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Enjoying stunning views towards San Gimignano in Tuscany, the five self catering apartments at Torre Antica sleep from 2 to 5 people. The garden grounds are filled with fragrant shrubs, herbaceous borders and lemon trees. Each apartment has a furnished garden area and access to the infinity pool that is positioned to take maximum advantage of the views.
GARDENS & POOL
A well established garden is shaded by tall trees and enjoys an excellently positioned swimming pool with stunning views across the valley towards San Gimignano. The garden is ideal for just sitting and relaxing or for dining alfresco amongst the orange and lemon plants. The views over the Chianti countryside from the garden and swimming pool are sensational. Several stone steps lead up from a gravelled parking area to the garden in which the apartments Belvedere, Solatio and Loggia are located. Visconti is set below with steps leading up to the main garden.
The pool is 9m x 4.5m with a constant depth of 1.4m and steps for entry/exit.
KNOW BEFORE YOU GO
Situated in the heart of the Chianti Region on a hill 400m above sea level, Torre Antica is part of the Union of European Historic Houses Association. There are five apartments here and all have been beautifully restored and furnished in the Florentine style, to retain their individual character and charm.
The owners are particularly knowledgable about the region, and are happy to suggest some very interesting local excursions. A well established garden is shaded by tall trees and enjoys an excellently positioned swimming pool with stunning views across the valley towards San Gimignano. The garden is ideal for just sitting and relaxing or for dining alfresco amongst the orange and lemon plants.
The location of 'Torre Antica' between Florence and Siena makes it an ideal base from which to explore the numerous towns and villages of the Chianti region. There are several castles in the area that make for interesting excursions, or you can take in the atmosphere of the fairs and festivals taking place in the medieval hamlets. The lucky visitor can watch the 'Giostra dell' Oca' jousting tournament, where local riders compete on their horses, and strange boats and crafts racing on the nearby river make interesting viewing. In summer there are many classical music concerts held in the beautiful XIII century abbey only 5km away.
The owners are happy to provide information about the little villages and old churches situated in the surrounding area. Tennis, golf and horse riding are all available nearby. Several restaurants, including two 'top class' establishments, are within ten minutes drive, and the local village, with all amenities, is within walking distance.
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