Cortile del Pozzo

43.1157544, 11.4382428
Sleeps 6, Sleeps 7, Sleeps 8  
4 Bedrooms 3 Bathrooms

Cortile del Pozzo is a beautiful family farmhouse sleeping eight guests located within acres of parkland which boasts 180 degree panoramic views of the rolling hills facing Montalcino. Features of this residence includes a pool with a view to cool off in plus a tennis and bocce court. The home is ideally located to reach all major villages and attractions as well as the beautiful village of Buonconvento which all amenities, recognised as one of the most beautiful in the whole of Italy. Please ask us for rates as this home is only available to friends and family of Italian Apartments

The space

Cortile del Pozzo offers you an opportunity to sample the real Tuscany with authentic living amongst the locals of Buonconvento which is located a short drive from the home. We fell in love with the local people, picturesque scenery after spending many holidays here since 2000. The home itself features a courtyard entrance where you can dine alfresco and watch the beautiful rolling hills facing towards Montalcino. The hallway opens to a beautiful living room and two patio doors facing your private garden. Features of the living room include
an open fireplace, vaulted beamed ceilings, two comfy sofa’s and a dining table for eight guests. The farmhouse kitchen includes all mod con’s as well as a dining table and a well stocked kitchen cupboard with all utensils required to rustle up an Italian feast including Italian recipe’s to enjoy. A cloakroom with wc is located next to the living room in the hallway.
There is also a ensuite double room located on this level with ample wardrobe space and a view to the garden. The bathroom includes a bath and separate shower.
Stairs to the upstairs level take you to three further bedrooms, two x twins plus a double. The double bedroom is ensuite with a shower and wc. A twin bedroom with beautiful views of the rolling hills and court yard is available sleeping two guests. Plus a further twin room features a cot, guests are kindly requested to bring bedding for their baby for hygiene purposes. A bathroom featuring a bath and wc is also available next to the two x twin rooms. Three bedrooms and two bathrooms are located upstairs. Ensuite bedroom downstairs accessed via 3 steps only. Cloakroom with wc located next to the living room. Courtyard entrance is shared with three apartments.
The garden is accessed via the living room and includes a covered terrace to relax on the sun loungers or to dine alfresco. A further table and chairs is available outside of the kitchen entrance to the garden affording you ample space and privacy.
Guests can park directly outside the entrance to the home to unpack and load on departure. Ample parking is available in the residence a minutes walk from the villa.

Guest access

The pool, tennis court and bocce court are shared with 8 homes most of which are used as a holiday home only.
Children must be accompanied at all times by an adult at the pool.

Tuscany and us

We relocated to Italy in 2007 from the Uk have married in Siena in 2000 and falling in love with Buonconvento and Tuscany.
By renting your holiday home with us you can be sure of gaining the inside track to the lake and local’s view to ensure you get the very most from your stay and enjoy a local experience second to none.
By staying here with us we can recommend where to eat with the locals, the best local wineries for tastings, show you the hidden places with the locals shop from finding the freshest baked bread and fruit and vegetables to the best markets to the trattoria’s where the Italian’s dine away from the tourists or the very best bar’s where the tastiest snacks keep coming with the drink’s! Want to know where the designer outlets can be found? We’ll tell you. Where to play a round of golf? We’ll point you in the right direction. Which cities to visit or hill top villages to explore? We’ll be your guide. Which wine to drink or where to sample some of Italian’s finest wines? We’ll uncork that mystery for you!
If you need to hire a cycle, find the best hiking routes or pathways around the winding paths and rolling hills of Tuscany for the most beautiful scenic walk imaginable, we will point you in the right direction.
In short we offer more then letting our holiday home. We offer a unique insight into living like a local here on the lake to ensure you get the very most from your stay from the minute you arrive ensuring an unforgettable and personal experience. A vacation rental home should be as welcoming as your own home only better as you are on holiday.
By renting your home with us you are ensured of the most authentic Italian experience rather than just renting bricks and mortar! We aim to ensure your stay exceeds your expectations and gives you memories for many years to come.
Courtyard entrance is shared with three apartments.
Heating charge 20 euro per day applies for bookings October to April.

Amenities

Free parking on premises
Wireless Internet
Kitchen
Laptop friendly workspace
Private garden
Use of pool, tennis and bocce court.

The neighbourhood

Buonconvento is simply a hidden treasure where authentic Italian life still exists and yet is easy to reach more famous touristy towns and villages. Unlike many villages and towns Buonconvento is a real working village where locals live 12 months a year. This was all important to us when choosing a place to purchase in Tuscany. Yet Buonconvento is pretty and attractive at the same time, recognised as one of the most prettiest bongo’s in the whole of Italy. As well as the usual festival’s and Bank holiday Buonconvento comes to life throughout the year. For example, February is carnival time here, in May The Eroica cycle race passes through the village as does the Mille Miglia classic car race. In mid to late September the Sagra festival happens where the locals line the streets and enjoy food and wine from the different quarters of the village. Here you can mix freely with the welcoming locals where the welcome is warm and the prices are reasonable. As well as a supermarket you can still shop in an old fashioned Italian way. The weekly market selling fresh produce from fish and meat to cheese, bread, fruit and vegetables takes place every saturday morning throughout the year. You can purchase fresh bread daily from our favourite artisan baker and coffee shop, call into see Sergio and Rosy at Tutti Fruitti fruit and Vegetable grocery store which has served the community for years or pick up your weekly joint at the local butchers who will be happy to advise you the best method and cooking time to enjoy your meat. Plus many grocery stores in the village are available selling everything from home made pasta to local cheese and sauces. Piangiani hand made leather bags and shoes is located in the middle of the village and always popular with guests to pick up a gift of artisan Italian leather. Buonconvento really does give you an authentic slice of life from a by gone area where friends and family feel a lot better for living the experience. The village is served by a the train and buses taking you to Siena and beyond or down to Rome, please ask for details.

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