ED Refnr. 1898619
120 mq flat in Solaia, little hamlet near Iesa. Very comfortable, it has been recently renovated in tuscan style with terracotta floor tiles and timber beamed ceilings.
Kitchen including dishwasher, oven, fridge, kitchenware. Large sitting room with open fire, tv, internet wi-fi. Two bedrooms. Two bathrooms. Lumber-room. Separated room for washing machine. Little terrace in front of kitchen door, with table, chairs and large sunshade ombrella.
There is also a green space near the house where you can relax in incontaminate nature.
We can fix a time to meet you and open the house, or, if you prefer in order to be more free, we can agree to leave you the keys some place near the enter door.
During your stay I will be at your disposal by phone at any time but you can also release on Magdalena, who lives near the house and will help you for everything you need. Frau Magdalena speaks italian english and german. We will give you her telephone number to keep in contact with her.
Solaia is one of the six hamlets of which consists the medieval village of Iesa. Ten mins on foot through a forest of oaks, cork trees and chestnut trees and you will find yourself in piazza Lama, the hub of Iesa. All around the piazza there are the local store Bastianini with a good assortment of italian and local items, open every day except wednesday, the Post office and a center which organizes evenings and happenings, and has also a play area for kids.
In the village of Monticiano, 15 km from Iesa, you have pharmacy, bank, newspapers kiosk, supermarket, first-aid station, shops.
Iesa, since 1271 part of the county of Siena, is a little village some 30 km south of Siena, situated in the green valley of the Farma river. It consists of the 6 medieval hamlets of Lama, Contra, Cerbaia, Solaia, Quarciglioni. Palazzo. Some interesting cultural places in Iesa are the churches of San Michele Arcangelo and Madonna di Loreto, a niche with Christ, and the Parco of the Swiss sculptor Kurt Laurenz Metzler with fifty "hominids" made by various materials.
Not far from Iesa, max 1,5 hours by car, numerous art cities and etruscan and medieval towns such as Pienza, San Gimignano, Massa Marittima, Montepulciano, Montalcino, Monteriggioni, Pitigliano (the town that disappears because build on tufa), Capalbio, Vetulonia and Murlo, etruscan village with famous Museum Antiquarium.
In the neighbourhood, wonderful gothit and romanic architecture, such as Saint Galgano Abbey and Montesiepi Chapel with the real Sword in the Stone and frescoes by Ambrogio Lorenzetti, XIV century, Saint Antimo Abbey and Monte Oliveto Maggiore Abbey with frescoes by Signorelli and Sodoma.
One hour by car and you will reach the sea, Maremma, Castiglion della Pescaia, Marina di Grosseto, or the mountains with Monte Amiata.
Numerous natural hot springs: Terme di Petriolo, ten mins by car from our house. They are wild hot springs, free and untamed, popular with the Romans, located below ruined walls, only remnants of fortified Roman Termal baths. At 43 C° water can ache your shoulders if you sit under torrents of water, but the river alongsidse provides a blast of cold water. The water is said to cure almost everything and soften the skin. Spa near the springs if you want beauty treatments.
One hour by car Bagno Vignoni springs, Terme San Filippo, Rapolabo Terme.
South-east from Siena you can admire the Crete Senesi, literally "Senese clays", which distinctive grey colouration of the soil gives the landscape an appearance often described as lunar.
Extra costs :
Electricity: per object and day included in price (Mandatory).
Heating: according to consumption (Mandatory).
Bed linen: per person and week available and included in price (Mandatory).
Towels: per object and day available and included in price (Mandatory).
Visitor's tax: no visitor’s tax (Mandatory).
Final cleaning: per person and week Costs amounting to 16 EUR (Mandatory).
Pet: per object and day included in price (Mandatory).
Water: per object and day included in price (Mandatory).
Fuel for chimney/fireplace: per object and day according to consumption (Mandatory).
Cot for children: per object and day available and included in price (Mandatory).
Gas: included in price (Mandatory).
Parking facilities: per object and day included in price (Mandatory).
Internet: per object and day included in price (Mandatory).