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Province of Siena Italy

Listing # 138130

Rates From EUR 590 Weekly
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Last Updated: Sunday, February 2, 2020

Delightful Traditional Farmhouse, Siena, Tuscany

I offer for long or short term rent Casa al Frate, a beautiful, fully-furnished two-bedroom apartment in a traditional Tuscan farmhouse one and a half miles from the center of the historic city of Siena. The property, located between the wine region of Chianti and the clay hills of the Crete region, where pecorino cheese is produced, is surrounded by rolling hills, wheat fields, olive groves, and vineyards. The apartment has a private entrance, a large garden with a full view of Siena and surrounds, ample parking, wifi, and a traditional working fireplace. In addition two the two bedrooms there is a large sitting room and dining area, and a kitchen equipped with all modern kitchen appliances and clothes washing machine. The apartment sleeps four. Children and small pets are very welcome. Tennis courts, riding schools, public swimming pools are available nearby. There is also a river nearby, where our guests enjoy swimming. There are many country roads for those who enjoy long walks. Florence is an hour's drive from Siena, Rome two hours by car and three hours by bus. Public buses and trains to all other major cities are easily available from the center of Siena.
Rent in high season (May through September) is $650 per week all expenses included. Monthly rent in high season is $1,800. Off season rates are considerably lower.
Casa al Frate is the perfect choice for those who want a quiet country retreat with easy access to one of the oldest and most beautiful cities in Italy.

I am the director of an art school in Siena, I speak fluent English, and love to share my knowledge of the history of Siena and its cultural heritage. For the past eight years I've rented my property to visitors from all over the world and have had a very enthusiastic response from my guests. I am happy to answer any questions you may have.


Number of Bedrooms
Number of Bathrooms
Number of Offices
Surface Size
130 Sq. Meters
Suited for
4 people
Property Type
Cottage or Country Home


Available from Friday, May 1, 2020 until Monday, August 31, 2020
Minimum Stay
3 day(s)
Flexible With Dates

*Approximate location of the property is within the blue radius. Red markers indicate surrounding points of interest including schools, universities, libraries and museums.

City Province of Siena
Postal Code - State or Province Tuscany
Country Italy
Neighborhood Keywords Pieve al Bozzone
Closest University Università degli Studi di Siena, Università per gli Stranieri, Siena
University nearby Università di Firenze

Home Exchange:

We are open to a home swap with any destination!

Preferred Exchange Destination(s) and timing:

Destination 1:

United Kingdom

Rental Price:

EUR 590 Weekly
Rental Fee Comments
this price is applicable in high season (may to september) per week, in low season the price is considerably lower
Rent Negotiable
Utilities Included
Cleaning Services Included


  • Rural Environment
  • Near Public Transports

Additional Information:

  • Furnished
  • Available for Academic Term
  • Off Campus
  • Holiday Term
  • Available for Short Term
  • Writing or Country Retreat
  • Summer Term


  • Modern Kitchen
  • Washer
  • High Speed Internet
  • Wireless Network
  • Stairs
  • Reserved Parking
  • Fireplace
  • Garden
  • Other:


Kid Friendly
Small Children Safe
Smoke Free
Pets Welcome
Car Available

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About Me
I am half British and half Italian and have consequently lived partly in Siena, italy where I was born and grew up and partly in the UK since I went to university in Cambridge at Trinity College. I have decided to live in Siena where my father's family has lived for the past couple of centuries and here I have founded and now direct two different schools: the Siena Art Institute and the Siena School for Liberal Arts. I also work with the deaf community and am president of a small foundation that focuses on the education of deaf children



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