Farmhouse accommodations in Tuscany's Val d'Orcia
The Tuscan farmhouse Podere Pietreta offers an atmosphere rich with character, good food and inviting views. The entire structure has been restored to maintain its traditional Tuscan country style.
The rental vacation rental offers both room and apartments near Radicofani in southern Tuscany in which you can enjoy the best of Tuscany: warm sunshine, endless breathtaking landscapes and friendly Tuscan hospitality. The owners have created the perfect combination of stylish decor mixing family antiques with modern conveniences that make your vacation relaxing and memorable.
Pietreta caters to all those looking for their dream vacation in Tuscany. You can choose between a double room, a fully furnished apartment or an independent villa depending on your needs. Everyone has full access to the panoramic pool and common garden areas with BBQ grill as well as private outdoor areas with table and chairs for al fresco dining.
Top 3 reasons you'll love Podere Pietreta
FEELS LIKE HOME
The warm and friendly environment, the attention to details and the comfortable relaxing decor will remind you of home
AN AWE INSPIRING VIEW
In all four directions from Monte Cetona to San Casciano, & from the fortress of Radicofani to the top of Monte Amiata
OLIVE TREES & FRESH FRUIT
The delicious flavour of Tuscany can be found in the fesh pressed olive oil and organic fruit & veggies available on site
A Comfortable Place to Relax
The Podere Pietreta is divided into spacious and luminous apartments with brick accents, wood beam ceilings and Tuscan stone arches. There is also an independent villa with an ample private garden area. Families who are planning on vacationing with their extended family, friends or others can easily add a bedroom and keep a bit of privacy without losing the fun of being together. There are two suites, Lavanda and Geranio, located on the ground floor of the main building and the possibility to add another two upon request. The versatile nature of the structure lends itself to the coming and goings of a Tuscan traveler. Whether you're looking to relax on the estate or spend days visiting charming villages nearby, markets and more, Pietreta has just what you need. Choose your style of accommodations and then just kick back and enjoy the exclusive garden area, the panoramic pool area and the wide selection of outdoor patio furnishings and fire up the BBQ grill perfect in the warm season.
Tradition and modern amenities expertly combined
The entire farmhouse is decorated with antiques, some of which have belonged to the family for generations. Wrought-iron beds, country-style tables and chairs in massive wood furnishings are the perfect complement to the carefully restored buildings. The country décor is accented with warm neutral colors found easily in the landscape. Each apartment has a living room with an inviting fireplace, fully equipped kitchen, including a microwave and dishwasher, and Wi-Fi connection offering magnificent views from the windows. The rates include everything, from the firewood to the linens, electricity and final cleaning fee.
An area to explore between ancient archeological sites
The area surrounding Podere Pietreta is intriguing with many riches to explore, from the top of Mount Amiata and Cetona to the Val d’Orcia valley with its many natural thermal springs. There are numerous options from which to choose from for your daily excursions, from outdoor activities, visiting historical sites and charming small towns with delicious Tuscan specialties. Radicofani, for example, is just a short distance away and the home to the Rocca, a castle dating back to the year 978. The entire area was an Etruscan stronghold which is exceptionally well documented with the various tombs and monuments found throughout the area open to the public to visit free of charge. A visit to the Archelogical Park of Roselle will delight everyone with the remains of an Etruscan city and Roman amphitheatre.
Natural thermal springs for health and wellbeing in Val d'Orcia
The area is rich in thermal waters seeping through the Earth’s crust: Saturnia, San Casciano Bagni, the pools of Sarteano, the baths of San Filippo are just some some of the most well-known where you can enjoy warm, refreshing and fortifying hot springs. Though water is an important element, this area is well known for its delicious wines and fragrant olive oils as well as many other tempting local dishes using cheeses and wild boar. Day trips from the farmhouse will take you through the picturesque roads leading to Siena, Grosetto and its beaches or towards Florence and the hills of Chianti. The position of Podere Pietreta is ideal for those traveling from Rome, with easy access to the major highways, and to explore this magnificent area of Tuscany.
Meet Antonio & Lucia, owners of Podere Pietreta
The owners of Podere Pietreta are a pair of retired business managers who invested their life savings into living their dream: the purchase and restorating of a traditional Tuscan farmhouse. Living on a fully functional farm, or agriturismo, had always been a shared passion. Podere Pietreta is the result of their experience, the passion and enthusiasm they've put into bringing the ancient house back to life, reflected in the decor and furnishings. The wine cellar at Pietreta offers a very special wine, which together with an excellent olive oil and wonderful organic jams, attest to the owner's love for the Siena countryside and its fruits.
The best compliment they can receive is when guests say "we feel at home here!"