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Lovely traditional farmhouse near Siena - IL FORNO - Ground Floor

6 Reviews
Bedrooms 1
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 3 - 4 nights

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Minimum Stay
3 - 4 nights


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Two nice apartments with 3 units for 13 sleeps

Very nice farmhouse of the end of 1700 (already surveyed in the first cadastre of the Granducato of Tuscany in 1812) consists of two apartments with independent entrance and well separated, “La Loggia” and “Il Forno”.

Furthermore , the apartment "Il Forno" is divided on two floors (first floor and ground floor), each with separate entrance and can be rented either all together (the first floor and ground floor) or separately. The ground floor is recently built (2015) and is equipped both air conditioning and dishwasher.

All apartments are furnished with great care and respect for Tuscan tradition, with characteristic wooden beamed ceilings. The villa is located in a beautiful location in the heart of Montagnola, a beautiful hilly and wooded zone declared "Site of Importance" by the European Community (EC), only 10 km and few minutes drive from the center of Siena and is located in close proximity of the famous "Via Francigena", (the old road that pilgrims of northern Europe were to go to Rome and that crosses the whole of Tuscany all the Tuscan way has been recently mapped ) with the possibility of beautiful walks starting directly from the house. Ideal for those who want a peaceful holiday and relaxation. Outer space, a real park bigger than 3 acres, allowing guests to each apartment to be able to isolate in perfect tranquility and enjoy in a "heart space", also includes a nice pool whose use is restricted to guests, with chairs and umbrellas, as well as tables and chairs. Very quiet and relaxing, ideal for families or groups of friends who want to maintain their privacy.

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Details for IL FORNO - Ground Floor 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4, 1 Bathroom

The apartment "Il Forno", the total of about 135 square meters, is located on two floors, the first floor and ground floor, which can be rented together or separately, both floors have separate entrance and each has access to the garden.

Below it is described only the "Il Forno - ground floor", ca. 60 square meters. , For 2/4 people.

This part of the apartment is of recent creation (in April 2015) and was made with finishes and high level solutions. It consists of a modern kitchen with dishwasher, a large and cozy living room with sofa bed (200x160 cm), a delightful double bedroom and a large and beautiful bathroom with a large shower cabin. "Il Forno - Ground floor" is equipped with air-conditioned and is furnished with great care and with exclusive pieces from our family.

Also this apartment has an equipmet of table and chairs and can enjoy a reserved space in the garden just outside (exclusive use of this apartment )

  • Events Allowed
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered

1) Vittoria 2) David
Member since: 2010
Speaks: english, italian
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Calendar last updated:
October 26, 2016
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based on 6 traveler reviews

IL FORNO - Ground Floor
average rating of 5.0 based on 6 reviews

Lovely apartment in quiet forest area

  • 5 of 5

We were the first visitors to stay in this apartment as it had only just been completed. It is modern and clean, although the whole building was centuries old. It was well equipped, and a few little things that were not present were very quickly provided by David. The surroundings were delightful,very peaceful, lovely gardens and forest but the apartment was within only 10 minutes of Siena (finding the apartment the first time was a little tricky but the GPS helped). The pool was great and would be wonderful for families. The bed was satisfactory, and the apartment was very spacious for the two of us. Some noise was caused by the occupants of the apartment above, but for the time we were there it wasn't too disruptive. David was a very welcoming host, who gave us a map of the area and made suggestions of restaurants in the area (all of them were fantastic!) and places that we might like to visit. We had a great time here. We highly recommend this apartment for anyone wanting a quiet rural area.

  • Submitted: Oct 6, 2015
  • Stayed: Jun 2015
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restful , relaxing beautiful setting

  • 5 of 5

A very comfortable stay in a very well equipped apartment.

The farmhouse sits in a quiet natural forested area less that 10 Km from Sienna so it was easy to get in and out of the city, we shopped on the edge of sienna (nice and easy).

David Simone and Vittorio were so helpful and kind ,going the extra mile to ensure we had the best stay. David had a good knowledge and history of the area and Vittoria helped to point us in the right direction for places of interest of which there were lots and also recommended good restaurants. Unlike many pools this one was a good depth and provided a welcome respite from the midday sun, a large garden allowed for space if needed from other guests

The surrounding forests were full of wildlife and a big treat for us was to watch at close proximity in the garden two fox cubs playing - how good is that

Many thanks once again and we hope to be back.

  • Submitted: Sep 12, 2015
  • Stayed: Aug 2015
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Un séjour mémorable en Toscane!

  • 5 of 5

Notre première visite en Toscane et nous avons été séduits sur toute la ligne : En pleine nature, parfait pour les ornithologues amateurs, Sienne et supermarché à 15 minutes, espace très intime avec terrasse privée, belle piscine et vues à couper le souffle, jardins fabuleux (merci à Somina pour tout son travail). Très bien situé pour des visites d’une journée dans les environs : Florence, San Gimignano, Montepulciano, le Chianti, Volterra, Arezzo, etc.

Accueil chaleureux de nos hôtes Vittoria, David et Simona. Passionnés de leur région, ils nous ont très bien conseillés pour des visites, resto et vignobles. Ils ont été toujours disponibles pour toutes questions, et ce, même très tard le soir.

L’appartement est fidèle aux photos du site web : confortable, super tranquille, propre, entièrement rénové (cuisine, salle de bain, etc) et bien insonorisé, cuisine très bien équipée et lits confortables.

Seul regret : séjour trop court!

Merci à la famille Landi pour ces souvenirs mémorables de la Toscane.

  • Submitted: Jun 24, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
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Absolutely gorgeous

  • 5 of 5

My wife and I stayed for one week in this wonderful apartment. Although the weather was not so good we had a fantastic time in the Tuscany. The apartment was really great, it was very good equipped, absolutely clean and totally renovated only a few months ago.

Cooking in the kitchen was a pleasure, because everything needed was available, like gas stove with 4 burner, electric furnace, microwave, dishwasher, big refrigerator with separate freezer and a great variety of pots, pans and dishes.

The property was very sophisticated with many nice trees, bushes and flowers in an absolute quiet and lovely scenery. You can really see the great effort to keep the property in that good condition. The apartment, the property and the landscape had everything you need for a relaxing and dreamlike holiday.

The location near Siena – the heart of the Tuscany – was one of the main reasons to book this apartment. From the property you can reach most of the best places in the Tuscany in each direction, like Siena (15min), Florence and Volterra (1 h), Pisa and Lucca (less than 2 hours), San Gimingnanon (less than 1 h)and all of the nice small towns of the Crete (less than one hour).

The landlords of this apartment, Vittoria and her father David are really nice people. Vittoria gave us a very good explanation where we can find everything in the nearby area. She gave us a lot of maps with tips to find everything we need in the area of Siena. The communication with her via Email and SMS was without complications and every question was answered directly.

Unfortunately we had to leave the apartment after one week - when our holiday ended. We wished to stay there for more days because we enjoyed this week so much! But we are sure that we come back in a hopefully not too far future!

Thank you Vittoria and your family!!!

Heike and Roman

  • Submitted: May 8, 2016
  • Stayed: Apr 2016
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Wonderful appartment in fanatstic scenery

  • 5 of 5

My wife and I stayed in the brand-new renovated apartment on the ground floor for one week and simply enjoyed every day. Just 20-30 minutes away from Siena by car this apartment is located in a very quite rural area. It is perfectly equipped with a modern kitchen, bathroom, living room and sleeping room that has a large double bed. For two persons it is very spacious and there is no need to bring any kitchen utensils - it's all there including microwave and dish washer. Wi-Fi is also availabe and very reliable and fast. On the estate you find a nice swimming pool and some shady areas with chairs and tables. All very clean and well maintained. The host family cordially welcomed us upon arrival, gave us valuable tips what to do in Siena, Florence etc. and was always reachable if needed. Very friendly contact!

We will certainly come again.

  • Submitted: Sep 18, 2015
  • Stayed: Sep 2015
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A recommander

  • 5 of 5

Nous avons loué pendant 2 semaines l'appartement l'Olivo dont l'aménagement venait de se terminer. Il a été aménagé au rdc de la propriété qui dispose de 2 autres appartements. Il est décoré avec beaucoup de goût et des matériaux très qualitatifs et dispose de tout l'équipement et confort nécessaires pour passer d'excellentes vacances à 4 personnes. Au calme, la propriété est située à une dizaine de km de Sienne et permet rapidement de rayonner sur toute la Toscane. Les propriétaires, charmants, vous donneront d'ailleurs plein de bonnes idées pour visiter leur région. Nous avons passé un excellent séjour et recommandons cette adresse qui peut accueillir une ou plusieurs familles.

  • Submitted: Aug 12, 2015
  • Stayed: Jul 2015
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Nearest Airport
60 Kilometres
Firenze - Peretola
Nearest Barpub
5 Kilometres
Il Ceppo - Siena
Nearest Ferry
110 Kilometres
Nearest Golf
15 Kilometres
Colle Val d'Elsa
Nearest Train
10 Kilometres
Nearest Motorway
45 Kilometres
Firenze Impruneta
Nearest Restaurant
3 Kilometres
Nearest Beach
90 Kilometres
Casiglion della Pescaia
Car: necessary

The property is located 10 min / car from the center of Siena, nestled in the beautiful countryside of Montagnola. It is the ideal starting point to visit places of historic interest and scenic as Volterra, San Gimignano, Pienza, Montalcino, which are all within easy reach, as well as the cities of Florence, Arezzo and Pisa.

Beautiful trails, from Siena to visit the Chianti and the Crete Senesi in tours that combine unforgettable views to the best of Italian food and wine. The Tuscan coast with its most beautiful places as Castiglione della Pescaia or Argentario, is 1 hour by car. Siena is the city of the Palio, which is really an experience to live, but not only that, there are many, in fact, shows and especially artistic and musical events throughout the year mean that your holiday remains memorable .

But the real question is : "and if, instead of going around, I stay to tan by the pool?"


Rates & Availability

Siena Cottage Rental Rates

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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
Extra low season 2016
Oct 22 2016 - Dec 16 2016
3 night minimum stay
Christmas season 2016
Dec 17 2016 - Jan 13 2017
3 night minimum stay
Winter season 2017
Jan 14 2017 - Mar 31 2017
3 night minimum stay
Extra low season 2017
Apr 1 2017 - May 19 2017
3 night minimum stay
Low season 2017
May 20 2017 - Jun 30 2017
3 night minimum stay
Mid season 2017
Jul 1 2017 - Jul 7 2017
4 night minimum stay
High season 2017
Jul 8 2017 - Aug 25 2017
4 night minimum stay
Low season 2017
Aug 26 2017 - Sep 15 2017
3 night minimum stay
Extra low season 2017
Sep 16 2017 - Oct 20 2017
3 night minimum stay
Winter season 2017
Oct 21 2017 - Dec 15 2017
3 night minimum stay
Christmas season 2017
Dec 16 2017 - Jan 12 2018
3 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Pet Fee $33
spese di pulizia $49
Refundable damage deposit $109
Stay tax 2.5% per night, per person. This amount will be due to the owner upon arrival. Does not apply to children under 12 years.

Le tariffe dell'appartamento si intendono per due persone. Per ogni persona extra è richiesto un supplemento di € 15,00/per persona. I prezzi sono comprensivi del costo dell'aria condizionata e del riscaldamento.
The rates of the apartment are referred for two people. For each extra person there is a surcharge of € 15,00 / per person. The cost includes the price of air conditioning and heating.
Le prix des appartements sont pour deux personnes. Pour chaque personne supplémentaire il ya un supplément de 15,00 € / par personne. Le coût comprend le prix de la climatisation et de chauffage

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Siena Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
Building Type:
  • cottage
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 60 m²
Location Type:
  • Rural
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Farm Holidays
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Air Conditioning
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • - toilet , shower , bidet
  • Modern and spacious bathroom, with a beautiful and very large walk-in shower lit. Materials and finishes very high level
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4
  • - 1 queen
  • Lovely bedroom with 1 wardrobe and 1 chest of drawers, 2 bedside tables and a mirror. The door opens directly onto the garden. The decor, furniture and fittings are of great value. The room is equipped with air-conditioned. Wooden sliding door. The small window has a mosquito net. Large sofa bed in the living room for two comfortable additional beds (200x160)
  • Books
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Events Allowed
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only ...
  • pets considered
Pool / Spa:
  • Private Pool ...
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • forests
  • live theater
  • museums
  • pond
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • horseback riding
  • outlet shopping
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • mountain biking
  • swimming
  • tennis
Prices include: bed linen, bathroom and kitchen, water, gas and electricity. They do not include the cost for heating and air conditioning to be calculated consumption. It 'a surcharge for the final cleaning. They are, in general, allowed small pets only on prior and detailed request. In case, there is an extra cleaning. Upon arrival we provide maps of the site and its surroundings. And 'possible to organize - on demand - Cooking classes. The house is located in close proximity to some of the most beautiful trails in the area of Siena (Via Francigena).

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