South Tuscany Townhouse in Proceno

House - Entire home/apt · Via Poggio Mazzini, Proceno, Lazio 01020, Italy
Your host, Ruth
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Cozy townhouse in the medieval "Borgo" of PROCENO, non-tourist village, still rich of genuine atmosphere located right at the border between South Tuscany, Lazio and Umbria.

Enjoy unspoiled landscapes of the Val D'Orcia Valley with its beautiful towns of Pienza and Montepulciano, skirt the unique volcanic Lake of Bolsena, take a relaxing day at the thermal Spa of San Casciano dei Bagni (Siena Province), reach Amiata Mounts with its Ski Resort, or take your time visiting the great Rock Necropolis of Pitigliano-Sorano District, visit Umbria art towns such as Orvieto and its beautiful Cathedral. Surrounded by beautiful rolling hills, Proceno is right in the center of these amazing places.

Our comfy Apartment is 60 sqm (sleeps: 2+2) is composed by:
- Ground floor -
Kitchen with a regular 4 fires, oven, fridge, toaster, marble breakfast table, pans and everything you need for cooking. We always provide basic food.
Bathroom with a great 90x90 cm cabin, towels, hairdryer, soaps etc...
Lounge with comfortable sofa-beds (2 regular single beds), round table, and lots of maps, guides of the surroundings. Previous customers have started a book sharing (English).

- First floor - 1 regular bedroom with very comfy double bed. Fresh linen, anti-allergy mattress cover.
- Loft - laundry basin with washing machine, drying rack, iron and laundry detergents. Plus we have organized a smal media corner with TV, DVD, Game Cube and lots of games.

At check-inn you will pay 35 Euro cash for final cleaning
Extras on request: central heating, transfers arrangements from/to Orvieto. Bus service very poor, so please contact us for info. We advise to rent a car (Casetta Il Poggio has a good deal with AVIS in Orvieto - 220-240 E per week).

NOTICE: At the moment the apartment does not have internet, but you can easily reach the bar where you can connect to a free hotspot of the village.

From the townhouse you will have at walk reach: a grocery, a butcher, bakery, pharmacy, restaurant and a bar. Besides, there is a bank with ATM machine and a post office. Everything is tiny but at hand. You can enjoy the public pool of Proceno (open between June/September). Main town of Acquapendente at 6 km, where you can find supermarkets, gas stations, and other restaurants.
Open hours from nine to one and from four thirty to eight. Consider shops are closed on Thursday afternoon and Sunday.

Room type: Entire home/apt
Accommodates: 4
Bedrooms: 1
Bathrooms: 1
Beds: 4
Extra people: $7 / night after 2 guests
Minimum Stay: 3 nights
Monthly Price: $1121 /month
Security Deposit: $280
Check In: 4:00 PM
Check Out: 11:00 AM
Cancellation: Strict
  • I've known Ruth for a long time. She's not only friendly and easygoing but she has always been a valuable traveling companion. Once, we decided to go on a spur of the moment, unplanned trip to Barcelona. We had no reservations or plans other than that of taking a break and visiting the city. When we got there, she immediately took over finding a place to stay. I was doubtful that it would be possible to find accommodations in the center of town during a holiday period. However, she didn't let that put her off. She walked around the center with her travel bag and found a charming, very clean and inexpensive double room right near the Town Hall within a couple of hours after arrival. Our short holiday was truly great, mainly due to Ruth's intuition and organizational talents. Over the years, through traveling to different parts of the world, Ruth has stayed in many different lodgings and has come to understand not only the needs of travelers, but what makes a place attractive and comfortable.
    I have been to her bnb in the historic center of the lovely town, Proceno. She has created a very charming, cozy and well equipped atmosphere where guests can totally relax after a day of touring the area. She knows the region and outlying areas well and is able to give very useful information to her guests. She is professional and, at the same time, willing to help newcomers acclimate to their new surroundings by making them feel at home.
    I recommend Ruth, because I know other members will find their sojourn in her bnb more than satisfactory.

    September 2012
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Love hiking and cooking (Italian for the most)!!! Reading and having long chats in front of a glass of wine are my big hobbies too!! I frequently escape to my cozy little apartment in Proceno VT, to relax and enjoy the tranquil and laid-back atmosphere, so rare nowadays. I love sharing this place with others, let them discover secret Italy. More difficult to sell, if that was all about, but since I bought the apartment primary because I love the place, I am happier to propose a great unique spot to a small circle of "appassionati" in search of a non-tourist experience.
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