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Large villa for up to 11 with pool and gardends 15mins to San Gimignano

Sleeps11
Bedrooms 6
Bathrooms4
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 7 nights

Overview

About the property

4 double bedrooms, 1 single and two single beds on the loft 4 full baths

Independent villa with 6 bedrooms for up to 11guests. For smaller groups of up to 6 guests you can rent half of the villa.

The road to the house is paved and lit all the way and although we are in a super tranquil and private area, the property is not isolated, with two restaurants located 2 minutes drive away.

The estate consists of the rental villa and our home which sits about 10 meters away where we live with our docile dog and cat. We work long hours in town and when at home, we highly prize our guests’ privacy and using an independent entrance gate.

We are immersed in manicured gardens with myriads of ornamental plants and terracotta statues scattered all over the grounds. There is a built in wood barbecue/grill and a large pool (13m x 6m). We added two beautiful wooded sundecks equipped with comfortable sofas and chairs where to immerse in total relaxation!

Amenities include air conditioning, Wifi connection (Satellite) suitable to check emails, laundry facilities (o request and operated by the maid).

Layout:

Entrance on ground level into the living room, kitchen with doors to a covered large loggia with large table and chairs. Two double bedrooms and a reading room – one has direct exit to a terrace with table and chairs. Two bathrooms with shower. Open air loft with two single/joinable beds.

Lower level accessed via external stairways: entrance into a second living room, kitchen with doors to a covered loggia equipped with table and chairs. Two double bedrooms with direct access to the garden and one single room. Two bathrooms with shower.

Driving distance:

Pisa 1hr and Florence 1hr 15mns. Bologna Borgo Panigale airport is also a valid alternative located 2hr 30mns drive on the motorway.

Nearest town with shops is Gambassi Terme less than 10mns. San Gimignano and Volterra are easily reached in 20mns on panoramic roads. Florence and Siena are great destinations for a full day out either by train or by car in little over 1 hour journey.

More Details

Owner
Neva & Giovanni Guazzini
Member since: 2011
Speaks: english, italian
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
June 23, 2017

Amenities

Gambassi Terme Villa Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • villa
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Housekeeping:
  • Housekeeper Optional
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 11
  • pets considered
  • not suitable for children ...
Location Type:
  • Rural
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
Dining:
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
Bathrooms:
  • 4 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
    Bathroom 3 -
    Bathroom 4 -
Bedrooms:
  • 6 Bedrooms, Sleeps 11
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 double
    Bedroom 2 - 1 double
    Bedroom 3 - 1 double
    Bedroom 4 - 1 double
    Bedroom 5 - 1 double , note: the 2 single/joinable beds are on the open air loft
    Bedroom 6 - 1 twin/ single , Beds note this single bedroom has no window
Entertainment:
  • Satellite / Cable ...
Outside:
  • Balcony
  • Deck / Patio
  • Golf ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Tennis ...
Suitability:
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Private Pool
Onsite Services:
  • Private Chef
Attractions:
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • golf
  • hot air ballooning
  • mountain biking
  • swimming
  • tennis

Reviews

Exceptional! 5/5 -
(11 traveler reviews)

Large villa for up to 11 with pool and gardends 15mins to San Gimignano
average rating of 5.0 based on 11 reviews
5

Italian Villa surpassed our expectations!

  • 5 of 5

We rented both apartments for ten days in May, 2017. We were in Italy for my son's wedding in San Gimignano. From the minute we drove through the gates, we were mesmerized with the immaculate grounds and stunning two apartment villa. Everything was comfortable and accessible. The owners were kind enough to surprise us with a few additions in the fridge: proscuitto, milk, water and also two lovely bottles of chianti on the dining room table. The exterior grounds are very well kept. There were at least four places to gather outside in comfy living room type settings. The pool was a gorgeous shade of blue and the inifinity-like edge had water running over the rocks providing a very pleasing waterfall sound. The inside of the upstairs villa had two separate bedroom suites--one on each side of the villa. Each suite had a shower and large bathroom so three people could easily share the room together. My husband and I shared ours with our 27 year old daughter and we had a lot of space for all our individual toiletries in the vanity across from the sink. There wasn't much room on the sides of the sink to place items, but we made it work. The kitchen was fully supplied with dishes, many different types of glassware from wine glasses, juice glasses, beer glasses and water glasses. There were bowls of several different sizes and all the pans you would need to cook on the cooktop. There wasn't an oven, but we didn't really miss it. There was a microwave, toaster, blender/juicer and dishwasher. Fresh towels were delivered half way through our stay. Throughout our visit, we were contacted to make sure there wasn't anything we needed. The pool was not heated, so we weren't able to go in; but we spent many evenings drinking wine by the side of the pool relaxing in the sunshine. We made three family meals in the villa and Neva made us an amazing dinner the last night were were there. We felt completely safe in the villa and on the grounds as it was a completed gated villa. San Gimignano was a short 15 minute or so drive and there was a grocery store within 20 minutes. The hardest part was keeping track of the hours the grocery stores and restaurants were open. Both were closed several hours each afternoon. The restaurants on the sides of the road open at 7:00 p.m. We flew into Florence which was about an hour's drive to the villa. We made day trips to Pisa, the Ligurian Sea, Rome (by train), and Florence. We would definitely return!

  • Submitted: May 22, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Pittsford, NY
5

Everything we hoped and wished for

  • 5 of 5

Had an amazing week long stay in this villa with extended family. Gorgeous grounds and pool, lots of nice lounging areas, wonderful hosts, and perfect location. The apartments (the villa has 2 separate apartments, we rented them both) have all the modern conveniences and luxuries, but take you back to early Tuscan architecture.

We were able to do day trips to Florence, Pisa, Venice, and Cinque Terre very comfortably. The villa is out in the country with the nearest town being about 10 miles away. Perfect place to unwind and relax. We saw the spiral arm of the Milky Way while laying in the hammocks every night.

The only sad part was leaving. It was also nice to have Neva and Giovanni nearby for help and advice. We would recommend this villa without hesitation and hope to go back some day.

  • Submitted: Jul 29, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Buffalo
5

Beautiful villa, amazing location, welcoming hosts

  • 5 of 5

This villa was everything we hoped it would be. Our hosts were warm and welcoming throughout our stay. Despite the language barrier, we were able to communicate with each other. They did everything they could to ensure we were happy and comfortable, from providing a table full of food and wine upon our arrival, to ensuring any problems we encountered were handled quickly (our stay coincided with some cool evenings and we had some trouble with the heating, which had to be fixed, but this was dealt with by our hosts). The villa is stunning. Our group of 8 adults and 3 children rented both apartments in the villa and both apartments were beautifully decorated with traditional Tuscan antiques. Both were very clean, with nice linens for the beds and comfortable towels for showering and using the pool. The beds were very comfortable. All cooking utensils we needed were provided. The grounds are impeccably maintained and so, so beautiful - very relaxing. Several areas for sitting and relaxing or eating outdoors. We would absolutely rent this villa again and would recommend to friends. The location is also great - San Gimignano is a 20 min drive, Siena is about 45-min drive, Florence 1 hr, Volterra about 30 min, Chianti region was about 1 hour. This is an experience we will never forget and hope to repeat someday soon!

  • Submitted: Jun 16, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Excellent villa & pool

  • 5 of 5

Great villa. Excellent pool & outdoor areas. Quiet & spacious, a very high standard of accommodation.

  • Submitted: Aug 23, 2015
  • Stayed: Aug 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Newcastle Upon Tyne
5

Fantastic property in a stunning location

  • 5 of 5

We had the downstairs apartment which was beautifully maintained and an excellent size for a family of four but would still be great for 3 couples. Lovely sitting area and excellent kitchen. Even though we were there during early August we did not need to use the air conditioning due to the fact the apartment is kept in shade all day and never really got too warm.

The owners were on hand but left us to enjoy our break without intrusion. The two fantastic apartments and the owners stunning home are in an enclosed area which is just stunning. The property has beautifully kept gardens and an excellent (large) swimming pool. Even though there was another family in the upstairs apartment it still felt like we had the place to ourselves.

The property is only a 10 min drive to Gambassi Terme and around 20 minutes to San Gimignano. San Gimignano is a stunning place and worth more than 1 visit. Would recommend either early morning or later in the day when it is a little quieter.

Florence, Siena and the Chianti region are all within easy reach. I would recommend them all.

For supermarkets, there is a small Spar in Gambassi Terme which was ideal for picking up a few things for the first few days there. However, for a bigger shop I would recommend the COOP which is around 30 minutes drive away in Castelfiorentino. Better choice and reasonably priced.

A car is definitely recommended.

We would recommend this property without hesitation and would definitely consider returning.

  • Submitted: Dec 8, 2014
  • Stayed: Aug 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

it was a great holiday!

  • 5 of 5

It was 5 of us in the apartment - 2 adults and 3 children. I'd say this is probably the most that comfortably fit in in the space. The villa is well equipped– everything was in good shape and worked properly. The garden and the pool are beautiful, although we travelled every day and did'd spend much time by the pool, coming back to a comfortable outdoor space was a reward at the end of the day. The villa location was excellent. The owners were very friendly and helpful. We used their tips exploring the areas nearby and found some treasures. The drives around the property is a quintessential Tuscany as gorgeous as can be. It was a great week.

  • Submitted: Nov 21, 2014
  • Stayed: Aug 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Map

Nearest Airport
62 Kilometres
Florence
Nearest Barpub
3 Kilometres
at Il Castagno
Nearest Golf
15 Kilometres
Castelfalfi Golf Club
Nearest Train
10 Kilometres
Castelfiorentino
Nearest Motorway
22 Kilometres
Firenze-Siena in Poggibonsi
Nearest Restaurant
3 Kilometres
at Il Castagno
Car: necessary

The nearest town with shops for daily provides is Gambassi Terme only 10 minutes away or San Gimignano but is much busier.

We have one restaurant walking distance and one only 1 minute drive down the road in Castagno.

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Rates & Availability

Gambassi Terme Villa Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
EUR
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
High
May 27 2017 - Jun 23 2017
7 night minimum stay
$3,595
 
 
Top
Jun 24 2017 - Aug 25 2017
7 night minimum stay
$4,467
 
 
Medium
Aug 26 2017 - Oct 28 2017
7 night minimum stay
$3,595
 
 
LOW
May 5 2018 - May 25 2018
7 night minimum stay
$2,724
 
 
MEDIUM
May 26 2018 - Jun 22 2018
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
$3,595
 
 
HIGH
Jun 23 2018 - Aug 24 2018
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
$4,467
 
 
MEDIUM
Aug 25 2018 - Oct 26 2018
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
$3,595
 
 
My Standard Rate
7 night minimum stay
$3,268
 

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