This country home near Siena is a quiet property near Montefollonico. Villa Banditello rests in a peaceful and private setting and enjoys unmatched panoramas of Montepulciano and the surrounding valley.
The villa comfortably accommodates six people with more than 14-hundred square feet available. It was completely renovated in 1999 and provides full open views south and west bound.
The indoors of the villa are accessed through three French windows taking to the garden. Loyal to the Tuscan tradition, the villa has a large kitchen complete with all modern amenities such as electric oven, refrigerator, fireplace-barbecue, washing machine, and a storage room. From here you are brought into the lounge room, composed of two areas. Here is the welcoming fireplace built in true Tuscan style. Antique furniture, and plenty of comfortable sofas and armchairs make this one of the most welcoming rooms in the villa.
Through a stone staircase one is brought to the first floor. Here is the main bedroom of the house, including an ensuite bathroom with bathtub and enchanting views over the vale around Montepulciano and Montefollonico. Villa Banditello also has two additional twin bedrooms on this floor, which share a bathroom with shower.
The furniture of the villa is a collection of carefully chosen and authentic pieces from the Tuscan tradition. Bed posters are made of wrought iron, furnishings are restored rustic pieces from the past, delicate toilet mirrors create an authentic rural ambient, while all doors and fitted wardrobes have been selected to match the overall feel of the villa. Modern bed frames and mattresses grant an orthopedic support for a comfortable sleep. Most importantly, guests here will find a roomy and sunny home in to be enjoyed in Montefollonico.
Villa Banditello is one home on the estate of Capanne di Sopra, which is to be found one kilometer and a half from the medieval hamlet of Montefollonico. From here Montepulciano and the masterpiece cathedral of San Biagio provide for an unmatched cornice to be admired over and over.
The property is perched on a hill at 450 meters of altitude. From here one commands fantastic views in all directions including Montepulciano, Val d’Orcia, and Mount Amiata.
On the estate of the property, which is typically hilly, an olive grove and a small vineyard are lovingly cultivated. The extra virgin olive oil and Chianti Colli Senesi produced on the estate are a culinary gem.
The decision not to build a swimming pool on the property derives from the desire to keep intact the authenticity of the setting. Guests will have no trouble finding a swimming pool at easy reach in many of the surrounding urban centers. Moreover, hot springs in Chianciano, Bagno Vignoni, Bagni San Filippo and Rapolano Terme grant the perfect relaxation within half hour from Monticchiello.
Villa Banditello is about 400 meters from the paved road, which grants great privacy to guests, also thanks to the private access way. A free parking area is provided at the entrance of the property.
Also visit Villa Mulinello, the other property on the same estate.