

Washing Machine

Iron and Ironing Board

Toaster and Kettle

Toaster and Kettle

Car Parking

Internet Access

Central Heating

Hair Dryer

Microwave

Fridge

Garden

Suitability

Children Welcome

Nearest Airport

Pisa

Florence

Activities

Golf

Places of Interest

Horseriding

Cycling

Hiking/Walking

Region

Tuscany

Rental rates

Start Date End Date Weekly Rate (€) Minimum Stay
01 Jul 2017 01 Sep 2017 800 7+ nights
02 Sep 2017 29 Sep 2017 700 5+ nights
30 Sep 2017 22 Dec 2017 550 3+ nights
23 Dec 2017 05 Jan 2018 700 5+ nights

Water, electricity, gas, linen change on a weekly basis and final cleaning are all included. Additional costs include heating (if required), washing machine usage, cots, highchairs and rental bikes.

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