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Il Roseto- serenity of the countryside in restored farmhouse with pool

Bedrooms 5
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 7 nights


About the property

5 Bedrooms, 4.0 Bathrooms, 10 Sleeps

Enjoy the best of Tuscan country and city life at Il Roseto. Set on a hilltop on a private farming estate just outside Siena, the five-bedroom villa is surrounded by olive groves. Its stone walls and tile roof evoke traditional Tuscan style, but the elegant interiors have every modern convenience. The lush grounds are dotted with flowering bushes and include an inground pool, barbecue and wood-burning oven.

Stone steps lead from the villa to the pool and changing area. After preparing meals on the outdoor grill or in the wood-burning oven, open a bottle of Tuscan red and linger at the al fresco dining area. The villa sleeps ten, but if your party needs a little more room, you can rent nearby villa La Bianca, which can accommodate four additional guests.

Original beamed ceilings and handmade terracotta tile accents speak to the villas charming past, but a mix of antique and contemporary furniture makes for modern comfort. The propertys stables have been converted to a living room large enough to host a crowd, while the fully equipped eat-in kitchen has everything youll need for a family dinner or special occasion, including a dishwasher.

Two of the five bedrooms have queen beds; the remaining three bedrooms each have two twin beds. One of the queen rooms shares a bathroomcomplete with jetted tubwith a twin room, making it an ideal layout for families with children. The second queen room and twin room each have their own en-suite bathroom, and the third twin room has an adjacent bath.

Though Il Rosetas bucolic setting offers the chance to unwind, the villa is just a ten-minute drive from the city of Siena and its famed cathedrals and squares. See incredibly well-preserved frescoes, admire the Renaissance architecture as you stroll through the town, and share in the excitement during the running of the traditional Palio horse race. If youre looking to explore further afield, Florence is about 50 miles away and Pisa, 100 miles.

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Bedroom / Bathroom Description

Bedroom 1 Queen size bed, Shared bathroom with jetted tub and separate shower, Fireplace, Exercise bike

Bedroom 2 2 Twin beds, Shared bathroom with Bedroom 1

Bedroom 3 2 Twin beds, En-suite bathroom with shower

Bedroom 4 2 Twin beds, Adjacent bathroom with tub and shower

Bedroom 5Queen size bed, En-suite bathroom with shower

Features Amenities


Satellite TV

Entertainment center

Study area

Exercise bike


Fully equipped kitchen


Outdoor Features

Swimming pool

Pool changing room

Outdoor furniture


Alfresco dining

BBQ grill

Wood burning oven

Staff Services


Mid-week housekeeping

Water consumption

Final cleaning service

At Extra Cost advance notice may be required:

Villa pre-stocking

Activities and excursions

Airport transfer

Electricity consumption

Villa heating

Phone charges


Laundry service

Cook service

Welcome dinner

Villa Policies

Maximum 10 guests

Children welcome

Non-smoking villa

Pets not permitted

Villa is rented on a weekly basis from Saturday to Saturday

Security deposit required

Services not included in rate must be paid locally, prior to departure unless otherwise arranged

Check in between: 4 pm to 7 pm

Check out by 9:30 am

Tourist tax of 2 per guest/per night

Copy of passport and permanent home address of each guests to be provided prior to check in

Getting There

Rental car recommended

Transport available


10 minute drive to Siena

37 miles to San Gimignano

56 miles to Florence Peretola Airport

100 miles to Pisa

Additional Information

Special Characteristics

This villa, surrounded by rolling hills and olive groves, boasts spectacular views. The stone structure and inner courtyard create a captivating atmosphere. The style of this house is eclectic featuring antiques and contemporary pieces. Original beamed ceilings, old handmade terracotta tiles, high-quality fabrics and complementary mix of antique and contemporary furniture.

What to do in the Siena region of Tuscany?

The medieval town of Siena was founded by the Etruscans and later became a Roman colony. During the 13th and 14th centuries it flourished as one of the major cities of Europe, growing rich from banking and the wool trade. The 14th century saw a great amount of construction: the Duomo, the Palazzo Publico and the Campo Square were all products of this time. Siena's glory took a tragic downturn by the end of the 14th century due to the Black Death and political upheaval. The city became little more than a rural market center. It was exactly this decline that accounts for the incredible state of medieval preservation that Siena exhibits today. Built across several hills and valleys, you will find a bit of up and down while walking through the historical center. However, the lack of traffic makes it a wonderful place to strolleven when packed with tourists, there is a quiet and easygoing feel. A must-see is the shell-shaped square called Il Campo. This is the focal point of the city as well as being the venue for the internationally renowned horse race, the Palio.

Casole d'Elsa hosts one of the most charming museums of the many recently opened/restyled in Siena. The art exhibited ranges from the Neolithic era to the XVII century. A visit to the attached Collegiata di Casole is also highly recommended.

Colle Val d'Elsa's newer outskirts offer very few attractions, aside from the crystal manufacturingbut the old town/historical center, Colle Alta, deserves to be seen. Particularly interesting in Colle Alta is the Palazzo Campana, built in the XVI century by the architect Agnolo di Baccio d'Agnolo. This private building looks like a city gate, or a triumphal arch, and dominates the main street of Colle. The Cathedral shows a rich collection of paintings from the XVII century. Don't miss the dramatic and intense Nativity by Rutilio Manetti (fourth chapel on the right, looking to the main altar).

Advertised rates may vary according to the season and duration of stay

More Details

Property Manager
Luxury Retreats International
Speaks English, French, German, Spanish, Russian, Italian, Arabic
Manager indicates their response time is:
Within an hour
Calendar last updated:
20 May, 2018


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

Property Type:
  • villa
  • Housekeeper Included
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 10
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • near the sea
  • Ocean View
  • Family
  • Luxury
  • Romantic
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Dining Area
  • Dining Room
  • 4 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - This is an en-suite bathroom
    Bathroom 2 - This is an en-suite bathroom
    Bathroom 3 - This is a full bathroom
    Bathroom 4 - This is a full bathroom
  • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Large Double Bed
    Bedroom 2 - 1 Large Double Bed
    Bedroom 3 - 2 Single Bed
    Bedroom 4 - 2 Single Bed
    Bedroom 5 - 2 Single Bed
  • Game Room
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Terrace
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub
  • Private Pool
Onsite Services:
  • Concierge
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • winery tours
Local Services & Businesses:
  • groceries
  • hospital
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • golf
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • rafting
  • sailing
  • diving
  • snorkelling


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