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Podere le Monache 1

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Farmhouse -
1 Bedroom , 2 Bathrooms , Sleeps 4
San Gimignano, Tuscany
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 pati...
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Listing #HL20973
About the Owner
Cinzia C
Languages spoken:English, Italian
Response Rate:100%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:February 2007
Interaction with guests
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 23 July 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

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  • Balcony or Terrace
  • Cable/satellite TV
  • Central Heating
  • Cooker
  • Dining Seats (4)
  • Double Beds:(1)
  • Dryer
  • En Suite Rooms (1)
  • Fireplace
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Hairdryer
  • Highchair
  • Internet Access
  • Iron
  • Kettle
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (7)
  • Microwave
  • Private Garden
  • Private Outdoor Pool (Unheated)
  • Refrigerator
  • Secure Parking
  • Shower Rooms (1)
  • Sofa Beds:(1)
  • Suitable For Children Under 5
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • TV
  • Washer
  • Wheelchair Accessible
  • Wi-Fi
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.
Final Cle...
House rules
    Ask about pets
    Smoking not allowed
    Check in: 4:00 PM
    Check out: 10:00 AM
Pets are allowed on requests.
    1 Shower
    1 Attached (ensuite)
    1 Sofa
    1 Full
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Rates are calculated based on the latest information provided. Please contact the manager/owner to confirm actual rates for your requested dates.

Please contact the manager for complete rate information.
  • Final cleaning charge: AU$97 / stay - Fee
Additional Rate and Availability Information
For short term please contact the property.
The prices refer to Monache 1 with 1double bedroom, 2 bathrooms, kitchen , lounge with sofabed and fireplace. Kitchen and lounge open into private patio.
Payment can be made by bank transfer, cheque, paypal
30% deposit is required at the time of booking.
Currency: Euros, Pounds Sterling, USD
Cleaning Charge € 60.00
Cot with Linen € 20
High Chair € 10.

During the mid high season the changeover can be flexible on request *Please note there is 3 other units in the farmhouse with 2 and 3 bedrooms prices that vary from € 400 to € 1250.
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About the neighbourhood
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.
Car recommended
How to get there
Airport: Pisa and Florence: 60.0 km
Railway: Castelfiorentino: 25.0 km
Ferry: Livorno: 45.0 km
Airports: Pisa Direct Flights from UK Airlines: British Airways, Ryanair, EasyJet, ThomsonFly,
Airport: Florence: Meridiana, Alitalia, and other major scheduled Airlines from USA, and other European airports.
Activities nearby
Fishing Nearby, There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive, Horse Riding Nearby, There Are Tennis Courts Nearby, Nearest Beach: 45.0 km.
Nearby cities
Tuscany Villas (25,835)
Umbria Villas (3,848)
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