Ideally situated in a small tranquil valley below Mount Cetona on one side and overlooking the Val d’Orcia on the other, Casa della Vignetta is apx 10 kms from the medieval town of Sarteano in the province of Siena and surrounded by beautiful old medieval towns famous for their spas. The property is about 2 hours by car from either Florence or Rome by Autostrada. It is situated in a secluded and quiet area.
Set on 30 acres of undulating land, including woods with paths for gentle walks and tended fields, this beautifully decorated villa was built in the late 1800’s. Restoration of the house started in 2000 and was completed in 2001. The pool was added in 2002.
This magnificent Tuscan retreat has two floors. The ground floor is the classic farm house style with a fully furnished kitchen, dining room and cosy living area with fireplace. There is also the laundry with toilet and shower on this floor which is surrounded by pergola covered terraces for summer outdoor dining.
The upper floor has three double bedrooms and three bathrooms plus a single studio bedroom. There is also a refrigerator and hotplate upstairs for cool drinks and tea or coffee.
The nearby veggie patch produces several delicious delicate herbs and vegetables like fresh basil, rosemary lettuce and tomatoes depending the month, all to enhance your holiday cooking.
- sleeps 7 pers.
- Master king size bedroom with en-suite bathroom with Jacuzzi bathtub plus fireplace
- Second double bedroom with king size bed and writing desk & bathroom with tub
- Third double room has a French double bed and plenty of built in closets & bathroom
- Studio single bedroom shares bathroom with French double bedroom. This has laptop phone plug, fax/answering machine.
- 35 – 20 feet pool , open generally from mid May to mid Sept.
- All bedrooms have window views over the valley, woods, fields or pool
- 2008 High speed internet Wi Fi access
- Satellite TV access in living area & master bedroom with all Italian channels and BBC news.
- Washing machine
- Mulit zone DVD player for European and US DVD movies. Movies available at Sarteano DVD store.
Included in Rental:
Two hours of maid service daily except Sunday. Linen change on Tuesdays.
Linen & Towels
Extra on request:
Extra maid service can be organized at 12 euro an hour.
Personal cook @ 12 euro an hour with a minimum of 4 hours.
Washing & ironing services available at 12 euro an hour.
Clients should arrive on Saturdays between 2 – 7 pm. Later arrivals will attract a surcharge of 50 euro after 7pm until 9 pm, then a subsequent 50 euro thereafter. Please notify owner if you are aware of travel problems.
Checkout time is before 10am on your day of departure.
All train, flight and/or ship arrival details are appreciated on the time of booking. And mobile phone numbers are requested where possible to keep track of arrivals and departure.
Tariffs and Seasons 2011:
April 30 – May 27 – 3,050€ @ week
May 27 – June 17 – 3,650€ @ week
June 18 – July 29 – 4,250€ @ week
July 29 – Sept 3 – 4,850€ @ week
Sept 3 – end Sept – 4,250€ @ week
There is a 500 euro deposit to pay in cash on arrival for damages and phone charges. This will be reimbursed on departure minus any expenses incurred.