Beautiful Historic Apartment Located in the Centre of Medieval Village(6 Reviews)
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- Minimum stay:3 nights
- Property type:Apartment
- Pets considered:No
- Wheel chair accessible:N/A
About the Property
2 Bedroom, 1 Bathroom, 4 Sleeps
Appartamento Giardino is located in a a converted frantoio, olive oil mill in the centre of the mediaeval town of Lucignano. There is a spacious living room with large open fire, kitchen and dining area, and an adjacent sleeping area for two. On this level is also a bathroom featuring a traditional rolled-top bath and separate shower. There is also a laundry with a front-loading washing machine. A staircase leads off this level to the garden and rear entry. The lower level features a large bedroom and also separate access to the garden. The garden is furnished with outdoor table, chairs and umbrella for the exclusive use of the apartment - an ideal place to relax.
The apartment is set over two levels, the lower level contains the main bedroom with a king-sized bed (letto matrimoniale), this bedroom also has direct access to Appartamento Giardino's private garden.
In addition, all bedrooms have ceiling fans.
There is total sleeping accommodation for 4 people.
Interaction with Guests
Upon arrival, guests will be greeted with a local from Lucignano who speaks both Italian and English. She will provide information about the attractions of the town and of the surrounding area.
Apartamento Giardino is located in the outer ring of the town in via Roma. Everything is in walking (just metres away from the front door!) distance, whether you want to get a morning caffe and cornetti, or have a meal in its many restaurants, or get supplies from the supermercato.
Lucignano, known as the 'Pearl of the Val di Chiana' (Valley of Chiana) retains its complete mediaeval town plan. Viewed from the air, Lucignano is perfectly oval in shape. Apartamento Giardino is located in the heart of centro storico, the historic centre! Lucignano is incredibly well located in central Tuscany, exploring all the major historic centres is very straightforward. Florence and Siena are less than an hour away by road, and Cortona and Arezzo are less than 1/2 and hour away. Whilst Lucignano is a very beautiful town, it is not overrun with tourists and for those who wish to try out their Italian language skills, you will find the locals patient and friendly. If you have a car, parking is easily accessible from Apartamento Giardino
Other Things to Note
Please note: Unless otherwise agreed to, the minimum period of stay is 4 days. Discounts apply for long stays.
Member since: 2014
- On floor 1
- 100 m²
- Vacation Rental
- Guests Provide Their Own Meals
- Housekeeper Optional
- Children Welcome
Appartamento Giardino is located on the ground floor (street level) however there are a two steps down to the apartment's main level. One bedroom area is on this level and the main bedroom is down a flight of stairs. The garden is down another 6 steps or so....moreless
- Non Smoking Only
- Pets Not Allowed
Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4, Beds for 4
- The apartment is set over two levels, the lower level contains the main bedroom with a king-sized bed (letto matrimoniale), this bedroom also has direct access to Appartamento Giardino's private garden. On the main living level is another sleeping area containing a double bed. (There is also an additional single convertible bed that can be used in either bedroom) In addition, all bedrooms have ceiling fans. There is total sleeping accommodation for 4 people....moreless
Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom
- Traditional roll-top bath, separate shower, toilet and bidet
- Wifi internet free
- Away From It All
- Tourist Attractions
- Live Theater
- Winery Tours
Local Services & Businesses
- Fitness Center
- Medical Services
- Bird Watching
- Eco Tourism
- Outlet Shopping
- Scenic Drives
- Sight Seeing
Sports & Adventure Activities
- Equestrian Events
- Freshwater Fishing
- Mountain Biking
- Mountain Climbing
- Dining Area
- Seating for 4 people
- Towels Provided
- Washing Machine
- Coffee Maker
- Dishes & Utensils
- Pantry Items
- Housekeeper Optional
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My Standard Rate
3 night min stay
Rates are based on 2 guests; add $7 per night, per additional guest
Additional information about rental rates
- internet wifi free $0.00
- cleaning fee $53.07
Minimum period of stay is 3 days. Discounts apply for long stays
Appartamento Giardino has central heating throughout. If you wish to use the central heating system, let the house manager know at check-in and she can read the gas meter in your presence. At the end of your stay, she will check the meter/s again and work out the usage charge. The rate is € 1/mc. Which works out, for the middle of winter (for example), would cost about €40-€90 or so for a week. Appartamento Giardino also has a beautiful traditional open fire (great for roasting chestnuts!) and firewood can be provided as well for a small additional charge based on usage.
Owner's cancellation policy:
50% refund for cancellations more than 14 days before check-in date.
100% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
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Centrally located in the town of Lucignano. All day to day needs are within walking distance. In addition to restaurants, there are a number of bars and cafes in centro storico. There are two bars (one on either side of Porta S. Giusto - the main entry into the town) and one just inside the Porto. There are cafe's, pasticceria, butchers, banks, pharmacy and two supermarkets (supermercati) and a gelateria also within the town.
Year Purchased: 2011
About the owner: I am a designer based in Sydney, Australia who has just completed the extensive restoration and furnishing of this beautiful property in Lucignano, which is now available for holiday rental.
Why the Owner Chose Lucignano AR, Italy:
Lucignano is a very friendly town of about 1000 inhabitants situated in central Tuscany with easy access to many of the attractions of the region. I am sure you will find Lucignano as enchanting as my wife, Catherine and I have found it.
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bathroom with roll-top bath and walk-in shower
Traditional open fire
This listing was first published here in 2014.
Date last modified - Sunday, February 19, 2017
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