Photos and Description of this 4 bedroom holiday villa in Castelnuovo Berardenga - Premier Chianti View Estate
Renovated Ancient Stone FarmHouse Featuring Dining Al Fresco, Views, WiFi.
(See our sister property VRBO#557879, New for 2014, two charming private homes in similar setting, views to Siena).
Set securely behind gates atop a long private road, enter a superior-styled vacation home in an historic area of Tuscany's Chianti Classico region.
Easy access from Rome and Florence make this a perfect choice for your vacation home near Siena. Recently renovated with all modern conveniences, this 1500's Stone Farmhouse is situated in the middle of Olive Groves and rolling Chianti Classico Vineyards while still within a short walk from fine restaurants.
A professionally-equipped kitchen and large outdoor living and dining spaces are just two of the premiere features of the estate property.
Dreamliner Views overlooking vineyards and groves, the Chianti valleys, to the distant mountains of the Maremma!
The 'Vineyard Suite': upper two rooms with en-suite bathroom. Double Bedroom along with Single Bedroom, private entrance, view terraces, bathroom with tub+shower. There is a cozy reading nook / window-seat in the double room.
The 'Garden Suite': ground floor, two adjoining rooms with large en-suite travertine bathroom. This suite consists of a carved chestnut-wood 17th c. double bedroom, private entrance with view terrace, a French-Empire single-bed sitting room, travertine Bathroom, antique claw-foot iron tub and large walk-in shower room.
The entire property is thoughtfully furnished with 18-19c Italian and French antiques and ceramics. Italian bed linens and towels are provided. Wireless internet throughout.
The main (middle) floor consists of an updated cook's kitchen, dining salon, living room, powder room, our own 'piazza' and rambling view terraces with fireplace and BBQ. A tended kitchen garden full of herbs, greens and seasonable vegetables, with almond, apricot, fig, and berries only an arm's length away for those yearning to be Tuscan chefs.
Exquisite Privacy with private Hiking Trails, Olive Groves, and Vineyards surrounding the estate. A private pool features breathtaking views to distant hills of Montalcino.
The main dining terrace offers a pergola-covered travertine table with a large BBQ fireplace. All windows are screened, sleeping suites offer individually-controlled air conditioning.
Al fresco dining will accommodate up to 12 guests for your special occasions. Plan a home-catered meal on the main terrace for your ultimate Tuscan experience.
The estate is minutes from the village of Castelnuovo Berardenga and is within close walking or biking proximity to San Gusme and Villa-a-Sesta, and Gaiole-in-Chianti. Florence is about an hour and thirty minutes, Rome just about three hours. Siena is twenty-five minutes away. Reached easily by car are towns such as Montalcino, Arezzo, Greve, Cortona, or Castellina-in-Chianti. Tuscan beaches or fishing villages of the Cinque Terra are 2 to 4 hours away.
Located across the road and within walking distance of the property are four excellent restaurants offering a range of dining opportunities.
- pets considered
- Long-term Renters Welcome
- Events Allowed
- not suitable for children
- wheelchair inaccessible
Michael is U.S. entertainment and medical marketing professional based in Los Angeles and Tuscany.
Michael purchased this villa in 2006
Why Michael chose Castelnuovo Berardenga
The estate, dating from about 1550, is situated amidst vineyards and olive groves and offers panoramic 360-degree views. While offering serene privacy, it is possible to walk 10-minutes across the road to indulge in any one of four of Tuscany's finest and authentic dining establishments.
What makes this villa unique
Privacy, Views, Fine Dining, Family Entertaining. Access to hiking trails, vineyard walks, shaded hammocks amidst olive groves and reclining by the large private pool.