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Monache 1, holiday rental with private pool and garden near San Gimignano

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Overview
1 bedroom
2 bathrooms
4 guests
3 nights minimum
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Podere Le Monache set on a hillside dominates one of the most picturesque and spectacular landscapes in Tuscany. With distant views over hills, out to sea towards Livorno and Pisa. Originally a convent wrapped in history Le Monache has a magical and spiritual atmosphere. Whether you are lazing by the pool or strolling in the olive grove or simply relaxing in your apartment you are in another world. Recently restored and converted from a farmhouse into four charming ground floor apartments. Perfect for small or large family vacation rental. Great care has been taken to restore all of the original features, including vaulted ceilings, an open fireplace, and beamed ceilings. Meanwhile, all the modern conveniences have been incorporated. Each apartment is self-contained; and each has its own ...Podere Le Monache set on a hillside dominates one of the most picturesque and spectacular landscapes in Tuscany. With distant views over hills, out to sea towards Livorno and Pisa. Originally a convent wrapped in history Le Monache has a magical and spiritual atmosphere. Whether you are lazing by the pool or strolling in the olive grove or simply relaxing in your apartment you are in another world. Recently restored and converted from a farmhouse into four charming ground floor apartments. Perfect for small or large family vacation rental. Great care has been taken to restore all of the original features, including vaulted ceilings, an open fireplace, and beamed ceilings. Meanwhile, all the modern conveniences have been incorporated. Each apartment is self-contained; and each has its own entrance. Each apartment offers a terra-cotta patio and outdoor furniture. Laundry room with washing machine for use of the guests. Tourist License / Licencia de turismo N °: 06260770489More
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About the Owner
Gennaro Liliana C
Languages spoken:English, Italian
Response Rate:95%
Response Time:Within a day
Listed Since:February 2007
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I will be there to welcome you and I will be available during your stay for your every need. Respecting your privacy!
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Reviewed July 22, 2014

This was a lovely apartment set in beautiful Tuscan countryside. It is situated in the small village of Iano with a well stocked mini-market and two restaurants just across the road. For lazy self- caterers such as ourselves, it was bliss being able enjoy wonderful...More

Date of stay: June 2014
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Amenities
Pets Allowed: Ask
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
Suitable For Children Under 5
Refrigerator
Washer
Highchair
Towels Provided
Private Yard
There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive
Cycling Trips
Hairdryer
TV
Rural/Countryside Retreats
City Getaway
Linens Provided
There Are Tennis Courts Nearby
Secure Parking
Horse Riding Nearby
Internet Access
Toaster
Stove
Grill
Short Term Rentals (4 Days Or Fewer)
Fishing Nearby
Central Heating
Dryer
Freezer
Cable/satellite TV
Iron
Hiking Trips
Microwave
Balcony
Private Outdoor Pool (Unheated)
Wi-Fi
Kettle
Terrace
Fireplace
Additional amenities & feature info
Details of : Monache 1 Sleeps 4 Fully equipped kitchen, with built in cabinets, 4 burner gas hob and electric built in oven (Franke), tall refrigerator/freezer, toaster, kettle, coffee maker, iron, ironing board. Table and chairs. (6 chairs ) Separate lounge with 2 sofa-beds, side tables, fireplace, satellite TV. Bedroom - with king size bed , wardrobe, chest of drawers ,night tables and Ensuite bathroom , with enclosed shower, pedestal basin, large mirror and wc Main bathroom with enclosed shower, large pedestal basin, bidet , wc, large mirror, tiled floor and walls. Patio off the kitchen and lounge with outdoor furniture. Table , 6 chairs and parasol. Cots and high chairs available. Central heating. Linen is provided for all beds, bath towels and swimming pool towels. WiFi Final Cleaning Charge € 80.00
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About the neighborhood
Places to see: The historical Cities of Florence, Siena and Pisa are 1 hour from the house, San Gimignano the medieval town of the Beautiful Towers is 20 minutes from us, Volterra once the Etruscan capital of Tuscany is 30 minutes, Vinci the birthplace of Leonardo da Vinci is 40 Minutes (World famous Museum dedicated to Leonardo), Montelupo with its famous terracotta is also 40 minutes. Colleoli where the story of Pinocchio originated and has a beautiful park dedicated to children is 1.5 hours from us. Puccini's Villa situated at Torre del Lago where the famous Puccinis festival is held every summer is also 1.5 hours from us. We are situated in cultural and historical heart of Tuscany.
Getting around
The proximity to the major cultural and historical cities such as Florence, Siena, Pisa, Lucca as well the small medieval towns such as San Gimignano, Volterra, San Miniato and Certaldo will allow you to enrich your stay. More, nearby the property we can arrange wine tasting, cooking lesson, horseback riding, play golf, tennis, bike tour or enjoy the open air with footpaths that starts from the property.
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