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Villa rentals in Tuscany - Castellina in Chianti - Tenuta Castellina

Tenuta Castellina

Tuscany - Castellina in Chianti



See what inspired the great DaVinci, stroll through vineyards, endless fields of poppies, sunflowers and spot a trail of cypress trees leading to a noble villa producing a Super Tuscan wine. Whether it is your first or your fifteenth time - the cradle of the Renaissance - is one of the most amazing places on earth!

Number of beds: 14
Bedrooms: 7

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Description


Tenuta Castellina

Location and Surrounding Area

Immersed in the peaceful Tuscan countryside, this magnificent recently-restored estate is ideally located to explore the region’s cultural highlights and most spectacular natural wonders. With wonderful views of the surrounding countryside, this exclusive seven-bedroom property is the perfect location for unforgettable day trips to the most beautiful towns in Tuscany and provides a unique opportunity to admire its splendid landscapes while soaking up the region’s incredibly rich historical and cultural heritage.

Tenuta Castellina neighbors on some of the most prestigious wine producers in Tuscany. Just down the road is Fonterutoli, a charming historic hamlet where visitors can opt for a wine tasting. In the opposite direction lies Castellina in Chianti, a charming town with plenty of activities to merit multiple visits. Enjoy a stroll through the town’s medieval tunnel followed up by shopping the bottegas and a trip to a gelateria. In the summer, the town’s piazzas are the perfect setting for a dinner immersed in scenes of true Tuscan life.

In half an hour by car, you can reach the medieval town of Siena. Its ancient red brick buildings, the scallop-shaped main square Piazza del Campo and the Cathedral Square, dominated by the zebra-striped Duomo, make it an absolute must for anyone traveling to Tuscany. Effectively an open-air museum celebrating the Gothic, Siena boasts secular monuments that have retained both their medieval forms and their exceptional art collections, providing plenty to marvel at.

In less than one hour by car, you can reach San Gimignano, one of the best-preserved medieval towns in Italy. From afar, San Gimignano looks like a town from a Renaissance painting: a circle of 13th-century walls enclosing tall, teetering stone towers. Its towers make it instantly recognizable, but the art treasures held within its walls are just as remarkable. Although the town is small, there is enough art, architecture and fine food to keep you busy for more than one day.

The property is also a few kilometers from Volterra, one of Tuscany’s most dramatic hilltop towns. Despite its many attractions, Volterra sees fewer tourists than other Tuscan towns, so you can expect to share its winding stone streets with locals and explore its ancient sites without crowds. Founded by the Etruscans and surrounded by medieval walls, Volterra has a notable historic center filled with fascinating Roman ruins, medieval buildings and alabaster workshops.

In just one hour by car, you can also reach Florence, a treasure trove of art with an astonishing contemporary vibe. Beyond the extraordinary artistic heritage, a testimony to its centuries of civilization, the best way to enjoy Florence is to stroll along the riverside avenues at sunset, or to get lost among the city’s myriad alleyways of the bohemian Oltrarno or the narrow little streets of San Niccolò, where it feels like you have ended up in another time along its centuries-old walls.

Tenuta Castellina is 53 km from Florence Amerigo Vespucci International Airport, 104 km from Pisa Galileo Galilei International Airport, 142 km from Bologna Guglielmo Marconi Airport, 264 km from Rome Leonardo da Vinci International Airport. Castellina in Chianti is just 4 km from the property, Siena is 23 km, Greve in Chianti is 23 km, San Gimignano is 36 km, Volterra is 49 km, Florence is 51 km, Pienza is 74 km, Arezzo is 74 km, Montepulciano is 83 km, Pisa is 109 km, and Perugia is 127 km.

The Property

Found amidst the breathtaking hills of the world-famous Chianti wine region, Tenuta Castellina is a 17th-century estate offering peace and relaxation. Recently restored and reopened, this magnificent estate boasts two beautifully-renovated century structures: an authentic Tuscan farmhouse and a granary. It is the ideal home base for families with children, groups, and romantic escapists looking for a private retreat into the Tuscan countryside. The estate can accommodate fourteen guests in the main house and the granary.

Tucked into the south side of the oak forested Cambolli hill, Tenuta Castellina is an intimately private retreat cradled by forested hills, breathtaking skies, and rural horizons. Offering the perfect blend of contemporary comforts and traditional luxuries, both buildings feature master and junior suites with king-size beds, fluffy duvets and crisp sheets. Eco-friendly and utterly divine, Tenuta Castellina is powered with solar panel systems, using 100% renewable energy and rainwater harvesting.

Panoramic views over noble vineyards, silver olive groves and wild oak forests transport guests into a world so magical it must be seen to be believed. Outside, this magnificent property boasts an exclusive pool and a generous poolside area furnished with comfortable sun loungers inviting guests to sit back and unwind. The multiple al fresco dining areas are irresistible in the warmer months, inviting guests to enjoy a cocktail hour spritz or a summer barbeque under the stars.

The convivial living rooms welcome world-weary travelers to kick up their feet and relax into the dolce far niente, the Italian art of doing nothing. Food and wine connoisseurs will love the custom Tuscan kitchen in the main house where delicious Italian meals and lively conversation take place around a large farm table. Imagine a morning painting the Tuscan vistas followed by an afternoon of leisurely reading by the pool, al fresco dining at sunset and stargazing long after dark.

Main House (5 Double Bedrooms):

The main house can accommodate 10 guests. Lovingly restored in 2017, the 5-bedroom authentic Tuscan farmhouse beckons its guests to curl up in front of its fireplace in the winter, or unwind in the crystalline pool in the summer. The interiors feature a maze-like succession of open and intimate spaces filled with light, including a traditional Tuscan kitchen with twin hand-carved wood and wrought iron chandeliers hanging over two dining tables, and a rough-hewn kitchen fireplace.

Finely-crafted Tuscan antiques were sourced from around the region and refurbished, and include custom-made hand-carved wood furniture and fine artifacts: large mirrors, elegant tables, finely upholstered chairs and seating, ornate sideboards, and chandeliers. Each en-suite bathroom has been outfitted with Italian Tuscan marble and travertine stone. Outside, a pergola-covered dining area and stone grill make the perfect setting for barbecues, private get-togethers, and celebrations.

On the main level you will find a large chef kitchen with authentic Tuscan fireplace, pergola-covered outdoor dining area featuring a stone kitchen and professional grill. On the same level you will also find a small study and laundry room with washer and dryer. The main level houses a Guest Bedroom with large double-size bed, private terrace, bathroom on the upper level with shower. Upstairs you will also find an adjacent dining room, and small exercise room.

Offering a warm atmosphere and abundance of natural sunlight, the main level also features an exceptional Master Bedroom with comfortable king-size bed, private entrance, en-suite bathroom with shower, and an adjacent study room with printer and iPad. On the main level you will also find a Guest Bedroom with large double-size bed with private terrace, en-suite bathroom with double vanity and shower, and an adjacent study room with printer and iPad.

The upper level features a spacious open double living room with adjacent foyer including a large traditional Tuscan fireplace, an elegant dining room, a small fully-equipped kitchen with induction stove, dishwasher, and fridge, and an exercise workout room. The upper level boasts a Master Bedroom with large double-size bed and en-suite bathroom with shower, and an adjacent living room and foyer with fireplace. Here you will also find a Guest Bedroom with double-size bed, en-suite bathroom with shower and small walk-in closet.

Granary (2 Double Bedrooms):

The Granary can accommodate 4 guests. Steeped in historic charm and romance, the Granary is located a few short steps from the Main House. Recently restored in 2020, this building has its own unique history housing the farm animals that lived on the property in the Middle Ages. With two spacious master bedrooms, a generous indoor living area and stunning outdoor dining area surrounded by breathtaking countryside views, the Granary is perfect for creating lasting memories shared with loved ones.

Guests are greeted with a sumptuously-decorated open living and dining room replete with original stone backdrop, a fully-equipped custom chef kitchen with Bardiglio grey Italian marble countertops and kitchen island, and pergola-covered outdoor dining area with a large travertine table. On the upper level, both master suites benefit from magnificent countryside views and large en-suite bathrooms with double showers. The real treat at the Granary lies in its outdoor spaces.

The main level features a chef kitchen with pergola-covered outdoor dining area, an open-space living room with adjacent dining room, a laundry room with adjacent guest bathroom (disabled accessibility), and access to pool. The upper level features a Master Bedroom with king-size bed and en-suite bathroom with large double shower, and a Guest Bedroom with panoramic windows, large double bed, and en-suite bathroom with double vanity and large double Roman shower.



Features

Main House:

  • 5 Double Bedrooms
  • 5 Bathrooms
  • Large Chef Kitchen
  • Dining Room
  • Living Room
  • Pergola-Covered Outdoor Dining Area
  • Built-In Stone Outdoor Kitchen and Grill
  • Small Study
  • Small Fitness Room
  • Laundry Room
  • Private Terraces

Granary:

  • 2 Double Bedrooms
  • 2 Bathrooms + Guest Bathroom
  • Chef Kitchen
  • Pergola-Covered Outdoor Dining Area
  • Open-Space Living Room with Dining Room
  • Laundry Room
  • Swimming Pool
  • Furnished Poolside Area
  • Covered Pool Patio
  • Outdoor Dining Areas
  • Outdoor Wood Burning Stone Firepit
  • Bocce Court
  • Upper Pool Level
  • Lavazza Espresso Machine
  • Media Room
  • Apple iPad
  • Sonos Wireless Sound System
  • Bose Sound Dock iPod/iPhone Speaker Dock
  • Netflix, Wii and PS4
  • Security System
  • Frette Linens
  • Sustainable Green Solar Power Home: Powered by Solar Panel System, 100% Renewable Electricity
  • Rainwater Collection Systems for Landscaping Irrigation

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


 

Amenities *

Bathrobes and Slippers    Playground
Air Conditioning Throughout    Air Conditioning In The Bedrooms   
Hair Dryer In The Bathrooms Dryer
Barbecue Fireplace
Safe Box In The Bedrooms    Fiber Internet
Crib Available For Events   
DVD and Hi-Fi System Internet In The Garden and Common Areas
The Villa is Located in a Quiet Area and Suitable For Yoga Retreats The Villa is Close To a Vineyard or Winery   
Dishwasher Washing Machine
Beds and Mattresses    Complimentary Toiletries   
Nearby    Gym
Parking Space    Table Tennis
Swimming Pool    Housekeeping   
Heating    Heated Pool   
Satellite TV High Chair
Concierge Service    Smart TV
Mattress Pad Countryside Views
Wi-Fi Internet Insect Screens

 

* Please note: the included amenities may vary according to final agreement, make sure to check your contract for complete list.
From       To       Guests       Rate per week
01/01/2022        02/04/2022        Granary        8190
02/04/2022        28/05/2022        Granary        10710
03/09/2022        29/10/2022        Granary        10710
29/10/2022        17/12/2022        Granary        8190
01/01/2022        02/04/2022        Main House        10710
02/04/2022        28/05/2022        Main House        14990
03/09/2022        29/10/2022        Main House        14990
29/10/2022        17/12/2022        Main House        10710
01/01/2022        02/04/2022        Main House + Granary        13230
02/04/2022        28/05/2022        Main House + Granary        18770
28/05/2022        03/09/2022        Main House + Granary        21830
03/09/2022        29/10/2022        Main House + Granary        18770
29/10/2022        17/12/2022        Main House + Granary        13230
17/12/2022        07/01/2023        Main House + Granary        21830
 
Included in rental price

All utilities

Modern air conditioning and heating system

Access to local, bilingual concierge

Artisanal food welcome amenity

Daily cleaning - Trash & Tidy, three hours per day (from 10 am to 2 pm)

Outdoor swimming pool (open from May to October)

Wi-Fi

Welcome dinner on arrival

Pre-trip concierge services and on-site concierge

Sustainable Green Solar Power Home: powered by solar panel system, 100% renewable electricity

Rainwater collection systems for landscaping irrigation

City tax

Cleaning on arrival and final cleaning

 
 
Non included in rental price

Security deposit € 2000 (held by the agency; other payment methods can be considered on request)

 
 
Extra services on request

Pool heating on request € 200 per day

Extra housekeeping € 16 - € 20 per hour

Extra change of linen € 25 per bedroom

Grocery pre-stocking

Private yoga or fitness instructor

In-house massage services

In-home wine tasting with sommelier

Exclusive excursions and tours

Private event hosting including weddings and corporate retreats

Vespa, bicycle or luxury car delivery directly to residence

Tickets and reservations to theater shows, sporting events, tours and museums

Professional photography session on site

Destination information and recommendations

Hot air balloon rides

Cooking courses

Local foodie tours

Wine tastings

Private art classes

Cycling tours

Horseback riding

Vespa and Fiat 500 tours

Airport transfers and chauffeur services

Ferrari tours in Chianti

Bespoke travel itineraries

 
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