This charming holiday home in Chianti is located in the countryside of Montelupo Fiorentino, one of the most important centres of European pottery production of the Renaissance, just on the outskirts of Florence. Surrounded by olive trees and age-old cypress trees, this renovated barn enjoys, from its hilltop position, a breathtaking view. This elegant and comfortable cottage has preserved its original architecture maintaining the local stone works, the wooden beam ceilings and the Florentine terracotta tile flooring. Furnished in the typical Tuscan style, the house is dotted with exceptional objets d'art, such as fine paintings, ceramics coming from Montelupo and typical ornaments. This Tuscany accommodation is in an ideal position for those wishing to spend a peaceful vacation in a beautiful surrounding and also enjoy visiting art centres, medieval villages and much more. Easily reachable are Florence, Leonardo's hometown Vinci, San Miniato, Pisa, Lucca, Siena, Volterra, Monteriggioni and San Gimignano, to mention just a few.
This self-catering accommodation of 100 sq.m. consists of a fully equipped kitchen, a large sitting room with two sofas, of which one is a double divan bed, two double bedrooms and two bathrooms with shower. Also available are Sat-TV, DVD player, CD player, safe, first aid box. Outdoors there is a large, sunny veranda, fully equipped, where one can sunbathe or enjoy open-air meals. There is also a swimming pool (10x6m) with Jacuzzi corner completely furnished. The cottage has an alarm system and an automatic gate opener for the car park. The owners live nearby and are available if necessary. On arrival guests will find a welcome basket; furthermore a weekly gourmet surprise is included so as to permit guests to savour the typical Tuscan homemade dishes. Bike rental service available. Internet connection available