PRIVATE STRUCTURE. The villa is situated on an isolated hill, surrounded by the green Tuscan countryside, in the heart of the Val d'Orcia between San Quirico and Montalcino. Il Giardiniello is an old Leopoldino villa of unique architectural style, with the original structure dating to the 16th century, that has been completely renovated.
Old family furniture and antique pieces have been chosen to furnish the house, giving it a well-kept and refined, warm and comfortable appearance.
Just a few metres from the main house is the SPA , an annex of 150 sq m, with a gym and relaxation area with large Turkish bath and Jacuzzi for 4 people, heated throughout the year. The house is surrounded by a magnificent garden decorated with masterpieces of famous Italian potters.
Its strategic position allows guests to make daily excursions to Montalcino, Pienza, Montepulciano, Siena, Florence and the principal Tuscan towns and, for those wanting to spend a day at the seaside, the beautiful beaches of Monte Argentario and Marina di Grosseto are not too far away.
Additional amenities include: satellite TV in the living and in in each room, hydro massage tub in pool area, cot, espresso coffee maker, portable gas barbecue, complimentary toiletries in the bathrooms, hydro massage tub in 2 bathrooms, safe with code, american coffee maker, equipped gym (2 tapis roulant 2 exercise bike pungiball screw press stereo unit), spa with turkish bath (with chromotherapy) jacuzzi and relax space, cutter.
The villa consists of two floors, each with independant access from the outside portico. Floors are not connected inside. The main door on the ground floor leads directly into the living room with fireplace, dining room and kitchen. The sleeping area is composed of three double bedrooms, two with ensuite bathroom with shower and one with bathroom with hydromassage bath. The main entrance on the first floor leads directly into the living room which leads on to the dining room and kitchen. The rest of the floor is composed of two double bedrooms, one with bathroom with hydromassage bath and one with bathroom with shower, and a single bedroom with French bed and with ensuite bathroom with shower. From the first floor lodge area is accessible a single bedroom with en-suite bathroom (with shower), ideal for those whom wish a separate room for their personal assistant or baby sitter.
The countryside in which the villa is situated is typical of the Val d'Orcia, with the irregular spacing and designs formed by the woods of oak and holm-oak, the vineyards, the fields of grain and the ochre coloured clay. The garden of the villa is delimited by old cypress trees and is embellished with brightly coloured hibiscus, broom and lavender. The pool area is covered by a well tended green lawn. An elegant courtyard, lined in terracotta and surrounded by lemon plants, consists of a relax space with king size sofa and a living/dining space with table, chairs, umbrella and barbecue.
Open from the last Saturday of April until the first Saturday of October, the pool is situated in a panoramic position overlooking the hills of the Val d'Orcia, set slighly higher with respect to the villa and situated only a few metres of distance. The pool area is composed of a heated circular Jacuzzi tub (diameter 2,5 m) and a rectangular swimming pool of 16 x 6 m with a depth varying from 1,40 m to 2,00 m. The pool is covered with ceramic tiles, both internally and on the surrounding border, and is lit up in the evening. Some steps lead down into the water. The solarium area, covered by lawn, is furnished with sun loungers, deckchairs, chairs, small tables and a gazebo with sitting area. There is a cold water outdoor shower.
Yes. â‚Ź 30,00 per animal per week to be paid on site
(Emma Villas reminds that the herein contained information and any possible updates are to be attested on the Emma Villas website).
To be paid at the time of booking: 30% as DEPOSIT (non-refundable) calculated on the listed price (and not on the possible discounted price), plus 5,9% of the total of the reservation for the EV Commissions (which include costs for opening and management of the practice, customer assistance service 7 days per week, agency commission, Europ Assistance insurance policy for Cancellation expenses of the booking). The deposit payment can be paid bank transfer or credit card: no extra commission is required for the deposit payment by credit card;
To be paid within 60 days prior to the beginning of lease: 70% as BALANCE to be paid by bank transfer or credit card. Balance payment by credit card is accepted with a charge of 2% on the amount of the balance for VISA/MASTERCARD circuit and of 3% for AMEX Circuit.TripAdvisor property ID 1832187...Read more
Its strategic position allows guests to make daily excursions to Siena, Florence and the principal Tuscan towns as well as to the nearby spa resorts of Bagno Vignoni (old Roman baths), San Filippo, Rapolano Terme, all within easy reach, and, for those wanting to spend a day at the seaside, the beautiful beaches of Monte Argentario and Marina di Grosseto are not too far away. The nearest motorway is the A1 exit Chiusi Chianciano (40 km), also the nearest train station is Chiusi.
Airport: Firenze 140 km, Roma 230 km, Perugia 95 km, Milano 470 km, Pisa 180 km
Train station: Chiusi e Siena 48 km
Highways: Coming from south: A1 exit Chiusi Chianciano Terme 40 km; coming from north: A1 exit Firenze Impruneta 100 km
Shops and services: Torrenieri 1 km
Beaches: Tyrrhenian Sea - Castiglione della Pescaia 89 km
Access roads: 700 m of gravel road
Attractions within 100 km: San Quirico d'Orcia 8 km, Montalcino 11 km, Bagno Vignoni 16 km, Pienza 17 km, Montepulciano 30 km, Siena 38 km, Monte Amiata 48 km, Cortona 60 km, Grosseto 66 km, Lago di Bolsena 82 km, Perugia 94 km
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