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II Santuario

Chianti and South of Siena, Tuscany, Italy

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Originally built in 1000 AD and now beautifully restored, II Santuario combines rustic charm with modern comfort and provides serene surroundings whilst being within close reach to the beautiful towns of Barberino and Tavarnelle.

In brief

  • Magnificent views
  • Hi-spec luxury
  • 2024 departures include a wine tasting

About the villa

With nine bedrooms situated between three buildings, private gardens and an ample amount of space, II Santuario is the ideal stay for a large family or group of friends who are looking to relax and indulge in the Tuscan countryside; and with a concierge, maid and cook service, this is definitely possible. 

On the ground floor in the Haybarn, the main kitchen and dining area can be found. With an earthy and calming colour palette, this space holds bounds of light and is finished to the highest standard. The kitchen is fully equipped with a sleek island unit and access to the outdoor area; whilst the dining room is furnished with a wonderful large oak table. Upstairs there are a further two super king sized bedrooms, each with their own shower room en suite and are spaces that are designed with relaxing interiors that provide a minimalist feel

In the Tower, guests can make use of the open plan living areas. High quality and soft furnishings can be enjoyed with plenty of charming views through large glass windows. Similar to the Haybarn, one twin bedroom is also situated on this floor with a shower room en suite and french doors opening up to the gardens. On the first floor, there is an additional living space and three super king double bedrooms, all with en suites; two shower rooms and one bathroom with a free standing bath and separate walk-in shower. On the second floor, there is the master bedroom with a separate dressing area and bathroom en suite. 

The Guest House located near the pool holds a self contained studio bedroom complete with shower room en suite and kitchenette.

Outside, guests can make use of the heated private pool, seated balcony area with panoramic views, al fresco area complete with a barbecue and pizza oven; and the delightful manicured gardens.

Amenities such as supermarkets and restaurants are only 3.4km away in Barberino, whilst further amenities can be found in Tavarnelle, just 6km away.

Villa details


Ground Floor - Haybarn

  • Kitchen
  • Dining room
  • Cloakroom
  • Utility room
  • The Haybarn and the Tower are linked by a connecting glass corridor at ground floor level

First Floor - Haybarn

  • 2 (super king) double or twin bedrooms, each with shower room en suite

Ground Floor - The Tower

  • Open living area with TV connecting to second panoramic living area
  • Cloakroom
  • Twin bedroom (can be double) with shower room en suite opening to gardens

First Floor - The Tower

  • Open living room with Smart TV
  • Double (super king) bedroom with shower room en suite with freestanding bath, separate walk - in hower and double vanities
  • Double (super king, can be twin) bedroom with shower room en suite
  • Double (super king, ca\n be twin bedroom with shower room en suite

Second Floor - The Tower

  • Master double (super king) bedroom with shower en suite, separate dressing area and large bathroom with free-standing bath and separate walk-in showwer

Guest House - near pool

  • Self-contained studio bedroom with king bed, shower room en suite and kitchenette


Children's Facilities

  • Cot
  • High chair

Cooking Outdoors

  • Gas barbecue
  • Pizza oven


  • WiFi
  • Sonos System

Games and Sports

Keeping Cool

  • Air-conditioning throughout

Kitchen Essentials

  • Hob
  • 2 Ovens
  • American fridge/freezer
  • Toaster
  • Kettle
  • Microwave
  • Filter coffee machine
  • Dishwasher
  • Juicer
  • Stick blender
  • Food processor

Private Pool

  • Built in steps
  • Heated
  • Pool towels

Something Special

  • Bathrobes
  • Slippers
  • Frette bedlinen
  • Luxury bathroom amenities

Villa Essentials

  • Washing machine
  • Iron and ironing board
  • Dyson haidryers
  • Insect Screens
  • Central heating included

Service & Staffing


  • Welcome drinks
  • Welcome Tuscan dinner
  • Welcome basket
  • First breakfast
  • Maid service 6 days per week
  • Linen change 2 days per week
  • Mineral water
  • Case of Tuscan wine

Available at an additional cost

  • Private chef service
  • Grocery pre-stocking and food shopping
  • Airport transfers
  • Private chaffeur
  • In-house massage
  • In-house yoga
  • In-house pilates
  • In-house cookery lessons
  • Wine stocking
  • Tourist tax payable locally
Dining terrace outside the Haybarn
Dining terrace outside the Haybarn

Important Information


An English speaking CV representative will be available by phone during your stay. Contact details will be sent with your travel documents.


Arrival from 16:00hr Depart by 10:00hr



  • Supermarket and restaurants in Barberino 3.4km
  • all amenities in Tavarnelle 6km

Places of Interest

  • San Gimignano
  • Volterra
  • Winetasting 10.4km
  • Florence
  • Siena
  • Montalcino
About the area

Chianti and South of Siena

Average weather

The hills south of Florence, known as the Chianti, look like most people’s idea of ‘classic Tuscany’. Fortress towns such as Castellina and Radda look out over mile after mile of rolling, vine-clad fields, spotted with Tuscany villas. The region’s major annual festival, September’s Rassegna del Chianti Classico in Greve, celebrates the grape harvest, and signs inviting anyone on a Chianti holiday to a roadside enoteca (wine tasting canteen or shop) are a common sight. The Gothic city of Siena, south of Chianti, is the biggest hill-town of all, with a stash of Medieval art and architecture unmatched in Italy.

But Tuscany still has surprises to offer, and unknown even to many Italians. Maremma, only a two-hour drive southwest of the city of Florence is an extensive and largely undeveloped territory in stark contrast to the compact, ordered Chianti hillsides around Florence and Siena that have, until now, been the major draw for visiting wine lovers.The Maremma has great restaurants, and a treasure trove of new wineries.

Find out more about Chianti and South of Siena

Essential Information

Please note that there is a European tourist tax payable on arrival. Further details will be advised prior to arrival.

Having a barbecue in Italy is one of the best ways to cook your food but you may find that due to long drought periods in high season barbecuing may be restricted in some areas. You will be informed if this happens by your house staff or local representative.


CV Villas is happy to book flights for our customers on scheduled, chartered or low cost airlines from London and regional UK airports. Please ask for details.


Car hire can be pre-booked through CV Villas with collection at the airport.