Villa | 3 bedrooms | sleeps 6
A stylish apartment close to Siena ancient city walls, still surrounded by olive groves and fields; ideal for visitors looking for a quite lodge. The farmhouse is part of a unique Liberty village built by Garibaldi's doctor in 1880. Local shops are at walking distance. In the surrounding area you will find horse riding facilities and country tracks for cycling and walking.
The three bedroom apartment has been recently renovated and fitted with wooden floors, stone bathrooms, typical countryside furnisher re-arranged with a modern touch. The apartment includes a scenic double height dining room with a stone staircase, fresco ceiling paints, a bedroom in the old sweetcorn room with a 360 degree view.
The property is 3 km from Siena. It could be done on foot, but the road is really steep. There is a good bus connection though.
In the property there are other two units, one of which is occupied by the owners.
These other units have a garden on the other side of the property.
• Bus service:
Number 30, 31 and 33 from "Piazza Gramsci" (Siena City Centre). Get off at "Costafabbri", then you need to walk approx 200 m: On the opposite side of the bus stop take the road going up toward "Ville di Corsano", then just after 50 m, take the first on the left on the bend. The house is at the end of the street.
• If you need a taxi you can call 0577 49222.
• Site seeing / museums.
• Horse riding.
• Bicycle riding.
• Thermal baths.
• Wineries visit and wine testing (Chianti, Brunello di Montalcino, Nobile di Montapulciano).
• Traditional events: The Palio and other events connected to the Palio life during the year.
• Antique markets.
• Countryside town festivals during the whole year.
• Cooking lessons.
• Hot air balloon rides.
• Bird watching / wild life watching.
• Lake fishing.
• Helicopter touristic trips.
• Go kart.
• Hand gliding.
• Hystorical towns and villages: Siena, San Gimignano, San Galgano, Monteriggioni, Pienza, Montepulciano.
• Main Buildings / places:Piazza del Campo (Siena), Palazzo del Comune (Siena), Duomo di Siena.
• Museums:Pinacoteca Nazionale di Siena (Duccio di Buoninsegna, Sassetta), Museo Civico - Palazzo Comunale, Spedale Santa Maria della Scala (Medioeval hospital), Museo dell'Opera Metropolitana, National Archeological Museum, Contemporary gallery - Palazzo delle Papesse, Natural History Museum - Accademia dei Fiosiocritici, Museums of the Contradas, Holy art museum - Oratorio di San Bernardino e Museo Diocesano d'arte sacra.
• Other cultural institutions:Accademia Musicale Chigiana - school of music, Rinnovati Theatre, Rozzi Theatre.
• Wineries (Chianti, Brunello di Montalcino, Nobile di Montapulciano).
• Thermal baths: Bagni Vignone.
• Bothanical garden.
• Seaside: 90 Km. Castiglione della Pescaia, Follonica, Punta Ala
Villa Cennina Golf Club. Sovicille.
Esse Golf Club. Bettolle.
Villa Gori Golf Club. Via Marciano.
Abbadia Golf Club. Colle Val D'Elsa.
Castiglion del Bosco. Opening 2010.
Parking available on the property.
Garage available on request.
|Size||Sleeps up to 6, 3 bedrooms|
|Family friendly||Great for children of all ages|
|Notes||Pets welcome, No smoking at this property|
Features and Facilities
|Luxuries||Internet access, DVD player, Staffed property|
|General||Central heating, TV, CD player, Satellite TV|
|Utilities||Dishwasher, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Rooms||3 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms of which 2 Family bathrooms|
|Outdoors||Private garden, BBQ, Bicycles available|
|Further details indoors|
The apartment is on the first and second floor of the Villa. It has been refurbished with high quality materials and fit out. All items, bed linens, bathroom linens, table wear, kitchen wear are selected with care for our guests. Despite its large size it is a very romantic lodge, ideal for honeymoons.
The layout of original Italian countryside houses was based on the connection between rooms without corridor. The living room, dining room and kitchen are on the first floor and form a large united living space. On the same floor there is the main bedroom. The stone stairs in the living room take to the corn room on the second floor. Another stair takes to the mezzanine floor including the Elf Room, two bathrooms and the laundry room.
Large room at the entrance of the apartment with al fresco painting on the ceiling. It include two sofas, coffee table, large flat screen television and an old kitchen cabinet. A door open into the dining room, the central room of the house. It is simply furnished with a rustic square wooden table with extensions and chairs, a china cabinet and a large design central lamp.
The main bedroom has corner windows and view on the countryside toward south and on the villa yard. It is furnished with an old king wooden bed, side tables, twin silk armchairs, a chest of drawers and a dressing table with mirrors. The windows have internal and external shutters.
The Corn room has windows on all four sides as it is the highest room of the house. The windows have internal heavy curtains made with original embroided linens, but they do not have external shutters. Old terracotta floor and wooden beam ceiling make the space unique. The only furnisher is a king bed, two side tables, a wooden desk and an armchair.
The Elf Bedroom has low white painted wooden celing which makes the room bright and cosy. It is furnished with a lovely oak laminated set made by a queen size wooden bed, a desk and chairs, a side table and a wardrobe. The window has internal and external shutters.
There is a walk-in wardrobe outside the bedrooms and another wardrobe is inside the main bathroom.
The spacious kitchen with twin corner windows opens on the dining room. It is furnished with a unitised white lacquered inclusive set with a white reconstituted stone top and an old white table with marble top and white wooden straw woven chairs. The ceiling is covered by a fresco painting.
The kitchen is fitted with dishwasher, oven, large fridge, freezer, kettle, new cookware and cutlery.
The main bathroom is composed by a room with wooden floor accomodating a bath, double sink and a wardrobe, and a separate toilet. The toilet in travertine has wc, bidet and shower. A window overlooking the countryside opens on top of the bathtub.
The second bathroom in travertine includes a sink, wc, bidet and shower.
There is also e separate laundry with a washing machine and a washing sink.
The house includes also a utility room.
Refundable security deposit: € 200 (cash upon arrival; it will be totally returned, if no damages or losses occurred)
Included in the rental price:
Linen: bed sheets, towels, kitchen linen (weekly changed)
Baby cot: upon request at the booking. ( linen for baby bed are provided)
NOT included in the rental price:
Electricity and air conditioning on consumption
Extra Services on request (before arrival, better if at the time of booking) and NOT included in the rental price:
Extra cleaning: € 10/hour to be paid in resort.
Extra towels: € 10 per person for a complete set.
Extra linens: € 10 per set. (If required maid service to be paid extra)
Unsecured off street car park: Inclusive.
Garage with lock: please enquiry.
Chef. Prices according to menu.
Horse riding and cooking lessons. Please enquiry.
Check-in: from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. (Please note, If the owner is not informed about the exact arrival time, this will be assumed to be at 6.30 pm)
Check-out: within 10 a.m.
Small dogs are welcome (however the owner must be informed at the time of booking. Please enquiry if you have other pets!)
A Booking Fee of 30.00€ is to be added to the rental price.
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