EXTERNAL DESCRIPTIONVilla Abbazia is a wonderful detached villa, located in the countryside of Barberino Val d'Elsa, a small medieval village in the province of Florence.The property, which is accessed along a semi-paved road with very low traffic, boasts a large, well-kept garden, equipped with gazebo, dining table and barbecue for tasty grills and alfresco meals.On the back of the garden you will find a private swimming pool (6x12 m), provided with sunbeds, deckchairs and parasols.
INTERNAL DESCRIPTIONThe villa (220 sqm), furnished in classic Tuscan style, is set on 2 floors and can accommodate up to 10+2 people for a total of 5 bedrooms and 4 bathrooms (including one guest toilet).
Ground floor: On the ground floor you will find a kitchen (equipped with oven, refrigerator, freezer, dishwasher, microwave, toaster), a spacious dining room with table for 8-10 people and a large living room furnished with three comfortable sofas and flat TV.
Following two double bedrooms, one with divisible beds and the other decorated with Asian-style furnishings.A guest toilet and a bathroom with shower (with curtain) make the rest of this floor.
First floor: The upper floor is only accessed by an external ramp of 19 stairs (the two floors of the villa are not connected from the inside). This level is composed by: a living room with flat TV and two sofas (of which one can be used as a sofa bed), a small service kitchen with wooden table (suitable for light and quick meals) and a narrow but full bathroom with shower.
The sleeping area consists of two double bedrooms (including one with divisible beds) and a mezzanine bedroom (with double beds and low ceiling). Under the mezzanine room you will find a living corner with wooden table and a bathroom with shower.
The villa is not equipped with air conditioning but its walls are thick providing a natural coolness. All windows are provided with mosquito screens. Internet connection is via 3G, therefore is at a reduced speed.
OUR OPINIONBeautiful villa with swimming pool and private garden, ideal starting point to visit Siena, Florence, San Gimignano, Certaldo and the charming Chianti villages (such as Greve, Panzano, Castellina, Radda).Perfect stay for families or groups of friends who want to spend an unforgettable holiday nestled in the hills of the Tuscan countryside.
CONDITIONS AND PRICESThe property can only be booked from Saturday to Saturday (exceptions in Low season where the minimum stay is 4 nights).Included in the price: Final cleaning; park pool and house maintenance; utilities (gas, electricity, water); towels and sheets provided. Excluded from the price: Heating(40,00€/day).
Security Deposit: Customers are required to pay in advance 500,00€ security deposit (bank transfer), which will be returned at the end of the stay upon damages.
Pool timetable: 1 Jun - 30 Sept
APE energy certification level: G 132.5 kWh/m2 per year
DESTINATIONSVilla Abbazia is located in the countryside surrounding the small medieval village of Barberino Val d'Elsa, nearby Certaldo and San Gimignano and halfway between Florence and Siena.Situated along the ancient Cassia road which connects Florence to Rome, Barberino Val d'Elsa offers a stunning panorama of the Chianti region. In 2003 this village was awarded the Orange flag by the Italian Touring Club, for beauty and promotion of cultural heritage, environmental protection, culture of hospitality, quality of catering and local products. Here you will find, in fact, excellent restaurants and wine cellars, that will fill your holiday also in terms of culinary delights.
Moreover Barberino Val d'Elsa is the ideal starting point both for day trips to Florence and Siena, and for reaching other charming Chianti villages (such as Greve, Panzano, Castellina, Radda) or medieval villages of Tuscany countryside (like San Gimignano, Certaldo, Monteriggioni, Volterra).
MAIN DISTANCESPoggibonsi (7 km), Certaldo (10 km), San Gimignano (16 km), Monteriggioni (22 km), Siena (38 km), Volterra (39 km), Greve in Chianti (40 km), Florence (44 km).
PARKINGOutdoor parking area (for 3/5 cars).
MORE FACILITIESMosquito screensInternet Wi-Fi (via 3g)Private gardenPrivate swimming poolSunbeds, deckchairs and parasolsBarbecueOvenDishwasherWashing machine2 Flat TVBlu-ray/DVD playerOutdoor dining tableGazeboRefrigeratorFreezerSalami slicerMicrowaveToaster