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Sumptuous accommodations with infinity pool, next to a 27hole golf course - Monte Casone - Pendolino cottage

Sleeps8
Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms3
Space 201 m²
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 2 - 7 nights

Overview

Description

Monte Casone - Pendolino cottage

This highly exclusive cottage can host up to 8 persons and has it all: usable space of 201m² and refined high-end equipment, in a tasteful blend of Tuscan heritage and modernity. The cottage is part of the main farm building and has a huge private patio of 145m², with sofa-relax area and BBQ. Thanks to a breathtaking view on the unspoilt surroundings, your meals will become moments of absolute plenitude.


About the property

Monte Casone

---> Click on the link “Multiple rentals available” located top left corner to navigate between our three on-site accommodations: Frantoio, Moraiolo and Pendolino <---

Also visit our official website: www.montecasone.com !

Ideally situated at a stone’s throw from Volterra and San Gimignano, Monte Casone is a veritable haven of peace blessed with a view which is worthy of the most beautiful of postcards. Rest assured, you will experience moments of complete fulfilment, which you will be happy to share with your loved ones in the large overflow swimming pool or during unforgettable evenings with a good glass of Brunello wine.

Whether you are a golfer, a walker, a passionate historian or whether you are simply looking for peace and tranquillity, you will find what you are looking for in Monte Casone.

HOLIDAY COTTAGES UNLIKE ANY OTHERS

The Pendolino cottage (201m2) and the Frantoio cottage (104m2) are located within the farm complex, whereas the Moraiolo cottage (98m2) is to be found on the site of an old hayloft. Each accommodation has a furnished private patio.

The three spacious lodges enjoy complete privacy and are designed and equipped to make you feel at home. From the Nespresso machine to the Blu-ray player and the Bose portable speaker, you will find everything you need for your well-being.

Because luxury is in the detail.

COMFORT ALL YEAR ROUND:

Monte Casone can welcome you all year round with the highest level of comfort and respect for the environment, even in winter. To achieve this the farm holiday accommodation has been renovated recently with green technologies which have brought the buildings to the highest level of energy performance (A+).

The use of these technologies, which is extremely rare in this region of Italy, offers you the possibility of visiting Tuscany out of season and thus to avoid overcrowding in the high season in the popular tourist destinations.

More Details

Owner
Mathieu & Elisabeth
Member since: 2013
Speaks english, french, german, italian
Response time
Within 12 hours
Response rate
100%
Calendar last updated:
13 August, 2017

About Mathieu & Elisabeth

Belgian Citizens, Mathieu and Elisabeth lived for more than 10 years in Tuscany. This airline Captain and his wife completely renovated their 9 hectares estate, tastefully blending Tuscan heritage, luxury and green technologies. From the vast olive grove that extends over a large part of their estate, Mathieu and Elisabeth extract a high quality organic oil using an ancestral process of first cold pressing.

What makes this cottage unique

The buildings in Monte Casone have been luxuriously restored according to original plans and have been awarded the much sought after energy performance certificate A+.

In order to achieve this a number of green technologies were used during the renovation, such as a closed loop geothermal well system, pyramid shaped under-floor heating and cooling, polarized low emissivity windows, wood fibreboard insulation, dual-flow ventilation and, in addition, the construction of a solar power plant which generates around thirty megawatts of electricity per year. This resolutely environment friendly approach has enabled Monte Casone to reduce its fossil fuel consumption to zero for all the tertiary part of its operation.

This is part of what makes Monte Casone so unique: the harmonious combination of respect for its heritage with the luxury of the installation and respect for the environment.

Available Rentals

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Notes

Services included

• WI-FI with broadband Internet connection;
• Weekly and end of stay cleaning;
• Water and electricity;
• Geothermal heating or cooling;
• Bed linen;
• House linen (kitchen, bathroom, swimming pool);
• Loan of Blu-ray’s (available in French, English, Italian, and German);
• Secure car park equipped with CCTV video surveillance.

Please visit our webpage http://www.montecasone.com/en/prices for exact rental terms.


Services inclus:

• Internet haut débit;
• Ménage hebdomadaire et de fin de séjour;
• Eau et électricité;
• Chauffage ou refroidissement géothermique;
• Literie;
• Linge de maison (cuisine, s-d-b, piscine);
• Prêt de Blu-ray’s;
• Parking surveillé par un système vidéo de type CCTV.

Voir notre page http://www.montecasone.com/fr/les-tarifs pour toutes les conditions de location.


Amenities

Accommodation and facilities for Monte Casone - Pendolino cottage in Peccioli, Italy

Property Type:
  • cottage (semi-detached)
Building Type:
  • farmhouse
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Housekeeping:
  • Housekeeper Included
Floor Area:
  • 201 m²
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM / Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • children welcome ...
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Rural
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Farm Holidays
  • Historic
  • Luxury
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster ...
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 12 people
Bathrooms:
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Ensuite bathroom with large dressing room - toilet , bath (no shower) , shower enclosure , For Master bedroom 1
    Ensuite bathroom - toilet , shower enclosure , For bedroom 2
    Shared bathroom - toilet , shower enclosure , For bedroom 3 and bedroom 4
Bedrooms:
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Master bedroom 1 - 1 large double bed
    Master bedroom 2 - 1 large double bed
    Master bedroom 3 - 1 large double bed
    Bedroom 4 - 1 large double bed , Can be divided in two twin beds
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • DVD Player ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Video Library ...
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
Suitability:
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
Onsite Services:
  • Private Chef
Attractions:
  • autumn foliage
  • churches
  • forests
  • playground
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • horse riding
  • scenic drives
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • Babysitter
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • mountain biking
  • surf fishing
  • swimming
  • tennis
Notes:
Water, electricity, geothermal heating and cooling included in the price.

Reviews

Excellent! 4.7/5 -
(6 traveller reviews)

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5

Thoughtfully laid out property, finished to a high standard: best agriturismo we’ve stayed in

  • 5 of 5

Firstly, Elisabeth is extremely helpful and welcoming. Nothing was ever too much trouble and she always had a smile on her face.

The property itself is extremely well-designed and well-finished. Often agriturismo properties are just a renovated house with a pool plonked into whatever space was available. However here, it was extremely well thought-out. Each apartment has its own outside dining area, which is not overlooked at all due to the landscaping. The fixtures and furniture are to a high spec, as were the bathrooms and the kitchen. The pool is fabulous – especially considering the size of the property – and often we found ourselves to be the only ones there. It faces west and the sunsets are incredible.

The location may be a little remote, but that shouldn’t put you off. Some of the roads are unpaved in the area and other windy so it can take longer than you think, but Siena, Pisa, San Gimignano and even Florence are all within driving distance for a day trip. My wife and I stayed with her parents who were over from the US. The two of us have visited Tuscany several times, and so we were quite happy to avoid the big tourist areas, and do wine tours in Chianti and Carmignano (visit Tenuta di Capezzana). There some good local restaurants within a 10-15 minute drive. We especially liked Casa Masi and La Rocca (in Castelfalfi).

Geo-thermal heating/AC keeps the apartments at 24 degrees Celsius, no matter what the temperature is outside. It can get a little warm at night, but there are fans provided and you can open the windows. There is no proper AC, but generally this is not necessary.

Tip on arrival:

Follow Elisabeth’s instructions and arrive from the west side, using Via di Monti. My in-laws followed Google Maps and came down the track (the southern fork of Via Poggetta) from the east, which should not be tackled in anything other than a tractor!

I would not hesitate to recommend this property.

  • Review Submitted: Sep 15, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Dear Marcus, greetings from Monte Casone! Thank you so much for your wonderful online review. We are always happy to hear from our guests and we very much appreciated your most humbling comments regarding our estate. This is indeed high praise and we are most grateful for your kind remarks on our behalf. We look forward to welcoming you back to Monte Casone next time you plan to visit Tuscany!
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5

Absolute serenity and great location!

  • 5 of 5

Recently stayed here for two weeks with the family (kids 8 and 6). Can't praise it highly enough. The villa is very large and comfortable even in the middle of summer. It has everything you'll need. The pool is even better than the pictures show. Absolute magic, nothing better than a swim while the sun sets. Breathtaking. Was worried we'd get bored spending two weeks in the one spot but so many things are within an easy hour drive. Pisa, Siena, Florence, San gimignano, volterra, Chianti. Even managed a drive up to chinque terra. Would 100% recommend a stay here.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 30, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Dear Sarah and Vincent, greetings from Monte Casone! Thank you so much for your wonderful online review. We work diligently to offer the best service and a great stay for each of our guests. It is therefore nice to know when this succeeded! We look forward to welcoming you back to Monte Casone next time you plan to visit Tuscany! Best regards, Elisabeth
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5

superb property, immaculately maintained and serviced.

  • 5 of 5

We stayed in the upper flat of the main building with our own private terrace close by and shared pool also close by.

All the facilities are immaculately clean and very well appointed with high quality furniture and appliances. In addition the flat has tv, internet and bose speaker for music.

The terrace has a magnificent view over the Tuscan landscape and the pool is beautiful and very well maintained.

The owner Elisabeth is extremely helpful and thoughtful and we felt very welcome indeed.

The property is in a beautiful, rural setting a few minutes by car from a small village and 20 minutes from Peccioli which is a small town with shops, restaurants, bars and supermarket. Volterra and San gimignano are 45 minutes by car and Siena and Florence a bit further. A car is essential.

The local landscape is sublime and offers many walking routes which we used well.

I can think of no negatives from our point of view as were looking for a peaceful, private holiday with easy access to the historic towns. We would recommend this destination without hesitation and we would very happily return to Monte Casone.

  • Review Submitted: Jul 3, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much, Derek! I am so pleased that you enjoyed your recent stay with us here at Monte Casone. We put so much effort aiming for perfection that it is very rewarding for us to read reviews from happy guests! We hope you travel to Tuscany again soon! Elisabeth
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4

Beau cadre dans le chianti! A découvrir absolument!

  • 4 of 5

Très bel endroit perdu dans les collines proche du Chianti. Très central et bien situé pour visiter les villes alentours: pose, sienne, Florence...

Accueil sympathique de notre hôte Elisabeth, très conviviale!

Le gîte que nous avons loué, était dans un style toscan, bien équipé. Seul bémol: il manquait quelques basiques à notre arrivée (ex: produit vaisselle, essuie tout, sel, poivre...) Pas très contraignant, puisque que les commerces ne sont qu'à quelques minutes.

Nous recommandons cette location, si vous voulez passer un séjour loin de l'agitation des villes, nichée dans la nature à se prélasser dans la piscine à débordement!

  • Review Submitted: Sep 28, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2016
  • Source: Homelidays, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Chère Amélie, Merci d'avoir pris le temps de rédiger cet avis très positif à propos de Monte Casone. C'est avec grand plaisir que nous lisons que vous avez apprécié votre séjour dans nos gîtes! Merci également pour votre feedback constructif à propos des équipements de base de la cuisine. Nous ne fournissons en effet pas d'essuie-tout. Nous fournissons par contre tous les linges de maison (cuisine, s-d-b, piscine), les produits de vaisselle, des pastilles pour le lave-vaisselle, des capsules Nespresso, ainsi que des condiments (sel, poivre). Un plateau de bienvenue avec des produits locaux est actuellement à l'étude. Nous sommes donc vraiment désolés s'il manquait quelque chose lors de votre arrivée. Il ne peut s'agir que d'une petite erreur de notre service de nettoyage! Nous déployons énormément d'efforts et investissons continuellement afin de maintenir nos gîtes au plus haut niveau de standing. La machine à café Nespresso, les enceintes bluetooth Bose, ou encore la TV 65" sont des exemples parmi d'autres. Nous espérons donc vous revoir très prochainement à Monte Casone!
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4

Sehr schöne Anlage mit tollem Blick, Erholung pur

  • 4 of 5

Der Außenbereich ist sehr schön angelegt und sehr gepflegt. Highligt ist der Pool. Auch die Wohnung war schön eingerichtet, Mobiliar neuwertig. Die Küche ist sehr gut ausgestattet. Die letzten km der Anfahrt über schlechte Wege.

Die Vermieterin ist sehr freundlich und hilfsbereit.

Dieses Objekt ist sehr zu empfehlen.

  • Review Submitted: Sep 14, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2016
  • Source: Fewo Direkt, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Dear Frank, Thank you very much for your great feedback and for highly recommending Monte Casone. It has been a real pleasure hosting you and your party. Thank you also for highlighting the upper end standards of our accommodations. Indeed, we invest heavily each year to improve the property. By example, we have recently asphalted the country road leading to the estate. We hope to welcome you again soon to Tuscany!
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5

Lieu de vacances d'exception !!!

  • 5 of 5

Propriété située au calme, avec une vue magnifique et reposante! Les appartements sont soignés et parfaitement entretenus. Rien n'y manque!

Les propriétaires sont très sympathiques et n'hésitent pas à nous faire part de leurs judicieux conseils pour la découverte de la région.

Pour des vacances où l'on se sent mieux que chez soi, il n'y a que Monte Casone :-)

  • Review Submitted: Aug 22, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2016
  • Source: Abritel, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Chère Mélanie, un grand merci pour votre commentaire très positif. Nous sommes ravis d'avoir été à la hauteur de vos attentes, et ce pour la seconde fois! Ce fut un plaisir de vous recommander les bonnes adresses que nous testons personnellement. Dans l'attente de vous accueillir à nouveau à Monte Casone, nous vous souhaitons une excellente fin d'été! Bien cordialement, Elisabeth
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Map

Nearest Airport
47 Kilometres
Pisa
Nearest Barpub
3 Kilometres
Ghizzano
Nearest Golf
3 Kilometres
Castelfalfi golf course
Nearest Train
24 Kilometres
Pontedera
Nearest Motorway
20 Kilometres
FI-PI-LI
Nearest Restaurant
6 Kilometres
Castelfalfi
Nearest Beach
53 Kilometres
Tirrenia
Car: necessary

THE SURROUNDINGS:

The village of Ghizzano is only three kilometres away from the estate. There, you will find a bakery and very typical grocery store / bar.

The closest supermarkets are 15 minutes away, San Gimignano and Volterra are 30 minutes away, Pisa is 40 minutes away, Florence and Lucca are 60 minutes away and Sienna is 90 minutes away.

Gastronomes and lovers of truffles will be delighted to discover or rediscover the pleasures of Tuscan cuisine. There are numerous restaurants in the region and generally they serve excellent food.

ACTIVITIES IN THE REGION:

In addition to the towns of major historic interest such as Florence, Sienna or Lucca you can discover such pearls of the Tuscan heritage as San Gimignano or Volterra. And to relax a little, there is nothing better than a game of golf in the neighbouring hillsides or a relaxing massage in the thermal baths of Casciana!

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