Unit Description: Ground floor: entrance, spacious living room with fireplace, 1 dining room, laundry, kitchen; 2 bedrooms (1 with double, 1 with 2 singles which can be converted on request) with 1 en-suite bathroom to share (shower), 1 guest toilet, kitchen (5 burners, dishwasher, microwave, American coffee machine, toaster etc);
First Floor: antique leopoldine kitchen, spacious living room with historic fireplace; 3 double rooms with en-suite bathrooms, of which one with tub; 1 suite made of 1 double/queen, 1 with 2 single beds, 1 bathroom; the room with 2 single beds is mid-way between the double and the twin room;
Second Floor (Colombaia): 1 bedroom (French bed 1,50 mt large) with en-suite bathroom (shower).
Outdoor dining with tables and barbecue.
Overall Property Description: La Colombaia is a leopoldine house, typical residence of the 16th century of the Val di Chiana, finely restored respecting the material and original architectonic characteristics. These antique farmhouses take their name form its creator, the Grand Duke of Tuscany Pietro Leopoldo, who decided to finance their construction in order to improve the living conditions of the farmers of the Val di Chiana, after the drainage of the swamp land. In this wonderful Villa in the Tuscan countryside, thanks to a professionally led work of recovery, one can admire all the typical architectonic characteristics of the Leopoldine which this antique rural home has kept intact throughout the centuries. Today, a wisely use of colors and high quality materials have made La Colombaia a unique property, unique in its kind, able to unite with taste and simplicity all the charm of the antique Tuscan tradition to the highest quality standards of modern living.
The wonderful park around the Villas hosts the big swimming-pool (6x14 meters), open from May until September and is surrounded by secular, olive and cypress trees. The pool disposes of parasols and sun beds and is reserved exclusively for the use of the guests. From the park of Villa La Colombaia, placed in an extraordinary natural context, one can enjoy the sun throughout the day and admire a splendid sunset with a view on the rolling Tuscan hills, among rows of cypresses, vineyards and olive trees, and of Cortona, the antique Etruscan town, which can be reached in less than ten minutes.
small village of Fratta (less than 1 km) with coffebar, small grocer, chemist, takeaway pizza, restaurant; bus connections to Cortona and Camucia from Fratta. Cortona is 7 km far. Camucia (train station, supermarket, shops) 5 km far.