About this listing
For a relaxing holiday in a farmhouse inserted in an historic property, 25 km away from Siena and few steps from the Abbey of San Galgano. The time passes slowly following the ancient traditions. Panoramic view and infinity pool.
A HOLIDAY .... AN IMPORTANT EVENT, The Abbey of San Galgano, THE STAKE OF SIENA, THE SPA AT PETRIOLO: SEAL OF PAPENA, AN OASIS OF PEACE YOU will mark!
What was once a Cistercian monastery, is today a holiday home set in a beautiful farm, whose apartments, arranged in the peace and tranquility of the village, have been cleverly restored, respecting the ancient Tuscan tradition.
Thanks to its favorable position to Monteriggioni, San Gimignano, Florence, Siena, but also the sea, the Estate of Papena is the ideal place to live fully in Tuscany, its atmosphere and its fragrance, while feeling at home.
Whether it's a romantic weekend or a holiday with children, the beautiful sunsets, swimming pool, bicycles and quoad, the stately stables and riding lessons, hiking with your four-legged friends and the many other activities you can do will make you fall in love with this magical place.
ROSEMARY: 1 double bedroom, bathroom, kitchen-living room with fireplace and sofa bed. Apartment located on the ground floor.
Notes on accommodation
Cleaning, towels, linen and maid service. Shower towel and linen included and changed every week. Cleaning lady may be available for an additional charge on request.
We deeply regret but the villa is not accessible to people with a disability.
There is a lovely swimming pool (16 x 8m) normally in use from May to the end of September. A sun terrace with umbrellas and sun beds is available for all our guests, where you can relax and spend some pleasant moments surrounded by the Alta Maremma's hills. The Square is provided with outdoor furniture (marble tables and iron chairs). Barbecues.
Within 40 minutes by car, you reach the fantastic sea of Tuscany. There are many romantic beaches in this area, which is called Maremma like Punta Ala, Follonica, Castiglion della Pescaia.
There are 18-hole golf courses within 40 km Gavorrano and Punta Ala . A new, superb 18-holes golf course is going to open only 20km away from Papena end 2011, withing a prestigious Wellness centre where our Guests have special discounts.
Special interest holidays
It's possible to arrange visit's to the Chianti Wine Area with wine tastings and to the famous OUTLET of Italian Stylist like Gucci, Prada, Fendi , Hogan, Tod's and many more
Airports: Florence 60Km., Pisa 110Km. Bologna 150Km. Roma Fiumicino 220km.
Highways: A1 Milano-Napoli exit Firenze Certosa 60km. A1 Napoli-Milano exit Valdichiana 65km. Train Station: Siena. Bus Lines to Florence, Rome, Milan from Siena 20k.
22km from Siena. 60km from Florence, 80km Arezzo, San Gimignano, Pienza and Volterra. 8km from Monticiano. 10km from Chiusdino.
Papena is only a 5 minute drive from the village centre that offers most facilities: a couple of restaurants serving delicious earthy, fairly-priced Tuscan food, a pizzeria, a small wine-shop, bars, a pharmacy, a small supermarket, 2 banks with ATM. Many more restaurants within 15 minutes by car. At the Tenuta it is possible to buy local red and white wine.
Information available on closeby trekking, horse-trekking in the forests, mountain-biking and quadding. The new, private Petriolo Spa with thermal water treatments is only 20 Km away. Free hotpools next to it.