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San Quirico d'Orcia holiday apartment rental with internet access and TV and rural retreat

Casa Salvia F

from £57 /night help Price for guests, Nights approx:

from £57 /night help Price for guests, Nights approx:

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Apartment / 2 bedrooms / sleeps 5 Home 170673

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Apartment / 2 bedrooms / sleeps 5

Key Info
  • Swimming pool
  • Great for children of all ages
  • Car advised
  • No pets allowed
  • Private garden

Casa Salvia F is an apartment. It sleeps five people. From Casa Salvia F you will enjoy a fascinating view of the surrounding vineyards. Casa Salvia F features a shared swimming pool, a shared garden, winter heating and WI-FI Internet access.

You will be roughly 5 km (3.1 miles) from Lamporecchio, where you will find restaurants and shops.

Casa Salvia F is located on the ground floor of an age-old stone house. You will reach it from the parking area along a walkway that cuts through the garden.

To stay at Casa Salvia F you will need a car. You will be able to park it in a parking space.

Casa Salvia F is one of the holiday homes available in a small complex. Please find a general description of the complex below, and please scroll further down for a description of Casa Salvia F.

The apartments Casa Salvia A, B, C, D, E and F are part of an ancient farmhouse, which is located on the slope of a gentle hill, in an area of the Tuscan countryside which remains untouched and partly wild.

You will be far away from busy roads, and you will find that the air is clear and perfumed, and will be able to enjoy a peaceful stay. You will be able to look around in any direction, and your sight will span over a wide horizon of hills, which intersect like the waves of a green sea, with plots which are brighter where the land has been sowed and planted with vineyards, and darker where there are small oak woods.

On a nearby hill you will be able to spot the profile of the medieval burg of Montalcino. Montalcino is the village that lends its name to one of the most famous wines of Tuscany and Italy: the “Brunello di Montalcino”. The village is known for its excellent wine makers and the splendid wine cellars open to visitors.

You will be halfway between Montalcino and San Quirico D'Orcia, just a few kilometers south of Siena, in an area which is not crowded by tourists, yet in an good position to visit Siena and the main art cities of Tuscany with short trips.

The farmhouse is surrounded by 2 hectares (5 acres) of land, partly garden and partly vineyard. It is made up of three ancient buildings, made of bricks and stones. The buildings have been built around a nice yard paved with stones.

The owners reside on the premises, in a building close by, and will be kindly and discreetly available for any request or information.

The three buildings on the farmhouse have been restored with loving care, and the characteristics and the charm of once-upon-a-time country houses have been kept untouched both in the outdoor looks and in the indoor decorations. The decoration is rich in items of local handicrafts.

Swimming Pool

The swimming pool is 7 meters (23 feet) large by 14 meters (46 feet) long, 2.5 meters (8 feet) deep. The swimming pool area is equipped with a table, chairs, a sun umbrella, deck chairs, sun loungers and an external shower. From the swimming pool you will have a charming view of the valley. You will share the pool with the other guests staying at the complex. It is open from mid-April until mid-October.


The terrace is 50 square meters (540 square feet) large. It is equipped with a table, chairs and a sun umbrella. From the terrace you will enjoy a broad view of the surrounding vineyards and of the greenery. You will share the terrace with the other guests staying at the complex.


The garden is 22000 square meters (237000 square feet) large. It is partly shaded by olive trees. Here you will be able to have fun with a ping pong table. Here you will also find a brickwork barbecue. From the garden you will enjoy a charming view of the garden and of the vineyards. You will share the garden with the other guests staying at the complex.

Laundry room

In the laundry room you will find a washing machine at your disposal.  Patio

The patio is 20 square meters (215 square feet) large. It is equipped with a table and chairs. From the patio you will enjoy a broad view of the surrounding vineyards and of the greenery.

Living Room

The furnishings of the living room are rural and characteristic of the Tuscan house. The furnishings include two sofas. In the living room you will also find a cooking area. The kitchenette is equipped with a four-burner gas cooker, an electric oven, a refrigerator with freezer and an Italian-style coffee-maker. The dining table can accommodate eight guests. From the living room you will be able to enter the patio through a double-glazed French door. The room also has a double-glazed window with a view of the greenery and of the valley.

Bedroom 1

The first bedroom has a matrimonial bed (160 cm/62 inches, wider than a queen-size bed). The room has a double-glazed window with a view of the greenery.

Bedroom 2

The second bedroom has three twin beds (80 cm/32 inches). The room has a double-glazed window with a view of the greenery.


The bathroom is equipped with a washbasin, a toilet and a bathtub.


Size Sleeps up to 5, 2 bedrooms
Rooms 2 bedrooms, 1 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms
Access Car advised
Family friendly Great for children of all ages
Notes No pets allowed, No smoking at this property

Features and Facilities

Luxuries Internet access
Pool Shared outdoor pool (heated)
General TV, Table tennis, Satellite TV, Wi-Fi available
Standard Kettle
Utilities Dishwasher, Cooker, Fridge, Washing machine
Outdoors Shared outdoor pool (heated), Private garden, BBQ
Access Parking, Suitable for people with restricted mobility, Not suitable for wheelchair users
Further details indoors

Casa Ginestra is located on the ground floor, and you will be able to access it from the garden or from the yard through glass doors. In the living room you will also find comfortable living-room furniture, a table with chairs and a brickwork kitchenette.

The kitchen is equipped with four-burner cooker, oven and refrigerator.

From the living room you will be able to reach the two bedrooms, one with a double bed and a one with three single beds. To reach the bedroom with a double bed you will need to descend three or four steps. The bathroom has a sit-in tub with shower head. The rooms have windows with a view of the vegetation.

The house is equipped with central heating.

Further details outdoors

The swimming pool is located in the middle of a large lawn, which is decorated with bushes and flower pots, and it has a 360-degree view of the surrounding hills. It is equipped with deck chairs and beach umbrellas, which are available for all the guests of the farmhouse. The size of the swimming pools is 14 x 7 meters (46 x 23 feet), and it is 1.2 to 2.40 meters deep (3.9 to 7.8 feet deep).

The house is 9 km (5.5 miles) from Bagno Vignoni, 18 km (11 miles) from Pienza, 32 km (20 miles) from Montepulciano, 21 km (13 miles) from Montalcino and 22 km (13.5 miles) from Mount Amiata. Siena is 51 km (31 miles), Chianciano, with its famous spas, is 33 km (20 miles), and Florence is 140 km (87 miles).

The Tuscany region

Located in the heart of Italy, Tuscany is surely one of the most famous Italian landscapes. The essence of this beautiful region are its natural, artistic, and cultural heritage.

Bounded by the Ligurian and the Tyrrhenian Sea (two arms of Mediterranean), this region is divided into ten provinces, whose capitals are Arezzo, Florence, Grosseto, Livorno, Lucca, Massa-Carrara, Pisa, Pistoia, Prato and Siena. Florence is the capital city of the region itself.

The region was populated first by the Etruscans on the 7th century BC, and about 500 years later by the Romans.

The words Humanism and Renaissance evoke Tuscany, as immediately as Pope evokes Rome: just think that between the fourteenth and the sixteenth century, both these ages were born here. The entire region attained a very important artistic role.

If you are keen on art and nature… well you’re definitely in the right place! ;-)

Indeed the fathers of Italian painting, architecture and sculpture lived in this beautiful towns: such as Cimabue, Giotto, Brunelleschi, Donatello, Botticelli, Leonardo Da Vinci and Michelangelo. This is the reason why the entire region is rich in museums where thousands of amazing works are kept. You’ll be impressed by the majesty of the many ancient palaces (for examples “Palazzo Vecchio”, “Palazzo Pitti”, “Palazzo Medici”), monasteries and villas that are springing up all over the Tuscany.

Spring and fall are the best times to visit Tuscany, because the climate is mild. Bus-lines and trains connect the larger towns, but having a car would be a great advantage, and you would be easily able to enjoy the small towns and vineyards, which represent some of Tuscany’s strong points.

The “Chiantigiana road” is a must to see: it produces some of Italy’s finest wines. This is the colourful and legendary road of the “Chianti" region. The grape cultivation dates back to the Etruscan times. One of the biggest pleasures will be sipping different wines, at the wineries or at the wine bars scattered in the towns.

What about a drop in on “Mugello”? It is a countryside surrounded by oaks, chestnut trees and by the Apennines, This land of artists and painters have been source of inspiration in its farmhouses and colours. with kind people, authentic cooking, good wine, plus a great tradition in handicrafts.

The Apuan Alps are a monumental work of the nature. They consist in some of the highest peaks in the region: This regional park sets up the chance for those who want to practice trekking, cycling, horse riding or simply walking to enjoy this beautiful landscape.

Versilia is an area of 20 km sandy beaches located in the north of the region. The seaside with the colourful bathing areas is rich in bars and meeting places. Camaiore, Forte dei Marmi, Massarosa, Pietrasanta, Seravezza, Stazzema and Viareggio are the towns of this beautiful coast.

Another great attraction of this region is the archipelago. The largest island is Elba: more than one hundred kilometers of coast.

Curiously enough, since the Etruscans introduced the use of fresh herbs, the Tuscan cooking is still based on vegetable dishes, bread-based soups, meats perfumed with sage, rosemary, and thyme. Moreover the secret of its success is the good care and the devotion to guarantee the quality of the products of the land... crostini of chicken liver, soups, tortelli with Bolognese sauce, “pappardelle” with hare sauce or with boar sauce, boar hunter style, fillet of beef, salted cod with tomato sauce, ricciarelli, cantucci, Tuscan salt-less bread… We’re sure your mouth is already watering!

A holiday in Tuscany is an experience that will bring you back happy memories for the rest of your life.

San Quirico d'Orcia

Montalcino lies in the heart of Southern Tuscany, located at about 70 miles southwest of Florence in the famous wine region.

Back in the Middle Age, this area used to be divided into four ecclesiastic districts: Arezzo, Chiusi, Grosseto and Siena. This division reflected the ancient Etruscan lucumons of Arezzo, Chiusi, Roselle and Volterra. Many remains of that age have been preserved in the local Archaeological museum of Montalcino.

The local history is famous for a number of mysterious stories and tales that throughout the decades have been handed down from father to son. The main reason for all this mysterious origin of the village is due to the destruction of the Abbazia of St Antimo, where the ancient archives was retained.

The most recent and relevant information about Montalcino date back at the XII century, when the town was contended between Siena and Florence. Very soon Montalcino had to preserve its freedom from the threat of Siena, when the dark menace of a war was surrounding Tuscany. The ancient castle was firstly conquered and destroyed by Siena, but later on it was reoccupied by the local noble families, thanks to the help of Florence, which was the main Siena’s enemy, contending wealth and opulence of the area. Throughout the further ages, the town has always been disputed and a classic Tuscany power struggle.

Once Montalcino got back to Siena in 1269, in order to avoid other defeats and to ensure a peaceful era, it was built a new castle: the so-called “Rocca”, with the aim to control the centre of the town. The castle is still intact and still represent the best symbol of Montalcino and its people: a classic example of Medieval Italian castle. It was built following the ancient town walls, reporting a pentagonal plan with towers in each of the five corners. Beside the South-Eastern towers, you will find the donjon while inside you can admire the abbey. Going down to the centre, you will certainly notice on the right the Monastery of St Agostino and a lovely church dated back to the XIV century, followed by Palazzo Vescovile.

This is a magnificent evidence of history and culture that provides to all visitors an unique experience to live and remember forever: once you start discovering the old town centre with all its narrow and lovely streets, you can’t stop from falling in love with all the magic atmosphere of Tuscany, something that you will bring home and make feel yourself richer.

Strongly linked with the local culture and history, we can’t miss to mention and give a personal tribute to the “local wine star”: the Brunello of Montalcino. This is a Must for anyone hanging around Tuscany and who is after the real unique experience of the most famous Italian lifestyle.

Brunello di Montalcino is a red Italian wine produced in the vineyards surrounding the town of Montalcino. Brunello, is the unofficial name of the clone of Sangiovese grown in the Montalcino region. The Brunello di Montalcino was awarded the first Denominazione di Origine Controllata e Garantita (DOCG) almost thirty years ago and that was just the beginning of an astonishing “career” for the local wine, that has become The Italian wine for all the wine connoisseur. It is indeed one of the Italy's best-known and most expensive wines ever, but It’s definitely worth it. As every single village in Tuscany, Montalcino has plenty of delicious food and wine tours: you just need to choose one of it and you’ll be designated to live and taste and smell the reasons for which Tuscany has become home for hundreds of people looking for the perfect balance where to live and relax.

Tasting wine, having the best food ever, enjoying grappa at the end of the meal, walking around the hills and among the river, feeling the warm sun is what is just waiting for you to be lived. If you’re keen on these kind of experiences, go and pick the most suitable solution for you and your friends.

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    • 7 Years listed

    Calendar last updated:09 Oct 2015

    Based in Italy

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