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Charming cottage in Val d'Orcia

Entire home/apt

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1 bedroom

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The house is in a big olive threes park on a hill overlooking the Val d'Orcia, the beautiful Tuscan countryside. The house is a typical Country house renovated with a modern taste. With a breathtaking view of the hills and the nearest towns Montalcino and Pienza.

The space

L'Oliveto is situated up on a hill surrounded by a big garden with olive trees and ancient oaks. L'Oliveto house is faced Val d'Orcia valley and it is possible to enjoy of a 360° view of the wonderful landscape of hills, small villages and the wonderful convent of Saint Anna. In the near hills the towns of Pienza and Montalcino raise up from the countryside.
L 'Oliveto is an angle of paradise perfect for unforgettable holidays. If you need relax and privacy this is your place :)
The landscape is enriched by the multicolour flower that border the olive trees park; around the house there is a large park in which you can have nice and relaxant promenades.
At L'Oliveto you can feel dipped in a pleasant atmosphere of loneliness. You will be the only guest of the house.
The house is furnished in a simple way in respecting of the rustic character of this zone; design with a particular architecture it can accommodate four persons. There a king size bed in the bedroom and a sofabed in the livingroom.

The great Tuscan style fireplace will relieve you during the colder days.

LOCATION
The house is located in the countryside the nearest village, Castelmuzio, is 300 meters far. Castelmuzio is a small pretty Medieval village in which you can find a market and a restaurant that is attempt to maintain the ancient culinary tradition of Tuscan food.
Distance by car from beautiful cities: Montepulciano 23 km, Montalcino 30 km, Siena 60 km, Florence 120 km, Rome 200 km.
Distance by car from the seaside: Castiglion della pescaia 108 km, Punta Ala 127 km, Porto Ercole ( Monte Argentario) 134 km.

Guest access

To the entire house and the amazing parc (6 ha) where we grow the organic olive threes.

Wayfinding:
- From South: take the highway A1 direction Florence
- From North: take the highway A1 direction Rome
Go out from A1 at Valdichiana exit and follow the indication for Siena. After 5 km go out at Sinalunga exit and follow sign for Trequanda. In Trequanda take the road for Montalcino, when you arrive in Montisi follow the indication to reach Castelmuzio. Before the town on the right side you find a small road with the sign to reach La Rustica.

Interaction with guests

The guests will be on their own in the house and in the property, but we will always be available during your stay. In addition, if you wish it is possible to buy organic olive oil and we cook Tuscan specialties under request. Such as wild boar, deer, pig, ribolita, homemade pasta, ragu' meat, etc. Obviously it depends on the season and on the availability of our garden :) All our products are grown and raised organically.

Other things to note

The heating is not included you have to pay an extra for each day you use it. The price depends on the season and we will communicate to the guest before to confirm the reservation.


Sleeping arrangements
Bedroom 1
1 king bed
Common spaces
2 sofa beds

The space
Accommodates: 4
Bathrooms: 1
Bedrooms: 1
Beds: 1
Check In: 4PM - 7PM
Check Out: 10AM
Room type: Entire home/apt

Amenities
Free parking on premises
Kitchen
Laptop friendly workspace

Prices
Extra people No Charge
Cleaning Fee $49
Security Deposit $245
Weekly Discount: 10%
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House Rules
No smoking
No parties or events
Check in time is 4PM - 7PM

In the park around the house we grow our olive trees from which we make our precious organic olive oil. Thus we ask our guests to be respectful of this organic environment.


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Availability
3 nights minimum stay

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Danielle User Profile
August 2017
First let me start by saying La Rustica is a beautiful small cottage set in the middle of the Tuscan hills! Elisa and her mother greeted us soo warmly and set out cold water and wine they had made. Upon request she provided a list of some vineyards to visit for tastings which were incredible! A few things we wished we knew prior to and maybe just didn't do enough research. La Rustica does not have Wifi and cell service is limited. With 4 kids back at home it's hard not to stay connected while we were away. The accommodations we just as the pictures show, sweet and simple with a rustic charm. The pillows were thin, we ended up buying additional pillows for the beds. The sofas were not meant for lounging for periods of time. The fridge small but useful. If you happen to arrive during the hot summer there is no air conditioning only a fan. This charming little cottage is set in the country so prepare yourself for what comes with that, animals bugs and strange noises. It's important to know none of these would have stopped us from staying @ La Rustica, I believe it's just helpful to know all the details and be prepared. Thank you again Elisa for helping make our honeymoon spectacular! Much Love Danielle & Darryl

Anja User Profile
April 2017
A small house with the best view you can think of....

Inari User Profile
October 2016
The house is lovely, in a beautiful and quiet location. We spent a nice autumn break there. The host Elisa and her parents were very welcoming and easily reachable for questions. We would love to come back soon!

Hannah User Profile
October 2016
Elisa's place is perfect for a relaxing and quiet break in the beautiful Tuscan countryside. Elisa's mum met us on arrival, who is lovely (her communication was brilliantly inventive as we did not speak Italian!). Elisa's communication was superb throughout - she even texted us restaurant recommendations during our stay.

Cori User Profile
September 2016
Staying at "La Rustica", Elisa's place, was just what we had hoped for - great location, quiet, very cute and clean and Elisa and her parents were always helpful and accommodating. We loved the fresh flowers! I couldn't help but take lots of photos of the early morning, sun-blushed view out over the classic Tuscan countryside. We especially enjoyed the easy access to many villages and walking trails ( the Via Francigena pilgrimage trail is throughout the area). We stayed 5 nights and felt wonderfully at home! Of particular interest is to visit the Abbey of Monte Oliveto Maggiore which is quite close. It is one of the most incredible churches in the world! Be sure to see the frescoes, library and Renaissance art in the Abbey.

Kimbell User Profile
August 2016
This is our second visit to Elisa's house and we would love to visit not only a 3rd time but every year for the rest of our lives! Elisa (and her parents) made us feel most welcome and made their home a home away from home for us. If you'd like any tips regarding the places to visit please read my previous review.

Antonin User Profile
July 2016
Absolutely flawless, Elisa although not present managed to guide us through and arrange loads of stuff, her parents extremely nice people and thats not even the best part... the house surrounded by olive trees and tuscany hills and churches. paradise on earth. THANK YOU! we had a blast
Elisa User ProfileElisa is a superhost.
Response from Elisa:
thanks a lot Antonin for your words, it was a great pleasure to have you as our guests and hopefully see you soon!
July 2016

Lugano, SwitzerlandJoined in July 2011
Elisa User ProfileElisa is a superhost.

I love to travel for pleasure as well as for working reason. I love music and art.

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