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An affordable offer of luxurious location and spellbinding panorama just 1 mile drive from Pienza. This rustic farmhouse has 2 bedrooms and park-like grounds for an unforgettable holiday in the heart of Tuscany.



With a commanding view over central Tuscan countryside, Arpicella is a rustic style vacation home for 4 people just 1 km walk from Pienza, the jewel of southern Tuscany. Situated in large park-like gardens with ancient oaks and cypress trees,  the farm’s ground level features a covered dining area with wood-burning oven and BBQ facilities. The upper floor has a large living area with sofa group, kitchenette, table and chairs, TV and a massive fireplace. From here a corridor leads to a dining room, a spacious modern shower room, and 2 bedrooms; one has twin beds while the other offers a king sized bed.

Arpicella is in Val d’Orcia, a UNESCO World Heritage Site with 16 km drive from Montepulciano and many small towns nearby. This region is famous all the way from Dante’s writings (Inferono) to modern day movies, such as the Gladiator and the English Patient.

This is one of our few houses without a pool, but thus it’s well sought after by adult couples seeking a secluded and panoramic setting with a rustic farm house that is simple but elegant.  You’ll know that you chose well once you gaze from this lovely house across the spellbinding Orcia Valley towards majestic Monte Amiata. An easy 20 minute walk to the famous town of Pienza is also a big asset.

Nearest Town: Pienza 1.4km (= 0.8 mile) on foot – 2 km by car
Local restaurants: Latte di Luna, Trattoria Fiorella, Ristorante dal Falco, Sette di Vino
Motorway A1 exit: Chiusi 30km = 40 minutes
Motorway A1 exit: Valdichiana 25km = 35 minutes
Nearby  towns: Monticchiello 9km, Montepulciano 15km, Siena 60km, Florence 120km


  • before May 26, 2018
  • June 16 and after


High Season 2018:
June 23 – August 24

€ 830 weekly

Mid Season 2018:
March 31 – June 23
August 24 – November 3

€ 750 weekly


50% deposit is required to secure your reservation –> half of the deposit is refundable if cancelled more than 60 days befoire arrival
50% balance is due 60 days prior to arrival -> non-refundable
Euro 300 security deposit is due in cash on arrival -> refundable on departure, minus any damage


electricity, water, Wi-Fi, bed linen, bath towels, and final cleaning included
heating cost is paid locally based on usage


bookings and enquiries


Italy (+39) 348-338-1656
US fax / voice (+1) 801-640-5012
Australia (+61) 0418-190-853
Skype tuscanhouse.com

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