A splendid location with views of the sea of Argentario distinguishes this ancient house of the 40s completely restored in 2010. A beautiful outdoor patio with garden and infinity pool, the house, which is set over 3 floors, has 4 double rooms and can accommodate up to 10 people (2 of them in the living area salon, on a double sofa bed). The sea is just a 20-minute drive at most, but a few kilometers away is the famous spa of Saturnia, as well as numerous restaurants some of which are recognized international guides. On the ground floor there is a large kitchen with dining area equipped with dishwasher, oven, gas hob, fridge / freezer, washing machine, a living room with sofa bed, fireplace, TV Sat, panoramic view from the front door onto the garden outside, a bathroom. In the two upper floors are located the 4 double bedrooms with their bathrooms.
An entrance gate is located along the main road and manually opens onto the courtyard of the house where there are 2 parking spaces.The area is fantastic fora tour in the South of Tuscany, just 20 minutes drive away is Porto Santo Stefano or Talamone, but the house with its garden and its panoramic outdoor covered patio, ensures a holiday of relaxation and privacy. We rent the house only for minimum 7 nights stay, in July and August from Saturday to Saturday, but ask for further information
A wonderful, modern apartment in the heart of Siena. A little noisy because of the Palio but we felt in the heart of the action. A spectacular view from the kitchen and we were given food recommendations upon arrival.
My husband and I, along with two other couples and an infant stayed for a week at La Piana. I emailed with Graziella various times before our stay to confirm all of the details. When we arrived, Tamara checked us in with a mix of Italian and French (within our group we could piece it all together so it was no problem). The house was fantastic! It was much larger than it appeared to be in the pictures and was close to so many of the surrounding towns. The area is incredibly beautiful and the house was perfectly located. We had more than enough space for all 7 of us. The pool area was fantastic and had a great view. Even better was the upstairs terrace! The pictures definitely don't do it justice. We were also able to walk into Monticchiello for dinners (everyone in our group would highly recommend La Posta!). Make sure you ask for very specific directions to the house as our GPS and the address that was given did not take us to the right spot. Otherwise, we couldn't have asked for a better place to stay and I would definitely recommend this villa to anyone going to Tuscany!
My fiancé and I spent 5 nights here in September and we were amazed at how beautifully designed the house was and the surrounding gardens and views! It was also located far away from any noise or traffic. It wasnt far from many of the big towns which made it the perfect location also. The house had everything we needed and Simone, who worked on the winery, was a great host and very friendly and helpful and easy going. There is also a beautful house nearby which sleeps more people, but If you're as lucky as we were, you may have the whole place to yourself, including the pool!
Cannot fault this accommodation, highly recommended!!
We never met Graziella; her father takes care of the premises. He is a gruff, inhospitable person uninterested in making guests feel welcome. He made us leave a 150 Euro deposit although we had already paid; this was not written in the house rules. Graziella had written that we would have to pay a 35 Euro fee for final cleaning, which was fine with us, but when we left, her father scolded us for leaving the dishes unwashed and said we would have to pay extra, which led to a ridiculous misunderstanding that had to be cleared up by a phone call to Graziella since her father does not speak English. Instead of listening to my complaint, Graziella talked at the same time until I finally had to hang up because we were going to be late for our plane. That said, the surroundings are perfectly beautiful, the pool is nice, the location is wonderful. The apartment we stayed in was in need of renovation; the shower didn't drain properly and all the fixtures were old and unattractive. I have stayed in nicer apartments for the same price in this area. Above all, a good host can make mediocre accommodations welcoming, but an unwelcoming host can make the most luxurious accommodations unappealing.
Siamo stati accolti dal papà di Graziella che gestisce la struttura. Il posto è davvero molto bello: un rustico tipico ristrutturato e diviso in tanti piccoli appartamenti. Il papà di Graziella ci ha fatto fare un giro nella cantina della tenuta e ci ha venduto dell'ottimo Brunello. Abbiamo goduto di un rilassante pomeriggio in piscina. Ottima esperienza! :)
Tuscany is beautiful and has lots of places to stay. I wouldn't recommend staying here. We had numerous issues-- including having them ask us to check out at 8 or 9 am eventhough the listed check out time is 11.
Wir sind Ende April nach Pisa gereist und haben eine Nacht in dem Haus von Graziella übernachtet. Das Haus liegt auf einem Berg und man hat einen tollen Blick auf Pisa und die Umgebung. Pisa ist mit dem Auto in einer guten Viertelstunde erreichbar.
Der Kontakt mit Graziella hat sehr gut geklappt und wir haben das Haus auch ohne Navi schnell gefunden.
Der Empfang war sehr herzlich und wir durften uns sogar das Zimmer aussuchen. Leider war es noch sehr kalt, so dass wir den schönen Pool noch nicht nutzen konnten. Nachts haben wir leider ziemlich gefroren. Das Bad war einfach, aber o.k.
We were the first visitors for the season, and late March in Tuscany is still cold. As was the apartment; the first night was frigid, and we had to call to get the hot water turned on. We never met Graziella Daniele. We spoke on the phone to a man, and our greeter and caretaker was the man's father, and he didn't understand that we'd paid in advance. Things got cleared up the next day, and the old gent offered a peace offering when we left--giving a couple of us teeshirts of the place. We did get a tour of the winery and met the owner and winemaker--he is a special man.
Graziella's place in Montalcino is magical. We and our friends had an amazing time. Although we didn't meet Graziella in person, she was incredibly helpful in setting everything up. She even allowed us to push our reservation back a week because of bad weather. Her father met us at the farmhouse and showed us around, he was a wonderful man.
Devon and Sylvia
Gorgeous location, and charming - but simple - accommodations. We really enjoyed our night at Podere Brizio, and time in Montalcino. Marco was gracious, and waited around for our delayed arrival, because....
Directions provided by host in English were very, very poor. It appears that Italian directions were dumped into an online translation tool and much of the meaning was lost. Use GPS to locate Tavernelle heading out of Montalcino, and turn right at the recycling bins. It's hard to miss!
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