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Characteristic stone built house with private pool in Tuscany

1 Review
Bedrooms 2
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 7 nights


Minimum Stay
7 nights


Belforte Cottage Rental Photos and Description

Pax 4+2 / 2 bedrooms / 2 bathrooms

In the picturesque setting of the 'Metallifere' hills, west from Siena, is located this characteristic stone built house, recently renovated in keeping with the traditional style and character, with wood beams and terracotta floors, furnished in a comfortable, rustic style and provided with all modern comforts such as satellite television, WI-FI internet access, dishwasher & washing machine. The house is in a peaceful, panoramic position surrounded by gentle rolling hills, which in the springtime are covered by a colourful carpet of flowers, enhancing the already magnificent panorama. The hills stretch out as far as the Tuscan coast, discovering along their way, the sunflower fields, vineyards and olive groves, so typical of the area. In the extensive private garden guests have at their disposition an inviting 12 x 6 m- 1'40 m depth private swimming pool available from May to October.

Belforte, a picturesque mediaeval village situated on an extremely panoramic hill at 550 m over the sea level, lies approx. 1 km away, is easy reachable on foot, and offers a grocery shop, a bar-restaurant and a post office.

The nearest village with more facilities, including a tennis court, is Radicondoli at approx. 5 km. Other distances: San Gimignano 40 km, Volterra 43 km, Siena 45 km, the beaches of Follonica 50 km, Florence 75 km, Pisa 110 km.

ACCOMMODATION:: Lower ground floor - 1 living room with access to the garden and double sofa bed - 1 double bedroom with access to the garden - 1 bathroom with shower;

Elevated ground floor - (access form the lower lever or form the garden) kitchen-dining room with fireplace, 1 double bedroom, 1 bathroom with shower.

More Details
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • pets considered

Property Manager
Villas In Med
Speaks: english, french, german, spanish, italian
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Within a few days
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Calendar last updated:
October 17, 2016
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Characteristic stone built house with private pool in Tuscany
average rating of 5.0 based on 1 reviews

Beautiful house with private pool !

  • 5 of 5

Beautiful house and pool with great views in Tuscany . We have been here several times, in different houses that Graziano (the owner) has in agriturismo La Ripa. We have been in both the home that is fixed to his own house and the detached villas below and slightly further away ( la Madonna ). First time in 2006, the last time in 2013 and several times in between !

What makes that we have been multiple times? The great kindness and hospitality of Graziano, several beautiful houses , in terms of decor fine (including dishwasher, washing machine , very nice especially with children ), the fantastic views from the houses, but also from the pools ( at the house a little further down the lawn and at la Madonna these are private pools, wonderful, all of which are held perfectly clean).

On the site there is one small friendly dog and a few cats around, if you do not like cats , it is fine to send them away, but our kids loved it to pet them!

Graziano already been appointed by me as very welcoming; a drink , even a dinner at his home, that all makes you feel very welcome ! And our son got a ride with Graziano in the motor mower and a combine harvesting corn, fantastic for a 5/6/7 year old boy !

Graziano can recommend some nice or beautiful lesser known places to visit , such as a monastery with very well-preserved frescoes and Radicondoli Beach , a bend in the local river where you can swim.

Belforte , which in terms of distance is to walk , there's a nice restaurant (incl delicious wood-fired pizzas) , Radicondoli , 5 to 10 minutes by car , has several wonderful restaurants and two supermarkets, a butcher , a cafe , etc.

Belforte is quite central in Tuscany , which make the most important places like Siena , San Gimignano , Volterra and Florence all easily accessible by car (about an hour ) .

We have been here more often, but definitely come back another year to La Ripa !

  • Submitted: Jan 5, 2014
  • Stayed: Jul 2013
  • Source: HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
80 Kilometres
Nearest Barpub
500 Metres
Nearest Golf
25 Kilometres
Colle Val d'Elsa
Nearest Train
40 Kilometres
Nearest Restaurant
500 Metres
Nearest Beach
40 Kilometres
Car: recommended

From the Etruscan to the Romans to the Renaissance, Tuscany is possibly the greatest repository of art in the world, from extraordinary paintings and sculpture to frescoes and architectural masterpieces.

Tuscany: a row of cypress trees breaking the blue sky on a rolling hilltop. Olive groves and grapevines marching tidily down the side of a slope. Little medieval hill towns gazing down upon a country that has been carefully cultivated. Among the most important monuments to see in Radicondoli we point out here the Collegiata (Collegiate Church), the Pieve di San Simone (Saint Simon Parish), the Convento di San Francesco (Saint Francis Convent) and the Castello di Elci (Elci's Castle). Among the numerous celebrations periodically taking place in Radicondoli we remind here the ancient 'May First Fest' held on May first. The celebrations consists of outdoor walks and a parade of a music band playing and singing all day long.


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Belforte Cottage Rental Rates

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Additional information about rental rates

Pet Fee $109

Price Include:
1 set of bed and bath linen per person and week
Final cleaning
WI-FI internet
Baby cot / Highchair
Water - Gas for cooking - Electricity consumption
Extra cost payable on the spot:
€100,00 Pet/week
€5,00 Pool towels
Fully returnable cautionary deposit €250,00 (in cash) requested upon arrival

Upon receipt of the booking confirmation the customer will pay within 3 working days an advance of 30% of the full amount . The outstanding balance must reach Villa in Med at least 45 days prior to the start of the lease. Upon receipt of the oustanding balance the customer will be sent the lease voucher with driving instructions to the villa and key-holder contact details.

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Belforte Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage (detached)
  • Guests provide their own meals
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 100 m²
Location Type:
  • Mountain
  • Rural
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Fireplace
  • Firewood
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking
  • Sofa Bed
  • Sunbed
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower , bidet
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower , bidet
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Toys
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Porch / Veranda
  • Unscreened Porch / Veranda
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • pets considered
Pool / Spa:
  • Outdoor Pool
  • Private Pool
  • churches
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • water parks
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • horseback riding
  • outlet shopping
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • groceries
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • fishing
  • golf
  • mountain biking
  • tennis

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