Podere SarchianelloPiscina
Podere sulle crete senesi


Entire home/flat

9 Guests

5 Bedrooms

9 Beds


Entire home/flat

9 Guests

5 Bedrooms

9 Beds

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About this listing


The space
Bathrooms: 5
Bedrooms: 5
Beds: 9
Check In: Anytime after 4PM
Check Out: 12PM (noon)
Room type: Entire home/flat

Amenities

Prices
Extra people: No Charge
Cleaning Fee: £86

Description

The space

The "Sarchianello" farmhouse, already present in a document of 1052 A.D. descriptions of Tuscany medieval castles, is a lovely two levels villa, fully restored according to the criteria of respect and recovery of the original structures. Its location in the heart of the Crete Senesi is strategic both for the beauty of nature that surrounds it, and for its proximity to the most beauty Tuscany cities.
The villa is on two levels.
On the ground floor there is a large entrance hall, through an arc with exposed brick, you arrive in the dining room with a long table that can accommodate 10 people. Spacious kitchen with electric oven, microwave, refrigerator, dishwasher, toaster, coffee maker, complete with dishes, glasses, cutlery and cookware. Spacious living room with two sofas and a working fireplace. Small bathroom.
On the first floor there are four bedrooms: two spacious rooms with double bed, one with a comfortable double sofa bed and the fourth room with a single bed. There are also three bathrooms, two with shower and one with bath tab. Two bedrooms have direct access to the portico from which you can enjoy a lovely view and unforgettable sunsets.
Outdoor area.
Large garden (7,5 acres) with olive trees and flowering plants. Separated from the central villa, a few meters, there is another building which has a renovated part used as a bedroom with a double bed and a bathroom with shower and a laundry room with washing machine.
Large pergola where there is a travertine table where you can eat and a brick barbecue.
Swimming Pool with sun loungers
Outdoor shower

Getting around

Distance from the main tourist attraction:
Asciano: 8 km
Lucignano d’Arbia: 9 km
Siena: 20 km
Abbazia di Monte Oliveto Maggiore: 16 km
Terme di Rapolano: 18 km
Montalcino: 30 km
Monteriggioni: 40 km
Pienza: 45 km
Chianti: 45 km
San Gimignano: 60 km
Firenze: 90 km
Nearest international airport: Firenze 100 km, 1 hour 20 minute drive

Other things to note

Services included:
Full linen towels for all bedrooms
Pool cleaning
Pool towel
Hairdryer
Dishwasher
Washingmachine


House Rules
No smoking
No parties or events
Check-in is after 4PM

Refundable deposit in cash (to be handed over on arrival) per booking: 500 €
Minimum rental length is one week (from saturday to saturday)
Final cleaning (per booking) 100 €
Swimming pool open from june 1st to september 30th


Cancellations

This host has a Strict Cancellation Policy

Cancel up to 30 days before your trip and get a full refund. Cancel within 30 days of the trip and get a 50% refund of the nightly rate, as well as a full refund of fees.


Availability
7 nights minimum stay

10 Reviews


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Elena User Profile
September 2016
We are a family from NYC -2 adults and 2 kids( 3 and 5 y.o.) stayed in the villa for 2 weeks and didn't want to leave as it was an absolutely beautiful Tuscan life experience. Monica was very thoughtful and hospitable. It was very nice of her to do a grocery shopping for us before our arrival and leave a welcome gift with Tuscan delicacies. She gave us great recommendations about restaurants and food shopping We loved the garden with olive trees, apples, pears. And it was especially charming to pick up fresh figs and plums straight from the trees for the breakfast! Our kids were happy to explore the garden and play with insects. There were times when we didn't see our explorers for hours as they were buzy catching butterflies and tiny lizards. A good size swimming pool was always clean and taken care of by Johnny every early morning when we were asleep. His daughter Elena is a young girl who takes care of the house was very nice and we even asked her to babysit our kids one day. Comfortable beds with spotlessly clean bed linen and towels. Great location too, within reach of all beautiful towns of Tuscany. If you are looking for a peaceful relaxing and first hand experience in Tuscany I would recommend this place! Thank you dear Monica!!! It's definitely going to be one of our brightest memories!!!
Monica User Profile
Response from Monica:
Thank you Elena, for your beautiful words! You and your family are really special and I'm so glad that you enjoyed your holiday in my villa. Having you as guests, has been for me and for all my team, a very positive and enriching experience. Sarchianello means a lot to me, and I'm so happy when guests are able to catch its beauty. I am also so happy that your awesome childrens have spent some memorable days immersed in the Nature, which is always a great teacher. Thank you, from my heart, for being my guests. At Sarchianello you will be always welcome!
September 2016

Julia User Profile
August 2016
The week at Sarchianello were the best holidays, each of us ever had! When we arrived, we could first not believe how beautiful a place can be. As many others have already written - it is even more beautiful than on the pictures. And it is huge - even in a quite big group of young people, as we were, you have more than enough space and comfort in this charming house! Furthermore I really want to thank Monica and her team one more time - thank you to take so much care of us, when we needed it - I've never felt so welcome at someones place before! You do a very great job! I couldn't recommend it more! Tank you and see you next time :)
Monica User Profile
Response from Monica:
Dear Julia, your words have moved me! Thank you so much! I'm so glad that you enjoyed your holiday in Sarchianello. You and your group were fantastic guests, positive, friendly and very polite. It been a pleasure to welcome you and, believe me, work with amazing, happy people like you, makes the job a real joy! You will always be welcome! Grazie!
August 2016

Yeshe User Profile
July 2016
We (4 adults and 3 kids) had a perfect week at Monicas "Sarchianello". From the first welcome to the last goodbye everything was excellent. The villa has many lovely details and the property is perfectly maintained. If you are looking for a relaxing and inspiring stay in a beautiful environment in the heart of the Tuscany, I guess this place will completely match your expectations. Thank you so much Monica for providing your property and your caring attitude and also special thanks to the great "caretaking team" with Elena, her father & family.
Monica User Profile
Response from Monica:
Dear Yeshe, thank you so much, for your kind words. I'm really happy that all of you have had a nice holiday in Tuscany. To host people like you, who can appreciate so well Sarchianello's beauty, makes me so happy! You are so polite, positive and nice that was really a joy to have you as my guest. Thank you ... you will always be super welcome guests!
July 2016

Andrew User Profile
July 2016
The villa was stunning - perfect location, views even better than the photos. Our arrival/departures were super well organised and easy. Couldn't recommend Monika/her villa more! Thanks!
Monica User Profile
Response from Monica:
Thanks Andrew, I'm really glad that you and your family had a nice holiday. You are perfect hosts and know that you loved Sarchianello is for me a great joy. You are always welcome! Monica
July 2016

Anders User Profile
July 2016
We really loved our stay here! The location is fantastic smack on top of a hill with fabulous views of the beautiful, rolling Tuscan countryside. It is completely private and secluded with only a farm on a hilltop to be seen in the distance. There is a patch of shrubs, tall cypresses and trees concealing the road on the hillside below. The well-kept large garden is wonderful with open lawns, a huge assortment of fruit trees and many beautiful flowers. The good-sized (6x12m) pool has crystal clear blue water and was cleaned by a caretaker every morning before we woke up. Wonderful! There is such a serene and peaceful feeling that you can truly relax here. We hiked across the fields and hills without running into anybody. The house itself is ok with that feeling and smell that all old stone buildings have. It is cluttered with objects, decorations, books and utensils, but that is just part of the charm. The kitchen is a bit small with little workspace, partly due to a wild assortment of tableware and kitchen utensils. The house was well stocked with everything you need from towels and soap to spices and oils. The host and caretakers were very friendly and helpful. Thank you!
Monica User Profile
Response from Monica:
Thank you so much Anders, for your kind words. You and your family are great guests! I am really happy that you all had a great time and you enjoyed Sarchianello. I hope to have you again as a guest Monica
July 2016

Lorenzo User Profile
January 2016
I spend a Great New Year Holiday in Monica's Podere!! It was six of us friend and family and we all had great space and wonderfull time. The house is situated on top of a hill with 270 degrees clear views of the stunning surrounding hills, most of the time we pass on the terrace watching the great natural paintings that toscany was offering us. Also the location is great because is right in the middle between Siena and lots of interesting small town to visit like Pienza, Montalcino, Montepulciano. The interior of the house is exacly like in the pictures and I particulary enjoy the great collection of intersting books near the fireplace, the kitchen also is a lovely space and has all you need to prepare dinners for lots of people. It was winter so we didn't enjoy the pool but the exterior barbeque was great and since it wasn't too cold we use it almost every night. Monica was a great host! even if she wasn't able to meet us she was always available to any questions or request. A friend of Monica meet us at the house and showed us around and supported us daily during the stay with any needs and advice. I can't wait for summer so we can come back and try the pool
Monica User Profile
Response from Monica:
Thank you so much Lorenzo, it was truly a pleasure to have you and your friends as guests. To meet people like you, who can appreciate and catch so well and deeply the Sarchianello "soul" makes me so happy! I hope to have you again as a guest Monica
January 2016

Sara User Profile
August 2015
Myself and my family went to stay at Monica's villa for one week. Monica was away but we were met by a friend of Monica's who met us at the house when we arrived and responded promptly to any communication. The villa is in a beautiful spot in the Tuscan countryside, remote, rustic and authentic, with a big pool that the kids loved and kept them busy and happy most days! Quite a distance from Florence, Pisa and Siena but the roads are quiet and nice to drive in this part of Italy. A lovely place for a romantic getaway or a place for the whole family, like we did, with no close neighbours around (what joy!) just Tuscan hills, panoramic views, pink skies at night and peacefulness. Thanks Monica
Monica User Profile
Response from Monica:
Thanks Sara, I am very happy that you and your family had a nice holiday in Tuscany. You were very nice guests and you have taken great care of Sarchianello! I hope that if you return, I will be there and welcome you personally. Thanks again to you and your family! Monica
August 2015

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