Villa | 5 bedrooms | sleeps 12
Podere Sionne is ideal for families and groups of friends, and anyone who loves a charming holiday surrounded by nature, wine and tasty food, thermal baths, medieval towns, escurtions to Etruscan area, or just going around driving into magnificent landscapes of the Sienese Hills.
The house stands on rolling hills, with a magnificent vineyard landscape, and a small forest with a wild life reserve, where you can watch roe deer, fasans, many kind of birds, wild rabbits. Sweet green hills in spring, gold in summer.
All around the house a flowered roses garden, fruit and vegetable garden available for the guests: cherry in June, tomatoes, strawberry, plums, all summer. At the end of October olive oil and grapevine taking. Many relax points where to enjoy outside living.
It takes advantage of its convenient position enabling guests to make the most of nearby facilities as supermarket and restaurants near 1 Km.
|Size||Sleeps up to 12, 5 bedrooms|
|Will consider||Corporate bookings, House swap, Long term lets (over 1 month), Short breaks (1-4 days)|
|Access||Car advised, Wheelchair users|
|Nearest Amenities||15 km|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Perugia 60 km, Nearest railway: Chiusi 5 km|
|Family friendly||Great for children of all ages, Suitable for people with restricted mobility|
|Notes||Pets welcome, Yes, smoking allowed|
Features and Facilities
|Luxuries||Log fire, Internet access, DVD player|
|General||Central heating, TV, Video player, CD player, Fax machine, Games room, Safe, Satellite TV, Wi-Fi available|
|Standard||Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer|
|Utilities||Dishwasher, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Rooms||5 bedrooms, 4 bathrooms of which 2 Family bathrooms and 2 Shower rooms, Solarium or roof terrace|
|Furniture||Single beds (1), Double beds (4), Cots (1), Dining seats for 12, Lounge seats for 12|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided, High chair|
|Outdoors||Shared garden, BBQ, Bicycles available|
|Access||Parking, Wheelchair users|
|Further details indoors||
The property is typical Tuscan farmhouse Villa; it consists in 350 square mt in two floors.
On the ground floor: big dining hall with fireplace and sat TV, full accesoried kitchen room, large porch, nice pergola with barbecue and table to enjoy garden dining. Internet and Mac computer available.
On the first floor 4 king size double bedrooms, very large and charming, studio room with extra single bed, to accommodate up to 9 people, but is also rented by group of 4-6.
Two bathrooms with hydro massage shower. Luxury linens and complete set of towels provided.
Near the Villa also Annex, available for rent only in combination with villa, for a total of 12.
The Annex is a small independent building, really romantic, on ground floor, with a double and a single facing on Tv and fireplace. Bathroom with tub/shower, small kitchen with dishwasher, 4 point gas and fridge. Small pergola to eat outside.
All best facilities like Apple computer with GPRS connection (0,50 per 15 min), Sat TV, DVD, HiFi, PS2 with games, movies, books, baby high-chairs and two baby cot available for free. Kitchens with all necessary tools.
Large hill garden with lights, barbecue and garden furniture as chairs, sunbeds and hammocks.
Fruit garden, a small forest near to walk.
Near the house (1.5 Km that you can go by walking into country roads) there is a supermarket (in a small commercial centre where you can find also bar, apparel and shoes shops)
Also near: restaurants, pizzeria, pub, gelateria cinema and bowling.
The house is hidden in country side, in a magnificent area, but near the motorway exit, just between Rome Florence, you can make one day tour (150 Km both) This convenient position enables you to make your perfect Italian holiday!
Main driving distances from the house: Montepulciano and Pienza(15 min) Cortona (30 min) Montalcino (1 h)
San Casciano dei Bagni, thermal spring bath with hot water (20 min)
Perugia-Assisi (1-1.20 min)
Siena (50 min)
|Further details outdoors||
You can have adventurous one day journey at few minutes drive!
Chiusi 3 Km: etruscan museum and underground tombs, visit the underground Porsenna Labyrinth, nice town!
At 15 mins drive the famous Montepulciano and Pienza: visit Nobile wine cellars, pecorin cheese producers in this charming medioeval towns.
San Casciano dei Bagni , Bagno Vignoni, Bagni di San Filippo for natural thermal spring baths or SPA at less than 20 mins drive. About 1 hour drive: Montalcino, Assisi, Orvieto.
Discover medioeval towns where to enjoy traditional cooking hosteries or summer events like food and wine festivals, concerts ( in summer Trasimeno Blues and Umbria Jazz). Travel in Pilgrim’s Way that once lend from Canterbury to Rome in San Quirico and all Orcia Valley, or just have a ride into the curved roads of the famous hills and cypress panoramas. .
Also I suggest to visit: Perugia and Assisi, Arezzo with antiques market first sunday of month, Cortona.
Also near the house in a 3 Km radius: ATM cash point, supermarket, restaurants, pizzeria, horse trekking, bike rentals, Ferrari-porche car rentals. Lamborghini Golf club at 20 min.
Horse trekking at Chiusi Lake at 2 Km by the house.
Villa = 4 king size bedrooms, a single bed in studio room, open space after the stairs.
Baby cot available on request. (8+1 guests + 1 baby cot)
Annex= loft with a queen size bed and a single.
The property consists in two dwellings: it's rented Villa (up to 9) or Villa+Annex (max 9 + 3 = up to 12 guests). (Annex is not sold apart for your privacy, for Annex please specify on request)
The property has a large garden, with fruit trees. Remote controlled gate entrance, garden lights.4 covered car parking,
The Tuscany region
Everyone knows about Tuscany all around the world, and many words was spent about this wonderful Region.
Beautiful landscapes with grapeyards hills and olive oil trees standing in the wind, cypress that paints the sky, lonely country houses on top hills, the pleasure to have own privacy and spaces to enjoy a quiet living with your family and friends.
Podere Sionne is a perfect starting point for drives across hills and valleys, to have unforgettable daily journeys into a variety of locations as Montepulciano, Pienza, Bagnovignoni, Montalcino, Cortona, Città della Pieve, Trasimen Lake (all in less than 20 minutes drive).
Medioeval cities as Siena, Arezzo, Perugia, Assisi... daily journeys into small town discovering the pleasure of millenary architecture built over centuries.
Genuine lifestyle to enjoy the pleasure of life as not busy places, sun, slow food and really special wines in the area, as Nobile, Brunello, Chianti and many others to plan some wine tours.
Not only, the area is full of hot thermal spring baths: San Casciano dei Bagni, Rapolano, Bagnovignoni, Petriolo, San Filippo.
Food and wine festivals during the season, happenings under the stars.
Chiusi is a small town splitted in two parts, the uphill is the hystorical area,
splendor Etruscan time in VI aC, you can find Etruscan Museum and underground labyrith to visit. On the way for Chiusi Lake Etruscan Tombs (visits to book in museum).
Chiusi is a small pearl with a variety of high quality restaurants as La Solita Zuppa, Zaira, La Fattoria and many others to wonder.
The new down town was built around train station, just between Rome and Florence (both 1,30 hour) commercial area where you can find everythings for your needs.
The motorway exit "Chiusi-Chianciano Terme" is a fast going for central Italy.
Chiusi has a well connected position, perfect starting point for every kind of daily journeys.