Charming ancient house with view garden
Charming ancient house with view garden


Entire home/apt

6 Guests

2 Bedrooms

3 Beds

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About this listing

This charming and extra - spacious ancient house is 2 floors, with two big fireplaces, a shower, a wonderful bath with tub and two living rooms. Strong WiFi connection. Excellent views on the green valley and Monte Cetona.
It's also close to parking and to the road that you may follow into the fields. Our plus is a personal list of " Ten thing to do in our area" that is very popular between our guests and we can help you to discover hidden corners and book your cooking class or wine tasting.

The space

HOUSE.
Downstairs: Living room with comfortable seating and traditional well functioning fireplace; dining area (up to 6 seats) and fully equipped kitchen. Full bathroom with big shower. Door opens directly to via della Piaggiola. Upstairs: Master bedroom; full bathroom with tub; second bedroom with comfortable sofa bed (sleep two persons). Second living room with seating and writing desk.

EXTRA FEE:
Cleaning fee of 40 E. is due.

From October to May a daily fee is due for heating.
Wood for fireplace is not included.

PARKING:
The public parking is free of charge and it is located just 100 meters away from the house. It is a non-monitored, well-lighted and safe.

SERVICES
In the main square of Cetona you can find all kind of public service as the tourist office, the Post Office, the Internet point, a minimarket, a bakery, a butcher, a tobacconist, a kiosk, a wine shop, two fruit and vegetable shops and two banks.The two café terraces are the meeting place for all the villagers, you can savour there a delicious ice cream or have an evening aperitif. In Cetona there are three very good restaurants offering the typical Tuscan cuisine and a great choice of local wines. Per your request we would be happy to give you further itinerary and suggestions of the “ten must to do things “ in the area.

THINGS TO DO:
The area offers many different activities:
With beautiful nature walks you can take a break and enjoy the beauty of this unique part of Tuscany and its harmonious natural sites.The area offers good indoor and outdoor SPAS where you can relax and revitalize yourself.
Lots of great food and wine experiences and culinary adventures... We have many suggestions for you :-)

OUTDOOR MARKET
On Saturday the town square has beautiful cheerful town outdoor market where you can purchaise fresh fruit, vegetable, cheese and pasta.
SOME SUGGESTION:
To completely enjoy the beauty of the area, we highly recommend to rent a car (in case you were not coming with your own one). You can easily reach the towns of Montepulciano, Pienza, Montalcino, Siena, Firenze, Assisi, Perugia and Orvieto by car.
If you come by train the nearest railway station is Chiusi-Scalo. Then you can reach Cetona by bus or taxi.


The space
Bathrooms: 2
Bedrooms: 2
Beds: 3
Check In: 2PM - 7PM
Check Out: 10AM
Room type: Entire home/apt

Amenities

Prices
Extra people: $13 / night after 2 guests
Security Deposit: $115
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House Rules
No smoking
Not suitable for pets
No parties or events
Check in time is 2PM - 7PM

We prefer that our guests do not smoke inside the house.
Smokers will be at their ease on the all-beautiful and confortable 'vicolo'.
40 E as fee cleaning are due. Washing machine is an extra fee, 10 E per stay.
From November till April we ask also a daily fee for central heating. Wood for the fireplaces is not included.


Cancellations

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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.


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Richard User Profile
June 2017
This accommodation was excellent, far exceeding our expectations. Francesco, the owner, lives adjacent to the house and is very helpful in ensuring that all needs are met. The house is located in a charming, quiet section of old Cetona. It is spacious and very well-equipped, with sweeping views of Monte Cetona and the surrounding countryside from the upstairs sitting room. Despite its quiet location, it is only a short walk to the busy Piazza Garibaldi with its array of restaurants and shops. After one week, we wished we had booked a longer stay. Highly recommended!

Natasha User Profile
May 2017
We had a great time at Alessandro &Francescos place. The apartment is centrally located to visit small towns in the area. Apartment was well equipped and we weren't in need of anything. Communication was very good. Can definitely recommend!

Christoph User Profile
May 2017
A highlight of our trip, both the village of Cetona and the house in particular were absolutely stunning. We loved every minute of it and will be back for sure!

Susan User Profile
March 2017
The experience staying in Cetona was magical. This has been my favorite Airbnb experience ever. The house has everything that you need, and its decor is impeccably good. Francesco was there to be of great help to my friend and I when we had to rent a car or supermarket shopping. He really went above and beyond any expectations of how a host should be. We are grateful for his generosity and kindness. The people of Cetona are very friendly, and the food at the restaurant in the piazza is amazing. If you want a quiet, peaceful and relaxing stay in Tuscany, this is it. We really fell in love with the town. I have no doubt that I will be back. The town is about 20 minutes from the closest train station. But it's easy to catch a cab for 18 euro or so to Chiusi or taking the bus (which has a more infrequent schedule). Thank you Francesco and Alessandra for making this an unforgettable experience!

Sherri User Profile
October 2016
Our stay in Cetona was wonderful. Alessandra's home was lovely. Francesco met us and helped us with our luggage (we had a lot!) and even though we were late arriving, he was very gracious. This trip was a girls getaway ( there were 3 of us ). We had plenty of space and felt very safe and welcomed in town. We stayed here for 5 days, and hated to leave. Thank you Alessandra and Francesco for helping to make this a trip of a lifetime!
Alessandra User Profile
Response from Alessandra:
Thank you Sherry! :-)
October 2016

Ruth User Profile
September 2016
A beautiful house in a lovely setting, and we had a warm welcome from Alessandra and Francesco. The village of Cetona is a nice place to stay for a few days, and it was a good base for visiting Montepulciano, Montalcino, Lake Trassimeno and the South Tuscany countryside. The house had loads of character and everything we needed for some lovely meals in.

Phillip User Profile
September 2016
This was a wonderful house = with a personality of the owners - so not an anonymous interior - we wanted a small town experience and it was that- and quite interesting for us.

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Alessandra User Profile

Hello! I'm a free lance journalist who loves food and wine, the arts, vintage objects and traveling. I adore dogs, cats and stunning views. Every day I try to discover something new in this beautiful area rich in everything. Are you ready to share this fortune with us?
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Giornalista free lance, sono appassionata di arte, letteratura, tutto ciò che riguarda la gastronomia, oggetti vintage e viaggi. Ogni occasione è buona per scoprire qualcosa di nuovo. Adoro gli animali, in particolare cani e gatti e i paesaggi incantati.


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