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Podere Baiocco / LAST AVAILABLE WEEKS SEASON 2018!!!

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7 bedrooms
8 bathrooms
14 guests
3 nights minimum
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Villa Baiocco is a typical Tuscan, historic farm house from 1700, recently converted to a prestigious holiday home - without loosing its unique character and charm. Surrounded by 20'000m2 of well kept gardens, for your private use only, it offers all the peace and tranquility that you look for during your holidays. If you are looking for a place to truly relax - here you've found it. Flexibility is the keyword at Podere Baiocco. The villa sleeps up to 14 people and if you wish we cater for them as well. Or perhaps you'd just want to be left alone, than we'll guarantee absolute privacy. Excursions, personal trainers, chefs - all can be organized, just let us know what your needs are. All bedrooms have a bathroom en-suite. If you are traveling in a large group, there won't be any fights fo...Villa Baiocco is a typical Tuscan, historic farm house from 1700, recently converted to a prestigious holiday home - without loosing its unique character and charm. Surrounded by 20'000m2 of well kept gardens, for your private use only, it offers all the peace and tranquility that you look for during your holidays. If you are looking for a place to truly relax - here you've found it. Flexibility is the keyword at Podere Baiocco. The villa sleeps up to 14 people and if you wish we cater for them as well. Or perhaps you'd just want to be left alone, than we'll guarantee absolute privacy. Excursions, personal trainers, chefs - all can be organized, just let us know what your needs are. All bedrooms have a bathroom en-suite. If you are traveling in a large group, there won't be any fights for the showers - an important aspect for relaxing holidays. Only 1 km from this private oasis - walking distance if you're the sporty type - you find the stunning medieval town of Città della Pieve. In spite of its walls dating back to the 13. century, you find everything needed for a modern life: Internet Cafés, supermarkets, plenty of restaurants and bars cater to your needs. And all packed in true historic charm. Historic charm you'll find plenty in Italy. And Podere Baiocco is ideally situated for excursions to Florence, Rome, Siena, the vineries at Montepulciano - you name it. We are in the middle of Italy, even a day trip to the sea on either side is not too long a distance. SWIMMING POOL: The swimming pool is open from the last Saturday of April until the first Saturday of October, located in a carefully manicured garden at 50 meters from the villa. The rectangular measures 12 x 6 m, with a depth of 1, 50 m. The area bordering the swimming pool is terracotta pavement. COMPULSORY SERVICES ON REQUEST:to be paid locally to the owner - heating (based on meter reading consumed during your stay € 4,50 m3, internet wireless included in the price OTHER SERVICE ON REQUEST: -COOKERY CLASS - During two hours our guests will have the pleasure of learning to prepare delicious, hand made pasta. An experienced chef will introduce you to this fine and very Italian art. -TRADITIONAL DINNER - exclusively for our guest, a typical Tuscan dinner can be booked. In the comfort of our house - your holiday home - our chef prepares those delicious dishes of the region. The dinner consists of: - 1 Grande Antipastone - a selection of different starters - 1 Primo - main courses, consists of hand made pasta - 1 Secondo - local meat (roast beef) - Side dish - Vegetables - Dolce Della Casa - the desert of the house - Beverages (Wine and wather) - WINE TASTING IN THE VILLA + DINNER - BREAKFAST IN THE VILLA - every morning, in the beautiful salon in the western part of the villa, we can prepare a wholesome breakfast with traditional products of the region. a staff member will be at your disposition to satisfy what ever need you may have from 7.30h to 10.00h WELCOME DINNER - after a long journey you might not want to go out to a restaurant to eat or prepare something yourself, then this may be an interesting solution for you. a staff member will prepare a simple and light dinner for you with a fine selection of appetisers, local specialities, bruschette and good wine, naturally. DAILY ROOM SERVICE - if desired, a staff member will be available to clean and tidy your bedroom every morning. A change of bed linen and towels can be ordered as well. MASSAGE PARLOUR - On Monday and Tuesday mornings a professional massage therapist is available for a broad variety of wellness and massage treatments. EXCURSION AND TOURS - Possibility to choose a package or individual event, all set in a really characteristic location. 1 - Visit to a historical wine cellar in Montepulciano (SIENA) with tasting of wine and typical italian food 2 - Visit to a wine cellar in a typical Tuscan farmhouse close to Montepulciano (SIENA) with tasting of DOC-DOCG wines, served with cured meats, selection of cheese’s and grilled sausages. 3 – Afternoon Wine Course in Città della Pieve about “WINE TASTING TECHNIQUE” lasting three hours, which includes a tasting of 4 types of wine. 4 - Afternoon visit to an oil Tuscan mill, in Cetona (SIENA), with guided oil tasting, served with typical italian food. 5 - Afternoon visit to a cheese dairy in the area of Montepulciano-Pienza with tasting of different kinds of pecorino cheese and wine. 6 – Visit to a farm which breeds livestock 'Chianina' cows, with tasting of local food and wine. Possibility to visit the butcher inside the farm. 7- Visit in a Wine Farm that uses modern technology for the production of wine in Montepulciano-Pienza (Siena) with tasting of wine, handmade pasta, variety of cold cuts and different cheeses 8 - Visit to one of the eco-friendly winery in Montepulciano; first innovative winery zero impact 'carbon free' with guided tastings of wine and typical products. -SHOPPING -CAR RENTALMore
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Pets Allowed: Yes
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
DVD Player
Suitable For Children Under 5
Refrigerator
Washer
Outdoor Dining Area
Towels Provided
Air Conditioning
Paper Towels Provided
There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive
Books
TV
Shared Yard
City Getaway
Linens Provided
There Are Tennis Courts Nearby
Secure Parking
Horse Riding Nearby
Internet Access
Toaster
Telephone
Stove
Grill
Short Term Rentals (4 Days Or Fewer)
Local Guides/Maps
Gym
Central Heating
Water Views
Blender
Dryer
Dishwasher
Freezer
Cable/satellite TV
Stereo System
Microwave
Balcony
Mountain Views
Private Outdoor Pool (Unheated)
Terrace
Fireplace
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Reviewed June 3, 2018 via mobile

I have now stayed here I think 4 times, with another trip coming this October to celebrate my husband and I’s first anniversary. We got married last year at one of Jacopo the owner’s other properties, and came back and had our reception here. I...More

Date of stay: October 2017
Thank WendyBuick
Reviewed November 6, 2016

If you are looking for that perfect authentic Italian vacation, the one where you are steeped in the local culture, look no further. This villa is in a wonderful location in central Italy. it sits at the end of a road in a charming and...More

Date of stay: October 2016
Thank tnieves
Management response:Responded November 8, 2016

Thank You!!!

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Reviewed August 19, 2016

My husband and I came for our 60th birthdays and we were a group of 18. The villa was just so perfect for us, it even is better than it looks in the photos. From the planning stages of our trip until the end of...More

Date of stay: July 2016
Thank JDUBLYA
Management response:Responded August 31, 2016

Thank You!!!

Reviewed August 4, 2016

Podere Baiocco was a truly amazing villa experience on the border of Umbria right beside Tuscany. The property is located within walking distance of an Umbrian hill town called Citta Della Pieve which was also perfect. There were 22 of us staying on the property...More

Date of stay: July 2016
1  Thank JoJoDuke
Reviewed October 6, 2015

We, six couples from USA, stayed in the villa for two wonderful weeks! I can't think of a negative thing to say except maybe a couple of the bedrooms could have had more space to put or hang clothes. Not too important in the scope...More

Date of stay: September 2015
1  Thank sallytaypres
About the Owner
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Languages spoken:English
Response Rate:100%
Response Time:Within a day
Listed Since:September 2010
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Città  della Pieve - the perfect place for your holidays In the green heart of Italy, half-way between Rome and Florence, you'll find Città della Pieve - our little town. Situated right at the Tuscan border, Florence, Rome and Siena are not far away. Within the medieval boundary walls of the town, you'll find plenty of witnesses of a turbulent and rich history. Numerous shops, cafe and restaurants inviting you for a stroll or remain and watch the busy life in the streets. The personal touch and extraordinary friendliness of the people of Città  della Pieve, surely contribute to the special charm of the town. The Italian that is spoken here, is said to be one of the clearest and most beautiful in the country. No doubt, you will enjoy your holiday here and in no time it will feel like a home...
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