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bedrooms: 2

bathrooms: 2

available for: 4 people

Pool type: Shared Pool

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Sovicille - Siena
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Vigne at Castello Poggiarello
Location address: Sovicille - Siena   Show on map
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Vigne is a wonderful first floor, Tuscan villa which is accessed by a flight of external stone steps, located in the heart of the estate of the castle. Outside there is a private area with a table and chairs to dine al fresco. Inside the villa maintains many of its original characteristics including the original terracotta paved floors, and high ceilings typical of Tuscan villas with terracotta tiles and wooden beams.
On entering there is a long corridor, to the immediate left is the open plan kitchen and dining room. In the centre of the room is a wooden table with four chairs while a large wooden sideboard sits to one side. The kitchen has a reasonable amount of work space, gas hobs, an oven and a fridge with small freezer.
Across the hall is the double bedroom. It has a beautiful iron bed, with an antique chest of marble topped drawer and matching bedside tables. In a corner is a wooden wardrobe.
Next to this room is a twin bedroom which has two heavy wooden, antique beds that cannot be made into a double. The furnishings are completed by an antique chest of drawers with mirror and a double door wardrobe. The window looks out towards the pool.
The two bathrooms are across the hall from the twin room. One has a shower, while the other has a tub with handheld shower. Both have skylights which make them bright rooms. At the end of the hall is the cosy lounge which has a comfortable triple sofa and two armchairs. A bookshelf houses some Italian, English and German books.
1 twin bedroom which cannot be made into a double
1 double bedroom
Note that there is no heating

In House: Facilities
  • The size of the apartment is 90 sqm
  • Furnished garden
  • CD player
  • Note: there is no TV
  • Dishwasher
  • Oven
  • Kettle
  • American coffee machine
  • Stove top espresso machine
  • Microwave oven
  • Hairdryer
  • Washing Machine Inhouse
  • Iron
  • Ironing board
  • Fans
  • Internet WI-FI Inhouse
  • No smoking
  • No pets allowed
Location: Castello Poggiarello

Castello Poggiarello is a wonderful, medieval castle only 20minutes drive from Siena. The estate is located on the flat Val di Merse valley floor and it is surrounded by its vineyards, olive groves and fields. There are four little villas rented at the castle, while the rest of the buildings are occupied by the owners and the various estate wine producing activities.
To one side is a large hedged pool area. The sparkling pool is located in the centre of a perfectly manicured lawn which is dotted with several trees which provide refreshing shade in the warm summer months. Under the trees is also a pergola shading a table with chairs.
In the expansive and well maintained gardens there is a beautiful little chapel which can be visited on request. In a shady corner there is also a small play ground for the younger children. The castle estate is fantastically positioned in the peaceful countryside but has easy access to Siena.
There are some farm noises due to the winery activities.

Pool Info

The sparkling shared pool is located to one side of the large estate grounds. It is surrounded by a high fence which provides it with additional privacy. Due to the position of the estate on the valley floor there are limited views.
Around the pool is a manicured lawn with several trees for shade, while a pergola covers a table with chairs. Dotted here and there are sun loungers to relax and soak up the warm Tuscan rays.
The 6x12 metres pool has iron steps to enter and a diving board to the far end. It is 1.5 to 3 metres deep so care must be taken with younger children. It's open from mid-May to September, weather permitting.
Onsite: Facilities and Local Services
  • Swimming pool - 12x6 mtrs, 1.5-3mtrs deep, open mid-May to September, weather permitting
  • Leisure - Spa 30km at Petriolo, walking, biking, hotair ballooning
  • Wine Tastings - available on site on request of estate wines and oils
  • Horse riding - Podere Casella near Sovicille
  • Tennis - Siena 15km away
  • Golf - Bagnaia estate 15km away
  • Barbecue Onsite - communal pizza oven and barbeque on site
  • Cooking Courses - available on site, info provided on arrival
  • House Maid - book in advance
  • Babysitter - available on request
  • Washing Machine Onsite - communal laundry room available
  • Cook on request - available, info provided on arrival
  • Railways - Siena, 15km away
  • Other services - there is a bus stop about 1km away, a car is required as the service is irregular
  • Parking - uncovered space available onsite
  • Approach road - last 500mtrs unpaved good condition road
  • Distances - Siena 15km, Chiusdino 27km, Monteriggioni 22km, San Gimignano 42km, Volterra 46km, Castellina in Chianti 36km, Radda in Chianti 39km, Montalcino 53km, Florence 80km, Pisa 165km, Lucca 150km, Rome 250km

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2015 availability
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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 50 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: Not available
  • Final clean: included - service provided by local supplier
  • Tourist tax: included
  • Baby cot: 1 available on request, no extra cost
  • High chair: 1 available on request, no extra cost
 
2014 availability
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December
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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 50 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: Not available
  • Final clean: included - service provided by local supplier
  • Tourist tax: included
  • Baby cot: 1 available on request, no extra cost
  • High chair: 1 available on request, no extra cost
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/
Richard
Family with older children
Broadstone, United Kingdom

Review date:
Stay: August 2014
Pros Superb location - close to Siena but felt very seperate and special in the countryside.
Cons The double bed wasnt very comfortable.
Local attractions Siena, Sovicile, Florence.
9
Julian
Family with older children
Oxford, United Kingdom

Review date:
Stay: August 2014
Pros Beautiful location and friendly and helpful owner. The complex was small with a lovely swimming pool (shared with just 3 other units). Cristina is charming and always available to help.
Cons The internet was intermittent and did not live up to expectations (apparently because if a recent storm).
Local attractions The villa is just 15 minutes from Sienna where there are numerous restaurants and wonderful sights. Other sights and attractions such as Florence, San Gimignano, Volterra, Montepulciano, Castiglione della Pescaia (for the beach) and a slide park at Follonica are all within an hour's drive.
9
Marc
Family with older children
Utrecht, Netherlands

Review date:
Stay: July 2014
Pros Prachtig castello met 4 zeer gerieflijke en ruime appartementen. Heerlijk zwembad en bijzonder aardige eigenaren. Schitterende omgeving, en toch heel dicht bij Siena.
Local attractions Prima restaurant-suggesties in de last-minute informatie die we ter plaatse ontvingen!
10
Anonymous
Mature couple
Babenhausen, Germany

Review date:
Stay: June 2014
Pros Ruhige Lage inmitten des Weinbergs im alten Castello.
Pool für max drei Wohnungen.
Schnelles WLAN
Cons Kein Fernseher während WM und beim Internet TV verhindern rechtliche Probleme deutsche Sender.
Local attractions Siena und Toskana südlich davon.
8

Nearest town

The nearest town is Sovicille, it is about 4km away. There is a small grocery shop, caffè, pharmacy and post office. About 6km away is Rosia which has a petrol station, large supermarket and several other anemities. Siena with a wide choice of shops and restaurants is 15km away.
In the area around the villa there are several good restaurants, the nearest good one is Nonno Giulio, about 2km away.

FAQ

- What time can we arrive? By what time must we vacate the property?
Check in is 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?
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 Welcome Hamper? if yes, how can we order one?
Yes, a Welcome Hamper can be provided. To order a Welcome Hamper please login into your account and place the order for one Welcome Hamper

- 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: 94km - 1h 14m
Aeroporto Perugia: 125km - 1h 32m
Aeroporto Pisa: 153km - 1h 51m

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- Can you assist with travel information?
Click here to view information we have put together to assist you with your travel plans

- 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?
Click here to put together your personal guide book for your holiday

- 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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