A Hidden Country Estate
Just a few kilometres south of Siena, on the crest of the estate of Montesigliano, sits Villa Pippistrelli—an historic 17thC Tuscan Farmhouse. In the extensive woodland covering the Siena hills this elegantly restored farmhouse reaps the benefit of sweeping views across a verdant valley while also remaining close to city retreats (Siena, Florence, Pisa, Lucca, etc).
Interiors are a fusion of old world charm (wood-beams, classic fireplaces) and bright modern splashes (colourful fabrics, dramatic chandeliers, fully-equipped kitchens). Gingerly step outside toward the immaculate garden where you’ll drink in the Tuscan panorama from the infinity pool and side terrace that oh-so-casually shoulder the natural rocky environs. Later, the outdoor sitting area with a pergola smothered in bougainvillea provides the ideal location for a contemplative aperitif.Spectacular Stays
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Who It’s For
Those who want to be tucked away in the privacy of a woodland (with exceptional landscape views from the Villa and infinity pool), but who also want to easily connect to the ancient walled towns, markets and vineyards of the region. This darling hamlet is perfect for large families and/or friends.
Verdant woodland, rolling hills of Siena
5 Luxury Suites
Comfortably sleeps 10
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Corporate Retreats, Families, Friends
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Favourite Feature The infinity pool is a definite highlight. A post-dinner dip with a glass of Chianti overlooking the Tuscan hills is the perfect end to your day.
Everything about our trip was memorable. Villa Pippistrelli, our guides, our truffle hunt and cooking lesson, the biking & hiking—so much great stuff. Our sightseeing in Rome was also well-organized and our guide was excellent.—Pail McKinnell
How to Get There
Villa Pippistrelli is located 15 minutes southwest of Siena. Your trip will likely begin in Florence. Most transatlantic flights to Italy fly into either Milan or Rome, and Florence is readily accessible by plane from either city.
By Plane and Car
Most direct flights from the US arrive to Rome which is approximately 2.5 hours from the Villa by car. If you fly into Florence your drive is closer to one hour. If you fly into Pisa or Bologna your drive will be approximately 2 hours.
Siena has a train station which connects to major cities and airports.
Activities & Amenities
While basking in the tranquil charms of the Villa and its attendant pool and gardens, you’ll want to keep in mind that pizza-making lessons, as well as water-colour painting are just a few of the other ways you can parse your time.
- Daily cleaning
- Air Conditioning
- Satellite television & DVD Player
Villa Pippistrelli also comes complete with staff and services, including:
- Personal chef for lunch and dinner*
- Extra cleaning services*
- Central heating*
- Land line*
In addition, you’ll have access to our talented team of Travel Advisors and Trip Designers who can help you coordinate, plan, build upon or expand your trip into an even grander journey.
The Villa is a professionally restored farmhouse meant to amplify the charm of its many years while also boasting some modern upgrades and eclectic styling. The five rooms are spacious and allow for up to 10 people to sleep comfortably.
Rooms are graced with classic exposed beam ceilings, lime-washed walls and terracotta tiled floors. En-suites, air-conditioning and bright stylish hues dial up the modern element. Most rooms have double beds but any rooms with twin beds have the option to be configured as double.
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