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La Contessina at Montebuoni, Lecchi in Chianti - Gaiole in Chianti - Siena

1 bedroom 1 bathroom 2 to 3 people In Resort with Pool 4,5 - Excellent - Excellent 4,5

La Contessina is a charming single storey cottage. Situated in the heart of the village of Montebuoni it has a lovely aspect looking towards the pretty village chapel and the Tuscan hills beyond. It is ideal for couples or a couple with a child and has the use of it’s own private garden.

A gravel path leads through the garden towards the front door. The open-plan kitchen, living and dining room has a wooden beamed ceiling and terracotta floors. Decorated and furnished in a delightfully authentic Tuscan country farmhouse style, the wooden dining table and chairs are at the centre of the room. The kitchen china and glassware are displayed in an antique glass-fronted dresser. The kitchen is brick-built and tiled in a traditional manner and fully equipped with a double sink, gas hobs, dishwasher and a microwave oven. There is a free-standing pantry sized fridge with separate freezer section. Please note that there is no conventional oven. A raised level open fireplace completes the kitchen.  To one side of the room is a comfortable double sofa.

Leading off from this room one passes through a smaller room with a television. Here there is a single sofa bed which can be used as seating or can be made up to provide an extra bed for a child if required. The bathroom with shower leads off this room as does the master bedroom. The country feel continues in the bedroom that is furnished with a double bed, large double wardrobe, chest of drawers, dressing table and armchair by the window.

To the front of the house the dining terrace with it’s wisteria covered pergola is furnished with table and chairs. This is an ideal spot to enjoy the long, relaxed, summer evenings with a meal al fresco accompanied by a glass of local wine.

A charming cottage in the centre of the hamlet, suitable for both couples and families.

Small and medium size pets are allowed, however there is a weekly charge of 35 Euros. Dogs are required to be kept on a leash while outside the house.

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.


Pet Friendly
Flexible dates
Tennis court onsite
Sofabed - single
Flat screen TV
TV - Sat Astra Free View
DVD player (Euro)
Fire place (open)
Private garden
Furnished terrace
Note: there is no oven
1 electric fan
Ironing board
Filter coffee maker
Moka espresso maker
Small dogs allowed
CD player
Mosquito screens in bedrooms
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

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: 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

Optional extra costs: Small and medium size pets are allowed, however there is a weekly charge of 25 Euros.

Concierge Service
If you would like suggestions and tips regarding different activities you can do during your stay please contact our concierge service at concierge@to-tuscany.com

What is a pre arrival shopping service?
In some villas, it is possible to have a Pre arrival shopping service. The availability of the service is noted in the villa description. To help you through the first day or two of your holiday, owners can do a small shop before your arrival so that you do not have to go immediately to find a supermarket. By contacting your To Tuscany villa specialist in advance and providing them with a shopping list you will find the items in your villa on arrival. Please note that the service cannot be guaranteed with less than 48 hours notice before arrival.​

Villa rates

2018 Prices per villa
Date range
7 night price
02 Jun - 07 Jul 2018
938 US Dollar
07 Jul - 25 Aug 2018
1208 US Dollar
25 Aug - 15 Sep 2018
938 US Dollar
15 Sep - 10 Nov 2018
783 US Dollar
10 Nov - 15 Dec 2018
783 US Dollar
15 Dec - 29 Dec 2018
783 US Dollar
2019 Prices per villa
Date range
7 night price
29 Dec - 05 Jan 2019
790 US Dollar
05 Jan - 23 Mar 2019
790 US Dollar
23 Mar - 01 Jun 2019
790 US Dollar
01 Jun - 06 Jul 2019
945 US Dollar
06 Jul - 24 Aug 2019
1222 US Dollar
24 Aug - 14 Sep 2019
945 US Dollar
14 Sep - 09 Nov 2019
790 US Dollar
09 Nov - 14 Dec 2019
790 US Dollar
14 Dec - 28 Dec 2019
790 US Dollar

What's the villa like inside?

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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Guest reviews: La Contessina at Montebuoni <div class='textCenter'>9,3/ 10</div>Score from 8 reviews - Excellent (8 Client reviews)

May 2018
Family with older children
Steinhöring, Germany Steinhöring, Germany
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Sehr schönes gemütliches Haus. Es gab bis auf eine Käsereibe alles was man braucht um in Italien Urlaub zu machen. Schön eingerichtet, gemütlich und geschmackvoll - wir haben uns sehr wohl gefühlt.
Local attractions Super war Castello di Ama, La Grotta della Rana,Ristorante Malborghetto

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