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Beautiful farmhouse located between Sienna & Florence near Chianti area

Sleeps6
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Space 1,076 sq. ft.
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 7 nights
Popular Features
  • Internet
  • Washing Machine
  • Parking
  • Outdoor Grill

Overview

About the property

Tuscan farmhouse with pool and great hill views. Ideal for families and couples.

Please visit our web address to get the best offer : www.poderemonti.net

NOW! -20% off on all rates in May and June 2017 for direct booking + save the 8% booking commission.

Casa Podere Monti is completly family run, and it is our own personal commitment to great care of the estate and the gardens to make this place a special one, not just for us but also for all our visitors. Me and my parents work together to keep Casa Podere Monti at its best and to give our guests a complete assistance during the stay. It is in our choice not to have an official reception office. Maybe you need any assistance? or simply have a question? You can knock at our door of our home. There will be always someone available to help you!

The concept of a family enviroment is related also to the holiday accommodations:made to be family friendly. The garden is contained and well kept , just the type of place that invites to sit outside to read a book , play games or drink a nice glass of red wine ( Chianti of course ! ).

The panoramic pool is set in a short distance from the apartments and cottages, so it is close enough reach by foot , but not too close that the fun and laughter will spill over into the garden. The apartments and the cottages are designed to appeal to adults ,couples and kids.

The area lends itself to a fun filled family holiday, especially when you are interested about the local culture, traditions and meeting the Tuscans. Casole d'elsa is just 1 km from the Holiday House ( there is a well mantained path , illuminated at night) and it is a lovely little town with an exceptionally packed social calendar. You will always find concerts , markets , activities and events that will bring you into the authentic atmosphere.

Apartment Mandorlo :

In total is a 100 m² apartment, on ground floor with independent entrance.It is is composed by a large dining area with sofas , fully equipped kitchen ,second smaller kirchen corner, 2 double bedrooms, a bedroom with twin beds ,2 bathrooms with wc and shower.

In front of Mandorlo, external private terrace with table and chairs and panoramic view.

Wi fi connection on all outdoor areas.

Our Holiday House has a very ancient history dating back to the 18th century at the time of share-cropping. Totally built in stone, it is surrounded by a beautiful typical Tuscan garden with cypress trees, fruit trees and 40 hectares of fields and woodland. All the property has been wholly refurbished with great care starting from 1991, always fully respecting its original features. Our intention is to offer our guests comfortable rural hospitality yet very close to the beautiful cities of art of Tuscany, like Siena, Florence, San Gimignano and others to live a truly unforgettable experience.

The outdoor area is composed of a large garden with tables to eat outdoors and a deckchair to relax in, a splendid swimming pool (measuring 6 x 12 m) from which you can enjoy a spectacular view over San Gimignano and a woodland park where you can take relaxing walks, treks or cycle for lovers of mountain bikes. In front of the farmhouse , an elegant garden with a green grass carpet, many types of flowers and big cypresses. Around the pool there is a green area with deckchairs, large parasols and an hedge of roses.

The farm is only 1 km from the medieval village of Casole d'elsa ,reachble in 10 min via a safe scenic road. Casole d'Elsa is a small medieval village located 420 m above sea level at the top of the hill. Well ventilated, it has a dry climate and pleasantly temperate with several cafès and restuarants. The heart of Casole is the "piazza Lucchetti", the small central square with its historic buildings dating from the Middle Ages, with narrow streets and small shops where you can buy typical products of the region or taste the delicious specialities in the restaurants on the small streets of the center... A characteristic of this small town is certainly the warmth and kindness of people who still live according to the old traditions and rhythms of life without pollution or stress.

The House Mandorlo is part of Podere Monti Holiday House. Please contact us to request availability for other properties.

GENERAL INFORMATIONS:

1.Check-in guaranteed not before than 16.00h and until 18.00h. In case of delay ,please contact* previously the Owner : *Tel. number +39 (0) 577 94 86 18

2.Check out by 9:00 am.

3. It is required a deposit to confirm the reservation .

4. Security deposit request upon arrival 300 euros.

5. Delivery of keys by the owner.

INCLUDED IN PRICE: TOWELS AND LINEN WITH CHANGE ONCE A WEEK ( SATURDAY) , WATER,GAS,ELECTRICITY WI-FI CONNECTION AND FINAL CLEANING.

NOT INCLUDED IN PRICE: STAY TAX ( 0.60 EUROS PER NIGHT PER PERSON FOR THE FIRST 5 NIGHTS ),ADDITIONAL CHANGE OF TOWELS AND LINEN 7 EUROS PER PERSON, MID- CLEANING : 50 EUROS, WASHING MACHINE : 4 EUROS / WASH,BEACH TOWELS 5 EUROS / EACH.

PLEASE NOTE : Change of towels and bed-linen is once a week and cleaning of the property is upon departure.

The rental cost does not include cleaning during guests stay (example: if you stay two weeks, you will find the property spotless upon your arrival, but will not clean a second time at the end of First week). Of course, if necessary, it will perform the second cleaning for an extra charge of € 50.00 and in that second case we will change personally the bedding.

Use of swimming pool is included and it is open from April 12th to October 30th.

More Details

Property Manager
Family Ianniciello - Federica ( bookings manager )
Member since: 2007
Speaks: english, french, italian
Calendar last updated:
May 27, 2017

About Family Ianniciello - Federica ( bookings manager )

Hi everyone!

I'm Federica and Podere Monti is my home and my passion. I live here with my family and always we are dedicated to our house and a warm & welcoming hospitality service.

Here you can feel the love and passion because hosting is not just a job, but a vocation. We are always available for our guests throughout their stay and if you ask us, we will willingly share our favorites tips for visiting the big cities and the small towns of our region ... without forgetting to add some tastey information about restaurants and wine tastings, because as you know.. in Tuscany, good food is never a problem!

Let yourselves be enthralled by the beauty of the area, from the goodness of food to the warm Tuscan hospitality.

Family Ianniciello - Federica ( bookings manager ) purchased this apartment in 1950

Why Family Ianniciello - Federica ( bookings manager ) chose Val d'Elsa - Siena

You don’t have to go far to discover the beauty of Tuscany, just 1 km from the gardens of Casa Podere Monti, you will find the charming little town of Casole d’Elsa. You can walk into town after dinner for a delicious gelato or pizza, a leisurely coffee or just to watch the town as it comes alive under the stars.

The position of Casa Podere Monti lends itself to visiting all of the monumental sites in Tuscany while still giving you ample time to enjoy the pleasant gardens and refreshing pool at the estate. The city of Siena, with its spectacular cathedral and town square, is an easy drive. You will also find that the road that leads to San Gimignano and Volterra will provide you with lots of new vistas and scenic surprises.

What makes this apartment unique

FAMILY RUN ESTATE: they will be personally taking care of you from start to finish of your vacation...with the hopes of seeing you again soon

WITHIN WALKING DISTANCE: the charming small town of Casole d’Elsa is only a 10 minute walk from Casa Podere Monti, in a dreamy landscape

PANORAMIC VIEW OF SAN GIMIGNANO & VOLTERRA: in the heart of the Tuscan countryside, these two towns are visible on the skyline

Guestbook comments from the manager

Our apartment at Podere Monti was absolutely perfect! We had a lovely time and most of all it was just what I expected. The location and place was fabulous and made our family vacation a true delight. What views!! What night skies, what amazing bird songs…… Judy Allen (UK) - 2/06/2014



Dave and I want to thank you again for the lovely week that we had at Podere Monti. The setting was stunning and the house was very comfortable for us. Thank you again, and we hope to return to this special place. Camilla (UK) June 2014



Dear Federica, I just wanted to drop you a very quick note to say how much Lisa and I enjoyed your help.

David - (Ireland) - June 2014
Feb 2008
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Amenities

Casole d'Elsa Apartment Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • floor 0
Building Type:
  • farmhouse
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1076 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • children welcome
Location Type:
  • Rural
  • Village
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Farm Holidays
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Spa
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , tub , shower , bidet
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , tub , shower , bidet
  • 2 bathrooms with showers, bidet and wc.
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 baby crib
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps MAXIMUM 6 (3 Bedrooms) Notes on bedrooms: 2 double bedrooms and 1 twin bedroom with night tables, tuscan furniture, wardrobes and chairs.
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
Suitability:
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
Attractions:
  • autumn foliage
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • forests
  • library
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • water parks
  • waterfalls
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • outlet shopping
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
Notes:
Notes on accommodation: The apartment is composed of 1 double bedroom, 1 twin beds bedroom, 1 bathroom, kitchen and dining area. Outside, it has its private patio with flowers, table and chairs. The apartment can be rented with the next Studio, to transform it into 1 big apartment for 6 people with 3 bedrooms, 2 bathoom, kitchen, dining area,1 private patio over looking the garden and 1 other private bigger patio with Gazebo, table ans chairs surrounded by green hedges of laurel. This is a fantastic solution for a big family which need privacy and space. The furniture is in classic style with exposed ceiling beams and terracotta floors. The thick walls of the holiday house allow you to enjoy the pleasant coolness of summer holidays and warmth during winter stays. The apartment can be equipped with cots for babies and each room has its own heating system on a pay-per-use basis. There is a weekly linen change and final cleaning included in the price. Outside: Outdoor private space with table and 6 chairs. Pool with views over the surrounding hills, a green area around the pool with flowers, rosemary laurel and roses hedges. In front of the apartment there is the patio with table and chairs and a green carpet with splendid cypresses. Cleaning / Towels / Linen / Maid service: Inlcuded in price:weekly change of towels and linen;final cleaning with exception of kitchen corner that must be left cleaned;baby cot;parking.

Reviews

Exceptional! 5/5 -
(27 traveler reviews)

Beautiful farmhouse located between Sienna & Florence near Chianti area
average rating of 5.0 based on 28 reviews
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5

Gorgeous house, area, perfect hostess!

  • 5 of 5

I cannot say enough good things about this rental property! Everything was clean, fresh, and well organized. The location in the rolling hills of Tuscany was unbelievable! Federica was the kindest, most helpful and gracious hostess. She even located a restaurant in the nearby village where our son could eat safely with his allergies, which was a huge relief on the night we arrived! The booking process was so easy with Federica, and she responded promptly to any questions we had. The house was quiet and the proximity to nearby sights was just perfect! You won't want to leave when you stay here!

  • Submitted: Mar 21, 2017
  • Stayed: Mar 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Warm and beautifulTuscan villa

  • 5 of 5

We stayed the first week of March . The place is clean and you have everything you need for cooking. It was so peaceful and quiet, we really enjoyed our stay and will definitely recommended for everyone who wants to chill out. The owners are very kind and so welcoming. If I return to Tuscany I will stay there again!

  • Submitted: Mar 19, 2017
  • Stayed: Mar 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

solo un paio di giorni ma ottimo

  • 5 of 5

Non abbiamo avuto la posssibilità di soggiornare a lungo ma il posto ci è piaciuto molto.La casa molto pulita e curata. lo raccomanderei

  • Submitted: Nov 28, 2016
  • Stayed: Oct 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Gentile Paola, grazie di cuore per aver deciso di lasciare una recesione sulla tua esperienza qui. Ci fa molto piacere leggere che ha apprezzato l'alloggio e la location. Spero di poter avere ancora l'occasione di poterla osptitare insieme alla sua famiglia. Grazie Federica e famiglia
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5

great stay

  • 5 of 5

Fantastic, charming hosts - suggested day trip itineraries that were well worthwhile, off the tourist routes. The recently built apartment is tastefully appointed with a bit of traditional and new. Beautiful bedrooms and bathrooms.

  • Submitted: Nov 16, 2016
  • Stayed: Oct 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Dear Laurence,Thank you so much for the compliments! It makes us happy to know that you enjoyed our house and the places you visited. It would be really nice to see you again, if you decide to come back to Tuscany! Thank you again Federica & family
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5

Excellent place to stay

  • 5 of 5

We enjoyed our stay at Podere Monti Mandorlo . Federicaa and her family could not have been more welcoming. We had three couples and did day trips to surrounding towns and Florence. There was a festival in town while we visited and so things were quite lively. The surrounding towns and wineries along with the good food at the various restaurants in Casole..

  • Submitted: Nov 15, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Dear Helen, We would like to thank you for such a beautiful review. We hope to have you as our guest once more, it would be an honor for us. Our Best Wishes, Federica & Family
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5

Would return in a heartbeat

  • 5 of 5

We thoroughly enjoyed our stay at Podere Monti! Federica & her Mom were warm and welcoming, and very helpful in guiding us through the area and offering suggestions for restaurants and places to visit. The home is a charming mix of old world charm and modern comforts. The kitchen was well stocked and the beds had down comforters. Bathrooms were clean and modern, with good lighting. The location was nice and central, with easy access to popular Tuscan sites.

  • Submitted: Nov 10, 2016
  • Stayed: Oct 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Dear Florence, thank you for taking the time to write your review. We are pleased to hear that you have appreciated our efforts to make your stay as pleasent as possible. We hope you will be our welcome guests again Sincerely, Federica & Family
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Map

Nearest Airport
60 Kilometres
Florence/Pisa
Nearest Barpub
1 Kilometres
Casole d'elsa
Nearest Ferry
70 Kilometres
Livorno
Nearest Train
15 Kilometres
Poggibonsi
Nearest Motorway
10 Kilometres
Siena/Firenze
Nearest Restaurant
1 Kilometres
Casole d'elsa
Nearest Beach
60 Kilometres
Cecina
Car: recommended

Distances:

Florence (airport): 60 km

Siena: 30 km

San GImignano: 20 km

Volterra: 22 km

Casole d'elsa: 1,4 km

Further Details:

The farm is located only 1,2 km from Casole d'Elsa, a very lovely town. In Casole you can find shops, a little supermarket, very good restaurants and pizzerias, 1 bank, post office, post box a quiet big Church, 2 baker's shops, cafes and a night pub.

It is surrounded by hedges of laurel, a 300 years holm oak and by big cypresses. Beyond the garden there are 5 hectares of green fields and a woodpark.

The car park is within the enclosed area.

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Rates & Availability

Casole d'Elsa Apartment Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Manager accepts payment in:
EUR
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
F - 2017
May 20 2017 - May 29 2017
7 night minimum stay
$702
 
 
H - 2017
Jun 10 2017 - Jun 16 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
$981
 
 
H1 -2017
Jun 17 2017 - Jun 23 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
$1,350
 
 
I - 2017
Jun 24 2017 - Jun 30 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
$1,166
 
 
L -2017
Jul 1 2017 - Jul 7 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
$1,472
 
 
M - 2017
Jul 8 2017 - Jul 21 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
$1,640
 
 
N - 2017
Jul 22 2017 - Aug 4 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
$1,416
 
 
O - 2017
Aug 5 2017 - Aug 18 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
$1,438
 
 
P - 2017
Aug 19 2017 - Aug 25 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
$1,438
 
 
Q -2017
Aug 26 2017 - Sep 8 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
$1,251
 
 
R - 2017
Sep 9 2017 - Sep 15 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
$1,073
 
 
S - 2017
Sep 16 2017 - Sep 29 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
$755
 
 
T- 2017
Sep 30 2017 - Oct 13 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
$654
 
 
H - 2017
Oct 14 2017 - Nov 4 2017
7 night minimum stay
$656
 
 
Season L - 2018
Jun 30 2018 - Jul 13 2018
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
$1,497
 
 
Season M -2018
Jul 14 2018 - Jul 27 2018
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
$1,521
 
 
N - 2018
Aug 4 2018 - Aug 17 2018
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
$1,521
 
 
O - 2018
Aug 18 2018 - Aug 24 2018
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
$1,497
 
 
P - 2018
Aug 25 2018 - Aug 31 2018
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
$1,220
 
 
My Standard Rate

Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
$838
 

Additional information about rental rates

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Refundable damage deposit $326.84
Stay tax $0.65 per night, per person. This amount will be due to the manager upon arrival. Does not apply to children under 12 years.

1. Heating : (1.50 Euro / hour) on a pay per use basis
2. Security deposit request upon arrival 300 euros.
3. A deposit is required upon making the reservation.
4. Delivery of keys by the owner.
5. Stay tax is paid locally : 0.60 Euros / person.
6.Check-in guaranteed not before than 16.00h and until 18.00h. In case of delay ,please contact* previously the Owner : *Tel. number +39 (0) 577 94 86 18
7.Check out by 9:00 am.

INCLUDED IN PRICE: TOWELS AND LINEN WITH CHANGE ONCE A WEEK ( SATURDAY) , WATER,GAS,ELECTRICITY WIFI CONNECTION AND FINAL CLEANING.

NOT INCLUDED IN PRICE: STAY TAX ( 0.60 EUROS PER NIGHT PER PERSON FOR THE FIRST 5 NIGHTS ),ADDITIONAL CHANGE OF TOWELS AND LINEN 7 EUROS PER PERSON, MID- CLEANING : 50 EUROS, ,BEACH TOWELS 5 EUROS / EACH,WASHING MACHINE 4 EUROS/WASH.

CANCELLATION POLICY:Charges are as following:
91 days before check in : 50%
between 90 days and 30 days before the check in :70%
30 days before the check in:100%
Late arrivals or early departures will be considered as 100% penalty.

Manager's Cancellation Policy

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