A MAGNIFICENT FARMHOUSE IN VAL D'ORCIA, TUSCANY

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Sleeps17
Bedrooms 8
Bathrooms8
Property type farmhouse
Minimum Stay 7 nights
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A MAGNIFICENT FARMHOUSE IN VAL D'ORCIA, TUSCANY

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8 bedrooms, 8 ensuite bathrooms - sleeps a max 17 adults

Villa Le Querce is a beautiful farmhouse, renovated to the highest standards in a unique position of the Val d'Orcia, now a UNESCO world heritage site. It is exquisitely furnished and has 8 large bedrooms, all with en-suite bathrooms. Situated on a small rise with extensive manicured lawns, it commands breathtaking views. The large private pool (18 x 6) is located slightly higher and has a large patio and an equally stunning panorama over this beautiful area of Tuscany, including the magnificent Monte Amiata. The farmhouse is surrounded by its own private property of 70 hectares consisting of fields, an orchard and a wood through which, as of the summer of 2007, there will be marked walks.

This is a beautiful farmhouse in a unique position commanding spectacular and uncontaminated views over the Val d'Orcia. Close to some of the best wine-producing areas in Italy, Brunello di Montalcino and Chianti, it is also within easy reach of other Tuscan beauty spots: Pienza, Siena, the spas of Chianciano and S. Casciano Bagni, Monte Amiata, Montepulciano and Radicofani. For golf enthusiasts there is the beautiful 18-hole Lamborghini golf course just 30Km distant at Panicale on the Lake Trasimeno. It is definitely a luxury holiday home, exquisitely furnished with beautifully manicured and extensive grounds and a large private pool.

The large swimming pool, which is 18m x 6m, and being situated slightly higher than the farmhouse has even more spectalur views, has an oxygen generated filter and therefore has no chlorine.

We have cleared a beautiful walk in the woods behind the house, up on the Mount Cetona. This walk is sign-posted all the way round and is a lovely way to end the day.

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Suitability:
  • pets not allowed
  • children welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible

Karin Armanni

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Speaks english, french, german, italian
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Sleeps17
Bedrooms 8
Bathrooms8
Property type farmhouse
Minimum Stay 7 nights
Contact the owner directly to confirm reservation details and pay with an approved method (credit card, check, or bank transfer), to protect your payment up to $1,000.
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A magnificent farmhouse in Val d'Orcia, Tuscany
average rating of 5.0 based on 5 reviews
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A magnificent farmhouse in Val d'Orcia, Tuscany
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Sarteano Val di Chiana
Ferndale, MI, USA
5

Birthday Villa

  • 5 of 5
  • Submitted: Nov 4, 2008
  • Stayed: Oct 2008
We all had a wonderful time. Graziella was fabulous. I did go on to Sicily for the second week, but would just as readily have stayed at Villa Le Querce for the entire period. I want to thank Karin for her welcome and all her help. I am so glad I found this property on the website ! Thanks again.
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Adventure Seekers, Girls Getaway, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children, Romantic Getaway
Owner's Response: I am so glad Villa Le Querce came up to your expectations. I agree, it is so lovely there it is difficult to leave. Next time come for the entire fortnight !
Helpful votes: 1/1
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A magnificent farmhouse in Val d'Orcia, Tuscany
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p17296
+39 068079955
Sarteano Val di Chiana
5

Outstanding family villa

  • 5 of 5
  • Submitted: Oct 18, 2013
  • Stayed: Jul 2013
Our family had the most wonderful week here. It was the perfect villa for a big group with so much space indoors as well as extensive grounds and fabulous swimming pool. It could easily accommodate 3 families as it has an annex next to the main house too. Having stayed in many villas in Tuscany this is without doubt the most brilliant villa for a big group/family. It is located in the heart of some of the most wonderful towns in Tuscany, up on a hill so never too hot. The property was clean and beautifully done up inside with a modern fresh feel whilst retaining an old style Tuscan farmhouse feel. The Owner Karin was so accommodating and was great to communicate with pre and post holiday. We would all recommend this villa to anyone wanting the perfect Tuscan country villa experience.
We would love to come back to this villa we had the most perfect holiday here.
Owner's Response: It was wonderful to have such outstanding guests staying at our farmhouse. I am so glad you enjoyed your holiday and would love to see you again another summer.
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A magnificent farmhouse in Val d'Orcia, Tuscany
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p17296
+39 068079955
Sarteano Val di Chiana
Paris, France
5

We are coming back

  • 5 of 5
  • Submitted: Aug 29, 2008
  • Stayed: Jul 2008
Our vacation was just fantastic and we (and all our friends)have a wonderful souvenir of the house, the area and the local people.

It is a really nice house, ideal for a large party like ours.
Everybody had space (separate bathrooms, etc.). The living areas are big and very nice. The house is altogether not sophisticated, but very pleasant and the grounds and pool were just great.

We are really thinking of coming back and spending some more time at Villa Le Querce.
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Adventure Seekers, Girls Getaway, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children, Romantic Getaway
Helpful votes: 1/1
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A magnificent farmhouse in Val d'Orcia, Tuscany
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p17296
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Sarteano Val di Chiana
West Chester, PA, USA
5

Fabulous

  • 5 of 5
  • Submitted: Jul 28, 2008
  • Stayed: Jun 2008
I'm happy to tell you that we had a fabulous time at Villa Le Querce. Our friends and family enjoyed every minute. The property is beautiful and beat our expectations.
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Adventure Seekers, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children, Romantic Getaway
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A magnificent farmhouse in Val d'Orcia, Tuscany
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Sarteano Val di Chiana
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Comments from Owner Guestbook

  • 5 of 5
  • Submitted: Dec 6, 2007
  • Stayed: Dec 2007
We all loved the villa, it was better than we had imagined and hoped for.
It was fantastic, well equipped in extremely peaceful, beautiful surroundings. The pool was in a wonderful, elevated position where you could see for miles.
We put the four teenagers in the annex which proved to be a great hit, they could be as loud as they wanted without disrupting the peacefulness in the main building - perfect.
One of our party managed to video 12 wild boar taking an early evening stroll through the massive gardens - now that's something special.
Many thanks, Karin, I wouldn't hesitate to recommend the villa to anyone who makes enquiries. (Debra Ziton, August 2006).
Helpful votes: 7/9
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Map

Nearest Airport
60 Kilometres
Perugia S. Egidio (Ryanair)
Nearest Ferry
120 Kilometres
Piombino
Nearest Train
12 Kilometres
Chiusi
Nearest Motorway
8 Kilometres
Chiusi-Chianciano
Nearest Beach
80 Kilometres
beach
Car: necessary

Sarteano is very central for numerous daily excursions to some of the most beautiful historical attractions in Tuscany and central Italy. Sarteano (5 km), Chiusi (11 km), Florence (110 km), Rome (123 km), Perugia (60 km), Assisi (80 km), Siena (40 km), Pienza (10 km), Orvieto (30 km).

Ryanair has announced that as of 20th December 2006 it will be flying into Perugia S. Egidio airport. This is a mere 60 km from Sarteano. Other airports are Rome Ciampino and Fiumicino (150 km), Bologna (180 km), Pisa and Ancona.

Other Activities: thermal baths and spa.

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Availability & Rates

Sarteano Farmhouse Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Minimum Stay
 
Rate 2
Dec 21 2013 - Sep 26 2014
€4,800
7 nights
 
 
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€4,800
7 nights
 

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit €500.00
Notes On arrival it is necessary to pay a refundable deposit of €500 against any possible damage or breakages




For smaller groups of up to 12 persons not wishing to use the annexe, there is a discount of €300 on the weekly rental
rate.
The rental charges includes weekly cleaning and linen change.

Extra cleaning is available on request at the rate of €10 per hour.
We also have an excellent cook
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Amenities

Sarteano Farmhouse Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • farmhouse (detached)
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 500 m²
Location Type:
  • Rural
  • Village
Theme:
  • Romantic
  • Away From It All
General:
  • Heating
  • Washing Machine
  • Internet
  • Fireplace
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Parking
  • Linens Provided
  • Tiled Stove
  • Towels Provided
Kitchen:
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Stove
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Refrigerator
  • Dishwasher
  • Oven
Dining:
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 12 people
Bathrooms:
  • 8 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 4 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 5 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 6 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 7 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 8 - toilet , tub , shower
Bedrooms:
  • 8 Bedrooms, Sleeps 17
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen , 1 twin/ single
    Bedroom 3 - 2 twin/ single
    Bedroom 4 - 2 twin/ single
    Bedroom 5 - 2 twin/ single
    Bedroom 6 - 2 twin/ single
    Bedroom 7 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 8 - 2 twin/ single
  • There are two large bedrooms with queen-sized double beds and three large twin bedrooms. One of the double bedrooms has an extra single bed. There is also a twin bedroom on the ground floor.
Entertainment:
  • Radio
  • Television
  • Satellite / Cable
Outside:
  • Lawn / Garden
  • 12 garden chairs
  • 12 beach chairs
Suitability:
  • pets not allowed
  • children welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Outdoor Pool
  • Private Pool
Attractions:
  • autumn foliage
  • winery tours
  • ruins
  • forests
  • restaurants
  • waterfalls
Leisure Activities:
  • walking
  • outlet shopping
  • bird watching
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • horseback riding
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • golf
  • mountain climbing
  • hiking
  • cycling
  • mountain biking
Notes:
This is a very spacious farmhouse (500 m² approx), renovated to the highest standards. The floors are painted in terracotta red, walls a pale ochre, doors and windows a pale sea green, ceilings are vaulted with old beams (see photos). Ground floor: 3 entrances from the large garden, large vaulted double sitting-room with fireplace, large dining room, fitted kitchen with dish-washer and washing machine. Twin-bedroom with en-suite bathroom with large shower. First floor: large master bedroom with fireplace and en-suite bathroom with shower, double bedroom with extra single bed and en-suite bathroom with bath, 3 twin-bedrooms with en-suite bathrooms. Heating. Use of internet key. Annex.- laundry with washing-machine and dryer.
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