Villa | 7 bedrooms | sleeps 14

Key Info
  • Nearest beach 90 km
  • Swimming pool
  • Great for children of all ages 5
  • Car essential
  • Pets welcome
  • Private garden

'Podere Le Caggia' is an enchanting country villa set in a clearing surrounded by vast woods of holm-oak and chestnut alongside cultivated open fields all nestled in the tranquillity and peacefulness of the Tuscan countryside. It is the perfect place for your relaxing holiday with your friends and family. The villa has a total of 7 bedrooms, 5 bathrooms(one en suite), a large fully-equipped kitchens(350 sq.ft) with a professional 6 burner range, a dining room with a fireplace and two big living rooms. Laundry room with washing machine and dryer is available.

The impressive garden complete with a private swimming pool and an Hot Tub allows you to enjoy a relaxing holiday and is perfect for taking time out and lounging about while sipping on a glass of local wine or enjoying a BBQ. On request we can arrange a delicious and traditional Tuscan meal of your choice. The property is ideal for family reunions or getaways with friends.

The Villa is located at only 17Km from Siena, in an area rich in traditions and historical references . The area is full of things to see and do,especially cultural attractions and more. Sovicille is the closest town, 8 kms far from the Villa, where you can find everything you need....groceries,shops, bank, bar...etc etc.

The location of the Villa makes it easily accessible to some of the most beautiful destination in Tuscany: San Gimignano, Volterra, Firenze(1 hour driving), Pisa, The Chianti region, The Val d'Orcia Valley with Pienza, Montepulciano, Montalcino.

"Proudly" we are the ONLY property where there are no extra charges and all services are included in the final price, even the heating costs are included, our "Price all included" is a real all included!!!

We can provide anytime you want during your stay at the Villa our special

Tuscan meals and services.....Cooking Class, Typical Tuscan Dinner, at the Villa you can find a large selection of tuscan wines.

Do not miss our 'Prima Cena'(first dinner), on your arrival day, after a long journey, you have the opportunity to enjoy a delicious dinner without worry about finding a restaurant or prepare something by yourself.

We could provide a pick up service from Florence(airport and train station), Pisa(airport and train station) or Siena(train station) and also we could gives you the opportunity to rent a car(or more then one) that will be delivered directly into the parking of the Villa or we can rent on your behalf cars directly to the rental agency close to the Siena train station

Size Sleeps up to 14, 7 bedrooms
Nearest beach Castiglione della Pescaia 90 km
Will consider Long term lets (over 1 month), Short breaks (1-4 days)
Access Car essential
Nearest Amenities 8 km
Nearest travel links Nearest airport: Florence 80 km, Nearest railway: Siena 15 km
Family friendly Great for children of all ages
Notes Pets welcome, No smoking at this property

Features and Facilities

Luxuries Jacuzzi or hot tub, Log fire, Internet access, DVD player
General Central heating, TV, CD player, Telephone, Table tennis, Satellite TV, Wi-Fi available
Standard Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer
Utilities Clothes dryer, Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine
Rooms 7 bedrooms, 5 bathrooms of which 4 Family bathrooms and 1 En suites
Furniture Double beds (4), Cots (2), Dining seats for 14, Lounge seats for 14
Other Linen provided, Towels provided, High chair
Outdoors Private garden, BBQ
Access Parking
Further details indoors

4 bedrooms have double beds(queen size), 3 bedrooms have king size bed, under request in three bedrooms it's possible to have 2 singles beds. In two bedrooms is possible to add a third extra bed.

2 Baby beds are available

1 bathroom with shower, tub, washbasin, bidet, toilet and hair dryer.

2 bathroom with shower, washbasin, bidet, toilet and hair dryer.

1 bathroom with shower, washbasin, toilet and hair dryer.

1 en suite bathroom with shower, washbasin, toilet and hair dryer.

Pool towels are provided

Laundry room with washing machine and dryer is available

Further details

Pets allowed (prior arrangement) no extra charge

The Tuscany region

INTRODUCTION

Tuscany is a charmed land, equally blessed by the genius of man and nature, and often by the combined efforts of both. Think of the vineyards: rows of baby green vines that manage somehow to march in arrow-straight formation up the gently rolling hillsides, bounded by single files of darker green cypress trees, snaking sandy roads leading to rust-coloured farmhouses and moss-coated castles, symmetrically rounded hilltops surmounted by towns so homogeneous as to seem one single building. Every inch of land has been sculpted, first by the elements and then by generations of inhabitants whose goals were always twofold: make the land produce as much as possible, make the land as beautiful as possible.

TRAVEL SEASON

The main tourist season in Italy and Tuscany runs from mid-April to the end of September. The best time to visit Italy and Tuscany is the slower season, from April to June and in September/October, when the weather is usually good, the prices are lower and there are fewer tourists.

HISTORY

The region now known as modern Tuscany corresponds to the former area of Etruria. However, the Etruscans were not the first people to grace this land. It was in prehistoric times that man left indications of his presence and there is evidence of small tribal settlements up to the Iron Age. The first evidence of the Etruscans was from around 800 BC from which time the land began to change towards its modern format.

The history of Tuscany is crammed with centuries of changes and struggles from the Etruscans to being swallowed by the Rome Empire. Then the destruction of Rome by the conquering German Barbarians, Odoacre and the Goths. This was followed by being governed by the Lombards and the Franks, through the Middle Ages to the Medici and the Renaissance. Then finally into Modern times.

It is interesting to note that Tuscany's wealth came, not from the land, but from commerce and from its unique position at the centre of trade routes within the Mediterranean basin. In fact, the emergence of Florence, Lucca, Pisa, and Arezzo, and the evolution of the new city-states of Siena, Pistoia, Prato, and other towns such as San Gimignano, Volterra, Livorno, Colle val d'Elsa, and Grosseto is due to extensive trade.

Nevertheless, throughout most of its history this whole area has been a prosperous region for agriculture and a central point for communication for road, sea ports, railways and industry. Now it is well established as a great tourist location.

Siena

Charming Siena is one of the prettiest, if not the prettiest, city of Italy. This well-preserved medieval town extends across 3 hills, its austere buildings and angular lanes seem to transfer the visitor into another time. Tuscany is one of the most popular regions of Italy and a region worth visiting for a stay in the holidays. The impressive cathedral of Siena, whose facades are striped with light and dark marble, towers over the city and fascinates with its magnificently decorated interior. In the heart of the city, lies the Piazza del Campo in the shape of a seashell. This is the scene of the famous Palio, a race on barebacked horses where, twice annually, representatives of the different city districts compete against each other (2nd July and 16th August). From the city hall tower, the Torre del Mancia, a lovely view opens up over the old town and the surrounding Campagna Senese. This landscape, marked by soft hills. with farmsteads dotted across the hills and surrounded by the impressive, ever-present cypress trees, is the Tuscany out of the picture books. Most films made in Tuscany are made in this area. As accommodation in the region of Siena in Tuscany you can rent an apartments in the town of Siena or cottages in the countryside.