Villa | 5 bedrooms | sleeps 10
Immersed in the green countryside on the outskirts of Siena, Villa Palio offers all the quiet of its natural setting just a stone throw from the very center of the town of Siena.
The villa has been restored in the last years and the result is an elegant accommodation with pale wooden parquet floors, coloured or white washed walls completed by a modern minimal style furnishing which makes the rooms bright and luminous. All the modern comforts are provided included the air conditioning throughout, wi-fi internet connexion and a private bathroom for each bedroom.
The position of the villa is ideal to enjoy the calmness and silence of the country but within only 5 minutes walking from the nearest bus stop to the center which is just less than 2 km away with all the comforts and amenities the town has to offer with its many shops and museums not to mention the Dome and the famous Campo square.
The owners live beside and have a separate entrance. They will be available if you will need them but they will respect your privacy if their presence is not required.
ACCOMMODATION: the villa is about 220 square meters and can sleep up to 10 persons in 5 bedrooms and 5 bathrooms.
You enter the villa through a flight of stairs which lead to a middle floor where are located 2 double bedrooms each with ensuite bathroom with shower.
On the first floor there are the other three spacious double bedrooms with ensuite bathrooms with shower. On the same floor you can find also the fully equipped kitchen, a bright living room with comfortable sofas and armchairs and a dining area with a large table to accommodate all the guests.
Large French windows lead to the open air patio, heart of the house, fully equipped with stylish garden furniture for your al fresco dinners.
GARDEN & POOL: A short gravel drive leads to the entrance gate of the property and the parking place is on the right side of the house.
From the gravel front courtyard you turn behind the house through a nice path which arrives to the pool garden area. Immersed in a green lawn perfectly manicured, here is located the salt water pool (12X5 meters, 1.30 - 2.60 meters deep) fully equipped with sun beds and sun umbrellas for you to relax or sunbathe.
|Size||Sleeps up to 10, 5 bedrooms|
|Nearest beach||Castiglione della Pescaia 100 km|
|Will consider||Long term lets (over 1 month)|
|Access||Car not necessary|
|Nearest Amenities||1 km|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Florence - Amerigo Vespucci 80 km, Nearest railway: Siena 1 km|
|Family friendly||Great for children of all ages|
|Notes||No pets allowed, Yes, smoking allowed|
Features and Facilities
|General||Central heating, Air conditioning, TV, Satellite TV, Wi-Fi available|
|Standard||Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer|
|Utilities||Dishwasher, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Rooms||5 bedrooms, 5 bathrooms of which 5 En suites|
|Furniture||Single beds (4), Double beds (3), Dining seats for 10, Lounge seats for 10|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided, High chair|
|Outdoors||Balcony or terrace, Shared garden|
The Tuscany region
Villa Palio is located on the outskirts of Siena just few minutes walking from the nearest bus stop and to the railway station. The center of the town (a Unesco world heritage site) is less than two km and it offers all the amenities, all the shops, restaurants, art and historical sites, museums and cathedrals.
The nearest airport is in Florence about one hour drive, Pisa is one and a half hours and Rome 2 and a half hours.
Close by you can find many typical hilltop villages such as San Gimignano. Pienza, Montalcino, Montepulciano and many others.
Nearest town: Siena km 1,5
Restaurants: Siena km 1,5
Supermarket: Siena km 1
Grocery: Siena km 1
Shops: Siena km 1,5
Outlets: Valdichiana Outlet Village km 50
Bank: Siena km 1,5
Post office: Siena km 1,5
Chemistry: Siena km 1,5
Golf: Golf Club Valdichiana km 50
Horse riding: Siena km 5
SPA: Rapolano Terme km 35
Train station: Siena km 1,5
Siena is a synonym for 'high quality lifestyles'. It was the first Municipality in Europe to close its center to traffic in 1966. Siena is a place of international culture. Its university is 750 years old and it hosts several noteworthy institutions such as the Chigiana Musical Academy, the University for Foreigners, the Accademia dei Fisiocritici and the Accademia degli Intronati. In this city, everything has remained unchanged for centuries. There, one breathes an 'atmosphere' that cannot be found elsewhere, because its people truly maintain the traditions of their ancestors. The tradition of the Palio, for example, is celebrated and renewed each year with the same renowned power and enthusiasm.
Siena has Etruscan origins; it was a Roman colony whose name was 'Sena Julia'. Its importance grew considerably in the Middle Ages, first with Lombards and later, under Carolingian leadership. After a long period of Episcopal dominion (from the 9th to the 11th century), the city reached the peak of power and became a municipality in 1147. During this period, Siena adopted expansionistic policies towards bordering territories. Confrontation with Florence was inevitable and due to various vicissitudes, their struggle lasted until 1555. In that year, after a long siege, Siena was conquered by the Florentines. Thus, the city lost its autonomy and became part of the Grand Duchy of Tuscany, sharing the Duchy's destiny until the Unification of Italy in 1861.
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