La Canonica Residence Loc. Pignano, 6 – 56048 Volterra
Rate per season from 1.300€ to 3.000€””
This property dates from the 13th Century and provides an opportunity to stay in an architecturally significant building afew steps across the courtyard from the villa. La Canonica, the Priest’s house, adjoins the ancient church of San Bartolomeo and contains exceptional original features such as medieval stonework, archways, columns, vaulted ceilings, terracotta floors and restored medieval frescoes.
La Canonica can be used as one large three bedroom, private house. The building offers a shared entrance hall, elegant sitting room, TV room and a fully equipped mediaeval kitchen with refectory table. A 2-bedroom suite and 1-bedroom Suite are located on the upper floor (see below). La Canonica also features a courtyard garden draped in vines and provides a quiet spot for a morning coffee or pre-dinner aperitivo.
San Bartolomeo Suite, featuring one bedroom with queen size bed and a second bedroom with either a queen or twin beds. Both bedrooms share a luxury bathroom featuring shower and a stand alone bathtub
Il Pievano Suite, featuring one king size bedroom with ensuite bathroom
La Canonica Residence, part of Borgo Pignano estate, is a convenient spot from which to explore Tuscany and is less than thirty minutes from the Medieval towns of Volterra and San Gimignano. It is also within an hour’s drive of Siena and Florence and the smaller towns of Casole d’Elsa, Colle val d’Elsa, Monteriggioni, Certaldo, and Bolgheri. Lucca, Arezzo and Pisa are also within driving distance as are the wine growing areas of Montepulciano, Montalcino, Castellina in Chianti, Radda and Gaiole. Guided tours of Volterra and San Gimigano can be arranged on request and tailored to suit a guest’s individual interests – Art, History, Artisans, Culture and Cuisine. The medieval hilltop towns in the vicinity of Borgo Pignano have churches and monuments of note and many have small museums and frescoed cloisters. Throughout the region you will find thermal springs, Etruscan ruins and tombs, Renaissance palaces, museums and weekly markets.
Traveller Made Amenities
Free Wifi access
Upgrade/ Early Check-in/ Late Check-out upon availability
VIP amenities: fruit basket and mineral water upon arrival
Local traditionnal gift
Children of all ages are welcome at La Canonica Residence and at Borgo Pignano.
The heathed infinity pool of Villa Pignano is supervised by a lifeguard and is accessible to all resident guests over the age of 12 years old. A separate family pool for children of all ages is available from May to September.
Free of charge kids acrtivities are organized by Borgo Pignano Kids agents from 9h30 till 12h30 and from 6.00 p.m to 10 p.m.
Very small pets are welcome at an extra charge for a deep final cleaning (€50 per pet).
Pets are not allowed to access Borgo Pignano’s public areas (restaurants, pools, Belvedere cocktail bar, communal areas).
La Canonica Residence, comply to local laws and regulations in terms of health and safety. Valid public liability insurance and fire certificate are in place.
All Villas feature battery smoke detectors which are tested regularly and operational emergency lighting in all bedrooms and public areas are available. Exit escape doors have push bars.
Only for individual customer rental
Borgo Pignano’s wellness center in located in the heart of Borgo Pignano historic hamlet. It features a dry sauna and steam bath. Villa La Fonte guests can book a treatment in the private wellness suites.
Borgo Pignano’s heated infinity pool is hard to match and is nestled on the slope of a hill beneath the villa, providing expansive views of the Tuscan countryside.
Well equipped gym available at Borgo Pignano with cardio modern equipment
Guests can partake in authentic Tuscan activities such as: cooking classes, farm tours, painting classes, horse-riding lessons and treks, Pilates, yoga and wine tasting. Truffle hunting, farm tours, honey-making, visits to the Chianti and Brunello wine-making regions, city tours of San Gimignano, Siena, Florence and Volterra, mountain biking and trekking. Children’s activities include swimming, nature trails, pizza-making, arts & crafts and a babysitting service is available. stay at Pignano.