In the heart of the Val d’Orcia, near Pienza and Monticchiello, in the province of Siena, lies this beautiful agriturismo , an ideal place to enjoy a relaxing holiday, immersed in nature and in the typical Tuscan landscapes. Since 1986 a family has been living and manages the farm. The owners receive guests in the 1700s’ house with the friendliness and hospitality.
The farm-holiday house is structured so that it can accommodate meetings up to 40 people.
The strategic location in the heart of Val d’Orcia will allow you to explore magnificent trekking and mountain bike trails.
Unlike in a hotel also those who choose only the B&B can use the kitchen and common areas. In any case, given the family nature of management for any needs of special accommodations just call us …Wireless Internet access free.
The farm house has double rooms, triple rooms and apartments, all equipped with private bathroom, TV in every room and comfort. In total there are 21 beds available. You can book in B/B with breakfast inclusive or half-board with the possibility to decide in the morning whether or not to dine in the hotel. The farm has in fact a splendid dining room where guests will enjoy the conviviality of the hosts and other guests.
Every rooms has it’s own style so you can choose your favourite one. The Pink room is a romantic master bedroom with private bath with pool view.
Yellow room – a triple room with private bathroom (hill view).
Room Toto’- an ancient home of the ancestors of the house with double bed, private bathroom and the view of cypress tree lined street to see who arrives!!!
...and the Blue room – a double room plus single room (possibility of having 2 single beds) with shared private bathroom (pool view).
The Green apartment consists of two double bedrooms with private bathroom and comfortable living room with kitchen.
The apartment with exposed beams and sloping ceilings is really warm and welcoming (the first floor). In the past it was an annex of the main building which was accessed with the ladder and was used as a barn!
The Blue apartment
The old stables of the farm today has become a very nice ground floor apartment with two double bedrooms, bathroom and living room and kitchen (with possibility of entry for the disabled).
After crossing a stunning entrance which almost has become a greenhouse, you get to the main hall still on the ground floor, with its 200 square meters of amplitude is made unique by double-sixth arches interspersed with side arches ogive … In this environment characteristic we serve breakfast and dinner. The cook and hostess Giovanna will delight your palate with dishes of traditional Tuscan pici pasta, ravioli, gnocchi, lasagna, noodles … handmade pasta and served with various condiments, from l’aglione to wild boar ragout, from duck ragout to vegetarian!
The Farmhouse Le Checche serves genuine cuisine and typical, in fact meat and vegetables are house productions thanks breeding site of farm animals and the cultivation of vegetables directly in the rich vegetable garden which is next to the pool. All accompanied by ed wines Doc “Orcia”, our productions!
Following the philosophy of consumption at zero mile, according to the regulations, the products used in our kitchen come directly from the company productions or are the produces of local farms. Genuine, simple, healthy.
The farm holiday Le Checche, known for the spaciousness of its premises has a reception room on the ground floor facing the pool and it can accommodate up to 250 people.A great location for banquets of all kinds and especially for weddings or business meetings.
The restaurant is usually managed by excellent catering services that organize all kinds of events with satisfactory results.
During the summer you can use the pool and garden area for aperitifs or for live music.
The Reception Hall at the Le Checche is the ideal place for those who want to share unforgettable moments in one of the most beautiful natural settings recognized in the world: the Val d’Orcia.
The country house is ideal place to feel the magic Val d’Orcia and, at the same time, not far from the fertile Valdichiana, famous territories since the Romans time for the production of oil, wine and wheat.
The structure offers manifold opportunities of a stay that conjugates the care of the body with excursions to cities of art, churches, museums and landscapes unchanged in the time; without, naturally, neglect the oenogastronomical culture made by our extra virgin oil, wines like the wine “Chianti”, the “Nobile di Montepulciano” and the “Brunello di Montalcino”, or food like the florentinian beefsteak and the sheep-cheese.
It’s the ideal place for excursions and pilgrimages to take place in the space of one day, time in which you can visit some of the most famous places of Central Italy.
San Gimignano, Pisa, Orvieto, Todi, Assisi, the Abbeys of St. Galgano, Sant’Antimo and Monte Oliveto Maggiore are only some examples of all what is easily reachable. The territory of the Val d’Orcia is the ideal place to make trekking, to ride horses and to make long runs with mountain-bike, crossing ways and paths with cypresses and pines, still walking through the typical tuscan landscape: olive-groves, vineyards, woods and cultivated fields.
It is possible to book for one week but also for short breaks. If you are interested in that accommodation you can contact us for prices and availability.