The House

Lo Scopetaccio is a country house on two floors built into the side of a hill. It is surrounded by a large private garden with high chestnut trees and a rustic porch.

This countryside house is perfect for a couple or for a family with children, looking for a quiet holiday and a cottage to use as a home away from home. An ideal base for daytrips, you can use the house to explore this unspoilt corner of Tuscany.

The main entrance is on the top floor, and it opens onto the front garden and the porch with a covered sitting area.

Here, our guests will find chairs and coffee tables where they can sit outside in the warm spring weather or in the breeze of the summer nights.

They can turn on the stereo in the living room and listen to the music in the garden.

The top floor consists of one large room with kitchen area and a sitting area with an open fireplace.

The kitchen is very well equipped allowing our guests to cook and enjoy the delicious local food. We provide:

  • plates and glasses, cutlery, coffee cups and mugs
  • pots and pans
  • Italian coffee maker and kettle
  • tablecloths and kitchen towels
  • electric oven
  • washing machine

The kitchen has a large picture window, offering a delightful view of the beautiful colours of the countryside of Tuscany even from within the villa.

This picture window is ideal for parents who wish to leave their children to play in the garden on their own, but who want to keep an eye on them at the same time. From this large window they can see a large portion of the back garden and part of the front garden.

There are two more windows on the top floor which open onto the front garden area as well.

The sitting area it is perfect for relaxing in front of the fireplace, drinking a glass of Monteregio wine, the local D.O.C. wine.

In the sitting area our guests can find:

  • a comfortable sofa
  • an open fireplace
  • stereo HI-FI
  • Television (no Sat-TV available)

There are several shelves which the guests can use to accomodate their guidebooks or other reading materials as well as CDs and music tapes.

The lower floor is accessible via the top floor through a spiral staircase.

The lower floor is open on three sides, so every room has windows.

This floor is surrounded by the large back garden, connected to the front garden via several paths and a stone staircase.

There are two bedrooms and a bathroom with shower.

The master bedroom is a double bedroom with king size bed and night tables.

The bedroom window opens onto the back garden and the woods of the Belagaio Castle Nature Reserve.

The bedroom has a spacious wardrobe with plenty of room to unpack your luggage.

The second bedroom can only be used as a twin bedroom, as there are two bunkbeds.

This smaller twin bedroom also has a large wardrobe with plenty of room for your belongings.

Please note that bedroom linen and blankets are provided to guests of Lo Scopetaccio.

The bathroom is opposite this bedroom and it has a shower cabinet.

Bathroom towels and a hairdrier are provided.

The house has a front porch with chairs to sit outside in the cool shade: a perfect way to enjoy the Tuscan countryside in the hot summer afternoons.

The house is in the middle of a big garden, with many chestnut trees. From the garden, the guests of the vacation rental Lo Scopetaccio can access the swimming pool located just few stemps outside the covered front sitting area.