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Granaio at Palazzo a Merse, Sovicille - Siena

2 bedrooms 2 bathrooms 4 guests In Resort with Pool 5 - Superb - Superb 5

Granaio is a simple, spacious, ground floor villa at the end of the building, opposite the pool. Outside there is a small private terrace furnished with a wooden table and chairs to enjoy meals al fresco.

Going inside there is a pretty kitchen in traditional Tuscan villa style with a travertine work surface and sink. It is a bright room and equipped with gas hobs, an oven and a small fridge with internal ice box.

In a corner of the room is an antique wooden dining table with a bench and three chairs. Like the rest of the house this room is paved with the original terracotta floor.

Passing through an exposed stone arch there is the sitting area. To one side is a large sideboard fully stocked with crockery and other kitchen utensils. Against the far wall is a day bed which cannot be used for extra people, and a simple single sofa. A spiral staircase provides access to a tiny, wooden mezzanine floor where there is an extra bed, only suitable for children. Off the lounge is a bathroom with shower.

To the back of the villa there are the two bedrooms. On the left is a double room which can be set up as a twin if requested when booking. Character is provided to the room by the exposed, original villa stone wall and ceiling of terracotta and wooden beams. In a corner there an open wardrobe with a rail for hanging space and a shelf.

To the other side of the little hall is a second double bedroom, which can also be made into a twin if requested when booking. This is a very bright room with glass doors providing access to the car park. It has a beautiful exposed original terracotta arch and stone wall. In the room is a large wardrobe with mirror and an en-suite bathroom with shower.

2 double rooms, which can be set up as twins if requested when booking.
The extra bed cannot be used for a fifth person.

Clients can choose between Breakfast served by the owners the morning after arrival or a welcome hamper of local produce. Either choice is included in the rental price.

Palazzo a Merse is an antique watermill restored to an excellent standard and divided into 7 independent villas. It is located in the countryside South of Siena within easy reach of the beautiful medieval city.

In the simple, shady but pretty garden there is a sparkling pool ideal to cool off after a day of sightseeing and to relax under the warm Tuscan sun. All around the garden there is a hedge providing privacy, to the other side are fields and forest covered hills. Within walking distance from the property there is a spot in the passing river where it is possible to swim.

The property is composed of 4 rental villas, a two bedroom B&B, one permanent resident and the two apartments of the co-owners, who both reside there with their small, young families. The owners are available for assistance to guests should it be required.
There is some limited traffic noise from the main road a short distance away, however this road cannot be seen due to the vegetation around the property. The neighbour's cats often visit the property.

The pool is located in the property garden to the back of the houses. The shady garden provides plenty of shade to relax out of the sun while the pool enjoys a position in full sun. It is a slightly raised pool surrounded by a pretty stone wall and has roman steps to enter.

Near the pool and dotted around the garden are sunbeds. There are limited views due to the position of Palazzo a Merse on the valley floor and hedging around the garden. The pool is shared also with the owners and their young families.
It is 11x4 metres and 1-1.5 metres deep. It's open from April to October, weather permitting. Pool towels can be provided for an extra fee.


Facilities

Pet Friendly
Flexible dates
Internet
Furnished terrace
TV - Sat Astra Free View
Fire place (stove)
Oven
Dishwasher
Moka espresso maker
Filter coffee maker
Kettle
Hairdryer
Pets welcome
Mosquito screens
Barbecue Onsite
Maid service available for extra charge
A communal washing machine, paid for as used
Cook on request - extra cost
Private Chef- extra cost
Cooking Courses
Pool towels provided
Pre arrival shopping service on request, NO extra charge
Swimming pool - 11x4 mtrs, 1-1.5 mtrs deep, open April to October, weather permitting
Mountain-bike rental on site - available on site for hire. Owner can provide guided cycling tours
Parking - plenty of space on the property
Approach road - all paved

Additional information

Arrival/Departure day: Saturday   Click here to request flexible dates

Terms and conditions: please read the booking contract

The Security Deposit is 50 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.

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

Are pool towels supplied?
included - provided by local supplier

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 6 nights, some exemptions apply

Baby cot: 1 available on request, no extra cost

High chair: 1 available on request, no extra cost

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

2018 Prices per villa
Date range
7 night price
16 Jun - 25 Aug 2018
1013 US Dollar
25 Aug - 22 Sep 2018
878 US Dollar
22 Sep - 15 Dec 2018
743 US Dollar
15 Dec - 29 Dec 2018
1013 US Dollar
View rates for 2019
2019 Prices per villa
Date range
7 night price
29 Dec - 05 Jan 2019
1013 US Dollar
05 Jan - 13 Apr 2019
743 US Dollar
20 Apr - 27 Apr 2019
1013 US Dollar
27 Apr - 04 May 2019
743 US Dollar
04 May - 15 Jun 2019
878 US Dollar
15 Jun - 24 Aug 2019
1013 US Dollar
24 Aug - 21 Sep 2019
878 US Dollar
21 Sep - 14 Dec 2019
743 US Dollar
14 Dec - 28 Dec 2019
1013 US Dollar

What's the villa like inside?

Ground
Lounge
Kitchen
Bathroom
Bathroom
Bedroom
Bedroom
Dining Room

Villa location

 
How far are the airports? Distances and driving time
  • Florence Airport: 98km - 1h 10m
  • Aeroporto Perugia: 124km - 1h 25m
  • Aeroporto Pisa: 158km - 1h 47m
How far are the nearest towns? Distances and driving time
  • Sovicille: 10km - 0h 13m
  • Siena: 17km - 0h 22m
  • Monticiano: 23km - 0h 26m
The nearest village is Rosia, about 5km away. It is a small village however has several amenities, including a supermarket, a small grocery shop, baker and several bars/cafés. There is also a pizzeria. In the area there are several other restaurants. The nearest to Palazzo a Merse, and a recommended restaurant is Cateni, 2.5km away in Orgia.

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Golf Club
Restaurant
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Town
Tennis
Horse riding
Beach

Guest reviews: Granaio at Palazzo a Merse <div class='textCenter'>9,5/ 10</div>Score from 10 reviews - Superb (10 Client reviews)

Andreas
July 2018
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Family with older children
Tecklenburg, Germany Tecklenburg, Germany
Guest villa score
10/10
Would you like to translate?
Ein schönes, restauriertes Gebäude mit einem schönen Pool und einem herrlichen Garten zum Entspannen. Toll hier der alte Baumbestand als Schattenspender, vorhandene Sitzmöglichkeiten.....
Wenn man nicht unbedingt im Urlaub ganz unter sich sein möchte, eine super Adresse mit sehr netten Eigentümern/Gastgebern.
Man benötigt allerdings ein Auto, Einkauf und Restaurants sind etwas weiter entfernt. Wir haben es aber genossen, haben von diesem tollen Punkt die Toskana in Teilen kennengelernt. Auf jeden Fall wiederholenswert - gerne auch mit dieser Unterkunft - es war super schön!!
Local attractions - San Gimignano - Volterra - Siena - Montalcino - Casetta Civini mit anschließendem Bummel in Castiglione della Pascaia - Fahrt durch das Elsa-Tal - Strasse Richtung Murlo und Buonconvento

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