At the end of a winding 1,5 Km unmade road lined with heather, corbezzoli (strawberry trees) and holm oaks in the lovely countryside of the Crete Senesi is the Aia Vecchia. There are five apartments in the restored Montalceto Estate which at one time was a famed thermal spa.
Its waters were well known in the 15 th Century for curing arthritis and rheumatism. One attractive bath is still active from May to October, the water of the bath is about 32 degrees celsius and available for use by the guests of the fattoria.
Each apartment furnished with antiques, has its own entrance and satellite TV. On the ground floor of the main house there is a laundry, communal rooms and a well equipped kitchen. there is a large garden equipped with outdoor furniture, barbecue, mountain bikes and a billiard room, are at the disposal of the guests. On request the owner will prepare breakfast and typical Tuscan dishes for dinner.
A 250 m cypress- lined path leads to the swimmimg pool (14 x 9 m), with hydromassage, children’s playing area and a bowling alley.
Serre di Rapolano is aproxiomately 3½ km away and is the best place to find some sort of shopping and other places to eat.
73 m² First floor apartment reached by an external stone staircase and covered terrace. Large sitting/dining room with kitchenette and stone fireplace with corner grill, twin bedroom, double bedroom, bathroom with shower. A single bed can be added to the double bedroom.
115 m² Apartment on two floors with ground floor entrance in a dining-room with fireplace from which a stone staircase leads to the first floor with kitchen, three double bedrooms one of which has an ensuite bathroom with shower, bathroom with shower. A single bed can be added to one of the double bedrooms.
125 m² Apartment on two levels with spacious external area, for private use, with garden furniture and barbecue. GROUND FLOOR: entrance, small twin bedroom, large twin bedroom, bathroom with shower. FIRST FLOOR: small sitting-room with single sofa-bed, kitchen/dining-room, large double bedroom, bathroom with shower.
125 m² Apartment on two levels with external private area with garden furniture and barbecue. GROUND FLOOR: entrance, small twin bedroom, large twin bedroom, bathroom with shower. FIRST FLOOR: small sitting-room with single sofa-bed, kitchen/dining room, double bedroom, bathroom with shower.
122 m² Apartment on two floors reached by a travertine staircase. FIRST FLOOR: sitting/dining room with kitchenette, three double bedrooms, bathroom with shower, bathroom with bath. ATTIC: double bedroom with ensuite bathroom with shower, sitting room. A single bed can be added to the double bedroom (first floor).