Charme in Tuscan villa, Montalcino


Entire home/apt

9 Guests

4 Bedrooms

5 Beds


Entire home/apt

9 Guests

4 Bedrooms

5 Beds

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About this listing

The space

One of three unique and charming apartments in a XVI century villa situated in the wonderful senese countryside a few km’s from Montalcino, in the natural park of the Val d' Orcia, a precious architectural and natural context.
Here you will feel embraced by the fascinating old architecture of the region, by Italian history and it’s uncountable charm, in the utmost comfort and tranquility.

The villa was the patrons house of a small “borgo” named “Pian dell’Asso”, it is situated in a unique sunny and panoramic country area and is easily accessible by a 1,5 km’s. picturesque small road.
The property is completely independent and fenced to ensure absolute privacy, but it is not completely isolated from the nearby “borgo”, which is inhabited by local residents assuring a high level of security.

The villa is surrounded by its own beautiful secular park (approx. 9,000 square meters) which includes a beautiful Italian style garden with secular plants and trees,
There is an amazing swimming pool, designed as a sea beach overlooking Montalcino with a comfortable sun deck all around.


It is subdivided in three important independent apartments of 300 square mt each, one on each storey and with different furnishings, colors and personality, but it can also be used as a unique big house.

The Ground Floor was originally used as the stables and the carriage stalls. The owner, an architect, renovated each floor with great accuracy and respect for the original characteristics. The colored walls and a nice Tuscan/ethnic furniture create a cosy atmosphere.
All the rooms have direct access to the garden. It is as follows:
living room with wood burning fireplace, dining room, 3 queen size bed rooms (It is possible to add a cot to one of the bedrooms), 1 room with two single beds (it is possible to add a cot), 3 bathrooms 2 of which have a separate shower, laundry room, pantry, kitchen and double entrance.
total number of beds, 8+2

Each apartment is fully furnished with the following:
- Kitchen is furnished with: refrigerator, freezer, oven, dishwasher, and washing machine in the laundry room
- Wi-Fi connection on each floor and in some garden areas
- TV satellite in all apartments
- CD player/radio, DVD, VHS players in the ground floor apartment
- Hair dryer in all floors
- Emergency lights in all floors as well as in the stairway
- Grill in the garden
-On site assistance in case of technical problems or for information on cultural activities, places of interest, festivals, etc.
Check-in and check-out personal service.
It is possible to rent one, two apartments, or the entire Villa

Prices include:
- Full cleaning upon arrival
- Full linen service: one set of bed linens per bed and one set of towels per guest, per week.
- Electricity, gas, water
- Swimming pool
- Grill and garden furnishings

Additional services: (specifics and prices to be arrange)
- 50 Euro charge per day for Heating per each floor
– Extra cleaning services or extra linens
- Tax when the location is used for conferences, seminars or conventions etc.
- All non-specified items
- Taxi from/to: airport, train station, maritime terminal
- Mountain bike rentals
- Tours: enogastronomic in “wine cellars arround tuscany”, famous cities “of’art” or interesting italian shopping.

Check-in: Saturday 16.30/ Check-out: Saturday 10.00
Deposit of 300.00 euro per apartment at check-in which will be returned at check-out is required

The Villa is only 3 km. from the nearest town, where you can find all services: pharmacy, supermarket, newspaper stand, bank, etc.

Distance from main cities :

Siena about 45 km. (1/2 hour)
Florence about 100 km . (1 hour) > International airport
Rome about 220 km. (2 hourInternational airport
Pisa about 160km( 1 ¾ hour ) > International airport

Historical villages
Montalcino about 6 km.
Pienza about 10 km.
S.Quirico d’Orcia about 4 km.
Torrenieri about 2.5 km is the nearest place for pharmacy , market, magazine etc.

Amenities
Golf court Ferragamo Resort about 7 km. (under construction)
Villa Gori Golf club Siena 40km.
Sovicille Bagnaia Golf club 20km.
Thermal baths of Bagno Vignoni 10km ;
Thermal baths of San Casciano Bagni 25km ;
Thermal baths of Saturnia 80km ;
Marina of Punta Ala (1 ½ hour )
Marina of Porto Santo Stefano/ Porto Ercole (1 ½ hour )
Several riding schools in few km




The space
Bathrooms: 4
Bedrooms: 4
Beds: 5
Check In: Anytime after 4PM
Check Out: 10AM
Room type: Entire home/apt

Amenities

Prices
Extra people: $17 / night after 8 guests
Cleaning Fee: $173
Security Deposit: $461
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House Rules
Check in is anytime after 4PM

Cancellations

This host has a Strict Cancellation Policy

Cancel up to 30 days before your trip and get a full refund. Cancel within 30 days of the trip and get a 50% refund of the nightly rate, as well as a full refund of fees.


Availability
7 nights minimum stay

Exact location information is provided after a booking is confirmed.

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Cary User Profile
May 2017
Absolutely stunning home + great location. Michele was extremely helpful when it came to restaurants and places to visit. We loved our one week stay at their villa. Also do rent an electric Bianchi from the Bike rent shop in Montalicino. Incredible way to see the area.
Simona E Michele User ProfileSimona E Michele is a superhost.
Response from Simona E Michele:
Thank you Cary, it's a real pleasure for us when guests appreciate and enjoy this unique area of Tuscany.Come back soon!
May 2017

Victor User Profile
April 2017
The Villa is exactly as in the pictures. Very rustic and Tuscany style, with everything you need. Location is great. Simona and Michele are great hosts and helped us with everything we needed, including the rental of a wheelchair, reservations and calling a mechanic to recharge our car battery. Thanks for everything. Abraços Victor and family
Simona E Michele User ProfileSimona E Michele is a superhost.
Response from Simona E Michele:
Thank you all, Victor. It was nice to share our place with you. Here we spent our family holidys with grand parents, kids and relatives for more than twenty years and we love seeing other families living and being together in this place. We hope to have you back wth the next kids! A presto Simona & Michele
April 2017

Tannis User Profile
October 2016
I would say that this is one of the most stunning places I have ever stayed and exceeded all my expectations. Communication was prompt and friendly with every effort being made by Michele to make us feel comfortable and taken care of. The property manager, Fosco, was on hand to bring us charcoal, lightbulbs, and anything else that we ran out of or couldn't find. The house itself was beautiful and imbued with what I can only describe as a warm feeling of being lived in and well loved over the years. The bedrooms were comfortable and charming with windows framed by cascading vines and views onto the grounds. I had many a bath in my perfect clawfoot tub. We used the fantastically stocked kitchen many nights to make dinner and sat together for hours at our candlelit table, eating, drinking copious amounts of wine, laughing, and playing cards. During the day, we explored all the little towns and ate at delicious restaurants, suggested by Michele. To relax, we read by the pool and swung in the hammock soaking up the Tuscan sun. My friends and I had a wonderful and memorable experience and I would recommend this villa to anyone. Thank you Michele and Simone for making my birthday the best I've ever had.
Simona E Michele User ProfileSimona E Michele is a superhost.
Response from Simona E Michele:
We have been really happy to host Tannis and her friends in our villa in Pian dell'Asso Montalcino. I suppose they really enjoied and felt the real "Tuscany way of life": relax, food, good wine, art, history and much more......! They are perfect guests, and really nice people. I'm sure that the "soul" of the villa was perfectly tuned with Tannis mood....! We hope to see you all again! Simona Michele and Fosco
October 2016

Julien User Profile
August 2016
Dear Simona & Michele, it was a pleasure to know you and we had a truly wonderful week at the house. It is a magical house with a true soul. We really enjoyed the gardens and the fabulous pool with our babies ! The house has all amenities we could expect and indeed a fantastic kitchen. The property is ideally located between Montalcino and San Quirico d'Orcia (5 min). The sunset from the pool drawing the Montalcino skyline is to be experienced! Hope to visit you again very soon. Thank you ! Julien, family Goupit and Lefevre

Charlotte User Profile
August 2016
We had a wonderful stay, the property is very nice, the situation in Toscana amazing, the house has all these little details that participate in making your stay amazing!

Sachiko User Profile
September 2015
Our stay at Simona and Michele`s Villa was perfect for our family of 5 adults and 2 children was great. They were spectacularly welcoming from the beginning. We loved the interior from the pictures and the real thing is even better. Because the villa gets great use and has great air flow with windows on each side, their was no mold or stale air that you may get with some older properties. Everyone in our group slept wonderfully (besides the kids, which was the jetlag not the property). With more than ample space and a beautiful outdoor recreation area there was plenty to fall in love with, but the three cooks in our group were in love with the Kitchen... The less culinary amongst us enjoyed hanging int he back yard (where there was a bbq, if we felt we needed to help with the cooking duties). There were hammocks on the property for the necessary post lunch naps and an amazing eco-pool with a great, kid-friendly designed pool. The half field soccer pitch was overkill (in a good way). The gardener Fosco takes amazing care of the grounds with beautiful landscaping and there is even fresh sage and basil steps from the kitchen. Most importantly the location of the property is phenomenal. Within 15 minutes of more than 3 lovely mid-evil towns with great restaurants, you have Tuscany at your door-step. Simona and Michele have great restaurant recommendations and connections that will keep you well satiated the entire time. Brunello di Montalcino is the rage now, with the Wine Spectator going crazy for the 2010 vintage which is just hitting the streets of Montalcino (10mins away). We saw multiple copies of the magazine in people`s hands so the location will only get more attractive. Finally, we had a major issue and thanks to Simona and Michele, we were just fine. One of our children was just 5 months and we ran out of formula when the majority of shops were closed on a Sunday. Michele dropped everything to help us try to find the only open pharmacy amongst those 5 close towns at dinner time on a Sunday night, so that our daughter would be able to eat in the morning. Thanks to our great hosts and we would highly recommend this location to anyone looking for a private, secluded, rustic villa experience in a great area in Tuscany (Montalcino, where could be better for wine lovers).

Helene User Profile
September 2015
A wonderful week in a lovely house. The recommendations from Simona and Michele were excellent. Try restaurant La Porta! We fantazised about a Christmas in the house. Where should the tree be placed? Hope to come back! Helene with family from Stockholm

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Simona E Michele User ProfileSimona E Michele is a superhost.

Siamo una felice coppia da 32 anni, abbiamo due meravigliosi figli, ormai ragazzi, di cui andiamo molto fieri. Abbiamo passato in questa casa 21 anni di felici vacanze con famiglia e amici. Ora apriamo le porte della nostra casa a quanti desiderano godere di questo meraviglioso angolo della Toscana, La Val d'Orcia, dove è difficile non lasciare il cuore

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