Erica Vaccari

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Sleeps5
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms2
Property type house
Minimum Stay 5 - 7 nights

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LEGNAIA

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Ideal base for exploring Tuscany, taking language classes, enjoy the Palio

La Chiusa is part of an ancient convent just outside the walls of Siena, offering guests wonderful views, peaceful environment and two deliciously restored luxury country homes with Siena terracotta floors, stone walls, beamed ceilings and very beautiful finishing touches. The outside of each apartment offers a well kept garden, a lovely patio with table, chairs and BBQ for outside eating and relaxing.

La Chiusa Siena luxury country homes are an ideal base for taking both short and long breaks. Iits key position, only 5 minutes drive from Siena, allow guests to enjoy all the fascinating city has to offer without giving up on peace and privacy only a country home can guarantee.

A break at La Chiusa is ideal for taking a language course, enjoying the Palio of Siena, taking wine tasting tours, all of which we can organize for you.

Details for Legnaia 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5, 2 Bathrooms

Legnaia, whose name means woodshed, was converted from the original woodshed of Borgo la Chiusa, part of an ancient convent. The Siena country home rental sits on the right corner of the property and is accessed from a welcoming terraced patio at the front of the house. The large arched glass doors lead you right into the large open living area, with lounge, fireplace and fully equipped kitchen. The back of the villa rental hosts a double and a twin bedrooms, each with their own bathroom. The front terrace is equipped with table, chairs, loungers, BBQ and umbrellas.
Suitability:
  • pets considered
  • non smoking only
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • children welcome
Guestbook comments from the manager
Erica,



We would like to thank you so much for providing the wonderful itineraries in your Borgo la Chiusa booklet. We followed 3 of the "trips" and had a truly fabulous time both driving thru the Tuscan hills and visiting uncrowded sites. And we didn't get lost even once!



We intended on completing the Val di Merse, Montagnola, and Chianti itineraries but we had such a great time everywhere that we only finished parts of Val di Merse and Montagnola and never made it to Chianti!



We spent several hours each at San Galgano, Radiacondoli, Casole d'Elsa, and Pieva Di Penina because they were so beautiful and interesting. There were other places we planned to visit, but we ran out of time, so it just means we have more to come back for!



By the way, the gardens at Centinale were closed for renovation--something else to see when we return. We are definitely slow travelers to Italy and share your love of the beautiful sights and peaceful tranquility Tuscany has to offer.



We especially appreciated Casole d'Elsa because they made it so easy to navigate the scooter up to the hilltop by providing elevators. That was an unexpected treat!



We also again want to thank you and Francesca for helping us navigate our way to Siena--we followed the instructions and for the first time we didn't get lost! We even went back there one more time before leaving Italy!



We would be remiss also If we didn't offer thanks for the wonderful restaurant suggestions. We ate in a bunch of them and found all to be wonderful!



Our two weeks in Tuscany were everything we hoped for and more, and we will be sure to recommend you to any of our friends who are thinking of a Tuscan holiday. Thank you so much.



Arriverderci and Mille Grazie!
Oct 2010
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Erica Vaccari

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Speaks german, italian, spanish, english
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Sleeps5
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms2
Property type house
Minimum Stay 5 - 7 nights
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Reviews

Reviews

5
based on 6 traveler reviews

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Legnaia
average rating of 5.0 based on 6 reviews
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Legnaia
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p411914
++386 57313 533
Siena Siena Area
Wroclaw, Poland
5

Spring in Tuscany

  • 5 of 5
We do recommend this lovely country house to all people looking for tuscany landscapes.
The descripcion given to us was accurate we were even surprised becaused in the reallity the proparty looks even better. Well kept garden, comfortable rooms - everything was clean and tastefull. Lot's of thanks to the owners !!
We will come here once again for sure!
  • Submitted: May 19, 2009
  • Stayed: Apr 2009
  • Source: HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Pet-friendly, Sightseeing, Families with Young Children, Romantic Getaway
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Legnaia
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p411914
++386 57313 533
Siena Siena Area
5

A beautiful home in a beautiful place.

  • 5 of 5
While we had a challenge finding the villa (realized I had no correspondence with an address) walking in was like coming home. The home is beautiful with 4 bedrooms (2 main floor,one with an on suite, 2 downstairs) 3 baths and well equipped kitchens. The grounds are fabulous, lovely terrace with table and a great seating area. The pool is beautiful and really appreciated in 30c plus weather! The owner Francesca and her son Alesandro were wonderful and realizing we were not getting our rental car until Monday, offered to take us to the Coop on Sunday to get groceries to see us through.
I would recommend this place to anyone and hope to return in a few years. The only downside is you really need a car. While the bus does run right outside I think you need to be familiar with the area and language to make your way around by bus. I recommend you ensure you arrive early enough on Saturday to rent a car. All agencies we checked were closed Sunday.
Thank you Francesca and family. This was a definite high light of our holiday.
  • Submitted: Jun 28, 2014
  • Stayed: Jun 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
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Legnaia
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p411914
++386 57313 533
Siena Siena Area
Saratoga Springs, NY, USA
5

We highly recommend La Chiusa!

  • 5 of 5
La Chiusa was a wonderful location for our three generation family trip to Italy in April 2013. The place was scenic, peaceful and close to The Coop grocery store. It was very clean and well equipped with appliances and comfortable furniture inside and out. After busy day trips to Siena, Florence, Pisa, Lucca,San Gimignano and Montalcino, the four adults relaxed and sipped wine while the 3 boys, aged 9,5 and 3 burned off any extra energy they had by using the pool or playing in a beautiful and secure yard. Francesca and Alessandro pampered us with a delicious four course meal served on the patio with the Tuscan sunset as our backdrop. What a wonderful way to see visit the Italian countryside.
  • Submitted: May 21, 2013
  • Stayed: Apr 2013
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for the kind words, for appreciating and for being such lovely guests! We look forward to seeing you again!
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Legnaia
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p411914
++386 57313 533
Siena Siena Area
New Mexico
5

Excellent place!

  • 5 of 5
I am not a very good writer, but I will say this. Your property was the last of 3 places we stayed. We stayed in an apartment in Florence that was good in size, had everything we needed, not the cleanest in the world, but just fine for our purposes. Then in Lucca, stayed in a B&B which was also fine, but cold, with bad bedding. We had spent alot of time sightseeing, out on the streets walking, eating and drinking. In general taking in all in and having a good time, but getting tired. We rented a car and left Lucca for Siena. When we arrived @ La Chiusa, it was too good to be true! The warmth and cleanliness and comfort of the house was so welcoming. It had everything we needed. Especially nice, was to go "home" in the evening, cook or just relax with some wine and a fire with our friends. The beds and bedding were great. Bathrooms were excellent! The price value was excellent. It was a great way to end our trip. I would definitely recommend it to anyone traveling to the Siena area. If I ever make it back to Italy I would definately seek out one of your properties. You are never REALLY sure what is portrayed on the internet will be what it really is. La Chiusa definately lived up to the picture and description and more. Francesca was so sweet. I only wish I spoke Italian. Shame on me! Also Erica always responded to my emails in a timely fashion. As you can see, I have so many good things to say about this place.
  • Submitted: Feb 25, 2010
  • Stayed: Aug 2009
  • Source: HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Tourists without a Car, Sightseeing, Romantic Getaway
Owner's Response: Thank you! ;-))
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Legnaia
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p411914
++386 57313 533
Siena Siena Area
Anna Maria, Florida, USA
5

A Great Time !

  • 5 of 5
There were four of us on holiday in Tuscany from Florida. We loved the accomidations and our hosts were excellent. All you need when you stay is your personal stuff. The views of the country side were great we ate dinner and had morning coffee on the outdoor patio every day. We do recomend this location for your Tuscany vacation.
  • Submitted: Jul 14, 2009
  • Stayed: May 2009
  • Source: HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Adventure Seekers, Girls Getaway, Sightseeing, Romantic Getaway
Owner's Response: Grazie mille!!!
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Legnaia
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p411914
++386 57313 533
Siena Siena Area
España
5

Vacaciones agradables

  • 5 of 5
Hola, alquilamos la casa en diciembre del 2009.
Solo podemos decir que la casa es muy agradable y los propietarios estupendos.
La casa consta de un comedor cocina, amplio, con todo lo necesario y una chimenea.
Tres habitaciones, dos de matrimonio y una doble.
Tiene tres lavabos y un cuarto con la lavadora.
Hay muchos lugares por visitar.
Fuimos dos parejas con niños y fue una estancia maravillosa.
Seguramente volveremos en alguna ocasión, y recomendamos la casa.
El pueblo mas cercano esta a unos dos kilometros, cada mañana mi amiga y yo ibamos al pueblo caminando a comprar el desayuno y el periodico , es un paseo muy agradable, por bosques y campos.

Y nada más, solo decir que si alguién busca una casa para pasar sus vacaciones en la Toscana, esta es una muy buena opción.
Muchas gracias y saludos a los propietarios.
  • Submitted: Oct 13, 2010
  • Stayed: Dec 2009
  • Source: HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Adventure Seekers, Pet-friendly, Girls Getaway, Tourists without a Car, Sightseeing, Families with Young Children, Romantic Getaway
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Map

Map

Nearest Airport
70 Kilometres
Florence
Nearest Train
3 Kilometres
Siena
Nearest Motorway
3 Kilometres
Siena Ovest
Car: recommended

La Chiusa is a small hamlet just outside Siena, the best preserved medieval town of Italy, whose community retains its ancient traditions. A perfect location to relax and visit art cities like Florence, San Gimignano, Pienza, Volterra, the leaning tower of Pisa. Tuscany is the land of Art and Culture, home to Leonardo, Galileo, Michelangelo whose homes, museums and masterpieces you'll be able to admire on a day trip from Borgo Vitignano. Il Palio di Siena, a thrilling traditional horserace, takes place in the centre of Siena every year in July and August. Tuscany is also famous for its red wines. On a day trip you can visit Chianti, Montalcino, Montepulciano, Scansano and why not Bolgheri. For those of you who love unspoilt nature, Maremma is but an hour away. The gorgeous Mediterranean coast is only 70 km away, with Castiglione della Pescaia, Punta Ala, Follonica, La Carbonaia. Perugia in Umbria is only 110 kms away.

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Availability & Rates

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Siena House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
Summer 2014
Jun 21 2014 - Sep 5 2014
7 night minimum stay
€1,600
 
 
September 2014
Sep 6 2014 - Oct 3 2014
5 night minimum stay
€220
From
€250
Fri,Sat,Sun
€1,400
 
 
October 2014
Oct 4 2014 - Oct 31 2014
5 night minimum stay
€200
From
€220
Fri,Sat,Sun
€1,200
 
 
Winter 2014
Nov 1 2014 - Dec 19 2014
5 night minimum stay
€150
From
€170
Fri,Sat,Sun
€950
 
 
Xmas 2014 / New Year 2015
Dec 20 2014 - Jan 9 2015
5 night minimum stay
€230
From
€250
Fri,Sat,Sun
€1,400
 
 
Winter 2014
Jan 10 2015 - Mar 28 2015
5 night minimum stay
€150
From
€170
Fri,Sat,Sun
€950
 
 
April 2015
Mar 29 2015 - Apr 25 2015
5 night minimum stay
€200
From
€220
Fri,Sat,Sun
€1,200
 
 
Easter / May and June 2014
Apr 26 2015 - Jun 26 2015
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
€1,400
 

Additional information about rental rates

Tourist tax €2.5
Notes Prices include wi-fi internet, bike rental, linen, towels, air conditioning, pool towels, a daily allowance of 3 cubic meters for the heating between October and April and final cleaning.
Extra heating and fire wood are charged separately on a meter respectively at Euro 5 per cubic meter and Euro 10 per box.
Booking conditions:
50% deposit payable on booking via credit card, transfer or PayPal.
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Amenities

Amenities

Siena House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house (terraced)
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 90 m²
Location Type:
  • Rural
  • Town
Theme:
  • Family
  • Historic
General:
  • Internet
  • Heating
  • Linens Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Fireplace
  • Sofa Bed
  • Towels Provided
  • Parking
  • Air Conditioning
  • Hair Dryer
  • Laundry Soap
  • Local Maps
  • Toilet Paper
Kitchen:
  • Kitchen
  • Stove
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Pantry Items
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Dishwasher
  • Refrigerator
  • Freezer
  • Oven
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • Child's Highchair
  • seating for 8 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower , bidet
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower , bidet
  • Each guest is offered a change of towels every 7 days. The set comprises a hand towel, a face towel and a large shower towel. Towels are new, of top quality cotton, washed with good products to ensure hygene and softness. An extra set is always available at the house. Please take with you pool towels, as these are not provided.
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king , 1 baby crib
    Bedroom 2 - 2 twin/ single
  • There are a twin and a large double on the ground floor, each with its own bathroom with toilet, bidet, sink and shower enclosure. Linen are of very good quality, so are blankets and duvets. Everything is new and of the highest quality, and very accurately matched to the colours of the house. Each bed has 4 pillows, 2 thick ones and two softer ones. Each bed has a woolen blanket, a duvet and a quilt cover. Each bedroom has air conditioning.
Entertainment:
  • Television
  • Satellite / Cable
Outside:
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Terrace
  • Barbecue
  • Bicycles
  • Beach Chairs
  • 6 garden chairs
  • 4 beach chairs
Suitability:
  • pets considered
  • non smoking only
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • children welcome
Onsite Services:
  • Private Chef
Attractions:
  • autumn foliage
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • waterfalls
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • walking
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • hiking
  • hunting small game
  • golf
  • mountain biking
Notes:
Smoking is permitted only in the garden.
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