Wine estate Villa Castiglioni
Every season is perfect for a trip to Chianti, that hilly area of Tuscany world famous for its picturesque landscapes and excellent wines.
The scene is worthy of a postcard: vineyards, flowering trees, green fields and cypress trees shading the antique stone farmhouses. We must also remember that these hills in Chianti are hosts to medieval villages, antique villas and abbeys.
Villa Castiglioni is a charming, panoramic wine estate in the rolling hills of Radda in Chianti which looks out over vineyards and olive groves. The property has been reconstructed and brought up to date with all modern technology and comforts.
The centuries old stone villa was originally a defence lookout point looking out over the valley. In the immediate area of the town of Radda, guests can easily explore the unique regions of Florence, Siena, San Gimignano and Chianti or relax at the villa enjoying wine tastings, the gym and wellness area around the pool.
The reconstruction offers modern comforts whilst retaining the historic characteristics and the original materials.
There are archways, vaulted ceilings, irregular stone walls and large windows which give light and views onto the surrounding hills and give witness to the the century old development aim an atmosphere of peace and tranquillity.
To the left of the villa there is the kitchen leading onto a patio with bbq, pizza oven and an “al fresco” dining area. On this side there is the garden area with pool, umbrellas, deck chairs, and children‟s games.
On the other side if the villa there is a delightful gazebo with tables and chairs, ideal for breakfast in peace and quiet. The Carleone wines of the vineyard have received many prizes and the olive oil is delicious. The property is completely enclosed.
Nearest village…Radda in Chianti…1,5 km.
Train station…Montevarchi…20 km.
In Radda you can find shops, restaurants, supermarket, bank and pharmacy.
All the most important Tuscan and Umbrian cities are 2/3 hours drive. (Lucca, Pisa, Volterra, Arezzo, Cortona, Urbino, Perugia, Assisi, Orvieto, Pienza, Montepulciano, San Gimignano, Vinci, Certaldo….) not to mention the infinite number of villages, medieval and Renaissance castles…..all within 20 kms.
ACCOMMODATION (900 M²)
The interior of the villa offers the fascination of stone walls, “cotto” vaulted ceilings, wooden beams and the spaciousness typical of this kind of architecture. This is united to a fresh, modern, creative design in the furnishings. An eclectic mix of rustic and modern styles.
Sitting room with two divans and two armchairs, TV and fireplace.
Dining room which seats 12, TVSAT, mobile bar.
Liveable professional kitchen with stove with 5 gas burners, induction cooking with 2 burners, table for 6, TV.
Guest bathroom with WC and washbasin.
LOWER GROUND FLOOR
Wine cellar with a selection of wines for sale.
Gym with weights, vogatore, ciclette, yoga equipment, TV.
Wellness area with it‟s turkish bath, basin and shower.
Bathroom with bathtub, WC and basin.
Bathroom with shower and basin.
Sitting room with divans, armchairs TV and fireplace
Bedroom 1 double bed, wardrobe, desk and chair, ensuite bathroom with shower, bidet, basin, WC
Bedroom 2 double bed, wardrobe, desk and chair, ensuite bathroom with shower, bidet, basin, WC
Bedroom 3 double bed, wardrobe, desk and chair, ensuite bathroom with shower, bidet, basin, WC
Bedroom 4 double bed, wardrobe, desk and chair, ensuite bathroom with shower, bidet, basin, WC
Bedroom 5 double bed, wardrobe, desk and chair, ensuite bathroom with shower, bidet, basin, WC
NOTE. The five double beds cannot be converted into two singles.
The owner of the villa is pleased to offer an arrival dinner to his guests. You are kindly requested to ask the agency for details. Wood for the fireplaces is provided. The guests are kindly requested NOT to use the laundry…..this will be looked after by the housekeeper. There is a lift which connects the ground floor to the first floor. The caretaker Is available 5 hours a day. The cellar is locked unless the guests wish to buy wine from the housekeeper.
Depth…from 1,4 to 2 metres.
Open from the beginning of May to the end September.
Deck chairs and umbrellas.
No chlorine, but salt.
10 metres from the villa.
Property custom prices