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Located in: Italy, UN
Between Florence and Siena and close to Certaldo, Montespertoli and San Gimignano, Casa Apuane Alps is an elegant Tuscan farmhouse set in a beautiful garden enjoying a refreshing pool and stunning views over the rolling hills of this wonderful region. Beautifully decorated, the villa is provided with every comfort and designed with style and taste. Casa Apuane Alps is dramatically located in the heart of Tuscany\'s Chianti region with expansive views over the olive groves, vineyards, woods and country estates.The villa accommodates eight guests in 4 bedrooms and 4.5 bathrooms and features a spacious and bright living room, large dining room, fully-equipped kitchen, air conditioning, Wi-Fi, a fitness room, large pool overlooking the hills, and furnished patios to relax under the shade. In addition, the owner of the property produces Extra Virgin Olive Oil, which can be purchased on site.
Spacious and private, Casa Apuane Alps is located only 5 km from Castelfiorentino, 7 km from Montespertoli, and 10 km from Certaldo, an ideal setting for a great vacation! The location couldn’t be better: private, tranquil position with fenced garden, the villa is 50 minutes (40 km) south from Florence with easy access to the charming Chianti hill towns, 60 minutes (58 km) from Siena and 1.30 hour (75 km) from Lucca. Well-appointed, spacious villa, authentically restored and surrounded by olive groves, Casa Apuane Alps is perfect for four couples traveling together, or a family of eight.A typically country road (1.8 km) leads to Casa Apuane Alps, meandering through vineyards and olive groves. Although a 4x4 car is not necessary, please be advised that this road is not suitable for cars with low clearance.*Please note: The original building dates back 1500 and is part of the Borgo di Voltiggiano (a group of about 10 properties) located in this area. For this reason the villa is not completely isolated, in fact, about 300 meters from the property is the owner\'s home. The two properties are not connected and are separated by gardens and a high hedge; therefore guest privacy is 100% guaranteed.The property is entirely fenced and measures about 1 hectare. The villa is about 450 sqm, the salt-water pool measures 5 x 10 meters and is open May to September. A pool cover is available to keep the water warm during the night. (Important: the cover is not a safety cover for children.) The lawn is bordered with rose bushes, cypresses and olive trees. A large patio next to the pool provides shadow during hot days. Sun beds are available for 8 guests. Attached to the house there are two other patios, one furnished with table and chairs for al fresco dining and a second one, furnished with comfortable lounge chairs.Other facilities available for guests: 4 mountain bikes (with helmets), professional BBQ, and TechnoGym fitness center located in the basement of the villa.CASA INTERIOR: Two floors (450 sqm) decorated with beautiful terracotta tiles and beamed ceilingsGround floor: Entry hall with beautiful mirrors and cloakroom.
Guests bathroom. On the left, large double living room elegantly furnished with couches and armchairs, AC and wood burning stove. This room has large French windows overlooking the garden and the two patios. Gaming table area includes Backgammon, chess, checkers, cards and other games. On the right, large dining room with table for 8/10 people, AC and decorative fireplace. Large, modern and fully-equipped kitchen (gas stove, 2 ovens, microwave, toaster, dishwasher, filter coffee maker, grill, fridge/freezer, juice maker). The kitchen has NO AC.
Laundry area: this part of the house can be used only by the staff. Washing machine is available and the staff will help the guests to use the washing machine during the working hrs included in the price. Ironing is not included.Basement: TecnoGym fitness center with 4 professional TecnoGym machines and other equipment.
From the living room 16 steps lead to the first floor ( steps are a bit narrow, but hand rails are provided on both sides )First floor: (accessed by 16 narrow steps with handrails)
On this floor there are 4 double bedrooms and 4 bathrooms. - Master bedroom includes double bed, AC, decorative fireplace, Satellite TV, nice view over the pool, the garden and the beautiful countryside. This bedroom has a private, large ensuite bathroom with oval bathtub. It also has a private walk-in closet.
- Double bedroom with AC, private ensuite bathroom with shower, Satellite TV and nice view over the countryside.
- Large reading room with decorative fireplace (no AC) with a good selection of English and French books.
- Twin/double bedroom with AC, Sat TV, and view over the country side. Upon request one extra single bed is available in this room. Guests staying in this room have exclusive use of the bathroom located in the corridor. This bathroom has a cast-iron bathtub.
- Double bedroom with AC, private ensuite bathroom with shower, a territorial view of the Apuane Alps, famous for their marble caves), and the Apennines.INCLUDED IN THE RENTAL PRICE: A simple welcome dinner on day of arrival (Pasta al forno, a vegetable tarte, salad, fruit salad, bread, water and wine), basic grocery shopping (milk, coffee, tea, bread, biscuits, sugar, salt, water, fruit, eggs, oil, butter, jam, orange juice, cereals), 2 hours of daily cleaning (Monday - Saturday), final cleaning, garden and pool maintenance, electric gate, covered parking inside the property, air conditioning throughout the whole house (except the kitchen and the reading room on the first floor), heating, Wi-Fi inside the villa and near the swimming pool, and a safe
SERVICES AVAILABLE UPON REQUEST AT ADDITIONAL COST: Cook service, personal laundry, ironing, advanced grocery shopping, wine tasting, transfer, driver, baby sittingSorry, pets are not allowed!**Please note: Due to the steps connecting the two floors, Casa Apuane Alps is not suitable for people with walking difficulties.
Activities in the area:
Golf Club Castelfalfi in Montaione: 10 km
Tennis Club Castelfiorentino: 5 km or in Montespertoli: 6 km
Archery in Certaldo: 4 km
Horse riding in Certaldo: 4 km
Air ballooning in Tavarnelle Val di Pesa: 15 km
Scooter rental in Certaldo 4 km
Quad rental in Montaione: 10 km
Bowling in Castelfiorentino: 5 km
The beautiful Tuscan coast at: 70 km
Volterra 1 hr (40 km)
Greve in Chianti 1 hr (44 km)
San Gimignano 35 minutes (22 km)
Pisa Airport 1 hr (70 km)
Florence Airport 45 min (38 km)
Pistoia 1 hr (68 km)For more than 3 children please inquire.
Located in Montespertoli, this villa is in a rural area. Benozzo Gozzoli Museum and Teatro del Popolo are cultural highlights, and some of the area's activities can be experienced at Castello Sonnino and Villa da Filicaja. The SottoVico Garden and Torre Del Chianti are also worth visiting.
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