Luxury Chianti Estate Near Florence

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Last updated: 11/18/2015
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  • Minimum stay:7 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Ask Manager
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

Property description

There are two structures on the property that can house 12 people. The main one, known as the Villa, has four bedrooms, five bathrooms, two living rooms, a dining room and an elevator. There are two fireplaces, each with reclaimed wood and terracotta tiles. The oven, located at the heart of the house, was once used to cook bread for the town. It has been fully restored to cook excellent pizza or schiacciata and is now part of a kitchen with modern, high-tech, restaurant-quality Viking appliances that include a steam oven. There is floor heating under the reclaimed tiles.

The second, smaller structure is the main structure's Fienile. This is a two-bedroom, three-bathroom apartment with its own kitchen, dining room and living room. The bedrooms have impressive views of the sprawling valley and its proximity to the property's lake allows for the symphony of frogs to be a nice lullaby. It has floor to ceiling windows that overlook the garden and open up to its own terrace with a spacious dining table.

Le Argille's 16-acre property includes a salt-water infinity pool (with a shallow children's wading section), a pool bathroom, a jacuzzi and a cabana area. There is also a heart-shaped pond with lilies and lotuses, around which are Carrara marble sculptures hand-made by artist Neil Barab, including a mini ping pong table (we also have a normal sized one for adults). We make wine from our vineyards and olive oil from our 600 olive trees. We have our own chickens, turkeys and a rooster we affectionately call Casanova. There is also an organic garden where we grow zucchini, artichokes, tomatoes, cabbage, onions and garlic among other produce. There are pear and fig trees from which we make jams. We also have sage, rosemary, mint and basel grown on the property, which is skirted by an old pine forest.

Please contact the owner for special long-term rates and seasonal prices.


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Property Type

  • 2 story
  • Villa
  • Elevator : Large enough for luggage, carriages, wheelchairs, etc

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental


  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals


  • Events Allowed
  • Long-Term Renters Welcome
  • Children Welcome
  • Non Smoking Only

Bedrooms: 6 Bedrooms, Sleeps 12, Beds for 12

  • Villa: Master bedroom: 1 king


  • Villa: Bedroom 2: 1 queen


  • Villa: Bedroom 3: 1 king


  • Villa: Bedroom 4: 2 twin/ single


  • Guest House: Bedroom 1: 1 queen


  • Guest House: Bedroom 2: 1 queen


  • All bedrooms (except bedroom 2 which is across the hall) have their own en-suite bathroom, bed side tables with lamps, and closet space....moreless

Bathrooms: 6 Bathrooms, 2 Half Bathrooms

  • Villa: Bathroom 3: toilet, combination tub/shower, bidet


  • Villa: Bathroom 4: toilet, combination tub/shower, bidet


  • Guest House: Bathroom 1: toilet, combination tub/shower, bidet


  • Villa: Master Bathroom: toilet, shower, bidet

    Step-in shower...moreless

  • Villa: Bathroom 2: toilet, shower, bidet

    Step-in shower, washer and dryer...moreless

  • Villa: Bathroom 5: toilet, bidet

    On the ground floor...moreless

  • Guest House: Bathroom 2: toilet, shower, bidet

    Step-in shower ...moreless

  • Guest House: Bathroom 3: toilet

    On the ground floor, washer & dryer...moreless

  • Each bathroom was completely renovated in 2011, they are all brand new. ...moreless


  • Ping Pong Table
  • Satellite / Cable:

    With a few international channels...moreless


  • Autumn Foliage
  • Churches
  • Forests
  • Pond
  • Restaurants
  • Winery Tours

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Groceries
  • Hospital

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Eco Tourism
  • Horseback Riding
  • Outlet Shopping
  • Photography
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking

Location Type

  • Rural

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Equestrian Events
  • Golf
  • Swimming
  • Tennis


  • Dining:

    The dining table seats 12 comfortably but with two extensions, a maximum of 17 people can be seated. ...moreless

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 12 people


  • Air Conditioning:

    The Guest House is fully air conditioned. The Villa has air con only on the first floor....moreless

  • Clothes Dryer
  • Elevator:

    Large enough for luggage, carriages, wheelchairs, etc...moreless

  • Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet:

    Wifi throughout the estate...moreless

  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided:

    Once a week...moreless

  • Living Room:

    There are two living spaces in the Villa and one in the Guest House...moreless

  • Parking
  • Telephone:

    NO international calls...moreless

  • Towels Provided:

    Once a week...moreless

  • Washing Machine
  • Wood Stove:

    There is a wood oven where pizza can be cooked. We invite our guests to ask the staff to prepare the oven for this, as it can be hazardous. ...moreless


  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster


  • Balcony
  • Deck / Patio
  • Golf:

    Within short distance...moreless

  • Lanai / Gazebo
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Tennis:

    Within short distance...moreless

Pool / Spa

  • Hot Tub:

    outdoor jacuzzi by the infinity pool...moreless



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Last updated: 11/18/2015
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30 Kilometres
Nearest Airport
1 Kilometres
Nearest Barpub
Strada in Chianti
6 Kilometres
Nearest Golf
20 Kilometres
Nearest Train
1 Kilometres
Nearest Restaurant
Strada in Chianti
108 Kilometres
Nearest Beach

Car: Necessary


Manager info

Year Purchased: 2008

About: Le Argille, is located in Strada in Chianti, a 20-minute ride from Florence. Perched on a hilltop, this former Buddhist and yoga retreat in the heart of Tuscany, was fully renovated in 2011 by the Fiumi family, with Architect Giovanni Cini. The mission was to preserve the old characteristics of this casa colonica (country house) while modernizing certain aspects to adapt to a modern lifestyle.

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Speaks: english, french, italian

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  • Welcome to Le Argille

    Welcome to Le Argille

  • The Guest House front area

    The Guest House front area

  • The Villa

    The Villa

  • Villa Ground Floor Living

    Villa Ground Floor Living

  • The Fully Furnished Pool House

    The Fully Furnished Pool House

  • The guest house

    The guest house

  • Villa First Floor Living

    Villa First Floor Living

  • The Infinity Pool

    The Infinity Pool

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Luxury Chianti Estate near Florence

Strada in Chianti #3517447ha

6 BR  6.75 BA  Sleeps 12

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