Villa Vetrichina

San Casciano dei Bagni, Siena
+39 348 0957420
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€1000 - €1580
per night
€7000 - €11000
per week

A 1750s farmhouse with a comfortable, informal feel resting in woodland. You're near to iconic tourist spots but hiding in the quiet woods


8 beds


6 bedrooms


Sleeps 14

Children welcome
Pets welcome
Babies welcome

€1000 - €1580 per night

€7000 - €11000 per week

The Experience

Patrizia lives just up the hill and opens her home for a first night welcome dinner cooked by friendly chef Francesco. Any meal can be ordered in advance, including breakfast: fresh fruit from the orchard, home baked tarts and cakes, breads and homemade jam. Francesco can give you a cookery lesson with pasta as the main event, or lead you to the best places to buy local cheese and prosciutto, wine and olive oil.

Your own kitchen is smallish but quite adequate and there’s a barbecue down by the pool area for easy suppers: stay out here to watch the stars and breathe in the scents of rosemary, lavender, pine. A stray deer, boar, fox or hare might pass through at times and you will hear owls at night.

By day you can venture out to taste local wines or wander through rolling hills, dense olive groves, cypress, beech and chestnut woods dotted with ancient medieval villages – Cetona, Radicofani, Sarteano – untamed Tuscany.

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We think you'll love

  • Patrizia's kind and caring nature - she's always thinking of your happiness
  • Francesco's extraordinary cooking with zero food miles ingredients
  • Lying out under the stars in the gathering darkness
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You should know

  • A short dirt road takes you up to the house through the woods - it has recently been resurfaced
  • The villa is totally self-contained and you can cater for yourselves, but it's worth booking the chef for some meals or cooking classes


  • EV charger
  • Self check-in
  • Swimming pool
  • Hot tub
  • Garden
  • Open fire / woodburner
  • Breakfast included
  • Breakfast available
  • Meals available
  • Vegetarian meals
  • Oven
  • Parking on premises
  • Free parking nearby
  • Accessible by public transport
  • WiFi
  • Television
  • Central heating
  • Limited mobility
  • Wheelchair access
  • Mobile reception
  • Hob
  • Barbecue
  • Paid parking nearby
  • Air conditioning
  • Relaxation areas
  • Washing machine
  • Tennis court
  • Microwave oven
  • No smoking
  • Credit cards
  • Working farm
  • Owner has pets
  • Electricity included
  • Dishwasher
  • Pets welcome

Family friendly

  • Baby monitor
  • Books and toys
  • Children welcome
  • Babies welcome
  • Stair gates
  • High chair
  • Fire guard
  • Cot available


  • Pub/bar within 3 miles
  • Restaurant within 3 miles
  • Shop within 3 miles


  • Bikes available
  • Food courses
  • Kayaking
  • Other courses
  • Sailing
  • Surfing
  • Wild swimming


Nightly price
from €1000
Weekly price
from €7000
Damage deposit
1 House for 14
From €10008 beds6 bedrooms


Special offer: 10% discount for summer bookings (min stay 7 nights). ; breakfast service, daily room tidying. Extra activities available on request.

Booking information

Check in
From 3.30pm
Check out
Other details
Minimum stay: 3 nights, 7 nights in high season ( May to October). Cottage for 2 available.
No smoking
Smoking not permitted anywhere in the property.
Owner has pets
Animals living on the property
Breakfast and dinner available by arrangement. Restaurants, 4 km.


A memorable stay is guaranteed at Patrizia's characterful property within the silence of the wooded hills in this tri-region location so close to places of history and natural beauty between the two valleys of d'Orcia and Chiana. Between her discreet and warm hospitality and chef Francesco's famed meals and cookery classes, walks in the scenic vicinity, wine tours, thermal baths -a divine holiday

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The neighbourhood

It's 4kms to San Casciano dei Bagni (leave the car and walk - it's glorious countryside) and for dining out, La Fontanella or Ristorante Daniela in the main square with its panoramic view of the valley. Enjoy traditional Tuscan food while soaking up the atmosphere. Join a wine tour here or visit the famous thermal spa. Bagno Vignoni also has a spa. Chiusi railway station is 40 minutes by car.

Local points of interest from Francesco Falciani & Patrizia Ricagno

  • Totally immersed in nature surrounded by centuries-old oaks, staying in Villavetrichina offers a unique experience for a holiday with friends or family in total freedom but with all the services of a hotel
  • Do you want to know the secrets of the local cuisine? Prepare a typical dinner to amaze your friends when you return home?Ask for information and quotation for our cooking class, it will be a fun, informal experience but I guarantee you a fantastic dinner.
  • We are very close to the production areas of excellent wines, Nobile di Montepulciano, Brunello di Montalcino are within easy reach, we will provide you with address information or we can build a special wine tour together
  • We have amazing places all within 1 hour, historical places Pienza, Montepulciano Siena ,scenic beauties set of famous films Val D'Orcia (Gladiator), Arezzo (life is beautiful), Cortona (Under the Tuscan sun) come and discover usThe Maremma with its towns built on tuff
  • In the evening when you return, you won't have to worry about cooking, our Chef Francesco will prepare delicious menus for you with quality products from these areas which are true food and wine excellences
  • And if you love the pleasure of thermal water, free natural springs with water at 38 degrees are within easy reach, while a famous SPA 5 minutes from the villa can be a highlight of your holiday dedicated to wellness and massages.


Francesco Falciani & Patrizia Ricagno

Patrizia left her native Liguria for the quiet and wild countryside of the Val di Chiana. She's a natural hostess, has embraced her new Tuscan lifestyle with vim and is brimming with local knowledge, so do ask her for tips. With cheery Francesco she looks after guests beautifully and you'll leave feeling rooted in all things Tuscan - not just food but the landscape and the slower way of life.