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Casa San Giovanni

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August 2019

Everyone and everything about our stay was wonderful. Federica, Andrea and Lorenzo were attentive, helpful and unobtrusive! We enjoyed their wonderful home and the amazing Tuscan countryside around San Giovanni d'Asso. The only negative was too many mosquitos and bug bites to make sitting outdoors in the evening as enjoyable as we may have liked.

Many thanks Lori for the help to get us off to a wonderful, memorable family vacation.

We chose to hire a car to take us (6 persons) from Rome airport to Siena where we rented cars. It was a very good decision, saving us a long drive after a long flight from NY. Ilario and our driver, Roberto fromIl Postolino della Val d'orcin car service were wonderful - timely, helpful, attentive. Well worth the investment.

Patricia N.
July 2014

Dear Lori and James,

We had a fabulous time and loved every second we were blessed with our visit to Casa San Giovanni.  Thank you for working with us through the reservation process and details related to the visit.

Frederica was a delightful hostess and immediately set the tone for our experience in San Giovanni D'Asso and the surrounding Tuscany villages.  We thoroughly enjoyed our cooking class and thought it gave us a deeper sense of Tuscan cuisine.  The kids loved being part of the "class".
We hope someday we can revisit Casa San Giovanni.

Mimi C. Eagle ID
July 2014

We had the pleasure of staying at the Casa San Giovani this past summer. I can't even begin to express how utterly perfect it was. The hostess was beyond charming and the house and property were spectacular. My expectations were high - and was completely overwhelmed by it. I believe everyone shares in my thoughts.  It was just spectacular.  Grasia (the cook) was unbelievable as well.  We took a lesson from her and it was a highlight of the trip.  

The pool was perfect for the kids.  It was fairly close to every little town we wanted to visit.  

We look forward to going back to Italy again soon and would certainly use you all. Plus we like the fact that you are located right here in Philly.

The experience could not have been more "Tuscan".

Just thought I would share.

David Y. Downingtown, Pa
June 2009

The Villa was excellent and we would recommend it. 

Fred F. Larchmont, NY


  • Barbecue
  • Car Essential
  • CD Player
  • Dishwasher
  • Fireplace
  • Garden
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Outdoor Dining
  • Private Parking
  • Private Pool
  • Telephone
  • Television
  • Washing Machine

About this Villa

In the beautiful countryside of the Val d'Orcia, near the small village of San Giovanni d'Asso, lies Casa San Giovanni, an ancient farmhouse made of stone.

San Giovanni d'Asso is a charming little village in the heart of the Crete Senese, the unique and spectacular countryside south of Siena. Casa San Giovanni is equally unique and provides guests with the perfect blend of classic Tuscan style, fabulous views and contact with Italian life and luxury.

This large house is composed of two apartments, each one with a private entrance: the houses are connected by two doors, one on each floor that can be closed to separate them. This creates an ideal location for two groups of friends or families traveling together. Each apartment has its own fully equipped kitchen and living room to further insure privacy.

The entire farmhouse can be rented to 10-12 people or to individual parties, upon request. One apartment can accommodate 4 people, the other 6-8. If only one apartment is rented, the other part will be closed and not rented to anyone else to ensure privacy to the guests.

Included in price

  • Electricity excluding a/c
  • Linens and bath and pool towels
  • Baby cot with linen and highchair
  • Initial and final cleaning
  • Gardener to maintain the pool and garden
  • Wood for the fireplace
  • WiFi Internet access
  • Pool open: May to October
  • 1,00 Euro per person, per night
  • You can visit the beautiful ancient castle and the Truffle Museum (in November in the village takes place the White Truffle Festival),the charming tiny 11th century Romanesque church of San Pietro in Villore with its crypt and Il Bosco della Ragnaia
  • San Giovanni d'Asso is 15 minutes by foot
  • Torrenieri (public tennis courts) is 8 kilometers
  • Famed Monte Oliveto Abbey is 7 kilometers
  • Siena is 30 minutes
  • Valdichiana Outlet Village is 30 minutes
  • Pienza is 20 minutes
  • Montalcino is 17 kilometers
  • Arezzo is 40 minutes
  • Florence is 2 hours
  • Rome is 2.5 hours


On the ground floor is a living room with fireplace, kitchen, dining area and a small terrace. An ancient travertine staircase leads to the the first floor, where there is a small terrace with panoramic view, one double bedroom, one twin bedroom room and two bathrooms with showers. Air-conditioning is available in both bedrooms.


On the ground floor is a large living room with a sofa bed for two people, kitchen, dining area and a small bathroom. The first floor includes a large living room with a fireplace and two sofas, two double bedrooms each with an ensuite bathroom with shower, one twin bedroom and another full bathroom.


In front of the private pool there is a pool house where guests may enjoy outdoor meals on a large table with two benches seating up to 12 people. Inside the pool house is a small bathroom with shower, an extra room with sofa bed and a small kitchen with refrigerator. In the front of the house there is a large, beautiful garden with olive and pomegranate trees. It is the perfect place to relax and enjoy a wonderful view of the rolling Sienese hills.

  • Air-conditioning: the meter will be read by the owner at the beginning and at the end of your stay and you will pay in euro upon consumption
  • Heating
  • First shopping
  • Personal chef: available for meal preparation and cooking lessons
  • Seasonal guided truffle harvest
  • Maid service: available at Euro 12 per hour
  • Refundable security deposit: Euro 490 for the entire house, Euro 250 for the 3BDR apartment to be paid upon arrival and returned upon departure less any unpaid expenses

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