Near Florence Wifi / Pool / Bikes / Vegetable Garden

House
Primary residence
5 Sleeps
2 Bedrooms
2 Bathrooms
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2 double beds
1 simple extra bed

Description

What you will love about this home

Large property with pool and a vegetable garden

What you will love in the neighborhood

Only 5 min to the old-town center of Montevarchi

Only 1 hr from Firenze, Siena and Arezzo

Additional information

My family villa, reminiscent of the typical Tuscan "Leopoldino" style of architecture, was built with natural materials according to canons of bio-architecture, creating a comfortable environment. La
Colombaia is situated in open countryside on a gentle slope, surrounded by a large garden and fields planted with cypress trees, fruit trees and a biological vegetable garden, from which guests can
have fresh produce. The grounds also host a large pond with fish and wild ducks, where in summer one can admire lovely lily pads and their splendid blossoms. Close by, just 100 meters from the villa,
is a plant nursery, the owner’s business and passion, with a vast collection of tropical plants. La Colombaia is occupied on the first floor by my parents (Paolo and Anna). The guest quarters are
located in the back on the ground floor and are reached by a semi-circular drive flanked by cypress trees and hedges of rosemary, lavender, and roses. ACCOMMODATION : The guests apartment (1475ft2 /
137m2) can accommodate a maximum of 4 persons and is composed of a kitchen/dining room, 1 bedroom with a queen-size bed, 1 big bedroom with a queen-size convertible sofa bed and sitting room with
Home Cinema Plasma TV, 2 bathrooms, one with a bathtub and the other with a shower. POOL: A few steps away from the guest quarters, on the south side of the villa, is a swimming pool (4.5 x 9.5
meters 1.3 depth), with a slatted-oak sun deck bordered by rosemary and laurel hedges. It is shared with the owners and it is rarely used and never busy. The pool is cleaned regularly. The location
is peaceful . It only 10 minutes walking distance from the villa to the old center of the town. There are four complimentary bicycles available for use. LOCATION: La Colombaia is located in the Arno
River Valley at a 30 km radius from Florence, Siena and Arezzo with the Chianti hills to the west and the Pratomagno Mountains to the east. More than any other place, this is a land where tradition
and daily life exist side by side in perfect harmony. Montevarchi, situated in the midst of what is known as unspoiled "wine country" - with its vineyards, olive trees, castles, medieval hilltop
villages and churches - is one of the more lively towns south of Florence. The old-town center of Montevarchi is only 1 km from La Colombaia. The history of Montevarchi dates back to circa 986, when
pilgrims and travelers stopped here on their way to and from Rome. Montevarchi: for centuries the "market town" for Valdarno, Chianti and Pratomagno - and one of the most important in Tuscany. A
meeting place for traders, townsfolk, the local livestock and grain "dealers" and above all for farmers and small local producers who, until the 1960s used all means possible to get to the town
squares of Montevarchi, to make deals and sell their goods: free range chickens, vegetables, rabbits, artichokes, olive oils and chestnuts. Today the area is famous for its contribution to the
international fashion industry and boasts the location of prestigious fashion outlets like Prada and ’The Mall’. The area has excellent restaurants, a farmer’s market and regular train service to
Florence, Arezzo, Rome (with connections to every major Italian city).

Deposit 1000 €
Insurance Required

Features

TV
WiFi
Dishwasher
Dryer
Washing machine
Microwave oven
Freezer
Oven
Fridge
Bathtub
Heating system
Disabled access
Baby gear
Computer
Internet
Garden
Swimming pool
BBQ
A/C
Fireplace
Elevator
Parking space
Car
Bicycle
Motorcycle
Doorman
Cleaning person
Home cinema
Satellite / cable

House rules

Smokers welcome
Pets welcome
Children welcome
Dog to feed
Cat to feed
Plants to water

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