In the glorious hills of Montespertoli overlooking an ancient Castle, in one of the most beautiful position in the area, a top of a hill, stands the pretty Villa I Leoni, a charming and authentic old manor House that dates back to the XIX century.
On one side it was built on a large tabernacle of 1700 that was removed for the renovation of the villa. It is located in one of the most quiet locations in the area on top of a hill surrounded by a ring of hills around.
The villa has very fast and easy access to Central Florence which stands 20 km away. Due to its position and to the many trees around the villa the place and the interiors are cool, so when you come back from a day trip around the places of Tuscany you can refresh and relax enjoying the peaceful Tuscan countryside. Surrounded by olive groves and vineyards, the villa stands in panoramic position offering a magnificent view of the Tuscan countryside stretching as far as the eye can see.
Away from the city It stands between Florence, Pisa and Sienna, Central place in Tuscany to visit almost its major cities and near many small, quait villages with small roads. The area is also particularly attractive for the glorious blu skies, sun, smell o f the country, food, wines and olive oil. You can use the villa like Home Base for day trips to discover all best places in Tuscany.
What you can do when you are here:
From here You can make day trips to Firenze, Pisa, Lucca,
Siena, San Gimignano and Volterra which can be reached
in a few more than half an hour drive. You can even to reach
Florence in half an hour by bus which stops 300 meters from
The place is also convenient for a trip to "Le Cinque Terre"
(130 km away). You can reach La Spezia in a few more than
an hour drive and from there to catch the train or the boat to
the fantastic five villages.
It's also very interesting one day trip to visit "Le Terre del Tufo"
(Lands of Tuff) three fantastic small towns on the border of
South Tuscany called Sovana, Sorano and Pitigliano that are
famous for "The Vie Cave."
It’s also a nice trip to go to the Hot Spring in Saturnia
To get to Rome or Venice with the quick train you need 1:30
hour from Central Florence train Station.
You can also to hire the fantastic cook Jacopo for preparing
your meals at the villa; he can be also available for teaching
cooking classes at the villa.
I can suggest some farms for fantastic wine tasting, and cellar tours
40 km from here there is the mall https://www.themall.it/it/outlet-toscana/i-marchi.html with the most important luxury fashion marks.
For who love archeology there are several site to visit in the
Tuscany area and some of the most important etruscan museums
are in Volterra and Florence where is possible to see the
The area also offers within a very short distance, a tennis court,
2 stables and for the walker, a wide range of trekking routes with
panoramic views of great beauty. Montespertoli is one of city's
wine and in many of its farms is possible to taste the good Chianti.
Within walking distance there is a very good restaurant where
you can taste tipical tuscan dishes and the T-bone steak
When you are at the villa you have a large fenced garden at your
disposal and a lovely swimming pool (12x6 metres- 1.40 metres
deep) well equipped with sun beds. Around the swimming pool
mature olive trees provide plenty of shade and are ideal for an
afternoon nap or a quiet read.
Distances: Certaldo 21 km - Florence 20 km - Vinci 30 - San Gimignano 34 km - Colle Val d`Elsa 36 km - Volterra 54 km - Siena 56 km - Pisa 70 km - Lucca 75 km - Le Cinque Terre 130 km - Venezia 230 km - Roma 280 km
WIFI is available in the garden area and inside.
The 19th-century villa is surrounded by a wide fenced garden with a swimming pool, furnished with sun loungers and sunshades, and barbecue ...equipment, for pleasant meals in the open air. In the past, the small chapel of the nearby monastery of the Calvane nuns stood on the estate. The chapel housed the painting called 'Madonna della Neve' (Our Lady of the Snow), to which the building was dedicated. Numerous panoramic pathways stretch around the villa for guests to stroll or mountain bike on the gentle Tuscan hills. Tennis courts and two riding stables in the neighbourhood.
The villa, whose entrance is decorated with two 17th-century statues representing two lions, is divided into six apartments of different size, each one with its kitchen, full bathrooms with shower and all furnished in the typical Tuscan style and it's rented all together. All the apartments are provided with satellite TV and Internet connection and one of them is accessible to disabled people.
There are 9 double and 1 twin bedrooms (THE NEXT YEAR THE VILLA WILL HAVE NEW BEDS WITH VERY COMFORTABLE MATTRESSES AS THOSE WHICH YOU CAN FIND IN A 5 STARS HOTEL) with an additional single bed (3 on the ground floor 3 on the first floor and 4 on the second floor) , and 9 bathrooms (each one with shower, bidet, wc). On the ground floor there is the larger apt. with three independent entrances, a very large dining room of 45 sq. meters suitable for 30 people and a large equipped kitchen (25 sq. meters where usually guests cook for all the group) with easy access to the garden with 5 ring stoves, OVEN, fridge, freezer, dish washer microwave, toaster, coffee maker and kettle. Large private shaded garden with long table and chairs to dine al fresco. Barbecue equipment. private swimming pool.
AIR CONDITIONING IN ALL THE ROOMS.-
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EVERY DAY POOL AND GARDEN WILL BE CLEANED BY THE HOUSEKEEPER
Within walking distance (800 meters) there is the little village of Montagnana where you can find the Post Office, a cafe, a good restaurant and a pizzeria; in the area there are some very good restaurants and pizzerias, with local dishes and and we are very glad to suggest you some of them. A supermarket and other shops in Montespertoli 4 km away.
Keywords: Manor House, Country villa, Chianti Villa,
to book the villa you must complete the booking form and send a deposit of 25% of the total rent. As soon as we receive the deposit we will send a voucher of the booking with the instructions to get to the villa.
The remaining amount will be paid on arrival.
The price includes electricity, water and gas, bed llinen and towels.
Only heating and air conditioning are additional costs and are calculated upon consumption.
Dear Client, from June 1st, 2012, the town of Montespertoli will apply a (seasonal residency) tax of € 1,00 per person per night for a maximum of 6 nights to anyone holidaying in the area . This tax is not due for children under the age of 14.