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Tenuta del Chianti Classico

Chianti and South of Siena, Tuscany, Italy

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This beautifully appointed villa has breath taking classic views over vineyards views from its huge swimming pool, and boasts oodles of charm, bags of space, and inclusive cook service.

In brief

  • Breathtaking views
  • Breakfast service included
  • Easy access to Siena

About the villa

Blissfully bucolic, built of mellowed stone, and standing proud in expansive grounds set beside sun-drenched vineyards, this elegant villa is, as we hear in the name, a classic Chianti country house. A glorious venue for a gathering of friends and family, the villa is encircled by sloping lawns, splashed with shade from huge old pines, studded with graceful cypress spires, and focused on an infinity pool, a full 20m long. Al fresco living is further enhanced by a sunny patio with serene rural views, a rustic dining terrace with raffia seated chairs, and a built-in barbecue for long lunches. And relaxation is assured by a team of staff, including maid, cook and caretaker services. The spacious house has a characterful breakfast kitchen; lime-washed beams in a large, light dining room; a reading room in sunny colours with double doors to either side; and a first floor living room with TV, card table and huge white sofas; while its six elegantly understated and spacious suites feature free-standing baths with some canopied beds. Two further rooms are located on an upper level accessed from the reading room via the kitchen. These two twin bedrooms with low eaves  are most suitable for young adults or one of the rooms can be used on its own. A further spacious suite in set in an adjacent room opening to the patio. Enhancements for this season include a new barbecue area in the gardens.  

This elegant, timeless house is just 4km from restaurants in Pianella village, and 10km from the sights of glorious Siena. Guests can enjoy local cooking and fine wines at the restaurants in Pianella and Siena and at other informal restaurants nestling in the countryside. The speciality food shops both here and in other local villages have a superb selection of these fine wines and other local specialities. The villa is within easy reach of some of the best wine producing estates in Chianti and guests can enjoy tastings at local wineries. An elegant yet informal base to enjoy this beautiful region.

Villa details


Ground Floor

  • Entrance hall
  • Kitchen
  • Sitting room sopening to terrace and also opening to internal patio area
  • Dining room
  • Cloakroom
  • Master double (super king) bedroom with bathroom en suite (free standing bath) and separate shower and sitting area with sofa
  • Double (king size) bedroom with bathroom en suite
  • Double (super king size) bedroom with bathroom en suite
  • Utility room

First Floor

  • Large living room with TV a
  • Double (super king) bedroom with bathroom en suite
  • External access via steps from internal patio to: Twin bedroom with compact shower room en suite, adjacent living area and further twin bedroom with cloakroom. With low headroom.

Annexe Building

  • Double (King size) bedroom with living area and shower room en suite


Children's Facilities

  • Cot and highchair

Cooking Outdoors

  • Portable barbecue
  • Wooden oven for pizza


  • TV
  • Sky TV package
  • DVD Player

Keeping Cool

  • Air conditioning
  • Air conditioning unit in annexe

Kitchen Essentials

  • Fridge/freezer
  • Dishwasher
  • Toaster
  • Microwave
  • Hob
  • Oven

Private Infinity Pool

  • 18m x 4m
  • 1.30m - 2m deep
  • Built-in steps
  • Outdoor shower
  • Pool towels

Villa Essentials

  • Central heating payable locally
  • Washing Machine
  • Hairdryers For All Bedrooms
  • Iron & Ironing Board
  • Dryer

Service & Staffing


  • Welcome pack
  • Maid service 5 day(s) per week
  • Breakfast service


  • Extra change of bed linen and towels are charged at €20 per room for linen and €20 per room for bathroom towels
  • Cook service

Important Information

Please note this villa has a restriction of a maximum of 4 children, aged 12 or less, in total.

Please note there will be a charge of €50 if checked in on Sundays, public holidays or after 8:00 pm. Check ins are not permitted after 2200 hrs.

Please note the staff live on-site in self-contained accommodation not overlooking the terraces or pool.

Guests at the villa are looked after a maid and a caretaker( swimming-pool, garden, driver for grocery shopping). Working days are from Monday to Saturday from 8:00 am to 1:00 pm and from 5:00 pm to 10:00 pm. Thursday afternoon and Sundays the staff are off duty, but may be available on request and extra cost will be €25 each hour for each person.

Please note that on arrival, Euro cash advance is required for food and beverages. The cost of the food and beverages shopping will be offset against this advance. 

Cv Representative 

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

Tenancy Times

Arrival from 16:00. Departure by 10:00.

Low Walls

Please refer to the Health & Safety pages on this website.




  • Restaurant and small grocery shop in village of Pianella 4km
  • Large supermarket in Siena 10km


  • Sandy beach 2 hours away at Grosseto


  • Florence 91km
  • Pisa 136km
  • Bologna 191km

Train Station

  • Siena 14km

Places of Interest

  • Siena 17.4km
  • Radda in Chianti 19km
  • Buonconvento 42km
  • San Gimignano 48km
  • Volterra 63km
  • Montepulciano 64km
  • Pienza 73km
  • Arezzo 74km
About the area

Chianti and South of Siena

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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.