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Extraordinary Villa with Million Dollar Views and Private Pool

Bedrooms 3
Space 1,600 sq ft
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 4 - 7 nights


About the property

Extraordinary Villa, with 3 Bedrooms, 2 Baths, (Sleeps 6) and private pool

This delightful villa has been thoughtfully renovated to include all of the essentials for a comfortable sojourn in the Tuscan Countryside. From it's beautifully updated tile baths (showers) and full kitchen including dishwasher and washing machine, to all of the little touches that make a house a home, you will feel like you are staying with long lost family. Homemade jam and local honey await your arrival along with a bottle of wine and olive oil produced from the fields surrounding the villa - our way of saying bienvenuto - welcome to our little slice of paradise.

Located down a short private road in an area of Tuscany known for private country homes and expansive views of pastoral countryside dotted with stone houses, woods, vineyards and farm fields, the villa is ideal for a small group or family traveling together.There are three bedrooms and two baths all on a single level. One bedroom has a queen bed and the other two can be either 2 single beds or 1 king bed as you prefer. One bedroom has an en-suite bath and the other two share a hall bath, both with showers. The floors have a warm terracotta patina and the ceilings are hand carved wood-beams. A lovely combination of both old and new throughout.

However, the most breathtaking part of the villa is the view. From the lovely covered terrace adjacent to the entrance to the villa replete with dining table for 6, the fabled Tuscan landscape rolls on for miles and miles disrupted only by an occasional stone home in the distance. In the evening, you can enjoy the view and be treated to the intoxicating scent of lavender and rosemary as you sip a glass of wine or prosecco.

Down a short set of hand carved wooden steps lined with lavender and rosemary on both sides that seem like they have been there for centuries, lies a gorgeous private swimming pool completely surrounded by olive trees and a private vineyard. The view of the countryside from here is extraordinary. And when you tire of hanging around the house (if that is ever possible), you can head out for day trips to places like Florence, Rome, Siena, Assisi, Cortona, Orvieto, Perugia, Montepulciano, Montalcino, Chianti all within an hour's drive from the villa. Or if you prefer, the fast train between Rome and Florence stops in Chiusi just 15 minutes from the villa. There is free parking nearby and you can travel comfortably to Rome, Florence, Siena or cities farther afield. There are several rental car companies within walking distance of the train station so you can also arrive by train quite easily. And lastly, just 5 minutes by car from the villa lies one of the loveliest small villages in Tuscany. With a vibrant central piazza lined with small shops and several outstanding restaurants, you won't have to travel far to eat well and experience the warm communal nature of the Tuscan people.

We strive to make your stay with us a most memorable one and to that end we are happy to help you with your planning and itineraries as well as organize wine tastings, guided tours of the Etruscan tombs nearby, a special meal prepared at the villa or any number of other activities. Please contact us for further information.

We look forward to seeing you in Tuscany!

Keywords: Villa, Farm House, Podere, Estate, Property, House, Home

More Details

Property Manager
Linda Pappas
Member since: 2005
Speaks English, Italian
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
15 July, 2018


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday villa in Cetona in Province of Siena

Property Type:
  • villa
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 1600 sq ft
  • 1 story
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 16:00
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets considered
  • Non smoking only
  • See our Booking Form for Exact Cancellation Requirements.
Location Type:
  • Mountain View ...
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Covered Parking
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Wood Stove
  • Free Wifi
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
  • Both bathrooms have a shower with on demand hot water.
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • King size beds (1), Queen size Beds (1), Twin or Single Beds (2). The third bedroom can be either two twin beds or one king bed as you perfer.
  • Books
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Terrace
  • Lanai / Gazebo
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
  • 6 garden chairs
  • 4 deck chairs
Pool / Spa:
  • Private Pool ...
Onsite Services:
  • Private Chef
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • bird watching
  • horse riding
  • outlet shopping
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • Shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • Wildlife Viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • mountain biking
  • ski
  • swimming
  • tennis


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Extraordinary Villa with Million Dollar Views and Private Pool
average rating of 5.0 based on 27 reviews

Beautifully located house with immaculate garden and pool.

  • 5 of 5

We had a wonderful week at La Casetta, enjoying the gorgeous views from the terrace and the delightful pool. We particularly enjoyed the birds easily spotted from the terrace, seeing swifts and swallows, goldfinches, hoopoe and bee eaters. The property is well maintained, very clean and comfortable, and Patrizia is a kind and generous host. We were particularly grateful for the tart, olive oil and wine, and the homemade jam and pasta sauce. We visited Siena, Montepulciano and Orvieto which are of course amazing, but we do recommend the smaller less touristy towns nearby which are truly delightful, especially Citta della Pieve, Sarteano and Cetona. Great, good value trattorie and ice cream!

  • Review Submitted: 09-Jun-2018
  • Date of Stay: June 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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Einfach Wundervoll!

  • 5 of 5

Dieses kleine aber feine Ferienhaus hat uns einfach begeistert. Man bezahlt keinen unnötigen schnick-schnack sondern für alles was zählt für einen traumhaften Familienurlaub: Ein sauberes Haus mit allem was man braucht, sehr herzliche Gastgeber (die Dame die sich vor Ort um die Gäste kümmert ist die Nachbarin und ganz herzallerliebst aber auch die eigentliche Vermieterin ist sehr sehr nett und hilfsbereit), eine wundervolle Aussicht und einen traumhaften Pool und Garten. Auch die Gegend an sich hat uns verzaubert denn Cetona ist ein sehr schönes Dörfchen mit sehr guten Restaurants und einem sehr Dorfplatz mit viel Charme auf dem wir sehr stimmungsvolle Abende verlebt haben.

Wir (2 Erwachsene, 2 Kinder) haben bereits gebucht um wieder zu kommen!

  • Review Submitted: 03-Jan-2018
  • Date of Stay: August 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Magical stay in Cetona

  • 5 of 5

We instantly fell in love with this villa the moment we arrived. The view is unbelievable - changing every moment... be sure to get up and watch the sunrise too. The villa is great - we loved how convenient it was for touring all around Tuscany. Everyone was super helpful and friendly (thank you Patrizia and family!)- we couldn't have enjoyed our stay more. We can't wait to go back. This place truly is a gem!

  • Review Submitted: 26-Oct-2016
  • Date of Stay: September 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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A Tuscan Treat

  • 5 of 5

Tuscany is the place to visit in Italy and this is the place to stay in the Tuscan countryside. Imagine watching the sun rise over the vineyards while you sip your coffee and nibble on your pan dulce while you plan what city you want to explore today. Siena, Perugia, Assisi, San Gimignano, the Montepulciano wineries. Its All within an hour drive from this lovely villa.

Patrizia is your host and is a most engaging person. The villa is comfortable, clean, ideally situated and the town of Cetona, which is a 5 minute drive up the hill, is a most friendly and accommodating place to shop for your necessary items. If you want a place to stay for an unforgettable experience in one of the most lovely and famous wine regions in the world you need look no further.

  • Review Submitted: 23-Oct-2015
  • Date of Stay: September 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Media, PA

The best view in Tuscany!

  • 5 of 5

My dream did come true of staying in a villa with the most beautiful view, peaceful, close to two small towns (not many tourist) and close to trains to take us to Siena, Florence and Rome. The villa is clean and very well kept! Patrizia, had a wonderful tart and wine waiting for us, which we enjoyed every morning! We requested dinner for the first night, prepared by Linda was just perfect. Of course we ate on the covered patio-did I mention how amazing the view was? Linda was very helpful with pre-trip questions and suggestions of cities and restaurants to visit.

We loved the Cetona, just a short drive from the Villa, where we visited a wine/cheese shop where the owner gave a a tasting! (There are also some really good restaurants) One week was not enough to enjoy the villa and everything else there is to see! Thanks Linda and Patrizia for making this a trip of a life time for me, my sister and friend.

  • Review Submitted: 27-Oct-2014
  • Date of Stay: September 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Perth, WA, Australia

Stunning but simple Tuscany villa that ticks all the boxes and more.

  • 5 of 5

Stunning views. location, proximity, tastefully built & decorated, engaging customer & property manager service, all supported by a fair pricing structure. Our family of 5 had such a wonderful 2 weeks in this lovely villa, nobody wanted to come home to Australia when our time was up.

La Casetta is absolutely gorgeous with breath taking views - the setting is even better than the photos suggest. Linda clearly takes great pride in the premises as it is tastefully set up. Patrizia, the property manager, also enjoys what she is doing as she looks after things with a real positive, friendly and warm manner. Another highlight is the location of La Casetta with so many lovely places in close proximity to visit. Not sure where to start. We really loved the ambience of our local Cetona and its piazza. Citta Della Pieve which we stared at day after day perched up on the opposite ridge, is like straight out of a movie set. The Labyrith of Porsenna in Chiusi was fascinating. We also had so much fun in Perugia at the Umbria Jazz Festival - also such a beautiful town with a great atmosphere. The wine in Montepulciano was outstanding as was the food and ambience. We also visited the picture book setting of San Gimignano on our way to Pisa where the kids loved climbing the Leaning Tower. Florence's architecture and of course the Statue of David were real highlights and Siena's main piazza is so lovely. Don't know which place, which experience, was our favourite. Lets call it a tie but perhaps just relaxing round the villa's pool next the vineyard, with our favourite antipasto plate and glass of wine was hard to beat.

Thank you so much for letting us stay in La Casetta Linda. As I mentioned to Patrizia we look forward to coming back in the summer of 2017 but we will need to stay longer next time around.

  • Review Submitted: 12-Aug-2014
  • Date of Stay: July 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
30 Miles
Nearest Barpub
2 Miles
Nearest Golf
10 Miles
Nearest Train
5 Miles
Nearest Motorway
5 Miles
A1 Autostrada
Nearest Restaurant
2 Miles

Local (Street) markets, Wine Tastings/Tours, Private Chef (extra cost), Daily Maid Service (extra Cost)


Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday villa in Cetona, Siena Area

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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
Summer 2018
30 Jun 2018 - 31 Aug 2018
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Early Fall 2018
1 Sep 2018 - 28 Sep 2018
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Late Fall 2018
29 Sep 2018 - 14 Dec 2018
4 night minimum stay
for 4 nights
Early Spring 2019
7 Jan 2019 - 26 Apr 2019
4 night minimum stay
for 4 nights
Spring 2019
27 Apr 2019 - 28 Jun 2019
4 night minimum stay
for 4 nights
Summer 2019
29 Jun 2019 - 30 Aug 2019
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Early Fall 2019
31 Aug 2019 - 27 Sep 2019
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Late Fall
28 Sep 2019 - 20 Dec 2019
4 night minimum stay
for 4 nights
My Standard Rate
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights

Additional pricing information

Credit Cards accepted for an additional 3% fee (4% if Canadian or European credit card).

Manager's Cancellation Policy

  • Cancelled bookings will not receive a refund.
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