La Romantica

Tuscany, Siena, Montepulciano

    • Sleeps 6 Guests
    • Bedrooms 3 Bedrooms
    • Bathrooms 3 Bathrooms
    • Floor area sq m 180 m2
    • Pool
    • WiFi
    • Cook
    • Terrace
    • Fireplace
    • Dog welcome
    • Airport distance:
      Florence 110 km/1.5 hrs
      Pisa 250 km/2.5 hrs
      Rome 250 km/2.5 hrs

    € 2550 - 3750 per week

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    Overview

    Small villa with great pool between Siena and Arezzo

    Small villas (this one sleeps 4 to 6 guests) with private pools are a rarity. La Romantica is perfectly located, has great charm, and a lovely pool. This charming old farm building has been restored with a great sense of easy living. The owner, an Italian who has lived in Brasil and works with India, has had a light hand in mixing and matching furniture, textiles and objects from 3 continents.

    Two large spaces occupy the ground floor. The kitchen runs along the entire width of the house, has windows or doors on 3 sides and organises itself around a large typically Tuscan farm table. The antique tiles behind the sink were discovered at the Arezzo flea market, the lamps above the table were brought back from India. French windows open onto the garden. The living room has a large fire place, French windows, white sofas and chairs and a colourful Indian dhurrie. The style is simple and comfortable, just as we like it. The upper floor is reached over the outdoor stairs which lead into a sunny upstairs living room and two bedrooms, each with its own bathroom. The view from the bedrooms is lovely: rolling hills and the charming town of Lucignano on the horizon.

    The annex, about 20 metres from the main building, houses another double bedroom with bathroom and private terrace. the material used here was made to order in India, to the design of the owner. At the back of the annex you will find a large laundry.

    The pool lies on a lower level of the garden down a gentle slope. The grey stone and dark turquoise colour of the water give this pool a very stylish look. There is a shower next to the pool.

    La Romantica can be rented with 2 or 3 bedrooms. If you rent the house with 2 bedrooms, the annex will be closed (and not rented to anyone else).

    The small and charming estate La Romantica lies halfway between Arezzo and Siena, close to the hilltop village of Lucignano, known for its streets built in circles around the main church. Lucignano lies 3 km (1,8 miles) from the house. Most of Tuscany's major sight-seeing spots can be reached in approx. 1 hour's drive. Think Florence and Siena, but also Arezzo, Pienza, Montalcino, and Montepulciano. And should this not be enough, cross the border to Umbria and discover Perugia, Città di Castello, Orvieto and Assisi, all in about 1 hour by car.

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    Amenities

    HOLIDAY HOME AMENITIES
    • Pool: 4.5 x 14m
    • Air conditioning in the bedrooms
    • Internet WIFI access through satellite
    • Fireplace
    • TV, CD-stereo
    • Large fridge with freezer and ice maker
    • Stove with oven
    • Microwave
    • Toaster
    • Juicer
    • Filter coffee machine
    • Washing machine 
    • Dishwasher
    • Iron and ironing board
    • 2 hair dryers
    • Fans in all bedrooms
    • Screens on all bedroom windows
    • Babrbecue grill
    • Terrace
    • Garden
    • Parking
    Touring ideas

    Lucignano 3 km
    Sinalunga 11 km
    Rapolano Terme spa 20 km
    Montepulciano 30 km
    Arezzo 31 km
    Pienza 35 km
    Monticchiello 32 km
    San Quirico d`Orcia 38 km
    Cortona 40 km
    Chiusi 42 km
    Montalcino 45 km
    Siena 45 km
    Città della Pieve 53 km
    S. Antimo 55 km
    Città di Castello 63 km
    Monte Oliveto Maggiore 65 km
    Perugia 75 km
    Orvieto 90 km
    Florence 95 km
    Assisi 95 km

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    Activities

    The nearest village is the medieval hilltop Lucignano, famous for its eliptic walls. Here you will find grocery stores, cafés, newsstands, banks and simple trattorias. A detailed list of restaurants recommended in the vicinity can be found in the farmhouse.

    But you will not want to miss the surrounding villages such as Monte San Savino, Foiano, Sinalunga and Castiglion Fiorentino as well as the medieval hamlet of Gargonza, all of which will conform in their picturesque perfection to everyone’s dream of a hilltop Tuscan village.

    Arezzo is the next largish town. You will not want to miss the frescoes by Piero della Francesca in the Basilica San Francesco. If you are at Le Rocchette on the first week-end of the month, you might also want to visit the antique market on the main square.

    Florence and Siena, Tuscany’s most important cultural milestones, are easy to reach from La Romantica.

    Outlet: Fashion addicts can splurge out at the famous Prada factory outlet, which lies on to road to Florence.

    Wellness: Two excellent SPAs can be found in the Rapolano Terme thermal resort (18 km from La Romantica).

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    La Romantica

    Ground floor:
    Hall
    Living room
    Dining kitchen
    Guest WC
    Upper floor:
    Upstairs living room
    Double bedroom with en suite bathroom (tub)
    Twin bedroom with en suite bathroom (shower)

    Annex:
    Double bedroom with sitting room and en suite bathroom (tub)
    Laundry


    Garden:
    Pergola planted with vine for outdoor meals
    Pool 14 x 4.5 m (46 x 15 ft)
    Outdoor shower by the pool

    Request BookingLa Romantica
    01 Jan 2020 - 04 Apr 2020
    31 Oct 2020 - 31 Dec 2020
    2550 EUR
    04 Apr 2020 - 16 May 2020
    26 Sep 2020 - 31 Oct 2020
    2880 EUR
    16 May 2020 - 27 Jun 2020
    29 Aug 2020 - 26 Sep 2020
    3470 EUR
    27 Jun 2020 - 29 Aug 2020
    3750 EUR

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    Special price for groups up to 4 people. If rented for this reduced price the Dependance will not be available:
    EUR 1750 low season
    EUR 1900 1st mid season
    EUR 2500 2nd mid season
    EUR 3600 high season

    RENT INCLUDES

    • Bed, bath and kitchen linens
    • Electricity
    • Air conditioning
    • Wood for fireplace
    • Internet WIFI connection
    • Maid service (2 hours house cleaning on Tuesday and Thursday)
    • Final cleaning
    • Garden maintenance
    • Should you have rented your house for more than 1 week, the house will be cleaned on Saturdays and the linen will be changed.

    EXTRAS

    • Heating (if required): metered. Please be aware that central heating is very expensive in Italy. The average cost per day varies from EUR 50 - EUR 100 according to the outdoor temperature and the amount of time the heating is turned on. 
    • Baby beds with linen and high chair available. Baby bed: EUR 50 per week. Baby beds can be booked for children up to their 4th birthday.
    • Pets only on special request upon booking: EUR 40 domestic pet supplement per week

    SECURITY DEPOSIT

    EUR 250 cash deposit are due on arrival.

    SERVICE ON REQUEST (please enquire with us when booking)

    • Extra domestic help (house cleaning): EUR 10 per hour
    • Tuscan meal on your first evening on Saturday, after a long trip: EUR 30 per person. The dinner consists of an antipasto, a pasta dish, salad and pecorino cheese, fruit and local biscuits to finish, plus bread and 1 bottle of for every for 4 persons wine and water.
    • Dinner during the week: EUR 35 per person (wine not included). A dinner prepared the housekeeper: antipasto, first course (for ex. a pasta dish), second course (meat with vegetables and salad), dessert (fruit and cakes). Dinners should be booked 1 day in advance. The cook will also lay the table on the terrace or in the dining room.
    • First shopping: EUR 110 (expenses for a few basics and shopping time included). The shopping list includes: bread, butter, jam, eggs, 2 litres of milk, 1 packet Earl Grey tea, 1 packet coffee, natural yoghurts, 2 bottles of orange juice, 2 kg fruits of the season, 2 kg pasta (noodles), 2 jars tomato sauce, 1 piece fresh parmesan cheese, salad and tomatoes, extra vergin olive oil, 4 litres mineral water, 3 bottles of beer, dishwasher detergent.
    • Extra set of towels: please check price on the premises.

    NOTES

    • Reservations from Saturday to Saturday
    • Pool opening dates: mid of May - end of September

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