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N° 006 | Historic Villa Tuscany

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A family history dating back to the 16th century

The owner of this beautiful, historic villa is the Pometty Family. They are direct descendants of the Socini family, well-known bankers, notaries, and theologians since the 14th century, and the Ricci family, a wealthy middle-class farming family. In the 16th century the Church, in response to their anti-Trinitarian doctrine, confiscated the properties purchased by the brothers Lelio and Fausto Socini.

Centuries passed until, in 1919, Livio Socini proudly bought back part of the property in the municipality of Trequanda. The last member of the Socini family was the current owner's extremely strict great-grandmother, Maria. In the early seventies, Maria encouraged her son to pursue his “rural” dreams and he open one of the very first “agriturismo” in the whole of Tuscany!

The Ricci family, instead, originally hailed from Pistoia and came to Buonconvento in the second half of the 1800s when Luigi, a supporter of the Carbonari independence movement, took refuge in the nearby Monte Oliveto Maggiore abbey to escape arrest. At the beginning of the 20th century, Raffaello Ricci purchased property in the municipalities of Asciano and Buoconvento from the noble Piccolomini family.

Through perseverance and determination eventually, all the properties were back in the family. In the past ten years, the two talented sisters Carlotta and  Vittoria have taken over the running of the estate, which was pieced back together with enormous effort and hard work in order to restore the identity to what it was in the past and at the same time looking to the future. 

The Space

The building, which dates back to 1600, was originally restored in 1802 and then from 1995 to 2000.
The Villa is surrounded by beautiful gardens with a stunning view over the countryside from Siena to Monte Amiata. There is a large swimming pool with sun chairs to relax and there are several lounge areas and outdoor terraces, a pizza oven for guests to use, a kitchen as well as a large catering kitchen. 

Inside are the spacious living rooms with elegant ceilings and authentic family furniture which convey an old-world, charming, rural Tuscan atmosphere. You can feel the history in these rooms. Additionally, there is a family dining room as well as a large dining room for larger groups or parties with a traditional fireplace in the middle. The large dining room is surrounded by windows and stunning views over The Val D'Orcia which is considered to be the most beautiful countryside in the world (in 2004 it was named a UNESCO World Heritage).

Upstairs are the bedrooms, the Villa is divided into nine double bedrooms and two triple rooms, all ensuite, with Wi-Fi in common areas, air conditioning, and central heating. 

In the garden surrounding the Villa, are two additional buildings. There is a traditional “Bellaria” (4 pax.) brick building which has been converted into a comfortable apartment with two bedrooms and there is "Poderono”(6 pax.), divided in the ”Suite Ada”, on the first floor, and the ”Salvia” apartment on the ground floor which can host up to four people.

The swimming pool is open from the 28th of March to the 20th of October.

Party at the Villa

Due to its stunning setting, elegance, exclusivity, and attention to detail, this is also the perfect location for weddings, conventions, family get-togethers, and birthday parties! It is possible to rent the whole estate: Villa + Annexes (30 guests) or only the Villa (20 guests) for a minimum of three nights and get married in this splendid exclusive period complex. The Villa is also a Municipal House and can therefore host symbolic and civil ceremonies.

Extra services 

On request: Cooking classes, private chef, truffle hunting, baby-sitting service, wine or olive oil tastings.

Plinius Loves

Location: 360 degrees over The Val D'Orcia,  UNESCO World Heritage

Attention to detail: Carlotta has done a magnificent job by finding the right balance between the Villa's old-world charm and more contemporary touch with an emphasis on comfort and luxury. 

Flexibility: Depending on the size of your group, you can rent the villa or the villa + the annexes. This means you can have a group of 20-32 guests in one location. In case you have more guests, they can also arrange hotel rooms very nearby in one of their other properties. 

Party time: If you want to throw a party, then this is the venue! They have a special dedicated kitchen for catering and the staff at the Villa has loads of experience. You are truly in very good hands with the Pometty sisters.

Sustainability: Every effort is being made to make this an environmentally friendly holiday rental and party venue.

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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. 

High season: 20/05/2023 - 22/09/2023 | 23/12/2023 - 05/01/2024 | Min. stay 3 nights |  €2.799 per night

Mid season: 28/03/2024 - 19/05/2024 | 23/09/2024 - 20/10/2024 | Min. stay 3 nights | € 2.407 per night

Low season 15/03/2024 – 27/03/2024 | 21/10/2024 - 22/12/2004 | Min. stay 2 nights | €2.182 per night

* Annual Closure winter period 


The total for 1 night for 20 pax. = The Villa ONLY 

High Season Euro € 2.799

Medium Season: € 2.407

Low season: € 2.182


The total for 1 night for 30 pax. the Villa + Outer buildings

High Season        € 4.231

Medium Season  € 3.618

Low season:        € 3.283


Included in the price: 

Final cleaning cost, taxes, Wi-Fi in the common areas, linen (for beds, bathrooms, and kitchen), the use of the swimming pool with beach umbrella and deck chairs, daily cleaning, and Continental buffet breakfast.


Additional costs:

Security Deposit: € 3.000  The deposit will be fully refunded upon departure when there is no damage/other issues

Costs of running the Airco or heating are NOT INCLUDED. 

Single extra bed possible to put into Room Carlotta, Vittoria, Alta, and Salotto: € 60 each/day

City Tax € 1 p.p./day.


Extra Information: 

*Minimum stay 3 nights high and medium season (2 nights low season)
*The swimming pool is open from the 28th of March to the 20th of October.


Contact:  Do you have any questions about the Villa, or if you like to organize a party/wedding [Tuscan wedding]  Please do not hesitate to contact us at:

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Fireplace Fireplace
Parking Parking
Pizza oven / wood fired oven Pizza oven / wood fired oven
Swimmingpool Swimmingpool
Wifi Wifi

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