|Minimum Stay||7 nights|
Villa Baiocco is a typical Tuscan, historic farm house from 1700, recently converted to a prestigious holiday home - without losing its unique character and charm. Surrounded by 20'000m2 of well kept gardens, for your private use only, it offers all the peace and tranquility that you look for during your holidays. If you are looking for a place to truly relax - here you've found it.
Flexibility is the keyword at Podere Baiocco. The villa sleeps up to 14 people and if you wish we cater for them as well. Or perhaps you'd just want to be left alone, than we'll guarantee absolute privacy. Excursions, personal trainers, chefs - all can be organized, just let us know what your needs are.
All bedrooms have a bathroom en-suite. If you are traveling in a large group, there won't be any fights for the showers - an important aspect for relaxing holidays.
Only 1 km from this private oasis - walking distance if you're the sporty type - you find the stunning medieval town of Città della Pieve. In spite of its walls dating back to the 13. century, you find everything needed for a modern life: Internet Cafè, supermarkets, plenty of restaurants and bars cater to your needs. And all packed in true historic charm.
Historic charm you'll find plenty in Italy. And Podere Baiocco is ideally situated for excursions to Florence, Rome, Siena, the vineries at Montepulciano - you name it. We are in the middle of Italy, even a day trip to the sea on either side is not too long a distance.
Swimming Pool: The swimming pool is open from the last Saturday of April until the first Saturday of October, located in a carefully manicured garden at 50 meters from the villa. The rectangular measures 12 x 6 m, with a depth of 1, 50 m. The area bordering the swimming pool is terracotta pavement.
COMPULSORY SERVICES ON REQUEST: supplied and to be paid locally to the owner - heating (based on meter reading consumed during your stay € 4,50 m3), internet wireless included in the price.
OTHER SERVICE ON REQUEST:
-COOKERY CLASS - During two hours our guests will have the pleasure of learning to prepare delicious, hand made pasta. An experienced chef will introduce you to this fine and very Italian art.
-TRADITIONAL DINNER - exclusively for our guest, a typical Tuscan dinner can be booked. In the comfort of our house - your holiday home - our chef prepares those delicious dishes of the region. The dinner consists of:
- 1 Grande Antipastone - a selection of different starters
- 1 Primo - main courses, consists of hand made pasta
- 1 Secondo - local meat (roast beef)
- Side dish - Vegetables
- Dolce Della Casa - the desert of the house
- Beverages (Wine and wather)
- WINE TASTING IN THE VILLA + DINNER
- BREAKFAST IN THE VILLA - every morning, in the beautiful salon in the western part of the villa, we can prepare a
wholesome breakfast with traditional products of the region.
a staff member will be at your disposition to satisfy what ever need you may have from 7.30h to 10.00h
WELCOME DINNER - after a long journey you might not want to go out to a restaurant to eat or prepare
something yourself, then this may be an interesting solution for you.
a staff member will prepare a simple and light dinner for you with a fine selection of appetisers, local
specialities, bruschette and good wine, naturally.
DAILY ROOM SERVICE - if desired, a staff member will be available to clean and tidy your bedroom every
morning. A change of bed linen and towels can be ordered as well.
MASSAGE PARLOUR - On Monday and Tuesday mornings a professional massage therapist is available for a
broad variety of wellness and massage treatments.
EXCURSION AND TOURS - Possibility to choose a package or individual event, all set in a really characteristic
1 - Visit to a historical wine cellar in Montepulciano (SIENA) with tasting of wine
and typical italian food
2 - Visit to a wine cellar in a typical Tuscan farmhouse close to Montepulciano
(SIENA) with tasting of DOC-DOCG wines, served with cured meats, selection of
cheese’s and grilled sausages.
3 – Afternoon Wine Course in Città della Pieve about “WINE TASTING
TECHNIQUE” lasting three hours,
which includes a tasting of 4 types of wine.
4 - Afternoon visit to an oil Tuscan mill, in Cetona (SIENA), with guided oil tasting,
served with typical italian food.
5 - Afternoon visit to a cheese dairy in the area of Montepulciano-Pienza with tasting
of different kinds of pecorino cheese and wine.
6 – Visit to a farm which breeds livestock 'Chianina' cows, with tasting of local
food and wine.
Possibility to visit the butcher inside the farm.
7- Visit in one of the BEST winery in MONTALCINO with tasting of 3 or 5 types of wine and lunch. After the wine tour it's possible to visit the historic center of Montalcino
8- Visit to one of the best winery in CHIUSI with tasting of 3 types of wine and tour of the wineries located in ETRUSCAN CAVES.
9- Visit to the Banfi Castle in Montalcino with wine tasting and visit to the glass museum ( inside the castle )
10-Siena, visit to historic winery and tasting of 4 types of wine
-I can organize GUIDED TOURS for Siena, Firenze and Roma
-TRANSFER WITH CAR OR MINI-VAN FOR ALL CITIES OF ITALY
- RENT CAR OR MINI-VAN ( you can find your car or mini-van directly in the parking of the villa )
Anybody who has to manage a family knows that flexibility is the keyword to make everybody happy. Adjusting to the different members‘ needs can prove a real challenge. Podere Baiocco is a truly family run business and we have grown tremendously by all the challenges we had in our own family. One may even say that we have developed a strong talent for flexibility, which you will see reflected throughout Podere Baiocco - in the structure, in our services and how we cater to your needs.
The whole layout of the residence adapts to very individual and different needs. Whether it be the lone traveler who wishes for a B&B, full hotel service or a family who enjoys the privacy of a self-catering villa - for groups of up to 22 people we will arrange everything to make your holidays an unforgettable experience.
Our family does not live on Podere Baiocco, you‘ll have it all to yourself, but it was originally meant to be our family home and a lot of love and care went into the renovation of the historic farmhouse. You will notice, it feels just like a home.
Jacopo Baiocco purchased this villa in 1998
The cost is not inclusive: Gas for heating to consumption euro 4,20 X meter cubic