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Country House Nazzano near San Gimignano, Florence,Siena - La Rondine

Overview

Property

Updated: 07-Dec-2016
Beauty, pleasure, comfort in the heart of Tuscany

Country House 'Nazzano' is a typical charming farmhouse between olive yard, vineyard and wood. It is enjoys a magnificent panorama on the surrounding countryside and the towers of San Gimignano and of the ancient medieval town of Certaldo Alto. It is located in Gambassi Terme at the border of three area: Florence, Siena, Pisa and from here it is possible to reach in short time the most important towns and villages. The hospitality of Tuscany people the conviviality of their cuisine, the beauty of their craft are ingredients for a pleasant sojourn in Tuscany, during which cultural occasions and spectacles are never missing.

Details for holiday apartment La Rondine, 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4, 1 Bathroom

The apartment 'La Rondine' (2+2 guests )is located at ground floor with independent entrance and has a great living-dining room with fireplace and double sofa bed, Kitchen with four firework, electric oven and fridge, double bed room, shower/w.c. It has traditional beamed ceilings and terracotta floors and it is fully furnished. Private garden with panoramic view and table and chairs. High chair and cot on request.

  • Sleeps 4
  • 1 Bedroom
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Parking
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
  • Pets considered
  • Internet
  • Towels provided
  • Linens provided

Top Traveller Review

About the Owner

I was born and live in Certaldo.

For many years I host people coming from all over the world.

I am very pleased when they come back several times or get their sons or friends.

I love travel, reading, art, music, and especially being with my two grandchildren.

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Speaks English, French, Italian

Guestbook comments from the owner

This place is incredible. The views from the front of the property are stunning and there are walks around the extensive property. The accommodation is surrounded by rolling hills of olive trees and vines. It is about 4 kms from the nearest small town so you need a car but there are lots of beautiful small villages in the region to explore by car anyway. The hosts were attentive and generous and very helpful with information about places to visit locally. There is lots of space inside the unit and lovely high ceilings. The whole character property has been restored and renovated beautifully. Would definetely stay again and recommend it highly to others.
Jun 2013
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20 Reviews

4.7
based on 20 holidaymaker reviews

4

Sehr schöne Wohnung - absolute Ruhe - TIPP

  • 4 of 5

Sehr schöne Wohnung, abgeschieden in den Weinbergen. Absolute Ruhe - Erholung pur.

Die Wohnung ist großzügig bemessen, mit Ausnahme der Dusche.

Geschmackvoll eingetrichtet mit antiken Möbeln. Die Terrasse mit Blick ins Tal und auf die Weinberge ist genial und ein echtes Highlight. Ein paar Meter oberhalb des Hauses hat man einen schönen Blick auf die Türme von San Gimignano (Luftlinie ca. 10 km). Das Haus ist tatsächlich so schön, wie's auf den eingestellten Bilder zu sehen ist.

Die Lage des Hauses ist zentral gelegen zw. Florenz und Siena. Für Ausflüge nach Florenz, Siena, San Gimignano, ins Chinati oder auch ins Val d' Orcia perfekt gelegen. Die Altstadt von Certaldo ist auch sehr sehenswert.

Die Vermieter Carlo und Miriam sind sehr freundlich. Es fehlt an nichts.

Kleiner Wehrmutstropfen: die kleine Dusche und die Betten/Liegen auf der Empore.

Aber auf jeden Fall sehr empfehlenswert - ein (Geheim-) TIPP!

  • Review Submitted: Sep 18, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Great Vacation in Tuscany

  • 4 of 5

Dear Miriam, our family (two kids, husband and I) spent a wonderful week at your apartment in the heart of Tuscany. Apartment is well-maintained and well-equipped. Front terrace has very nice view. It is very close to Certaldo and San Gimignano. Apartment is very suitable for families with children. Thank you for great vacation. Martina

  • Review Submitted: Sep 16, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Wonderful holiday!

  • 5 of 5

We had a very enjoyable holiday in Tuscany and the location of the house was fairly central to the places that we wanted to visit. The views from the house were breathtaking, surrounded by vineyards and olive trees and it was so peaceful and quiet (apart from the singing cicadas!). The house was very adequate and suited our needs. Miriam and Carlo are very hospitable and friendly and met us at the station on arrival to take us to the house, as we would of never had found it otherwise! A car is definite must as nothing is really a walk away. We particularly liked the pizzeria down the road which was very good value for money and tasty! Thank you very much for making our holiday so enjoyable.

  • Review Submitted: Sep 15, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Romantic, beautiful, perfect location

  • 5 of 5

Merveilleux appartement romantique dans la campagne toscane. Point de chute parfait pour visiter Sienne, Pise, Lucques, Florence et bien sûr, le chianti! La terrasse au soleil du matin avec vue sur les vignes: bonheur parfait. Miriam et Carlo sont des hôtes charmants et attentionnés. Nous reviendrons!

  • Review Submitted: Nov 26, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Awesome stay in Tuscany!

  • 5 of 5

This apartment was the best find ever! The view from the patio was amazing....looking out over vineyards and rolling hills of Tuscany, just beautiful! Miriam and her husband could not have been nicer. The grounds are pristine and the apartment was beautiful and just perfect for myself and hubby. The kitchen was well equipped to make any type of meal. Certaldo is a short drive away, with the train station right in town to get you anywhere in Tuscany. You are in the heart of tuscany here, with ancient towns nearby. Do not miss Certaldo Alto....many wonderful restaurants there.

  • Review Submitted: Jul 22, 2015
  • Date of Stay: May 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Fantastic location and value

  • 5 of 5

La Rondine was perfect for my wife and I. You can't find a better price for such a clean and well maintained apartment. The grounds are lovely. The views from our patio and windows were exceptional. We got lost the first night on our way back from San Gimignanao, but Miriam and her husband were just a phone call away to direct us back home. It was cool enough in the evening for us to have a fire in the fireplace on several nights. We were happy to discover the old town of Certaldo Alto too. We took the train into Florence from Certaldo so we wouldn't have to be concerned with parking there. So much to see in this beautiful part of Italy! We were grateful to have this lovely accommodation to call home.

  • Review Submitted: May 25, 2015
  • Date of Stay: May 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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Location

From the Owner

Country House 'Nazzano' is a old house farm in stone situated in one of the most beautiful, suggestive and undiscovered parts in the heart of Tuscany between oliveyard, vineyard and wood. It is enjoys a magnificent panorama on the surrounding countryside and the towers of San Gimignano and of the ancient medieval town of Certaldo Alto. The atmosphere of our house is very warm and hospitable. The view is unique.

Activity and Interests

Nearest Airport : Firenze - Pisa at 50 Kilometres Nearest Barpub : Loc. Steccaia - San Gimignano at 2 Kilometres Nearest Ferry : Livorno at 60 Kilometres Nearest Golf : Montaione - Castelfalfi at 14 Kilometres Nearest Train : Certaldo at 1 Kilometres Nearest Motorway : Poggibonsi at 12 Kilometres Nearest Restaurant : Certaldo - Gambassi Terme at 1 Kilometres Nearest Beach : Costa Etrusca at 80 Kilometres Car: necessary

It is located in Gambassi Terme at the border of three area: Florence, Siena, Pisa and from here it is possible to reach in short time the most important towns and villages.

Distances: Firenze km. 45 - Siena km. 35 - Monteriggioni km. 30 - Volterra km. 25 - Colle Val d'Elsa km. 15 - San Gimignano km. 10 - Montaione km. 7 - Certaldo km. 4 - Pisa- Lucca km. 65.

In this area, especially in the summer period, there are numerous cultural, musical and artistic events, like in the second week of July, in Certaldo Alto the spectacular festival called 'Mercantia' with its street artists and artisans on every corner and in San Gimignano the Opera Festival in August month.

We can suggest you some itinerary of the undiscovered parts in the heart of Tuscany.

You can reach the beaches of the Tuscany coast: Marina di Castagneto Carducci, Maremma and Versilia km. 80.

Other Activities: In this area, especially in the summer period, there are numerous cultural, musical and artistic events

Prices and Availability

Rental rates

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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
 
5
5 Nov 2016 - 23 Dec 2016
4 night minimum stay
£262
for 4 nights
From
£59
£380
 
 
4
24 Dec 2016 - 6 Jan 2017
5 night minimum stay
£448
for 5 nights
From
£85
£532
 
 
1
8 Jan 2017 - 24 Mar 2017
4 night minimum stay
£279
for 4 nights
From
£63
£380
 
 
2
25 Mar 2017 - 23 Jun 2017
5 night minimum stay
£406
for 5 nights
From
£76
£490
 
 
3
24 Jun 2017 - 1 Sep 2017
5 night minimum stay
£448
for 5 nights
From
£85
£532
 
 
4
2 Sep 2017 - 29 Sep 2017
5 night minimum stay
£406
for 5 nights
From
£76
£490
 
 
6
30 Sep 2017 - 5 Nov 2017
4 night minimum stay
£296
for 4 nights
From
£68
£423
 

Additional pricing information

Final cleaning £25
Pet Fee £0

In high season, preference is given to Saturday-to Saturday rentals, but flexibility is possible at times of the year: Please enquire.
Above prices include: water, electricity, gas, sheets, towels, pillow cases, kitchen utensils.
Extra service: heating (Depends consumption).
Final cleaning € 30

Owner'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

Property Type

  • apartment

Theme

  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions

General

  • Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Sofa Bed
  • Towels Provided

Kitchen

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

Dining

  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area

Entertainment

  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television

Suitability

  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • pets considered

Location Type

  • rural
  • village

Attractions

  • churches
  • museums
  • winery tours

Leisure Activities

  • horse riding
  • walking

Local Services & Businesses

  • laundrette - serviced
  • medical services

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • fishing
  • golf
  • swimming
  • tennis

Floor Area

  • 68 m²

Bathrooms

  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet, Bath with Shower, Bidet

Bedrooms

  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Large Double Bed, 1 Cot, 1 Sofa bed/Futon
  • Romantic and spacious bedroom with vaulted ceiling.

Outside

  • Garden
  • Barbecue
  • Terrace
  • 5 garden chairs

Meals

  • Self-catering

Notes:

  • Wifi Internet access

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