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Villa La Selva - Guardia Apartment

Ambra — Siena and Val D'Orcia

Rising in a superb position of the Tuscan countryside, amidst vineyards and olive groves , Villa La Selva is an extensive wine estate (producing SuperTuscans and a delectable Vin Santo!) which offers several different vacation homes: a master villa and a “Casa Colonica”, the typical Tuscan farmhouse, dating back to the 16th century. The estate is comprised of grounds and vineyards, the estate wine shop and the owners’ villa, two swimming pools, a tennis court and a bocce court.

The farmhouse is truly charming, beautifully restored and splendidly refurbished, it offers cozy and genuine Tuscan accommodation in 4 exquisite independent apartments.

The charming Guardia apartment accommodates up to 6 guests. Offering heavenly views, dazzling grounds and an authentic atmosphere at a brief scenic drive from the countless attractions of Tuscany’s art cities and picturesque villages, Villa La Selva provides the ideal premises for an unforgettable Tuscan vacation!”

  • Villa La Selva - Guardia Apartment in Siena and Val D'Orcia Tuscany

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A spectacular countryside estate rising in one of the most beautiful spots of the famed Chianti region, surrounded by resplendent and peaceful fields, silvery olive groves and luxuriant vineyards. Villa La Selva is a striking private property strategically located at a brief, scenic drive from Tuscany’s countless attractions and exquisite ancient villages and just 30 minutes from Siena’s mesmerizing ancient city center.

Immersed in an unspoiled, superb natural environment Villa La Selva is the ideal location for those discerning travelers wishing to be able to enjoy the leisurely rhythms of the Tuscan countryside and discover its authentic heart and soul. The estate includes several buildings and a variety of accommodation options, making it the ideal venue for large parties (family reunions, friends’ get-togethers or destination weddings) and for smaller families.

The ancient estate includes the main villa, a gorgeous period building accommodating up to 14 guests, a restored farmhouse, dating back to the 16th century, which hosts 4 independent apartments, as well as another charming independent apartment in the ancient barn.

The Guardia apartment is one of the four exquisite apartments included in the property’s “casa colonica”, the farmhouse. Dating back to the 1600s, the building was splendidly restored and boasts its original architecture and marvelous ancient stone façade.

The charming Guardia apartment accommodates up to 6 guests in three delightful double rooms, all with ensuite bathrooms. Furnished and decorated with loving attention and care, the apartment features a genuine Tuscan style enhanced by the lovely original wooden beam ceilings. The main comunal room is the living/dining room open space: spacious and welcoming with a fireplace. The small perfectly equipped kitchen for cozy in-house meals and all rooms are comfortable and tastefully furnished. Guests of the Guardia apartment share the farmhouses’s garden with guests of Solata, Pergola and Oliveta apartments (each apartment has a private garden, separated from the others by a hedge). Guardia’s own lovely garden covers 70 square metres (753 square feet) and is equipped with a barbecue and a gazebo.

Farmhouse: Rooms Guardia Apartment: 

  • 3 double bedrooms all with ensuite bathrooms 
  • 1 living/dining/TV room with fireplace 
  • 1 kitchen
  • approx. 150 square meters

Private Garden

  • private use of 70 square metres (753 square feet) of the farmhouses’s garden (separated from the others by a hedge) 
  • 1 barbecue 1 gazebo 

Use of the estate’s grounds  with other guests:

  • Swimming pool 
  • 1.000 square metres (about 10.760 square feet) of estate grounds (including orchard and lawns)
  • Tennis court
  • Bocce court 
  • Outdoor lighting 
  • WIFI 
  • Satellite TV
  • DVD player 
  • Safe 
  • 1 fireplace
  • Amenities: complimentary kit with soap bar, bath foam, shampoo, body lotion

Useful information and distances

  • The closest town is Ambra, a charming town with all necessary shops and basic facilities, Transfer time: 
  • The closest airport is Florence Airport, Transfer time: 1 hour and 10 minutes by car 

 Main places of interest and distances

  • Siena, Transfer time: 35 minutes by car Arezzo, Transfer time: 45 minutes by car 
  •  Gaiole in Chianti, Transfer time: 45 minutes by car  
  • Florence, Transfer time: 1 hour and 10 minutes by car 
  • San Gimignano, Transfer time: 1 hour and 10 minutes by car 
  • Montalcino, Transfer time: 1 hour and 10 min by car 
  • The closest golf course is Valdichiana golf, Transfer time: 35 minutes by car (Tennis court is on site, in the villa’s grounds) 
  • The closest horseback riding facilities are in close by, where they also have polo options, Transfer time: 15 minutes by car 
  • The closest Spa is in Rapolano Terme, Transfer time: 15 minutes by car
  • Bedrooms 3
  • Sleeps 6
  • Bathrooms 3
  • Weekly rate upon request  

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    Rising in a superb position of the Tuscan countryside, amidst vineyards, olive groves and green fields, Villa La Selva is a splendid wine estate, producing SuperTuscan wines and a delectable Vin Santo. The property offers several charming homes for authentic Tuscan vacations. The property, privately owned and managed, is a marvelous vacation retreat. The extensive grounds include a bountiful orchard, green fields and resplendent vineyards, and host the estate wine shop (and the owners’ villa) as well as two swimming pools, a tennis court and a bocce court.

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