Podere Montalcino / Val d'Orcia in Siena

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  • Podere Montalcino Game Room
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$ 7,262 /wk
Bedrooms
4
Bathrooms
4
Sleeps
8
PoolParkingInternet/Wi-FiTerrace/BalconyWasher Ground floor bed/bath
Rating
4
Top Features

The converted farmhouse is surrounded by olive groves and vineyards, and offers a peaceful, private setting.

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Overview

This elegant country house is located just ten kilometers from the historical center of Montalcino and has been recently restored, with many modern conveniences. Set on a 15-hectare wine estate, the house is surrounded by olive groves and vineyards and offers a peaceful, private setting. This typical Tuscan country home has been carefully restored and elegantly furnished and offers panoramic views over the Val d’Orcia, with some of Tuscany’s most dramatic scenery.

Montalcino, a classic Tuscan hill town, is topped by a fortress, offers a good selection of shops and restaurants, and is famous for its Brunello wine (as well as the less pricey Rosso di Montalcino). There an enotecca in the fortress where you can sample wines and other local delicacies. Sant’ Antimo Abbey, one of the finest Romanesque churches in Tuscany, is located just outside of town. Siena, Pienza, San Gimignano, Volterra, Cortona, Arezzo, Perugia, Orvieto, Viterbo and a wealth of sites and attractions are within easy reach.

Facilities for horseback riding (20 km), tennis (12 km) and golf (60 km) are available nearby. The beaches of the Maremma are 60 kilometers away. The nearest restaurant can be found in Castelnuova dell’Abate, just 2 kilometers from the villa.

Featured Amenities

Amenities Wi-Fi, satellite TV, iPod & iPhone dock station, CD player, fireplace, window screens in two bedrooms, alarm system and Internet SAT connection.

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Details

The Podere

The house is built on two floors, connected by a wrought iron and travertine marble staircase.

Ground floor

  • Entrance hall
  • Large open-plan living room with original Tuscan terracotta tiled floors, oak beams, stone fireplace, splendid views; a large stone arch leads to a second living area
  • Dining room with table for ten
  • Fully equipped kitchen with dishwasher, coffee machine, gas range, electric oven, juice maker
  • Kitchen connects to the dining room by a large stone arch, access to garden
  • Laundry room with washing machine
  • Study with wireless Internet access, satellite TV and stereo
  • Double bedroom, en-suite bathroom with shower

Second floor

Three of the bedrooms have ceiling fans and beautiful views.

  • Double bedroom, en-suite bathroom with tub and shower
  • Double bedroom, en-suite bathroom with shower
  • Double bedroom with fireplace and access to the garden through external staircase
  • Bathroom with tub

Grounds

The house opens onto a garden with a lovely view of the valley

  • Furnished gazebo with BBQ for al fresco dining
  • Swimming pool (14x5 meters) is set just 50 meters from the house and is outfitted with garden furniture, a gazebo and a second BBQ.
  • A bocce court will be added by June 2017
  • Wine cellar is located 500 meters from the villa and features one of the best systems for the biodynamic production of Rosso and Brunello di Montalcino.

Accessibility

An unpaved private driveay (about 800 meters) leads to the house from the main road. This access is not suitable for low slung cars.

Amenities

Features
  • Terrace/Balcony
Location
  • Walk to village/services
  • Closest store or village: 3.0 km
Closest Village/Services
3.0km
Transportation
  • Parking
Pool/Spa
  • Pool (unheated)
Recreation
  • TennisGolf (within 30 minutes)Horseback Riding (nearby)
  • Bocce court will be added by June 2017
Communications
  • Internet/Wi-Fi
Entertainment
  • TV (satellite)CD Player/Stereo
Climate Control
  • Central HeatWindow Screens
  • TRUE
Kitchen
  • Dishwasher
Laundry
  • Washer
Accessibility
  • Ground floor bed/bath
  • Not suitable for children under 3 years of age.

Rates & Availability

Rates and Availability

Availability

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Minimum Stay
1 week
Arrival Day
Saturday
2017 Weekly Rates
Rates
All Weeks$7,262

Additional Information

Includes
  • Linens (bath linens changed Wed & Sat)
  • Final cleaning
  • Utilities (including heat)
  • Pool Towels
  • Wifi Internet
  • One bottle of wine and one bottle of olive oil
  • Maid service of 3 hrs on Wed & Sat are included for rentals longer than one week
Extras
  • Crib is €100
  • Cell phone is metered and paid based on usage
  • Local head tax is due in euros upon arrival
  • Additional services are available upon request at an extra fee: cook services, cooking classes, wine tasting, advanced grocery shopping
Security Deposit

$1,000 payable in advance to Doorways. €300 due on arrival and returned at the end of your stay less any damage or unpaid fees.

Notes
  • Children under 3 years old are not allowed
  • Unpaved road to reach villla, not suitable for low slung cars.

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Location

Distances
Horseback riding20 km
Tennis12 km
Golf60 km
Maremma60 km
Castelnuove dell'Abate2 km

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