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Tuscan Tower - A unique castle apartment

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Overview
2 bedrooms
2 bathrooms
4 guests
4 nights minimum
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Torre Montefollonico is a magnificent two bedroom apartment in the tiny hilltop village of Montefollonico, a 10 minute drive from Montepulciano. The spacious apartment with two bedrooms, a library, a 12th century tower with rooftop patio, and two full private baths, can sleep four. The furnishings are an eclectic mix of wonderful antiques and the best in Italian modern design. With wondrous views looking out towards Montepulciano and Pienza, you are perfectly situated to enjoy the best of Tuscany. Perched on the edge of the village you enjoy an unencumbered countryside view while enjoying the convenience of great restaurants just a five minute walk from your door. ...Torre Montefollonico is a magnificent two bedroom apartment in the tiny hilltop village of Montefollonico, a 10 minute drive from Montepulciano. The spacious apartment with two bedrooms, a library, a 12th century tower with rooftop patio, and two full private baths, can sleep four. The furnishings are an eclectic mix of wonderful antiques and the best in Italian modern design. With wondrous views looking out towards Montepulciano and Pienza, you are perfectly situated to enjoy the best of Tuscany. Perched on the edge of the village you enjoy an unencumbered countryside view while enjoying the convenience of great restaurants just a five minute walk from your door. More
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About the Owner
John O
Languages spoken:English, Italian, French, Spanish
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:January 2010
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Reviewed October 11, 2017

Great place in a great location. Very helpful owner (John) who ensures that each guest has a great experience while in being in Tuscany. This town (Montefollonico) is ideally situated near Montepulciano and Pinza in the heart of Tuscany. Fabulous!!!!

Date of stay: September 2017
Thank Edwin M
Management response:Responded October 15, 2017

Thanks. We do try to make sure our guests have a great experience. And make sure they are introduced to the best restaurants, wines, ...our area offers.

Reviewed January 12, 2017

Wonderful location and wonderful apartment. John, the owner, was extremely attentive and helpful. We wished we had longer here.More

Date of stay: December 2016
Thank 256robyn
Management response:Responded January 14, 2017

Thanks for the review. Our guests always wish they had longer at our apartment. It is hard for me to say beforehand you should give less time to Rome, or Florence, over humble Montefollonico but inevitably they wish they had more time for the Tuscan...More

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Reviewed October 8, 2016

Montefollonico is a quaint town, close to Montalcino, Pienza & Montapulciano with everything you need for a Tuscan get away. It has a market on Tuesdays, a small grocery store, several restaurants and wine! We spent 6 nights and found it to be comfortable and...More

Date of stay: September 2016
Thank Paul S
Management response:Responded October 9, 2016

Thanks Paul for the kind words. We do work to get the details right so people can focus on enjoying the beauty of the area. So its nice to get a compliment!

Reviewed September 29, 2015

5 stars – Enter the gates to Montefollonico and you’ve entered another world, a world of tranquility and quiet beauty. The town, surrounded by walls built in the 12th century, consists of a few cobblestoned narrow roads lined with old stone buildings with flower boxes....More

Date of stay: July 2015
Thank Ds6757
Reviewed January 10, 2015

My wife and I are coming to the end of our week at the 13th Century "Tuscan Tower" two bedroom, two bathroom apartment in Montefollonico. We booked this from Australia, influenced strongly by the excellent reviews on TripAdvisor. We were certainly not disappointed. Before we...More

Date of stay: January 2015
Thank MichaelL01
Management response:Responded January 18, 2015

Thanks so much for the glowing review. We will shorten that wifi password. And glad you feel the same way about not having a TV. There is no TV channel in the world that has a better show than the view from the Torre!

Amenities
Pets Allowed: No
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
Cooker
Grill
Short Term Rentals (4 Days Or Fewer)
Local Guides/Maps
Refrigerator
Alarm Clock
Central Heating
Washer
Outdoor Dining Area
Dishwasher
Paper Towels Provided
Soap/Shampoo Provided
Hiking Trips
Balcony
Rural/Countryside Retreats
Internet Access
Terrace
Patio
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How to get there
From Rome: 225 km (140 miles) allow 2.5 hours using the main North/South highway in Italy called the A1. From Fiumicino Airport travel in the direction of Roma about 11 km. Look for the Grande Raccordo Anulare G.R.A.(the ring road around Roma) You want the G.R.A. in the northerly direction towards the A1 north Florence (Firenze), You will be entering the GRA at interchange 30 and if you are going the right direction on the the ring road the Exit numbers will count up to 33 before starting again. Go about 27 kilometers on the G.R.A. You are looking for exit # 10 for A1 Firenze. Take the A1 north for 145 km. Exit at Val di Chiana, after toll you enter a roundabout, follow signs for Betolle, Torrita di Siena. Continue through Betolle to Torrita Di Siena (about 7 km.) Follow signs for Pienza a...
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