Apartment GAIA, countryside, not far from Siena – Home 6664973 Apartment
- 5 bedrooms
- 10 sleeps
- min stay varies
Apartment GAIA, countryside, not far from Siena – Home 6664973
- 5 bedrooms
- 10 sleeps
- min stay varies
Apartment / 5 bedrooms / 5 bathrooms / sleeps 10
- Nearest beach 95 km
- Swimming pool
- Child friendly
- Car essential
- Ask about pets
- Private garden
Description from owner
Podere Incrociati rises in the heart of Montagnola Senese, just 15 km/9 miles far from Siena and 75 km/47,5 miles far from Florence, among the greenery of age-old oaks, holm-oaks and chestnut-trees. Thanks to its high position (500 mt./1640 ft. above sea level) you will enjoy a well-aired summer suitable for walks in the nearby woods, crossed by several paths, catching sight of charming landscapes, lots of medieval villages and Romanesque parish churches.There are thousands of paths through Montagnola Senese, which is a hillock in the heart of the Sienese area. Podere Incrociati is surrounded by a natural environment, with tracks that go through the woods and that are ideal for mountain-bike, horse-back riding and trekking excursions.The outside fronts have maintained their originality, while inside the building, most part of the ancient hand-crafted brick floors has been restored, as well as the ceilings with their old wooden beams that had been blackened by the smoke of the mantelpieces,
Podere Incrociati rises in the heart of Montagnola Senese, just 15 km/9 miles far from Siena and 75 km/47,5 miles far from Florence, among the greenery of age-old oaks, holm-oaks and chestnut-trees. Thanks to its high position (500 mt./1640 ft. above sea level) you will enjoy a well-aired summer suitable for walks in the nearby woods, crossed by several paths, catching sight of charming landscapes, lots of medieval villages and Romanesque parish churches.There are thousands of paths through Montagnola Senese, which is a hillock in the heart of the Sienese area. Podere Incrociati is surrounded by a natural environment, with tracks that go through the woods and that are ideal for mountain-bike, horse-back riding and trekking excursions.The outside fronts have maintained their originality, while inside the building, most part of the ancient hand-crafted brick floors has been restored, as well as the ceilings with their old wooden beams that had been blackened by the smoke of the mantelpieces, which were once the only source of heating; the old irregular walls and the arched ceilings have been preserved, too. The old forniture makes the place comfortable and charming, respecting the ancient rural Sienese traditions.The apartment Gaia (about 200 sqm) offers 5 bedrooms with bathroom, kitchen, large living room with fireplace, loggia, laundry-room in common. It is located in a typical tuscan structure of the year 1800 that has been recently restored, trying to keep its originality. The property is surrounded by a large lawn, it offers a swimming-pool.Our staff will welcome the guests and will be present for any need. There are some services available on request, they have to be booked in advance: typical Tuscan dinners, cooking classes, tours around the Chianti-area, the Val d'Orcia-area, San Gimignano, Volterra, horse riding, bike rental and bike tours transfers to and from the airport, visit to the cellars, sommelier courses.
The shared swimming-pool opens from 1st of June to 30th September.
Included in the price are: taxes, electricity, hot water, bathroom and bedroom linen, the use of the common laundry room with ironing facilities, final cleaning. Heating is not included, payment on consumption. There are 4 baby cots available that can be rented. If interested, kindly advise in advance. The cost for each baby cot is Euro 15,00 per week.
A reservation is possible upon confirmation of the availability of the requested apartment.Reservation requires 25% of the total amount on account Weekly stays from Saturday to Saturday. Shorter and flexible stays are possible in low and middle season, on request.Upon arrival we require a 300 Euro security deposit for possible damages that will be given back at departure. Check-in on Saturdays from 4:30 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.; check-out within 09:30 a.m. on the last scheduled Saturday.
Location description from owner
The Tuscany region
Tuscany, the cradle of Renaissance, and native land of Leonardo da Vinci, Michelangelo Buonarroti, Giotto, Filippo Brunelleschi, Dante Alighieri, Cimabue, Sandro Botticelli, Domenico Ghirlandaio, Niccolò Machiavelli, Luca della Robbia, Donatello, Amerigo Vespucci, Benvenuto Cellini, Lorenzo the Magnificent, Giovanni da Verrazzano etc.; is a region rich of art, culture and natural beauties.
Six Tuscany localities have been inscribed in the UNESCO list of world-heritage sites: the Historical center of Florence (inscribed in 1982), the Historical center of Siena (1995), the Square of the Cathedral of Pisa (1,987), the Historical center of San Gimignano (1990), the Historical center of Pienza (1996) and the Val d' Orcia (2004). The wonders of Tuscany are not only limited to the places inserted in the Unesco's list, but they are represented also from other wonderful historical cities like Arezzo, Lucca, Pistoia, Massa Marittima, Cortona, Certaldo, Volterra, Montepulciano or the small fortified medieval villages like Pitigliano, Sorano, Monteriggioni, Serravalle Pistoiese, Vicopisano or natural landscapes as for example like that can be seen in the Hills of Chianti, the Crete Senesi, the Apuan Alps and the beautiful coast of the Tyrrhenian sea with the Islands of Tuscan archipelago or the Natural Park of Maremma, in the region are also important Etruscan and Roman archeological remains. Tuscany is also famous for its spa tourism and Spa, who has never heard of Montecatini or Terme di Saturnia or Terme di Rapolano.
Siena is one of the best preserved historical cities of Tuscany. Ancient medieval town built on three hills, is still surrounded by walls. The whole city of Siena, built around the Piazza del Campo, was conceived as a work of art that blends into the landscape of the Crete Senesi.
The historic center of Siena has been inserted since 1995 between the World Heritage Site by UNESCO.
UNESCO has included Siena in the list of world heritage sites with the following words: Siena is the embodiment of a medieval town. Its inhabitants pursued their rivalry with Florence, also in the area of urban planning. Through the centuries they preserved their city's Gothic appearance, acquired over the centuries XII-XV. During this period the work of Duccio, the Lorenzetti brothers and Simone Martini influenced the course of Italian and European art. The entire city of Siena, built around the Piazza del Campo was invented as a work of art that integrates with the surrounding landscape.
VILLAGES AND LANDSCAPES OF THE PROVINCE OF SIENA :
CHIANTI SENESE Chianti - Castellina in Chianti - Gaiole in Chianti - Castelnuovo Berardenga - Radda in Chianti
VAL D'ELSA SENESE Casole d'Elsa - Colle Val d'Elsa - Monteriggioni - Poggibonsi - Radicondoli
SAN GIMIGNANO San GimignANO
CRETE SENESI Crete Senesi - Asciano - Buonconvento - Monteroni d'Arbia - Rapolano Terme - San Giovanni d'Asso
VAL DI MERSE Chiusdino - Monticiano - Murlo - Sovicille
VAL D'ORCIA Val d'Orcia - Castiglione d'Orcia - Montalcino - Pienza - Radicofani - San Quirico d'Orcia
MONTE AMIATA Mount Amiata - Abbadia San Salvatore - Piancastagnaio
VAL DI CHIANA Val di Chiana - Cetona - Chiusi - Chianciano Terme - Montepulciano - San Casciano dei Bagni Sarteano - Sinalunga - Torrita di Siena - Trequanda
- Great for children of all ages
- Some pets are welcome - please contact the owner
Bed & bathroom
- 5 Double Beds
- 5 En suites
- Wi-Fi available
- Shared outdoor pool (unheated)
- Private garden
- Internet access
- Central heating
- Table tennis
- Pool or snooker table
- Washing machine
- Clothes dryer
- DVD player
- Fax machine
- Linen provided
- Towels provided
- Not suitable for wheelchair users
- Check in time:17:00, Check out time:09:00
- If you have any questions about check-in or check-out times, please contact the owner/manager.
- This rental can only be paid for online through Holiday Lettings using your credit/debit card or PayPal (never by bank or wire transfer).
- Yes, smoking allowed
- Cancellation policy
About the owner
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- Calendar updated::
- 17 Jan 2017
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Languages spoken: English, French, Italian
This Apartment has 5 bedrooms, 5 bathrooms and sleeps 10. It’s been listed on Holiday Lettings since 01 Jul 2015. Located in Province of Siena, the average weekly rate varies from £1229 to £2018.
The Owner has a response rate of 75% and the property’s calendar was last updated on 17 Jan 2017.
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