Charming Chianti Vacation Home
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Charming Chianti Vacation Home, Exquisite Privacy & Beautiful Views!
Location: Chianti, Tuscany Italy
'La Chiusa', translated to mean 'The Enclosure', a superior-styled vacation home in best area of Tuscany's Chianti region. Easy access and close proximity to Tuscany's finest restaurants make this a perfect choice for your vacation home near Siena and Florence. Recently renovated with all modern conveniences, this 1500's Stone Farmhouse is situated perfectly in the middle of Olive Groves and rolling Chianti Classico Vineyards. U.S. owner resides in Tuscany, for your travel and touring guidance.
Stay in this authentic antique-filled Tuscan Farmhouse behind gates up a long drive within walking distance of small villages of Villa-a-Sesta and San Gusme, restaurants and wine-tasting. A professionally-equipped kitchen and large outdoor living and dining spaces are just two of the premiere features of the property.
Dreamliner Views overlooking vineyards and groves, the Chianti valleys, to the distant mountains of the Maremma!
The 'Vineyard Suite': upper two rooms with en-suite bathroom. Double Bedroom along with Single Bedroom, private entrance, view terraces, bathroom with jacuzzi-tub+shower. There is a cozy reading nook / window-seat in the double room.
The 'Garden Suite': ground floor, two adjoining rooms with large en-suite travertine bathroom. This suite consists of a carved chestnut-wood 17th c. double bedroom, private entrance with view terrace, a French-Empire single-bed sitting room, travertine Bathroom, antique claw-foot iron tub and large walk-in shower room.
The entire property is thoughtfully furnished with 18-19c Italian and French antiques, sculpture, Italian ceramics. Italian bed linens and towels are provided. Wireless internet throughout.
The main (middle) floor consists of an updated cook's kitchen, dining salon, living room, powder room, our own 'piazza' and rambling view terraces with fireplace and BBQ. A tended kitchen garden full of herbs, greens and seasonable vegetables, with almond, apricot, fig, and berries only an arm's length away for those yearning to be Tuscan chefs.
Exquisite Privacy with private Hiking Trails, Olive Groves, and Vineyards surrounding the estate.
There are bicycles for exploring the easy rolling lanes, plenty of local wine and oil, and various in-season festivals and markets. The main dining terrace offers a pergola-covered travertine table with a large BBQ fireplace and seasonal lounge. All windows are screened, sleeping rooms offer individually-controlled air conditioning.
Al fresco dining will accommodate up to 12 guests for your special occasions. Plan a home-catered meal on the main terrace for your ultimate Tuscan experience!
The estate is minutes from the village of Castelnuovo Berardenga and is within close walking or biking proximity to San Gusme and Villa-a-Sesta, and Gaiole-in-Chianti. Florence is about an hour+,Rome just about 2+ hours. Siena is 20 minutes away. Reached easily by car are towns such as Montalcino, Arezzo, Greve, Cortona, or Castellina-in-Chianti. Tuscan beaches or fishing villages of the Cinque Terra are 2 to 4 hours away.
Located across the road and within walking distance of the property are four excellent restaurants offering a range of dining opportunities, including Tuscany's Michelin and Zagat-rated 'La Bottega del 30'.
Listing #4512, on Slow Travel since 2/16/2013
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