Villa Maggio is a lovely villa with pool near Pienza, sleeps 8
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 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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Rental: Weekly, Sat to Sat
Prices include: Electricity, water, gas for cooking, heating, firewood, weekly linen and towel change (including pool towels), initial and final cleaning, wood for fireplace, charcoal, WI FI internet, Sat TV, Netflix, veg from garden (in season), bottle of wine and selection of organic products on arrival, pool maintenamce on Frid morning
Not Included: Mid week cleaning - €180, mid week linen and towel change (includes pool towels) - €60 per room, extra beds €70 per bed/week, baby cot €50 per week, chef service - on request, first grocery service - €30 plus cost of food, lost keys - €50, €100 charge if kitchen not left clean on departure and rubbish removed
Security Deposit: €500 payable in cash on arrival and refunded on departure
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 arch. 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
The bedrooms, which all have en suite bathrooms, are individually designed and inspired by the plants, flowers and fruit around the property and include Lavender, Pomegranate, Rose hip and Strawberry tree. One bedroom is located on the ground floor and has direct access to the garden. The other bedroooms are on the first floor.
This pretty room is located on the ground floor and has a Queen bed. The walls are deep orange,
the typical colour of the Strawberry tree, creating a cosy, sunny atmosphere. There is direct access to the garden from the bedroom and it has an en suite bathroom with double sinks and a shower.
A twin room in a deep red colour, typical of rose hip berries and 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 mustard yellow, creates a relaxing, comfortable atmosphere. It features a wonderful four poster bed and has a spacious en suite bathroom with a large shower and a roll top bathtub, which adds to the feeling of complete relaxation.
This is the Master bedroom and it has a Queen size bed. 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 views are spectacular and overloook the pool to one side and the fabulous countryside toteh other. It is a particularly Romantic room
The villa has a very large garden (3,000 sq mts) and panoramic views towards Montepulciano and over the surrounding countryside. The pool (6 x 12 mts) 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.
Private pool (6 x 12 mts)
BBQ & Pizza oven
Well equipped kitchen with SMEG appliances
Sat TV & Netflix
WI FI internet - also at pool area
Hairdryers in all bedrooms
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: between 8am - 10am
Late check in must be advised and agreed in advance
Very late check in not guaranteed
Events must be advised and agreed in advance
Small animals allowed on request
Local village with grocer's supermarket, bar, restaurants - 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