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What Oliver loves…
- This villa in Tuscany is a pastoral delight! The gardens overlook sunflower fields
- Four separate apartments mean everyone has privacy - but can also come together in the large common areas
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Imagine a stately stone farmhouse that’s just what a villa in Tuscany should be - a portal to the most beautiful countryside in the world. This family villa is situated on a 180 hectare farm, looking out over sunflower fields, hills and valleys. Here your guests will stay in one of four classic Tuscan apartments, each with an independent entrance and a kitchen - a perfect arrangement for an extended family or a small wedding party. The largest apartment has a grand sitting room for everyone to gather for a meal, or simple family time around the fireplace.
In the midst of the gardens you’ll find that the private swimming pool looks out over pristine farmland. On the shady, rustic loggia you’ll open a bottle of wine (or several!) and toast your great fortune, or have an intimate picnic on the ancient stone table on the hillside.
The nearest town is Cetona, a picturesque walled city on a hill with convenient shops and restaurants. San Casciano dei Bagni is a spa and hot spring destination you shouldn’t miss. And with Florence only 100 km hence, this holiday villa is in the heart of Tuscany.
What you should know…
- The villa is about 4 km from the nearest city
- Please note that the 3 bathrooms on the first floor have been redecorated and the furnishings of the living rooms on the ground floor have been updated (new images coming soon).
This home is a part of our Great Value Collection!
Our great value homes:
- may be traditionally styled for a laid back feeling
- may have some simple amenities and features
- mean that you can enjoy top holiday destinations for less!
Villa Bello consists of 4 apartments, with 3 on the ground floor and a further apartment on the first floor and terrace.
- 40 sq. m. apartment with 1 double bedroom and bathroom with shower. There is a sitting room with fireplace and corner kitchen.
- 70 sq. m. apartment for 4 guests with 2 double bedrooms, an extra bed and 1 bathroom with bath. There is a sitting room with fireplace and corner kitchen.
- 90 sq. m. apartment for 6 guests with 2 double bedroom, 1 twin and an extra bed. There are 2 bathrooms 1 with a bath and 1shower. It has a comfortable sitting room with fireplace and corner kitchen.
- 200 sq.m. apartment for 8 guests with 3 double bedrooms, 1 twin bedroom, 2 bathrooms with bath and 1 bathroom with shower. There is a large living room with an imposing fireplace, dining room and kitchen. On the upper floor guest can take advantage of a covered terrace with an extensive view of the surrounding countryside.
- Air conditioning in all bedrooms
A vacation in Cetona usually means rest and tranquillity in a picturesque landscape, but there's a lot to do in and around the immediate area.
Only a short drive away, art lovers will find some of the most exceptional gallery and museums in the world.
In the nearby towns of Montepulciano, Pienza, Cortona, Perugia, Arezzo, Orvieto and Siena, history has left treasures from the time of Etruscans to the Reanaissance - and don't forget that from Cetona you can easily reach Florence and Rome!
Hikers, Riders, Bicyclists and Nature lovers will find foot-paths and country roads that wind through hillsides and vineyards where they will discover hidden corners and breath-taking views. If its sports you're after, there are sporting facilities in Cetona and the surrounding area.
Nearby, Trasimeno Lake offers a variety of water sports. At San Casciano, Bagno Vignoni and San Filippo you can take thermic baths in the natural hot water springs.
On the cultural side, every summer Cetona hosts a number of conferences and seminars in archaeology, medicine and art as well as organizing exhibitions of local handicrafts and artists.
- Shops, restaurants, post-office, bank, chemist's in Certona: 4 km
- Horse-riding: 3 km
- Tennis: 4 km
- Golf: 30 km
- Thermal baths with hot springs and Swimming Pool in San Casciano dei Bagni: 10 km
- Thermes of Chianciano, Mud baths at Montepulciano: 20 km
- Montepulciano, Pienza, Chiusi, Siena, Cortona, Arezzo, Città della Pieve, Orvieto, Perugia, Trasimeno Lake: 20-60 minutes.
- Florence: 100 km
- Rome: 140 km.
With its rolling fields, historical heritage and a cuisine that’s a delight for all the senses, it’s no wonder Tuscany is one of the most popular regions in Italy for holidaymakers. Yet even with its popularity, you can still kick back in one of our luxury villas in Tuscany and feel peace, tranquillity and the joy of seclusion.
This is one destination that really does have a little bit of everything for everyone, whether you’re travelling with family, friends or are just looking for a romantic getaway with that special someone.
- Cooking Classes Available
- Yoga Classes Available
- Transfers Available
- Chef/Cook Available
- Maid Service Available
- On-Site Concierge
At Oliver’s Travels we pride ourselves on going that little bit further for our guests. From private chefs to babysitters we can help you arrange those little extras that make it a truly memorable holiday. Simply fill in the concierge request form or contact the Oliver’s Concierge Team who will be happy to help. We can typically help you arrange any of the following:
- Maid service/extra cleaning
- Private chef/cook/catering
- Welcome hamper/pre-stocked fridge
- Local day-trips or tours
- Airport transfers
- Babysitting/childcare services
Simply fill in the concierge request form or contact the Oliver’s Concierge Team.
Extras available at this property (payable locally, to book in advance):
- In-house chef
- Cooking classes
- Maid service/extra cleaning
- Extra change of linen/towels
- Airport pick-up/drop-off
- Restaurant bookings
- Cheese, oil, wine or market guided tours
- Yoga sessions
- Botanic lessons
- Spa bookings
- Bike rental
- Vintage car, Fiat 500 or Vespa rental
- Museum and archeological site visits
- Other local day-trips or tours
Please note that all services are subject to availability and must be requested in advance and that due to some rural/remote locations, not all services will be available at all properties. Prices are on request. We will always do our best to fulfil your requests!
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Make hosting a memorable dinner party at your villa an absolute breeze with our superb Chef Service. Our chefs will take care of everything for you from start to finish so you can just sit back and enjoy the gastronomic experience. They will bring all the necessary ingredients, cook and serve the food and even clean up afterwards. To find out more visit www.oliverstravels.com/chefs
Not far from the picturesque walled city of Cetona, in one of the most beautiful landscapes in the world, you’ll reach your wedding venue by travelling along the type of dusty road that guarantees you are heading somewhere remote and idyllic. Indeed, the grand stone farmhouse is picture perfect for that small rustic wedding with cherished family and friends. Hectares of farmland surround landscaped gardens with lawns, hedges and iconic cypresses overlooking hills, valleys and fields of sunflowers, ideal settings for a symbolic observance. There are plenty of possibilities for a civil ceremony nearby, including the atmospheric and mystical setting of a monastery and courtyard only a short drive away.
A reception for up to 50-60 people could be held outside in the large grounds with the possibility of a hired marquee and up to 30 people inside in the villa lounge or under the loggia on the ground floor.
Dancing can take place in any of the same locations with music until as late as you like with no noise restrictions at this villa.
There could be a symbolic ceremony at this villa in any of the same locations as the reception, listed above.
Civil ceremonies may be possible at the local town hall and Church 4km from the property or at a Monastery & courtyard 10km away.
The owners can provide details of an English-speaking celebrant.
Where to Stay
Up to 20 people can sleep on-site.
Nearby there are farmhouses where over 30 more people could find accommodation.
The owners are able to supply details of local transport firms.
Events concerning only guests sleeping at the villa can all be self-run. For larger groups the venue asks the client to use their planning services.
The venue is able to help with all other aspects of the event required and to suggest suppliers.
The venue will provide any catering services required for the event.
Cost of catering & set-up will vary depending on event (size etc.)
Please note that any event rental may be subject to additional charges, venue hire fees and to a higher security deposit, which will be in addition to any published rental rates and fees.
All events are on request only and subject to prior agreement from the owner, who reserves the right to refuse all events without their prior authorisation.
These terms and conditions may be amended from time to time.
|Security deposit||€1500 paid in cash or credit card to the owner upon arrival and refunded upon departure, subject to full inspection.|
|Arrival time||4 pm to 7 pm.|
|Departure time||By 10 am.|
|Linen & towels included?||Yes, plus mid-week change of towels.|
|Pets welcome?||On request only and with prior agreement with the owner.|
|Changeover day||Saturday from end-June to end-August, flexible during all other periods.|
|End of stay cleaning included?||Yes. However, guests are required to leave the accommodation clean, tidy and in the same condition as on their arrival. Any extra cleaning, laundry, maintenance and/or rubbish disposal required will be charged against the security deposit.|
|Heating costs included?||No.|
|Energy costs included?||Yes. Air conditioning charged on consumption, payable locally.|
|Insurance||Guests are required to be in possession of a valid insurance policy, which covers them for cancellations, personal belongings, public liability and any accidental damage caused during their stay.|
|Internet access?||Wi-Fi internet access included.|
|Tax||Italian Visitors Tax payable locally (typically costs approximately between €1-€3 per adult per night- please enquire if exact amount is required).|
|Minimum stay||7 nights.|
|Other Ts and Cs||Weddings and any other special events are on request only and subject to prior arrangement with the owner and additional charges.|
|Other Ts and Cs||The pool is open from 15th May to 3rd October.|
|Pool towels included?||Yes.|
Prices based on an occupancy of 20 people:
|Nov 29th 2021 - Dec 18th 2021||£4,123|
|Dec 18th 2021 - Jan 8th 2022||£5,739|
|Jan 8th 2022 - Apr 30th 2022||£4,614|
|Apr 30th 2022 - Jun 25th 2022||£5,343|
|Jun 25th 2022 - Aug 27th 2022||£6,557|
|Aug 27th 2022 - Oct 1st 2022||£5,343|
|Oct 1st 2022 - Dec 17th 2022||£4,614|
|Dec 17th 2022 - Jan 7th 2023||£6,557|
|Jan 7th 2023 - Apr 29th 2023||£4,614|
|Apr 29th 2023 - Jun 2nd 2023||£5,343|
Prices based on an occupancy of 20 people:
|Nov 29th 2021 - Dec 18th 2021||€4,563|
|Dec 18th 2021 - Jan 8th 2022||€6,351|
|Jan 8th 2022 - Apr 30th 2022||€5,107|
|Apr 30th 2022 - Jun 25th 2022||€5,913|
|Jun 25th 2022 - Aug 27th 2022||€7,257|
|Aug 27th 2022 - Oct 1st 2022||€5,913|
|Oct 1st 2022 - Dec 17th 2022||€5,107|
|Dec 17th 2022 - Jan 7th 2023||€7,257|
|Jan 7th 2023 - Apr 29th 2023||€5,107|
|Apr 29th 2023 - Jun 2nd 2023||€5,913|
Prices based on an occupancy of 20 people:
|Nov 29th 2021 - Dec 18th 2021||$5,165|
|Dec 18th 2021 - Jan 8th 2022||$7,189|
|Jan 8th 2022 - Apr 30th 2022||$5,781|
|Apr 30th 2022 - Jun 25th 2022||$6,693|
|Jun 25th 2022 - Aug 27th 2022||$8,215|
|Aug 27th 2022 - Oct 1st 2022||$6,693|
|Oct 1st 2022 - Dec 17th 2022||$5,781|
|Dec 17th 2022 - Jan 7th 2023||$8,215|
|Jan 7th 2023 - Apr 29th 2023||$5,781|
|Apr 29th 2023 - Jun 2nd 2023||$6,693|
Please note that these prices/rates are a guide only and may not be correct at the current date. For an accurate quote, please enquire.
A wonderful family location
We loved staying at the villa! It was a perfect vacation house for 10 adults and 1 toddler. Everyone had enough space and it was a great location for exploring cute towns nearby. We lounged by the pool, cooked wonderful meals in the kitchen, and ate every night on the patio overlooking the countryside. The hosts were wonderful and I'd highly recommend staying here.
Perfect location, perfect wedding!
Where do we start with this review! THE most incredible week of our lives, we first met Bea in March 2017 at her beautiful villa hoping to find our dream venue for our wedding and that we did and MORE! Bea also helped customise our wedding to create exactly what we wanted. We spent a year and half planning and organising everything together and nothing was too much for her! She had amazing contacts in the areas to make everything super authentic and traditional which is exactly what we wanted. We came back to Italy a couple of times to organise some bits but Bea had everything in hand, she introduced us to suppliers for our tables, chairs, cake, drink, car, ceremony..... EVERYTHING! We went for a lovely meal in Cetona with her and she even put us up for the night in her own home and cooked us a lovely breakfast in the morning for on one of our visits... like I said nothing was too much! We had a pizza party the night before our wedding at this villa with the pizza ovens which all our guests loved and then had our wedding in Cetona town hall the day after followed by a big party back at Villa Bello. The food was absolutely amazing and at a really good price and the wedding was just BEAUTIFUL! All of our guests couldn't believe the service and how gorgeous the Villa's where. The villa itself was just beautiful and in an amazing location! So clean and picturesque. The local town is just the most idilic little town we have ever visited and we have travelled all around Tuscany! The charm and history is second to none. I would highly recommend this villa to all friends and family! For big groups or small groups and especially to those of you out there looking for a bespoke customised tuscan wedding.
Wonderful wedding villa
We had a fantastic stay in Villa Bello. We stayed one week with 15 members of our family and got married locally in a monastery and then back to the villa for a relaxed outdoor wedding meal (cooked by the fantastic Bea and her team). We enjoyed wonderful music by a duet from Florence. Bea helped us organise the wedding and the paperwork for the day- we had not visited the area or the villa but we felt confident the wedding would be great with Bea’s help. The villa was plenty big enough for us and our guests. Everyone was blown away by the scenery and we enjoyed spending our time at the villa and in the huge pool! The local area is stunning and the villages and towns are so beautiful. Staying in this area gives you a true sense of visiting the ‘real’ Italy away from too many tourists.
Forever in our heart
Typical Tuscan farmhouse, nestled in the hills...Excellent structure, well organized, ideal for groups. Typical and very functional furnishings. Well organized kitchens with many utensils. Stunning panorama from every point of the house, swimming pool, terrace and huge garden allow you to enjoy peace and relaxation. The skyline remains in the heart. We spent an unforgettable holiday, a group of 20 people, 10 adults and 10 children. Promoted with flying colours. I would go back with my eyes closed
Fantastic! Highly recommend
A fantastic house in the middle of the Tuscan hills, with a beautiful garden!!! The view is amazing. Olive trees all around us. In the morning and evening you can spot some wildlife! We booked with a group. There is a lot to do around the house: a large pool, barbecue, pizza (wood)oven, table tennis, relax area with darts and toys. Also a great terrace for long lunches or dinners. Beatrice is a great host, we immediately felt very welcome! Everything is arranged for (e.g. pool towels) or can be serviced. Beatrice also is a GREAT cook! Don’t hesitate any longer, this is a true gem. Sit down, relax and enjoy your stay! Conclusion: Highly recommended!
Stunning Tuscan villa
The pictures provided for this villa are beautiful. But, in person, the villa and the land it is situated on is even more stunning!! It was my first trip to Tuscany and it measured up and exceeded all expectations! Beatrice and Anna are the most hospitable, kind, and accommodating hosts. The pool was such a fabulous amenity in the warm Tuscan climate. I highly recommend staying at this villa and soaking up the beauty that it has to offer.
A Tuscan gem we will certainly revisit
When I organised accommodation for to Italy last month, I looked for a villa in Tuscany for the 8 night stay in the region. There are so many options for Tuscan villas and it can be very daunting making a choice. However when I finally settled on the Villa Bello, I could not have been happier with what our group received. The villa is large, comfortable and very good value for a group. The setting is beautiful...classic rural Tuscany and the people who run it are just wonderful. The fabulous catering provided by Beatrice was superb and made our stay there fabulous. I will be looking at promoting this beautiful part of Italy to my friends and network and hope to return in the future. Thank you to the owner, Anna, for such a memorable stay.
Beautiful, magnificent villa
One of the best decisions I made about my wedding other than of course marrying my husband, was using/renting Villa Bello in the heart of Tuscany. I was a little wary of it because obviously, I was renting it from overseas and who knew what I was getting into, but I saw the pictures and they were beautiful. And then when we arrived, the pictures don’t even capture the stunning surroundings and the charm of the villas. Everything was so warm and welcoming and elegant and picturesque Tuscan scenery. Anna and Beatrice could not have been more helpful, they’re the sweetest people. They really went above and beyond, anything that we could have possibly asked for. I hope to have a long relationship with them and stay again in the future. We had 40 guests over about 4-5 days and we rented two villas and held various events, from brunches to our amazing dream wedding. They helped get us a band which was amazing, we had a DJ, everything was catered, everything was immaculate. We have some great pictures from our photographer, the villa was very secluded, there’s lots of privacy which is really nice, you really aren’t next to anyone, there are rolling hills in every direction, perfect picture spots - from brick backgrounds to swing with a pool, and lots of nature, vineyards, and sunflower depending on when you’re there, so timing is really important. Even though we did it at the end of October, the weather could have been more perfect. It’s a great spot for events, parties, getaways, weddings. I would recommend this forever to anyone. I can’t wait to go back. And, I really owe a lot to Anna and Beatrice it could not have been more amazing.
Owners paid attention to detail
This was an excellent place to stay. It was spotlessly clean, the owners paid attention to detail and I would highly recommend the chef service, the food was wholesome, fresh and outstanding. Thank you so much Oliver's Travels we will definitely book with you again.
5 Star Villa, 5 Star Service
This was an excellent place to stay. It was spotlessly clean, the owners paid attention to detail and I would highly recommend the chef service; the food was wholesome, fresh and outstanding. Thank you so much Oliver's Travels, we will definitely book with you again.
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