Pietro’s Hamlet in Vivo d’Orcia

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Peter’s house preserves in its structure the charm of old farmhouses.
Fully restored, it has maintained the characteristics of local rural housing.
The living room with the great and ancient stone fireplace, which can be accessed directly from the port of entry, still has the old dark beams. It is lighted by the side door window leading to the lovely garden designed by the talented Englishman Jonathan Radford architect who has lived for more than ten years in the house next door.
A large iron table that is under a strawberry grape arbor is ideal for al fresco dining.
The kitchen with dining table and long bar is also located on the ground floor.
Upstairs two bedrooms with their bathrooms overlook the double on pratone over the dirt road, respectively, the bed also on pratone from either side of the courtyard garden.

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“Vivo d’Orcia is not a place, it’s a way of life …”

The Castle of Vivo d’Orcia is located in the charming Val d’Orcia in southern Tuscany, 2 hours from Florence, 1 hour from Siena, near cultural jewels as Pienza, Montalcino and Montepulciano, to name just a few.

The hamlet Vivo D’Orcia lies at an altitude of 900 meters above sea level.

The particular combination of altitude and Mediterranean climate create an unusual combination of flora and fauna.

Many wild animals such as deer, wild boars and foxes, as well as the finest truffles are in the Monte Amiata their home.

Refuge of a pope: the estate with its imposing castle and the Romanesque church dates back to the eleventh century. The humble hermitage was transformed into a sophisticated agricultural center and well organized, when Cardinal Marcello Cervini, later Pope Marcellus II, bought the estate in 1534.

The property is still owned by the family.

The castle in January 2005 was published in “The World of Interiors”.

old trees and chestnut trees cast their shadows in home gardens, ideal for al fresco dining. fresh fruit and tomatoes, spicy sausage, homemade pasta, polenta, wild mushrooms combined with truffles and, of course, local olive oils and the precious and wines.

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Prices per week:

Low season: 1030 Euros

Average season: 1260 Euro

Medium Season 2: 1485 Euro

High season: 1715 Euro

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  • Rooms : 2
  • Beds : 4
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Pietro’s Hamlet in Vivo d’Orcia

Region : Tuscany

Province : SI

City : Castiglione d'Orcia

Address : Borgo Principale, 4

ZIP Code : 53023

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