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Charming Penthouse: walking distance from medieval city center and train station

Bedrooms 3
Space 1,614 sq. ft.
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 3 - 5 nights


About the property

Great penthouse a few steps from the station and the historic center of Siena

Casamia is a really huge penthouse apartment, has a living room of 54 square meters, three bedrooms, two bathrooms, one with bath and one with shower, kitchen, 2 large terraces equipped with gazebo, barbecue, deck chairs, sofas wicker dining table and private parking.

The building is located about 800 meters from the train station or shopping center that houses the ski lift to the historic center, which can also be reached directly by foot (uphill path to 50%) from the path of the Fallen Vicobello.

For the lazy there is a bus stop in front of the house. Not recommended to use the machine as in the time that you take your car, you get to the center (not accessible by car because of the ZTL) and searching for a parking lot, to get downtown walk much more quickly.

From the terraces there is a beautiful view, there are no other buildings in front of the two terraces and it shows the Vico Alto's hill beyond which lies the Chianti.

The apartment is fully paved with wood, ideal for families with children (also equipped with a cot-bed, high chair and toys for children), equipped with wi fi, lift and washing machine.

The kitchen, well accessoriste, includes fridge and freezer, dishwasher, espresso machine "Lavazza", kettle, toaster, microwave, oven.

The living room, furnished with antique furniture, is equipped with satellite TV, docking station, and a study where there is a double sofa bed: the study is chiedibile by a bellows sliding turns, as needed, in a bedroom.

More Details

Property Manager
Member since: 2013
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This HomeAway partner has demonstrated and is committed to fast response times, the best rates, and a great guest experience.

Speaks: english, italian
Response time:
Within an hour
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Calendar last updated:
September 21, 2018

About Francesca

I'm Francesca, Alice's mother and wife of Francesco, I live and work in Siena as a freelance architect and I put in this house all my soul: the house belongs to my family from the 50s when my grandfather built the palace.

My grandfather was born very poor in 1917: his mother was widowed at age 27 with five children to feed, he, being the younger male, did not go to war (World War II) and this was his salvation, it could work and study until he became a worker in a factory. Workman became director and finally owner. Hard worker and a man of talent, expanded his business and moved to where it is today Casamia.

He built the building you see today, placing behind the factory and on the flats for the workers of the factory. The top floor of his home: Casamia.

I love this place because it is the symbol of the tenacity and dignity of my grandfather, his great strength and his great courage and is also the symbol of an era that no longer exists, of a time when you could do great things, starting from having nothing.

Francesca purchased this apartment in 1950

Why Francesca chose Siena

Because my grandfather would be proud of it.

What makes this apartment unique

The house is really big and spacious, it is very nice and also well located: not in the busy historical center but quite close to it, to reach the center by foot; quite close to the train station but not to much to be bothered by the noise of trains.

Casamia is close is half way from the center of Siena and the main roads that will take you in Chianti area, to Florence, Arezzo etc.


Siena Apartment Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • apartment (detached)
  • floor 4
Building Type:
  • building
  • Guests provide their own meals
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 1614 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: Flexible
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • Children welcome ...
  • Parties/events allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Smoking allowed ...
Location Type:
  • Town
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning
  • Elevator
  • Garage
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 10 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bagno 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower , bidet
    Bagno 2 - toilet , shower , bidet
  • A bathroom with bath and hardwood floors, a bathroom with shower
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Camera da letto 1 - 1 queen
    Camera da letto 2 - 1 double
    Camera da letto 3 - 1 double
    - 1 queen
  • Possibility 'of cot and highchair
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Toys
  • Balcony
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Porch / Veranda
  • 2 garden chairs
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
Pool / Spa:
  • Spa Whirlpool
  • bay/sound
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • library
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hunting
  • mountain biking
  • swimming
  • tennis
Best of Mas srl can give you: 1) Rental car at the apartment (you will find your car) 2) transfer from Florence airport


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Charming Penthouse: walking distance from medieval city center and train station
average rating of 4.970588 based on 68 reviews

Visit to Ciena

  • 4 of 5

Great view from veranda. House was comfortable and we enjoyed our stay. We would suggest an upgrade in mattress and living room furniture

  • Submitted: Sep 22, 2018
  • Stayed: September 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great Place to Stay

  • 5 of 5

The penthouse was a great location for our time in Tuscany. Easy access the Medieval City of Siena, as well as the grocery store. Centrally located for wine tasting in Chianti and Montalcino. The penthouse was roomy and comfortable. Francesca was very responsive to questions and helpful to suggest wineries to visit as well as other places we were interested in.

  • Submitted: Sep 7, 2018
  • Stayed: August 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great Place to stay and excellent owner

  • 5 of 5

We really enjoyed our stay and the owner was very helpful

  • Submitted: Aug 25, 2018
  • Stayed: August 2018
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Fabulous spacious apartment within easy walking distance to to the heart of old Siena

  • 5 of 5

Our family group of 4 brothers and their wives gathering for a reunion in the beautiful town of Siena found ourselves in Francesca’s apartment. It had a stunning view from both terraces overlooking the Tuscan Hills. The apartment itself was incredibly spacious and very well appointed and clean. We all immediately relaxed on walking in.

Francesca herself was excellent in her communications with me throughout our planning stages and organised a pick up for all 8 adults and luggage from the train station and took us to the apartment without any fuss. Nothing was too much trouble for Francesca as she organised a cooking class at the apartment for all of us and patiently took us through the process of pasta making and taught us about the close link between wine and food for the Italians. It was a memorable week for us all and to Francesca I say thank you for being part of that week showing us and teaching us about your Siena. Being there in the week prior to The Palio was very special and being a part of your ancient traditions - Unforgettable! I would not hesitate to recommend this apartment for a stay in Siena. I will go back as I left a piece of my heart there 🙂

  • Submitted: Jul 10, 2018
  • Stayed: June 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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Wow !

  • 5 of 5

What a wonderful stay we had at Casamia ! Francesca was very attentive to our needs . Apartment is super clean . Spent one week there and enjoyed it thoroughly. Air conditioning was great . The views from balconies were awesome ! Loved having a washer and dryer.

  • Submitted: Jun 26, 2018
  • Stayed: June 2018
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Lovely, spacious, comfortable apartment close to the old city

  • 5 of 5

The apartment was lovely and spacious and had everything you could need. Located about 10 mins walk from the train station and 20 mins from the city walls.

Francesca and Francesco were the perfect hosts. Always on hand and contactable any time. We booked Francesco as our driver for airport transfers and to drop us in San Gimignano. Francesca was there to welcome us on our arrival and was an absolute pleasure to deal with, always able to give advice on everything and has a great knowledge of the area. She even provided a mobile phone to contact her on when we were exploring.

The apartment is huge with two great outdoor terraces with views across the surrounding hills as you are 4 floors up. Only slight draw back for us was some traffic noise when on the terraces - but we soon became used to it after a few days (we don’t live in a town so are being a bit fussy on this point!)

We had an absolutely fabulous time and thank you Francesca for being a great host and letting us stay in this great place!

  • Submitted: Jun 21, 2018
  • Stayed: May 2018
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Nearest Barpub
300 Metres
Le campane
Nearest Train
800 Metres
Stazione di Siena e centro città
Car: not necessary

The apartment 'located just a few minutes walk from the train station and the lifts leading to the historic center of the city' and the commercial center of Portasiena.

In 5 minutes walk to the train station or the historic center of Siena, you can 'comfortably go shopping without taking the car, but we are also a 10-minute drive from the hills of Chianti, 20 minutes drive from the spa Rapolano spa. In 45 minutes you can reach Florence in about 1 hour dell'Alberese the nature reserve, in the heart of Maremma. Ideal for those who must follow the conventions polyclinic hospital which is only 3 minutes away by car. Ideal for those who want to visit the Citta'di Siena also for the Palio, having a stay away from the chaos of the city center but very close to it.


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Refundable damage deposit $235.57

All'arrivo deposito cauzionale di 200 euro che verra' restituito alla partenza
Riscaldamento invernale: escluso, si conteggia al consumo 2,00 euro per metro cubo
elettricità a pagamento 0,35 euro per kw
final cleanings 70,00 euro

Nessun rimborso ammesso sul deposito al momento della prenotazione, eventuali cancellazioni dovranno essere comunicate via email almeno 120 giorni prima dell'arrivo per non avere addetto del totale.
No refund are admitted for deposit, refund will be admitted for balance on canellations made untill 120 days before arrival.

Manager's Cancellation Policy

  • Canceled bookings will not receive a refund

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