Best of Tuscany-Poggio Canali -Tuscany Villa

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  • 3 bedrooms
  • 3 bathrooms
  • Sleeps 8
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Bedrooms: 3

Bathrooms: 3

Sleeps: 8

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Best of Tuscany-Poggio Canali -Tuscany Villa

The Best of Tuscany-Chianti-Poggio Canali is an elegantly restored Tuscany country house retreat commanding stunning views of the beautiful Chianti countryside. It is superbly located with a typical village minutes away and Florence within half an hours drive.

This 500-year-old country house is restored with superb taste, the owners having sought out local artisans and antiquarians to make their home a thing of comfort and beauty.

The villa has large spacious bedrooms and living areas, antiques, stone floored bathrooms with high quality fittings, four poster beds and traditional architectural elements including a hand carved large fire place ...Read more

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Poggio Canali

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Best of Tuscany-Poggio Canali -Tuscany Villa
Florence, Tuscany, Italy

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Our country house is surrounded by and overlooks the stunning estates of Prince Corsini and vineyards of famous superb quality wine producing estates such as Villa le Corti - a magnificent Corsini villa from the sixteenth century.
Close by are fabulous restaurants, wine estates and historical monuments as well as Etruscan ruins.
The wines of the Gabbiano Castle estate close by are also superb, as are the cellars of the Antinori estates attached to the ancient picturesque Abbey called Badia Passignano founded in the year 890.

There also is a wonderful cheese producer (we like to call him the “Michelangelo’ of cheese makers) on a picturesque and ancient estate close by where you can drop in and taste the gourmet chesses produced for some of Italy’s top restaurants.
The country house is located in a kind of ‘slow food’ heaven where you could easily spend each day for a month sampling wonderful wines and local foods.
Added to this, not only is the countryside authentic beautiful Tuscany but conveniently located close to the magnificent art city of Florence, with world famous museums, galleries and restaurants.
The country house is also close to famous beautiful hill top towns such as San Gimingnano and Siena. The area is where famous historical figures such as Machiavelli lived and worked and where artists such as Leonardo Da Vinci, Michelangelo, and Ghirlandaio crisscrossed the countryside in search of patrons for their work.

On the next hill are also horse riding facilities where you can wind your way through the local vineyards and cypress lined woods on well trained horses with instructors. The woods and rolling fields around the country house have many beautiful wild flowers where you can often see locals collecting delicious wild asparagus and salad greens.

As mentioned above, we are surrounded by fabulous high quality Chianti Classico wine making estates, olive oil producers, Castles estates, a beautiful Abbey, stunning Villas and ancient stone Tuscan country houses. Our home is situated at the end of a quiet country lane just off the road from San Casciano to Mercatale. Florence is 20 minutes, Siena 45 minutes, San Gimignano 30 minutes, Pisa 1 hour, Florence airport is 40 minutes.

Chianti is a beautiful region of Tuscany steeped in history and made wealthy by wine.
Chianti is one of the most attractive territories of Tuscany. The panorama of oaks, pine and chestnut forests, olive groves, vineyards and cypresses, its steep hills and the red-tiled roofs of the stone farm houses make it instantly recognizable. Culture, history and tradition together with its famous wine and cookery, make the Chianti zone of Tuscany a wonderful vacation destination.

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