Apartment | 3 bedrooms | sleeps 6
The apartment is placed in the hamlet of Castel San Gimignano, very near to the best famous cities as Siena, Firenze, San Gimignano, Volterra and the sea is reachable in less than an hour by car. You can also start from here for a relaxing walk or ride through the olive groves and the surrounding countryside.
Casa Verbena is on the first floor, with a private terrace, has a shared relaxing swimming pool with an extraordinary landscape. Two double comfortable rooms and a bedroom with two beds can guest six people. Ideal for families. A large terrace with a barbecue allowed to have romantic and cool moments in the summer evenings.
|Size||Sleeps up to 6, 3 bedrooms|
|Nearest beach||Costa degli Etruschi Cecina 55 km|
|Will consider||Long term lets (over 1 month)|
|Nearest Amenities||12 km|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Florence 60 km, Nearest railway: Poggibonsi 18 km|
|Family friendly||Great for children of all ages, Suitable for people with restricted mobility|
|Notes||Pets welcome, No smoking at this property|
Features and Facilities
|Luxuries||Internet access, Staffed property|
|General||Central heating, TV, Wi-Fi available|
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer|
|Utilities||Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Rooms||3 bedrooms, 1 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms|
|Furniture||Single beds (2), Double beds (2), Cots (1), Dining seats for 6, Lounge seats for 2|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided, High chair|
|Outdoors||Balcony or terrace, Shared garden|
Welcome pack provided on arrival.
Swimming pool available from the end of May to the end of September
Garden is shared with the owners of the house.
English-speaking representative on hand to answer any questions.
The Tuscany region
Tuscany is without doubt, the most wonderful Italian region. It can offer you all you need to relax your mind and your body. Siena province has many attractions, historical, and a lot of villages full of life with important cultural and folk programmes to celebrate our history.
There are our fascinating landscapes, with vineyard and olives, our white -roads famous in the world. There are our wines and our olive oil and our simple but fantastic cooking. There is the Paiio, twice a year, in July and August.
There is a marvellous sea.
If you choose our holiday home, you can taste and feel all these emotions. Casa Gelsomino is very near to Florence , Siena, San Gimignano, Volterra and to the Costa Degli Etruschi sea.
San Gimignano has been declared by UNESCO a part of the World's Architectural Heritage.
Castel San Gimignano is a small medieval hamlet with still its ancient wall and it's situated on the top of a hill, from which you can admire a 360° amazing landscape.
Our quite hamlet is 12 km far from San Gimignano , 30 km from Siena, 15 from Volterra, 50 km from Florence.
You can have a special holiday, starting from here towards the most important cities of Tuscany, and on your back to relax in our property, tasting some good wine.
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12 Aug 2013
"Brilliant location, fantastic views and the warmest of welcomes."
We have just returned from Casa Verbena having had a fabulous time. The accommodation is very spacious and exceptionally clean and well equipped. The pictures of the apartment do not illustrate this to it's full potential. We travelled with our teenage children, 17 and 19, and found the accommodation perfect for our needs. The view from the pool is breath taking and the welcome from the family is very sincere. We loved the local café bar for coffee and cake in the mornings and beer in the late afternoon. The small village is well served with a lovely, although a little expensive, restaurant and a very well equipped local shop. The location of the apartment is perfect to see most of the major sites in beautiful Tuscany. A great choice.
We are very proud of this review! we thank our guests very much and we'd like to have you here again !
4 Jul 2013
"Great little village lovely hosts"
This is not a villa in rural Tuscany but what it is; is a comfortable stay with wonderful hosts just off the street through a village that's 12klm from San G and is a good cental location for exp… More
28 Feb 2013
"It felt like we were staying in the heart of Tuscany - what an amazing experience!"
Our family, 2 adults and 2 kids (7 and 17) stayed at Casa Verbena for a week in April 2012. It was our first trip to Italy and we found this place using the TripAdvisor website.Since it was our first … More
6 Feb 2013
"Great place, well located"
Excellent for a Tuscan holiday. The place is conveniently located, close to all major attractions of Tuscany. The owners are very helpful. The pool's fine, our son had great time there. The best … More
26 Dec 2012
"Enjoyable and welcoming"
Our group comprising of 6 (4 adults and 2 children) stayed for a week in late June. Our stay was very enjoyable stay with Carlo and his family making us feel very welcome from the moment we arrived un… More
3 Jun 2012
"Wonderful relaxing holiday in the Tuscan hills"
This was a modern apartment with stylish rustic furnishings in a beautiful setting in a small village. The hospitality shown to us was very welcoming with some very nice touches. The local shop was ve… More
31 May 2012
"Nicely located, clean and comfortable apartment"
Apartment is located 70 meters from the road between Volterra and Colle val d'Elza on a hill side. A very central location for visits to the highlights in Tuscany. The building has 3 apartments and is surrounded by a beautiful garden.There is a nice new swimming pool with a great view of the valley. There is a big lawn and there are olive trees, chickens, rabbits and lots of herbs in the garden. The parents of Carlo live in the same building. They have been very friendly and helpful, especially for our kids. There is a restaurant around the corner and a small supermarket across the street. There are also many other restaurants in the vicinity (15 min drive) and a bigger supermarket in Colle Val d' Elza.(20 min)
Carlo and Emanuela live across the street and are very helpful to assist you with whatever question you might have.
We had a great stay and enjoyed the warm welcome of this special italian family.
Hope to return in the future!
25 Sep 2011
"Superb location, wonderful hosts and sublime views"
The villa is lovely. We were the first people to use it, so everything completely new and sparkling. Carlo and Emanuela were very welcoming, they had even left us some of their own grown tomatoes, o… More
We are very happy to receive this so rewarding review: this encourages us to go on trying to improve our work.
Many , many real thanks to our guests from the bottom of our hearts!
We're longing to have you here again!
Emanuela e Carlo
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