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Borgo Teatro

Bird's eye view over the hamlet
The outdoor living area
Lunch is laid in the main patio
The 15m pool
The characteristic facade of villa Borgo Teatro dates from the 18th century
The hall has a table designed by the famous Italian artist Ceroli
The dining room
Art on the wall is by the Japanese artist Rossi Shimitzu Tetsuro, who lives in Milan
The owners know everyting about good food, and the local cook is extraordinary, you must try her!
The professional kitchen is ideal ...
... for cooking classes.
Bedroom 1
Detail of Bedroom 1
Bedroom 2
Adjoining bathroom.
Upstairs living room
with art by the local artist Francesco Bruni
The second upstairs living area
Bedroom 3
Bedroom 3
All bathrooms are in the same style
Roses from the garden
Bedroom 4
Bedroom 5
Bedroom 5
Bathroom 5
Bedroom 6
View from bedroom 6
Bedroom 7
View from bedroom 7
Bathroom 7
The red clay tennis court lies 500 m from the villa, and is shared with the owners
Just relax under the shaded pergola
Or enjoy a yoga class
Views onto the village of Tavarnelle in the background
The crest of the family that built the villa in the 15th century



Borgo Teatro
Borgo Teatro is a generous villa part of a 1000 year old hamlet just south of Florence. A facade with layers of patina opens onto beautifully clean and modern interiors, Italian design at its best. The villa has a large swimming pool, a tennis court, an open air theater and several courtyards, terraces and patios.
7 BR
Florence 45 km / 28 Miles
Daily maid
Air condition
pets welcome


Prime location for this villa in the Chianti hills, half way between Florence and Siena. Borgo Teatro lies in a charming hamlet perched on a ridge overlooking the world famous hills south of Florence. This is an ancient manor house built in the 15th century by a wealthy merchant and patron of the arts who sponsored important painters. It was purchased at the end of the 1950s by the family of the actual owner. Lately they undertook a painstaking reconstruction, incorporating exquisite modern design and contemporary art. The minimalist interiors bring the outdoors in.
The main villa is fully air conditioned and it has 7 finely furnished bedrooms, all ensuite, three spacious living rooms, a dining room and a brilliant professional kitchen.
There is an open-air theater in the woods near the villa where the owners organise plays, concerts and mini operas for guests and friends during the summer periods.
The pool is surrounded by rambling roses, and the views over the surrounding olive groves are enchanting.
Near the pool are changing rooms.

An astro turf tennis court, located 500 meters from the villa, is available for the guests to stay fit.

Marriage ceremonies can be held at the villa.


• Swimming pool, 15×7, with gazebo and changing room
• Jacuzzi hot tub in the pool area
• Beautiful cypress avenue leading up to the villa
• Outdoor theater in the century old small wood near the villa
• Large stone terrace with covered outdoor eating area
• Shared tennis court nearby
• Extensive grounds which include olive groves and vineyards
• Please note that Borgo Teatro is part of an hamlet including the owner’s houses and the hamlet church.


• Large entrance hall with antique wooden benches and a designer wooden table.
• Contemporary art decorates the ground floor where the living room can be found, with original handmade terracotta stone floor, opening through a arch to the dining area with long iron table and an original fireplace. French door opens onto the courtyard
• Large professional kitchen ideal for cooking classes. From this room there is access to the courtyard with the outdoor eating area
• The cellar is located on the lower ground floor. Guests are welcome to help themselves with the wine and olive oil produced from the estate, a price list is available in the cellar
• Two spacious living areas on the first floor both comfortably furnished with sofas and armchairs. One of them has a typical stone fireplace which has the coat of arms of the family who built the house. There is Sat TV, DVD player and a CD player.
• 5 double bedrooms, one single and a further double, ideal for children or young adults, all air conditioned and ensuite with views over the garden and swimming pool onto the hills beyond.



• Air conditioning throughout
• WiFi throughout
• Built-in mosquitoes screens in all bedrooms
• Flat-screen TV and DVD Player
• Satellite TV
• Tumble dryer and washing Machine
• Dishwasher
• Hairdryer in all bathrooms
• Ceiling Fans
• CD Player
• Safe and house alarm
• Use of tennis court located 500 mts from the villa

Staff | Service included

• Complimentary Welcome Dinner
• Maid service 2 hours per day except Sundays and holidays
• A/C
• Pool and garden maintenance

Staff | Service on request

• Heating
• Cook
• Cooking classes
• Babysitter
• Wine Tastings
• It is also possible for marriage ceremonies to be held at the villa.


To receive the floor plans of this villa contact Katharina or Gaia at contact@excellence.villas

• Closest village Tavarnelle, 1.5km – 5 minutes drive
• Closest commercial and private (private jets) airport Florence 45km – 40 minutes drive
• Greve in Chianti 24km – 35 minutes
• San Gimignano 25km – 40 minutes
• Florence 36km – 40 minutes drive
• Siena 60km – 50 minutes
• Pisa 105km – 1 hour 20 minutes
• Rome 303km – 2 hours

Things to do

• The Chianti area: Famous for its wines – the Chianti Classico – this area of Tuscany has more than just world-class oenological pleasures to offer. The curious visitor will come accross many delightful villages, each of them with a history of its own. Let us simply mention lesser known gems such as the romanesque church of Sant’Appiano, the Basilica of Impruneta, the fortified castle of Monteriggioni and the roofless romanesque abbey of San Galgano which are all close. And don’t miss the Saturday market in the small town of Greve.
• San Gimignano is a small walled medieval hill town in the province of Siena, Tuscany, north-central Italy. It is mainly famous for its medieval architecture, especially its towers, which may be seen from several kilometers outside the town. The town also is known for the white wine, Vernaccia di San Gimignano, grown in the area.
• Florence: The city lies on the Arno River and is known for its history and its importance in the Middle Ages and in the Renaissance, especially for its art and architecture. A centre of medieval European trade and finance, the city is often considered the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance; in fact, it has been called the Athens of the Middle Ages.[2] It was long under the de facto rule of the Medici family. From 1865 to 1870 the city was also the capital of the Kingdom of Italy. The historic centre of Florence continues to attract millions of tourists each year and was declared a World Heritage Site by UNESCO in 1982.
• Siena: The Sienese have no doubt, their town is the most beautiful in all of Tuscany, if not all of Italy. Siena has remained a Gothic city. Renaissance, one of the major influences in Florence, hardly affected the urban development of Siena. The city unfolds around the main shell-shaped square called “Il Campo.” Twice a year the famous horse race known as the “Palio” takes place here. The narrow streets are lined with old shops and small cafes, while churches and museums are real treasures of the fourteenth century.
• Restaurants: eating out is a way of getting to know the area. Simple local trattorias rub their shoulders with more sophisticated restaurants specialised in refined cuisine. Fresh local produce allways plays the leading role.
• Local craftsmanship: hand-made terracotta pots from Impruneta, hand painted pottery from Montelupo, mouth-blown crystal glass from the neighbouring village Colle Val d’Elsa, not to mention the south bank of the Arno river in Florence where you will find a multitude of craftsmen working silver, leather, wood, glass, paper and metal.

To receive a complete overview of activities and sightseeing in the area, contact Katharina or Gaia at contact@excellence.villas We will promptly email you an exhaustive document.

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