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House with private pool near Siena and Arezzo. 4 bedrooms - 8 sleeps.

Sleeps8
Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms2
Half Baths1
Property type house
Minimum Stay 6 - 7 nights

Overview


Details
Property
house
Sleeps
8
Bedrooms
4
Bathrooms
2
Half Baths
1
Minimum Stay
6 - 7 nights

About the property

House with private pool near Siena and Arezzo. 4 bedrooms - 8 sleeps.

Poggio il Sole lies in a top hill location with a beautiful panorama only 2 kms from the small charming village of Rigomagno, between Siena and Arezzo (both cities are around 30 Kms far away). It's a very quiet location. The house has a large garden with pool (13,5x5,5 meter), whole for private use of the tenant. It is suitable for max 8 persons. There is 1 bedroom on the ground floor (2 single beds that can be joined on request), and 3 bedrooms on the 1st floor. 2 double bedrooms (one with small en-suite toilet/shower, the other with toilet that's accessible through the balcony), 1 bedroom with 2 single beds. All the bedrooms on the 1st floor have air conditioning. There are two terraces beside the house. One is equipped with table/chairs to eat outdoors, to cook also at disposition a stone oven/barbecue. The other has a very comfortable Unopiù garden furniture and is very appreciated by all our guests. It is an ideal point of departure to visit Tuscany & Umbria. From the property in only 15 minutes driving you are on the highway Rome-Florence and in only 10 minutes on the speedway Siena-Perugia. There is a trainstation available in Sinalunga, the train brings you in around 2 hours in Rome and Florence. Shops are available in the town of Lucignano (7 Kms from the house). Lucignano, 414 above the see level, is a small town that represents one of the more extraordinary examples of medieval urban planning for its system of elliptic rings arrived intact over the centuries. There are 6/8 different restaurants in the historical center of the town. The nearest restaurant is at 3 kms from the property “Ristorante Pizzeria Scroccazucche”. There are a couple of large supermarkets near Sinalunga, 11 kms from the property. The COOP one at the shopping center "I Gelsi" is sometimes also on Sunday open. There is a large outlet & shopping center at 15 kms near the highway exit (Outlet village Valdichiana). There is a 9 holes (par 34) golf course 12 kms far away near Bettolle.

It is an ideal point of departure to visit Tuscany & Umbria. From the property in only 15 minutes driving you are on the highway Rome-Florence and in only 10 minutes on the speedway Siena-Perugia. There is a trainstation available in Sinalunga (8 Kms far away), the train brings you in around 2 hours in Rome and Florence. Shops are available in the town of Lucignano (7 Kms from the house). Lucignano, 414 above the see level, is a small town that represents one of the more extraordinary examples of medieval urban planning for its system of elliptic rings arrived intact over the centuries. There are also some restaurants. There is a large supermarket near Sinalunga at 9 kms. There is a large outlet & shopping center at 15 kms near the highway exit (Outlet village Valdichiana). There is a 9 holes (par 34) golf course 12 kms far away near Bettolle.

SQM: 120 meter Ground floor: kitchen, veranda (dining/living room), bedroom with 2 single beds (can be joined), bathroom (toilet/tub) First floor: 2 double bedrooms (one with small en-suite toilet/shower, the other with toilet that's accessible through the balcony), 1 bedroom with 2 single beds.

Outdoor facilities:

Private garden and parking places

Garden chairs, sun loungers and sun umbrellas

Terrace with gazebo, chairs and table to eat outdoor

Private swimming pool 13,5m x 5,5m depth: 1,6m.

Barbecue

Unopiù outdoor furniture (sofa's)

More Details

Property Manager
Guido Bauduin
Member since: 2006
Speaks: english, french, italian, dutch
Calendar last updated:
February 19, 2017

Reviews

Good! 3.9/5 -
(9 traveler reviews)

House with private pool near Siena and Arezzo. 4 bedrooms - 8 sleeps.
average rating of 3.8888888 based on 9 reviews
Poland
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Nice property, spectacular views, but the interiors rather dissapointing

  • 2 of 5

The property is really beautiful, located on the hill with the stunning view over the picturesque countryside and the medieval town of Rigomagno. There is a large swimming pool and a lovely garden, however the house itself could do with a bit of 'tender loving care'. It is a nice traditional farm house but neither well maintained nor cleaned properly, although additional cleaning fee is collected.

The description of the house was a bit misleading. The property was listed as a 4 bedrooms and 2 bathrooms house, while one of the bedrooms was certainly not up to the standards with mould on one wall, electric wires sticking out of the other one and a noisy water boiler inside of the room. The bathroom downstairs was very nice but the second bathroom upstairs was just a small toilet with a shower head, and can be accessed through one of the bedrooms only.

It was rather inconvenient that we had to deal with 4 different people. We booked through the travel agent who we talked to before. The check in and check out was handled by 3 different people. The owner and his son who did the ‘meet and greet’ were exceptionally nice and helpful (they gave us a lift when our car broke down on the way to the house). Sadly, the woman who turned up to do the check-out was quite opposite. She was unpleasant and her attitude was unacceptable. Clearly not a proper approach when one works in hospitality business.

The overall impression was that, although the estate is big and beautifully situated, the rental was not a good value for money when compared to the other rentals in Tuscany.

  • Submitted: Sep 29, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: We thank the tenant for the compliments regarding the location, pool and garden. We don’t agree with most of the declarations that we consider unacceptable and are damaging us. We do not agree that the description of the house is misleading. The home has been cleaned personally by Mrs. Diana on 16 Septmber, she is always very careful that everything is clean and in order on guests arrival. As written in the rental terms we ask the tenant to contact us within 24 hours to report any problem, so we do not understand why they did not us contact since, according to them words, the house was not cleaned well. The house has been rented for 10 years and NO ONE has never sent complain about the boiler in one of the double bedrooms on the first floor. In the room there is no trace of mold. We do not understand what they mean by "electric wires sticking out of the other one" (all the power outlets were controlled by the electrician in August). About the bathroom on the first floor between the photos there is a floor plan of the house where you can clearly see that the bathroom is inside the bedroom. There is also a photograph of the room where you see very clearly that the bathroom is inside the bedroom. There is a photo of the bathroom where you can clearly see that it is a small bathroom. The day of arrival they met Alexander and Julius (who made 70 km to help since they had broken their car) seen Diana could not be there for personal reasons, while the day of departure the check-out has been made by Mrs. Diana. She called when she arrived at the house for the check-out to inform us there were dirty dishes, plates, glasses, etc in the sink and 8 sacks full of garbage. She reminded them that, as everywhere, the tenant has to clean dishes, plates, glasses, pots etc (…there is a dishwasher) and take away the rubbish. Faced with this situation the tenant could not expect a friendly behavior. In other reviews on the site the tenants have written "Charmant accueil par Diana, the owner," "Owners are super nice and warm People", "The House was very clean and the owners was very friendly", "All kontakt med ägarna har fungerat Superbra och dom har varit väldigt trevliga och tillmötesgående "(translation: All contact with the owners has worked super and they were very nice and accommodating). For a house with large garden, 13,5x5,5 swimming pool (all for exclusive use), 4 bedrooms (3 with air conditioning), the paid price is more than fair.
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5

Superfint hus med underbar pool och trädgård

  • 5 of 5

Superfint hus med lugnt läge. Stor trädgård med jättefin pool. Kommer gärna tillbaka, så jag kan verkligen rekommendera detta hus.

All kontakt med ägarna har fungerat superbra och dom har varit väldigt trevliga och tillmötesgående.

Bra läge för att göra utflykter till alla mysig byar och vindistrikt.

Restaurangen Scroccazucche i närmaste by kan verkligen rekommenderas.

  • Submitted: Jul 6, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
4

Great stay

  • 4 of 5

We had a lovely few days at the villa. It's private and the grounds are beautiful. The views are amazing, especially from the pool! The BBQ was well used and the closest restaurant Scroccazucche (a short drive away) comes highly recommended!

  • Submitted: Jul 16, 2015
  • Stayed: Jun 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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4

Que la Toscane est belle, surtout vécue depuis un

  • 4 of 5

Charmant accueil par Diana, la propriétaire.

Endroit idyllique, au sommet d'une colline, dans un endroit verdoyant et très calme.

Jolie piscine dans l'oliveraie et grand terrain sur lequel les enfants ont toute la place pour jouer.

Maison agréable et équipée à suffisance, pour de jolies vacances.

Mention spéciale pour les beaux fauteuils de terrasse !

Depuis la maison, la plupart des beaux sites du sud de la Toscane sont facilement accessibles (voie rapide à quelques kilomètres).

Location à conseiller vivement.

  • Submitted: Aug 19, 2014
  • Stayed: Jul 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
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Nice house with beautifull garden. .

  • 4 of 5

We stayed wih 4 adults and 2 children. The location is perfect. Beautifull views from the pool area. Very central towards Siena, Arezzo en Cortona. Going down the hill you will find a very good ristorante Scroccazucche. The house is very cosy and is very practical. The second bathrooms in one of the bedrooms is better usefull is more a big toilet then a bathroom. We loved it here.

  • Submitted: Jul 31, 2014
  • Stayed: Jul 2014
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Satisfied x 10

  • 5 of 5

A Perfect house for relaxing! Very beautiful environment, house and garden. Owners are super nice and warm People.

  • Submitted: Jul 31, 2014
  • Stayed: Jul 2014
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Map

Nearest Airport
95 Kilometres
Florence
Nearest Barpub
2 Kilometres
Rigomagno
Nearest Golf
12 Kilometres
Bettole (Golf Club Valdichiana)
Nearest Train
10 Kilometres
Sinalunga
Nearest Motorway
7 Kilometres
Lucignano
Nearest Restaurant
6 Kilometres
Lucignano
Car: necessary

Tuscany is a region on Italy's west coast, on the Tyrrhenian sea. It is one of the most popular places to visit in a country that is itself one of the most popular tourist destinations in the world. The first-time visitor to the lands of Tuscany can not but be amazed by the natural symbiosis between landscape and culture, history and the expressive means of architecture and town-planning, the urban and rural dimension, and its patrimony of art, architecture, monuments and museums. There are several reasons to visit Tuscany: some of the most important ones are visiting beautiful cities like Florence, Siena, Arezzo, Lucca, Pisa or charming town as San Gimignano, Volterra, Cortona, Montepulciano etc., eating Tuscan food and tasting the excellent local wines. Most of the important traditional wine producers are located along the axis formed by Florence and Siena. The most famous region is Chianti along with neighboring Montalcino and Montepulciano. Besides there are many other things you can do, for example, cycling, trekking, golf or go to a health spa. The Tuscany inland is characterized by hills, cultivated fields, farms, parish churches, castles, medieval hamlets. Tuscan mountains: in the Apuan Alps you will ascend into marble cathedrals, but you will also discover the kingdom of Lunigiana, full of enchanted caves and castles. The dazzling white of the quarries on one side and the wild, green valley of Garfagnana on the other. Go to the Casentino forests to discover their monasteries and hermitages along the way where nature is not the only thing to discover. You can be overcome by the triangular heights of Monte Amiata, so lonely, but at the same time full of roe and fallow deer, by mountains embraced in the world's most famous vineyards or by the wooded Abetone which transforms into pistes for ski lovers in the winter. There are miles and miles of pathways for trekking, mountain biking, skiing, but also for absolute rest. From southern Tuscany you can also easily visit Umbria, a region that has gained a name for being the green heart of Italy. Tourism is growing because of the unfamiliar harmony between nature & historic centres (the landscape is dotted with many picturesque medieval villages). Main places to visit: Perugia, Orvieto, Spoleto, Assisi, Todi, Gubbio but there are also many charming little towns and villages. The climate in Tuscany is very mild. The most beautiful season is May, September and October. So the main season to travel in Tuscany is spring, summer and autumn, especially because the landscape at that time of the year is very beautiful. Usually the summers in Tuscany are warm and without rain.

Tuscany has 2 international airports, one near Pisa the other near Florence. At the airports car rentals available.

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Rates & Availability

Sinalunga House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Manager accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
May-June
May 27 2017 - Jun 30 2017
6 night minimum stay
$212
$1,439
 
Notes: Rates are based on 5 guests; add $16 per night, per additional guest
 
1st week of July
Jul 1 2017 - Jul 7 2017
6 night minimum stay
$1,969
 
 
July and August
Jul 8 2017 - Aug 25 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
$2,233
 
 
Last week of August
Aug 26 2017 - Sep 2 2017
6 night minimum stay
$1,969
 
 
September
Sep 3 2017 - Sep 30 2017
6 night minimum stay
$212
$1,439
 
Notes: Rates are based on 5 guests; add $16 per night, per additional guest
 
My Standard Rate
7 night minimum stay
$2,233
 

Additional information about rental rates

Final cleaning $85
Transaction fees $106
Refundable damage deposit $423
Pet Fee $11

The rental prices include:
consumption of water, electricity & gas;
weekly change of bed linen/bath-towels;
firewood.
Wi-Fi internet connection 1GB daily (thereafter the connections slows)

Additional charges & breakage deposit:
-Final cleaning Euro 80
-Breakage deposit Euro 400 (given back at departure)

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Amenities

Sinalunga House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 120 m²
Location Type:
  • Rural
Theme:
  • Family
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Sofa Bed
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Coffee Grinder
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 8 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower , bidet
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , bidet
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , shower , bidet
Bedrooms:
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen , 1 baby crib
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 3 - 2 twin/ single
    Bedroom 4 (ground floor) - 2 twin/ single
Entertainment:
  • Audio Tape Player
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Porch / Veranda
  • Terrace
  • 8 garden chairs
  • 6 beach chairs
Suitability:
  • children welcome
  • pets considered
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Private Pool ...
Attractions:
  • churches
  • duty free shops
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • horseback riding
  • outlet shopping
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • golf
  • mountain biking
  • tennis

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