Castiglione d’Orcia gallery The kitchen is warm and homey or “accogliente” as they say in Italy. The back of the house as seen from the garden The circa 700s fortress is literally in our back yard and can be seen from many miles away The backyard castle is illuminated at night. Seen here from the bedroom window. Not only homey, but the kitchen is very functional with lots of counterspace and new in 2017 appliances. You’ll be inspired to make delicious meals. Benvenuto! You’ll want to welcome guests to your cozy home away from home. The livingroom has comfy sofas, handcrafted chestnut tables and a warming fireplace for chilly nights. The master bedroom has a view of the castle, which is softly illuminated at night The front bedroom has an office nook and there is wifi throughout the house The view over the little piazza from the front bedroom.