Cozy and charming hamlet near San Gimignano
There’s something magical in saying “Yes, I will” among the gentle hills of Siena. As the surrounding landscape offers an exceptional view on vineyards, olive trees and heaps of uncontaminated green, the service is great and the building have everything that is essential for a flawless ceremony. Guests will feel perfectly comfortable and snuggled by the staff, will be able to enjoy a completely relaxing sojourn. In the hamlet, skillfully restored according to the rules of Tuscan traditions, there are various farmhouses which form the entire compound. Guests, coming from all over the world to admire the beauties of county Tuscany, can find accommodation, according to their own demands, in one of the 16 furnished apartments, in one of the 11 elegant rooms of the Country House, or in one of the two villas which once were the masters’ house. For wedding ceremonies the estate offers various sceneries, which in common have the refinement of the places and the kindness of the staff and Alessia b assistance .The flavors are those of Tuscan tradition, with the pleasure of tasting a precious extra-virgin olive oil with intense color and robust taste produced in the properties of the estate. Not to mention Chianti and Vernaccia, wines obtained in circa 40 hectares of vineyards which cover the hillocks and in September, time for grape harvest, offer a unique show. In details the ceremony reception can be thought of in various moments. It can start with an aperitif served around one of the four swimming pools, then lunch or dinner in a wide space with tables prepared with refinement and in the end musical entertainment and possibility of dances. In summer evenings it is possible to let loose in an open air disco expressly set under the stars in those areas which once were the barnyard. As mentioned before, the location offer a wide choice of accommodation for their guests. The apartments can accommodate between 2 and 9 persons, with equipped kitchen and a swimming-pool over-viewing the hills around Siena and Chianti. The rooms, provided with every comfort, are situated in the Country House, risen on the remains of the little castle of Montecarulli, ancient fortified building established to defend Via Francigena. The villas, elegant buildings, recently renovated, are the ancient aristocratic dwellings of the estate. The borgo are also a good starting point to discover the most authentic Tuscany. Crossing the village Pancole it is possible to reach San Gimignano, a town situated 5-6 kilometers away, renowned for its 72 towers of medieval origin, proceeding then to Certaldo, another venue of landscape interest. Other destinations close to the farmhouse are the city of Volterra and the suburb of Larderello, the ancient medieval hamlet of Montalcino, the Abbey of Sant’Antimo and Pienza, historic centre of the Renaissance. Also in the neighborhood the town of Colle Val d’Elsa and Monteriggioni to finally end the trip in the beautiful Siena, which, with its rich architectonic and cultural patrimony, satisfies art lovers. The hamlet also offer to their guests the chance to attend various courses like coking, painting, decoupage, embroidery and also the chance to take part in various activities like wine tasting, guided tours along Via Francigena, bike motorcycle and jeep rental to hike out freely. For sports’ lovers there are several agreed external buildings at your disposal.