Podere Vignolia, is a charming farmhouse that has been fully restored recently. It is located near a small and peaceful hamlet called San Giovanni d` Asso in the area of Crete Senesi. Podere Vignolia is made up of 2 houses joined together. Each with an independent entrance, its own kitchen and living area, one house is on the first floor, while the other is on the ground floor.andnbsp The farmhouse can accommodate a total of 10+2 people. One house can sleep 6+2 people and the other, 4 people. It is ideal for 2 families that would like to stay together yet, want some amount of privacy. The connecting door can be either closed or opened depending on the need. andnbsp andltbandgtApartment # 1:andlt/bandgt Measuring a total of 120 sq mt, this house is divided into 2 levels. The Ground floor has the living room with a cozy fireplace, a well-equipped kitchen, a dining area and a pretty little terrace. This level is connected to the first floor through a sturdy old stone staircase.andnbsp The First Floor has 1 double room, 1 twin room and 2 bathrooms with showers. There is a terrace with lovely views of the countryside.andnbsp andltbandgtApartment # 2:andlt/bandgt Measuring 200 sq mt., this house is again split into 2 levels. The Ground floor here has a large living room furnished with a double sofa bed. There is also a dining room, a fully equipped kitchen and a WC.andnbsp There is another living room on the first floor with 2 sofas and a fireplace. There are 2 double bedrooms with private bathrooms with showers. There is a twin room whose bathroom has a tub and a shower. All bedrooms here have ceiling fans.andnbsp These houses can also be rented individually. In that case, the other house will be locked and not let out to anyone else. The owners are happy to do some shopping for you and prepare a meal prior to your arrival, on request.andnbsp There is a nice pool with a pool house, perfectly suited for al fresco dining - 12 people can enjoy a wonderful meal together. For the convenience of guests, there is a small room here with a sofa bed and a cozy kitchen corner equipped with a refrigerator. There is also a tiny bathroom with shower. The lush green garden is dotted with pretty pomegranate and olive trees. One can enjoy a breathtaking view of the hills from here. andltbandgtFEATURES:andlt/bandgtandnbsp Private swimming pool ( 12x 5 sq mt.) Private garden Parking BBQ 2 TV sets (local channel) Central heating,andnbsp 1CD player 2 dish washers 2 washing machines 2 refrigerators with freezer (an additional mini fridge in the pool house kitchenette) Electric kettle 1 fan assisted oven 1 small oven 1iron and 2 ironing boards Hair dryers in five bathrooms 2 fireplaces Fly screens for the windows Ceiling fans in all the bedrooms and in the upstairs sitting room. San Giovanni d Asso is just a kilometre from the farmhouse and is an easy walk of around 10 minutes. The village has all utilities like a restaurant, a coffee shop, pharmacy, bank, supermarket, post office, a convenience store and a butcher. There is also a place where you can do wine and cheese tasting! The village has an ancient church, a castle and a Truffle Museum. Tennis courts are in the vicinity. You could do day trips to Montalcino, Pienza, even Rome and Florence.andnbsp
Additional amenities include: private chef, cd, view, babysitter, hot springs nearby, restaurant nearby, cot on request, walking to a village, wine tasting nearby, maid service, heating, tennis court nearby, cot, horse riding nearby, local markets....Read more
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