The farmhouse is located in the Crete Senesi, just a few kilometers from Rapolano Terme, a town in the province of Siena renowned for its thermal waters.
Rapolano Terme is situated at the eastern border of the province of Siena and in the past was subject to the raids of Siena`s enemies coming from Arezzo. After it was conquered by Florence in 1554, Rapolano experienced a long period of peace and prosperity.
In Etruscan and Roman times Rapolano was already renowned for the therapeutic properties of its thermal waters. Saint Catherine of Siena and Giuseppe Garibaldi are two of the celebrities who have visited Rapolano`s thermal establishments in the course of the centuries.
The farmhouse stands about 500 meters above sea level; it is a two-story stone building built in the traditional rural Tuscan style. A garden and 20 hectares of woodland and olive groves surround the house.
In the garden, about 10 meters from the building, lies the private swimming pool (12x6 m; depth: 1.20-1.80 m) equipped with sunshades and sun loungers.
The barbecue equipment is at guests` disposal in the stone courtyard furnished for having meals in the open air.
The rooms feature exposed beamed ceilings and are furnished with ancient furniture.
The farmhouse composes of entry hall, kitchen, two living rooms with fireplace, dining room, laundry room, three double bedrooms with ensuite bathroom and a triple bedroom with ensuite bathroom.
The French doors in the dining room open onto the stone courtyard.
A supplementary single bed can be added in one of the double bedrooms and a second supplementary single bed can be added in the triple bedroom.
Facilities and Services
The farmhouse is equipped with barbecue, working fireplaces, CD player, DVD player and private car parking place.
A maid service and a cook are available upon request.
A restaurant, a cafe and a mini market are in Palazzuolo, 2.5 kilometers from the farmhouse. Other shops and services are in Monte San Savino (10 km).
A tennis club, a riding stable and two thermal establishments are in Rapolano Terme, 15 kilometers from the estate.