Prices quoted are for 2 guests. Please see additional guest price. comfortable two bedroom, two bathroom apartment with great views. Olivo is ideal for two couples or a family of 4. All the major tourist attractions,and famous Tuscan cities and towns are within easy reach from We live on the property so are always on hand to help guests with any information they may need. Certaldo (4km) is the nearest town and has good local shopping,restaurants and a train station. Car hire also available.
Olivo can sleep 2 or 4 guests ( please ask for a seperate quote for 2 guests) and is part of a traditional 1800’s Tuscan Villa known as La Fonte. It is typical, very comfortable and commands fabulous views over rolling hills, vineyards and olive groves. It has been completely refurbished but retains all its original features including beautiful brick vaulted ceilings. The rooms of this self catering apartment are all spacious and there is a large well established garden with spaces to relax and of course a swimming pool.
This apartment " OLIVO" is ideal for guests looking for the peace of the countryside, have the rich history of Tuscany on their doorstep, limitless wonderful restaurants close by, plus walking trails, visits to wine farms and go on wine tastings in fabulous castles and villas.
The Apartment; Three spacious sunny rooms overlooking the Tuscan countryside, large garden and pool. Living / dining room with fully equipped modern kitchen with fridge/freezer, three ring electric cooker, microwave oven, utensils crockery cutlery.
The East Bedroom - a large room with twin beds and bathroom en suite
The West Bedroom is a spacious room with twin beds and shower room en suite.
All linen and townels are provided and changed weekly.
Electricity is metered and charged seperately at the local rate.
The furnishings have been carefully chosen with soft colours to create a comfortable and relaxing atmosphere.
There is a large, well cared for garden, a swimming pool ( 6 x 12 metres ) an barbeque. and free parking on site.
The nearest town is Certaldo (3miles ) where there is good local shopping, supermarkets, an excelleny train service to Florence and Siena. The famous medieval town of San Gimignano is 6 miles from the house and all the major tourist attractions are within easy reach of this very centrally located apartment .
The owner lives on the property and is more than happy to help guests with any information they may need.
Wifi is available. A laundry service and breakfast basket available on request.. Credit cards accepted. Dinners arranged on request. Car hire can be arranged in Certaldo for guests arriving by train.
La Fonte is ideally situated for guests to discover Tuscany and all it has to offer.
Known as the City of Towers is 8 km from La Fonte. It is a UNESCO heritage site and one of the best preserved medieval towns in Europe. It is one of Italy's most visited cities and offers the tourist a magnificent window onto medieval life.
This medieval city which has more are per square meter than any other city in the world is situated on the banks of the Arno river. It offers a rich array of medieval and renaissance history which reflect its past as one of the most important centres of commerce and banking in Europe. The choice of museums and architecture make the city one of the most beautiful in the world.
Other Art and Cultural / historic towns are easily accessible such as:-
This delightful city is worth a visit even if you are on a very short visit to Tuscany. The main square or "Campo" is where the Palio horse race takes place twice a year
and Volterra; Pisa; Montepulciano; All the towns of the wine Region of Chianti are close by. The beaches are 1 1/2 hours drive away
Come - enjoy and relax.
Guests have access to free on site parking, wifi, satelite TV, a large, well kept garden with many seating areas for al fresco meals, a swimming pool, gazebo overlooking the valley and a barbeque.
Interakcija s gostima
We live on the property and are Always very happy to assist guests whenever they need help or advice.
We pay all the taxes for our guests. Instead of asking guests to pay the obligatory comune bed tax we charge for electricity. This is metered and charged at the local rate. This way at least guests have some autonomy over how much they pay.
Please make sure you read the information sheet and map with directions we send you before your arrival.
Vivo in Italia da 30 anni. Sono metà Italiana, metà Inglese. Abbiamo Villa "La Fonte" , San Gimignano, dove ci sono 4 appartamenti self catering da 28 anni. Se volete, potete controllate il nostro sito web.