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Peaceful Farmhouse Close to Tuscany 'S Best Treasures - Falco

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  • Minimum stay:5-7 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

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Property description

The landscape surrounding the little hamlet of Gavignano is completely quiet and unspoiled, making a perfect setting for a country holiday, ideal for gentle walks and picnics. The towers of S. Gimignano are just visible across the valley. Podere OLiveta which translates as 'Olive grove Farm' consists of 5 different apartments which enjoy a pretty location up in the hills .Each apartment has its own independent entrance and own garden area with barbecue. Much careful thought has gone into decoration, furnishing and ensuring the apartments are equipped down to the last detail. There is a swimming pool surrounded by a sun terrace which has stunning views overlooking the rolling olive clad hills, the sprinkling of cypresses trees and the majestic towers of S. Gimignano in the distance. Local wine and olive oil can be bought nearby. Podere Oliveta enjoys a location with easy access to the main routes to Florence and Siena.
Podere Oliveta is a good choice for exploring central Tuscany. The main attractions of the region can be reached very easily. The highway which connects Florence to Siena is only 3 km distant. And the villa's location only 3 km from the railway station of Poggibonsi is a good base to visit Florence and Siena even without a car: You can park your car in Poggibonsi (free parking behind the railway station) and take the train in both directions. During the week, trains to Florence/Siena and back go regularly (approx. every 1. hour). The train ride takes about 30 minutes to Siena and 1. hour to Florence. In Florence the train will take you to the main train station which is right in the centre of Florence - it is just a short walk from the station 'Santa Maria Novella' to the Cathedral or the Uffizi. In Siena the railway station is located approx. 1 km from centre, and you may have to take a bus to reach the old town on top of the hill or take the escalator.

Tuscany/Siena Province : visit the world famous Piazza del Campo , for centuries has been the centre stage of the Palio,theindisputable symbol of Siena. Ancients medieval cities like San Gimignano,Lucca ,Arezzo,Firenze ,and many unknown villages,chapels,castles,museum. There are thousands of masterpieces to be discovered. Throughout the year there are a lot of exhibitions,festivals,markets,and sporting events involving residents as well as tourists.
See the official web site from the Sienese Tourist Board ,Terre di Siena, and enjoy exploring.

nearest travel links:
airport : Florence : 40 Km.
railway : Poggibonsi : 3 Km.
Tuscany has 2 international airports , one near Pisa (also low cost flights) the other in Florence.
Checkout for flights on www.ryanair.com ,www.easyjet.com , www.britishairways.com as well as Lufthansa, swissair an so on .
Contact us for further details on the best way to reach the property .

sports and leasure : La Badia Golf Club ( 8 holes) is only 7 km. from the property
Castelfalfi golf club (18 holes) is 25 km. far

Pleasure and relaxation are guaranteed by the treatments with thermal sring water at:
Gambassi Terme ( 15 km.)
Rapolano Terme with beautiful outdoor hot sring water ( 40 km .)

Play tennis at the tennis club ( 1,8 km . )

Walk freely for miles from the property through the hills of chianti passing by vineyards, woods and stunning views .

You can taste our wine directly from the producers nearby .

During your stay you may have cooking lessons nearby (please book in advance)

restaurants: Several of Italy's top reastaurants are within close driving distance including the two Michelin stars 'Arnolfo' Restaurant, in Colle val d'Elsa where you can enjoy renowned chef Gaetano Trovato's delicacies, and famous fish restaurants like ' Alcide ' and 'La Galleria' in Poggibonsi .
the area is full of small ' Trattoria ' where you can enjoy typical tuscan food .

Falco: Poggibonsi Vacation Rental by Owner Listing 75284ha

Just up the lane from the farmhouse, there is a smaller farm cottage. The cosy sitting room has 17th century beams, a good 'terracotta' floor, a sofa and armchairs, a pretty glass fronted dresser, solid dining table and rush chairs. There is a small but very efficient kitchen screened by a low wall in one corner. The double bedroom is quite elegant. A ladder leads up to a tiny gallery with 2 single beds Falco has the attraction of its own raised, flagged terrace, with a barbecue. This is well planted, with olives, yucca and agape. Falco would suit a young family, or make a peaceful retreat for a couple. air conditioning during the hottest months . to reserve the apartment please connect to our website: www.podereoliveta and make the reservation

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Property Type

  • Cottage
  • 45 m²

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Onsite Services

  • Housekeeper Optional

Suitability

  • Long-Term Renters Welcome
  • Children Welcome
  • Pets Considered

Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4

  • Bedroom 1: 1 queen

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  • Bedroom 2: 2 twin/ single, 1 baby crib

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  • Linen Matching bedlinen in every bedroom , plain and white 2 sheets per bed per weekly change 1 pillowcase per person per weekly change + 1 emergency pillowcase in house 1 heavy ,1 light blanket per bed- minimum 1 bedspread per bed 1 matress cover 1 large bathtowel and 1 handtowel per person per weekly change + 1 emergency towel 1 bathmat per shower to be changed weekly Paper napkins Oven gloves/squares...moreless

Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom

Other Amenities

  • Fridge with freezer compartment and ice trays Cooker-minimum 3 flames/plates Oven- either separate or part of the cooker Iron and ironing board Toaster Portable clothes dryer/rack Broom Dustpan and brush Mop/long-handled hard brush and floorcloth,and bucket Plastic bowl Rubbish bin Good quality pots and pans 1 large, 1 small frying pan 1 large pasta saucepan,lid 2 medium saucepans,1lid 1 small saucepan Oven tins/pyrexes for roasting Kettle Espresso coffee machine, large size Pyrex or china mixing bowls, 1 large,1 medium Wooden spoons Metal/plastic spoon,slice,spatula Kitchen cutlery for cooking use Kitchen knives Kitchen scissors Tea strainer Colander Grater Lemon sqeezer Garlic press Funnel Tin opener Bottle opener Corkscrew Nutcracker Salad dryer Bread basket Storage jars,tins,plastic boxes Microwave oven...moreless

Entertainment

  • Audio Tape Player
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television

Theme

  • Farm Holidays
  • Historic

Attractions

  • Autumn Foliage
  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Coin Laundry
  • Forests
  • Library
  • Museums
  • Playground
  • Restaurants
  • Ruins
  • Winery Tours

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Fitness Center
  • Groceries
  • Hospital
  • Laundromat
  • Massage Therapist
  • Medical Services

Leisure Activities

  • Bird Watching
  • Eco Tourism
  • Horseback Riding
  • Outlet Shopping
  • Scenic Drives
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking

Location Type

  • Rural

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cycling
  • Golf
  • Golf Privileges Optional
  • Mountain Biking
  • Swimming
  • Tennis

Dining

  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 5 people

General

  • Air Conditioning
  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided
  • Local Maps
  • Mosquito Magnet
  • Parking
  • Safe
  • Shampoo
  • Sofa Bed
  • Sunbed
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet

Kitchen

  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Coffee Maker
  • Grill
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster

Outside

  • Balcony
  • Barbecue
  • Beach Chairs
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Patio

Pool / Spa

  • Hot Tub
  • Outdoor Pool

House Cleaning

  • Housekeeper Optional

Property Descriptor

  • Detached
 

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Special offer: 10% DISCOUNT

we offer a 10% discount for weekly stays in all our 5 apartments

Offer for: Apr 18, 2015 - Jul 11, 2015 View calendar

Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
low season
Mar 28 - May 9, 2015
5 night min stay

€509 €1,591
mid season
May 10 - Jun 27, 2015
5 night min stay

€605 €1,909
high season
Jun 28 - Aug 29, 2015
7 night min stay

€691 €2,182
mid season
Aug 30 - Sep 26, 2015
7 night min stay

€600 €1,909
low season
Sep 27 - Nov 1, 2015
5 night min stay

€509 €1,591
My Standard Rate
7 night min stay

€503 €1,773
* Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

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  • VAT Tax Rate 10%

Notes:

changeover day is saturday


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Location

40 Kilometres
Nearest Airport
Florence
2 Kilometres
Nearest Barpub
mangia musica
80 Kilometres
Nearest Ferry
Livorno
5 Kilometres
Nearest Golf
Colle di val d'Elsa
3 Kilometres
Nearest Train
Poggibonsi
3 Kilometres
Nearest Motorway
Poggibonsi Nord
2 Kilometres
Nearest Restaurant
Bocca d'Elsa
80 Kilometres
Nearest Beach
Cecina

Car: Recommended

Podere Oliveta is located 200m from the hamlet to Gavignano. Set on the top of the hill which overlooks the whole country side. It is in the center of Tuscany with easy access to main routes towards Florance (30min by car), Siena (20min), Volterra, San Gimignano, the villages and castles of Chianti. In the area you can find good restaurants and shops.

Arriving by car from the north: leave the highway A1 'Autostrada del Sole' at the exit Firenze Certosa and take the motorway Firenze-Siena. Drive along (34km) this road as far as Poggibonsi Nord. At the roundabout folow the directions to Poggibonsi centre and drive for about 500m. Turn left in to the first road on your left towards Gavignano and drive for other 1,8km. Pass the little hamlet of Gavignano and the end of the asphalted road you'll see a sign Oliveta on your right. Coming from the South: drive until Siena and then follow the direction towards Firenze. Take the motorway Siena-Firenze till the exit of Poggibonsi Nord.

 

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    Swimming pool

  • External view

    External view

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    Living room Gufo

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    Linving room passero

  • Falco  garden

    Falco garden

  • pettirosso garden

    pettirosso garden

  • lily flowers in June

    lily flowers in June

  • enjoy your breakfast on Rondine terrace

    enjoy your breakfast on Rondine terrace

  • staircase to Falco

    staircase to Falco

  • Panoramic view

    Panoramic view

  • Bedroom Pettirosso

    Bedroom Pettirosso

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    Panoramic view

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  • swimming-pool

    swimming-pool

  • passero garden

    passero garden

  • parking-place

    parking-place

  • dining room with direct access to the garden

    dining room with direct access to the garden

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  • Sleeps
    4
  • Bedrooms
    2
  • Bathrooms
    1
  • Property type
    Cottage
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Member since: 2007
Speaks: english, french, italian
  • Response time Within 24 hours
  • Response rate 100%
  • Calendar last updated 04/19/2015
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