Cipressi, Siena

Sleeps 10

An elegant country house and pool set in the olive groves near Siena

Property summary

Sleeps 10

2 double bedrooms, 3 twin/double bedrooms + 4 shower rooms, 2 of which ensuite and 1 of which with separate shower and tub.

Location: Siena and surroundings

This property rents Saturday to Saturday

Surrounding Region

  • Shops, bar, restaurants in Taverna d'Arbia, 5 km
  • Siena centre, 8 km, train station, 11 km.
  • Various wineries and tasting in 15 km, Chianti villages in 30-40 min
  • Spa at Rapolano Terme, 21 km,
  • Montalcino and Montepulciano, less than 1 hr.
  • Airports: Florence 1 1/2 hrs , Pisa 1 3/4 hrs , Rome 3 hrs
  • Accommodation

    From Cipressi’s private drive an iron gate opens to a charming courtyard who stone walls are covered with flowering jasmine and climbing roses. Immediately to the left a door leads to a wide entry hall with a stairway tucked under a wide brick arch leading to the top floor bedrooms and living areas. A short hallway past the stairs opens to a room which spans the breadth of the house and is composed of both living and dining areas under a vaulted brick ceiling. The dining area to the left has a beautiful travertine table for 14 and doors to both the front garden as well as the large country kitchen. Long cupboards over marble countertops run along both sides of this particularly well-equipped kitchen and its wooden trestle table for 10 is ideal for breakfasts, meal preparation or an easily arranged cooking lesson.

    The other end of the main room is a bright living area furnished with a long sofa, cane armchairs, and covered stools that parallel the restored manger. Wide arched glass doors on the ground floor lead to either the inner court or two separate outdoor dining areas. To one side of the house an umbrella-shaded table and chairs sit within an olive grove, while at the back wicker-cushioned armchairs and an adjacent stone-topped dining table rest on a flagstone patio and overlook quintessential Tuscany.

    On the first floor there are four bedrooms accessed off the upper landing and a fifth just off the hallway leading to the living rooms. Though the gentle tone of the walls may differ, all of the spacious bedrooms are beautifully furnished with country antiques and quality spreads. There are two double bedrooms and three twin bedrooms, which can be set up as double on prior request. Two bedrooms, a large double with a single day bed and a twin bedroom share the large bathroom which has both a bathtub as well as a separate shower. The other bedrooms have shower rooms, either en-suite or adjacent.

    The living room on this floor provides two sitting areas separated by a wide arch and a few steps – the upper area has sofas, satellite TV and sweeping views; the lower has wine-colored armchairs and a long sofa in front of an open fireplace. A glass door from this room opens to a furnished loggia whose arched openings frame vistas seen in Renaissance paintings. An external stone stairway lead back down to the courtyard.

    Local area

    Features

    Air conditioning
    In all bedrooms, Extra
    Arrival groceries
    Available on request
    Baby bed and high chair
    Available on request
    Babysitting
    Available on request
    Barbecue
    Portable BBQ available
    Bicycles
    Rental can be organized
    Catering
    Available on request
    Coffee Maker
    Italian and American coffee makers
    Cooking lessons
    Available on request
    Dishwasher
    Dryer
    In the separate laundry room
    Extra beds
    Extra single bed in one of the double bedrooms
    Extra cleaning
    Available on request
    Fans
    In all bedrooms
    Final cleaning included
    Fireplace
    In the upper living room
    Furnished outdoor areas
    Furnished loggia and several dining and lounging areas around the house and pool
    Garage
    Open 1-car garage to the side of the house
    Hair dryer
    In bath and shower rooms
    Heating
    Central heating, extra
    Home-grown produce
    Olive oil produced on site and vegetable garden available
    Insect screens or mosquito nets
    On bedroom windows
    Internet access
    WiFi internet, better in some areas in the house than others
    Iron and Ironing board
    In the laundry room
    Kettle
    Laundry service
    Laundry service and ironing, Available on request
    Massage and beauty treatments
    Nearby in Rapolano Terme spas
    Mid-week cleaning
    Two days mid-week included
    Mobile phone coverage
    Good throughout the property
    Music
    Radio and CD player
    Oven
    Pizza oven
    Wood-burning oven for pizza and bread
    Pool towels
    Provided
    Restaurant nearby
    Swimming pool
    Dim: 7.3 x 14.6 m., step entry. Outdoor shower and changing room. Open: 1 June to 30 September.
    Telephone
    Television
    Satellite TV
    Toaster
    Transport and tours
    Available on request
    Washing machine
    In separate laundry room
    Winery and Wine tasting
    Nearby, organized on request
    On a large agricultural estate, Cipressi has beautiful views out each window.
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