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La Chiocciola at Montefienali, Gaiole in Chianti - Siena

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

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.

Each bedroom is fitted with a ceiling fan.

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.


Facilities

Flexible dates
Internet
Furnished terrace
Barbecue
TV Sat
CD player
Fully equipped kitchen
Note: there is no oven
Moka espresso maker
Microwave
Iron
Hairdryer
Mosquito screens
Night safe
NO ANIMALS ALLOWED
Pre arrival shopping service on request, extra charge

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
07 Jul - 25 Aug 2018
1398 US Dollar
25 Aug - 15 Sep 2018
1209 US Dollar
15 Sep - 10 Nov 2018
979 US Dollar
10 Nov - 15 Dec 2018
979 US Dollar
15 Dec - 29 Dec 2018
979 US Dollar
2019 Prices per villa
Date range
7 night price
29 Dec - 05 Jan 2019
1006 US Dollar
05 Jan - 23 Mar 2019
1006 US Dollar
23 Mar - 01 Jun 2019
1006 US Dollar
01 Jun - 06 Jul 2019
1242 US Dollar
06 Jul - 24 Aug 2019
1431 US Dollar
24 Aug - 14 Sep 2019
1242 US Dollar
14 Sep - 09 Nov 2019
1006 US Dollar
09 Nov - 14 Dec 2019
1006 US Dollar
14 Dec - 28 Dec 2019
1006 US Dollar

What's the villa like inside?

Ground
Lounge
Kitchen
Terrace
First
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.


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Guest reviews: La Chiocciola at Montefienali <div class='textCenter'>9/ 10</div>Score from 2 reviews - Excellent (2 Client reviews)

peter
July 2016
Family with older children
englefield green, United Kingdom englefield green, United Kingdom
Guest villa score
8/10
La Chiocciola is a very comfortable, beautifully furnished and well located apartment within Montefienali. we were made very welcome on arrival [we paid for a welcome hamper also, good value and plentiful], there is a warm, friendly, relaxed atmosphere throughout making any stay a very relaxing one.

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