The charming resort near to Florence and the Chianti valley is the perfect choice for those looking to get a taste of authentic Tuscan life in a town rich in history and charm. Meticulous renovation work has restored the 13th century manor house to its original splendour, creating a superior luxury resort. The 10,000 square metres of forested parkland, chestnut and oak trees and a scenic pool make it an exclusive resort, designed for guests seeking absolute pleasure. Facilities at the 7-room club resort include a lobby, children's playground, laundry service, car park and a bicycle hire service.
Located in San Donato in Collina (Bagno a Ripoli), the resort is an ideal base for exploring the Tuscany region between Florence and the Chianti valley. Florence is 15 km away, the Chianti hills rise just a few kilometres from the residence, and the small and delightful regional capital of Greve in Chianti is 20 km away. The nearest beach, in Pisa, is around an hour and 20 minutes away by car. Nearby airport include Florence-Peretola (37 km away) and Pisa-Galileo Galilei (approximately 97 km aay).
Each suite is furnished in a manner echoing the elegantly refined Tuscan style. The traditional furnishings are enhanced by modern appliances, which are perfectly integrated in each apartment to provide the utmost comfort. All apartments come with an en suite bathroom with shower and hairdryer, and offer a double bed. Standard features include a home theatre, individually regulated heating and air conditioning, and mood lighting controlled by a single push-button panel which is installed in each room. The 42 or 32-inch LCD HDTVs come with Sky channels, and the free wireless Internet access completes the technological facilities. A radio, direct dial telephone and kitchenette with minibar/fridge, microwave and tea and coffee making facilities also feature as standard. The units are designed to provide those who want to stay in the Tuscany region, close to Florence and a stone's throw from the Chianti valley, with exclusive and comfortable accommodation.
The resort offers an outdoor hot tub, an outdoor swimming pool with panoramic view and a sun terrace with parasols. Massages are also offered, and guests can explore the surrounding area by bike. Ugolino Golf Club is approximately half an hour's drive from the resort.
A continental breakfast is served each morning.
Guests can enjoy the service of a personal chef - an exclusive in-house professional who helps guests to select menus and fine wines that will tempt the most discerning palates. Guests can also discover the flavours and aromas of authentic Tuscan cuisine in a private cooking lesson with an expert chef. The in-room massage service is available on request. Check-in is from 2 pm until 7 pm. Guests planning to arrive outside these times should please notify the resort in advance, so alternative arrangements can be made. Check-out is from 8 am until 11 am. As the resort is located in the countryside, a car is essential.
Direct dial telephone
Satellite cable TV