TUSCANY: CHIANTI 15th cen VILLA IL PALAGGIO – The affordable optionFeb 12th, 2011 | By June | Category: Featured Articles
Commanding story-book views of the enchanting Val di Arno and built around a medieval watchtower, Villa Palagio in Chianti is a large Tuscan farmhouse positioned in the heart of its own winery. All of its sitting rooms and bedrooms are spacious, comfortable and splendidly furnished to a very high standard in classic Tuscan style with contemporary Italian designed furniture .
Villa il Palagio 15th century villa consists of 33 apartments all refurbished to the highest possible standards and sold in a fractional ownership plan. There is a mix of 1, 2 and 3 bedroom apartments, it’s outbuildings and a new build section all designed to sit seamlessly alongside the old Villa. All the original features within the Villa have been maintained.
The property has recently undergone complete refurbishment, yet the owners have been careful to preserve the villa’s original character and an atmosphere of a long time past. The terrace, which offers beautiful panoramic views, is situated above the swimming pool to the left of the villa.
The pool, measuring 25m x 12m is reached by ancient stone steps leading down to the apple orchard, itself surrounded by a marvelous grape pergola, with easy access to the changing rooms beneath the terrace. In a sheltered and shaded area to the rear of Palagio, guests can also enjoy the marvelous onsite SPA and fitness center.
Villa Palagio is ideally located for taking advantage of the wide range of cultural opportunities, with Florence, the Chianti region, San Gimignano, Siena, and Arezzo all being within easy reach by train or car. Located within the DOCG Chianti Rufina area, the estate produces the world famous Chianti Rufina as well as excellent olive oil. The natural and artistic beauty of the Valdisieve valley makes it possible for guests to enjoy different excursions according to their interests.