Podere San Gio, Montalcino, Toscana - Tuscany
- Propery Type:
- wine tasting
- welcome dinner
- Swimming Pool
Casa San Gio is set in the most desirable location in the beautiful Val D Orcia region. It sleeps up to 8 people, in 4 double bedrooms, 1 with a French bed and 4 bathrooms. It has been recently renovated with every possible modern convenience. Casa San Gio is part of a 15 hectare wine estate and it is surrounded by olives groves, vineyards and oak woods. It has a panoramic swimming pool and thanks to its position, its easiy to reach the historical centre of Montalcino and the Abbey of Sant’Antimo in just 10 minutes.
From the main road an unpaved private road (about 800 meters ) leads to the villa, therefore the villa is very private and quiet. It faces one of the most enchanting and intense views of the entire Val d’Orcia. Located halfway up the hill of Castelnuovo dell’Abate, it benefits of a privileged position between the valleys of Amiata. The panoramic swimming pool faces directly to the enchanting view of the Val d’Orcia and the vineyards.
The wine cellar is located at 500 meters from the villa and it features the best systems for the biodynamic production of Rosso and Brunello di Montalcino.
Our beautiful house is located 10 km from Montalcino where you can find groceries shops, pharmacy, post office, banks, wine shops and many delicious restaurants. In Castelnuovo dell’Abate – 2 km - you will find a restaurant.
Casa San Giò has a private ( not fenced ) garden. In the front side of the house there is a private outdoor parking area, while in the back side there is the beautiful garden with a lovely view of the valley, a furnished gazebo for al fresco dining, and a BBQ. 50 meters from the house there is a brand new swimming pool (10x6) with garden furniture, a gazebo and another BBQ.
Thanks to the patient work of the owner, this typical Tuscan country home has been carefully restored and elegantly furnished. The house is laid out on two floors, connected by a wrought iron and travertine staircase and it measures 250 SQM.
Entrance hall, Large open-space living room with original Tuscan terracotta tiled floors. There is an oak-beam with a fireplace in Tuscan stone, and splendid views down to the valley; arch through to second living area where there is also a dining area with a table for 10.
A large arch of stones connects the dining room with the kitchen.
Open space fully equipped kitchen (Gas range, dishwasher, electric oven, toaster, mixer, Italian coffee machine and American coffee machine, juice maker) with access to the garden. There is a laundry with washing machine and dryer.
In a more private area of the ground floor there is a study with SAT TV and stereo.
On this floor there is also one double bedroom with bathroom with shower.
On the first floor, there are 3 double rooms, 1 with a French bed and three bathrooms. All the rooms have a beautiful view. One of the bedrooms has a fireplace and access to the garden through an external staircase.
One double bedroom with en suite bathroom with tub and Jacuzzi shower.
One double bedroom with en suite bathroom with shower.
One double bedroom with fireplace.
One bedroom with a French bed.
One bathroom with tub.
Two of the bedrooms have ceiling fans.
Heating, Fireplace, Screens on windows in only two bedrooms, Sat TV, Cd Player, Telephone, Internet with Dial up line or Vodafone Modem
The house is equipped with an alarm system.
10 Km Montalcino famous for the Brunello
23 Km San Quirico d’Orcia
30 Km Le Crete Senesi
32 Km Pienza
46 Km Montepulciano
57 Km Siena
112 Km Perugia
130 Km Firenze
220 Km Roma
The nearest airport is Florence airport 130 Km
Rome and Pisa airport are at about 220 Km
Casa San Gió is close to many very important sites of art, history and archaeology. Siena, Pienza, San Gimignano, Volterra, Cortona, Arezzo, Perugia, Orvieto, Viterbo and a myriad of other fascinating sites and places are all with in easy reach for half day, or day trips. The countryside between Sarteano and Radicofani is dotted with monasteries and castles, and the Val d'Orcia itself is a spectacular natural and cultural attraction.
Activities: Horse riding 20 Km; Maremma beaches 60 Km; Punta Ala Golf 60 Km; Tennis in Montalcino 12 km, Wine tasting and excursions
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* Prices are quoted in Euros and calculated according to the CBA selling rate. Prices are subject to change in AUD due to currency flucuations. (Currency converter)
- Final cleaning included
- Maid service 3 hrs on Wed and Sat for rental longer than one week.
- Air conditioning not available
- Included in the price
Visit of the wine estate and wine tasting
A bottle of wine and basic grocery shop
- Pets not allowed
- Heating included - Extra bed not available Security deposit Euro 1000
- Pool opening dates May 15 – September 25
- Pool towels included
- Linen changed on Sat, Bath linens changed on Wed and Sat.
- Cell phone metered
- Internet wifi included
- Special notes and restrictions:
- Children under 3 years old are not accepted
- Late Arrival is possible upon request and approval of the owner between 7.00 pm and 9.00 pm for an extra fee of 50 Euro
– Extra services available: cook service, cooking classes, wine tasting, advanced grocery shopping