We stayed here in Mid- November, a beautiful Agriturismo ( Accomadation on a working farm ) right in the heart of the tuscan country side.
The grounds and facilities were out of the top draw - lovely swimming pool.
The rooms were very spacious and nicely furnished, definately no short cuts on the quality here.
Breakfast was most pleasant and stood you in good stead for the rest of the day - loads of homemade cakes and tarts by the mother of the household.
Francesco and the staff were very helpful by recommending restaurants and places of interests.
We took a walk down to the olive mill and were given a tour by Francesco, very informative and interesting.
Pienza is only 1 km away and a nice place to head for an evening meal.
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- Dating to XVIIIth century and close to nearby Pienza, amidst the view of the Val d'Orcia, a pleasant and panoramic area, lies the ancient stone farmhouse of Podere "Il Macchione". Completely rebuilt with great respect for the original design, the farmhouse has been subdivided into four lodgings and a common room. The building's proportionally pleasant and soothing forms evoke simplicity and harmony while overlooking an absolutely unique and uncontaminated view, recently numbered among the worldwide property of humanity. ... more less
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