New: Pool heating!

Price From € 3000 per week (more information) Price on request.
Sleeps 6
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms 3
Accessibility The house is not specifically suitable for guests with reduced mobility.
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Villa Vergelle


The perfect blend of tradition and modernity in a stunning rural property of sleek design


Villa Vergelle is a modern, contemporary villa that was restored under Special Umbria management.

NOTE: In April 2022 the property got a refresh of the interior and exterior: New high quality design sitting room interior, 2 roofed porches on both short sides of the building, new pool furniture including umbrellas, a new dark grey pool liner and pool heating. Pictures will follow end May 2022.

During the 2022-2023 season works have been planned to add 2 new bedrooms to the property which will make the property in 2023 a 4 double bedroom villa plus a 5th bedroom for 2 kids.

Located in Val d’Orcia, a Unesco world heritage site in Tuscany, the property is close to the beautiful Renaissance towns of Montalcino, Pienza and Montepulciano. The villa is unique, with a warm brick exterior and an industrial, minimal yet welcoming interior.

The design details draw inspiration from far and wide and the complementary textures and finishes include concrete floors, Tadelakt bathrooms, a modern kitchen handcrafted in reclaimed wood, iron joists and large windows and doors. The simple layout creates an easy flow through the property and an indoor-outdoor ethos that is perfect for holiday living.

The villa sits in the middle of a large, mature garden framed by tall cypress trees and old oaks and pines. The heated 12mx6m pool is on a terrace just below the house, surrounded by designer pool furniture.

Villa Vergelle has three en-suite bedrooms: two doubles and a beautiful bunk room that sleeps four in an original, double set of handcrafted wooden singles that are suitable for adults as well as children.

The 100sqm living space on the ground floor has double doors to the garden at either end and includes a central, high-spec kitchen handcrafted in old wood, a double-sided fireplace through to the large dining area on one side, and a spacious sitting room at the other end.

Villa Vergelle is a byword for cool luxury. The owners have condensed all the best bits of a holiday house into this beautiful property.

Rooms description


Bedrooms

There are three en-suite bedrooms, two of which are doubles. The third has two sets of beautiful, handcrafted wooden bunk beds, sleeping four in total.

Bathrooms

The three en-suite shower rooms are made in smooth Moroccan tadelakt. Each has a toilet, bidet and shower with high-quality fixtures and fittings. The main bedroom also has a spectacular, semi-enclosed bathtub. There is a separate WC on the ground floor.

Kitchen

The high-spec kitchen is handcrafted in aged timber and sits in the middle of the 100msq living space. Expertly equipped with an American fridge-freezer, a large Smeg oven, a wood-fire grill, a luxe Italian espresso machine and all manner of culinary equipment to make cooking an easy joy.

Living rooms

The broken-plan 100msq living space has a large dining area with a long table at one end and a sitting area with a big sofa, a TV and plenty of space to relax at the other.

Other rooms

There is a utility room next to the kitchen and a WC on the same floor, while on the lower-ground floor there is a laundry room with a washing machine and tumble-dryer.

Facilities


Cleaning

Bed linen and towels (including ones for pool use) are changed weekly. A cleaner also comes, briefly, mid-week, and the garden and pool are beautifully maintained throughout the year.

Amenities

private pool, pool heating, air conditioning, dogs allowed, hob/stove, oven, fridge with freezer, dishwasher, washing machine, tumble dryer, iron+board, satellite TV, television, wifi, central heating, cot, high chair, barbeque

Accessibility

The house is not specifically suitable for guests with reduced mobility.

Outside

The house sits in the middle of a large, fenced garden, which is framed by tall, mature pine, oak and cypress trees. The large lawn is perfect for kicking a ball about and there is an outside table-tennis table. The heated pool (12mx6m) is just below the house with designer loungers surrounding it. The house itself has double doors to outdoor lounge areas at both ends where there is comfortable garden furniture, perfect for al fresco dining, relaxing and entertaining.

Notes

IMPORTANT : In the Villa you will find the soap, shampoo and shower gel exclusively produced in Umbria and composed by bio agriculture and essential oils.

Availability & Pricing


New: Pool heating!

weekly prices
from 1 January 2022 to 21 May 2022 € 3000
from 21 May 2022 to 11 June 2022 € 3600
from 11 June 2022 to 10 September 2022 € 3900
from 10 September 2022 to 24 September 2022 € 3600
from 24 September 2022 to 17 December 2022 € 3000
from 17 December 2022 to 7 January 2023 € 3600
from 7 January 2023 to 20 May 2023 € 4000
from 20 May 2023 to 10 June 2023 € 5500
from 10 June 2023 to 16 September 2023 € 6500
from 16 September 2023 to 30 September 2023 € 5500
from 30 September 2023 to 23 December 2023 € 4000
from 23 December 2023 to 6 January 2024 € 5500
Price on request.
Weekly cleaning: EUR 275,00
Babycot: EUR 75,00 per week
Pool heating on request: EUR 150
Air conditioning: EUR 125 per week on request in mid season. (airco is included in the mentioned high season price)
Security deposit: EUR 750,00 to be paid to SU before arrival as specified in the booking confirmation.
Deposit: 30% upon booking, balance 30 working days before arrival;
Arrival & Departure Saturdays (depending on other bookings) arrival as of 4 PM and departure latest 10 AM. Other arrival and departure days on request.

Leisure & Activities


Activities

There are beautiful walks and bike rides direct from the property, while the beach at Grosseto, Monte Argentario, is only an hour’s drive away (68km).

Specials

Special Umbria can arrange all kinds of activities, from horse riding to city tours, on request. We can also arrange a personal chef. Please ask for further details.

Happenings

Surroundings


Location


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Surroundings

Villa Vergelle is in the middle of Val d’Orcia, a stunning UNESCO world heritage site that extends through the Tuscan hills. Many hilltop towns, renowned for their beauty, are close by, including Montalcino, which is famous for its wines, and Pienza, known for its cheese and incredible Renaissance architecture. Siena, Montepulciano, also known for its wine, and other well-known Tuscan towns are within half an hour’s drive, while the beach at Grosseto is an hour away. There is a good local bar and restaurant just a minute’s walk from the house that is perfect for lunch or dinner or an ice cream.

Travel

Air The nearest airports are: Perugia [PEG] (100km) with direct flights from Rotterdam [Transavia], Brussels [Ryanair] and London [BA and Ryanair]; Florence [FLR] (114km); Pisa [PSA] (157km); Rome Ciampino [CIA] (210km); and Rome Fiumicino [FCO] (230km). Train There is a train station at Siena (41km) where car rental is also available. Road The motorway exit closest to the property is at Bettolle (42 km) on A1-autostrada del Sole between Rome and Florence.

Distances

Villa Vergelle is close to several towns and cities in both Tuscany and Umbria that are steeped in culture and full of fabulous shops, restaurants and an abundance of art, including: Montalcino (14km); Pienza (22km); Siena (43km); Castiglione del Lago (60km); Montepulciano, which is famed for its wine (69km); Arezzo (70km); the beach at Grosseto (86km); Orvieto (95km); and Florence (116km).

Your villa and Covid-19


To prevent any possible spread of Covid-19 and to enable you to enjoy a safe and relaxing holiday, all our villas are cleaned to the highest standard possible, and according to the latest Italian health and safety regulations.

Perfect hygiene: to ensure an exceptional level of hygiene in all our villas, we’ve worked with our owners to create a Covid-19 villa management protocol. Based on recommendations from the World Health Organisation, and in compliance with current Italian national law, this protocol goes above and beyond our usual rigorous cleaning standards.

Prior to arrival, your villa will have been fully sanitised, including all surfaces, objects, kitchen items, curtains, sofas, throws, pillows, toys, and in and around the pool. You are welcome to ask for a detailed list of the entire cleaning procedure we do after each departure and before welcoming new guests to the property.

The owner of this house has complied with the following standards:

  • To ensure the necessary information concerning social distancing and the use of masks is available to all guests
  • To guarantee availability of and accessibility to hand hygiene systems with hydro-alcoholic solutions and soaps in all inside areas of, and pertaining to, the villa
  • To guarantee cleaning and disinfection of all areas according to national authority guidelines. Further information is available on request
  • For the swimming pool: to guarantee the efficacy of the water treatments, while respecting legal limits (the parameter for free active chlorine in the pool is between 1.0 – 1.5 mg/l; combined chlorine ≤ 0.40 mg/l; pH 6.5 – 7.5 or equivalent oxygen)
  • For air conditioning systems: to guarantee the air re-circulation function is switched off and, according to the manufacturer’s instructions, with the plant in off-mode, to clean the air filters of the heating/cooling plants that use heat pumps, fan coils and convectors, at the end of each stay

For more general information about Covid-19 in Italy, please click here.


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