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Charming home in the heart of the countryside 5 km from Siena

Sleeps10
Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms4
Half Baths1
Space 3,336 sq. ft.
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 5 - 7 nights

Overview

About the property

Former residence surrounded by olive trees with lovely views over the Crete and Siena

Villa Montelisi belongs to Tenuta Larnianone (140 hectares). It produces its own wine and extra virgin olive oil and the same family since 1939.

VILLA Montelisi is surrounded by olive groves. The house is characterized by large common areas and cozy rooms and can accommodate 8 adults and 2 children under 12 years. The interior has been taken care of by the owners with love, care and respect for the traditional rural Tuscan furniture.

From Montelisi it enjoys lovely views of the surrounding hills, Mount Amiata and Siena. In the evenings the lounge on the porch is great place to spend unforgettable moments in silence and peace of the country.

The Montelisi guests have access to a magnificent shared swimming pool (7x14 meters, depth 120/140 cm). The pool is about 800 meters from the villa and can be reached by a nice walk.

Cancellation policy:

The Property will retain:

10% of the rent at the moment

50% of the rent from 120 days before the arrival

75% of the rent from 90 days before the arrival

100% of the rent from 60 days before the arrival

More Details

Owner
Tullio
Member since: 2014
Speaks: english, french, italian
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
December 16, 2017

Amenities

Siena Villa Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • villa
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Housekeeping:
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 3336 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 5:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 10
  • Max. adults: 8
  • Min. age of primary renter: 18
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Rural
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Farm Holidays
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Spa
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 10 people
Bathrooms:
  • 4 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • - toilet
    - toilet , tub , shower , bidet
    - toilet , tub , shower , bidet
    - toilet , shower , bidet
    - toilet , shower , bidet
Bedrooms:
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • - 1 king
    - 1 queen
    - 2 twin/ single
    - 2 twin/ single
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Pool Table
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
Outside:
  • Balcony
  • Bicycles
  • Deck / Patio
  • Golf
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Porch / Veranda
  • 1 bicycles
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool
Onsite Services:
  • Massage
  • Private Chef
  • Staff
Attractions:
  • arboretum
  • autumn foliage
  • bay/sound
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • library
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
  • theme parks
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • disco club
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • mountain biking
  • swimming
  • tennis
Notes:
The bedrooms are equipped with paddle fans Animals are not allowed Smoking is not allowed except for the balconies and the garden

Reviews

Exceptional! 5/5 -
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Charming home in the heart of the countryside 5 km from Siena
average rating of 4.96875 based on 32 reviews
Burleson, tx
5

Tuscany at its best

  • 5 of 5

Beautiful property in the serenity of the Tuscan hills. Property owners are attentive to every detail. We would definitely return to this home over and over. We saw some of the wine harvest, cooked our own meals, and enjoyed the estate wines. Lovely experience.

  • Submitted: Sep 17, 2016
  • Stayed: September 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Tage in einer unversehrten Landschaft

  • 5 of 5

Das ebenso grosszügige wie gemütliche Landhaus Villa Montelisi steht inmitten einer unversehrten toskanischen Landschaft mit Rebbergen, Olivenhainen und Ackerland. Am Horizont ist die Silhouette von Siena erkennbar. Wir haben im ausladenden Garten mehr in die Weite gestaunt als gelesen. Den Apéro tranken wir in den Korbstühlen der Veranda, und danach kochten und assen wir in der grossen, gemütlichen Wohnküche. Die individuellen Schlaf- und Badezimmer gaben allen drei Parteien auch einen privaten Rückzugsraum. Das Wohnzimmer mit Musikanlage haben wir kaum gebraucht. Beim Vino della casa (sehr gut) blieben wir meistens in der Küche hocken und redeten über Siena, Montalcino, Colle Val d'Elsa und, und... Es war schön.

Th. Schweizer, Bern CH

  • Submitted: Oct 10, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you very much, Thomas! Paola & Tullio
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
5

Tuscan paradise that exceeded expectations!

  • 5 of 5

We were a group of 7 adults and 1 child and had an amazing week at Villa Montelisi. We have lots of experience with holiday rentals and this one had the rare characteristic of being even better than the beautiful pictures. You really could not ask for a more perfect base for a week in Tuscany; there is so much space (each bedroom with its own bathroom, two huge living areas, outdoor and indoor seating), the decor is Tuscan but very tasteful, and the view from the outdoor seating area is just incredible. The hosts, Paolo and Tullio, were lovely; they were there to greet us when we arrived and give us a tour of the property, and available the couple of times we called. The location was also great, just a few km's out of Siena, so a good base for discovering the region. We can certainly recommend it!

  • Submitted: Sep 17, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Buckingham
5

Wow doesn't do justice

  • 5 of 5

Stunning accommodation, divine countryside views and wonderful owners. We had one the best holidays in a long time. The house is beautifully Tuscan authentic, full of charm and as for the views - nothing short of a painting. Location is perfect for Siena, Chianti and easy reach of other charming towns like Montepulciano. In fact the photos cannot represent the true sense of what the house and location on the vineyard has to offer. The family are delightful and made us feel espeically welcome. Getting to know the history of the family and vineyard/olive groves made the location all the more intoxicating. It is impossible to return home without wondering when to go back!

  • Submitted: Sep 12, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you, Stephen, meeting people like you and your family is the best reward for us! We wait for you soon, it will really be a pleasure! Paola and Tullio
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5

Property was exquisite. Our whole family, 6 of us, were all comfortable and gracious hospitality.

  • 5 of 5

Thoroughly enjoyed out stay and will would definitely rebook. Accomadations and views were spectacular. Our hosts were most gracious.

  • Submitted: Aug 16, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you Mark, it was a pleasure to meet your beautiful family! All the best Paola & Tullio
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5

Heaven in Tuscany!

  • 5 of 5

A wonderful stay was had at Villa Montelisi!

First, recognize while the descriptions and pictures are beautiful and inspiring, upon arrival the property itself will exceed your expectations. As we proceeded to book the property, from on the onset, our communications with Anna were both timely and clear.

While the property itself can be a challenge to find for the first time Tuscany visitor, the actual journey up the "white road" is itself so beautiful it just makes it the hunt all the worth while. Upon arrival we were warmly welcomed by owners Tullio and Paola, who make you feel like family the minute you arrived.

The property, surrounded by vineyards and olive trees, is breathtaking. Paola gave a thorough tour of the villa while Tullio described the surroundings to us in detail. A beautiful platter of cheeses, meats and olives welcomed the weary travelers.

The villa itself is beautifully appointed, and while the July heat was bearing down on us, the cool breezes that flowed into the rooms and onto our favorite place, the Loggio, were cooling and refreshing. The estate wines are available in the villa for purchase as very reasonable prices.

The pool is about a 10-15 minute walk and we found it to be clean, and the surrounding were equally beautiful. The Simply Market in Siena was a favorite spot for us (about a 15 minute drive) with all the food options you would need for cooking or lunching. The cheese selection was incredibly good.

The views of Sienna are spectacular, particular as you sit for morning coffee or wine in the evening. Our 3 teenagers went out on sunset hikes each evening and were greeting with deer and the surrounding beauty each time. If Tuscany is in your travel plans, you will do well to consider Villa Montelisi!

Marty & Reshmie Shea

San Diego, California

  • Submitted: Jul 24, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you Martin, it has been a pleasure to welcome you and your beautiful family and we hope to see you soon at Tenuta Larnianone! Paola & Tullio
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Map

Nearest Airport
75 Kilometres
Firenze
Nearest Barpub
5 Kilometres
Bar Due Ponti Siena
Nearest Ferry
100 Kilometres
Piombino
Nearest Golf
35 Kilometres
Bagnaia
Nearest Train
8 Kilometres
Siena
Nearest Motorway
62 Kilometres
Firenze
Nearest Restaurant
5 Kilometres
La Braceria Due Ponti Siena
Nearest Ski
80 Kilometres
Monte Amiata
Nearest Beach
100 Kilometres
Castiglion della Pescaia Grosseto
Car: recommended

The property is situated in prime location for a pleasant stay in the countryside and for visiting Siena (7 km. From the center), with its Piazza del Campo, the museums historic buildings, the streets and the traditional Palio.

You can visit in a day Florence (75 km), Arezzo (67 km), San Gimignano (45 km), the Baths of Rapolano (29 km), the beaches of Maremma (100 km), the UNESCO site of the Val D'Orcia ( 50 km) and Monte Amiata. The Villa is 3 km from the Eroica cycling route and at the center of the Chianti Classico wine and food area.

Argentario (125 km.), Rome (230 km.), 5 Terre (km 235).

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Rates & Availability

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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Fees No additional mandatory fees

Check in: 17pm -19pm on Saturday Check out by 10am on the last day.
Stay of less than 7 nights: ask the owner
The price includes: gas, water, electricity, bed linen and towels weekly change, final cleaning, access to the shared swimming-pool and wireless Internet.
Heating cost is charged at effective gas consume (4,5€/m3)
Cancellation policy:
The Property will retain:
10% of the rent at the moment reservation,
50% of the rent from 120 days before the arrival
75% of the rent from 90 days before the arrival
100% of the rent from 60 days before the arrival

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • Canceled bookings will not receive a refund