Chianti Area, Siena
6,540 Square Feet
Reference Number: TS07
Type of Home:
Beautiful Villa dell Vigne is luxuriously appointed with the finest furnishings, china and tableware, luxurious bedding, and Bvlgari toiletries. Saltwater pool, Daily housekeeping staff. Kid friendly, it is ideal for multigenerational families and sophisticated groups of friends. Located in the center of a working winery, Ideally located, in the heart of Chianti Classico, the villa and vineyard have been in this aristocratic family for centuries. The position between so many points of interest makes it an excellent choice as a base for your villa vacation in Tuscany. Just 25 minutes to Siena and 45 minutes to Florence with many important villages and towns in between.
This luxury villa on the wine estate is the family's country home. Set among the Chianti Tuscany hills, the owners have created a luxurious retreat. Beautifully appointed with the finest furnishings, china and tableware, luxurious bedding and Bvlgari toiletries await you. Views over the vineyard and olive groves. Two housekeepers are included, 5 hours per day. Excellent chef and cook available on request.
In the heart of Chianti you are just 5 mintues from Castellina in Chianti, 17 mintues from Panzano and under 30 minutes from Greve in Chianti. Siena is reached in 25 minutes and Florence in under an hour. You can make the beaches under 2 hours and the wide open spaces of the val d'orcia where Pienza and pecorino cheese are world known, in under an hour and a half, making this an excellent base to explore so much of Tuscany.
The villa and land has been in the family since the early 20th century. Villa delle Vigne has been decorated in an elegant and timeless style, with the family's own antique furnishings, oil paintings, luxury fabrics. The newtral colors of whites, beige, light blues accented with red is a soothing retreat after a day of sightseeing or just a day at home enjoying life on a Chianti wine estate. Spend time sitting by the pool with a good book and a glass of Chianti, learn how to cook authentic Tuscan specialties, take a morning or evening walk among the estates vineyards, have a private wine tasting or candlelight dinner in the cellars below the villa. The villa is ideal for a large group of friends or multigenerational families looking to discover all that Tuscany has to offer while staying in a unique and luxurious historic setting. Villa delle Vigna offers you the flexibility of a private home combined with the luxury of a boutique hotel. You will be looked after by the owner's own staff, or welcome to bring your own.
Pets are welcome on request, and there is a dog house in the garden if your pet chooses to use it.
The large living room accommodates 18 comfortably and holds a projector and large ( 157 inch s 200 inches) pull down projection screen for movie nights. The TV has Satellite channels as well as Netflix. Wifi throughout the villa. It's lovely to spend the autumn and winter months with the 4 working fireplaces and central heating, and guests are invited to the grape harvest if you happen to be here when it's time. Depending on the weather, it is September or October. Even though this is a luxurious villa rental, it is family friendly, with lots of activities for children: Ping pong Table, pool toys, bikes, Go Karts, and Pedal cars. For the adults there is Cross Trainer, Static bike and weights to burn off all that good food and wine you will be consuming.
Ville delle Vigna is on three floors. Park your car across the street, just a 10 meter walk from the villa entrance. Enter through your private doors, on to a small terrace. Once through the threshold, there is a large foyer with a guest bathroom, and a staircase leading up to the first floor. Here are the living quarters, two living rooms, dining room, and beautifully and fully furnished kitchen that even has a gelato maker, what fun for the kids to help make. If that's not of interest, you have one of the best gelato shops in Castellina in Chianti for an after dinner or mid day treat. There are also three King bedrooms on this floor, and the upper two floors house the rest of the 9 bedrooms.
On the ground floor is one of the two cellars, this one is for aging the wines and has a cantina where you can arrange a private candlelight dinner with a private chef, all centered around the wines they produce. Child friendly menus are available for your children should they wish to join you, sans wine of course, or you can hire a babysitter to stay upstairs with them.
The owners live on part of the ground floor, but their entrance is on another side of the house, keeping your privacy during your stay. Also, an entrance at the back of the villa houses the entrance to the wine office, again situated so that you do not see them coming and going. However, this is a working winery, so you will hear the occasional tractor, hear or see people in the winery buildings across the street but you are completely private being on the first floor above all of this. You will dine and swim and relax in the gardens with complete privacy.
Castellina in Chianti is a beautiful village of 2,800 and a stop for many tourists on their trip along the Chianti wine road. It is just small enough to get that Italian village feel, and large enough to have a nice assortment of restaurants and shops. One of the best gelato shops L' Antica Delizia has been said many times to be one of the best gelato shops in Tuscany.
Castellina in Chianti is part of the Chianti Hills, between the valleys of the Arbia, Pesa, and Elsa rivers.
Easy half day trips, so you can be back in the villa in the afternoon to swim and relax include the towns of Barberino Val d'Elsa, Castelnuovo Berardenga, Greve in Chianti, Monteriggioni, Poggibonsi, Radda in Chianti, Tavarnelle Val di Pesa.
Just some of the things we can arrange for you while at the villa
Lunch in the vineyards, Dinner and or wine tastings in the Chianti Classico Gallo Nero wine cellars
Tuscan cooking class,
Birdwatching in the tree house in the woods, followed by drinks at sunset
Outdoor Drawing and Painting classes
Kids activities such as petting farm or entertainment with knights in full medieval dress
Tour of the Chianti Classico by Vespa or Fiat 500
Personalized itineraries based on Season markets and food fairs,
Fruit and vegetable picking in the villa's organic garden
in the fall, you are welcome to assist in harvesting the grapes
A trip to the grocery shop with the staff at a local organic grocery
Large spacious living / Media room sitting 18 comfortably, with pull down movie screen and projector for cinema night at home
Second, an intimate Living room seating 8, centered around the working fireplace, TV
Elegant dining room with a table that expands to accommodate 18 guests, working fireplace
Fully equipped kitchen
Prince Room: King bedroom ( cannot be separated ) en suite with tub and wall mounted shower, dual sinks, flat screen tv
The Ancestors Room : King bedroom ( cannot be separated ) en suite with shower, flat screen TV, views of the countryside
The Baron's Room: King bedroom ( cannot be separated) en suite wth tub and wall mounted shower
Impero Room: King bedroom with four poster bed ( cannot be separated) en suite with walk in shower, views of the Tuscan countryside.
The Map Room : Queen Bedroom with four poster bed ( cannot be separated) en suite with walk in shower and beautiful views of the vineyards
Pricipessine Room: Twin Bedroom - two twin sized beds ( cannot be joined ) en suite with tub and hand held shower
Kid's Room : Twin Bedroom - two twin sized beds ( cannot be joined ) en suite with tub and hand held shower
The Blue Vase Room: King bedroom ( cannot be separated), en suite toilet and sink, freestanding tub in the bedroom, views of the Chianti landscape
Topo's Room: King bedroom ( cannot be separated) en suite with tub and wall mounted shower, views of the villa's gardens
Saltwater swimming pool 9 meters x 4 meters ( 30 feet x 13.5 feet )
Shaded furnished terrace in front of the old granary building with refrigerator cooler (closed and unoccupied)
Tables and chairs on the lawns for dining al fresco, or enjoying a glass of wine
Access to walk the vineyards and olive groves across the street
9 Full Baths
1 Half Baths
6 King bedrooms, 1 Queen Bedroom, 2 Twin bedrooms ( 2 singles)
Prince Room: King bedroom ( 180 cm x 190 cm, cannot be separated ) en suite with tub and wall mounted shower, dual sinks, flat screen tv
The Ancestors Room : King bedroom ( 180 cm x 190 cm, cannot be separated ) en suite with shower, flat screen TV, views of the countryside
The Baron's Room: King bedroom ( 180 cm x 190 cm, cannot be separated ) en suite wth tub and wall mounted shower
Impero Room: King bedroom with four poster bed ( 180 cm x 190 cm, cannot be separated ) en suite with walk in shower, views of the Tuscan countryside.
The Map Room : Queen Bedroom with four poster bed ( 160 cm x 190 cm, cannot be separated ) en suite with walk in shower and beautiful views of the vineyards
Principessine Room: Twin Bedroom - two twin sized beds ( 90 cm x 190 cm cannot be joined ) en suite with tub and hand held shower
Kid's Room : Twin Bedroom - two twin sized beds ( 90 cm x 190 cm cannot be joined ) en suite with tub and hand held shower
The Blue Vase Room: King bedroom ( 180 cm x 190 cm, cannot be separated ), en suite toilet and sink, freestanding tub in bedroom, views of the Chianti landscape
Topo's Room: King bedroom ( cannot be separated) en suite with tub and walk mounted shower, views of the villa's gardens
5 Bathroom with Shower
4 Bathroom with Tub (includes either handheld or wall mount shower)
1 Half Bath
High Speed Internet Access,
Satellite TV with English Speaking Channels,
Projector and Projection Screen 157 in x 200 in, Movies and Netflix, Gelato Machine, Gym Equiptment, Cross Trainer, Bike Weights,
9 x 4 meters,
Complimentary Tours of the winery on request
Fireplaces, 4 total, cozy in the fall and winters
Games: Ping Pong table, Kids Toys that includes pool toys, go karts, pedal cars, bikes)
Organic Vegetable Garden
Small wine cellar
Pets welcome on request, garden has a dog house to shade from the sun while your pet enjoys the garden with you
DISTANCE TO PARKING: 10 meters across the street
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NEAREST AIRPORT: Florence Airport, 50 mins,Pisa 1 hour 30 minutes,
Rome airport 2 hours 45 minutes
CITIES AND TOWNS: Castellina in Chianti 5 minutes drive
Panzano in Chianti 15 minute drive
Greve in Chianti 25 mintues drive
Siena 20 mintues
San Gimignano 30 minutes
Florence 45 minutes
Volterra, Montalcino for Super Tuscan wines, Montepulciano for Vina Noblie wines, 1 hour
Bolgheri for Super Tuscan Wines 1 hour 30 minutes
Lucca and Pisa, also Pienza and the val d'orcia, Cortona and Arezzo 1 hour 20 minutes, Barga and the Garfangnana 45 minutes from Lucca, 2 hours from the villa
Forte dei Marmi & Viareggio Beaches 1 hour 40 minutes
Umbria Region : Assisi and Orvieto 1 houir 30 mintues to 2 hours
SERVICES: Restaurants, one of Tuscany's best gelato shops, small shops highlighting local artisans, artistic and food. Plan on a visit to the weekly market, every Saturday in the morning from 8 am to 1 pm. grocery store 5 minutes drive
Supermercato 8 minute drive
Wineries - many within a 5 to 10 minute drive
The ground floor of the villa holds the Cantina Where you can arrange a private dinner with the owner's chef paired with the estate's wines. The ground floor also holds the winery office and the owner's apartments, both are reached by separate entrances on other sides of the villa, insuring your privacy at all times.
Please note this is a working vineyard and at times there may be staff coming and going across the street, and an occasional tractor in the fields. However, the layout of the villa ensures your complete privacy in the garden and villa at all times.