In the vicinity of the medieval centre of San Gimignano, nestled in the rolling hills of the gorgeous Tuscan countryside, Agriturismo Niccolai – Villa Arnilù is perfectly located for exploring Tuscany’s most prized art towns such as Siena (30Km), Florence (35Km), and Volterra (25Km). This farmhouse is part of Azienda Agricola Palagetto, a local concern which produces exclusive wines and fine extra-virgin olive oil, whilst offering high standard holiday accommodation in 6 elegant double bedrooms and one single bedroom at Villa Arnilù. This lovely villa of ancient origins is located 1500mt to the historical town of San Gimignano and its famous towers in an elevated position, on top of a hill. Villa Arnilù, which is part of Agriturismo Niccolai, is surrounded by a large private garden immersed in the verdant Tuscan countryside. The first settlement, the ancient watch tower, was built before 1000. The other buildings were added later on to form a splendid example of spontaneous rural architecture, so typical of the Tuscan countryside. In a charming and elegant atmosphere, where guests can really enjoy the sound of silent, there are: - Six elegant double bedrooms and one single room with ensuite bathrooms, air conditioning, heating, and satellite TV; - Spacious living rooms with satellite TV and DVD player, HI-FI, a reading room, where guests can spend their relaxing holiday evenings, and a lovely dining room, where breakfast is served; -Typical Tuscan food served in the former barn at Villa Palagetto; -The estate products: fine-quality wines, Vin Santo (Tuscan dessert wine), grappa, and precious extra-virgin olive oil; - guided tours of the farm & wine tasting; - the panoramic swimming pool; - use of "Il Vecchio Fienile" (the old barn) with its fully equipped kitchen; - the friendly presence of the whole staff of Agriturismo Niccolai.
double bedroom, with a view over the valley and the hills towards Certaldo, furnished to a very high standard with a four-poster bed, a luxury ensuite shower room, satellite TV, air conditioning, heating, and a fine wood-block floor.
very spacious double bedroom with a unique character, with private w-c and bidet, and a luxury bath into the bedroom, wooden floor, and a stunning view over the hills; satellite TV, heating and air conditioning.
single bedroom, with a king-size bed, stunning view over the hills and the woodland with the remains of an ancient hermitage, large ensuite shower room, satellite TV, wooden floor, heating and air conditioning.
elegantly furnished double bedroom with a panoramic view over the hills, ensuite shower room, satellite TV, air conditioning, heating and fine wood-block floor.
large and spacious double bedroom, furnished elegantly with a charming view over the medieval towers of San Gimignano, private w-c and bidet, and a wonderful bath into the bedroom, wooden floor, heating satellite TV, and air conditioning.
elegantly furnished double bedroom, with gallery floor and panoramic view over the towers, ensuite shower room, satellite TV, air conditioning, heating and original terracotta floors.
elegantly furnished double bedroom with a panoramic view over the medieval towers of San Gimignano, ensuite shower room, satellite TV, air conditioning, heating, and original terracotta floors.
Countryside, Small town, Wine country
Florence, Italy (FLR-Peretola) 45 miles
Coming from Florence and/or Pisa (via Florence): - Exit motorway A1 at "Firenze-Impruneta" and take the dual carriageway Florence-Siena, first right signposted Siena. Take the first exit for Poggibonsi (called "Poggibonsi Nord"); From exit "Poggibonsi Nord" follow signs for San Gimignano; proceed on this road for about 11km. At the roundabout with roses, at the south entrance of San Gimignano, follow signs for the centre; proceed along the ancient city walls and go straight following the signs to Certaldo and Gambassi. After 600m, at the large roundabout, take right signposted Gambassi. Proceed on this road for about 500m, turn left signposted Agriturismo Niccolai - Villa Arnilù; after 10m on the left you will find an alley bordered by a bay hedge which leads to the iron gate the entrance of Agriturismo Niccolai - Villa Arnilù. Here you are: welcome!
Antique Shopping, Art Galleries, Beach, Gourmet/Fine Dining, Historical interests, Movie Theater, Museum, Nature area, Firenze, Chianti Classico, Volterra, Siena, Monteriggioni, Colle di Val d'Elsa, Outlet Stores, Picnic area, Religious Services, Vineyard, Winery
Alarm clock, BBQ grill, Board games, CD player, Computer, Conference Rooms, Copier, DVD Player, Fax Machine, Internet Service, Library, Private entrance, Radio, Telephone, Washer/dryer, Wedding Facilities, Wi-Fi , swimming pool, solarium
Air conditioning, Bath robes, Desk, Hairdryer, Satellite/Cable TV, TV, Videos
Bicycle rental, Bicycle riding trails, Bicycles, Billiards, Bird watching, Golfing, Horseback riding, Mountain Bike trails, swimming pool, wine tasting, wine tour, solarium, relax, Shopping, Swimming, Swimming pool, Table Tennis, Tennis courts
Sabrina Niccolai, Sara Niccolai
English, French, Italian, Spanish
Low fat , Restrictive , Vegetarian , fresh tuscan food