CASA ORCIA 300m Farmhouse in Tuscany Italy

Prices from €2300 per Week
This area is one of the most sort after by the Italians as it has remained "unspoilt". Made famous by the photographers who photographed the area for postcards,books and calenders. The area offers so much due to it's closeness to Siena, Pienza, Montalcino,San Quirico; the antique thermal baths of Bagni Vignoni and San Fillipo. Florence is an easy day trip. Numerous beautiful medieval villages that have been restored to perfection, yet still maintain their original beauty and lifestyle of theTuscany of years gone by. The property is located between Pienza and San Quirico (5kms from each town). There is also a small village at 1.5 kms with a bar, Pizzeria and small goods. There are many superb restaurants in all these towns and also at 3 kms the antique thermal baths of Bagni Vignoni and the village boasting the Roman remains, enoteca's, restaurants, pizzerias, breathtaking views and quaint shops. Villa Casa Orcia is located in the middle of a nature reserve full of pheasant, deer, hares, owls and other wildlife. At 20kms there are the towns of the Mount Amiata. The area is also a gastronomic heaven producing cheeses (famous pecorino cheeses of Pienza), fresh handmade pasta, some of the best and most noted wines of Italy, truffles, the famous Porcini mushrooms, wild boar and the Chianina meat. The locals boast a love of their land, they are very hospitable, friendly and relaxed. The villages are charming, characteristic and full of history and culture. Small shops with local produce and artifacts line the shaded stone lined streets. For the wine lovers one can sit outside and taste the famous wines of the region at many of the enoteca �s and bars. The enoteca also serves meals, platters of cheeses and coldcuts (prosciutto, salame etc.). The villages grasp onto the history of the region with honor, celebrating all the medieval and local festivals as they have done for centuries. Driving through this area is a treat in itself, cyprus lined rolling hills spotted with medieval villages and towers. Large country homes and a constant changing landscape depending on the crops of the season. From this location one can easily embark on day trips to Florence, Siena, Cortona, Montepulciano, Montalcino and venture over the hill to discover the magnificent coast line of Marremma only 40mins drive. Perugia, Cortona and Arezzo are all within easy reach. Rome is 1.5hrs away. Beautifully restored 300m2 on 2 levels, the house has a huge open living room that accesses the terrace with outdoor furnishings for dining and relaxing. 1 double bedroom and a full bathroom accessible from both the bedroom and living room. Stairs lead to the first floor with an open dining/ kitchen with high ceilings, wooden beams, original terracotta floors and open fireplace. To the RT there is a door seperating the sleeping area:2 bedrooms and 1 bathroom between them with tub/shower. To the LT another door with a further 2 bedrooms and bathroom with shower. There is a door from the dining room leading to the exterior staircase. The 3 bathrooms accessible from all rooms. (2 with bathtub/shower/bidet and handbasin;1 with shower, wc, bidet and handbasin) Tuscan country furnishings. All bedrooms have screens on the windows. Beautiful views of the medieval towns surrounding the property, the valley and fields. Mount Amiata is the backdrop.Pool with lounges. Garden: Typical of the area with cyprus trees, roses, lavender, ginestra and a large pine. This villa can be rented also on a non sat-sat basis. Min 1 week in high season.
Sleeps 12 Bedrooms Bathrooms

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Type:
Villa
Location:
Toscana, Italy
This Property Sleeps:
12
Minimum Price Per Week:
€2300
Maximum Price Per Week:
€2800
Nearest Airport:
Florence (FLR), Italy (airport code NQY)

Notes
Rental Tariff Rental Season 2011 Property cost per week (euro) for 12 pers 03/01-11/04/11 18/04-25/04/11 30/04-25/06/11 1500 Euro 02/07-30/06/11 06/08-27/08/11 03/09-24/09/11 1900 Euro Heating Included Booking Deposit 30% Balance to be paid prior to holiday 60 days Refundable damage deposit 500 Payable on arrival Security Deposit: 500 euro Final cleaning fee 120 euro

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  • Has a Pool

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Darren Saxon
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Country:
Italy
Region:
Toscana
County:
Provincia di Siena
Town:
Siena
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