Type: Farmhouse accommodation Geographical Location: Hill Accommodations:
The Rodellosso estate is situated in the heart of the Val D’Orcia area, just a moment away from Pienza. The stone construction is on the top of a hill overlooking the greenery of the Tuscan countryside. Our love for this area has aided us in preserving the beauty natural beauty surrounding the villa. The careful restructuring of the farmhouse, built in the 1300s came from the desire to offer the possibility to those who have not been in this area to appreciate to learn to appreciate it. For those who already know the area it is a opportunity to rediscover this beauty.
Accommodations and Services in Agriturismo Rodellosso
In all the apartments there are tuscan terracotta floors, typical wooden beams and pieces of restored antique furniture. The view from every window is equal to a watercolour painting, equally stunning but different from each apartment. The panorama changes according to the season and viewpoint from the villa: the silver of the famous Crete senesi, gold of the barley fields, purple of the foliage, the green of the springtime.
La Cantina (blue colour scheme – sleeps 2/4)
This ground floor apartment has a kitchen/living room with open fireplace and sofa bed, shower room, double bedroom and view of the Monte Amiata.
La Mangiatoia (red colour scheme – sleeps 2/4)
On the ground floor in the centre of the villa. You enter the apartment and there is a large living room with kitchen, open fireplace and sofa bed. Shower room, bedroom with access to the courtyard.
La Torretta (green colour scheme – sleeps 2/6)
In this apartment one finds the open fire place which was the centre piece of the villa – where the master of the villa would reside - , kitchen and sofa bed. From the bedroom there is access to the balcony area which may accommodate another 2 visitors, shower room. View 360°.
La Loggia This apartment may accommodate 2 people, made up of bedroom, shower room, living room with kitchen area. View of Montalcino and Crete Senesi. This apartment has a communicating door with La Torretta, which may used by larger parties if necessary.
La Paliaiola (yellow colour scheme – sleeps 2/3)
This apartment is separated from the rest of the building. There is a kitchen with open fireplace and sofa, double bedroom, shower room all with access for the disabled. View of the Val D’Orcia, Monte Amiata and Montalcino.
Wellness: Thermal baths nearby
Internal Services: TV in room
Educational activities: Nature studies, Guided tour of the farm
Courses: Courses Cuisine, Courses Painting
External services: Barbecue, Rental Bikes, Car park
Experiences: Cycle tourism, Trekking
Every period of the year is a good time to visit us. The nearby mountain area offers the possibility in winter to practice seasonal sports and excursions. In the summer the surrounding cities welcome you to participate in one of the numerous festivals. We will be more than pleased to show you the historic Palio and the life in the “contrada”. For those who are feeling less active on holiday, you may relax around the pool taking in the wonderful view from the villa. During springtime the wonderful colours that offers is enough to bring out the artist in all. This is a wonderful time to take out a mountain bike and go for a walk in the wood; try the home grown products and go wine tasting in one of the cantinas in Montalcino where the renowned Brunello is produced. In autumn every apartment will have its wood fire lit to relax in front of. This is also the best time to go mushroom picking in the private surrounding wood.
All the apartments have a private entrance, original wooden beams and terracotta floors. We provide for each apartment kitchenware and bedding. The apartments are equipped with television and central heating.
Included in the price:
Gas, heating and electricity and end of stay cleaning.
Credit cards are not accepted.
Pets are welcome
Cot available on request
Amenities and recreation:
Salad water swimming-pool
Home made pasta course
Wool spin course
Play area for children
Access to the private wood for walking and mushroom pickingAccess to fruit and vegetable patch
Wine tasting in Montalcino cantina
Cheese tasting where locally produced
Reservations for the Teatro Povero of Monticchiello
Palio di Siena
Hot air ballooning
Thermal spas at nearby Bagno Vignoni and Bagni San Filippo
Horse riding, tennis and golf nearby
Possibility to experience folkloristic events in the area: Palio of Siena, Bravio delle Botti (Barrel pushing event) in Montepulciano, various “Sagra” in Montalcino and San Quirico, as well as the cheese festival in Pienza.
Where we areThis ideal location may be used as a base for all cultural itineraries, the villa is surrounded by some of the most beautiful cities of art – Siena, Florence, Pienza - and by those less well known but full of segret treasures. From here one may go walking in the woods exploring one of the historic nature trails, without growing tired of the surrounding beauty. The perfect way to acquire peace and tranquillity for those who want to repose the body and mind.