Privacy, space and natural beauty are the keywords for this villa. Podere dei Bagni is a restored farmhouse and guest house situated high in the Tuscan hills. Here, guests can feel the warm breezes from the valleys di Paglia and di Chiana and gaze upon the historic Appeninni Mountains in total privacy.
The grounds surrounding Podere dei Bagni were designed with an eye toward keeping the ecology and natural beauty of the area in mind. Natural materials have been used wherever possible in the patio and pool area where guests can take a refreshing swim in the gently rolling terrain. The farmhouse is energy efficient with power provided by a windmill and solar panels.
The restoration of the farmhouse was lovingly done with the preservation of the natural surrounding beauty and Tuscan architecture in mind. Up to 12 guests can be accommodated between the two houses (with an additional two on a sofa bed). Exposed wooden beams hewn from chestnut and locust trees span rooms, Italian marble tile floors blend with antique furniture and pine windows open to the beautiful Tuscan countryside.
The guest house has been thoughtfully designed with consideration for those with limited mobility. This home consists of a spacious living room with fireplace, master bedroom with a double bed, a second bedroom with two beds and a full bath with shower. The master bedroom also has a private entry from the outside.
Main House: Living/dining room. Kitchen. 1 bathroom
First floor: Master bedroom with double bed & bathroom (bath & shower). 1 double bedroom. 1 bathroom. 2 twin bedrooms. 1 bathroom. Sitting room with sofa bed for 2 people.
Guest House: Sitting room. 1 double bedroom. 1 twin bedroom. 1 bathroom with bath & shower.
Guest house may be suitable for wheelchair users.
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*Prices in Euros are approximate only and are only intended to provide an indication of the Euro price.
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