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LC ROSMARINO, MONTALCINO, ITALY - TUSCANY

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Tucked in among the rolling hills of the Tuscan countryside, the LC Rosmarino is one of our loveliest vacation rentals. An appealing combination of modern furniture and family antiques give it a distinctive look, while wood-beamed ceilings, terra cotta floors and a large, open fireplace add to its rustic charm. The living room, dining room and kitchen are combined in one large room with a window offering a spectacular view of the vineyards. Bedrooms are well appointed and the bathroom was recently remodeled in bright tile. (Air conditioning in queen bed room)

This vacation rental is set on the LC farm and vineyard. The site is surrounded by vineyards and the rolling hills of Tuscany. Next to the swimming pool is a comfortable outdoor seating area that is a favorite spot for guests to gather and relax before dinner, even if they aren't swimming. There are bikes guests can use along with a bocce court and ping pong table. Guests may also use the old pizza and bread oven. The owners live on site, and the farm foreman is present on weekdays. Guests can buy wine, grappa and olive oil on site, including the farm’s own Brunello wine.

The farm is a 10-minute drive or a 40-minute hike (on a steep trail) up to Montalcino; the trail follows a section of the ancient Via Francigena used in the Middle Ages by pilgrims coming from Northern Europe to Rome. Siena and the Chianti Valley are among many easy day trips.

Other vacation rental properties on this site include LC Salvia and LC Cappella.

WiFi speed as of 6/10/20: 5 Mbps Down/1 Mbps Up

Occupancy: This property sleeps 1-7 people. | Disclaimer | Print Page

Property Details

SLEEPING

2 bedrooms: 1 with Italian queen bed, 1 with 2 separable twin beds

BATHROOMS

1 with shower stall

KITCHEN

Kitchenette, toaster oven but no full oven

LAUNDRY

Washer and dryer on site, fee for use. Iron and ironing board available.

LEVEL

Second floor with exterior steps

ACCESSIBILITY

Exterior staircase up to apartment

TRANSPORTATION

5-minute drive to the main road, 10 minutes to Montalcino, 35 minutes to Siena, 90 minutes to Florence

MINUSES

Dirt access road

PLUSES

Attractive grounds, lovely views, window screens, the farm produces award-winning wine, grappa and olive oil, bikes for guest use, a bocce court and ping pong table on site, WiFi internet (no computer), ceiling fan in living room, conditioning unit in queen bedroom

SPECIAL FEATURES

Swimming pool, fireplace, ice machine in the common area, WiFi internet (no computer), ceiling fan in living room, air conditioning unit in queen bedroom.

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What's included with the Italy - Tuscany Untour?

  • One or two weeks in a farmhouse apartment, often on a working vineyard with stunning countryside views.
  • Suggestions for booking your international flight from the U.S. to Florence, or we can purchase tickets on your behalf. (Click for more information on Untours' air policies.)
  • Airport meeting upon your arrival (set arrival time only) and assistance with your rental car pick-up and transfer to your apartment. (Or detailed instructions that allow you to reach your apartment independently with ease.)
  • Car rental, with unlimited mileage and basic insurance, for the duration of your Untour. (Other city drop off fee applies.)
  • An orientation with our acclaimed local staff person, who is full of excellent recommendations for your sight seeing, practical advice on driving and parking, and a listing of local events happening during your stay.
  • A regional map, local information, plus our own Untouring Tuscany guidebook, researched and written by Untours staff, full of the best restaurants, sightseeing, and other suggestions.
  • A local cultural activity, like a luncheon and a guided tour of a local abbey.
  • Use of an Untours cell phone while on location.
  • A stash of groceries upon your arrival, so you don’t need to shop right away.
  • Pre-trip planning advice from our staff, available by phone or email right up until you leave.
  • Ongoing support with our local representative. Help available when you need it.

Landlord or Host for LC Rosmarino, Montalcino, Italy - Tuscany

The owners of LC farm, Simonetta and Nicolo, along with their son Lorenzo live on site at the farm and love to greet their guests. Lorenzo speaks excellent English. Guests on the farm have access to a telephone for emergencies. Our Tuscany Untour staff person is always available by cell phone if guests have problems or concerns.

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Montalcino, Italy - Tuscany, Home of LC Rosmarino

Montalcino is a beautiful hill town, sporadically populated in Etruscan times and permanently settled around 1000 AD. The town was important in medieval times and its thirteenth-century walls are still largely intact. Today Montalcino is known for the Brunello wine made in its surrounding farmlands. Its center is pedestrian-friendly and walkable. Its narrow streets are lined with shops, good restaurants, lively cafés and wine bars. It hosts an open-air market on Fridays and offers a museum of sacred art. Visitors to the town’s fourteenth-century fortress can climb its tower for a spectacular view of the countryside or sample local wines in its basement cantina. The town offers banks, ATMs, coffee bars, a grocery store and a good bakery.

Staying in the countryside outside Montalcino puts you in the heart of the Tuscan wine belt, in the shadow of countless wineries and an easy drive to Chianti country. Traditional farm life continues in Montalcino and the many beautiful hill towns that surround it. Here, artisans sell pottery, small restaurants create traditional Tuscan meals, and old parish churches hide stunning frescoes.

Montalcino is about 40 minutes south of Siena and an 90 minutes south of Florence.
Other day trips from Untours’ Tuscany vacation rental apartments include the historic hill towns of San Gimignano, Pienza, Montepulciano, and San Galgano; the Etruscan sites of Volterra, Chiusi, and Cortona; the natural beauty of Mt. Amiata and the coast; and the monasteries of Monte Oliveto and Sant’Antimo.

Customer comments about LC Rosmarino, Montalcino, Italy - Tuscany

"The host, Nicolo and his family made us feel so welcome. He invited us all to a pizza party one night. He had an open brick oven and made everything himself! The hike up to the town of Montalcino was invigorating and had beautiful vistas along the way." Kerry & Ken Washburn

"The apartment was wonderful. The setting was fabulous in picturesque Tuscan hill country. Swimming pool is beyond perfect after a day of day trips to hill towns which are very accessible." Douglas M. Harris

"The best part was the location and beauty. LC was a perfect spot to get to other places easily. Right in the heart of the region. The apartrment was overall typically Italian. Nice modern bath was wonderful. The owner was very friendly and generous - pizza and lots of Brunello. This spot was ideal!" Joan Roper

"Our hosts invited all of the Untourists to their grape harvest party - wonderful experience!" Byron & Barbara Webb

"The pool was a great way to meet others in the apartments - with wine and cheese in the late afternoon." Dorothy Congdon

"This farm during the grape harvest and crush was a huge bonus!" Jane Nettels

"This was way above expectations!" Joe Meyer and Elsa Gaines

"Couldn't have been better." Gloria Bach

"Absolutely perfect!" Joseph Lambert

"This is a great rustic apartment with authentic atmosphere, fabulous views & the great pool!" Lance & Beverly Colonna

"The scenery was beautiful. We loved the pool." Melinda & Bruce Wetherby

"What a great place to relax at the end of a travel day." Kathryn Coe

"Everything was excellent. Harriet was superb, the apartment and Lorenzo were great. The area is magnificent and we just loved it. Staying on LC is a great location as you have beautiful views and easy access a lovely small town of Buonconvento for groceries, gelato, restaurants, markets and also a magnificent view of and access to Montelcino. Thanks for the great service and all the helpful hints and literature from Untours" Juliet White

Ratings for LC Rosmarino, Montalcino, Italy - Tuscany

CREATURE COMFORT FEATUREPOSSIBLE POINTS
SCORE
Modern Kitchen (oven, microwave, dishwasher, stovetop, modern ambience)63
Phone (yes, limited, no)22
Television (none, TV w/o cable, TV w/cable)10
Sunlight33
Size44
View44
Attractiveness (décor, charm, windowboxes, antiques)65
Bathroom (attractive, functional)33
Furniture Comfort (comfortable chairs, etc.)65
Screened windows11
Outdoor amenties: Patio, Balcony, Swimming pool66
Laundry facilities: (yes, limited, no)11
Sleeping facilities comfort44
Quiet33
Other factors not included above1
TOTAL5045
LIVING LIKE A LOCAL FEATUREPOSSIBLE
POINTS

SCORE
Apartment Host Experience (positive experience)86
Charm, Flavor, Sense of Place: the apartment and immediate surroundings1010
Charm, Flavor, Sense of Place: the neighborhood (if it is in a city or larger town) or the village (if it is in a country/rural Untour)1010
Distance to Transportation/Major Roads65
Shopping (access to everyday supplies)65
Well-Situated To See The Region or City1010
TOTAL5046


An Explanation of the Ratings:

These ratings come from a combination of customer reviews and the reports of Untours staff who have seen the apartments and/or followed reports from customers over the years.

These ratings give a sense of how most people feel, but your tastes and requirements may vary. If you have any questions about this apartment, please call us at 1-888-868-6871. You can talk to someone who has seen the accommodation.


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