Il Giardino Segreto Village House - Montepulciano - Tuscany

This is a Summer's Leases gem! A spacious apartment right in the centre of Montepulciano with a garden. You can sightsee in the morning, lunch at home then sunbathe in your private garden all afternoon

Sleeps: 4
Bedrooms: 2
Bathrooms: 2

Available: January - December
Pool: No pool

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The street frontage of Il Giardino Segreto in Montepulciano

The street frontage of Il Giardino Segreto in Montepulciano

The middle garden level at Il Giardino Segreto in Montepulciano

The middle garden level at Il Giardino Segreto in Montepulciano

The open plan main sitting room with kitchen and indoor dining table

The open plan main sitting room with kitchen and indoor dining table

A traditional Tuscan double bedroom

A traditional Tuscan double bedroom

The second double bedroom

The second double bedroom

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Summary

- 2 double bedrooms with en suite bathrooms with showers
- open plan sitting room with kitchen and dining table
- small second sitting room
- large garden with outdoor eating area and sunbathing terrace

Barbecue, Broadband (wireless), Satellite TV


Pool info: No pool,

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Description

Our philosophy at Summer's Leases has always been to select only those apartments and villas that we would enjoy staying at. Il Giardino Segreto (The Secret Garden) is a perfect example.

It's situated less than 300 yards from Montepulciano's central Piazza Grande so couldn't be more convenient for shops, bars and restaurants. Yet it has a large private garden for you to dine out, sunbathe or just laze around.

It's on the first floor so you go up a classic flight of Italian marble stairs to the apartment. Straight ahead is the main sitting room, open plan with a comfy settee, satellite TV, a dining table should you want to eat indoors and a well equipped kitchen wall: 5 gas hobs, an electric oven, large fridge-freezer, dishwasher, toaster, coffee machine etc.

There's also a second sitting room (also with TV) with another settee and doors out to the garden.

The two bedrooms are beautifully decorated and furnished in Tuscan style and each has its own bathroom with shower.

As if that's not enough, there's the "secret garden". It's divided into three areas, a lower terrace for eating or sitting, a central grass area and the top sunbathing terrace. We think this is unique in Montepulciano!

The town itself, for those who don't know, is a wine lover's paradise. The famous Vino Nobile comes from here and there are plenty of cantinas along the city streets where you can go tasting, or explore the spooky Redi Cantina to step back several hundred years.

Those intent on sightseeing are well catered for too. As well as Montepulciano's own San Biagio church, based on designs by Bramante. In addition Pienza, Bagno Vignone and Siena are all within an easy drive. There's something for everyone at Il Giardino Segreto.

Reviews
Ted Reynolds, Somerset (5 star client)
Excellently placed for exploring Montepulciano and with beautiful views to the front over the southern Tuscan countryside, Il Giardino Segreto is an ideal location from which to laze around the town or explore further afield.

The apartment is well equipped and comfortable and access to it from one of the oldest and arguably most interesting via in Montepulciano is easy. Parking was not a problem as Antonella provides a parking permit.

We loved the fact that there's always a bar or restaurant to visit in the evening and the Piazza Grande, only 5 minutes' walk, is the ideal place to watch the world go by. If your bag is café culture, don't miss the caffe Poliziano with excellent food, drinks and views as far as Umbria from the balcony.

At the end of the via is Cantina Gattavecchi with (more) excellent food and wine. Their rosso is superb value and the friendly staff will also give you a guided tour of the wine cellar beneath the restaurant which in a previous life was a church.
Montepulciano with San Biagio in the distance


David Willett, Australia
The apartment is extremely well located close to fort, piazza, shops and restaurants. Two bedrooms, two living areas and two bathrooms, makes the accomodation comfortable for a longer stay. Facilities are comprehensive and well maintained. The owners are friendly and helpful on any issues and readily available. The big feature is the lovely rear outdoor area and garden. We found the rear lounge with its smart tv very useful.


Ingve Bergheim, Norway
For our purpose the apartment was just perfect. Comfortable and roomy enough for the five of us, and conveniently placed in the centre of town. Quiet and peaceful with a great garden for the kids to play around in.

Antonella welcomed us and provided us with a baby cot and high chair. The welcome-basket with breakfast (and later on the Easter cake) was much appreciated!


5 star clients have been on 5 or more Summer's Leases holidays


Prices
Price per week (Saturday to Saturday)
Rates for 2019 Rent
Mar 23 2019-Apr 13 2019EUR 690
Apr 13 2019-Apr 27 2019EUR 850
Apr 27 2019-Jun 15 2019EUR 690
Jun 15 2019-Aug 24 2019EUR 850
Aug 24 2019-Sep 28 2019EUR 690
Sep 28 2019-Oct 26 2019EUR 590
Guide prices use current conversion rates
Additional costs to be paid directly to the owners:
- Council tourist tax: 1 euro per adult per night
- Heating (if used): charged at cost
Everything else is included in our price.
This property is charged in Euro
Location
Pienza 9 m
Bagno Vignoni 14 m
Lake Trasimeno 18 m
Cortona 21 m
Montalcino 22 m
Siena 40 m
Florence 76 m
Pisa 117 m
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