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

Bedrooms 4
Space 201 m²
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights



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

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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.


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.


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

Mathieu & Elisabeth
Member since: 2013
Speaks english, french, german, italian
Response time
Within a day
Response rate
Calendar last updated:
19 June, 2018

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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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 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 pour toutes les conditions de location.


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

Property Type:
  • cottage (semi-detached)
Building Type:
  • farmhouse
  • Guests provide their own meals
  • Housekeeper Included
Floor Area:
  • 201 m²
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • Children welcome ...
Location Type:
  • Rural
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Farm Holidays
  • Historic
  • Luxury
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster ...
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 12 people
  • 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
  • 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
  • Books
  • DVD Player ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Video Library ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
Onsite Services:
  • Private Chef
  • 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
Water, electricity, geothermal heating and cooling included in the price.


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average rating of 4.7777777 based on 9 reviews

This Villa is fantastic!

  • 5 of 5

My family of 5 from Colorado USA stayed here in late May/Early June 2018. On the way there, it seemed a little out of the way at first-- but it was worth the extra few minutes and actually perfectly located for day trips to Pisa, Siena and San Gimignano. The villa was beautifully equipped with loads of room, comfort, and everything we wanted to cook great meals at "home." We spent one full day at the beautiful pool and were awed by the wonderful views. The caretakers met us on arrival and were attentive to any need. It was one of our favorite parts of the trip, and I wish we would have stayed longer! Thank you for such a beautiful place!

  • Review Submitted: 13/06/2018
  • Date of Stay: May 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Most Amazing location and beautiful villa

  • 5 of 5

Monte Casone is one of the best scenic locations in Tuscany. It is surrounded by lush greenery and rolling hills. It is also close to major attractions such as Florence, Pisa, and San Gimignano. The villa is very spacious and has all the facilities. Niccolo and Lisa were very helpful and warm hosts. We highly recommend this to anyone who is visiting Italy. Thank you Matthew and Elisabeth for renting this property.

  • Review Submitted: 13/06/2018
  • Date of Stay: May 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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Markham, Ontario, Canada

Beautiful property, a joy to spend time there!

  • 5 of 5

We were greeted by Nicolo and Lisa who gave us a tour of the house and property - they were both very attentive to our needs. It is a large home, with 4 lovely bedrooms (the master suite is truly lovely - so much so, that we had to do a lottery to see which of the 4 couples got to use it!). The kitchen is very large and modern and fun for our group to prepare meals in together. We ate both outdoors and indoors - both very comfortable for a large group.

I would recommend that you arrive with your groceries - remembering that local stores close between 2 (or 2:30pm) and 4pm. The only staples provided were a day's worth of coffee, some olive oil, a bag of pasta, and salt and pepper. We opted to eat in because the roads are windy (as in lots of turns) and dark at night, and also a bit confusing, despite the gps. The pool was cool and with cloudy weather, we didn't really use it, but it is beautiful. I would definitely recommend this lovely villa.

  • Review Submitted: 22/09/2017
  • Date of Stay: September 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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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: 15/09/2016
  • Date of Stay: September 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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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: 30/08/2016
  • Date of Stay: August 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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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: 03/07/2016
  • Date of Stay: June 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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Nearest Airport
47 Kilometres
Nearest Barpub
3 Kilometres
Nearest Golf
3 Kilometres
Castelfalfi golf course
Nearest Train
24 Kilometres
Nearest Motorway
20 Kilometres
Nearest Restaurant
6 Kilometres
Nearest Beach
53 Kilometres
Car: necessary


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.


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!