Villa La Selva – The Solata Apartment

Villa La Selva - The Solata 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 includes 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 Solata apartment is the largest, accommodating up to 6 guests. Offering heavenly views, dazzling grounds, 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!”






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 is comprised of the main villa, a gorgeous period building accommodating up to 14 guests, typical Tuscan farmhouse, dating back to the 16th century, which hosts 4 independent apartments, as well as another charming independent apartment resulting from the restoration of an ancient barn.

The Solata apartment is one of the four exquisite apartments comprised in the property’s typical “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 spacious, tasteful Solata apartment accommodates up to 6 guests in three charming double rooms, all with ensuite bathrooms. Furnished with the utmost care, and decorated in style, the apartment includes a spacious living room and delightful fully equipped kitchen. All rooms are spacious and comfortable and characterized by an authentic Tuscan atmosphere, natural grace and elegance. Guests of the Solata apartment share the farmhouses’s garden with guests of Oliveta, Pergola and Guardia apartments (each apartment has a private garden, separated from the others by a hedge). Solata’s own lovely garden covers 100 square metres (1076 square feet) and is equipped with a barbecue and a gazebo.


Farmhouse apartment Solata

  • 210 square meters (2260,49 Sq.Ft) of living space
  • 3 double bedrooms all with ensuite bathroom
  • 1 living room 
  • 1 kitchen



private garden of 100 square metres (1076 square feet). Separated from the others by a hedge.
1 gazebo
1 barbecue
Use of the estate’s grounds, in common with other guests:

Swimming pool
1.000 square metres (about 10.760 square feet) of private grounds (including orchard and lawns)
Tennis court
Bocce court
Outdoor lighting
Satellite TV
DVD player
1 fireplace


  • 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 close by, where they also have polo. Transfer time: 15 minutes by car
  • The closest Spa is in Rapolano Terme, Transfer time: 15 minutes by car