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Excellently located house within a residence with pool

Bedrooms 2
Space 990 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 4 nights


About the property

2 Bedroom house close to major Tuscan sites! And including FREE WIFI

This is a modern property housed within Vepri Residence which is made up of 30 units, privately secluded behind the main gate, with easy parking and a beautiful pool and BBQ area.

The house consists of 2 bedrooms - one matrimonial and the other with 3 bunk beds. Very conveniently it has 2 full bathrooms, as well as a beautiful and large sitting/dining lounge area with lots of sun light and view.

This property is surrounded by its own garden on three sides and terrace. Garden furniture is available for outdoor breakfasts, meals and/or BBQ's (private charcoal BBQ set available).

Towels and linen are included as is central heating, water and electricity. Apart from central heating there is also a fire place in the lounge area.

The kitchen is modern and well equipped with gas hob, oven large refrigerator/freezer, toaster and all cooking and dining utensils. All other equipment, including washing machine and furniture are brand new and in excellent working order.

For your entertainment there is FREE HIGH SPEED WIFI, which enables you to browse the internet, check your e-mails and SKYPE family and friends, TV with a long list of free to air satellite channels and a DVD player.

More Details

Kenneth and Sandra Baldacchino
Member since: 2010
Speaks: english, german, spanish, italian
Response time:
Within a few days
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
September 8, 2017


Nearest Barpub
1 Kilometres
Nearest Train
4 Kilometres
Nearest Restaurant
1 Kilometres
Antico Portale
Car: necessary

Vepri Residence, is set in the heart of Tuscany, amidst tranquil and hilly countryside. This agricultural hamlet lies on the lush green hills of Chianti. Dotted with forests and cultivated hillsides, vineyards and olive groves, quaint farms and pastures.

Vepri is within easy reach of the historic cities of Siena, Firenze and Arezzo. In fact it is excellently situated within Tuscany being only ca 30 minutes drive from Siena, 30 minutes from Arezzo, 45 minutes from Cortona, 45 minutes from San Gimignano and 45 minutes/1hour from Florence (can also be reached by a direct train from nearby Bucine station.) Other quaint towns not to be missed and within 1 hour driving distances are Montepulciano, Pienza, Montalcino and Bagno Vignoni amongst others.

Food stores, bakery, gas stations, restaurants and other commodities are available in the surrounding area and within a maximum of 10 minutes drive from the residence.


Bucine House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house (semi-detached)
  • Guests provide their own meals
  • Housekeeper Included
Floor Area:
  • 990 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM / Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 7
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
Location Type:
  • Rural
  • Village
  • Away From It All
  • Historic
  • Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Local Maps
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Sofa Bed
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower , bidet
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower , bidet
  • 2 modern and very well sized bathrooms.
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 7
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 double
    Bedroom 2 - 3 twin/ single , Bunk beds
    Bedroom 3 - 1 sleep sofa /futon , In lounge area
  • Matrimonial bedroom with double bed, 2 bed -side commodes and wardrobe. Second bedroom with 3 beds (bunk beds) and wardrobe. Plus a very comfortable double sofa bed in the lounge area.
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Gated Community
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Patio
  • Terrace
  • 6 garden chairs
  • 2 beach chairs
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool
  • Outdoor Pool
  • arboretum
  • autumn foliage
  • churches
  • forests
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • outlet shopping
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • laundromat
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • hiking
The outdoor communal pool is open from June to September.


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Excellently located house within a residence with pool
average rating of 4.769231 based on 13 reviews

Excellente Location à recommander pour visiter la toscane

  • 4 of 5

Maison très agréable, spacieuse, bien équipée et propre.

Emplacement idéal pour visiter les alentours Florence, Pise, Sienne .. la Toscane.

Maison située dans un endroit calme à proximité des commerces.

Tres bon accueil d'EVA qui parle bien le Français

Et les propriétaires ont toujours été disponibles pour nous renseigner

A recommander.

Very pleasant, spacious, well equipped and clean house.

Ideal location to visit the surroundings Florence, Pisa, Siena the Tuscany.

House situated in a quiet place near the businesses.

EVA's very good welcome which well speaks French

And the owners were always available to inform us

To recommend.

  • Submitted: Aug 30, 2017
  • Stayed: Aug 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks Valerie and Piere and I really look forward to hosting you again in the future! Sandra and Kenneth
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Lovely house with great pool

  • 5 of 5

We just returned home from a lovely holiday in Toscane. After a nice mail-contact with owner Kenneth, we were kindly welcomed by Carlo, who speaks (in my Dutch ears) perfectly English! The house was spaciously, clean and fully equipped. There was a review about the children's room being small, but my two teenaged kids had no problem with it. They found him large enough.

The wi-fi was great, especially appreciated by my son and husband! My daughter though, was very happy with the large, clean pool. Maybe there could be more sun beds and some could be replaced, but that was the only tiny minus.

The residence is nicely located and give a save feeling due to the electric gate. The surroundings are lovely and the place is very central, you can visit al the nice towns within the hour.

In short, I certainly can recommend this place!!

  • Submitted: Jul 28, 2014
  • Stayed: Jul 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks Susanne!! We hope to host you and family again in our house :) - Sandra and Kenneth
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Perfect for relaxation, nature and culture...

  • 5 of 5

We stayed for two and a half weeks and it was one of the best holidays we have ever had. As a couple looking to relax and recover from the stress of modern day life, we found this to be a perfect location.

Located in the middle of the Tuscan hills, surrounded by vineyards, beautiful little villages, castles, churches, is exactly what you imagine when you think of holidaying in Tuscany.

For peace and quiet the appartment is perfectly located with the only noise pollution provided by the crickets at night. Reading by the pool or sipping Negronis on the terrace gazing out at the surrounding hills....awesome! Facilites were also spot on. A large lounge and well equiped kitchen area with terrace which, as cooking enthusiasts, was very important to us (and barbeque). Two large bedrooms and two spacious bathrooms.

I am a keen mountainbiker and the immediate area provides scenic trails taking you through local villages, settlements, vineyards and past lakes...and all outside the front door.

Ambra is within easy walking distance and has enough shops, bars and restaurants to keep you satisfied for a couple of weeks. Corte di Bacco is one of the best restaurants ever.

Supermarket 5 minutes drive in Bucine.

For a bit of culture and adventure Siena, Florence, Arezzo are within 30 minutes drive. Montepulciano less than an hour away.

As the apartment complex is self contained and very secure, I'm thinking of going back with the kids next time.

  • Submitted: Oct 7, 2013
  • Stayed: Sep 2013
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks for your nice words Marie and Ian!! We sincerely look forward to hosting you again with your kids! :) Sandra and Kenneth
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  • 5 of 5

A nice, clean spacious and well-isolated apartment in the heart of Tuscany. Large swimming pool. The house keeper (Angela) was very friendly and helpfull. So was the owner Kenneth ! It was a very lovely place : lots of room and well equiped on the inside and outside. Large fridge ( !!!) . It's well located between Siena and Arezzo and the vineyards and also not far away. One minor detail : there were not enough sun beds at the pool but the owner has 2 more extra sun beds in the house ( good of you Kenneth!).Lots of good restaurants within a range of 5 kilometers.

this residence is one of the best we've been to !

In one word : nnnniiiiicccceeee

Frank & Anita


  • Submitted: Sep 8, 2013
  • Stayed: Jul 2013
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Dear Anita and Frank. Thank you sooooo much for these kind words! I am glad that you enjoyed your stay and Sandra and me look forward to hosting you once again. I am sorry that there were not enough sun-beds by the pool but it is good to note that now the condominium management has just bought extra beds for the pool so this issue is sorted as well. Thanks again! Sandra and Kenneth
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Tolle Lage

  • 5 of 5

Wir verbrachten einen sehr schönen Urlaub in der Ferienwohnung der Vepri Residenz. Die Wohnung entsprach genau dem Inserat. Sie liegt im Erdgeschoss und ist angenehm und funktionell eingerichtet und nicht abgenutzt. Das Kinderzimmer ist recht klein, was uns aber nicht gestört hat. Die Küche verfügt über alle notwendigen Gerätschaften. Der Kühlschrank ist sehr geräumig, das Eisfach verfügt über ein etwas größeres Fach. Waschmaschine, Bügeleisen, Fön, W-LAN – alles da. Der Pool hat eine gute Größe, so dass man ein paar Bahnen ziehen oder etwas tauchen kann. Überfüllt war es dort nie, manchmal waren wir sogar allein dort. Die Straße hinter der Residenz kann man sehr gut als Joggingstrecke nutzen. Die Wohnung liegt günstig für zahlreiche Ausflüge zu den toskanischen Sehenswürdigkeiten oder in die toskanischen Städte. Siena und Arezzo ca. 30 min, Florenz und Montepulciano unter einer Stunde. Während unseres Urlaubes war es in der Anlage sehr ruhig, so dass man nachts gut schlafen konnte. Insgesamt haben wir uns gut erholt und uns wohl gefühlt. Vielen Dank an die Vermieter!

  • Submitted: Aug 25, 2013
  • Stayed: Jul 2013
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Dear Christiane and family. Many thanks for this nice review. We are so glad that you enjoyed your stay and that you relaxed. We sincerely hope to host you again in the future. Thanks again Sandra and Kenneth
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Our Holiday August 2011

  • 5 of 5

The description and photos don't really do this holiday venue enough justice - the views from the apartment terrace were really lovely and the house was beautifully clean and modern. Usually on holiday, we eat out a lot, but because the kitchen was so well equipped and the views so excellent, it was a real pleasure preparing and then enjoying a family evening meal watching the sunset.

The property owner, provided excellent service, he telephoned and also texted us to ensure everything was OK - it was nice to know that had there been any problems, then there is someone approachable to assist.

During our stay, there were only a few other families also staying in the other apartments, so it was very peaceful and relaxing and also mean't we often had the pool to ourselves which my teenagers loved!

We visited Florence which we enjoyed and is easily reachable by train from the nearby village of Bucine and took about an hour (do check the train timetable on bank holidays though as we didn't and found that not all the trains stopped at Bucine!). There is a nice, friendly bar in the next village which is walkable (Amara).

Arezzo is also within easy reach by car and well worth a visit as is the lake at Castiglione del Lago

I would definitely recommend this property as it is well placed for visiting surrounding towns and cities while also being a lovely place to relax and enjoy some peace in the beautiful countryside.

  • Submitted: Aug 31, 2011
  • Stayed: Aug 2011
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks Michaela! We are so glad that your family and your enjoyed your stay in our house and we are also very happy that you made good use of the amenities of the house and the area! :o) We look forward to welcoming you again in the future. Best regards Sandra and Kenneth
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Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Fees No additional mandatory fees

The above rates are valid for a maximum of 4 guests. Additional guests will be charged at € 10.00 per person per day. 25 per cent deposit is payable on confirmation and the balance is to be settled 7 days prior to arrival.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.

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