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Margherita at Palazzo a Merse, Sovicille - Siena

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

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.

Margherita is a prettily restored, simple and characteristic, ground floor Tuscan villa located in the centre of the main building of Palazzo a Merse. It is accessed directly from the car park.

Entry is into the comfortable lounge which has the original terracotta tiled floor and plenty of light provided by the glass door and a window, both looking out to the car park. In the room is a triple sofa and a televisione.

To one side, the room continues to the open plan kitchenette and dining area. There is an antique wooden table with four chairs in the centre of the room while the kitchenette is against the far wall. It is in typical Tuscan villa style with travertine counter tops and sink.

Next to the lounge and with two windows overlooking the car park is the first of the two bedrooms. It is double room which can be made into a twin if requested when booking. En-suite is a windowless bathroom with shower.

The second bedroom is down a short corridor from the kitchen, off which is a bathroom with shower. This is a bright room with a double bed and an exposed stone wall. It has a large wooden wardrobe and access to the garden and outside eating area is provided by a glass door.

2 double bedrooms, 1 can be set up as a twin if requested when booking.
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
Fire place (stove)
TV - Sat Astra Free View
Kettle
Filter coffee maker
Moka espresso maker
Note: there is no dishwasher
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 Euro payable only in Euro. 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.

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 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
1,013 US Dollar
24 Aug - 21 Sep 2019
878 US Dollar *
8% discount available between 24 Aug - 31 Aug. Save 71 US Dollar
21 Sep - 14 Dec 2019
743 US Dollar
14 Dec - 28 Dec 2019
1,013 US Dollar
Date range
7 night price
28 Dec - 04 Jan 2020
1,080 US Dollar
04 Jan - 11 Apr 2020
810 US Dollar
11 Apr - 18 Apr 2020
1,080 US Dollar
18 Apr - 02 May 2020
810 US Dollar
02 May - 13 Jun 2020
945 US Dollar
13 Jun - 22 Aug 2020
1,080 US Dollar
22 Aug - 19 Sep 2020
945 US Dollar
19 Sep - 12 Dec 2020
810 US Dollar
12 Dec - 02 Jan 2021
1,080 US Dollar

Layout (75 sqm)

Ground floor
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.

Guest reviews: Margherita at Palazzo a Merse <div class='textCenter'>9,1/ 10</div>Score from 5 reviews - Excellent (5 Client reviews)

Anonymous
June 2019
Family with young children
Pullach , Germany Pullach , Germany
Guest villa score
10/10

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Duration (weeks)

Any size

Number of Guests

adults Ages 16+

children Ages 2 - 15

infants Under 2


7 nights from
743 to 1,013 US Dollar

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