Both an exterior and interior staircase lead to the first floor. Two stone-paved patios flank the external staircase. Inside, the living room measures 50 square meters and contains a striking fireplace. French doors lead to the patio, dining area and gardens. The adjacent dining room has the capacity to seat 20 guests. The large state-of-the-art kitchen seats 12 guests. There is a huge hearth, two five-burner stoves, two large ovens, and a large double door refrigerator with an ice maker. The staircase from the lobby to first floor veranda allows access to six of the eight bedrooms.
The terraces for alfresco dining offer unbelievable views over the Val D’Orcia. Adjoining is an outdoor oven and BBQ. The house is surrounded by three acres of lawned gardens and orchards. The vegetable garden produces vegetables, herbs and flowers which can you pick and enjoy.
An ancient stone sheltered dining patio with built in barbecue seats up to 20 guests. The second patio is ideal for drinks at sunset. Beyond these patios is the solar panel heated infinity pool with jet streams (20 x 4 meters), surrounded by sun beds and lounge chairs. Positioned to the side of the lap pool is a large hot tub that can accommodate 8 guests.
Wineries, wine shops and restaurants are all within a very short drive
Contignano (nearest village with grocery, bakery, butcher, pecorino cheese factory and gas station) is only 5 minutes
Hot springs and spas are 10 to 30 minutes
San Quirico, Pienza, Monteplciano, Montalcino, Sarteano are all about 15 to 30 minutes away
Train station: Chiusi is 25 minutes
Siena is about an 1 hr. 15 minutes
Perugia and Assisi are about 1 hour
Airport: Perugia is 1 hour
Airport: Florence is 1.5 hours
Airports: Rome and Pisa are 2 hours
NOTE: The location of this vacation home, as others in the area, requires driving on a “strada bianca” – a typical Tuscan white dirt road. When renting a vehicle for your holiday, we strongly suggest not renting any vehicle with a low-carriage.