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Il Conventino

San Casciano Val di Pesa — Chianti

A peaceful and fairytale-like countryside villa: rising in the greenest heart of Chianti, Il Conventino is a unique vacation retreat. Surrounded by peaceful fields, silvery olive groves and luxuriant vineyards the property is comprised of a gorgeous private park, swimming pool, lovely main villa as well as a typical fienile, an independent apartment. Il Conventino is an exquisite authentic venue, offering its guests a one-of-a kind vacation and unique experience. Savor Tuscan lifestyle fully, at Il Conventino!

  • Il Conventino in Chianti Tuscany

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Rising in a superb position in the greenest heart of the rolling Chianti hillside, surrounded by neat bountiful fields, silvery olive tree groves and luxuriant vineyards, Il Conventino is a splendid Tuscan countryside estate and a marvelous vacation retreat, immersed in the magnificent countryside.

The property is comprised of perfectly groomed grounds and a swimming pool, and offers its guests comfortable accommodation in a lovely villa and a picturesque “fienile” apartment (which is separate). Both buildings, Tuscan and very charming, are finely and caringly furnished, and provide state-of-the-art modern facilities and amenities.

The villa, built in the sturdy local “pietra serena”, is a truly striking example of an authentic Tuscan countryside mansion: full of authentic character, grace and natural elegance. Beautifully restored, it boasts splendid original features and architecture which blend perfectly with modern state-of-the art facilities. Finely furbished and tastefully furnished, Villa Il Conventino shows carefully selected dècor and elegant touches in both guestrooms and comunal areas, providing a rich, stylish ambiance and a warm and welcoming atmosphere.

The property comfortably accommodates up to 12 guests in its finely appointed guestrooms (5 in the main villa and 1 in the fienile). The main villa’s 5 lovely double bedrooms (of which 1 twin), all offer comfort and en-suite bathrooms, guaranteeing guests enjoy full independence and sweet dreams. 4 bedrooms are located on the first floor, which also includes a living room. The first floor bedrooms are all air-conditioned. The other bedroom is located on the ground floor, a couple of steps up from the living room and kitchen.

The villa’s ground floor provides most of the communal areas: a number of spacious, airy and light-filled rooms ideal for entertaining or relaxing. There are two splendid living rooms, a TV room, gym room and a convenient study. The grand living room, which leads onto the garden, is enhanced by a fireplace and there are 2 kitchens, offering all necessary equipment and plenty of space to host staff and chefs or...try cooking with a chef and learn about the Tuscan cuisine! There is also a marvelous outdoor patio, which provides the ideal space for memorable alfresco luncheons and dinners and a charming wine cellar located on the lower ground floor.

A charming very Tuscan “fienile”, the ancient barn, rises right by the villa. This charming independent apartment, strategically restored and refurbished, offers additional accommodation for 2 persons in its 1 double bedroom, located on the upper level. The ground floor is a lovely space, which includes the spacious living room with a fireplace, a kitchenette and the bathroom. The fienile also has its own independent outdoor patio (furnished with sun-beds and tables), and serves ideally as an independent apartment for an additional couple of guests wishing for privacy.

The villa and fienile are fully immersed in the property’s own private grounds: a splendid park with luxuriant lawns. The park includes a gleaming swimming pool, encased in a splendid frame of typical “pietra serena”, perfect for refreshing dips on warm summer days or sunbathing in absolute privacy. Il Conventino rises in a superb location, set right in the heart of Chianti. This is a perfect starting point for exploring Tuscany’s many marvels. The most luscious vineyards and charming Chianti towns, such as Greve, are all within a scenic 20 to 30 minute drive. Downtown Florence, filled with world-celebrated masterpieces, fashion, restaurants and cafès, is around 30 minutes away. Iconic San Gimignano, town of 1000 towers, may be reached in 40 minutes and Siena and Pisa are both at a pleasant 1 hour drive.

Discover Florence and Siena’s art and architecture, explore tiny hillside towns and learn about the charming local traditions and crafts. Visit the wineries, stroll through the vineyards and taste the area’s prized ambrosial nectars and indulge in the tantalizing culinary specialties… Relax, experiencing the princely atmosphere… a vacation at Il Conventino is not a vacation, it is an enlightening Tuscan lifestyle experience!

Main Villa

Ground floor:

  • 2 kitchens (1 large and 1 small);
  • 3 living rooms;
  • 1 dining room, with fireplace; 
  • 1 study; 
  • 1 TV viewing room; 
  • 1 gym 

1st floor:

  • 4 double bedrooms (of which 1 twin), all with en-suite bathrooms ; 
  • 1 living room 

Lower ground floor:

  • wine cellar

Fienile apartment

ground floor:

  • 1 bathroom; 
  • 1 kitchenette; 
  • 1 living room with fireplace 

Upper level:

  • 1 double bedroom 

Total of 6 bathrooms in the property (5 in main villa, 1 in fienile apartment).

Parking available for up to 5 cars.

The property includes 1.000 square metres of private park

Living spaces: Main villa - 530 sqmt (5704 sq ft) of living space + Fienile apartment - 70 sqmt (753 sq ft).

  • WIFI 
  • Air conditioning on the first floor of the main villa
  • Satellite TV
  • DVD player 
  • Jacuzzi 
  • Gym 
  • 1 fireplace in main villa, 1 fireplace in fienile 
  • Cot for children available on request (an extra fee to be considered) 
  • Safe 
  • Automatic gate 
  • Outdoor lighting 
  • Outdoor patio, ideal for alfresco dining 
  • Swimming pool 
  • Barbecue 
  • Bicycles available (6) 
  • Parking available for up to 5 cars.

Services included

  • Daily maid service 3 hours a day is included (except Sundays)
  • Linens are changed twice a week
  • Towels are changed 3 times a week.

Additional services at a fee.

  • Chef

Please note that electricity is to be paid upon consumption (due to the Airconditioning costs), as well as heating in the winter. Final cleaning is 250euro for the main villa and 120euro for the fienile.

Prices are also available with all costs included.

Main places of interest and distances

  • Florence Transfer time: 30 minutes by car 
  • Greve in Chianti Transfer time : 30 minutes by car 
  • San Gimignano Transfer time: 40 minutes by car 
  • Siena Transfer time : 50 minutes by car 
  • Pisa Transfer time: 1 hour and 10 minutes by car 
  • The closest golf course is Golf Club Ugolino Transfer time 25 minutes by car 
  • The closest tennis courts are 20 minutes away 
  • The closest horseback riding facilities are near Mercatale Transfer time 10 minutes by car.
  • Bedrooms 6
  • Sleeps 10 + 2
  • Bathrooms 6

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