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Fashination, privacy and refined atmosphere, in romantic apartment of medioeval village.

Sleeps3
Bedrooms 2
Space 581 sq. ft.
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 6 - 7 nights

Overview

About the property

Luminous apartment, confortable fornished, with a great view; coloured and decorated rooms in nineteenth century style.

On one side of the apartment windows over a characteristic and sunny, medioeval small square, with the XII th century church of "Canonica" and a nice traditional coffeee; on the other side delightful view of the valley.

This is an ideal site to feel the atmospere of an intact, full of memories, village. A fascinationg starting point to discover the unique landscapes of the Elsa valley: Casole d’Elsa, San Gimignano to Volterra and Siena.


Owner
MAURA
Member since: 2007
Speaks: english, french, italian
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
December 13, 2017

Map

Nearest Barpub
20 Metres
P.za Canonica
Nearest Golf
5 Kilometres
Loc. Abbadia
Nearest Train
7 Kilometres
Poggibonsi
Nearest Restaurant
50 Metres
P.za Duomo

From Florence: exit “Firenze-Certosa” on the A1 motorway. Follow the sign “Siena” and take the exit “Colle di Val d’Elsa”.

From Rome: exit “Siena-Bettolle” on the A1 motorway. Follow the sign “Siena” and then Florence. Take the exit “Colle di val d’Elsa”.

Access with the car in the storical center is temporary allowed just for uploading/downloading baggages.

Free, or private, parking area at 400 mt from the house.

Colle di Val d’Elsa, internationally well known as the “Town of the Crystal”, offers high quality handicraft productions.

Here you can visit: Etruscan Museum, Civic Museum and of Sacred Art, Museum of the Crystal.

During the summer season, you can watch some important musical and cultural events in the frame of the medioeval center. Among these, you can attend a contemporary art review with international artist.

Amenities

Colle di Val d'Elsa Apartment Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • floor 1
Building Type:
  • building
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 581 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 3
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Downtown
  • Rural
  • Village
Theme:
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Fan
  • Fireplace
  • Garage
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Vacuum Cleaner
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen
  • Kitchenette
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 3
  • Bedroom 2 - 1 sleep sofa /futon
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • Television
Outside:
  • Golf
  • Tennis
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Singles
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • churches
  • library
  • live theater
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • theme parks
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • golf
  • ice skating
  • mountain biking
  • swimming
  • tennis

Reviews

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Fashination, privacy and refined atmosphere, in romantic apartment of medioeval village.
average rating of 4.9710145 based on 69 reviews
5

A real home away from home

  • 5 of 5

My husband and I stayed in Maura's lovely apartment for nearly five weeks. Maura is very kind and helpful and has thought of everything to make the apartment comfortable and welcoming. She even provides free, secure, undercover parking (though for anyone with mobility issues, be warned, there's a climb up to the old town from the parking and you can only ever park outside the apartment itself with a permit that Maura organises and then only for a few minutes to unload luggage or groceries. This would be pretty standard though for any old hill town). Colle itself provides a great base for exploring Tuscany, being more or less right in the centre. It's also great because it's not as touristy as many other hill towns. We loved our stay there. Thank you again Maura.

  • Submitted: Jun 10, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

We highly recommend this quality apartment!

  • 5 of 5

My husband and I stayed in this lovely apartment for 1 month, and wished we had had longer. The apartment itself is spacious, light, and beautifully decorated. Attention to detail is everywhere, and everything one needs is provided. It was sparkling clean with good quality towels and linens. Note that you are provided with indoor, secure parking for your car a short walk from the apartment. The location provides an authentic medieval hill town experience. Calle di Valle d'Elsa is not much touristed so it is quiet, though it is interesting and has the shops and stores that are needed. It is perfectly located for visiting many interesting places and towns: Volterra, San Gimignano, Siena, to name the big ones, and many, many smaller spots to discover. We enjoy walking, and the Francigena path criss-crosses all over this area, so we made many walks to small villages and little churches. Finally, Maura is a helpful and responsive host who went out of her way to make sure we knew of interesting places to visit, and was available for any question. We travel a lot, and have rented many similar apartments, and we highly recommend this one!

  • Submitted: May 21, 2017
  • Stayed: March 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Grazie, è stato un piacere fare la vostra conoscenza ed avervi come ospiti.
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"From the fact that this ...

  • 5 of 5

"From the fact that this was our second stay in the appartment you can see that we really like it. It is very clean and spacious for 2 or even 3 people. We were warmly welcomed by Maura and again enjoyed our stay in this nice town. (On the weekend there was some night-life in the bar/restaurant below; however, this will not deter us from returning again some time.)

Dies war bereits unser zweiter Aufenthalt in diesem Appartment, was zeigt, wie sehr es uns gefällt. Es ist sehr sauber und mit Stil eingerichtet. Die Vermieterin Maura war wieder sehr freundlich und hilfsbereit. Wir freuen uns schon auf den nächsten Besuch und lassen uns auch nicht davon abschrecken, dass am Wochenende von der Bar auf dem Platz vor dem Haus ein gewisser Geräuschpegel ausgehen kann."

  • Submitted: Sep 29, 2010
  • Stayed: September 2010
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

"A very clean and excelle...

  • 5 of 5

"A very clean and excellent equipped apartment. Sufficient heating makes it also suitable for a pleasant winter stay. Lovely location in the beautiful ancient village and a very friendly owner. We had a great time!"

  • Submitted: Nov 28, 2009
  • Stayed: November 2009
  • Source: HomeAway
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"This apartment was the n...

  • 5 of 5

"This apartment was the nicest place we have stayed during our stays in Italy. It was very clean, beautifully appointed and contained all that we required. It is very conveniently located to all the major centres which meant we were able to do and see so much during our stay. Maura is a delightful host and she provided us with lots of local infomation which we found very helpful. Thanks again, Maura. We will happily recommend Colle di Val d'Elsa and the appartment to our family and friends who are lucky enough to visit the area."

  • Submitted: Nov 22, 2009
  • Stayed: October 2009
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

The apartment had a perfect match to the describtion. We were very satisfied

  • 5 of 5

Colle is a perfect place for vacation. Most parts of Toscany can easyly be reached. The city by it self is beautyfull with a limited number of tourists, but a enough bars and restaurants in different price ranges.

The appartment is central placed, but quite. The appartment contains what is needed for for making the stay relaxed and comfortable.

The landlord is very friendly and helpful.

  • Submitted: Oct 2, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: Fewo Direkt, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks for the nice review. It was a pleasure to know and host two so friendly and accurate people.
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Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.