About This Listing
Within an ancient monastery, the little villa opens on a spacious garden encircled by very old cypress and pine trees. A gate from this garden leads down to the swimming pool, surrounded by olive trees and with lovely panorama. An intimate location, ideal for a couple.
It consists of one bedroom, living room with equipped kitchen and bathroom, all distributed over an area of 40 square metres.
A personal laundry room is available for the guests (at a fee) and is located next to the entrance. The guests have free access to the swimming pool and all the garden facilities, including a barbecue.
Interaction with Guests
We live in the main building of the complex and the guests are welcome to ring our doorbell anytime.
The complex is located ~7 km from the town of Castiglion Fiorentino and is easily reachable by car. Other regional highlights are within reach: Cortona (15 km), Arezzo (25 km), Lago Trasimeno (25 km), Siena (65 km), Perugia (65 km), Assisi (90 km), Florence (100 km) and several others.
Other Things to Note
Pets up to medium size are welcome.
No strict rules apply, just basic common sense.
We really enjoyed our stay at Gabriella's Litte White Villa. The location in the mountains is lovely and absolutely quiet, so it is perfect for getting rest and relaxation. The pool was very clean and is in a sheltered and sunny postion so it was perfectly usable even in late September.
Gabriella and her son are very friendly and caring hosts and made us feel welcome, not only with a lovely cake and very tasty organic homemade olive oil but also with their kindness.
We enjoyed the company of their dogs especially watching the sun rise over the mountains in the early mornings.
Thanks for this great Tuscan feeling.
We had a very good time in the little white villa.
We we're welcomed by Gabriella & Gabriel in a very warm way. They provided us with a welcome basket with their self-made olive oil, fresh tomatoes, oranges, zucchinis and herbs from their garden and on top a home made cake! The house was ok, basic but you've everything you need. We relaxed in the garden and at the swimming pool with our little girl. And we visited some places in the neighbourhood. Overall we had a fantastic time and couldn't be better treated by Gabriella & Gabriel.
Dear Laure, thanks a lot for your comment. We are glad you enjoyed the place and the products from the garden :-) From our side, it was great having you over and we were really happy to get to know you and your family! All the best - Gabriele, Gabriella & francesca
Gabriella and Gabrielle were the sweetest people. They were so hospitable and made sure our stay was more than comfortable. Anything we needed, they made sure to provide. The cottage was so cosy, rustic and traditional. It was so refreshing to go back to basics. The view was breathtaking. If you want peace and quiet, this is the place to be. Also, they make the nicest olive oil we have ever tasted. And it's all made ecologically on their groves which goes on for miles it seems. Make sure you buy some if you visit, you won't regret it. They also let us view the other property on their land, it's also very beautiful for larger groups. We already miss them and their 3 cute dogs, it was like staying with family. We hope to visit again in the future.
Dear Laimonas, you are very dear - thanks a lot for this beautiful account of your visit! We are so happy you enjoyed your stay this much. On our side it was a great pleasure to meet you an Juliet and you are welcome anytime again! All the best - Gabriella, Gabriele & francesca
Lovely little place in the heart of Tuscany, amid stunning scenery with a wonderful pool to relax in. Gabriella and her son made us feel extremely welcome and went the extra mile to help us out. Would definitely stay again.
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About the Host, Gabriella
I was born in the north of Lombardy, close to the Swiss border, where I spent my childhood and adolescence. I moved to Milan to study Law and lived there for over twenty years. I moved to Tuscany with my husband and kids in 1993 and since then I managed to invest more time in the activities I love the most: painting, ceramics and decoration. I am part of the Italian BPW (International Federation of Business and Professional Women) and I was myself president of the local division. I love taking care of my three (well-behaved) dogs and my now 17-year-old cat. We, as a family, have been renting two separate annexes of our villa to English, Dutch and American tourists for over ten years. I now take care of this along with my son. We speak Italian and basic English.