Tuscany Farmhouse with Pool and Views, Great for Family or Friends - Casa Santa Mama
Elegant, spacious, and with great views is how one would describe this Italian farmhouse rental. Well suited for a large family or group of friends, this self-catering accommodation features two living rooms, a private swimming pool and large landscaped grounds in the midst of the Eastern Tuscan countryside. The town of Santa Mama is only two kilometers away, but two food shops and a bakery are within walking distance.
This traditional Tuscan farmhouse constructed of brick is situated on landscaped grounds with lots of trees, plants, and flowers as well as great views of the surrounding countryside. There is an outdoor dining patio with a barbecue and a table with chairs. The private swimming pool (7m x 14m) is situated on the sunniest part of the estate and is surrounded by sun loungers, and umbrellas. An unpaved dirt road of 50 meters leads to the farmhouse and parking is available within the property grounds.
Ground Floor: The entrance opens to a living room with couches, armchairs, and a satellite TV as well as a large glass door looking out to views of the countryside. Nearby is a dining room with a table and chairs as well as a fireplace and a door opening to an outdoor dining area. The kitchen is well equipped with an American refrigerator, 5-burner cook-top, double sink, electric oven, microwave, toaster, kettle, and dishwasher. There is one bathroom with a sink, toilet, and shower, and a laundry area with washing machine.
First Floor: A staircase leads up to a second living area with couches, chairs, and a fireplace. There are four bedrooms on this floor. The first bedroom has a 160 cm queen-sized bed and an ensuite service bathroom with a toilet. The second bedroom is a suite and features a reading area with chairs, a 160 cm queen-sized bed, and an ensuite bathroom with a sink, toilet, and shower. The third and fourth bedrooms each have a 160 cm queen-sized bed. There is a second bathroom with a sink, toilet, shower, and hydro-massage tub and a third bathroom with a sink, toilet, and shower.
Extra Services: The following are listed as an aid for trip planning; the services and prices are approximate and cannot be guaranteed by Rentvillas. All extra services are payable locally in cash.
* Cook Service: 50 Euros per person
* Transfer Service: Upon request
* Babysitting: Upon request
Additional amenities include: firewood available - included, fireplace - indoor, cook service available - extra cost, outside area - private, independent villa, window screens - whole house, free parking on premises, portable baby crib/play pen - upon request, outside dining, american coffee maker.TripAdvisor property ID 2028153...Read more
Left on 10/29/2011 for a stay in October 2011 | KimReviewed Oct 29, 2011Stayed Oct 2011
The villa is absolutely beautiful. The layout is terrific for a group as there are large spaces where you can gather or have alone time. If you have an ideal vision of the Tuscan countryside, this would likely be it. The views are breathtaking.
The peace and quiet are fabulous. The space is terrific for a group with lots of room and a well-equipped kitchen. The outside spaces are equally beautiful and although it wasn't warm enough to swim, we did sit by the pool.
The villa is reached via a very steep gravel road so you just need to be aware. A car is an absolute necessity as nothing is in walking distance.
This property is very well maintained. The grounds are lovely and the little towns around there are great.
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