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Poggio Etrusco di Sheldon Johns Pamela id. 58249
Via del Pelago 11, Loc. Fontecornino
Tel. +39 0578 798370
Fax. +39 0578 798370
Poggio Etrusco is an organic property near Montepulciano, halfway between Florence and Rome. The owners are cookbook author Pamela Sheldon Johns and artist Johnny Johns. The property is about 5 hectares with an olive grove of 800 trees. The agriturismo has a large organic kitchen garden from which guests can pick fresh produce. Three neighboring farms produce organic fruit, wine, and pecorino cheese. Situated in a panoramic position, the agriturismo offers exceptional views from every angle. In the distance you can see charming Cortona and Lake Trasimeno. Nearby you can see the antique towers of historic Chianciano Terme and Montepulciano.
The agriturismo has three private independent apartments available for a minimum of 2 nights. Each apartment has a private bathroom, well-furnished kitchen, and a fireplace. All are decorated with antique objects and have delicious views.
Guests are encouraged to pick fresh, seasonal produce from from the kitchen garden and will enjoy homemade jams and preserves from the plum, fig, apricot, peach, and cherry trees at breakfast.
The views are breath-taking from every angle. In the distance you can see the charming hilltown of Cortona and Lago Trasimeno; nearby we see the ancient towers of the historic towns of Montepulciano and Chianciano Terme. Poggio Etrusco is in the countryside, but has close access to everything you will need.
The large swimming pool is a welcome respite in the summer months. Cooking classes are available. Nearby, you can find tennis, bicycle rentals, and horseback riding. The property is within minutes of Montepulciano Terme and Chianciano Terme; both offer a wide variety of spa treatments.