Casetta Il Poggio - Cozy Townhouse in South Tuscany

2 exchanges
Primary residence
3 Sleeps
2 Bedrooms
1 Bathroom
1 double bed
1 simple extra bed


Ruth has described his/her home in English, Italiano.

What you will love about this home

Very comfortable townhouse located right in the historical part of the village of Proceno. With a 30 min drive you can reach great locations such as Montepulciano, Pitigliano and Orvieto.

What you will love in the neighborhood

My guest Pierre's review: We loved the village, the people and the the location is very good. There are many things to do and we had a very good time swimming at Bolsena Lake and at Bagni di San Filippo Spa, but also great visits to Orvieto, Pienza and Montepulciano. My kids really enjoyed the public swimming pool of Proceno, and all the games of the TV console. Great pedestrian walks along the valleys near Sorano and Pitigliano, through the ancient Etruscan Rock Necropolis.

Nancy's review: Besides the comforts of home, I was impressed by the atmosphere of the town and surrounding area. While I was there (from August 1st to the 15th), there were various local initiatives, among which the Garlic Festival where I found out that garlic isn’t just garlic, and a “sagra della bruschetta”, where I learned the true art of making bruschetta, clearly improved by using local olive oil. There was also a week when the local vineyards were open for wine tasting. I soon discovered that most of the towns throughout the area had festivals (religious as well as food and wine tasting). It turned out to be much more than I had expected when booking the townhouse. Each day I was able to explore the towns and places I had heard about (Val D'Orcia and Orvieto) and discover others like Acquapendente, Sorano, Pitigliano, Lake Bolsena to mention just a few. This region of Italy is truly lovely.

Since I run a cycling/hiking tour company, guests can request bike rental and guided tours, starting from Proceno.

Additional information

If you wish to stay at my townhouse in winter months (NOV-MAR) I will have to ask to contribute for heating, due to the high cost of service for Proceno Town.

Ground Floor:
– Kitchen with 4 fires stove, electric oven, fridge, toaster, marble breakfast table, pans and everything you need for cooking.
– Bathroom with a great 90×90 shower cabin, towels, hairdryer, soaps etc…
– Lounge or 2nd bedroom with sofa-bed (2 regular single beds), small wardrobe, round table, lots of maps & guides of the surroundings. Former customers have started also a book sharing.

1st Floor
– 1 regular bedroom with very comfy double bed. Fresh linen, anti-allergy mattress cover, dresser, wardrobe.

Restored Attic
– laundry corner with washing machine, drying rack, iron. Consider there is an old fashion steep wooden staircase to reach this room.

The townhouse has in use a terrace outside the door entrance with a round table and 4 chairs.

In the village of Proceno you will find at a walk reach: a grocery, a butcher, bakery, pharmacy, restaurant and a bar. Besides, there is a bank with ATM machine and a post office. Everything is tiny but at hand. You can enjoy the public pool of Proceno (open between June/September). Main town of Acquapendente at 6 km, where you can find supermarkets, gas stations, and other restaurants. Open hours generally go from 9:00/13:00-16:30/20:00 and consider shops closing days – on Thursday afternoons and Sundays. Internet available in the apartment: computer and WIFI accessible.

Deposit 400 €
Insurance Required


Washing machine
Microwave oven
Heating system
Disabled access
Baby gear
Swimming pool
Parking space
Cleaning person
Balcony / terrace

House rules

Smokers welcome
Pets welcome
Children welcome
Dog to feed
Cat to feed
Plants to water



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