Holiday homes with pool close to San Gimignano

Montaione (Florence) Code

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In brief

  • Type: Bedroom (8),
  • Guests: 46
  • Map: Hills
  • Type of accommodation: Room only

The agriturismo

The Sapito is a farm in perfect harmony with the surrounding nature in the estate of the same name, the largest of the Tognetti, 105 hectares of forest of oaks, chestnut trees and Mediterranean scrub, vineyards, olive groves, ponds for fishing Situated 600 m. above sea level in a dominant position, it offers views of the lush greenery all around up to the horizon that touches the sea, the peaks of the Apuan Alps and the hills of Chianti Classico. The complex, skilfully renovated by a well-known Florentine architect, consists of an old farm with adjoining barn and houses a total of 8 comfortable apartments that retain and enhance the characteristic aspects of the original architecture.

The accommodation

On top of a hill, facing a magnificent view from the Apuan Alps to the sea, Il Sapito resort reveals the charm, hospitality and beauty of an old farmhouse with barn converted into eight characterful holiday homes offering every confort. Each cottage is differently sized, the decor is authentically traditional dominated by pastel colors full of light and brilliance. Beautiful stone fireplaces and country style kitchens enrich the interiors. Private gardens, naturally fenced by bushes of rosemary and lavender, attract butterflies and bees to this chemical-free oasis of pure air. Winding pathways and wide stone stairways lead to the playing areas for kids, to each apartment entrance and dining Terraces. The dense planting on every level gives shade and a sense of privacy to the 8 apartments set around the swimming pool. The generous landscaping, deliciously lush with olive trees, cypresses and oleanders, tumbles down to the pool terrace amply supplied with sun loungers and shady pergola with a little paddling area for tiny tots, to the "Sapito estate shop" where you can buy and taste the Poderi Tognetti's own organic produce (zero food miles!) and to the shaded parking. You are welcome to wander the estate's 5 km of pathways, spotting the wildflife as you go through vineyards, olive groves up to the forest where we raise the "Cinto Toscano" pig (saddleback) in freedom within fences. A short walk brings you to the natural and cozy ambience of the Farm Restaurant Il Brigante. Book on-line our accommodation proposals for families, couples and groups of friends, Sapito is the ideal place to relax, live the country, visit art centres, enjoying local food and wine! The pristine natural environment invites to sport activity practice as golf, tennis, horseback-riding, hicking and biking. Its fortunate location between Florence, Siena and Pisa makes it an ideal base for excursions throughout Tuscany.

Activities and surrounding

Tastings Wines and products! An immersion in the magical world of wine, an encounter with quality Tuscan wine, you will enjoy the best of Tuscan tradition in front of a beautiful sunset and a view that sweeps from the Apuan Alps to the sea. The visit begins in the cellar to learn about the winemaking processes and the main characteristics of each individual vine. The tasting will follow to discover the organoleptic, olfactory and taste properties of the four most representative wines of our production accompanied by appetizers prepared with products of organic farm and internal pig breeding. All products tasted, can be purchased at the time or sent home. At the end of the tasting will be given a small brochure containing all the information of the tasting Visit the semi wild breeding of Poderi Tognetti! Here is a nice hike to the large farm Il Sapito of 105 hectares! A walk of about 2 hours (5 km. approx.), which starts from the Residence of Agriturismo Il Sapito and goes into the green park of Sacro Monte di San Vivaldo to then reach the large wooded areas of the semi-wild breeding of about 1000 heads of pigs of the native breed "cinta senese". The visit winds along the large enclosures with the Sienese walls left free, divided into stages of growth .... and then off along the vineyards, along the lakes of rainwater collection, where you can admire ducks and ducks and if we are lucky, some wild animals, such as pheasants, hares, deer and fallow deer. The effort will be rewarded with a Tuscan snack with cold cuts, fresh bread, olive oil, tomatoes, water, wine and soft drinks for children. Convivial event with Buffet Tasting products! A convivial evening with the Tognetti family and the guests of all the farmhouses of the Poderi. The guided tour of the winery precedes the buffet, which will be filled with many delicacies, appetizers, first courses and pizzas at will, all based on the products of Poderi Tognetti short chain 0 km. and perfectly matched with the best wines of the group Poderi Tognetti. The appointment is at the panoramic room above the Cantina di Podere La Casetta weekly at the end of the afternoon, to enjoy the sunset over the sea on the horizon that colors the hills all around orange. You will be welcomed by Alessandro and Stefania Tognetti and the Poderi staff for an aperitif all together. Typical Tuscan dinners and home cooking! A unique opportunity to taste "The best" of our typical dishes directly at home with a full service from the purchase of the best products of the season to cleaning. Our cooks are local housewives, who will prepare genuine, traditional and authentic recipes for a real lunch or dinner in Tuscany at home. We have selected for you the 6 menus that have been a great success among our customers. The basis of the products comes from our farms or local markets. Minimum number required 6 people (portions are large). Daily excursions organized to the Tognetti estates! During your stay we can organize a 'day trip to our estates Poderi Tognetti in Montaione, San Donato in Poggio, Grosseto, to discover more' about the world of farm, taste our wines (more than 15 labels), the flavors and diversity of organic products and DOP of our production as l? Extra virgin olive oil and saffron and our meats of Cinta Senese, visit the cellars with direct sales. All products of short chain to km. 0 that can possibly be shipped at a very special price. For the personalized organization of the daily excursion we use a local tour operator. Daily Excursions and Guided Tours to Art Cities, Guided Horse Riding Tours by Bike During your stay we can organize daily excursions throughout Tuscany. Guided tours of the cities of art of Volterra, San Gimignano, Siena, Florence, Visit to organic farms, cheese factories and tasting of sheep's, goat's and cow's milk cheeses, Introduction to Saffron and dinner with saffron from appetizer to dessert, Truffle Hunt Excursion, Cooking Lessons..... at School ......in Family ......at the Restaurant, Horseback riding excursion, Quad excursion, Walking excursion with detailed roadbook (Montaione, San Gimignano), Guided walking and cycling excursion. Receptions, Weddings, Parties, Events The weddings organized at the "Brigante" are the flagship of the reception of Poderi Tognetti. An environment with exclusive access and a large private car park, located in the center of the large estate Il Sapito. The beauty of the surrounding nature and the perfect architectural harmony make it the ideal place to celebrate unique and exclusive moments in total privacy and style. The stone, wood and glass structure, surrounded by pergolas of climbing plants, colorful rose gardens, fountains and ponds with ducks and ducks, can accommodate more than 200 people seated. the spaces and the original arrangements, inside and outside the "Brigante", will entertain and surprise your guests. The best guarantee we offer is the seriousness and passion with which we follow each reception as if it were the only one ... The simple and elegant setting, will win your expectations, leaving a deep memory of a unique day. Stay Groups - Conferences - Meetings - Meetings - Stages - Courses - Theme parties - The four farmhouses of the Poderi Tognetti Group all have the characteristic of being easily accessible, at the center of the routes notoriously tourist and at the same time very isolated from traffic and crowds. Each Residence offers private parking and exclusive access for cars and buses, large multi-purpose and multifunctional common spaces both inside and outside. Ideal for hosting theme parties, meetings of friends and family, meetings of work colleagues, meetings, internships, courses of groups that practice motor or intellectual disciplines, where the quiet, healthy, surrounded by nature can be a place of meditation and study. The many services offered, the equipped rooms, rooms and apartments in exclusive use, the high professionalism and passion for hospitality guarantee a sure success.

Services

Available services

Swimming pool
Internet
Pets allowed

Pets allowed

  • Dogs
  • Cats

Size/gender of dogs

  • Small (under 10 kg)
  • Medium (10 kg - 25 kg)
  • Large (25 kg - 45 kg)

Allowed in

  • Accommodation
  • Public areas
Playground for children
Typical products on sale
Disabled facilities
Credit cards welcome
Attractions and activities in the surrounding area
  • Nature Reserves
  • Museums and galleries
  • Artistic and historical sites
Sport and activities in the surrounding area
  • Hiking
  • Bird watching
  • Hunting
  • Fishing
  • Horse riding
  • Golf
  • Tennis

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