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Peaceful estate between Siena, Arezzo and Florence. Wifi, pool, sauna, play area - Casa PALAZZINO

Bedrooms 4
Space 1,776 sq. ft.
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 2 - 7 nights


About the property

Monte di Rota


The houses of the estate Monte Rota belong to Agriturismo Ustori and are located in Valdambra, magical valley in the heart of Tuscany, at the western border of Chianti. Here we have restored two ancient houses where our guests can spend a quiet holiday surrounded by nature. Thanks to its central location between the cities of Siena, Arezzo and Florence, Valdambra is ideal for guests who wish to stay alternating relax and rest with visits to cities of art or wine tours.

The estate Monte Rota is situated on one of the highest hills of the territory already inhabited by the ancient Etruscans, and its beautiful landscape ranges from the vineyards of Chianti to Siena. The peace that reigns in Monte Rota is total: no noise of cars passing, no voice, excluding those of the guests.


The pearl of Monte Rota is finally the large infinity pool, cascading on four sides and provided with a separate area for children: the large solarium, the terrace and the surrounding garden with gazebos reserved for each group offer a spectacular view on the mountains of Chianti. The swimming pool and the play area make our homes ideal in summer for families with children, while in mid and low season they are perfect for a peaceful and quiet stay of a couple of a group. Even the four legged friends are welcome, and here they will find plenty of space to run and play safely.

Guests have access to the laundry room and the large wood-burning oven, where you can easily prepare breads, pastries, pizzas and roasts of all kinds, with the wood from our forests.


The buiding was built as a summer mansion, and still retains its ancient character: bright, harmonic, impressive, panoramic, intimate.

The present building is a house divided into two floors.

On the ground floor is the spacious kitchen (with island work), the dining room and a living room with sofa bed and a TV that can become the fourth bedroom with en suite bathroom (with a Jacuzzi tub).

The first floor has three double bedrooms, each with en suite bathroom.

The kitchen leads to a rear loggia with a large dining table, which offers a wonderful view over the Chianti hills. From the loggia you enter into an additional living room with three sofas and TV-SAT.

The house has a private garden and intimate with lighted gazebo and a private barbecue.


The Casa Vecchia is divided into three apartments:

Ground floor:

- The PONTE offers three double bedrooms with bathrooms, a loggia and a private garden with barbecue;

First floor:

- The SCALA offers two bedrooms, one with double bed and one with two or three single beds and a panoramic terrace;

- The PONTE offers a romantic double bedroom with bathroom, a living room with double sofa bed and bathroom, a garden with barbecue.

The SCALA and the PONTE can be rented together, being connected by a door (otherwise closed and isolated acoustically). Is thus formed the large apartment SCALA&PONTE, excellent for groups of two families.

More Details

Gianluca Ustori
Member since: 2013
Speaks: english, french, german, spanish, italian
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
August 14, 2017

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Ambra Villa Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • villa
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1776 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • pets considered
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Rural
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Farm Holidays
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Spa
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Fireplace
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Sunbed
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet
  • American Kitchen
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 8 people
  • 4 Bathrooms
  • Shower room 1 - toilet , shower , bidet
    Shower room 2 - toilet , shower , bidet
    Shower room 3 - toilet , shower , bidet
    Shower room 4 - toilet , shower , jetted tub , bidet
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 3 - 1 queen
    - 1 sleep sofa /futon
  • Games
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Toys
  • Bicycles
  • Deck / Patio
  • Garden Table & Chairs
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Parasol
  • Porch / Veranda
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair accessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Private Pool
  • Sauna
Onsite Services:
  • Massage
  • Private Chef
  • arboretum
  • autumn foliage
  • churches
  • forests
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • hydrotherapy
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • equestrian events
  • golf
  • mountain biking
  • swimming


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average rating of 5.0 based on 4 reviews

Beautiful place

  • 5 of 5

We stayed in apartment PONTE from 31 may to 7 June 2015.

This apartment is located on the top of the hill. The landscape is wonderful. Here there are very beautiful views at any time of the day.

From the point of view of logistics is a very good place. A lot of historical places are in the immediate proximity. It is Siena, Florence, Arezzo, Cortona and many others.

Description of the apartments on the website is completely true - well-equipped kitchen (cooker, oven, microwave, dishwasher), beautiful bedrooms, satellite TV, Wi-Fi. In the yard there is a BBQ, an arbours. We liked to swim in the big pool. Recreation area the apartments are separated.

Owner Gianluca and Eva are friendly, very caring. The owners have prepared a book with a detailed description of local sights. This description helped us in our journey.

We will come back to this lovely place gladly.

Tante grazie!

  • Submitted: Jul 8, 2015
  • Stayed: May 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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Highly recommended * Heaven on earth *************

  • 5 of 5

What a beautiful place to stay. We have been there for one week with 16 people and the same amount of dogs.The villa of Monte di Rota is located on top of a hill with a fantastic view over the Tuscany. We just felt like home and very, very welcome by Gianluca and Eva-Maria Ustori (owners). Thank you so much for everything, you are a very lovable family. Hope to see you some day again. Greetings from Germany :-) Silke

  • Submitted: Oct 27, 2014
  • Stayed: Oct 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks Silke, it was a pleasure to get to know your group, for us and also for our children, who played happily with your dogs! We hope to see you all again next spring!
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  • 5 of 5

Location molto bella e curata, ideale per chi vuole passare un soggiorno in tranquillità a contatto con la natura o per chi vuole trascorrere una vacanza di gruppo come nel nostro caso. Struttura completa e molto funzionale, dentro e fuori, proprietari gentili e disponibile, prodotti ottimi. Grazie ancora per questo bellissimo capodanno 2016/2017

  • Submitted: Jan 5, 2017
  • Stayed: Dec 2016
  • Source: Homelidays, from HomeAway
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Laren,The Netherlands

Een Heerlijke plek,pracht...

  • 5 of 5

Een Heerlijke plek,prachtig huis met alle voorzieningen.Een werkelijk fantastisch zwembad en een prachtig uitzicht vanaf het terras.Schoon en heel fijn dat er een wasmachine aanwezig is met 3 kleine kinderen!Pizza oven was ook een groot succes,kortom ideale plek,je moet het niet erg vinden dat je redelijk weg bent uit de bewoonde wereld(wij niet)Komen graag nog eens,veel dank Gian Luca en Eva

  • Submitted: Aug 15, 2013
  • Stayed: Jul 2013
  • Source: HomeAway
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This owner has not provided a specific location. If you would like more information, please contact the owner.
Nearest Airport
70 Kilometres
Nearest Barpub
2 Kilometres
Nearest Golf
35 Kilometres
Nearest Train
10 Kilometres
Nearest Motorway
20 Kilometres
Nearest Restaurant
2 Kilometres
Nearest Beach
120 Kilometres
Marina di Grosseto
Car: necessary

Motorway A1, exit Valdarno, then continue for Bucine and Ambra.

Due to its location, Monte di Rota is an ideal base for touring both the Valdambra (Ambra valley) and the Chianti.

By car, it takes about half an hour to reach Arezzo, Siena, thermal baths and many of the small picturesque villages for which Tuscany is so famous.

It takes less than an hour to go to Florence, San Gimignano, Montepulciano, Pienza and Cortona.

It is about one hour and a half for a beautiful drive to Pisa and the magnificent beaches of the Tyrrhenian sea.