The restoration of an old Tuscan farmhouse called "LE MANZINAIE", built in 1878, has resulted in four charming, self-catering apartments/suites and two nice villas with private garden, all provided with independent entrances.
They're situated in Tuscany -- in the center of Italy, in the community of Montepulciano, in the province of Siena - just halfway between Florence and Rome.
A long, cypress-lined drive leading to the farm sets the tone of its country elegance.
The accommodations (for 2 and 4 people), all provided with independent entrances, are completely hand-decorated, and are embellished by trompe l'oeil to offer the guests a refined, cosy, and exclusive atmosphere.
All apartments/suites are on ground floor and they have large bedroom with ceiling fan, bathroom with Jacuzzi Hydro massage tub, shower-bath and hairdryer, fully equipped kitchen and dining/living room with ceiling fan and sofa.
Satellite TV, Wireless internet connection, safe and independent heating. All windows have mosquito screens.
The villas are on two floors. On the ground floor there are: a fully equipped large kitchen with microwave oven and accessories, fridge, American Style coffee machine and toaster. Double bedroom with queen bed; bathroom with tub or shower and hairdryer.
On the first floor there are: double bedroom and bathroom with shower and hair dryer. Satellite TV, safe, Wireless Internet connection, air conditioning, independent heating system and private garden.
Le Manzinaie also offers a parking area, an open pool equipped with sun beds and sun umbrellas, large garden, barbecue and gazebo.
This is a friendly, small-family vacation rental where we speak Italian, English, and French.
as you approach the electronic gates to the entrance of Le Manzinaie you know that you are entering somewhere very special. ahead of you lies a drive lined with cypress trees and at the end of the drive stands the typical beautiful Tuscan villa.
well kept gardens and swimming pool and patio arears. Very well equipped apartment with well stocked fridge and bottle of wine.
romantic bedroom and superb batchroom with double washbasins.
The host family were so welcoming and provided us with a wonderful information pack on visiting towns and cities and local information.
The family taught us how to make pasta from scratch and invited all the 10 guests staying in the villas to a wonderful tuscan meal one evening. There were 4 English 2 Irish and 4 American guests.
Fiore, Marzia and Alice were the best hosts ever. Especially Alice who speaks excellent English and does a fantastic job of running Le Manzinaie. We hope to visit again next year.
Nearby Attractions Local sports: cycling, tennis, walking, horse riding and golf.
We can provide all the guests with an itinerary for visit the best villages and towns rich of culture and art: Montepulciano, Pienza, Montalcino, San Quirico d'Orcia, Bagno Vignoni, Monte Oliveto Maggiore, Cortona, Siena, Perugia, Assisi, Orvieto, Trasimeno Lake, Florence* and Rome* etc. * To visit Florence or Rome besides by car, is possible reach this towns by train far from us about 19 Km.
We can give to the guests also the address for shopping in the outlet of the major fashion houses: Prada, Gucci, Dolce & Gabbana, Fendi, etc.
All around there are wonderful hill and medieval villages to explore, in fact Le Manzinaie is a wonderful base for exploring Southern Tuscany and Umbria and their rich cultural heritage. Within easy reach you will find ancient abbeys, churches and medieval hill towns such as:
- Montepulciano that is a lovely village known as -The pearl of the 16th century- because of its several architectural features dating back to renaissance time, and for its wine -Nobile di Montepulciano- that is famous all over the world,
- Pienza, was the residence of Pope PIO II, is now adopted home of the famous for its Pecorino Cheese,
- Montalcino, famous for Brunello Red Wine,
- Cortona, where is possible to find many precious pieces of antiquarian art and beautiful local craftsmanship, famous also for the books and the movie "Under the Tuscan Sun", and there are free Classical, Jazz and other musical events in the summer as well as a number of pageants dating to Mediaeval times.
- Bagno Vignoni, medieval village, a spa town with a very particular town square, actually a huge bath of hot spring water that arrive at 52 degree Celsius,
- and other town like: Siena, Perugia, Assisi, Orvieto, Trasimeno Lake, Florence and Rome.
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My Standard Rate
Feb 1 2014 - Feb 1 2015
1 night minimum stay
Payment is usually accepted in the quoted currency (Euro) unless the currency and the amount is specifically agreed in advance with the owner / advertiser.