"Ortensia" the best view of Chianti

Apartment - Entire home/apt · Strada del Castagno, Sienna, Tuscany 53100, Italy
Lisa
Your host, Lisa
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The apartment Ortensia is located on the first floor, the kitchen and living room have lovely views over the Chianti. It consists of two bedrooms one double and one with two single beds, a living room with sofa, a kitchen with a livable washing machine, oven, bathroom with shower. Private terrace with table and chairs (ground floor).
“Il Poderaccio” dates back to 13th century when its ancient building served as an outpost of Siena against the “League”. Dominating “Chiantishire” , this charming country house offers all recently refurbished, independent flats just a few minutes from Siena city centre.
Perfectly integrated in the surrounding environment, the flats can host from 2 to 5 people and come complete with bed and bath linen, dishes and pottery and traditionally furnished with country furniture.
Guests can swim in the 18x6-mt swimming-pool, sunbathe in the cotto sundeck surrounded by an orchard and flowers, play bowls and table tennis while children enjoy the playground in the garden or play in the beautiful park spotted with trees and flowers coming from all over the world. Garden areas are reserved for each flat together with sun chairs, garden table and chairs for a perfectly relaxing stay. Furthermore, two wooden desks are available in the shadow and perfect silence of a fenced-in grove where you can hear the birds singing …
“Il Poderaccio” stretches for 32 hectares, all cultivated. This ICEA -controlled farm offers totally organic products such as wine, extra vergin olive oil and Grappa. On sale at the farm are: Chianti Colli Senesi DOCG, the “Brunaccio” a special IGT Tuscan red wine, extra virgin olive oil, and a grappa
These organic products are the result of an environment- and consumer-friendly growing.
“Il Poderaccio” hosts a lot of animals: horses, dogs, cats, a cow, a donkey, a kid as well as the geese, ducks and mallards swimming together in the farm pond.
Horse trekking and riding can be organized upon request at a riding school renowned for its highly-qualified trainers situated near the farm. Mountain bikes rental is also available.
All the flats are equipped with independent central heating thus being available all year round.
NB: FOR WEEKLY STAYS THE AMOUNT OF THE HEATING WILL BE CALCULATED ON CONSUME

Room type: Entire home/apt
Accommodates: 4
Bedrooms: 2
Bathrooms: 1
Beds: 2
Extra people: No Charge
Minimum Stay: 3 nights
Weekly Price: $1052 /week
Monthly Price: $3929 /month
Security Deposit: $210
Cleaning Fee: $56
Check In: 3:00 PM
Check Out: 10:00 AM
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Cancellation: Strict
Pet Owner: Dog(s), Cat(s), and Other pet(s)
  • Lisa's place was a great blend of a peaceful location but near enough to the town of Siena. The apartment was well equipped and all the staff were very friendly. Pool was great, as were the dogs and the Chianti !

    We didn't have a car but the local buses and taxis and trains work well for us. There is also a supermarket within 10 minutes walk . I would recomend Poderaccio for a Tuscan holiday.

    September 2012
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Liceo linguistico Mestre (VE), scienze economiche siena, University of Siena
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Imprenditore Agricolo
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Sono una grande amante degli animali, nella mia azienda ci sono cavalli, una mucca, una asino, un caprone, un gatto e molti cani liberi, molto buoni amano la gente, che li ama.....come me Amo il mio lavoro in azienda perchè mi da la possibilità di vivere nella natura a contatto con gli animali.
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