Tolly 4 is a pretty apartment on a lovely wine producing estate immersed in the countryside yet only a short distance from the famous medieval town of San Gimignano. Nicely furnished in country style, the apartment retains all the original characteristics yet is complete with todays modern comforts and has its own area in the garden for dining al fresco. There is plenty more space for relaxing by the beautiful swimming pool framed by gorgeous views of the countryside and the towers of San Gimignano rising majestically beyond.
The Tolly estate has over 70 hectares of farmland... including vineyards and olive groves and produces a variety of excellent wines and olive oil as well as other local produce, all of which can be tasted during the optional dinners the owners usually organise twice a week.
At the centre of the estate is the beautiful rambling 19th Century farmhouse, which has been completely restored and now forms seven lovely apartments. Original characteristics such as beamed ceilings, and terracotta floors have all been retained and the apartments are furnished in keeping with Tuscan tradition and country style whilst modern facilities including air conditioning, flat screen satellite television, ensuite bathrooms and internet connection ensure your comfort.
Close to the farmhouse is a large beautifully positioned swimming pool (12m x 6m) complete with a round childrens section. From the pool, and indeed from all corners of the estate, are stunning views of the countryside and amazing San Gimignano perched on the hillside.
Tolly 4, situated on the ground floor, consists of a living area with dining table and chairs, settee, satellite television and fully equipped kitchen area. There is a lovely bedroom with double bed and with ensuite shower room. The patio doors of the living room open onto the apartments terrace area in the garden which is furnished with table and chairs and there is a large communal barbeque in the grounds for guests use.
With the sun setting over the hills, and the unique view, its tempting to dine alfresco in the garden with a good bottle of the estates wine, or try one of the excellent selection of restaurants in the town. Tolly estate is a perfect location from which to explore the area with gorgeous San Gimignano being just over 2 kms down the road, and the rest of Tuscanys many beautiful sights such as Florence and Siena easily accessible by road or by bus and rail links from Poggibonsi.
The estate provides a variety of services to enhance your stay (on request, payable locally), such as breakfast, bike hire, telephone, internet access (Wifi in the grounds, cable connection in the apartments), laundry facilities with washer/dryer and optional twice weekly dinners featuring the estates produce are usually arranged.
Living area with dining table and chairs, settee, satellite television, and kitchen area with ceramic hob (4 electric ceramic rings), microwave/grill, fridge with icebox, and dishwasher > Double bedroom with ensuite shower room with shower cubicle, basin, bidet, and w.c.
Central heating > Air conditioning > Internet connection > Swimming pool > Patio area > Barbeque > Hairdryer > Flat screen television with satellite channels throughout > Parking > Local produce available for tasting and purchase > 2km approx to the town of San Gimignano.
Services on request payable locally: Telephone* > Laundry facilities with washer/dryer* > Breakfast available on request* > Twice weekly optional dinners usually arranged*
Facilities marked * are payable locally)
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