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bedrooms: 2

bathrooms: 2

available for: 5 people

Pool type: Shared Pool

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Bella Vista di Montefienali at Montefienali
Location address: Gaiole in Chianti - Siena   Show on map
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Facing southeast Bella Vista di Montefienali has a pergola covered raised terrace with superb views through century old umbrella pines across the pine forest, vineyards and olive groves. Bella Vista di Montefienali has original oak beam and terra cotta ceilings. There are traditional terracotta floor tiles throughout.


The entrance is across the terrace through the period dark-oak front door which opens into the living area furnished with a comfortable double divan, two matching arm chairs, a coffee table and includes a TV. There is a dining area with a table and four chairs.



To the far end is a fully fitted kitchen that includes 4 gas hobs, a fridge/freezer, a microwave, a dishwasher, a toaster and coffee maker. There are ample kitchen/dining facilities for 5 people provided.



To the right three steps take you up to a small hallway that lead to a bedroom and bathroom. This large bedroom is furnished with a double bed and a single bed which when it is not used is dressed as a sofa, next door there is a bright bathroom with shower.



The main stairway leads up to a second bathroom with shower and bedroom. The upstairs bedroom is spacious, has a large wardrobe, a double bed with bedside tables and reading lamps. There is a dressing table with mirror and best of all a window with superb valley views.



The private front terrace of Bella Vista di Montefienali is perfect for dining outdoors and enjoying the sunset, the sun glows a warm orange as it falls behind this impressive landscape.





60 meters from the swimming pool area.

In House: Facilities
  • The size of the apartment is 60 sqm
  • Fully equipped kitchen
  • TV Sat
  • CD player
  • Furnished terrace
  • NO ANIMALS ALLOWED
  • Microwave oven
  • Barbecue
Location: Montefienali

One of Italy's national monuments Montefienali emerged in the middle of the 13th Century as a remote staging post on an ancient Roman road into the Chianti. After a two-year restoration project Montefienali is once more the ideal place for rest and recuperation for both body and mind and an ideal get away from it all.

Montefienali high point is the perfect place for its twin swimming pools. There is a 15 mtrs x 7.5 mtrs pool and a small children’s swimming pool 1 mtr deep - pools are open from April to October. Sun beds and umbrellas furnish the surrounding garden and terraces to provide a great place for basking in the sun while taking in the stunning vista of the hamlet and hilltop villages beyond.


A selection of accommodation of individual cottages in an isolated location with terracotta floors, beamed ceilings and traditional-style furniture, creating an appealingly traditional ambience that offers a private terrace/garden to enjoy the Tuscan hills while sun bathing or dining outdoors.
Every Sunday during July and August there is music and dancing at Monteluco, which is 4km away from Montefienali.



Pool Info


The swimming pool sits in a high point behind the hamlet with great views over the rooftops of the hamlet to the hills beyond. From the stone pathway that climbs through the center of the hamlet steps lead up to the swimming pool gardens. There is a swimming pool 15 mtrs x 7.5 mtrs and 1.5mtrs deep& Children's swimming pool 1 mtr deep - pools open april to October.



Terraced lawns that enjoy full sun all day surround the swimming pools. The pool area is furnished with sun lays complete with head shades. It's a great place to relax in the sunshine will soaking up the views of pine forest, vineyards and olive groves.
Onsite: Facilities and Local Services
  • Swimming pool - 15 x 7.5 mtrs and 1.5mtrs deep - open April to October (weather permitting) - 15 x 7.5 mtrs and 1.5mtrs deep - open April to October (weather permitting)
  • Washing Machine Onsite - self service
  • House Maid - available on request
  • Leisure - walks, swimming, mountain bikes
  • Local Leisure - tennis, horse riding, ballooning
  • Private Chef - available on request
  • Barbecue Onsite - available on site
  • Internet WI-FI Onsite - available on site
  • Other services Trip Advisor comments
  • Railways - Montevarchi, 20km away
  • Approach road Complete paved road - 100 mtrs of steep cement slope at 25%
  • Distances - Florence 60km, Siena 30km, Gaiole in Chianti 20km

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2015 availability
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1065 US Dollar
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1065 US Dollar
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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 200 Euro or equivalent in your own currency, 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: by consumption
  • Final clean: included - service provided by local supplier
  • Tourist tax: 1,50 Euro per person, per night for the first 7 nights, some exemptions apply
  • Baby cot: 1 available on request, no extra cost
  • High chair: 1 available on request, no extra cost
 
2014 availability
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November
22. - 29.
900 US Dollar
29. - 06.
900 US Dollar
December
06. - 13.
900 US Dollar
13. - 20.
1065 US Dollar
20. - 27.
1065 US Dollar
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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 200 Euro or equivalent in your own currency, 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: by consumption
  • Final clean: included - service provided by local supplier
  • Tourist tax: 1,50 Euro per person, per night for the first 7 nights, some exemptions apply
  • 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/
Brigitte
Adult family group
St.-jean-sur-Richelieu, Canada

Review date:
Stay: September 2013
Pros Nous avons adoré le site, la tranquillité et toute votre équipe pour votre disponibilité et professionnalisme.
Cons Rien que nous n'avons pas aimé sauf la connexion wifi.
Local attractions Proche de plusieurs Château a Chianti, tous les restos.
9
Anonymous
Family with young children
Utrecht, Netherlands

Review date:
Stay: July 2013
Pros Erg mooi en ruim appartement, gezellig, huiselijk en persoonlijk ingericht, niet fantasieloos als een standaard vakantiepark-huis. Ideaal voor stel met kinderen: een tweepersoons kamer boven met eigen badkamer en een 3 persoons kamer beneden, wederom met eigen badkamer. Prima woonkamer om spelletjes te doen om rond middaguur even uit de zon te blijven. Lekker eigen terrasje voor. Goed zwembad erbij op 100m afstand - dus geen geluidsoverlast! - voor gezamenlijk gebruik met andere gasten, met ligbedden op zon en schaduwplekken. Goed verblijf om boodschappen in te slaan voor een week en nergens heen te hoeven, alleen daar is de koelkast dan weer te klein voor.. In omgeving zelfs wilde dieren gezien: dassen, vossen, everzwijnen!
Cons Terrein ligt in middle of nowhere. Je moet geen rijangst hebben, toegangsweg (300m) is steil en maar breed genoeg voor 1 auto. Supermarkt op enige afstand (20 minuten met de auto, en haarspeldbochten om er te komen) en diezelfde afstand voor je in een dorpje was om te borrelen of te dineren. Meerdere wijntjes drinken kun je dus beter in het eigen huisje doen. Om naar Siena of Florence te gaan nam ook meer tijd in beslag dan vooraf gepland. Tevens veel dorstige wespen bij het zwembad, maar alleen bij het trappetje vanwege de plassen. Uit ervaring bleek wel dat deze steken minder resultaat hadden dan gebruikelijk: de steek was pijnlijk maar het werd geen dikke, jeukende, pijnlijke rode bult. Andere wespsoort? Ook bij het huisje kwam er veel wespen op de cola af en op de heerlijke gedroogde/gerookte ham. Gewoon voorzichtig zijn: eten weg, wespen weer weg.
Local attractions Er is niet veel in de directe buurt van Montefienali, behalve de Tv-toren (2 km afstand). Hier zit een soort primitief slagerijtje en cafeetje met terrasje bij met plastic stoeltjes, waar je je in het Italiaans verstaanbaar moet maken en een paar heerlijke, simpele Italiaanse maaltijden kunt nuttigen. Vooral alle soorten vleesjes waren heerlijk! Ook hier wederom veel wespen die op het vlees af kwamen en dus vanwege de kinderen toch niet lang gebleven.
10
Anonymous
Group of friends
arles, France

Review date:
Stay: August 2013
Pros Le cadre, la calme, la piscine
10
Anonymous
Family with older children
sexey- les-bois, France

Review date:
Stay: August 2013
Pros Nous avons beaucoup apprécié le cadre magnifique , certes éloigné du village le plus proche mais très joliment rénové. Notre meublé ressemblait presque à une maison de famille ! Les plantations autour de chaque habitat étaient variées et soignées.
L'aménagement de la piscine est bien conçu , légèrement en retrait des habitations pour préserver la tranquillité de chacun avec en plus la possibilité de profiter de belles chaises longues !
Cons L'accès peut paraître assez surprenant même si nous étions prévenus de la qualité du chemin d'accès et de la pente impressionnante à emprunter avant l'arrivée au hameau. L'architecture a ses avantages et ses inconvénients : la proximité avec des vacanciers peu respectueux des usages (très bruyants bien après 23h00) est extrêmement désagréable ... L'aménagement des fenêtres avec moustiquaires serait vraiment apprécié .
Local attractions Pour notre premier séjour en Toscane, nous avons privilégié les visites de Sienne, Florence, Voltera, Arezzo...
8
Catherine
Family with older children
67370, France

Review date:
Stay: July 2013
Pros
Village au calme et la location correspondait bien au descriptif et photos.
Cons - Equipement de la cuisine qui n'est pas à la hauteur du reste de l’équipement de la maison. Pas de micro ondes, un four vétuste, de la vaisselle insuffisante pour 5 personnes ( 3 adultes + 2 ados). - Des voisins anglais bruyants jusque tard dans la nuit (minuit 1 heure) sous nos fenêtres avec cris et musique, qui continuaient malgré notre demande polie de faire un peu moins de bruit. Et ceçi presque tous les soirs.
Local attractions Sienne, Florence, la vallée du Chianti et ses châteaux forts.
To Tuscany team comments for this review:

28.04.2014
The owner has replenished the kitchen equipment and also added a new microwave.
8
Anonymous
Family with older children
Dachau, Germany

Review date:
Stay: August 2012
Pros Wohnungsaufteilung
Lage der Terrasse
Cons Mangelhafte Ausstattung der Küche Keine Fliegengitter an den Fenstern Laute Nachbarn Große Entfernung zum nächsten Restautrant
Local attractions Siena
7
Anonymous
Family with older children
Vlissingen, Netherlands

Review date:
Stay: July 2012
Pros De woning ligt in een prachtig gebied op een unieke locatie (helemaal weg van de bewoonde wereld). Prachtige woning met smaakvolle inrichting, eigen terras met mogelijkheid tot bbq. Woning blijft koel door dikke muren. Fijn ook dat er zo'n goed zwembad aanwezig is.
Cons Helaas hadden we te kampen met elektriciteitsproblemen. Elke avond viel de stroom uit. Er zijn inmiddels elektriciens ingeschakeld om het probleem op te lossen. Afhandeling van klachten door de organisatie is heel goed en klantgericht. Tip: om de locatie via 'tomtom' eenvoudiger te vinden: type in dat je naar "San Gusme" wilt rijden. Dan volg je automatisch de goede weg. Tot slot: de laatste toegangsweg tot de locatie is steil en smal. Indien er een verkeerslicht aan beide zijden zou komen, dan zou dit een welkome aanvulling zijn.
Local attractions Er zit een prima restaurant in Castelnuovo, op zo'n 10 km van de locatie. Verder is het een goed uitvalsoord voor de mooiste steden, zoals Siena, San Gigminano, Firenze en Arezzo.
9
Anja
Traunstein, Germany

Review date:
Stay: June 2010
Bella Vista di Montefienali
Was waren die Highlights Ihres Urlaubs? Ausflüge und die erhlsamen Tage am Pool ohne Stress
Wie war Ihr Gesamteindruck von der Unterbringung? phantstischer ort - Küche und damit auch Hauptaufenthalt im Haus sehr dunkel und ungemütlich - zum Glück nur gutes Wetter und immer vorm Haus und am sehr schönen Pool
Gab es unangenehme Überraschungen? nicht wirklich - für manche ist die Fahrt zum Ort schon Stress - für uns als Berggewohnte eher Vergnügen
Haben Sie andere Anmerkungen?
Anja Bech
Germany
Juni 2010
 

Nearest town

The nearest restaurant is 5km in the village Starda, and the nearest village for shopping is 12km in San Gusme' while the Chianti towns of Gaiole and Radda are 15km and 22km respectively.


FAQ

- What time can we arrive? By what time must we vacate the property?
Check is in from 16.00 - 21.00.
Checkout by: 10.00

- Can we arrive earlier than 16.00 - 21.00?
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?
WI-FI Internet available during office hours

- 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: 85km - 1h 19m
Aeroporto Perugia: 117km - 1h 40m
Aeroporto Pisa: 145km - 1h 56m

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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?
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- Are pets allowed?
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