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Farmhouse with pool & superb views Of The Rolling Hills Towards Siena.

Overview

Property

Updated: 01-Dec-2016
Private Montalcino pool farmhouse , Siena Province, Tuscany and Florence, Italy - Peaceful Location, 10 Minutes Drive To The Montalcino & wine country

An authentic character farmhouse sleeping 17, is a typical Tuscan villa set in 14 acres of gardens and woodland above the Via Cassia, the old pilgrim road from Siena to Rome.The semi circular front garden gives a panoramic view of the ValD’Arbia and from the terrace we look across the valley to Montalcino famous throughout the world for its ‘Brunello di Montalcino’. Wine tasting and recommendations available as we are passionate about wine. This family home is both private and peaceful and little changed for generations. The villa developed from a farmhouse or wine fattoria many hundreds of years old. It became the summer residence and hunting lodge of the Crocchi, the principal family of the region who lived in the Castello in Torrenieri. Montelandi is our own home in Italy when we travel and not like the usual holiday accommodation we have known. In the summer we let the house to visitors and we have tried to remember our own holiday experiences and needs so you can enjoy the home to the maximum. The villa sleeps 17 in total, 13 in the main house with 4 bathrooms (3 ensuite) and 4 more guests in two double ensuites in the ground floor with 2 bathrooms.

There are a total of 9 bathrooms. Complimentary wifi included. We normally let the villa as one exclusive home for all 17 guests. For smaller groups please ask for details. Usually the farmhouse is let as one private villa with exclusive use of the pool for 17 guests. For smaller groups of 4 looking to rent please ask for more information.Claudio, who looks after the Villa, will be able to help you with any of your needs during your stay at Montelandi. Marieangela will prepare special meals and can also give cooking lessons, if requested in advance. The Herb garden below the kitchen provides a variety of herbs for the cook of the day, along with the vegetable garden and the orchard, which have seasonal produce and guests are welcome to during their stay. The Crete is an area where the land undulates like the waves and tall Cypress trees stand alone or lining the drives to houses and farms. It is great walking country, but, don't worry, you don't need a tour guide - just a map. If you are not a serious walker you can anyway access all areas of interest by car. The Vineyards are the special attraction of the area. There are many with tasting rooms and restaurants for the local wines and other local produce. There is also Horse riding, Tennis, Hot Springs and Beauty Therapy available locally.

More Details

Details for holiday villa Villa -6 Bedroom (Sleeps 17), 8 Bedrooms, Sleeps 17, 9 Bathrooms

Spacious and characterful home. Please ask for more photos.

Farmhouse kitchen with dining table on the ground floor. Open fireplace for fires in autumn and winter upstairs. The villa sleep 17 with 8 bedrooms and 9 bathrooms in total with internal stairs connecting both homes. 6 Bedrooms (4 doubles, 1 double, single bed and a twin bedroom) on the first floor. A further bedroom area for a single bed or cot plus sofa beds for occasional visitors is available. (Three of the bathrooms on the first floor are ensuite)

Downstairs, the private apartment sleeps 4 with 2 ensuite bedrooms and a sitting room area plus a curtained off area in the living room is adequate as an extra bedroom for children. The home is usually let as 1 villa with internal stairs connecting both units. Spacious garden for dining inc a long table for 20 guests. Private dining loggia on the 1st floor with majestic views of the surrounding hills.

  • Sleeps 17
  • 8 Bedrooms
  • 9 Bathrooms
  • Parking
  • Garden
  • Swimming pool
  • Barbecue
  • Internet
  • Dish washer
  • Washing machine
  • Towels provided
  • Linens provided
  • Bookable online

Top Traveller Review

About the Owner

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Speaks English, Italian

Guestbook comments from the manager

"In June we stayed at Montelandi for our party celebration. There were enough nooks and crannies for people to enjoy private and special spaces but also large airy spots where we could all come together to celebrate and enjoy each other's company. We arranged for the chef to cook for our birthday dinner; and what a feast that proved to be. This was our third trip to Montelandi and I hope not our last." Professor Susan Groundwater-Smith (Australia)



"We booked the whole villa and the extended family spent a week here. We could not have imagined a better suited spot for us. Some spent their days by the pool and reading in the hammock, the rest of us took off in a rented car to visit the hilltop towns and vineyards all within a very short drive of Montelandi. The villa is vast and the rooms furnished beautifully plus a well equipped kitchen to feed the whole family. We sat on the terrace out under the stars and enjoyed the views across the valley"



The Baird Family (England
Jul 2013
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6 Reviews

5
based on 6 holidaymaker reviews

Lake Como
5

Breathtaking

  • 5 of 5

A truly special and authentic Tuscan Villa in the most incredible setting.

A property you enter that just has a lovely feeling.

I think it would be very hard to beat a Tuscan dream like this.

  • Review Submitted: Sep 1, 2013
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2013
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5

Memories are made of this

  • 5 of 5

My close friends and I all turned 50 this year and when my husband asked me what I would like to do to celebrate I had an instant vision. Family and friends in a beautiful setting holidaying together.

Montelandi was that vision and then some.

I can honestly say that every single person in our party aged from 9 to 80 loved every minute!

Claudio was helpful and Maria Angela and her colleague created a delicious meal for us - enjoyed outdoors.

Montelandi has a wonderfully relaxed atmosphere and if you're looking for somewhere with stunning views and tranquility but within a 5 min car journey to visit villages or towns for provisions or meals you will not beat this!

There is plenty of space for your whole group to spread out and completely relax.

Enjoy!

(We're already planning our next trip!)

  • Review Submitted: Aug 22, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2016
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5

Magical Montelandi!

  • 5 of 5

Thoroughly enjoyed our stay at Montelandi. A truly tranquil location with stunning views. Buonconvento close by is the most authentic tuscan experience we have found in our many trips to the area. The village has all you need from restaurants and delis to supermarket and bars not to mention a warm and friendly atmosphere. The privacy and spacious layout meant we enjoyed complete privacy and made for a memorable holiday. This will not be our last stay here for sure and will recommend to friends and family looking for an idyllic tuscan villa experience. Thanks also to Claudia for his help and kindness during our host, the perfect host.

  • Review Submitted: Oct 9, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2015
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Lake Como
5

A Tuscan Dream at P.Montelandi

  • 5 of 5

Buy a box of good wine and some genuine food..you don't need anything else to leave the stress out of the Podere Montelandi's gate!

I spent here 5 fantastic days with some friends.The property is huge,located in a fantastic position, in the middle of the nature,just 10 minutes driving from Montalcino and 20 from Siena! Every detail has been choosen with attention: comfortable sofas, big dining tables family style, antique rocking chairs and beautiful hammocks!

The view is awesome, especially from the garden and from the two major bedrooms.

October is a perfect period to visit the villa, because during the day it is warm, so (after the wine tasting tasting tours!)you can still use the pool but at night it's cold enough to relax in front of the beautiful fireplace in the living room!!!

  • Review Submitted: Oct 8, 2014
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2014
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Breathtaking & Relaxing

  • 5 of 5

We stayed in Montelandi with two other families, totalling 14 of us and there was more than enough space to accommodate us all. We flew into Pisa airport and arrived at 2am to be greeted by the wonderful Claudio. The villa was amazing with its vaulted ceilings, large fire places, large rooms and antique furnishings, but the views of the Tuscan hillsides were beautiful and I can only hope that my memory will hold them forever. The pool was well maintained with plenty of sun loungers and there was a herb garden which we used to create lovely pasta dishes. We hired a car and visited Siena, Montalcino and Montepulciano which were also enjoyed by our teenage children. We visited restaurants in the local villages, Buonconvento and Torrenieri and found the locals to be very friendly. All of the families found the holiday relaxing and we do hope to visit again.

  • Review Submitted: Sep 15, 2014
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2014
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North Wales
5

Tuscan wonder

  • 5 of 5

We had an excellent stay in this wonderful place. The villa is spectacular. We visited many magnificent hill top towns. Montelandi is definitely a gem worth returning to.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 26, 2013
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2013
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Location

Activity and Interests

Nearest Airport : Pisa and Florence at 130 Kilometres Nearest Barpub : Buonconvento at 3 Kilometres Nearest Ferry : Grosseto-Piombino at 150 Kilometres Nearest Golf : Buonconvento / Montalcino at 4 Kilometres Nearest Train : Buonconvento at 3 Kilometres Nearest Motorway : siena at 29 Kilometres Nearest Restaurant : Buonconvento at 4 Kilometres Car: necessary

Special interest holidays:

We can offer some suggestions for :-

Wine tasting, painting and cookery lessons. Also cycle tours.

Truffle hunting (when in season)

Golf. We are passionate about good food and wine so will happily recommend the best restaurants and local trattoria's as well as little known wineries close by to sample some of the best wines in Tuscany.

Coast/Beach:

Nearest beach is in Folllonica.

http://www.distanzechilometriche.it/distanza-buonconvento-a-follonica

However there is so much to see of beauty and historical value here in Val D'orcia plus restaurants and wineries to explore, we think the Tuscan countryside will keep you more than occupied for a week or more!

Travel:

Nearest airports: Pisa, Florence, Rome. All within 1-2 hours by car.

We recommend you hire a car for your stay.

This will enable you to see the Tuscan country side at its best.

Distances:

30 Kilometres south of Siena. 6 Kilometres from Buonconvento 3 Kilometres from Torrenieri. Near to Montalcino, Pienza, Montepulciano, San Quirico D'Orcia.

Further Details:

More photos on request...please ask for details

8 Bedrooms, Villa sleeps 17 (total inc flat)

Bedroom 1 - 1 Large Double Bed

Bedroom 7 - 1 Double Bed Ensuite

Bedroom 8 - 2 Single Bed Ensuite

Bedroom 3 - 1 Double Bed, 1Single Bed

Bedroom 2 - 1 Large Double Bed

Bedroom 4 - 2 Single Bed

Bedroom 6 - 1 Double Bed Ensuite

Bedroom 5 - 1 Double Bed

There are two double sofabeds in the room behind the T.V. area on the ground floor. Two cots available and other baby equipment such as high chairs, playpen and baby gate. Bedroom 1 is the Master bedroom. Bedroom 3 has a large double bed and also a single bed.

6 Bathrooms

Bathroom 1 - Bath with Shower

Bathroom 2 - Bath (no shower)

Bathroom 3 - Bath with Shower

Bathroom 4 - Bath with Shower , ensuite

Bathroom 5 - Bath with Shower , ensuite

Bathroom 6 - Bath with Shower , ensuite

The villa has 4 fully equipped bathrooms, one of which is en suite to bedroom six. The apartment downstairs features 2 further bathrooms.

The Villa is set between Montalcino and Buonconvento.

Both villages have excellent facilities. Buonconvento is a hidden gem away from mass tourists giving you a true taste of authentic tuscan life. Reasonably priced, all amenities and welcoming, friendly locals are often used phrases guests use to describe the village. Lots of shops, delicatessens, butchers, fruiterers, grocers, artisan, leather and fashion shops. There are Trattoria, restaurants, bars and cafès. An art gallery, a museum and frequent fiestas and events. The home is set in the heart of the rolling countryside of the Crete within easy reach of historic little cities such as Pienza, Montepulciano and Siena.Magnificent abbeys, castles and churches such as Monte Olivetto and St Antimo await.

Other Activities: Wine tasting, Hot Spas, Monasteries, Art Galleries

Availability

Rental rates

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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
 
April 2017
1 Apr 2017 - 28 Apr 2017
7 night minimum stay
£2,250
for 7 nights
£2,250
 
 
Spring to Early Summer
29 Apr 2017 - 2 Jun 2017
7 night minimum stay
£2,495
for 7 nights
£2,495
 
 
Summer
3 Jun 2017 - 14 Jul 2017
7 night minimum stay
£3,450
for 7 nights
£3,450
 
 
Peak season
15 Jul 2017 - 1 Sep 2017
7 night minimum stay
£4,950
for 7 nights
£4,950
 
 
Sepember 2017
2 Sep 2017 - 29 Sep 2017
7 night minimum stay
£3,450
for 7 nights
£3,450
 
 
Autumn
30 Sep 2017 - 28 Oct 2017
7 night minimum stay
£2,250
for 7 nights
£2,250
 

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees

Booking Notes:
A small deposit is required to to reserve the home.
Balance due 12 weeks prior to your stay.

Remaining unsold weeks now £3500 for the whole villa.

Rent the apartment only for up to 4 guests £895
Rent the house only for 13 guests £2700

All rates apply to unsold available weeks only

Changeover Day:
Saturday - Saturday during peak season. We can be flexible out of season where possible.

Manager's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund for cancellations more than 7 days before check-in date.
  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 14 days before check-in date.
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Facilities

From the Owner

Peaceful location with outstanding views overlooking the Tuscan hillside. The Villa sleeps up to 17 guests in total.

Property Type

  • villa

Theme

  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions

General

  • Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine

Kitchen

  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob

Dining

  • Dining
  • Dining Area

Entertainment

  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Television

Pool / Spa

  • Outdoor Pool
  • Private Pool ...

Onsite Services

  • Private Chef

Location Type

  • rural
  • village

Attractions

  • autumn foliage
  • churches
  • forests
  • pond
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • winery tours

Leisure Activities

  • bird watching
  • horse riding
  • outlet shopping
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf

Bathrooms

  • Bathroom 2 - Toilet, Bath (no shower), Bathroom 2 - Bath (no shower)
  • Bathroom 6 - Toilet, Bath with Shower, Bathroom 6 - Bath with Shower , ensuite
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet, Bath with Shower, Bathroom 1 - Bath with Shower
  • Bathroom 3 - Toilet, Bath with Shower, Bathroom 3 - Bath with Shower
  • Bathroom 4 - Toilet, Bath with Shower, Bathroom 4 - Bath with Shower , ensuite
  • Bathroom 5 - Toilet, Bath with Shower, Bath with shower, ensuite.
  • Bathroom 7 - Toilet, Shower Enclosure, Bathroom 7 - Shower Enclosure
  • Bathroom 8 - Toilet, Shower Enclosure, Bathroom 8 - Shower Enclosure
  • Bathroom 9 - Toilet, Shower Enclosure, Bathroom 9 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
  • The villa features a total of 9 Bathrooms located on 2 levels. Please ask for more details. Bathroom 1 - Bath with Shower Bathroom 2 - Bath (no shower) Bathroom 3 - Bath with Shower Bathroom 4 - Bath with Shower , ensuite Bathroom 5 - Bath with Shower , ensuite Bathroom 6 - Bath with Shower , ensuite Bathroom 9 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure Bathroom 7 - Shower Enclosure Bathroom 8 - Shower Enclosure The villa has 9 shower/bathrooms in total.

Bedrooms

  • 8 Bedrooms, Sleeps 17
  • Bedroom 1
  • Bedroom 2
  • Bedroom 3
  • Bedroom 4
  • Bedroom 5
  • Bedroom 6
  • Bedroom 7
  • Bedroom 8
  • 6 Bedrooms upstairs (4 doubles, 1 double, single bed and a twin bedroom) on the first floor and 2 ensuite bedrooms downstairs. Total bedrooms 8 sleeping 17 guests. Please ask for more photos.

Outside

  • Terrace
  • Golf ...
  • Garden
  • Barbecue

Meals

  • Self-catering

Notes:

  • Notes on accommodation: On the ground floor the old wine fattoria has been converted to provide spacious open plan areas linked by archways and leading out onto terraces at the front and the side of the house. The kitchen and breakfast room open into a dining area and from there through French Windows to a pergola shaded al fresco dining area. The views are across the garden to Montalcino and down the Val d'Arbia towards the Val d'Orcia and Monte Amiata, the highest mountain in middle Italy, snow capped and with slopes covered in chestnut trees. Outside: Gardens For more privacy, so as not to be located directly next to a party using the main part of the villa and the main terrace.' The herb garden is just below the kitchen. It has Lemons, Mint, Tarragon, Basil, Chives, Rosemary, Sage, Parsley, Thyme. The vegetable garden and the orchard have produce in season for visitors. There are 14 acres of woodland. A pathway leads to 2 small lakes at the top of the woods. You can follow a path from the gates that takes you around the bottom of the hill and back up to the garden. The swimming pool is fenced in and beyond it there is a space to play badminton. The home is designed in such a way that the large garden enjoys two areas for alfresco dining so guests staying at the apartment can dine at the side of the home for more privacy or directly infront of the arched doorway into the garden so not located directly next to the remainder of the party using the home and the shared garden area.

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