Podere Montepulciano is a typical Tuscan farmhouse set inside a traditional Montepulciano winery, immersed in the green rolling hills covered of vineyards and olive groves. In fact, inside the estate many local products are produced according to the most traditional methods: wine- specially the famous Nobile di Montepulciano, extra virgin olive oil and grappa. All guests will have the opportunity to experience the real essence of Tuscany living inside a real Tuscan farm, visit the antique wine cellars and taste their delicious products.
The villa has been completely renovated to accommodate guests with all modern comfort respecting the typical features of the original Tuscan villa: the floors are all made of fired bricks (called "terracotta"), wooden beams, stone and fired bricked walls. The furniture is rustic and accommodating, matching perfectly with the environment, including some pieces of antique furniture like wooden dressers, wardrobes and wrought iron beds.
The villa is divided in 5 self catering units that will be only rented out together for one single group. This is useful for a group with different families travelling together, offering privacy and at the same time, common areas where to sit down for a chat, play and have meals together. The ground floor holds 4 apartments of 50 square metres each, two of them are communicating.
Each apartment is composed of one double bedroom, one fully equipped bathroom with WC, bidet, shower and sink and a living/ dining room with a kitchen corner, basically equipped with refrigerator, stove, oven, sink and all necessary utensils. Each private kitchen can be very useful to make a breakfast, small meal or heat the milk for babies. The 4 apartments on the ground floor correspond anyway to 4 double bedrooms with private sitting room and en-suite bathroom.
On the first floor, is located one large apartment that holds the main living room with a dining area that works as a common room with a large table where the whole group can seat together to have meals. This room, with its 20 square metres, is equipped with the original open fireplace, perfectly working where is possible to prepare delicious grills with good quality "Chianina" meat (T-Bone Steak) - you find this typical quality meat in almost all supermarkets and butchers of Tuscany, it is really worthy.
The main kitchen, located beside the large living room on the first floor, is fully equipped with all necessary appliances, including a large refrigerator with freezer, stove, oven, dishwasher, sink and all cookware and table ware needed for the whole group.
On the first floor are located the other two double bedrooms, one of them with its own en-suite bathroom and the second one, with its private bathroom located right beside it. Both bathrooms are fully equipped with WC, bidet, shower and sink.
The villa has its own private swimming pool located only a few metres from the house, surrounded by a solarium equipped with sun loungers, reclining chairs and umbrellas. From the pool area it is possible to admire stunning views over the local vineyards, green hills and olive groves. The villa is very secluded and immersed in a large park that offers many paths to stroll around and relax. For the sports lovers it is perfect to go for a hiking or mountain biking. Close to the estate there is also a horseback riding school where is possible to arrange for a trekking tour or some lessons.
The gardens surrounding the villa are very wide, well taken care of and fully equipped with tables and chairs for outdoor meals. There is also a barbecue structure to prepare delicious grills al fresco. Montepulciano is located less than 5 km from the villa, and there you will find supermarkets, groceries, butchers and all kind of shops. The medieval centre is a jewel that hides a lot of history, folklore and typical products among the many cafes, wine shops, restaurants and handicraft shops.
Besides, the area is surrounded by great wineries where it is possible to taste and compare different kinds of wines and learn more about this ancient and delicious product. It is very easy to make day-trips to many important towns like Montalcino, Pienza, Siena, Cortona and much more. The way down to Rome takes less than 2 hours and is a great idea for a day-trip.
VISIT ALSO Villa Elisabetta, located 500 metres from Podere Montepulciano in the same estate, offers room for 9 persons.