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Podere Bellavista

Podere Bellavista
3 reviews
Podere Bellavista
the veranda opens on to a large garden
6x12 pool
the pool has deliberately been left unpainted for a more natural blue
part of the garden
entrance to the pool
farmhouse kitchen opens on to veranda
living room with fireplace leads into kitchen
double bedroom
with ensuite bath
another double bedroom (all rooms have en suite bath or shower)
upstairs twin bedroom - actually has the best view
downstairs twin bedroom - proved suitable for people with limited mobility
Roccalbegna clock tower usually tells the right time
typical Roccalbegna side street with arches across the road
Narrow Roccalbegna side street
Roccalbegna and its famous Rocca
an idea of the countryside
hermitage on top of Monte Labbro
Monte Amiata seen from Monte Labbro, stones laid in a spiral by unknown hands
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4 Bedrooms , 4 Bathrooms , Sleeps 10
Roccalbegna, Province of Grosseto, Tuscany
Podere Bellavista is a classic stone farmhouse restored in 2005 using traditional materials (cotto floors, chestnut timber ceilings). It is a perfect spot for birders and nature lovers, set in its own 11.6 hectares of organic farmland it overlooks the lovely Trasubbino valley in a beautiful rural setting in the Maremma hills. There is an abundance of wild flowers, butterflies and bees, and the huge garden is planted with lavender, rosemary, and other scented plants, as well as fruit trees (make your own jam!) and 5 baby olive trees. There is a hand-built stone barbecue overlooking the valley next to the 6x12m pool.

The setting is perfect for a peaceful holiday away from it all, but is in easy striking distance of the major attractions of Saturnia, Siena, Pienza, Montalcino, Grosseto, the sea including protected beaches, Monte Argentario...
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Listing #HL1600069
About the Owner
Arabella R
Languages spoken:English
Response Time:Within a few hours
Interaction with guests
I will meet you at the local garage to take you to the house, as it's a little bit hard to find first time around. Myself and my partner live 5km away and are always on call to help or advise. We come twice a week for pool maintenance, unless you want more, and are happy to leave you in peace to enjoy your holiday, or to take care of you if that's what you prefer.
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Reviewed 13 October 2017

A lovely characteristic Tuscan farmhouse hidden in the depths of the countryside yet close enough to small villages, such as Roccalbegna, and towns to provide all that you need for a truly special holiday. The house is large and spacious and can comfortably accommodate 8...More

Thank David A
Management response:Responded 13 October 2017

Hi David, thank you! It was a real pleasure having you and we greatly look forward to your next visit. Until then, Best wishes, Arabella

Reviewed 10 October 2017

For our family, seven people aged 10 to 80 years and our dog, it was the perfect holiday destination. All our expectations were more than fulfilled. House and outdoor areas were inviting and functional. Our two oldest family members appreciated the fact that one bedroom...More

Thank WUkw528
Management response:Responded 10 October 2017

Thank you so much for your lovely review, and for pointing out features that I hope will be interesting to future travellers :) Best wishes, Arabella

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Reviewed 9 October 2017 via mobile

My husband and I stayed for a week in June. We have visited Italy many times but this was by far the best accommodation we have stayed in Pool and house was clean and had everything we needed and Arabella was so lovely and helpful...More

Thank Laura T
Management response:Responded 10 October 2017

Dear Laura, Thank you very much - we loved having you and really look forward to your return. Best wishes, Arabella

  • Balcony or Terrace
  • Cable/satellite TV
  • Central Heating
  • Cooker
  • Cots:(1)
  • Dining Seats (8)
  • Dishwasher
  • En Suite Rooms (4)
  • Fireplace
  • Freezer
  • Internet Access
  • Iron
  • Kettle
  • King Beds:(2)
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (6)
  • Parking
  • Private Garden
  • Private Outdoor Pool (Unheated)
  • Refrigerator
  • Single Beds:(4)
  • Suitable For Children Under 5
  • Towels Provided
  • VCR
  • Washer
  • Wheelchair Accessible
  • Wi-Fi
House rules
    Pets allowed
    Smoking not allowed
    Check in: 4:00 PM
    Check out: 10:00 AM
Children of all ages are very welcome. So are pets provided that they stay off the furniture and do not cause damage to furniture, carpets or any other contents of house or...
    4 Attached (ensuite)
    4 Twins
    1 Crib
    2 Kings
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Rates are calculated based on the latest information provided. Please contact the manager/owner to confirm actual rates for your requested dates.

Dates Min stay Per night Per week
Default 7 nights --
14 Apr 2018 -
29 Jun 2018
Spring 2018
3 nights
30 Jun 2018 -
31 Aug 2018
Summer 2018
7 nights
1 Sep 2018 -
26 Oct 2018
Autumn 2018
3 nights
Please note: rates may have been converted from the original local currency to British Pounds and are approximate rates that may change due to exchange rate fluctuation. Please contact the manager to confirm actual rates for your requested dates.
  • Damage Deposit: £526 / stay - Deposit
  • Cleaning: £88 / stay - Fee
Additional Rate and Availability Information
price includes bedlinen, bathlinen (but NOT pool/beach towels), weekly cleaning and pool maintenance. A 600 euro deposit is also payable on arrival and will be refunded on departure minus any breakages. Please note that summer bookings can only be accepted on a weekly, Saturday to Saturday basis to avoid holes in the Calendar!
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About the neighbourhood
The province of Grosseto has a growing reputation for rural holidays, a rare uncontaminated environment and unspoiled towns. While parts of it are 'typically Tuscan' others are less cultivated and appeal to nature lovers, birders, hikers as well as anyone looking for a great holiday in a beautiful place. The hills to the southwest of Monte Amiata provide wonderful wine (Morellino di Scansano and Monte Cucco), famous Pecorino cheese and excellent olive oil is made here, the wild boar is wonderful.
Getting around
You'll need a car. Guests normally hire them at the airport. A 4x4 is not strictly necessary but you'd be better of with a vehicle with decent clearance!
Car recommended
How to get there
Airport: Pisa: 180.0 km
Railway: Grosseto: 45.0 km
Ferry: Civitavecchia: 100.0 km
You can fly to either Pisa, Florence or Rome, but Pisa is easiest. You'll definitely need a car. A 4x4 is not strictly necessary but aim for decent road clearance! At the end of the booking process I'll email you detailed directions, and it'll be a pleasure to meet you and take you to the house and settle you in.
Activities nearby
There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive, Nearest Beach: 45.0 km.
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