The owner takes a great deal of pride in the fabulous garden that surrounds the villa. Each season has its own special distinction, perfumes and colors which abound in all directions. Every year he adds something new, playing with the colors and varying shades of green. All of this mixes well with the bird oasis which WWF has established in the nearby lake, the Lake of Chiusi, all of which can be seen from the villa - by naked eye.
This large Tuscan farmhouse is an ideal vacation rental for mature adults looking for peace and quite - yet proximity to major historic sites like SIENA, MONTEPULCIANO, PIENZA, and on the way to ROME. Ideal as well for families with children looking to take in the fresh clean air, large grassy yards and hike or ride bikes around together. The villa is located by an incredible cycle track among the natural reserve. There is a wonderful cycle way that connects Chiusi with Ponte di Vinci (Arezzo), passing through the whole Chiana Valley. It is possible to make it by foot or by bike.
The entrance to the villa is preceded by a lovely panoramic terrace, standing here and overlooking for fields which are normally in bloom with sunflowers or grain - gives you a certain sense of peace. There are chairs and a cozy table so that you can sit out here in the morning with a steaming cup of coffee and meditate!
To the right of the entrance is the large eat-in kitchen, furnished with all major amenities - and all eco friendly. You will find a dishwasher, large refrigerator with freezer, stove and oven and microwave. There is a clothes washer on the ground floor for those of you who require to freshen up your clothes.
There are three bedrooms two of which have double beds and en-suite bathroom with shower. There is one bedroom with one single bed on the ground floor and in the loft above there are two singles which can be made into a double bed. The name of the this bedroom is Stelle because of the stargazing window located above the bed in the loft area! This bedroom has its own private bathroom with shower.
Each bedroom has two windows, allowing for the light breeze that comes in from the lake to refresh the rooms. There are screens on all of the windows - perfect for leaving the windows open in the evening.
Montepulciano with its world famous wineries of wine "Nobile" stays within only 20 km away. Ask for a private wine tour with a guide in English who will take you around this wonderful territory, and taste some of the best wines in the world. Close to Montepulciano is the lovely town of Pienza, well known for its pecorino (sheep) cheese. Chiusi with its splendid volcanic lake is reachable in a few minutes! Chiusi is only 6 km from the villa and has a train station that can take you to Florence, Arezzo, Pisa, Lucca and Rome. Chianciano Terme is a great option for those who look for wellness... much more wait for you in this beautiful area!
There is a lush green garden which surrounds the fenced in yard, gazebo and swimming pool area. Located only a short distance from the villa in a panoramic position overlooking the famous lake "Lago di Chiusi" in central Italy - you will find the pool with a large wood and stone deck. There is a restaurant on the lake's edge, where you can walk and enjoy a dinner or lunch with a view. The owner provides 4 mountain bikes for free, and the more adventurous in the group can explore the many marked paths which exist near the villa.
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.
SPECIAL: The villa owner has an office 1 km far from the villa where you can come and use for free an internet point with a computer!
EXTRA SPECIAL SERVICE: A delicious cooking lesson can be arranged in your villa (upon request) when you can learn how to prepare delicious Tuscan meals, learn which wine match it - probably Vino Nobile from Montepulciano - and have a lot of fun!