Unit Description: This apartment was the old barn of the house. It is on the ground floor and has its private large furnished terrace. This apartment has a real Tuscan taste: the materials used are wood, stone and cotto.
Through a glass door, up one step from the terrace is the kitchen which is equipped with a nice marble sink. Down two steps from the kitchen is the living/dining room with fireplace and large windows. The living room has its original stone floors integrated with cotto and boats wooden beamed ceilings. A wooden staircase leads up to the first floor gallery where is a comfortable couch (the gallery is lower in the first part and higher in the second part) and a small room where the washing machine is located. From the living/dining room is a hall with two doors: one opens into the first double bedroom with ensuite bath with shower stall and a glass door, which opens into the terrace. (This bed can be separated). The second door opens into the second double bedroom with French bed and a wooden ramp of stairs, which leads to the ensuite bath with shower stall ( we suggest to don’t use this bath to a very tall person). This apartment is quite original in the dimension of the rooms and on the usage of the materials.
Dining/ living room, 2 bedrooms have fan on the floor. Info: During low season and winter is much easier to heat this apartment. Good for families with children. True Tuscan atmosphere.
Overall Property Description: Il Palagio is a beautiful fortified farmhouse structure dating back to the year 400. It was modified in the course of the centuries and has finally been completely restored by the owner with great care and a respect has been know in keeping the original layout and style to its former design. Il Palagio is listed in many books concerning this famous, historical region as one of the most beautiful houses of its kind. The azienda agricola Il Palagio and agriturismo is now beautifully restored and offers apartments for holiday use.
At guests disposal: The gardens sorrounding the structure are immaculately kept and impeccably furnished. There is also a vegetable garden and here the produce of the season may be picked to grill on the barbecue, that is at their disposal. Set into the beautiful greenery surrounding "Il Palagio", is a large swimming pool (7x14 meter) for shared use, open from Easter to the end of October. A baby cot is available in the apartments on request free of charge, linen for baby bed at euro 5 per stay. Wi-Fi internet connection available.
Extra services: Wood for fireplace: EUR 12.00/basket. Please ask for it in good time. We will dispose of it ONLY from 1ST October to 30TH April. Chef service , cooking classes (minimum 4 people), wine tasting; Coach service - Baby sitter – Shiatsu massages – others There is no telephone in the apartments; however it is possible to get a mobile to pay extra on the spot. Maid service is provided for each apartment. The azienda agricola Il Palagio produces the finest Chianti Classico wine and extra virgin olive oil, these products can be bought on the estate. Il Palagio offers to its guests the possibility of reserving a chef.
Indeed all kitchens have been furnished with dishwasher, kettle, toaster, oven, fridge freezer, American and Italian coffee maker. Moreover all apartments have washing machine, satellite TV (at exception of Il Piccolo) DVD, CD player , hairdryer , alarm clock , iron and mobile phone .
Distances: 1 km Panzano (all kinds of shops) , Greve in Chianti 5 km, Castellina in Chianti km 18, 35 km Siena, Firenze, S. Gimignano. Bus stop in Panzano village to reach Florence. Motor vehicle access to the house: 500 mt via unpaved road
Accommodation and Amenities:
Maid Service Available
Panzano, Tuscany, Italy
Villa, 2 bedroom, 2 bath, sleeps 4 €180 - €200 per night
€780 - €1,200 per week