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Casa Quintino first view on approach
Very good
36 reviews
Casa Quintino first view on approach
View from the patio
The front patio of Casa Quintino
A cool glass of white wine on the patio
Making family meal in the large kitchen
The Pattio in front of the Tibetan room
View from Tibetan room
View from Tibetan room bed
Steps up to first floor apartment
view from first floor entrance
View from Lamu Room
View from Zimbabwe Room in July
Upstairs  bathroom
Ground floor  living room
New tiling in the kitchen
A normal Tuscan lunch
New beds in the Zim Room
View from the loo
View from the hammock under a giant  cipresse
Poppies in June, view from Quintino
Delight of a rose in June
Bathe in a mineral spring
Our ancient olives
The hog wallow: natural mineral spring
Evening in Sienna
Frutti di Bosci
Wild boar (cinghiale) shop in San Gimignano
Medieval music
Medieval Festival
Medieval Volterra Festival: last week in August
Roman Amphitheatre in Volterra
Pizza in Pisa
View over Florence
Ponte Vecchio in Florence
Bridges over the River Arno
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Overview
Rental Home -
4 Bedrooms , 2 Bathrooms , Sleeps 7
Gambassi Terme, Tuscany
De-stress: Set in the subtle background of renaissance painting, and lost in the timeless Tuscan landscape, Casa Quintino is the ultimate romantic getaway, the perfect cure for city stress, and the ideal base from which to explore the culture of Tuscany. It offers visitors the deep tranquility of unspoiled Tuscan countryside off the conventional tourist route.

Nature: As our reviews confirm, Casa Quintino appeals particularly to real nature lovers. The property is on the white truffle route and surrounded by oak forests, with lovely walking./ biking trails radiating all over the hills. Locals often come to collect truffles, asparagus, blackberries, wild herbs and mushrooms.

Cooling off: We have a paddling/splash pool for kids.

Description of the Accommodation:
Casa Quintino is an old farmhouse, built over 300 years ago, ca...
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About the Owner
Juliet W
Languages spoken:English, Italian, French
Response Rate:100%
Response Time:Within a day
Interaction with guests
In Summer, the owners will be staying at the house in a seperate apartment and will receive you and provide any information you need. Alternatively when owners are not present, our Italian Manageress Cristina will meet you upon arrangement and guide you to the house and introduce you to the neighbourhood amenities, and leave you to yourselves. Either way your privacy is assured but we are always here to help if needed.
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Reviewed September 13, 2017

After a long holiday travelling Europe with my backpack, I came across this little piece of paradise. I was warmly welcomed and I immediately felt at home. Juliet is kind and very generous and made sure that my stay was pleasant and completely stress-free. After...More

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AFRICA A, VR Owner at Secluded farmhouse one hour between Florence / Siena & Pisa, responded to this reviewResponded September 13, 2017

It was such a pleasure to provide a refuge for you to unwind after all your travelling and we all look forward to seeing you on your next grand tour - especially our little grandson who was in awe of you when we went up...More

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Reviewed August 30, 2017 via mobile

We had a wonderful time staying at casa quintino. Juliet was a lovely host. The home was comfortable for our family gathering and provided lovely views & outdoor space to connect with nature.

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AFRICA A, VR Owner at Secluded farmhouse one hour between Florence / Siena & Pisa, responded to this reviewResponded September 2, 2017

Thank you for coming and we also enjoyed being able to host your reunion with your Italian family . Also appreciated that so you left the place so clean and tidy. Hope to see you again.

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Reviewed August 30, 2017

I stayed with my three teenage kids at Quintino in July. It was peaceful and serene and the perfect Tuscan hideaway from where we could relax and unwind after the intensity of GCSE's and A level exams which had just ended. The house is practical...More

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AFRICA A, VR Owner at Secluded farmhouse one hour between Florence / Siena & Pisa, responded to this reviewResponded August 30, 2017

Thank you so much for your generous praise of Casa Quintino. We do really enjoy sharing our spot of Arcadia with people like yourselves who savour country living. We hope to see you again next year.

Amenities
  • Balcony or Terrace
  • Blender
  • Books
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Central Heating
  • Children's Pool
  • Cots:(1)
  • Dining Seats (6)
  • Dishwasher
  • DVD Player
  • Full Baths (1)
  • Garage
  • Grill
  • Hairdryer
  • Internet Access
  • Iron
  • Kettle
  • King Beds:(1)
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (6)
  • Local Guides/Maps
  • Microwave
  • Mountain Views
  • Outdoor Dining Area
  • Paper Towels Provided
  • Patio
  • Playground
  • Porch
  • Private Yard
  • Queen Beds:(1)
  • Refrigerator
  • Secure Parking
  • Shared Yard
  • Shower Rooms (1)
  • Single Beds:(4)
  • Stereo System
  • Stove
  • Suitable For Children Under 5
  • Swingset
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • VCR
  • Washer
  • Wi-Fi
House rules
    Kid-friendly
    Pets allowed
    Smoking allowed
    Check in: 4:00 PM
    Check out: 10:00 AM
We do not advise toddlers, or elderly who may be infirm as the pathways and stairs are uneven and we cannot be responsible for any accidents. We also have ponds nearby and steep...
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Bathrooms
    1 Full bath
    1 Shower
Bedrooms
    1 King
    1 Crib
    4 Twins
    1 Queen
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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.

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Dates Min stay Per night
Default 2 nights
$87
€75
Jun 1, 2018 -
Jul 31, 2018
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3 nights
$204
€175
Aug 1, 2018 -
Sep 5, 2018
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3 nights
$256
€220
Sep 6, 2018 -
Oct 31, 2018
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3 nights
$140
€120
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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.
Fees
  • Management : $174 / stay - Fee
  • Damage Deposit: $116 / stay - Deposit
  • Cleaning fee: $116 / stay - Fee
  • Tax per person : $12 / stay - Fee
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About the neighborhood
noise of a passing motorway but are only half an hour from the nearest shops and entertainment at Volterra or San Gimignano. We are in the centre of the cultural triangle, one hour equidistant from world renowned cultural attractions in PIsa, Florence and Siena. We are only one hour from Cecina which is the start of the long sandy beaches of the Etruscan coast, stretching to Popolonia, and out to the Island of Elba. We are only two hours from the beautiful northern coast line of the Cinque Terre.

We are also in the Parco Bennessere, a newly formed national reserve for Wellness tourism with a natural spa in Gambassi Terme and Castle Falsi which is an upmarket getaway for the rich and famous, with exotic swimming pool and sunset terrace with views to die for.

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Getting around
Our nearest station is Certaldo on the line to Poggibonsi. At least one car should be hired as we are off the main bus route but if you have friends coming advise them to come to Certaldo. If you are going to Florence it may be easier to leave the car in the free parking at Certaldo and take the train to Florence as parking there is difficult and expensive.
Access
Car recommended
How to get there
Airport: Pisa: 29.8 mi
Railway: Certaldo: 9.9 mi
Ferry: Livorno: 29.8 mi
You will receive send you detailed directions upon confirmation. We are one hour by Car from Pisa or Florence Airport. We are found on Google map so please follow by GPS.

Alternatively you can arrange to meet with our Manageress at Molinda D'era Hotel also found on Google map and she will guide you to the house.

The 1.8 km farm (untarred) gravel road leading to Casa Quintino is rough by urban standards and the road does not have street lights.
Activities nearby
Horse Riding Nearby, Nearest Beach: 60.3 mi.
Nearby cities
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