Podere Ginestra is an old world Tuscan villa split into two separate parts, each boasting gorgeous old country style fixtures and finishes throughout, having been fully renovated and restored to its former 17th-century glory with the addition of modern amenities.
This cosy and intimate two-part villa comprises of two floors, with two double bedrooms and two full bathrooms, with wooden beams overhead throughout.
The first part houses a large dining and living area on its ground floor, with the fully equipped kitchen in a separate room, including a dishwasher and washing machine. There’s also a charming bathroom on this level too.
The upper level of features two intimate double bedrooms, complete with wrought iron beds and antique furniture in true Tuscan style, while there are two bathrooms available on this floor too, meaning that everyone will have ample space and privacy to pamper away in.
An external staircase will take you down to a small loggia which serves as the perfect spot to take in all the local views of the outside landscape and rolling terrains.
The second part follows a similar layout to the first, boasting old world Tuscan charm throughout, intricate fixtures and finishes, plus wonderful views of the Tuscany landscape from the outside relaxation space.
The outside shaded portico is also an ideal spot for taking in the local views while dining al fresco with your entire group or family, complete with a table and chairs. There’s also a bright L-shaped swimming pool outside that all guests have full use off, complete with deckchairs.
Montalcino is in close proximity, home to some of the best wine in all of Italy, as well as boasting a rich food heritage, making it a must visit during your stay in Val d’Orcia, if only to load up on velvety wine and home comfort authentic style pasta.
The neighbouring areas of Montepulciano, Chianciano, Fonteverde and San Filippo all have a strong spa culture due to the presence of their tranquil, ancient thermal spas. Make a day or multiple out of ultimate relaxation treatments, with gym sessions, atomised showers, mud baths, whirlpool baths and massages on offer, promising to lull you into a wonderful Tuscan state of calm.
The nearby Pienza is home to a wealth of architectural greatness, with fortress remains that tell the story of its far gone past. Explore the trapezoidal square and marvel at its cathedral, Corso Rossellino, Palazzo Piccolomi and Palazzo Borgia. Monticchiello also boasts a collection of fortress like remains, including a tower and circular medieval defense walls. The village of Bagno Vignoni offers charming views and a chance to marvel at its old school central pool, while Montepulciano is not to be missed out on your itinerary, with its plethora of Renaissance style buildings and luscious, prize-winning Nobile wine.
At Excellence Luxury Villas we pride ourselves on going that little bit further for our guests. From private chefs to babysitters we can help you arrange those little extras that make it a truly memorable holiday. Simply fill in the
concierge request form or contact Excellence Luxury Villas Concierge Team who will be happy to help. We can typically help you arrange any of the following:
- Maid service/extra cleaning
- Private chef/cook/catering
- Welcome hamper/pre-stocked fridge
- Local day-trips or tours
- Airport transfers
- Babysitting/childcare services
Simply fill in the concierge request form or contact Excellence Luxury Villas Concierge Team.
Please note that all services are subject to availability and must be requested in advance and that due to some rural/remote locations, not all services will be available at all properties. Prices are on request. We will always do our best to fulfil your requests!