Vineyards, olive groves, a Romanesque chapel in the valley, the road winding over the hill - a selection of lovely old Tuscan farmhouses converted into comfortable, elegant apartments, sharing a swimming pool and garden, each with private area for eating out.
You can relax near the pool in tranquil countryside, making excursions to the beautiful hill towns nearby like San Gimignano and Pienza, but still be in easy reach of the bustling centres of Florence, Siena and Arezzo.
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AZIENDA PILARI - - Sleeps 2 or 4 -- Mercatale di Cortona -- Tuscany/Umbria border
On the borders of Tuscany and Umbria, close to Cortona or Lake Trasimeno. A short walk
into Mercatale, with shops, bars and restaurants. Splendid pool with a spa section, set in gardens with shady arbours for sitting under in the heat of the day.
Lovely views across the sunflower fields to the hills beyond. Each apartment has a private terrace or outside eating area.
Well positioned for exploring the wonderful Umbrian cities of Assisi, Gubbio and Perugia as well as Tuscany.
IL PODERINO Sleeps 2 - 4 -- LUB0500 -- Monteriggioni -- Siena Chianti area
Il Poderino is an old country farmhouse, situated on a hill overlooking a beautiful landscape of vineyards and olive groves in the heart of Chianti. Restored and furnished in typical Tuscan style, each apartment has its own private sitting area outside, ideal for al fresco dinners. It would be an understatement to say they have breathtaking views; each windows is like an exquisite, framed painting. On a clear day the famous towers of San Gimignano are just visible from the property.
Situated in the Chianti region, and conveniently situated for visits to Siena, San Gimignano, Florence and many other fascinating historical Tuscan towns and villages, The four well furnished apartments are surrounded by well laid out gardens and olive groves, each with a private terrace and satellite TV. Set in a sunny position, there is a large swimming pool with a hydro-massage corner and ample room for lounging chairs and sunshades.
-- Sleeps 2 - 6 -- LUB0190 -- Asciano -- Siena area
This old farmhouse and buildings has been beautifully restored by the young family who own it. The 5 apartments sleep 2+, 4+ and 6+ persons & each has its own sitting out area, and use of the lovely swimming pool. It is only 5 minutes drive from the small town of Asciano which has a selection of shops, bars, restaurants and a bank. Siena is under 30 minutes away.
Three superbly restored farmhouse apartments on the large olive oil and Chianti estate of Tenuta La Pieve. They are all separate from one another.
Each settlement has been restored into spacious apartments, each with a private entrance, and they are grouped round a little village with a shop and restaurant in walking distance. All three pools have spectacular views across the valley.
LA FRANGIOSA -- Sleeps 3 -- LUB0280 -- Casciano di Murlo -- Siena area
This lovely apartment is in an old stone-built farmhouse on the edge of the village of Casciano di Murlo. The nearest restaurant is within walking distance.The friendly owners produce olive oil and Chianti.
Very much for those who want a simple rural property, this is a wonderful spot for walking and ideal base for exploring this beautiful part of Tuscany.
In an ancient village high above the Taverone valley, we have a collection of four newly converted houses set on a hillside with stupendous views, especially from the pool area.
A traditional Tuscan cottage, an apartment seemingly carved out of the rock, and 2 stylish Tuscan family houses, all in the heart of the village, which boasts a shop, bar and excellent restaurant within 3 minutes' walk.
Surrounded by thousands of olive trees, Borgo di Fontebussi, in the Chianti region, is set in lovely gardens with a very large pool, it has beautiful views across the valley.
Just across the road are other apartments, a restaurant and bar. You can use these facities including a shop, a large swimming pool and paddling pool, whichever part you are in. Borgo di Fontebussi offers easy links to the main art centres of Tuscany.
An old stone farmhouse next to the owners’ house has been recently well restored to a high standard and divided into two independent apartments. Both apartments are furnished with taste and style, retaining a typical Tuscan country flavour, with cotto floors and exposed beams.
In the grassy garden in front of the house, each apartment has its own private table and chairs for dining out.
These well appointed apartments are situated in the heart of the fascinating Montagnola Natural Park. The Agriturismo dell'Arnano is only 10 minutes drive from Siena and the lovely walled town of Monteriggioni. Surrounded by wooded hills this lovely old stone house has recently been restored to make four separate apartments with their own entrance.
Baccoleno is set in a panoramic position in the rolling hills of the Crete Senesi area with breathtaking views over the spectacular countryside from all round. Each apartment has its own entrance and private outside area for al fresco dinners.
Stylish interiors, with terracotta floors and characteristic furnishings, with modern kitchen and bathroom and satellite tv.
An old barn has been converted into an very large indoor pool with a jacuzzi.There are glass doors and roof , which are opened in summer. As the pool is heated, it can be used all year. Weekends or weeks.
- - Sleeps 2/5 -- LUB0400 -- San Rocco a Pilli -- Siena
This lovely old farm building is situated in the centre of an estate where they cultivate cereals. It is in a tranquil and panoramic position with a view of the city of Siena only 10 kms away. Recently restored in the old style typical of Tuscan architecture it comprises five different apartments. Satellite TV.
Perfectly located in the beautiful Tuscan countryside around Siena, this typical XV century stone farmhouse has been recently restored retaining the original features and materials.
The apartments are comfortable and attractive and guests share the beautiful swimming pool in a panoramic position down the garden.
This is a wonderful area for exploring the beautiful old towns and villages of Tuscany, as well as Siena and Florence.
Also available by the night in low season and for national holidays and festivals.
This charming mediaeval country Estate south of Siena comprises 8 apartments in several buildings and has wonderful views of the surrounding countryside. Every apartment has 2 bathrooms and is furnished to a very high standard with old Tuscan furniture and beautifully tiled and fitted new bathrooms and there is a large swimming pool and a tennis court.
The apartments look out over vineyards, olive trees and sunflowers. All apartments are equipped with fireplace, safe, satellite TV, dishwasher and independent private open space, with dining table and chairs.
The apartments were carefully restored and elegantly furnished to maintain untouched the charm of their ancient Tuscan style. The carefully selected furniture was chosen to make you feel at home.
These are two attractive old stone farmhouses, completely independent, sitting on a peaceful hillside surrounded by oak trees. Both houses have been lovingly restored in traditional Tuscan style, using original materials and nicely furnished with antiques.
Villa Cennano is a charming converted barn, sleeping 6.
Apartment Archi, sleeping 2-4, is a ground floor apartment in another building nearby with the entrance in front of the pool.
PODERE BELLAVISTA- Sleeps 2 & 4   Val d'Orcia Set amidst olive and holm-oak trees, this lovely 16th century stone farmhouse overlooks open countryside of the Val l d’Orcia as far as the eyes can see. The house has been restored divided into five apartments, each with its own private outside area or terrace furnished
with table and chairs for dining out. An old barn has been renovated as a communal room where typical Tuscan dinners can be served.
Well located to visit Montalcino it’s the ideal place for a relaxing break, tasting superb Tuscan cooking and sipping a good glass of wine!
CASANOVA VESTA - Ref: S108 - Sleeps 2 to5   Monteroni
Weekend & midweek bookings available off-peak
Vesta is an old farmhouse a short distance from Siena, magically situated within the rolling hills known as 'Le Crete'. Many wonderful old walled towns are within easy reach, such as San Gimignano, Montalcino and Pienza. Florence is less than 1 hour away.
The beautiful round swimming pool has an attractive island and has panoramic views. Air-conditioned apartments with satellite TV and a private outside area with table. Mountain bikes are available.
IL CASTAGNO        Gambassi
Terme- Ref. F35 - Sleeps 2 - 8
Il Castagno is an ancient property which has been completely renovated and is composed of the Mansion house and 12 independent apartments with their own private space to eat outside.
It is situated on a hilltop and dominates all the nearby valleys with views that extend as far as the eye can see. The surrounding countryside has several acres of forest with oak-trees and cypresses interrupted by wheat fields, vineyards and olive groves.
Guests have a beautiful swimming pool at their disposal, situated in a sunny and panoramic position.