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Restored Tuscan farmhouse with pool and views

The house and south-facing terrace
5.0 of 5 bubbles
20 reviews
The house and south-facing terrace
South elevation
West elevation
Swimming pool
The kitchen viewed from the dining room
The kitchen
Kitchen window
The dining room
The dining table seats 10
The living room and staircase
The living room
The living room
Bedroom 2 (triple)
Bedroom 2
Bedroom 3 (triple)
Bedroom 3 (triple)
Bedroom 4 (double/twin)
Bathroom 3
Bathroom 3
Ground floor plan
Upper floor plan
View of the Elsa valley
Mist in the Elsa valley
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4 Bedrooms, 3 Bathrooms, Sleeps 10
Certaldo, Tuscany
L'Antica Cisterna is an authentic traditional Tuscan farmhouse in San Donnino, Certaldo, and has been tastefully converted into a residential villa for holiday lets.
The accommodation comprises four bedrooms (including two triples), three bathrooms, a kitchen, large dining room and living room. It sleeps 8 to 10 people in comfort and measures 200 square metres.
At a dream location in Chianti mid-way between Florence and SIena, the house is tucked away in the rolling hills overlooking the Elsa valley, with San Gimignano in the distance.
The owners are British and live on site. We are fluent in Italian and at your disposal for advice and assistance with your stay in Tuscany, e.g. reservations, tourist recommendations and activities.
The property has the following facilities:
- tastefully furnished and decorated rooms with origina...
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About the Owner, Ann and Charly F
Languages spoken: German, Portuguese, English, Italian, French, Spanish, Dutch
Response Rate: 89 %
Response Time: Within a day
Calendar Updated: Today
Listed since : Feb 2012
Overall rating: 5.0 / 5.0
Based on 20 reviews and 1 property
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 12, 2016 for a stay in September 2016

took the family [14 of us] including 5 children, to villa Avanella for a week as we had a wedding to attend. on arrival we were all amazed at the space of the villa with all bedrooms an average 18x18 a living room the size of a small barn -with enough seating for 14, as was the kitchen. the grounds...

Ontario, Canada
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28 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 22, 2016 for a stay in May 2016
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Just finished up an amazing stay at Charley and Anne's farmhouse in Tuscany and I can't say enough about how great this place is! Charley and Anne were both amazing hosts, the house itself is spotless and full of character, and the view alone is worth the price of the rental. We stayed with a group of 6 and had...

Tullamore, Ireland
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 9, 2016 for a stay in June 2015
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This was an opportunity to get together with family from 3 different countries. The house itself had character, its thick walls betraying its age. Nice views from the outside table where we ate our evening meals and breakfasts. The owners live in the adjoining house and were usually available to assist with various small matters, and were always helpful. House...

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Many thanks for your kind review. We have taken note of your comments and have improved the wifi coverage by adding a new router. We have also applied for permission to build a pool on the property in the next few months.


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  • Balcony or Terrace
  • Books
  • Central Heating
  • Dining Seats (10)
  • Dishwasher
  • DVD Player
  • Grill
  • Hairdryer
  • Highchair
  • Internet Access
  • Iron
  • Kettle
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (8)
  • Local Guides/Maps
  • Microwave
  • Outdoor Dining Area
  • Parking
  • Patio
  • Refrigerator
  • Satellite TV
  • Shared Outdoor Pool (Unheated)
  • Shared Yard
  • Shower Rooms (2)
  • Stereo System
  • Stove
  • Suitable For Children Under 5
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • TV
  • Washer
  • Wi-Fi
House rules
    Ask about pets
    Smoking not allowed
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Apr 14, 2017 -
Apr 30, 2017
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Sep 30, 2017
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4 nights
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Nov 5, 2017
4 nights
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How to get there
Airport: Florence / Pisa: 32.3 mi
Railway: Certaldo: 6.8 mi
Since the house is not so easy to find, we strongly recommend that you ask for our driving directions.<BR>Please specify which direction you'll be coming from. We supply directions from Florence, Genoa/Pisa or Rome. We can do other routes on request.<BR>The directions include instructions for getting here by GPS, as otherwise it may take you to Sciano, which is the wrong village. Our road is the SC4, not the SP50 as it may have you believe.<BR>Coordinates of the house: Lat. +43.540321 – Long. +11.125546.
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