List your home
Apply filters
£ to

Le Contessine - Magical Tuscan Villa

from £183 /night help Price for guests, Nights

from £183 /night help Price for guests, Nights

Estimated nightly price based on a weekly stay. Excludes fees (if applicable). Enter your dates to see the total cost.

Magical sunset at the pool overlooking the Siena countryside

Farmhouse / 4 bedrooms / sleeps 8

Need more information about booking Home 291414 ?

Farmhouse / 4 bedrooms / sleeps 8

Key Info
  • Swimming pool
  • Great for children of all ages
  • Car essential
  • No pets allowed
  • Private garden

Le Contessine is a beautiful villa of 300 sqm located at the foot of Mount Cetona 10 minutes drive from the village within the idyllic Tuscan landscape of vine-clad hills, extensive olive groves and cypress trees.The house is a precious gem shining among the tree-lined mountain roads with every modern facility. Lovingly restored and immersed in the beautiful unspoilt countryside, a few minutes from a number of typically Tuscan medieval villages with all necessary services. The swimming pool enjoys a panoramic position on the natural terrace at the foot of the mountain.The property is immersed in 2 hectares of private fenced parkland and there are various pergolas and shaded areas available for guests to relax and admire the impressive views.The height and position ensure that the property benefits from pleasant breezes even during the hottest months of July and August.

For keen walkers and cyclists, there are many country paths to explore where numerous species of flora and fauna can be admired. Deer and rabbit are frequently spotted in the garden. Not far from the house are beautiful little towns such as Sarteano, San Casciano Dei Bagni and Montepulciano, full of history and offering various proposals for food, spa retreats and wine itineraries. Other famous towns such as Pienza, Orvieto and Cortona are also within easy reach as are the classical art cities like Florence, Siena and Arezzo. The house is 10 minutes from the A1 motorway giving it a very strategic position.

Size Sleeps up to 8, 4 bedrooms
Will consider Corporate bookings
Access Car essential
Nearest Amenities 10 km
Nearest travel links Nearest airport: Perugia Airport 52 km, Nearest railway: Chiusi Chianciano Terme 8 km
Family friendly Great for children of all ages
Notes No pets allowed, No smoking at this property

Features and Facilities

Luxuries Log fire, Internet access, DVD player
Pool Private outdoor pool (unheated)
General Central heating, TV, Video player, CD player, Satellite TV, Wi-Fi available
Standard Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer
Utilities Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine
Rooms 4 bedrooms, 5 bathrooms of which 3 Family bathrooms and 2 En suites
Furniture Double beds (4), Single beds (1), Cots (1), Dining seats for 16, Lounge seats for 9
Other Linen provided, Towels provided, High chair
Outdoors Private outdoor pool (unheated), Balcony or terrace, Private garden, BBQ, Bicycles available
Access Secure parking, Not suitable for wheelchair users

The Tuscany region

From the Etruscans to the Romans to the Renaissance, Tuscany is possibly the greatest repository of art in the world, from extraordinary paintings and sculpture to frescoes and architectural masterpieces. The vision of cypress tree lined countryside and dotted picturesque hilltop towns is enough to garner sighs of wistfulness the world over.

Visitors to Tuscany come for many reasons. Many come in search of fine art, others to explore the extraordinary countryside. Gourmets and wine buffs descend on Tuscany to enjoy the simple yet wonderful cuisine and wine. Walkers enjoy the mountain paths, cyclists the rolling hills, summer vacationers the sea coast and islands. Students come to learn the beautiful Italian language and culture.


The house is 10 minutes drive to the local village Cetona. The medieval town of Cetona is located in the province of Siena. Given it's pretty streets and stunning countryside (resembling a renaissance painting)Cetona has been officially recognised as one of Italy's most beautiful towns and has also been awarded the prestigious 'orange flag' by the Italian Touring Club.

Unsurprisingly due to its strategic position, natural beauty, peace and high quality of life, Cetona has become home to many well-known personalities from the world of art, fashion and culture.

A tranquil land rich in history the area has extremely important Etruscan archaeological sites (guided visits possible) and is steeped in a long history of wine and olive oil production. The eastern side of Mount Cetona looks towards the magestic umbrian mountains, the lake of Trasimeno and the charming hilltop towns of Citta della Pieve and Chiusi whereas the western side looks out over the rolling hills of the UNESCO Heritage site the Val D'orcia. Montepulciano, Chiusi, Sarteano, Orvieto, Pienza, San Casciano Dei Bagni, Lago Trasimeno, Montalcino and Cortona are all within easy reach on the motorway.

The historic village of Cetona has plenty of fascinating shops, restaurants and pizzerias, as well as beautiful medieval palaces, Romanesque churches and squares. Extensive trails criss-cross Mount Cetona, the highest peak of Val di Chiana, ideal for hiking, horse-riding or cycling through unspoilt woodland.

High quality products from the local countryside include;wine,chianina meat,honey and olive oil D.O.P.Not only interesting from a cultural/gastronomic point of view, immersed in the beautiful woodland of Mount Cetona is the immaculately kept Convent of San Francesco. (According to tradition founded by Saint Francis of Assisi in the XIII century.) The Franciscan hermitage 'Santa Maria a Belverde' and various grottos can also be visited within the archeological park, Belverde.

Guest reviewsPowered by TripAdvisor

Guest reviews no reviews

Guest reviews Powered by TripAdvisor

Help other travellers decide where to stay

This holiday home hasn’t got any reviews yet. The average rating on Holiday Lettings is four out of five. This place could be newly added or perhaps it’s a well kept secret. Either way, it’s time to reveal all.

Be the first to write a review

This advert is created and maintained by the advertiser; we can only publish adverts in good faith as we don't own, manage or inspect any of the properties. We advise you to familiarise yourself with our terms of use.

Check price and book
Your dates are available

Book your stay

Enter dates for more accurate prices


7 Nights min stay , Changeover day Sat

Sleeps 8

    from £183 /night help

    Estimated nightly price based on a weekly stay. Excludes fees (if applicable). Enter your dates to see the total cost.



    Enter dates to see your price

    Owner fees cover things like cleaning. Click Book now to review a full breakdown of the cost before making your payment.

    Payment Protection This home can only be paid for online through Holiday Lettings using your credit/debit card or PayPal (never by bank transfer)

    Pay online via Holiday Lettings with your credit/debit card or your PayPal account to be covered by Payment Protection

    Contact the owner

    Email the owner

      Payment Protection This home can only be paid for online through Holiday Lettings using your credit/debit card or PayPal (never by bank transfer)

      Pay online via Holiday Lettings with your credit/debit card or your PayPal account to be covered by Payment Protection

      You're booking with

      Jennnifer D.

      • 2 Years listed

      47% Response rate

      Calendar last updated:01 Feb 2015

      Based in Ireland

      Languages spoken
      • English

      Also consider

      Citta della Pieve 67 properties
      Sarteano 51 properties
      Radicofani 48 properties
      Chianciano Terme 37 properties
      Chiusi 34 properties
      Paciano 32 properties
      Piegaro 27 properties
      Fabro 19 properties
      Palazzone 15 properties
      Moiano 12 properties
      Trevinano 11 properties
      Monteleone d'Orvieto 11 properties
      Goiella 7 properties
      Pozzuolo 7 properties
      Montegabbione 7 properties
      Contignano 6 properties
      Macciano 5 properties
      Celle sul Rigo 5 properties

      Start a new search

      Don’t let an old browser slow down your holiday

      Your browser is out of date and might not work well with our website. Download the latest version to speed up your hunt for the perfect holiday home.

      Just click on the icons to get to the download page