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Lovely cottage with panoramic pool. Just 1 km far from the village Casole.

People4
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms1
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights

Overview

About the property

Tuscan Cottage with pool and great hill views. Ideal for families and couples. Just 1 km from the village.

Visit our web address to get the best offer : www.poderemonti.net

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The Leccio Cottage is part of the Holiday Farmhouse Casa Podere Monti, in Casole d'elsa.

Casa Podere Monti is completly family run, and it is our own personal commitment to great care of the estate and the gardens to make this place a special one, not just for us but also for all our visitors. Me and my parents work together to keep Casa Podere Monti at its best and to give our guests a complete assistance during the stay.

The concept of a family enviroment is related also to the holiday accommodations: made to be family friendly. The garden is contained and well kept , just the type of place that invites to sit outside to read a book , play games or drink a nice glass of red wine ( Chianti of course ! ).

The panoramic pool is set in a short distance from the cottage , so it is close enough reach by foot , but not too close that the fun and laughter will spill over into the garden.

The area lends itself to a fun filled family holiday, especially when you are interested about the local culture, traditions and meeting the Tuscans. Casole d'elsa is just 1 km from the Holiday House ( there is a well mantained path , illuminated at night) and it is a lovely little town with an exceptionally packed social calendar. You will always find concerts , markets , activities and events that will bring you into the authentic atmosphere.

The Leccio cottage is composed of 1 double bedroom,bedroom with 2 twin beds / 1 double bed, living room with kitchen corner, bathroom with shower, small terrace on the east side and covered patio with table and chairs. Wi fi on all outdoor areas.

The outdoor area is composed by green areas with tables to eat outdoors , a splendid swimming pool ( 6mX12m) from which you can enjoy a spectacular view over San Gimignano equipped with deckchairs and sunbeds to relax in.

The cottage is located just 1 km from the medieval village of Casole d'Elsa, reachable in 10 minutes by walking via a scenic route with lights. It recently won the orange flag of the European Union for the beauty of the landscape. Casole d'Elsa is a small medieval village located 420 m above sea level at the top of the hill. Well ventilated, it has a dry climate and pleasantly temperate. The heart of Casole is the "piazza Lucchetti", the small central square with its historic buildings dating from the Middle Ages, with narrow streets and small shops where you can buy typical products of the region or taste the delicious specialities in the restaurants on the small streets of the center... A characteristic of this small town is certainly the warmth and kindness of people who still live according to the old traditions and rhythms of life without pollution or stress.

GENERAL INFORMATIONS:

1.Check-in guaranteed not before than 16.00h and until 18.00h. In case of delay ,please contact* previously the Owner : *Tel. number +39 (0) 577 94 86 18

2.Check out by 9:00 am.

3. It is required a deposit to confirm the reservation .

4. Security deposit request upon arrival 300 euros.

5. Delivery of keys by the owner.

INCLUDED IN PRICE: TOWELS AND LINEN WITH CHANGE ONCE A WEEK ( SATURDAY) , WATER,GAS,ELECTRICITY WI-FI CONNECTION AND FINAL CLEANING.

NOT INCLUDED IN PRICE: STAY TAX ( 0.60 EUROS PER NIGHT PER PERSON FOR THE FIRST 5 NIGHTS ),ADDITIONAL CHANGE OF TOWELS AND LINEN 7 EUROS PER PERSON, MID- CLEANING : 50 EUROS, WASHING MACHINE : 4 EUROS / WASH,BEACH TOWELS 5 EUROS / EACH.

PLEASE NOTE : Change of towels and bed-linen is once a week and cleaning of the cottage is upon departure.

The rental cost does not include cleaning during guests stay (example: if you stay two weeks, you will find the cottage spotless upon your arrival, but will not clean a second time at the end of First week). Of course, if necessary, it will perform the second cleaning for an extra charge of € 50.00 and in that second case we will change personally the bedding.

Use of swimming pool is included and it is open from April 12th to October 30th .

More Details

Property Manager
Family Ianniciello - Federica ( bookings manager )
Member since: 2007
Speaks English, French, Italian
Calendar last updated:
24 June, 2017

About Family Ianniciello - Federica ( bookings manager )

Hi everyone!

I'm Federica and Podere Monti is my home and my passion. I live here with my family and always we are dedicated to our house and a rural hospitality service always more complete.

Here you can feel love and passion because hosting is not just a job, but a vocation.

Podere Monti is a farmhouse that dates back 1600 and it has been completely renovated in the last 25 years. It took a lot of effort and sacrifice but now we are here and we want to share it with you.

The property consists of the main house where there are 3 spacious and well furnished apartments, always retaining the typical Tuscan style of the old buildings.

Not far from the main house there are 3 cottages , even those obtained from the renovation of the original buildings of the 1600s and a few meters on there is the swimming pool with the panoramic view over the hills.

We are always available for the guests throughout their stay and if you like it will not not lack tips to visit the big cities and the small towns of our region ... without forget some gastronomic visit, because you know.. in Tuscany , good food is not a problem!

Let yourselves be enthralled by the beauty of the area, from the goodness of food and the warm Tuscan hospitality.

Welcome to Podere Monti.

Federica & Family

Family Ianniciello - Federica ( bookings manager ) purchased this cottage in 1950

Guestbook comments from the manager

The property is located within a one hour drive of Florence and about 30 minutes of Siena, Volterra and San Gimignano. The accommodation was comfortable and equipped with all essentials, and the pool area was spacious and clean, and never remotely crowded.

Casole d'Elsa is about a 15/20 minute walk away and that has places to eat and drink and a couple of small shops for essentials.

The owners were happy to answer any questions and were very nice. They also recommended places to eat in the local area that did not disappoint.

Good base for touring the beautiful Tuscan towns and countryside.

The accomodation was clean. We had a great time in Tuscany and the cottage was a chilled out place to be based.

David I. May 2014
Jan 2008
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Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday cottage in Casole d'Elsa in Siena Area

Property Type:
  • cottage
Meals:
  • Self-catering
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • rural
  • village
General:
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath (no shower) , Shower Enclosure , Bidet
  • Bathroom with shower . wc
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Cot
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps 4 (2 Bedrooms) Notes on bedrooms: The Cottage has 2 double bedrooms. The second bedroom can be equipped with 2 single beds instead of 1 double (upon request).
Outside:
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
  • Veranda
Suitability:
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
Attractions:
  • autumn foliage
  • forests
  • museums
  • winery tours
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • medical services

Reviews

Exceptional! 5/5 -
(22 traveller reviews)

5

Excellent

  • 5 of 5

It was lovely to sit there in the evenings drinking wine. The pool was a good size & plenty of space & sun chairs for everyone.

The location is great. 20 mins to Siena & 10 mins to Colle Val Delsa. I would recommend checking out Casole D'elsa which is 10 mins by walking . Great hospitality & I hope to visit again soon.

  • Review Submitted: Feb 12, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Nov 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Dear Ambrogio Ian, Thank you for your kind review and for taking the time to write it. I sincerely hope to have the opportunity to welcome you back here. Sincerely Federica & Family
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5

perfection!

  • 5 of 5

We took our 5 year old son on his first foreign holiday and stayed for a week at Cottage Leccio. It is not luxurious, but that suited us fine as there was less to worry about in terms of letting our son explore! The cottage was fine and had most of what we needed. The pool is large and clean, but not heated. The location is great for visiting places such as Siena , Florence and San Gimignano. The village is only 1 km away.

We would stay again!

  • Review Submitted: Feb 11, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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5

We could live here

  • 5 of 5

Federica and her family are excellent hosts and we were bowled over by their generous hospitality! The cottage Olivo was well equipped, homely and had a lovely view. The location was perfect for exploring Tuscany; Florence, Pisa, Siena and so much!

  • Review Submitted: Jan 21, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Dec 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Dear Laura, We would like to thank you for your kind review. We are very happy that you enjoyed your stay here with us .We hope to have you as our guests again, it would be an honor. Best Regards Federica & family
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5

great stay

  • 5 of 5

This was Tuscany at its best; friendly reception; most comfortable, well appointed cottage. The view is unique. Our hostess was on hand to help if needed but everything was perfect. Thank you Federica and his family for everything.

  • Review Submitted: Jan 19, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Dear Alec, We sincerely can't find the right words to explain how thankful we are for such a beautiful review. We are so happy that you found le location excellent. We invite you to be our guests here if you have the chance to come back in Tuscany. All the family thanks you and waits for you! Federica & family
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5

soggiorno breve

  • 5 of 5

Soggiorno breve ma soddisfacente. eravamo due coppie in due edifici diversi ma ci è piaciuto l'alloggio moltissimo.

  • Review Submitted: Nov 28, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Cara Paola, grazie mille per la tua recensione. E' sempre piacevole sapere che i nostri ospiti sono stati bene e che hanno apprezzato la loro sistemazione. A presto Federica e famiglia
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5

Great for Touring Tuscany

  • 5 of 5

This was our 2nd consecutive year to stay at Podere Monti (the name of this farmstead), this time for 2 weeks. The grounds around the cottage are beautiful, with a pool overlooking the gorgeous Tuscan countryside and a number of old stone buildings now mostly used as vacation rentals. The cottage itself is small, with average-quality interior and furnishings, but completely comfortable and functional. The location seemed perfect for us: 2 minutes from Casole (a beautiful medieval hilltop village much less touristed than most), 10 to 15 minutes from Menzano and Radicondili (2 other much-less-touristed and beautiful old towns), only 15 minutes from San Gimignano and 25 minutes from Siena (so you can easily time your visits to avoid the heaviest crowds if you want), maybe 30 minutes from the central Chianti villages, 45 minutes from Volterra and an hour from Firenze. The owners/managers Federica and her parents are very helpful, easy to work with, and as a bonus very charming. Federica's English is excellent. We thoroughly enjoyed our stays there and highly recommend it. If the cottage seems to small for you, check on the other house and apartments available at the same farmstead.

  • Review Submitted: Oct 26, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Dear Robert, Thank you very much for your review. We would like to thank you for you nice words about me and our place. From me and my parents thank you for being such a loyal guest for 2 times and can't wait to see you next time! Our Best Regards Federica & family ps: many thanks again for the wonderful ice crem cake ;-)
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Rental rates

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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
 
G - 2017
17 Jun 2017 - 23 Jun 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
£936
for 7 nights
£936
 
 
H -2017
24 Jun 2017 - 30 Jun 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
£632
for 7 nights
£632
 
 
I - 2017
1 Jul 2017 - 7 Jul 2017
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7 night minimum stay
£859
for 7 nights
£859
 
 
L - 2017
15 Jul 2017 - 21 Jul 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
£935
for 7 nights
£935
 
 
M - 2017
29 Jul 2017 - 11 Aug 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
£953
for 7 nights
£953
 
 
N - 2017
12 Aug 2017 - 25 Aug 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
£955
for 7 nights
£955
 
 
O -2017
26 Aug 2017 - 1 Sep 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
£696
for 7 nights
£696
 
 
P -2017
2 Sep 2017 - 8 Sep 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
£707
for 7 nights
£707
 
 
Q - 2017
9 Sep 2017 - 15 Sep 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
£660
for 7 nights
£660
 
 
R - 2017
16 Sep 2017 - 22 Sep 2017
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7 night minimum stay
£531
for 7 nights
£531
 
 
S - 2017
23 Sep 2017 - 29 Sep 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
£513
for 7 nights
£513
 
 
T - 2017
30 Sep 2017 - 13 Oct 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
£424
for 7 nights
£424
 
 
U -2017
14 Oct 2017 - 4 Nov 2017
7 night minimum stay
£396
for 7 nights
£396
 
 
A-2018
1 Mar 2018 - 30 Mar 2018
3 night minimum stay
£152
for 3 nights
From
£51
£354
 
 
B-2018
31 Mar 2018 - 6 Apr 2018
7 night minimum stay
£401
for 7 nights
£401
 
 
C-2018
7 Apr 2018 - 27 Apr 2018
7 night minimum stay
£377
for 7 nights
£377
 
 
E-2018
28 Apr 2018 - 4 May 2018
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
£442
for 7 nights
£442
 
 
F-2018
5 May 2018 - 25 May 2018
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
£442
for 7 nights
£442
 
 
G-2018
26 May 2018 - 1 Jun 2018
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
£657
for 7 nights
£657
 
 
i-2018
2 Jun 2018 - 29 Jun 2018
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
£707
for 7 nights
£707
 
 
L -2018
30 Jun 2018 - 6 Jul 2018
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
£918
for 7 nights
£918
 
 
M - 2018
7 Jul 2018 - 13 Jul 2018
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
£969
for 7 nights
£969
 
 
N - 2018
14 Jul 2018 - 20 Jul 2018
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
£1,138
for 7 nights
£1,138
 
 
O -2018
4 Aug 2018 - 17 Aug 2018
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
£1,144
for 7 nights
£1,144
 
 
P - 2018
18 Aug 2018 - 24 Aug 2018
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
£1,144
for 7 nights
£1,144
 
 
Q - 2018
25 Aug 2018 - 31 Aug 2018
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
£778
for 7 nights
£778
 
 
My Standard Rate

Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
£674
for 7 nights
£674
 

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Refundable Damage Deposit £252.66
Stay tax £0.51 per night, per person. This amount will be due to the manager upon arrival. Does not apply to children under 12 years.

INCLUDED IN PRICE: TOWELS AND LINEN WITH CHANGE ONCE A WEEK ( SATURDAY) , WATER,GAS,ELECTRICITY WI-FI CONNECTION AND FINAL CLEANING.

NOT INCLUDED IN PRICE: STAY TAX ( 0.60 EUROS PER NIGHT PER PERSON FOR THE FIRST 5 NIGHTS ),ADDITIONAL CHANGE OF TOWELS AND LINEN 7 EUROS PER PERSON, MID- CLEANING : 50 EUROS, WASHING MACHINE 4 EUROS ,BEACH TOWELS 5 EUROS / EACH.

CANCELLATION POLICY

Charges are as following:
91 days before check in : 50%
between 90 days and 30 days before the check in :70%
30 days before the check in:100%

Late arrivals or early departures will be considered as 100% penalty.

Manager's Cancellation Policy

  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date.
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