At Podere Finerri (known as The Lazy Olive) guests can experience and enjoy the real Tuscany with a choice of 5 apartments. Surrounded by breathtaking beauty and scenery, the 17th-century stone farmhouse, along with the apartments, has beautifully restored and furnished with antiques and country-chic interiors. With views across the hills and fields of wheat and olive groves you will enjoy absolute tranquillity and feel at one with nature. The swimming pool is shared amongst the apartments and looks directly across the countryside. The Lazy Olive can also be taken over in its entirety with 11 bedrooms and 9 bathrooms in total.
There is plenty to do and see within easy reach of this country chic retreat. Siena is just 30 minutes away and Arezzo, one of Lulu's favourite places, is just 40 minutes away. During the autumn months enjoy olive picking and watching the process direct from the tree from olive to olive oil and at the end of the morning enjoy some delicious warm bruschetta dripping in the freshly made olive oil. Truffle hunting starts in November in the nearby S.Giovanni D'Asso, famous for the rare white truffles. Alternatively enjoy a day trip to Montalcino and taste some of the best wine Tuscany has to offer or visit Castello di Brolio and visit the cellars and the family's private collection.
There are 5 different apartments to choose from at the Lazy Olive; Tramontana, sleeps 4 and has a private entrance from the courtyard as well as a private outside area with a table and a hammock which enjoys sweeping views over the Siena hills. The living room is very spacious and has a big open working fireplace. The 2 en-suite bedrooms are perfect for 2 couples or a family. Recently restored it is furnished with pretty antiques. Arco has breathtaking views over the Siena hills, and it is a joy eating outside whilst taking in the surrounding beauty of the Tuscany countryside and contemplating the silence. The living room is filled with light from the big arch window which opens onto the courtyard. The furniture is in charming Tuscan country style. Loggia has an independent entrance through an old travertine stairway and has a private loggia with panoramic country views, the ideal place to enjoy some peace and quiet or read a book. The large open plan kitchen/living room is the original kitchen of the house and features a wonderful old origingal fireplace. Each of the 3 bedrooms enjoy beautiful, but different vistas. Libeccio has 3 bedrooms and is the most prestigious of The Lazy Olive's apartments. It has a fully-equipped kitchen, living room and a library on the ground floor with books in different languages, cable TV, DVD, video, Bang & Olufsen music system. Outside there is a gorgeous private pergola complete with table for 6 people. Vite is perfect for a couple looking to escape and enjoy each others company. Recently renovated in part of an old barn it enjoys the same stunning views as the other apartments. It has a large kitchen and living room with fireplace, an outside pergola and an outside table. Joined to Olivo through a connecting door, the entire barn (4 bedrooms in total) can be rented by a family or party who are looking for privacy. Olivos outside area includes a pergola, table and barbecue.
Tramontana has a private entrance from the peaceful courtyard and a private outside area with a table and a hammock in the shade of ancient cypress trees, with breathtaking views over the Siena hills. The living room is very spacious and has a big fireplace. The 2 bedrooms have ensuite bathrooms and are perfect for 2 couples or a family. It has been recently restored and is furnished with antiques.
Arco has spectacular views over the Siena hills, from the outside table you can have your meals contemplating the beauty of the Tuscan countryside or reading a book in absolute peace. The living room is large and full of light having a big arch window opening onto the courtyard. The kitchen is fully equipped. The internal furniture is in original 1700-1800's Tuscan country style. It has been recently renovated.
Loggia has an independent access through an old travertine stairway and has a private 1700's loggia with breathtaking views over the Siena hills, peaceful and fresh in the summer, perfect to have a meal or to read a book enjoying the silence. The interior has been recently renovated and furnished with old Tuscan country furniture. The kitchen living room is the original kitchen of the house. It has a wonderful old fireplace and is very large. The 3 bedrooms face onto different sides of the house and have beautiful views.
Libeccio is the most prestigious of The Lazy Olive's apartments. It has breathtaking views over the Siena hills. It has a fully equipped kitchen living room and a library at ground floor with books in different languages, cable TV, DVD, video, Bang & Olufsen hi-fi. Outside it has got a wonderful private pregola with a table to have relaxing meals in the peace and silence. On the first floor it has the 3 bedrooms. The furniture is old Tuscan country style and it has been recently renovated.
Vite is ideal for a couple, recently renovated in an old barn. It has a large kitchen living room with fireplace, an outside pergola and a table with breathtaking views over the Siena hills. It is furnished with antiques. Joined to Olivo through a connecting door, the all barn (3 or 4 bedrooms in total) can be rented to a family or a group who wants more privacy.
Olivo has been recently renovated in an old barn. It has a large kitchen living room with fireplace, breathtaking views over the Siena hills even from the bathroom, is furnished with antiques. The outside private area includes a pergola, table, barbecue. Joined to Vite through a connecting door, the all barn (3 or 4 bedrooms in total) can be rented to a family or a group who wants more privacy.
Nearest airport: Florence
Distance from nearest airport: 1.5 hours
30% payment at the booking; 70% payment a month before arrival
0% payment at the booking; 70% payment a month before arrival
Total refund given for cancellations up to 6 weeks before arrival date
Arrival from 16.00 till 19.00; departure before 10.30
Early check-in: no
Late check-out: no
Pets allowed; dogsitting available
experiencing the real Tuscany with families and friends
Please note: rates indicate FROM price for the given period and may differ for higher number of visitors. Rates currency is EUR.
Rates at The Lazy Olive are per week from Saturday to Saturday. Linen and towels are provided as well as a clean on departure. Daily cleaning and laundry is available. Dogsitting, babysitting, private drivers and chefs can all be arranged. WiFi is free for all guests.
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