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- About The Experience
This farmhouse for rent is set in position as to allow you the utmost opportunity to enjoy the Tuscan countryside. Some of the best art cities in the region are nearby, such as San Gimignano, Siena, and Florence, and yet you and your family are located in an area rich with panoramic views of valleys and hills with olive groves and vineyards.
- Location Description
The property is located one kilometer for the hilltop village of Montaione, which is right in the center of the triangle formed by Florence, Pisa, and Siena. Visitors to Montaione can enjoy the atmosphere of a typical Tuscan town while visiting the shops, churches, and markets. There are also many annual festivals and events that take place in the village throughout the year. June is a popular month as there is an antique and craft fair as well as a fashion show and beer festival. July is a good month for concerts and a music festival is held in August and September. For day trips, San Gimignano is nearby as well as the Chianti region, Siena, Pisa and Florence.
Nearby Attractions: Montaione (shops, restaurants, markets, shops, annual festivals), San Gimignano (towers, shops, restaurants, wine tastings), Pisa, Siena, Florence.
Florence: 75 km/47 mi
Siena: 65 km/40 mi
Pisa: 65 km/40 mi
San Gimignano: 20 km/12 mi
Montaione: 1 km/0.62 mi
- Exterior Description
Surrounded by panoramic views of the countryside, this farmhouse is set in a private position and offers a lot of space. There is a terrace furnished with a table and chairs as well as a barbecue. This leads to a landscaped garden. A staircase in the backyard leads down to a private swimming pool (15m x 5m) surrounded by sun loungers and umbrellas. Access to the property is via an unpaved but well-maintained road of 200 meters and parking is available within the property grounds.
- Interior Description
Ground Floor: There is a game room with a pool table.
Two Steps Lower: There is one bedroom with a 160 cm queen-sized bed and access to the garden. One bathroom has a sink, toilet, and shower and a laundry room has a washing machine.
First Floor: A staircase leads up to a living room with a couch and fireplace. A dining area has a table with chairs and access to the terrace. The kitchen is equipped with a cook-top, oven, toaster, Italian coffee maker, and American coffee maker. There are three bedrooms on this floor. The first bedroom has two narrow 80 cm beds (which although most suitable for young people, can be connected to form a 160 cm queen-sized bed upon prior request) and an ensuite bathroom with a sink, toilet, and shower. The second bedroom has a 160 cm queen-sized bed and the third bedroom has two narrow 80 cm single beds (which although most suitable for young people, can be connected to form a 160 cm queen-sized bed upon prior request). The fourth bedroom has one 80 cm narrow single bed (which is suitable for a young person) and one 120 cm wide single bed. There is a second bathroom with a sink, toilet, and shower.
Second Floor: A staircase leads up to an attic, which has a piano and a decorative fireplace (not functional).
- Features Description
Extra Services: The following are listed as an aid for trip planning; the services and prices are approximate and cannot be guaranteed by Rentvillas. All extra services are payable locally in cash.
- Portable Baby Crib: 20 Euros per week
- The pool is open from the beginning of May until the end of September.
Features and Amenities
- Free Parking on Premises
- Independent Villa
- Outside Area - Private
- Swimming Pool - Private
- Billiard/Pool Table
- TV - English Channels Available
- American Coffee Maker
- Washing Machine
- Fireplace - Indoor
- Firewood Available - Extra Cost
- Heating - Whole House
- Portable Baby Crib/Play Pen - Upon Request
Please note: Official Arrival Times:
- Upon arrival at the property you are required to pay to the property representative a security deposit payable in cash. The security deposit will be returned to you prior to your departure minus any extra charges or accidental damages to the property. The listed security deposit is: 500 EUR
- Final Cleaning Charge (Mandatory -To be paid upon arrival): 150 EUR
- Heating: According to consumption
- Telephone (If Available): According to consumption
- Arrival Fee (after 8:00 pm) Payable upon Arrival: 25 EUR
- Heating (in Italy): Allowed by law from November 1 - April 1; some exceptions for extreme weather
- Arrival Fee (Outside Posted Times): Payable upon arrival
- UPON ARRIVAL, RENTERS MUST PROVIDE A PHOTOCOPY OF EACH TRAVELER’S PASSPORT AND SIGN A FORM FOR THE LOCAL AUTHORITIES. IF ARRIVING AT DIFFERENT TIMES GUESTS HAVE 24 HOURS TO COMPLETE THIS PROCEDURE OR OWNERS WILL BE FINED BY THE LOCAL AUTHORITIES.
- Departure Time: between 8 am and 10 am
- Tourist Tax (Payable upon Arrival): 1-5 Euros per person per day
* These prices and conditions may change based on your arrival date and length of stay. For exact conditions, please click on the View Availability button, enter your dates, and then click on View Pricing and Conditions.
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Based on 3 Reviews
Peace and Quiet
Absolutely wonderful. It was beautiful, and peaceful, and comfortable. The swimming pool was large and clean and refreshing. My husband loved the outdoor shower! Frederica was charming and helpful.
The swimming pool and terrace/balcony.
Needed a few more chairs in the living room.
Beautiful view of the valley, beautiful sunrises from the terrace, proximity of other towns. We visited Florence, Siena, Monteriggioni, Vinci and San Gimignano.
Nearby Events or Locales:
Montaione. Possible to walk, we drove. Lovely town. Good shops, good restaurants, nice piazzas, outdoor concert one evening - lovely!
Tips or Restaurants:
Bring binoculars - view is outstanding.
Bar Aione was great for gelati and sandwiches.
La Tarvernetta had a good menu, all the meals were good. Service was prompt and friendly. My niece claimed the gnocchi was the best she had ever tasted. Pizza at L'Erasmus Di Iuppa Enzo was delicious. I could have eaten there every night.
Yes, we used GPS- very helpful.
The villa was everything we hoped for and then some.
The grounds were beautiful and the pool was clean and lovely.
The access road was a bit rough.
The location was ideal for day trips to other Tuscan towns. Firenze was very close.
The immediate area was clean and lovely. Very rural.
Nearby Events or Locales:
Montaione was the nearest town. It was not necessarily within walking distance but it was a very short, easy drive.
Tips or Restaurants:
Bring binoculars to view the distant mountains and towns. The little restaurant right across the street from the entrance to the villa's road was wonderful.
I arrived a day late and so was picked up by others.
It was a wonderful trip experience. The Villa was centrally located to many of our destinations and the village of Montaione was wonderful.
The rooms were very good size, the outdoor pool was very nice and the overall location/scenery was wonderful.
There are insects/bugs, but that would be expected given that it is a relatively rural setting.
The geography is wonderful, the little village of Montaione is great, it is centrally located to Piza, Florence and Siena, plentiful number of wineries nearby as well.
Nearby Events or Locales:
Montaione. It is walkable to Montaione, but it is uphill to the town, so you have to be in decent shape to do it in reasonable time.
We used a GPS and it helped tremendously.