Villa Rignana, Florence, Italy Vacation Rental
Surrounded by vineyards and nestling in the heart of the Chianti Classico region, Villa Rignana is a true gem, its ideal location and enchanting view is just what you would expect from a Bertolucci movie. The Villa is located between Florence and Siena and near the picturesque villages of Greve-in-Chianti, Panzano and San Gimignano.
Dating from the 12th Century, the Villa Rignana was once a monastery and has an interesting history behind it. Now it is a delightful private residence of 1,000 square meters, painstakingly restored to retain and enhance the original historical features and furnished with Florentine family antiques.
The villa can be rented as a whole accommodating up to 18 guests in 9 double rooms with ensuite bathrooms, drawing rooms with large fireplaces, a library with a wide range of books, gazebos, pergolas, outdoor and indoor dining room. Smaller parts of the villa can be rented separately.
The garden has a range of aromatic herbs which inebriate the air, rows of lavender accompany the path to the infinity pool, and the view is enchanting in every direction. Villa Rignana is ecologically run and most of the products used in the kitchen come straight from its grounds like extra virgin olive oil, vegetables, geese eggs, fruits berries and game meat.
The pets consist of 2 Rhodesian Ridgebacks, 2 Arab horses, 1 Shetland pony, a range of geese, ducks and chickens, and Caterina the cat. They are all very friendly and love to be patted. The Villa has full time staff so you can enjoy your stay in a truly relaxing Italian way.
In the grounds of the Rignana estate there is a superb marble constant flow swimming pool 18 by 8 meters, outdoor Jacuzzi, bocce pitch, ping pong, croquet, badminton court and trampoline. In the villa there also is a gym room with sauna, steam shower, massages and beauty treatments can be arranged. It is ideal for a family gathering, weddings or a party celebration weekend.
During wild boar and deer hunts, shooting weekends are arranged including game dinners accompanied by the best Chiantis.
No Smoking Inside
Cooking Classes Available (additional charge)
Use of Main Grounds Available
Chef (additional charge)
2 Full Time Staff
Summer Time High Season
Dates Rates Weekly | Rates Monthly
Year Round €14,000 Inquire
January - December
Cookery Week €1,250 n/a
On-site Pets (dogs)