Il Poggetto is a farmhouse dating to the end of the 1700's, built on a hill overlooking the Lake Chiusi where it was safe from winter floods. The Lake Chiusi is a naturalistic Oasis protected by WWF at few km to Chiusi and Chianciano, well known for its thermal baths. This is an ideal setting to plan daily trip to Montepulciano, Siena, Florence, Umbrian towns and, why not, Rome in 1.30min.
The water in the swimming pool (8 mt. x 4 mt.) mirrors the colours of the Lake. From the garden, you can hear the birds in the Lake's heron breeding ground which "show by their (moti) and their most pleasant aspect" (Leopardi, Elegy to the Birds). These are migratory birds that fly to Northern Europe in the summer and return to the warmth of Africa in the winter. A short distance away, under WWF educational center, is the largest heron breeding area in Central Italy.
Il Poggetto is a cosy 133 sq. m. farmhouse, based on two levels and all immersed in a peaceful oasis, with an dining area for al fresco dinner in the back and close to the pool. Into the property there is also an observatory of WWF. Coming up 6 steps you'll reach the first floor where is: a large kitchen well equipped with electric oven, fridge, washing machine and a dining table; a living with a double sofa bed, 2 double bedrooms and a master bedroom with a double bed on the loft and a further single bed; 2 bathrooms with shower. On the ground a laundry with washing machine.
The house is equipped with internet Wi-Fi, I-Pod dock station, HI-FI DVD, TV, laundry with washing machine, garage and 4 mountain bikes at guest disposal to get a 60 km. bicycle path from Bonifica della Val di Chiana to Ponte di Vinci.
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