Villa Passignano is located on a top of a hill, with stunning views to the Chianti countryside, only two km to the village of Sambuca. Florence can be reached by car within 15 miles; Siena (the city of the Palio) is just 20 miles away. San Gimignano, the adorable city of the towers is just 18 miles from the villa. The cultural, gourmet / winery, and nature adventures that can be arrange within short distance from the villa are endless and would require months before sampling each of them.
The villa is situated in a 10 acre property of original Tuscan oak forest. In its interior the villa has 6 bedrooms, 5 bathrooms, a family room, a large living room and dining room, and a gourmet style large kitchen. An ancient basin, originally used to be a washtub, now transformed into a magnificent 16 x 4.5 meter swimming pool, with salt water. All along the villa a pleasant walking runs through the property offering during the summer a fragrant blooming of rosemary and lavander plants.
The house consists of 2 levels plus the turret: GROUND FLOOR. From the garden you’ll have access in the main entrance hall, leading: on the left to the first double bedroom with an ensuite bathroom with shower; on the right to a large and fully equipped kitchen with 7 burner cooker and double oven, large fridge, dishwasher and in the centre a long table; a french door leads out to a patio with a dining area with a table and chairs. In the front to the refined living area which is divided into three large parts: the living area with sofas and fireplace, the living area with French window leading out to the garden and the dining room. FIRST FLOOR: an hall with small sofa give access to 2 bedrooms one with french bed and ensuite bathroom with shower, another one that shares a bathroom (shower, bathtub and double basin) with another double bedroom. From the hall you have access to a large living room with fireplace. There you have access on the double bedroom (the one that share the bathroom) and on the right to a large master double bedroom with fireplace with en suite bathroom with shower and a dressing room. From the hall a staircase leads up to the COLOMBAIA (the turret) where you’ll find a 1 studio bedroom with panoramic windows, a double bed and a sofa with a wonderful view.
Traveller Made Amenities
Free WIFI access
Early Check-in/Late Check-out UPON AVAILABILITY
VIP amenities: fruit basket, bottle of champagne or wine and mineral water upon arrival
Exclusive for Traveller Made
Bespoke welcome amenities (agreed upon with the Member Agency) with note from the Agency
Local traditional gift
Date of construction and last renovation
The villa was built during the XVth and XVIth century for the Fattore (Administrator) of the vast agricultural possession of the renowned Abbey of Passignano dating back to the Xth century. The villa kept all its original characteristics through the centuries until the last owner acquired in 2007.The renovation and decoration was finished in 2012, and the villa has already been published and prized by some of the most important decoration and architectural magazines in Europe.