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Self-Catering Holiday Apartments in the Countryside Near Florence - Alba

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Rustic - all apartments look out across vineyards

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Last updated: 09/23/2014
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  • Minimum stay:4-7 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Pontassieve in Valdisieve barn description

Escape into rustic Chianti Rufina and enjoy the timeless pleasures of Tuscany - less than 30 min from Florence!
This small group of buildings was once part of the first line of defences of Renaissance Florence. Now on a working vineyard, they have been converted to create an attractive villa and apartments. Situated in a prestigious Florentine estate which produces an impressive Chianti, there is a panoramic hilltop castle within walking distance. Florence is an easy train ride away, saving the headache of city parking. For 2 people, you can choose between Cipresso, a mini apartment with kitchenette, or Alba and Vista, which both have full kitchens and separate bedroom. If you are travelling in a group of up to 4, select the tab for Villa, the converted barn with two spacious panoramic terraces, two double bedrooms and bathrooms. For larger groups, up to 7, select Antica & Cipresso. Alternatively, groups of up to 13 can rent the whole Borgo. All apartments have their own private terrace with views across the valley.


Approach Road: Please note that there is a 1km rough, farm road to approach the property. The surface of the road is in loose stone and not tarmac. Most of our guests arrive in small hire cars without problems. Ask us for more information if you are concerned.

Alba: Pontassieve in Valdisieve Vacation Rental by Owner Listing 91933ha

Alba is a well-equipped holiday apartment for two people. Furnished in a fresh but traditional style, it consists of a kitchen-living area, bedroom and bathroom. The furnishing and walls are in natural, modern style. You enter the kitchen-living area via the private terrace with views of a medieval watch tower, olive trees and distant hills. Garden furniture makes the terrace an ideal place for meals. The kitchen-living area has four ring gas hob, hood, electric oven, large fridge and dishwasher. An antique walnut table seats up to 8. There is a comfortable sofa. The bedroom is light and airy with a large wardrobe and a traditional barn window with beautiful views. The bathroom is contemporary with designer fittings and Italian stone tiles and has a shower unit and separate bathtub. The pretty window above the bathtub looks onto olive trees and distant hills.

Property Type

  • Barn
  • 48 m²

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental

      Meals

          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

          Suitability

          • Non Smoking Only
          • Pets Not Allowed
          • Unsuitable For Elderly Or Infirm
          • Wheelchair Inaccessible

          Bedrooms: 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 2, Beds for 2

          • Bedroom 1: 1 double

            ...moreless

          • Clean, bright and airy, the main bedroom has the distinctive criss-cross window design so characteristic of barns in Tuscany. South facing, it has great views across the valley. Totally private, it is not overlooked....moreless

          Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom

          Entertainment

          • DVD Player
          • Television

          Theme

          • Away From It All
          • Tourist Attractions

          Leisure Activities

          • Horseback Riding
          • Walking

          Location Type

              • Rural

              Sports & Adventure Activities

              • Cycling
              • Mountain Biking

              Dining

              • Dining Area
              • Seating for 8 people

              General

              • Air Conditioning
              • Hair Dryer
              • Heating
              • Internet
              • Iron & Board
              • Linens Provided
              • Parking
              • Towels Provided
              • Washing Machine
              • Wireless Internet

              Kitchen

              • 4 Ring Stove
              • Dishes & Utensils
              • Dishwasher
              • Oven
              • Refrigerator
              • Stove
              • Toaster

              Outside

              • Lawn / Garden
              • Outdoor Grill
              • Terrace

              Property Descriptor

                  • Terraced
                   

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                  Rental basis: Per property
                  Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
                  Alto
                  Jun 28 - Oct 5, 2014
                  7 night min stay

                  €695
                  Mid (standard)
                  Oct 6 - Dec 19, 2014
                  4 night min stay
                  €99
                  €675
                  My Standard Rate
                  4 night min stay
                  €99
                  €675

                  Additional information about rental rates

                  Fees:

                  • Taxes Not included

                  Notes:

                  All rates include bed and bath linens and final cleaning.

                  Air conditioning is available in this apartment. When opting to use aircon, electricity consumption is payable according to start/end meter readings applying the electricity supplier's own rates.

                  A 40% deposit is required to secure a booking, with the balance payable on or before arrival.


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                  Last updated: 09/23/2014
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                  Location

                  25 Kilometres
                  Nearest Airport
                  Florence
                  3 Kilometres
                  Nearest Train
                  Pontassieve
                  10 Kilometres
                  Nearest Motorway
                  Firenze Sud

                  Car: Recommended

                  The 2 main airports in Tuscany (Pisa and Florence) are easily accessible . Short breaks are feasible all year round! You'll know you have made an escape from routine, though, when you drive down the winding approach road. You pass through vineyards with a historic castle and our property above you in the distance. You are now in the Nipozzano estate of the noble Florentine family of Frescobaldi. From your apartment, a pleasant walk, with superb views, will take you up to the castle. There the wine is aged in the historic cellars and you can taste and buy all Frescobaldi wines. Numerous other panoramic walks dot the area (the historic monastery of Vallombrosa is not far either). For renaissance culture, we are near Florence and Arezzo. Regular trains from Pontassieve station (5 minutes away) to central Florence take only 20-25 minutes. Alternatively, designer outlet discounts from Gucci, YSL, Todds etc are to be found at the Mall, outside Leccio, 15 minutes away.

                  Other Activities: Wine tasting.

                   

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                  Photos

                  • Rustic - all apartments look out across vineyards

                    Rustic - all apartments look out across vineyards

                  • Borgo di Sopra

                    Borgo di Sopra

                  • Villa upstairs (Alba) : bedroom

                    Villa upstairs (Alba) : bedroom

                  • Villa sitting room

                    Villa sitting room

                  • The apartment called Antica

                    The apartment called Antica

                  • Antica's kitchen/diner

                    Antica's kitchen/diner

                  • Antica Bedroom

                    Antica Bedroom

                  • Cipresso - studio apartment for 2

                    Cipresso - studio apartment for 2

                  • Vista : terrace

                    Vista : terrace

                  • Borgo di Sopra : terrace view

                    Borgo di Sopra : terrace view

                  • Vista's bedroom

                    Vista's bedroom

                  • Borgo di Sopra : garden

                    Borgo di Sopra : garden

                  • Villa - Alba is the upper floor

                    Villa - Alba is the upper floor

                  • Alba/Villa kitchen

                    Alba/Villa kitchen

                  • Villa upstairs bathroom (Alba)

                    Villa upstairs bathroom (Alba)

                  • Villas's downstairs bedroom

                    Villas's downstairs bedroom

                  • Antica - spacious apartment

                    Antica - spacious apartment

                  • Antica : kitchen

                    Antica : kitchen

                  • Cipresso : terrace

                    Cipresso : terrace

                  • Cipresso's terrace

                    Cipresso's terrace

                  • Borgo di Sopra : garden

                    Borgo di Sopra : garden

                  • Vista

                    Vista

                  • Vista's south-facing terrace

                    Vista's south-facing terrace

                  • Borgo di Sopra

                    Borgo di Sopra

                  €99 per night (EUR)
                  5

                  1 Bedroom / 1 Bathroom
                  Sleeps 2

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                  Minimum stay: 4-7 nights
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