One Bedroom Ground Floor Apartment Colle di Val d'Elsa
Il Caprifoglio is a pretty apartment situated in a characteristic country house within walking distance of the beautiful hilltop medieval town of Colle di Val d'Elsa. It has its own garden area furnished with table and chairs for dining al fresco, and a short stroll through the grounds leads to the large swimming pool which enjoys pleasant views of the countryside.
Il Caprifoglio, situated on the ground floor of the house, is comfortably furnished in Tuscan style.
From the bedroom there are a couple of steps leading up to the living room and the shower room which are at a slightly higher level. The living room opens onto the apartments side garden area which is furnished with table and chairs and enjoys a fine view of the surrounding countryside.
There is also plenty of space for relaxing by the large swimming pool (14m x 7m) which is well furnished with sunbeds and sun umbrellas and has a handy changing room with w.c. and basin. There are barbecues and a utility room with washing machine for guests use, and parking is in the grounds close to the apartment.
This beautiful country house which origins can be traced back to medieval times, was once a convent which gave hospitality to pilgrims passing along the 'Via Francigena' to Rome. It has been carefully restored by its current owners with loving care and great respect for its unique architectural heritage. The house has been divided into ten one bedroom apartments including Il Caprifoglio described here and No 69 Il Papavero.
Il Caprifoglio enjoys the best of both worlds being conveniently situated in the countryside, yet within a short walk of the hilltop medieval town of Colle di Val d'Elsa with its shops, restaurants and historical monuments whilst 4km away in the modern part of the town there is a supermarket and bus and road links to Florence and Siena making these famous Tuscan towns easily accessible. San Gimignano 'City of the Beautiful Towers' is only 12km away whilst a drive of 25km will take you to the Etruscan town of Volterra renowned for its craftwork in alabaster.
Living room with kitchen area with hob (4 gas rings), small electric oven and fridge (no ice box), dining table and chairs, settee (which converts to a bed on request, alternatively an extra bed can be provided in the bedroom), satellite television > Double bedroom (which converts to a twin on request) > Shower room with shower cubicle, basin, bidet and w.c. > Use of washing machine > Fly screens > Wi Fi internet connection (reception) > Central heating* > Garden > Barbecue > Swimming pool > Parking > Walking distance of 500m to medieval town of Colle di Val d'Elsa with its shops and restaurants. (facilities marked * are payable locally)
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