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Limonaia at Palazzo a Merse, Sovicille - Siena

1 bedroom 1 bathroom 2 guests In Resort with Pool 5 - Superb - Superb 5

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.

Limonaia is a small, semi-detached, simple Tuscan villa located on one end of the building of Palazzo a Merse. Outside the large, arched French door it has a pretty, wisteria covered pergola which shades a table with two chairs.

Inside the bright and spacious villa there is an open plan room with a wooden mezzanine floor and Tuscan charm provided by the original exposed stone wall. On the lower level, immediately on entering is a sitting area with a double sofa and television.

In the centre of the room is a wooden dining table with four chairs, while a large cupboard to one side is fully stocked with crockery and cooking utensils. The kitchenette is against the far wall. It is in traditional Tuscan villa style with a travertine work surface and sink. It has gas hobs, an oven and a small fridge with internal icebox. A door to the back of the room leads out to the parking area. Behind the kitchenette is a bathroom with shower.

The bedroom is on the mezzanine floor. It is a romantic double room with a sloped wood and terracotta ceiling, while light is provided by a large window. There is an antique wooden wardrobe on the floor.

Limonaia is on the far end of the building, closest to the passing road so some traffic noise can be heard while under the pergola, however the road cannot be seen.
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.

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

Dog Friendly
Flexible dates
Internet
Kitchen
Dining Area
Dishes/Utensils
Refrigerator
Linen
Lounge
Bathroom towels
Stove top
Concierge
Furnished garden
TV - Sat Astra Free View
Fire place (stove)
Oven
Filter coffee maker
Moka espresso maker
Dishwasher
Kettle
Hairdryer
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
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 €50 payable only in Euro  cash is required on arrival. You should be reimbursed on check-out should no damage occur during your stay.

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?
can be ordered for an extra charge

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 6 nights, some exemptions apply

Baby cot: 1 available on request, no extra cost

High chair: 1 available on request, no extra cost

Parking: Public, onsite parking

Dogs: stay for free

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
Date range
7 night price
15 Jun - 24 Aug 2019
€810
24 Aug - 21 Sep 2019
€675
21 Sep - 14 Dec 2019
€594
14 Dec - 28 Dec 2019
€810
Date range
7 night price
28 Dec - 04 Jan 2020
€810
04 Jan - 11 Apr 2020
€594
11 Apr - 18 Apr 2020
€810
18 Apr - 02 May 2020
€594
02 May - 13 Jun 2020
€675
13 Jun - 22 Aug 2020
€810
22 Aug - 19 Sep 2020
€675
19 Sep - 12 Dec 2020
€594
12 Dec - 02 Jan 2021
€810

Layout (50 sqm)

Ground floor
Lounge
Kitchen
Bathroom
Dining Room
First floor
Bedroom

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.

Guest reviews: Limonaia at Palazzo a Merse <div class='textCenter'>10/ 10</div>Score from 6 reviews - Superb (6 Client reviews)

Anonymous
July 2019
Mature couple
TOURINNES-LA-GROSSE, Belgium TOURINNES-LA-GROSSE, Belgium
Guest villa score
10/10
Would you like to translate?
Accueil chaleureux, bienveillant et attentif au bien-être de notre séjour.:-)
Local attractions Sienne, à quelques km est une très belle ville à vivre. Le resto "Cateni" à Orgia est accueillant et les mets y sont délicieux.

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Duration (weeks)

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Number of Guests

adults Ages 16+

children Ages 2 - 15

infants Under 2


7 nights from
€594 to €810

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