One Bedroom Ground Floor Cottage Montepulciano Southern Tuscany
L Antico Forno is a charming detached cottage situated on a beautiful estate with unspoilt views of vineyards and olive groves all around. The cottage is very tastefully furnished and fitted in exquisite Tuscan style and is surrounded by its own garden terrace perfect for dining outside. Close by is a lovely swimming pool bordered by a sun terrace and lawns. Montepulciano, a famous Tuscan town renowned for its wine, is close by and both the regions of Tuscany and Umbria are easily explored from this tranquil location.
This beautiful wine producing estate consists... of an 18th Century farmhouse and two separate buildings which have been beautifully restored to their former glory and cleverly converted into holiday accommodation. Immersed in the immaculately kept grounds is a lovely swimming pool which is the perfect spot for relaxing whilst enjoying the peace and tranquillity.
LAntico Forno has been perfectly renovated with great attention to detail. Original characteristics have all been retained and the traditional charm has been complemented by the addition of modern comforts such as deluxe bathrooms, air conditioning, satellite television and Wifi internet connection.
The cottage consists of a very spacious bedroom which has a double bed, cosy sitting area with settee, and fireplace and opens directly onto the garden terrace surrounding cottage. There is a fabulous bathroom with large hydro massage bath, separate shower and radio system, and a pretty kitchenette with dining table and chairs which opens onto the cottages garden terrace which has table and chairs for dining al fresco. Next to the cottage is a covered loggia where there is a barbecue for the communal use of guests.
Close by is a large swimming pool (16.5m x 8.5m) complete with hydro massage area and surrounded by a sun terrace and lawns. The pool is a wonderful spot for relaxing and enjoys lovely views of the vineyards and countryside beyond. Also on the estate is a communal lounge, with billiard table, piano, satellite television, and sitting area with fireplace, and a breakfast room with lovely arched terracotta ceilings and fireplace where breakfast is served on request. There is even a tiny chapel on the estate and the owners, who are very friendly and welcoming, can often be found in the little reception and are a mine of local information.
The location is perfect for visiting the famous region of Southern Tuscany. Montepulciano, a lovely town renowned for its excellent wine is only 10 km away and Pienza, famous for its pecorino cheese, as well as beautiful Cortona are both close by. There is a grocers shop, and a restaurant in a local village just 2km away, and a further selection in Montepulciano.
The treasures of the region of Umbria with its famous hill towns of Perugia and Assisi to name but a few are also within easy driving distance. Lake Trasimeno is also very close and an interesting place to visit, it has beaches, sailing facilities, and ferry services to its islands. The main motorway link is only 11km away, making also Rome and Florence easily accessible.
Kitchenette with hob (2 electric rings ), fridge, table and chairs > Large bedroom with double bed, fireplace and settee > Bathroom with hydro massage bath, shower, basin, bidet and w.c >
Satellite television > Air conditioning > Central heating* > Garden terrace > Barbecue > Swimming pool > Use of laundry facilities > Parking > Breakfast available on request *> Extra bed can be added to bedroom on request to accommodate a third person > Communal lounge with billiard table, piano, satellite television and fireplace > 2km to nearest shop and restaurant > 10km to the town of Montepulciano. (Facilities marked * are payable locally)
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