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Villa | 8 bedrooms | sleeps 16
Villa Bossona is an impressive villa which dates back to the eighteenth century. Ideal for quiet and relaxing holidays it is located in the sweet Montepulciano hills few minutes from the town.
A small church with an enchanting bell tower is preserved in its original form and will welcome you upon arrival.
This property preserves the flavour of the ancient together with all the modern comforts. Rooms are wide, spacious and furnished with antiques to maintain the character of this centuries old villa.
The kitchen is fully equipped with all modern tools. A large dining room, a sitting room with a couch, the TV and CD player are at your disposal and the old still working fireplaces will make you feel at home. Wi-Fi internet connection available.
Accommodation: On the ground floor there is a living room, the kitchen, a lounge-dining room with fireplace, a small study and a storeroom.
On the first floor there is a double bedroom, a sitting room with fireplace, a study, a twin bedroom, a double bedroom with fireplace and two bathrooms.
On the second floor are the other 3 double room, 1 triple room and 1 single room and four bathrooms.
Garden & Swimming Pool: The magnificent eighteenth century Villa Bossona is surrounded by a huge Italian garden. The park is about 800 sq m and it is split in different areas: the pinewood, the holm-oaks area, the Italian garden and the swimming pool area.
The swimming pool, 12 x 6 m and maximum depth 1,4 - 1,6 m, open from mid May to end of September, is right in the middle of a vast English garden surrounded by tall bushes, statues and flowers. Of course there are also chairs, tables and sunshades.
Villa Bossona is the right place to spend a relaxing holiday enjoying both nature and culture.
Suggested event for this property: Palio di Siena tickets.
While staying at this property we would like you to consider the possibility to attend the famous Palio di Siena, a world wide renowned event. The Palio takes place twice a year on July 2nd and on August 16. You can contact us to reserve your tickets.
|Size||Sleeps up to 16, 8 bedrooms|
|Nearest beach||Castiglione della Pescaia 115 km|
|Nearest Amenities||2 km|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Perugia - Sant'Egidio 70 km, Nearest railway: Sinalunga 22 km|
|Family friendly||Great for children of all ages, Suitable for people with restricted mobility|
|Notes||Some pets are welcome - please contact the owner, Yes, smoking allowed|
Features and Facilities
|Pool||Private outdoor pool (unheated)|
|General||Central heating, TV, CD player, Wi-Fi available|
|Standard||Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer|
|Utilities||Dishwasher, Cooker, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Rooms||8 bedrooms, 6 bathrooms of which 6 Family bathrooms|
|Furniture||2 Sofa beds, Single beds (4), Double beds (6), Cots (1), Dining seats for 18, Lounge seats for 18|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided, High chair|
|Outdoors||Private outdoor pool (unheated), Balcony or terrace, Private garden, BBQ|
About this location
The Tuscany region
Montepulciano is just 2 km away, Pienza 15 km and Siena (50 minutes), Florence (1 hour and 20 minutes to the centre) Cortona (less than 30 minutes) and Montalcino (less than 20 minutes).
Villa Bossona is within easy reach of most important Tuscan places of interest. The nearest airport is Florence (about an hour and a half ). Rome and Pisa airports are equidistant (2 ½ hours by car).
Nearest town: Montepulciano km 2
Restaurants: Montepulciano km 2
Supermarket: Montepulciano km 2
Grocery: Montepulciano km 2
Shops: Montepulciano km 2
Outlets: Valdichiana Outlet Village km 20
Bank: Montepulciano km 2
Post office: Montepulciano km 2
Chemistry: Montepulciano km 2
Tennis court: Montepulciano km 2
Golf: Golf Club Valdichiana km 20
Horse riding: Bettolle km 20
SPA: Sant'Albino Terme km 8
Train station: Sinalunga km 22
The history and layout of Montepulciano, nicknamed the “Pearl of the Renaissance”, derives from its strategic position. The town is located south of the province of Siena, between the Valdichiana and Val d'Orcia (at 605m), and was always coveted by Florence, Siena, Perugia and Orvieto. Today, it is surrounded by vineyards and olive groves, and is home to 15,000 inhabitants over an area of 165 square-kilometres. From the tower of its city hall, on a clear day you can see the Gran Sasso d'Italia. Moreover, Montepulciano is close to many artistic towns like Pienza, Chiusi, Cortona and Assisi.
The history and fame of the area of Montepulciano is thanks to the production of Vino Nobile di Montepulciano DOCG, a wine of excellent quality and one of the most ancient wines in Italy. Other types of local wine that are promoted and safeguarded by the consortium are Rosso di Montepulciano DOC and Vinsanto di Montepulciano DOC. There are also the Chianti Colli Senesi DOCG and Valdichiana Vergine DOC. The Extra Virgin Olive Oil from this area is an important product and is often found with the DOP Terre di Siena certification. Other food products include pecorino cheese, marmalade from the Masciana Susina or Coscia di Monaca, Chianina beef, and Cinta Senese salami.
In addition to wine tours of the farms where Vino Nobile is produced, the Vino Nobile Tour offers visits to points of interest in the city of Montepulciano and surrounding towns, and wine-tasting at the many monumental cellars of the town, as well as visits to the small craft shops, tastings of wine and typical products at the enotheques, restaurants, dairies and olive presses, courses in wine and oil tasting, cooking lessons, spa treatments, itineraries for bicyclists and hikers and tours of movie sets. Montepulciano is the ideal place for a vacation in hotel or guest far, as a starting point toward spas like Bagno Vignoni, San Casciano dei Bagni, Etruscan settlements (Chiusi, Cortona), rural zones like Val d'Orcia and Crete (famous for its truffles) and Mount Amiata, as well as the many charming towns scattered through the area.
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