The property is a walk’s distance away from Ciggiano,
a small village named in documents dating back to the eleventh century.
Here one can find basic services, as well as a bar and restaurant.
There is a grape, wine and oil festival, held in September
that presents a variety of local products from the area, which is
famous for these products.
The beautiful medieval villages of Monte San Savino
and Civitella in Val di Chiana are a few kilometres
away by car and offer a good selection of shops, restaurants, bars and
local handicrafts; these villages feature a lively community and active
cultural scene, with theatrical performances, concerts and festivals
all year round.
The property can also offer excellent connections to railways
and motorways, all within 10 to 15 minutes distance,
with easy access to Florence, Rome
and the other main historical and cultural centres of central Italy.
In the heart of the property there are two
magnificent stone cottages that house the flats
and the suites, together with the authentic brick
oven that was once shared by all the occupants of the farm.
Each flat offers beautiful fittings done in
a typical Tuscan and rustic style, the height of comfort and style:
spacious and full of light, with high ceilings and chestnut wood beams,
stone fireplaces in the living rooms and fully equipped country
The rooms are decorated in warm colours and
furnished with elegance and traditional Tuscan antiques. The walls are
brightened by satirical frescoes painted by artists from the Accademia
delle Belle Arti in Florence and depict figures and scenes from the
lives and works of the great Tuscan masters of the Italian Renaissance.
It is from these great figures that the property, I
Grandi di Toscana (The Great Ones of Tuscany),
has inherited its name: Luca Signorelli, Leonardo da Vinci,
Piero della Francesca, Galileo Galilei, Botticelli, Dante Alighieri,
Collodi and Giotto.
All the apartments have been meticulously furnished
The apartments are all equipped with:
- Air conditioning
- Satellite TV
- Internet access – Wireless
- Hair drier
Splendid elevated first floor with a private open loggia, where one can
enjoy a beautiful view of the vineyard. The rigor and good
taste of the pastel décor create an authentic atmosphere, complete with
a large living room with beams, stone fireplace and in style kitchen.
The two master bedrooms with bathrooms are wonderfully
furnished with wrought-iron beds and antique furniture.
Flat on the ground floor, designed for those with disabilities.
It features a living room with private garden, equipped
kitchen, two master bedrooms and a bathroom with a shower.
Piero della Francesca
Cosy detached building on two floors. On the ground floor with an open
private garden, master bedroom with bathroom, delightful small living
room and equipped kitchen. On the top floor there are two large rooms,
one master bedroom and one with twin beds.
Lodging on two levels with a large hall, elegantly furnished with
antique furniture, creating a refined ambiance, in part also due to its
beautiful vaulted ceilings and stone fireplace and a large kitchen
space facing the private garden. On the top floor there are
two luxury master bedrooms with bathrooms.
This apartment has been decorated to confer a suggestive antique
atmosphere. It consists of a small living space with a fireplace and a
kitchen and a lovely matrimonial bedroom with bathroom and a private
An exquisite accommodation on an elevated ground floor with a
breathtaking view of the entire valley. The colours and shapes of the
living/kitchen area with a stone fireplace, make it unique. The
ambiance of the two matrimonial bedrooms with bathrooms is romantic and
This lodging is dedicated to all the “Romantics”. It is a lovely
loft-room with wooden beams, which overlooks a beautiful pool.
The living area, kitchen and bathroom all face a private
This apartment is beautifully decorated and offers a fireplace in the
living room, a kitchen area, a matrimonial bedroom with bathroom and a
A small travertine path from the main buildings leads to the swimming
pool through gardens and wonderful floral beds.
The swimming pool is in a quiet spot, with a scenic terrace
for sunbathing and meadows where one can enjoy the landscape. It is heated
and therefore ideal for off-season swimming, and has convenient
changing rooms and restrooms.
In order to offer the height of luxury, a wellness
center is located near the swimming pool, with a sauna,
a large whirlpool bath and a relaxing area with
chaise longues and a massage room.
The design of the gardens required
exceptional care, with large open spaces of green lawns, flowers and
beautiful shaded areas under the pine trees, offering various secluded
places where one can sit down and relax.
Just like the common spaces, each flat has its own
private garden in front of and behind the house with a
wrought-iron table and chairs for outdoor dinners.
Some delightful paths lead to secluded vineyards and groves,
from which it is possible to explore the surrounding countryside.
In the highest area of the property there is a large
private lake, with a view that embraces Lake
Trasimeno as well as Mount Cetona and Amiata
to the south.
Various benches are placed in scenic points of the path and
allow one to sit down and enjoy the surrounding tranquillity.
The property also offers a 2-hole “pitch and putt” golf
course, parquet floor clubhouse and bar for
Additional services and activities can be organized
beforehand, among which:
- Guided tours of the area
- Private minibus, available for group excursions
- Horse ride tour/trekking
- Massages and other treatments in the wellness centre
- Wine, oil and bruschetta tasting
- Professional baby-sitting service (only in the evening)
- “Pitch and putt” golf course