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Attractive stone-built villa in extraordinary Tuscan locale, private terrace and swimming pool, incredible views, sleeps up to 9

Villa -
4 Bedrooms , 5 Bathrooms , Sleeps 9
San Gimignano, Tuscany
Villa La Porticciola take its charm from the extroardinary position in front of the silhouette of San Gimignano towers. Everywhere it is possible to admire the unforgettable panoramic view of the town or the hilly landscape of the Chianti region. Ideal position for excursions in the area. The pleasant athmosphere is particulary in evidence from the panoramic terraces of the house. There are some sun lounges in one part the garden. It has been nicely renovated. The fortified walls of the watch tower confirm that the house used to be the check point on theold road. It has been furnished with tuscan style and some periods furniture. Old villa 'Villa La Porticciola', from the 14th century, renovated. 30 km from the centre of Siena, 40 km from the centre of Firenze, outside the resort, 1 km from the centre of San Gimignano, in the coun... Read more
Listing #HL256004
About the Owner
Alessandro M
Languages spoken:English
Response Rate:95%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:October 2011
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Reviewed 4 October 2018

Magical views both day and night from a very private location away from the crowds. Nestled in an olive grove, the poolside garden was a cool, peaceful retreat after a long day touring. Within walking distance of San Gimignano and the market, we found it...More

Date of stay: September 2018
Thank LightPacker780022
Reviewed 28 August 2018

We stayed here the end of May with our son and daughter and their partners and two granddaughters. Everyone was overwhelmed with the villa and also with Alexandra who as others have said is extremely helpful and very friendly. We loved the wonderful views and...More

Date of stay: May 2018
Thank LesleyDavies
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Reviewed 10 May 2018

Couldn't have asked for a more breathtaking view of San Gimignano and its surrounding countryside. We were 4 couples travelling together and appreciated the fact that the villa had 4 bedrooms with ensuites. The living space was comfortable and the dining table accommodated us all....More

Date of stay: October 2017
Thank Adventurer773222
  • Balcony or Terrace
  • Blender
  • Cable/satellite TV
  • Central Heating
  • Cooker
  • Cots:(2)
  • Dining Seats (10)
  • Dishwasher
  • Double Beds:(4)
  • DVD Player
  • Fireplace
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Hairdryer
  • Highchair
  • Internet Access
  • Iron
  • Kettle
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (14)
  • Microwave
  • Outdoor Dining Area
  • Parking
  • Patio
  • Pool Table
  • Private Garden
  • Private Outdoor Pool (Unheated)
  • Refrigerator
  • Safe
  • Shower Rooms (5)
  • Sofa Beds:(1)
  • Stereo System
  • Suitable For Children Under 5
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • TV
  • VCR
  • Washer
  • Wi-Fi
Additional amenities & feature info
7-room house 220 m2 on 2 levels, on the ground floor, renovated, tasteful furnishings: large living room with open fireplace and satellite-TV. Exit to the terrace. Open dining room. Very equipped open kitchen (5 hotplates, oven, microwave oven, dishwasher etc...). Exit to the terrace. Shower/WC. Upper floor: 3 double bedrooms, each room with shower/WC. 1 double bedroom with 1 sofa bed and shower/WC. Total 4 bedrooms with private bathroom, ENSUITE. 2 terraces. Terrace furniture, deck chairs. Very nice panoramic view of the countryside. Facilities: washing machine. Internet (Wireless LAN [WLAN], free). Reserved parking. The large living room on the ground floor is divided by arches.

, Balcony, Barbecue, Baby cot, Dishwasher, Fire place, Private pool, TV, Washing machine
House rules
    Ask about pets
    Smoking not allowed
    Check out: 10:00 AM
    5 Showers
    4 Fulls
    2 Cribs
    1 Sofa
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Additional Rate and Availability Information
- Refundable security deposit Euro 300
- Final cleaning Euro 25 per person
- Pets not allowed
- Heating: upon consumption
- Local tax: euro 1,5 /night/person - only from March to October and for guests older than 11; not charged after the 5th night
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About the neighbourhood
San Gimignano rises on a hill (334m high) dominating the Elsa Valley with its towers. The town advanced in wealth and developed greatly during the Middle Ages thanks to the 'Via Francigena' the trading and pilgrim's route that crossed it.

Such success lead to the flourishing of works of art to embellish and décor the churches and monasteries. The construction of the towers dates back to the 11th and 13th centuries.
Car advised
How to get there
Airport: Firenze: 40.0 km
Railway: Poggibonsi: 12.0 km
Ferry: Livorno: 70.0 km
Activities nearby
There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive, Horse Riding Nearby, There Are Tennis Courts Nearby, Nearest Beach: 70.0 km.
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