Montecucco

by Anthony Lopez-Vito
Castiglione d’Orcia (SI)
Tuscany Italy

Montecucco, a restored farmhouse south of Siena with pool and views onto the vineyards of Montalcino.

  • 4 bedrooms
  • 4 bathrooms
  • 8 guests

Best for: Best for families and group of friends

From: €2,550/week

Amenities

  • Pool
  • Linen
  • Towels
  • Toiletries
  • Ironing
  • Hairdryer
  • Baby equipment
  • Games room

Details

Villa Montecucco is located at an altitude of 400 metres above sea level on the top of a hill planted with vineyards and olive groves. It benefits from absolute privacy.
This beautiful valley is a nature preserve located in the southernmost part of Tuscany with magnificent views 360degrees around. Shimmering olive groves, stone paths dotted with cypress trees, endless vineyards and centuries-old chestnut trees surround the immediate vicinity, and the nearby villages of Colle Sant’Angelo and Montalcino can be seen from the property.
The large living room with open fireplace lies on the upper floor of the house and leads onto 3 of the 4 bedrooms.
Each bedroom has its own private bathroom. The decoration of the house is full of taste, mostly using textiles from a Tuscan weavery located near Arezzo and tiles from southern Italy.
In front of the kitchen door a vine-covered pergola with table and chairs for outdoor meals looks out over the wide and open valley.
The saltwater pool measures 4×15 meters and is equipped with deck chairs and sun beds. An outdoor shower, as well as a pergola for shade will make this area the centre of your outdoor life.
The gentleman farmer and owner of the house, Alessandro, will be taking care of your wellbeing. He is a gentle and well intentioned man who will make your stay all the more interesting and rewarding.Alessandro produces excellent wines from the vineyards that surround Montecucco.

There are 6 properties within the Vivo d'Orcia estate all available on Passepartout Homes:
Casa di Pietro: Number of beds : 4
Casa di Lilli: Number of beds : 2
Gallinaio: Number of beds : 2
Montecucco: Number of beds : 8
Casa dell'Ambasciatore: Number of beds : 4
Casa di Giulio: Number of beds: 4 or 5

Property size: 280 m²

Bedrooms Configuration

Bedroom 1 (ground floor): double bedroom en-suite (tub with hand shower)
Bedroom 2 (first floor): Twin bedroom with en-suite bathroom (shower)
Bedroom 3 (first floor): Double bedroom with en-suite bathroom (tub with hand shower)
Bedroom 4 (first floor): Twin bedroom with en-suite bathroom (shower)

Facilities and Services

HiFi stereo, Dishwasher, Washing machine, Wood for fire, Central heating, Fans in bedrooms, Soaps, Detergents, Outdoor shower, Laundry room, Sat TV, AC in bedrooms, WiFi
Laundry room
Pre-stocking of fridge

Pool and Spa

Pool, salt water, 4x15 meters, 1,40 meters deep with second pergola for shade. Outdoor shower. The pool is open mid May to end of September. The pool can be fenced upon request.

Special Touches

Century old chestnut trees cast their shade in the gardens of the houses, ideal for al-fresco meals outdoors.

Good to Know

The gentleman farmer and owner of the house, Alessandro, will be taking care of your wellbeing.

Photos

Location

BY AIR
Florence: 130Km
Pisa: 196Km
Rome Fiumicino: 227Km
Rome Ciampino: 211Km

Montecucco lies 20 min drive from the Vivo d'Orcia Estate.

The Castle of Vivo d'Orcia lies in the widespread Orcia valley in southern Tuscany, 2 hours from Florence, 1 hour from Siena, close to such cultural jewels as Pienza, Montalcino and Montepulciano, to name but a few.

The hamlet Vivo D'Orcia lies at an altitude of 900 m above sea level. The particular combination of altitude and Mediterranean climate creates an unusual whealth of flora and fauna. Many wild animals such as deer, wild boar and foxes as well as the most delicious truffles call the Monte Amiata their home.

Vivo d'Orcia estate is surrounded by century old chestnut trees that cast their shade in the gardens of the houses, ideal for al-fresco meals outdoors. Fresh fruit and tomatoes, spicy sausages, homemade pasta and polenta, mushrooms from the woods next door, truffles, and of course the precious local olive oils and wines.

Main distances:

• Nearest village with shopping facilities Seggiano 10km – 20 minutes driving
• Nearest international and private airport Florence 140 km – 2 hours driving
• Montalcino 17 km – 30 minutes driving
• Castiglione d’Orcia 24 km – 20 minutes driving
• Pienza 35 km – 50 minutes driving
• Montepulciano 35 km – 50 minutes driving
• Siena 60 km – 1 hour and 20 minutes driving
• Florence 133 km – 2 hours driving
• Rome 200 km – 2 hr 30 minutes driving

Booking Enquiry

    Additional Information

    Rates Table

    2023 PeriodRate per Week
    1 January to 8 April; 28 October to 31 December€2870
    8 April to 20 May€3500
    20 May to 24 June; 26 August to 28 October€4200
    24 June to 26 August€4200

    Booking Conditions

    Min 7 nights stay. Shorter stays may be possible in low and mid season.

    The rates include :
    - a welcome basket with 2 bottles of wine produced by the vineyards surrounding the villa, 2 bottles of mineral water and fresh fruit.
    - utilities - end of stay cleaning
    - one change of linen and cleaning for stays of 14 nights+. House will be cleaned and linen changed on Saturday

    Not included in the price:
    - central heating, which will be charged upon consumption
    - refundable security deposit: €500 cash upon arrival
    - pet fee €50. Please be aware that the estate is not fenced and wild animals may scare your pet - baby equipment €15/week - pre-stocking of fridge - extra linen and towels set €20/room - housekeeping crew during your stay €40/hour - to be booked well in advance - Tourist tax. €1/person/day. Kids under 12 years old are exempt.

    Check-in: between 4 and 7 pm
    Check-out: by 10 am

    A non-refundable deposit is required in order to secure a booking. The balance, together with any security deposit, will be requested 60 days prior to your check-in.

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