Tuscany farmhouse with swimming pool surrounded by mature gardens and it`s own vineyard, nestled in the Val di Chio, Tuscany. Located in the `Val di Chio` very close to the medieval town of Cortona, this characteristic farmhouse in Tuscany has been lovingly restored and welcomes travelers to enjoy the charm of Tuscany. The farmhouse comprises of two large double bedrooms and a further bedroom which contains twin beds with a set of pine bunk beds (optional). In addition to this you have a generously sized bathroom and additional shower room. The first floor also includes a large, comfortable living/dining room with satellite television, video,... stereo and large open fireplace. The kitchen/breakfast room is fully equiped with breakfast table chairs, oven and microwave. On the ground floor there is an additional split level lounge/dining room with two sets of double doors overlooking the well maintained garden and vineyard with a further set of windows over the pool and out to the fertile hills beyond. You can also opt for andnbsp;"Fully hosted" - an all inclusive package.andnbsp; When you make your reservation, you will be sent a preference sheet on which you can let us know your likes, dislikes and any dietary information that will aid our chef in making your meals totally suited to you. Included within the fully hosted package are breakfast lunch and dinner, soft drinks and beer. All meals will be served to you either in the dining room or if you prefer, in the lovely al fresco dining area by the pool. This price for this set, based on the style and budget of catering required. The area is safe and totally secluded and the pool ranges in depth from1.4m to 1.8m. Naturally yonger children should be supervised. The owner`s also offer some bicylclesq for their guests to use if you want to explore the surrounding area in a more `energetic` manner. Cortona is an easy 15 min drive from the farmhouse and is well worth a visit. There are little local stores to buy groceries not far from the property, and also larger supermarkets not far away. The owners are extremely hospitable and live on the ground floor of the house in a very separate area from the rental farmhouse, which includes their own garden. The owners have the utmost respect for the privacy of the guests. However, they are always happy and available to answer questions and give advice and of course, to prepare the most sumptuous meals. andnbsp; The hill town of Castiglion Fiorentino is only minutes away by car, and has an abundance of character and local charm, cobble stone streets and a good range of shops for visitors. There is a bustling fresh produce market, which happens each Friday throughout the year, full of local colour and is definitely worth a visit. The local shop that is fabulous and sells everything which can be walked to with ease. The town of Castiglion Fiorentino is a charming authentic hill town with a market, shops and good restaurants.The train line stop in town means Florence is any easy hour away or Rome two hours without the trouble of driving and parking. Even the main motorway of Italy the A1 is 20 minutes away so from an access point of view we are so well serviced and yet at the house it is just lovely peace and quiet.andnbsp; If it is sightseeing you are after, then you are spoilt for choice. Pisa, Florence, Siena and Assisi, to name a few, are all within an hour or two`s drive, or easy to get to by train from the station in Castiglion Fiorentino.andnbsp;
Additional amenities include: private chef, pets allowed, laundry, satellite connection, view, bicycles on estate.Read more
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