I Melograni is a beautiful antique,indipendent, "casale" with large swimming pool (5x12 sqm), 1km far away (walking distance!) from the village of San Giovanni d'Asso in the heart of Siena countryside.
The house is suitable either for a party of 10 (5 AC bedrooms,5 bathrooms) or for a party of 6 (3 AC bedrooms,3 bathrooms-the other part of the house remains close and vacant).
Nestled in an olive grove with a large lawn just in front of the house,a tranquil haven where to enjoy the enchanting view of the rolling hills, singing phaesants, a good glass of wine... just in front of the skyline of Montalcino.
San Giovanni d'Asso is a tiny village provided with all basics : bank,post office,chemist shop, butcher's,supermarket,cafè and 2 nice restaurants. On the second and the third weekend of November a famous White Truffle fair takes place in the ancient Castle.
The house is spread on 2 levels:
GROUND FLOOR: 2 fully equipped kitchens 2 sitting rooms, one of them with fireplace,dining room, guest toilet.
FIRST FLOOR : 2 AC double bedrooms and an AC twin-double one with ensuite bathrooms, an AC double bedroom , an AC twin-double one ,2 family bathrooms (5 AC BEDROOMS,5 FULL BATHROOMS in total). Another large sitting room with fireplace and ceilng fans is located at the first floor.
THE HOUSE CAN BE RENTED IN PART (3BDR,3 BATHROOMS,suitable for a party of 6):in this case the other part of the house REMAINS CLOSED AND VACANT to ensure our guests'privacy.
A beautiful spot in the centre of an area famous in art and history: Siena the town famous for the Palio is 40 km away.The Palio takes place twice a year ; on July 2nd and on August 16th. Montalcino(17 km), Pienza(25 km), Bagno Vignoni (20 km), Montepulciano (30 km). Florence is at a driving distance of an hour and a half, Rome at 2 hours. Perfect for 2 families or a party of friends travelling together. There is a sort of "pool house" near the pool with another complete bathroom, a kitchenette, a beautiful "Loggia" with a large table and chairs.
|Size||Sleeps up to 10, 5 bedrooms|
|Nearest beach||Argentario 120 km|
|Will consider||Long term lets (over 1 month), Short breaks (1-4 days)|
|Nearest Amenities||1 km|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Bologna, Florence, Pisa, Rome, Nearest railway: Siena, Buonconvento, Chiusi|
|Family friendly||Great for children of all ages|
|Notes||Some pets are welcome - please contact the owner, Yes, smoking allowed|
|Pool||Private outdoor pool (unheated)|
|General||Central heating, Air conditioning, CD player, Satellite TV, Wi-Fi available|
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer|
|Utilities||Dishwasher, Cooker, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Rooms||5 bedrooms, 6 bathrooms of which 3 Family bathrooms and 3 En suites|
|Furniture||Single beds (4), Double beds (3), Cots (1), Dining seats for 10, Lounge seats for 16|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided, High chair|
|Outdoors||Private outdoor pool (unheated), Private garden, BBQ|
Tuscany doesn't need any description: art, culture, monuments, food, wine, make this region a spot you must visit at least once in your lifetime.
San Giovanni d'Asso is the typical rural Tuscan village :it lies in a not yet well known area of the countryside near Siena.An ancient castle,a Romanesque church back to XI century,a magic wood, wonderful sunsets make this place very special.It is a tiny village where you can find a bank,post office,supermarket,chemist shop,butcher shop,cafè,2 nice restaurants.A beautiful spot in the middle of an area rich in art and history:Montalcino(15 km),Pienza(24 Km),Bagno Vignoni(20 km),Montepulciano(30 km) are just a few destination you can reach in less than half an hour driving. Siena ,the town famous for Il Palio (IL PALIO TAKES PLACE TWICE A YEAR ON JULY 2ND AND AUGUST 16TH) is 40 minutes driving from the village,Florence at 1 hour and a half. Car essential.
In November (2nd and 3rd weekend of the month) a famous WHITE TRUFFLE FAIR takes place in the castle of the village.
It is an ideal moment to taste the new oil (OLIO NUOVO) as well.
PLEASE ENQUIRY FOR OUR SPECIAL OFFER FOR THIS PERIOD.