Hotel al Sole is located in a beautiful hillside location near an area characterized by the presence of many nature reserves.
Siena is only a 20 minute drive away and Florence only an hour. Both are easily accessible thanks to the motorway of Firenze-Siena.
Heading towards Siena, visitors certainly deserve a visit the famous restaurant 'Arnolfo' which holds a Michelin Star http://www.arnolfo.com and it is near the new Hotel Castello di Casole, which has won for two consecutive years the award for best Luxury resort. The area is popular especially in the summer for touring international class.
If you fancy going a little further south, the Hotel can be reached within an hour through beautiful areas of the Chianti region and well-known towns like Montalcino, Pienza and Montepulciano.
If you reach Florence, it opens a world of things to do and places to visit. For example, in the vicinity you can find typical restaurants, from the most traditional to the most sophisticated. One of which is the Enoteca Pinchiorri on via Ghibellina. The restaurant offers an elegant blend of contemporary design and Tuscan paintings from the nineteenth century, in addition to its sophisticated environment and of course an extremely refined cuisine http://enotecapinchiorri.it
Walking through the center of Florence, everywhere you look you are surrounded by the Renaissance history of the city, home to artistic and architectural masterpieces.
Among the most iconic places is undoubtedly the Cathedral that was designed by Brunelleschi and Giott. Ponte Vecchio, Piazza della Signoria and the Uffizi Gallery, are all places where you can find works on display by artists such as Botticelli and Leonardo da Vinci http://www.uffizi.com.
Hidden among the wonders of the Renaissance is also the Vinaino, which is reviewed in the world local restaurant, where you can taste the culinary specialties of Tuscany combined with the lively atmosphere of the town center. Florence in particular, is a city always active and busy throughout the year from international tourism.
Description in detail
Hotel al Sole is the result of careful renovations to a historic building dating back to the year 1200, which was originally a medieval fortress.
It is located in the hills of the province of Siena, only 15km from the city.
The property consists of a single main building which has two levels, measures approximately 550 m2 and is distributed as follows:
- On the first floor, there is a reception area/ lobby, a living room, a small bar and restaurant area with a kitchen and 7 bedrooms with private bathrooms. There are four on one side and three on the other side of the building, as well a small terrace with tables to have lunch / dinner on outside.
- On the second floor are the other 3 bedrooms, also with private bathrooms.
All rooms are decorated in a Tuscan style and have air conditioning, TV, mini bar and a telephone.
There are a total of 10 bedrooms and 13 bathrooms.
The property is entirely made of stone and inside there are typical Tuscan elements, such as ceilings with exposed beams and terracotta floors.
Outside the property there is a large roof-top terrace with wonderful views of the hills, where there is a swimming pool and a solarium.
The garden of the property covers an area of about 4,000 m2. The hotel is accessed via a short stretch of easily passable dirt road and there is an outdoor area used for parking.
Terms of repair
The property is in good condition since it was restored in 2004.
The property has typical elements of Tuscan tradition such as terracotta floors, ceilings with exposed beams and a stone exterior.
The utilities are all present, gas central heating, electricity supply, and a municipal water supply. There is air conditioning in all bedrooms.
Urban land registry
The property is in good standing and compliance with local building and zoning regulations. The sale is subject to registration tax, mortgage and land extent of the law for the specific case of the type of buyer.
Potential land use
The property is the perfect solution for those who want to buy a small hotel which has already started so they can continue operating it and that currently generates an interesting income.