Farmhouse | 10 bedrooms | sleeps 19
Villa Calcinaia Estate farmhouses San Pierino and Prato offer a superb natural setting with all the conveniences of nearby shopping in the town of Greve and the pleasures of fine wine, olive oil and vinegar from the family winery.
The historic farmhouses San Pierino and Il Prato (600 meters far from each other) featured on Italy's RAI3 travel program Bell'Italia, have been prised for their renovation that has brought together the most modern conveniences with an historical appreciation for the countryside, its customs and architecture. San Pierino farmhouse has two apartments one called Canonica (max6 pax) and the other is called Pozzo (max6 pax). Canonica and Pozzo are connected and can be rented either separately or together. The swimmingpool is 10 meters far from San Pierino apartments. Prato farmhouse has one apartment called Prato for max 8 pax and is 600 meters far from the swimming pool and San Pierino apartments .
The guests can enjoy the tranquillity and breathtaking view, walk through the 600 acres of fields, vineyards and woodland and at the same time reach the most important art towns like Florence and Siena in less than 40 minutes. All our guests are offered a free guided tour of the Estate, the Italian garden of the Villa and a tasting of our products.
|Size||Sleeps up to 19, 10 bedrooms|
|Nearest beach||Viareggio and Cecina 127 km|
|Will consider||Corporate bookings, Long term lets (over 1 month), Short breaks (1-4 days)|
|Access||Car essential, Wheelchair users|
|Nearest Amenities||3 km|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Florence 45 km, Nearest railway: Florence 29 km|
|Family friendly||Great for children of all ages, Suitable for people with restricted mobility|
|Notes||Pets welcome, No smoking at this property|
Features and Facilities
|Pool||Shared outdoor pool (unheated)|
|General||Central heating, Pool or snooker table, Wi-Fi available|
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Iron|
|Utilities||Dishwasher, Cooker, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided, High chair|
|Outdoors||Shared outdoor pool (unheated), Balcony or terrace, Private garden, Shared garden, BBQ|
|Access||Parking, Wheelchair users|
|Further details outdoors||
All homes have a private outside area with BBQ, all houses have a great view over the hills, vineyards and olive groves.
The Tuscany region
Tuscany is famous all over the world for its beauty. Once you have seen Florence you always want to return. Infite possibilities for a cultural holiday but also for romantic picnics and trecking in the tuscan countryside. We definitely suggest to visit Siena, Lucca, Pisa, San Gimignano, Monterriggioni, Montalcino, Montepulciano and many more. We always help our guests in finding their way through this breathtaking region.
Greve in Chianti
In the heart of the Chianti Classico area you find the magnificent Villa Calcinaia, untouched beauty, propriety of the Capponi family since 1524, one of the most important noble florentine families dating back to the 13th century. Villa Calcinaia is still home of the Capponi Family and the wine pruducing can be traced back in the family archives to the early 17th century. The visit to Villa Calcinaia Cellars will make you experience centuries of history combined to the modern wine producing techniques based on decades of family knowledge. The tour of the estate includes a visit to the park and gardens of the Villa, the wine producing area and the aging cellars. A special treat is the visit of the Vinsantaia, where the grapes dry for the Vin Santo, a unique tuscan experience.
Villa Calcinaia offers you a wide range of tasting possibilities, all Estate Wines, from a refreshing White and Rosè to the most traditional Chainti Classico and Chianti Classico Reserva. Special tatsings of 92 points WineSpectator Villa Calcinaia Casarsa and the Microvinifications are available to our guests.
You are on the famous wine road, so there are many estates to visit for unique tuscan experiences.
Close towns to visit are Montefioralle, Castellina in Chianti, Radda, Gaiole, Badia a Passignano