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Podere Torricella

Apartment - Tuscany

  • Buonconvento6 km
  • Closest village6 km
  • Closest food shopping6.4 km
  • Monteoliveto Maggiore Abbey15 km
  • San Quirico d'Orcia17 km
  • Montalcino17.2 km
  • Asciano21 km
  • Bagno Vignoni22 km
  • Siena36 km
  • San Gimignano80 km
  • Distance from the sea105 km
  • Firenze106 km
  • Pisa airport153 km
  • Pisa153 km
  • Rome airport220 km

    Only 4 apartments

    Quality apartments with aircondition

    Close to a great wine area in Montalcino

A small and cozy farm house with good location

Podere Torricella is a delightful hideaway in a perfect rural setting, yet only 7 km away from the village of Buonconvento

A completely fenced grassy area with two rural houses converted into four charming apartments and shared swimming pool (10x7 m depth from 1,20 to 1,60 m).

The views across the quiet rolling hills to Valdorcia are quite breathtaking , with the well known village of  Montalcino just a short drive away.

The two apartments in the smaller house, named Ginestra and Papavero are both on the ground floor, each with its own private covered outside area furnished with table and chairs for dining out.

Apartment Ginestra and Papavero (56 sqm each), consit of a living/dining area with fireplace and kitchen corner (oven, 4 rings cooker, fridge with freezer, American coffee maker and Italian moka), one double bedroom (queen size bed), on single bedroom (it’s possible to add and extra bed for a child under 12), one bathroom with shower. The two apartments can be connected by an internal door. 

The bigger house has been divided into two specular apartments, named Girasole and Lavanda  (88 sqm each), with private entrance and private covered outside area with table and chairs.. The entrance of both apartments is on the ground floor and the French door opens onto an attractive  living dining area with fireplace and kitchen corner (oven, 4 rings cooker, fridge with freezer, American coffee maker and Italian moka), one single bedroom (it’s possible to add and extra bed for a child under 12), one toilet. On the first floor, there is a double bedroom, one single bedroom (it’s possible to add and extra bed for a child under 12) each with ensuite shower bathroom.

Pleasantly furnished, all the apartments have air conditioning, tv, wifi connection.

 The walled village of Buonconvento, with restaurants, shops and more, is just 7 kms away; Montalcino with its superb wines is 26 kms away ; Siena is 36 kms away while Pienza is 37 kms away.

Facilities

  • Swimming pool
  • Air condition
  • Own terrace
  • Internet
  • Pets allowed
  • Barbecue
  • Washing machine
  • Very child friendly
  • Very, very quiet
  • Baby chair
  • Extra cleaning
  • Baby cot
  • Fireplace
  • TV
  • American coffee machine

    Activities in the area

    • Golf
    • Wine tasting
    • Spa
    • Trekking and running
    • Horseback riding
    • Tennis court

    Location

    • Tuscany
    • Siena area

    Check availability and prices

    Ginestra (2 - 4 pers.)

    Apartment Ginestra (56 sqm), consist of a living/dining area with fireplace and kitchen corner (oven, 4 rings cooker, fridge with freezer, American coffee maker and Italian moka), one double bedroom (queen size bed), on single bedroom (it’s possible to add and extra bed for a child under 12), one bathroom with shower. The apartment is in the smaller house and is on the ground floor with its own private covered outside area furnished with table and chairs for dining out.

    Papavero (2 - 4 pers.)

    Apartment Papavero (56 sqm), consist of a living/dining area with fireplace and kitchen corner (oven, 4 rings cooker, fridge with freezer, American coffee maker and Italian moka), one double bedroom (queen size bed), on single bedroom (it’s possible to add and extra bed for a child under 12), one bathroom with shower. The apartment is in the smaller house and is on the ground floor with its own private covered outside area furnished with table and chairs for dining out.

    Girasole (4 - 6 pers.)

    The bigger house has been divided into two specular apartments, named Girasole and Lavanda  (88 sqm each), with private entrance and private covered outside area with table and chairs.
    The entrance of both apartments is on the ground floor and the French door opens onto an attractive  living dining area with fireplace and kitchen corner (oven, 4 rings cooker, fridge with freezer, American coffee maker and Italian moka), one single bedroom (it’s possible to add and extra bed for a child under 12), one toilet. On the first floor, there is a double bedroom, one single bedroom (it’s possible to add and extra bed for a child under 12) each with ensuite shower bathroom.
    7 days
    22.10.2019 - 29.10.2019

    Service is not available in chosen period.

    Lavanda (4 - 6 pers.)

    The bigger house has been divided into two specular apartments, named Girasole and Lavanda  (88 sqm each), with private entrance and private covered outside area with table and chairs.
    The entrance of both apartments is on the ground floor and the French door opens onto an attractive  living dining area with fireplace and kitchen corner (oven, 4 rings cooker, fridge with freezer, American coffee maker and Italian moka), one single bedroom (it’s possible to add and extra bed for a child under 12), one toilet. On the first floor, there is a double bedroom, one single bedroom (it’s possible to add and extra bed for a child under 12) each with ensuite shower bathroom.

    Available weeks

    • Ginestra (2 - 4 pers.)
    • Papavero (2 - 4 pers.)
    • Girasole (4 - 6 pers.)
    • Lavanda (4 - 6 pers.)

    Price list

    Short stays out of high season for a minimum of 3 days
    Per week Max. persons Cleaning included
    Ginestra (2 - 4 pers.) 2 Incl.
    3 Incl.
    4 Incl.
    Papavero (2 - 4 pers.) 2 Incl.
    3 Incl.
    4 Incl.
    Girasole (4 - 6 pers.) 4 Incl.
    5 Incl.
    6 Incl.
    Lavanda (4 - 6 pers.) 4 Incl.
    5 Incl.
    6 Incl.
    13.04. - 20.04.
    04.05. - 18.05.
    14.09. - 26.10.
    20.04. - 04.05.
    18.05. - 06.07.
    24.08. - 14.09.
    06.07. - 24.08.
    505.00 654.00 868.00
    538.00 725.00 967.00
    615.00 802.00 1,044.00
    505.00 654.00 868.00
    538.00 725.00 967.00
    615.00 802.00 1,044.00
    593.00 956.00 1,198.00
    670.00 1,033.00 1,275.00
    747.00 1,110.00 1,352.00
    593.00 956.00 1,198.00
    670.00 1,033.00 1,275.00
    747.00 1,110.00 1,352.00


    The price includes water, gas, electricity, internet, linen changed weekly and final cleaning.

    The swimming pool is open from 18.04 - 03.10 (subject to weather condition).

    Baby cot and baby chair available on request for free.

     

    To be paid locally:

    Central heating upon use.

    Inventory deposit: 150 euro (cash - refunded at check out).

    Air conditioning: 10 euro per day.

    Wood for fireplace: 20 euro per 100 kg.

    Extra bed: 10 euro per bed per day. 

    At short stays, les then 7 days (out of high season), there must be paid 20 euro per person for final cleaning direct to the owners. 

     

    Pets are allowed: 28 euro per pet per week.

     

    NB

    Tourist taxation, which is a small amount, has to be paid locally at arrival. The tourist taxation is expected to be approximately 1 euro per person per night (kids not included) and a maximum of 10 days.