Immerse yourself in Tuscan country life at Maramai. Once a farm with a farmhouse, tobacco-drying building and pigsty, this five-bedroom property near Montepulciano has been transformed into a charming country home and guest house with spacious rooms, modern amenities and inviting outdoor areas. Catch a glimpse of the villa’s past in its large fireplaces, and appreciate its present as you relax by the pool.
The villa’s blue-shuttered windows look out onto wide green lawns and surrounding farmland. Prepare local produce on the outdoor barbecue and enjoy it at the stone table under a vine-covered pergola. The swimming pool has artificial waves and is bordered by a spacious deck and pool house with changing area. Despite the rural location, the villa is well-connected, with cable TV and Wi-Fi access.
Once used for storage and even as a cattle shed, Maramai’s living areas are now bright and airy, with vaulted ceilings and pale stone floors. White walls and wicker furniture create a restful feel that’s accented by graphic prints and exotic touches from the owners’ travels to Mexico, Brazil and India. For cozier evenings, there are sitting areas around the original fireplaces. The bright, modern kitchen has a traditional stone sink and is open to the dining room.
There are four bedrooms in Maramai’s main house and one bedroom in the guest house. In the main house, you’ll find two bedrooms with king beds and en-suite bathrooms. A third bedroom has a twin bed and en-suite bathroom, and the fourth bedroom has a single bed and bathroom with shower. The guest house has a queen bed, sofa bed, bathroom and its own kitchenette.
Maramai is located just minutes from the hill town of Montepulciano, close to Siena and about 90 minutes from the Florence airport. A 5-minute drive will take you to a restaurant, grocery store and tennis court, and the town of Montepulciano itself is only 12 minutes away. Take a day trip from the Chiusi train station, 22 minutes away, or drive right to Ortobello Beach, about 2 hours away.
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Bedroom / Bathroom Description
King size bed, En-suite bathroom with shower, Ceiling fan
King size bed, En-suite bathroom with tub, Ceiling fan
Twin bed, En-suite bathroom with tub, Ceiling fan
Single bed, Bathroom with shower, Ceiling fan
Bedroom 5 - Guesthouse
Queen size bed, Sofa bed, Bathroom with shower, Kitchenette
Features & Amenities
Swimming pool – open between mid May and September
Staff & Services
Monday - Saturday housekeeping, 2 hours per day
Daily security guard
Electricity and water consumption
Weekly linen change
At Extra Cost – advance notice may be required:
Wood for fireplace
Maximum 10 guests
Maximum 9 children
Pets are not allowed
Wedding/Social event accepted – maximum 25 guests
All extra services should be settled with the housekeeper in cash
Rental car recommended
5 minute drive to:
10 minute drive to hospital
12 minute drive to Montepulciano town
22 minute drive to Chiusi Train Station
90 minute drive to Florence Airport
120 minute drive to Orbetello Beach
Additional amenities include: beach towels, security system, coffee maker, iron & ironing board, outdoor furniture, pool house, juicer, toiletries, maid service: monday to saturday, artificial waves, alfresco dining, hairdryer, gardener....Read more
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