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Casanova farmhouse in the Borgo Castelrotto

A view of the pool and the garden from the Casanova house
1 of 25A view of the pool and the garden from the Casanova house
Farmhouse -
4 Bedrooms , 3 Bathrooms , Sleeps 8
Buonconvento, Tuscany
Are your looking for an ideal vacation spot to relax and enjoy the magnificently unspoilt Tuscan countryside in the Orcia valley while relaxing with a good book by the pool? Or do you prefer making cultural excursions to any of the numerous surrounding hill towns? well,, the Borgo Castelrotto at Castelnuovo Tancredi is the perfect place for families with children, or even groups of friends who want to get away from it all! A spacious and comfortable farmhouse for 4 to 8 persons, using 2 or the 4 bedrooms. The nearest town, Buonconvento, is one of the 200 historical hamlets throughout Italy that are part of the 'Club of the Borghi Più Belli d'Italia' or 'Italy's Most Beautiful Hamlets'.This farmhouse is very spacious and comfortable, as well as tastefully decorated, and will make you fall in love with the rolling... Read more
Listing #HL72605
About the Owner
Lee V
Languages spoken:English, Italian, French, Spanish
Response Rate:79%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Interaction with guests
My husband and I live in the main villa of the property and its about 1 1/2 km away from the borgo. I am actively involved int he guests well being and happiness and frequently come down to the borgo to make sure all is going well and that everyone is happy. I also do wine tastings on demand in our cantina and will organize our entrusted cook to come and prepare you a typical Tuscan meal.
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Reviewed 29 September 2017

This is a wonderful place, very private in the Tuscan countryside with fantastic views. We spent three nights here while attending our daughter's wedding nearby, and we loved the place. And kudos to the hosts who went out of their way to make us feel...More

Thank Stig O
Management response:Responded 1 October 2017

We loved having you as our guests and hope you will come back in the near future! Lee and Guido Venturini Del Greco

Reviewed 29 March 2017

We all loved this Tuscan farmhouse and its proximity to the medieval towns such as Pienza, Siena and Montalcino makes all the difference. Yet, if you want to come back and spend the day at the pool or with a great book, this place can't...More

Thank Acquarius
Management response:Responded 30 March 2017

Thank you Aquarius for your nice review and we look forward to having you here again in Tuscany as our guests...

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Reviewed 7 October 2015

The Casanova Farmhouse at Castelnuovo Tancredi was a wonderful location and accommodation for exploring Tuscany, especially the area near Siena. We were traveling with our daughter, and our son and his wife, so there were 5 of us. The farmhouse is spacious and gracious. We...More

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  • Air Conditioning
  • Books
  • Cable/satellite TV
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Central Heating
  • Cooker
  • Dining Seats (8)
  • Dishwasher
  • En Suite Rooms (1)
  • Fireplace
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Hairdryer
  • Highchair
  • Housekeeping Included
  • Internet Access
  • Iron
  • Kettle
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (8)
  • Outdoor Dining Area
  • Parking
  • Private Garden
  • Queen Beds:(2)
  • Refrigerator
  • Shared Outdoor Pool (Unheated)
  • Shower Rooms (2)
  • Single Beds:(4)
  • Soap/Shampoo Provided
  • Stereo System
  • Suitable For Children Under 5
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • TV
  • Washer
  • Wi-Fi
Additional amenities & feature info
Castelrotto is the name of the Hamlet, or Borgo, and is made up of 2 separate and independent farmhouses each with its own unique privacy of a garden and outdooor eating area. Casanova is a very comfortable, cosy and well decorated four bedroom apartment on the second story of its own farmhouse. This apartment/farmhouse has 2 bedrooms with twin beds and 2 bedrooms with a queen size bed. There are 2 bathrooms, one of which is shared and en suite for 2 of the bedrooms. a shower and no bathtub. The other bathroom is large,with bathtub and shower, and is accessible from the hall for other 2 bedrooms.This apartment is divided into 2 wings off the main living area, leaving 2 bedrooms on each side, which allows privacy for its guests. There is a very large eat-in country style kitchen with a la... more
House rules
    Pets allowed
    Smoking not allowed
    Check in: 3:00 PM
    Check out: 10:00 AM
Please keep your drying wrack for your clothes in close vicinity of your farmhouse. We provide pool towels and ask not to leave them by the pool to dry,If you use the bbq, we ask...
    2 Showers
    1 Attached (ensuite)
    4 Twins
    2 Queens
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  • Damage Deposit: R 3 371 / stay - Deposit
  • tourist tax per adult per day for the first 7 days: R 17 / stay - Fee
  • final cleaning fee: R 1 264 / stay - Fee
Additional Rate and Availability Information
Our rates are based on an occupancy of 8 persons. The prices you see here are calculated for 8 persons. Please contact us for a price quote should you decide to use only 2 bedrooms and are up to 4 in your group. For smaller groups, please look at our Fienile cottage which accomodates 4/2 people.There is a daily tourist tax which is 1 euro per person per day that should be paid at the office when you arrive with your documents for registration. We will give you a separate receipt for this tax. The final cleaning is included. Linens and towels for the bath and the kitchen are included in the cost and are changed on a weekly basis, usually on Saturday. Each person is supplied with 3 towels (face,shower and bidet). We will supply you as well with a towel to use at the pool . Use of the pool is included in the rental cost. A small supplement of 20 euros is for an extra cot/crib. Additional maid and cook services are available at an extra cost with prior notice. Contact us directly to orga... more
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About the neighbourhood
The main tourist attractions apart from the typical gastronomic delights such as the marvelous redwines Doc Orcia that are produced in this area and can compare to the best Rossi (red wines) from the neighboring town of Montalcino, or the white truffles from the Sienese Clay Hills is, however, the important Sacred Art Museum, which houses works from the local churches: amongst these are paintings by Sano di Pietro and Matteo di Giovanni, as well as interesting wooden and marble sculptures.After Siena town, the most famous places in the area are:San Gimignano, famous for its towersMonteriggioni, the walled townRadda in Chianti, for me the prettiest town of the Chianti areaMurlo,a very interesting etruscan museum at Vescovado di Murlo
Asciano, the area nearby and the near Abbey of Monte Oliv...
Getting around
Buonconvento is the nearest town where you will find everything you need such as banks, bakeries, pizzerias, restaurants, coffee shops, bars, and even a supermarket. The supermarket is open all day on Saturdays during the months of July and August as well as on Sunday morning until 12.30
Car recommended
How to get there
Airport: Florence: 98.0 km
Railway: Buonconvento: 4.0 km
Ferry: Civitavecchia, (Roma): 150.0 km
Arriving from the North: If you have a navigation system, you can punch in Località Castelnuovo Tancredi, Buonconvento, Siena, and will arrive directly at the property where we meet you at the Cantina building. However, please stop at the first building you encounter once you turn onto the gravel road, and you will be met there by one of our staff.
Travel on Autostrada A 1 until you reach the exit Firenze Certosa, follow signs to the Superstrada Firenze-Siena. Exit off this road at Siena Sud for the Cassia in the direction of Rome until you reach the town of Buonconvento. From the centre of town, at the crossroad follow signs for Bibbiano and Murlo and from here it is approx. 4 km. At the top of the hill, bear right towards Murlo. Our property is at the km. 4 road sign off to the right. T...
Activities nearby
Fishing Nearby, There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive, Horse Riding Nearby, There Are Tennis Courts Nearby, Nearest Beach: 100.0 km.
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