Antico Podere is an antique stone farmhouse, recently restored, where "old times" atmosphere can be felt. Thanks to modern technology, this beautiful property is a perfect and refined destination for those who want to relax without having to give up the comforts of the XXI century.
The villa is located about 8 km far from Arezzo and offers a wide and splendid view of the city with its towers, churches, the cathedral and the medieval walls.
Antico Podere is part of a farm, specializing in the organic production of wine, olive oil, honey and saffron. The house is surrounded by 20 acres of land.
In the same property, in addition to the villa with private pool and garden, there is also a restaurant with typical Tuscan dishes, at about 500 meters and the owners' house.
Both the restaurant, with parking, and the owner's house are located sufficiently far from the villa and do not disturb guests' privacy.
Antico Podere is a detached house with ancient origins which has been tastefully renovated and offers all modern comforts.
It has five tastefully decorated bedrooms, all with private bathroom and an additional "connecting" room with sofa bed. The hall can also be reached by a staircase from the ground floor
By entering into the ground floor of the house, through the porch equipped for al fresco dinners, there is a direct access to the dining room with a comfortable large wooden table.
On the ground floor, there is a large kitchen fully equipped and with access to the terrace, a living room with sofa, fireplace and direct access to the garden, 1 double bedroom with en suite, 1 double room with private bathroom, laundry, 1 bathroom with shower.
The first floor is accessible by the internal and by the external staircase. There are two double bedrooms and one twin room, all with private bath. Two of these rooms have a fireplace in the room for romantic moments and direct access to a terrace equipped with chairs.
All rooms have large windows with breathtaking views. The old terracotta floors and ceilings with wooden beams and stone walls give the house a special and friendlly atmosphere.
GARDEN AND POOL
The villa is surrounded by a beautiful garden with well cared roses, oleanders and other typical Tuscan vegetation.
Not far from the villa (below the villa), there is a kitchen garden where guests can pick fresh seasonal vegetables directly. In addition, the Farm's Shop sells homemade products and local wines from the estate as well as fresh vegetables, fruits, eggs and honey.
The pool (80 square meters, depth 1.50 m) is about 10 meters distant from the house with wonderful views. It has been equipped with deckchairs, parasols and a covered gazebo. The pool water is heated by a solar system and iit can be therefore also used in the coldest seasons.
The property overlooks the entire valley where you can admire beautiful sunsets and starry skies.
About 500 meters far from the villa, there is the cellar of the estate and the restaurant, where you can order dishes of the typical Tuscan cuisine "à la carte menu" or full menus. Furthermore, the modern kitchen of the restaurant is ideal for organizing cooking classes or wine tastings.
|Mar 01, 2014||May 03, 2014||—||2,990 €||—|
|May 03, 2014||Jun 28, 2014||—||3,650 €||—|
|Jun 28, 2014||Aug 30, 2014||—||4,390 €||—|
|Aug 30, 2014||Sep 27, 2014||—||3,650 €||—|
|Sep 27, 2014||Nov 08, 2014||—||2,990 €||—|
Electricity, water, cooking gas, initial and final cleaning, linen and towels (weekly change), maintenance and cleaning of swimming pool, parking, Wi-Fi internet access, solar heated swimming pool. Towels for the pool. Clean between Wednesday and Saturday. Welcome dinner on arrival.
COMPULSORY SERVICES NOT INCLUDED (to be paid locally directly to the owner): pets allowed (€ 40, - per week / animal).
SERVICES ON REQUEST (to be paid to the owner): extra cleaning (12, - € per hour / cleaning), extra linen (15, - € per person), private chef, heating (on consumption for the period of stay according to current price during the stay), firewood (20, - € per quintal), babysitting service, sofa bed 25, - € per person per night.
Satellite TV, Hi-Fi system with CD and DVD Player) oven, 2 fridge / freezer, washing machine, dishwasher, microwave, toaster, blender, kettle, coffee machine, espresso machine, blender, iron and ironing board, cot, hair dryer, desk fans, mosquito nets, barbecue area with barbecue, portable barbecue, wood-burning oven for pizza, beds, Wi-Fi at home and outdoors
SLEEPS: 10 +2
ROOMS: 5 (3 doubles, 2 doubles, 1 double sofa bed in the living room of a suite)
BATHS: 6 ((including 5 private baths)
HANDICAPPED ACCESS: Yes, 1 bedroom with private bathroom
PETS: on request at an added cost
Fenced: Partially fenced
SECURITY DEPOSIT: - € in cash on arrival
ARRIVAL: Saturday from 16.00 to 19.00
DEPARTURE: Saturday before 10.00
ACCESS TO PROPERTY ': Road to the gate. Then , about 500 meters of dirty road in good condition
PLACES TO VISIT IN THE RANGE OF 100 KM: 8 km Arezzo, 28 km Monte San Savino, Cortona 38 km, Montepulciano 60 km, 80 km Florence 70 km Siena, San Gimignano 125 km, Perugia 90 km
SERVICES AND SHOPS: 1 km, 8 km Arezzo center
MOTORWAY: A1 Arezzo: 20 km
AIRPORTS: Florence 100 km, Pisa (165 km), Bologna (146 km), Rome Fiumicino (250 km), Perugia 93 km
RIDING: 8 km Arezzo
BEACH: Tyrrhenian Sea 160 km (Marina di Grosseto), Adria (Cesenatico) 140 km
The location of the Antico Podere is quiet and comfortable. This beautiful villa is an ideal base to discover Tuscany and Umbria. Arezzo, Cortona, Siena, Florence, Pisa, Perugia and Rome can also be easily reached as well as Montepulciano, Pienza, Sinalunga, Monte San Savino, Lucignano, etc.
It is an ideal place to visit ancient castles and famous wineries, picturesque landscapes and villages through the country roads. The area also offers many events throughout the year. In the autumn season, the harvest of olives and grapes can be an exciting activity to practice.