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4 BR/4 BA Stone & Brick Country Villla

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Last updated: 04/18/2011

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  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

Cetona villa description

This lovely country villa is strategically located two hours north of Rome, one hour south of Florence, 45 minutes from Siena, immersed in the midst of vineyards, olive groves and Cypress trees. Completely renovated, hundred year old stone and brick building including a wine cellar, patio, outdoor brick over and large barbeque. The entrance with iron gate, leads down a road lined with Cyress trees to a large open yard. From the "Viale", you can access the lovely manicured English garden.

Four bedrooms with exposed beam ceilings. The master bedroom has a wall to wall built-in closet, king size bed, completely renovated private full bathroom with shower. Additional bedrooms are off the main corridor which opens to a spectacular view of the Cetona castle and town. One bedroom with a king size bed and private bath, another bedroom with queen size bed and beautiful antique armoire, fourth bedroom/den features a pull out double bed, TV/DVD, desk and internet connection. All rooms have regional antique cotto floors.

A huge living room vaulted brick ceilings and floors made of antique cotto, connected to dining room by magnificient brick archway. Living room includes two sofas, armchairs, coffee tables, old English piano and wet bar. Dining room with fireplace and table that seats 12 people. A large handcarved china cabinet and French cabinet for glass and one for linens - rental includes use of china, glasses and linens.

The kitchen has a gas stove and includes all cutlery, pots and pans, serverware and appliances.

Outdoor maintenance provided by the owner.

The villa is accessible to the spa towns of Chianciano Terme (known for its Terme Sensoriali), San Casciano Terme (known for the famous Fonte Verde Spa), Sarteano (with public Olympic swimming pool), Montepulciano, Cortona, Pienza, Siena (famous for its wine tasting cellars), Greve/Radda in Chianti. In nearby Monte Amiata, enjoy mountain hiking.

This is an ideal place for a painter or writer to find inspiration from the beautiful and peaceful surroundings.



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Property Type

      • Villa

      Accommodation Type

          • Vacation Rental


          • Minimum Age Limit For Renters
          • Not Suitable For Children
          • Pets Considered
          • Smoking Allowed

          Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8, Beds for 6-8

          Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms, 1 Half Bathroom


          • CD Player
          • DVD Player
          • Satellite / Cable
          • Stereo
          • Television
          • VCR


          • Cinemas
          • Health/Beauty Spa
          • Live Theater
          • Museums
          • Nude Beach
          • Restaurants

          Local Services & Businesses

              • Fitness Center

              Leisure Activities

              • Antiquing
              • Boating
              • Horseback Riding
              • Horseshoes
              • Miniature Golf
              • Shopping

              Location Type

                  • Mountain View

                  Sports & Adventure Activities

                  • Basketball Court
                  • Cycling
                  • Fishing
                  • Golf
                  • Hiking
                  • Hot Air Ballooning
                  • Hunting
                  • Kayaking
                  • Mountain Biking
                  • Rock Climbing
                  • Sailing
                  • Swimming
                  • Tennis
                  • Water Skiing


                  • Broadband Access
                  • Clothes Dryer
                  • Linens Provided
                  • Parking Off Street
                  • Telephone
                  • Washing Machine
                  • Wood Fireplace


                  • Catering Available
                  • Cooking Utensils
                  • Dishwasher
                  • Kitchen
                  • Microwave
                  • Refrigerator


                  • Deck / Patio
                  • Outdoor Grill

                  Payment Type

                  • Amex
                  • Mastercard
                  • Visa


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                  Available April/May/Nov. for 1800 Euro. June/July/Aug./Sept./Oct for 1900 Euro.
                  One week minimum.
                  35 EURO/week internet access.
                  Telephone, heat and extra linen not included in the price.
                  Price includes initial cleaning before guests move in.
                  Chef is available on request.
                  $500 USD/wk cash deposit, refunded minus damages+$75 utilities+$155 final cleaning

                  Note: Until confirmed, rates are subject to change without notice.

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                  Owner info

                  Year Purchased: 1967

                  About the owner: I was born, raised and educated in Rome, Italy from a Tuscan family. My father was born in Cetona and my mother in Sarteano. I lived and studied in Rome and in the summer months, I would visit my grandparents who were residing in the lovely towns of Cetona and Sarteano. Soon after graduating from college, I married an American from Boston and moved to the USA.

                  Why the Owner Chose Cetona:
                  In 1967, my father suggested that I should purchase a country home in Tuscany because by that time I had four kids and a dog and everytime I went on vacation with my kids, I had to go either to my relatives or a country inn, where for the entire summer, I would disrupt their peaceful atmosphere and routine. My dad found this "Podere" (authentic working farmhouse) for sale and I purchased the house with 14 acres of land, but left the cows and animals to the farmer. After a year of renovations, my children and my mother enjoyed every summer vacation at the villa from the end of June to the beginning of September. Today, my grandchildren travel with me in the month of August for a month vacation and this lovely tradition continues.

                  The Unique Benefits at this Villa:
                  I have great fun in going to my vegetable garden located near my wine cellar in the back of the house and picking fresh produce to prepare delicious meals for my family and friends. I enjoy going shopping in the little village towns and purchasing local produce, which are found only in that area. I love to listen to music and lay out in the sun and read a book. I like my peaceful nights and waking up in the morning to the sound of the birds nesting on the roof of my house. At night, I like to entertain my friends on the outdoor patio and enjoy delicious homemade pasta paired with the wine my land produces.

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                  Speaks: english



                  • The Tuscan Villa

                    The Tuscan Villa

                  • The patio

                    The patio

                  • View from the back bedroom

                    View from the back bedroom

                  • Living room and spiral staircase to second floor

                    Living room and spiral staircase to second floor

                  • One of two half baths on first floor

                    One of two half baths on first floor

                  • One of two full baths on second floor

                    One of two full baths on second floor

                  • Master bedroom (King)

                    Master bedroom (King)

                  • Den with pullout sofa, TV and desk

                    Den with pullout sofa, TV and desk

                  • One of the English gardens

                    One of the English gardens

                  • The way to the wine cellar and vegetable garden

                    The way to the wine cellar and vegetable garden

                  • Living room

                    Living room

                  • Kitchen


                  • Dining room and fireplace

                    Dining room and fireplace

                  • Queen bedroom

                    Queen bedroom

                  • King bedroom

                    King bedroom

                  • Master bathroom

                    Master bathroom

                  VRBO #353301

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                  This listing was first published here in 2011.

                  Date last modified - Tuesday, October 21, 2014


                  3 Bedroom / 2.5 Bathroom
                  Sleeps 8

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                  Member since: 2011
                  Speaks: english
                  • Calendar last updated: 04/18/2011
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                  4 BR/4 BA Stone & Brick Country Villla

                  Cetona #353301

                  3 BR  2.5 BA  Sleeps 8

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