Podere Antico is a completely independent old stone-built farmhouse dating back to the 1700s located between Val d'Orcia and the hills of the Chianti area. Thanks to its superb location, it is the ideal starting point for visiting the Val di Chiana and Val d'Orcia, with their beautiful medieval towns such as Cortona, Montepulciano, San Quirico d'Orcia, Pienza, and from there, Montalcino and San Gimignano , not to mention the beautiful cities of art such as Siena, Florence and Arezzo. The house has been restored in a conservative manner that has left intact the charm and beauty of the past. Tastefully furnished with period pieces, the villa still preserves its old terracotta floors, the ancient stone staircase leading to the upper floor and the ceilings with wooden beams. The property is surrounded by 7 acres of land with a small natural lake and woods, where there is a spacious private garden with barbecue and an above-ground swimming pool (4x6, 1.2 m deep) (01/05-30/09 open from 8 am to 9 pm) made entirely of wood and with sun terrace. Approximately 100 m from the pool there is a barn with the owner's horses (fed every day without disturbing the privacy of the guests). A chef, maid services, cooking classes and wine tasting are available on request and to be paid for on location. The accommodation has wi fi internet connection and central heating. Parking inside the property.
PLEASE NOTE: the owners, who live about 400 m away in another property completely independent, will welcome you and will be available if needed. Pets are allowed on request and upon payment of€ 40/week /animal.
ACCOMMODATION: (300 m2) Gr. fl.: large dining room with stone flooring, equipped kitchen (dishwasher, fridge, gas oven, fireplace, brick barbecue, iron and ironing board, toaster, kettle), 1 bathroom with shower. 1st fl.: (accessed from an ancient stone staircase and a small porch that opens onto a dining room with large fireplace, 2 double bedrooms, 1 double bedroom with an additional 3rd bed, 1 bathroom with shower (hairdryer) , WC.LOCATION: 4 Km Sinalunga (all kinds of shops), 7 km Lucignano, Medieval oval-shaped town enclosed by ancient walls, 28 km Montepulciano, 38 km Siena, 40 km Arezzo, 95 km Volterra, 102 km Florence.