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Beautiful Residence in Historic Center

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view from terrace/piazza a few steps from the front door

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Last updated: 05/04/2015
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  • Minimum stay:7 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Property description

This beautifully restored and professionally decorated residence is located within the walled city, the historic center of Montepulciano, an important hill town in southern Tuscany.

Situated on a small lane just off the main commercial street of the town, 'the Corso,' it offers ready access to the cultural life of the town (see our website for details http://www3.sympatico.ca/amcquillan/index.htm), restaurants, coffee bars, shops and the wine bars, tasting rooms and cellars where you can sample the famous wines of Montepulciano, yet the apartment is so quite that an alarm clock will be needed if you don't want to sleep away the morning.

At the foot of the lane is a small plaza overlooking the medieval wall of the town with a breathtaking panoramic view of vineyard-covered hillsides, clusters of farmhouses and the Lake of Chiusi in the near distance, Lake Trasimino and the town of Cortona in the middle-distance and the spectacular Appenine Mountains beyond.

The precise age of the original house is not known but the cellar contains the town's only remaining ceramics kiln and certainly predates the 17th century addition that is now a separate residence for the owners.

Although completely renovated, the residence retains its original character - hand-hewn chestnut beams, handmade terra-cotta floors, travertine marble door frames set in thick stone walls with panelled wood doors and hand forged iron hardware. Even the copper and wrought iron light fixtures were made by a local craftsman. The bathrooms and kitchen are thoroughly modern and equipped to meet the expectations of discriminating visitors. There is also a central heating system and a working fireplace for the comfort and pleasure of winter visitors.

Keywords: Townhouse

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Property Type

  • Townhome

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Suitability

  • Non Smoking Only
  • Not Suitable For Children:

    As the floors and stairs are of travertine marble, we do not recommend the apartment for families with small children...moreless

  • Pets Not Allowed
  • Wheelchair Inaccessible

Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6, Beds for 4-6

  • Bedroom 1

    ...moreless

  • Bedroom 2

    ...moreless

  • Convertible bed(s)

    ...moreless

  • Queen size Beds (2) TemperPedic mattresses - can be divided as 2 singles, Sleep Sofa or Futons (1) queen size sleep sofa in living room...moreless

Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

Other Amenities

  • Professionally decorated, High quality furnishings & equipment, 2 queen-size beds with TemperPedic mattresses - convertible to singles & a queen-size sleeper sofa for your guests, Phone (a mobile with prepaid card), Cooking Utensils & tableware provided...moreless

Entertainment

  • Television

Attractions

  • Churches
  • Live Theater
  • Museums
  • Restaurants
  • Winery Tours

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Fitness Center
  • Groceries
  • Hospital
  • Medical Services

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cycling
  • Hiking
  • Hunting
  • Swimming
  • Tennis

Dining

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 6 people

General

  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating:

    hot water radiant heat with thermostat control...moreless

  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Mobile Phone:

    operates on a pre-paid card, you pay to make calls but receive calls without charge...moreless

  • Parking Off Street:

    2 nearby (free) public parking areas...moreless

  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet:

    free access to broadband wireless internet service...moreless

  • Wood Fireplace:

    firewood not provided but may be ordered in advance...moreless

Kitchen

  • Coffee Maker:

    French Press type...moreless

  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
 

Reviews

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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
high 2015
Apr 11 - Oct 30, 2015
7 night min stay

$1,400
low
Oct 31 - Mar 4, 2016
7 night min stay

$1,200

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  • Taxes Included

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Deposit equal to first week's rent due at time of booking. Payment by personal check or Paypal (add $45 fee).

Balance (if stay exceeds one week) due before arrival. Deposit is non-refundable but may be applied to a future rental date if the property is rented to another party for the dates booked.


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Last updated: 05/04/2015
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Location

Wine Tasting, Live Theater & Music, Art Galleries

 

Owner info


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Speaks: english

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Photos

  • view from terrace/piazza a few steps from the front door

    view from terrace/piazza a few steps from the front door

  • enter through iron gate / wood door and up a few steps

    enter through iron gate / wood door and up a few steps

  • wood burning fireplace

    wood burning fireplace

  • fully equipped eat-in kitchen

    fully equipped eat-in kitchen

  • Stairway to the Bedrooms - one up, one down

    Stairway to the Bedrooms - one up, one down

  • Bedrooms are quite - windows open to interior court, away from street

    Bedrooms are quite - windows open to interior court, away from street

  • Upper bedroom, One of Two Identical Sized Bedrooms

    Upper bedroom, One of Two Identical Sized Bedrooms

  • Lower Bedroom - Queen or two twin beds

    Lower Bedroom - Queen or two twin beds

  • Lower Level Bath with separate vanity

    Lower Level Bath with separate vanity

  • Laundry at foot of the stairs

    Laundry at foot of the stairs

  • upper level bath in travertine

    upper level bath in travertine

  • Along the main street, a small lane with a spectacular view

    Along the main street, a small lane with a spectacular view

  • A quiet retreat just steps from main street and a terrace with spectacular view

    A quiet retreat just steps from main street and a terrace with spectacular view

  • living room with a queen size sleep sofa and armoir

    living room with a queen size sleep sofa and armoir

  • living room connecting to eat-in kitchen

    living room connecting to eat-in kitchen

  • Stairs to Upper Level Bedroom

    Stairs to Upper Level Bedroom

  • Upper bedroom - Queen or Twin Beds

    Upper bedroom - Queen or Twin Beds

  • Lower bedroom - One of Two Identical Sized Bedrooms

    Lower bedroom - One of Two Identical Sized Bedrooms

  • Lower level bath

    Lower level bath

  • Tub/Shower in lower level bath

    Tub/Shower in lower level bath

  • Stairs back up to kitchen level

    Stairs back up to kitchen level

  • upper level bath with walk-in shower heated towel rack

    upper level bath with walk-in shower heated towel rack

  • Enter through iron gate a few steps off the main street

    Enter through iron gate a few steps off the main street

VRBO #33620

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Date last modified - Wednesday, May 27, 2015

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Minimum stay: 7 nights
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  • Reviews
  • Sleeps
    6
  • Bedrooms
    2
  • Bathrooms
    2
  • Property type
    Townhome
Owner
Member since: 2004
Speaks: english
  • Response time Within a few hours
  • Response rate 100%
  • Calendar last updated 05/04/2015
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