Unit Description: Apartment in the barn with independent entrance disposed on two levels. On the ground floor living-dining room with kitchenette, fireplace (made of Florentine terracotta tiles) and double sofa bed. Going up by an internal staircase on reach the first floor composed by double bedroom and bathroom with shower. From the terrace of the bedroom, equipped with table and chairs, there is a wonderful view of the Chianti hills, which at the sunset became unique. EQUIPMENT: air conditioning, satellite TV, telephone, safe, microwave, toaster, dish-washer, Internet access, communal washing machine, filter coffee maker, moka coffee maker, mixer, food processor, high chair.
Overall Property Description: Situated in the heart of Chianti between Firenze and Siena, at a short distance from Marcialla hamlet, divided between the Municipalities of Certaldo and Barberino Val d'Elsa, there is the farm holiday Fattoria Pogni, which historical core dates back to the XIV century. The small village is perched on the hillside about 400 meters above sea level, surrounded by stone walls and reachable only through an unmade road (1 km). Because of its position is even more part of Chianti's natural environment. The farm is composed of a large farmstead divided into 4 holiday apartments and of an hayloft divided into 2 holiday apartments, another barn with two large common rooms on two floors and a manor house where the owner's family live. In another building the wine cellars and the ancient winery used, today as in the past, to age the wine produced by the farm, available for our clients to taste and buy. Moreover the farm produces an excellent extra virgin olive oil. In the external spaces, surrounded by meadows and olive trees, there are a five-a-side football field, a tennis court, a jumping trampoline, a beautiful simming pool with wading access and salt depuration system (size 20x8 m., depth 1,20-1,80 m.) and a splendid view of the valley and the surrounding hills. Each apartment has its own private outdoor space equipped with table and chairs where to eat "al fresco" and relax admiring the beautiful landscape of Chianti hills. The apartments has been recently restored maintaining intact their original features: the walls partly faced in stone, the chestnut wood beams and ceilings of Florentine terracotta, the floors of handmade Florentine terracotta, besides they have all the modern comforts such as air conditioning, central heating, satellite LCD TV with Sky programs, telephone, safe, microwave, toaster, dish washer and Internet connection. The furnishing, with original Tuscan antiques, fits in perfectly with the house style. Communal laundry room. On request the owner can prepare breakfast and typical Tuscan dinners. Fattoria Pogni is one of the very few accommodation which may be titled to be 100% eco-compatible and energetically independent because of its solar and photovoltaic panels, in fact both for the agritourism and for the farm are only used renewable energies.
OUTDOOR EQUIPMENT: swimming pool, tennis court, football field, jumping trampoline, table tennis, table football, tables and chairs for each apartment, barbecue.
Distance from shops Tavarnelle Val di Pesa km 4,00 Distance from main cities Firenze km 35,00, Siena km 45,00, Pisa km 85,00, San Gimignano km 22,00, Lucca km 100,00