Rosmarino is one of 4 self catering apartments at La Fonte. It is a very comfortable, quiet, self catering apartment in a traditional Tuscan villa comanding fabulous views over rolling hills, vineyards and olive groves. It has been refurbished but retains all its original featrues including beautiful brick vaulted ceilings. The rooms are all spacious and there is a large private terrace overlooking the countryside. It has its own entrance at street level.
There are two bedrooms one with a queen size matrimonial bed, the other with 2 twin beds and all matresses are top quality. Both bathrooms are ensuite. The sitting/dining room has comfortable chairs and sofa, and the dining table seats 5. The kitchen is fully equipped. The large private terrace looks over the rolling hills and is ideal for al fresco meals.
There is a large, well established garden and a swimming pool 6 metres x 12 metres where there are sun beds and umbrellas.
The English speaking owner lives on the property and is always on hand to help guests with information and suggestions to make their stay comfortable.
The house is 4 km from Certaldo which has good local shopping, supermarkets, many restaurants and a train station with a good service to Florence and Siena. The house is very centrally situated so whole or half day trips to all the major towns and tourist sites is very easy. The fabulous medieval city of San Gimignano is 8 km from the house.
Linen and towels ( except swimming towels) is provided and changed once a week. There free wifi, satelite TV, on site parking, a laundry service if required and a barbeque.Should guests require breakfast, a breakfast basket can be ordered with 24 hours advance notice.
Electricity is charged seperately and metered at the local rate.
The owner lives on the property and is always on hand to help guests with information, bookings for museums, restaurants etc
Florence 57 km, siena 38 km, Volterra 25 km, the sea 90 km
The house stands on the top of a hill in the Tuscan countryside. The access roads are very good.
All major tourist towns are within easy reach. Guests can play golf, go horse riding, follow ancient walking trails,
hire bicycles and vespas or go to the sea for the day. Cooking courses, wine tasting, shopping trips, city tour guides can all be arranged.
There is free parking for guests on the property. There is an excellent train service and very good local shopping in Certaldo 4 km from the house.
Car hire is available in Certaldo