Beautiful stone villa rental in Tuscany dating back to the 15th century. It was built around a one-thousand-year old watchtower, on a quiet, panoramic spot in the hills near the medieval town of San Gimignano.
The villa has been restored to preserve its original characteristics, and transformed into a charming country house with all amenities. It is furnished in characteristic, rustic Tuscan style, offers welcoming, bright interiors, and can accommodate up to 12 people in 6 bedrooms.
The villa is surrounded by vineyards and olive trees, and offers wonderful views of the surrounding Tuscan countryside. Outside, guests can take advantage of a large, well-tended garden and beautiful private pool with deck chairs and umbrellas: the perfect place for relaxing and cooling off with friends and family on hot summer days.
There is an area furnished with table and chairs for dining outside, with enchanting panoramic views of the Chianti hills. There is also a tennis court at guests’ disposal.
This large villa rental with pool in San Gimignano is located on a large farm that produces excellent olive oil and wines, including the famous Vernaccia di San Gimignano. The Chianti area is renowned all over the world for its food, wine, art and history.
The strategic location is perfect for a relaxing vacation, and for exploring the Chianti hills’ characteristic medieval villages like Volterra, Certaldo, Castelfiorentino, Colle Val d'Elsa, Castelfalfi; as well as the beautiful art cities such as Florence, Siena, Pisa, Lucca and Arezzo.
At guests’ disposal:
- 6 bedrooms: the villa comfortably accommodates 12 people
- large room with billiard table
- private, fully-equipped garden
- exclusive use of large swimming pool (16 x 8 m)
- tennis court
- parking within the grounds
- panoramic view
- wi-fi internet
Access to the property is via an unpaved road in good condition and suitable for all vehicles.
Distances: San Gimignano with all kinds of shops 5 km, Certaldo 15 km, Volterra 25 km, Siena 40 km, Florence approx. 50 km, Pisa (airport) 75 km.
Ground floor: kitchen (oven, freezer, dishwasher) with access to a well-equipped external court, billiard-room, large living-room with arched ceilings (TV), dining room, bathroom with shower.
1st floor: small living-room with fireplace, double bedroom, 3 twin-bedded rooms, 2 double bedrooms both with ensuite bathroom with shower, 2 bathrooms each with tub, toilet.
In the tower: small gym.
|Distance to the centre||San Gimignano||5 km|
|Nearest airport||Pisa||75 km|
|Nearest shop||5 km|
San Gimignano is a beautiful medieval town located in the heart of Tuscany, Italy. Known for its stunning architecture and rich history, it is a popular tourist destination that offers a variety of things to see and do. In this post, we will explore some of the top attractions and restaurants in San Gimignano that you won't want to miss.
Piazza della Cisterna
The Piazza della Cisterna is a must-see attraction in San Gimignano. This picturesque square is surrounded by historic buildings and towers, and is considered one of the most beautiful medieval squares in all of Italy. Take a stroll around the square and admire the impressive architecture, or stop by one of the many cafes and restaurants to enjoy a drink or a meal.
The Duomo is the main church in San Gimignano and is dedicated to the town's patron saint, Saint Geminianus. The church is known for its stunning frescoes, which depict scenes from the Old and New Testaments. Take a tour of the church to learn about its history and admire its beautiful artwork.
The Museum of Torture
For a unique and slightly gruesome experience, visit the Museum of Torture in San Gimignano. This museum displays a collection of torture devices from the Middle Ages, and provides a fascinating (and slightly disturbing) glimpse into the past. The museum is not for the faint of heart, but is definitely an interesting way to spend an afternoon.
If you're looking for a delicious meal in San Gimignano, look no further than La Mandragola. This restaurant offers a variety of Tuscan dishes made with fresh, locally-sourced ingredients. Try the pasta with truffles, or the beef filet with Gorgonzola sauce for a truly unforgettable dining experience.
No trip to Italy is complete without indulging in some gelato, and Gelateria Dondoli in San Gimignano is widely regarded as one of the best gelaterias in the country. With over 150 flavors to choose from, including some unique options like saffron and white wine, there's something for everyone at this charming little shop.
In conclusion, San Gimignano is a beautiful town that offers a variety of attractions and restaurants that are sure to delight visitors. From the stunning architecture of the Piazza della Cisterna to the delicious Tuscan cuisine at La Mandragola, there's something for everyone in this charming medieval town. So why not plan a trip to San Gimignano today and discover all that this beautiful town has to offer?
|-||Nightly rate||Weekly rate||Monthly rate||Min. Stay||Change-over|
|Rate summary||-||€3,180 - €9,540||-||7 Nights||-|
|02-09-2023 - 30-09-2023||-||-||€6,360||-||7 Nights||-|
|30-09-2023 - 04-11-2023||-||-||€4,770||-||7 Nights||-|
Great place with lots of space, pool table and large outdoor pool. Highly recommended.
Villa come in foto, abbiamo soggiornato per 4 notti potendo usufruire di tutti i servizi.
In 7/8 minuti di macchina si raggiunge San Gimignano, bellissimo borgo.
La posizione è strategica, in un ora sei a Firenze verso nord, Siena verso sud e Cecina verso ovest.
Grazie per l’ospitalità