The Villa is situated in a splendid 18th century mansion, with typical Sienese architecture. The property position is ideal because one reaches the Chianti region in a few minutes or can enjoy the culture and convenience of the city of Siena (6 km away).
The mansion is surrounded by a garden with oak-trees, linden-trees, cypresses and a terrace full of many mediterranean plants, where one can relax and have a pleasant stay outside. The swimming-pool is 6m x12 m and is situated on a paved terrace with pergola, table, chairs, deckchairs and sunbeds. From the terrace there is an excellent view of the hills including, woods and fields. The estate is situated at an altitude of 350 m above sea level. The climate is usually full of sunshine with a light breeze.
In the property there are three independent holiday apartments (Villa, Guest House and Restored Barn ), recently renovated and well equipped. Each apartment has its own entrance and its private terrace with garden furniture. The pool is reserved exclusively for the guests of the three apartments.
|Size||Sleeps up to 7, 3 bedrooms|
|Check in time:||16:00|
|Check out time:||10:00|
|Nearest beach||Castiglione della Pescaia (Grosseto) 100 km|
|Will consider||Long term lets (over 1 month)|
|Access||Car not necessary|
|Nearest Amenities||3 km|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Florence Airport, Leonardo da Vinci 75 km, Nearest railway: Train Station Siena 6 km|
|Family friendly||Great for children of all ages|
|Notes||Pets welcome, No smoking at this property|
|Luxuries||Internet access, DVD player|
|Pool||Private outdoor pool (unheated)|
|General||Central heating, Air conditioning, TV, CD player, Satellite TV, Wi-Fi available|
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer|
|Utilities||Dishwasher, Cooker, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Rooms||3 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms and 1 En suites|
|Furniture||King Beds (1), Single beds (5), Cots (3), Dining seats for 8, Lounge seats for 8|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided, High chair|
|Outdoors||Private outdoor pool (unheated), Balcony or terrace, Shared garden, BBQ|
|Access||Parking, Suitable for people with restricted mobility, Not suitable for wheelchair users|
|Further details indoors|
The apartment (150 m2) is on three floors. Entrance is through the courtyard, welcoming you with two large glassdoors. The main room, with typical Sienese beams, is divided into sitting-room and kitchen. The sitting-room is furnished with sofas and arm-chairs. The kitchen has a table for up to seven people and includes all the necessities. When arriving on the next floor, the first room has a double bed and an ensuite bathroom with finishes of travertine, with enclosed shower. Baby cot available. From the corridor, there is access to a full bathroom, before reaching the last room which has a twin bed. On the second floor there is a large loft with 3 single beds. From the rooms there is a beautiful view onto the gardens of the estate.In the courtyard, a private large space with a table and confortables chairs allows to enjoy the open air. Beach umbrella and barbecue available. The swimming-pool is for the exclusive use for the guests of the 3 rentals apartments which are in the property.
|Further details outdoors|
Outside, you can take advantage of the garden, along with the swimming pool: there you find a broad stone terrace equipped with pergola, table, chairs, deckchairs, sunbeds. Outdoor shower.The property location allows a pleasant vacation in the countryside, and is a good point of reference for visiting Siena (5 miles), Florence (35 miles by the highway, which is 8 miles away), Castellina in Chianti (10 miles), Quercegrossa at 2 miles (shops, bars, post office, chemist's, restaurant, pizzeria).Mountains, sea and lakes are 50 miles away. Thermal baths, riding-school, tennis court, mountain-bikes (to rent) in the surroundings (10-20 minutes by auto). Beautiful walks in the countryside.
200 meters from the house, bus stop with two bus lines, one for Siena center and the other to the Siena train station. From Siena, daily bus connections to all the major Tuscan cities and Italian.
The property location is ideal to reach the places of interest such as Siena (only 6 km from the historic center), Castellina in Chianti (15 km), San Gimignano (20 km), Florence (55 km). The nearest village is Quercegrossa, with 2 supermarkets, two pizzerias and one restaurant, just 3 km from the house. The nearest shopping center is next the Siena train station, 5 km from the house, with the largest supermarket in Siena, the "Coop", and the center "Porta Siena" with shops open also on Sunday.
Mountains, sea and lakes are 50 miles away. Thermal baths, riding-school, tennis court, mountain-bikes (to rent) in the surroundings (10-20 minutes by auto). Beautiful walks in the countryside
The historic centre of Siena has been declared by UNESCO a World Heritage Site. It is one of the nation's most visited tourist attractions, with over 163,000 international arrivals in 2008. Siena is famous for its cuisine, art, museums, medieval cityscape and the Palio, a horse race held twice a year.
Tuscany is known for its gorgeous landscapes, its rich artistic legacy and its influence on high culture. Tuscany is regarded as the true birthplace of the Italian Renaissance, and has been home to some many influential people in the history of arts and science, such as Petrarch, Dante, Botticelli, Michelangelo, Niccolo Machiavelli, Leonardo da Vinci, Galileo Galilei, Amerigo Vespucci, Luca Pacioli and Puccini. As a result of this, the region has several museums (such as the Uffizi, the Pitti Palace and the Chianciano Museum of Art). Tuscany has a unique culinary tradition, and is famous for its wines (most famous of which are Chianti, Vino Nobile di Montepulciano, Morellino di Scansano and Brunello di Montalcino).