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Monache 3 Farmhouse holiday rental with private pool and garden in San Gimignano

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Overview
2 bedrooms
1 bathroom
6 guests
3 nights minimum
Holiday Rental House
Podere Le Monache set on a hillside dominates one of the most picturesque and spectacular landscapes in Tuscany. With distant views over hills, out to sea towards Livorno and Pisa. Originally a convent wrapped in history Le Monache has a magical and spiritual atmosphere. Whether you are lazing by the pool or strolling in the olive grove or simply relaxing in your apartment you are in another world. Recently restored and converted from a farmhouse into four charming ground floor apartments. Perfect for small or large family vacation rental. Great care has been taken to restore all of the original features, including vaulted ceilings, an open fireplace, and beamed ceilings. Meanwhile, all the modern conveniences have been incorporated. Each apartment is self-contained; and each has its ow...Podere Le Monache set on a hillside dominates one of the most picturesque and spectacular landscapes in Tuscany. With distant views over hills, out to sea towards Livorno and Pisa. Originally a convent wrapped in history Le Monache has a magical and spiritual atmosphere. Whether you are lazing by the pool or strolling in the olive grove or simply relaxing in your apartment you are in another world. Recently restored and converted from a farmhouse into four charming ground floor apartments. Perfect for small or large family vacation rental. Great care has been taken to restore all of the original features, including vaulted ceilings, an open fireplace, and beamed ceilings. Meanwhile, all the modern conveniences have been incorporated. Each apartment is self-contained; and each has its own entrance. Each apartment offers a terra-cotta patio and outdoor furniture. Laundry room with washing machine for use of the guests. This advert is for Monache 3 sleeping 4 +2 people. Tourist License / Licencia de turismo N °: 06260770489More
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About the Owner
Gennaro Liliana C
Languages spoken:English, Italian
Response Rate:95%
Response Time:Within a day
Listed Since:February 2007
Interaction with guests
I will be there to welcome you and I will be available during your stay for your every need. Respecting your privacy!
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Reviewed 14 October 2017

The farmhouse is tucked away in a tiny hamlet which has some surprising amenities including a small supermarket/deli and excellent restaurant. Being on a hillside, the views are spectacular across a typical Tuscan landscape. You can see for miles and the lighting changes the view...More

Date of stay: September 2017
Thank sso2
Reviewed 12 March 2017 via mobile

My wife, two girls and I stayed here in July 2017. The apartment was lovely and the amenities great. The swimming pool was perfect and our children (4&6) loved the freedom that the grounds gave them. We hired a car and drove to Sienna, San...More

Date of stay: July 2016
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Cinzia C, VR Owner at Monache 3 Farmhouse holiday rental with private pool and garden in San Gimignano, responded to this reviewResponded 21 March 2017

Dear Noel, thank so much for your kind word. You have been a great guests! Hope to meet you again in the future Hugs to all of you All the best Cinzia

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Reviewed 30 August 2016 via mobile

A very nice place to stay. Very convenient with two restaurants and a little shop very close by. The hamlet is tiny but there was everything we needed. The apartment was nice with a private terrace and garden. The equipment is basic but it had...More

Date of stay: August 2016
Thank M. L
Reviewed 1 November 2012

I have stayed here several times with family and friends and we have always had a wonderful time. Iano is a peaceful little hamlet and the restaurant in the village is fab, with its terrace overlooking the beautiful Tuscan countryside. The apartments of Podere le...More

Date of stay: August 2010
3  Thank Siouxsie1958
Amenities
Pets Allowed: Ask
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
Suitable For Children Under 5
Refrigerator
Washer
Highchair
Towels Provided
Private Garden
There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive
Cycling Trips
Hairdryer
TV
Rural/Countryside Retreats
Linens Provided
There Are Tennis Courts Nearby
Secure Parking
Horse Riding Nearby
Internet Access
Toaster
Cooker
Grill
Short Term Rentals (4 Days Or Fewer)
Fishing Nearby
Central Heating
Dryer
Fax
Freezer
Cable/satellite TV
Iron
Hiking Trips
Microwave
Balcony
Private Outdoor Pool (Unheated)
Wi-Fi
Kettle
Terrace
Fireplace
Additional amenities & feature info
Details of : Monache 3 Sleeps 4 + 2 Fully equipped kitchen, with built in cabinets, 4 burner gas hob and electric built in oven (Franke), tall refrigerator/freezer, toaster, kettle, coffee maker, iron, ironing board. Table and chairs. (6 chairs ) Open plan kitchen/ lounge with sofa-bed, occasional chairs, side tables, and satellite TV. 2 bedrooms with king size bed and 2 single beds, wardrobes, chest of drawers and night tables. 1 bathroom with power shower, large pedestal basin, bidet and wc, tiled floor to ceiling. Covered patio off the kitchen and lounge with outdoor furniture. Table , 6 chairs (rod iron. Cots and high chairs available. Central heating (not included in the price). Linen is provided for all beds, bath towels and swimming pool towels. WiFi Final cleaning Charge euro; 55.00
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About the neighbourhood
Places to see: The historical Cities of Florence, Siena and Pisa are 1 hour from the house, San Gimignano the medieval town of the Beautiful Towers is 20 minutes from us, Volterra once the Etruscan capital of Tuscany is 30 minutes, Vinci the birthplace of Leonardo da Vinci is 40 Minutes (World famous Museum dedicated to Leonardo), Montelupo with its famous terracotta is also 40 minutes. Colleoli where the story of Pinocchio originated where a beautiful park dedicated to children- is 1.5 hours from us. Puccini's Villa situated at Torre del Lago where the famous Puccinis festival is held every summer is also 1.5 hours from us. We are situated in the cultural and historical heart of Tuscany.
Getting around
The proximity to the major cultural and historical cities such as Florence, Siena, Pisa, Lucca as well the small medieval towns such as San Gimignano, Volterra, San Miniato and Certaldo will allow you to enrich your stay. More, nearby the property we can arrange wine tasting, cooking lesson, horseback riding, play golf, tennis, bike tour or enjoy the open air with footpaths that starts from the property.
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