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Villa / Farmhouse / Home in Montebenichi with 10 Bedrooms Sleeps 22

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Last updated: 08/14/2014
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  • Minimum stay:3-7 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Bucine farmhouse description

Beautiful farmhouse in “Leopoldino” style with outbuilding and private swimming-pool situated on the hills surrounding Bucine, a short distance away from Arezzo and Siena. This property has been carefully restored and turned into a charming country house offering tastefully furnished interiors. The villa is part of a large farming estate producing wine and enjoys splendid views over the surrounding landscape rich in vineyards, olive groves and woods. Large outdoor areas are available and provide an ideal setting to relax in close contact with nature.
A secondary road leading to the farm and to the nice medieval village of Montebenichi passes nearby.
<b>Distances</b>: the small village of Ambra with food shop 4 km away, Bucine with all kinds of shops and supermarket 15 km, Siena approx. 20 km, Arezzo approx. 30 km, Florence (airport) 60 km. The surrounding area offers several outlets (approx. 25 km away) where it is possible to buy the best Italian brands.
<b>At guests disposal</b>: large furnished outdoor areas, private swimming-pool (5 x 10 m – open from 01/05 to 30/09) set in panoramic location, solarium, spacious loggia furnished for al-fresco dining, oven for pizza. Washing machine. The villa provides air-conditioning (to be paid on site according to consuption).
Parking within the grounds.

SITES AND ACTIVITIES

La Selva is situated in one of the most beautiful parts of Italy and is placed in the southern part of Tuscany.
We are very near the provinces of Umbria and Lazio.

The scenery around the property is typical of the pictures painted by the Renaissance artists. It has sweet hills and sweeping valleys, marked by noble cypress trees and adorned with vineyards, olive groves, and large forests of oaks, giving shade from the heat of the summer, the woods have trails and road for walks, mountain biking and horseback riding.
Our 370 Acres of fenced land is inhabited by wild animals:

Deer, wild goats, porcupines, wild boar, hedge hogs, fox, hares, squirrels

The climate is mild, except in July and August when the sun is very strong and hot.

Within a 15/30 minute drive, you can visit the art towns like Siena, Monte San Savino, Lucignano and Sinalunga.
In the direction of Chianti there is a constellation of little medieval villages and castles, full of history and each with there own personal story through the centuries.
In the direction of Siena there is the "Crete di Siena" a very special landscape that changes colour every month delighting artists from all over the world.

Within 30/45 minutes drive you can visit places like Cortona, Assisi, Perugia, Arezzo, Volterra, San Gimignano, Montepulciano, Chiusi, Pienza, Montalcino, to name a few. Some are famous for their wines.
Many have an Etruscan background. These villages are always on very scenic and unbeaten roads.
The landscape continually changes, making one hold their breath in wonder at what beholds around every corner.

Then of course there is Florence, 45 minutes away.
The home of the Renaissance, with fantastic churches and huge museums full of glorious history and artistic wealth.

We can advise and give information on the various cities of art and museums, providing road maps.
It is impossible to see everything and you may plan your stay, or just play it by ear.
Some people just like to relax and sun themselves around the pool - our pools are in very scenic positions.

SPORTS AND ENTERTAINMENTS

There is the possibility to do the following sports:

MOUNTAIN BIKING: We have 4 mountain bikes at ab. 10 euro per day.
TENNIS: There is a tennis court at 10 min. drive from the property - approx Euro 15 per hour.
Horseback riding at our neighbours by reservation

Hot air ballooning (their is a company nearby, reservations only)

Hiking or walking in which you may see the local wildlife in La Selva's own park
Fishing in our small lake
VISIT OF THE CANTINA, by reservation only in the office of the Winery.
POLO CLUBS: There are two Polo clubs a very short distance from here (5 minutes away) that have games very often during the weekends and can be watched.
ARTISTIC EXHIBITIONS and concerts - June, July and August only.
There are many concerts and exhibitions in this area during the summer, and you may attend.

WATER PARK AND DISCOTECS -
Crocodile - Waterpark- three discotecs
(exit 1A highway (autostrada), casello Monte San Savino)
Via Colle, 44, Marciano della Chiana (AR)
Tel. 0575/845176

HOT SPRINGS: Terme San Giovanni, Rapolano Terme (SI)
Hot spring pool, massage, mud treatments, inhalation treatments, etc.
Tel. 0577/724030 for appointment

There is a tennis court at 10 min. drive from the property - approx Euro 15 per hour.

Property Type

      • Farmhouse

      Accommodation Type

          • Vacation Rental

          Suitability

          • Children Welcome
          • Pets Considered

          Entertainment

              • Satellite / Cable

              Attractions

                  • Restaurants

                  Arrival Day

                      • Negotiable

                      General

                      • Fireplace
                      • Heating
                      • Internet
                      • Air Conditioning
                      • Washing Machine
                      • Parking

                      Kitchen

                      • Dishwasher
                      • Refrigerator
                      • Microwave
                      • Kitchen

                      Outside

                      • Lawn / Garden
                      • Bicycles
                      • Outdoor Grill

                      Pool / Spa

                          • Private Pool
                           

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                          Rental basis: Per property
                          Rental rates quoted in:
                          Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event

                          May 24 - Sep 19, 2014
                          7 night min stay

                          €6,500

                          Sep 20 - Dec 19, 2014
                          3 night min stay
                          €1,028
                          €6,000

                          Dec 20 - Jan 2, 2015
                          3 night min stay
                          €1,115
                          €6,500

                          Jan 3 - May 22, 2015
                          3 night min stay
                          €1,028
                          €6,000

                          May 23 - Sep 18, 2015
                          7 night min stay

                          €6,500

                          Sep 19 - Dec 18, 2015
                          3 night min stay
                          €1,028
                          €6,000

                          Dec 19 - Jan 8, 2016
                          3 night min stay
                          €1,115
                          €6,500

                          Payment is usually accepted in the quoted currency (€) unless the currency and the amount is specifically agreed in advance with the manager / advertiser.


                          Additional information about rental rates:

                          Extra Services on request and NOT included in the rental price: Cook specialized in local Italian dishes a cook specialized in local Italian dishes (a dinner with typical Tuscan menu costs € 35/person or € 20/child up to 14 of age, wines excluded). Extra change of sheets and/or towels during the week NOTES: Check-in: from 5:00 p.m. up to 8:00 p.m Check-out: before 10:00 a.m. Not included in the rental price and to be paid on the spot: Weekly cleaning (mandatory): 130.00€ per week Extra Bed (on request): 50.00€ per week Baby-sitting (on request): to be arranged with the owner Maid service (on request): 15.00€ per hour Cook (on request): to be arranged with the owner Refundable Security Deposit (cash) (mandatory): 500.00€ Heating (on request): 0.70€ per kWh Air conditioning (on request): 0.70€ per kWh Bike (on request): to be arranged with the owner High chair (on request): 50.00€ per week Babycot (on request): 50.00€ per week Pool towels (on request): 1.90€ per unit Tourist tax (mandatory): 1.50€ per person per day Included in the rental price: Bed linen and towels (weekly changed) Internet Wifi A Booking Fee of 30.00€ is to be added to the rental price.

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                          Last updated: 08/14/2014
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                          Location

                          56582 Metres
                          Nearest Airport
                          10360 Metres
                          Nearest Train
                          18049 Metres
                          Nearest Motorway
                          28418 Metres
                          Nearest Golf
                          3823 Metres
                          Nearest Restaurant
                           

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                          10 Bedroom / 9 Bathroom
                          Sleeps 22

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