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Private Tuscan Country House with Large Garden in the Natural Park "Alta Merse"

Bedrooms 2
Half Baths1
Space 1,184 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 5 nights


About the property

This centennial rustic Tuscan house was completely rebuilt in 2005 fusing typical Tuscan country stile with modern interior design and amenities.

The private property is fenced and an automatic iron gate provides access to the driveway.

The house features a comfortable vine-clad patio facing a beautiful flower garden at the foot of a hill with olive trees inviting for relaxing outdoor leisure.

Inside, the house comprises two floors on 110 square meters. On the ground floor, a large kitchen with dining room and adjacent lounge invite for cooking, dining and enjoying music. The first floor comprises a well-spaced study, bathroom, and master and guest bedrooms easily sleeping 4 people.

The 4000 square meters property is located at the edge of the Natural Park Alta Merse and creates the perfect environment to enjoy the natural beauty of the countryside as well as the historical/artistic places around. Siena (15 Km) and the Chianti region are a short drive away and the beautiful Tuscan coast can be reached within 45 minutes.

A private car is highly recommended as the local bus only connects Siena and leaves infrequently.

More Details

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Speaks: english, french, german, spanish, italian
Response time:
Within 12 hours
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Calendar last updated:
January 22, 2018

About Renza

Being scientists and nature lovers, me and my partner have been living in this house for 8 years when we were working in Siena. We have completely restructured the original ‘fienile’ to make it our home not knowing that one day we would have to leave this beautiful area.

Although we moved back to Germany for working reasons we still spend as much time as we can in our Tuscan home (which typically is between 2-3 times per year). As we do not like to leave our home alone and empty, we hope to be able to share it with nice people who will like it as well and fancy the beautiful rural and cultural surroundings.

Renza purchased this house in 2005

Why Renza chose Sovicille

We have chosen this property because it is located in the beautiful and quiet Natural Park Alta Merse and not far away from the entry to the main road driving north to Siena and south to the sea side which can be reached in only 45 minutes.


Sovicille House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 1184 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: Flexible
  • /
  • Check-out: Flexible
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets considered ...
  • Non smoking only ...
  • Please respect the max nr. of persons entitled to occupy the Apartment. Exercise due care and diligence using it, out of respect for following guests.
  • The septic system is very effective; however, do not flush anything other than toilet paper and do not pour fat/oil or food waste down drains.
  • Use the compost bin only for vegetables. The house is non-smoking. You may smoke outside but are responsible for disposing of your cigarette butts.
Location Type:
  • Rural
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove ...
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 2 - toilet
    Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower , bidet
  • The bathroom is made of travertine and it features a large shower with hydro massage jets and two basins
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 2 - 1 double
  • Books ...
  • Music Library
  • Stereo
  • Bicycles
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Porch / Veranda
  • 1 bicycles
  • limited accessibility
  • churches
  • forests
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • horseback riding
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf


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Private Tuscan Country House with Large Garden in the Natural Park "Alta Merse"
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Spacious, clean, well equipped and welcoming

  • 4 of 5

A lovely property in a quiet area, convenient for both Sienna, countryside and the seaside. We arrived later than anticipated due to unforseen circumstances but the housekeeper was waiting and still welcoming. Renza dealt with any queries quickly and efficiently.

  • Submitted: Sep 20, 2016
  • Stayed: September 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Familienurlaub/family vacation

  • 5 of 5

Wunderschönes Haus, beste Ausstattung, herrlicher Garten und sehr ruhig gelegen. Für einen ruhigen Familienurlaub ist dieses Haus sehr gut geeignet. Ein Auto ist unbedingt nötig. Die Vermieterin ist sehr freundlich und zuvorkommend. Wir haben hier zwei wunderbare Wochen verbracht und kommen bestimmt wieder.

  • Submitted: Nov 1, 2015
  • Stayed: October 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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Schönes und modernes Haus

  • 5 of 5

Wir haben sehr schöne Tage in diesem netten Haus verbracht und können es auf jeden Fall weiterempfehlen.

  • Submitted: Nov 3, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
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Calme et typiquement Toscan

  • 5 of 5

Un séjour très agréable dans une jolie maison typiquement Toscane. Les soirées sous la pergola sont un régal. Le calme et la nature sont au rendez-vous. Nous avons passé de belles vacances.

  • Submitted: Aug 19, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: Abritel, from HomeAway
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Ein ausgesprochen schönes Ferienhaus mit sehr guter Ausstattung

  • 5 of 5

Wir haben uns in diesem Haus sehr wohl gefühlt. Die Ausstattung ist sehr gut, alles sehr großzügig und hell. Der Kontakt zu dem Vermieter war sehr gut.

Das highlight waren natürlich die Glühwürmchen, die uns jeden Abend begrüßt haben.

  • Submitted: Jun 8, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: Fewo Direkt, from HomeAway
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Wunderschönes Ferienhaus in der Nähe von Siena

  • 5 of 5

Wir haben Ende August eine Woche in diesem wunderbaren Ferienhaus verbracht. Das Haus ist sehr geschmackvoll eingerichtet und in den hellen und großzügigen Räumen fühlt man sich sofort wohl. Sehr schön ist auch der weitläufige, gepflegte, terrassenförmig angelegte Garten und die überdachte Veranda am Haus.

In ein paar Minuten ist man auf der Schnellstraße nach Siena(12km) ; Tagesausflüge nach Florenz oder ans Meer bieten sich an, doch auch in der Umgebung gibt es sehr viele lohnende Ziele: Monteriggioni, San Gimignano, die sehenswerte Altstadt von Colle di Val d´Elsa, Montepulciano, Pienza, Montalcino, das pittoreske Bagno Vignoni und das Kloster San Antimo.

Unbedingt einen Besuch wert sind auch der Kreuzgang von Torri und die Ruine der Zisterzienser-Abtei San Galgano.

Der Kontakt zur Vermieterin war sehr herzlich und unkompliziert. Wir würden jederzeit wieder unseren Urlaub hier verbringen.

  • Submitted: Sep 25, 2016
  • Stayed: August 2016
  • Source: Fewo Direkt, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
100 Kilometres
Nearest Golf
10 Kilometres
La Bagnaia, Sovicille
Nearest Train
15 Kilometres
Nearest Beach
60 Kilometres
Car: necessary

The Nature Reserve, situated in the south-west of the town of Siena, includes a long stretch of the river Merse, the stream Ricausa, most part of the stream Rosia and the last stretch of the stream La Gonna, all tributaries of the river Merse. Most part of the mountains, in particular those where the siliceous rocks belonging to the Verrucano Group outcrop, is covered by deciduous woodlands where the Turkey oak dominates, since it well adapts to siliceous soils. In the lower part of the slopes, which are cooler, together with the Turkey oak we can also find the Sessile oak. After Sessile oak woods, Chestnut tree woods are the most widespread woodland habitat in the Nature Reserve.


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Refundable damage deposit $306.41

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 7 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.

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