VillaPiscina
Historic estate in the countryside
Historic estate in the countryside


Entire home/apt

4 Guests

2 Bedrooms

2 Beds


Entire home/apt

4 Guests

2 Bedrooms

2 Beds

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About this listing

The estate is located on the top of a hill, near Pienza, Montepulciano, Cortona, Monte Oliveto Maggiore, Siena. There are four apartments, which overlook the garden of the villa or the grove of oaks beside the pool. Breakfast included.

The space

The apartment is equipped with heating and cooking, has a separate entrance and overlooks the courtyard of the villa and the hills at the back. It is about a hundred meters from the pool. It is located on the first floor of the breakfast room and consists of two double bedrooms, two bathrooms, a living room with kitchenette, a balcony. Internet wi-fi. Outside, in the courtyard, there is a space equipped with table and chairs for outdoor dining, for the exclusive use of the apartment.

Guest access

At the center of the Estate is located the Villa with very ancient origins, already owned by Cacciaconti at the end of 1200 was chosen as a place of retreat and prayer on the part of the Blessed Bonizzella Cacciaconti whose body, guarded by an urn on the altar of the church of Trequanda, is exposed to worship at the solemn celebrations dedicated to her in the month of May of each year. Later, the farm became the property of the Piccolomini family, and in 1500 of the family who possess today.
The buildings surrounding the house have been restored and are now part of the farm, made even more enjoyable by a beautiful pool overlooking the surrounding countryside, and a large dining room where you can taste the products of the farm and spend pleasant hours in front of the fireplace.

Interaction with guests

During the high season we offer a Sunday evening dinner guests of the farm, with the opportunity to taste the farm products (wine, olive oil, cheese and salami).
Every morning, breakfast is served in the lounge of the estate or in outer space in front of the hills.
During summer, it is possible to organize cooking lessons on Friday afternoon, following a dinner with food cooked together. The lesson is based on Tuscan cuisine, with the preparation of a starter, first course, second course with vegetables and dessert. The minimum required for the course and dinner, is 200 € (for four people). For each additional person the individual cost is 50 €. If family or friends wishing to attend the dinner only, the cost is 15 € per person.

Other things to note

We are in the countryside, the car is absolutely necessary.

Possibility to rent bicycles to make wonderful tours in the area. The cost is 10€ per day for a mountain bike (€ 5 for the follow day, up to € 25 per a week) or 15 Euros per day for a racing bicycle (for the first day, followed by € 10 for the second, up to 40 € for a week). The price includes a helmet, a pump and some tools. The bikes are delivered at home. For three bicycles, or more, delivery is free, for one or two bikes, the cost for delivery and collection at home is 10 euro. In the Crete Senesi, there are several very scenic and beautiful routes to do, of different levels and difficulties. Please ask for them.

Horseback riding in the neighborhood.


The space
Accommodates: 4
Bathrooms: 2
Bedrooms: 2
Beds: 2
Check In: Anytime after 2PM
Check Out: 11AM
Pet Owner: Dog(s)
Room type: Entire home/apt

Amenities

House Rules
Check in is anytime after 2PM

Check in is from 3 to 7 pm. Check out is before 11 am. Different times have to be agreed. Pets are welcome upon request.


Cancellations

This host has a Strict Cancellation Policy

Cancel up to 30 days before your trip and get a full refund. Cancel within 30 days of the trip and get a 50% refund of the nightly rate, as well as a full refund of fees.


Availability
2 nights minimum stay.
From Jul 1 - Sep 1, 2017 the minimum stay is 7 nights.

Exact location information is provided after a booking is confirmed.

15 Reviews


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Ewelina User Profile
June 2016
Lovely place, with beautiful garden and a pool. Surrounding is definetely the strongest point of this place. Silvia is a friendly host, but we didn't have many opportunity to talk. Breakfast was fine, although basic. Kitchen was poorly equiped (bring your sugar, coffee or olive oil). Wifi was very good. House is located few km from Trequanda - it's about 20 min to Sinalunga, 40 min to Montepulciano and 60 min to Siena. We also received small bottle of wine, which is produced by Silvia and her family, which was very nice.

Samo User Profile
September 2015
We spent three wonderful days at Silvia’s estate and the estate itself as well as its surroundings are as beautiful as advertised. We had quite a difficult time locating the estate, however Silvia was kind enough to help us find our way in the end. Overall the experience was great and well worth the money.

Monique User Profile
September 2015
The description of the place and its situation was accurate, we liked the photos we saw at Airbnb and the surroundings were absolutely spectacular.

Manish User Profile
May 2015
Dear Silvia, we had the best moments of our life at your place and we enjoyed the serenity of the place. Rooms had great views and excellent facilities. We enjoyed your hospitality and my daughter loved dog and cats! Like to come back and will recommend everybody as a must stay place for authentic Italian experience. Convey our regard to your family . By the way wine was excellent, wish I did purchase some more !

Erik User Profile
July 2014
We loved our stay at Belsedere. The plays and the apartemet, Le Logge was excately as we had imagined, beautiful, calm surroundings. We had a lovely dinner together with the host and her daughter.

Chris User Profile
July 2014
Our stay at Silvia's beautiful estate was absolutely amazing! Everything we could have wished for and more. The view right around the property was incredible and it was a delight waking up every morning to the sight of sunburnt rolling hills. The pool also had incredible views and was a great escape from the heat. Very relaxing and a great addition to the place. Everything from the magnificent garden to the olive trees that surrounded the property was perfect! Silvia also hosted a lovely dinner for us and the other guests - which was an absolute bonus. Silvia and her family are incredibly warm and welcoming. Definitely a highlight of our trip! Couldn't recommend this place more. We will be back.

Victoria User Profile
July 2014
We spent 4 nights in a lovely apartment at Silvia's house. The pictures do not do the apartment or the grounds justice - it really is very beautiful and excellent value for money. The breakfast is fantastic and Silvia and her family were quick to offer advice when we asked for it. We are hoping to come back soon!

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