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              VILLA ASCANI         Pienza             Ref. Lub0752 - Sleeps 8 or 10

This delightful old stone farmhouse enjoys a stunning position in the beautiful, unspoilt hills near Tuscany’s brilliant Renaissance pearl, Pienza, south-east of Siena, has recently been restored to the highest standard. The views across green and golden hills to the far horizon are exceptional. Villa Ascani is a very comfortable and attractive property has its own private swimming pool (5 x 10 m – max depth 1.80 m). In the garden there is a whirlpool hot-tub which can be enjoyed well into autumn and spring.

The house is on two floors.
On the ground floor is a spacious living room, which opens out to the covered terrace for dining al fresco and to gorgeous views over the valley. The living room has a original stone fire place. The country kitchen is fully equipped with modern appliances (oven, cooker, fridge/freezer, dishwasher) and has a large Tuscan fireplace for roasting meat and vegetables. The kitchen is connected to the dining room by a large brick arch.
Also on the ground floor is a study with fireplace and satellite TV, a laundry room with a washing machine and a small bathroom.

On the first floor there is a spacious living room with fireplace; 3 double bedrooms, one of these has ensuite bathroom with bath and shower; one twin bedroom (double on request); two bathrooms with shower; and ideal for children there is a galleried room with twin beds reached by a spiral staircase.

In front of the Villa there is a stone-paved court, surrounded by low walls planted with climbing roses ad flowering vines.

The house is ideally located for visiting many interesting places as Pienza, just 10 minutes away, Montepulciano just 15 minutes away. Other towns as Siena, Montalcino, Perugia, Cortona are less than one hour drive away from Villa Ascani. It is reached along approximately 2 kms of white road,

2010 Sterling Prices
per week
1 Jan-3 Apr
10 Apr-15 May
11 Sep-18 Dec
3 Apr -10Apr
15 May-3 Jul
21 Aug-11 Sep
3 Jul-21 Aug
18 Dec-7 Jan
  £3630 £3960 £4620
The prices are per apt. per 7 nights and they include water, gas, electricity, linen for bedrooms, bathrooms and kitchen, changed twice a week, daily cleaning (3 hours), final cleaning, welcoming Tuscan dinner, first shopping service available on request (this service is free). Baby cot: available on request free.
To pay extra on the premises:
Chef service: 13,00 € per hour + food and drinks (advanced booking is required)
Extra bed: € 10 per night.
Central heating: upon use for the house and the headed pool.
Pets not allowed.
Inventory deposit: € 500
Swimming pool: open from the 1st May to the 15th October (10m x 5m - 1.10/1.60 m.deep).
Small headed whirl pool available.