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Luxury villa in Siena countryside ideal base to discover Tuscany - Legnaia - independent house with private garden, direct access to pool

Overview

Property

Updated: 03-Dec-2016
Luxury country hamlet with private pool & garden, 2 houses & 1 independent villa

Pictures are as follow:

LEGNAIA (4 bedrooms, up to 8 + 2): from #02 to #08

PORCILAIA (2 bedrooms, up to 4 people): from #09 to #17

FIENILE (5 bedrooms, up to 10 people + 2): from #18 to #24

Borgo la Chiusa is part of an ancient convent just outside the walls of Siena, offering guests wonderful views, peaceful environment and two deliciously restored luxury country homes with Siena terracotta floors, stone walls, beamed ceilings and very beautiful finishing touches.

The outside of each apartment offers a well kept garden, a lovely patio with table, chairs and BBQ for outside eating and relaxing.

Borgo la Chiusa Siena luxury country homes are the ideal bases for taking both short and long breaks. Their key position, only 5 minutes drive from Siena, allow guests to enjoy all the fascinating city has to offer without giving up on peace and privacy only a country home can guarantee.

A break at Borgo la Chiusa is ideal for taking a language course, enjoying the Palio of Siena, taking wine tasting tours, all of which we can organize for you.

More Details

Details for holiday home Legnaia - independent house with private garden, direct access to pool, 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8, 3 Bathrooms

Legnaia, whose name means woodshed, was converted from the original woodshed of Borgo la Chiusa, part of an ancient convent.

The Siena country home rental sits on the right corner of the property and is accessed from a welcoming terraced patio at the front of the house.

The large arched glass doors lead you right into the large open living area, with lounge, fireplace and fully equipped kitchen.

The back of the villa rental hosts a double and a twin bedroom, each with their own bathroom.

Downstairs are two more doubled bedrooms and one bathroom with shower, a laundry room.

The front terrace is equipped with table, chairs, loungers, BBQ and umbrellas.

  • Sleeps 8
  • 4 Bedrooms
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Parking
  • Garden
  • Swimming pool
  • Barbecue
  • Pets considered
  • Internet
  • Dish washer
  • Washing machine
  • Towels provided
  • Linens provided
  • Bookable online

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About the Manager

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Speaks English, Italian
Erica Vaccari d.o.o.
Erica Vaccari
Kraska Ulica 2
6210 Sezana Slovenia
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Guestbook comments from the manager

Erica,



We would like to thank you so much for providing the wonderful itineraries in your Borgo la Chiusa booklet. We followed 3 of the "trips" and had a truly fabulous time both driving thru the Tuscan hills and visiting uncrowded sites. And we didn't get lost even once!



We intended on completing the Val di Merse, Montagnola, and Chianti itineraries but we had such a great time everywhere that we only finished parts of Val di Merse and Montagnola and never made it to Chianti!



We spent several hours each at San Galgano, Radiacondoli, Casole d'Elsa, and Pieva Di Penina because they were so beautiful and interesting. There were other places we planned to visit, but we ran out of time, so it just means we have more to come back for!



By the way, the gardens at Centinale were closed for renovation--something else to see when we return. We are definitely slow travelers to Italy and share your love of the beautiful sights and peaceful tranquility Tuscany has to offer.



We especially appreciated Casole d'Elsa because they made it so easy to navigate the scooter up to the hilltop by providing elevators. That was an unexpected treat!



We also again want to thank you and Francesca for helping us navigate our way to Siena--we followed the instructions and for the first time we didn't get lost! We even went back there one more time before leaving Italy!



We would be remiss also If we didn't offer thanks for the wonderful restaurant suggestions. We ate in a bunch of them and found all to be wonderful!



Our two weeks in Tuscany were everything we hoped for and more, and we will be sure to recommend you to any of our friends who are thinking of a Tuscan holiday. Thank you so much.



Arriverderci and Mille Grazie!
Oct 2010
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27 Reviews

5
based on 27 holidaymaker reviews

Wroclaw, Poland
5

Spring in Tuscany

  • 5 of 5

We do recommend this lovely country house to all people looking for tuscany landscapes.

The descripcion given to us was accurate we were even surprised becaused in the reallity the proparty looks even better. Well kept garden, comfortable rooms - everything was clean and tastefull. Lot's of thanks to the owners !!

We will come here once again for sure!

  • Review Submitted: May 19, 2009
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2009
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Amazing vacation!

  • 5 of 5

We stayed in the Legnaia property for five nights in May and it was truly a wonderful experience. The property is absolutely beautiful and immaculately maintained. The outdoor space is great for al fresco dining as well as lounging and enjoying the pool and views. The inside of the property was also very nice with two bedrooms and baths upstairs and two bedrooms and one bath downstairs. The kitchen was fully equipped and large for European standards. Everything in the kitchen was also extremely clean and well organized. The property manager Simone was great to work with and very helpful in providing suggestions and tips. A special thank you to Francesca, the property host who was absolutely amazing. She was always pleasant, always helpful, and always willing to go above and beyond. We even asked her to cook for us one night and she produced a fantastic four course meal with wine included. I have stayed in many vacation rentals and I have to say that Francesca is by far the best host I have ever worked with.

The location of the property is great with a supermarket nearby (10min drive), Florence about 75min drive, and easy access to the main highways to tour Tuscany. I would definitely recommend this property to anyone who wants to have the ultimate Tuscan vacation.

  • Review Submitted: Jun 21, 2016
  • Date of Stay: May 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Perfect Place, Perfect Location, Wonderful Hosts!

  • 5 of 5

We were so blessed to have found this place. We are 3 couples celebrating milestone anniversaries and the first time staying in this part of Tuscany. The home features comfortable beds, spacious bathrooms, and great living space. Given that it was May, we did not use the patio as much as we wanted, but it was fabulous. The hospitality went above and beyond! My husband needed a dentist, and they were able to secure an emergency appointment with a dentist. The dinner and tour recommendations were outstanding. When reviewing our two week trip to Italia, this place stands out. Thank you Francesca and Simone for your hospitality.

  • Review Submitted: Jun 1, 2016
  • Date of Stay: May 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Amazing accommodations

  • 5 of 5

After travelling for 3 weeks, what a pleasant way to relax and enjoy Tuscany by staying here....the accommodations are truly amazing....we were a large group of 7 people and it easily met our needs...and what can you say about the owners, they were amazing as well....if we were running low on firewood, they were there immediately re-supplying it....if we had any questions, they responded immediately....if you like hiking or going for walks...this place is for you....if you like to sit and relax, this place is for you....though we were in a rural area, we had all the emmenidies nearby....the butcher store is within walking distance....and yes, do yourself a flavour buy the Florintine bisque, bring it home, and BBQ it on the wood burning BBQ...truly amazing experience...if you don't want to do it yourself, there are a few nearby restaurants that do a great job of it....we highly highly recommend staying here....you will not be disappointed....

  • Review Submitted: May 1, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Excellent

  • 5 of 5

The property was very nice, clean and well located. I would recommend it to friends.

  • Review Submitted: Apr 30, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Fantastic

  • 5 of 5

Francesca and Simone were helpfull The house was clean and comfortable

I recomend to all

😀😀😀😀😀😀

  • Review Submitted: Oct 1, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2015
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Location

Activity and Interests

Nearest Airport : Amerigo Vespucci Airport in Florence at 90 Kilometres Nearest Barpub : La Pausa - Via Po, 2, Sovicille SI at 1.5 Kilometres Nearest Golf : Royal Golf La Bagnaia - royalgolflabagnaia.com/en/ at 18 Kilometres Nearest Train : Siena at 12 Kilometres Nearest Motorway : Siena Ovest at 6 Kilometres Nearest Restaurant : Ristorante "Il Grillo Moro", Strada dell'Aeroporto at 3.7 Kilometres Car: not necessary

La Chiusa is a small hamlet just outside Siena, the best preserved medieval town of Italy, whose community retains its ancient traditions. A perfect location to relax and visit art cities like Florence, San Gimignano, Pienza, Volterra, the leaning tower of Pisa. Tuscany is the land of Art and Culture, home to Leonardo, Galileo, Michelangelo whose homes, museums and masterpieces you'll be able to admire on a day trip from Borgo Vitignano. Il Palio di Siena, a thrilling traditional horserace, takes place in the centre of Siena every year in July and August. Tuscany is also famous for its red wines. On a day trip you can visit Chianti, Montalcino, Montepulciano, Scansano and why not Bolgheri. For those of you who love unspoilt nature, Maremma is but an hour away. The gorgeous Mediterranean coast is only 70 km away, with Castiglione della Pescaia, Punta Ala, Follonica, La Carbonaia. Perugia in Umbria is only 110 kms away.

Availability

Rental rates

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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event Price
 
Winter
5 Nov 2016 - 16 Dec 2016
4 night minimum stay
£439
for 4 nights
From
£110
£667
£1,666
 
 
Xmas 2016 / New Year 2017
17 Dec 2016 - 10 Jan 2017
4 night minimum stay
£709
for 4 nights
From
£177
£1,097
 
 
Winter
11 Jan 2017 - 31 Mar 2017
3 night minimum stay
£329
for 3 nights
From
£110
£667
£1,666
 
 
April
1 Apr 2017 - 28 Apr 2017
4 night minimum stay
£675
for 4 nights
From
£169
£1,012
 
 
May
29 Apr 2017 - 2 Jun 2017
4 night minimum stay
£776
for 4 nights
From
£194
£1,181
 
 
June
3 Jun 2017 - 30 Jun 2017
5 night minimum stay
£1,139
for 5 nights
From
£228
£1,392
 
 
July
1 Jul 2017 - 28 Jul 2017
6 night minimum stay
£1,417
for 6 nights
From
£236
£1,477
 
 
August
29 Jul 2017 - 1 Sep 2017
6 night minimum stay
£1,620
for 6 nights
From
£270
£1,645
 
 
September
2 Sep 2017 - 29 Sep 2017
5 night minimum stay
£1,181
for 5 nights
From
£236
£1,477
 
 
My Standard Rate
7 night minimum stay
£1,645
for 7 nights
£1,645
 

Additional pricing information

Pet Fee £34
Refundable Damage Deposit £337
Stay tax €2 per night, per person. This amount will be due to the manager upon arrival. Does not apply to children under 12 years.

The price includes linen, towels, pool towels, water/cooking gas/electricity consumption, air conditioning, wireless internet access and final cleaning.
Heating and fire wood between mid October and mid April charged separately respectively at 5 Euro per cubic meter and 10 Euro per box.

Manager's Cancellation Policy

  • 0% refund for cancellations more than 0 days before check-in date.
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Facilities

Property Type

  • house

Theme

  • Family
  • Historic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions

General

  • Air Conditioning
  • Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided
  • Local Maps
  • Parking ...
  • Sofa Bed
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine

Kitchen

  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster

Dining

  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining
  • Dining Area

Entertainment

  • Ping Pong Table
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television

Pool / Spa

  • Private Pool ...

Onsite Services

  • Private Chef

Suitability

  • Events Allowed
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
  • suitable for elderly or infirm

Location Type

  • rural
  • town

Attractions

  • autumn foliage
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • waterfalls
  • winery tours

Leisure Activities

  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • horse riding
  • walking

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/bank
  • groceries

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • cycling
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • mountain biking

Floor Area

  • 90 m²

Bathrooms

  • Ensuite bathroom - Toilet, Shower Enclosure, Bidet, in the master bedroom on the ground floor
  • Bathroom ground floor - Toilet, Shower Enclosure, Bidet
  • Bathroom downstairs - Toilet, Shower Enclosure, serves the 2 bedroom downstairs
  • We provide a set of pool towels, hand towel, a face towel and a large shower towel. An extra set is available on request.

Bedrooms

  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Master bedroom ground floor - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed, 1 Cot, ensuite bathroom
  • Twin/Double bedroom ground floor - 2 Single Bed, single beds can be joined into double, 1 extra bed available
  • 4) Double bedroom downstairs - 1 Large Double Bed, mezzanine below
  • 3) Master Bedroom Downstairs - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed, mezzanine below, 1 extra bed or 1 cot available on request
  • 2 bedrooms on the ground floor: a large double with en-suite bathroom and a twin where an extra bed can be added. 2 double downstairs, one with a child bed. Linen are of very good quality, so are blankets and duvets. Everything is new and of the highest quality, and very accurately matched to the colors of the house. Each bed has 4 pillows, 2 thick ones and two softer ones, a woolen blanket, a duvet and a quilt cover and air conditioner.

Outside

  • Deck Chairs
  • Terrace
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
  • Terrace
  • 8 garden chairs
  • 8 deck chairs

Meals

  • Self-catering

Notes:

  • Smoking is permitted only in the garden.

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