In Tuscany, spring is a beautiful season, the hills are covered with a green cloak embroidered flowers and light up the summer in a stretch of golden grain. We are in the Val d'Orcia, on the slopes of Mount Amiata. Here is the Banditello, a typical stone farmhouse, located near the village of Campiglia d'Orcia, near the spa town of Bagno Vignoni and Chianciano Terme, only 20 km from the town of Pienza.
In less than half an hour it is possible to reach the towns of San Quirico d'Orcia and Montepulciano.
Description of buildings
Il Banditello boasts an ideal location ad is composed of a farmhouse currently running as business accommodation, in addition to the possibility of enlarging by further 2139 sqm as tourist-accommodation (most rooms spa, meeting rooms and other spaces).
Restored in full respect of rural and original materials, the farmhouse is on two floors totalling approximately 360 gross square meters (plus the basement of 128 sqm and the terrace of similar size).
The ground floor houses a large living-room with fireplace connected to a dining-room, both currently used as restaurant, study with separate entrance and bathroom plus a professional fully equipped kitchen adjoining the living-room.
The first floor hosts the sleeping area and consists of a central sitting- room around which is four large double en-suite bedrooms develop. The house retains its original exposed-stone structure and featured interiors characterized by old bricked-arches, ceilings with wooden beams and tiles as well as handmade cotto floors in the sleeping area.
Bright and featuring hand-crafted wooden furniture, the entrance is spacious and cosy as all the shared areas. The other rooms feature exposed stones while all the ceilings are traditional and cotto the floors are made of cotto. extensive use of stone, but everywhere there are ceilings and traditional terracotta floors. The sleeping area features simple and practical solutions with both the colours and the materials of Tuscan tradition.
The farmhouse is surrounded by a garden dotted with olive trees and lavender and rosemary bushes, with stone-paved paths leading to the rear terrace, a panoramic overlook of 120 sqm covered by a large wooden structure equipped for al fresco dining.
The land of 1.5 hectares may be enlarged by purchasing additional adjoining hectares.