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House and pool house from the pool (5X12 sqm)

Villa | 5 bedrooms | sleeps 10

Key Info
  • Nearest beach 120 km
  • Swimming pool
  • Great for children of all ages
  • Car essential
  • Air conditioning
  • Some pets are welcome - please contact the owner
  • Private garden

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)
Access Car essential
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 Pets welcome, Yes, smoking allowed

Features and Facilities

Luxuries Log fire
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 garden, BBQ
Access Parking

The Tuscany region

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

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.


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5 Sep 2014


"Gorgeous villa in Tuscany"

This is a gorgeous villa in the tuscan countryside. The villa was beautiful, spotless and had everything we needed. It is right next to the small town of San Giovanni D'Osso. My 16-year-old loved it as well. While we day-tripped to surrounding towns including Sienna and Florence, we always enjoyed coming back to the villa to swim and prepare dinner. I can't wait for the next time when we can return there with our friends. Great hosts as well.

Thank you for your nice words,I am happy you had a nice stay at our house
I am looking forward to meeting you and your family again!
Best wishes


31 Jan 2014


"Wonderful & Memorable Trip to Tuscany"

We stayed here in September 2013 for a family birthday celebration and had the most amazing holiday, would highly recommend. The villa is located amongst olive groves in the beautiful Tuscan countrysi… More

16 Oct 2013


"Fabulous Tuscan Villa - Everything we hoped for and more!"

We stayed at I Melograni in August 2013 with our extended family and friends. In total there were 9 of us. The villa is centrally located so we were able to take day trips to the towns like Sienna, … More

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