Villa del Poggio
Tuscany - San Casciano Val di Pesa
Villa del Poggio – San Casciano Val di Pesa – Tuscany
24 Bedrooms / Suites – Pool
Surrounded by beautiful Chianti countryside adorned with grapevines and olive groves and yet close to some of Tuscany’s best loved hilltop villages, towns, cities and prized vineyards, Villa del Poggio offers discerning guests a superb selection of charming bedrooms and suites in an intimate private villa rather than luxury hotel. The Villa benefits from owners who pride themselves on exceptional taste and fine attention to detail and have managed to create the perfect semi- rural retreat with the “connoisseur” in mind.
One of the oldest and most beautiful Villas of San Casciano, Villa del Poggio has passed through the hands of both The Corsini family and later The Ricasoli-Rucellai family. From the 16th century portico and façade to the breathtaking interior with beautiful frescoes and depicted doors from the 18th century, the villa exudes history. Many of the floors are original Cotto Fiorentino, whilst carefully restored exposed beams add character and warmth to bedrooms on the upper level. Antique furnishings and beautifully tiled bathrooms throughout, and high ceilings on the Noble floor blend to create the genuine charming Tuscan flavour and atmosphere. The Villa offers an informal bar service in addition to La Tinaia serving light lunchtime snacks and buffet dinner, from May to October, based on Tuscan specialties and produces.
The gardens are delightful, with secular cypresses, flowers and hedges, all of which are typical of the Italian Gardens of the Renaissance period. Guests may unwind at the divine property outdoor swimming pool opulently landscaped with the enveloping rolling hills.If you can manage to drag yourself away from this magical retreat, Florence is only a 20 minute drive away. Other Tuscan villages such as San Gimignano, Siena, Pisa and Lucca are located within a 60-minute drive.
Villa del Poggio with its interiors and gardens is the ideal setting for weddings and special gatherings, organized exclusively for our guests. The superb location in the enchanting Chianti area, offering breathtaking views of the Tuscan landscape, makes Villa del Poggio the perfect place for a romantic wedding. The Villa gives the opportunity to rent the entire property, arranging the wedding reception in the panoramic garden savoring the delicious local cuisine. The Villa may arrange wedding events up to max. 70-80 people. The La Tinaia room is able to accommodate those Guests wishing to organise small business meetings and special events in a most serene setting. La Tinaia overlooks the property gardens surrounding the outdoor swimming-pool.
Guests may treat themselves to the regional specialities featured in the villa’s former spacious pantry, today converted into the La Tinaia, an area dedicated to displaying and sampling regional gastronomic products and wine tasting. Furthermore, gourmet cooking lessons, ranging from simple to elaborate Italian cuisine, may be organized on a request basis for those Guests looking to recreate the memorable vacation flavours, upon their return home.
Room type description
Villa del Poggio has 24 rooms: 8 Double Rooms Standard, 8 Double Rooms Superior and 8 Junior Suites & Suites. Each room and suite has a different décor, including antique furnishings, Florentine cotto and exclusive draperies. All rooms and suites are equipped with satellite TV, direct dialling telephone, PC plug, electronic safe, air-conditioning, mini-bar, courtesy tea and coffee tray, private bathroom and hair-dryer. WIFI internet connection in public areas.
Double Room Standard. The standard double rooms are spacious and cosy with blue painted walls and four poster bed. Some rooms overlook the ancient courtyard and the well or the back garden.
Double Room Superior. The superior double rooms are large and elegant and have frescoed walls with silk tapestries and curtains. Some rooms overlooks the Loggia or the Italian garden.
Junior Suite. The junior suites are the former olive oil store room, bright and very spacious with French window opening onto the ancient courtyard and well. Some feature two separate rooms, a living room and a double bedroom and a private patio.
Suite. The suites have, one double bedroom, a fully equipped bathroom and a large frescoed living room with double sofa bed and equipped kitchen corner. The French window overlooks the back garden separated from the main road by a laurel hedge. This category is recommended for three people.
Official classification: Historic Residence.
Open all year round except February.
Rooms: 24 including double rooms and suites.
Distances: Florence Airport 30 minutes, Pisa Airport 75 minutes.
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24 Bedrooms and suites with private baths, minibar, sat TV, direct telephone line, in-room safe
Internet ADSL connection
Heating Air conditioning
Rent a car (on request)
Available for weddings and events