Farmhouse Podere Pietreta
Radicofani, Siena - Tuscany - Italy
Podere Pietreta is a large stone farmhouse built in the 1700s which was lovingly and painstakingly renovated in 2000 using only original materials and with the architectural features being kept intact.
The farmhouse is situated on top of a hill in an outstandingly beautiful position, just a short distance from the ancient Via Francigena and inside the Val d'Orcia Artistic and Natural Park where life goes on in perfect harmony with nature, art, culture and tradition.
The apartments are furnished exclusively with period furniture. All the apartments feature a fireplace and independent heating, satellite television, dishwasher, oven, independent entrance and private outside area with garden furniture.
All bedrooms have their own bathroom with shower. The atmosphere is welcoming and marked by warmth and good taste.
The farmhouse is surrounded by two hectares of parkland featuring a scenic swimming pool (6mx12m), barbecue, car park and belvedere.
Mountain bikes and a laundry complete with all necessary equipment (washing and drying areas, steam irons, etc) are available for use by all guests.
You can also request to have breakfast (with home-made jams and products) in the farmhouse.
Thanks to a special arrangement, guests at Podere Pietreta can eat at discounted prices at a nearby first class typical restaurant (2kms from the farmhouse).
Podere Pietreta offers you the opportunity to experience an oasis of peace and tranquillity in the heart of Tuscany surrounded by the lush greenery of the Val d'Orcia.
The farmhouse is situated 550 metres above sea level and dominates the nearby hills that slope down towards the lowlands. From this position you can enjoy a truly breathtaking view of the surrounding nature, from Mount Cetona to the crags of San Casciano and from the Rocca di Celle sul Rigo to the slopes of Mount Amiata.
The charm of one of the most picturesque panoramas in Tuscany goes hand in hand with a mild and pleasant climate, favoured by the farmhouse's sheltered position and the hundred year old oaks and evergreens that grow all around it. The park includes an olive grove, orchard, rose garden, natural terraces edged with aromatic shrubs and wide flower borders.
The scenic swimming pool is bordered by a large lawn and is elegantly equipped with pergola, sun beds and deck chairs and a distinctive shower built into the rocks.
Podere Pietreta, the park and its panorama form an ideal and exclusive place to take a break in the paradisiacal Tuscan hills in the province of Siena.
Holiday Farmhouse Podere Pietreta
Santa Maria delle Vigne
53040 Radicofani (Val d'Orcia) - Siena - Tuscany
tel. 335 5777546 - Fax 06 6833890