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Casa Gisella at Podere Ampella, San Giovanni d'Asso - Siena

2 bedrooms 2 bathrooms 4 to 6 people In Resort with Pool 4 - Very good - Very good 4

Casa Gisella is reached via the main square of the hamlet.  The front door leads into a small entrance lobby which has a door to the left leading to a ground floor cloakroom with WC and basin.  Directly ahead of the main entrance you will find the kitchen/dining area, which is well equipped with fitted units along one wall with oven, gas hob, dishwasher and fridge/freezer.  To one side there is a traditional wooden dining table and six chairs.

To the right a brick archway takes you through to the lounge, which has been comfortably furnished with sofa, armchair, flatscreen TV with some satellite channels and a DVD player.  The villa has the traditional Tuscan terracotta tiled floors and tiled and beamed ceilings throughout.  There are large glass doors opening from both the kitchen/diner and the lounge out onto a paved terrace which runs across the rear of the property.  This is a great spot to dine ‘al fresco’ or relax with a glass of the local wine enjoying the fantastic views across the countryside.

Stairs from the lounge area lead up to the first floor where there is a bathroom with full size bath with handheld shower, WC, bidet and basin.  Next door is the first of the two bedrooms which has a double bed, a large wardrobe and Juliet balcony.  The second bedroom is further along the corridor and this also has a double bed, a large wardrobe and Juliet balcony.

From the garden and terrace areas you have fantastic views across the countryside to the village of Montisi.
High-speed wireless internet access available for an additional fee of 20 Euros per week. Please bring your own laptop.

Pets are welcome, there is a 50 Euro charge per week for their stay (maximum 2 dogs only)

Podere Ampella gives you the chance to live the relaxed Tuscan lifestyle in the idyllic setting of this exceptional hilltop hamlet overlooking the wonderful Val d’Orcia landscape, a landscape so unique that UNESCO has listed it as a world heritage site. This is the perfect location to relax and unwind, where you can choose to do as much or as little as you wish.

This newly built hamlet has a collection of eleven privately owned villas and apartments finished to a very high standard. The hamlet has been designed in the traditional Tuscan style using local materials and the typical architectural style.

All the properties are fully furnished and well equipped; each has its own private terrace or garden and two of the villas have their own private pool. The shared pool has a paved surround furnished with loungers and parasols and is set in a stunning position overlooking the surrounding countryside.

Podere Ampella hamlet is positioned between the historic towns of San Giovanni d’Asso and Montisi where there are plenty of restaurants, shops and banks. The hamlet is ideally situated for exploring Tuscany with the cities of Florence, Siena, Arezzo, Pisa and Lucca within easy reach, or venture over the border into Umbria to visit the historic cities of Assisi, Orvieto and Perugia.

Pets are welcome however they are not allowed in the pool area and must be on a leash at all times in the comunal areas of the property.

Approach road - all tar road

The shared pool is located at the rear of the hamlet, where it has commanding views over the valley below. The pool is rectangular in shape and has a paved surround which is furnished with sun loungers and parasols.

The pool measure 12.5 metres x 8 metres and has a constant depth of 1.5 metres.Access is via ladder at one end. Pool towels are provided for an extra cost per week.Opoen from end of May to mid September.


Pet Friendly
Flexible dates
Sofabed double
TV - terrestrial
TV - Sat Astra Free View
Furnished terrace
Moka espresso maker
Pets welcome
Cook on request - extra cost

Additional information

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

Terms and conditions: please read the booking contract

The Security Deposit is 200 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.

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

Is there Internet in the villa?
WI-FI available with extra charge

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: 1,00 Euro per person, per night for the first 7 nights, some exemptions apply.

Baby cot: 1 available on request 25 Euro per item per week

High chair: 1 available on request, no extra cost

Optional extra costs:
Airconditioning - charged by consumption
Internet - a weekly charge - 20 Euro
Pool towels - can be provided on request for a small weekly extra cost, please request when booking
Pets are welcome, there is a 50 Euro charge per week for their stay (maximum 2 dogs only)

Concierge Service
If you would like suggestions and tips regarding different activities you can do during your stay please contact our concierge service at concierge@to-tuscany.com

What is a pre arrival shopping service?
In some villas, it is possible to have a Pre arrival shopping service. The availability of the service is noted in the villa description. To help you through the first day or two of your holiday, owners can do a small shop before your arrival so that you do not have to go immediately to find a supermarket. By contacting your To Tuscany villa specialist in advance and providing them with a shopping list you will find the items in your villa on arrival. Please note that the service cannot be guaranteed with less than 48 hours notice before arrival.​

Villa rates

2018 Prices per villa
Date range
7 night price
07 Jul - 25 Aug 2018
1883 US Dollar
25 Aug - 15 Sep 2018
1343 US Dollar
15 Sep - 10 Nov 2018
1073 US Dollar
10 Nov - 15 Dec 2018
938 US Dollar
15 Dec - 29 Dec 2018
1073 US Dollar
2019 Prices per villa
Date range
7 night price
29 Dec - 05 Jan 2019
1073 US Dollar
05 Jan - 23 Mar 2019
938 US Dollar
23 Mar - 01 Jun 2019
1073 US Dollar
01 Jun - 06 Jul 2019
1343 US Dollar
06 Jul - 24 Aug 2019
1883 US Dollar
24 Aug - 14 Sep 2019
1343 US Dollar
14 Sep - 09 Nov 2019
1073 US Dollar
09 Nov - 14 Dec 2019
938 US Dollar
14 Dec - 28 Dec 2019
1073 US Dollar

What's the villa like inside?

Dining Room

Villa location

How far are the airports? Distances and driving time
  • Aeroporto Perugia: 91km - 1h 14m
  • Florence Airport: 137km - 1h 32m
  • Aeroporto Pisa: 197km - 2h 10m
How far are the nearest towns? Distances and driving time
  • Pienza: 15km - 0h 22m
  • Sinalunga: 17km - 0h 21m
  • San Quirico d'Orcia: 19km - 0h 19m
San Giovanni D’Asso is a delightful hilltop town only 3kms from Ampella Hamlet. Dating back to medieval times the village surrounds the walls of a twelfth century castle. Here you will find traditional Tuscan restaurants and shops selling the local produce. The town boasts the only truffle museum in Italy, as well as hosting an annual truffle festival in November each year. There are also two important churches; the Romanesque church, San Giovanni Battista, and San Pietro in Villare. The picturesque Tuscan town of Montisi is 4kms from Ampella Hamlet. In August each year there is the annual jousting competition “Giostra di Simone” which sees many of the townsfolk dress up in medieval costume.

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Guest reviews: Casa Gisella at Podere Ampella <div class='textCenter'>8,3/ 10</div>Score from 2 reviews - Very good (2 Client reviews)

August 2015
Family with young children
Chassieu, France Chassieu, France
Guest villa score
Would you like to translate?
Une belle maison indépendante, sans nuisances, sans être isolée, et les enfants ont pu se faire des amis autour de la piscine commune.

Pas de présence sur place d'un gestionnaire (pour recommandations sorties...) ... mais la personne était disponible si besoin par téléphone.
Local attractions La proximité de l'Ombrie : Orvieto et Perugia, Les paysages tout autour !!!!

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