Small entrance-reading room with table and chair.
Large double bedroom with en-suite bathroom with shower.
Designer ceiling fan for eco-friendly summer cooling.
Hot/cold drink and food facilities corner with 2-ring gas hob, extractor, sink, small fridge/freezer, microwave.
Dining table and chairs.
Handmade terracotta flooring, chestnut wooden beamed ceilings, interiors tastefully decorated with soothing natural colours.
Charming, tasteful rustic style, very quiet, peaceful and romantic.
Overall Property Description:
A charming and peaceful place where to truly relax, rediscover your inner self and a more human pace of life, away from the city.
We are surrounded by the silence and the still unspoiled, lush nature of by the Val di Merse Wildlife Reserve. There are countless opportunities for outdoor activities such as horse trekking, mountain biking and walking in the wilderness.
The property is ideally close to Siena and to San Galgano Abbey with the 'Sword in the rock'.
The Via Francigena, the medieval pilgrimage route to Rome from the North , runs nearby.
Podernovo property is an excellent base for exploring the delights of Tuscany.
At guests' disposal:
Podernovo can accommodate up to 18 people in 5 apartments.
The property consists of two closeby buildings.
The accommodation building hosts all apartments.
The entrance building hosts the shared areas: the kitchen, the meals room and a communicating large patio with garden view and a large 80 sq.mt. seminar hall, on first floor.
WI-FI internet connection free of charge.
Ground and exteriors
Swimming pool: Shared, chlorine-free swimming-pool (11x6x190) with sea-like water open May 1st to October 31st (weather permitting).
Garden: Large safe and tended outdoor areas for children and families. Always lit at night. Garden furnishings.
Charcoal barbecue available.
A to Z wedding and event organization with professional Wedding and Event Planner and caterings .
Wine-tasting to a fine family estate in Montalcino ('Brunello' wine County) where music therapy is applied to the vineyards;
- Outdoor activities with professional guides;
- Photography lessons/portrait sessions with a fine art professional;
- Shiatsu/relaxing massage sessions with qualified therapists.
The person in charge lives in an independent apartment.
He speaks fluent English and is discreetly available in case of need.
Our Guests' privacy is always guaranteed.
Monticiano village, a classical medieval hamlet is only 5 minutes' walk away. It offers all necessarie amenities such as affordable restaurants serving traditional earthy Tuscan cuisine, a couple of bars, a small wine shop, a Pharmacy, the Post Office and two Banks with ATM' s.
A couple of buses go to Siena daily but a car is recommended.
The via Francigena, the ancient road between Rome and Canterbury runs here.
Beautiful San Galgano Abbey which became internationally known after Andreij Tarkovskij’s movie ‘Nostagia’ was shot here is only 07 Km away.
Fees Due at Check in:
02 to 06 nights: Breakfast is obbligatory, and not included in the rates.
From 07 nights: Breakfast or self-catering, as preferred.
Published weekly rates do not include continental buffet breakfast.
Buffet breakfast : €12 to be paid on the premises (€8 for children).
Final cleaning: €15/apartment. ‘Gran Focolare’apt. only: €30.
Additional cleaning: €20/hour.
Bed, bath and kitchen linen included. Weekly change. Additional change available on request.
Pets welcome: € 8/day - €50/week.
Heating not included up to 31/05/2012
-Gran Focolare €2.35/hour
-Camino and Mansarda €0.85/hour
Heating can be timed with same settings for all villa apartments.
EVENTS AT VILLA PODERNOVO
It is essential that our Customers who wish to organize an event at Villa Podernovo during their stay (wedding, even symbolic, birthday, party etc), ask for written approval at the time of booking, specifying the exact date and timing of the event.
Villa Podernovo has its own cook and catering services. Would Customers prefer a cook and catering services different than Villa Podernovo’s, they are kindly requested to inform us in writing at the time of booking, providing their names and contacts, allowing us due time to discuss with them the use of the property’s both indoors and outdoors areas.
An additional fee will be charge for the use of the property indoor and outdoor areas in case of caterings and services other than Villa Podernovo’s.
Customers who have not booked accommodation at Podernovo and want to participate to the event must be notified at Villa Podernovo before the event date.