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Podere Scopicciolo combines traditional Tuscan architecture with comfortable modern living. Two private driveways open onto Podere Scopicciolo composed by a Main Villa (sleeps 11 guests) and a small studio apartment annexed to it (sleeps 2/4 guests) on a 3,5 acres of private gardens with an infinity edge pool.
The podere is located about 30 miles from Florence. It is fully immersed in the countryside enjoying peace and tranquillity, yet conveniently located for day trips to Siena, San Gimignano, the Chianti Wine area, Volterra, Pisa, Arezzo or the seaside, etc.
The nearest town, Casole d’Elsa, is a 5 minute drive and has essential conveniences (small grocery stores, bank, pharmacy, post office). The homes are on a natural ridge surrounded by a wooded valley and traditionally cultivated farmland. Silence is the key element of this property.

The Villa
The honey colored stone villa has terracotta floors and hand made vaultings built by a local artisan; the bedrooms have wood floors and beamed ceilings. The bathrooms are decorated with travertine marble from Rapolano, a quarry just a few miles from the house. There is a double living room with an antique stone fireplace and a state of the art kitchen. It is furnished with family heirlooms with a modern twist, contemporary art and antique carpets. The villa sleeps up to 11 guests.

Geranio: Large and confortable double room with king bed. Indipendent entrance on the garden. Shares bathroom with single room in the hall.

Fiordaliso: Cozy single room with twin bed on the loft. Shares bathroom with double room in the hall.

Ginestra: Master Bedroom: a large Suite with king poster bed, stone fireplace; private en-suite bathroom with tub and great shower. Walk-in closet. Private entrance through the Loggia.

Melograno: A large Double room with king size poster bed; private en-suite bathroom with shower.

Dalia: Double room with king bed; private bathroom with shower.

Iris: Double room with separate twin size beds (can be transformed into Queen size bed); private bathroom with shower.

The Limonaia is a studio apartment annexed to the villa with independent entrance. It has a bedroom area in an open loft, two bathrooms with showers, a small kitchen and an open plan living room. The Limonaia apartment sleeps 2 guests in the bedroom area and 2 more guests can sleep in the sofa bed in the living room.

Included in the rate for weekly rentals: Gas, electricity, water, heating and cooling system, 2hrs daily cleaning; mid week change linens/towels and final cleaning, pool towel changed once per week, welcome dinner Typical Tuscan dishes, satellite TV, DVD player and wireless Internet Access, Pool and garden maintenance, mountain bikes, baby cot (including linens) and High chair, the private use of the entire Villa, garden, pool, gazebo and Limonaia apartment, Parking.

Additional services on request and payable locally: Daily cleaning, laundry service, Linen & towel change, cook/Catering service, wine tasting, pizza night, baby-sitting service, initial grocery supplies, cell phones.


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