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Agriturismo Poggio Etrusco sas di Sheldon Johns Pamela Kaywww.Poggio-Etrusco.com
Vacation Rentals, Italy, Tuscany
Montepulciano: Cookbook author Pamela Sheldon Johns' organic Tuscan farm/B&B and cooking school
Location: Montepulciano, Tuscany
B&B and cooking class
2 nights bed & breakfast in Tuscany at Poggio Etrusco and a cooking class for two or more persons with cookbook author Pamela Sheldon Johns, Euro 225 per person.
* Cookbook author Pamela Sheldon Johns invites you to enjoy the Bed & Breakfast accommodations at her organic Tuscan farm near Montepulciano, Tuscany, in the province of Siena
Poggio Etrusco is a privately owned organic farm near Montepulciano, halfway between Florence and Rome. The owners are Pamela Sheldon Johns (a cookbook author, www.FoodArtisans.com) and Johnny Johns(an artist, www.JohnnyJohns.com). On 15 acres, this property is an active oliveto with over 800 olive trees and production of an exceptional organic extra-virgin olive oil.
The villa has three private apartments available for holiday rentals, and one double room that is available for bed & breakfast. Each apartment has a fully-equipped kitchen and living area with a fireplace. They are tastefully decorated with antiques and artwork, each with lovely views.
Guests are encouraged to pick fresh, seasonal produce from from the kitchen garden and will enjoy homemade jams and preserves from the plum, fig, apricot, peach, and cherry trees at breakfast.
The views are breath-taking from every angle. In the distance you can see the charming hilltown of Cortona and Lago Trasimeno; nearby we see the ancient towers of the historic towns of Montepulciano and Chianciano Terme. Poggio Etrusco is in the countryside, but has close access to everything you will need.
The large swimming pool is a welcome respite in the summer months. Nearby, you can find tennis, bicycle rentals, and horseback riding. The property is within five minutes of Montepulciano Terme and Chianciano Terme; both offer a wide variety of spa treatments.
Home cooked meals and cooking classes are available. Self-service laundry is available on the premises. Cleaning service is available. Most rooms have WiFi connection, if you bring your own computer. Internet access is available nearby in Montepulciano.
To reserve, a deposit of 50% is required. Full refund is available with a 90-day cancellation notice (less a Euro 25 handling fee). To check availability, please feel free to contact us at info@Poggio-Etrusco.com
Within 15 minutes of Poggio Etrusco
* The wine-inspired hilltop town of Montepulciano
* Charming Renaissance Pienza and Monticchiello
* Medieval Montefollonico
* The Etruscan town of Chiusi
* The spa town of Chianciano Terme
Within 30 minutes of Poggio Etrusco
* Montalcino, famed for Brunello wine
* San Giovanni d’Asso, home of white truffles
* Bagno Vignone, site of an ancient Roman Bath
* Mt. Amiata, the extinct volcano
* Under the Tuscan sun in Cortona
* Sarteano, San Quirico d’Orcia, Cetona, and other colorful towns
Within 45 minutes to an hour from Poggio Etrusco
* Siena, Chianti, Arezzo
* The Umbrian towns of Perugia, Orvieto, Assisi and Deruta
Day Trips from Poggio Etrusco
* Rome and the Vatican
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Company: Agriturismo Poggio Etrusco sas di Sheldon Johns Pamela Kay
Name: Poggio Etrusco
Street: Via del Pelago 11
Zip/Postal Code: 53045
Phone: 39/0578.798.370 or US voice mail: 805-963-7289
Website: www.Poggio-Etrusco.comE-mail: Click here to send an e-mail inquiry
Listing #3308, on Slow Travel since 2/24/2008
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