La Scuola

Large house, former school in 17th century hamlet, located on winegrowing estate of old noble family, in the undulating hills to the east of Siena (8km). Tastefully and comfortably furnished. The house can partially be rent in the low season: 6 persons (3 bedrooms) or 4 persons (2 bedrooms).




  • Siena
  • 4, 6 and 10
  • € 1150 tot € 3650
  • private swimming pool


Montechiaro is a beautiful typical Tuscan property close to Siena (whose stunning view can be admired from the gardens of the 18th century Villa) which belongs to an aristocratic family, who runs the estate from 19th century producing a very good wine and an excellent olive oil, the owners restored one of the many buildings of the estate, which has been in the past, the school of the hamlet of Montechiaro (Il Canneto), tucked away in the enchanting Tuscan countryside offers a very comfortable accommodation for unforgettable vacations.
The restoration was carefully designed to retain the original architectural features with vaulted ceilings, cotto pavers, and brickwork floors.
A particular care has been given to the furniture and decoration of the rooms which bear witness to the diplomatic life of the owners who collected painting, sculptures, furniture and objects in many countries of the world.
This beautiful home is large and will comfortably accommodate 10 people (5 bed rooms and five bath rooms), it seats in the middle of an olive grow, very private, totally fenced with a large swimming pool and affords a wonderful view of the rolling hills of the countryside and vineyards. In Spring you can enjoy the beautiful roses both climbing on the walls and flowering in the garden, in Summer you can listen to many concerts in the city of Siena and in the nearby hill towns organized by the very famous Accademia Musicale Chigiana, not forgetting that on the 2nd of July and 16th of August there is the Palio race, the stunning medieval feast fascinating and colourful. Autumn will present with wine and oil harvesting, short and long walks among fields and woods.

Layout La Scuola

Entrance in large kitchen with refrigerator, oven, percolater, dishwasher and washing machine. Adjoining dining room with extension table for ten persons and a door giving access to terrace, lounge with fireplace. Bathroom with lavatory, washbasin and bidet. Second lounge/dining room with oven, dishwasher, refrigerator and French windows, giving access to a second terrace with pergola. First floor: large double bedroom, large bathroom with bathtub and hand shower en suite; double bedroom with twin beds, small bathroom with shower, bedroom with double bed. Two bedrooms with two single beds each, one with bathroom and shower en suite, the other with bathroom in the corridor (with bathtub and hand shower).


After phoning or mailing your reservation you will receive a booking form. This form should be returned a.s.a.p. completed. Please deposit both the booking fee of € 25,- and the weekly commission of € 80,- to € 200,- (account numbers can be found on the booking form). We will then send you a voucher and indications of how to pay the owner.

Cleaning the property

You are required to leave the apartment as you found it, and to report any damages or breakage.

Arrival and departure

Please be so kind as to arrive on the Saturday afternoon between 16:00 and 19:00 hrs.
Departure not later than 9:30 on Saturday morning.


Satellite TV, DVD player and microwave oven.
Cleaning twice a week 4 hours (and on saturday for rental longer than 1 week) included.
Internet available for free.
Table football on the terrace.
Towels for use at pool provided.
Wine and olive oil tasting and visit of winery and villa free for guests.
Catering service available.
Shopping in Siena (8 km), Pianella (10 km).

Weekly rates in euros, not including a weekly commission of € 80,- to € 200,- and a booking fee of € 25,-
Sleeps21/04 – 23/0623/06 – 01/0901/09 – 29/09EasterRemaining seasons
La Scuola10€ 2950,-€ 3650,-€ 2950,-€ 2950,-€ 2525,-
6€ 1750,-
4€ 1150,-


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