Two Bedroom Split level Detached Cottage Castiglion Fiorentino
Stefi G is a characteristic detached cottage on a pretty little estate, once a farming homestead, situated in a lovely position on a hill overlooking the valley beyond. The cottage apartment opens onto its own terrace and garden area in the well kept grounds, perfect for relaxing or dining al fresco and there is a barbeque close by. A few steps from the cottage is an azure swimming pool enjoying a gorgeous views of the countryside.
This lovely little estate has been fully restored and now forms just three apartments, two in the farmhouse and Stefi G cottage described here. A well thought out design of the grounds ensures that each apartment has its own area in the garden complete with table and chairs for dining al fresco, and the pretty swimming pool is shared only by the three apartments on the estate. Close to the pool is a built in barbeque for guests use and the attentive owners have added modern comforts such as satellite television, WiFi internet connection and covered parking.
Stefi G, which was originally a detached barn, has been converted into a lovely separate split level cottage furnished in characteristic country style. Arched glass patio doors open directly from the cottage's terrace into the ground floor living room with settee (which converts to a double bed on request), fireplace and television, this leads to a kitchen area with dining table and chairs. On the same level is a twin bedroom (converts to a double on request) and ensuite shower room. A wooden staircase leads form the living room to the upper level where there is a double bedroom with ensuite bathroom. This double bedroom also has access directly into the garden below via external steps.
The cottage opens onto its own pretty terrace area in the garden which overlooks the pool and is shaded by a pergola, and furnished with table and chairs for dining al fresco. Just a few paces away is the lovely swimming pool (8m x 5m) which is surrounded by lawns and enjoys a fine view over the verdant valley beyond.
The nearest supermarket is 2km away and the nearest town of Castiglion Fiorentino at just 7km has a good selection of shops, amenities and choice of local restaurants. The owners of the estate produce wine and olive oil both of which are available for tasting and purchase at their local winery/reception. When you can tear yourself away from this lovely country retreat there are the endless sights of Tuscany to see. The lovely towns of Cortona and Arezzo are close by, or visit Montepulciano famous for its wine. The incredible art cities of Florence, Siena and San Gimignano are lovely days out and even the region of Umbria can be explored from here.
Ground Level: Living area with settee (which converts to a double bed on request), fireplace and satellite television > Kitchen/dining area with cooker (4 gas rings, electric oven), fridge, dishwasher, dining table and chairs > Twin bedroom (can convert to double on request) with ensuite shower room with shower, basin, bidet and w.c.
Upper Level: Double bedroom with ensuite bathroom with bathtub and hand shower, basin, bidet, w.c.
Central heating* > Terrace > Garden > Swimming pool > Barbecue > Satellite television > Washing machine > Fly screens > Wi fi internet connection > Telephone (Incoming calls and calls to reception and emergency services only) > Hairdryer > Covered parking for 3 cars (1 space per apartment) > 2km to nearest supermarket > 7km to the town of Castiglion Fiorentino. *Facilities payable locally
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