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White Truffles, Biking, & Quaint Hill Towns Near Tuscan Hilltop Villa

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Last updated: 11/11/2016
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  • Minimum stay:3-7 nights
  • Sleeps:8
  • Bedrooms:4
  • Bathrooms:3.5
  • Property type:Villa
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Ask Owner
  • Wheel chair accessible:Yes

About the Property

4 Bedroom, 3 Bathroom With Pool In Crete Senese Scenic Area

Three bedrooms in the main house with MBR suite with bathroom, two bedrooms with shared bath. Annex has one bedroom with bath and seating area. Ground floor in main house is loft style with seating, dining and kitchen flowing into each other. Wi-fi and mobile telephone booster are included. Private dining patio and herb garden. Large horizon pool. Two bicycles available. Gas grill. Cleaning and linen change weekly included. Arrangements for additional services available on request.

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Owner

Member since: 2013

Speaks: english
Response time: Within 24 hours
Response Rate: 100%
Calendar last updated: 11/11/2016

Property Type

  • 2 story
  • Villa
  • 1700 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Onsite Services

  • Housekeeper Optional

Suitability

  • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

    Renters must be 24 years old and have a car - either owned or rental....moreless

  • Children Welcome:

    Children under the age of ten are not allowed in June and July....moreless

  • Non Smoking Only
  • Wheelchair Accessible:

    We have had a guest who required a wheelchair, but the grounds have stone walkways so getting around is not easy....moreless

Bedrooms: 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8, Beds for 8

  • Bedroom 1: 1 queen

    Main house master with beautiful views and en suite bath....moreless

  • Bedroom 2: 1 queen, 1 baby crib

    In main house with shared hall bath....moreless

  • Bedroom 3: 2 twin/ single

    In main house with two single beds, and shared hall bath....moreless

  • Bedroom 4: 1 queen

    In lovely first floor annex, w/seating and en suite bath....moreless

Bathrooms: 3 Bathrooms, 1 Half Bathroom

  • Bathroom 1: toilet, shower

    Marble master bath with large, walk-in shower and window....moreless

  • Bathroom 3: toilet

    On first floor of main house...moreless

  • Bathroom 4: toilet, shower

    En suite in the annex...moreless

  • Bathroom 2: toilet, combination tub/shower

    Main house, marble hall bath w/skylight, serves 2 bedrooms....moreless

Other Amenities

  • We can recommend a private cook for our guests, and tours of the area, both arranged through an honest and reliable, local, English speaking woman....moreless

Entertainment

  • Books
  • Games
  • Music Library:

    Mostly classical, jazz, 70's rock, and indy cd's are available for your listening pleasure....moreless

  • Stereo

Theme

  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions

Attractions

  • Churches
  • Restaurants
  • Winery Tours

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Groceries
  • Hospital
  • Medical Services

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Horseback Riding
  • Outlet Shopping
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking

Location Type

  • Rural

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cycling
  • Hiking
  • Hot Air Ballooning
  • Mountain Biking
  • Swimming

Dining

  • Dining:

    There is both indoor dining and a lovely, outdoor, planted terrace, each with seating for 8. ...moreless

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 8 people

General

  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating:

    Sub-floor hot water...moreless

  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room:

    The living room is loft-style, with a beautiful, arched fireplace, framed by wooden shelves and hearth seats on either side....moreless

  • Parking
  • Towels Provided:

    Includes both bath and pool towels...moreless

  • Washing Machine:

    A washing machine and dryer, and drying racks are available in a separate building, shared with the two other houses in the compound....moreless

Kitchen

  • Coffee Maker:

    There is an electric espresso maker, with instructions in English, as well as a stovetop espresso machine....moreless

  • Dishes & Utensils:

    Settings for 12 are supplied: Alessi dishes, Ginori serving dishes, all pots, pans, and utensils are provided. ...moreless

  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen:

    Our home combines the ancient - arches and plaster, with a totally modern, up-to-date kitchen, perfect for those who love to cook....moreless

  • Oven
  • Pantry Items:

    Basic pantry items can be found, like salt, pepper, etc. ...moreless

  • Refrigerator:

    fridge has bottom freezer...moreless

  • Stove
  • Toaster

Outside

  • Bicycles:

    Three hybrid bicycles including helmets and a tire pump are provided. Others can be rented from Alessandro at 'Ciclismo REAL in nearby Asciano. ...moreless

  • Deck / Patio
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill

Pool / Spa

  • Communal Pool:

    The stunning, infinity pool, sits at the edge of our hilltop property, facing west. There is a pergola to provide shade during the heat of the day. It is shared with the other two condo homes....moreless

House Cleaning

  • Housekeeper Optional
 

Reviews

Write a review 4.9
from 12 traveler reviews
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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Holiday
Dec 24 - Jan 4, 2017
5 night min stay

$3,120
Peak
May 13 - Sep 16, 2017
7 night min stay

$3,384
My Standard Rate
3 night min stay
$317
$2,313

Additional information about rental rates

Fees:

  • Heating (Sept - May) $107.58
  • Refundable Damage Deposit $376.55

Owner's cancellation policy:

Policy available by contacting owner when booking


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Location

Car: Necessary

The well maintained roads and hilly terrain of this area are ideal for cyclists.

 

Owner info

Year Purchased: 2000

About the owner: We restored the vacation home we had always hoped to find to rent, but couldn't, in the countryside we love. Although we live and work now in the United States, we lived in Europe for several years and wanted a home to return to and enjoy. Our house was finished and appointed to be a home - not a rental. We know you will love it as much as we do!

Why the Owner Chose Asciano, Siena, Italy:
We bought this house because of the stunning beauty of the area - the Crete Senese - and its proximity to so many gorgeous, ancient hill towns and their world class wines and restaurants: Montalcino, Montepulciano, Pienza, Monteriggioni, and many others. Buonconvento, down the mountain from us, past the historic Abbazia di Monte Oliveto, is a charming center for eating and shopping.

The Unique Benefits at this Villa:
Our house is ideal for refined people who are looking for a place away from the crowds - a place of beauty and tranquility to relax with family and friends. It is a perfect place from which to bike through amazing wine country and forests of the Tuscan hills, taking a different direction each day. In the afternoons, you can bask by our beautiful pool and watch the sun set over the pool and hills, bathing the evening in gorgeous red light. At night, millions of stars, unavailable to most city dwellers, light the sky and one's imagination! Things to know: There are 2 small attached apartment units located on this hilltop setting with us. They are typically occupied by their lovely owners during June and July. There are separate entrances, dining areas, terraces, gardens, etc. There are thick stone walls between. The pool is common to all. During June and July there is a policy for not children under the age of 10.


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Speaks: english
Response time: Within 24 hours
Response Rate: 100%
Calendar last updated: 11/11/2016

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Photos

  • Autumn View of Villa

    Autumn View of Villa

  • Annex

    Annex

  • Dining and fireplace.

    Dining and fireplace.

  • View from villa in the Spring

    View from villa in the Spring

  • Villa from afar after fall tilling.

    Villa from afar after fall tilling.

  • Looking out driveway from villa

    Looking out driveway from villa

  • Hot air balloon takes flight from the neighboring hills

    Hot air balloon takes flight from the neighboring hills

  • Infinity pool with view

    Infinity pool with view

  • Main living area

    Main living area

  • Driveway in the fog

    Driveway in the fog

  • Tuscan Hilltop home bathed in late afternoon sun.

    Tuscan Hilltop home bathed in late afternoon sun.

  • Main Entrance

    Main Entrance

  • Kitchen

    Kitchen

  • Panorama of countryside and villa setting

    Panorama of countryside and villa setting

  • View from the patio

    View from the patio

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This listing was first published here in 2013.

Date last modified - Wednesday, December 07, 2016

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