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Club Montecchio 2 Luxury Homes in Chianti Large Pool,Great Views - L'Oliveto

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  • Minimum stay:1-7 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

Special offer: €400 off October bookings(min stay 7nts) Details

Property description

WHY A 'CLUB'?
Mainly because this area has so much to offer that we hope guests will want to visit more than once. But also because what we offer is much more than a conventional 'self catering' rental.

Our 'FULLY INCLUSIVE' weekly RATES cover: a generous WELCOME HAMPER of speciality foods & wines from top quality local suppliers(more than enough for the first weekend's catering needs), PLUS as much mFREE Montecchio HOUSE WINE as you wish, throughout your stay. Our FREE COCKTAIL BAR of branded spirits and local liqueurs such as Limoncello is also kept stocked throughout your stay.
Our CONCIERGE SERVICE is provided by local boutique hoteliers, who help with everything from booking the best restaurants, to fixing a cookery class or even a massage, onsite at Montecchio!
ALL ENERGY COSTS are included - very expensive in Italy! ; all linens & towels are included(inc pool) with cleaning and change of linens every 3-4 days, and at end of stay; we provide a continuous supply of Fragonard bathroom toiletries and daily consumables (everything from dishwasher tablets to Montecchio's own Olive Oil!).
Baby Cots/Cribs with linens, and High chairs are available free of charge, where required.
Indoor & Outdoor Games, as well as Pool Toys for the Large Pool (19m x 6m , shared, open 01/05-31/09); DVD, Video & CD libraries offering a wide choice; FREE WiFi in all houses.

The result, we think, is 2 Comfortable Vacation Villas, that really feel like 'Home From Home', from the moment that you walk through the front door. We hope that you will be tempted to come and judge for yourselves!

CLUB MONTECCHIO is located centrally in Tuscany, within easy reach of the main 'must see' destinations of Siena(20mins drive), Florence, San Gimignano, Arezzo, Cortona, Montepulciano and Montalcino(all around an hour). Further afield, but still easily accessed by autotstrada/highway are Pisa, Perugia, Orvieto, Bologna and even Rome.
What's more the Chianti Way(Chiantigiana) runs right past the Villa Arceno estate's front door, leading up into the Chianti, and all it's famous wineries(Felsina, San Felice, Brolio, Capannelle, Badia e Coltibuono, Castello di Ama etc), picturesque towns such as Gaiole, Radda, Panzano, Greve etc.
But there is no need to roam afar, as Montecchio is surrounded by many beautiful and historic hillside villages, all worth visiting, and usually with bars and good restaurants.

L'Oliveto: Castelnuovo Berardenga Vacation Rental by Owner Listing 95620ha

A spacious Three Bedroom east-facing house with spectacular views across the estate's olive groves and woodland towards Monte Amiata and the Appenines. Sleeps 6. *Large ground floor Double with ensuite shower room *Four-poster ground floor Double with ensuite full bathroom *Twin with iron bedsteads,ensuite shower room, and first floor views towards Monte Amiata *Large first floor saloon/lounge, with magnificent 'hammer & anvil' beamed ceiling *Front door opens into large Tuscan style kitchen-dining room *Utility room with washing machine,ironing board and safe *Large terrace & covered pergola, ideal for breakfasting outside, as the sun rises *Hammock under trees in private garden

Why VRBO

Property Type

  • Villa
  • 140 m²

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Onsite Services

  • Concierge
  • Housekeeper
  • Massage
  • Private Chef
  • Staff

Suitability

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

Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6

  • Bedroom 1: 1 king

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  • Bedroom 2: 1 double

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  • Bedroom 3: 2 twin/ single

    May be made-up as Double...moreless

  • Bedrooms are tastefully furnished with antique and local country furniture,and have beautiful antique Indian ceiling fans (very effective if needed at the height of the summer). Infant cot and linen are available free of charge by prior booking....moreless

Bathrooms: 3 Bathrooms

  • Bathroom 1: toilet, shower

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  • Bathroom 2: toilet, combination tub/shower

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  • Bathroom 3: toilet, shower

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  • Fragonard toiletries supplied throughout stay. Towels(inc pool towels) are changed every 3-4 days....moreless

Other Amenities

  • Luxury 'welcome hamper' of top quality local speciality food & wines supplied on arrival, complimentary cocktail tray and Montecchio house wine & olive oil throughout stay,all energy costs included(inc logs for fires,charcoal for bbq), all linens supplied(inc pool towels), most daily consumables supplied (washing powder, dishwasher tablets etc), Fragonard bathroom toiletries throughout stay, cleaning and change of linens every 3-4 days. Nespresso machine with free supply of capsules throughout stay. Complimentary concierge service supplied by local hoteliers. Generously equipped inside and out,to allow guests to entertain friends & visitors.the garden has an ample provision of teak furniture, sun loungers and outdoor mattresses, as well as a large hammock, under the trees. Two bikes are available for use by guests. The Villa's Outdoor Games area has a volleyball court, and is equipped with a selection of games, such as badminton, skittles boules etc....moreless

Entertainment

  • Audio Tape Player
  • Books
  • Books For Adults
  • Books For Kids
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Games For Kids
  • Music Library
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Toys
  • VCR
  • Video Library

Theme

  • Luxury
  • Tourist Attractions

Attractions

  • Arboretum
  • Autumn Foliage
  • Churches
  • Forests
  • Live Theater
  • Museums
  • Restaurants
  • Water Parks
  • Winery Tours

Local Services & Businesses

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

Leisure Activities

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

Location Type

  • Mountain
  • Rural

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cycling
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Mountain Biking
  • Swimming
  • Tennis

Dining

  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 6 people

General

  • Activities Guide
  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Bottled Water
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Computer Available
  • Fireplace
  • Firewood
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Mosquito Magnet
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Safe
  • Shampoo
  • Sunbed
  • Telephone
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet

Kitchen

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

Outside

  • Barbecue
  • Beach Chairs
  • Beach Towels
  • Bicycles
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Patio
  • Porch / Veranda
  • Terrace
  • Unscreened Porch / Veranda

Pool / Spa

  • Communal Pool:

    Open 1st May to end September...moreless

  • Outdoor Pool

Property Descriptor

  • Terraced
 

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Special offer: €400 off October bookings(min stay 7nts)

€400 off advertised weekly rates for remaining October availability for stays of a minimum of 7 nights.

Offer for: Oct 3, 2015 - Oct 31, 2015 View calendar

Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
High Season
Jun 27 - Aug 28, 2015
7 night min stay

€2,950

Changeover Day: Saturday


Discounts: 7 nights or more: €421 Nightly

Mid Season
Aug 29 - Sep 25, 2015
7 night min stay

€2,500

Discounts: 7 nights or more: €357 Nightly

Autumn Season
Sep 26 - Oct 30, 2015
7 night min stay

€2,200

Changeover Day: Saturday


Discounts: 7 nights or more: €314 Nightly

Low Season
Oct 31 - Dec 18, 2015
5 night min stay
€270
€1,700

Discounts: 7 nights or more: €243 Nightly

Xmas
Dec 19 - Jan 8, 2016
7 night min stay

€2,950

Discounts: 7 nights or more: €421 Nightly

Low Season
Jan 9 - Apr 22, 2016
5 night min stay
€270
€1,700

Discounts: 7 nights or more: €243 Nightly

Spring Season
Apr 23 - May 13, 2016
7 night min stay

€2,200

Discounts: 7 nights or more: €314 Nightly

Mid Season
May 14 - Jun 24, 2016
7 night min stay

€2,500

Discounts: 7 nights or more: €357 Nightly

High Season
Jun 25 - Sep 2, 2016
7 night min stay

€2,950

Discounts: 7 nights or more: €421 Nightly

Mid Season
Sep 3 - Sep 23, 2016
7 night min stay

€2,500

Discounts: 7 nights or more: €357 Nightly

Autumn Season
Sep 24 - Oct 28, 2016
7 night min stay

€2,200

Discounts: 7 nights or more: €314 Nightly

Low Season
Oct 29 - Dec 16, 2016
5 night min stay
€270
€1,700

Discounts: 7 nights or more: €243 Nightly


Additional information about rental rates

Fees:

  • OfflineRDD €500
  • No additional mandatory fees
  • Taxes Not included

Notes:

Wkly rates include luxury Welcome Hamper, free Cocktail Bar + Montecchio House wine & Olive Oil throughout stay,ALL energy costs (inc logs & charcoal), all linens(inc pool towels), daily consumables, Fragonard bathroom toiletries, clean & change of linens every 3-4 days, free 5 Star Concierge by local hoteliers, free WiFi.

Nightly rate exclude 'welcome hamper(200 euro supplement).

Dogs welcome, if preadvised at time of booking.


Cancellation policy:

Policy available by contacting owner when booking.


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Location

100 Kilometres
Nearest Airport
Florence and Pisa
2 Kilometres
Nearest Barpub
Sira & Remino in San Gusme
165 Kilometres
Nearest Ferry
Livorno
35 Kilometres
Nearest Golf
La Bagnaia in Val di Chiana
20 Kilometres
Nearest Train
Siena
7 Kilometres
Nearest Motorway
Siena - Arezzo H'way- Castelnuovo Berardenga exit
2 Kilometres
Nearest Restaurant
La Porta del Chianti in San Gusme for fish
145 Kilometres
Nearest Ski
Vidiciatico(BO)
100 Kilometres
Nearest Beach
Punta Ala and Castiglione del Pesacaia

Car: Necessary

In the heart of Tuscany, Casale Montecchio, which houses Club Montecchio, is set in the historic Villa Arceno estate,to the north of the town of Castelnuovo Berardenga,at the southern end of the Chianti Classico wine region.The estate is 20 minutes drive from Siena,and 7km north of the Siena-Arezzo road.

The Villa is within easy reach of the historic cultural centres of Siena,Florence(1hr) & Arezzo(3/4hr),and is surrounded by famous name Chianti wineries(Brolio,Felsina,San Felice).

Castelnuovo Berardenga offers comprehensive food shopping,several restaurants,banks and other local services.Surrounding hilltop villages,San Gusme,Villa a Sesta and Montebenichi offer additional restaurants and bars.

Other Activities: Go Karting

Golf: Florence Golf Club Ugolino(1 hr drive) - open to non members.

 

Owner info

Year Purchased: 1998

About the owner: Montecchio is home in Tuscany to James and Penny Benfield, where we spend half of the year, and which we enjoy sharing with guests. We had the great good fortune to 'fall over' the best spot on the highest point of the beautiful Villa Arceno wine estate, when contemplating the right place for a vacation home. After 30 years of living in Central London, and spoilt by a jet set corporate lifestyle with lots of travel, we needed something exceptional, in a beautiful setting, away from the developed centres of tourism.

Why the Owner Chose Castelnuovo Berardenga:
Because it's a 'little piece of paradise' : - off the tourist track, - in a stunning location on a hilltop, with breathtaking 360 degree views of the Chianti hills, - in the countryside, but surrounded by picturesque villages, and just 20 minutes from the Renaissance gem of Siena, - close to major roads, giving fast and easy access to Florence, San Gimignano, Perugia, Orvieto, and many more 'must see' places, - and most important for 'foodies', the area offers a wealth of good restaurants & quality wineries.

The Unique Benefits at this Villa:
HOME FROM HOME with 5 star standards of comfort and luxury. Because we controlled the renovation of the large Tuscan farmhouse from the very beginning, we were able to develop the property with the emphasis on privacy. As a result, Montecchio is made up of PROPER HOUSES, and NOT APARTMENTS, as would be the norm in Italy. Each house has a separate outlook, private garden, and segregated parking pergola. Both rental houses were designed and furnished in the same style as our own place, filled with pieces of art & furniture from our own collections, and the kitchens equipped to professional standards. The result, we think, is two comfortable Vacation Villas, that feel like 'Home from Home', from the moment that you walk through the front door. All this plus the owners' in-depth knowledge of the area, and it's amenities, with the 'inside track' on everything on which local retaurants are 'hot' currently, to where to park safely & legally in Florence|!


Contact us

Speaks: english, french, german, italian

Links to more information:

 

Photos

  • Our huge pool(19m x 7m).

    Our huge pool(19m x 7m).

  • Club Montecchio's housewine - as much as you wish throughout stay!

    Club Montecchio's housewine - as much as you wish throughout stay!

  • Dressing gowns, bathroom toiletries & tissues all supplied!

    Dressing gowns, bathroom toiletries & tissues all supplied!

  • Pratos' private garden with hammock.

    Pratos' private garden with hammock.

  • Prato's kitchen/dining room.

    Prato's kitchen/dining room.

  • King bedroom's ensuite bathroom.

    King bedroom's ensuite bathroom.

  • Oliveto's spacious lounge.

    Oliveto's spacious lounge.

  • Queen bedroom's ensuite bathroom.

    Queen bedroom's ensuite bathroom.

  • Twin bedroom's ensuite showerroom.

    Twin bedroom's ensuite showerroom.

  • King bedroom's ensuite showerroom.

    King bedroom's ensuite showerroom.

  • Montecchio benefits from spectacular 360 degree views of the Chianti Hills.

    Montecchio benefits from spectacular 360 degree views of the Chianti Hills.

  • Florence is an hour's drive(directions for easy access & parking provided).

    Florence is an hour's drive(directions for easy access & parking provided).

  • Club Montecchio's luxury welcome hamper(ample for first weekend catering needs).

    Club Montecchio's luxury welcome hamper(ample for first weekend catering needs).

  • Nespresso(capsules supplied) is just one of 4 options for making coffee!

    Nespresso(capsules supplied) is just one of 4 options for making coffee!

  • Club Montecchio viewed from the huge pool(19m x 7m)

    Club Montecchio viewed from the huge pool(19m x 7m)

  • Prato's lounge and view through to dining room/kitchen.

    Prato's lounge and view through to dining room/kitchen.

  • Prato's King bedroom.

    Prato's King bedroom.

  • Oliveto's Tuscan style kitchen.

    Oliveto's Tuscan style kitchen.

  • Oliveto's Queen bedroom.

    Oliveto's Queen bedroom.

  • Oliveto's Twin bedroom(can convert to Queen double).

    Oliveto's Twin bedroom(can convert to Queen double).

  • Oliveto's King bedroom.

    Oliveto's King bedroom.

  • Club Montecchio's front drive of magnificent cypress trees.

    Club Montecchio's front drive of magnificent cypress trees.

  • The Renaissance gem of Siena is just 20mins drive away.

    The Renaissance gem of Siena is just 20mins drive away.

  • Club Montecchio's complimentary Cocktail Bar of branded spirits & mixers.

    Club Montecchio's complimentary Cocktail Bar of branded spirits & mixers.

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  • Bedrooms
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  • Bathrooms
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  • Property type
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Member since: 2008
Speaks: english, french, german, italian
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  • Calendar last updated 08/27/2015
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