Villa Caprera. Casa Borgianni
Farmhouse | 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.
|Size||Sleeps up to 6, 3 bedrooms|
|Nearest beach||Castiglione della Pescaia 100 km|
|Will consider||Corporate bookings, Long term lets (over 1 month), Short breaks (1-4 days)|
|Nearest Amenities||500 m|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Firenze 90 km, Nearest railway: Siena 5 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, DVD player|
|General||Central heating, Air conditioning, TV, Video player, CD player, Safe, Satellite TV, Wi-Fi available|
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer|
|Utilities||Dishwasher, Cooker, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Rooms||3 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms of which 2 Family bathrooms|
|Furniture||Double beds (3), Cots (1), Dining seats for 8, Lounge seats for 6|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided|
|Outdoors||Private garden, BBQ, Bicycles available|
|Further details indoors|
• Three double bedrooms: the sweetcorn room, the master bedroom, and the elf white room with wooden ceiling.
• A fully fitted kitchen with the marble pasta and pizza table.
• The mythic moon fresco painted living room.
• The dining room with the stone stair
• The main bathroom with the shower, the bath, double sink and separate toilet.
• The second bathroom with a shower and view toward the walnut plantation.
• Quality linens and tableware.
|Further details outdoors|
• Outside garden for al fresco dining.
• Deck chairs and garden bed
• Car park spaces and garage on request.
The apartment 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 Tuscany region
Olive trees, vineyards, cypresses, green fields, white dusty roads, blue sea and blue sky, red bricks and white stones...
Local shops are at walking distance. In the surrounding area you will find horse riding facilities and country tracks for cycling and walking.
The sprout season and Easter: Light green fields, noisy bells and singing churches, ladybugs, schiacciata star anise cake and colomba with sugar. Old vapour train trip and afternoon picnic on the grass, the art festivals, the first seaside swim, San Giuseppe fritters, the bicycle races...
Dog days of summer: the wheat fields with red poppies and sheaf, thoroughbred horses, fireflies, little churches and quite villages in the afternoon dust, watermelons, the Palio with shouted songs, flags, drums and trumpets, tuff on the stones, Accademia Chigiana classical music festival in the roofless church of San Galgano, big screen under the stars sitting on the brickwork arena stairs under the live oaks, open air live Jazz, swimming in the Merse river...
Fall: Must and wine smell all over, Oak woods where to go for mushrooms, vintage, noisy town festivals with prosciutto, figs, truffles, smoked cheese, grilled ribs, the wine cellar open day tour of drunks, red yellow purple brown leaves, the eclectic Siena film festival, fireplace smell...
White season: The olive picking, Bruschetta with new oil, chorus in Medieval churches, the crèche tour in the contradas, Santa Lucia bells, the Christmas walking in the woods at night with vinsanto and cantuccini, the season at Rinnovati theatre, the pappardelle con la lepre, the wild boar hunting, castagnaccio and panforte, New Year Eve Concert in Piazza del Campo, Carnival masked balls with cenci and doughnuts...
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3 Jul 2014
Staying at Villa Caprera Casa Borgianni was one of the highlights of our holiday in Italy and easily the best rental we've had in Italy. The buildings are steeped in character but the interior ha… More
13 Aug 2013
"A Perfect Tuscan Villa with beautiful views of Siena."
We absolutely loved our stay at this historic villa. Booking was very easy via email. The owner is an architect who has lovingly restored this villa. We stayed on the top floor. The place was spotless… More
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