Casa Acacia (6 - 8 persons)
(approx. 120 sqm) Groundfloor : 2 bedrooms, 1 bathroom, kitchen, wintergarden-livingroom (stereo, wifi), very large south-oriented terrace, courtyard terrace
1st floor: 1 bedroom, 1 bathroom, kitchen, large living-room with open fireplace, (stereo, wifi), double sofa bed,
2 community parking lots
House consists of 2 independent apartments joined by an internal staircase. Entrance some steps from the terrace from either side of the house, spacious ground floor kitchen with dining area , fully equipped with 4flame gas stove, oven, dishwasher, fridge/freezer , American & Italian coffeemaker etc. etc., 2 bedrooms (each with double memory-foam mattress), bathroom with shower/wc, hairdryer. bedroom no. 2 exists to charming Wintergarden-style sitting-room. Its large panoramic windows doors lead directly unto the large terrasse,
Upstairs large living-room with open fireplace and double sofa bed. small kitchen is fully equipped (3 electric hobs, oven, fridge, American & Italian coffee maker, etc.), the cosy bedroom (ceiling fan) is spacious and the bathroom (shower/wc) with its smart sauna-type layout has a particular flair.
all bedroom windows have mosquito screens
Like all our apartments also the rooms of Casa Acacia are handpainted in the typical warm colors of Tuscan country homes.
The very private courtyard terrace as well as the large south-oriented terrace with view onto pool, playground and gardens are well equipped with garden furniture, sunbeds and bbq .
Casa Acacia a fantastic house with charm and 300 years of history. - is perfect for a large family, 2 families with children or 3 couples.
More then 120 sqm offer plenty of space for 6 - 8 persons. It was constructed with quarystones by the farmers when clearing woodlands and macchia slopes to prepare land for vineyards and olivegroves .Stones that traditionally were use for building houses or terrassed-walls. Its original use was as stable for sheep and goats and as a hayloft. Prove of this are the typical vault ceilings, the cottofloors, narrow doors and the small windows of the groundfloor as well as the imposing loft ceiling on the topfloor that seems to flow above. The old stairscase and doors sills of local grey sandstone are trodded down by thousands of feet that passed them within the last few hundred of years.
Enjoy the sunset in complete silence from your terrace. Gaze onto onto the extended gardens , the romantic creek and the surrounding maddows and vast macchia covered hills of this private property of more then 76 ha. Start your hiking and biking directly form your doorsteps on well marked trails. Or simply take a stroll on our meditation trail along the small creek with its waterfalls. Archers will find 3 ranges, non-archers may take lessons
Or take a dip in the large community swimming pool that you share with very few other guests - mostly they are out sightseeing . (5,5x11x1,50m and 2x3m splashpool entrance platform for the smallest, ).
The extended leisure areas and wellcared gardens of more then 2 ha , equipped with garden furniture, the childrens playground with soccer field, ping-pong table, .are the pride of the German owner and her staff. Cascades of flowers, rose bushes, citrus fruits as well as the surrounding meadows with many rare types of orchids and wild herbs create the unforgettable image of a lost paradise..
Animated is this small paradise by various cats, 2 freeroaming wellbehaved dogs (2 females), a pictoresque small herd of cameroon sheep, chicken, geese, ducks, pigeons and more. And with a bit of patience one may also see wild boars, deer and roe deer, foxes, badgers and porcupines as well as the rare Tuscan eagle that breeds in our valley.
The housing complex is surrounded by grass, gravel - as well as terracotta paved walks and stairs which join the different levels with their romantic porches and apartments. wild nature begins.
Admire the increditable variaty if wild flowers and walk along small trails that we cut right through the maddows - amazing the spectacle of fireflies in late May and June, the rare songs of the our numerous nightingales and the concert of hundreds of birds in the morning and evening. Because of its privacy and our efforts this is still a rare paradise - and only minutes from the next town center !!!
When planing your trip take in consideration that due to our perfect location, most important sights can be easily reached within 1 hours drive.
Also please dont forget to leave some space for one of the many concerts, horseback riding or some evening with newfound friends or maybe a halfday cookery course with local dishes or archery lessons. Extremes like biking on the new trail up at the Apennin mountains or island hoping on the Tuscan coast are also possible.
Enjoy a dream vacation in Tuscany s heart - the Chianti Classico region - only few miles from Florence and Siena, easy to reach from Pisa and Florence airport - surrounded by the the world-famous landscape of extended vineyards, silvery olive groves, vast forests, colorful macchia and solitary estates.
The 16th century privately owned Val Verde - a 76 ha large property, is situated inmidst the natural resort area of the Oasis del Chianti - which guarantees absolute privacy and peace.
Its various farmhouse accommodations are situated only 2 km from the famous Castellina in Chianti with shopping facilities and restaurants. Other famous towns & cities such as Florence, Siena, Greve, Radda, Gaiole, Gaiole, as well as San Gimignano, Lucca, Pistoia, Arezzo are very close, some less then 1 hour by car. 3 hrs. to Milano, Rome, Venice
paradise for archers - we have 3 ranges
YouTube - look for poderi val verde
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