IL BORGHETTO di Cortennano, Tuscany villa vacation rentals, lies on the side of a hill within the municipal borders of San Gimignano directly on the original old dirt road leading to the town, with the best view of the famous towers. The little cluster of buildings is perfectly situated in the midst of the splendid Tuscan countryside, surrounded by olive orchards and vineyards for the production of fine oil of the highest quality and fragrance, and Vernaccia, the white wine praised by Redi in his Dithyrambic of Bacchus in Tuscany. <b>Distances:</b> San Gimignano is just 3 Km away, and is a symbol and treasure beloved by all humanity, safeguarded and protected by Unesco for its art, history and culture. The other major Tuscan historical tourist zones are all nearby: Firenze 40 km, Siena 30 km, Arezzo 90 km, Volterra 30 km, Pisa and Pistoia 90 km, Lucca 100 km , the Chianti region 30 km and the Tyrrhenian sea 90 km away. Airports: Firenze Peretola 50 km, Pisa Galileo Galilei 80 km. <b>At guests disposal:</b> Swimming pool 8x16 - depth from 1.2 to 1.6 m (open from April 25 to October 27) Free wi-fi connection in the reception area, large parking, Baby Cot - 30,00 euro Per Week. Garden and shared equipped outdoor areas, swimming pool (8x6m), car park. shared laundry room (washing machine, dryer). Facilities: Horse Riding at 12 km. Golf Course (18 holes) at 12 km. Tennis at 8 Km. Mountain Bike rental at 3 km. ART AND CULTURAL EXHIBITIONS – Information about all art exhibitions and festivals during your stay. GOLF COURSES - For golf lovers information about the best five golf courses in Tuscany. RUNNING - Training and local running races for running and jogging lovers. WELLNESS - different types of body and face massages on the spot. Cooking classes, ceramic courses, wine tasting, horseback riding, available on requests outside the property (half an hour drive from here) , then guided tours to the towns. The office at the villa is open to guests every morning between 9am and 12.30pm and we are happy to give our guests any information they should need (directions, suggestions for places to visit, …). <b>Extra services:</b> RESTAURANT: Three times a week at dinner – on Saturday, Tuesday and Friday – starting our Restaurant is open for the Guests who can enjoy our home made dishes from the most typical Tuscan tradition the patio (in the garden) or in the cellar. Maximum seats up to 25. BREAKFAST: For breakfast in the apartment we offer the possibility to book in advance a breakfast basket with basic items which include instant coffee, tea bags, a portion of marmalade, a portion of honey, a portion of nutella, biscuits, half litre of milk, sugar. When requested, guests may arrange in advance for the basket to be delivered to the apartment. ACCESS: 2 km of dirt track road.
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:
Above indicated rates include:
- weekly change of linen, towels and kitchen cloths;
- final cleaning, consumption of water,
- electricity, gas for the kitchen and hot water,
- free wi-fi connection in the reception area
- use of swimming pool (open from April 25 to October 28, 2013)
- large parking
- independent air conditioning in all the rooms available and included in the price from June 8 to September 7, 2013
- Central heating available and included in the price till April 27, 2013 and from October 26 to November 2 2013
Extras upon request and to pay on the spot:
• Baby Cot - 30,00 euro/week included linen
• Small bath towel - 1,00 euro
• Medium bath towel - 2,00 euro
• Large bath towel - 3,00 euro
• Bath -math - 2,00 euro
• Single bed linen - 7,00 euro
• Large bed linen - 9,00 euro
• Swimming-pool towel hire 6,00 euro per towel for the whole stay
• Additional cleaning.
Local tax: euro 1,5 /night/person - only from March to October and for guests older t
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