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Luxury Country Villa From 16 Century In The Chianti Hills, (Florence / Siena)

Bedrooms 6
Half Baths1
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 7 nights


Half Baths
Minimum Stay
7 nights

About the property

5 Bedrooms, 4 1/2 Bathrooms, 360 Views, Pool, Surrounded By 10 Acres

Villa layout

Guests 10+2Code TFI213(Size: 500 m²)Bedrooms: 6 (5 doubles) Bathrooms: 5

GROUND FLOOR: from the garden in the front part of the house: main entrance hall, to the right, a large kitchen with long table, fireplace, 7 burner cooker and double oven, large fridge with freezer, dishwasher; a door leads into the dining room and a French window leads out to the side of the house which is furnished with a gazebo and a table for eating “al fresco”. The entrance hall leads to the ample day area which is divided into three large parts: the living area with fireplace, the living area with French window leading out to the swimming pool, and the dining room with French window onto the swimming pool area. To the left of the entrance hall: 1 double bedroom (double or twin beds) with en suite bathroom and shower, 1 WC. In the entrance hall there is a staircase which leads up to the FIRST FLOOR: box room with small sofa, large living room with fireplace; on the left: 1 double bedroom which leads into 1 large bathroom with bathtub and shower and double washbasin, and 1 double bedroom (with double or twin beds) that has access to the same bathroom; on the right: 1 large master double bedroom with fireplace and 1 large en suite bathroom with shower; to the right of the box room: 1 double bedroom (with double or twin beds) with 1 en suite bathroom with shower. From the box room there is a staircase leading up to the COLOMBAIA (DOVECOTE): 1 studio bedroom with panoramic windows and 2 single beds.


Numerous traces of Tuscany’s centuries old culture can be seen in its landscape: the unique architectural evidence of the region’s long, powerful history has contributed to creating charming views that have remained unchanged over the centuries, never ceasing to excite and astonish visitors. Badia di Passignano, in the heart of the Chianti district, is one of these magical places, an impressive, isolated architectural structure that stands out against the landscape, surrounded by cypress trees, silhouetted against the hills, vineyards, olive-groves and woods. Villa la Badia is one of several properties that originally belonged to the Badia or monastery which, over the years, were transformed into prestigious dwellings, creating a small, very exclusive and private residential area. The villa has the solid stone structure of a Tuscan farmhouse with a small turret-dovecote. Its elevated position offers 360° views of the surrounding hills that are covered in woods with occasional breaks to reveal cultivated fields. The recently completed renovation work shows the care, passion and excellent taste that the owner, an interior designer, has dedicated to this property, preserving the original materials, using antique elements, such as doors and fireplaces, and carefully choosing the furnishings, fittings and fabrics, which have been sourced from all over the world: the end result is truly surprising, a balanced blend of elegance, refinement and comfort, that makes this villa a truly exclusive destination. Outside, in addition to the furnished reserved areas where guests can sit and eat outdoors, the ancient basin that used to be a washtub has been transformed into a magnificent 18 x 4.5 meter sunken swimming pool, with salt water chlorination. Upon request, additional beds are available in the barn, situated at the entrance to the property. The villa’s isolated position offers guests the chance to experience a truly peaceful and relaxing holiday (the property is reached by following a dirt road that climbs uphill for the last 500 meters.

More Details

Mario and Pilar
Member since: 2014
Speaks: english, spanish, italian, Basic French
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
August 22, 2016

Why Mario and Pilar chose Chianti

This Beautiful villa is like few as it has a rustic feel to is yet is full refurbished and has all the modern luxuries that ones needs. Whether its the breathtaking hills views, wine tastings or Italian cooking this villa has it all in its vicinity.

You can relax at in the infinity pool and cook in the rustic kitchen which also has a wood burning oven. This Villa is the best place for one to come to REST, RELAX and RECHARGE!

What makes this villa unique

The location is very unique in that you are secluded with magnificent Tuscan views and yet you are so close to Florence and other cities near by.

Guestbook comments from the owner

The house was absolutely gorgeous and stunning . It was the perfect place that allowed my family, husband and I to relax and recharge after a long draining year. The views that the house had were breath taking and the decor was so warm and charming. The kitchen made you cook and that was just what I was looking for. The caretaker was lovely and available did we have any questions. I highly recommend this house and I would love to stay there again very soon!
Aug 2013
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Luxury Country Villa From 16 Century In The Chianti Hills, (Florence / Siena)
average rating of 5.0 based on 2 reviews


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I am so happy that I am being asked to write this review. I was so lucky to find this house, I went with a large group to Tuscany and this house not only fit us all in but the house is so close to Florence that is was so convenient.

The house itself was so beautiful much more then the photographs and then what we had expected. The care taker was there to greet us and was there did we have any questions at all. The pool was so beautiful that all we wanted to do was be pool side the entire time. They cooked amazing foods for us and the service was spectacular. I truly did not want to leave as if flew by so quickly.

there was nothing negative I could say at all. The house was beautifully decorated and it had all the amenities one could ask for. The bath rooms were so modern and the excursions around the area were really fun. Wine and food tastings.

Two thumbs up all the way... the place was amazing!!!!

  • Submitted: May 6, 2014
  • Stayed: Jul 2013
  • Source: HomeAway
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Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $161
Refundable damage deposit $1,611

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
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Tavarnelle Val di Pesa Villa Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • villa
  • Catering available
  • Breakfast - Booking Possible
  • Lunch - Booking Possible
  • Dinner - Booking Possible
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 5200 sq. ft.
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 16 people
  • 4 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 3 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 4 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 5 - toilet
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , tub , shower , 2 Basins
    Bathroom Masterbedroom - toilet , shower , bidet , 2 Basins
  • 6 Bedrooms, Sleeps 12
  • Master Bedroom - 1 queen , Very large room
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 3 - 2 twin/ single
    Bedroom 4 - 2 twin/ single , Or one Queen
    Bedroom 5 - 2 twin/ single , Or one Queen
    Bedroom 6 - 2 double
  • More or alternate bed arrangements may be changed upon request to the owner
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Deck / Patio
  • Golf
  • Lanai / Gazebo
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Tennis
  • Events Allowed
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • smoking allowed ...
  • wheelchair accessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Private Pool
  • autumn foliage
  • churches
  • coin laundry
  • festivals
  • forests
  • library
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • outlet shopping
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • golf
  • hunting
  • mountain biking
  • swimming
  • tennis

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