Podere Castelletto

Country House near Pienza

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A wonderful Country House, a magic place in Val D'Orcia between Montepulciano and Pienza, near to Siena.

Up to 16 people stay (8 rooms): 3 Master Suite with 3 bathrooms, 1 Doble Room with bathroom, 2 connected rooms (2 rooms each) with 2 bathrooms.

Between Pienza and Montepulciano charming Villa 1300 'built on a previous structure along the Via Francigena, an ancient resting place for its proximity with a Carolingian church. The complex consists of 800 mq. a manor house, two outbuildings, a loft, a studio, and various local wineries; They are connected by a beautiful courtyard covered with a vine-covered pergola. Place of privacy and absolute beauty choice as a holiday home by international distinguished guests, the property has been published in major volumes of furniture and domestic and international gardens. Full large plot of 50,000 square meters. ca. with olive trees and park of medicinal plants, a pool of 14x5 meters of travertine edges.

Pienza the "Ideal City" of Pius II, now a UNESCO "World Heritage", has for centuries overlooked the boundaries between the possessions of Siena, Florence and Orvieto. In 1458 Enea Silvio Piccolomini had rebuilt the city by famous architects and famous artists such as Rossellino, according to the principles of the ideal Renaissance city. Pius II in the square are all major monuments such as the Cathedral, the Town Hall and the Palazzo Piccolomini, the Pope's residence and now a museum. Outside the city there is the Romanesque church of Corsignano, Pienza rest of medieval glory. Defined from time to time, the 'ideal city', the 'city Utopia ', it is now certainly one of the constructive ways in which aged Renaissance is tried to realize a model of life and 'best governance' on earth, developing an idea of the city that was able to give concrete answers to the desire for peaceful civil coexistence and industrious men. It was "the utopia of civitas" vainly cherished by people.

Pienza is easy to reach by car from FLORENCE Km. 116 - Highway A1 (exit Valdichiana) - SS327 - SS326 - SP135 - SS146; from SIENA Km. 56 -SP6 (Massetana) - SR2 (Cassia Sud) - SR2 - SS146; ROME Km. 198 - A1 highway (Chiusi-Chianciano Terme) - SS146 - Follow the signs to Pienza Chianciano-. Distances: Montepulciano Km. 13; Chianciano Terme Km. 21; San Quirico Km. 10; Montalcino Km. 24; Bagno Vignoni Km. 14; Radicofani Km. 35.


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