The Old Stables apartment is located in a magestic 18th century Renaissance villa located just outside of Florence and is surrounded by meadows and olive groves. Set on the foot hills of Settignano in a 20 acre estete, a pine-lined avenue leads to the apartment. This is a unique and characteristic space and has kept its original structure and rooms derive from the horse stables. The apartment has typical high ceilings and lovely features including parquet floors and some of the original tiles. It has a full well equipped kitchen, a main double bedroom, living area, dining corner and a studio equipped with two sofa beds. The apartment has 2 bathrooms.  Each; original stable, still partitioned with its original railings, now serve a new purpose: one is a light bedroom with a giant bedroom and wood paneling, another a dining area, the third a sitting room with a beautiful antique rug and a chic grey sofa. Upstairs, the old grooms` quarters have become a living room with day beds and a writing table.  This; light and airy apartment can accommodate up to 4 people. Guests have full use of a large garden equipped with tables, chairs and deck chairs, outdoor terrace room. Parking, utilities, internet wireless access included in the price. The area has many accessible services and is charming and green like the most typical Tuscan countryside. It is a perfect short term rental solution to live and explore Florence and Tuscany. Here you live in a green resort, far away from the bustle of the city with its humming motorbikes and honking cars. While the location is far from disturbance, it is only a short bus ride into the city. There are two bus stops in walking distance. A 15 minutes bus ride will take you into the city centre. Stroll to the `Ponte a Mensola` quarter, which is only 300 m. away, where you will find a grocery, a breakfast bar, restaurants, a tobacconist, a newsagent, a hairdresser and one of the two bus stops. A very large supermarket, a bank, a post office and a pharmacy are about 1 km away . The Cathedral, Palazzo Vecchio, all museums are within easy reach, as are the nearby small towns of Fiesole and Settignano.  Siena;, San Gimignano, Chianti are an easy drive from the apartment. This is a perfect place a relaxed holiday in the country setting away from the busy city and yet closes to the city of Florence.
Additional amenities include: bicycles nearby, cd, pool nearby, wine tasting on estate, close to public transport, hair dryer, cot on request, horse riding on estate, bycicles warehouse, pc, fly screens, heating, restaurant nearby, tennis court nearby, cot, airconditioned, wake up call, deckchair, horse riding nearby, bicycles on estate, satellite connection.TripAdvisor property ID 2142657...Read more
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