Located in the heart of the Chianti Classico Region close to Florence and Siena, Villa San Piero is a luxury private residence submerged in vineyards with stunning views over the Tuscan countryside.
The Villa with private saltwater infinity pool dates back to the 13th Century and finished careful restoration to the highest technical standard. All original features in the Tuscan artisanal tradition were preserved, complemented by contemporary amenities and exquisite furniture.
The remnants of the ancient church San Piero adjacent to the Villa create an all star evening, romantic and magic location for special occasions or simply make a very special dining area. You can enter the former open church directly from the living room and sit under the starry sky in your own private little Chuch. The church can be lit up at night and is visible through the glass door in the living room.
The villa with 6 bedrooms and 5 bathrooms sleeps up to 12 people.
On the ground floor is the Master bedroom with king size bed, fireplace and ensuite bathroom, a large living room with comfortable sofas, second fireplace, wet bar and HiFi System, the main kitchen, a formal dining room with antique fireplace and pizza oven, 1 bedroom with queen size bed, loft and private bathroom, 1 bedroom with Flatscreen TV 55" leather sofa, 3 armchairs and - on the loft - a comfortable Full XL bed (140 cmx200 cm) , another private bathroom with tub including shower.
The first floor offers 3 bedrooms, all with queen size beds, 1 with ensuite bathroom, the other 2 bedrooms share a bathroom with huge rainshower and separate toilet. All beds are new with comfortable mattresses, high quality linens and elegant bedspreads. All bathrooms offer towel radiators, 4 come with rain showers, 1 with tub with shower; all have design sinks on top of antique wooden shelves, hand forged accessories; bathrobes and plenty of towels are provided.
In the basement you find the large tasting/informal dining room next to the antique wine cellar with a massive chestnut table for 12 people, open kitchen and fabulous views to the vineyards and into the wine cellar. Modern art work and designer light fixtures underline the beauty of the high ceiling with huge antique oak beams. A selection of local wines for tastings is provided in the Tasting Room at cost for the convenience of our guests.
Both kitchens are well stocked ready to use for gourmet cooking, the main kitchen with a 5 flame Lacanche gas stove and 2 electric ovens, German refrigerator/freezer with ice maker, granite countertop, microwave, the tasting room kitchen offers a 4 flame Bora gas stove, half size refrigerator, chestnut cabinets with built in dishwasher and pietra serena countertop.
The house has floor heating needed only in late fall and winter. The thick stone walls and state of the art insulation of the roof ensure that the villa remains comfortable in summer.
All bedrooms windows are equipped with rollable mosquito blinds.
The infinity saltwater pool - 36 ft x 13 ft - of local travertine stone - is surrounded by olive trees and a beautiful flower garden overlooking rolling hills and vineyards. There is a stone terrace and a wooden deck around the pool with plenty of tables, chairs, relax-lounges and umbrellas. The terrace and pool can be illuminated at night.The swimming pool is open from the beginning of May through the end of September.
Our guests can choose between multiple places for al fresco dining or a glass of wine. They will find a long glass table with teakwood chairs in the ancient former church, a pietra serena stone table in the courtyard and a marble table with plenty of chairs in the shade of the stone walled loggia. There is another terrace outfitted with comfortable sofas, where you can enjoy your morning coffee in the sun taking in the peace of the surrounding landscape.
A private fenced parking area for 4 cars is situated under the linden trees in front of the house, there is space for 3 more cars on the driveway to the wine cellar/cantina.
Within 15 min driving distance you'll find charming little towns like Greve, Radda, Castellina, Panzano and Volpaia, where you can easily enjoy their large choice of good restaurants, excellent food and specialty shops, farmers markets, wine festivals and many other options. In easy reach are other well known places, such as San Gimignano, San Galgano, Volterra, Monterrigioni, Pienza, Montalcino, Montepulciano and Cortona.
Florence and Siena can be reached within 45 - 50 min by car or - even more convenient - by bus within 1 hour from Panzano, Radda or Greve.