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Villa with pool in San Gimignano 4 bedrooms 9 sleeps

People9
Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms5
Space 2,368 sq. ft.
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 1 - 7 nights

Overview

About the property

The Villa take its charm from the extroardinary position in front of the silhouette of San Gimignano towers. Everywhere it is possible to admire the unforgettable panoramic view of the town or the hilly landscape of the Chianti region. Ideal position for excursions in the area. The pleasant athmosphere is particulary in evidence from the panoramic terraces of the house. There are some sun lounges in one part the garden. It has been nicely renovated. The fortified walls of the watch tower confirm that the house used to be the check point on theold road. It has been furnished with tuscan style. 35 km from the centre of Siena, 40 km from the centre of Firenze, 1 km from the centre of San Gimignano, in the countryside. Private: grounds 15'000 m2, garden with lawn and plants, swimming pool (5 x 10 m, depth 120 - 160 cm, 05.05.-29.09.). 7-room house 220 m2 on 2 levels.. Facilities: washing machine. Internet (Wireless LAN [WLAN], free). Reserved parking.


Owner
Alessandro
Member since: 2010
Premier Partner

This partner has demonstrated and is committed to fast response times, the best rates, and a great guest experience.

Speaks English, Italian
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
16 August, 2018

About Alessandro

Owner/host.

www.porticciola.it

Alessandro purchased this villa in 1998

Why Alessandro chose World

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What makes this villa unique

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Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday villa around the World around the

Property Type:
  • villa
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 2368 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 16:00
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00
  • Max. occupancy: 9
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
Location Type:
  • rural
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Farm Holidays
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Fireplace ...
  • Firewood
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Sunbed
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Wood Stove ...
  • Free Wifi
Kitchen:
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 10 people
Bathrooms:
  • 5 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , Bidet
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , Bidet
    Bathroom 3 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , Bidet
    Bathroom 4 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , Bidet
    Bathroom 5 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
Bedrooms:
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 9
  • Bedroom 3 - 1 Double Bed
    Bedroom 4 - 1 Double Bed
    Bedroom 1 - 1 Double Bed
    Bedroom 2 - 1 Double Bed , 1 Single Bed
  • all bedrooms each with en suite bathroom
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
Outside:
  • Balcony
  • Bicycles
  • Terrace
  • Garden ...
  • Barbecue
  • Veranda
  • Terrace
  • Walkway to Water
  • 1 bicycles
  • 10 garden chairs
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
Pool / Spa:
  • Outdoor Pool
  • Private Pool
Attractions:
  • autumn foliage
  • churches
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • horse riding
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • golf
  • tennis

Reviews

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Villa with pool in San Gimignano 4 bedrooms 9 sleeps
average rating of 4.9583335 based on 24 reviews
5

Fantastic location, great views

  • 5 of 5

We stayed here for two weeks at the end of July/beginning of August and thoroughly enjoyed ourselves. Alessandro was fantastic in recommending things to do, places to see and I highly recommend you take his tips on having his recommended chef come to cook for you and the various local wine tastings !

  • Review Submitted: 14-Aug-2018
  • Date of Stay: July 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

A beautiful villa with outstanding views.

  • 5 of 5

We had a fabulous week,eight of us including two small children. The villa was all just as we would want with a lovely bathroom in each of the good sized bedrooms and a well stocked kitchen. The views were outstanding and we walked up to the beautiful town every day. We would definitely recommend it and would love to go back one day.

  • Review Submitted: 14-Jun-2018
  • Date of Stay: June 2018
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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5

Simply lovely

  • 5 of 5

The villa is gorgeous, everything an Italian villa should be. Its close proximity to San Gimignano is excellent, the views are to die for. There were five in our group & having a bathroom each was a huge plus. The two seating areas are very comfortable, ample room to have your own little bit of space if needed, for a quiet read etc. Im sure the villa would remain quite cool inside for the hotter summer months. (our stay way in May ) Seating areas out side are good, offering two different views, both beautiful. Every day we were able to see a Deer & her two babies, the sound of the birds in the morning was a delight.

  • Review Submitted: 20-May-2018
  • Date of Stay: May 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Under the Tuscan Sun

  • 5 of 5

Alessandro was an excellent host. He was extremely easy to communicate with before and during our visit. The villa was a perfect place for our group of four couples with ample space within and out to congregate or be on your own. We had perfect weather that allowed us to spend lots of time outdoors. The view is to die for. Every morning we woke up to the view of the towers of San Gimingano. It is in a perfect location close enough to walk to town and the co-op. Alessandro’s suggestions for restaurants, places to visit and tour guide Dr. Bruno were top notch. Highly recommended for a magical visit.

  • Review Submitted: 02-May-2018
  • Date of Stay: April 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Great location, perfect place for group of friends or family

  • 5 of 5

We stayed here for 3 nights in October, the place is very close to San Gimignano with a stunning view of rolling hills of vineyard and San Gimignano towers. It's large enough to accommodate 4 couples (although we have only 3) with each having their own private bath. The house is very clean, in a good condition, and has everything you need to feel at home. The owner, Alessandro, is very informative, took time to go over the place, gave us lots of tips of the area, and even arranged a home cook dinner by a local for us, which was relaxing and with lots of fun.

We thoroughly enjoyed the house and will definite come back again.

  • Review Submitted: 05-Nov-2017
  • Date of Stay: October 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Amazing Views

  • 5 of 5

This is an amazing property with views in all directions. Just a short walk of 10 minutes up the road to town, cafes, bakery and the grocery store. There is outdoor dining in two areas to enjoy the views, as well as an indoor dining table. The owner Alessandro was prompt, responsive and helpful with any needs. He arranged a private cook to prepare a wonderful Tuscan meal for our last night, and a naturalist to take us to a nature preserve and ruins. This property is historic with a colorful history including being a former jail! The kitchen has everything you will need to prepare meals if you choose to. There were 6 of us, feeling there was plenty of room with the 4 bedrooms dm 5 bathrooms. I highly recommend this property. I doubt you will find another villa so close to town, within walking distance, and the views!! We would definately stay here again, would not consider staying anywhere else.

  • Review Submitted: 04-Oct-2017
  • Date of Stay: September 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Location

Nearest Airport
40 Kilometres
FLORENCE
Nearest Barpub
1 Kilometres
SAN GIMIGNANO
Nearest Golf
20 Kilometres
CASTELFALFI
Nearest Train
12 Kilometres
POGGIBONSI

San Gimignano rises on a hill (334m high) dominating the Elsa Valley with its towers. Once the seat of a small Etruscan village of the Hellenistic period (200-300 BC) it began its life as a town in the 10th century taking its name from the Holy Bishop of Modena, St. Gimignano, who is said to have saved the village from the barbarian hordes. The town increased in wealth and developed greatly during the Middle Ages thanks to the 'Via Francigena' the trading and pilgrim's route that crossed it. Such prosperity lead to the flourishing of works of art to adorn the churches and monasteries. In 1199 it became a free municipality and fought against the Bishops of Volterra and the surrounding municipalities. Due to internal power struggles it eventually divided into two factions one headed by the Ardinghelli family (Guelphs) and the other by the Salvucci family (Ghibellines). On the 8th May 1300 Dante Alighieri came to San Gimignano as the Ambassador of the Guelph League in Tuscany. In 1348 San Gimignano's population was drastically reduced by the Black Death Plague throwing the city into a serious crisis which eventually led to its submission to Florence in 1353. In the following centuries San Gimignano overcame its decline and isolation when its beauty and cultural importance together with its agricultural heritage were rediscovered. The construction of the towers dates back to the 11th and 13th centuries. The architecture of the city was influenced by Pisa, Siena and Florence. There are 14th century paintings of the Sienese School to be seen and 15th century paintings of the Florentine School.

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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday villa around the World,

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
 
Top
14 Jul 2018 - 17 Aug 2018
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
£2,679
for 7 nights
£2,679
 
 
High
18 Aug 2018 - 31 Aug 2018
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
£2,500
for 7 nights
£2,500
 
 
Medium
1 Sep 2018 - 28 Sep 2018
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
£2,232
for 7 nights
£2,232
 
 
Low
29 Sep 2018 - 12 Oct 2018
4 night minimum stay
£1,429
for 4 nights
From
£357
£1,696
 
 
Very Low
13 Oct 2018 - 21 Dec 2018
3 night minimum stay
£1,205
for 3 nights
From
£402
£1,518
 
 
Christmas
22 Dec 2018 - 6 Jan 2019
3 night minimum stay
£1,741
for 3 nights
From
£580
£2,232
 
 
Very Low
11 Jan 2019 - 29 Mar 2019
7 night minimum stay
£1,696
for 7 nights
£1,696
 
 
Low
30 Mar 2019 - 18 Apr 2019
3 night minimum stay
£1,205
for 3 nights
From
£402
£1,696
 
 
Easter
19 Apr 2019 - 26 Apr 2019
3 night minimum stay
£1,607
for 3 nights
From
£536
£2,054
 
 
Low B
27 Apr 2019 - 17 May 2019
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
£1,786
for 7 nights
£1,786
 
 
Medium
18 May 2019 - 21 Jun 2019
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
£2,321
for 7 nights
£2,321
 
 
High
22 Jun 2019 - 12 Jul 2019
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
£2,589
for 7 nights
£2,589
 
 
Top
13 Jul 2019 - 23 Aug 2019
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
£2,768
for 7 nights
£2,768
 
 
High
24 Aug 2019 - 30 Aug 2019
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
£2,500
for 7 nights
£2,500
 
 
Medium
31 Aug 2019 - 27 Sep 2019
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
£2,321
for 7 nights
£2,321
 
 
Low
28 Sep 2019 - 11 Oct 2019
4 night minimum stay
£1,429
for 4 nights
From
£357
£1,786
 
 
Very Low
12 Oct 2019 - 20 Dec 2019
3 night minimum stay
£1,205
for 3 nights
From
£402
£1,607
 

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Stay tax £1.34 per night, per person. This amount will be due to the owner upon arrival. Does not apply to children under 12 years.

Incluso nel prezzo:
cambio biancheria settimanale
segnale internet adsl wi-fi
acqua, elettricità.

deposito cauzionale rimborsabile: euro 300

pulizie finali: euro 25 a persona

riscaldamento: a consumo (euro 4,50 per M3)

tassa di soggiorno: euro 1,50 a persona al giorno da marzo a ottobre
per un massimo di 5 giorni. non è dovuta da novembre a febbraio.i bambini sotto i 12 anni non paga

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