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House close San gimignano in quiet area to enjoy the outdoors. - Salvia

Bedrooms 2
Space 764 sq. ft.
Property type barn
Minimum Stay 5 - 6 nights




This apartment is at ground floor and we can make this apartment in communication with the first-floor apartment for a total of 8 +2 beds in the villa.

About the property

Podere San Galgano

Holiday Apartment offers two flats inside an old barn that were recently restructured.

Both the apartments can accommodate up to 4 people and are composed of a bedroom with bathroom, a small bedroom and a dining room/kitchen area.

Outside the flats there is a large garden with car park at guests' disposal.

Is available a new swimming pool 8x4m.

Near to the barn there is also a little lake where is possible fishing and a green zone where graze 3 beautiful donkeys.


Member since: 2011
Speaks: english, italian
Response time:
Within 12 hours
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Calendar last updated:
April 25, 2018

Available Rentals

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From 1 Jenuary to 14 May and from 1 October to 31 December gas not included in the price, cost: 5€/m3
Dal 1 Gennaio al 14 Maggio e da 1 Ottobre al 31 Dicembre gas non incluso nel prezzo, costo 5€/m3


San Gimignano Barn Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • barn (semi-detached)
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 764 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 5
  • pets considered
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Rural
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Air Conditioning
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Sofa Bed
  • Sunbed
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • 2 Ring Stove
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen
  • Kitchenette
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 6 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower , bidet
    Bathroom - toilet , shower , in the bedroom
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5
  • Bedroom - 1 double , with bathroom
    bedroom 2 - 2 twin/ single
    Living room - 2 sleep sofa /futon
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Child's Swing
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • 6 garden chairs
  • 2 beach chairs
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Private Pool
  • churches
  • museums
  • pond
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • mountain biking
The apartment is built in Tuscan style with hand-made bricks in the floor and antique furniture of the period.


Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
(19 traveler reviews)

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average rating of 4.9473686 based on 19 reviews

Fantastic stay! Fantastic for families with children.

  • 5 of 5

We have just thoroughly enjoyed a couple of weeks in this amazing Tuscan apartment. It is surrounded by beautiful green hills, the view is delightful. The lake (and fishing equipment) was used everyday by our two young sons who caught fish and lizards all day, everyday. We enjoyed feeding the donkeys and watching nature at its best.

The apartment was very well equipped with nice and comfortable furniture. The kitchen made preparing meals very easy.

The hosts were always around and incredibly helpful and friendly. Our children will be very sad to say goodbye.

Although the weather was still a bit cold we enjoyed swimming in the brand new pool.

The location made getting to San Gimignano, Siena, Florence, Volterra, Certaldo Alto and other lovely Tuscan villages very easy.

Thanks for having us!

  • Submitted: May 7, 2016
  • Stayed: April 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Beuatiful accommodations, grat host

  • 5 of 5

This is a lovely and very large apartment. We stayed with a friend, and we each enjoyed a beautiful and large room with our own private bath. We took advantage of the nicely equipped kitchen to prepare breakfast and several dinners; there's a nice supermarket in nearby Poggibonsi. We were on the lower of the two floors, but, since the floor of the upper unit is cement, there is no noise to worry about. Our host Leandro was very welcoming, and everything was beautifully prepared for our arrival. Location is very near San Gimignano, and this is a good base for exploring Siena, Volterra, and the other towns of Tuscany. An excellent value, and a great place to stay.

  • Submitted: Nov 16, 2015
  • Stayed: September 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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A bit of heaven in Tuscany!

  • 5 of 5

My husband and I stayed at this property, Salvia, with another couple, for 5 nights. The property is located within 10 km of San Gimignano and is easy to travel to Volterra and Siena. I recommend arriving during the daylight, as it is difficult to find the first time. The apartment is spacious and has a large refrigerator and enough cooking pans and utensils for cooking your own meals if you would like. There is a large supermarket in Poggibonsi, not far away. You do need to have a car in order to stay here. There is an outdoor eating area and a pond that has carp fishing available. There is a gated entrance and it is quite safe. There are two bedrooms and two baths, which makes it nice if you are sharing with another couple. Leandro stocks it with wine, which he charges 4 Euros per bottle. The internet worked reasonably well and the outlets were sufficient for all of the electronics we brought with us. There is a washing machine and a hangar device for drying. This is a family affair and Leandro's father greeted us when we arrived and his father-in-law was there when we left. We had an excellent stay here and highly recommend it. We would definitely stay here again. Very reasonable prices.

  • Submitted: Oct 22, 2015
  • Stayed: October 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Wonderful Stay

  • 5 of 5

We recently had the pleasure of staying at apartment Salvia where we received a warm welcome, helpful instructions on use of the many amenities and suggestons on places to visit in the area. Salvia is the best equipped lodging we have found in more than a decade of renting holiday homes in Europe. We were particularly happy to see a large refrigerator, as it cuts down on trips to the grocery store, although the "Pam" store is quite close and easy to reach using the new highway. The location at San Galgano is convenient to San Gimignano, a must-see in this area, as are Siena and Volterra, among a host of other charming towns. After a full day of touring, we enjoyed relaxing under the canopy with a glass of local wine, guide books in hand to plan our next outing. Bella! Bella!

  • Submitted: May 15, 2013
  • Stayed: April 2013
  • Source: HomeAway
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Home in the middle of Tuscany

  • 5 of 5

Our family stayed here for a week and it was fantastic! The owner and his family were very helpful and the apartment was wonderful. Very clean, welcoming, had everything we needed, and well maintained. It is as described except that the family who owns it went above and beyond to make our stay pleasant! We would certainly come back to stay again.

Our children had an amazing week petting the donkeys, playing on the property, and enjoying the countryside. It is in a great location for visiting hill towns and for exploring Tuscany.

  • Submitted: Jul 25, 2011
  • Stayed: July 2011
  • Source: HomeAway
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Typique, charmant, standing et conviviable

  • 5 of 5

Cette ancienne grange rénovée avec goût est idéalement située au milieu des points d'intérêt principaux de la région.

A quelques minutes de villages typiques (San Gimignano, Monteriggioni, Volterra, ...), entre Sienne et Florence, pas très loin de Pise et de la côte, c'est un point de départ de la découverte de la Toscane.

La maison est située dans un environnement calme à deux pas des commerces nécessaires.

Elle est posée sur un écrin de verdure bien agréable : Un lac où ânes et tortues écoulent des jours paisibles, une terrasse pour les repas en extérieur et une magnifique piscine parfaitement aménagée pour vos bains de soleil !

A l'intérieur, la présence de deux salles d'eau avec douches est appréciable pour une location en famille ou entre amis. Les rangements en nombre suffisant permettent de profiter au maximum de ce charmant logement.

Leandro, tout comme son père, savent se rendre très disponibles en restant tout autant discrets et conviviaux.

Notre séjour s'est déroulé à merveille, à l'image de ce que vous découvrirez au fil des lignes du livre d'or.

Merci à eux.

La famille GIRAULT

  • Submitted: Aug 15, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: Abritel, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Ringrazio molto per le belle parole, per la vostra gentilezza e cordialità che hanno accompagnato il vostro soggiorno. Spero di incontrarvi ancora, saluti, Leandro.
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Nearest Airport
63 Kilometres
Nearest Barpub
2 Kilometres
Nearest Ferry
85 Kilometres
Nearest Golf
22 Kilometres
Nearest Train
7 Kilometres
Nearest Motorway
43 Kilometres
Firenze Certosa A1
Nearest Restaurant
3 Kilometres
Santa Maria
Nearest Ski
113 Kilometres
Nearest Beach
80 Kilometres
Car: necessary

Holiday Apartment is situated in the middle of Tuscany, 8km far from San Gimignano, 30km far from Siena and 40km far from Florence.

This farm is close to an abbandoned old paper-mill built on an ancient mill erected by friars of San Galgano.

Available maps in gpx and kml format for walking and cycling.


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