- 3 bedrooms
- 3 bathrooms
- Sleeps 6
Description from the owner
Your own wing of a medieval castle! Pool, tennis court, private garden area.
The historic Montalto Castle (Castello di Montalto) lies in one of the loveliest and most unspoiled parts of the Chianti area of Tuscany, not far from Siena. It is very centrally located for art touring, an excellent home base for sight-seeing, winery visits and exploring hill towns and back roads.
Torre del Vescovo is the south wing of the castle, which includes the original watchtower. It is two stories, with frescoed walls and furnished with antiques. The property includes a swimming pool and tennis court, as well as other smaller vacation rental ho...Read more
Torre del Vescovo -- Medieval Castle in Tuscany
Siena, Tuscany, Italy
Additional Location Information
Surrounded by woods in the Chianti hills of Tuscany, within easy drive distance of several historic and art towns:
23 km (14 miles) to Siena
40 km (25 miles) to Arezzo
40 km (25 miles) to Cortona
40 km (25 miles) to Monteriggioni
60 km (37 miles) to San Gimignano
75 km (46 miles) to Perugia
80 km (50 miles) to Florence
90 km (56 miles) to Assisi
Though located in one of the loveliest and most unspoiled parts of the Chianti area of Tuscany, Montalto is very accessible:
•The major Italian highway (A1, the "Autostrada del Sole") is 30 km / 19 miles away: exits Valdarno to the north and Valdichiana to the south (see Driving directions).
•The Florence airport is less than 1½ hours away. The Pisa airport is about two hours away, while the drive from the Rome airport takes three hours.
• There are train stations at 12 km / 7 miles (Rapolano, for trains to the south) and at 18 km / 11 miles (Bucine, for trains to the north).
•The nearest town, Castelnuovo Berardenga, is 10 km / 6 miles away, but there is a restaurant less than 3 km / 2 miles from Montalto and a village at 5 km / 3 miles.
You will need a car. There is no convenient public transportation to the Castle. If you wish, we can arrange an auto rental with pick up at the airport, at the train station or even directly at the castle.
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Last updated on September 16, 2014
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- Damage deposit | $194
- Regional tax (**) | $12 per day
Additional notes from the owner
(**) Regional Tourist Tax, currently €1.50 per day for all adults for the first 7 days of stay
Rentals are generally from Saturday to Saturday, with some flexibility.
Check in between 4 and 7 pm; check out by 10 am.
Rates include: kitchenware, sheets and towels (exchanged weekly), water, gas and electricity, firewood, use of the communal sports activities and normal final cleaning.
Rates include pre-heating as needed during the cold months; heating during your stay will be charged according to use.
A Full Service Option is available, which includes daily cleaning and midweek change of sheets and towels: add 20% to rental price.
- Towels Provided
- Washing Machine
- Central heating
- Housekeeping Optional
- Soap/Shampoo Provided
- Local Guides/Maps
- Linens Provided
Phone / Internet
- Internet Access
Pool / Spa
- Shared outdoor pool (unheated)
- Mountain Views
- Stove or Oven
- Satellite or cable TV
- Outdoor Dining Area
- Balcony or terrace
- Pet friendly - ask
- Smoking allowed - no
- Suitable for children - yes
- Suitable for the elderly - ask
- Wheelchair accessible - no
- 160 square meters