by the pool
rise and shine
Sunflower I is our largest apartment at 115 sq. meters (approx. 1000 sq. feet). It consists of threeen suite master bedrooms. It's thick walls keep the internal temperature constant and add to its timeless charm. The 100 sq. meter terrace with its breathtaking view and its barbecue are amenities that make it uniquely suited for unforgettable memories to be made with family and friends.
Sunflower II consists of two separate bedrooms and two bathrooms perfect for up to four people. It is very close the swimming pool, and is located in a shaded part of the garden which means it remains at a pleasant, cool temperature even in the summer months. Its identifying amenities are the private gardenwith table and sun umbrella for your exclusive use, perfect for meals al fresco.
Sunflower III is on the first floor and has a stunning view of the Tuscan hills. It has a bright master bedroom and a loft with two beds plus a small sitting room. It is bright, youthful, and cozy. Its shaded garden includes a table, sun umbrella and barbecue for your enjoyment.
Sunflower IV is a very comfortable small apartment with its own private entrance, surrounded by the perfumed roses that grow on a trellis outside, very close to the swimming pool. Perfect for a couple or a person on their own who want to get away from it all and relax. Upon request, a baby's bed can be added.
Sunflower V is not far from the main building and is located in an original farm house with its own olive grove and 5000 sq.m. worth of farmed land. The apartment has all the charm that ancient Tuscan traditions convey. The view of the hills from its windows is breathtaking, and from its large private garden (with all amenities) you can take in the stunning view, especially at sunset, of the towers of San Gimignano.
Sunflower VI's beautiful view is enchanting; you'll particularly admire the sunset on the towers of San Gimignano. The apartment consists of one en suite master bedroom, plus a room with a twin bed. Upon request a baby bed can be added. Enjoy the outdoors with the included lounge chairs. A barbecue is available.
The White Tower is a special place. While it looks like inexpugnable fortress form the outside, the symmetrical geometry of its interior has been proportionally designed to follow the harmonious beauty of a Nautilus seashell, the golden mean. Upon staying here you will feel a deep sense of serenity and depth of thought, which were the guiding principles behind the creation of this space.
Just a few kilometers from San Gimignano is an apartment in the historic centre of Poggibonsi. Given its strategic position, it is a great location from which to explore Tuscany due to the train station and bus depot close by. On the ground floor with its independent entrance, is this fully furnished apartment from 50 to 100 square meters, perfect for two to six people.
It is possible to book a quaint holiday by the seaside in charming Castiglione della Pescaia, right by its famous, pristine, and quiet fine sand beach. A lovely little apartment, perfect for romantic escapes from the city with a private entrance and parking spot. It is a great place to fully enjoy a few of days at the beach while in the comfort of your own "home."
Macinella a chance to relax and recharge
Immersed in the green Tuscan countryside, on a hilltop with a view of the Medieval towers of San Gimignano, rest six self-catering apartments await your presence to enjoy unforgettable moments. Staying at Macinella is a special experience that goes beyond a simple holiday... take in the quiet, peacefulness and uniqueness of Tuscany and its marvelous countryside. It is the perfect place to give yourself an special experience, to rediscover your artistic side, using nature and the culinary delicacies of the local farmers as your guides.
Tranquility in the Heart of Tuscany
Macinella covers quite an extensive area that includes olive groves, cypress trees, green hills and woods. You can take long walks and hikes while breathing in the fresh country air and admiring the unique setting, the only one of its kind. Above, on the hilltop, is an 11th century tower rich in history and culturally important. During your stay, you'll be able to slow down from frenetic pace of modern life and fully immerse yourself in the fairytale ambience that surrounds you. Enjoy the hospitality and the rare beauty offered by this corner of Tuscany.
The warm welcome of a family home
We live in close contact with nature and this land that we love, and wish to share the experiences and traditions that are present and still respected here with our guests. The apartments at Macinella are more than a place to stay for vacation... they represent the tranquillity, serenity, and uniqueness of Tuscany and its marvelous countryside. During your stay we'll be happy to offer you the hospitality you deserve, helping you create a holiday of unforgettable memories, pairing all the modern amenities that guests can desire (including Wi-Fi connectivity), to all of Tuscany's historic traditions.
San Gimignano and its surroundings
The renowned cities of Pisa, Firenze, and Siena with their museums are close by. They are unforgettable destinations that will amaze you with the incredible artwork they contain, a legacy left behind by artistic geniuses such as Michelangelo and Leonardo.Read More