Villa To Rent In Rocca D'orcia
Villa with 2 bedrooms and 1 bathroom in Rocca d'Orcia, Italy
From £407 per week
Villa to rent in Rocca d'Orcia, Italy
Characteristic semi-detached holiday home in the medieval village of Castiglione d'Orcia, nestled around a hill-top castle and surrounded by a breath-taking landscape.
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Villa overview - owner's description
Characteristic and charming semi-detached holiday home in the medieval village of Castiglione d'Orcia, nestled around a hill-top castle and surrounded by a breath-taking landscape. The stone house from the 16th Century has been lovingly restored, keeping the original architecture and keeping intact main features such as the terracotta floors, exposed wooden beams and brick vaults. The house extends over different floors and has private outdoor area, equipped panoramic balcony for relaxing and sunbathing, a big terrace with beautiful views, sunshade and equipped for outdoor dining and to relax enjoying the natural surroundings and sunsets. Access to the house through some steps. Living room with old fireplace, kitchen, dining room, 2 bedrooms, bathroom, toilet. Castiglione d’Orcia offers shops, grocery stores, bars and restaurants with typical Tuscan cuisine. The area offers a great variety of itineraries for trekking and hiking in the great scenery of the Val d’Orcia, an unspoiled valley extending from the rolling Sienese hills and the Mount Amiata forests. The Orcia Valley is the expression of a series of marvelous natural characteristics, an UNESCO World Heritage Site. 5 km the hamlet Bagno Vignoni , renowned for its hot springs and the pool at the place of the main square. 20 km the thermal baths of Bagni San Filippo, 28 km the spas of Chianciano Terme. Ideal position for wine tours, close to medieval hilltop towns which are famous for their excellent red wines such as Montalcino (22 km, Brunello di Montalcino wine) and Montepulciano (29 km, Nobile di Montepulciano wine). 9 km the small Etruscan town of San Quirico d’Orcia, 18 km the Renaissance town Pienza with delicious sheep cheese shops, 55 km the town of Siena – marvellous city of arts.
This villa is made from brick or stone and was originally built in 1500 and refurbished in 2013. The agent has rated it as a three star property so it is a well-kept villa, equipped with standard furniture. It is also good value for money. This villa has view over the landscape and is located in Rocca d'Orcia, only 2km from Castiglione d´Orcia. It is set in a good location: there is a restaurant only 70 metres away.
The villa has free wireless internet. The villa is well equipped: it has a refrigerator, microwave, washing machine and dishwasher. It also has some garden furniture outside.
There is a thermal bath nearby.
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Prices and availability
Updated 12 October 2018
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Changeover days and minimum stays
- 15 December 2018 - 11 January 2019: the minimum stay is 7 nights.
Electricity and heating usage to be paid on site
Maximum €1.00 per person per night, paid locally
Bed linen (including towels)
Free of charge
€11.00 per person per booking (minimum €50.00), paid locally
About this villa
- Agent quality rating: three stars
- Year built: 1500
- Year modernised: 2013
- Semi-Detached (internal area 50 m2)
- Ground and 1st floor
- Villa constructed from brick or stone
- View over the landscape
- Pets not allowed
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- 1 TV
- Wireless internet
- Air conditioning cold / hot (2 units)
This villa has 2 bedrooms:
- Bedroom no. 1: 1 double bed
- Bedroom no. 2: 1 grand lit
- Toilet no. 1: toilet with hot and cold water
- Bathroom no. 1: shower, toilet with hot and cold water
- Living room
- Dinning room
- Kitchen: hot and cold water
- Gas cooker
- Cooker hood
- Coffee percolator
- Washing machine
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- Well insulated for all year round protection
- Central heating
- Terrace or similar
- Some garden furniture outside
Frequently asked questions
When do I receive directions to the villa and key collection information?
Directions and details on how to collect the keys will be emailed to you after you have paid for the booking in full. You will receive full details about your booking including directions to the property and a booking voucher that you need to hand over to the property manager when you receive the keys. In some instances you may need to collect the keys from the property manager’s office or some other location which is not the actual property you have booked to stay in. Please note that the agent provides us with the GPS co-ordinates in the travel directions and we communicate these to you; you should contact the property manager if these are unclear.
Bed sizes / bedrooms
The exact dimensions will vary from property to property but the agent has specified that bed sizes are as follows:
- A single bed is typically 70cm to 85 cm wide and 180cm to 190cm deep.
- A double bed is typically 140cm to 180cm wide and 180cm to 190cm deep.
- A “grand lit” is a European double bed, suitable for couples, and can be smaller than the usual UK or American doubles. It is typically 130cm wide but in some instances may be wider; it is approximately 180cm to 190cm deep.
A bunk bed is two single beds, one on top of another. Some properties also have pull-out beds, sofa beds and/or bed chairs; in a few properties the bed can be low in a wooden frame on the floor. The beds often have terry cloth sheet mattress protectors to protect the mattresses; please use them with the bed linen.
Some properties may have a loft as a bedroom: this is usually an open room at the top of the house with sloping walls and mattresses on a low bed or on the floor itself. You need to climb a ladder to reach this room. Lofts are very popular with children but may not be suitable for adults or elderly guests.
If a property has an annexe then it will typically be a building attached to the main property or a small self-contained building. Annexes often have no central heating.
Please note that bedrooms in holiday rentals are usually not that large; you should refer to the floor plan to get a sense of size.
Quality rating: three stars. The agent rates this as a well-kept, middle of the range holiday property.
What are the consumption costs for electricity, gas, water etc.?
You will need to pay for the energy and water you use during your stay of which electricity is usually the most significant cost. Charges can be based on a fixed per day rate or by the amount of energy used (e.g. kilowatt hours for electricity). We can’t give you a definite figure but as a rough guide you should expect to pay €10 per day for a two bedroom apartment and €20 per day for a 4 bedroom house in the summer months. Please note: air-conditioning is the biggest factor in any bill; if you leave it on all day and open the windows to let in some warm air when the room gets too cold then your electricity bill will soar. Again these cost estimates are a crude rule of thumb and are for guidance only.
Your local agent will advise you of the extra consumption costs when you arrive; these can include electricity, water, heating, gas, telephone calls, internet usage and any tourist taxes where applicable.
Preferred Partner From Virum, Denmark Member since Dec 2016
This villa is managed by Novasol, an established travel agent that was founded over 40 years ago. We've been working with them since December 2016 and have had 415 bookings with them.
Past bookings: 415 bookings
Response rate: 83%
Response time: within 10 hours
Number of properties: over 1,000
We are a property management company based in Copenhagen, Denmark. We offer self-catering properties throughout Europe including beautiful holiday homes near the sea, rustic country cottages in stunning surroundings, villas with private pools and many apartments close to a number of European cities.