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Torre del Vescovo -- Medieval Castle in Tuscany

  • Montalto Castle - Torre del Vescovo is the wing on the right, with the original watchtower
    Montalto Castle - Torre del Vescovo is the wing on the right, with the original watchtower
    Montalto Castle - Torre del Vescovo is the wing on the right, with the original watchtower
    Torre del Vescovo exterior
    Living room area with frescoed walls
    Dining area
    Living/dining room
    Property description
    Rental Home – 
    3 Bedrooms, 3 Bathrooms, Sleeps 6
    Your own wing of a medieval castle! Pool, tennis court, private garden area.

    The historic Montalto Castle (Castello di Montalto) lies in one of the loveliest and most unspoiled parts of the Chianti area of Tuscany, not far from Siena. It is very centrally located for art touring, an excellent home base for sight-seeing, winery visits and exploring hill towns and back roads.

    Torre del Vescovo is the south wing of the castle, which includes the original watchtower. It is two stories, with frescoed walls and furnished with antiques. The property includes a swimming pool and tennis court, as well as other smaller vacation rental homes. For those who intend to rent a villa in Tuscany, beautiful Montalto Castle offers the additional advantage of companionship and part-time concierge assista...
  • Amenities & details
    • Balcony
    • Board Games
    • Books
    • Central Heating
    • Computer Available
    • Dishwasher
    • Fireplace
    • Firewood Provided
    • Game Room
    • Games
    • Garden or Yard
    • Gas Stove
    • Grill
    • Housekeeping Optional
    • Internet Access
    • Linens Provided
    • Local Guides/Maps
    • Mountain Views
    • Outdoor Dining Area
    • Outdoor Pool
    • Oven
    • Parking
    • Piano
    • Ping Pong Table
    • Playground
    • Pool
    • Refrigerator
    • Soap/Shampoo Provided
    • Standard Definition TV
    • Telephone
    • Terrace
    • Towels Provided
    • Washer
    • Wi-Fi
    • Wheelchair Access:
    • Elder Access:
    • Pets Allowed:
    • Smoking Allowed:
    • Suitable for Children:
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  • Rates

    Rates are calculated based on the latest information provided. Please contact the manager/owner to confirm actual rates for your requested dates.

      Begins Ends Min stay Per night Per week Per month
    Default - - 2 nights
    Mid season Apr 17, 2014 Apr 23, 2014 3 nights
    Mid season May 3, 2014 Jun 27, 2014 3 nights
    High season Jun 28, 2014 Aug 29, 2014 4 nights
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    Please note: rates may have been converted from the original local currency to U.S. Dollars and are approximate rates that may change due to exchange rate fluctuation. Please contact the manager to confirm actual rates for your requested dates.
    • Winter heating surcharge (*): $4,368 / stay - Other
    • Regional tax (**): $12 / day - Other
    Additional Rate and Availability Information
    (*) The months of March, November and December and the first week of January require a heating surcharge of 100 EU per bedroom plus 20 EU per day per bedroom.
    (**) Regional Tourist Tax, currently €1.50 per day for all adults for the first 7 days of stay

    For weddings the months from May through September are considered high season.

    - Normal stays - Rentals are generally from Saturday to Saturday, with some flexibility.
    - Short stays - 2 nights minimum in Low Season, 3 nights minimum in Mid Seasons, 4 nights minimum in High Season. Shorter bookings may be accepted 10 days before arrival.
    - Long stays - For bookings of two weeks or more, weeks after the first one benefit from a 10% discount.

    Check in between 4 and 7 pm; check out by 10 am.

    Rates include:
    kitchenware, sheets and towels (exchanged weekly), water, gas and electricity, firewood, use of the communal sports activities and normal final cleaning. Normal heating is included but there is a surcharge during the cold...
  • Property location
    Things to Do
    Additional Location Information
    Surrounded by woods in the Chianti hills of Tuscany, within easy drive distance of several historic and art towns:
    23 km (14 miles) to Siena
    40 km (25 miles) to Arezzo
    40 km (25 miles) to Cortona
    40 km (25 miles) to Monteriggioni
    60 km (37 miles) to San Gimignano
    75 km (46 miles) to Perugia
    80 km (50 miles) to Florence
    90 km (56 miles) to Assisi
    Though located in one of the loveliest and most unspoiled parts of the Chianti area of Tuscany, Montalto is very accessible:
    •The major Italian highway (A1, the "Autostrada del Sole") is 30 km / 19 miles away: exits Valdarno to the north and Valdichiana to the south (see Driving directions).
    •The Florence airport is less than 1½ hours away. The Pisa airport is about two hours away, while the drive from the Rome airport takes three hours.
    • There are train stations at 12 km / 7 miles (Rapolano, for trains to the south) and at 18 km / 11 miles (Bucine, for trains to the north).
    •The nearest town, Castelnuovo Berardenga, is 10 km / 6 mil...
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Kristi P.
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2011 for a stay in June 2011
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Peaceful and beautiful vacation spot
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2010 for a stay in August 2010
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Management response:

Hi Paul and Cathy, just saw your kind review and want to thank you! Hope to see you nice people again sometime soon. Have a happy summer! Giovanni and Diana more

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