Tignanello is the house at the ground floor of sunflower spring place, our new restored farm house. The space is fully decorated and inspired by our love of wine and original furniture from morocco.
We have traveled throughout the world to return and furnish the rooms with only the best items to bring you a truly unique and memorable experience.
Tignanello includes 2 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, dining room with fireplace, and also 1 extra sofa bed, porch/garden with outdoor sofas and 250 lavender plants.
From the garden you access directly to the eco salty infinity swimming pool and to the parking.
Also included in the guest houses:
Smart tv lcd , dvd, ipod speaker, radio, full air conditioning, wi-fi, lines, towels also for the pool, hair dryer, dish washer, washing machine.
The kitchen is fully equipped.
24hr personal assistant to organize your days also by viber, whats ap, tel, mail, sms.
Additional services on request
• access to a chef for all meals. Children aged 6 to 10 pay half price. Meals for children under 6 are free. Liquors and wine not included. Ingredients are primarily organic and mostly farmed at fontanaro organic farm.
• access to a full wine cellar hand picked by a sommelier
• organic cooking classes, bread cooking class, farm experiences
• private wine tour with a professional sommelier and wine class
• transfer to and from any airport or train station
• rental car facilities or vans delivered directly to the property
• guided tours of the best of umbria and tuscany (special for food, wine, and cultural cities).
• spa amenities, massage , manicure, pedicure and facials at the swimming pool or at your guest house.
• horse riding, golf, sailing school at the lake. Please contact us for more details.
Check in after 2.00 pm – check out at 10.00 am free flexible on advanced request.
The property is located in a very panoramic position, in an area that we have called southern tuscany/umbria. Geographically speaking it is situated in umbria but it is only a few kms from the southern part of tuscany, close to lovely tuscan towns such as cortona, and from less than one hour from montalcino, pienza, montepulciano, siena, orvieto and many more.
In the tiny village of paciano (1,5 km far from the country house, 20 minutes by walk) there are 3 restaurants, 2 grocer’s shops, 2 bars, an atm bank machine, pharmacy, post office and an english studio with a selection of books and novels regarding italy.
We have special treatment and discount of 10% at oca bruciata km 0 restaurant and osteria la loggetta.
In the neighborhoods of paciano there are many different choices among art, culture, nature, sports.
You will find here at our villas also umbria booklets highlighting the most important places to visit and the main events that will take place in the area.
Perugia airport (45 min. From paciano) is connected non-stop by raynair to stansted otherwise fontanaro can be reached through the airport of:
Pisa ( 2,15 hours)
Firenze ( 1.45 hour)
Roma fiumicino (2 hours)
Roma ciampino (2,20 hours)
Trains | distances in km/ml
Assisi – 42/29 perugia – 35/22
Chianciano thermal resort – 25/16 orvieto – 50/31
Chiusi – 11/7 panicale – 2/1 panicale – 2/1
Città della pieve – 6/4 pienza – 40/25
Cortona – 25/16 rome – 170/102
Florence – 130/81 san casciano dei bagni – 35/22
Lake trasimeno – 8/5 siena – 80/50
Montalcino – 60/37 spoleto – 80/50
Montepulciano – 30/19
We stayed at Sassicaia, one of several beautiful properties of Il Fontanaro. Sassiciaia is a country villa with 2 bedrooms, 2 baths, fully furnished, complete with washer and dryer. It is spaciaous, clean and charmingly decorated with all the amenities of home to relax and enjoy yourself. Located on the edge of the quaint town of Paciano, it is very convenient to take day trips to Cortona, Montepulciano, Assisi, Chiusi, and many more charming walled and hill towns in the area. The owners and operators of Il Fontanaro, Lucia and daughter Alina, are gracious hosts who welcome you with open arms to their home. We were invited to share several meals, naturally with their wine, and many stories as you feel a part of the family. Alina, made sure our villa was stocked with snacks and the fixings for fresh country breakfasts when we arrived. The villa was clean and charmingly decorated with all the amenities of home. If you are visiting during the grape and olive oil harvest, you may delightfully participate in the picking in their vineyard and grove and enjoy the local festivities. Alina & Lucia have many recommendations to restaurants, suggestions to local activities of the surrounding towns to make your stay exciting and authentically Italian. I would recommend signing-up for one of their slow cooking classes where all the ingredients come from Lucia's bountiful organic garden After learning to make the decadent Caprese Torta, a chocolate flourless cake, this is now one of my favorite new desserts to bake.
Try to stay 5-7 days to truly enjoy the local flavor and culture of the Tuscany and Umbria regions.
Our stay was one of the memorable hightlights of our first, and not the last, trips to Italy. We will definitely return soon to Fontanaro. I know you will not be disappointed should you choose to stay at any one of their properties.
Fontanaro has my soul! It has given me a love for slow-living & appreciating the earth & all it has to offer. Lucia, Alina & their staff make you feel like family from the moment you meet them. Their incredible knowledge of wine, olive oil, honey, organic gardening & cooking is something they love to share with their "new friends"!! The accommodations at the main house & the other properties make you feel at home....offering comfort & all the amenities that make it feel like "your" home. The cooking classes are great....but I will give you fair warning....if you just come for the day, you won't want to leave! Stay for a week & you will want two weeks. Do you get the picture? Just know that you will not be disappointed & for very good reason!
The borders of umbria and tuscany region are not clearly defined but in general they extends over the provinces of siena, and peugia covering all of the area between the two cities and extending to the east toward the valdichiana, the chianti and colli del trasimeno. Those are the best wine and olive oil region of italy where to learn all about the italian country slow living.
From chiusi, a one hour train trip brings you to the center of rome or florence. Trains leave in the morning and return in the evening providing a convenient way to visit these splendid cities without having to navigate the narrow streets and heavy traffic by car.
You are 15 minutes from the huge lake trasimeno, where many pleasant villages can be visited. 12 minutes away is chiusi chianciano.
Also nearby are jewels of medieval towns like panicale (good restaurants!), assisi and città della pieve.
You've got good connections to siena and montepulciano, pienza, cortona, cetona, orvieto and many others cities.
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My Standard Rate
1 night minimum stay
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* Approximate monthly rate. Actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay.