Villa Arbia is a typical Tuscan hamlet (called “Borgo”), perched on top of a hill, near the village of Buonconvento, in the province of Siena.
The Borgo - originally a farming village passed between wealthy Tuscan families for centuries – comprises 5 beautiful houses, surrounded by six acres of hilltop grounds with dozens of aromatic and indigenous plants and trees.
The outdoor areas are enhanced by a lovely oval swimming pool, immersed in the greenery and equipped with sunbeds, chairs, tables, inflatables and a refreshment center.
Furthermore, the entire property offers also several luxury amenities, such as:
- a state-of-the-art fitness center with 17 machines, a treadmill, bench and free weights, exercise mats and balls;
- a spa with Jacuzzi tub, steam room and dry sauna;
- bowls, tennis and basketball courts (all equipment included);
- staff of 19 professionals.
The Borgo is made up of 5 village houses (including 1 manor house and 4 farmhouses), all arranged around the central piazza and elegantly furnished. The entire property can accommodate up to 44 people for a total of 22 bedrooms and 22 bathrooms.
Finocchieto (883 sqm): This is the manor house, spread over 3 floors, and can sleep up to 18 guests in 9 charming double suites.
Each suite includes: a private bathroom (with rain shower and bathtub), living room, daily stocked minibar and coffee maker.
The house comprises: full-service bar (open on request); dining room (with a table for 34 people); living room (with fireplace and grand piano); media library (with wide satellite TV, DVD player, DVD's, Nintendo Wii and Playstation 3); tasting room; conference room (with full bar service, 44 writing chairs, projector, screen and high quality sound system); outdoor dining terrace (with spectacular views of the surrounding countryside); courtyard (with comfortable seating).
Filippi (122 sqm): This accomodation, set on one floor, can accommodate up to 4 people in 2 bright double suites.
Each suite includes: a private bathroom (one with shower and the other with shower and bathtub) and a sitting area.
The large open space comprises a kitchen (with coffee maker, toaster, dishwasher, stovetop, sink, full-size refrigerator and oven), a living room (with sofa, armchairs, fireplace) and a dining room (with a wooden table for 8 people). From the dining room you can directly access to the private terrace from which you can admire views of Buonconvento.
Santa Teresa (195 sqm): Spacious house, arranged on two floors and can accommodate up to 8 guests in 4 double bedrooms.
The ground floor consists of a spacious living room characterized by large arched doors, with fully equipped kitchen (with coffee maker, toaster, dishwasher, stovetop, sink, full-size refrigerator, oven and fireplace), dining room (with fireplace) and living room (with sofa). There is also a second dining room, more formal than the other, which gives access to the patio with dining table and spectacular views of Montalcino.
On the upper floor are located 4 double bedrooms, all provided with ensuite bathrooms (2 with shower and 1 with shower and bathtub). Two of the bedrooms boast a beautiful view of Montalcino and the Val d'Orcia.
At guests' disposal a washer-dryer.
Fede (279 m): It is the largest accomodation of the farmhouses, spread over two floors and can accommodate up to 10 guests in 5 double bedrooms (including a master suite with fireplace, sofa bed, desk, chairs and a separate entrance).
On the ground floor is a spacious living area, ideally divided into three main sections: a living room with sofas, fireplace and stereo; a dining room with a long table for 12 people; a fully equipped kitchen (with island, breakfast nook, coffee maker, toaster, dishwasher, stovetop, sink, full-size refrigerator and oven). Three large French windows provide direct access to the covered patio with dining table and views of the valley.
Completing the ground floor, a first double bedroom with private entrance and ensuite bathroom (with shower and bathtub).
The first floor comprises the remaining 4 double bedrooms, all with ensuite bathrooms (of which 2 with bathtub and shower). In particular, three bedrooms have stunning views of Montalcino and the valley below.
Colussi (79 mq): The coziest accomodation of the houses, located in the center of the main piazza. Set on one floor, it can accommodate up to 4 people in 2 double rooms.
Each room has a private bathroom (one with bathtub and shower and the other with bathtub and large rain shower).
Moreover you will find a living room (with sofa, breakfast table and fireplace), a kitchenette (with gas burners) and a terrace from which you can admire views of Buonconvento.
Each house is equipped with Wi-Fi Internet connection, air conditioning and Bose speaker system with iPod docking station. Pets are allowed.
Typical Tuscan Borgo comprising 5 village houses, all with separate entrance and outdoor spaces.
The entire property is equipped with modern and luxury amenities such as: swimming pool, gym, spa, air conditioning, Bose speaker system with iPod docking station, Wi-Fi Internet connection, DVD player, Nintendo Wii and Playstation 3, bars, bowls, tennis and basketball courts.
This type of accommodation is suitable for very large groups of people who want to spend a unforgettable holiday dedicated to luxury and relaxation, in one of the most beautiful areas of the Tuscan countryside, between Val d'Arbia and Val d'Orcia.
Villa Arbia represents also the ideal location for special events such as weddings, celebrations, retreats and reunions.
CONDITIONS AND PRICES
This property has a minimum stay of 3 nights.
Included in the price: Initial and final cleaning; house maintenance and emergency services; utilities (electricity, gas, water, heating); room services (tea, coffee, wine, water, soft drinks, pretzels and biscuits); buffet breakfast; daily housekeeping and evening turndown service; spa, gym, swimming pool; use of the meeting room; Wi-fi Internet connection throughout the property.
Excluded from the price: Tourist tax; meals and drinks; extras (laundry, telephone, transfers, tours ...); buffet lunch (60,00€ per person); barbecue (90,00€ per person); brunch (90,00€); pizza & pasta dinner (90,00€ per person); dinner (120,00€ per person); wedding reception from 180,00€ + tax 10% per person). These prices are inclusive of aperitif, wines and drinks at the table. Eventual open bar after dinner is not included.
Please note that the villa has its own catering providing all restaurant services.
Immersed in one of the most beautiful Tuscan landscape, Villa Arbia is located between Val d'Arbia and Val d'Orcia, just 3 km away from Buonconvento and 17 km from Montalcino.
Buonconvento is one of Italy's most beautiful towns, situated along the ancient Via Francigena. Here you can find a supermarket and many kind of shops (butcher, pharmacy, bakery, greengrocer and ice cream shop...).
Montalcino, known for the production of the "Brunello" wine, is characterized by pristine streets and stunning landscapes. Furthermore we also recommend a visit to the nearby abbey of Sant’Antimo, extraordinary example of Romanesque Lombard-French architecture built in onyx and alabaster.
Val d'Orcia, recognized in 2004 as UNESCO World Heritage Site, is quintessential Tuscany, studded with delightful medieval villages, stone cottages, gentle hills, vineyards, olive groves, cypresses and grazing sheep.
Among the hill towns of this area you will find:
- Castiglione d'Orcia, a medieval village located on a steep rocky hill upon which stands the fortress of Tentennano;
- Pienza, the town of Pius II, famous for the "pecorino cheese", and also the set of Franco Zeffirelli's “Romeo and Juliet” movie;
- San Quirico d'Orcia, the heart of the Val d'Orcia and one of the most remarkable examples of medieval town planning.
- Montepulciano, thermal center with regal palaces, as well as the home of “Vino Nobile”.
Among Val d'Arbia are the renowned “Crete Senesi”, adored by photographers, poets and tourists from all over the world. Crete are a landscape of metaphysical b