Girasole cottage in Val d'Orcia - Siena - Tuscany

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  • 1 bedrooms
  • 1 bathrooms
  • Sleeps 3
  • Apartment/Condo

A lovely cottage in the old farmhouse "Podere Maltaia" that overlooks the Unesco's Heritage protected area "Val d'Orcia" (Orcia Valley), surrounded by large farmyards and 3 ectares of private land that includes a swimming pool, garden, outdoor dining area and BBQ.

The property is in the countryside of the medieval village Radicofani, close to Pienza, Montepulciano, Montalcino, Bagno Vignoni and driving distance from Siena, Florence and Rome.


Girasole cottage in Val d'Orcia - Siena - Tuscany
Radicofani, Tuscany, Italy

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The whole Podere Maltaia farmhouse has been recently restored with care and attention to details of original architecture as demanded by Unesco.
The Girasole cottage is at the ground floor of Podere Maltaia with private entrance from a garden with porch through a three stone steps stairs. The entrance leads to the living room with dining area, fireplace, sofĂ -bed, TV with DVD player.
From the dining area can be accessed the kitchen fully equipped with cooking top, stove, electric oven, fridge and freezer, dishwasher, double taps where a separate one has direct connection from the nearby Amiata mountain Vivo d'Orcia spring waters. The kitchen is equipped with pots, pans, crockery and cutlery.
The large bedroom includes a double bed, original antique closet, drawers and on request, a further single bed for an adult and/or a craddle for a child of up 3 years.

The farmhouse is 1.1Km (0.7 miles) from the downtown of Radicofani, that has 3 restaurants of typical local cuisine, grocery, bakery, butchery, pubs as well as pharmacy, post office, bank, police station and city hall. The country side location, yet walking distance from the village makes it possible to enjoy the staying without driving if you wish.

From Radicofani, within 30 minutes driving can be reached the Thermal stations of San Casciano dei Bagni, or Bagno Vignoni, or San Filippo. In 45mins/1hr, the villages of Pienza, Montalcino (Brunello wine), the top of Amiata mountain (1800mt/6000feet above sea level) or the historical city of Siena.
Florence, Pisa, Rome are in 2 hours driving distance hence making it possible to visit in a day or reach the airports.

More About This Location

Away from it all, Rural retreats


AvailableUnavailable Last updated: September 01, 2013


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Rental fees

  • Cleaning fee | $41 per stay


  • Fireplace
  • Paper Towels Provided
  • Private Chef
  • Sofabed
  • Central Heating
  • Firewood Provided
  • Linens Provided
  • Towels Provided
Pool / Spa
  • Outdoor Pool
Property Features
  • City/Skyline Views
  • Mountain Views
  • Parking
  • Dish Washer
  • Freezer
  • Refrigerator
  • Electric Stove
  • Satellite TV
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Television
  • Children's Toys
  • Outdoor Dining Area
  • Garage
  • Porch
  • Garden
Onsite Equipment
  • Beach Towels
  • Beach Chairs
  • Pet friendly - no
  • Smoking allowed - no
  • Suitable for children - yes
  • Suitable for the elderly - yes
  • Wheelchair accessible - ask
Living space
  • 540 square feet

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