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N° 063 | Frescoes from 1800

users 10 bed 5 bath 5

In the heart of Tuscany's Montisi, a quaint village nestled within the Val d'Orcia, you will find a 500-year-old house turned rural retreat. Bought by Idoia and Marco who fell in love with the place, the moment they set foot inside, and honestly, it is clear why:

The house, with roots dating back to the 14th century, was restored with love and authenticity. Its walls tell stories through frescoes from the 1800s and original terrazzo floors from the 1930s. This historical abode offers an enchanting stay with five unique bedrooms and communal spaces that preserve the whispers of the past.  Step into this living story where each room narrates its own tale.


The Space

The space at this thoughtfully designed house is a sanctuary for relaxation and inspiration. Guests will find a fully equipped kitchen that provides both convenience and flexibility for preparing meals. The adjacent dining room creates a welcoming environment for shared meals and lively conversations, allowing for the creation of cherished moments with loved ones.

The living area is a haven of relaxation and creativity, featuring a library that beckons guests to lose themselves in captivating books. Additionally, there's a cozy lounge graced with a fireplace and a dedicated writing desk, perfect for moments of quiet reflection and creative pursuits. These inviting common areas are meticulously designed to set the stage for relaxation and inspiring conversations with fellow guests, or for enjoying a film on the smart TV.

Stepping outside, guests are greeted by a spacious garden, a tranquil oasis that invites unwinding amidst the beauty of nature. Whether you're seeking shade under the pergola while savoring delicious meals or engaging in captivating conversations, the garden offers the perfect setting for relaxation.

The garden further provides the opportunity to delight in a barbecue experience enhanced by the soothing sounds of the countryside, making for a memorable stay.


The Rooms

The house has five double rooms (10 guests), located on two floors. Immersed in the meticulous renovation, each room preserves its unique charm: original doors and floors, exposed beams, and 19th-century frescoes.

Room 1 | 2 guests | 21 m2

Step into an intimate room bathed in natural light, adorned with original frescoes, and embracing originality from floor to ceiling with its exposed beams harmoniously blending with contemporary and antique furnishings.

King-size bed. Private bathroom

Room 2 |  2guests  | 27 m2

Enjoy this room with views of rolling Tuscany hills, where wooden floors ground you in natural beauty, celebrating timeless heritage with original bathroom fixtures, and the harmonious blend of contemporary and antique furniture whisks you away to a world of timeless charm.

King-size bed, Private bathroom with original fixtures (Rollaway/crib available upon request)

Room 3 | 2 guests | 25 m2

Indulge yourself in a room flooded with natural light and enveloped by beautiful views of Castelmuzio village, where 19th-century frescoes unveil stories of the time, resting upon the original cotto floor that exudes authenticity.

King-size bed, Original cotto floor, Private bathroom, Separate toilet, and bidet room (Rollaway/crib available upon request).

Room 4 |  2 pax | 20 sqm

Immerse yourself in the splendor of 19th-century frescoes adorning the walls, creating an atmosphere of timeless beauty. Delight in serenity as you relax in the inviting bathtub, set on an original cotto floor that whispers stories of the past, culminating in a perfect blend of art and history.

Queen size bed, Original cotto floor, Bathtub, Private bathroom, Crib available upon request

Room 5 |  2 guests  | 26 m2

Unwind by the ancient giant fireplace of this room, perfect for relaxing and losing yourself in the pages of beloved books. Indulge in the private bathroom, adorned with original bathroom fixtures.

King-size bed, Wooden floor, Private bathroom, Shower (Crib available upon request)

Plinius Loves 

Every nook of the house and garden exudes comfort, warmth, and tranquility.

The house is truly stunning, the perfect combination of old frescoes and mid-century furniture.

An excellent renovation with respect for its old bones combined with modern comforts

The hosts, Idoia and Marco are absolutely wonderful; they make your stay enjoyable in every possible way!


Extra Services 

Visit a winery, horseback riding, Home chef, countryside walks, yoga & massages, bike and car rental.



Discover the region’s lush vineyards, rolling hills, and quaint villages, as you connect with nature and embrace the serenity of this idyllic landscape. The house is located in Montisi which is a truly special village for a variety of reasons. Firstly, its picturesque location in the Val d'Orcia, which is designated as a UNESCO World Heritage Site, provides a breathtaking backdrop of rolling hills and vineyards. The village itself is steeped in history, with charming medieval architecture, cobbled streets, and centuries-old traditions that have been meticulously preserved. The warm and welcoming community of Montisi is another aspect that sets it apart, making visitors feel like they are a part of the local way of life.

Experience the local Life style  

Embrace the true essence of this small village, where the warmth of community and the simplicity of everyday life come together in perfect harmony.


Please Note

It is a delight to stay in this beautiful, historic home! Staying here comes with all the modern comfort except for a few things. In order to preserve the genuine historicity of the property, there are no lifts, stairlifts, swimming pool, or air conditioning. This might present some inconveniences, but everything is dedicated to ensuring your comfort during your stay.

The house has been built in such a way that it benefits from natural air-conditioning. This is achieved through ancient building design: thick walls, smaller windows, the use of shutters, and the airflow through the property. When shutters are closed during the day and opened at the end of the day, the temperature inside remains most agreeable. 


Nearest Airport

Perugia 78 km | Florence  108 km | Rome 199 km

Nearest Train station

Sinalunga 16 min 


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Prices & availability


After the booking request is received we will confirm the availability and total price with the owner. You will then receive a confirmation and the total amount of your booking by email. A deposit of 30% of the reservation sum is requested upon confirmation (within 48 hours). The remainder must be paid no later than 60 days before the start of your stay. When booking within 60 days, the total reservation sum must be paid immediately. In case of cancellation more than 60 days before the start of the stay, 50% of the deposit will be returned*. In case of cancellation within 60 days, no refund will take place. *Applies to most properties, but not all. We therefore recommend cancellation insurance.

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Prices 2023 | Price transparency: Plinius is completely transparent about the prices, we do not charge a booking fee or add any additional charges. 

The price of the whole house (5 bedrooms for 10 guests) is € 700 per day. 

If you are interested in a smaller number of rooms (and therefore guests), please contact us, we might be able to accommodate your needs.

The minimum stay is 4 nights.


Included in the price: 

Gas | Electricity | Water 

End-of-stay cleaning


Additional costs:

Security Deposit: € 500  ~  The deposit will be fully refunded upon departure when there is no damage/other issues

Extra Information: 

Pets are not allowed

In order to preserve the genuine historicity of our property, there are no lifts, stairlifts, swimming pool, or air conditioning. This might present some inconveniences, but everything is dedicated to ensuring your comfort during your stay.

Currently, the house is rented as a whole, however, if there is some flexibility and adaptation to each of the guests, it might be possible to rent a few rooms instead of the whole house. for more information contact:



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