Radicofani holiday farmhouse rental with private pool, internet access, balcony/terrace and walking

5 reviews

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  • Farmhouse
  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 7
  • 1 night min stay
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Key information

  • 100% refund within 24 hours after booking. See Policies & House Rules
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
  • Car essential
  • Pet friendly
  • Private garden

From the owner

All stays will be managed in compliance with the current legal and sanitary provisions on Covid-19.

The "Olivo" apartment (sleeps 5+2, 86 sqm) is composed of a living room with fireplace and a comfortable sofa-bed, a fully equipped kitchenette, a double bedroom, a triple bedroom (one double bed and one single bed), two bathrooms with shower and hairdryer.

It is part of Podere Pietreta which is a large, old house from the 1700's, entirely in stone, that was carefully and passionately restorated, maintaining the particular architectural qualities of the structure and using only original materials.

The estate is positioned on a hill, in a position of exceptional beauty within the natural and artistic park of Val d'Orcia, declared a World Heritage site by UNESCO.

The farmhouse, 500m above sea level, dominates the hills that slope towards the valley: from here you can admire a vast natural setting, from Monte Cetona to the cliffs of San Casciano, from the rock of Celle sul Rigo to the slopes of Monte Amiata.

In addition to one of the most fascinating views in Tuscany, you can enjoy a mild and pleasant climate, which benefits from its sheltered position and the ancient oak trees that surround the estate of Podere Pietreta.

This apartment is on the ground level and has a private entrance; in front of it there is a private garden with a gazebo, table, chairs and barbecue. The apartment is located on one of the sides of the farmhouse, ensuring that guests have complete privacy.

Further details

Breakfast includes home-made sweets, honey and marmalade, served directly in the apartment at the requested time: cost is 6 euro per person.

Further details indoors

The apartment 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 has been furnished in such a way as to preserve the rustic atmosphere of the old farmhouse.

All comforts have been thought of: satellite television, dishwasher, fridge-freezer, microwave oven, automatic heating. Each bedroom has its own bathroom with a shower.

For the exclusive use of the guests of Pietreta, there is a swimming pool and a laundry room with all equipment (washing machine, dryer, clothes horse, ironing board, iron etc).

There is also free wireless Internet connection.

Upon request, it is possible to have in your apartment - at a time you request - a home-made breakfast, including sweets, honey and marmalade, all home-made by Christine. 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 some of the best traditional restaurants in the area (just 2km away) offers guests of Podere Pietreta a complete meal a la carte, at a fixed discounted price.

Further details outdoors

In front of the entrance of the apartment, there is an exclusive area with a table, seats, gazebo and private barbecue, where guests can eat their meals, whilst taking in the lovely view.

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.

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Bed & bathroom

  • Bedroom 1: Double Bed Single Bed
  • Bedroom 2: Double Bed
  • Beds in other rooms: Sofa Bed
  • 2 Shower rooms


  • Great for children of all ages
  • Pets welcome
  • High chair available


  • Parking
  • Accessible for wheelchair users — please contact the owner for details before booking


  • Wi-Fi available
  • Private outdoor pool (unheated)
  • Children's pool
  • Mountain Views
  • Shared garden
  • Private garden
  • BBQ
  • Patio
  • Balcony or terrace
  • Bicycles available
  • Internet access
  • Central heating
  • Fireplace
  • Cooker
  • Fridge
  • Freezer
  • Microwave
  • Dishwasher
  • Washing machine
  • Iron
  • High chair available
  • TV
  • Satellite TV
  • Hair dryer
  • Linen provided
  • Towels provided

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Interaction with guest

Mauro and Cristina, the local people from Radicofani working at the estate, will make sure you have an unforgettable stay at Podere Pietreta.



Cancellation policy

Full refund

100% refund within 24 hours after booking (provided the stay is at least 60 days away).

Partial refund

50% refund of the amount paid (minus the booking fee*) if cancelled at least 4 weeks before check-in.

No refund

No refund if cancelled less than 4 weeks before check-in.

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50% refund50% refund of the amount paid (minus the booking fee*) if cancelled at least 4 weeks before check-in.
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Things to know

Check in: 14:00 Check out: 10:00
If you have any questions about check-in or check-out times, please contact the owner/manager.


This rental can only be paid for online through Holiday Lettings using your credit/debit card or PayPal (never by bank or wire transfer).

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No smoking at this property

House rules

A heating fee of €20 per night is collected directly at the property from October 1st to April 30th.

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About the owner

Lucia C.
Calendar updated:
28 Sep 2021

Years listed:

Based in:
Languages spoken: English, French, Italian
This Farmhouse has 2 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms and sleeps 7. It has been listed on Holiday Lettings since 12 Feb 2010. Located in Province of Siena, it has 5 reviews with an overall rating of 5. The average weekly rate is £1100.
The property’s calendar was last updated on 28 Sep 2021.


5 reviews
Very Good
A Holiday Lettings verified reviewer

Paysage epoustouflant
Sep 2017

L'endroit est fantastique avec un paysage à couper le souffle et ce malgré l'emplacement qui est éloigné de la route et d'un petit chemin de terre cahoteux e… More 

Reviewed 16 Oct 2017

Owner's reply:
Merci beaucoup pour vos mots et merci d'avoir signalé le problème que vous avez rencontré. Cependant, nous devons clarifier que Podere Pietreta est à seulement 2 km du village de Radicofani; il y a des panneaux de Podere Petreta sur la route nationale, dans deux directions, indiquant "prendre la route blanche à 300 mètres ....". Nous vous rappelons que notre site décrit clairement les indications d'arrivée en 5 langues, sur Google Maps nous sommes clairement identifiés -   il suffit d'entrer la destination Podere Pietreta - enfin, nous avons envoyé un e-mail avec le numéro de téléphone de notre concierge pour tout problème. Nous sommes désolés que vous ayez rencontré ces difficultés et nous avons déjà demandé à la municipalité d'avoir d'autres panneaux plus près de la fourche. Je vous informe que l'installation des cartels est gérée par la Commune et non par les structures. Avec les salutations les plus cordiales Podere Pietreta
marina d

Mar 2015

Ho soggiornato 2 notti nell'appartamento Olivo insieme ad amici e ai ns, due figli. Le foto sul sito non rispecchiano perfettamente quanto poi visto dal vivo nel senso che è tutto molto p… More 

Reviewed 22 Mar 2015

Owner's reply:
Gentili signori. GRAZIE i giudizi come quello rilasciato da voi ci ripagano di tanto lavoro e ci stimolano a fare sempre meglio. A presto Lucia, Antonio e Mauro
Ivrea, Italy

La pace dei sensi
Jun 2013

Ho scoperto il podere tramite internet ed è stata un'ottima scoperta. La struttura è composta da un corpo centrale ed un dependance qualch metro più su. Io e la mia amica era… More 

Reviewed 15 Jun 2013


Un bellissimo soggiorno
Apr 2013

Il podere e' bellissimo, immerso nel verde con la possibilita' di fare delle gran belle passeggiate. I gestori sono cordiali e molto disponibili a risolvere qualsiasi problematica o quesito … More 

Reviewed 26 Apr 2013

Alberto O
Padua, Italy

Bella struttura in bella posizione
Nov 2012

Il podere Pietreta è in una posizione veramente bella e l'architettura del casale e degli arredamenti è perfettamente inserita nell'ambiente toscano. Appartamento accogliente e… More 

Reviewed 18 Nov 2012

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Occasionally, you will pay a damage deposit up front as part of the total rental cost. In this case, the owner has 10 days after you check out to report any damage. If they don’t, we’ll return your deposit. If their claim is successful, we’ll deduct the agreed cost and return the remainder.

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