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Villa in San Gimignano, Tuscany style, panoramic views, private pool, 4BDRM & 4PB

Sleeps9
Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms4
Space 2,152 sq. ft.
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 7 nights
Popular Features
  • Washing Machine
  • Parking
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Free Wifi
  • Fireplace
  • Private Pool

Overview

About the property

The Villa, on two floors, is only 5 km from the historic center of San Gimignano, in a secluded location is surrounded by the garden, well kept and green, with lawn, where you can spend time and relax. The garden also has a gazebo with garden furniture, barbecue. The private pool (6 x 12 m, depth 140 cm, 02. 05-03. 10), with views of the medieval town and the nature of Tuscany with solarium equipped by: sun beds and umbrellas.

The whole is surrounded by vineyards of Vernaccia, Chianti and olive groves.

The Villa inside features: large living room with stunning views of San Gimignano, large kitchen, 4 bedrooms with bathroom and mosquito nets.

The interior of the hall, kitchen and rooms are original Tuscan-style wood such as cypress, olive and walnut.

It is this: free WiFi internet, Sat-TV, books, dishwasher, microwave, kettle, coffee machine and Moka. A wide selection of dishes. Washing machine, iron and ironing board. Private parking.

It is 35 km from the center of Siena, 40 km from the center of Florence.

The family Montagnani (on request) prepare breakfast and traditional Tuscan dinners, using the farm's products. The family lives on the ground floor of the house, but is separate and independent of 'rented apartment.

More Details

Owner
Barbara
Member since: 2014
Speaks: english, italian
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
May 20, 2017

Amenities

San Gimignano Villa Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • villa
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 2152 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 9
  • pets considered
  • Events Allowed
  • children welcome
Location Type:
  • Rural
Theme:
  • Family
  • Farm Holidays
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Free Wifi
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 10 people
Bathrooms:
  • 4 Bathrooms
Bedrooms:
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 9
  • - 1 double
    - 1 double
    - 1 double
    - 1 double
    - 1 sleep sofa /futon
  • 4 double bedrooms each with private bath, windows mosquito nets. Sleeps 8 + 1
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
Outside:
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Porch / Veranda
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
Pool / Spa:
  • Private Pool
Onsite Services:
  • Chauffeur
  • Concierge
  • Massage
  • Private Chef
  • Staff
Attractions:
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • museums
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • golf
  • tennis

Reviews

Exceptional! 5/5 -
(12 traveler reviews)

Villa in San Gimignano, Tuscany style, panoramic views, private pool, 4BDRM & 4PB
average rating of 5.0 based on 12 reviews
5

Incredible experience!

  • 5 of 5

Five of us shared this villa and it was a heavenly week. Beautifully hand built property by Barbara's dad was both casual and comfortable. Beautiful views from every window! Very clean and nicely appointed rooms, bathrooms, etc. The pool was delightful after a great day of sightseeing. A great way to cool off over cocktails. And the road to the villa is a great walk in either direction for a nice workout.

The location and proximity to San Gimignano and neighboring towns was great! Luann hosts a great wine tasting less than a mile from the villa. Easy 15-45 minute day trips to Voltare, the Chianti region, etc.

Barbara our hostess was delightful. And so helpful. Great pre-trip communication starting six months out. A welcoming face upon arrival. Friendly personality always available to assist with questions, requests to purchase eggs, honey, wine etc.

This is my fifth time renting a villa in Tuscany and this property and experience was outstanding. Thank you Barbara and your parents too.

  • Submitted: Jul 23, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Magical Location

  • 5 of 5

Eight good friends spent a wonderful week at this beautiful villa. The location was amazing, the views breath taking and the hospitality was exceptional.

We all enjoyed the delicious meals that Barbara cooked and enjoyed learning how many of the ingredients came from the family farm and vineyard.

I am sure we will return one day and will definitely recommend Podere Lo Spadino to our family and friends.

Many thanks again

Just to say a huge thank you for a wonderful stay in your beautiful villa. The location was amazing,

the views breath taking and your hospitality was exceptional.

We all enjoyed the delicious meals that you cooked and enjoyed learning how many

of the ingredients came from your own farm.

I am sure we will return one day and will definitely recommend Podere Lo Spadino

to our family and friends.

Many thanks again

Regards

Anne Conneely

2 days ago

Thanks Anne, I really hope to meet you again, you were a fantastic group and very friendly and smiling

Moreover if I can, I really would appreciate it if you could share in the portal Homeaway your own review of your experience here at the Pod. Lo Spadino .

https://www.homeaway.co.uk/p1425790#reviews

See you soon, a big hugs to all

Greetings from Tuscany

Ciao ciao

Barbara

1 minute ago

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  • Submitted: Jul 12, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Perfect location, beautiful villa, lovely hosts!

  • 5 of 5

What a truly lovely property, and lovely family! We took our mom's with us to Italy this year and wanted to make things really special for them -- Podere Lo Spadino delivered!! Perfect location, beautiful grounds, and a villa full of that unique Tuscan charm. (Everyone that has seen our vacation pictures have said the villa reminds them of the movie "Under the Tuscan Sun" -- no kidding!)

Barbara and her family were the perfect hosts, always available to answer questions or for a friendly chat in the garden. On our arrival they presented us with a bottle of wine of their own vintage...and it just set the tone for what was to be a fabulous week.

We would absolutely recommend this villa to anyone looking to stay in Tuscany, and hope to go back next year.

Even though it was early spring, there were flowers in bloom and big bright yellow lemons on the trees. My Mom became fascinated with the resident turkey, which she decided to call "Francesco" for the duration of our stay; and we have many photos of him mixed amongst our vacation pictures.

  • Submitted: May 21, 2015
  • Stayed: Apr 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Dear , Thank you very much for your beautiful words about us and our property. Thanks for the compliment about the similarity of the gardens of the show "Under the Tuscan Sun", a nice compliment! Was greatly appreciated by my father and Roberto "the gardeners and beyond" . Thanks again for everything We look forward to seeing you soon Greetings from Tuscany
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5

Reccomended!

  • 5 of 5

We have been here 7 times and the Montagnanis feel like family to us. They make you feel comfortable right away, are very hospitable and willing to give tips or help in any way. Very childfriendly.

They are around - working - and leave their guest in peace, but are open for questions or give a helping hand. Barbara - the daughter - speaks English.

Great surroundings: lovely countryhouse built by the owner, surrounded by olive trees and vineyards, a private swimmingpool overlooking San Gimignano,... Eating in the garden near bbq is possible. Parking space available.

House is well maintained and clean, all bedrooms have an ensuite bathroom.

The family grows it's own vegetables and fruits, and are very willing to share with their guests. They make their own wines, olive oil, keep bees for honey,...

If wanted you can ask the family to cook for you. The nicest meal you can imagine, all prepared with their own grown foods and herbs. Or, if you would like to learn how to prepare a proper Italian meal yourself: you can book a cooking class.

The house is located idealy for visits to Siena, Firenze, Volterra, Lucca, Arezzo and so on, or even a trip to the sea (only abt 1h30 drive!).

We recommeded the house many times to other people and are planning to go back.

Not to hesitate, the house and their owners are a gem!

familie Vits - België (Belgium)

  • Submitted: Jul 12, 2014
  • Stayed: Jul 2013
  • Source: HomeAway
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Windsor, Ontario, Canada
5

Paradise in Tuscany

  • 5 of 5

We recently returned from our fourth stay at Podere Lo Spadino and once again we were made to feel like family. Twice we have stayed for a week and twice for a month. The accomodations and amenities are excellent, with large bedrooms and roomy bathrooms. The outdoor facilities are also wonderful, with a great pool, outdoor eating area , barbeque and parking. We have brought many friends to Lo Spadino and all have been very impressed. The villa is situated in a beautiful valley overlooking the town of San Gimignano - close enough that an espresso or a gelato in the evening is only a 5 minute drive away. The area is also very central for visiting dozens of towns in Tuscany, especially Florence, Siena and Volterra.

The daughter, speaks very good English and she is delightful. She is always available for information about the area as well as available to handle any needs that may arise. The family works very hard on the farm, but is always willing to share the farm experience with visitors. We have always enjoyed the wines, oils and honey they produce. We will be returning this fall for another three weeks and we can’t wait. The only difficulty we have is leaving at the end of our stay. A great family and a great experience!

  • Submitted: May 19, 2014
  • Stayed: Oct 2013
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for everything ... You are very kind A big hug Barbara
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San Diego, California, USA
5

A Dream Come True

  • 5 of 5

A year ago I had a dream of spending time in the country in Italy and the dream came true at Spadino. My family and several friends spent two weeks at this amazing property. The property itself is everything you could want, beautiful craftmanship, clean, well appointed, comfortable and charming. The views from every window, particularly the window above the kitchen sink are breathtaking and serene. The Montagnani family are welcoming and helpful. The farm is interesting and produces tasty wines, olive oil, honey, eggs and salumi. Barbara is wonderful to work with, helpful with anything a visitor might need and a delightful person to spend time with. The property is ideally located for quick trips to San Gimignano and other surrounding towns as well as a short drive to Poggibonsi to access the train station. We had a magical evening when the family prepared a dinner for us with all their own home grown ingredients that was served outside under the stars. The food and wine were delicious. I can't think of anything thing that would make this a more wonderful Tuscan experience. I know I will return time and time again. Thank you to the Montagnani family for sharing their wonderful property with us.

  • Submitted: Aug 3, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Map

Nearest Airport
377 Kilometres
Firenze Peretola
Nearest Barpub
5 Kilometres
San Gimignano
Nearest Golf
112 Kilometres
Circolo Golf Castelfalfi
Nearest Train
57 Kilometres
Certaldo
Nearest Motorway
18 Kilometres
Raccordo Siena -Firenze
Nearest Restaurant
2 Kilometres
loc. San Andrea
Nearest Beach
70 Kilometres
Cecina Mare
Car: necessary

San Gimignano, a small medieval city full of charm and history. It is located halfway between Florence and Siena, respectively 45 km and 35 km.

San Gimignano built on a high hill about 300 meters was inhabited since the Etruscan and Hellenistic. He had a virtuous development in the Medieval period thanks to being crossed by the Via Francigena important road of that time, and meant that the city of San Gimignano was a reference point for traders, travelers but especially for the faithful They made pilgrimages to Rome. San Gimignano is now part of the Unesco World Heritage Site, and is famous for its towers.

San Gimignano thanks to its strategic location, allows you to visit with day trips to other cities surrounding it very interesting as the Etruscan city Volterra just 25 km away. The medieval also they Monteriggioni 20 km, Siena 35 km. Montalcino famous for its Brunello wine 90 km. The beautiful Renaissance Florence at 45 km, 47 km away Vinci birthplace of Leonardo di ser Piero da Vinci, do not forget Pisa 90 km and its Square of Miracles and Lucca 125 km Renaissance and also in the foothills of the Apuan Alps .

Nearby San Gimignano to visit a few km Certaldo Alto, La Pieve di Pancole, San Vivaldo.

While around Siena to consider:

Colle Val d'Elsa at 15 km, a village famous as a city to discover precious craftsmanship but also as "City of Crystal"

 the Abbey of San Galgano 52 km to a basilica with Latin cross with three naves, 72 meters long, 21 wide, with the outer walls still intact, but homeless. A few steps away, on the hill of Montesiepi, there is a sword in the stone stuck by Galgano Guidotti, a noble arrogant and violent seized with religious conversion, stuck it in the ground as a sign of renunciation of violence and to create a cross on which to pray

Bagno Vignoni at 94 km, is one of the most beautiful squares in the world, what other city can boast a square full of thermal water that flows at 52 ° C. The water collects in the large hot around which the whole country is born and develops.

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Rates & Availability

San Gimignano Villa Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
EUR
Convert Currency
Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
Media- Alta
May 20 2017 - Jun 23 2017
7 night minimum stay
$2,124
 
 
Alta
Jun 24 2017 - Aug 25 2017
7 night minimum stay
$2,724
 
 
Media- Alta
Aug 26 2017 - Sep 8 2017
7 night minimum stay
$2,124
 
 
Media
Sep 9 2017 - Sep 29 2017
7 night minimum stay
$1,907
 
 
Bassa
Sep 30 2017 - Oct 27 2017
7 night minimum stay
$1,689
 

Additional information about rental rates

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Refundable damage deposit $435.79

*l prezzo approssimativo del Gas(o acqua calda nell'estate è di circa : dai € 80 ai € 100 per settimana
*Il riscaldamento durante il periodo invernale è quantificato sui € 200 -220 €
*Tassa di soggiorno (obbligatoria) € 1,50 a persona per 5 giorni consecutivi ,non è dovuta da novembre a febbraio e sono esclusi i bambini che non hanno compiuto 12 anni di età *Pulizie Finali € 14,00 a persona a settimana

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