Villa Torre Il Santo, beautifully located at the top of one of the most perfectly situated Chianti hills, offers our guests stunning views of the Tuscan valleys and breathtaking countryside beyond.
Originally built in the year 1000AD, Villa Torre Il Santo has undergone a lengthy and meticulously conceived restoration and now provides all the comforts for a memorable and truly unforgettable sojourn This gorgeous villa is composed of two separate buildings. The original tower has been completely restored utilizing the old brick floors and wooden ceilings and within, has been beautifully appointed with the latest modern facilities. Similarly, the adjacent old hay barn has been completely restored showcasing the best of contemporary Italian design, with a very cool, clean look.
A typically Italian garden, with lawns adorned with roses, jasmine and indigenous plants and flowers offers our guests different areas to relax in with complete privacy.
The infinity swimming pool with its annexed Jacuzzi overlooks the amazing Chianti countryside. the silhouetted towers of the San Gimignano skyline on the horizon, guarantee complete relaxation under the Tuscan sun.
Total of 8 bedrooms, all with en suite bathrooms.
We are at your service and can provide arrangements for many activities and interests. Cycling through the countryside is sublime, no matter the season...golfing greens are nearby and tee-off times are easily booked...there are Italian recipes to learn and cooking classes can be organized...interested in wines? Wine tastings and visits to vineyards can be planned ....Musical concerts of interest? There is an Abbey in the distance where no sweeter music is heard...Sightseeing and museum tours can also be arranged....Tennis, anyone? Courts are nearby....Autumn Truffle hunting? We know where to go....Are you a shopper? Enjoy the markets? Outlet shopping? Or just a penchant for all things Italian? We have secrets to share...Love Italian food? We provide you with our personal dining recommendations in the countryside, seaside, and villages, towns, cities nearby....we have suggestions for special itineraries in and around this area and further....after all, this is our home and we want to share it with you!
Total of 8 bedrooms, all with en suite bathroom
Tower : main floor: two large living rooms with glorious arched windows providing a spectacular view over the valley; one twin bedroom ( or join as king) with en-suite bathroom; and a separate powder room
First floor: One bedroom (king size bed) with fireplace and a large double shower bathroom; One twin bedroom ( or join as king) with en suite shower bathroom, and one bedroom (king size bed) with en-suite bathroom and adjoining living room (perfect for reading) with large fireplace
Second floor: A master bedroom with king size bed, separate dressing room, and large bathroom with lavish bathtub and separate walk-in shower
Main floor : gourmet kitchen with all facilities ( Two ovens, one microwave oven, double fridge, wine fridge, 8 burner induction stove, double sinks, commercial dishwasher; dining room which seats ?, laundry room and powder room
First floor: Two bedrooms (king size beds) each with en suite bathroom
Guest house at swimming pool level: studio with double bed, bathroom with shower, and combination kitchen/living room
Air conditioning services the entire villa and windows have built in screens which will guarantee a cool and relaxing summer
A Barbeque is located in the garden area and ample private parking is provided for our guests.
The nearest town of Barberino val d’Elsa is only 3 kms away and the medieval hamlet of Petrognano is walking distance from the villa, The road to the villa is paved with the exception of the last 300 meters, which is unpaved but is prime condition.
IN Tuscany heart, between Florence n Siena n San Gimignano, at about half hour drive from each destination ,with breathtaking views on Chianti hills