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Overview

Bedrooms:
5
Bathrooms:
4
Sleeps:
10
Type:
Apartment
Pets allowed:
Ask
Wi-Fi available:
Yes

4 Unknown types

Description from manager

Ground floor:

1 open kitchen and dining room with large fireplace

1 double bedroom

1 twin bedroom

1 single bedroom

2 bathrooms (1 bathtub, 1 shower)

1 laundry room

First floor:

1 large living room with antique fireplace

1 master double bedroom with en suite bath

1 double bedroom

1 single bedroom (passage to other double room)

1 bathroom

Garden:

Table and chairs in the courtyard

Wisteria covered pergola with another table for outdoor meals

Terrace for drinks

Pool 6 x 12 m, children safe

Covered parking space

Beautiful walks into the surrounding countryside can be done

Built around a courtyard

Monteori is surrounded by woods and fields, with spectacular views of the surrounding countryside and a medieval castle. Its architecture is in typical Tuscan style, proportionate and spacious, built around a central courtyard which provides delightful privacy among a profusion of flowers. This is an ideal spot for outdoor dining during the spring and fall months.

The open plan kitchen is the main room of the ground floor. All rooms on the ground floor have doors leading into the garden, giving Monteori the easy Mediterranean way of life where indoors and outdoors seem to melt into each other. On the first floor the living room opens onto a small loggia with steps leading down to the garden. The owner of the estate originally restored this house for herself and her family, and it is therefore furnished with lovely antique furniture, many books, local pottery, terracotta floors and ancient stone fireplaces.

The pool is a short walk from the house (250 m), set in the midst of broom, lavender and cypress trees, overlooking the hilly Tuscan countryside. In spring and autumn one can go for long walks, and light a blazing fire in the kitchen and living room upon one's return. A country restaurant where you can have breakfast, lunch and dinner is in walking distance (2.5 km), if you feel like a stroll.

This house belongs to a a large property which extends over the hills overlooking the Val d'Orcia, an enchanting and miraculously unspoilt valley in southern Tuscany, listed as UNESCO world heritage in 2004. Midway between Florence and Rome, the estate is also within easy reach of Siena, Arezzo, Perugia, Assisi and Orvieto. Renaissance and medieval gems such as Pienza, Montepulciano, Monticchiello and Montalcino and the Abbey of Sant'Antimo are only a few miles away from the houses you can rent at the property.

The countryside around the estate abounds in lovely walks in the woods and the typical "crete senesi" (clay hills) of the region. The food is considered the best in Tuscany and famous wines such as the Vino Nobile di Montepulciano and Brunello di Montalcino can be sampled in the local cellars.

Additional amenities: Airport distance:Florence 150 km Rome 200 km Pisa 215 km, Coffee maker, Courtyard, Electric kettle, Iron and ironing board, Pergola, Pool area is gated, Pool: 6 x 12m, Private Chef, Security System, Shared tennis court (4 km), Stove with oven, Tennis

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TripAdvisor Property ID: 10477436

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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Smoking
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Amenities

Features

  • Balcony/Terrace
  • Balcony/Terrace
  • Fireplace
  • Housekeeping Included
  • High Speed Internet
  • Linen provided
  • Private outdoor pool (unheated)
  • Parking Included
  • Balcony/Terrace
  • Solarium or roof terrace
  • Towels provided
  • Wi-Fi available

Appliances

  • Ceiling Fans
  • Dishwasher
  • DVD player
  • Freezer
  • Iron
  • Stereo system
  • Kettle
  • Refrigerator
  • Satellite TV
  • Microwave
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • TV
  • Washing machine

Activities

  • Cycling Trips

Bathrooms

  • 4 Unknown types

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