Perla di Siena is set in one of the most desirable locations in the heart of Tuscany. Located about half-way between Siena and Arezzo, it is well positioned for seeing all the best of Tuscany. From this charming villa it is possible to easily reach Florence (55 km North) and the Chianti area spending the day tasting delicious wine in some of the best known wine estates, or going southward to enjoy the unique landscapes of Le Crete Senesi or the Val d’Orcia - Pienza, Montalcino and Montepulciano.
Perla di Siena rents from SATURDAY to SATURDAY.
This villa offers our special “arrive and relax” package:
A simple Tuscan... dinner is provided on your arrival night. This is a welcome sight after a long flight and will allow you to check in, unpack and relax. You will find the dinner in the kitchen with the instructions for heating. The dinner is also suitable for vegetarian guests. It basically consists of a pasta al forno, a vegetable tarte, salad, and fruit. Bread, water and wine are included. No changes are possible for the first dinner.
The villa also will be stocked with basic groceries so that you do not have to shop upon arrival or worry about store closures on Sunday. The shopping list consists of: milk, coffee, tea, bread, biscuits, sugar, salt, water, fruit, eggs, oil, butter, jam, orange juice, cereals. The quantity of the items will be adjusted by the staff according to the number of guests.
Perla di Siena is on the "Strada del vino Terre di Arezzo". (The route of wine).
A wonderfully renovated farmhouse with every possible modern convenience, Perla di Siena is part of a large estate surrounded by olive groves, vineyards and oak woods. Even though the owner’s house is on the same estate, the house is totally private and very quiet. In fact the villa of the owner is 1.5 km away. An unpaved private road connects the villa to the main road.
Perla di Siena has a well-kept and fenced garden, full of flowers, olives tree and equipped with different relaxing areas, a large patio with a real pizza oven and BBQ, a perfect place for al fresco dinner during the summer time.
A few steps lead to the pool area. There is an infinity swimming pool (16x5 meters) open in 2014 from May 17 to September 20. The pool ground is equipped with long chairs, pillows and a very comfortable futon under the shadow. Just next to the pool area there a sauna with and extra bathroom with shower. Pool towels are included.
Private parking is provided.
Perla di Siena consists of a main house and a large outbuilding.
The main house is 200 sq meters, developed on two levels, refined with cotto floor and beamed ceiling. Personally furnished by the owner, it is a perfect place to enjoy an the authentic experience in the Tuscan countryside.
The ground floor consists of a large charming living room with fireplace and TV area (SAT TV, iPod station). Each room on this floor has direct access to the garden.
The dining room has a long wooden table in front of a large window with beautiful views of the garden.
Next to the dining room there is a fully equipped kitchen with a fireplace, fridge, freezer, washing machine, microwave, toaster, oven, gas range (5 burners), double sink, espresso machine and American coffee machine.
A guest half bathroom is provided in the main house.
A stone staircase (13 steps) leads to the first floor. On this floor there are 3 cozy bedrooms with en suite bathrooms. One double bedroom with en suite bathroom with bathtub (hand held shower). A second double bedroom with en suite bathroom with shower. A third double bedroom with en suite bathroom with bathtub, separate shower and double marble sink. This bedroom also has a safe and a large walk-in closet. All the bedrooms are very nicely furnished with antique wooden furniture, cotto floors and beamed ceiling. In one of the bedrooms the double bed can be split into two twin beds. Baby bed available.
Next to the main house there is a large outbuilding of 180 Sq meters which consists of a bright and spacious living room with fireplace, large windows and a comfortable red sofa, TV, stereo and long chair. Kitchen corner with refrigerator and electric range. The outbuilding also features a double bedroom with a large en suite pink marble bathroom with shower.
Air conditioning is provided in all the bedrooms and is included. Three hours of housekeeping on Monday, Wednesday and Saturday are included as are pool towels. There is a hair dryer in each bathroom. Also included in the rental fee is a change of linens weekly and a change of bath towels on Wednesday and Saturday. Laundry facilities include a washing machine, iron and ironing board. A cook is available on request. An extra bed is not available. Independent heating is not included in the rental fee and is metered.
Pets are not permitted at Perla di Siena.
The nearest small village is Ambra at only 7km. In Ambra it is possible to find a few shops, post office, pharmacy, restaurants and bars. Activities in the area: horse riding, polo club, wine tasting.
Main points of interest
Siena 30 km, Arezzo 30 km, Florence 55 km, Le Crete Senesi - Asciano 25 km, Rapolano Terme (SPA) 15 km, Monte San Savino, 15 Km, Radda in Chianti 20 Km.
SHOPPING in Valdarno area EXIT A1 Incisa - The Mall – Leccio 35 km (Gucci, Armani, La Perla, Salvatore Ferragamo, Valentino, YSL and many others)
Booking fee: 35 Euros
Air conditioning: Provided in the bedrooms and is included.
Wireless Internet: Included and unlimited
Final cleaning: Included.
Baby bed: 100 Euros
Heat: Charged according to usage
Security deposit: 1000 Euros
Utility deposit paid on arrival for heating (seasonal): 250 Euros per week
Upon request: Cook service.
Check in: between 4pm and 7:00pm – with approval of the owner, a late arrival is possible between 7.00 pm and 9.00 pm for an extra fee of 50 Euro
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