Trama is a romantic apartment on a wine producing estate in the heart of the Chianti. Beautifully furnished in a mixture of antique and modern styles the apartment is complete with today's comforts including air conditioning. The well kept grounds of the estate have plenty of lawns and terraces for relaxing, a large swimming pool overlooking the beautiful valley, and there is a tennis court and small football pitch. Within walking distance of the estate is a lovely Chianti village and the property is totally environmentally friendly.
The estate is situated in a fantastic position in the Chianti region and is composed of the owners 11th Century manor house, a farmhouse and hayloft which have been skilfully restored into 7 beautiful apartments. The estate is complete with a exquisite swimming pool (20m x 8m), with infinity edge and for the more energetic there is volley ball, a tennis court and a small football pitch. Well kept grounds surround the estate and beyond are vineyards and olive groves from which the owners produce excellent wine and oil which is directly available for tasting and purchase. The little village of Marcialla with its local shops is a handy walking distance of just over 1 km away.
The apartments themselves have been recently restored paying great attention to detail. All of the original characteristics such as beamed ceilings, and exposed stone walls have been retained. Each apartment has its own individual character and all have fireplaces. The addition of today's comforts such as dishwashers, safes, satellite plasma screen televisions, telephone/fast internet connection (on request), and air conditioning create the finishing touches.
Trama is a delightful split level apartment, one half of the restored hayloft. On the ground floor is the living area which has a fully equipped kitchen area with dining table and chairs, and sitting area with settee (which converts to a double bed on request), lovely stone fireplace, and satellite television. The first floor has a double bedroom (which converts to a twin on request), ensuite shower room and opens onto a balcony furnished with table and chairs. The ground floor living area opens onto the apartments terrace which has table and chairs for dining al fresco.
The estate is in a fantastic position immersed in the stunning countryside of the Chianti between the famous towns of Florence and Siena both of which easily accessible via nearby road and bus links. Many of Tuscany's treasures including San Gimignano are within easy driving distance, and the area is well known for its country walks and excellent selection of local restaurants.
The estate is proud to be totally ecological and environmentally friendly using only solar and naturally produced 'clean' energy so as to protect the beautiful countryside and aid in the prevention of pollution. Even the swimming pool has a salt based water purification system.
Ground Floor: Living room with kitchen area with hob (4 gas rings), microwave oven, fridge, dishwasher, dining table and chairs, sitting area with settee (which converts to a double bed on request to accommodate extra persons), fireplace and satellite television > Terrace.
First Floor: Double bedroom (converts to a twin on request) with ensuite shower w/c > Balcony.
Central heating* > Air conditioning* > Swimming pool > Tennis court > Volley ball court > Mountain bikes* > Small gym > 7 a side football pitch > Telephone/Fast internet connection > Safe deposit box > Use of washing machine* > Fly screens > Swimming towels provided > Parking > Wine and olive oil available for tasting and purchase > Walking distance of 1km to local village. (Facilities marked * are payable locally)
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