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Rectory near Siena - Big country apartment 130 sqm

Bedrooms 3
Space 1,399 sq. ft.
Property type chateau / country house
Minimum Stay 4 nights



Big country apartment 130 sqm

Large apartment of 130 square meters with 3 bedrooms, 2 baths, large living room and kitchen with fireplace. Ideal for one or more families on holiday in Tuscany. Possibility of country walks, bike, relax at a spa 1 km away.

Surrounded by green fields, olive groves and woods, this old house is full of history, art and hospitality. Inside a large apartment country welcomes anyone willing to nature, peace, tranquility, good food, relaxation, sea, sports and culture.

About the property

The rectory of Frontignano

Located 1 Km away from the Wellness Center 'Buddha Spa' and Golf Club "La Bagnaia".

GPS coordinates: 43 ° 11'55 '' N 11 ° 16'35 '' E

Possibility of walking or riding lessons, tasting of Cinta Senese at a farm in the Val D'Elsa. For information ask the owner.

History and landscape. Rectory of a Tuscan village in 1300 with 100 inhabitants, rich in history and mentioned in various publications. The house has preserved this history through the careful restoration of the Romanesque church and the housing and appurtenances.

La Canonica is located in the heart of a private estate, it became reserve for restocking and protection of native species. It 's very common to encounter wild animals, porcupines, badgers, squirrels and deer

There is 1.5 km of gravel road that climbs the hill of Frontignano to access the property.

It is accessed from the SS223 Siena-Grosseto road after 12 km of road (Siena) 4-lane allowing you to reach the center of Siena in less than 15 minutes.

The rectory is located in the heart of Bagnaia held well known in the equestrian world for the annual international horse show and its golf course which is 2 km from the rectory.

The church was deconsecrated, it has been used for concerts and for recordings of classical guitar music. The owners of the rectory willingly grant the use of the church for musical activities.

In the church they remain two of the seventeenth century frescoes, while one of the rooms of the house for guests, presents the fully decorated ceiling with a wall painting of the eighteenth century: a unique opportunity to stay in contact with a history and an ancient culture.

If you want to take a bath it is easy to reach the Merse river about 8 km, or at Terme di Petriolo 15 km, known for its thermal waters.

More Details

Andrea Avetta
Member since: 2013
Speaks: english, french, italian
Response time:
Within a few days
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
October 1, 2017


Nearest Airport
60 Kilometres
Nearest Barpub
6 Kilometres
San Rocco a Pilli
Nearest Ferry
150 Kilometres
Piombino -Livorno
Nearest Golf
2 Kilometres
Nearest Train
15 Kilometres
Nearest Motorway
60 Kilometres
Nearest Restaurant
2 Kilometres
Nearest Ski
70 Kilometres
Nearest Beach
50 Kilometres
Car: necessary

GPS coordinates:

43 ° 11'55 '' N 11 ° 16'35 '' E

The Val di Merse is an unspoilt area south-west of Siena, characterized by a large presence of forests, rivers and streams but also ancient and historic and cultural attractions. Upper Merse Nature Reserve is a reserve of flora and fauna of great value for the Sienese territory, while the Museum of the Wood in Orgia is a place where they have gathered all the evidence of the close relationship between man and environment. They are part of the museum also three itineraries for walking that are discovering the area of ​​anthropology, botany, fauna and landscape.

As for the cultural and historical attractions, the great value are the Romanesque cloister of the small village a few kilometers from Frontignano Towers and the famous Museum Antiquarium of Poggio Civitate Murlo, an Etruscan museum of national importance, which contains treasures of the highest quality historical and cultural. The discovery of the Etruscan area Murlo has contributed decisively to a breakthrough in research on Etruscan civilization between the seventh and sixth century. C.

One can not fail to mention the famous Cistercian Abbey of San Galgano, a real highlight of this area as well as a symbol of this land. And 'one of the most important religious buildings of Siena and is the most authoritative expression in the Italian Gothic-Cistercian. A special feature of the Abbey as it is today, is the lack of the roof, so it's especially impressive to see in the dark, to watch the starry sky from a place lost in time. Another famous legend associated with the Abbey is the 'Sword in the Stone', or a sword stuck in a rock, from which they originated many legends and beliefs.

For food lovers the Val di Merse, with its endless forests, it is also a place for raising pigs of Cinta Senese, a real showpiece of the entire territory of Siena. This kind of goes back to an ancient breed pigs bred only around Siena, that produces sausages and hams of the highest quality.

For those who like to visit the area, they are definitely places to visit the River Farma, to go to cool off and take a bath, or the Petriolo Spa for a day of pampering, relaxation and renewal through the warm thermal waters. You can go hiking and bicycling throughout the Val di Merse or ride a horse among the beautiful Tuscan hills.

Finally you can visit the many villages of the area, from Chiusdino Monticiano, Murlo and Sovicille.

Do not forget that 15 km from Frontignano is Siena, to spend an unforgettable day of culture, history and tradition, the flavors and genuine Tuscany.

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Prezzo per servizio di pulizie: 50,00 €
Riscaldamento non incluso: 20,00 € al giorno
Acconto per la prenotazione 30 % tramite bonifico bancario.
Metodi di pagamento accettati: contanti, bonifico bancario, Pay Pal.


Murlo Chateau / Country House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • chateau / country house (detached)
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1399 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • pets considered
  • Events Allowed
  • children welcome
  • smoking allowed
Location Type:
  • Rural
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Spa
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Fireplace
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bagno 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower , bidet
    Bagno 2 - toilet , shower , bidet
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Camera da letto 1 - 1 queen
    Camera da letto 2 - 1 queen
    Camera da letto 4 - 1 sleep sofa /futon
    Camera da letto 3 - 2 twin/ single
  • In the bedrooms of the house you can change the layout of the beds and change beds with twin beds (and vice versa), as needed. In the living room of the apartment has a sofa bed for any additional beds.
  • Books
  • Foosball
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • 4 garden chairs
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Onsite Services:
  • Staff
  • autumn foliage
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • forests
  • library
  • museums
  • playground
  • pond
  • restaurants
  • ruins
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting big game
  • mountain biking
  • surf fishing
  • swimming
The church was deconsecrated, it has been used for concerts and recordings of music for classical guitar. The owners of the rectory, residing in an apartment adjoining but separate from those that are rented, willingly grant the use of the church for the musical activities of level or to try the acoustics for those wishing to bring their own musical instruments.


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Big country apartment 130 sqm
average rating of 5.0 based on 4 reviews
Modiin, Israel

Heartily recommended!

  • 5 of 5

Very comfortable and cozy and spacious apartment, was ideal excellent for our group of 5 people (but may be for less and even more), with a magnificent view and a most special bedroom with ancient decorated ceiling. Well-equipped kitchen with a fireplace. And last - but not least! - super pleasant hosts speaking excellent English and French! (and Italian :)

Group of friends: Natalie, Lev, Yulia, Leonid and Anna

  • Submitted: Apr 27, 2014
  • Stayed: April 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
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Schönes ital. Landhaus

  • 5 of 5

Wir haben zwei herrliche Ferienwochen in diesem wundervollen Feriendomizil verbracht und uns sehr wohl gefühlt.

Alle Angaben im Online-Inserat bzgl.Lage und Ausstattung waren zutreffend und korrekt.

Das Haus war behutsam modernisiert,stilgerecht ausgestattet und möbliert, sehr gepflegt und sauber.

Die Vermieter-Familie, Nancy und Carlo sowie Andrea und Erik haben wir als überaus freundliche Gastgeber erlebt. Während der gesamten Zeit haben sie uns sehr zuvorkommend betreut und uns,soweit wir es wollten, an ihrem Leben teilhaben lassen (gemeinsames Essen, Einladung auf den Reiterhof, Vorstellung von Freunden, Künstlern, Weinbauer etc.)

Außer Besichtigungsfahrten in die benachbarten Städte und Regionen gibt es sehr gute Möglichkeiten für Wanderungen in der Umgebung des Hauses.

Wir werden dieses Feriendomizil unbedingt im Freundes-und Bekanntenkreis weiterempfehlen.

  • Submitted: May 4, 2014
  • Stayed: March 2014
  • Source: Fewo Direkt, from HomeAway
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sejour formidable, gite à conseiller

  • 5 of 5

Des hôtes charmants, accueillants, polyglottes, parlant un français courant, et disponibles pour conseiller, renseigner, ou simplement discuter et nous faire partager l'histoire de la région.

Une jolie location spacieuse, au calme, empreinte d'histoire, dans laquelle nous avons logé 15 jours à 7 personnes sans problème.

Le gite est très proche de Sienne qui est un ville charmante et attachante.

La toscane est une région magnifique ...

Bref,un séjour formidable et un gite à conseiller.

  • Submitted: Apr 27, 2014
  • Stayed: July 2013
  • Source: Abritel, from HomeAway
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Bell Ville,Argentina

UN lugar maravilloso para alojarse en La Toscana

  • 5 of 5

Frontignano está en uno de esos montes de la Toscana que uno ve al viajar y desearia visitar y poder ver ,a su vez, desde alli ,el paisaje esplendoroso que al abrir cada ventana se despliega . ¡es increíble estar en un lugar construido hace 1000 años !! Sus paredes de piedra , los frescos en algunas habitaciones , la amplitud y comodidad de sus ambientes , son sencillamente impactantes ¡y con una iglesia en la misma propiedad !! Hay que ir en auto , y desde alli se puede visitar Siena en unos minutos y con la misma facilidad para ir y venir en el dia, visitar Florencia, Monteriggioni , con la certeza que nos esperará un descanso reparador en un ambiente de ensueño . La cocina , con su enorme campana lo traslada a las imagenes de la edad media , y a la mañana podrán desayunar alli con un paisaje de ensueño a los pies . El paisaje de La Toscana desde Frontignano y desde las habitaciones de este castillo, son tan hermosas ¡que duelen!!

  • Submitted: Mar 4, 2013
  • Stayed: May 2012
  • Source: HomeAway
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