This country villa from the 18th c. is the manor house of a small village set in the classic Siena area landscape of cypress lined avenues, rolling hills and open fields, castles and farms with vineyards, olive groves and panoramic views. Villa il Palazzotto sleeps up to 13 people with 6 bedrooms and 6 baths.
The location of Palazzotto is 35 km (20 miles) south of Siena giving you easy access for day-trips to Florence and other art cities of Tuscany. Brunello is the name of the wine grown in this region of historic villages and monasteries along the ancient Roman and pilgrim roads.
This 2 level Tuscany rental villa opens out to a vast terrace garden with terra cotta planters and vine shaded pergolas. Here you can enjoy candle-lit dining “al fresco” with sunset views. Garden is planted with roses, lavender, flowering bushes and fruit trees. A few steps up on the next terrace is the private 30 foot long pool with a shaded pergola and open sunbathing area overlooking the Crevole river valley.
The villa is positioned at the edge of the hamlet, La Befa, and has 200 acres of land in the back including orchards and natural Mediterranean forest. In front of the villa is parking area along the paved drive. The hamlet is at the end of the road with no thru traffic. About 50 people live in this peaceful farming community with a local trattoria and caffe-bar.
This old manor house has been carefully restored in the traditional style. The public rooms on the ground floor include the living and dining rooms, and the lounge. In the comfortable living room you can enjoy relaxing evenings by the fireside. The lounge has a couple sofas, desk and 4-seat table. This room connects to the garden terrace and stairs lead to the 6 bedrooms upstairs. The elegant dining room has period furniture and a table to seat up to 14 people. The country kitchen is fully equipped for preparing meals for large groups. You have a choice of the dining room or the garden terrace for dining al fresco.
Located upstairs are the six spacious bedrooms. The owners of this handsome villa have taken great care to provide you with high quality accommodations. The bedrooms are decorated with country furniture, art and antiques and each has a pleasant view. The 4 corner bedrooms have private, en-suite bathrooms, all equipped with showers and modern facilities. All of these bedrooms have queen sized beds, one includes an extra day-bed. The 2 remaining bedrooms are in the middle, one has a queen size canopied bed, the other has twin beds. One bathroom with shower is located off the corridor, the 6th bath with shower is located downstairs.
Nearest Village: Buonconvento 8 km
Restaurants in Buonconvento: La Via di Mezzo and Ristorante San Valentino
Motorway A1 exit: Val di Chiana: 50 km
Near by Cities: Siena 35 km, San Gimignano 70 km, Florence 100 km