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bedrooms: 3

bathrooms: 2

available for: 4 to 6 people

Pool type: Shared Pool

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La Porcilaia at Casal Prato
Location address: Casole d'Elsa - Siena   Show on map
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La Porcilaia is a spacious ground floor villa with traditional terracotta floors and wooden ceilings throughout.  At the front of the villa is a covered parking space with room for two cars. At the rear of the property is a small private fenced garden with a covered pergola. The pergola is furnished with a wooden table and two benches.
Entry to the villa is directly into the kitchen and diner. The kitchen comprises of a sink, dishwasher, gas hobs, compact fridge and a cupboard. Next to the kitchen is a spacious dining table with seating for six people. Doors at either end of the room lead to the bedrooms and bathrooms.
The left hand bedroom is furnished with a double sofa bed (160x200cm), wardrobe, cupboard and simple chair. A set of French double doors give direct access to the rear garden, while a second door opens onto the front of the property. This room benefits from an en-suite bathroom with shower.
Right of the kitchen and diner is a small hallway. A door to the left in the hall opens into the second of the three bedrooms. This room is furnished with two single beds, wardrobe and simple chair. French double doors give access to the rear garden. Further down the hall on the left is a bathroom with shower.
The third and final bedroom is situated at the end of the hall. It is furnished with a wooden double bed, triple wardrobe and simple chair. There is access to the rear garden from a set of French double doors.
2 double rooms and 1 twin room.
The twin room cannot be converted into a double.
There is no oven in the kitchen

In House: Facilities
  • The size of the apartment is 90 sqm
  • Sofabed double
  • Furnished pergola
  • Barbecue
  • TV Sat (news only)
  • Kettle
  • Note: there is no oven
  • Stove top espresso machine
  • Iron
  • Ironing board
  • Baby cot
  • Mosquito screens in every room
  • Internet WI-FI Inhouse
  • Toddler friendly property
  • Pets welcome
  • Air-conditioning
Location: Casal Prato

Casal Prato is a large estate near Siena and is only 4km away from the town of Casole d'elsa. Comprising of three separate villas and the owners house with a shared pool, Casal Prato offers beautiful views of the rolling countryside and distant mountains.
There is easy access from each villa to the well maintained, sparkling swimming pool which is approximately thirty metres away. The pool is situated in wonderful gardens and is protected on three sides with pretty shrubs, trees and flowers.
All three villas are independent of each other. Each villa has its own private furnished  terrace, with a larger shared terrace situated above la Stalla. This raised terrace offers the most spectacular views of the Tuscan countryside and mountains. The owner resides on the estate in their own independent property.

Pool Info

The well maintained sparkling pool is situated in its own picturesque garden and is approximately thirty meters away from the three villas. The terracotta tile surround is furnished with plenty of parasols and sun loungers. The pool measures 7x16 meters with a depth of 1.20 – 1.80 meters and is chlorine cleansed.
The pool is protected on three sides by shrubs, trees and flowers and offers majestic views of the distant hills and mountains.  It is open from May to September weather permitting. Please bring your own pool towels.
Onsite: Facilities and Local Services
  • Swimming pool – 7x16 mtrs, 1.20 – 1.80 mtrs deep open May to September, weather permitting.
  • Leisure – Cycling, walking, olive oil and wine tasting, horse riding, hot air ballooning.
  • Golf – Colle Val d'Elsa, 12km away
  • Tennis - Casole d'elsa 4km away.
  • Beach – Livorno 94km
  • Railways – Siena 30km away.
  • Other services – Bus stop 1km away.
  • Parking – On site
  • Approach road – 100 meters of gravel road in good condition.
  • Distances – Colle val d’elsa 12km, San Gimignano 20km,  Monteriggioni 23km, Volterra 24km, Castellina in Chianti 31km,  Siena 43km, San Miniato 56km, Florence 63km, Vinci 65km, Prato 82km, Pisa 89km, Livorno 94km, Pistoia 99km, Lucca 135km, Rome 269km.

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Important booking info
Important booking info
  • Price: price per villa, per week
  • Arrival/Departure day: Saturday
  • Terms and conditions: please read the booking contract
  • The Security Deposit is 150 Euro payable only in Euro is collected on your arrival and held by the owner for the duration of your stay. Should you or your party cause any damage at the property contact us straight away so that we can help agree a reasonable settlement. Damage does not mean normal usage or wear and tear.
    Payment method for security deposit: Cash
  • Weekly linen and bathroom towels: included - service provided by local supplier
  • Heating, if used: Per Day
  • Final clean: included - service provided by local supplier
  • Tourist tax: 0,60 Euro per person, per night for the first 5 nights, some exemptions apply
  • Baby cot: 1 available on request 40 euro per item per week
  • High chair: 1 available on request, no extra cost
  • Optional extra costs: Heating and air conditioning charged at €17 per day
    Pets €25 per week, per pet
    WIFI Internet costs €14 per week
 
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Important booking info
  • Price: price per villa, per week
  • Arrival/Departure day: Saturday
  • Terms and conditions: please read the booking contract
  • The Security Deposit is 150 Euro payable only in Euro is collected on your arrival and held by the owner for the duration of your stay. Should you or your party cause any damage at the property contact us straight away so that we can help agree a reasonable settlement. Damage does not mean normal usage or wear and tear.
    Payment method for security deposit: Cash
  • Weekly linen and bathroom towels: included - service provided by local supplier
  • Heating, if used: Per Day
  • Final clean: included - service provided by local supplier
  • Tourist tax: 0,60 Euro per person, per night for the first 5 nights, some exemptions apply
  • Baby cot: 1 available on request 40 euro per item per week
  • High chair: 1 available on request, no extra cost
  • Optional extra costs: Heating and air conditioning charged at €17 per day
    Pets €25 per week, per pet
    WIFI Internet costs €14 per week
The guest reviews published below represent the personal opinions of To Tuscany customers who completed a questionnaire after their stay at the villa or apartment. These opinions do not necessarily represent the view of To Tuscany. For help with translation we recommend http://translate.google.com/
Rolando
Family with older children
Neuenhof, Switzerland

Review date:
Stay: June 2014
Pros Grosses swimming pool
Ruhe
Natur, gepflegte Umgebung
Freundliche Besitzerin
Cons Matratze im Doppelbett. Wenn sich jemand dreht, wird der andere wach.
Local attractions Restaurants: Il Merlo Ausflugsziele: Casole D'elsa, Monteriggioni, San Gimignano, Volterra, Siena, Montepulciano, Montalcino.
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Nearest town

The nearest town is Casole d'elsa 4km away. Here there is a bank, pharmacy, supermarket and grocery store. Places of interest include the Romanesque church of San Niccolo which has some beautiful 17th century frescoes and the Pieve of San Giovanni Battista. Casole d'elsa is also home to the world renowned Verrocchio art centre. There are many popular bars and restaurants in the local area, some of the most popular being, "Antica Trattoria" at Colle val D'elsa,ristorante " Le Grazie" at Colle val d'esla, ristorante and wine bar "Caffè Casolani" at Casole d'elsa.

FAQ

- What time can we arrive? By what time must we vacate the property?
Check is in from 16:00 - 19:00.
Checkout by: 10:00

- Can we arrive earlier than 16:00 - 19:00?
No it is not possible to arrive early, this is to ensure the villa is fully prepared for your arrival.
To ensure the villa can be prepared for the next guest please depart by 10:00

- Are pool towels supplied?
not included

- Is there Internet in the villa?
free WI-FI available

- Can we bring an extra person / child that can sleep on an air mattress or not the couch?
No, for fire and safety regulations, and insurance purposes, the maximum number of people indicated on the description cannot be exceeded.
NB: anyone aged 2 or above counts towards the occupancy of the house.

- Can we order a cot and / or high chair?
Please see here if it is possible in your villa. You can order these while completing your booking online, or at a later date by logging into you account.

- Where do I find information about the final cleaning, security deposit and other extra charges?
For complete details about what costs are included and excluded see here

- How much does heating cost in Italy?
Heating is very expensive in Italy. Most properties charge heating by consumption. Please make sure on arrival you are shown the meter so that you can check your spending. Here you can see how heating is charged at your villa.

- Is there a local bike hire place?
For bike hire shops see here, this is not an exhaustive list. On arrival you can check with the property owner for the closest shop.

- Where is the nearest grocery shop?
Click here for information about the nearest village/town and grocery shop.

- Is it possible to have a starter pack? if yes, how can we order one?
Yes, a starter pack can be provided. To order a starter pack please login into your account and place the order for one starter pack

- Where is the nearest recommended restaurant?
Click here for information about the nearest village/town and restaurant.

- How far are the airports? Distances and driving time
Florence Airport: 74km - 1h 03m
Aeroporto Pisa: 83km - 1h 29m
Aeroporto Perugia: 152km - 1h 51m

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- Can you assist with travel information?
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- When do I get the directions and keyholder contact?
After paying the balance you will receive the directions. They will also be accessible in your account.
You will also be supplied with a contact number for To Tuscany in case you should have any queries about the property on arrival

- Where do I find the directions?
Once your balance payment has been received you can access the directions from your account.

- Can we book a weekly stay not arriving on Saturday?
From June to end September, it is not possible to change the arrival/departure days. In other seasons it can be considered only for last minute bookings and at the owners discretion. Please contact us for more information or if you have a specific request.

- What is there for children to do in Tuscany?
Click here for some ideas of what to do with children while on holiday

- What is there to do in Tuscany?
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- Are pets allowed?
Villas which allow pets have an icon with a dog. Please check the description page of your villa for the icon. If pets are accepted this is normally limited to ONE dog per booking, please contact your agent for any questions. Some properties have extra charges for pets, make sure you check the extra charges here for pet charges.

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