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Tenuta di Macericca is set in an enchanting hillside location just a few kilometres from the town of Poggibonsi, halfway between Siena and Florence.
It is a an early 20th century restored farmhouse that has preserved the original features, combining them with modern comforts.
Externally clad in exposed stone, it has a bright, spacious living room and a fully-equipped kitchen with central island; all the rooms have air-conditioning and every bedroom has a panoramic view and ensuite bathroom.
Outside, from the terraces stretching out in front of the house and from the pool, you have a magnificent view over the green hills covered by rows of vines and the thick foliage of the olive trees that surround the property.
Its private, secluded position guarantees discretion and tranquillity for those looking for a relaxing holiday immersed in the Tuscan countryside.
We are in an area that includes the best of all that the prestigious Florentine Chianti region can offer, from the fascinating medieval borghi of Gaiole, Radda, Greve and Panzano to Volterra and San Gimignano, all just a short distance away, with their alluring architecture, tradition and gastronomic excellences, the pride of the region.
Tenuta di Macericca has two floors.
The main entrance leads into a bright, spacious living room with a sofa and TV corner and an area with dining table; next to this is the large, fully-equipped kitchen with central island and marble worktop.
French windows from both the living room and the kitchen lead directly to the outdoor terraces.
The ground floor is completed by a reading room with fireplace and a bathroom with shower.
An internal staircase leads to the upper floor with the sleeping area composed of five bedrooms, all with ensuite bathroom: two double with bathroom with shower, one double with bathroom with hydromassage shower (with Turkish bath and chromotherapy functions), a double with bathroom with tub and, finally, a double (with divisible bed) with bathroom with whirlpool tub.
The laundry room is located in the basement with access from the outside and located on one side of the house.
Tenuta di Macericca is part of a property that covers about 10 hectares of land, distributed among olive groves, woods and newly-planted vineyards;
the available garden is about 2000 sq m, spread out over various terraces which are covered mainly by paved areas and partly by lawn (about 300 sq m) with bushes of lavender, sage and rosemary, olive and cypress trees and ornamental plants.
Outside the living room French windows on the ground floor are large paved terraces with umbrellas providing shade to small tables, chairs, sofas and a long table for outdoor dining, the latter directly in front of the kitchen French window, facing the pool.
The entrance gate to the property leads directly to the parking area, just a few steps from the main entrance.
In the most secluded area of the property, on a lower terrace about 20 m from the house, and accessed across a paved path and then through a gate, is the completely fenced-in pool which measures 7 x 14 m with the depth varying from 0.95 to 2.30 m.
Lined in PVC with a wooden border, it has a metal ladder for access to the water, chlorine purification and internal and external lighting.
The sunbathing area is equipped with umbrellas, tables, comfortable sunbeds and a cold-water shower.
The pool is open from the last Saturday of April until the first Saturday of October.
Tenuta di Macericca is located in the hills of Cinciano, on the edge of Poggibonsi, an ancient medieval village that today is one of the most important commercial towns in the Val d’Elsa region, located in the center of Tuscany.
This area represents, for those who want to spend a holiday in Tuscany, not only the ideal destination to visit the world famous art cities such as Florence, Siena, Pisa, Lucca, San Gimignano and Volterra, but also a place to rediscover natural, landscape and gastronomic riches of undisputed value that are sublimated in the lands of Chianti, which are the border to the whole area.
Poggibonsi, 5 km away from the property, is a commercial center where you can meet all your shopping needs and find excellent taverns and wine bars, as well as a train station that allows rapid transfers to both Siena and Florence.
Thanks to the Siena connection, Florence is quickly reachable from the airports of the region and from the nearest motorway exits from both south and north.
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