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A Family Village Home, Perfect Place To Settle In

Marcia Gamble Hadley

Member since: 2013
Speaks: english
Sleeps24
Bedrooms 9
Bathrooms8
Half Baths1
Property type villa
Minimum Stay nights

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Marcia Gamble Hadley

Member since: 2013
Speaks: english
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Calendar last updated:
December 2, 2014
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A Family Village Home, Perfect Place To Settle In

Sleeps24
Bedrooms 9
Bathrooms8
Half Baths1
Property type villa
Minimum Stay nights

Overview

Montisi Villa Rental Photos and Description

Spacious Home, Great Kitchen, Private View Garden, Center Of Tuscan Village

Villa Maddalena is spacious, relaxed and perfect for people who want to enjoy a peaceful stay or a homebase to explore the sights, wines and cuisine of Tuscany. It is self-catering. Day trips to Siena, Florence, Pienza, Montalcino, Montepulciano, even Rome are possible. The come 'home' to a chef-prepared meal al fresco in your garden. 9 bedrooms, 8 with en suite baths. Large kitchen with wood grill, breakfast room seats 12, dining room and dining terrace 20+. In the heart of a historic village, Villa Maddalena has a private view garden, vegetable/fruit garden, sitting areas, small pool and yet is steps from the village cafe, flower shop and bakery.

Suitability:
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair accessible
Marcia Gamble Hadley (Owner)
Member since: 2013
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
85%
Calendar last updated:
December 2, 2014

About Marcia Gamble Hadley

Villa Maddalena was purchased as a labor of love and has grown and matured with carefully collected plants, art and antiques. Food and wine are family passions so 5 sizes of wine glasses and a fully equipped kitchen await you. And 60 Italian cookbooks. And an antique piano.

Marcia Gamble Hadley purchased this villa in 2002

Why Marcia Gamble Hadley chose Montisi

Montisi is a hill town that sits, surrounded by cultivated lands - olives and grapes - and wild wood lands. The village is lively and active, with 6 restaurants and cafes, a hot air ballooning business, a cinema and a wine tasting cantina run by experts. But at the same time the village remains gentle and rural. Few people speak English. The bakery sells out by 1 pm. The wine and oil are still made as they have been for a century. It's a taste of Italy as it is now difficult to find.

What makes this villa unique

Villa Maddalena is comfortable for a few couples, a family or when it is full. There are lots of nooks and crannies to read a book you found in the library, play a board game from the kids' room or enjoy a glass of wine sitting quietly. And yet outside the front door is a lively village and all that can offer. Relax and listen and hear about the life of a small village where some families have lived for 400 years. There is lots to learn and appreciate when you slow down and 'settle in.'

Why HomeAway

Sleeps24
Bedrooms 9
Bathrooms8
Half Baths1
Property type villa
Minimum Stay nights
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Reviews

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A Family Village Home, Perfect Place To Settle In
average rating of 5.0 based on 1 reviews
Bend, OR
5

Happy in Montisi 2009

  • 5 of 5

A group of friends from the Seattle area made beautiful Villa Maddalena our home for a week in the spring of 2009. It was perfect! We enjoyed every aspect of this unique villa, and also the darling little hill top town of Montisi. We were 4 couples and 3 single ladies. Enjoyed cooking together in the large lovely kitchen, and even had a special formal dinner prepared for us one evening that was over the top a wonderful Tuscany experience. Highly recommend Villa Maddalena. The central location for day trips around Tuscany was perfect!

  • Submitted: Jul 26, 2014
  • Stayed: Jun 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway

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Car: necessary

Montisi is an ancient medieval hill town set in the woods, olive groves and vineyards of the quiet part of Tuscany, in the heart of wine country - brunello, Vino Nobile and Chianti. Pienza, Montalcino, Perugia, Deruta, Montepulciano, Siena and Florence are all possible day trips. Licensed guides and chefs are available. The kitchen is perfect for those who like to cook. Hands-on lessons can be arranged. The private garden has vegetables and herbs and a small swimming pool - unusual for an in-village house. 9 bedrooms, 8 baths make the house perfect for families but with enough spaces, inside and out to have privacy and peace. The wine, cheeses and cuisine of this area are justifiably famous. This is a much-loved private home. Contact us if some time to 'settle in' in the midst of Italian culture and pace is of interest to you, your family and friends.

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Rates & Availability

Montisi Villa Rental Rates

Notes

  • €5,200 to €6,300 per week
  • Euros
  • Please contact us for rate information. Linens, cleaning, firewood and util. incl
  • Rates range from €5,200 to €6,300 per week, Saturday 4 pm to Saturday 10.30 am
  • Discounts are given for rentals over 2 weeks.
  • Catering, cooking lessons, massage, etc. are booked directly by guest and are not
  • included.
  • the house is rented only in its entirety. addtional adjoining apts are available
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Amenities

Montisi Villa Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • villa
Meals:
  • Catering available
  • Breakfast - Booking Possible
  • Lunch - Booking Possible
  • Dinner - Booking Possible
Floor Area:
  • 5400 sq. ft.
  • 2 stories
Location Type:
  • Mountain View ...
  • Rural ...
  • Village ...
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 26 people
Bathrooms:
  • 8 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , tub , shower , bidet , Has vestibule. Can share with Biblioteca
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , combination tub/shower , shower , bidet , Skylight, Persian travertine. deep tub
    Bathroom 4 - toilet , shower , bidet , Antique floor tiles, chandelier
    Bathroom 5 - toilet , combination tub/shower , tub , bidet , Soaking tub with marble. Steps to enter.
    Bathroom 6 - toilet , shower , Skylight, marble surround
    Bathroom 7 - toilet , shower , Sardinia granite surround, antique mirror
    Bathroom 8 - toilet , shower , bidet , Designed originally for elderly accessibility.
    Bathroom 9 -
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower , bidet
  • 8.5
Bedrooms:
  • 9 Bedrooms, Sleeps 24
  • Siena Bedroom - 1 queen
    The Fresco Bedroom - 1 queen , 1800 rediscovered fresco, canopy bed, private terrace
    Girasole - 1 queen , 3rd floor, tucked away and private, 3/4 bath
    Bedroom Antica - 1 queen
    Camera di Madre - 1 queen , 1 baby crib , Main floor located from living room, covered terrace
    Bedroom Maddalena - 1 queen , Private, covered loggia overlooking the garden
    Granaio - 1 queen , 1 double , Very spacious, sofabed and matrimoniale, fireplace
    Giardino - 1 queen , 1 twin/ single , Matrimoniale bed with a single sofabed, fireplace, view
    The Library - Biblioteca - 2 twin/ single , Bath shared with Granaio. cots, portacrib available
  • Beds are 'matrimoniale' - halfway between Queen and King. Two rooms have additional sofabeds, one a double (Granaio) and one a single (Giardino). The Library has twin beds. The ground floor bedroom (Madre) is also matrimoniale. 4 Child Beds.
Entertainment:
  • Books ...
  • Games ...
  • Music Library ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Toys ...
Outside:
  • Balcony ...
  • Bicycles ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • 16 garden chairs
  • 4 beach chairs
Suitability:
  • children welcome ...
  • non smoking only ...
  • pets not allowed ...
  • wheelchair accessible ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Private Pool ...
Onsite Services:
  • Car Available
  • Chauffeur
  • Massage
  • Private Chef
Attractions:
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • horseback riding
  • outlet shopping
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • hiking
  • hot air ballooning
  • swimming
Notes:
It is our pleasure to make our home available when we are not in residence, to people who want something slower, relaxed and in the center of a different culture. Come and sit in the garden, read about Italy, taste our wine and the style of life in a village. Don't come to be entertained or waited upon. You become a resident here and you will find you are welcome. We look forward to hearing from you if you think you'd like to 'settle in' at Villa Maddalena, Montisi, Siena Province. Baci.

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