PLEASE ASK US ABOUT A SPECIAL 10% DISCOUNT FOR BOOKINGS - A MINIMUM OF 14 NIGHTS - UNTIL SEPTEMBER 13TH - Located within a charming countryside resort in the hills above Florence, Politoe is a delightful, elegantly furnished apartment that can sleep up to 7 people, and is the perfect choice for families seeking a comfortable break in Tuscany.
The apartment forms part of an elegant and prestigious country resort located in the Florentine hills, just 12 km from Florence in the village of San Donato in Collina (Bagno a Ripoli), in a dominant position, offering breathtaking views over the surrounding valley and c...ountryside.
Once a thirteenth century manor house, this ancient building has been sympathetically restored to its original splendour thanks to a meticulous renovation programme using traditional building techniques. A luxury resort has therefore been created, comprising 7 exclusive apartments which are superior in quality to even the most elegant and prestigious hotels within Florence and indeed Tuscany. Superbly furnished, stylish and full of charm, this unique resort is the perfect choice for those seeking a luxury holiday in total peace and tranquility, and for those who wish to immerse themselves in history and experience a flavour of the authentic Tuscan lifestyle in a truly historic setting.
This charming country resort nestles in a beautiful 10,000 sq. metre estate bordering a chestnut and oak wood forest, and provides the utmost privacy. The complex comprises seven exclusive suites: five comprising one bedroom and two comprising two bedrooms. Each apartment not only offers guests all the modern comforts but has been uniquely furnished, echoing the elegantly refined Tuscan style. Furthermore, throughout the summer guests can take advantage of the fabulous swimming pool with waterfall and Jacuzzi tub. In line with all quality, leading hotels, guests of the resort will shortly have access to the enchanting underground spa (expected completion Autumn 2011). Located beneath antique terracotta-lined barrel vaults, there will be a magnificent heated pool, whirlpool, sauna and sensory shower available to guests all year round.
Roomy and bright, this apartment cleverly combines a warm country atmosphere with upscale elegant interiors. Politoe is perfect for large families with children and for groups of friends. Guests have access to a large kitchen and a lovely patio that showcases a wonderful panorama: an ideal venue to recharge after a day in the city plus a bright and roomy dining room where guests can enjoy some relaxation surrounded by every amenity. The apartment also includes two bedrooms with queen-size beds, one bedroom with a full-size bed (140x200 centimeters) and two bathrooms. The dining room also features a sofa bed to accommodate one adult or two children. Being on the ground floor, the apartment can also accommodate persons with disabilities.
All apartments are elegantly furnished and benefit from electronic card access, state of the art home automation system for overall management of the apartment, air conditioning, heating, telephone, LCD TV (in the bedroom 32”, and 42” in the living room) with Sky cinema and Sky pay TV. A home theatre system with DVD and CD player is provided, together with free wi-fi internet hotspot, safe, kitchenette (dishwasher and fridge, microwave oven, coffee and tea maker), a bathroom with shower, hair dryer, toiletries, bathrobe and slippers.
Furthermore, historic charm exudes throughout the resort , thanks to the use of traditional materials incorporated in the renovation and construction techniques, and the choice of furnishings and interior décor used. Impruneta terracotta floors, locally quarried sandstone from Firenzuola, solid chestnut and cypress wood beams and traditional lime plastered walls endow each of the apartments with a unique and enchanting atmosphere.
Nice and cosy apartment perfect for 6 adults or 5 adults and 2 children. The apartment is located in a villa with other 6 properties that share the external area and the nice swimming-pool with heated jacuzzi. Very recommendable for a quiet holiday and to visit Florence and many other interesting Tuscan places.
The property can only be booked from Saturday to Saturday. Shorter stays are possible on request.
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Included in the Price: Utility Bills: water, gas (for cooking) and electricity, house, swimming-pool and garden maintenance. Linens change on Saturday for rentals of more than 1 week. Internet wi-fi, swimming-pool access. Baby cot on request. Taxes.
Excluded from the Price: Final Cleaning 70,00 €. Heating if needed. Linens change (50,00 €) and extra cleaning on request. Other extra services on request. Tourist taxes.
Child Policy: Max. 1 child 0-10 years FREE in bedroom with 1 or 2 adults. Baby cot 0-2 years FREE available upon request. Children 3-10 year FREE in sofa bed. Adults/teens (from 10 years) in sofa bed 25,00 € per night.
Security Deposit: All customers must pay at the arrival a deposit of 350,00 € at check-in. It will be returned after check-out in full, subject to deduction for damage caused and/or payment for additional services.
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