andlt;a href="http://www.traveltuscany.net/property_detail.php?idunit=2001"andgt;Tuscany holiday apartmentandlt;/aandgt; This is a beautiful holiday apartment with a swimming pool found in Florence, conveniently close to one of the country 's finest wineries. The apartment 's andnbsp;architecture is an eclectic blend of both the ultra-modern and the traditional as it retains a lot of it 's authentic characteristics. These include the floors which are made out of a terracotta base, the overhead beams and the walls which are cut out of stone. The building can house 6 people without any trouble. The apartment of course comes with all the modern facilities and amenities you could possibly need. Intended as a granary, Theandlt;bandgt; Loft apartmentandlt;/bandgt; dates back to the 13th century and forms a section of the huge rustic property in which the owners also reside. The apartment has three floors and has been extensively refurbished and enhanced. It is luxurious and vast, with comfortable rooms, one of which even has a skylight for those romantic evenings under the stars. Theandlt;bandgt; first floorandlt;/bandgt;spans 120 sq meters and here the living room can be found. There are also two bathrooms which come with attached showers. There is a state of the art kitchen with a microwave, oven, stove (gas), refrigerator, toasting and dishwashing units. There is a generous stock of linens and towels and a washing machine to make your stay as convenient as possible. Mobile phones are available for rent and internet connectivity is also available should you require it. The apartment has three Satellite Televisions so there will be no fights over the remote! On theandlt;bandgt;second floorandlt;/bandgt;, there is a huge double bedroom with an enchanting four poster bed as well a split cot. On the uppermost floor there is another spacious bedroom with a queen sized bed and two split cots. The beds can be rearranged should you need a change in the set-up. The rooms are provided with curtains which can be drawn for privacy. Outside, there is a magnificent andlt;bandgt; loggiaandlt;/bandgt; which is fully furnished with a television, couches and a dining table. Bordering the estate are the esteemed vineyards of andlt;bandgt; Frescobaldiandlt;/bandgt; . In the sprawling lawns of this vineyard you can sit down with your loved ones and enjoy a lovely picnic whilst sipping some Chianti wine. The adjoining fields ensure that there will always be ample place for a good meal in the countryside. There is a pavilion for your enjoyment here as well as a large barbecue range. There is an elevated pool which has recently been added to this apartment 's entertainment roster. Sitting pretty on a hill, this apartment is in an ideal position for you to explore the breathtaking Tuscany outskirts. Lush forests, vineyards and olive groves speckle the region and you will never be starved for something to do. Florence is a mere 17 km away and is well connected by different modes of state operated transport.andnbsp; The wine cellars of Frescobaldi are in the close vicinity, you could pay a visit here and sample or purchase the exquisite wines made by the famous Marquis di Frescobaldi. Theandlt;bandgt; castle of Nippozzanoandlt;/bandgt; is also close by, this castle was constructed in the year 1371 and is the property of the Frescobaldi lineage. Pelago, a charming town is just two kilometers away, here you can buy provisions, medical supplies and groceries. Should you need to buy specialized items you can visitandlt;bandgt; Pontassieveandlt;/bandgt; where you can buy anything conceivable. An expansive state owned park, situated 10 km away has facilities for riding horseback and cycles for rent.andnbsp;
Additional amenities include: cd, high chair, wine tasting on estate, restaurant nearby, hair dryer, fly screens, heating, satellite connection, view, cot, horse riding nearby....Read more
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