T U S C A N
TENUTA LA SELVA
CROCE DI LUCIGNANO
Magica Toscana ...
The harmonious landscape of the hills decked with cypresses, the chirping of the crickets,
the delights of the table or the pungent aromas of the flora make Tuscany a unique place to
delight your five senses.
It is said that this is a foretaste of paradise.
The roots of our European civilisation are to be found in this magnificent region, which is
why the names of towns like Firenze (Florence), Sienna, San Gimignano or Grosseto sound
so sweet to our ears.
The homeland of the Etruscans is a pleasant area to holiday, not only in Summer, for Spring
and Autumn are also particularly good times to go exploring; during these seasons, the
local characteristics are more perceptible.
If you sharpen your senses, you will come upon charming details which can be appreciated
Do not put it off any longer, it may be time to realise your dream.
Welcome to Tuscany!
TENUTA LA SELVA
CROCE DI LUCIGNANO
Address Via le Selve di Sopra, 77/78
You will find just the splendid residence you are after in an idyllic setting,
far from the madding crowd.
It will have that elegance and refinement, true to the "Tuscan" style which
gives it all its warmth.
Everything, down to the finest details gives it a sumptuous look.
Welcome to Tenuta La Selva
Ideally situated in a dominant
position, Tenuta La Selva is
located four kilometres fromthe
attractive mediaeval centre of
As it is near the main motorways and
principal international airports, the
property is very easily accessible.
Tenuta La Selva is the ideal location
either for a relaxing stay or as a base
for trips to the neighbouring cities of
art and culture such as Sienna,
Arezzo, Firenze or Perugia.
By car :
By Plane :
Main Airports :
Florence : 45 min
Rome : 90 min
Pisa : 90 min
There is an aerodrome near Bettolle (Sinalunga), 10 min by
car, with a 900 x 80 metre grass runway giving you local
access to us with your private plane!
Co-ordinates : 43° 13' 00''N/ 11° 49' 00'' E.
Fromthe main cities, A1 motorway, Monte San Savino, or Valdichiana exit N°.28.
Then follow the signs for Lucignano, Croce.
The property, perched atop a hill, is surrounded by 4 hectares of land, comprising 5000 m2 of forest,
3000 m2 of vines (Sangiovese) producing a pleasant scented and fruity wine, 250 olive trees
producing a certified "extra vergine" oil and 750 fruit trees.
You will feel at home in the exquisitely decorated apartments with smooth, whitewashed walls that
create that lustre so typical of Tuscany.
All our apartments are superbly equipped: dishwasher, cooker, microwave oven, fridge/freezer,
satellite TV and independent central heating, bathroom with shower and separate WC.
All the apartments have recently been partially refurbished and some have even been totally
renovated. The bathrooms with all the very latest mod. coms. have received some very detailed
Tuscany is probably the best-known and most-visited region of Italy. Florence and its monuments
are certainly the main attraction of this region so rich in history and culture, which is famous even for
its food and wines.
When speaking of Tuscany, one must mention the Chianti hills, the splendid landscapes of the "Crete
senesi" (Sienna Peaks) and of Val d'Orcia, Mugello, Casentino and Maremma.
Tuscany is an area rich in folklore, from Florentine Football to the
Palio di Sienna (horse race), from the Gioco del Ponte to the Giostra
del Saracino (jousting), this area offers several occasions to delve
into the past.
A trip to Tuscany is a good opportunity to sample its famous tasty
dishes while washing them down with Chianti or Brunello di
The "sagre" or festivals and village fêtes, organised mainly during the high season, will give you a
chance to discover the vast and wide range of local products.
The property is located near the main motorways so there is a broad choice of destinations for trips :
20 min fromArezzo (Saracino)
20 min fromMontepulciano (Vino Nobile di Montepulciano)
20 min fromPienza
30 min fromCortona
40 min fromSiena (Palio)
45 min fromFlorence
45 min fromPerugia
45 min fromMontalcino (Brunello di Montalcino)
50 min fromOrvieto
1 hour fromMonteriggioni
1¼hours fromSan Gimignano
1 hour and 40 min fromthe Tyrrhenian Sea / Grosseto
One of the facets of Tuscany which strikes the attentive visitor most
is the astonishing alliance and breath-taking harmony that exists
between the architecture and the landscape.
How many places that you have visited on your travels always seem
to have been there, as if their absolutely perfect integration with
creation made us imagine that they must have been created at the
same time as Tuscany itself? This magic environment, with its deep
colours, emphasised by the unique Tuscan light, cannot fail to
The wines and foods discovered !
Sport and relaxation
In Tuscany, you will have the chance to set out in search of the true treasures of the land. There are
the exceptional Tuscan wines, the cold meats or truffle collecting and visits to presses where
incomparable "extra vergine" olive oil is cold pressed.
Tuscany offers a great choice of activities such as golf (a 9-hole
course just 10 minutes from the prop-erty), or the thermal baths for
relaxation and well-being (Terme di Rapolano just 20 minutes
Activities on the estate
Nothing quite like a bicycle for exploring the territory around the
estate as well as the neighbouring villages. You can do that with the
bikes (adult and children) available on the estate.
On your return, you might like to freshen up and relax by the
recently-renovated pool (10 x 5 m).
The terrace around the swimming-pool has been extended to take all the residents of the estate
without crowding them.
The sportier among you will also be able to enjoy the freshness of
the bowling green laid out in a shady corner of the park.
Come the evening, you will be able to cook excellent pizze in the
wood-burning oven or have barbecues with friends, all washed
down with the wine produced on the estate.
These convivial moments will undoubtedly leave an indelible mark on the people lucky enough to
share them with you!
Whether it is clothing, jewels made by Aretino goldsmiths, refined hand-made papers or ceramic
and alabaster objects created by the skilful hand of a Sienna craftsmen and Volterra you are after,
shopping-lovers will be spoilt for choice in the historical centres of the nearby towns.
You will also find a shopping centre near the estate for your
purchases. Indeed, less than 10 minutes by car from the
estate, "Valdichiana Outlet Village" all year round offers its
visitors a huge range of prestigious brands through more
than 130 shops, at discounts of 30% to 70% off the market
price. The place also has 4 bars, 3 restaurants and an
adventure playground of more than 1000m2for children.
|Size||Sleeps up to 18, 6 bedrooms|
|Nearest beach||130 km|
|Will consider||Long term lets (over 1 month), Short breaks (1-4 days)|
|Access||Car essential, Wheelchair users|
|Nearest Amenities||1 km|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Perugia, Rome Pisa, Florence, Nearest railway: Arezzo.|
|Family friendly||Great for children of all ages, Suitable for people with restricted mobility|
|Notes||Pets welcome, Yes, smoking allowed|
|General||Central heating, Air conditioning, Wi-Fi available|
|Utilities||Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer|
|Rooms||6 bedrooms, 7 bathrooms of which 5 Family bathrooms and 2 En suites|
|Furniture||2 Sofa beds, Single beds (2), Double beds (6), Cots (1), Dining seats for 19, Lounge seats for 19|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided|
|Outdoors||Balcony or terrace, Private garden, Shared garden, BBQ|
|Access||Wheelchair users, Secure parking|