A holiday at Fattoria Sant'Appiano near the charming small town of Barberino Val d'Elsa means that you will be amidst one of the most beautiful areas in the Tuscan region, and that says a lot! The vineyards, fields, and olive groves that cover the land are dissected by charismatic curvy roads, very typical of Tuscany.
This area is surrounded by rolling hills covered with vineyards, olive groves and forests and is most scenic indeed. It’s a perfect spot for nature lovers and for those wishing to take country walks and enjoy good scenery. You'll also find an assortment of medieval towns in the surrounding hills, all with their individual charm. The particularly charming walled town of Barberino Val d'Elsa is just 4 km away where you will find some shops and restaurants and many historic buildings.
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The lovely pool of 12 x 6 metres is located in the green garden just downstream of the old barn with beautiful views of the countryside. Around the pool there are sun beds and parasols, where you are invited to relax after a day full of adventures in the beautiful Tuscan countryside. For days out there are many choices. The attractive cities of Florence (approx. 35 km) and Siena (40 km) are within reach for day trips and even closer still are the medieval towns of Poggibonsi - 6 km and S. Gimignano - 15 km.
You can be sure to have your thirst quenched since they produce many types of wine on the farm including a great Chianti, and they also make two types of grappa, olive oil and vinegar. On request, you can take a tour of the wine cellar and see the process of wine production and of course sample the delights and purchase as you wish.
The apartments are a scattered around the farm; two are in the villa, and four others are located approx. 200 metres from the villa on the other side of the road in a converted barn. You can also find the lovely swimming pool (12 x 6 metres) just a bit further down from the barn. All apartments have a private outdoor area with a table and chairs, whether they have a garden, a veranda or a terrace. They also all benefit from having air conditioning and satellite TV. Please note that arrival and check-in should take place before 20:00 hours, as the owners do not live on the farm.
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