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Privacy and silence are the distinct features of Villa Banxiana, a restored stone farmhouse built 8 centuries ago, surrounded by delightful gardens in a picturesque valley.

Banxiana Vacation Rental

This spacious villa offers extensive views of the Umbrian countryside. There are numerous important art sites nearby, such as Montepulciano, Bagno Vignoni, Orvieto, Lago di Bolsena, Todi, Perugia, Chiusi, San Quirico d’Orcia, and San Casciano dei Bagni. The blessed location of Villa Banxiana, on the border between Tuscany and Umbria, makes it a great starting point to explore both regions.

The décor of the house is unique with art and crafts from all over the world offering an informal and relaxed yet sophisticated atmosphere. The farmhouse grows its own organic vegetables and produces organic extra virgin olive oil.

Accommodations

Ground Floor

  • Several comfortable sitting areas and a magnificent eat-in kitchen/dining room with an open fireplace and a large dining table
  • Cozy winter garden completely furnished for lounging with seating for six and wood-burning stove
  • Sitting/TV room with fireplace, game table and extensive library in English opens onto outdoor patio/dining area

Outside Features

The garden, overlooking a fabulous 360-degree panorama, is furnished with tables and chairs, featuring a large covered patio for dining “al fresco” or “a lume di candela”, or just relaxing under the trees. The pool is easily reachable both through a short staircase, by car within the garden, or by car through a small road within the property. The pool (7 x 18 meters) was converted from an old water basin and is circled by a low wall where there are comfortable sun mats and sun beds. In the annexed living room there is also a sauna and a bathroom with shower. From the pergola that opens in front of the lounge room, you can enjoy a wonderful view of the valley. Have a Martini by the pool at sunset or, during the Autumn months, a glass of Tintoretto (prosecco with granedine).

Rates Table Key:

  Travel Dates      Bedrooms

 Minimum Stay      Starting Price

 
Travel Dates
 
Dates
 
Bedrooms
 
Bdrms
 
Min. Night Stay
 
Min. Stay
 
Now to May 24, 2019 77
$ 1,564  1361 $ 2189 $ 2093  1588 £ 1204
/per night
May 25, 2019 to Aug 23, 2019 77
$ 1,824  1587 $ 2552 $ 2440  1851 £ 1404
/per night
Aug 24, 2019 to Sep 20, 2019 77
$ 1,564  1361 $ 2189 $ 2093  1588 £ 1204
/per night
Sep 21, 2019 to Dec 20, 2019 77
$ 1,303  1134 $ 1824 $ 1744  1323 £ 1003
/per night
Dec 21, 2019 to Jan 3, 2020
Christmas/ New Year's
77
$ 1,824  1587 $ 2552 $ 2440  1851 £ 1404
/per night

Additional electricity over 300 kWt per week, to be paid at €0.55 per extra kWt
Heating in colder months and wood for fireplace €250 per week

Security Deposit: €2,200 Security deposit: €2,000 pre-collected + €200 to be paid locally in cash.

Minimum Stay: 1 Week - Saturday to Saturday rentals.  Minimum night stay may vary by villa. Please contact a villa specialist to confirm.

Important! Non-USD rates above based on approximate currency conversion. Please confirm rate and currency with your Villa Specialist at time of booking.

Bedroom Details
  • Bedroom 1 (Ground Floor): King bedroom with garden view and en-suite bathroom with walk-in shower
  • Bedroom 2 (First Floor): Master bedroom with 2 French beds and spacious en-suite bathroom with shower and tub
  • Bedroom 3 (First Floor): King bedroom suite with bathroom with shower and small reading/lounge room (can hold 1 single bed)
  • Bedrooms 4 & 5 (Second Floor): 2 King bedrooms each with en-suite bathroom (1 with shower and 1 with tub)
  • Bedroom 6 (Second Floor): King bedroom suite with bathroom with shower and small reading/lounge room (can hold 1 single bed)
  • Bedroom 7 (Annex): King bedroom with en-suite bathroom with shower
Amenities
  • A/C in bedrooms (ceiling fan only in the annex)
  • Barbecue grill
  • Bocce court
  • CD player
  • Cellar stocked with carefully selected wines in all price ranges
  • Child seat
  • Dishwasher
  • Microwave
  • Outdoor table tennis
  • Outside laundry room with washer (to be used only by the staff)
  • Pool towels
  • Satellite TV
  • Sauna
  • Screened windows
  • Wireless Internet access
  • Work out machine
Pool Details
  • Pool (7 x 18 meters) was converted from an old water basin and is circled by a low wall where there are comfortable sun mats and sun beds
  • Pool is easily reachable both through a short staircase, by car within the garden, or by car through a small road within the property
Staff and Services
  • Final Cleaning
  • Morning housekeeping service: 3 hours per day (except Sunday)
  • Complimentary welcome basket
  • Gardener and pool maintenance service
Staff and Services (at additional cost)
  • Extra housekeeping service and/or extra table serving
  • Cook service
  • Cost of food and beverages
  • Personal laundry and ironing service
  • Babysitting service, subject to availability
Location Details
  • Lucca - 3 hours
  • Siena - 2 hours
  • Florence - 2 hours and 15 minutes
  • Rome - 2 hours
Villa Notes
  • Electricity and A/C up to 300 kWh per week and water are included
  • Heating including wood for fireplace is included
  • Laundry (washing machine) & ironing facilities on the premises at guests’ disposal
  • Check-in: between 4:00 pm–7:00 pm
  • Check-out: before/by 10:00 am
  • All of the extra services must be paid locally, prior to departure, unless otherwise arranged
Umbria Villa Notes
  • Important note regarding Chef/ Cook Services: All Chef/Cook services need to be arranged by your Concierge.  Only Villa approved Chef/Cooks can be used.  This also pertains to In-Villa cooking lessons.
  • Due to limited transportation in outlying and rural areas, a rental car is essential for stays at countryside villas in Italy. We are more than happy to arrange a car for you during your stay, please just let us know at time of booking.
  • Please note that Italy villas rent from Saturday to Saturday. Exceptions may be possible on a case by case basis and upon request.
  • The Italian government has implemented a Visitor’s Tax of €1.50 - €5.00 per person, per day and applies to all overnight stays for the first seven days in the destination. This tax is payable to the local property manager.
  • Most villas in Italy require the cost of extra services be paid upon arrival in cash.  Please check with your Villa Specialist or Concierge for details.  

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