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Il Fienile di Montefienali at Montefienali, Gaiole in Chianti - Siena

2 bedrooms 2 bathrooms 4 people In Resort with Pool 4,5 - Excellent - Excellent 4,5

Originally the village hay barn, Il Fienile is now a carefully restored, detached two storey house offering a wonderful rural retreat for a family of four. Surrounded by a well planted garden and a choice of outdoor dining terraces; the house takes advantage of it’s sunny south facing position at the bottom of the village overlooking the village chapel. Panoramic views of the wooded hillsides dotted with ancient farm buildings  add to the appeal.

The front terrace is shaded by a roofed pergola and is furnished with outdoor dining furniture, making this an inviting place to dine or relax at any time of the day. The surrounding garden is fenced and planted with lawn, mediterranean shrubs and small trees.

The house is entered through double doors into the open plan living and dining room. This room is charmingly furnished with a traditional wooden dining table and chairs in the centre. A period dresser, open fireplace and many original features such as the central brick archway and the tall windows with tiles placed at angles to allow for natural breezes to enter the building add to Tuscan the country atmosphere.

The comfortable living area has a double sofa, TV SAT, DVD player and CD/radio. There are also a variety of local guide books (in English) to help you plan your Holiday.

The fully fitted kitchen is off the lounge and has painted units with tiled work surfaces. It includes a large capacity, freestanding fridge-freezer, gas hobs, electric oven and a dishwasher. A door next to the kitchen leads out to a second garden terrace furnished with garden furniture, barbecue and a parasol.There is also a travertine-tiled bathroom with shower on the ground floor.

Stone steps lead up to the first floor. The bathroom on this level also houses a washing machine. The two pretty double bedrooms each have wrought iron beds with wrought iron framed beds, bedside tables and reading lamps. Carefully chosen antique furniture and soft furnishings make these rooms a delightful place from where great views over the hills as the sun sets can also be enjoyed.

This villa has a selection of premium services included in the price. Click here to find out what splendid treats await you here.

50 meters from the swimming pool area.

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.

Click here to download local walking routes.

Download the most popular experiences at Montefienali

There is also a wonderful shop on site which sells local produce including, milk, bread, meats, wines and many other products. Outside is a small communal garden with tables, chairs and parasols.
The shop is open from the middle of June to the middle of September.

Shopping service available for an extra charge. Please book in advance if required on arrival. You may also arrange this service on site for the remainder of your stay.

Note about the approach road: Approximately 2 km of wide, well maintained,  unpaved road of no particular difficulty followed by a final kilometre of narrow paved road with 100 mtrs of steep slope at 25% . Proceed with caution in case of oncoming traffic.

Bathed in sunshine for most of the day, the swimming pool is in a secluded position at the top of the village. Surrounded by terraced lawns and screened by trees it enjoys wonderful, uninterrupted views of the surrounding hillsides. It is a pleasure to take the short uphill path through the trees in order to reach this tranquil spot. Picnic tables and benches under a covered terrace above the pools add to the enjoyment.

The main pool is 15 mtrs x 7.5 mtrs and 1.5 mtrs deep, open April to October (weather permitting). The children’s pool is 5 x 5 mtrs and 0.60 mtrs deep. There are plenty of sun-loungers with head shades, making this a great place to soak up the sun and enjoy the magnificent natural surroundings of Montefienali.


Flexible dates
Washing Machine Inhouse
TV Sat
DVD player (Euro)
CD player
Fire place (open)
Furnished terrace
Fully equipped kitchen
Pre arrival shopping service on request, extra charge
Pool towels provided
Maid service available for extra charge
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

Villa Services: The owner of the villa does not supply services to guests. Services are arranged by To Tuscany and offered by local licensed suppliers.

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
1384 US Dollar
07 Jul - 25 Aug 2018
1789 US Dollar
25 Aug - 15 Sep 2018
1384 US Dollar
15 Sep - 10 Nov 2018
1141 US Dollar
10 Nov - 15 Dec 2018
1141 US Dollar
15 Dec - 29 Dec 2018
1141 US Dollar
2019 Prices per villa
Date range
7 night price
29 Dec - 05 Jan 2019
1148 US Dollar
05 Jan - 23 Mar 2019
1148 US Dollar
23 Mar - 01 Jun 2019
1148 US Dollar
01 Jun - 06 Jul 2019
1398 US Dollar
06 Jul - 24 Aug 2019
1803 US Dollar
24 Aug - 14 Sep 2019
1398 US Dollar
14 Sep - 09 Nov 2019
1148 US Dollar
09 Nov - 14 Dec 2019
1148 US Dollar
14 Dec - 28 Dec 2019
1148 US Dollar

What's the villa like inside?

Dining Room

Villa location

How far are the airports? Distances and driving time
  • Florence Airport: 85km - 1h 19m
  • Aeroporto Perugia: 117km - 1h 40m
  • Aeroporto Pisa: 145km - 1h 56m
How far are the nearest towns? Distances and driving time
  • San Gusme: 10km - 0h 20m
  • Gaiole in Chianti: 15km - 0h 26m
  • Radda in Chianti: 22km - 0h 37m

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.

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Golf Club
Horse riding

Guest reviews: Il Fienile di Montefienali at Montefienali <div class='textCenter'>9,1/ 10</div>Score from 7 reviews - Excellent (7 Client reviews)

August 2017
Family with older children
Guest villa score
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Très confortable maison très bien équipée, dans le bas du hameau de Montefienali. Petite boutique de dépannage sur place, belle piscine. Accueil et personnel très sympathique et compétents.

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