|Minimum Stay||7 nights|
Villa Contea is a magnificent country house located in arguably the most picturesque setting of ItalyVal dOrcia, Tuscany. The setting features the gentle rolling hills and fragrant wine country for which Tuscany is so famous. Set on a private piece of land, this area was the setting for the Oscar award-winning movie The English Patient as well as the stunning panoramic country scenes from Gladiator.
Alfresco dining is a delight at Villa Contea in the large, covered dining area. This outdoor dining area features a stone barbeque and overlooks a garden with an amazing infinity swimming pool and deck. Have a soothing soak in the Jacuzzi next to the garden. There is also a ping pong table for your pleasure. Ample lounging spaces can be found in both sun and shade. Indoors at Villa Contea, you will find satellite TV, DVD and CD players, an iPod dock and Wi-Fi. Your reservation includes daily housekeeping.
The formal entrance is through a main door situated around the corner from the parking area, while the informal family entrance leads into a beautiful, fully equipped kitchen with island. The kitchen is a wonderful open space and enjoys a dining room with a table for fourteen that can be extended for larger parties. The dining area connects to the colorful double living room, bathed in red and purple, with fireplace. This beautiful old building features stone walls and vaulted ceilings.
Eight fabulous bedrooms accommodate up to nineteen guests at Villa Contea. Seven of the bedrooms include en-suite bathrooms. A variety of perks and sleeping arrangements are included so there is something for everyone, whether you are with a large family or group of friends.
During your stay at Villa Contea, you will be in sightseeing heaven. Try the cheese in Pienza. Go for wine tastings in Montalcino and Montepulciano. A drive through Acquapendente and Pitigliano will take you through some of the best scenery in Italy. Tuscany is also a haven for golfers and spa enthusiasts, with top options just a few minutes away. Refurbished by a renowned interior designer, most of the home decor and furnishings from the handmade soaps and olive oils, to the embroidered towels and bathrobes, to the dining table are a true testament to style and a love of the bucolic!
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Bedroom 1: Double bed, En-suite bathroom with shower, Air conditioning
Bedroom 2: Double bed, En-suite bathroom, Air conditioning
Bedroom 3 - Master: Double bed, En-suite bathroom with shower and tub, Air conditioning, Fireplace
Bedroom 4: Double bed, En-suite bathroom with shower, Air conditioning, Living area, Television, Direct access to Bedroom 5
Bedroom 5 - Loft: Double bed, 2 Twin beds, Air conditioning, Direct access to Bedroom 4
Bedroom 6: Double bed, En-suite bathroom with shower and tub, Air conditioning, Walk-in closet
Bedroom 7: 2 Twin beds, En-suite bathroom with shower and tub, Air conditioning
Bedroom 8 - Master: Double size Baldachin bed, Day bed, En-suite bathroom with shower, Air conditioning
Additional Bedding: Extra cots and baby cribs available upon request
Dining area with seating for 14
Baby equipment (complimentary but upon request)
Air conditioned bedrooms
Wheelchair (upon request)
Deck with lounge area
Ping pong table
Alfresco dining with seating for 14
Linen and towel change (once a week)
Extra Cost (advance notice may be required):
Additional pool and hot tub heating
Activities and excursions
Points of Interest:
5 minute drive to town of Contignano
5 minute drive to town of Pienza
15 minute drive to town of San Quirico d'Orcia
15 minute drive to town of Montecatini Termi
20 minute drive to town of Montepulciano
35 minute drive to town of Montalcino
50 minute drive to Lamborghini Panicale Golf Club (9 holes)
30 km to Val di Chiana Golf Club (9 holes)
98.9 km to Kite Beach Fiumara
54.5 km to Siena-Ampugnano Airport (SAY)
74.4 km to Grosetto Airport (GRS)
Maximum 19 guests
Pets are not allowed
Social events permitted (upon request only)
Advertised rates may vary according to the season and duration of stay