LOCATION Poggiobello is the dependence of a typical Tuscan old villa which dates back to the 18th century, where the owners live and depend on the local resources it used to be a place where travelers and their horses would stop to take a rest. It lies on the peak of a hill (Poggiobello means "beautiful hill") with a stunning panorama of the Tuscany countryside: wheat and sunflower fields, vineyards, olive groves and cypress trees. Poggiobello is an ideal place for people who love nature, you will find yourself totally immersed in an enchanting atmosphere which has not changed with time, in total relax and peace. It's ideal also for people who love culture and historic sites. Poggiobello is located in the heart of Val di Chiana, center of ancient civilization with artistic and cultural traditions still alive through the local festivals and celebrations. You will find several archaeological treasures, different kind of museums, Etruscan tombs, Roman sites and lot of medieval town around the most famous city of Cortona, in a strategic position at the border between Tuscany and Umbria. Whatever you do, the combination of great art, beautiful countryside, and memorable food and wine makes a trip to this enchanting part of Italy unforgettable. STRUCTURE The house is laid out in one floor and has two main entrance doors: one into the sitting room, the other into the kitchen with two bedrooms and two bathrooms. The cottage has been delightfully restored; the rooms are spacious and comfortable, furnished with peculiar style that combines the old and original features of the rural Tuscan style (high wood and tiled Tuscan ceiling, terracotta-tiled floor) with the special care and taste of the owners, keeping a warm and luminous atmosphere. There are two sized double bedrooms fully furnished (one of which is en suite, while the other one can be made into two singles on request) with private bathrooms, air condition, large fitted wardrobe offering plenty of storage space. Linens and towels are provided. The sitting room has a dining table, sofa (which can be used as a single bad), open fireplace, sat Tv, Dvd and Cd player, two large wooden cabinets for storage. The kitchen is well equipped with all you need for cooking, includes all new appliances, dishes, cookware, cooking tools, dishwasher, oven, microwave, large fridge with separate freezer. Outside there is a Jasmine covered patio with iron table for outdoor dining, backside a small private garden with view on the countryside, barbeque, private parking with indoor laundry. There is also a gazebo situated near the pool in the olive grove for enjoying cocktail, reading or dining while gazing into stunning views of the beautiful Tuscan countryside. The swimming pool is shared with the owners of the main villa, who will always respect your privacy. They will be happy to give any help and advice you need about the most renowned places and vineyards of the area, with local maps and brochures.