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Panoramic Villa with private pool, a few km from Siena, Tuscany

People12
Bedrooms 6
Bathrooms6
Separate WCs1
Space 5,166 sq. ft.
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights

Overview

About the property

Sup. 480 sqm, 6 bedrooms with ensuite bathrooms, quadruple lounge and 2 fireplaces

Villa Santa Virginia is in the dominant position of "Tenuta Larnianone" (Wine Estate), of about 140 hectares which produces Chianti wine and Extra Virgin Olive Oil. The Villa is in the countryside while being just 7 km from the center of Siena. Santa Virginia is surrounded by the peace and tranquility with breathtaking views of the Val d'Orcia, Monte Amiata and Siena.

Santa Virginia is a typical and authentic Tuscan farmhouse renovated by the owner for his family with comfort and intimacy. It has a private swimming pool with lovely views from sunrise to sunset.

The Villa is spread over two floors for a total of 480 square meters and can accommodate up to 12 people. It is also possible to rent one or both the romantic Depandance (for 2 or 6 people) a few meters from the main building.

Main residence

Ground floor: porch, hall, living room with Tuscan fireplace, dining room with traditional fireplace, kitchen, pantry, bathroom.

First floor bedroom with 6 rooms:

1. Master bedroom with double bed, bathroom en suite (bath and shower) and large private roof terrace;

2. bedroom with two large beds and bathroom en suite (bath and shower);

3. Triple bedroom with double bed and single bed with en suite bathroom (bath);

4. Double bedroom with two single beds and en suite bathroom (shower);

5. Master bedroom with en suite bathroom (shower);

6. Bedroom with single bed canopy with en suite bathroom (shower).

Annexe on request. It can only be rented together with the main building.

1st Depandance:

Surface 52 m2

-Room with double bed with sitting area, ensuite bathroom (shower), shaded outdoor area. The Depandance

has air conditioning and Fridge.

2nd Depandance:

110m2 surface

Entrance, double bedroom, twin bedroom, 2 bathrooms (tab and shower), living room with fireplace and fully equipped kitchen.

Comfort and equipment:

The swimming pool (6m x15m) for private and exclusive use, is available from May 1st to September 30th.

The pool area is comfortably equipped and has a shaded area. The excellent exposure allows to have an optimal water temperature and sun all day.

LCD flat-screen TVs in the lounge and in the Depandance, Free Wi-Fi Internet in the house, garden and private pool.

A table placed under an oak tree allows to eat pleasantly in the garden in the shade.

Private parking, table tennis, table football, barbecue, garden furniture. Games for younger children are also available.

More Details

Owner
Duccio e Alessandra
Member since: 2014
Premier Partner

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

Speaks English, French, Italian
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
18 June, 2018

Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday villa in Siena in Province of Siena

Property Type:
  • villa
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 5166 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 16:00 / Check-out: 11:00
  • Max. occupancy: 12
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
Location Type:
  • rural
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Farm Holidays
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Washing Machine
  • Free Wifi
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 14 people
Bathrooms:
  • 6 Bathrooms
  • 1 Separate WC
  • - Toilet , Bath (no shower) , Shower Enclosure , Bidet
    - Toilet , Bath (no shower) , Bidet
    - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , Bidet
    - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , Bidet
    - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , Bidet
    - Toilet
    - Toilet , Bath (no shower) , Shower Enclosure , Bidet
Bedrooms:
  • 6 Bedrooms, Sleeps 12
  • - 1 Large Double Bed , 1 Sofa bed/Futon
    - 2 Single Bed
    - 1 Large Double Bed
    - 1 Single Bed
    - 2 Single Bed
    - 1 Large Double Bed , 1 Child Bed
    - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed
  • In the adjacent apartment available there are 2 bedrooms, one double and the second with 2 single beds, entrance hall, kitchen, living room and two bathrooms. There is also an outbuilding with a double bedroom, bathroom, stove, fridge, television and air conditioning. The apartment and the dependance can be rented ONLY by the group that resides in Santa Virginia.
Entertainment:
  • Game Room
  • Games
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Toys
Outside:
  • Balcony
  • Bicycles
  • Boat
  • Terrace
  • Golf
  • Kayak / Canoe
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
  • Veranda
  • Tennis
  • 1 bicycles
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Private Pool
Onsite Services:
  • Massage
  • Private Chef
  • Staff
Attractions:
  • arboretum
  • autumn foliage
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • forests
  • library
  • live theatre
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • horse riding
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • golf
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • tennis
Notes:
Ask the owner for optional cleaning, cook for typical Tuscan dinners, cooking school in the Villa, visit the Winery of Tenuta Larnianone near Villa Santa Virginia.

Reviews

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Panoramic Villa with private pool, a few km from Siena, Tuscany
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Family dream vacation in Siena

  • 5 of 5

It has been our plan and dream for a decade to celebrate our retirement with a full family trip -- all 11 of our children and grandchildren -- to a villa in Tuscany. We could not have found a more ideal match for our dream than Villa Virginia. The views from the front of the home look like an idyllic oil painting of miles of Tuscan countryside. The accommodations were perfectly suited and well beyond expectations. Duccio and Anna were the perfect hosts -- available when needed but not intrusive. At our request, they arranged for another part of our dream, a fully-catered chef-prepared meal on the lawn of the villa one Sunday evening. It was an experience that literally brought tears to our eyes it was so perfectly beautiful. We all swam, played ping-pong, chess and foosball, and enjoyed the delicious wine produced on the property. The house was comfortable from morning to night with windows open and nice breezes passing through. Be aware you are a few miles out of Siena -- too far to walk, a car is helpful. But you are out in that beautiful countryside -- it is breathtaking. Our new dream is to go back to this very house.

  • Review Submitted: 11-Jun-2018
  • Date of Stay: May 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Spectacular !

  • 5 of 5

We just returned from staying at Tenuta Larnianone for a week with three other couples . This was by far the Best Accomodations we have stayed in . The Villa and property are stunning , the view is exactly what you see in their pictures enhanced by Roses in every color. The inside is authentic with beautiful art work and antique furniture. They arrange a chef who cooked dinner and we were able to participate in a cooking class. The owners live nearby and are available to help in any way . We highly recommend Villa Santa Virginia in Siena .

  • Review Submitted: 27-May-2018
  • Date of Stay: May 2018
  • Source: Vacation Rentals, from HomeAway
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5

A True Tuscany Experience!

  • 5 of 5

Wow this Villa was amazing! It was like transporting in time but with all the modern conveniences. Kitchen and bathrooms were upgraded and home was very clean. Great for our family of 8 plus my niece and baby. Everyone had their own room with bathroom. The view is what we came for after seeing the photos when booking. Amazing vista with olive trees and vineyards. You can see why it is a painter or photographers dream. Duccio was an amazing host who answered the many questions we had. He was very attentive and even showed us all about his vineyards and wine press attached to the property. We even got lucky enough to witness the start of the harvesting. We had an amazing dinner made for us by Aurola and she even cleaned everything up! One thing to make clear is that you definitely need a car. We are walkers and thought it would be easy to walk everywhere but that is not the case. The villa is a bit off the main road with paved and unpaved roads so it is recommended. A taxi ride is $15 euro one way so expect at least $30 roundtrip. Also we ate mainly at the villa and made many trips to the coop so the car was handy for that. The pool was very refreshing and clean. We also had cute visitors such as the local cats and a very small fox would come by at night. Friendly but kept his distance. We took the train to Florence one day. Train station is about a 15 minute car ride from villa then train ride is 1-1/2 hours to Florence approximately. Lovely way to see some little towns. Note that we traveled roundtrip out of Fiumicino airport in Rome because of visiting Rome before coming to Siena but It was a 3 hour drive back to airport so Florence would be the way to leave from if you were to stay here. All in all an amazing vacation! Can't wait to open the olive oil and wine we brought back from the villa! Thanks again Duccio!

  • Review Submitted: 11-Sep-2017
  • Date of Stay: August 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Dear Donna, thank you for your kind words. You were really nice family and it was a pleasure to host you in my house. I am very happy because, what you said, it is exactly my target, i.e. to make our guests live a bit of life in the Tuscan tradition. I hope to see you again in the near future, ciao Duccio
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Tuscan Reality

  • 3 of 5

We arrived at Villa Santa Virginia with our children and grand children for a special Tuscany holiday only to be greeted with the comment, " we have bad news, the weather will continue to be over 100 degrees for your stay". We knew it was hot but surely there would have been extra preparation made by the owners of the Villa to enable their guests to be comfortable during this unusual weather. The house was very hot during the day and miserable at night for sleeping. One fan was put in each bedroom for comfort yet this was hardly enough ventilation. No fans were supplied downstairs. We tried to be vigilant about our situation but the only relief was the swimming pool and the special view. Because of the hot house, we decided to depart early from our one week rental.

The reason we were interested in renting the Villa was because it was listed air conditioned so we knew we would be comfortable, yet we learned that it was not, but with the firm assurance from the proprietor that the house was always cool due to the thick walls and that August temperatures were lower than July with night temperatures around 18/20 C. We were deeply disappointed because of the information we received and what we experienced was not what was expected.

A list is provided below addressing issues about rental property 1636667:

Air conditioned was listed on the amenities list but was promptly changed Aug 6 on the website after the proprietor was shown the amenities list.

A near by air conditioned apartment for two was offered to us at full price, and was finally negotiated to a lower price by a family member who reminded the proprietor of the situation we walked into. We took the extra space to help a 3 yr old and his parents sleep better.

Be prepared for extra fees.

Mattresses and pillows were very hard

Squeaky bed springs in one room

Towels provided once a week only

Washer and Dryer needed instructions

Kitchen refrigerator not working (used refrigerator in wash room)

Coffee machine very old, very slow, frustrating

The proprietor needs to provide an organized expense voucher system to present to renters rather than appearing daily, waiting for euro payments.

Proprietor supplied a contact number for assistance so there was no reason to appear each morning.

Essential to have a car due to remote location

What was great:

Very clean, well taken care of villa with nice bathrooms

Nice sheets

Enjoyabe pool

Stellar view

Great chef meal outside at night

  • Review Submitted: 19-Aug-2017
  • Date of Stay: August 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Dear John and family, We are very understanding of the situation. We do our best to make sure that our guests are always comfortable and have the best vacation possible. We are sorry that you’ve left not completely satisfied, regardless of our efforts to accommodate your requests. By sharing our houses with our guests we give them the chance to live the authentic Italian experience while providing them with all the necessary to feel at home. This is why, for example, the Villa has more than one type of coffee machine (the classic Moka, an American machine, a boiler, etc). The traditional Moka is slower than the American one. It’s just the way it is, this is how the coffee is made in Italy, this is the experience you have to be open to. But, if the traditional Moka doesn’t make you happy, there are others coffee machine in the Villa for your use. We simply can’t make the traditional Moka boil quicker. This is one example, but the same could be said for the beds, refrigerators, laundry, dryer, etc…. There are plenty of options for different amenities in the Villa and everyone is welcome to use what’s best for them. For what concerns the weather, you must understand that Tuscany can be warm in the summer during the day. On the other hand, the temperature drops to approx. 66 F (20 Celsius) at night, even during the hottest week of the season. This is one reason why AC in Italy has never become as widespread as it is in other Countries. We ask all our guests to read the description of the house that clearly states that the AC is available only in the Dependance, on top of pointing it out in our emails. But, as you mentioned, we made all the possible efforts to make you more at ease, e.g. providing extra fans, arranging the Depandance last minute at a discounted rate. Lastly, it’s always helpful to remind that every tourist facility must pay a tourist tax per every guest for every day of staying. Making the exception of coming every day to collect the taxes, instead of collecting it all at once at check-in as we usually do, was just another way of showing our understanding of your situation. If you ever decided to return we’d be glad to show our hospitality. We thank you for your review, any feedback help make us improve, Ciao, Duccio,
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5

A magical place with a wonderful host

  • 5 of 5

We have spent a wonderful time in santa virginia with friends and family. The house is a tuscan dream with wonderful views a great pool and a great feeling. Dulcio is a wonderful host very friendly and helpful with everything. Highly recommended !

  • Review Submitted: 05-Aug-2017
  • Date of Stay: July 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Our stay at the Villa exceeded my expectations!

  • 5 of 5

This past week my family of 12 gathered for a family reunion at a Villa Santa Virginia. The views from the Villa are beyond description. The majesty of Tuscany combined with the complete privacy of the Villa exceeded all expectations. The children were entertained by the pool, ping pong table, etc. The grounds so immense, the nightly games on the lawn became a must. Each bedroom with its own bathroom made life amazingly comfortable. The lack of air conditioning was not a problem. The nights cool down and each room had a fan. We were all comfortable. Duccio was the perfect host making sure we were well taken care of. Just a short distance from a Sienna, the perfect location to enjoy Tuscany! Amazing memories!!!

  • Review Submitted: 01-Jul-2017
  • Date of Stay: June 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Location

Nearest Airport
75 Kilometres
Firenze
Nearest Barpub
5 Kilometres
Bar Due Ponti - Supermercato Simply
Nearest Golf
35 Kilometres
Bagnaia
Nearest Train
9.4 Kilometres
Siena
Nearest Motorway
62 Kilometres
Firenze
Nearest Restaurant
5 Kilometres
La Braceria Due ponti - Siena
Nearest Ski
90 Kilometres
Monte Amiata
Nearest Beach
100 Kilometres
Castiglione della Pescaia, Grosseto
Car: necessary

The Villa is situated in a prime location for a pleasant stay in the countryside and for visiting Siena (7 km from the center), his' Piazza del Campo, its museums, historic buildings, and the traditional Palio Contrade.

You can visit Florence (75 km), Arezzo (67 km), San Gimignano (45 km), Terme di Rapolano (29 km), the beaches of the Maremma (100 km), the UNESCO World Heritage site of the Val d ' Orcia (50 km) and Mount Amiata. The Villa is 3 km from the cycle path de 'Eroica' and the center of the food and wine of the Chianti Classico (12km) and Montalcino (40 km).

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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday villa in Siena, Tuscany

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
EUR
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
 
High Season 2018
2 Jun 2018 - 29 Jun 2018
5 night minimum stay
£3,308
for 5 nights
From
£662
£4,632
 
 
TOP 2018
30 Jun 2018 - 31 Aug 2018
3 night minimum stay
£2,097
for 3 nights
From
£699
£4,894
 
 
Grape Harvest 2018
1 Sep 2018 - 5 Oct 2018
4 night minimum stay
£2,397
for 4 nights
From
£599
£4,195
 
 
Fall & Olive Oil Harvest 2018
6 Oct 2018 - 21 Dec 2018
4 night minimum stay
£1,898
for 4 nights
From
£474
£3,321
 
 
Christmas New Year 2018
22 Dec 2018 - 5 Jan 2019
5 night minimum stay
£2,996
for 5 nights
From
£599
£4,195
 
 
Opening 2019
7 Jan 2019 - 17 Apr 2019
5 night minimum stay
£2,185
for 5 nights
From
£437
£3,059
 
 
Easter 2019
18 Apr 2019 - 22 Apr 2019
4 night minimum stay
£2,146
for 4 nights
From
£537
£3,758
 
 
Spring 2019
23 Apr 2019 - 31 May 2019
4 night minimum stay
£2,222
for 4 nights
From
£556
£3,889
 
 
Summer 2019
1 Jun 2019 - 28 Jun 2019
5 night minimum stay
£3,308
for 5 nights
From
£662
£4,632
 
 
Top 2019
29 Jun 2019 - 30 Aug 2019
7 night minimum stay
£5,418
for 7 nights
£5,418
 
 
Grape Harvest 2019
31 Aug 2019 - 4 Oct 2019
5 night minimum stay
£3,308
for 5 nights
From
£662
£4,632
 
 
Fall & Olive Oil Harvest 2019
5 Oct 2019 - 3 Nov 2019
4 night minimum stay
£1,898
for 4 nights
From
£474
£3,321
 
 
My Standard Rate
5 night minimum stay
£3,121
for 5 nights
From
£624
£4,370
 

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Stay tax £2.18 per night, per person. This amount will be due to the owner upon arrival. Does not apply to children under 12 years.

Cautionary deposit: 2000,00 Euro will be asked on arrival and totally refunded at departure if there will be no damages (it is possible to pay with credit card –Visa o MasterCard)
The price includes:
Gas, water, electricity, bed linen and towels weekly change, pool towels and wireless Internet and weekly cleaning on Saturday and 3 hours of domestic help (usually on Wednesday)
The price does not include:
Tourist tax of 2,5€ per day per person for a maximum of 6 days per month, not applied to children over 11 years old, to be paid at arrival (it is possible to pay with credit card –Visa o Mastercard)

The Dependence (outbuilding 10 meters in the front garden) is rented only with the Villa.
Heating cost is charged at effective gas consume (4,5€/mc)
The swimming pool is available from 1 May to 30 September (other times on request)

Cancellation policy:
15% of the rent at reservation, 50% of the rent 120 days before arrival; 75% 90 days before arrival and 100% from the 60 days before arrival.

The arrival time is scheduled between 17 pm and 19 pm.
The Villa must be left by at 10 am on the last day.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • Cancelled bookings will not receive a refund.
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