In the most enchanting location with views across the valley to beautiful Cetona, this house is perfect for couples or small groups. From the pool area surrounded by olive trees, Citta della Pieve can be seen romantically silhouetted on the skyline. Its attentive owner discretely ensures that his guests' needs are attended to, and a wonderful selection of wine is left on an “honesty basis” in a cool cellar built into the rock.
Only a few minutes drive from Cetona, the villa is located on a hill in 9 hectares of timeless Tuscan countryside with cypress and gnarled olive trees.
Originally a working farm with vineyards and olive groves, along a magical avenue of ancient chestnuts, pine, beech and oak trees and a 100 year old cedar completing the picture with the pretty stone house straight ahead with its original stone staircase leading to the first floor and climbing roses.
To complete the arrival surprise, a classic view of incredibly beautiful Cetona provides an almost theatrical backdrop.
This secluded property is furnished in uncluttered, comfortable fresh country style with spacious rooms, two sitting rooms (one on each floor) and bathrooms for each bedroom.
This villa is surrounded by an informal garden of lawns, flowers and shrubs, ideal for games and play.
The pool, located well away from the house is set into a grassy terrace amongst the olive trees with glimpses of Cetona and views towards Monte Cetona.
From here, long soporific days can be spent, enjoying vistas of open countryside in the spring, covered in broom – views of old Tuscan farmhouses, and Citta della Pieve on the skyline.
A path leads to the woodland edge on the hillside, and to a “secret” doorway, opening. The owner’s father used the cool cellar for storing huge barrels of wine. Nowadays guests are given a key and can help themselves to delicious wines on an honesty basis, settling up at the end of their stay.
For walkers, further footpaths lead through woodland and for the energetic, or for teenagers wanting adventure, a rough path leads up to large historical caves and a very interesting archaeological site.
Within easy reach of restaurants, good shopping and sightseeing and offering good privacy for couples or a reasonably priced option for one family, this charming property remains very popular with our clients.
Ground Floor: Entrance Hall • Sitting/dining room • Kitchen • Double bedroom (can be made up as twin) with shower room en suite • Cloakroom • Utility room
First Floor: Living area • Double bedroom (can be twin) • Twin bedroom (can be double) • Shower room • Bathroom
Washing Machine, Dishwasher, Microwave, Satellite TV, DVD Player, CD Player, Pre-pay mobile telephone on request, USB dongle for internet access on request, Barbecue, Heating (payable locally), Insect Screens (First Floor Windows).
A travel cot with sheets and/or a high chair is available on request.
Private Swimming Pool
11m x 6m, 1.3m - 1.85m deep with built-in steps. Pool Towels. The pool is open from mid May until mid September. Outside these dates, the pool can be opened on request for an extra charge.