Podere Pietreta -Quercia House
from £93 /night help Price for guests, Nights
from £93 /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.
Farmhouse / 2 bedrooms / sleeps 4 Home 116472
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Farmhouse / 2 bedrooms / sleeps 4
A very nice independent house close to the farmhouse, it is characterised by good taste and warmth, equipped with a fireplace and elegantly furnished with furniture from the era. The kitchen is in hand-worked stone, the bedroom embellished by many small pictures, produced by old lace and the embroidering that belonged to the grandmother of the owners. The apartment been furnished in such a way as to preserve the rustic atmosphere of the old farmhouse, adding however, certain refinements.
All comforts have been thought of: satellite television, dishwasher, fridge-freezer, microwave oven, automatic heating. Each bedroom has its own bathroom with a shower.
The house is sourrounded by a large private garden full equipped with gazebo, tables, chairs and barbecue, where guests can eat their meals, whilst taking in the lovely view.
For the exclusive use of the guests of Podere Pietreta, there is a swimming pool, mountain bikes and a laundry complete with all equipment (washing machine, dryer, clothes horse, ironing board, iron etc). There is also a wireless Internet connection.
Upon request, it is possible to have in your apartment - at a time of your choosing - breakfast, including sweets, honey and marmalade, all made in the house by Signora Anna. Not to be missed, amongst other things, is the grandmother's cake, the yoghurt and berry marmalade cake, prepared with berries that grow abundantly in the Pietreta park.
To ensure peace and quiet of its guests, Pietreta does not have a restaurant within the complex, but one of the best traditional restaurants in the area (just 2km away) offers guests of Podere Pietreta a complete meal a la carte, at economic price.
WEEKLY RATES OF QUERCIA HOUSE
HIGHT SEASON € 830
MEDIUM SEASON € 730
LOW SEASON € 550
WEEK END €250
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|Size||Sleeps up to 4, 2 bedrooms|
|Rooms||2 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms of which 2 Family bathrooms|
|Will consider||Corporate bookings, House swap, Long term lets (over 1 month)|
|Nearest Amenities||2 km|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Perugia 117 km, Nearest railway: Chiusi Scalo 24 km|
|Family friendly||Great for children of all ages|
|Notes||Pets welcome, Yes, smoking allowed|
Features and Facilities
|Luxuries||Log fire, Internet access|
|Pool||Shared outdoor pool (unheated)|
|General||Central heating, TV, Pool or snooker table, Satellite TV, Wi-Fi available|
|Standard||Iron, Hair dryer|
|Utilities||Clothes dryer, Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Furniture||Double beds (2), Dining seats for 4, Lounge seats for 4|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided, High chair|
|Outdoors||Shared outdoor pool (unheated), Balcony or terrace, Private garden, Shared garden, BBQ, Bicycles available|
|Access||Parking, Suitable for people with restricted mobility, Wheelchair users|
|Further details indoors|
(sleeps 4), 66 sq.m, independent house, connected to the farmhouse, made up of a large living / dining area with double bed and fireplace, a double bedroom, a kitchenette, two bathrooms and shower, hairdryer.
|Further details outdoors|
A park of three hectares surrounds Podere Pietreta. Under the shade of large oaks, there is a panoramic swimming pool with a Roman staircase (6x12m); from the well-placed benches in the large garden, you can admire the magnificent panorama that characterises Podere Pietreta. The ample parking is located in a position that does not disturb the view.
The park also includes an olive grove of more than 100 olive trees, an orchard and a rose garden; there are no enclosures, but wide spaces and natural terraces, surrounded by lavender, rosemary and flowering plants.
The panoramic swimming pool is surrounded by a vast English garden and is elegantly equipped with a pergola of cast iron, sun beds and deckchairs; a characteristic shower is built into the stone.
Weekly rates (from Saturday to Saturday) inclusive of all costs: utilities, towels, bed-linen and kitchen equipment, firewood, final cleaning. Heating is not included and will be calculated according to the use.
Includes home-made sweets, honey and marmalade, served in the apartment at the requested time: 6 euro per person.
The Tuscany region
Val d'Orcia is in the heart of Tuscany, south of Siena, surrounded by the hills that separate Lazio from Umbria and extend along the track of one of the most beautiful Italian roads, the Roman Via Cassia, leading ultimately to the slopes of Monte Amiata.
In 2005, Val d'Orcia was listed by UNESCO as a world heritage site. The Valle offers natural and artistic riches of immense value, as well as the five communes which make it up and which form the Artistic, Natural and Cultural Park of Val d'Orcia, with the aim of ensuring the active conservation of the environment, as well as artistic and natural heritage.
Val d'Orcia also represents a precious food and wine stop: it is located in the centre of the Chianti areaand the Nobile di Montepulciano, it is the homeland of the pasture meat, forest mushrooms and, above all, exceptional cheeses, fruit of the competition between traditional local types and recent inclusions of Sardinian sheep farming.
Podere Pietreta is the ideal point of departure for short excursions (30/60 minutes) to some of the most appealing places in Tuscany: Bagno Vignoni, Pienza, Montepulciano, Montalcino, Radicofani, San Quirico d'Oricia, Chiusi, Cetona, Cortona, Arezzo, Siena...
In 20 minutes you are among the forests of Monte Amiata, Umbria is half an hour by car.
Another exceptional characteristic is the presence, less than 30 minutes away, of numerous thermal baths, many of them among the best known: Terme di San Casciano, the pools of Sarteano, San Filippo, the hydrothermal complexes of Chianciano, etc.
During the entire year, there are many folklore events, the feasts of traditional products and artisan fares, cultural events, theatrical and musical performances.
For lovers of sport there is an embarrassment of riches: Trekking, horse riding, alpine skiing, swimming (including thermal baths), sporting fishing, car rallies...
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