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Il Frantoio at Montefienali, Gaiole in Chianti - Siena

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

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.

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.

Situated at the top of the village this cosy cottage for two has a charming rustic feel with original exposed stonework and timbers that are complemented by terracotta floor tiles throughout. A delightful covered terrace provides an attractive outdoor living and dining space.

Four stone steps lead up to the oak double doors that have been restored from the original building. Stepping immediately into the dining area there is a traditional wooden table and chairs and wooden cabinet displaying the glassware and china.

The kitchen is up two steps to the right of the front door. Fully fitted, modern white units house 4 gas hobs, an under-counter fridge with freezer compartment and dishwasher. There is also a microwave.

The separate living area is comfortably furnished with a double sofa and coffee table. There is also a TV and CD player. An east-facing window captures the morning sun and a door leads out onto the terrace.

The bedroom and bathroom are off a small hallway. The bright bathroom, tiled in travertine, has a shower. The pretty bedroom receives the morning sun.  It is furnished with a double bed, large wardrobe and bedside reading tables. Unspoilt views over the eastern hillside lend a feeling of tranquillity and proximity to nature.

At Il Frantoio it is a real delight to sit outside under the covered pergola at any time of day. It is well furnished with dining table, chairs and barbecue for relaxed outdoor dining. Comfortable wicker armchairs and a coffee table invite one to unwind outdoors with a good book.

Small and medium sized pets are welcome and must be kept on a lead at all times when outside. Please bring your own bowls and blankets.
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30 meters from the swimming pool area.

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.


Facilities

Dog Friendly
Flexible dates
Internet
Dining Area
Dishes/Utensils
Refrigerator
Linen
Lounge
Bathroom towels
Stove top
Concierge
Furnished terrace
Barbecue
Kitchen
Microwave
Kettle
Filter coffee maker
Moka espresso maker
Toaster
TV - terrestrial
CD player
Pre arrival shopping service on request, extra charge
Pool towels provided
This is a privately owned villa. Owners of privately owned villas are not permitted to carry out services for guests. Services such as linen, towels and cleaning are arranged by To Tuscany and carried out by our local partners.

Additional information

Arrival/Departure day: Saturday   Request any day arrivals

Terms and conditions: please read the booking contract

The Security Deposit is €0 In lieu of a Euro cash payment required on arrival, you will be required to sign a damage agreement to pay for damage occuring during your stay on arrival.

Approach road: Unpaved, even

Meet and greet
Arrival time is 16:00 - 19:00. Departure time is before 10:00. Out of hours arrivals on request.

Are pool towels supplied?
included - provided by local supplier

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

Heating, if used: by consumption

Final clean: included - provided by local supplier

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

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

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

Parking: Public, onsite parking

Dogs: 7 € daily charge per pet

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

  • 2019
  • 2020
  • 2021
Date range
7 night price
14 Sep - 09 Nov 2019
$801
09 Nov - 14 Dec 2019
$801
14 Dec - 28 Dec 2019
$801
Date range
7 night price
28 Dec - 04 Jan 2020
$801
04 Jan - 21 Mar 2020
$801
21 Mar - 30 May 2020
$801
30 May - 04 Jul 2020
$976
04 Jul - 22 Aug 2020
$1,273
22 Aug - 12 Sep 2020
$976
12 Sep - 07 Nov 2020
$801
07 Nov - 19 Dec 2020
$801
19 Dec - 02 Jan 2021
$801

Layout (50 sqm)

Ground floor
Lounge
Kitchen
Bathroom
Bedroom
Terrace
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.


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

Heidrun
September 2019
Mature couple
Viersen, Germany Viersen, Germany
Guest villa score
10/10
Would you like to translate?
Anspruchsvolle Anfahrt, insbesondere auf der schlecht gepflegten Schotterstraße
Local attractions Leider sind Restaurants und Einkaufsmöglichkeiten sehr weit entfernt und beschwerlich zu erreichen

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Duration (weeks)

Any size

Number of Guests

adults Ages 16+

children Ages 2 - 15

infants Under 2


7 nights from
$801 to $1,273

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