Post-card Tuscany from your terrace in the evening
Idyllic Siena Retreat-Splendid View
Idyllic Siena Retreat-Splendid View
11 guests
6 bedrooms
11 beds
6 baths
11 guests
6 bedrooms
11 beds
6 baths
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An idyllic secluded retreat far from everyday buzz yet on Siena's doorstep and a short ride from Florence and the seafront. No real rush here. Private converted barn for up to 10 guests, with exclusive pool overlooking the Tuscan rolling hills.

The space

Montechiaro Wine Estates is a historic stately home where you can still experience the old Chianti lifestyle as it once was, slow and calm just like 300 years ago. A private idyllic retreat for the discerning traveller who wants to leave it all behind and find peace. Here, a 10th generation family still patiently grows organic grapes and olive trees.
The main Villa was built in 1760 and is still inhabited by its original owners, who preserved most of its ancient features whilst modernising the art of welcoming their discerning guests.
The Wine Estate villas are on the same grounds. You will be staying in ancient buildings that were passionately renovated just two years ago, which offer a breath-taking view of the medieval town of Siena. The historic centre is just a 15 minute drive away. No real rush here. You will take the time to breath the seasons passing by through the wild flowers' scent. You can witness mesmerising sunsets over manicured grass leading to your private pool. The Villa grounds, the orchid gardens, the ancient greenhouse, the vineyards, the cellar and the old oil mill, the original wooden oven, la Signora Beppina and her hen house, everything here is still run in the authentic Chianti way.
The Villa can be reserved entirely by groups, families, for that special weekend, or a company retreat. Please enquire with us.
If you book for less than 10 guests, one room every two guests will be prepared. The following en-suites are offered:
CABERNET Suite (Double / Triple Room with Private Bathroom and Shower)
COLORINO Suite (Lush King-Size Bed with Private Bathroom and Shower)
MALVASIA Suite (Lush King-Size Bed with Private Bathroom and Shower - accessible also by disabled travelers)
MERLOT Suite (Lush King-Size Bed with Private Bathroom and Shower)
SANGIOVESE Suite (Lush King-Size Bed with Private Bathroom and Shower)
All guests have exclusive access to a spacious drawing and dining room with a fireplace, beamed ceilings, library with books and board games, private terrace and pool.
The price indicated is per night per room. Should you wish to book the entire grounds please do not hesitate to contact us: we shall be delighted to assist!

Guest access

Private pool, private parking, professional tennis coach available upon request for exclusive one-to-one and group lessons at two nearby clubs.
We are delighted to assist you in organising a private masseur, chef, butler, driver, car and bike rental, horse-back excursions and take care of your every wish. Tailor-made tours of Tuscany and marvellous surrounding locations, often on private estates, can also be carefully organised to suit the most demanding needs.
Preferential rates offered at a nearby 5* Spa. Business services available.
Breakfast is served upon request in the light and airy ground floor drawing room. It can also be served on the estate gardens, under the wooden gazebo or by the pool (€28.00 per person). Alternatively you can ask for a breakfast basket for up to 4 guests for EUR69.

Interaction with guests

Keys shall be provided upon arrival so you can freely roam at your leisure.
Check-in from 15 until 20.
Check-out before 10.

Other things to note

At Montechiaro Wine Estate English, French and Italian are spoken fluently. We well be delighted to organise a German or Spanish welcome for you upon request.
In order to welcome you at our best, please indicate your envisaged time of arrival when you finalise your booking.
The Villa offers accessible rooms for travellers with disabilities.

Free parking on premise

Extra people £35 / night after 2 guests
Cleaning Fee £90
Security Deposit £273
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Sleeping arrangements
Bedroom 1
1 king bed
Bedroom 2
1 king bed
Bedroom 3
2 single beds
Bedroom 4
1 double bed
Bedroom 5
1 double bed
Bedroom 6
1 single bed
Common spaces
3 sofas

House Rules
No smoking
Not suitable for pets
Check in time is 4PM - 8PM
Check out by 10AM

Courtesy and discretion are our motto and our creed. Please recycle: glass and plastic bins are at the beginning of Strada di Montechiaro towards Siena. Paper bins are in Pianella, Siena, Monteaperti or Monteriggioni. Please turn off any light, heating and fan before leaving the house. Please turn off the lights when you leave any room. Please use water responsibly. Smoking is forbidden in the house. Any infringement will be charged a EUR300 repainting fee. Logs for the fireplace are provided free of charge, GPL heating is charged EUR30 per day (please ask for it and use it responsibly: it is our planet!)


Safety features
Smoke detector
Carbon monoxide detector
First aid kit
Safety card
Fire extinguisher

1 night minimum stay.
From May 5 - Sep 29, 2017 the minimum stay is 2 nights.

116 Reviews

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Beth User Profile
August 2017
The house is in the most beautiful location, the family were so welcoming and we had a wonderful stay. The pool is a little away from the house on a slope, no issue for us but worth noting if anyone in your party is not completely mobile. We enjoyed every aspect of the house and the pool but the views during the day and the stars at night made every day even more magical.

Pamela User Profile
August 2017
Amazing. Can't recommend highly enough. Lovely people, lovely place, just the break I needed. If you want to get away from it all this is the place.

This location is outstanding loved having the pool really gave us great family time. Thanks for great suggestions on places to see.

Monique User Profile
June 2017
The best place ever! If you are looking for a true Tuscan experience I must say hands down this is the best place to stay. The pictures do not do it justice. It is even more beautiful in person!! Definitely the highlight of our trip. From beginning to end Allesandro has been very responsive and handled everything I asked...we had a large group celebrating their Anniversaries and I wanted to choose a special place. We stayed at several AirBNB's throughout the trip in Italy and Allesandro was the best host by far. It was so nice meeting him and the gracious Eugenia who checked us in and also Chiara who helped answer many of my questions. They helped to arrange transportation and anything we needed. They arranged a special home cooked dinner by chefs. We enjoyed it on the (URL HIDDEN) was incredible and the wine tasting at their winery was superb. My friends are still complimenting me on choosing the best place we stayed in Italy. I only hope to return one day for a longer stay!

Estela User Profile
June 2017
I don't have enough good things to say about this place. The view is absolutely beautiful and pictures could never do it justice. Six of us stayed there and had the time of our lives. For us, the highlight of our trip was the exclusive wine tasting lunch we had with Alessandro. His wines were extraordinary and the food complimented them perfectly. It's obvious that food and wine are two things that Alessandro is very passionate about. Alessandro and his mother both gave us very good recommendations with places to shop and eat, we couldn't have asked for more. During our two week trip to Italy we also stayed in Sardinia and Venice but the highlight of our trip was definitely staying at the Montechiaro Villas!!

Ashley User Profile
June 2017
The stay at Allesandro's place was great! We went with our family, including small kids, and we've had a perfect time! Pooltime, games and the pool BBQ filled up our time pretty much at the house. We also did a wine tour with Allesandro, which was great and very nice wines, which of course we took home! There are enough activities to do in the area, make sure you'll have a car, since the view is nice you don't mind driving 30 minutes to an activity.

Elizabeth User Profile
June 2017
The pictures and description are accurate, this place is idyllic. Our group of 11 (ages 19 to 54) stayed for 5 nights and we never tired of the view. Monte Chiaro is stunning and Alessandro is the perfect host. Very responsive at every step of the booking process. He suggested two nights with chefs, which turned out to be one of the highlights of our trip. Sabrina and Sandra were wonderful and very accommodating (we had three guests with different food allergies). We ended up cooking ourselves two nights. There is a small grill down by the pool and we had florentine steaks, grilled veggies and risotto. Eating meals on the patio overlooking the countryside . . . Perfect vacation. We also did the wine tasting/garden tour, which everyone enjoyed. Perfect location to explore Siena and surrounding towns. We visited Siena, Assisi and San Gimignano before moving on to Florence. We would stay again (and hope to). Highly recommend!

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