Villa | 3 bedrooms | sleeps 7
Villa Petriolo is a farmhouse carefully restored with great attention for the details and maintaining as much as possible the original characteristics of the building with tuscan cotto floors and wooden beamed ceilings.
It is located on the hills on the border between Grosseto and Siena nestled in a protected natural reserve with deers and porcupines amongst other animals. Immersed in 60 hectares of wood and Mediterranean scrub it enjoys maximum quiet and privacy. There you can take restoring walks or relax in the garden which offers panoramic views over the hills pointed with small villages and other farmhouses.
The real plus at this property is the proximity to the ancient thermal spas of Petriolo, just 1 km from the villa. Since the XIII century the most renowned noble families of Tuscany used to spend their time in these natural curative hot waters.
Everything here contributes to create a relaxing environment where you can breath the scents of nature while admiring the views and enjoying sunbathing in complete peace and calm.
Villa Petriolo sleeps 6+1 in 3 bedrooms and 3 bathrooms. It is located on the first floor and it is accessed by a flight of stairs leading to the covered loggia. At the entrance a large living room welcomes you with fireplace, sofas, DVD/CD player and TV sat with the possibility of using your own Sky card. The built in kitchen is spacious and it is fully equipped with also dishwasher, electric oven, microwave oven, toaster and American coffee machine. The huge double bedroom is bright and luminous and the second bedroom has twin beds. The fifth/seventh bed can be added in the double bedroom. The bathroom has a large shower, basin, wc and bidet.
On the ground floor you can find a double bedroom with ensuite bathroom plus the gym room and the laundry with washing machine and ironing facilities.
The property guarantees complete privacy and in case of need the 2 caretakers live nearby to help you. They speak English and German.
Garden and Surrounding Environment:
The private swimming pool is 4 x 8 meters. In front of the villa a lower wooden roof shelters the area organized to eat outside with table and chairs. There is also a large brickwork barbecue and ancient wood oven.
The garden is carefully manicured to offer the guests all the comforts with chairs and sun lounges and shady trees providing spacious areas where you can relax and read a book protected from the sun rays still enjoying the beauty of the nature surrounding.
|Size||Sleeps up to 7, 3 bedrooms|
|Nearest Amenities||2 km|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Florence - Amerigo Vespucci 115 km, Nearest railway: Paganico 19 km|
|Family friendly||Great for children of all ages, Suitable for people with restricted mobility|
|Notes||No pets allowed, No smoking at this property|
Features and Facilities
|General||Central heating, TV, Video player, CD player, Satellite TV, Wi-Fi available|
|Standard||Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer|
|Utilities||Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Rooms||3 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms of which 3 Family bathrooms|
|Furniture||1 Sofa beds, Single beds (2), Double beds (2)|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided, High chair|
|Outdoors||Balcony or terrace, Private garden, BBQ|
The Tuscany region
Villa Petriolo is located 2 km from the small hamlet of Pari where you can find a bar, a supermarket and restaurants. In the close by village of Civitella Paganico (15 km) you can find all the amenities banks included.
The seaside is less than one hour drive, Siena half an hour and also Grosseto. The nearest airport is in Florence about 1 hour and a half, Pisa is about 2 and a half hours and Rome about 3 hours.
Nearest town: Pari km 2
Restaurants: Pari km 2
Supermarket: Paganico km 15
Grocery: Pari km 2
Shops: Paganico km 15
Outlets: Valdichiana Outlet Village km 80
Bank: Civitella Paganico Km 15
Post office: Civitella Paganico km 15
Chemistry: Civitella Paganico km 15
Tennis court: -
Golf: Rojal Golf Club Bagnaia km 15
Horse riding: Grosseto km 40
SPA: Terme di Petriolo km 1,5
Train station: Paganico km 19
Siena is a synonym for 'high quality lifestyles'. It was the first Municipality in Europe to close its center to traffic in 1966. Siena is a place of international culture. Its university is 750 years old and it hosts several noteworthy institutions such as the Chigiana Musical Academy, the University for Foreigners, the Accademia dei Fisiocritici and the Accademia degli Intronati. In this city, everything has remained unchanged for centuries. There, one breathes an 'atmosphere' that cannot be found elsewhere, because its people truly maintain the traditions of their ancestors. The tradition of the Palio, for example, is celebrated and renewed each year with the same renowned power and enthusiasm.
Siena has Etruscan origins; it was a Roman colony whose name was 'Sena Julia'. Its importance grew considerably in the Middle Ages, first with Lombards and later, under Carolingian leadership. After a long period of Episcopal dominion (from the 9th to the 11th century), the city reached the peak of power and became a municipality in 1147. During this period, Siena adopted expansionist policies towards bordering territories. Confrontation with Florence was inevitable and due to various vicissitudes, their struggle lasted until 1555. In that year, after a long siege, Siena was conquered by the Florentines. Thus, the city lost its autonomy and became part of the Grand Duchy of Tuscany, sharing the Duchy's destiny until the Unification of Italy in 1861.
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"la ciliegina sulla torta"
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