The Pass of the Shepherds is located on an ancient Etruscan and Roman road, now secondary, joining distant areas of Tuscany. From the Etruscan till a few years before the Second World War, millions of sheep passed here twice a year, coming from the summer pastures to the winter pastures and vice versa. This has meant and still means that the passage of the shepherds-are located in the geographic centre of Tuscany. In 1-1.5 hours, you can reach any tourist destination: the sea, mountains and art centres. The block where is the actual apartments, dating back to 1600. The structure, of course, being near the river, was built with rounded-stones, taken from the land around it and that is why plastered. At the reception you will find a wonderful stone floor, discovered and restored in the work of 1992. The whole structure is supported and reinforced by beautiful brick arches that have also been restored and brought back to its former splendour during the work of recovery. The ancient furniture have been restored and integrated with modern in Tuscan style.
The property is composed of 8 self catering apartments and 8 B & B bedrooms.
<b>At guests disposal:</b> Restaurant on the premises. The swimming pool is located on the garden side of the hotel. The green-area is about 7000 squared meters. swimming pool has a octagonal form, it's made in wood and it's 7,50 diameter for 46 cube meters of water. The swimming pool has a night lights and it's usually open from 08:00 till 22:00. On the back side of the Residence Hotel, there is a secluded garden, covered with grape leaves. Wonderful, peaceful in summer with tables and chairs. Free to use when restaurant do no serve lunch. The park is about 7000 squared metres with more than 400 varieties of plants. Even in January, chalichantus make flowers. In the park, there is the pool. Beautiful for summer hot days and at nights, with the night-lights, relax in the water and in the silence. The closest tennis court is located in the village, 400 meters far from the apartments. The closest golf is located in Ugolino. It is just 13 km far and very easy to arrive. <b>Distances:</b> Greve in Chianti with all kind of shops at 7 km, San Gimignano 30 Km, Firenze Km 23, Siena 42 Km Bus stop is availalbe in front of the property. Firenze, 23 km. Greve in Chianti 7 km. Impruneta, 10km. San Casciano val di pesa 12, Radda in Chianti, 35 km. Castellina in chianti, 22 km, Siena 43 km. San Gimignano 45 km. Colle val d'Elsa 30. Parking within the grounds.
The bus stop is just 25 m close to the apartments. This is the schedule.
Payment is usually accepted in the quoted currency (€) unless the currency and the amount is specifically agreed in advance with the manager / advertiser.
Additional information about rental rates:
daily and final cleaning, natural gas, electricity, water, heating
In rates it's included too:
1 big and 1 medium size towel.
They will be changed every 3 days like all room linen.
Not included: tourist tax
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