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La Terrazza at Montefienali

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La Terrazza at Montefienali
bedrooms: 2

bathrooms: 2

available for: 4 people

Pool type: Shared Pool

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La Terrazza at Montefienali
Location address: Gaiole in Chianti - Siena   Show on map Show on map
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La Terrazza is a ground floor apartment enjoying a sunny position at the top end of the village. With two bedrooms and bathrooms and a large private terrace, La Terrazza makes an ideal choice for families or groups of friends who wish to enjoy this unspoilt corner of Tuscany and relax in beautiful natural surroundings.
Passing through an area planted with shrubs and aromatic plants a pretty gravel path leads to a quaint stone archway. Here is the original wooden front door entrance that leads into the central living and dining area. Wooden beamed ceilings and travertine-tiled floors give a traditional feel to the apartment. The living area is comfortably furnished with a sofa and two wicker armchairs. A TV Sat and DVD/CD player is provided. The large dining table and chairs at the far end of the room easily accommodate six people.
Through a stone archway to the left steps lead down to the separate, galley-style, fully fitted kitchen. Light floods in from French windows and it has a bright and airy feel with cream units in a modern style. There are gas hobs, oven, microwave and a large pantry-sized fridge with separate freezer section. There is no dishwasher.
The first bedroom is to the left-hand side of the living area. This twin bedded room enjoys uninterrupted views to the west from the window. If preferred the beds can be made up into a double. Please state your preference when making your booking. The room is furnished with a double wardrobe. It has it’s own en-suite bathroom with shower.
The second bedroom is to the other side of the living room and is furnished with a double wrought-iron framed bed, double wardrobe and writing bureau. A charming room, it also has the advantage of an en-suite bathroom with shower.
The private outdoor terrace is reached from the kitchen. It is furnished with a dining table and chairs, parasol and barbecue. This is a wonderful spot to enjoy outdoor dining, particularly as the sun sets over the opposite hillside and stars appear in the night sky.


On request when booking the twin room can be made into a double.
The villa is located about 50meters from the swimming pool.

Pets are not allowed.

In House: Facilities
  • The size of the apartment is 92 sqm
  • NO ANIMALS ALLOWED
  • Note: there is no dishwasher
  • TV Sat
  • DVD player (Euro)
  • CD player
  • Fully equipped kitchen
  • Barbecue
  • Hairdryer
  • Furnished terrace
  • Microwave oven
Location: Montefienali

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.



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.



Pool Info

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. The children’s pool has a depth of 1mtrs. 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.
Onsite: Facilities and Local Services
  • Swimming pool - 15 x 7.5 mtrs and 1.5mtrs deep - open April to October (weather permitting) - 15 x 7.5 mtrs and 1.5mtrs deep - open April to October (weather permitting)
  • Washing Machine Onsite - self service
  • House Maid - service provided by local supplier - available on request
  • Leisure - walks, swimming, mountain bikes
  • Local Leisure - tennis, horse riding, ballooning
  • Private Chef - available on request
  • Barbecue Onsite - available on site
  • Internet WI-FI Onsite - available on site
  • Other services Trip Advisor comments
  • Railways - Montevarchi, 20km away
  • Approach road Complete paved road - 100 mtrs of steep cement slope at 25%
  • Distances - Florence 60km, Siena 30km, Gaiole in Chianti 20km

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7 Night Villa Price in US Dollar for up to 4 people - Price is NOT per head

 

2016 availability
To Tuscany's up to date availability data-base is checked at the moment of your request.

May

07. - 14.
828 US Dollar
14. - 21.
703 US Dollar
(15% Off)
21. - 28.
703 US Dollar
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28. - 04.
703 US Dollar
(15% Off)

June

04. - 11.
805 US Dollar
(15% Off)
805 US Dollar
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805 US Dollar
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805 US Dollar
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July

02. - 09.
805 US Dollar
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1075 US Dollar
1075 US Dollar
1075 US Dollar
1075 US Dollar

August

1075 US Dollar
1075 US Dollar
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1075 US Dollar
(15% Off)
27. - 03.
805 US Dollar
(15% Off)

September

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805 US Dollar
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805 US Dollar
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805 US Dollar
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24. - 01.
805 US Dollar
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703 US Dollar
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703 US Dollar
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703 US Dollar
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703 US Dollar
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703 US Dollar
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703 US Dollar
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703 US Dollar
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703 US Dollar
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703 US Dollar
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03. - 10.
703 US Dollar
(15% Off)
10. - 17.
703 US Dollar
(15% Off)
17. - 24.
703 US Dollar
(15% Off)
24. - 31.
828 US Dollar

Important booking info
Important booking info
  • Price: price per villa, per week
  • Arrival/Departure day: Saturday   Click here to request flexible dates
  • Terms and conditions: please read the booking contract
  • The Security Deposit is 250 Euro or equivalent in your own currency. This is collected on your arrival and held by the owner for the duration of your stay. 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.
    Payment method for security deposit: Cash
  • Weekly linen 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

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Important booking info
  • Price: price per villa, per week
  • Arrival/Departure day: Saturday   Click here to request flexible dates
  • Terms and conditions: please read the booking contract
  • The Security Deposit is 250 Euro or equivalent in your own currency. This is collected on your arrival and held by the owner for the duration of your stay. 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.
    Payment method for security deposit: Cash
  • Weekly linen 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
The guest reviews published below represent the personal opinions of To Tuscany customers after their stay at the villa. These opinions do not necessarily represent the view of To Tuscany. For more information and our reviews policy please click here
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caroline
Family with young children
paris, France

Stay: August 2015
comme toujours à Montefienali, c'est la nature environnante qui nous plait. Nous avons aimé la terrasse et ce petit carré de verdure avec une vue sur la nature. Nous avons retrouvé les 2 chats de vacances. La maison est plein sud mais bien isolée par ses murs et les deux parasols sont les bienvenus.
L'intérieur de La Terrazza est très sombre et humide. Nous avons vécu avec des termites jour et nuit dans notre chambre qui rongeaient les poudres. c'est assez inquiétant que de penser qu'une poutre peut nous tomber dessus. Nous avons vu que dans l'église, les insectes sont aussi très présents.
Local attractions Toujours la Botega de Volpaïa c'est unique. et le restaurant de San Gusme. Pour le reste, nous ne sommes jamais deçu des pizzeria, trattoria rencontrée au hasard de nos visites.

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To Tuscany team comments for this review:

24.08.2015
We are working with the owner to deal with the termite issues. We are sorry they were a nuisance for you.
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Petra
Family with older children
Pucking, Austria

Stay: March 2015
Schöne Lage, nettes Ambiente, Aussicht auf Weinberg; weg vom Touristen-Trubel.

Mieterin/Eigentümerin in der Wohnung ober uns (1. Stock) ist ab 7:45 morgens mit Holz- oder Stöckelschuhen durch ihre Wohnung gelaufen und hat uns aufgeweckt. D.h. weiterzuempfehlen an Leute, die im Urlaub um 7:45 aufstehen wollen. Die Agentur hat sie per Mail kontaktiert, aber das morgendliche Laufen hat sich nicht verändert.
Local attractions Diverse typische Orte der Toskana: Siena, Florenz, Montepulciano, Volterra, ...

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5
Anonymous
Family with older children
LES HOUCHES, France

Stay: August 2014
La beauté du hameau restauré
L'isolement ; l'étroitesse de la route d'accès

Google Translate
5

Nearest town

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.


FAQ

- 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

- Can we arrive earlier than 16.00 - 19.00?
No it is not possible to arrive early, this is to ensure the villa is fully prepared for your arrival.
To ensure the villa can be prepared for the next guest please depart by 10.00

- Are pool towels supplied?
not included

- Is there Internet in the villa?
WI-FI Internet available during office hours

- Can we bring an extra person / child that can sleep on an air mattress or not the couch?
No, for fire and safety regulations, and insurance purposes, the maximum number of people indicated on the description cannot be exceeded.
NB: anyone aged 2 or above counts towards the occupancy of the house.

- Can we order a cot and / or high chair?
Please see here if it is possible in your villa. You can order these while completing your booking online, or at a later date by logging into you account.

- Where do I find information about the final cleaning, security deposit and other extra charges?
For complete details about what costs are included and excluded see here

- How much does heating cost in Italy?
Heating is very expensive in Italy. Most properties charge heating by consumption. Please make sure on arrival you are shown the meter so that you can check your spending. Here you can see how heating is charged at your villa.

- Is there a local bike hire place?
For bike hire shops see here, this is not an exhaustive list. On arrival you can check with the property owner for the closest shop.

- Where is the nearest grocery shop?
Click here for information about the nearest village/town and grocery shop.

- Is it possible to have a Welcome Hamper? if yes, how can we order one?
Yes, a Welcome Hamper can be provided (service provided by local supplier). To order a Welcome Hamper please login into your account and place the order for one Welcome Hamper

- Where is the nearest recommended restaurant?
Click here for information about the nearest village/town and restaurant.

- How far are the airports? Distances and driving time
Florence Airport: 85km - 1h 19m
Aeroporto Perugia: 117km - 1h 40m
Aeroporto Pisa: 145km - 1h 56m

Show on map the main airports

- Can you assist with travel information?
Click here to view information we have put together to assist you with your travel plans

- When do I get the directions and keyholder contact?
After paying the balance you will receive the directions. They will also be accessible in your account.
You will also be supplied with a contact number for To Tuscany in case you should have any queries about the property on arrival

- Where do I find the directions?
Once your balance payment has been received you can access the directions from your account.

- Can we book a weekly stay not arriving on Saturday?
From June to end September, it is not possible to change the arrival/departure days. In other seasons it can be considered only for last minute bookings and at the owners discretion. Please contact us for more information or if you have a specific request.

- What is there for children to do in Tuscany?
Click here for some ideas of what to do with children while on holiday

- What is there to do in Tuscany?
Click here to put together your personal guide book for your holiday

- Are pets allowed?
Villas which allow pets have an icon with a dog. Please check the description page of your villa for the icon. If pets are accepted this is normally limited to ONE dog per booking, please contact your agent for any questions. Some properties have extra charges for pets, make sure you check the extra charges here for pet charges.

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