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La Chiocciola at Montefienali, Gaiole in Chianti - Siena

2 bedrooms 2 bathrooms 4 guests In Resort with Pool 5 - Superb - Superb 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 in a central position on the west side of the main pathway La Chiocciola is reached up stone steps to a terracotta tiled terrace which overlooks the main village pathway. This is a  pleasant place to sit and watch the world go by and enjoy the views over neighbouring rooftops towards the surrounding hills.

The open-plan living, dining and kitchen area is pleasantly furnished in a country style to complement the terracotta tiled floors and the high wooden beamed ceilings.  A comfortable sofa and SAT TV and CD player in the living area is to be found on passing through the dark oak front door.

Walking through to the kitchen and dining area at the  rear of the house, where the large windows and glass doors allow views to the west to be fully enjoyed, a further outdoor space is to be found. A great spot for a barbecue as the sun sets over the distant hillside.

The fully fitted, cream painted ,kitchen includes a fridge/freezer, gas hobs, microwave and dishwasher. Please note that there is no conventional oven. The coordinating dining suite provides ample space for four people to dine in comfort.

A carpeted cast iron spiral staircase leads up to the bedrooms. The main bedroom is furnished with matching twin beds with tables and reading lamps and a large wardrobe with night safe. Please note that these beds cannot be made into a double. An en-suite bathroom with shower, WC, bidet and washbasin adds to the comfort.

The second bedroom is tastefully furnished with a wrought iron double bed and a large traditional style wardrobe. Pleasant views down into the wooded valley can be enjoyed from the bedroom window. There is a  second bathroom with shower.

This villa has a selection of premium services included in the price. Click here to find out what splendid treats await you here.
Ideal family accommodation in peaceful rural surroundings.
The kitchen and Each bedroom are fitted with a ceiling fan.

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

Flexible dates
Internet
Dining Area
Dishes/Utensils
Refrigerator
Linen
Lounge
Bathroom towels
Stove top
Concierge
Furnished terrace
Barbecue
TV Sat
CD player
Kitchen
Note: there is no oven
Moka espresso maker
Microwave
Iron
Hairdryer
Fans
Mosquito screens
Night safe
NO ANIMALS ALLOWED
Pre arrival shopping service on request, extra charge
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 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.

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 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

Parking: Public, onsite parking

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
Date range
7 night price
23 Mar - 01 Jun 2019
1,006 US Dollar
01 Jun - 06 Jul 2019
1,242 US Dollar
06 Jul - 24 Aug 2019
1,431 US Dollar
24 Aug - 14 Sep 2019
1,242 US Dollar
14 Sep - 09 Nov 2019
1,006 US Dollar
09 Nov - 14 Dec 2019
1,006 US Dollar
14 Dec - 28 Dec 2019
1,006 US Dollar

Layout (80 sqm)

Ground floor
Lounge
Kitchen
Terrace
First floor
Bathroom
Bathroom
Bedroom
Bedroom

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: La Chiocciola at Montefienali <div class='textCenter'>10/ 10</div>Score from 1 review - Superb (1 Client review)

Hendrik
August 2018
Young couple
Karlsruhe, Germany Karlsruhe, Germany
Guest villa score
10/10
Would you like to translate?
Das Dorf liegt sehr abgelegen und ruhig. Es gibt einen Pool, jedoch gibt es hier sehr viele Fliegen und Stechmücken (Stechmückenspray erforderlich). Das Haus ist sehr liebevoll eingerichtet (Mobiliar und auch die kleinen Details). Bei schönem Wetter kann man draußen auf der Veranda sitzen. Wir waren 4 Peronen und hatten eine sehr schöne Zeit.
Für den Hofladen gibt es keine Öffnungszeiten und in der Woche wo wir vor Ort waren, hatte der Laden bis auf ein einziges Mal immer geschlossen. Zudem gibt es theoretisch die Möglichkeit sich abends Essen bestellen zu können, welches direkt vor Ort frisch zubereitet wird. Ein angekündigtes Barbecue wurde kurzfristig abgesagt, ohne uns zu informieren. An einem anderen Abend hatten wir Essen bestellt, dieses wurde aber nciht geliefert und wir wurden abermals ohne Rückmeldung versetzt. Die Dienstleistung vor Ort ist alles in Allem sehr enttäuschend. Man sollte sich bewusst sein, dass man sich vornehmlich selbst versorgt oder für einen Restaurantbesuch weiter fahren muss.
Local attractions Wir haben Tagesausflüge nach Florenz und Sienna gemacht. Eine Weinprobe bei dem Weingut Cantalici (empfehlenswert!). Das Restaurant "Osteria il bandito" in Castagnoli ist ebenfalls zu empfehlen.

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Number of Guests

adults Ages 16+

children Ages 2 - 15

infants Under 2


7 nights from
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