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Tuscan village in SIena. farmhouse surrounded by garden,pool and panoramic view

16 Reviews
Bedrooms 3
Half Baths1
Property type chateau / country house
Minimum Stay 3 nights


Photos and Description of this Asciano holiday chateau / country house

Countryhouse valuable for a relaxing holiday, discovering art&flavors of Tuscany

Stone cottage of 140 sqm on 2 levels within a village, recently restored respecting the tradition of the old stone farmhouses of the Tuscany: terracotta floors, wooden beams and travertine stairs.

Equipped with all modern comforts.

The interior is particularly valuable with Italian furniture and lighting design. High quality furnishings

For those who want to improve their culinary skills there is a professional kitchen (Lacanche) and outside a quaint stone barbecue. The large travertine table under the 'pergola' of wisteria is ideal for those who want eat outdoors

The house is surrounded by a beautiful garden of 400 square meters with a majestic old oak tree; lavender, rose and rosemary delimit the solarium. The rooftop swimming pool offers a picnic area and Habitable for the whole day. The swimming pool is open from june to september.

The village is in an ideal position to visit the main cities of art: Siena (15 min), Arezzo (40 minutes), Florence (75 min). Near great restaurants and the most famous wineries in Tuscany. Sports: Trekking, cycling and horse riding.

Possibility of booking sightseeing tours on request.

Details. Ground floor: living room with fireplace, living room with table for 10 people, kitchen and bathroom; terracotta floors.

First floor: three bedrooms ( on request baby bed) and two bathrooms with shower; Parquet fine ground.

Services included: 2 reserved parking spaces, linen, final cleaning (weekdays on request).

More Details
  • long term rentals available
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
Nicoletta (Owner)
Member since: 2014
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Speaks english, french, italian

About Nicoletta

Hello. I'm Nicoletta, I live in Siena with my beautiful family.

The proximity of the house allows me to take care of the guests personally

Nicoletta purchased this chateau / country house in 2008

Why Nicoletta chose Val d'Arbia - Crete Senesi

I move to the city for family reason.

What makes this chateau / country house unique

It 's a pleasure to have you as a guest in my home.

I think you will appreciate the attention to detail, the fine furnishings and the magic atmosphere.

See you soon


based on 16 traveller reviews

Tuscan village in SIena. farmhouse surrounded by garden,pool and panoramic view
average rating of 4.9375 based on 16 reviews

Wonderful house, beautiful scenery.

  • 5 of 5

We were 5 adults that stayed at the house.

Everything was excellent. The house was really up to date and the hostess was lovely.

The place is nicely seclusive in the country side, surrounded by beautiful scenery.

The bedrooms are nice, the living room was a common relax place for all of us during the evening where we relaxed and watched movies/talked after the travels during the day.

The pool and the pool area was nice and even thought it was a communal pool for the few houses there, there was usually nobody using it except us.

The is a nice restaurant nearby as well as wine tasting/vineyard.

We recommend having a car when staying there if you plan on wandering around.

Thank you for having us Nicoletta :)

  • Review Submitted: Sep 22, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: I'm particularly pleased that my house and all the context that surrounds it including the pool has met your expectations Thanks for the nice and details review Ciao
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A beautiful house and a wonderful holiday

  • 5 of 5

I have just returned from a fantastic break at Nicoletta's beautiful holiday home. The house and its surroundings are even more stunning than the pictures show, and the main living room has a real "wow" factor as you walk in. I went on holiday with my parents, husband and toddler and the layout of the bedrooms worked perfectly for us. My parents stayed in the main bedroom which is tastefully decorated with exposed beams, and a really stylish ensuite. The other two bedrooms have a lovely adjoining bathroom so it worked perfectly with our toddler.

We were lucky to have warm weather while on holiday and so we really appreciated the various shaded areas in the garden when we wanted to escape the heat. It was also really enjoyable having breakfast sat outside and being able to smell the lavender in the garden.

We were bitten quite a lot while out and about in the evenings so it was fantastic that the house had discreet mosquito protectors on all the windows and kitchen door.

Whilst the swimming pool is communal for the hamlet, it's only a three minute walk from the house with a stunning mountain top view, and is only shared with a handful of houses. We barely saw anyone else at the pool during our stay!

The nearest restaurant is a five minute drive or a 30 minute walk away. It's an authentic local restaurant with lovely food. You also don't need to drive much further to come across other great restaurants. It's a really pretty area with Siena only 20 minutes away and the Chianti region on your doorstep.

Nicoletta was really helpful during the run up to our stay and this continued during our holiday. A lovely lady with a lovely holiday home!

It was our first time booking accommodation directly with an owner through this kind of website so we were a little anxious initially. But there was nothing to worry about; the house is fantastic and we wouldn't hesitate recommending it to others.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 21, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: I really appreciated your lovely words!! Thank a lot for your attention and respect of the house It was really nice to have easy and friendly contacts with you! Hope to meet you again Ciao....Nicoletta
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Family-Friendly Villa in the Tuscan Hills

  • 4 of 5

Our family of 6 (4 children under 10 years old) had a lovely stay at this villa in Tuscany. The house is so nice and comfortable and perfect for exploring the Tuscan countryside.

The kids loved the courtyard patio and swing in the backyard. And the upstairs bedrooms were perfect for 4 kids. Nicoletta had included stuffed animals and some toys in the kids' rooms which was nice. The kitchen could have had a few more cooking utensils. The pool is nice, but all one height so bring floaties if you have small children that don't know how to swim.

We were able to visit Assisi, San Gimignano and other hillside towns. We also did a Nonna Ciana cooking class nearby which was great. Overall, the house was perfect for our adventures and felt like home for 6 nights.

  • Review Submitted: Jun 14, 2016
  • Date of Stay: May 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Jessica and David, you are a really nice Family! It has been a pleasure to help you better organize your trip and yor adventure in Tuscany area Thanks for your review and your tips Ciao Nicoletta
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Beautiful cottage and breathtaking views!

  • 5 of 5

If you are looking to be away from the crowds, this is the place for you! This small community is perfectly located to visit many Tuscan towns. Close to Siena and one hour from Florence but also near smaller more quiet villages where you can sightsee and get all the fresh food supplies you need. This beautiful stone cottage and the views are as shown in the pictures and even better! We are a family of 5 and we were very comfortable. The pool area has panoramic views on the Tuscan hills. The cottage is surrounded by beautiful private gardens. The outside eating area is to die for! Spotless and with all amenities needed. Tastefully furnished and decorated. More quiet and beautiful than our expectations!

We loved everything about our stay and our host, Nicoletta, greeted us with a warm welcome. She was available to answer any questions or give suggestions. We did not want to leave! We plan on coming back!

  • Review Submitted: Jul 6, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: I'm really happy that you' ve spent a nice holiday in my house. Hope to have the opportunity to meet you again. Many thanks
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Wonderful experience!

  • 5 of 5

Even though we did not end up booking this property for our stay, we've had an absolute wonderful experience corresponding with Nicoletta! The only reason we chose not to book was because of our work situation while we are in Tuscany. Nicoletta has been very kind, patience and generous with her time as we were trying to figure out a way that we could stay at her beautiful villa. She has gone far beyond what I have ever experienced while booking an accommodation in another country. She is continuing to help us plan our trip to Tuscany even though we won't be staying at her home. She has a wealth of knowledge about the area and seems to be very happy to help her guests plan many details of their stay in Tuscany. We hope we can stay with her another time!

  • Review Submitted: Feb 3, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Feb 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks a lot. See you soon in Siena.
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Toller Urlaub!

  • 5 of 5

Wir (ich, meine Frau, unsere beiden Söhne, 6 und 8, sowie Oma) waren 11 Tage da. Das Haus ist Teil eines alten Bauerngehöfts, dass komplett umgebaut und modernisiert wurde, wobei der typische toskanische Charakter bewahrt wurde. Es liegt auf einem Hügel inmitten von Feldern mit einem herrlichen Blick auf die Umgebung. Das Haus entsprach voll unseren Erwartungen. Wir haben jeden Morgen auf der Terrasse gefrühstückt. Den Pool hatten wir oft für uns allein. Nicoletta hat uns sehr herzlich empfangen und stand uns jederzeit bei Fragen zur Verfügung. Von hier haben wir mit unserem Auto die Toskana erkundet. In der Nähe an der Kreuzung Colonna del Grillo gibt es ein Restaurant, in dem wir zweimal sehr gut gegessen haben. Ein paar Kilometer weiter in Richtung Castelnuovo Barardenga haben wir das kleine Restaurant Borgo Casato entdeckt, auf dessen Terrasse mit tollem Ausblick wir ebenfalls sehr gut gegessen haben. Wir hatten einen wirklich schönen Urlaub hier.

  • Review Submitted: Sep 7, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2016
  • Source: Fewo Direkt, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Many thanks! You and your family are a really Kind and polite people I'm happy that you've spent a nice holiday in my countryside house Take care!
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Nearest Barpub
1 Kilometres
Nearest Golf
30 Kilometres
Nearest Train
17 Kilometres
Nearest Motorway
30 Kilometres
Nearest Restaurant
1 Kilometres
Nearest Beach
110 Kilometres


Rates & Availability

Rental Rates for this holiday chateau / country house in Asciano, Italy

Rental Basis:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
1 Oct 2016 - 28 Oct 2016
3 night minimum stay
29 Oct 2016 - 16 Dec 2016
3 night minimum stay
Natale e Capodanno
17 Dec 2016 - 9 Jan 2017
3 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add A$29 per night, per additional guest
Inverno 2017
10 Jan 2017 - 11 Apr 2017
3 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add A$29 per night, per additional guest
Pasqua e festivi 2017
12 Apr 2017 - 1 May 2017
3 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add A$29 per night, per additional guest
Primavera 2017
2 May 2017 - 31 May 2017
3 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add A$29 per night, per additional guest
Giugno 2017
1 Jun 2017 - 16 Jun 2017
3 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add A$29 per night, per additional guest
Estate 2017
17 Jun 2017 - 2 Sep 2017
3 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add A$29 per night, per additional guest
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add A$29 per night, per additional guest

Additional information about rental rates

Pulizia finale A$72

Richiesto un deposito cauzionale in contanti di 200,00€
Consegna delle chiavi a parte del Proprietario.

Require a cash deposit of 200.00 €
Handing over the keys to the Owner.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
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Accommodation and facilities for this holiday chateau / country house rental in Asciano, Italy

Property Type:
  • chateau / country house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 140 m²
Location Type:
  • Rural
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Spa
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Iron & Board
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 10 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • - toilet
    - toilet , shower enclosure , bidet
    - toilet , shower enclosure , bidet
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • - 1 double bed
    - 2 single bed
    - 2 single bed
  • Books
  • Television
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Veranda / Loggia ...
  • long term rentals available
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool
  • autumn foliage
  • botanical garden
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • eco tourism
  • horse riding
  • outlet shopping
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • mountain biking
  • tennis
Upon request guided tours in the city of art