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Castello Buonconvento

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A beautiful historic castle in the Val d'Orcia, with 8 bedrooms and 9 bathrooms

The Home

The Castello Buoncovento is a villa of prestige situated within a 600 hectare estate on the hills of the Val d'Orcia, nestled between Siena and Montalcino. This place, heavy with history, has been recognized by UNESCO and considered as a key reference point for the area. It is surrounded by a park of oak and holm oak trees and is reached along an avenue completely adorned with cypress trees. Also, mainly consisting of a 16th century villa and a sturdy tower, the Castello Buoncovento has been put under conservative renovation work by the owners in order to meet modern day requirements.

The villa is divided in four main areas: the ground floor, the first floor, the second floor, and the tower.
The ground floor leads you through a spacious entrance where you will find a stone fireplace and a small lounge room with sofas and a marble fireplace; on the same floor there is also a dining room with a table for sixteen guests, a guest bathroom and a habitable kitchen equipped with a breakfast table, an oven, a dishwasher and an American-style fridge.

The first floor is home to a spacious living room with sofas and period furnishings, a small lounge with a fireplace and a TV, and three double bedrooms with their en suite bathrooms with bathtub and shower. You will also find a bedroom with twin beds, which can be joined together if necessary, with a bathroom equipped with a shower.

The second floor will lead you to two double bedrooms and a twin bedroom, all bedrooms equipped with a bathroom with bathroom and shower. On the same floor you will also find a living room/study. You will also find the laundry room which has two washing machines

The tower mainly consists of a large panoramic living room with TV, a bedroom, a bathroom and a laundry room. The bedroom has twin beds and the bathroom is equipped with a bathtub and a shower. From the tower, it is possible to admire a 360° view of the whole Orcia valley, from Siena to Montalcino to Mount Amiata.

All the bedrooms are equipped with air conditioning and all the bathrooms and the kitchen have been designed to respect their former characteristics, mixing them with modern accessories and functional elements.
Adjacent to the villa, there is an additional building with a gym equipped with a treadmill, exercise bikes and other gym equipments. 

The domestic staff resides in an area reserved for them in the villa. Their service includes cleaning and breakfast everyday from Monday to Saturday. Supper and lunch can also be prepared on request and the service is to be paid on site.
 
Outside the house, you will find a private pool surrounded by sunbeds and deckchairs and equipped with a shower. In the shadier areas of the park surrounding the residence, there are elegant little lounges. And an open air dining area has been created with a long table for sixteen people.

Also, Val d'Orcia, in addition to being a natural park, is the birthplace of some of the most valuable and highly appreciated Italian wines: Brunello di Montalcino, Nobile di Montepulciano, RossoOrcia.  It will give you the opportunity to enjoy many of the well-known local products offered in the area and its celebrated traditional cuisine.


Notes

The pool is not heated and opens in Mid May.


Entertainment, well-being & sports

  • Satellite or cable program
  • Internet access (wifi)
  • Private tennis court
  • Sauna
  • Flatscreen TV
  • Gym - Fitness room
  • iPod dock
  • Swimming pool

Kitchen & Appliances

  • Washing machine
  • Refrigerator
  • Fully equipped kitchen
  • Eat-in kitchen

For your comfort and convenience

  • Fireplace in living room
  • Air conditioning
  • Living room
  • Fireplace in dining room
  • Dining room with dining table
  • Sofa(s)
  • Terraces

Outside

  • Barbecue
  • Garden
  • Pool house
  • Outdoor dining table
  • Terraces
  • Outdoor dining areas

Children

  • Children welcome

What is Included

Included in rates

  • Weekly change of linen
  • Villa Manager
  • Towels
  • Selection of bath products
  • Preparation of Lunch
  • Pool towels
  • Pool maintenance
  • Internet WIFI
  • Garden maintenance
  • Electricity, water, gas
  • Daily housekeeping (except Sundays and holidays)
  • Cooking lessons of local cuisine
  • Breakfast
  • Bed and household linens

Not included in rates

  • Yoga trainer
  • Wine tasting
  • Villa pre-stocking
  • Tourism development tax : starting from 1.00 EUR
  • Massage
  • Laundry service
  • Housecleaning upon departure : 50.00 EUR Per Room
  • Extra change of bed linen
  • Extra change of bath towels
  • Excursions
  • Cost of food (groceries, drinks...)
  • Concierge service & Assistance
  • Chef
  • Cancellation insurance
  • Butler
  • Additional person

Rental conditions

- Car recommended
- Children must be supervised by an adult at all times when using hot tub, pool, sauna or hammam
- Children welcome
- No safety fence around the pool
- Pool has no swimming guard
- Language spoken by staff : English - Italian
- Check in : 15:00 h - Check out : 10:00 h
- A tourist tax will be added to your final bill : 1 € per guest per night
- Amount of security deposit : 2 000.00 EUR
- Security deposit must be paid in the form of : In cash at the time of check-in

Reservation conditions

- Guarantee deposit charged by Villanovo upon reservation : 50 %
- 2nd payment 90 Days to arrival day : 50 % of total amount of reservation is due to Villanovo.
- Advance payments can be made with the following payment method : Visa - Mastercard - Carte Bleue - Bank transfer.
- On site payment can be made with the following payment method : Visa - Mastercard - Carte Bleue - Cash.
- The reservation price does not include optional incidentals or on-request items which will be added to your final bill.

Cancellation policy and cancellation fees

- Any booking modification or cancellation must be sent to us by email
- Cancellation policy is applied according to villa local time
- For all cancellations, the initial guarantee deposit is non-refundable.
- Cancellation occurs less than 60 Days to arrival day : 20 % of total amount of reservation is due to Villanovo.
- No show 100 % of total amount of reservation is due to Villanovo

The Area

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Distance from

Beach (90 KM)
Golf (27 KM)
Restaurants / Shops (4 KM)
Rome Fiumicino Airport (2 Hours by car)
Florence airport (90 Minutes by car)
Siena (20 Minutes by car)
Montalcino (10 KM)
Montepulciano (40 Minutes by car)
Pienza (30 Minutes by car)

Rates

01/01/2020 - 30/04/20207 Night(s) min.Contact us
01/05/2020 - 30/09/20207 Night(s) min.3 143 € / Night
01/10/2020 - 31/12/20207 Night(s) min.Contact us
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01/05/2020 - 30/09/20207 Night(s) min.2 429 € / Night
01/10/2020 - 31/12/20207 Night(s) min.Contact us

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