Ask about this property

Casa Crete

Contignano — Siena and Val D'Orcia

Perched atop a gentle hill immersed in Val d’Orcia’s fairytale-like landscapes, rises Casa Crete. This gorgeous estate is an ideal, charming, retreat to fully experience the peaceful, leisurely rhythms of typical Tuscan lifestyle. A picture-perfect home away from home

  • Casa Crete in Siena and Val D'Orcia Tuscany

◀ Back

Casa Crete is a superb Villa and estate set in one of Tuscany’s most spectacular locations, nestled among softly rolling hills and ample valleys, immersed in Val d’Orcia’s enchanted countryside. Recently renovated and refurbished, it features state-of-the-art modern facilities while maintaining its characteristic, charming architecture and boasts spell binding 360° views of the fairytale-like surroundings.

Each and every corner is characterized by rustic, understated elegance and unique country-style furnishings are enhanced by sophisticated, creative touches such as the ceilings’ wooden beams whitewashed in pastel colors and the antique terracotta floor tiles.

The property hosts up to 19 guests between the main villa and the lovely annex, an ancient barn, fully renovated and splendidly furnished and decorated.

The main villa comprises 6 exquisite bedrooms, all with spacious ensuite bathrooms and built in air conditioning. The common areas are spacious, furnished and decorated in a unique style. The charming dining room and 4 delightfully welcoming yet stylish living rooms, two of which feature fireplaces, guarantee all guests enjoy perfect leisure and privacy, and the country-style kitchen ensures delectable in-house meals.

The annex is a charming ancient barn. Beautifully restored it comprises a spacious playroom (1200 sqft with ping pong and table football), a gym and relax area, as well as a kitchenette, bar/lounge and 3 lovely bedrooms all with ensuite bathrooms.

Outside, the splendid gardens offer marvelous viewpoints and many outdoor dining, relaxing and entertaining options. Terraces, pergolas, patios and covered dining areas are strategically located all around the Villa, covering more than 10.000 feet. The grounds also comprise a spectacular 52.2x16.5 ft jet stream infinity pool, strategically built to offer breathtaking views of the valley and hillside, and a luxurious hot-tub, ideal to enjoy magical, heavenly sunsets. Both the hot tub and the pool are heated by solar panels (boilers available if necessary).

Podere Rombolino guarantees the privacy and full comfort of a “home away from home”, offering an ideal retreat, stylish and genuine at once, for family reunions, destination weddings or groups of fun-loving friends. Enjoy the estate’s stunning grounds - which comprise lovely lawns, a vegetable garden and swimming pool - savor the scrumptious local cuisine and exceptional wines, explore the picturesque neighboring towns or be pampered at one of the nearby natural hot Spas and beauty farms... and much more!

A vacation at Casa Crete is the perfect opportunity to fully experience the pleasures of the peaceful, relaxed rhythms of Tuscan lifestyle

  • Garden 
  • Swimming pool 
  • Air conditioning in bedrooms 
  • WI FI 
  • Parking for up to 11 cars 
  • Satellite TV 
  • Safe 
  • 2 fireplaces 
  • Gym 
  • Outside hot tub 
  • Vegetable garden 
  • DVD player 
  • CD player

Main villa:

  • 6 double bedrooms with en-suite bathrooms 
  • 4 living rooms (2 with fireplace) 
  • 1 kitchen (with separate storage and cooking areas) 
  • 1 dining room

Annex apartment:

  • 3 double bedrooms with en-suite bathrooms 
  • 1 lounge-bar 
  • 1 kitchenette 
  • 1 gym and adjacent relax area 
  • 1200 sqft playroom with ping pong and table football

Parking available for up to 11 cars

Useful information and distances

  • The closest town is Contignano a small, quaint village with grocery shop, butcher, bakery, Transfer time: 5 minutes by car 
  • The closest city, and train station, is Chiusi, Transfer time: 25 minutes by car
  • The closest airport is Florence Airport, Transfer time: 1 hour and 30 minutes by car

Main places of interest and distances

  • Montalcino, Transfer time: 30 minutes by car
  • S. Quirico, Pienza, Montepulciano, Transfer time: 15 to 20 minutes by car
  • Perugia, Siena and Assisi, Transfer time: 1 hour by car
  • Florence, Transfer time: 1 hour and 30 minutes by car
  • Pisa and Rome, Transfer time: 2 hours by car
  • The closest tennis courts are in Chianciano Terme, Transfer time: 20 minutes by car
  • The closest horseback riding facilities are in San Casciano dei Bagni, Transfer time: 40 minutes by car
  • The closest spa is in Bagni San Filippo, Transfer time: 20 minutes by car
  • Other spas are in Chianciano Terme, Transfer time: 20 minutes
  • Bedrooms 9
  • Sleeps 19
  • Bathrooms 9
  • Weekly rate upon request  

See also

  • Villa Ferraia

    A beautiful estate framed by the magical rolling hills of Siena. Fully immersed in the Natural Reserve of Tocchio, surrounded by shady woods and peaceful fields, this extraordinary property offers lovely, rustic ambiance and outstanding in-house facilities: horseback riding, swimming pool, sauna and fitness center and hot/cold pools in the garden. The most amazing feature is: a unique private astronomic observatory for star sightings. Villa Ferraia is the ultimate dream vacation home, ideal for family reunions, fun-loving friends’ parties or memorable fairytale-like celebrations.

  • Villa Conte

    A charming classical Tuscan villa, rising splendidly amidst silvery olive groves and luxuriant vineyards, just 10 minutes from Arezzo’s exquisite town center. Villa Conte is a lovely estate, owned by a world-renowned wine tycoon, offering memorable vacations within a stately 16th century building, fully restored to meet today’s requirements. A stay at Villa Conte guarantees an authentic Tuscan lifestyle experience, full comfort and countless leisure and sightseeing options

  • Il Poggiale

    Villa Il Poggiale is an exquisite hotel property rising in the very heart of the Chianti countryside, immersed in the peaceful, dreamlike countryside. Surrounded by silvery olive groves and framed by swaying cypresses, the property includes a splendid Renaissance mansion, over 21000 square feet of private grounds and a state-of-art Spa. Offering the services of a hotel as well as the exclusive comfort of a private villa, Il Poggiale is a unique retreat for family reunions, wedding parties, and celebrations.

  • Castello di Pergolato

    Rising in a splendid location in the midst of Chianti’s gentle hills and sun-kissed vineyards, minutes away from the new Antinori cellars, Castello di Pergolato is a magnificent estate and villa, a rare example of an authentic Medieval Tuscan noble mansion. Periodically restored to guarantee the maintenance of its original stupendous architecture and furniture, yet (apart from the convenient elevator) in no way altered to adapt to modernization, the villa boasts ancient furnishings and frescoes, and, above all, the unique atmosphere of times long-gone-by. Castello di Pergolato is an icon of Tuscan history and offers its visitors the chance to embark in enlightening journey into the Tuscan soul and heritage, providing a lifetime experience.

  • Castello di Segalari

    Castello di Segalari is a dream castle, a rare, mesmerizing venue. Located in a spectacular position in the midst of Northern Maremma’s awe inspiring landscape made of rolling hills, ample valleys and shady forests, the whole estate comprises 22 acres of sprawling vineyards and century-old forests which surround a sumptuous castle. Experience feeling like royalty, Castello di Segalari is an unrivaled venue for a fairytale-like Tuscan vacation

  • Villa Pitti

    Sumptuous and full of character Villa Pitti is the quintessence of style. Rarely does one find such grandiosity in Tuscany: built in precious materials such as golden marble and authentic pietra serena, designed to offer guests unrivalled comfort (the king suite measures over 100 sq mts!), this is one of the region's choicest properties