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Simone Veneziano

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Speaks: english, italian

Siena Luxury Villa, ideal base to discover Tuscany, private tour & tasting avail - Porcilaia - small family luxury country house with private garden

4 Reviews
Sleeps4
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms2
Property type house
Minimum Stay 4 - 6 nights

Overview

Siena House Rental Photos and Description

Luxury country hamlet with private pool & garden, 2 houses & 1 independent villa

Pictures are as follow:

LEGNAIA (4 bedrooms, up to 8 + 2): from #02 to #08

PORCILAIA (2 bedrooms, up to 4 people): from #09 to #17

FIENILE (5 bedrooms, up to 10 people + 2): from #18 to #24

Borgo la Chiusa is part of an ancient convent just outside the walls of Siena, offering guests wonderful views, peaceful environment and two deliciously restored luxury country homes with Siena terracotta floors, stone walls, beamed ceilings and very beautiful finishing touches.

The outside of each apartment offers a well kept garden, a lovely patio with table, chairs and BBQ for outside eating and relaxing.

Borgo la Chiusa Siena luxury country homes are the ideal bases for taking both short and long breaks. Their key position, only 5 minutes drive from Siena, allow guests to enjoy all the fascinating city has to offer without giving up on peace and privacy only a country home can guarantee.

A break at Borgo la Chiusa is ideal for taking a language course, enjoying the Palio of Siena, taking wine tasting tours, all of which we can organize for you.

More Details

Details for Porcilaia - small family luxury country house with private garden 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4, 2 Bathrooms

Porcilaia, whose name means pigsty, was converted from the original pigsty of Borgo la Chiusa, part of an ancient convent.

The house sits on the left corner of the property and is accessed from a welcoming terraced patio at the front of the house.

Porcilaia is endowed with a large open living area, cleverly organised to fit a comfortable sofa and armchairs, a modern kitchen and dining area.

The back of the house hosts a double and a twin bedrooms, each with their own bathroom.

The front terrace is equipped with table, chairs, loungers, BBQ and umbrellas.

Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
Simone Veneziano (Property Manager)
Call Manager
Speaks: english, italian

Reviews

4.8
based on 4 traveler reviews

Porcilaia - small family luxury country house with private garden
average rating of 4.75 based on 4 reviews
5

Delightful Porcilaia

  • 5 of 5

It was definitely the highlight of our extensive 3-week Italy tour!

The property was indeed delightful in all aspects, the location, the scenery, the property itself, including the rooms, kitchen facilities, and obviously lovingly decorated premises with tasteful details all over the house. We had picked this property as a hub to go on daily visits to Chianti, Pisa, Florence, etc. it was a great pleasure to go back home for pleasant evenings filled with drinks, antipasti, and barbecued dinner.

The only negative was that there was no bath soap or washing machine detergent when we arrived, which is an inconvenience, especially if you come from abroad and have to immediately rush to town to get supplies.

We will recommend Porcilaia to friends around the globe, and hopefully be back ourselves!

Compliments to the owner Francesca, and to Simone for the impeccable communication...

Grazie mille!

  • Submitted: Sep 22, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Kansas City, Missouri
4

Lovely, roomy apartment

  • 4 of 5

The apartment is lovely, well appointed, spacious, very comfortable. It offers fabulous outdoor spaces as well, just as pictured. Extra bonus is the beautiful view of Tuscany. It is located about a 20 minute drive outside Siena, which is a good location if you are driving around Tuscany. However, there are not any resources close by, like a grocery store, coffee shop, or restaurants. The closest grocery store is a ten minute drive and it was small and didn't offer much. If you are looking for peace and quiet and to get away from it all, this is a great place!

  • Submitted: Aug 10, 2015
  • Stayed: Apr 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Perfect country respite

  • 5 of 5

My husband and I were so fortunate to find Porcilia. It was a truly delightful, peaceful place after our stays in Rome and Florence. It was extremely clean and well furnished. We especially enjoyed the outside Tuscan grille. The owner was extremely attentive to our requests. There are several restaurants and a good market nearby. I have raved about it to several people and would love to return when the weather is warmer and we could enjoy the pool and outside patio.

  • Submitted: Aug 6, 2015
  • Stayed: Mar 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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belfast Ireland
5

a heavenly destination

  • 5 of 5

This was a perfect place to stay close to Sienna but with the peace of the countryside. The owners were very helpful giving google earth maps to the local supermarket and the house itself was spotless and very well equipped. The surroundings are picture postcard beautiful. The house is well situated to the motorway making it easy to get around. Close to the COOP supermarket was a great restaurant, called the green Frog(?) great food and good value also an ice-cream parlour just across the road. Absolutely no hesitation in recommending La Chiusa. just one question does Tuscany have more stars or is just a bit closer to heaven and therefore easier to see them!

  • Submitted: Oct 5, 2009
  • Stayed: Aug 2009
  • Source: HomeAway
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Map

Nearest Airport
90 Kilometres
Amerigo Vespucci Airport in Florence
Nearest Barpub
1.5 Kilometres
La Pausa - Via Po, 2, Sovicille SI
Nearest Golf
18 Kilometres
Royal Golf La Bagnaia - royalgolflabagnaia.com/en/
Nearest Train
12 Kilometres
Siena
Nearest Motorway
6 Kilometres
Siena Ovest
Nearest Restaurant
3.7 Kilometres
Ristorante "Il Grillo Moro", Strada dell'Aeroporto
Car: not necessary

La Chiusa is a small hamlet just outside Siena, the best preserved medieval town of Italy, whose community retains its ancient traditions. A perfect location to relax and visit art cities like Florence, San Gimignano, Pienza, Volterra, the leaning tower of Pisa. Tuscany is the land of Art and Culture, home to Leonardo, Galileo, Michelangelo whose homes, museums and masterpieces you'll be able to admire on a day trip from Borgo Vitignano. Il Palio di Siena, a thrilling traditional horserace, takes place in the centre of Siena every year in July and August. Tuscany is also famous for its red wines. On a day trip you can visit Chianti, Montalcino, Montepulciano, Scansano and why not Bolgheri. For those of you who love unspoilt nature, Maremma is but an hour away. The gorgeous Mediterranean coast is only 70 km away, with Castiglione della Pescaia, Punta Ala, Follonica, La Carbonaia. Perugia in Umbria is only 110 kms away.

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Rates & Availability

Siena House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Manager accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
 
September
Sep 3 2016 - Sep 30 2016
4 night minimum stay
$185
$1,110
 
 
October
Oct 1 2016 - Oct 28 2016
4 night minimum stay
$140
$885
 
 
Winter
Oct 29 2016 - Dec 16 2016
4 night minimum stay
$135
$841
 
 
Winter Holidays
Dec 17 2016 - Jan 8 2017
4 night minimum stay
$179
$1,110
 
 
Winter
Jan 9 2017 - Mar 31 2017
4 night minimum stay
$135
$841
$2,242
 
 
April and Easter 2017
Apr 1 2017 - Apr 28 2017
4 night minimum stay
$185
$1,121
$3,923
 
 
May
Apr 29 2017 - May 26 2017
4 night minimum stay
$202
$1,233
$4,371
 
 
June
May 27 2017 - Jun 30 2017
4 night minimum stay
$224
$1,345
 
 
July
Jul 1 2017 - Jul 28 2017
5 night minimum stay
$252
$1,513
 
 
August
Jul 29 2017 - Sep 1 2017
6 night minimum stay
$269
$1,625
 
 
September
Sep 2 2017 - Sep 29 2017
4 night minimum stay
$241
$1,457
 
 
October
Sep 30 2017 - Nov 3 2017
4 night minimum stay
$202
$1,233
 
 
My Standard Rate
5 night minimum stay
$1,625
 

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $448
Pet Fee $45
Stay tax €2 per night, per person. This amount will be due to the manager upon arrival. Does not apply to children under 12 years.

The price includes linen, towels, pool towels, air conditioning or a daily allowance of 3 cubic meters for the heating between mid October and mid April, wireless internet access and final cleaning.
Extra heating and fire wood are charged separately respectively on a meter at 5 Euro per cubic meter and 10 Euro per box.

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Amenities

Siena House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house (terraced)
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 75 m²
Location Type:
  • Rural
  • Town
Theme:
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Fireplace
  • Firewood
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided
  • Local Maps
  • Parking
  • Sofa Bed
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
Kitchen:
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower , bidet
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower , bidet
  • Each guest is offered a change of towels every 7 days. The set comprises a hand towel, a face towel and a large shower towel. Towels are new, of top quality cotton, washed with good products to ensure hygiene and softness. An extra set is available on request.
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king , 1 baby crib
    Bedroom 2 - 2 twin/ single
  • 1 double and 1 twin (the 2 single beds can be joined). Linen are of very good quality, so are blankets and duvets. Everything is new and of the highest quality, and very accurately matched to the colours of the house. Each bed has 4 pillows, 2 thick ones and two softer ones, a woolen blanket, a duvet and a quilt cover and an air conditioner.
Entertainment:
  • DVD Player
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Pool Table
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
Outside:
  • Balcony
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Terrace
  • 4 garden chairs
  • 4 beach chairs
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
Pool / Spa:
  • Private Pool ...
Onsite Services:
  • Private Chef
Attractions:
  • autumn foliage
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • waterfalls
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • mountain biking
Notes:
Smoking is permitted outside only.

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