Villa Brunello At San Sebastiano - Independent Villa

4 br Montalcino Villa


Property Type:  Villa

Bed/Bath:  4 / 2

Sleeps:  8

Pets:  Yes

Smoking:  Yes

Rental Rates:

€2,450 - €3,950 per week


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Unit Description:
This centuries-old, independent, four-bedroom, two-bath, 2700-square-foot home has everything to make your Italian vacation memorable.
Open the wrought iron front gates to be immediately transported to La Vita Bella - a pea gravel courtyard welcomes you to your first view of the private church of St Sebastian and the verdant and generous Tuscan landscape. Immediately your eye fastens upon the entrance of your vacation villa. Once inside, your choices abound. Turn right to enjoy a beautiful outdoor lanai just outside the French doors from where you will sip limoncello on quiet Tuscan evenings. Go straight ahead and be tempted by the breathtaking dining room (seating for eight) with coved ceilings from which you will enjoy your Tuscan feasts. Turn left and enter a modern eat-in kitchen, with all the appliances and tools necessary to prepare delicious Italian cuisine. Just beyond the kitchen is a roomy pantry and handy mudroom with washing machine to ensure your comfort. Just a few steps further is a nicely appointed bathroom.

Rounding out the first floor is an enormous living room with eight-foot by eight-foot fireplace, two full couches, numerous chairs, a large screen television, and full pool table for your entertainment. Just off the enormous living room is a set of French doors leading to two wonderful lanais/pergolas adding outdoor rooms to your living space and which overlook the yard, vineyards and valleys - and by night the lights of Siena. And the pool and pool area is a haven in itself. One of our favorite pampering features is the outdoor shower. The house, yard and pool are incredibly private -- private enought to wear (or not wear) whatever your mood and the weather dictate.

Sleeps 8 confortably in 2 bedrooms with queen size beds and 2 other bedrooms with single beds which can be combined to make queen size beds.
Bedrooms are all on the upper floor, and there is the large bathroom. The second, smaller bathroom, is at ground floor.


Amenities: Fireplace, Phone, Satellite TV, VCR, Stereo, CD Player, Full Kitchen, Microwave, Dishwasher, Refrigerator, Cooking Utensils provided, Linens provided, Washer, Private Pool, Garage, Charcoal Grill (BBQ), No Smoking

Activities (on site or nearby): Hiking, Rock Climbing, Biking, Golf, Tennis, Basketball, Fitness Center, Gym, Shuffleboard, Horseshoes, Amusement Parks, Fishing, Hunting, Wildlife Viewing, Horseback Riding, Shopping, Restaurants, Live Theater, Cinemas, Museums, Sightseeing, Swimming, Boating, Sailing, Waterskiing, Windsurfing, Jet Skiing, Rafting

You are in a perfect location to visit Florence (Firenze), Siena, Pisa, The Meditteranean, Assisi, Perugia, Cortona, Arezzo and Rome (Roma). And of course Montalcino, Pienza and Montepulciano

Overall Property Description:
Enter this property and you realize immediately you have ventured into the best Italy has to offer - exquisite views, sublime food, unsurpassed wine, and exceptional weather. As any Italophile will tell you, the Tuscan Val D'Orcia and Crete Senese (and in particular the area near Montalcino) is the most evocative and sensual part of Italy. There really is no better area -- as we have found in 20+ years of experience. Those pictures you see on the calendars, with the vineyards, rows of cyprus and hilltowns -- thats Crete Senese/Montalcino... It is, after all, a United Nations UNESCO Heritage Site. And for good reason. The sheer beauty is staggering. This is the area that refused to allow billionaire media magnate and current Italian Prime Minister Berlusconi to buy a second (well, maybe 4th in his case) home!

Amidst this splendor is set the beautiful and private property known as Villa Brunello at San Sebastiano. This centuries-old, independent, four-bedroom, two-bath, 2700-square-foot home has everything to make your Italian vacation memorable. Just five kilometres from Montalcino (two-and-one-half as the crow flies), this ancient farmstead boasts views to die for - from Mount Amiata in the south to Siena in the North. And it serves as the perfect point from which to visit the most beautiful villages and cities in Italy - Montalcino, Allesino, Pienza, San Quirico D'Orcia, Volterra, Florence, Montepulciano, Siena, San Gimignano, Monterrigione, Pisa, Cinque Terra, and Rome. Or stop at the ancient Roman baths of Bagno Vignone and the monasteries at Monte Oliveto Maggiore and Sant Antimo,... or hike in some of the most beautiful scenery on God's earth.

Located on two lush acres surrounded by exquisite villas and vineyards, this very special home has been lovingly restored inside and outside to ensure your ultimate pleasure. And better yet it is surrounded by vineyards, olive groves, and hill towns in every direction.

Open the wrought iron front gates to be immediately transported to La Vita Bella - a pea gravel courtyard welcomes you to your first view of the private church of St Sebastian and the verdant and generous Tuscan landscape. Immediately your eye fastens upon the exquisite front entrance of your vacation villa. Once inside, your choices abound. Turn right to enjoy a beautiful outdoor lanai just outside the French doors from where you will sip limoncello on quiet Tuscan evenings. Go straight ahead and be tempted by the breathtaking dining room (seating for eight) with coved ceilings from which you will enjoy your Tuscan feasts. Turn left and enter a modern eat-in kitchen, with all the appliances and tools necessary to prepare delicious Italian cuisine. Just beyond the kitchen is a roomy pantry and handy mudroom with washing machine to ensure your comfort. Just a few steps further is a nicely appointed bathroom.

Rounding out the first floor is an enormous living room with eight-foot by eight-foot fireplace, two full couches, numerous chairs, a large screen television, and full pool table for your entertainment. Just off the enormous living room is a set of French doors leading to two wonderful lanais/pergolas adding outdoor rooms to your living space and which overlook the yard, vineyards and valleys - and by night the lights of Siena. And the pool and pool area is a haven in itself. One of our favorite pampering features is the outdoor shower. The house, yard and pool are incredibly private -- private enought to wear (or not wear) whatever your mood and the weather dictate.

Upstairs you will find four beautifully and authentically appointed bedrooms. Two have queen-size beds and two have twin beds which can be joined to form queen-size beds, where desired. Each bedroom has beautiful linens with at least 250-thread count sheets and pillow cases. And better yet, each room has breathtaking views over the Montalcino Valley. There is also a beautiful and large bathroom on this level, very tastefully decorated.

In case you did not already know (and we are sure you did), Montalcino is the location where Brunello (by far the best wine in Italy, if not the world) is produced. And from Villa Brunello at San Sebastiano, you are ten minutes by car and foot to the best wineries and wine tastings in Italy. We have counted over 50, and by no means is that complete. Banfi, Barbi, Fanti, Tornese, Campanna, you name it, they are here. From $30 to $700 per bottle.

There are also wonderful restaurants, enotecas, and gelaterias nearby in case you get the urge to indulge off premises. Many of them have al fresco dining with great views. You will soon find out, it is impossible to find a bad meal. But for those times when you are just too sated to leave, you will find the pool, yard, and the outdoor and indoor living, dining, and relaxation spaces to be enchanting. This is what Italy is all about. You may never want to leave.

Touring ideas from the villa:
* Allesino two miles
* Montalcino four miles
* Buonconvento 10 miles
* Pienza 15 miles
* Montepulciano 22 miles
* Siena 27 miles
* Cortona 40 miles
* Mediterranean Sea 40 miles
* Florence 86 miles
* Assisi 75 miles
* San Gimignano 50 miles
* Lucca 111 miles
* Pisa 125 miles
* Orvieto 60 miles
* Rome 125 miles
* Todi 75 miles
* Venice 225 miles
* Milan 250 miles
* Bagno Vignone 10 miles
* Sant 'Antimo 10 miles
* Monte Oliveto Maggiore 20 miles

Amenities: Fireplace, Phone, Satellite TV, VCR, Stereo, CD Player, Full Kitchen, Microwave, Dishwasher, Refrigerator, Cooking Utensils provided, Linens provided, Washer, Private Pool, Garage, Charcoal Grill (BBQ), No Smoking

Activities (on site or nearby): Hiking, Rock Climbing, Biking, Golf, Tennis, Basketball, Fitness Center, Gym, Shuffleboard, Horseshoes, Amusement Parks, Fishing, Hunting, Wildlife Viewing, Horseback Riding, Shopping, Restaurants, Live Theater, Cinemas, Museums, Sightseeing, Swimming, Boating, Sailing, Waterskiing, Windsurfing, Jet Skiing, Rafting

Map: You can see you are in a perfect location to visit Florence (Firenze), Siena, Pisa, The Meditteranean, Assisi, Perugia, Cortona, Arezzo and Rome (Roma). And of course Montalcino, Pienza and Montepulciano

Additional Notes:
Fees Due at Check in:
Guests pay a 150 euro cleaning fee at the end of their stay which is deducted fromm the 1000 euro damage deposit. The 1000 euro damage deposit will be collected 30 days prior to the stay. Guests will be provided a contract outlining these and other terms prior to their stay, as well as directions and many pages of recommendations for the area.

The rent amounts include all linens including pool towels and electricity, heating and gas usage.
Final cleaning is charged 150 euro.
Refundable security deposit euro 1000.
Baby-bed available.
Amenities
  • ·Pool (access)
  • ·Garden
  • ·High-Speed Internet
  • ·Patio
  • ·Charcoal Grill
  • ·Fireplace
Appliances
  • ·Washer/Dryer (Access)
  • ·VCR Player
  • ·CD
  • ·TV
  • ·Dishwasher
  • ·Phone
Activites
  • ·Golf
  • ·Tennis
  • ·Horseback Riding
  • ·Shopping/Restaurants
 
 

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