PRIVATE STRUCTURE. Casale Alcova is situated in Sarteano, a little town in Siena district collocated on the plateau between Val D’Orcia and Valdichiana. The house takes its name from the antique caves located near the property, which in the past have been used as shelter of young lovers. About 500 m from the property there is one of the most important Etruria Tuscan tombs, one of which is called Quadriga Infernale, a real Etruria jewel which has been recently brought to light. The property has been built on a rocky hilltop which overlooks the breathtaking panorama. There is also a very unique fireplace which has been restored to its original splendour, originating from the monastery. This is just one of the finishing touches which has been carefully chosen by the owners. The property is strategically positioned only 8 km far from the highway A1. In only a few minutes it is possible to reach the famous medieval hamlet of Cetona one of the favourite locations for many famous people like politicians, famous actors and designers. It is also easy to reach the well known Val D’Orcia which has thermal hamlets like San Casciano Dei Bagni, San Filippo, Bagni Vignoni.
Please Note: when the property is rented in this solution no other guests will be present on site.
Additional amenities include: internet wireless connection, diswasher, iron and ironing board, fans, italian coffe machine, wood oven, hi-fi system with cd player, hairdryer, moka.
The house is on two levels. The main entrance is situated on the ground floor made up of a large dining room and large windows for a breathtaking view, there is also a living room with direct access onto the veranda equipped with table, wood oven and fully equipped kitchen. Also on this floor there is a double bedroom with antique fireplace, bathroom with bathtub, shower and laundry room. From the other side of the property one reaches another double bedroom, twin bedroom and bathroom with bathtub. Via a wooden staircase collocated near the dining room one can reach the attic made up of a double bed and an additional single bed and a ensuite bathroom with shower. The attic it is also provided with an open fireplace.
The property is surrounded by a ample well kept garden enriched with beautiful flowers and giant cypress. The park has a breathtaking views which during a clear days it is possible to see the majestic peaks of Gran Sasso. The garden is equipped with a stone table and chairs. Near the pool area there is a wooden porch equipped with a little kitchen, wood oven, table and chairs. Ideal place for outside dinners and lunches.
The swimming pool is at the disposal of the guests from the last Saturday of April to the first Saturday in October . The rectangular shape pool measures 15 x 7 m with a maximum depth of 3 m and is equipped with a diving board and is fenced. The pool area is reachable via a natural staircase. It has a beautiful views on to the surrounding hills. From one side it is possible to enjoy the beautiful forests of Cetona mountain’s whilst on the other side you can see the memorable horizon of the Trasimeno Lake. The pool area it is equipped with chairs and sun loungers. Under the pool there is a small bathroom with shower.
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To be paid at the time of booking: 30% as DEPOSIT (non-refundable) calculated on the listed price (and not on the possible discounted price), plus 5,9% of the total of the reservation for the EV Commissions (which include costs for opening and management of the practice, customer assistance service 7 days per week, agency commission, Europ Assistance insurance policy for Cancellation expenses of the booking). The deposit payment can be paid bank transfer or credit card: no extra commission is required for the deposit payment by credit card;
To be paid within 60 days prior to the beginning of lease: 70% as BALANCE to be paid by bank transfer or credit card. Balance payment by credit card is accepted with a charge of 2% on the amount of the balance for VISA/MASTERCARD circuit and of 3% for AMEX Circuit.TripAdvisor property ID 3192699...Read more
Located nearby the nice medieval town of Sarteano, directly in the hearth of South Tuscany will be an ideal point to have nice daily trip all over South Tuscany and Umbria as well, being very well linked with the main roads as Super way E45 and the motor way A1 ( exit Chiusi â€“ Chianciano Terme). Many important and interesting historical centres are in the surroundings like Cetona, San Casciano dei Bagni with its Spa, Chiusi and all the hamlets of Trasimeno Lakes as well as important and beautiful cities like Cortona, Montepulciano or Siena. The area is also served form the railway station of Chiusi Scalo from where you can take trains to the main cities like Florence or Rome.
Airport: Roma 190 km, Florence 147 km, Milano 425 km, Perugia 109 km, Pisa 205 km
Train station: Chiusi 12 km
Highways: A1 exit Chiusi-Chianciano Terme 7 km
Shops and services: Sarteano 800 m
Beaches: Tyrrhenian Sea 190 km
Access roads: Paved road until the property.
Attractions within 100 km: Montepulciano 17 km, San Casciano dei Bagni 17 km, Pienza 29 km, Montalcino 46 km, Orvieto 56 km, Perugia 62 km, Arezzo 70 km, Siena 76 km, Assisi 82 km
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