Villa Sentiero, a 17th Century farmhouse, is situated in a lovely location close to the pretty hill town of Montaione immersed in verdant countryside. Simply furnished in homely country style, the villa is surrounded by spacious grounds and opens onto its own lovely patio terrace with gazebo an ideal spot for dining al fresco. Above the villa is a pretty swimming pool enjoying unspoilt views of the surrounding vineyards and olive groves.
Villa Sentiero is one half of a traditional stone farmhouse and has two floors. Simply yet comfortably furnished in keeping with traditional Tuscan style, it has terracotta floors and beamed ceilings, original characteristics of the farmhouse, all carefully retained creating a homely rustic atmosphere. The ground floor consists of a spacious living room with lounge area with settees, wood burning fireplace, satellite television and a dining area with large table, chairs and a lovely original stone fireplace. On the same floor is a fully equipped kitchen, which opens onto the patio terrace, a double (or twin) bedroom and a shower room. Stairs lead to the first floor where there are a further three bedrooms, two with double beds (one of which can convert to a twin on request) and the other with double (or twin) bed and single bed (an extra single bed can be added here on request), and another shower room.
There is a pretty patio terrace at the side of the villa which is fenced and furnished with table, chairs and gazebo so ideal for dining al fresco. In front of the villa is another patio area and close by a childrens play area, with swing and slide for the little ones. The villa is surrounded by pretty gardens shaded by mature trees, and in a lovely position above the house is a gorgeous private swimming pool (12.5m x 8.5m) enjoying wonderful views of the surrounding countryside.
The attentive owners have added a barbeque, a covered games area with ping pong table and offer guests complimentary home grown vegetables and farm eggs in season. Their own wine and olive oil is also available for purchase on site and there is a Wi fi internet connection at the villa. The owners are friendly and helpful without intruding at all on your privacy, they live in the other part of the farmhouse with a completely separate entrance and garden.
Although immersed in the Tuscan countryside Villa Sentiero is just 2.5 kms from the lovely hilltop town of Montaione, which has a good selection of shops and choice of restaurants, the closest of which can actually be reached on foot via a path through the vineyard. For the energetic, the villa is just 8km from the renowned golf course at Castelfalfi, and guests can use a tennis court just 10 minutes walk away on request. Villa Sentiero is a great base from which to visit Tuscanys sights. San Gimignano is less than half an hour away and Florence and Siena can be easily reached.
Ground floor : Living room with sitting area with settees, fireplace and satellite television, dining area with large table, chairs and fireplace > Kitchen with cooker (4 gas rings, electric oven), microwave, fridge/freezer, dishwasher, kitchen table and chairs > Double bedroom (can convert to a twin on request ) > Shower room with shower cubicle, basin, bidet, w.c. and washing machine.
First floor: 2 Double bedrooms (one of which converts to a twin on request) > Triple bedroom with double bed (can convert to a twin on request), and single bed (an extra single bed can also be added here on request) > Shower room with shower cubicle, basin, bidet and w.c.
Central heating > Patio terrace > Garden > Swimming pool > Barbecue > Washing machine > Hairdryer > Wi Fi internet connection > Satellite television > Fly screens > Childrens play area > Games room with ping pong table > Complimentary farm produce > Wine and oil available for purchase onsite > Parking > Walking distance to local restaurant > 2.5km to the town of Montaione > Golf 8kms at Castelfalfi > Tennis nearby (on request payable locally)
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