Luxury in the Chianti Countryside: Set securely behind gates atop a private access road, enter your comfortable and superior-styled vacation home in the prime historic and most central area of Tuscany's Chianti Classico region. With American owner always accessible, your Private Concierge Services await you in Tuscany~
Easy access from Rome or Florence make this a perfect choice for your stay in Classic Tuscany. Recently renovated with 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 multiple large outdoor living and dining spaces are just two of the premiere features of the estate property. Dreamliner Views overlook beautifully groomed and ancient Sangiovese & Merlot vineyards through to the rolling hills of the Chianti region.
The 'Vineyard Suite': Two bedrooms 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': Two adjoining bedrooms 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, and two flat-screen televisions will allow you to keep up to date with US(CNBC International), UK(BBC World), French, and other national news and financial networks.
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 (see reviews) 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 professionally-catered and serviced meal on the main terrace for your ultimate Tuscan experience, or select a casual pre-prepared dinner and drinks for your night of arrival to be enjoyed at your own leisurely pace.
The estate is minutes from the village of Castelnuovo Berardenga and is within close walking or biking proximity to San Gusme, Villa-a-Sesta and other gorgeous small villages. Florence is about an hour and twenty minutes, Rome just under three hours. Siena is twenty minutes away. Reached easily by car are towns such as Montalcino, Arezzo, Greve-in-Chianti, Castellina-in-Chianti, Cortona, Assisi. White-sand tuscan beaches of the Maremma or fishing villages of the Cinque Terra are 2 to 4 hours away.
Airport transfer service and rental car assistance may be arranged. There is a local bus network to nearby villages and Siena.
Located within short walking distance of the property are four excellent restaurants offering a range of dining opportunities.
Payment may be negotiated in USD or Euro.
(**See related property VRBO#557879, two charming private homes (4+4) in nearby and similarly private setting, with views to Siena. It is possible to take these properties together for a larger group or family desiring separate residences).