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Tinaio 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.

Tinaio is a small, simple, ground floor Tuscan villa located in the central part of the main building of Palazzo a Merse. Immediately outside is a table and chairs shaded by a large tree to dine al fresco.

On entering the little villa is a bright open plan room with a kitchenette along one wall. The kitchen unit is in typical Tuscan villa style with travertine counter tops and sink, while curtains are used instead of cupboard doors. There are gas hobs and a small fridge with internal icebox. A modern dining table with two chairs completes the furnishings.

The original terracotta tiled floor paves the entire house while character is provided by the wood and terracotta tiled ceiling. A short corridor leads to the bathroom with shower and then onto the double bedroom. From this room there is a glass door providing access to the parking area.

Tinaio has the owners as neighbours on either side and above.
Note that there is no sofa in this villa however there is a table with chairs outside, therefore it's ideal mostly for the summer months.
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.
Barbecue: communal

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 terrace
TV - Sat Astra Free View
Kettle
Moka espresso maker
Note: there is no dishwasher
Filter coffee maker
Oven
Hairdryer
Mosquito screens
Maid service available for extra charge
A communal washing machine, paid for as used
Cook on request - extra cost
Private Chef- extra cost
Barbecue
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?
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 € 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
24 Aug - 21 Sep 2019
€513
21 Sep - 14 Dec 2019
€473
14 Dec - 28 Dec 2019
€608
Date range
7 night price
28 Dec - 04 Jan 2020
€608
04 Jan - 11 Apr 2020
€473
11 Apr - 18 Apr 2020
€608
18 Apr - 02 May 2020
€473
02 May - 13 Jun 2020
€513
13 Jun - 22 Aug 2020
€608
22 Aug - 19 Sep 2020
€513
19 Sep - 12 Dec 2020
€473
12 Dec - 02 Jan 2021
€608

Layout (30 sqm)

Ground floor
Kitchen
Bathroom
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: Tinaio at Palazzo a Merse <div class='textCenter'>9,8/ 10</div>Score from 4 reviews - Superb (4 Client reviews)

Anonymous
August 2019
Young couple
Kaufering, Germany Kaufering, Germany
Guest villa score
10/10
Would you like to translate?
Sehr erholsame Anlage mit tollen Möglichkeiten zum Entspannen und Erkunden.
Beautiful area with perfect possibilities to relax and explore.
Local attractions Bar Cafe Gelateria Sinatti in San Rocco a Pilli

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Number of Guests

adults Ages 16+

children Ages 2 - 15

infants Under 2


7 nights from
€473 to €608

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