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Il Forno at Montebuoni, Lecchi in Chianti - Gaiole in Chianti - Siena

1 bedroom 1 bathroom 2 guests In Resort with Pool 4,5 - Excellent - Excellent 4,5

Now a comfortable and well appointed one bedroomed apartment, Il Forno was once the village bakery. Situated on the ground floor, it looks out to the central courtyard of Montebuoni’s main building and has a pretty covered terrace that captures the sun. It is an ideal place for couples wishing to relax and explore this beautiful part of Tuscany.

Passing through the impressive wrought iron gates that lead to the courtyard Il Forno is the first door on the left. A large brick archway is now a glass-fronted doorway that allows plenty of light to enter the apartment. The living room is furnished with a large, comfortable sofa, chairs and occasional tables. A TV and DVD player are provided. At the far end of the lounge a small alcove houses a desk, chair and book shelves. The traditional styling of the furniture and fittings complement the wooden beamed ceilings and terracotta tiled floors.

The kitchen-diner is to the right. A dining table and four chairs are placed in front of the fully furnished, modern style  kitchen. There is a built in oven, gas hobs, dish-washer and under-counter fridge with freezer section. A window looks out over the flowers and plants of the gravelled courtyard.

A small hallway leads off the lounge to the bathroom and bedroom. The bedroom is spacious and furnished and decorated in typical Tuscan, country style to include a double bed, double wardrobe, chest of drawers, bedside tables and antique wooden chest. The bathroom is finished in travertine tiles and has a shower.

The patio of Il Forno is a wonderful place to sit and enjoy a glass of local wine in the evening. The courtyard is beautifully planted with aromatic plants among the gravel and has the look and atmosphere of a Mediterranean hilltop village. The patio is furnished with a table and dining chairs and it is just a short stroll to the chapel in the central piazza with its evocative views over the Tuscan countryside.



The patio of Il Forno opens onto the courtyard fragrant with lavender and rosemary. From the small square in front of the chapel there is a beautiful view of the Tuscan countryside and rolling hills beyond.

The village of Montebuoni is the perfect location for your dream holiday in this unspoilt corner of Tuscany. Situated along the crest of a gently rolling hill; wonderful, picture postcard views delight the eye in all directions. The private houses and apartments that make up Montebuoni blend in perfectly with the landscape of olive groves and vineyards.

Once a large estate producing wine and olive oil, the original stone buildings have been sympathetically restored to recreate the feeing of an authentic Tuscan village. Inside the houses are well equipped and furnished to a high standard. Most have their own private terrace or balcony and some have their own garden.

Arriving at Montebuoni cars are left in the car park under the shade of the olive trees. Gravel paths flanked by aromatic plants and beautifully landscaped gardens lead to the houses. Strolling through an area of parkland under the shade of oak, pine and cypress trees picnic tables and benches invite one to linger and admire the view before arriving at the pool area and the nearby full size astro-turf tennis court.

Montebuoni is the perfect place to unwind in the beauty of it’s natural setting, or, for the more energetic, to take time out for an early morning run, swim or bike ride. Take advantage of bread and milk delivered freshly to your door each morning. Just place your order at arrival check-in.

The historic towns of Siena, Florence and Arezzo are easily accessible by car. Local villages are a delight to discover. Stop for a cappuccino and visit the local grocery store in the nearby village of Lecchi to stock up on local wines  and fresh produce. There are several highly regarded, family run, restaurants within a short drive.

This area of Chianti is the home of the Gallo Nero Chianti Classico wines. The vineyard of Castello di Ama, one of the regions prestigious small scale wine producers, is on the door step. Holiday makers at Montebuoni are warmly welcomed to the wine tasting sessions held there weekly during the summer.

Approach road - 1.5 km very good unpaved road

The pool area and tennis court are to be found in a tranquil and unobtrusive setting just a short stroll along the ridge. Surrounded by lawn and provide with parasols and sun-loungers there is plenty of space to relax and take in the sun.

The clubhouse has a large covered veranda furnished with outdoor tables and chairs if you should wish to spend some time out of the sun. The landscaped gardens and views through the trees give the feeling of being at a private country club.

The pool is 15 mtrs x 7.5 mtrs in size and 1.5 mtrs deep. The children’s paddling pool is 1 mtr deep. The pools are open from April to October (weather permitting).

The full-size, astro-turf tennis court is open to all. Just add your name to the booking list should you wish to book the court.


Facilities

Flexible dates
Internet
Tennis court onsite
CD player
Furnished terrace
Fully equipped kitchen
Dishwasher
Microwave
DVD player (Euro)
TV Sat
1 electric fan
Hairdryer
No pets allowed
Toaster
Moka espresso maker
Iron
Ironing board
Mosquito screens
Maid service available for extra charge
Communal washing machine
Private Chef- extra cost

Additional information

Arrival/Departure day: Saturday   Click here to request flexible dates

Terms and conditions: please read the booking contract

The Security Deposit is 0 Euro In lieu of Euro cash, upon arrival you will be required to sign a damage agreement which obliges you to pay any costs resulting from damage, loss or theft of property from the villa you have rented. 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.

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

Are pool towels supplied?
can be ordered for a small extra charge

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

Weekly linen, tea and bathroom towels: included - provided by local supplier

Heating, if used: by consumption

Final clean: included - provided by local supplier

Tourist tax to pay on arrival: 1,50 Euro per person, per night for the first 7 nights, some exemptions apply.

Baby cot: 1 available on request 10 Euro per item per week

High chair: 1 available on request 5 Euro per item per week

Concierge Service
Sometimes the villa is all that you need, but if you’re tempted by the culture, excitement and activity Tuscany has to offer, then the To Tuscany free Concierge Service could be for you. Working alongside our local hand-picked partners and professionals, your concierge is there to ensure you have experiences to remember. At the time of booking or any time prior to arrival at your villa, your concierge will be happy to discuss any additional requirements to help make your stay extra special. This can include anything from organising a pre-arrival shopping service to booking a personal chef for a special meal.

Concierge Service Contact
Email: concierge@to-tuscany.com


Villa rates

  • 2018
  • 2019
Date range
7 night price
15 Sep - 10 Nov 2018
716 US Dollar
10 Nov - 15 Dec 2018
554 US Dollar
15 Dec - 29 Dec 2018
716 US Dollar
Date range
7 night price
29 Dec - 05 Jan 2019
716 US Dollar
05 Jan - 23 Mar 2019
554 US Dollar
23 Mar - 01 Jun 2019
716 US Dollar
01 Jun - 06 Jul 2019
817 US Dollar
06 Jul - 24 Aug 2019
1073 US Dollar
24 Aug - 14 Sep 2019
817 US Dollar
14 Sep - 09 Nov 2019
716 US Dollar
09 Nov - 14 Dec 2019
554 US Dollar
14 Dec - 28 Dec 2019
716 US Dollar

What's the villa like inside?

Ground
Lounge
Kitchen
Bathroom
Bedroom
Terrace
Dining Room

Villa location

 
How far are the airports? Distances and driving time
  • Florence Airport: 76km - 1h 17m
  • Aeroporto Perugia: 127km - 1h 39m
  • Aeroporto Pisa: 135km - 1h 54m
How far are the nearest towns? Distances and driving time
  • Radda in Chianti: 8km - 0h 16m
  • Gaiole in Chianti: 11km - 0h 17m
  • Castellina in Chianti: 18km - 0h 28m
The quaint village of Lecchi in Chianti is 4km driving distance from Montebuoni. However it is also possible to walk the 1.5km to Lecchi via a well maintained, hilly path. Also within walking distance is the village San Sano. The popular Chianti town Radda in Chianti is only a 15 minute drive away.

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Airport
Station
Golf Club
Restaurant
Attraction
Town
Tennis
Horse riding
Beach

Guest reviews: Il Forno at Montebuoni <div class='textCenter'>8,6/ 10</div>Score from 4 reviews - Excellent (4 Client reviews)

Pierre
June 2018
Mature couple
MEZE, France MEZE, France
Guest villa score
9/10
Would you like to translate?
Idéal pour des vacances paisibles , en tant que pratiquant de cyclisme j ai adoré’ rouler sur les routes de l eroica
Local attractions Restaurant Malborghetto à Lecchi in Chianti ! Délicieux !

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7 nights from
554 to 1073 US Dollar

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