Villa Leccio

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Sleeps: 18 Bedrooms: 9 Bathrooms: 9

Overview

Wedding Venue Recommended Pool All Bedrooms En-Suite

This beautifully restored 18th century villa in Tuscany, set on 12 hectares of bucolic countryside just south of Siena, is poised to host unforgettable weddings or group holidays.

Comprised of two buildings, the estate is thoughtfully designed with a comforting blend of rustic-chic décor, contemporary furnishings, and traditional Tuscan features. The main house hosts five apartments consisting of nine bedrooms, each with a romantic charm, en suite bathrooms, kitchenettes, and warmly inviting sitting and dining areas.

The adjacent communal building is perfect for gatherings – a lovely open-plan space with an event hall, fully appointed kitchen and gorgeous dining space for banquets, and a large terrace to enjoy.

A tranquil estate with extensive relaxation areas Villa Leccio is often used as a yoga retreat - aAn experienced yoga teacher can be booked to instruct you at the villa.

The exterior grounds are lush and enchanting, surrounded by private woodlands for quiet strolls, a sparkling pool, and plenty of outdoor lounge spaces and furniture to make the most of this authentic country retreat.
Within walking distance you’ll find traditional Italian cuisine, a wine bar, supermarket and more in the charming village of Monticiano. There are many medieval villages to explore nearby and must-see attractions, like the Chapel of Montesiepi (home to the original ‘Sword in the Stone’), and the stunning San Galgano Abbey that still holds wedding ceremonies to this day.

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What you should know…

  • The caretaker of the villa lives in a separate apartment on site and is available for assistance if needed
  • Wedding villa rates differ from holiday villa rate

Property Features

Private Pool Internet BBQ All Bedrooms En-Suite Ground Floor Bed & Bath Working Fireplace Heating Ceiling Fans

The Villa

Villa Leccio consists of two close buildings that offer accommodation for up to 18 people in 5 apartments. Making it an ideal choice for large groups of family or friends.  All apartments are first or second floor, in the main accommodation building.

Apartment 1 (4 to 10 people)


First floor
- Comfortable living room with large working fireplace
- Dining area
- Fully-equipped kitchen
- Two double bedrooms with en-suite bathrooms with shower

Second floor
-Three  double bedrooms with en-suite bathrooms with shower

Apartment 2 (2 people) - first floor

- Small kitchenette
- Cosy living and dining area
- Double bedroom with en-suite bathroom with shower

Apartment 3 (2 people) - middle floor
- Kitchenette
- Double bedroom with en-suite bathroom with shower

Apartment 4 (2 people) - first floor
- Spacious living room with decorative fireplace
- Dining area
- Kitchenette
- Double bedroom with en-suite bathroom with shower

Apartment 5 (2 people) - second floor
- Kitchenette
- Dining area
- Living room
- Double bedroom with en-suite bathroom
 
Exterior
- Lush garden
- Large private swimming pool (available from 1st May to 31st October)
- Sun loungers
- Hammocks

More facilities...

- Parking spaces
- Hairdryers

Location

About the surrounding area of Villa Leccio
Rural Location Walking/Hiking Paths Wine Tasting Outdoor Pursuit & Activities Tourist Towns & Villages
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Visitors to Tuscany come for many reasons. Many come in search of fine art and others to explore the extraordinary countryside. Gourmets and wine buffs descend on Tuscany to enjoy the simple but wonderful cuisine and wine. Walkers enjoy the mountain paths, cyclists the rolling hills, and summer vacationers the sea coast and islands. Students come to learn the beautiful Italian language and culture.

From the Etruscans to the Romans to the Renaissance, Tuscany is possibly the greatest repository of art in the world, from extraordinary paintings and sculptures to frescoes and architectural masterpieces. This captivating region is a hub of Italian life, boasting the finest dining, the finest wines and breathtakingly picturesque scenery.

Location Amenities:

Driving distance (maximum two hours) from all Tuscan art cities.

- Florence 90 km
- Pisa, Lucca and Viareggio 180 km
- San Gimignano 70 km
- Volterra 65 km
- Massa Marittima 40 km
- Montalcino 70 km
- Pienza and the Orcia Valley 80 km
- Arezzo and Assisi 110 km

Local attractions:
Monticiano village, a classical medieval hamlet is only 5 minutes' walk away. It offers all necessary amenities such as

- A couple of affordable restaurants serving traditional earthy Tuscan cuisine
- Pizzeria
- Bar and pub
- A small wine bar
- Small supermarket
- Newsagent and tobacconist
- Pharmacy
- Post Office
- Banks with ATM's.
- medical services

San Galgano Abbey which became internationally known after Andreij Tarkovskij’s movie ‘Nostagia’ was shot here is only 7 Km away. In summertime, the Abbey hosts an international Opera Festival as well as an important classical music concert season.

Romanesque Montesiepi Chapel, next to the abbey, preserves Galgano’s ‘sword in the stone’, which is likely to be connected to King Arthur.Both the abbey and the chapel attract many tourists throughout the year.

The villa is located in Beautiful Siena  home of the world-known Palio horse race, a competition among the 17 districts of Siena (Contrade) in the form of a carousel horse race of medieval origin.The Palio takes place twice a year: July 2nd there is the Palio di Provenzano (in honor of the Madonna di Provenzano) and August 16th the Palio of the Assumption (in honor Our Lady of the Assumption).

Sea lovers will find equipped and free beaches along the Maremma coast 60 km away. Castiglione della Pescaia is a well-known family sea resort while Uccellina Regional Park offers miles of free white, unspoiled sandy beaches. The sea is a daily outing, too.

Local activities:
- Tutorial workshops of one or more days with Diana Grandi, Fine Art photographer.
- Wine-tasting guided tours
- Spa treatments
- Golf
- Local guided walks with enviromental guides
- Sailing outings.

Local Amenities
Nearest Airport Siena Airport

(25 km)

Nearest Airport Florence Airport

(96 km)

Nearest Village Monticiano

(50 m)

Nearest Town/City Siena

(45 km)

Nearest Restaurant

(350 m)

Nearest Bar/Pub

(300 m)

Nearest Supermarket

(250 m)

Nearest Shop

(350 m)

Region

With its rolling fields, historical heritage and a cuisine that’s a delight for all the senses, it’s no wonder Tuscany is one of the most popular regions in Italy for holidaymakers. Yet even with its popularity, you can still kick back in one of our luxury villas in Tuscany and feel peace, tranquillity and the joy of seclusion. 

This is one destination that really does have a little bit of everything for everyone, whether you’re travelling with family, friends or are just looking for a romantic getaway with that special someone.

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Kids

Best Suited For: All Ages
Ideal for Teens

Kids Activities Close-by

  • Outdoor Pursuit & Activities
  • Tourist Towns & Villages

Extras

At Oliver’s Travels we pride ourselves on going that little bit further for our guests. From private chefs to babysitters we can help you arrange those little extras that make it a truly memorable holiday. Simply fill in the concierge request form or contact the Oliver’s Concierge Team who will be happy to help. We can typically help you arrange any of the following:

- Maid service/extra cleaning
- Private chef/cook/catering
- Welcome hamper/pre-stocked fridge
- Local day-trips or tours
- Airport transfers
- Babysitting/childcare services

Simply fill in the concierge request form or contact the Oliver’s Concierge Team.

Please note that all services are subject to availability and must be requested in advance and that due to some rural/remote locations, not all services will be available at all properties. Prices are on request. We will always do our best to fulfill your requests!

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Make hosting a memorable dinner party at your villa an absolute breeze with our superb Chef Service. Our chefs will take care of everything for you from start to finish so you can just sit back and enjoy the gastronomic experience. They will bring all the necessary ingredients, cook and serve the food and even clean up afterwards. To find out more visit www.oliverstravels.com/chefs

Event information

This idyllic venue is a rural retreat yet within walking distance of the classic medieval hamlet of Monticiano. It’s an 18th century villa set in lush enchanting grounds and private woodlands with everything you need for an unforgettable wedding.  There are so many lovely spots, both inside and out, for your special day - beneath the ancient olive tree is a romantic setting to make your vows followed by aperitifs next to the sparkling pool. The nearby San Galgano Abbey makes a magical backdrop to a ceremony, a splendid 13th century roofless Abbey which is one of the most atmospheric settings in Tuscany. Feast afterwards al fresco beneath the stars and sparkling lights in the bucolic gardens.

Wedding Reception
Up to 150 people can be hosted in the gardens of the villa or beneath a hired marquee for the reception. A reception for up to 85 guests could be held on the porch with a view overlooking the gardens - the porch can also be enclosed.

Dancing could continue in the grounds or, for larger groups, in the marquee. Groups of up to 85 people could be on the porch and the first-floor lounge, while the first floor lounge alone could host up to 40.

Music could continue outside until midnight and inside until 1am.

Wedding Ceremony
Civil and symbolic ceremonies are possible outside in the gardens or inside one of the rooms of the villa.

There are churches nearby and an ancient abbey 7km from the venue, all possible for civil or religious ceremonies.

The owners can provide details of an English-speaking celebrant.

Where to Stay
Up to 18 people can sleep on-site.

Nearby, all guests could find accommodation between 200m and 15km from the villa.

The owners can supply details of local transport firms.

Wedding Planning 
The venue can provide in-house planning, can provide the client with an external planner or the client may provide their own.

The venue can recommend suppliers for the different aspects of the event. The client can use other suppliers on request.

Catering
The villa can take care of all catering in-house, provide contacts for external caterers or the client may provide their own on request and for an extra fee.

Other information
Events can take place between March and October.

The client must use the venue’s suggestions for music/entertainment.

Please note that any event rental may be subject to additional charges, venue hire fees and to a higher security deposit, which will be in addition to any published rental rates and fees.

All events are on request only and subject to prior agreement from the owner, who reserves the right to refuse all events without their prior authorisation.

Terms & Conditions

 - Group check out: Before 10 am. Please note that if check-out is delayed without notice an extra night will be added to the bill.
- Check out notes: before check-out  the person in charge at the villa will check all accommodations for potential damage/loss.

IMPORTANT

The Villa final cleaning fee covers ordinary cleaning only, that is the removal of the usual rubbish left in the day time and night time bins at the end of the stay. It never includes the removal - from any property area - of large quantities of rubbish and waste such as bottles, cartons, food remains etc. left during/after a holiday stay, wedding celebrations, self-organized meals, happenings, parties etc. Failure to meet all the above will result in a charge of €350.00 +22% V.A.T. being levied against the security deposit to meet additional cleaning costs.
 
Where repairs are required (for example to unblock toilets or basins; mend or replace damaged equipment, furniture, fixtures or fittings; clean stains on mattresses or bed covers or replace broken crockery), the Property Owner may keep the whole of the security deposit and return any balance, together with receipts, after a reasonable period following the departure of the Client.

These terms and conditions may be amended from time to time.

Security deposit €1000 payable in cash or by credit card on arrival
Arrival time 5 pm and 7 pm
Departure time By 11.00
End of stay cleaning included? Not included in the rental price, €280.00 payable in cash on departure
Energy costs included? Included in the rental price
Linen & towels included? Linen & bath towels included in the rental price
Pets welcome? Pets are not allowed
Smoking Allowed? No smoking inside the villa
Insurance It is recommended that all guests take out insurance to cover against potential cancellation and any accidental damage caused during your stay at the property
Minimum stay 3 nights
Heating costs included? Included in the rental price, except the first floor hall which is on consumption
Tax Italian Visitors Tax payable locally in cash (typically costs approximately between €1-€3 per adult per night- please enquire if exact amount is required).
Internet access? Wifi connection included
Other Ts and Cs Weddings and any other special events are on request only and subject to prior arrangement with the owner and additional charges. Please note stag/hen parties are not allowed.

Rental Rates

Prices based on an occupancy of 18 people:

Rental period 3 Nights 4 Nights 5 Nights Weekly
Jul 15th 2019 - Oct 7th 2019 £3,830 £5,105 £6,380 £8,364
Oct 7th 2019 - Apr 17th 2020 £3,527 £4,748 £5,970 £8,011
Apr 17th 2020 - Oct 2nd 2020 £3,830 £5,105 £6,380 £8,364
Oct 2nd 2020 - Oct 5th 2020 £3,527 £4,748 £5,970 £8,011
Oct 5th 2020 - Jan 15th 2021 £3,527 £4,748 £5,970 £8,011

Prices based on an occupancy of 18 people:

Rental period 3 Nights 4 Nights 5 Nights Weekly
Jul 15th 2019 - Oct 7th 2019 €4,085 €5,361 €6,636 €8,923
Oct 7th 2019 - Apr 17th 2020 €3,763 €4,984 €6,206 €8,547
Apr 17th 2020 - Oct 2nd 2020 €4,085 €5,361 €6,636 €8,923
Oct 2nd 2020 - Oct 5th 2020 €3,763 €4,984 €6,206 €8,547
Oct 5th 2020 - Jan 15th 2021 €3,763 €4,984 €6,206 €8,547

Prices based on an occupancy of 18 people:

Rental period 3 Nights 4 Nights 5 Nights Weekly
Jul 15th 2019 - Oct 7th 2019 $4,606 $5,881 $7,156 $10,060
Oct 7th 2019 - Apr 17th 2020 $4,242 $5,464 $6,685 $9,636
Apr 17th 2020 - Oct 2nd 2020 $4,606 $5,881 $7,156 $10,060
Oct 2nd 2020 - Oct 5th 2020 $4,242 $5,464 $6,685 $9,636
Oct 5th 2020 - Jan 15th 2021 $4,242 $5,464 $6,685 $9,636

Please note that prices may not be 100% accurate for dates outside of the current calendar year. For an accurate quote, please enquire.

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