from 9 to 15
Villa Dorcia
Petroio, Province of Siena, Italy
  • Min weekly 4.200€

Overview

Property ID: ITSI01
  • 9
  • Sleeps
  • 5
  • Bedrooms
  • 5
  • Bathrooms
  • 350
  • sqft

Description

This historic house offers a sanctuary from the bustling world and is just an hour away from Siena and less than two hours from Florence. Immerse in the peaceful embrace of Val d’Orcia, where nature’s beauty unfolds before their guests’ eyes. Experience living in a small country village, where tranquillity reigns supreme.

Nestled within Val d’Orcia, this property is an elegant and sophisticated townhouse on a quiet piazza on the edge of the charming 13th century village Castelmuzio. The property has been recently refurbished to create a place for people to connect and feel a sense of belonging during their stay. The town is a peaceful and charming destination, far away from the hustle and bustle of larger cities. It is an ideal place for those seeking a tranquil retreat and a chance to immerse themselves in the beauty of the Tuscan countryside. Val d’Orcia is an excellent destination for outdoor enthusiasts and nature lovers. It offers breathtaking countryside, is famous for wine lovers, and is designated as a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Conveniently located in a wellconnected portion of Tuscany, the house is just a twenty-minute drive from the Valdichiana toll entrance on A1, which can reach Florence in under two hours. Where the Italo train also departs daily from Florence station to Milan (1 hour and 55 minutes), Rome (1 hour and 37 minutes) and Venice (2 hours and 14 minutes).

The house has been renovated with refined materials to combine hints of modern decor with the tradition of typical Tuscan architecture. Original wood, antique terracotta and travertine coexist with contemporary ceramics, shiny metals and crystals. The three-storey structure encloses a sheltered garden and terraces on several levels.

The interior of this house exudes Tuscan elegance with a carefully curated palette and materials. The primary blue color adds a touch of luxury, while green and brown tones pay tribute to the natural landscape. The layout seamlessly connects different areas, including a dining room overlooking outdoor terraces and a cozy TV room. The bedrooms offer tranquility, and an office room provides a space for work. This house beautifully captures the timeless charm of Tuscan living.

Facilities

  • Up to 8 guests (and 1 child) in 4 double bedrooms and 1 single bedrooms of which 2 bedrooms with ensuite bathrooms, 2 bedrooms with a shared bathroom, 1 bedroom with a private bathroom next to the room, in 350 m2, better used for 6 guests to maximise the experience
  • 1 Cot, 2 high chairs and 1 extra bed (190 cm x 170 cm) are available;
  • Wi-Fi indoor
  • Air Conditioning in all the bedrooms
  • Pet friendly
  • The kitchen and dining room feature Miele appliances such as a wine refrigerator, dishwasher, modern oven, 5 gas burners and a Sage espresso machine
  • Indoor dining room and table for 8 guests
  • Living room with Apple TV and a 50” flat screen
  • Office area equipped with a desk and a printer
  • Alfresco Terrace with dining table for 6 guests
  • Patio with standing umbrella and 4 sun chairs
  • Pizza oven (wood)
  • 2 Bluetooth speakers

Outdoor

A meticulously planted garden outdoors features cypress, fig, pomegranate, and other plants, flowers, and herbs. There is a refreshing plunge pool along with lounge chairs and a patio. The alfresco dining terrace and outdoor pizza oven are emphasised by lavender plants. From the garden is possible to access the laundry area available to the guests.

Location

Begin your Italian adventure in your home, complete with a patio for relaxing, reading, listening to music, or sipping on an aperitif while watching the sunset. Take a stroll or go for a jog around the property, and explore the picturesque local wineries on nature walks. Your concierge is available to guide you on experiences to the charming nearby villages and bustling cities in the region, uncovering hidden gems and immersing yourself in the local culture. Italy is a place where history and diverse cultures come together, offering not only delicious food, shopping, and natural beauty, but also a wealth of museums, architecture, and Art to discover.

This property is perfect for those who want to be in a close distance to activities and appreciate discovering the authentic way of Italian life.

  • Castelmuzio (0 km)
  • Pienza (10 km)
  • San Quirico d’Orcia (15 km)
  • Montepulciano (21 km)
  • Castiglione d’Orcia (26 km)
  • Montalcino (28 km)

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