Luxury farmhouse in the tuscan countryside
- Countryside; Local Products; Family Holiday; Farmhouse; Villa; Siena and surroundings
If you are planning a long vacation, a short holiday break, looking for a unique wedding reception venue or simply just want to get away from it all... then our luxurious country resort would be an ideal holiday destination. It spreads over 2,000 acres. All our 18th century holiday farmhouses have been professionally restored to the highest level, and are fully equipped. Every apartment has easy access to some of the most beautiful countryside in Tuscany. With cypress avenues, olive groves, fig trees and ancient terraces it's an ideal location to walk and enjoy the countryside. We cater for individuals, large and small families and groups and have facilities to host special events.
This refined italian village surrounded by green spaces offers holidays complete with all the services in order to offer luxury comfort and tradition. The country resort is situated on top of a hill that dominates the plain of the river Merse. Style, decor and charm make it a unique place in the world. The farmhouses, renovate in detail, makes the holiday exciting and memorable.
The agricultural estate has more than 2,000 acres of land with fantastic cypress avenues, holm oak trees and cork oaks, where you can enjoy long and cool walks ending up with a refreshing swim in the river Merse. In the hills we have and farm 3,000 Olive trees with beautiful and ancient terraces lined with ancient dry stone walls and delicious fig trees. Our olive oil, “Terra di Siena”, is a prestigious D.O.P. (Italy's mark of high quality). On our plain land we farm wheat, barley, sunflowers colza and mais, which we continually rotate .
Explore majestic rolling countryside, vineyards, ancient walled towns and architecture. Visit Siena, Florence, San Gimignano, Pienza and countless other historic towns and rural retreats. Relax and enjoy Tuscan cuisine, top notch olive oil, wine and other specialties. Enjoy our swimming pools, take a ride with a bike in the Sienese countryside.
The resort consists of one villa and 10 apartments
Bathrooms: 21 + 1 toilette
One apartment has access for special needs guests.
A group of 18th century houses and typical buildings of Tuscan countryside which have been carefully restored, retaining many of the original features common to Tuscan architecture.
The houses are simple with central heating and wi-fi internet connection, no two apartments are alike, each has its own charm and character: tastefully furnished, decorated, self-contained and fully equipped.
We are sure that you will enjoy and appreciate what a special place. Our resort is and will savour a real taste of Tuscany!
With its generous proportions and fine architectural features the house still gives a feeling of nobility being furnished with many fine pieces of antique furniture and decorations. This typical Tuscan villa (14 sleeps, 320mq approx), or Fattoria as it is know in Italian, was the principal house on the estate, built in the 18th century by the well known noble Roman family Aldobrandini, who purchased the land from the abbey of Torri. With its generous proportions and fine architectural features the house still gives a feeling of nobility being furnished with many fine pieces of antique furniture and decorations.
Ground floor, large entrance hall (with rear door into garden), dining room, lunge, kitchen with large open fireplace fully equipped with also a dishwasher, bathroom with shower; 2 single bedrooms. A stone staircase leads to a half landing with a twin bedroom; bathroom with shower.
First floor opening to large living room/reception room with working fire place, 2 double bedrooms (with wash basins); 2 twin bedrooms.
Second floor: half bathroom; bathroom with bathtub. The backdoor opens into a large garden filled with fruit trees and vines and glorious views of the woodlands.
Pool side apartment situated on the ground floor below the padronal villa. Access for special needs. The apartment sleeps 4 (approx. 105mq.). Pool side apartment situated on the ground floor below the padronal villa. Access for special needs guests. The entrance on ground floor leads into a large open plan living room and kitchen, small hall leading to, 1 twin bedroom with bathroom (for special needs), 1 double bedroom with bathroom with shower. The apartment has a nice covered terrace furnished for eating and relaxing with a stunning view of Tuscan countryside.
A traditional accommodation with a loggia which enjoys spectacular sunsets and peaceful views of the woodlands (sleeps 10, approx 175mq).
This is maybe one of the finest example of a traditional Tuscan “Casa Colonica” with all the traditional characteristics; an open arched balcony, an external covered staircase leads to a furnished loggia facing west which enjoys spectacular sunsets and peaceful views of the woodlands. There is also a partly covered terrace to the rear, which faces east overlooking the surrounding countryside, the skyline of Siena and the Chianti hills in the distance, where you can enjoy the sun, dine under the pergola or barbeque. This is our most recent conversion A large open plan kitchen with original hearth, dining and living room; 3 twin bedrooms; 2 double bedrooms; 4 bathrooms (2 with bathtub, 2 with shower).
The apartment sleeps 6 (approx 125 mq.). An independent apartment centrally located in the heart of the estate directly across from the owners villa and the piazzale. Private access from the ground
Floor with an internal staircase leading to the airy spacious apartment. A living room with wood burning stove, eat-in kitchen, 2 twin bedrooms, 1 double bedroom; 2 bathrooms (one with tub, one with shower). A back door on the ground floor leads to a secluded garden with a semi-covered pergola furnished for eating, facing north-west, overlooking the woodlands.
Typical Tuscan house sleeps 4 (approx. 110mq.). Situated at the top of the estate near the chapel and Villa, this charming well appointed apartment was originally a hive of activity as a loft for the making of Vino Santo where large wine vats still stand below. Access is gained by an external staircase to the first floor. The house stands independently overlooking the olive groves and orchard with a private garden and semi-covered terrace to the side of the house. Large open plan living room with fire place, kitchen, 1 twin bedroom, 1 double bedroom, 2 bathrooms one with Tub and one with a shower.
The first apartment sleeps 4. (approx. 80mq). One of two apartment situated in one of the former farm worker’s house which still retains it’s rural simplicity with white washed walls and terracotta floors. Accommodations as are common with most Tuscan farmhouses are located on the upper floor, as the lower areas were used as storeroom, animal sties, and wine cantina’s, are situated on the ground floor. Access gained by external step leading to a narrow covered balcony furnished with wicker furniture. The house faces south overlooking the olive groves and cypress avenues and basks in the late afternoon sun... perfect for cocktails! Below is a large open garden. Large living room with open fireplace; eat-in kitchen; 1 double bedroom; 1 twin bedroom; bathroom with shower.
The second apartment sleeps 4. (approx. 60mq).
One of two apartment situated in one of the former farm worker’s house which still retains it’s rural simplicity with white washed walls and terracotta floors. Accommodations, as are common with most Tuscan farmhouses, are located on the upper floor, as the areas used as storeroom, animal sties, and wine cantina’s, were situated on the first floor. Access gained by external step leading to a narrow covered balcony furnished with wicker furniture. The house faces south overlooking the olive groves and cypress avenues and basks in the late afternoon sun... perfect for cocktails! Below is a large open garden. The front door opens in an open living room with kitchen area ; 1 double bedroom; 1 twin bedroom; bathroom with shower.
The little house sleeps 3 (approx. 65 mq.). A cosy little house standing independently with breathtaking views, facing south east towards Orgia and surrounding woodlands and Siena. Open plan living room-dining room with fireplace and kitchenette; 1 double bedroom,1 single bedroom, 1 bathroom with bathtub. Large private garden with furnished covered terrace.
One of two apartments situated on the approach to the main group overlooks the olive groves up to the main family house to the rear and the tiny hill top village of Orgia to the front. The upper apartment sleeps 4 (approx. 80 mq.). A traditional rural Tuscan house, situated on the approach to the main group of houses, approximately 300m below the summit of the hill. This is one of two apartments in a large farmhouse. Approached by an external staircase leading to furnished loggia, south facing overlooking woodlands and the plain below. An open plan living room-dining room with large traditional alcove fireplace and kitchenette. 1 double bedroom, 1 twin bedroom, bathroom with bathtub.
Ground floor apartment sleeps 6 (approx. 145 mq.). A traditional rural Tuscan house, situated on the approach to the main group of houses, approximately 300m below the summit of the hill. Spread out on three levels with views overlooking the olive groves up to the main family house to the rear and the tiny hill top village of Orgia to the front. The entrance on ground floor opens into a large living room-dining room, a stone staircase leads to an eat-in kitchen and a back door opens to a semi-covered, paved terrace with the original bread and baking ove furnished for eating open air. A further flight leads to the second floor: half bathroom, 1 double bedroom, 2 twin bedrooms, 1 bathroom with bathtub and 1 bathroom with shower.
Our newest conversion was formerly home to one of the old sharecrop farmers on the estate who knew and understood the land like the palm of his hand. The house has been restored with the passion and respect for traditional Tuscan architecture, retaining the charm and character of an old farmhouse but also incorporates the creativity of Italian design today to offer a beautiful and comfortable dwelling for all seasons
The house stands independently on the edge of the hill, a stone’s throw from the main square. It is a haven of peace and quiet with complete privacy, west facing overlooking the undulating woodlands punctuated with cypress and umbrella pine trees.
The open plan kitchen- living room has a glass paned wall with sliding doors that open into a private garden. where you can catch the last rays of the sun. Also on the ground floor is a laundry room and half bathroom; double bedroom room with en suite bathroom. A short flight of stairs leads up to a further double bedroom with shower.
Small shop with typical and local products
Lunch/Dinner for groups on request
Games room with TV area, billiard, table football and table tennis
Two swimming pools with diving board, sun loungers and umbrellas. One beach towel is provided free of charge per person
Granary and Stables are available for special events
Siena with it's art wonders is only 12 km away, Florence 80 km, the tirrenic coast and the Maremma approximately 60 km away. Historical centres like San Gimignano, Pienza, Arezzo, San Sepolcro, Cortona and Volterra, can be easily reached by car, along with the prestigious wine areas of Chianti, Montalcino and Montepulciano. You will also find numerous picturesque villages and small towns in the surrounding areas, plenty of things to do and see.
Typical Tuscan dinner
Olive oil tasting
Cookery courses and wine tasting
Golf club (5 km far away)
Spa (5 km far away)
Mountain Bike tours