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Tuscan villa sleeps 8 + 1 solar heated pool Views

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Villa Il Colombaio
Map of Tuscany
View from Garden
Main view from Montebenichi
Front view from parking lot
View to Monte Amiata (108 km)
Montebenichi from the pool
Balcony, fantastic views!
Montebenichi in the distance
Pool and views
Pool house from the pool
View from Loggia
By night
Small terrace adjacent to downstairs bedroom.
Views
Pool from above
Views from Pool
Living and Dining
Living room
Indoor dining Table
Dining Room
Kitchen
Kitchen
TV Room 1st floor with sofa-bed
Library & Computer room 1st floor
Blue bathroom 1st floor
Laundry room and 'toilette' Ground Floor
bedroom ground floor
Bedroom # 1 1st floor
Bedroom # 2 1st floor
Bedroom # 3 1st floor
bathroom ground floor
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Overview
Villa -
4 Bedrooms , 4 Bathrooms , Sleeps 9
Montebenichi, Bucine, Province of Arezzo, Tuscany
Il Colombaio di Monte Benichi is a traditional Tuscan farmhouse whose origins date back to the year of 1232. Only steps away from the hilltop hamlet of Monte Benichi, Il Colombaio sits at about 500 meters above sea level, offering breathtaking views of the beautiful Ambra River Valley, a beautiful and unspoiled natural environment in the heart of Tuscany at the southeastern edge of the Chianti, the area producing one of Italy's finest red wines. The famous medieval town of Siena is only a 20-minute drive by car.

Il Colombaio and its solar-heated pool are surrounded by some 350 olive trees with their mystic silver-green leaves. Beyond the olive grove are unspoiled views that reach all the way to the mountains and the sea. The surrounding area is a peaceful and productive landscape with woods, vineyards, olive trees and active wildlif...
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About the Owner, Michael S
Languages spoken: German, English
Response Rate: 33 %
Response Time: Within a day
Calendar Updated: 7 days ago
Listed since : Sep 2011
Overall rating: 5.0 / 5.0
Based on 4 reviews and 1 property
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Spain
Reviewed 8 September 2013 for a stay in August 2013

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Queridia familia espanola, gracias a ustedes. Thank you for taking the time to post a review of your vacation. It has been our pleasure to meet your lovely family and...

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Jasper, Georgia
1 review
Reviewed 19 August 2013 for a stay in August 2013

The location is so very convenient to many sites of Tuscany. Valerie was so very hospitable and wanted our time there to be special and it really was. The villa is perfect for just relaxing and enjoying the beautiful views and good location for several side trips that we made.

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Dear Ken, thank you for posting a review. I was honoured to meet you and your family. I was inspired by your life choices and thankful to have met you....

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South Africa
Reviewed 7 August 2013 for a stay in July 2013

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Dear Jaco and Henta, thank you for taking the time to write about the villa. I am looking forward to seeing you and your friends at the villa in the...

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Amenities
  • Balcony or Terrace
  • Blender
  • Books
  • Cable/satellite TV
  • Central Heating
  • Cooker
  • Cots:(1)
  • Deck
  • Dining Seats (10)
  • Dishwasher
  • Double Beds:(1)
  • Dryer
  • DVD Player
  • En Suite Rooms (1)
  • Fireplace
  • Freezer
  • Full Baths (1)
  • Grill
  • Hairdryer
  • Half Baths (1)
  • Highchair
  • Internet Access
  • Iron
  • Kettle
  • King Beds:(1)
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (8)
  • Local Guides/Maps
  • Microwave
  • Mountain Views
  • Outdoor Dining Area
  • Paper Towels Provided
  • Parking
  • Patio
  • Porch
  • Private Garden
  • Private Outdoor Pool (Heated)
  • Refrigerator
  • Shower Rooms (1)
  • Single Beds:(1)
  • Stereo System
  • Suitable For Children Under 5
  • SuperKing Beds:(2)
  • Telephone
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • TV
  • VCR
  • Washer
  • Wi-Fi
House rules
    Kid-friendly
    Pets not allowed
    Smoking not allowed
Bathrooms
    1 Full bath
    1 Half bath
    1 Shower
    1 Attached (ensuite)
Bedrooms
    1 Queen
    2 Kings
    1 Twin
    1 Full
    1 Crib
Availability
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Rates

Rates are calculated based on the latest information provided. Please contact the manager/owner to confirm actual rates for your requested dates.

Dates Min stay Per week
Default 7 nights
£3,036
€3,400
30 Sep 2017 -
15 Dec 2017
Mid Season
7 nights
£3,036
€3,400
16 Dec 2017 -
6 Jan 2018
X-mas
7 nights
£3,393
€3,800
7 Jan 2018 -
31 Mar 2018
Low Season
7 nights
£2,857
€3,200
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Please note: rates may have been converted from the original local currency to British Pounds and are approximate rates that may change due to exchange rate fluctuation. Please contact the manager to confirm actual rates for your requested dates.
Fees
  • Damage Deposit: £625 / stay - Deposit
Additional Rate and Availability Information
Changeover-day is Saturday.

Published rates include welcome basket, electricity, gas for cooking, fire wood, linen, towels changed weekly, pool towels, mid-week cleaning, final cleaning, Internet & wi-fi connection, computer & printer, use of washing machine, use of the pool (solar - heated April-June & Sept. - November).

Gas-Heating included 18 November - March 15.

Available upon request:

Additional change of sheets and/or towels during the week at €15 per person per set

Additional housekeeping subject to availability at €15 per hour


Refundable damage deposit to be paid in cash upon arrival of € 700
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About the neighbourhood
Nature:

The wooded areas near Il Colombaio are home to wild boar, falcons, deer, fox, beech maarten, and other animal species. It is recommended that guests wear sturdy hiking shoes when walking in these areas. Some of the aforementioned animals wander onto the roads during the hours near sunrise/sunset and during the dark. The lack of lakes and open water reservoirs as well as the continuous wind make Il Colombaio almost insect-free.

Local attractions:

With its upward winding spiral shape, the medieval village of Monte Benichi has a rich history, and features two castles, two churches, a small luxury hotel and a great family-owned Tuscan 'trattoria' restaurant, where the food is fantastic and reasonably priced.

A few kilometres by car is the small walled village o...
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Access
Car recommended
How to get there
Airport: Florence: 80.0 km
Railway: Montevarchi: 35.0 km
Activities nearby
Nearest Beach: 95.0 km.
Nearby cities
Tuscany Villas (21,726)
Umbria Villas (3,287)
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