Two Bedroom Split Level Detached Cottage Castiglion Fiorentino
Giaggiolo F is a lovely detached cottage on a fully restored Tuscan hamlet situated in a gorgeous position on a hilltop. The cottage opens onto its own large terrace shaded by a pergola and is surrounded by a pretty garden. A pathway through the grounds leads to the estates large heated swimming pool and hydromassage tub set in lawns with wonderful panoramic views over the countryside and olive groves beyond.
The Giaggiolo estate consists of a cluster of houses, once an ancient Tuscan hamlet, completely restored to now form apartments and two independent cottages, some of which are holiday rentals, others housing local residents. The estate which dates back to the 1600s has ample grounds and mature gardens as well as lovely views.
Giaggiolo F Cottage, on the edge of the hamlet, is on two levels and is very well appointed and nicely furnished yet retains original characteristics of beamed ceiling and exposed stone walls. The ground floor consists of a living are with settee (converts to a double bed on request) and fireplace, an archway and steps lead down to the kitchen/dining area and there is a washroom with basin, w.c and washing machine on this floor. A staircase leads to the upper floor where there are two comfortable double bedrooms. One of the bedroom has a double bed and lovely feature of the bathtub in the bedroom itself and an adjacent ensuite shower room, the other has a double bed has an ensuite bathroom.
Both the kitchen/dining room and the living room of the cottage have large glass patio doors opening onto the garden and private terrace of the cottage. The terrace is shaded by a pergola and furnished with table, chairs, and barbeque creating a really lovely spot for relaxing and dining al fresco.
A short walk through the grounds leads to the pool area which is surrounded by lawns and enjoys a fine view over the valley. The large swimming pool (15m x 8m) is heated and has plenty of space around it for relaxing. There is a gazebo for shade and also a separate hydromassage pool.
To enhance the comfort of your stay, modern facilities including fly screens, hairdryer, washing machine, satellite television, WiFi internet connection and a telephone for incoming calls are all available at the cottage.
The nearest town of Castiglion Fiorentino is just 7km away and as well as having a pretty historic centre, has a good selection of shops, facilities and choice of local restaurants. When you can tear yourself away from this lovely country retreat there are the endless sights of Tuscany to see. Nearby are lovely walks with marked trails through the local countryside. 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 even the region of Umbria can be explored from here.
Ground Floor: Living room with settee (which converts to a double bed on request), fireplace and satellite television > Fully equipped kitchen/dining area with cooker (4 gas rings, electric oven), fridge, dishwasher, small wood oven, dining table and chairs > Washroom with basin, w.c. and washing machine.
First Floor: Double bedroom with bath tub and ensuite shower room with shower, basin, bidet and w.c. > Double bedroom with ensuite bathroom with bath, basin, bidet and w.c.
Central heating > Terrace > Garden > Heated swimming pool & hydromassage tub (seats 8) > Barbeque > Satellite television > Hairdryer > Fly screens > Wi fi internet connection > Telephone (Incoming calls and calls to reception and emergency services only) > Parking > 7 km to the town of Castiglion Fiorentino.
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