Casale di Cellole

castelnuovo Berardenga, Siena
Self-catering


5 houses near Siena to make design-lovers happy; come for the rural solitude of ancient stone farm buildings with urban interiors

Place

5 places

Sleeps

Sleeping from 2 – 6

The
Experience

Elisa, a real people person greets you warmly. This is quiet Tuscan countryside and you can hike and bike straight from your door into a nature reserve teeming with wildlife; take a gentle two kilometre amble to an ancient monastery or walk across meadows to the bakers for fresh bread each morning. 

The split-level apartments (three in the house where Elisa lives with her children) and two stand-alone barns in the grounds are surprisingly sleek and light-drenched. Each apartment has its own outdoor space with easy furniture so pour yourself a drink and fire up the barbecue. 

You could spend your entire holiday exploring Siena’s (six kilometres) architectural delights: the Torre del Mangia 14th-century tower and Gothic Duomo are a couple of highlights. You’re spoilt for good restaurants and cafes too. Back at Casale there’s a dinky ‘dipping’ pool – handy for cooling off after a busy day pounding Siena’s streets.

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We think you'll love

  • Heading straight from your door into meadows, woods and groves
  • Having Siena and all its delights a short drive away
  • Long, lazy alfresco suppers on the terrace
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Home truths

  • Other guests and the owner are onsite
  • The pool is small

Essentials

  • Hot tub
  • WiFi
  • Swimming pool
  • Mobile reception
  • Oven
  • Open fire / woodburner
  • Hob
  • Parking on premises
  • Barbecue
  • Free parking nearby
  • Meals available
  • Paid parking nearby
  • Breakfast available
  • Accessible by public transport
  • Central heating
  • Wheelchair access
  • Limited mobility
  • Air conditioning
  • Washing machine
  • Garden
  • Television
  • Tennis court
  • Pets welcome

Family friendly

  • Baby monitor
  • Children welcome
  • Books and toys
  • Babies welcome
  • Stair gates
  • High chair

Nearby

  • Pub/bar within 3 miles
  • Restaurant within 3 miles
  • Shop within 3 miles

Activities

  • Bikes available
  • Food courses
  • Kayaking
  • Other courses
  • Sailing
  • Surfing
  • Wild swimming

Information
& pricing

Booking information

Check in
From 4pm
Check out
By 10am
Booking restrictions
Miminum stay: 3 nights in low season; 7 nights.
Closed
Rarely.
Owner has pets
Animals living on the property.
Meals
Restaurants 10-minute drive.

Pricing

Nightly price
from €129
Weekly price
from €900
Surcharges
Cot available at no extra charge.
1 Apartment for 2
From €1291 bedroom
1 Barn for 2
From €1291 bedroom
1 Apartment for 6
From €2003 bedrooms
1 Apartment for 4
From €1432 bedrooms
1 Barn for 6
From €2293 bedrooms

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Location

The neighbourhood

Being so close to Siena (6km) is a boon; at its centre is the Piazza del Campo and the Torre del Mangia, a slender 14th-century tower with sweeping views from its distinctive white crown. There are myriad wine-producers radiating around Casale, Elisa can help you choose the best to visit, and a pleasant 2km stroll takes you to an ancient monastery which houses important frescoes from the 16th-century. From the door you’ll find woods, olive-groves and sun-drenched meadows.

Introducing

Elisa Sampieri

Warm, bright Elisa lives in the main house, adjacent to three of the guest apartments, with her young daughters. She adores looking after her guests and is the person you’ll deal with from first contact to checkout. A garden designer who’s worked all over Tuscany she’ll often be found getting her hands dirty in her five acres of garden, usually with a cat lazing nearby or a chicken scratching around – she has two fluffy Silkie birds.