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Farmhouse near Siena, private pool, brilliant views

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1 bedroom
1 bathroom
4 guests
1 night minimum
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Farmhouse 'I Moraioli' is in Montebenichi in the heart of the Chianti hills. A unique panorama, a breathtaking view over a valley among the most beautiful and unspoilt ones of Tuscany and ... the view goes as far as the south of Crete Senesi with a view of the whole Province of Siena to Monte Amiata. The 'La Cantina' apartment is housed in the old farm house on the premises that were used for storing wine and oil. The apartment is very nice inside and always sunny outside and a few metres from the amazing pool. Why: “I Moraioli”? The name was chosen with the precise intention to keep the connection with the countryside surrounding the house. The name “I Moraioli” derives from olive growing: the Moraiolo is one of the many species of olive trees, and it is the most common one in the Monteb...Farmhouse 'I Moraioli' is in Montebenichi in the heart of the Chianti hills. A unique panorama, a breathtaking view over a valley among the most beautiful and unspoilt ones of Tuscany and ... the view goes as far as the south of Crete Senesi with a view of the whole Province of Siena to Monte Amiata. The 'La Cantina' apartment is housed in the old farm house on the premises that were used for storing wine and oil. The apartment is very nice inside and always sunny outside and a few metres from the amazing pool. Why: “I Moraioli”? The name was chosen with the precise intention to keep the connection with the countryside surrounding the house. The name “I Moraioli” derives from olive growing: the Moraiolo is one of the many species of olive trees, and it is the most common one in the Montebenichi area. There is a tree just a stone's throw from the house that is thought to be over one thousand years old. The old farmers in the area probably chose this species owing to the high quality of the oil produced and the resistance to adverse weather conditions: the cold and drought most of all. The house is surrounded by several hectares of olive groves, producing a small quantity of extra virgin olive oil which, however, cannot be beaten in terms of quality. Bottles of oil can be bought directly at the complex. The complex consists of four apartments, sleeping a total of 10.The apartments are called: Frantoio, Cantina, Capanna and Parata. All inclusive except for: Final cleaning € 50 Heating according to consumption to be metered Tourist tax for more than 12 years € 1.50 per day for the first 4 daysMore
House Rules
Pets Allowed: Yes
Smoking Allowed: Yes
Kid Friendly: Yes
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Reviewed July 6, 2017

We did a lot of research to find this ideal farmhouse and we were not disappointed. The location is peaceful, unspoilt and beautiful. The grounds and pool are well maintained and the accommodation itself is clean and provides all the needs of self catering. The...More

Date of stay: June 2017
Thank LondonBrook
Reviewed October 13, 2015

I truly enjoyed my stay. Fernando was most helpful and kind. The grounds are beautiful, freshly refilled, heated Jaccuzzi, and beautiful infinity pool with wonderful vies, though it was late in the season fir it to be heated. Nice little fireplace and plenty of wood,...More

Date of stay: October 2015
Thank Susan J
Reviewed June 12, 2015

We booked this accommodation for four nights, to have a longer break on our drive from Gloucestershire to Greece after a series of one-night stops. How pleased we were to have chosen Agriturismo I Moraioli! The accommodation is delightful, and beautifully looked after and maintained....More

Date of stay: May 2015
Thank TobyGreen
Reviewed May 26, 2015

I can't believe I forgot to write a review! My friend and I stumbled upon Fernando's farmhouse 2 years ago while on our European backpacking trip. This place provided the proximity and serenity we so desperately needed. It was wonderful to relax and enjoy a...More

Date of stay: October 2013
Thank Measoko
Reviewed January 5, 2015

We spent a week in the Cantina apartment. It was a beautiful property with an amazing view. The 1-bedroom apartment was spacious and the kitchen had the necessary equipment to cook meals. Fernando was an excellent host. We used the fireplace every night and every...More

Date of stay: December 2014
Thank SSDL2014
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Reviewed October 3, 2014

The website description and beautiful pictures don't begin to describe how peaceful and beautiful this property (and the region in general) is! I pinched myself when I arrived on the grounds. Huge and private apartment (we had the Cantina) with a dedicated patio, fully equipped...More

Date of stay: September 2014
Thank Simmer0611
Reviewed September 29, 2014

It took a while to find, largely due to a dodgy Sat Nav and some dark roads. However, this property is really worth navigating the Italian tracks for. The views from the property are breath-taking. We really wanted to maximise our time in Tuscany, so...More

Date of stay: September 2014
2  Thank Melissa N
Reviewed July 1, 2014

We stayed one week and had a nice experience. Mr Matti is a very charming owner ,who keeps his property very well undertained. You have the comfort of airco, television,fast wifi, a swimmimg pool,BBQ, pizza oven, large places on the terrace in a quiet and...More

Date of stay: June 2014
Thank hellas235
Reviewed June 10, 2014

We returned to our "little piece of heaven", one year later. Fernando and his team have maintained the very high standards, and we were delighted to settle into our "Cantina" villa. We were greeted by Fernando, in his usual cheery and helpful manner, and nothing...More

Date of stay: June 2014
Thank David T
Reviewed March 12, 2014

We are travelling a bit out of season but that means we have the place to ourselves. Although the infinity pool is not yet open (still a bit cool) the evening fires in the fireplace have been a treat at the end of each day...More

Date of stay: March 2014
Thank Susan H
Amenities
Pets Allowed: Yes
Smoking Allowed: Yes
Kid Friendly: Yes
Balcony
Central Heating
Suitable For Children Under 5
Fireplace
Freezer
Refrigerator
Hairdryer
Highchair
Internet Access
Iron
Hot Tub
Kettle
Linens Provided
Microwave
Mountain Views
Patio
Ping Pong Table
Porch
Private Yard
Safe
Cable/satellite TV
Secure Parking
Shared Outdoor Pool (Unheated)
Shared Yard
Staffed Property
Stove
Terrace
Towels Provided
TV
Washer
Wi-Fi
Fishing Nearby
There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive
Horse Riding Nearby
There Are Tennis Courts Nearby
City Getaway
Cycling Trips
Hiking Trips
Rural/Countryside Retreats
Short Term Rentals (4 Days Or Fewer)
A Winter Sun Getaway
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About the neighborhood
“I MORAIOLI” is a farm holiday complex in the heart of Tuscany: a terrace overlooking the Chianti countryside.The complex is situated close to Montebenichi (about 200 m away), an ancient Sienese fortress from the Middle Ages. It is an old farmhouse, part of the building dating from the 15th century. After being abandoned for several decades, in the 1990s the building was renovated and the house came back to life. Both in renovating the building and choosing the interior decoration, and in the area around the house, the family who own the farmhouse and run the farm holiday business have tried to revive the typical traditions of rural Tuscan houses and maintain the harmony with the surrounding nature. Distances: Siena 35 km, Florence 74 km, San Gimignano 73 km, Arezzo 39 km, Radda in Chiant...
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