Holiday House in Chianti, Tuscany, near Florence
Near Florence & Siena, architecturally stunning country house in idyllic Chianti hills, restored to high standard. Sleeps 6+2.
A historic, former chapel makes a striking centre-piece to this house, set in a tiny hilltop hamlet, with its own garden, land & woods.
Greve 3km, Florence 26km, Siena 40km.
Architecturally stunning house, protected by the Italian Ministry for Culture for its historic and cultural significance, sleeps 6+2. Pretty walled garden, loggia, own woodland. Gorgeous views and extensive walking trails, wine estates, castles close by. Open-air pool in nearby Greve (3km). The famous Ugolino Golf Course is c.15km.
Set in the idyllic Chianti countryside between Florence (c.26km) and Siena (c.40km). The lively market town of Greve-in-Chianti, with a wide range of shops, cafés and restaurants, is just 3km away.
This stone farmhouse and attached former chapel have recently been restored by a leading Italian architect and featured in Architectural Digest magazine. This unique property sits at the heart of a tiny, hilltop hamlet, surrounded by vineyards, olive groves, woodland and open fields. The house enjoys serene vistas all around, stretching to the Apuan Alps 70 miles away. Leonardo da Vinci was inspired by the scenery here.
The house is far more than just a rental property: it is a home, lovingly decorated by skilled Italian fresco artists, furnished with a stylish mix of antique and contemporary pieces collected from all over the world. There are hand-painted Italian ceramics, oriental rugs, local wood and wicker work, the latest in Italian design bathrooms. The rooms are filled with fresh flowers, books, CDs, sheet music, games, films, firewood in Winter. Grand piano in the main sitting room. Extensive walking trails. Outstanding local wines & cuisine.