CITENO is a beautiful Tuscan Villa with a private pool, located on top of a small hill with breathtaking views over wide sunflower fields and forests with century old trees. The villa holds 5 apartments, all completely independent, with its own private entrance. The largest apartment allows up to 10 persons. It is located on the first floor with 5 bedrooms and 3 bathrooms. You can sit in the large living room next to the fireplace and at the same time enjoy the beautiful Tuscan nature that surrounds CITENO. The living room has 4 archways which have become large windows.
A covered terrace on the south side of the house is a perfect place for relaxing dinners and quiet evenings at sundown with a group of friends and a tasty bottle of Vino Nobile di Montepulciano. Towering above the structure is a classical lookout tower, this apartment has 2 bedrooms and 2 bathrooms, and the possibility of a 5 bed if required. LA TORETTA has a spiral staircase that opens up into a bedroom with windows on all four sides overlooking the valley.
Each apartment has a complete kitchen with all dishes and pottery, completely equipped with fridge, oven, stove, fan and coffeemaker. All apartments are well laid out and are filled with lots of natural light. Each apartment offers the possibility of one or two added beds. The larger one, located on the ground floor, can be accessed by French doors directly from the garden, which open to a wide living room illuminated through its arched glass windows, that becomes actually a common room for the group to get together to watch TV and chat with a glass of wine by the fireplace.
The villa is surrounded by a beautiful garden full of flowers and ancient trees, the perfect setting for early morning or late afternoon strolls. There are different patios and outdoor areas. A covered safe car park and a BBQ-area are on site. Extra services which are available upon request include the laundry room and SAT-TV.
The furniture of CITENO is extraordinary in style and quality. Antique pieces, artwork and personal items decorate the house. The owner left a very personal touch inside these walls and it gives the entire house a lovely atmosphere. Great attention was given to all details. Oak beams on the ceilings and the original old Tuscan Cotto tiles on the pavements show the traditional way of constructing these villas, a tradition that dates back several centuries. The beauty of antique materials was carefully combined with all modern conveniences. All bathrooms are equipped with shower, sink, WC and bidet.
The ground floor is composed of two communicating apartments: the largest one composed of 3 bedrooms, two full bathrooms, a charming living room with many arched glass windows overlooking the garden and French doors and kitchen; the smaller one has a living room with kitchen corner, bedroom with en-suite bathroom and is connected to the larger one giving privacy at the same time as family and friends can stay together in one villa.
The first floor is composed by 4 bedrooms each one with its own en-suite full bathroom divided in a total of 3 different apartments. Each apartment has a small independent kitchen and a cosy living room, offering then large areas and many living spaces with privacy for individual family or group units. The third apartment offers a "tower" with one more bedroom located on the second floor (see "FLOORPLAN 2" below, near the pricelist box).
70 Hectare (about 650 acres) of private land surround the Villa. Olive trees and wine plantations, sunflower fields, meadows, fruit trees and green hills are all you will see. There is no sign of pollution or noise. CITENO is an oasis of quietness and exists in perfect harmony with nature. There is a large pool only 100 meters from the house, and a right next to the pool is an antique "grotta", where the owners are planning their wine cantina.
The closest village Cetona is only 4 km away. It has a very attractive historic center, and a ancient castle, worth spending a day visiting it. Montepulciano with its world famous wineries are only 20 km away. Chiusi with its splendid volcanic lake is about 15 km. away. On request there is daily maid service and someone to help with the babysitting. If you like to have a cook to come in and prepare for you a typical Tuscan dinner, this is also possible.
The headboard of all beds is made of a labored wrought iron handicraft, an old art that represents the typical Tuscan furniture. The fabrics of bedspreads, linen, towels and curtains are all the best quality.
FLOORPLAN CITENO You can see the floor plans of this Villa in large scale. Just click on the link (Floor plan) on the bottom line next to the prices.
A wide opened terrace with bricked floor surrounds the villa and offer many spots where to have meals outdoors; there are many tables and chairs that can also be joined together according to your preferences. A barbecue grill is available on site to prepare delicious meals, including a "Bistecca alla Fiorentina" (typical grilled T-bone) and much more.
The greatest feature of this villa is the common room on the ground floor, that takes almost half of the living area and is available for free use of guests as a living and dining room where to get together for relax and to have meals indoors. The room is furnished with comfortable sofas and armchairs and with two large wooden tables and seats for the whole group. There is a fully equipped professional kitchen if you prefer to cook together or, even better, you can hire the villa's chef to come and prepare delicious meals specially for you.
A table for the whole group to seat together will be set, and you will have a professional staff who can prepare a delicious Tuscan menu and serve you in all occasions. Ideal for celebrations, birthdays, parties or simply family reunions. Besides, is possible to arrange a cooking lesson or demonstration on site, please send us an e-mail to receive more information. The original features of the villa have been preserved and compose the beauty of this room, like the three bricked archways; wooden beamed ceilings and the original open fireplace.
The ground floor common room gives access to a brand new covered terrace (large picture below) which overlooks a wonderful landscape of the green and golden fields below. This is a great solution to have meals al fresco during the warmer season.
CITENO is an ideal venue for all kinds of meetings, family reunions, parties and also weddings. The grounds outside and the swimming pool immersed in a golden field offer a delightful setting for a wedding reception and ceremony. Besides, the large room and professional kitchen make it suitable for a wedding banquet.
Easily reachable day-trip locations: Montepulciano, Siena, Cortona, Perugia, Lago Trasimeno, and much more. At Bettole there is the famous Valdichiana Outlet Village, a great shopping center where you will find the most important Italian and international brands.
VISIT ALSO PODERE BELLO, LOCATED LESS THAN 1 KM FROM CITENO, WHICH BELONGS TO THE SAME OWNER.