Welcome to Casa del Poggio located in Beautiful Villa Arceno Estate which has a long lasting history, dating back hundreds of years, and famous for being the residence of the Piccolomini family, who gave birth to Pope Pio 2, and more recently, it was the idyllic set of the Bernardo Bertolucci's film, Stealing Beauty!
Nowadays travelers, artists. entrepreneurs, sports people and country lovers from around the world live here or come to visit this corner of Paradise, appreciating the beauty and the peace, wishing always to return!
Surrounded by the vineyards and the olive groves of the Chianti Classico Region Gallo Nero , Our Villa and its Superior Standard of Accommodation, maintains the natural and traditional Tuscan aesthetic while updating amenities to add luxury and comfort to satisfy contemporary living.
The atmosphere of peaceful elegance that brings one back to the Renaissance time is preserved in the star-filled skies, the aroma of lavender and rosemary, and the absence of modern noise.
Il Poggio has a breathtaking 360-degree panorama of the hilltop towns and the medieval villages surrounding the city of Siena (15 km south-west ) in the serene Tuscan environment of Villa Arceno Estate, more than a thousand hectares of spectacular vineyards, olive groves, woods of turkey oaks, holm and durmast, beautiful cypresses alleys, Mediterranean fragrant bushes, streams and falls, all easily accessible through manicured country dirt roads!
We are pleased to assist you, before and after the arrival, offering our experience and knowledge of the area, Helping Booking and recommending itineraries to the many cities and towns within close proximity and more or visits to some of the famous local vineyards.
At your arrival, Barbara H. our professional and welcoming manager will greet you, help to settle and available throughout your stay.
You will be presented with a Fabulous Welcome Basket including gourmet food , local products and drinks.
Complimentary Chianti house wine and olive oil throughout your stay and a selection of traditional Italian after-dinner liquors and wines!
At your disposal guidebooks and map in English, German, French, Italian, a mobile phone,
a Complete and Updated to 2018 House Book, suggesting several typical local activities, excursions, private tours and many outstanding local restaurants.
LOWER LEVEL: a large living room, TV, music system, comfortable sofa and armchairs, a futon (for 1 adult or 2 children) dining table for 10, handmade tiled stove A fully equipped Travertine marble kitchenette and bathroom serve the Master Bedroom .
MEZZANINE FLOOR, 3 steps up from the living room, offers you a Bedroom : 2 Twin wrought iron Single Beds, a pull-out Bed, POSSIBILITY OF DOUBLE BED; An en suite soaking tub/shower bathroom.
On this floor there is also the laundry room with washing machine, ironing board and iron.
UPPER FLOOR:a large kitchen with an angular fireplace, excellent cooking/dining facilities.WiFi and Docking Station.
A Master Bedroom, with antique furniture, and adjacent bathroom.
THE OUTDOOR: two patios and a large terrace secluded by ornamental flowers for private sunbathing and al fresco dining -BBQ, 2 tables for 6, 4 sunbeds in the garden/terrace and 2 by the pool. The pool and the intimate garden, with a selection of local plants, scented herbs and Mediterranean bushes provide a peaceful and uncontaminated environment.
More information: the house has thick walls of local stone, and is well ventilated through numerous windows; it stays comfortably cool throughout the summer without air conditioning. Fans and Cooling Fans in each room in case of need.
Central heating is available in spring, fall and winter included in the price.
The swimming pool is located in a separate garden, which is exclusively shared among three neighbors.
It is open from May 15th to September 30th.
Daily cleaned and rarely busy allows for privacy and relaxation.
Catering,with English speaking chefs , can be arranged.
Car is recommended, however a driver can be booked for long distance and local excursions.
Onsite massage by appointment with highly qualified personnel, contact us for more info.