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Podere Bachicche

Sarteano — Siena and Val D'Orcia

Relish Val d’Orcia’s dreamlike atmosphere, fabulous views and leisurely lifestyle during an unforgettable holiday at Podere Bachicche. This fascinating privately owned estate, strategically located close to the area’s most picturesque villages, is the perfect location for country vacations and sightseeing. The villa is genuinely charming, and complete of all facilities. Immersed in 30 acres of lovely private woods it boasts genuine Tuscan charm and offers a variety of outdoor spaces and a lovely swimming pool

  • Podere Bachicche in Siena and Val D'Orcia Tuscany

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Podere Bachicche is a lovely ancient villa, surrounded by extensive grounds, set in one of Tuscany’s most poetic locations, among Val d’Orcia’s gentle hills and wide, colorful, valleys. The villa’s original rural architecture is perfectly preserved, and completed with state-of-the-art modern facilities. The whole property offers superb views of the surrounding verdant hillside, dotted by quaint towns and parish churches.

Attentively restored by the owner, an accomplished Italian interior designer, the villa shows personality, understated elegance and authentic rustic beauty in each detail, from the ancient stone kitchen counter to the cozy colorful rugs and warm furnishings. Facilities include a small, fully equipped country-style kitchen, WIFI connection, DVD and CD player.

Splendidly set atop the hills, thanks to its thick ancient walls and the fresh country breezes the Villa remains cool and comfortable in the summer, though it does not have air-conditioning.

The grounds are extensive, comprising 30 acres of private woods and a bountiful vegetable garden and orchard. The property boasts a gorgeous 12x6 meter swimming pool (boiler-heated), conveniently equipped with a covered picnic area, charming straw changing hut and fridge; the pool is splendidly positioned and offers spellbinding views of the famed Val d’Orcia landscape. An exquisite outdoor vine-sheltered paved terrace, with built-in barbecue, seats up to 16 guests for dreamy sunset drinks, sun-kissed lunches and memorable dinners parties.

Podere Bachicche is a gem, an unparalleled Tuscan vacation home, adequate for family reunions, destination weddings or groups of fun-loving friends. Thanks to its striking location, it offers the privacy and full comfort of a “home away from home” as well as innumerable engaging sightseeing and activity options.

Exploring the heritage-filled surroundings and warm caress of natural hot Spas, discovering tantalizing local gastronomic specialties, laying back and relaxing in the serene peaceful atmosphere of your own villa….a vacation at Podere Bachicche is all this... and much more!

  • Garden 
  • Swimming pool with picnic area and changing hut 
  • WI FI 
  • Satellite TV 
  • 1 fireplace
  • Vegetable garden 
  • Orchard 
  • Flower garden 
  • Vineyard 
  • Woods 
  • DVD player 
  • CD player
  • Safe
  • Parking: up to 8 cars
  • 5 double bedrooms (of which 2 twins) all with en-suite bathrooms 
  • 1 living room (with fireplace) 
  • 1 kitchen 
  • 1 dining room seating 10

Useful information and distances

  • The closest town is Sarteano, village with grocery shop, butcher, bakery, Transfer time: 15 minutes by car 
  • The closest city, and train station, is Chiusi, Transfer time: 25 minutes by car 
  • The closest airport is Florence Airport, Transfer time: 1 hour and 30 minutes by car

Main places of interest and distances

  • Montalcino, Transfer time: 30 minutes by car
  • S. Quirico, Pienza, Montepulciano, Transfer time: 15 to 20 minutes by car
  • Perugia, Siena and Assisi, Transfer time: 1 hour by car
  • Florence, Transfer time: 1 hour and 30 minutes by car
  • Pisa and Rome, Transfer time: 2 hours by car
  • The closest tennis courts are in Chianciano Terme, Transfer time: 20 minutes by car
  • The closest horseback riding facilities are in San Casciano dei Bagni, Transfer time: 40 minutes by car
  • The closest spa is in Bagni San Filippo, Transfer time: 20 minutes by car
  • Other spas are in Chianciano Terme, Transfer time: 20 minutes
  • The closest tennis courts are in Chianciano Terme, Transfer time: 20 minutes by car
  • The closest horseback riding facilities are in San Casciano dei Bagni, Transfer time: 40 minutes by car
  • The closest spa is in Bagni San Filippo, Transfer time: 20 minutes by car
  • Other spas are in Chianciano Terme, Transfer time: 20 minutes
  • Bedrooms 5
  • Sleeps 10
  • Bathrooms 5
  • Weekly rate upon request  

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