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Pietralata lies in a prime location in the Chianti area, among vineyards, olive groves and old oak trees
The pool
The estate consists of 2 buildings, the main villa with 6 bedrooms and a smaller cottage with 2 bedrooms
The main villa has ...
an ample outdoor area with ...
living and dining space ...
shaded by a pergola ...
with plenty of comfortable seating, inviting guests to linger in the shade of the rustic hardscape
The hilltop village of Panzano as seen from Pietralata
The living room
Another view of the living room
The dining room has large French doors onto the garden and the outdoor living and dining area
Another view of the dining room which is connected to the kitchen by an arch
The kitchen is bright, and professionally equipped
A perfect place for people who love to cook
The TV room with comfortable built-in couches
The master bedroom
and its Travertino marble ensuite
Bedroom II has a French door onto the garden
Another view of Bedroom II
The ample ensuite of bedroom II
with its old fashioned tub
On the first floor of the main villa there are 4 additional bedrooms all ensuite. Bedroom III
Bedroom IV
Bedroom V. Both twins can be turned into doubles.
Bedroom VI is the smallest bedroom of the main villa
Luxurious marble ensuite
Bird's eye
The Cottage
The Cottage oudoor dining area
Cottage: Light and spacious living room with original fireplace and ...
fully tuned piano
Cottage: view from the living room the the hall
Cottage: The entrance hall
The Cottage kitchen
Cottage: the kitchen
Cottage: Bedroom VII
Detail of Bedroom VII
Cottage: Bedroom VIII
Cottage: another view of Bedroom VIII
This bedroom has an ensuite and French doors onto ...
a cosy loggia
Wooden pergola with casual sitting by the pool
On the left a small dependence hosts ...
the air conditioned gym with a few machines and a relaxing steam bath.
A general view of the property
Old stone walls, typical of the area
The Barn
Dining terrace of The Barn
Living and dining
The kitchen
Barn bedroom 1
Barn bedroom 2
The annex
It has one bedroom with a covered terrace



Picture perfect farmhouse in prime location in Chianti between Florence and Siena, Pietralata enjoys beautiful surroundings. The next village is a mere 10 minutes away.
11 BR
Florence 50 km - 50 min
child safe pool
Daily maid
Air condition


This wonderful property lies in the heart of the Chianti region between Florence and Siena. It is located in a superb spot, among vineyards, olive groves and green oak trees, yet only a 10 minute ride from both Greve and Panzano in Chianti. The property consists of 4 buildings, the main villa with 6 bedrooms, the Cottage, the Barn and the Annex, within 10 strides from the main villa. All bedrooms have their own bathrooms. A beautiful pool (15x6m) lies next to the villa.

The villa was built centuries ago in the typical Tuscan country style, with walls made of the local stone. There are many french doors opening onto the surrounding garden as well as numerous windows across the house making it a property full of natural light.

2 large double bedrooms lie on the ground floor and 4 more bedrooms, two of which configured as twin (but can be doubles), occupy the first floor of the main villa. The Cottage hosts 2 bedrooms, a twin and a double, and there is another double in the Annex. The Barn has two further bedrooms. All bedrooms have dedicated bathrooms. Finally there is a well equipped air conditioned gym with a few machines and a relaxing steam bath.

The outdoors are amazing, well manicured lawns, wild flowers, terraces made of large stone flags, and a wonderful pool.

Pietralata is part of an important historical estate, which offers services such as concierge service, wine tastings, cooking lessons, wellness center and a fully equipped gym. Lately the residence was chosen by Chef Anthony Bourdain to film an episode of his TV show No Reservations.


• 6m x 15m swimming pool, fenced
• Large pergola with casual sitting by the pool
• Ample outdoor terrace with casual sitting and dining shaded by a pergola
• Ping pong table
• Located within a large estate of vineyards and olive groves


• Two living spaces with fireplace and comfortable sofas
• Sitting area with cable TV and DVD.
• Professional kitchen with French doors onto the outdoor ding area
• Additional fully equipped kitchen in the Cottage with outdoor dining terrace
• Main house has 6 bedrooms, Cottage 2 bedrooms, Barn 2 bedrooms and Annex 1 bedroom
• The bedrooms are spacious and well-proportioned, all come with air-conditioning and en suite bathrooms and have carefully chosen high quality fabrics and color schemes.
• An air-conditioned gym area with Hammam



• Air-conditioning in all bedrooms and in the gym
• Wi-Fi throughout
• Cable TV with English news channels
• Ipod dock station
• Ping-pong
• Safe
• Rooms and bathrooms have complete sets of towels, bathrobes, hairdryers, bath set with soap and shampoo
• Washing machine and dryer

Staff | Service included

• Welcome basket with fresh, organic Vignamaggio’s local products: fruit, vegetables, wine, olive oil, balsamic vinegar, pasta, cheese, milk, jam and more
• Daily homemade breakfast
• Daily maid service, every day for 3 hours
• Mid-week linen and towels change
• Final cleaning
• Garden and pool maintenance
• Cot and high chair (upon request)

Staff | Service on request

• Private chef
• Cooking classes
• Social events for more than 22 guests can be organized
• Grocery shopping
• Gas heating
• Piano-tuning for events


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

• Nearest village with shops, pharmacy, restaurants Greve in Chianti 5 km – 10 min
• Closest commercial and private airport Florence 50 km – 50 min
• Panzano 5 km – 10 min
• Castellina in Chianti 20 km – 20 min
• Florence 50 km – 50 min
• San Gimignano 40 km – 50 min
• Siena 40 km- 1 hour
• Volterra 65 km – 1 hour and 20 min
• Pisa 95 km – 1 hour and half
• Lucca 100 km – 1 hour and half
• Rome 300 km – 3 hours and half

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.
• 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.
• 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.
• 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.
• The seashore: the sandy beaches along the coast of Versilia at turn of the century Viareggio and fashionable Forte dei Marmi with their trendy bars, designer shopping and some of the best seafood restaurants in Italy
• 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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