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Buonconvento luxury and romantic Borgo House surrounded by medieval walls!

7 reviews
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Overview
2 bedrooms
2 bathrooms
4 guests
3 nights minimum
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'Prisca House' is a wonderful first floor apartment lovingly restored to a high standard, set as a precious stone on the heart of Buonconvento Borgo. Tastefully and comfortable furnished, this apartment has a warm and friendly atmosphere and it offers guests a truly unique opportunity to spend a holiday in a historical building, in a real Tuscan village within easy distance of the most beautiful towns in Tuscany such as Montalcino, Pienza, Bagno Vignoni and Siena. Buonconvento is a charming medieval town located in enviable position to visit Valdorcia and Crete Senesi area. The historical centre of the village is surrounded by medieval walls. 'Prisca House'entrance is through a narrow street with an old arc. A private external stair case leads to the main door of the apartment. The apartme...'Prisca House' is a wonderful first floor apartment lovingly restored to a high standard, set as a precious stone on the heart of Buonconvento Borgo. Tastefully and comfortable furnished, this apartment has a warm and friendly atmosphere and it offers guests a truly unique opportunity to spend a holiday in a historical building, in a real Tuscan village within easy distance of the most beautiful towns in Tuscany such as Montalcino, Pienza, Bagno Vignoni and Siena. Buonconvento is a charming medieval town located in enviable position to visit Valdorcia and Crete Senesi area. The historical centre of the village is surrounded by medieval walls. 'Prisca House'entrance is through a narrow street with an old arc. A private external stair case leads to the main door of the apartment. The apartment consists of a spacious and well equipped kitchen (oven, cooker, fridge, freezer, washing machine and dishwasher); a charming living/dining room with an open fireplace and sofa; a cosy dining room; a double bedroom (queen size bed) with ensuite shower bathroom; a studio with a double sofa bed; a bathroom with a stall shower. This apartment has a warm and friendly atmosphere created by the use of warm authentic colours and tones blending perfectly with the traditional use of original stone, terracotta and brick arches. At walking distance from the apartment there are 3 excellent restaurants, banks, bar, a public swimming pool in nearest village and many shops; free car parking is close and very easy to find.More
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Prisca T
Languages spoken:English, Italian, French, Spanish
Response Rate:100%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:July 2013
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I’ll be glad to assist my future guests with any info or suggestions. Do not hesitate to contact me.
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Reviewed January 3, 2019

this is about our 5th visit to this particular apartment for a winter break . The apartment is well equipped and with loads of character . The town is a great spot to get out and about , avoiding the hoards of tourists and the...More

Date of stay: December 2018
Thank Kay123k
priscat660, VR Owner at Buonconvento luxury and romantic Borgo House surrounded by medieval walls!, responded to this reviewResponded January 17, 2019

Kay, I’m happy you enjoyed your stay at Casa Prisca! Buonconvento is a little gem in the middle of Val d’Orcia I hope see you soon Warm regards Prisca

Reviewed June 7, 2018

Built into the walls on the Borgo, with many of the original fearures but with modern amenities. Great location within Buonconvento, easy walks through the cobbled passageways to various restaurants, shops and the 2 very good local museums. We spent the week exploring the sights...More

Date of stay: May 2018
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priscat660, VR Owner at Buonconvento luxury and romantic Borgo House surrounded by medieval walls!, responded to this reviewResponded June 7, 2018

Hello Nigel, I'm happy you enjoyed your stay in my Borgo House. Buonconvento is a little jem in Vald'Orcia and very close to Siena and many Tuscany village. Thanks for your suggestion about the knifes of the kitchen. I hope to host your family or...More

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Reviewed November 15, 2017

The apartment was fantastic, so old but in a good way with modern amenities. It was close to the little village. The whole town impressed us , all the locals were so friendly, with good little trattoria s. It is so close to a lot...More

Date of stay: October 2017
Thank Lorraine F
Reviewed May 22, 2017

We just spent a wonderful five days here. The apartment is exactly as described: beautiful, spacious, and comfortable, nestled inside a medieval fortress wall. Buonconvento is in the middle of the Tuscan Hill Town region, and we were able to visit all the sites within...More

Date of stay: May 2017
Thank Resort96845
Management response:Responded May 24, 2017

I'm happy you enjoyed your holiday. Buonconvento is really a little jewel and my Borgo House will always available for you and your family Cheers Prisca

Reviewed November 6, 2016

Casa Prisca is very beautifully decorated, cosy and spacious. Kitchen is well equipped and there is also washing machine for visitors to use. Buonconvento is rather small town not much to do, but the location is good when traveling around with a car. After traveling...More

Date of stay: October 2016
Thank MaijaSML
Management response:Responded November 7, 2016

Hello Maija, thank you very much for your review; Me and my staff where very happy host you and your family. I hope host you and your friends in the future!

Amenities
Pets Allowed: No
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
DVD Player
Suitable For Children Under 5
Refrigerator
Washer
Towels Provided
There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive
Golf Course Is On Site Or Within 15 Mins Walk
Cycling Trips
A Winter Sun Getaway
Hairdryer
TV
Parking
Rural/Countryside Retreats
Linens Provided
There Are Tennis Courts Nearby
Horse Riding Nearby
Internet Access
Children's Pool
VCR
Toaster
Stove
Short Term Rentals (4 Days Or Fewer)
Central Heating
Dishwasher
Freezer
Housekeeping Optional
Cable/satellite TV
Iron
Stereo System
Hiking Trips
Microwave
Wi-Fi
Shared Outdoor Pool (Unheated)
Fireplace
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About the neighborhood
Why the Owner Chose Buonconvento: This area of Tuscany is intensely beautiful and within easy reach of many of the most significant cultural sites in Italy - Siena is 20 minutes away, Montalcino 10 minutes, Pienza, S.Quirico and Bagno Vignoni 15 minutes by car. The area offers great opportunities for walking, riding or cycling through spectacular, rolling countryside. The local town of Buonconvento, is officially one of the most beautiful small towns in Italy and has everything one can want - good restaurants, pubs, good delicatessens and craft shops where, among other items, you can order custom-made handbags at very good prices.
How to get there
HOW TO REACH BUONCONVENTO: Arriving from the North:?Travel on Highway A1 untill you reach the exit Firenze Certosa, follow signs to the Superstrada Firenze-Siena. Exit off this road at Siena Sud for the Cassia in the direction of Rome untill you reach the town of Buonconvento. Arriving from the South:?Travel on Highway A1 untill you reach the exit Chiusi-Chianciano. Always follow signs for Siena and travel on the Cassia in this direction untill you reach Buonconvento
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