From 810.00 € per night
Located half way between Florence and Siena Podere Erica has been beautifully restored to provide all the comforts of home. Situated on over 30 acres with grape vines, olive trees, pastures and woodland, Podere Erica ensures total privacy with sweeping views over the countryside.
Visiting Podere Erica provides a unique opportunity to experience the best that Tuscany has to offer. Situated on over 30 acres with grape vines, olive trees, pastures and woodland, Podere Erica ensures total privacy with sweeping views over the countryside.
The beautifully restored stone country house is located in Chianti half-way between Florence and Siena. Shortly after exiting the Superstrada, you will find this quiet, tranquil and private spot. And yet, it is at 5 minutes by car to the charming village of San Donato in Poggio where you will find a deli, coffee bar, butcher shop, pharmacy, bancomat, restaurants and other shops.
GARDEN & SWIMMING POOL: You can relax and settle into a different rhythm here under the wisteria-covered pergola or on the covered loggia or by the beautiful swimming pool (7 x 14 meters) which is surrounded by flower-filled antique orci. Or take a hike in the woods or to a near-by winery.
Original bread and pizza wood-burning oven with access from the covered loggia with attached pergola for dining out, barbecue and oven. Small covered loggia overlooking the pool Completely fenced in swimming pool, with sun beds and umbrellas. Covered parking area. The house is surrounded by olive trees, vineyards and woodlands with walking paths. Private Bocce Ball Court and ping pong table available in the garden.
ACCOMODATION: the property has 400 square meters of living area. Some of the bedrooms have their own private entrances, but all are connected by interior stairways. The kitchen and living-dining rooms are centrally located on the ground floor with easy access to outdoor dining and pool area. The house is comfortably furnished with many Tuscan antiques, befitting the style of the house. Desk, printer & free WI-FI internet connection, bose speakers and laundry room with washer, dryer and iron are available. There is air conditioning in all bedrooms, kitchen, living room and dining room.
Upper floor: the Margherita bedroom is an airy room featuring a queen bed, fireplace, countryside views, as well as a large, ensuite bath with clawfoot tub & separate shower. The Gelsomino bedroom with views of the countryside has a twin beds and a single bed/ottoman. Directly across the hall is a bath with double vanity, walk-in shower and dressing table. The Ginestra bedroom features a queen bed (or two twins) with a sweeping view of the countryside and a bath with double sink, tub & separate shower.
Ground floor: the Rosa Canina bedroom features a queen bed (or two twins), glass doors that look out to a peaceful view of the grassy fields, and a bath with shower over tub.
Lower level: the Papavero bedroom is spacious and opens directly into the garden and pool area. It has a queen bed, sofa bed, walk-in closet and ensuite bath with clawfoot tub & separate shower.
LOCATION: Podere Erica is an excellent base for excursions to the quaint villages in Chianti – Greve, Panzano, Castellina and Radda. Famous medieval cities of Siena, Volterra, San Gimignano, and Florence are easy day trips.
Close to many important locations in Tuscany: San Donato in Poggio 4 km; Florence 35 km; Siena 35 km; Castellina in Chianti 15 minutes; Greve in Chianti 25 minutes; San Gmignano 30 minutes.
In case of cancellation of a booking, the clients are entitled to a refund based on the days in advance of arrival day, as follows: