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Villa di Tizzano

San Polo in Chianti — Chianti

A vacation at Villa di Tizzano is a full immersion into the sumptuous world of Tuscan aristocracy! This magnificent 16th century villa and extensive estate rises in the midst of the glowing Chianti hillside, surrounded by vineyards, olive groves and luxuriant fields. Strategically located at just a half hour drive from Florence and Siena, the villa offers its guests an authentic lifestyle experience, breathtaking beauty and luxurious modern comfort, at a stone’s throw from Tuscany’s most celebrated art cities

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Villa Tizzano is a magnificent, imposing villa and estate set in one of Tuscany’s most spectacular locations: nestled among Chianti’s verdant softly rolling hills and ample valleys, it rises completely immersed in the luxuriant countryside and yet at just a brief driving distance from Florence. This spectacular property, privately owned by an important Florentine noble family, comprises extensive grounds and a marvelous 16th century villa, a splendid example of typical aristocratic Tuscan architecture and style, with its own, spellbinding, dreamlike Tower, too!

The villa features elegant, truly sumptuous, common spaces, and boasts priceless artworks and magnificent pieces of period furniture. The villa’s first and second floors comprise lovely, ample bedrooms, all with state of the art en-suite or adjacent bathrooms. Bedrooms are exquisite, carefully and lovingly furnished and tastefully decorated. The majority of the bedrooms are located on the first and second floor, and two are in the villa’s striking tower.

Periodically restored and refurbished, the whole villa is a marvelously harmonious blend of ancient beauty and modern comfort: though it includes all latest modern facilities the villa perfectly maintains its original architecture and the whole estate boasts a genuine, unspoiled, character and naturally gracefully, authentic Tuscan aristocratic style.

Each and every corner is characterized by sophisticated, yet unpretentious, elegance and refined old-world charm: stupendous trompe l’oeuil dècor, gleaming parquet floors and walls whitewashed in soft hues enhance the overall exquisite atmosphere. Common spaces comprise a welcoming sitting room/library (with excellent WIFI connection) and a TV room, which guarantee all guests enjoy moments of relaxation and privacy; as well as a truly magnificent dining room, with an awe inspiring painted terracotta floor and gorgeous living room, with a lovely period fireplace. The villa also features an additional sitting room on the second floor, with a treadmill (ideal for fitness fans!), a delightful, fully equipped kitchen and charming outdoor spaces, ideal for alfresco meals and relaxation.

Spectacularly located amidst the world-celebrated rolling Chianti hills, the villa boasts 360° views of the luxuriant vineyards and fields all around, and down to Florence’s amazing skyline of churches and cupolas.

Outside, the grounds are extensive and luxuriant. Sprawling over 10.000 square metres (107600 square feet) the estate comprises shimmering vineyards, a bountiful orchard and vegetable garden, and awe-inspiring formal gardens. The gardens, designed in the 1930’s by the famed English landscape architect Cecil Pinsent, lead to the front outdoor terrace, ideal for al fresco dining and entertaining. The grounds also boast an extraordinary twelve by nine meter infinity pool: strategically positioned, it offers unrivaled views of the fairytale-like surroundings.

Villa Tizzano guarantees the privacy, leisure and full comfort of a “home away from home”, in a truly stunning, luxurious and truly dazzling setting. This is a sublime, exceptional oasis-like retreat, full of authentic character, ancient heritage, natural grace and charm, for unforgettable family reunions, dreamlike destination weddings or exciting, lively parties of fun-loving friends.

Villa Tizzano offers its guests a countless range of enticing activities and visits! Enjoy the estate’s stunning grounds, the lovely lawns, rich vegetable garden and breathtakingly beautiful swimming pool; savor the scrumptious local cuisine and exceptional wines, explore the world-celebrated Chianti hills, discovering picturesque towns and delightful tiny villages. Visit Florence, a real treasure chest crammed with mesmerizing art masterpieces, and just about 30 minutes from the property.

A vacation at Villa Tizzano is the ideal chance to fully experience the luxurious pleasures and authentic elegance of Tuscan aristocratic lifestyl

The Estate

The Villa

First floor, second floor, tower:

  • 5 double bedroooms (4 with king size bed and 1 with twin beds) with full en-suite bathrooms 
  • 1 twin bedroom with adjacent full bedroom 1 double bedroom with queen size bed with half bathroom, sharing shower/tab with nearby twin bedroom 
  • 2 connecting twin bedrooms sharing 1 bathroom 
  • 1 sitting room with treadmill 

Ground floor:

  • 1 living room 1 library/sitting room 
  • 1 TV room 
  • 1 kitchen 
  • 1 dining room 
  • 1 full bathroom
  • 1 half bathroom 

Total bathrooms in the villa: 8 full and 2 half bathrooms





Parking available for 4 cars.

  • 10.000 sq m (107600 sq ft) total square meter garden with orchard and vineyards
  • Swimming pool 
  • 5 portable air conditioning units in 5 of the bedrooms 
  • WI FI in ground floor sitting room/library 
  • Automatic gate 
  • Outdoor automatic lighting 
  • Parking for up to 4 cars 
  • Satellite TV 
  • DVD player
  • 1 fireplace 
  • Vegetable garden 
  • Treadmill (on the second floor)
  • 3 bicycles

Useful information and distances

  • The closest town is San Polo in Chianti a delightful village with basic shops and services (grocery store, butcher, bakery, newsstand…), Transfer time: 5 minutes by car
  • The closest city, and train station, is Florence, Transfer time: 35 minutes by car
  • The closest airport is Florence Airport, Transfer time: 45 minutes by car

Main places of interest and distances

  • Greve in Chianti, Transfer time: 22 minutes by car Monteriggioni, Transfer time: 50 minutes by car
  • San Gimignano, Transfer time: 1 hour by car Siena, Transfer time: 1 hour and 10 minutes by car
  • The closest tennis courts are in Impruneta, Transfer time: 20 minutes by car
  • The closest horseback riding facilities are in Incisa Valdarno, Transfer time: 15 minutes by car
  • The closest spa is in Figline, Transfer time: 20 minutes by car
  • Bedrooms 9
  • Sleeps 18
  • Bathrooms 9
  • Weekly rate upon request  

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