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Member since: 2012
Speaks: english

Private Hayloft with Garden Near Montespertoli - with Wi-Fi

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Sleeps6
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms1
Property type farmhouse
Minimum Stay 2 - 3 nights

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Overview

Montespertoli Farmhouse Rental Photos and Description

Farmhouse, 2 Bedrooms + Convertible bed(s), 1 Bath, (Sleeps 3-6)

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You’ll find us in the heart of Tuscany, in the area known as the “Chianti towns”.

We're located in Montespertoli, a typical Tuscan town easily reached from all over the region.

This is a land of gentle hills dotted with vineyards that denote authentic Tuscan scenery. It is a fertile land, whose soil produces some of the world's most famous wines.

We're located in an area best experienced at the slow pace of bygone times and discovered with a real sense of adventure, as Mario Soldati, a gifted director and writer and a lover of food and wine, said, 'Drinking a wine is not enough to realize its qualities. You need to head into the land, discover where it comes from, look at the hills, walk the paths.'

Montespertoli extends an invitation that cannot be declined to raise a glass with its Chianti, taste its extra-virgin olive oil and strictly 'saltless' home-made Tuscan bread, discover its gentle scenery and a town bursting with art, history and legend, and choose from the endless possibilities offered locally.

Our property 'Casa Vacanze - il Tramonto sul Chianti' is composed by 2 buildings and can host up to 18 people.

The farmhouse has 3 apartments (Venere - Bacco - Diana)

and

The hayloft has 1 apartment (Giove)

The listing show only the hayloft but please contact us for further information.

GIOVE (3+3 people - 2 bedrooms - 1 bathroom - kitchen)

This is an self-contained apartment (accommodating 6 people) located in the old, fully restored hayloft, comprising a spacious and airy kitchen/lounge with breath-taking views as the towers of San Gimignano can be seen on the horizon through the window.

The kitchen consists of a cooktop with four hobs and an electric oven. There is a toaster, dishwasher, fridge, freezer and washing machine.

In the lounge area there is a sofa bed to sleep two people.

There are two bedrooms: a double and a single. An extra bed may be added to both rooms.

Pool will be available from June.

In Italy from 1 June 2012 there will be a turist tax euro 1,00 a day for a person and you pay it at the end of the holiday.It isn't included on the price of the stay.

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Suitability:
  • children welcome
  • limited accessibility
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
Owner
Member since: 2012
Speaks: english

About The Owner

We are Francesca and Claudia, two Florentine women born and bred in this special place.

Our family bought this farm in the early Seventies and, through patient, loving and painstaking restoration, brought back to life what had been an abandoned ruin for years, over run by nature.

Here we have enjoyed some special moments and unforgettable summers and we have now decided to make this available to others: the loveliness of a slight breeze that rustles your hair on this hill all year round; in the winter, when it is never too cold, in the spring, with its intoxicating perfumes, in the summer, with its joys, and in the autumn, with its unforgettable colours.

You will be welcomed by our smiles and enthusiasm, our joie de vivre and genuinely Tuscan happiness to share, offering simple yet unique things.

Arm in arm with our husbands, Alberto and Giuseppe, and our children, Madeleine, Nzuzi and Henock, who happily run around the garden with our dog Camilla beneath the loving gaze of Grandfather Angelo, we take pride in suggesting trips, tasting sessions, places to visit, walks and anything else that you might need.

Our wish is to make your all dreams come true during your stay with us, so that you'll always remember your Tuscan holiday in the heart of the Chianti region, as well as the absolute Tuscan flavour of the place.

The Owner purchased this farmhouse in 1900

What makes this farmhouse unique

We are only 4 km from Montespertoli and 30 Km from Firenze, 'Il Tramonto sul Chianti' is the right place to discover the Tuscan Countryside with his castles and historic cities.

The municipality of Montespertoli, which covers an area of 125.02 km2, is nestled in the lovely hills of Central Tuscany, part of the Chianti region. The main town stands at 257 metres above sea level, is 25 km from Florence and lies at an equal distance from the tourist towns of San Gimignano, Siena, Pisa and Volterra. The landscape is very varied and is marked by gentle hills and fertile land in terms of morphology and farming as the distinctive hills in the Val di Pesa, consisting of marine sediments, are regarded as some of the best land around. We can talk about a certain scenic unity, a distinctive 'Chiantishire' landscape, which is created by relatively low altitudes (up to a maximum of 442 metres above sea level in the Lucardo area) and with the widespread presence of olive trees and vines. The town has a mild climate, albeit exposed to winds on all sides. The continuously sweeping breeze keeps the air fresh and healthy.

With its vineyards, wineries and Mostra del Chianti [Chianti Showcase], Montespertoli is one of the Tuscan wine capitals. In addition to oil and bread, the history of wine is one of the distinguishing and most renowned aspects of the whole area. The municipality is well signposted and boasts an array of eateries serving up typical Tuscan food throughout the area. There is a tourist information office and a top sports and tourism centre in the Molino del Ponte area, with football pitches, covered tennis courts, a five-a-side football field, clay pigeon shooting, indoor sports facilities, a pool, hotel and restaurant. The local geography lends itself to the organisation of cultural itineraries over several days. Of particular interest are the Museum of Sacred Art in the church of Pieve di San Piero in Mercato and the A. Bassi Picture Gallery in Piazza Machiavelli.

Guestbook comments from the owner

Siamo stati per 6 notti con il nostro 1 anno di età. Aveva una macchina che ha reso la vita molto più facile. Appartamento spazioso e confortevole, cucina molto funzionale con piani a gas e forno. Vista della Toscana sono meravigliosi dal fienile. Alberto è stato molto gentile, parlava inglese (molto meglio del nostro italiano) e ci ha dato buoni consigli sulla regione. Montespertoli era una città incantevole e ha la gente cordiale. Buona connessione internet. Fienile non ha microonde o asciugatrice. Abbiamo inondato il nostro bambino senza problemi. Riscaldamento era extra, e per il bambino che abbiamo avuto su tutta la notte. Ma alberto gentilmente ci ha dato uno sconto!
Nov 2012
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1 traveler review

Private Hayloft with Garden Near Montespertoli - with Wi-Fi
average rating of 4.0 based on 5 reviews
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meravigliosa vacanza

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Paesaggio incantevole, colori caldi, molto intimo e familiare, "Il Tramonto sul Chianti" si affaccia su na delle zone collinari piu' belle della Toscana.

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  • Submitted: Apr 12, 2012
  • Stayed: Mar 2012
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Map

Nearest Airport
30 Kilometres
Firenze
Nearest Barpub
2.2 Kilometres
Montespertoli
Nearest Ferry
60 Kilometres
Livorno
Nearest Golf
25 Kilometres
Ugolino (Bagno a Ripoli, Firenze)
Nearest Train
17 Kilometres
Empoli
Nearest Motorway
15 Kilometres
Empoli
Nearest Restaurant
2.5 Kilometres
Montespertoli
Nearest Ski
65 Kilometres
Abetone (pt)
Nearest Beach
60 Kilometres
Livorno
Car: recommended

Opportunity to visit wineries, castles, stately homes,

you can make excursions on foot and by bicycle or in our community, both in nearby towns where you can find the historical street FRANCIGENA recovered from the passing of time and neglect of men.

We recommend for these activities the months between April and June and September / October.

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Rates & Availability

Montespertoli Farmhouse Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
EUR
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
 
alta
Dec 30 2016 - Jan 7 2017
3 night minimum stay
$134
$662
$1,347
 
 
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
$89
$550
$1,122
 
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add $6 per night, per additional guest

Additional information about rental rates

Tourist tax not included, euro 1 for day for person

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.
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Amenities

Montespertoli Farmhouse Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • farmhouse
Floor Area:
  • 60 m²
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 -
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 2 - 1 double , possible a small bed for newborn
    Bedroom 1 - 1 king , 1 queen
    Convertible bed(s) - 2 sleep sofa /futon
  • Queen size Beds (1), Twin or Single Beds (1), Sleep Sofa or Futons (1) In the kitchen/lounge area
Suitability:
  • children welcome
  • limited accessibility
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
Attractions:
  • live theater
  • museums
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • horseback riding
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hot air ballooning
  • hunting
  • mountain biking
  • tennis
Notes:
Included services: -use of the apartment and communal outdoor area in front of the building - wifi - a car parking space - tables, chairs and sunbed for outdoor use - electricity - fridge - washing machine - dishwasher - oven - iron - lcd tv

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