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Il Giardino

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4 Bedrooms, 4 Bathrooms, Sleeps 8
San Giovanni d'Asso, Montalcino, Tuscany
+Dream house in idyllic setting beautifully restored by the Anglo-Irish artist/owner. Of a pleasing architecture of warm sienese bricks, in perfect conditions, the house offers an atmosphere of extreme comfort and relaxation. Pool decoratively immersed in herbs, roses, lavender, surrounded by the harmonious mature gardens with lawns, ancient mulberry trees, huge old cypresses, olive groves. Charming independent guest house.Exquisite setting, unique landscape, bright and stylish, romantic homely atmosphere, views, nature, walks, books and music, delicious wines and food. An enjoyable lifestyle.

-The house is on two floors, built of warm Sienese stone and brick, encircled by wide terracotta terraces, ancient mulberry trees and huge old cypresses, olive groves, lawns and gardens of aromatic shrubs and fragrant herbs, the cook's de...
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About the Owner, Hardress W
Languages spoken: English, Italian, French
Response Rate: 83 %
Response Time: Within a few hours
Calendar Updated: 95 days ago
Listed since : Apr 2008
Overall rating: 5.0 / 5.0
Based on 4 reviews and 1 property
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English first
New York City, New York
Reviewed July 1, 2016 for a stay in June 2016

Gillian L
Bishops Stortford, United Kingdom
Level 3 Contributor
16 reviews
12 hotel reviews
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Reviewed September 26, 2014 for a stay in July 2014

We first visited in 2004 when our first grandchild was only 9 months old. Since then we have returned every year and our second grandchild was only 3 months old when she first visited This is a really lovely house for a family holiday. It is a comfortable home in which you can totally relax. The garden is a delight...

Worcester, United Kingdom
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19 reviews
16 hotel reviews
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Reviewed June 16, 2014 for a stay in May 2014

Looking for a house in Tuscany for a couple of weeks this the summer? Then I would happily recommend Il Giardino. It is a lovely country house situated in the prettiest part of Tuscany. Southeast Tuscany is rural and has not been spoilt by new developments. The land is basket-of-eggs type scenery typical with drumlins. Every hill is crowned by...

  • Balcony or Terrace
  • Books
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Central Heating
  • Cots:(2)
  • Dining Seats (10)
  • Dishwasher
  • Double Beds:(3)
  • DVD Player
  • En Suite Rooms (2)
  • Fax
  • Fireplace
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Hairdryer
  • Highchair
  • Internet Access
  • Iron
  • Kettle
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (12)
  • Outdoor Dining Area
  • Paper Towels Provided
  • Parking
  • Patio
  • Porch
  • Private Outdoor Pool (Unheated)
  • Private Yard
  • Refrigerator
  • Satellite TV
  • Shower Rooms (1)
  • Single Beds:(2)
  • Sofa Beds:(1)
  • Stereo System
  • Stove
  • Suitable For Children Under 5
  • Telephone
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • TV
  • VCR
  • Washer
  • Wi-Fi
Additional amenities & feature info
* On the ground floor there's a fully equipped country dining room kitchen , with characteristic brick vaulted ceiling and open fireplace, sofas and TV , room for 10 people to dine comfortably.'There's alsoa twin/ double bedroom, a study with telephone ADSL and fax, a shower- bathroom and a "utility" area with washing machine and iron. <BR><BR>* On the first floor there's a large living room with fireplace and comfortable sofas,a corridor with fitted wardrobes takes you to the master bedroom and its en-suite spacious bathroom with tub.A second big double bedroom has windows looking out on three sides, off which there's a small wash-basin room. All the rooms have a beautiful view. <BR><BR>Across the courtyard there is an old barn,... more
House rules
    Pets not allowed
    Ask about smoking
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Rates are per week and include all basic services (electricity, water.), internet WI-FI , twice weekly maid service with saturday linen change, final cleaning £85 for stays more than 1 week . Not included = central heating and wood for the fireplace. Limited special offers for longer stays/smaller parties (4 or less persons)
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About the neighborhood
*Siena:the real centre of Siena is the renowned Piazza del Campo, which hosts its famous Palio in July and August, where the competing Contrade ,17 in number, run a fiercely challenged horse race round the perimetre of this extraordinary shell shaped Square, which is overlooked by the height of the Torre del Mangia.This and the Duomo of Siena, both with their magnificent museums, form the heart of the unique complex of architecture and artistic heritage belonging to this enchanting city.<BR><BR>*San Giovanni D'Asso: San Giovanni is ‘our’ village. It’s very small and quiet, but it has a bank, supermarket, general store, bakery, bar with newsagent and tobacconist, post office, doctor surgery and chemist, butcher, wine tasting and local delicacies shops ..... Specialities ar... more
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How to get there
Airport: Florence, Perugia: 68.4 mi
Railway: Buonconvento: 9.3 mi
Ferry: Livorno: 99.4 mi
By car: The A1 autostrada (exit Sinalunga- Valdichiana) is 20 minutes away.<BR><BR>Airports: Rome 3 hrs, Pisa 2hrs 30mins, Florence, 1hr 30min s,Perugia,1hr 30 mins<BR> he railway station in Buonconvento is 15 minutes away. <BR><BR>For car rentals : www.europcar.com , www.rentacar-europe.com For those coming from London do check out RyanAir www.ryanair.com or EasyJet www.easyjet.com Comparative info for flights & cars www.travelocity.com
Activities nearby
There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive, Horse Riding Nearby, There Are Tennis Courts Nearby, Nearest Beach: 49.7 mi.
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