|Minimum Stay||5 - 7 nights|
Located in the Val d'Orcia valley declared a world heritage site by UNESCO this is truly the magic heart of Tuscany. Cypress tress, Rolling hills filled with Vineyards and Olive Groves seeing is believing.
With 2 and 3 bed houses all with their own private gardens and terraces for al fresco dining with full use of the swimming pool and sunsets to die for. We also have two private villas with their own private pools, private gardens and seperate entrance.
The 360 views are amazing from each and every home. What makes us special is our hilltop location combined with quality fitted kitchens and bathrooms to make your stay a home from home experience.
We are nestled between the hilltop villages of montisi and San Giovanni d'asso and only 10 mins from montalcino home to the world famous brunello di montalcino.
Only 20 mins away is Siena and the renowned Palio. Come enjoy, relax and explore this unique part of the world.
For those ski lovers we are just 25 mins from Mt Amiata ski slopes
Podere Ampella gives you the chance to live the relaxed Tuscan lifestyle in the idyllic setting of this exceptional hilltop hamlet overlooking the wonderful Val d’Orcia landscape, a landscape so unique that UNESCO has listed it as a world heritage site. This is the perfect location to relax and unwind, where you can choose to do as much or as little as you wish.
This hamlet has a collection of eleven privately owned villas and apartments finished to a very high standard. The hamlet has been designed in the traditional Tuscan style using local materials and the typical architectural style.
All the properties are fully furnished and well equipped; each has its own private terrace or garden and two of the villas have their own private pool. The shared pool has a paved surround furnished with loungers and parasols and is set in a stunning position overlooking the surrounding countryside.
Podere Ampella hamlet is positioned between the historic towns of San Giovanni d’Asso and Montisi where there are plenty of restaurants, shops and banks. The hamlet is ideally situated for exploring Tuscany with the cities of Florence, Siena, Arezzo, Pisa and Lucca within easy reach, or venture over the border into Umbria to visit the historic cities of Assisi, Orvieto and Perugia.
San Giovanni D’Asso is a delightful hilltop town only 3kms from Ampella Hamlet. Dating back to medieval times the village surrounds the walls of a twelfth century castle. Here you will find traditional Tuscan restaurants and shops selling the local produce. The town boasts the only truffle museum in Italy, as well as hosting an annual truffle festival in November each year. There are also two important churches; the Romanesque church, San Giovanni Battista, and San Pietro in Villare. The picturesque Tuscan town of Montisi is 4kms from Ampella Hamlet. In August each year there is the annual jousting competition “Giostra di Simone” which sees many of the townsfolk dress up in medieval costume.
Situated on a hill overlooking the val d'orcia valley located between the villages of san giovanni d'asso and montisi this is Tuscany at its best.The as yet un discovered hilltop medievale village of montisi and san giovanni D'asso set the backdrop for this stunning location. Unesco has awarded the val D'orcia region with special heritage status due to its undisturbed natural beauty. Bathe in one of the many natural thermal baths and treat yourself to a luxury spa treatment.From Podere Ampella you can see , Pienza where the English Patient was filmed and of course the iconic Gladiator, walking through the fields of corn just a stones throw away.Montalcino is only 10 mins by car home to Brunello Di Montalcino an excellent red wine great with the local meat dishes.Siena is only 30 mis by car and Florence is just an hour all escellent day trips. On your off days relax by the pool or have us bring dinner to you cooking a meal in your home.We guarentee your stay will be a unique experience
Other Activities: Vineyards, Truffels and Thermal spa's
|Rate Period||Nightly||Weekend Night||Weekly||Monthly||Event|
Dec 13 2014 - Jan 3 2015
7 night minimum stay
|Fees||No additional mandatory fees|
Walking and cycling in this unique world heritage Unesco valley from March till June.
Visit the varoius thermal baths open year round.
Please note all linen, towels and cleaning of the villa are included in the price.
We will require a booking deposit of 30% to secure the booking.
Air Conditioning is charged at an average of 80 euros per week based on useage.
Payment is usually accepted in the quoted currency (EUR) unless the currency and the amount is specifically agreed in advance with the owner / advertiser.