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Casale Tignano is an ancient stone building of 175 square metres recently refurbished and transformed into a beautiful holiday house sleeping 10, with 5 double bedrooms and 5 bathrooms. Traditional materials of Tuscan architecture, such as wooden-beamed ceilings and rustic terracotta-tiled floors, are the characteristics of this three-storey home, originally a 13th-century watchtower, which has internet wi-fi connection, a living area with satellite TV and a well-equipped kitchen. Outside the property is surrounded by a garden with swimming pool that, thanks to its hill position, offers a breathtaking panorama.

External Area and Swimming Pool
The house stands on a well-tended lawn, dotted with olive trees, which slopes gently downward for about 50 metres to the pool with its unparalleled view of some of Tuscany’s loveliest hills. The fully-fenced-off rectangular pool with external shower measures 6 x 13 metres by 1.5 metres’ depth. Various areas in the garden invite guests to relax outdoors such as, under a spreading tree, an area equipped for open-air dining with a table and a barbecue.

Interior
The ground floor consists of a dining room with fireplace from which 3 steps lead up to the living area, to a smaller living room with satellite TV, to the well-equipped kitchen with fireplace. On ground floor there is also a laundry room and 1 bathroom with shower. From the living room a staircase leads to the first floor with 4 double bedrooms e 3 bathroom with shower. A spiral staircase leads to the tower, on second floor, with 1 twin-bedded room open on the staircase, suitable for children.

Location
Casale Tignano is set on the road leading to the tiny, captivating hamlet of Tignano in the hills above the town of Tavarnelle in the open Tuscan countryside.

Facilities
The house is equipped with Wi-Fi Internet access (The wi-fi signal is only suitable for browsing and emails), laundry room with washing machine, ironing board and iron, screens on the windows, ceiling fans in the first-floor rooms, central heating.

Services
The rental price includes final cleaning, weekly changes of bed, bath and kitchen linens, Wi-Fi Internet access, 1 baby bed and highchair. On request and to be paid on the spot: a personal cook, cooking lessons, housekeeping services, babysitting.

Important Information
The swimming pool is open from 29/04 to 16/09. The holiday home is detached on three sides and independently accessible from the exterior but there is a small apartment also on the property with a permanent resident who will not have access to the pool or gardens. Only small pets are allowed upon payment of 50 Euros/pet/week.

Activities and Attractions
Due to the position Casale Tignano is an excellent vacation choice for those interested in alternating rest and relaxation with excursions to such famous towns and cities as San Gimignano, Volterra, Florence and Siena. The property is set in the heart of a splendid rural area marked by vineyards, olive groves, woodlands, small lakes and a host of trails for pleasant walks and/or mountain bike excursions.
3 km Tavarnelle (shops of all types), 6 km Barberino Val d’Elsa, 32 km San Gimignano, 37 km Florence, 52 km Siena and Volterra.

Amenities

Equipment
  • Hair dryer
  • Ironing board
  • Built-in barbecue
  • Bath linen supplied
  • Kitchen linen supplied
  • Bed linen supplied
  • Fireplace
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen
  • Outdoor shower
  • Iron
  • Gas oven
  • Fridge
  • Blender
  • Private garden
  • Internet free
  • Dishwasher
  • Washing machine
  • Sun loungers
  • Baby bed
  • Extra bed
  • DVD player
  • American coffee-making machine
  • Italian Moka coffee-making machine
  • Microwave
  • Parking outside the property
  • Sunken Pool
  • Private pool
  • Fenced-in pool
  • Al Fresco dining
  • Central heating
  • Food processor
  • Dining room
  • Lounge
  • Garden chair
  • High-chair
  • Living room
  • Juice maker
  • Garden table
  • Toaster
  • Satellite TV
  • Mosquito nets
Important Information
  • Children friendly
  • Accommodation for non-smokers
  • Pet allowed
Other
  • Car Needed
Activities
  • Horse-riding 4km
  • Golf course 32Km
  • Tennis 5Km
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  • Holiday date: 17/08/2019 Rating: 10/10 Details of the review

    We stayed in this house for a week in late August. It was absolutely perfect for three families of three generations. The house is very clean and well-cared for and the photos don't do it justice. The garden is natural and pretty and the views are superb. The pool is away from the house, which was fine for us because our kids are 11 - 14 and can swim but this might be something to consider if you have younger kids who need supervision. The pool is well-fenced and safe. Highly recommend this home.

  • Holiday date: 24/06/2017 Rating: 10/10 Details of the review

    We had a lovely stay at this house, didnt meet Susi but she was very helpful leading up to our stay - The owner Caterina is lovely and so so helpful - check in was easy, house is great for 2 families, we were just 4 adults and a toddler - Caterina recommended restaurants that were great and only a short drive away - views are spectacular - we did get bitten quite a bit by mosquitoes even though we did go prepared. Would definitely recommend staying here

  • Holiday date: 27/05/2017 Rating: 10/10 Details of the review

    First of all: This is a beautiful place! Susi managed the booking very well (she helped us with two baby cribs and high chairs for the children and answered all of our questions) but we diden't met here. We met the owners of the house, Katerina and Alessandro. They live in a separate part of the house and they were very kind, friendly, descret and helpful. We arrived after midnight but still Alessandro welcomed us and gave us an introduction to the house. And the house is great! Beautiful garden, perfect pool, big and spacious, bbq. We were 8 grown ups and 4 children. We all enjoyed ourselves. We had a cooking class, arranged/held by Katerina. A great experience for our family. She also offered to arrange guided tour in Florence and wine tasting at a local winery. Very helpful. A short walk from the house is a Micheling star restaurant. We ate there and enjoyed ourselves. One morning we got a surprise visit from Alessandro's mother. She came to give us a homemade caramel pudding, witch was delicious. She is so sweet. The private garden and swimming pool was perfect for children and grown ups to enjoy. Since the house is beautifully located in the middle of the wine yards, be aware of mosquitoes. There are mosquitosnet on the windows, but you should still be prepared and bring the right equipment. Alessandro and Katerina's house is the best place to stay. We would highly recommend it.

  • Holiday date: 13/08/2022 Rating: 10/10 Details of the review

    Maison très bien située dans 1 joli petit village et points d’intérêts à 30 minTrès jolie maison tres bien entretenue / cuisine tres fonctionnelle / jolies chambres et un magnifique jardin Nous nous y sommes sentis comme chez nous’ Le propriétaire Filippo est adorable et disponible


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