Elegant and sophisticated 3 bedroom townhouse with pool on a quiet piazza on the edge of a charming 13th century village. From $3,695 per week
Tuscany-Southeast/Val D'Orcia Villa 6
Castelmuzio is not just a rental villa, it is a unique property in the heart of the most enchanting Tuscany hill town.
This home is a collection of unique mix of antiques and modern furnishings from all over the world, aiming to blend the old and new with a sense of style and comfort.
The villa was built into the city wall of a small medieval village which was established in or around 1213, and was considereded a noble house. The villa is in the center of a little village where you will truly enjoy the real Italian country life. It is situated only few kilometers from the beautiful town of Pienza, famous all over the world for the production of Pecorino cheese. The villa is also a short distance from the most interesting places from an historical point of view and for amazing gourmet experience such as Montalcino, Montepulciano, Siena, Cortona and many others.
The house is on three floors, on the ground floor dining room and kitchen are on either side of a lovely working fireplace so if you prefer to dine at home , there is every imaginable type of cookware and utensil at your disposal. There is also a charming breakfast terrace just off the dining room for a leisurely morning cappuccino in the sun. The three bedrooms and two single beds are on the other two levels. The three double bedrooms and two single bedrooms are on the other two levels. The three double bedrooms are air-conditioned, large and elegant, all with en-suite bathrooms which are modern and stylish. Two of the double rooms are connected to a single bedroom which can be used as a dressing or reading room as well. The single bedrooms share the ensuite bathroom with the double suites. Luxurious bedding is provided in all rooms.
Private gardens with small plung pool in your backyard, yet from your front door a short stroll leads you to the towns restaurant for morning coffee, relaxing lunch or dinner, a small grocery store and church
Today the new owner has restored it to a current noble home, consistent with its roots, with a collected mix of of antiques and modern furnishings from his world travels - blending the old and new with a sense of style and comfort. Here you will enjoy the many little luxuries that sets this house apart from many smaller homes, such as luxury designer sheets and winter/summer hypo-allergenic duvets and pillows, wine refrigerator, 42 inch flat screen TV, iPod station, DVD player, washer AND dryer, complimentary Wi-Fi, workspace with printer for your computer, small plunging pool and a relaxing garden with two terraces. Youll find air conditioning in all the bedrooms.
Dishwasher, Washer and Dryer, Phone, Wi-Fi, Satellite TV with English Speaking Channels, DVD, Hairdryer, iPod Dock, Movie and Book Collection, Blender, Toaster, Wine Fridge, Pool Towels, American Style Filter Coffee Machine and individiual espress maker. Air Conditioning, Fireplace, Central Heat, Air Conditioning in Bedrooms, Beach Towels, Standing Fans, On Call Manager, Luxurious designer bedding including summer and winter duvet covers, Toiletries.
Pool opens on the 1st of June (or week including such date) and closes on the 15th of September (or week including such date)
3 bedrooms/4 Bathrooms
What Makes this Property Special?
Very stylish decor with a small pool in a lovely hiiltop medieval Tuscan village with wonderful views over the countryside and the village. The best of both worlds: country and village.
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- Outdoor pool
- Within walking distance of a village
Enter from the front door into a wide entrance hall. On your right is the spacious living room that spans the full length of the home. Here you have large sofas and coffee tables , a 42 inch flat screen TV, DVD and CD Player as well as an iPod docking station and library of books and magazines.
On your left side of the entrance hall is a full bathroom with walk in shower, followed by the entrance to the kitchen and another entrance to the dining room. The kitchen is professionally fitted with large refrigerator and freezer, designer oven and cooktop and wine cooler. The large oak island is perfect for preparing your meals. The dining room is adjacent to the kitchen through two walkways, separated by a glass fireplace that can be enjoyed by both sides. From the dining room a door leads out to a second terrace with cafe table and four chairs, ideal for enjoying your coffee and listening to the birds sitting in the pomegranate trees.
The Laundry room is reached from the terrace, past the dining room and down a set of stairs. A well lit room leads you from the cantina to the laundry room where you have a washing machine and a dryer.
From the central hallway, a majestic stone staircase takes you up to a landing with window overlooking the gardens, continue up and you arrive at a seating area with a desk and printer and a comfortable chair for reading or relaxing. Off of this seating area are two Queen bedrooms, one on each side of the hallway and mirror images of each other. Both bedrooms have two entrances. The first door opens to a small hallway - in front of you is the large bathroom with walk in shower, a door leads to the front of the house where you have a Queen bedroom that also has another door leading directly to the seating area. Facing the garden is a dressing room with daybed. On request, the daybeds can accommodate one person but note that while there are doors from the hallway and to the bedroom, there are no doors for the dressing room.
Continue up the staircase to the Mansard/ Attic. Enter into the room onto a small hallway and a large bathroom with tub. Continue down the short hallway to the spacious room with King bed and a small seating area. Please note that this room is located in the Mansarda or Attic and the ceilings slope at the perimeters.
While the front door takes you right onto a pleasant little piazza, the rear door leads you to a private and tranquil garden which is meticulously planted with cypress trees, a pomegranate tree and particular flowers chosen for their scent and color. Here in the garden you will find a small plunge pool (11.5 feet x 8.5 feet x 3 feet deep), as well as lounge chairs on the main terrace with views of the garden, perfect for sipping a glass of Brunello di Montalcino. From the terrace, an immediate left will take you to a covered storage area and beyond that the small terrace that leads to the dining room. From the main terrace, four short steps takes you to the luscious green lawn surrounded by shrubbery and a small plunging pool , a walkway to the left has a staircase that leads you to the basements laundry room.
Gardener, daily maid service, Manager, Pool Keeper. Chef on request at additional cost.
Tourist Tax € 96,50 per booking to be paid on site. 1200 USD Refundable Security Deposit is payable at the time of final payment and returned no later than 30 days after your departure.
200 meters to on street parking, 75 minute drive to airport, 90 minute drive to beach, 15 minute drive to golf course, 15 minutes to Pienza, 12 minute drive to hospital, 90 minute drive to ski slopes, 15 minute drive to tennis, 15 minute drive to train station, 1 minute walk to church 3 minute walk to grocery store 1 minute walk to restaurant
Recommended Local Restaurants
La Locanda di Casalnustia-Piazza della Pieve ,353020 Castelmuzio Trequanda (Si). Tel +39 0577 665166 http://www.locandadicasalmustia.it/en/. Good local cuisine, right in the village. Very short walk. Moderate pricing
Il Barrino - l'Ombelico del Mondo-Via Umerto, 1 Montisi Tel +39 0577 845190 https://www.ilbarrinomontisi.com. 5 minute drive or 45 minute walk to the next village. Good local food with bar. Inexpensive to moderate pricing.
Il Conte Matto-Via Taverne 40, Trequanda Tel +39 0577 662079 http://www.contematto.it 10 minute drive from villa. The castle’s 14 Century hunting lodge has been converted into a showcase for Tuscan produce with a panoramic terrace overlooking the hills and glimpses of the surrounding countryside from the guestrooms. Specialities include pici pasta in a Chianina beef ragù, veal tagliata seasoned with three salts and herbs from the garden, and cantucci biscuits served with dessert wine. Listed in Michein guide. Inexpensive to Moderate pricing.
Fonte alla Vena-Via Dante Alighieri, 137 53027 San Quirico d'Orcia SI Tel +39 0577 897034 https://www.fonteallavena.it 15 minute drive. Located slightly outside the historic center of San Quirico d'Orcia, this restaurant now has a new team at the helm led by an entrepreneur with experience in the restaurant business and a chef whom he has chosen personally. Generous regional cuisine, beautifully presented and full of flavour, served in a simple yet attractive and welcoming dining room. Specialities include handmade pici pasta with garlic, grilled Cinta Senese pork, and artisanal cantucci biscuits served with Vin Santo. Listed in the Michelin Guide. Moderate pricing.
Osteria Perillà-Via Borgo Maestro 74, Castiglione d.Orcia. Tel +39 0577 887263 http://www.osteriaperilla.net 30 minute drive from villa. The introduction of works of art to this restaurant adds extra elegance to the decor, providing a stylish setting for the carefully prepared, top - quality cuisine served here. The regional ingredients used in the dishes are locally sourced from small producers, or even come from the restaurant’s own farm. Full of flavour and resolutely creative, all the dishes are beautifully and carefully presented. One Michelin Star Upper moderate to expensive.
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2020/2021 Pricing: From $3695 per Week
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