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Overview

Bedrooms:
8
Bathrooms:
1
Sleeps:
18
Type:
Villa
Pets allowed:
Yes
Wi-Fi available:
Yes

1 Full bath

Description from manager

MAIN HOUSE

The main house sleeps up to 16 people in 7 double bedrooms (beds 170 x 190 cm) and one twin bedroom. The villa is fully air-conditioned, measures 535 sqm and is laid out on three floors.

Ground floor:

* Reading room with garden view

* Living room with fireplace and dining area with table for 16-20 people

* Two toilet rooms

* Spacious professional kitchen opening towards a courtyard featuring BBQ and a shaded area for al fresco dining

First floor:

* Suite West features a sitting room with fireplace, two double bedrooms, both with en suite bathroom with shower and walk-in closet.

* Suite East consists of a spacious sitting room with study area, double bedroom and a twin bedroom, both communicating with a bathroom with shower.

Second floor:

Four junior suites, all with large panoramic windows, sitting/TV area and en suite bathroom with shower

COTTAGE

A cottage sleeps 2 people and opens towards a patio. Please note that this accommodation although very comfortable is simpler and not of the same standard as the other bedrooms and bathrooms located in the main villa. To ensure full privacy the cottage can be rented only together with the villa.

* Cottage: 1 double bedroom, 1 bathroom (shower), living room - TV WiFi

Luxury villa with stunning design

At the end of white unpaved road, in the heart of the Tuscan countryside south of Siena, just outside the charming borgo of Sarteano is La Dimora, an 18th century farmhouse, now converted into a high tech luxury villa of the highest quality. Located between Val di Chiana and the Val d’Orcia La Dimora is the perfect location to explore Montepulciano, Chiusi, Pienza, Montalcino, Chianciano Terme, San Casciano dei Bagni and many other places of timeless charm. Sarteano, with its old medieval town walls, is just ten minutes away.

The respect of Tuscan traditional materials like stone, wood, and terracotta combined with modern design offers guests all they need for a perfect stay. The adjoining annex features a fitness area with a gym and a wellness room, equipped with sauna and Turkish bath.

The bedrooms are spacious with large windows and private bathrooms. The green space outside (25 acres/10 ha) features a panoramic swimming pool, a tennis court and a bowling green.

To maintain the taste of authentic tradition La Dimora is committed to organic farming: excellent extra-virgin olive oil, wine, along with other products like vinsanto (sweet white dessert wine), organic preserves and jams can be tasted in the fabulous multi-function room next to the house. Cook service cooking classes or additional domestic staff are available upon request.

Places of interest

The property's location makes excursions to Siena, Assisi, Orvieto, Perugia, Arezzo and Florence an easy day trip. But the area below Siena, stretching from the monastery of Monte Oliveto to Montalcino and Montepulciano offers some rewarding sites that are well worth a visit.

In San Quirico d'Orcia make sure you see the Horti Leonini, an early Renaissance garden, as well as the western door in the city wall and the Collegiata (main church).

Montalcino is beautifully situated on a hill inhabited since Etruscan times, swathed in vineyards and olive groves. It is a quiet, affluent, attractive town with pretty buildings and flower-filled squares, and many shops selling the Brunello di Montalcino.

Montepulcino is a graceful Tuscan hill town, best known for its Vino Nobile di Montepulciano, which was being praised by connoisseurs over 200 years ago and can certainly contend with Italy's best today.

Pienza, the unfinished 'utopian' city, was commissioned by Pope Pius II in 1459.

Chiusi is one of our favourites because of its unpretentious liveliness. Compared to Montepulciano it is uncontaminated by tourism. Chiusi has a railway station - from here it is a quick ride to the city center of Rome.

Monticchiello is a pleasant walled village, whose crooked watch-tower is visible from afar. Next to the church is a small shop which sells local linens (towels, bedspreads) and materials in pure linen. They use traditional methods and patterns and the results are extremely attractive.

Visit the abbey of Monte Oliveto Maggiore and the semi-derelict monastery of Sant'Anna in Camprena - a very romantic setting which served as location for the film The English Patient.

Sant'Antimo is surely one of the loveliest Romanesque buildings in all of Italy. It is hard to imagine a more sympathetic combination of architectural grace and natural setting.

Sarteano fits our picture of an unspoilt Italian village. The main square has a nice bar where you can sit outside. On the square below, in the afternoon a different bar serves excellent take away pizza.

And last but not least the landscape in this region of Tuscany is spectacular: The Crete Senesi are the eroded clay hills in the Orcia valley. These strange, pale, barren looking slopes, with their bare cliffs, broken gullies and white Jurassic limestone, look altogehter more lunar than te

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TripAdvisor Property ID: 10477446

Manager profile

Hidden Italy
Years listed:
9

Languages spoken: English

About the manager

Are you planning to travel to Italy as a couple or with a group of family and friends? Are you looking to rent a house? In search of that special atmosphere? A place that combines the poetry of yesterday and the comfort of today? At Hidden Italy you will find it. Since 1995 Hidden Italy offers some ...

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This owner does not use online booking. Please contact them and they will be able to offer you a secure way to pay for your stay. Never pay for your holiday rental by wire transfer (such as Western Union or Moneygram) as this type of payment is untraceable.

Damage deposit: ($3,371.68) €3,000.00
Smoking
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Amenities

Features

  • Air conditioning
  • Balcony/Terrace
  • Grill
  • Heating
  • Balcony/Terrace
  • Fireplace
  • Private garden
  • Housekeeping Included
  • High Speed Internet
  • Linen provided
  • Private outdoor pool (unheated)
  • Parking Included
  • Secure parking
  • Balcony/Terrace
  • Pet Friendly
  • Safe
  • Solarium or roof terrace
  • Staffed property
  • Towels provided
  • Wheelchair users
  • Wi-Fi available

Appliances

  • Clothes dryer
  • Dishwasher
  • DVD player
  • Freezer
  • Iron
  • Stereo system
  • Refrigerator
  • Microwave
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • TV
  • Washing machine

Activities

  • Bikes
  • Cycling Trips

Bathrooms

  • 1 Full bath

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