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Pool type: Shared Pool

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Il Rosmarino at Montefienali
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Terracotta steps lead down the side of the ancient Tuscan stone work to the oak front door of Il Rosmarino. The polished travertine floor gives an immediate bright feel as you enter the house that remains throughout. There are oak panelled ceilings and occasional exposed stone work in every room which compliment the  tasteful furnishings.   

To access the front door you pass Il Rosmarino's large private terrace and  garden. This open air space was created for dining al fresco and relaxing in the  quiet Chianti countryside, there are open views of the surrounding forested hills  from the terrace that faces East giving full morning sun.

Entering the front door there is the living room which is equipped with a CD player,  there is a comfortable three seated sofa with an oak trunk that serves also as a  table, with the front door open you can see to the hills from inside.
To the left of the front door there is the bedroom furnished with a double bed and a wardrobe. The window overlooks the sunny terrace and forested hills beyond.

From the entrance to the right is the kitchen area. This fully fitted kitchen  includes 4 gas hobs, a fridge/freezer, a microwave, a dishwasher, a toaster and  coffee maker. There is ample kitchen/dining facilities for 2 people provided. Passing the kitchen there is a bathroom with shower.


30m from the swimming pool

In House: Facilities
  • The size of the apartment is 50 sqm
  • Barbecue
  • Furnished terrace
  • Fully equipped kitchen
  • Toaster
  • Microwave oven
  • Kettle
  • TV
  • 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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722 US Dollar
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803 US Dollar
27. - 04.
713 US Dollar
October
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713 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
  • Baby cot: 1 available on request, no extra cost
  • High chair: 1 available on request, no extra cost
 
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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
  • 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/
Gemma
Young couple
SALISBURY, United Kingdom

Review date:
Stay: August 2014
Pros Quiet rural location, girls at check in were very helpful. Kitchen well equipped, bed comfy, nice bathroom. If remote is what you want, this place is for you.
Cons Termites in the ceiling of the kitchen. Nowhere outside to sit in the sun. Road to montefienali not for the faint hearted. Have to travel quite far for closest shops etc. Insects are quite prevalent as such a heavily wooded area.
Local attractions Malborghetto cook school/restaurant is amazing.
8
Bruno
Mature couple
Fleurieux sur L' Arbresle, France

Review date:
Stay: July 2014
Cons Route d'accès pour un seul sens de circulation ! J'ai abîmé mon part choc arrière en reculant , pour laisser passer une voiture venant en sens inverse,
Local attractions Sienne et (Florence
To Tuscany team comments for this review:

13.08.2014
Montefienali is a retreat in the Chianti hills. As mentioned on our website the approach road is completely paved however there is 100 mtrs of steep cement slope at 25% so care must be taken.
MARYSE
Group of friends
DOUVRES LA DELIVRANDE, France

Review date:
Stay: July 2014
Pros Le calme, la piscine, le cadre.
Cons La situation géographique, et plus précisemment les difficultés d'accès au gîte et par conséquent son éloignement de tout service et son manque d'équipement (jusqu'à l'absence d'une cafetière !)
Local attractions Centres d'intérêts : Sienne, Florence...mais on ne peut pas parler de proximité !
Anonymous
Mature couple
Avoriaz, France

Review date:
Stay: May 2014
Pros un endroit au calme au milieu de la nature où l'on peut reposer son âme et son esprit.
Penser à amener une bonne paire de chaussures pour faires des balades autour de la maison
Cons Quand nous sommes rentré dans la maison nous avons senti une forte odeur de renfermé et d'humidité, je pense que pour certain mois le chauffage devrait être compris dans le prix de la location, et peut-être mettre un chauffage d'appoint dans la salle de bains indépendante du reste de la maison. dommage
Local attractions Personnellement, nous avons pris le guide du routard et nous n'avons pas du tout été déçus bien au contraire je vous le conseille Un accueil super-sympa des Italiens.
To Tuscany team comments for this review:

06.06.2014
The owner apologises for the musty smell on arrival. She will make sure it is properly aired in future.
7
Karen
To Tuscany Team
Karen
Review date: 07.05.2014
Pros UPDATE

The kitchen equipment has been replenished. The woodworm has been treated. The bathroom shelf is fixed.
 
Ian
Mature couple
Rotherham, United Kingdom

Review date:
Stay: September 2013
Pros The Hamlet felt very peaceful and was pretty. If you like to feel away from it all it is ideal. The pool area was quiet, we had it pretty much to ourselves and the sun beds were great. Il Rosmarino was as pictured, in fact it was better than I was expecting, it was clean and comfortable. The shower was powerful and there was plenty of hot water. The bed was comfortable and the internal shutters on all of the windows meant that it was pitch black which was great for catching up on sleep. BBQ was good and clean.
Cons The terrace area is in the shade from about 10am which meant in early September it was cool in the evenings, there were also a lot of mosquito's which meant we had to sit indoors or get very covered up to sit outdoors in the evening (repellent seemed to have no effect). Because of the planting there is also no view from Il Rosmarino's terrace, and the terrace can be overlooked from the apartment above (the guests in that apartment left two days after we arrived so this wasnt an issue. Il Rosmarino would benefit from an oven and microwave and there is a lack of mugs (only has 4 espresso two small and two giant mugs) and the wine glasses are uncoordinated.
Local attractions There is nothing near Montefienali
7
Paul
Mature couple
Darlington, United Kingdom

Review date:
Stay: August 2013
Pros The remote location, the quality of the restoration work over the whole complex, quiet and peaceful, other guests were considerate and respected the quiet location, good quality swimming pool and relaxation area, self contained accommodation with secluded outdoor dining area with barbecue all contributed to an excellent, relaxing stay.
Cons There were wood boring grubs / beetles in the beams in the kitchen which unsettled my wife! The apartment above us was empty during our stay, but when the cleaning staff were in on the Saturday morning of our departure, the noise from upstairs was very noticeable - this may have been a problem if this had been happening during our stay - minor issue I know. The narrow, steep drive down to Montefienali was a little scary at first, but one soon got accustomed to it. Otherwise we loved it!
To Tuscany team comments for this review:

16.09.2013
Apologies form the owner for the wood worm noise, worm inspections are carried out in the close season.
8
Anonymous
Mature couple
Züberwangen, Switzerland

Review date:
Stay: August 2013
Pros Schöne ruhige Wohnung
Cons Da der Sitzplatz von hohen Büschen umgeben ist hat man keine Aussicht und es ist sehr schattig (nur am Morgen 1 Std. Sonne).
Local attractions Siena OSTERIA AL PONTE Gaiole in Chianti
7
Anonymous
Young couple
Paris, France

Review date:
Stay: August 2013
Pros Le calme, l'environnement, le village en pierres, la simplicité des procédures
Cons Le manque de typicité : il n'y a que des étrangers dans le village ....
7
lucie
Young couple
berlin, Germany

Review date:
Stay: July 2013
Pros Die Wohnung entsprach genau der Beschreibung. Sehr ruhig gelegen. Kein Handy Empfang in und in der näheren Umgebung der Wohnung. Für einen entspannten Urlaub ideal. Die Terrasse war von wunderschönem Rosemarien und Lavendel umschlossen. Gute Ausstattung der Küche. Resümee: Toskana pur...immer wieder gerne.
Local attractions Greve in Chianti, Siena und Florenz
10
Anonymous
Mature couple
DENICE, France

Review date:
Stay: July 2013
Pros le calme, le hameau en général restauré et fleuri avec gout, la piscine bien entretenue et située un peu à l'écart (ce qui évite les possibles nuisances sonores) , la discrétion du personnel et des autres vacanciers.
10
Katarzyna
Young couple
Mikołów, Poland

Review date:
Stay: June 2013
Pros Cisza, blisko do basenu, "ekstremalne" doznania podczas dojazdu.
Cons Brak dostępu do internetu w apartamencie, brak zasięgu telefonicznego, zestaw tv i audio uwłaczający współczesności.
Local attractions Brak - w Rosemarino nie ma restauracji.
8
Anonymous
Young couple
tomares, Spain

Review date:
Stay: June 2013
7
Alfredo
Solo traveller
Hamburg, Germany

Review date:
Stay: May 2013
Cons Wir haben Rosmarino nicht bekommen, da die Wohnung im Erdgeschoss las. Es hat vorher viel geregnet und die Wohnung war wohl ein wenig klamm. Die neue Wohnung war nicht klamm. Für uns war die Wohnung "vom Gefühl" zu kalt und dunkel. Außerdem war ich die Küche sehr schlecht ausgestattet. Unserer Vermieterin war sehr nett und die Wohnung war auch sehr sauber!
6
Mandy
Family with young children
AMSTERDAM, Netherlands

Review date:
Stay: September 2012
Pros Mooie ligging, prachtige omgeving. Huisje was groot genoeg, groter dan gedacht.
Cons weinig keukeninrichting. Geen magnetron ook al was dit wel aangegeven. Ove was ook fijn geweest. Weinig pannen. Geen adapter voor stopcontact (voor geaarde stekkers, later wel gekregen). Geluid van insecten (torretjes?) in het plafond mn boven de keuken. Raar houten schot achter het bed waardoor je heel veel ruimte verliest in de slaapkamer en waardoor je niet rechtop in bed kunt zitten, tegen de muur leunend om bv een boek te lezen of een kind te voeden. Met een kleine aanpassing zou er volgens mij wifi in het huisje kunnen zijn. Geen fatsoenlijke TV zenders beschikbaar, bijvoorbeeld iets met tekenfilms voor een klein kind. Inrichting woonkamer wel ok, maar zonde van de ruimte zo'n grote kist met een TV erop. Alle deuren in het huis kraakten enorm, ook de deuren van de kledingkast. Heel erg irritant en makkelijk te verhelpen. Ook de eettafel kraakte enorm. Eettafel stoelen zijn niet echt comfortabel. Plank in de badkamer was van de muur, maar stond er wel. Zag er wat slordig uit. Had twee kinderbedjes gereserveerd, maar in 1 zat geen matras maar een soort tuinstoelkussen. Gelukkig had ik wel zelf matrasjes meegenomen.
Local attractions Niks, alles is te ver weg. Dat viel ons enorm tegen. Zou het huisje wel aanbevelen, maar niet aan mensen met kleine kinderen. Dichtstbijzijnde grote stad, met supermarkt en restaurant, is 30 min ondanks dat het 15 km is. Groot deel van het laatste stukje weg naar het huisje is haarspeldbochten en stijgingen en dalingen (laatste 10 minuten)
6
Björn
Young couple
Greven, Germany

Review date:
Stay: August 2012
Pros Tolle Anlage, die jedoch sehr weit außerhalb liegt.
Cons Die Austattung der Küche war mangelhaft.
7
Laura Melina
Group of friends
Darmstadt, Germany

Review date:
Stay: August 2012
Pros Umgebung, Einrichtung
Local attractions San Gusmé, San Gimignano, Volterra
9
Anonymous
Mature couple
Breda, Netherlands

Review date:
Stay: August 2012
Pros - Mooie schone BBQ bij het appartement
- Sfeervolle inrichting
- Mooie omgeving, veel wilde dieren gezien in omgeving (wilde zwijntjes, vos, das...)
Cons - Ver weg van supermarkt, restaurantje, dorpje... in 10 minuten rijden nog geen dorpje in nabijheid. Heeft voordelen (rust, natuur), maar wij vonden het net wat ver van 'bewoonde wereld', zeker op de dagen dat we een uitstapje wilde maken, dan was je snel 1 a 1,5 uur ah rijden naar de locatie. - Weinig inventaris in keuken. Gemeld bij aankomst (even als verlichting die vervangen moest worden + kastdeur die los zat), maar door personeel geen actie op ondernomen gedurende de week. Aan het einde van de week wederom gemeld. Jammer. - Geen/weinig toeristische informatie beschikbaar in huis of internet-ruimte over omgeving. Wel aan te bevelen, afhankelijk wat iemand zoekt natuurlijk...
8
Anonymous
Young couple
Oberhausen, Germany

Review date:
Stay: August 2012
Local attractions Festina, "Quei"
9
Anonymous
Young couple
Le Crès, France

Review date:
Stay: July 2012
Pros La rénovation faite avec goût, la piscine, le calme
Cons Le hameau est un peu excentré et il faut faire beaucoup de voiture pour rejoindre les villes à visiter ou se rendre au restaurant ou au supermarché. Impossible de joindre la personne responsable au téléphone dans les 48h suivant l'état des lieux (aucun des 2 numéros n'était joignable, pas de possibilité de laisser un message).
Local attractions Sienne, Florence, le restaurant "sous les glycines" à Radda
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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?
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?
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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