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House | 3 bedrooms | sleeps 6

Key Info
  • Swimming pool
  • Great for children of all ages
  • Car advised
  • No pets allowed
  • Private garden

Casa Giobatta O is a countryside house of 120 square meters ( about 1,291

square feet) which sleeps six people. It has a private garden, a swimming pool,

a tennis court, and a shared garden. The house is about 20 km (approximately 12

miles) away from Siena and 80 km (approximately 50 miles) from Florence.

There are two double bedrooms, one twin bedroom, two bathrooms, one living-room

with a fireplace, and one kitchen.

The house

Casa Giobatta O is on the first floor. You enter it by climbing a flight of

stairs. The living-room is an elegant and cozy space. There are large windows

overlooking the garden. You will find a dining table and a big fireplace, in

front of which there are couches and armchairs arranged. Next to the living-room

is a spacious kitchen. From the kitchen, once climbing down some steps, you can

reach a garden at your exclusive disposal. The garden is furnished with a table,

chairs, and deck chairs.

In the kitchen you will find a four-burner stove, a fridge with freezer, an oven,

and a dishwasher. The washing machine is placed in a common area, where you can

even dry your clothes as well. The bedrooms are spacious and bright. Two

bedrooms have double beds, and the third has 2 single beds. In addition, there

are two bathrooms with bathtub and shower taps.

The house is furnished in a complete and accurate way, in the characteristic

style of the Tuscan countryside. The floors are of terracotta tile, and the

ceilings have exposed wooden beams.

The house has a parking lot and is equipped with winter heating.

The location

The house is part of a seventeenth-century hamlet, made up of a noble villa, a

church and a small group of houses. All around you will only see the splendid

countryside. Indeed a large farming estate surrounded this hamlet back in the

seventeenth century, and today it still does. The estate covers more than a

thousand hectares (2470 acres) on the hills near Siena. The area is part of the

"Crete Senesi", a protected area rich of historical and natural beauties. All

around you will see low argillaceous hills that are spread out like waves in the

ocean as far as meets the eye. You will be in the middle of the most famous and

reproduced Tuscan scenery in paintings!

Here every season of the year carries its fascinating trait: in spring, hues of

light green cover the hills and lawns; in summer, the golden color of wheat

takes over the hills; and during fall, thousands of swarthy and dark green

shades dominate.

The farming estate where Casa Giobatta O is located organically grows wheat used

for the making of pasta, fodder for its own livestock, the Chianina cattle breed,

and extra-virgin olive oil.

Both villa and hamlet have been renovated into vacation houses; a process which

respected the former architectural structure of the buildings made of stones and

red bricks.

The guests of the farmhouse share a large swimming pool, a tennis court and a

children's playground.

As you arrive, look around. You will feel as if time had slowed down. There is

no traffic and there are no cars, if not your own. Here everything is beautiful,

tidy and peaceful, and it looks like it has never changed. There will be a

reception with staff at your disposal for your every need. At the reception is

also available a large lounge with sofas and a fireplace, as well as a computer

connected to the Internet.

The little church of the hamlet has been consecrated and masses are held every

Sunday at 11 a.m.

The garden, the swimming pool and the tennis court

As a guest of Casa Giobatta O you will have at your disposal, besides your

private garden, plenty of outdoor space shared with the other guests of the

hamlet.

Swimming pool, tennis court and children's playground are located at

approximately 50 meters (yard) from the apartments, in a panoramic position. The

swimming pool is 12 x 8 meters (40 x 26 feet). Around the pool there are deck

chairs and umbrellas. Once lying in the sun, your eyes will meet only lawns,

trees and flowers. A view of low and green hills will unfold before you. The air

is fresh, clean and filled with the smell of flowers and herbs. You will be able

to spend long and pleasant hours outdoors accompanied either by your friends, a

book in hands, or a glass of good Tuscan wine.

Next to the pool that is a large playground where your children will have fun

playing free. They will find it equipped with swingers, slides and a sandbox.

If you are fond of hiking, marked trekking trails will allow you to visit the

estate. You will discover places of evocative natural beauty.

Nearby tourist attractions

Once at Casa Giobatta O, you will enjoy a wonderful vacation in Tuscany! You

will live and experience the real fascinating traits of Tuscany: the hospitality

of a hamlet built by a noble family of bankers from Siena in the XVII century

which has undergone centuries of history; a stay in the heart of the magic

scenery of Crete Senesi; and the possibility of going on daily excursions to

Florence and other splendid cities of art in Tuscany and returning to the

relaxing atmosphere of the hamlet.

Casa Giobatta O is about 9 km (5.5 miles) away from Monteroni D'Arbia, which is

the nearest town where you can find shops and restaurants. Siena is 20 km (12.4

miles) away and Florence is 80 km (49.7 miles) away. You will be in a quite

convenient position to visit the whole Tuscany. You will be close to the area of

production of the Chianti Senese and Brunello di Montalcino wines. Don't forget

to visit the wine cellars of the area!

Casa Giobatta also has a large parking lot. To stay at Casa Giobatta it is

necessary to have a car.

The swimming-pool is available from the 1st of May until the 30th of September.

Size Sleeps up to 6, 3 bedrooms
Access Car advised
Family friendly Great for children of all ages, Suitable for people with restricted mobility
Notes No pets allowed, No smoking at this property

Features and Facilities

Luxuries Internet access
Pool Shared outdoor pool (heated)
General Wi-Fi available
Utilities Dishwasher, Cooker, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine
Rooms 3 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms of which 2 Family bathrooms
Furniture Single beds (2), Double beds (2)
Outdoors Shared outdoor pool (heated), Private garden, Swing set
Access Parking
Further details indoors

Casa Giobatta O is on the first floor. You enter it by climbing a flight of stairs. The living-room is an elegant and cozy space. There are large windows overlooking the garden. You will find a dining table and a big fireplace, in front of which there are couches and armchairs arranged.

Next to the living-room is a spacious kitchen. From the kitchen, once climbing down some steps, you can reach a garden at your exclusive disposal. The garden is furnished with a table, chairs, and deck chairs.

In the kitchen you will find a four-burner stove, a fridge with freezer, an oven, and a dishwasher. The washing machine is placed in a common area, where you can even dry your clothes as well. The bedrooms are spacious and bright. Two bedrooms have double beds, and the third has 2 single beds. In addition, there are two bathrooms with bathtub and shower taps.

The house is furnished in a complete and accurate way, in the characteristic style of the Tuscan countryside. The floors are of terracotta tile, and the ceilings have exposed wooden beams.

The house has a parking lot and is equipped with winter heating.

Further details outdoors

As a guest of Casa Giobatta O you will have at your disposal, besides your private garden, plenty of outdoor space shared with the other guests of the hamlet.

Swimming pool, tennis court and children's playground are located at approximately 50 meters (yard) from the apartments, in a panoramic position. The swimming pool is 12 x 8 meters (40 x 26 feet). Around the pool there are deck chairs and umbrellas.

Once lying in the sun, your eyes will meet only lawns, trees and flowers. A view of low and green hills will unfold before you. The air is fresh, clean and filled with the smell of flowers and herbs. You will be able to spend long and pleasant hours outdoors accompanied either by your friends, a book in hands, or a glass of good Tuscan wine.

Next to the pool that is a large playground where your children will have fun playing free. They will find it equipped with swingers, slides and a sandbox.

The Tuscany region

Located in the heart of Italy, Tuscany is surely one of the most famous Italian landscapes. The essence of this beautiful region are its natural, artistic, and cultural heritage.

Bounded by the Ligurian and the Tyrrhenian Sea (two arms of Mediterranean), this region is divided into ten provinces, whose capitals are Arezzo, Florence, Grosseto, Livorno, Lucca, Massa-Carrara, Pisa, Pistoia, Prato and Siena. Florence is the capital city of the region itself.

Spring and fall are the best times to visit Tuscany, because the climate is mild. Bus-lines and trains connect the larger towns, but having a car would be a great advantage, and you would be easily able to enjoy the small towns and vineyards, which represent some of Tuscany’s strong points.

The “Chiantigiana road” is a must to see: it produces some of Italy’s finest wines. This is the colourful and legendary road of the “Chianti" region. The grape cultivation dates back to the Etruscan times. One of the biggest pleasures will be sipping different wines, at the wineries or at the wine bars scattered in the towns.

What about a drop in on “Mugello”? It is a countryside surrounded by oaks, chestnut trees and by the Apennines, This land of artists and painters have been source of inspiration in its farmhouses and colours. with kind people, authentic cooking, good wine, plus a great tradition in handicrafts.

Versilia is an area of 20 km sandy beaches located in the north of the region. The seaside with the colourful bathing areas is rich in bars and meeting places. Camaiore, Forte dei Marmi, Massarosa, Pietrasanta, Seravezza, Stazzema and Viareggio are the towns of this beautiful coast.

Asciano

Asciano is a marvellous town under the municipality of Siena, in the Tuscany region. The town is located just between the River Ombrone and the Torrent Copra, at the center of Crete Senesi: a particular and very suggestive hill area on the south-eastern side of Siena, almost bare of vegetation, but plenty of alternating coves and “biancane” (typical clayey, porous and light-coloured soil), that seem to create a moonscape. From the Middle Age, this area was known as “Deserto di Accona” where today, thanks to some important irrigation works, it is possible the cultivation of wheat and sunflowers.

Asciano has Etruscan and Roman origins: you will in fact be able to admire a fascinating Etruscan necropolis, dated back at the V century BC and the remains of Roman baths. The town used to be contended between Siena and Florence in the Battle of Montaperti, until 1285, when it was conquered by Siena and surrounded by boundary walls in 1351, in order to protect it from further invasions.

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Calendar last updated:19 Dec 2014

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