Pietra del Diavolo
Farmhouse | 5 bedrooms | sleeps 10
Villa Pietra del Diavolo, recently restored, is situated in one of the most beautiful and panoramic hill around Montepulciano.
“Pietra del Diavolo” is named after a stone composed of tufa layers particularly common in the local area.
The property is situated in the heart of the “Croce di Febo” farm, with breathtaking views over the valley where Vino Nobile di Montepulciano is produced.
The villa is ideal for a comfortable and relaxing holiday. Situated a few minutes drive from the city of Montepulciano and other famous towns such as Pienza (km 10), Monticchiello (km 8), Montalcino (km 30) and Cortona (km 35). Each one of these cities are well-known for their extensive collections of famous works of art.
Pietra del Diavolo produces marvellous wine and olive oil. Beneath the villa, it is possible to visit the vinification and aging cellar with its oak barrels where you can sample the wine and the extra virgin olive oil produced by the owners Silvia and Maurizio. They are also involved with the day-to-day running of their property and take pride in personally meeting all guests on arrival.
On request, the young owners will arrange guided visits to Montepulciano with wine and extra virgin olive oil tasting in their shop in the historical centre as well as a visit to a local “pecorino cheese” factory.
On the ground floor, to welcome the guests and for their use, is a lounge with an open fireplace and a well-equipped kitchen. This leads to an external gazebo for dining al fresco and to enjoy cool evenings out in the open air.
Situated on the same level as the lounge and the open kitchen are three large double bedrooms each with private bathrooms and independent doors leading to a terrace providing splendid panoramic views of the ValdiChiana Valley.
On the first floor there are two large double bedrooms with private bathrooms and a terrace that faces the ValdiChiana Valley.
|Size||Sleeps up to 10, 5 bedrooms|
|Nearest beach||Argentario/Isola del Giglio 200 km|
|Will consider||Long term lets (over 1 month), Short breaks (1-4 days)|
|Nearest Amenities||1 km|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Fiumicino 250 km, Nearest railway: Chiusi/Chianciano Terme 25 km|
|Family friendly||Great for children of all ages|
|Notes||Pets welcome, Yes, smoking allowed|
Features and Facilities
|General||Central heating, Air conditioning, TV, Wi-Fi available|
|Standard||Toaster, Hair dryer|
|Utilities||Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Rooms||5 bedrooms, 5 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms and 4 En suites, Solarium or roof terrace|
|Furniture||Double beds (5)|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided|
|Outdoors||Balcony or terrace, Private garden, BBQ|
The Tuscany region
Montepulciano, the wonderful town, called the “Pearl of the '500' for its artistic works and architecture, still keeps intact its beauty.
Walking up the steep suburbs, visitors will discover beautiful historic buildings and churches where the most famous architects of the Renaissance affected the ultimate expression of their art.
Worthy of a special attention the magnificent Piazza Grande with the incomplete façade of the Cathedral and the City Hall.
In the valley below the town, with an unforgettable view, stands the majesty of the Temple of San Biagio and the Museum preserves a valuable collection of the historic Siena's school painters.
Montepulciano finds space also for a lively cultural activity : “Cantiere Internazionale d'Arte”, ”Bruscello”, “Il Bravio delle botti”,” Anteprima del Vino Nobile di Montepulciano” homed in the Fortezza Medicea.
On the finally but not least, there is the prestige of the Wines of Montepulciano:the Rosso D.o.c and especially the Nobile, first Italian wine to be aworded of the D.o.c. certification.
Alongside the very important agricultural economy ,there is a tourist vocation whit the important contribution of the Thermal establishment, where visitors may benefit from the healing properties of thermal water and mud.
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