Villa Porsenna

Your Tuscany villa is set majestically on top of a hill with commanding views over the Val di Chiana and the verdant Tuscan countryside, at the heart of the historic town of Cetona. The core of this superb residence is a tower built in the 11th century, around which an aristocratic mansion was built in the 1600s. Witness over the centuries to many stirring events, the villa has been recently restored by its aristocratic owners with a timeless style and grace.

Its colorful décor of superb antiques and fine fabrics creates a welcoming ambience that is certain to make you feel instantly at home. Grand eating and living spaces both indoors and out invite social gathering, while the large, luxurious, en suite bedrooms guarantee privacy and a good night’s sleep. This Tuscany villa is ringed by two acres of parkland replete with lofty trees and formal gardens, an enormous magnolia tree,  an elegant pool and even ancient Roman ruins. Where better to sample a taste of living history, and create a truly memorable Tuscan vacation?

Our Favorite Things About this Villa

  • The unique, historic setting at the heart of a lively, upscale Tuscan town
  • The courtyard dining area for 14, terrace and gazebo
  • The excellent location: Enjoy easy access to the many treasures of Tuscany, plus nearby train connection to Rome and Florence

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About Your Hosted Villas Tuscany Vacation

After helping you decide which of our Tuscany villa rentals will fit your group best, your Experience Manager will begin the vacation planning process. By talking to you to get an understanding of everything you’re looking for in your Tuscany trip, your Experience manager will create an itinerary, personally customized for you. Whatever you desire in your Tuscany villa vacation, our team will arrange it: transportation, babysitters, cooking classes, birthday celebrations, private tours – the list goes on and on.

Once you arrive in Tuscany, your Hosted Villas experience begins when your Local Host takes over—our staff members who live, work and have a wealth of insider knowledge about Tuscany. Upon arrival at your luxurious Tuscany villa rental, you are greeted with a buffet of local treats and delicacies—the ideal way to relax after a long journey and kick off your vacation.

Our Local Hosts are what truly set us apart from the rest. They aren’t just the typical on-site concierges. They don’t just serve as tour guides. We think of our Local Hosts as so much more. Using the Tuscany vacation itineraries you created with your Experience Manager, our Local Hosts get to really know and build relationships with our guests so they can serve as more of a friend in the area. They are in essence your Tuscany guide, concierge, translator, trouble-shooter and guarantee that your Hosted Villas stay will be nothing short of brilliant, every time. Why just visit Tuscany, when you can truly experience it?

Bedrooms

7

Bathrooms

7

Kids Allowed?

Yes

Max Occupancy

14

Location Information

Restaurants, cafés, shops in Cetona are just a walk down the hill. Chuisi and San Casciano dei Bagni thermal spas are just 15-20 minutes away while Cortona and Montepulciano are about 30. Montalcino, Orvieto, Perugia and Siena are a quick hour from your villa. The train station and autostrada in Chiusi gives you access to the A1 highway for trips to Florence and Rome (both take about two hours).