Peaceful Farmhouse Close to Tuscany 'S Best Treasures - Rondine

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Last updated: 11/20/2015
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  • Minimum stay:5-7 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

Property description

The landscape surrounding the little hamlet of Gavignano is completely quiet and unspoiled, making a perfect setting for a country holiday, ideal for gentle walks and picnics. The towers of S. Gimignano are just visible across the valley. Podere OLiveta which translates as 'Olive grove Farm' consists of 5 different apartments which enjoy a pretty location up in the hills .Each apartment has its own independent entrance and own garden area with barbecue. Much careful thought has gone into decoration, furnishing and ensuring the apartments are equipped down to the last detail. There is a swimming pool surrounded by a sun terrace which has stunning views overlooking the rolling olive clad hills, the sprinkling of cypresses trees and the majestic towers of S. Gimignano in the distance. Local wine and olive oil can be bought nearby. Podere Oliveta enjoys a location with easy access to the main routes to Florence and Siena.
Podere Oliveta is a good choice for exploring central Tuscany. The main attractions of the region can be reached very easily. The highway which connects Florence to Siena is only 3 km distant. And the villa's location only 3 km from the railway station of Poggibonsi is a good base to visit Florence and Siena even without a car: You can park your car in Poggibonsi (free parking behind the railway station) and take the train in both directions. During the week, trains to Florence/Siena and back go regularly (approx. every 1. hour). The train ride takes about 30 minutes to Siena and 1. hour to Florence. In Florence the train will take you to the main train station which is right in the centre of Florence - it is just a short walk from the station 'Santa Maria Novella' to the Cathedral or the Uffizi. In Siena the railway station is located approx. 1 km from centre, and you may have to take a bus to reach the old town on top of the hill or take the escalator.

Tuscany/Siena Province : visit the world famous Piazza del Campo , for centuries has been the centre stage of the Palio,theindisputable symbol of Siena. Ancients medieval cities like San Gimignano,Lucca ,Arezzo,Firenze ,and many unknown villages,chapels,castles,museum. There are thousands of masterpieces to be discovered. Throughout the year there are a lot of exhibitions,festivals,markets,and sporting events involving residents as well as tourists.
See the official web site from the Sienese Tourist Board ,Terre di Siena, and enjoy exploring.

nearest travel links:
airport : Florence : 40 Km.
railway : Poggibonsi : 3 Km.
Tuscany has 2 international airports , one near Pisa (also low cost flights) the other in Florence.
Checkout for flights on , , as well as Lufthansa, swissair an so on .
Contact us for further details on the best way to reach the property .

sports and leasure : La Badia Golf Club ( 8 holes) is only 7 km. from the property
Castelfalfi golf club (18 holes) is 25 km. far

Pleasure and relaxation are guaranteed by the treatments with thermal sring water at:
Gambassi Terme ( 15 km.)
Rapolano Terme with beautiful outdoor hot sring water ( 40 km .)

Play tennis at the tennis club ( 1,8 km . )

Walk freely for miles from the property through the hills of chianti passing by vineyards, woods and stunning views .

You can taste our wine directly from the producers nearby .

During your stay you may have cooking lessons nearby (please book in advance)

restaurants: Several of Italy's top reastaurants are within close driving distance including the two Michelin stars 'Arnolfo' Restaurant, in Colle val d'Elsa where you can enjoy renowned chef Gaetano Trovato's delicacies, and famous fish restaurants like ' Alcide ' and 'La Galleria' in Poggibonsi .
the area is full of small ' Trattoria ' where you can enjoy typical tuscan food .

Rondine: Poggibonsi Vacation Rental by Owner Listing 75284ha

Looking out over the valley towards the skyline of S.Gimignano, Rondine is approached by an outside stone staircase at the side of the house. A little hallway opens into the double bedroom with pretty prints and good traditional furniture, (the keynote is green); and into a good shower room. The attractive living room, with its efficient kitchen corner, has a view over the valley. The garden is provided with garden furniture and its own barbecue. To reserve the apartment please connect to our website : and make the reservation


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Property Type

  • Apartment
  • On floor 1
  • 40 m²

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental


  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Onsite Services

  • Housekeeper Optional


  • Long-Term Renters Welcome
  • Children Welcome
  • Pets Considered

Bedrooms: 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 3, Beds for 3

  • Bedroom 1: 1 queen


  • Linen Matching bedlinen in every bedroom , plain and white 2 sheets per bed per weekly change 1 pillowcase per person per weekly change + 1 emergency pillowcase in house 1 heavy ,1 light blanket per bed- minimum 1 bedspread per bed 1 matress cover 1 large bathtowel and 1 handtowel per person per weekly change + 1 emergency towel 1 bathmat per shower to be changed weekly Paper napkins Oven gloves/squares...moreless

Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom

Other Amenities

  • Fridge with freezer compartment and ice trays Cooker-minimum 3 flames/plates Oven- either separate or part of the cooker Iron and ironing board Toaster Portable clothes dryer/rack Broom Dustpan and brush Mop/long-handled hard brush and floorcloth,and bucket Plastic bowl Rubbish bin Good quality pots and pans 1 large, 1 small frying pan 1 large pasta saucepan,lid 2 medium saucepans,1lid 1 small saucepan Oven tins/pyrexes for roasting Kettle Espresso coffee machine, large size Pyrex or china mixing bowls, 1 large,1 medium Wooden spoons Metal/plastic spoon,slice,spatula Kitchen cutlery for cooking use Kitchen knives Kitchen scissors Tea strainer Colander Grater Lemon sqeezer Garlic press Funnel Tin opener Bottle opener Corkscrew Nutcracker Salad dryer Bread basket Storage jars,tins,plastic boxes Microwave oven...moreless


  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television


  • Farm Holidays
  • Historic
  • Romantic


  • Autumn Foliage
  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Coin Laundry
  • Forests
  • Library
  • Museums
  • Playground
  • Restaurants
  • Ruins
  • Winery Tours

Local Services & Businesses

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

Leisure Activities

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

Location Type

  • Rural

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cycling
  • Golf
  • Golf Privileges Optional
  • Mountain Biking
  • Swimming
  • Tennis


  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 4 people


  • Air Conditioning:

    air conditioning is included in the rental fee...moreless

  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Local Maps
  • Mosquito Magnet
  • Parking
  • Safe
  • Shampoo
  • Sofa Bed
  • Sunbed
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet


  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Grill
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster


Pool / Spa

  • Outdoor Pool
  • Private Pool:

    12 x 6 sq. metres to be shared with other clients of Oliveta...moreless

House Cleaning

  • Housekeeper Optional

Property Descriptor

  • Semi-Detached


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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
low season
Mar 26 - May 7, 2016
5 night min stay
€382 €1,273
mid season
May 8 - Jun 25, 2016
5 night min stay

€464 €1,636
high season
Jun 26 - Aug 27, 2016
7 night min stay

€545 €1,773
mid season
Aug 28 - Sep 24, 2016
5 night min stay
€477 €1,545
low season
Sep 25 - Nov 5, 2016
5 night min stay

€382 €1,091
My Standard Rate
7 night min stay

€369 €1,227
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Last updated: 11/20/2015
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40 Kilometres
Nearest Airport
2 Kilometres
Nearest Barpub
mangia musica
80 Kilometres
Nearest Ferry
5 Kilometres
Nearest Golf
Colle di val d'Elsa
3 Kilometres
Nearest Train
3 Kilometres
Nearest Motorway
Poggibonsi Nord
2 Kilometres
Nearest Restaurant
Bocca d'Elsa
80 Kilometres
Nearest Beach

Car: Recommended

Podere Oliveta is located 200m from the hamlet to Gavignano. Set on the top of the hill which overlooks the whole country side. It is in the center of Tuscany with easy access to main routes towards Florance (30min by car), Siena (20min), Volterra, San Gimignano, the villages and castles of Chianti. In the area you can find good restaurants and shops.

Arriving by car from the north: leave the highway A1 'Autostrada del Sole' at the exit Firenze Certosa and take the motorway Firenze-Siena. Drive along (34km) this road as far as Poggibonsi Nord. At the roundabout folow the directions to Poggibonsi centre and drive for about 500m. Turn left in to the first road on your left towards Gavignano and drive for other 1,8km. Pass the little hamlet of Gavignano and the end of the asphalted road you'll see a sign Oliveta on your right. Coming from the South: drive until Siena and then follow the direction towards Firenze. Take the motorway Siena-Firenze till the exit of Poggibonsi Nord.


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  • enjoy your breakfast on Rondine terrace

    enjoy your breakfast on Rondine terrace

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    staircase to Falco

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    Panoramic view

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    dining room with direct access to the garden

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