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

You could not ask for a more special place in which to celebrate an important anniversary or simply spend a vacation with your family and friends ! I Melograni is a beautiful antique,indipendent, "casale" with large swimming pool (5x12 sqm), 1km away (walking distance!) from the village of San Giovanni d'Asso in the heart of Siena countryside.The house is suitable for a party of 10 (5 AC bedrooms,5 bathrooms) Nestled in an olive grove with a large lawn just in front of the house, words can't even describe the beauty of the view.You can easily travel throughout Tuscany, as the house is strategically located, but I bet your favourite days will be spent here at I Melograni:relaxing,swimming,reading,laughing and enjoying one another....... 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 third weekend of November a famous White Truffle fair takes place in the ancient Castle.You can experience a tour to discover the world of truffles with a guide and his dogs,or have a wine and truffle tasting in our old cellar (back to the XVI century).Also we have a very good cook who can prepare nice dinners at the house and cooking lessons.

The house is spread on 2 levels:

GROUND FLOOR: 2 fully equipped kitchens 2 sitting rooms, one of them with fireplace,dining room, loo.

FIRST FLOOR is arranged as follows : a large sitting room with fireplace and ceiling fans

2 double bedrooms ,and a twin-double with ensuite bathrooms, a further double bedroom and a twin-double and 2 family bathrooms (5 BEDROOMS,5 FULL BATHROOMS in total): all the bedrooms are airconditioned,four of them have ceiling fans as well.

The house is situated in the centre of an area famous in art and history: Siena the town well known 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.

The house is perfect for 2 families or a party of friends travelling together. There is a "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
Rooms 5 bedrooms, 6 bathrooms of which 3 En suites and 3 Shower rooms
Check in time: 16:00
Check out time: 10:00
Nearest beach Argentario 120 km
Will consider Long term lets (over 1 month)
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 Some pets are welcome - please contact the owner, No smoking at this property

Features and Facilities

Luxuries Log fire, Internet access
Pool Private outdoor pool (unheated)
General Central heating, Air conditioning, CD player, Satellite TV, Wi-Fi available
Standard Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer
Utilities Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine
Furniture Double beds (3), Single beds (4), Cots (1), Dining seats for 10, Lounge seats for 16
Other Linen provided, Towels provided, High chair
Outdoors Private outdoor pool (unheated), Private garden, BBQ
Access Parking, Not suitable for wheelchair users

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.