Villa Le Barone
Beauty, serenity, authenticity and hospitality are the key words to describe Villa le Barone. Staying at Le Barone is very much like visiting friends in a private, elegant home set in the gorgeous Tuscan hills in front of the San Leolino roman Abbey. The lounges are especially inviting, beautifully furnished with charming, family antiques and paintings. There are 30 guestrooms, some with their own terrace. All are differently decorated, with modern tiled bathrooms. Rooms are in the main Villa or in renovated cottages and barns. Dinner, based on typical Tuscan recipes, is served in the restaurant, which formerly housed the winery, or on the terrace weather permitting. Wonderful little secluded hideaways are found in the parklike setting where guests can find a quiet nook to read or just to sit and soak in the beauty of the surroundings hills. There is a lovely swimming pool, romantically set on a rose garden terrace looking over the vineyards and a tennis court with a beautiful view on the Chianti hills. Villa le Barone is also an ideal base to explore some of Tuscany's most beautiful cities, as well as the surrounding Chianti wineries. Magnificent hiking and biking possibilities are available around the Villa. There is a 18 holes golf course in the vicinity Le Barone was once the home of the famous Tuscan family, Della Robbia, whose beautiful predominantly white and blue terracottas are still seen throughout Italy. It was restored into a de small charm hotel by a descendant of the family, Duchessa Franca Visconti. Today, her heir, Count Corso Aloisi de Larderel and his wife, are the owners. They come frequently to the Villa to greet guests and to ensure that the impeccable standards and taste prevail.
Villa Le Barone has 28 individually decorated rooms: each of them has a unique
character, with antique furniture, old prints on the walls, pretty fabrics and
brightly-colored spreads, terracotta floors. Some of them have rafters and beams.
Rooms are in the Main Villa or in renovated cottages and barns. Some have have their own terrace. Each room is provided with minibar, safe, internet access and TV on request. Fresh flowers or fresh seasonal fruits are offered in every room.
Dinner is served in the restaurant in the old winery or in the terrace weather permitting. It is a typical Tuscan dinner by candle lights, composed of self service ‘antipasti’, and of a choice of various dishes for the 3 following courses . You will be also able to enjoy a large variety of Italian cheeses, and to appreciate the Chianti Classico wines, specially selected for our guests. Our dishes are prepared with local and fresh products.
Our services : restaurant, bar, covered parking area, room service , TV lounge, reading sitting area, tennis court, swimming pool, ping pong table, golf at 18 km, bikes to rent. On request we organise guided excursions to Florence, Siena, Historical gardens, painting courses, cooking classes , wine tasting tours, walking and biking itineraries.
Tennis, fitness area and swimming pool on site. Villa Le Barone can organize tours and excursions to help our guests discover our beautiful Chianti and Tuscany: visits of Florence, Siena, San Gimignano with qualified guides, visits of historical gardens in the vicinity of Florence and Siena, painting courses, cooking courses, wine tastings, accompanied tours biking, hiking, golfing is also possible. The renowned Ugolino 18 holes golf course is only 15/20 minutes from our Villa.
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Between Florence and Sienna GPS position: - Long. 11° 18' 53 - Lat. 43° 32' 05 Distances from: - Florence: 29 KM - Siena: 33 KM - Pisa: 90 KM -1h30 - Roma: 260 KM Airports: Florence Airport, Pisa, Rome. Arrangements can be made to meet clients. By car: From the North: Autostrada A1, coming from Milano, Bologna, Pisa: 1. Exit "Firenze Certosa" 2. Superstrada Siena 3. After 22km, exit San Donato, direction Castellina 4. In San Donato, direction Piazza. 5. Go through Sicelle, Piazza 6. 1st and 2nd cross, turn left direction Greve. 7. Arriving in Panzano, take direction San Leolino and “Villa Le Barone” on your right. From the South: Autostrada A1, coming from Rome: 1. Exit "Incisa" (Montevarchi) 2. Continue to Figline Valdarno 3. Continue in direction of Greve 4. At the light in Greve, turn left towards Panzano 5. Arriving in Panzano, take direction “Villa Le Barone” on the left. Go straight and turn right at the 2nd cross.
Ideally positioned in the heart of Chianti, Villa Le Barone is a peaceful heaven from which to explore the well-known Tuscan cities famous for their artistic treasures: Florence, Siena, San Gimignano. Closer to Villa Le Barone, other smaller cities are worth seeing for their atmosphere, architecture, such as Lamole, Castellina, Montefiorale or Greve (hometown of Mona Lisa, the model of Leonardo Da Vinci and of Giovanni Da Verrazzano, who discovered the Hudson bay of New York). Villa Le Barone organizes tours for their guests, at their request, with qualified guides.
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