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Podere la Castellina farmhouse holiday ex convent (1200 DC)

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Last updated: 07/13/2014
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  • Minimum stay:3 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Sovicille apartment description

Podere La Castellina Farmhouse Holidays ex mediaeval convent ' Winner of Certificate of Excellence 2014 ' Is situated in the national park of La Montagnola just 18 km west of Siena.

cottages and apartments - situated in the beautiful countryside of Sovicille area and within easy reach of S:Gimignano 28 km, Monteriggioni 22km, S.Galgano ,Volterra 32 and Florence 55 km, sandy beach 65 km.

The Anglo-Italian owners Silvio and Joy manage this small complex in a very personal way where every body get attention especially children and elderly, live on site and are a good source of information about where to eat or where to go in a very friendly atmosphere, just a lovely place to relax

The property has a lovely 12 x 6 - 1.50 mt. deep swimming pool surrounded by sun terrace which boast breath taking panoramic views and sun chairs. (open May-September)

There is a large panoramic terrace with B B Q; there is no better way to relax than sipping a glass of Chianti o Brunello wine while admiring the beautiful gentle hills of Tuscany and its sunsets.


Podere 'La Castellina' is set in 100 acres in the national Park of La Montagnola Senese with breathtaking panoramic views, ideal for walks and tranquility. Strategically positioned to visit most places of interest in Tuscany and around within a short drive- take a day trip to Rome & Venice, lay back around the swimming pool or terrace and enjoy a glass of wine in the panoramic terrace. Explore the local restaurants and enjoy the delicious variety and inexpensive Tuscan cuisine.
FREE WI-FI internet connection. FREE car park inside our structure. The apartments are non smoking (inside)

The Castellina is dated approx 1200 Dc & was originally a convent with nuns of the order of S.Prospero (still functioning in Siena) till 1504 when the famous Tolomei family of Siena converted it into a farm. The very helpful presents owners live on site: bought the very derelict farm in 1988 and converted into the present charming ”Holiday Farmhouse Residence” taking much care to retain the original features.

Fico 2 +1-2: Sovicille Vacation Rental by Owner Listing 58595ha

**Podere La Castellina Farmhouse Holidays ex convent dated 1200 ac - Is situated in the beautiful countryside near Sovicille, just 18 km west of Siena and within easy reach of S:Gimignano 30km, famous for the numerous towers connected to the war between Siena and Florence, Monteriggioni 22km a Crown Castle with shops, S.Galgano linked to King Arthur with a sword in the stone. Volterra 32 km known for the Alabaster, Florence the world centre of Art is 49 km away and Assisi 110km The property has a lovely 12 x 6 - 1.50mt. deep - swimming pool surrounded by sun terrace which boast breath taking panoramic views and sun chairs. There is also a very large terrace with barbeque and further panoramic views; there is no better way to relax than sipping a glass of Chianti o Brunello while admiring the beautiful gentle hills of Tuscany and its sunset. The owners, Silvio and Joy live on site and are a good source of informations

Property Type

  • Apartment
  • On floor 1
  • 65 m²

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental

      Meals

          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

          Suitability

          • Children Welcome:

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          • Pets Not Allowed
          • Non Smoking Only
          • Low Allergen Environment
          • Long-Term Renters Welcome
          • Suitable For Elderly Or Infirm
          • Wheelchair Inaccessible

          Bedrooms: 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4, Beds for 4

          • Bedroom 1: 1 king, 2 twin/ single, 1 baby crib, 1 sleep sofa /futon

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          • Typical setting of an old farmhouse restructured in a pleasant and comfortable style The divan in the living room is convertable in one or two singles or double bed. email: castellina11@hotmail.com...moreless

          Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom

          Other Amenities

              • Prices includes bed linen - no other extras to be added - *All the apartments are No Smoking inside and have TV, Italian coffee maker and electric kettle . The nearest village Rosia is only 7 km away. with COOP Supermarket- The Mediterranean coast with sandy beaches is approx. 50 km , Water Park 18 km & 50 km away. Early bookings qualify for a discount. The owners, Silvio and Joy live on site and are a good source of information about where to eat or where to go. On arrival a breakage deposit of 100 euro cash is payable to the owner which will be returned on the day of departure.. Arrival time is from:15.00 to 18.00 hr - departure 10.00 hr the latest. Our structure is a Self-Catering therefor bring all your personal needs, the apartments are ecquiped according to the people staying. * Prices are inclusive of bed linen, one large and one small towel for the adults, children one large email: castellina11@hotmail.com...moreless

              Entertainment

              • Television
              • Books

              Theme

              • Farm Holidays
              • Historic

              Attractions

              • Churches
              • Duty Free Shops
              • Museums
              • Pond
              • Water Parks
              • Forests
              • Coin Laundry
              • Restaurants
              • Ruins
              • Winery Tours
              • Autumn Foliage

              Leisure Activities

              • Bird Watching
              • Walking
              • Horseback Riding
              • Scenic Drives
              • Outlet Shopping
              • Sight Seeing

              local services and businesses

              • Groceries
              • Hospital
              • Massage Therapist
              • Medical Services
              • Fitness Center
              • ATM/Bank
              • Laundromat

              Location Type

              • Rural
              • Village

              sports and adventure activities

              • Hiking
              • Swimming
              • Tennis
              • Hunting Small Game
              • Golf
              • Mountain Biking
              • Sailing
              • Cycling

              catering options

                  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

                  Dining

                  • Dining Area
                  • Seating for 4 people

                  General

                  • Iron & Board
                  • Activities Guide
                  • Local Activities Guide
                  • Local Maps
                  • Local Restaurant Guide
                  • Parking Off Street
                  • Sunbed
                  • Parking
                  • Linens Provided
                  • Sofa Bed
                  • Internet:

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                  • Towels Provided
                  • Clothes Dryer
                  • Living Room

                  Kitchen

                  • 2 Ring Stove
                  • Cooking Utensils
                  • Coffee Maker
                  • Toaster
                  • Refrigerator
                  • Kitchen
                  • Stove:

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                  • Dishes & Utensils

                  Outside

                  • Outdoor Grill
                  • Deck / Patio:

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                  • Barbecue
                  • Lawn / Garden
                  • Terrace

                  Pool / Spa

                  • Outdoor Pool
                  • Communal Pool

                  property descriptor

                      • Semi-Detached
                       

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                      Rental basis: Per property
                      Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
                      high season
                      Jun 14 - Aug 29, 2014
                      3 night min stay
                      €120
                      €790
                      low season
                      Aug 30 - Oct 3, 2014
                      3 night min stay
                      €120
                      €690

                      Additional information about rental rates

                      Fees:

                      • Refundable Damage Deposit €100
                      • Taxes Not included

                      Notes:

                      ** BOOK IN January and DEDUCT €0 per week from enclosed prices **

                      Bed linen is included and No extras to be added - except heating when necessary.

                      590

                      *All the apartments are No Smoking inside -- FREE Car Park inside our structure-

                      Fico 2 +1 - 2 Comfortable and cosy apartments on 1st floor of farmhouse and contains; one double bedroom, bathroom, living/kitchen room with sofa bed for extra sing

                      *ON LINE Deposit: Approximately 25% deposit to be paid on booking confirmation and the balance four (4) weeks before arrival by bank transfer unless otherwise arranged.


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                      Last updated: 07/13/2014
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                      Location

                      50 Kilometres
                      Nearest Airport
                      Florence/Pisa
                      52 Kilometres
                      Nearest Ferry
                      Piombino/Isle Elba
                      18 Kilometres
                      Nearest Train
                      Siena
                      39 Kilometres
                      Nearest Motorway
                      Sinalunga Milano/Roma
                      55 Kilometres
                      Nearest Beach
                      Follonica
                      7 Kilometres
                      Nearest Barpub
                      Rosia and Speranza Bar
                      98 Kilometres
                      Nearest Ski
                      Monte Amiata
                      12 Kilometres
                      Nearest Golf
                      Bagnaia
                      4 Kilometres
                      Nearest Restaurant
                      Pieviscola, Rosia and Speranza

                      Car: Necessary

                      'Podere La Castellina' Farmhouse Holiday

                      in the National Park La Montagnola of Siena.

                      Geographic Coordinates N 43.26005859516863,11.166793944900519

                      SS-541.Turn left for Palazzo al Piano and right to La Castellina by passing the farm on your right / you are in the Castellina road in the park, wild life crossing, after 1 km you are there.

                      Ex convent. Situated in the beautiful countryside just 3 km before Tonni village, 18km west of Siena and within easy reach of Florence 55 km, S:Gimignano famous for the numerous towers, Monteriggioni 22km a medioeval Crown Castle with shops, church and Hotel . S.Galgano linked to King Arthur with sword in the stone. Volterra 32 km known for the Alabaster marble and Assisi 110km. Water Park 18km away.

                      The Mediterranean coast with sandy beaches and further Water Park and amusements approx. 60 km away.

                      The property has a lovely 12 x 6 - swimming pool surrounded by sun terrace which breathtaking panoramic views and sun chairs.

                      There is also a large terrace with bar.b.q. and further panoramic views, there is no better way to relax than sipping a glass of Chianti o Brunello wine while admiring the beautiful gentle hills of Tuscany.

                      Other Activities: Golf, Thermal SPA, Air Bolloon, Flying, Bike, walks, museum

                      Golf course 9 km away. Public 9 hole golf 18 km away

                      Horse riding

                      Bikes rental shop - and scooters

                      Health Spa

                      Lots of interesting walking (Guided at request)

                      Sandy beach 55 km.

                      *The Anglo-Italian owners Silvio and Joy manage this small complex of eight apartments in a very personal way where every body get attention especially the children, live on site and are a good source of information about where to eat or where to go, efficient with a very friendly atmosphere, just a lovely place to stay!

                       

                      Owner info

                      Year Purchased: 1989

                      About the owner: My Italian husband Silvio and myself (Joy English, born in Windsor live on site all the year round enjoying the place, sun, wine and the beauty of Tuscany, our main concern is to look after all our old and new guests creating a very charming and friendly atmosphere in a beautiful spot.

                      Why the Owner Chose Sovicille:
                      Tuscany has always been in my mind for years and meeting Silvio in England made this adventure to come true what is better than an Italian in Italy!

                      The Unique Benefits at this Apartment:
                      ' Winner of Certificate of Excellence 2014 ' We are situated on the top of a hill and the views around the property is breathtaking no matter from which corner the pool, the terrace, our patio etc. We spend hours admiring the spectacular sunsets with a nice glass of Chianti of course which often share with our guests.


                      Contact us

                      Speaks: italian, english, Open from 1 June to 30 September

                       

                      Photos

                      • Podere la Castellina farmhouse holiday ex convent (1200 DC)

                        Podere la Castellina farmhouse holiday ex convent (1200 DC)

                      • podere La Castellina - terrace sunset

                        podere La Castellina - terrace sunset

                      • Podere La Castellina - pool

                        Podere La Castellina - pool

                      • Podere La Castellina - Farmhouse

                        Podere La Castellina - Farmhouse

                      • Podere La Castellina - Cypress entrance

                        Podere La Castellina - Cypress entrance

                      • Podere La Castellina - outdoor area

                        Podere La Castellina - outdoor area

                      • La Castellina - Terrace sunset

                        La Castellina - Terrace sunset

                      • Cipresso

                        Cipresso

                      • Podere La Castellina - Barn

                        Podere La Castellina - Barn

                      • Castellina - corner

                        Castellina - corner

                      • Podere La Castellina - Pool view

                        Podere La Castellina - Pool view

                      • Podere La Castellina - Hill view

                        Podere La Castellina - Hill view

                      • Podere la Castellina - panoramic terrace

                        Podere la Castellina - panoramic terrace

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                        Podere la Castellina - Lecceto apt

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                        Podere La Castellina - Porcilaia cottage area

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                        Podere La Castellina - Casina cottage 2 p

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                        Podere La Castellina - Barn

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                        Podere La Castellina - outdoor area

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                        Podere la Castellina - porcilaia cottage

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                        Castellina - porcilaia cottage area

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                        Castellina - Porcilaia liv.r./fire place

                      • Podere La Castellina - Aia view

                        Podere La Castellina - Aia view

                      €120 per night (EUR)
                      2

                      1 Bedroom / 1 Bathroom
                      Sleeps 4

                      View calendar: Updated 07/13/14
                      Minimum stay: 3 nights
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                      Speaks: italian, english, Open from 1 June to 30 September
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