Villa L'Antica Posta is an exclusive private estate located on the Umbria - Tuscany border and is available to rent for self catered periods and private functions. The splendidly restored 16th century luxury villa sits on a fertile hilltop with spectacular views of Montepulciano and the sweeping countryside. The Montepulciano area in which the estate is located is the ideal base for touring the vineyards and rich with culture & history.
The property is a listed building, part of the Contea di Laviano estate, with a notable history being once owned by the family of Napoleon Bonaparte & inhabited by his niece Princess Maria Alessandra Bonaparte.
The villa offers extreme comfort, curated with artistic touches, a colourful blend of contemporary furniture and antiques, and filled with luxury amenities such as a cinema room, ecological underfloor cooling / heating, a large jacuzzi bath, a steam shower, a gym, an alfresco cooking area with large pizza oven and built in barbecue and a very well equipped and spacious cook's kitchen. Sit back and enjoy panoramic views of the surrounding countryside in the shady covered outdoor lounge and dining area that adjoin the house to the swimming pool. The fan-shaped pool is set in an impeccably maintained lawn, with endless views of a gently rolling landscape.
There is something to please everyone in the surrounding area: Medieval villages, ancient castles and Renaissance churches to explore; vineyards, olive groves and fine cuisine to discover; golf courses and tennis courts and even horse riding in the nearby village; sailing, windsurfing and fishing on Lake Trasimeno. Both Florence and Rome are viable day trips and Perugia with its famous Jazz Festival is just 40 minutes away