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bathroom: 1

available for: 2 people

Pool type: Shared Pool

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Casa de Pizzichi C at Montefienali
Location address: Gaiole in Chianti - Siena   Show on map
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At the top end of the hamlet Casa de Pizzichi C is on the first floor and looks over the hill tops from Montefienali and across the valleys beyond. The terrace faces southeast and its position gives views of the hills decorated with oak/pine forest and old farm buildings.

The entrance to Casa de Pizzichi C is from the stone stairs - through the old Tuscan wooden door. To the right is the fully fitted stone constructed kitchen that includes 4 gas hobs, a fridge/freezer, an electric oven, a dishwasher, a toaster and coffee maker. There are ample kitchen/dining facilities for 4 people provided.




For eating inside there is a dining table with four comfortable chairs next to the kitchen complimented by three windows displaying great views. To the right there is a double sofa, a TV Sat and CD radio.




From the kitchen two stone steps take you up to the bedroom. To the left is a bathroom with the shower to the right finished with travertine tiles. Ahead the double bedroom with iron framed bed with orthopedic mattresses, bedside tables with reading lamps. There is a large wardrobe with mirror.




The small terrace is furnished with a table, two chairs and an outside grill. This is a great place for eating under the Tuscan skies during the day or in the evening.





40 meters from the swimming pool area.

In House: Facilities
  • The size of the apartment is 35 sqm
  • Fully equipped kitchen
  • TV Sat
  • Barbecue
  • CD player
  • Furnished terrace
  • NO ANIMALS ALLOWED
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 (charged as used)
  • 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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2014 availability
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September
20. - 27.
606 US Dollar
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27. - 04.
546 US Dollar
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October
04. - 11.
546 US Dollar
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11. - 18.
546 US Dollar
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546 US Dollar
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25. - 01.
546 US Dollar
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November
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683 US Dollar
08. - 15.
630 US Dollar
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630 US Dollar
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630 US Dollar
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630 US Dollar
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630 US Dollar
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683 US Dollar
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683 US Dollar
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683 US Dollar

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 some exemptions apply
  • Baby cot: 1 available on request, no extra cost
  • High chair: 1 available on request, no extra cost
 
2015 availability
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683 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 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/
Anonymous
Mature couple
Augsburg, Germany

Review date:
Stay: August 2014
10
MARYSE
Mature couple
PUTOT EN BESSIN, France

Review date:
Stay: August 2014
Pros L'architecture et le calme de Montefienali.
Cons Pas de verre à vin dans la location. Dommage au pays du Chianti. La difficulté d'accès.
8
Karen
To Tuscany Team
Karen
Review date: 28.04.2014
Pros The owner has had the woodworm treated.
 
Anonymous
Adult family group
Freiburg, Germany

Review date:
Stay: September 2013
Pros Dir ruhige Lage. Die naturbelassenen Böden, Wände, Dachbalken. Küche war sehr gut eingerichtet.
Cons Termiten in den Dachbalken. Keine Fliegengitter an den Fenstern, evtl. auch Tür.
Local attractions Volterra ist eine tolle Stadt.
10
Helen
Mature couple
Hitchin, United Kingdom

Review date:
Stay: August 2013
Pros We stayed at this villa the first time we ever went to Tuscany, so we knew what to expect; we were also quite looking forward to seeing how Montefienali had changed in 6 years! The villa itself hasn't changed much at all and is still in excellent condition. It's cosy and it's got a really nice "feel" to it. It was a very pleasant temperature while we were there and the shutters help keep the villa nice and cool. There are more than enough utensils in the kitchen to cook perfectly well, and while we were there there didn't seem to be many other people staying (at the end of the season) so you can easily sit outside at the top of the stairs to eat meals without being either particularly overlooked or disturbed. Montefienali itself is blissfully quiet, admittedly though with quite a chorus of wildlife from the nearby woods! All in all, it's a small but very nicely formed villa at a very reasonable rate.
Cons The first time we were there, there were what we affectionately called the "munchers" - possibly some sort of woodworm? in the beams in the bedroom. I think I'd forgotten that they're quite noisy though, and could be a little off-putting if you're not expecting them! The track on the way to the hamlet is very, very steep (though this is clearly stated several times in the details of the hamlet itself) so you need to be very on your toes when you're driving up and down it! Also perhaps feel that it's a little further away from restaurants when compared to some other villas, but it's not a real issue.
Local attractions Siena - the most amazing place! Also, whenever we're in the area, we always, always go to Casanuova di Ama for our wine and olive oil shopping before we leave. Lovely people and amazing wine and oil. They also do tastings if you've got a bit of time spare. Restaurants: La Grotta della Rana in San Sano, Il Bivacco in Colonna del Grillo, and the fabulous Antica Delizia Gelateria in Castellina!
8
Anonymous
Family with older children
niederkassel, Germany

Review date:
Stay: August 2013
Pros Lage, typisch toscanische häuser, pool
Cons viele holzwürmer in den deckenbalken im schlafzimmer, die nachts sehr laut nagen. die schotterpiste in der anfahrt
7
Anonymous
Young couple
Orleans, France

Review date:
Stay: August 2013
Pros Villa au calme en plein cœur de la nature et au calme dans le village car à l'écart de la "rue" principale.
Agréablement surpris par la piscine où il n'y avait jamais trop de monde; nous étions même souvent seul dedans.
Local attractions Restaurants à San Gusme, Sienne à seulement trente minutes, San Gimigano, la campagne toscane et ses petits villages.
8
Anonymous
Family with young children
Utrecht, Netherlands

Review date:
Stay: June 2013
Pros Prachtige borgo. Vriendelijke ontvangst
Cons Er was weinig bestek en de groothoekfoto's op de website gaven een enigszins vertekend beeld van de grootte van Casa de Pizzichi C.
Local attractions Het uizticht in San Gusme is erg mooi. Radda is een erg gezellig dorpje.
7
Laurent
Young couple
INTREVILLE, France

Review date:
Stay: July 2012
Pros La localisation, la beauté du village
Cons aucunes explications sur le fonctionnement des appareils ménagers, télévision ne proposant que des chaînes ininterressantes et aucunes chaînes nationales publiques italiennes, nuisances sonores du a des rongeurs sous le plafond( très dérangeant )
7
Anonymous
Young couple
Gouda, Netherlands

Review date:
Stay: July 2012
Pros - Prachtig aangelegd
- Van alle gemakken voorzien
- Beheerders behulpzaam en vriendelijk
- Goede prijs/kwaliteit
Cons Niks. De locatie ligt in de bergen en daarom kost het wat tijd om boodschappen te doen. Echter wisten we dat van te voren en vonden het daarom niet erg.
Local attractions Osteria in kasteel van Starda. Op 15 minuten rijden. Heeft goede wijn en prima eten voor een goede prijs.
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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?
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- 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?
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- 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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- Where do I find the directions?
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- 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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