Photos and Description of this Montalcino holiday house
Unique traditional Tuscan homes on a hilltop in the true heart of Tuscany
Located in the Val d'Orcia valley declared a world heritage site by UNESCO this is truly the magic heart of Tuscany. Cypress tress, Rolling hills filled with Vineyards and Olive Groves seeing is believing.
With 2 and 3 bed houses all with their own private gardens and terraces for al fresco dining with full use of the swimming pool and sunsets to die for. We also have two private villas with their own private pools, private gardens and seperate entrance.
The 360 views are amazing from each and every home. What makes us special is our hilltop location combined with quality fitted kitchens and bathrooms to make your stay a home from home experience.
We are nestled between the hilltop villages of montisi and San Giovanni d'asso and only 10 mins from montalcino home to the world famous brunello di montalcino.
Only 20 mins away is Siena and the renowned Palio. Come enjoy, relax and explore this unique part of the world.
For those ski lovers we are just 25 mins from Mt Amiata ski slopes
Podere Ampella gives you the chance to live the relaxed Tuscan lifestyle in the idyllic setting of this exceptional hilltop hamlet overlooking the wonderful Val d’Orcia landscape, a landscape so unique that UNESCO has listed it as a world heritage site. This is the perfect location to relax and unwind, where you can choose to do as much or as little as you wish.
This hamlet has a collection of eleven privately owned villas and apartments finished to a very high standard. The hamlet has been designed in the traditional Tuscan style using local materials and the typical architectural style.
All the properties are fully furnished and well equipped; each has its own private terrace or garden and two of the villas have their own private pool. The shared pool has a paved surround furnished with loungers and parasols and is set in a stunning position overlooking the surrounding countryside.
Podere Ampella hamlet is positioned between the historic towns of San Giovanni d’Asso and Montisi where there are plenty of restaurants, shops and banks. The hamlet is ideally situated for exploring Tuscany with the cities of Florence, Siena, Arezzo, Pisa and Lucca within easy reach, or venture over the border into Umbria to visit the historic cities of Assisi, Orvieto and Perugia.
San Giovanni D’Asso is a delightful hilltop town only 3kms from Ampella Hamlet. Dating back to medieval times the village surrounds the walls of a twelfth century castle. Here you will find traditional Tuscan restaurants and shops selling the local produce. The town boasts the only truffle museum in Italy, as well as hosting an annual truffle festival in November each year. There are also two important churches; the Romanesque church, San Giovanni Battista, and San Pietro in Villare. The picturesque Tuscan town of Montisi is 4kms from Ampella Hamlet. In August each year there is the annual jousting competition “Giostra di Simone” which sees many of the townsfolk dress up in medieval costume.
Details for Casa di Mezzo 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6, 1 Bathroom, 1 Half Bathrooms
- pets considered
- long term rentals available
- suitable for elderly or infirm
- children welcome
Guestbook comments from the owner
We really had a great time at this wonderful place! Everything was perfect styled, clean and well organized! We loved to be at Podere Ampella. The kids had fun at the pool and we made many trips. The area is beautiful, wine and food delicious. We hope to come back soon.
Thank you for a wonderful experience on your estate. The San Giovanni villa with its breath-taking surroundings was a great place to stay. Please also send my regards to Mauro, for all his assistance and kindness.
I would like to say that we enjoyed a wonderful week at Podere Ampella. We would highly recommend it to anybody we know wishing to spend a holiday in beautiful peaceful surroundings. We cannot speak highly enough of the condition of the house, it was so clean and comfortable to stay in, we will definitely be back.
G. McCann, Canada
just a short note to say how much we enjoyed our holiday in Tuscany at your villa. We were very impressed with the quality of the accommodation and appreciated the warm welcome you gave us. We hope to return to Tuscany again in the future and will certainly like to stay in one of your villas on our next visit.
A. Gibbon, England
Thank you so much for a lovely stay in your beautiful house. We had a fantastic time and thoroughly enjoyed our stay. The location was perfect, beautiful views, gorgeous villages and great pasta!!
Thanks to your Mama for the cake and wine for our anniversary and thanks to the Italian lad for all his help.
We really enjoyed our break at Podere Ampella. Paola and Robert were fantastic hosts. The house has been renovated recently and the facilities were fantastic. The kids enjoyed the hugh pool overlooking the Val d'Orcia valley. We will never forget our holiday at Podere Ampella and will be back with friends next year.