Chiusi, Tuscany - Villa S.Stefano
The villa can accomodate up to 8 people. It is a typical old Tuscany villa, restored same years ago. It is a two-storey house (about 200 mq. in total): the ground floor includes a large dining and sitting room, a kitchen with dishwasher and all other domestic appliances and an open fireplace, a store room with the washmachine, a twin bedroom, a bathroom with shower.
Upstairs include three double bedrooms , a bathroom with bathtub and shower and another bathroom with hydromassage tub. There are in total 10 bedplaces in 5 bedrooms and 3 bathrooms. No sofa bed. All upstairs bedrooms have airconditioning.
In the dining and sitting room you find TV and Vcr and SAT connection: so you can watch many channels (CNN, BBC, CNBC, movies chan.) in English languadge.
There is also the telephone and Internet connection.
Heating is by baseboard electric units controlled by room thermostats. The house is surrounded by a spacious outdoor area and garden, with a barbecue. A wonderful private swimming pool is situated just in the middle of the garden.
Accommodate: 10 pax
Layout: 5 double bedrooms (with 4 double beds and 2 twin beds), 3 bathrooms (one with a shower, one with a shower and a tub, and one with a Jacuzzi tub.), fully equipped kitchen with modern appliances .
Additional feature: Air conditioning, Central heating, Satellite TV, Internet access, Fireplace and BBQ, Private outside parking
Closest major cities:
Arezzo: 50 km
Siena: 60 km
Florence: 120 km
Perugia: 50 km
Rome: 140 km
Proximity to major attractions:
Montepulciano: 25 km
Pienza: 30 km
Cortona: 25 km
Lake Trasimeno: 15 km
Closest major airport:
Florence: 120 km
Rom: 140 km
Closest train station:
Chiusi: km 2
Chiusi is part of Tuscany ("Toscana") and is placed halfway between Rome and Florence, both of which can easily be reached by car (through the Chiusi-Chianciano Junction on the A1 Rome-Florence highway 5 km from the house) and train (Chiusi Scalo station 2 km from the house, on the Rome-Florence line) in about one hour.
From Chiusi Scalo station it is also possible to reach Siena, Perugia and Arezzo with comfortable cross-country trains (30 minutes) or by car. Chiusi is in a very convenient part of South Tuscany, from where you can easily reach many small towns in Tuscany, Lazio and Umbria (the border between Tuscany and Umbria is just 4 Km. From Chiusi).
Other unmissable locations near Chiusi include : Chianciano Terme, famous for its baths, a recently opened Etruscan Museum and a lively programme of Summer shows, events and plays; Montepulciano, Medieval and Renaissance village in whose countryside the renowned wine "Nobile di Montepulciano" is produced: you can visit many open wine caves where it's possible to have free tastes of wine; Pienza, a true jewel of Renaissance architecture and art, planned by Pope Pius II Piccolomini and Leon Battista Alberti; Monticchiello, yet another wonderful Medieval village; Bagno Vignoni, a unique village with its main square consisting of an ancient bath; Montalcino, Medieval village, where is produced the famous wine "Brunello di Montalcino"; Cortona, an ancient Etruscan location but with important Medieval and Renaissance buildings; the Trasimeno Lake, with its islands, reachable by ferry; the medieval Citta' della Pieve, with frescos by Perugino; Monte Amiata with many nice typical little towns; from there you can drive to Monte Labro, where is the most important Buddhist community, in a very suggestive plateau called "European Tibet".