Podere Graziella | Villas in Italy, Venice, Rome, Florence and Paris
Do you dream of renting a farmhouse in Tuscan? well look no further, this is the quintessential Tuscan farmhouse, beautifully restored,retaining original features, combining them with one of a kind modern pieces of furniture; featuring the owner's trademark colors. A very private house, set on a hillside with amazing views, with over 300 acres of private woodlands, cypress, oak and chestnut begin just up the hill from here. The many terraces which comprise the property have been restored, combining beds of fruit trees, ,and open, sloping lawns for running and playing ball. The primary terrace faces due south and the exceptional view -- it is furnished with a variety of wicker and wood couches, armchairs and low tables for relaxing. Summary: * Sleeps 10 in 3 double and two twin * All en suite accommodations * Small but very well-equipped country *Kitchen, with large stone counter top, American fridge and separate freezer, ice maker, dishwasher * Dining room for 10 seated, opening to outdoor dining area * Living room open to the terrace, handsome stone fireplace * Very extended vine pergola on stone paved terrace facing the valley (south-west) * Al fresco dining area under vine pergola for 16 seated. Built in barbecue * Heated swimming pool (12x6 meters) overlooking the “Val d’Orcia”. Cotta pavement, straw changing room, covered picnic area, second pergola, small fridge * Laundry (washing machine and tumble dryer) * Satellite TV, VCR, DVD, CD player, * Broadband through WI-FI in most of the house * Vegetable and flower garden * Orchard and vine groves * 30 acres of private woodland surrounding the house GROUND FLOOR Entrance with staircase leading to first floor Lobby opens to:cloakroom (previously stables, white brick barrel vault ceilings) There is a twin bedroom, ensuite bathroom with shower Living room with fireplace, double door opens to pergola terrace, Dining room, which also opens to an outdoor dining area The kitchen is extremely well designed, small and very effecient, fully equipped:electric oven, 5 fires stove, dishwasher; There is a wonderful vine covered pergola on terrace facing the valley (south-west) FIRST FLOOR Small double bedroom up the stairs (uses cloakroom in the lobby) Double bedroom (queen) with en suite bathroom (tub and wall-mounted shower with curtain) Twin bedroom, en suite bathroom with walk in shower Master bedroom (king) with huge hearth dominating the wall, private balcony, en suite bathroom with tub wall mounted shower) and double sink Wonderful housekeeper on location - cooks great Tuscan meals! Everyone wants to take her home when the leave this villa in Tuscany; The housekeeper can provide grocery shopping, meals prepared, babysitting, see below under "included" paragraph. Fee. POOL Amazing views!, Heated (unusual in Italy) swimming pool (12x6 meters) overlooking the “Val d’Orcia”. ( cost to heat not included in price - based on usage) Cotta pavement around the pool, straw changing room, sheltered picnic area, second pergola, small fridge. Hand-hewn stones form rough staircases leading from the terrace,through a scented rosemary hedge to the lower lawn. The vegetable garden, tended by the owners' gardener, furnishes fresh produce to supplement your meal. A second rough staircase brings to the fruit orchard and a third staircase brings you to the pool (12 x 6 meters). At one end, a simple changing area is provided, along with a small fridge for cold drinks and a shower - cold water only. A straw pergola offers shade for lounging or dining al fresco. There are sun beds and sling chairs you can position to see the fabulous view. Top of page
Additional amenities include: orchard and vine groves, washing machine & dryer, 30 acres private woodland surrounding the house rates: €3500 - €6600 var addthis_pub="cayriss"; printer friendly, cd player, sleeps 10, solar/boiler, bathrooms all en suite, 3 double bedrooms 2 twin bedrooms;, vegetable and flower garden.TripAdvisor property ID 2742342...Read more
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