Villa Scannelli is a fascinating Tuscan farmhouse with charm thanks to its architecture and its unique location that offers a 360 ° view over the idyllic Val D 'Orcia (nominated by UNESCO as a World Heritage Site).
Villa Scannelli is the pearl of the district, situated on the top of a hill and surrounded by ancient cypresses and regular rows of olive groves, always green at throghout the year. It has a ”U“ shape and it lies on two floors, dating back to the 17th century.
So, Villa Scannelli preserves intact the original ”cotto“ floors, beamed ceilings and antique architectonic fan, groin and barrel vaults.At guests'disposal:
There is a very large park, surrounded by cypresses, plants, flowers and is mainly kept as lawn.
A paved inner court around the old well and an arched gallery connecting the main building to the veranda and swimming pool area.
There is a covered parking behind the house, not visible from the room 's windows.
The swimming pool, offering a wonderful view on the panorama, measures 15 x 7,5 m., with a variable depth from 0,90 to 2,30 m.
The area around the pool is either brick floored and lawn.
It is furnished with comfortable lounges, umbrellas and an outdoor shower.Assistance: you will be welcomed by the owners who are very helpful. The owners will give you a book with all the events and information about Val d 'Orcia. Distances:
Torrenieri with al kind of shops 4.5 km
S. Quirico Orcia 7 km
Pienza 10 km
Montalcino 13 km
Siena 39 km
Access road to Villa Scannelli: 2,7 km of gravel panoramic road