Villa Maggio is a lovely villa with pool near Pienza, sleeps 8+2
Villa Maggio is located amongst the gently
rolling Tuscan hills, between the wonderful towns of Pienza and Montepulciano,
just a short distance from the thermal baths of Bagno Vignoni. The Villa sleeps
8/10 in 4 bedrooms all with en suite bathrooms. It has its own swimming pool and
surrounding garden. It has a traditional wood oven suitable for making pizza
and bread and a barbecue.
The villa is set in truly stunning countryside and is just a short drive to the local village at 3km. Pienza, a gorgeous, characterful village famous for its cheese making is just a short drve at 10km, Torrita di Siena, a local town that hosts several traditional festas during the year is at 9km, and renowned wine towns such as Montepulciano (11km) and Montalcino (29km) are within easy reach. There are also several natural spas all within 30/40 mins to take time out to relax after sightseeing. This is a fabulous scenic area to base yourself in to explore some of the best Tuscan scenery there is and to experience the many Tuscan wine towns close by.
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On the ground
floor there is a spacious hall, which leads into to a lovely,
blue, well equipped fitted kitchen (5 burner stove, wood oven, small
electric oven, dishwasher, coffee machines, large fridge). There is an open plan living room
with a delightful open fire place and a dining room, which is connected to the
kitchen through a characteristic rustic arch.
The bedrooms, which all have en suite bathrooms, are individually designed to depict the local plants and fruit: Lavender, Pomegranate, Rose hip and Strawberry tree.
This pretty room sleeps up to 4 guests in 2 queen sized beds. The walls are deep orange,
the typical colour of the Strawberry tree, and the beds are pale green, the
colour of the first leaves of spring, creating a cosy, sunny atmosphere.There is direct access to the garden from the bedroom. This bedroom has an en suite bathroom with shower.
The hall offers direct access to a little portico, where there is a wood burning oven and a pergola covered
with beautiful wisteria, making it the perfect shady setting for an "al fresco" lunch or dinner..
From the pergola there is a view of the swimming pool and the gently rolling Tuscan hills.
Its deep red colour, typical of rosehip berries, makes this room extremely pretty and cosy. At sunset the sun’s rays strike the walls, creating a wonderful interplay of light. The en suite bathroom, with a shower and large sink, is the same colour.
The unmistakeable lavender colour of the
walls, brightened by a touch of yellow, creates a relaxing, comfortable
atmosphere. The cosy en suite bathroom, with its shower and bathtub, adds to the feeling
of complete relaxation.
Its pinky-orange colour, typical of the pomegranate, gives this room a warm, cosy atmosphere. It has a large, elegant bathtub inside the room and a beautiful view over the gently rolling Tuscan hills from the window.
The villa has a very large garden and panoramic views towards Montepulciano and over the surrounding countryside.The pool is set at a short distance from the house and has a pretty covered pergola for shade as well as an outdoor BBQ/grill and an outdoor shower. There is an additional covered pergola right outside the house for relaxing and/ or dining outdoors. The villa also has a traditional wood oven for making pizzas or fresh bread.
BBQ & wood oven
Sat TV - ASTRA 19
Wifi internet - also at pool area
Hairdryers in all rooms
Covered pergola outside the villa for dining "al fresco"
Covered pergola at pool
Organic vegetable patch
Local guides and maps
Check in - 4pm - 8pm
Check out - 10am
Small animals allowed
Local village - 3km
Torrita di Siena 9km
There are several spas at 30 – 40 mins drive that include Chianciano Terme , which has several spas, Bagno Vignoni which has a pretty village and great views and also Bagno San Fillipo.
Pienza is within easy reach (15 mins – 10km) and has fabulous views and a historic town and is famous for its cheese.
Montepulciano (11km) is 17 mins drive and famous for its wines.
Montalcino (29km) is 35 mins and famous for its rich Brunello wines and vineyards