This is a recently restored 5 bedroom villa near Montepulciano, surrounded by olive groves and enjoying a large private swimming pool and gardens. It's the perfect base for sightseeing around Tuscany and Umbria. The interior is elegantly furnished and well equipped.
Completely surrounded by olive grove and vineyards, it occupies an idyllic setting for guests to enjoy a peaceful and relaxing holiday. Recently restored, it offers a perfect mix of traditional Tuscan architecture with modern, contemporary design. Outside, there is a large swimming pool set in a generous sized garden. Tall trees provide ample shade even in the hottest Summer whilst well manicured lawns offer plenty of space for outdoor games or a spot of sunbathing. Inside, the property is light and airy and has been elegantly furnished with a clever combination of both antique and modern design furniture. The owners have a love of art, reflected in the numerous paintings displayed around the property. It has 5 bedrooms in total, two on the ground floor, two on the upper floor and one under the eaves of the property. This top bedroom is air conditioned, whilst all other rooms have ceiling fans. (Please note that this 5th bedroom has limited headroom). There are also four bathrooms. One of these bathrooms is extremely spacious with a 2m x 1m sunken bath - the ultimate indulgence after a day touring around the Tuscan countryside! In addition, each floor has a spacious open plan living, dining and kitchen area. Please note that electricity usage up to 250KW is included in the price. Any usage over and above this will be payable locally on departure. Likewise, in winter months, guests must pay on departure for the cost of any electricity and gas used during their stay. The top room is air conditioned. If guests wish to use this room, they will be charged for any air conditioning they use on departure. Approximate costs are 75 euros per week for air conditioning. It is possible to employ the services of Teresa, an excellent housekeeper, during your stay for both her cleaning or catering service. Guests will be charged an hourly rate of 15 euros for this service. Please ask for more details.
The property is well placed for sightseeing not just in Tuscany but also in Umbria, with the wonderful town of Montepulciano just a short drive away. Here you can enjoy tasting the world famous Vino Nobile di Montepulciano. Also nearby is Lake Trasimeno and the wonderful towns of Pienza, Cortona, Chiusi, Cetona and San Quirico D'Orcia. The larger cities of Siena, Perugia and Arezzo are also only a 45 minute drive away. There are a number of airports that guests can fly into. Probably the most convenient airport is Perugia which is about 50 minutes away. It is also possible to fly into Rome, Pisa or Florence.
A note from Jo
This villa oozes character, not least because of the original works of art that adorn the walls. These are regularly changed by the owner who paints them but they are almost always easily recognisable by their bright, vibrant colours which brings a real warmth to the home.