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BADIA A CORTE 15 / 12 Sleeps, Elegant Holiday Villa With Pool, Park, Patio, Immersed In The Tuscan Landscape Near Florence And Chianti



Updated: 12-Oct-2016
Sleeps 15. 8 Bedrooms. 6 Bathrooms


RECEPTIVE STRUCTURE. Situated on a hill and immersed in the unmistakable landscape of the green hills of Florentine Chianti, Badia a Corte is an old, cosy farmhouse dating back to the Middle Ages. The recent restructuring, undertaken with particular accuracy, has provided the house with all modern conveniences to ensure guests a comfortable stay yet, at the same time, respecting the characteristics of the typical country houses. The original stairs have been salvaged and restored as well as some of the ceilings like the frescoed one in the kitchen. From the house, furnished in the classic Tuscan tradition, and from the pool guests can enjoy a panorama stretching as far as the eye can see, over the orderly expanses covered with vineyards and olive groves surrounding the property, to the far-off mountains of the Vallombrosa National Park. Badia a Corte offers the opportunity of a relaxing and salutary holiday in a place rich in fascination and charm where art and nature blend in a perfect union. Moreover, its location, just a few kilometres from the principal art cities of Tuscany, like Siena, Florence, San Gigminano and Volterra, and from the characteristic villages of the Chianti area, makes it particularly suitable for organizing interesting trips in the vicinity as it is well connected to the major road networks.


The house has three floors and stands on sloping ground: this allows access to the outside from both the ground floor and the basement sited at the back of the building. The entrance on the ground floor leads, on the left, to a large sitting room with fireplace which is connected to the TV room equipped with a large satellite television and with direct access to the outside porch. On the right is a reading room and a twin bedroom with en-suite bathroom with shower. Two flights of stairs lead, respectively, to the basement and to the first floor. In the basement is a dining room connected to a large kitchen with direct access, though a French door, to the outside dining area. Also on this floor is a toilet. On the first floor is the sleeping area, composed of two twin bedrooms (with join-able beds) with en-suite bathroom with shower, a double bedroom (with dividable bed) with en-suite bathroom with shower and a further double bedroom (with dividable bed) which leads into the last twin bedroom (with join-able beds) with en-suite bathroom with shower. ANNEX. Adjacent to the main house is a one-storey annex with separate entrance, composed of an open plan kitchen with dining area, a double bedroom (with dividable bed), a single bedroom and a bathroom with shower.


The property is completely fenced-in and covers an area of 8,000 sq m. with areas of lawn alternating with areas paved in stone. The surrounding vegetation is typically Tuscan, with olive trees and vineyards but also colourful and fragrant plants such as bushes of broom and roses. From the entrance gate you go directly into a spacious, stone-paved courtyard leading to the main door of the house and to the hanging garden with swimming pool and solarium. Two porticoes, one adjacent to the courtyard and the other at the back of the house, contain, respectively, a relaxation area with benches and chairs and a ping-pong table. At the back of the house, just outside the French window of the kitchen, is a large area furnished with tables, chairs and umbrella, the ideal spot for al fresco dining in a peaceful and relaxed atmosphere. The property has a large outdoor parking area and a garage.

Swimming Pool

The pool is situated in the inner garden, in a panoramic position and framed by a lush vineyard on the side facing south. 10 metres from the house, it is sited on a lower level with respect to the ground floor. It measures 13 x 7 with a depth varying from 1,10 to 3 m. The pool has two ladders for access to the water and a diving board. A few metres from the pool is a changing room with bathroom and two hot-water showers. The purification plant is chlorine; there is lighting both inside the pool and outside in the solarium area where guests can sit in the evening to enjoy the beautiful sunset over the hills. The solarium area, paved mainly in stone, is equipped with sunbeds, deckchairs and umbrellas and a gazebo with chairs and little table.

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More Details
  • Sleeps 15
  • 8 Bedrooms
  • 6 Bathrooms, 1 Separate Toilet
  • Parking
  • Garden
  • Swimming pool
  • Barbecue
  • Pets considered
  • Internet
  • Dish washer
  • Washing machine
  • Towels provided
  • Linens provided
  • Bookable online

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Emma Villas srl Unipersonale
Emma Villas
Via Duccio di Buoninsegna, 22
00142 Roma Roma Italy
L.R.T 51/1986, N.178974
OPERATORE TURISTICO ITALIANO Autorizzato dalla provincia di Siena N. 178974 L.R.T 51/1986
VAT Reg No01188760522

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Activity and Interests

Nearest Airport : Firenze at 35 Kilometres Nearest Barpub : San Donato in Collina at 2.5 Kilometres Nearest Golf : Impruneta at 20 Kilometres Nearest Train : Rignano sull’Arno at 7 Kilometres Nearest Motorway : A1 exit Incisa at 11.5 Kilometres Nearest Restaurant : Rignano sull'Arno at 7 Kilometres Nearest Beach : Tyrrhenian Sea at 134 Kilometres Car: recommended


Badia a Corte is located in a favourable geographical position, thanks to which connections with the numerous places of historical, artistic and culinary interest are ensured by an excellent road network. The villa is easily reached from the airports in the region: Florence is just 55 km away, whilst the little town of Rignano sull’Arno, 7 km away, is served by a rail network connecting with the stations of Florence and Rome. The A1 motorway is about 11 km away whilst, directly from Rignano sull’Arno, you can follow the routes traversing the Florentine hills along the wine roads where you can explore castles, monuments and the beautiful, unspoiled natural parks of the area, such as the famous reserve of the Vallombrosa Park with its majestic monastery which can be seen in the distance from the house. Finally, for those not wanting to miss out on the exciting experience of quality shopping, just 10 km from the villa is The Mall, an outlet selling famous labels, whilst just half an hour from Florence is the other large outlet of Barberino del Mugello.

Airports: Firenze 35 km, Pisa 128 km, Roma 299, Milano 375

Train Station: Rignano sull’Arno 7 km, Incisa 11 km

Highway: A1 exit Incisa 11,5 km

Attractions within 100 km: Firenze 16 km, Greve in Chianti 30 km, Radda in Chianti 41 km, Arezzo 59 km, San Gimignano 65 km, Monteriggioni 68 km, Siena 80 km, Volterra 88 km, Montepulciano 95 km, Cortona 100 km, Pienza 100 km

Services and shops: San Donato in Collina 2,5 km, Rignano sull’Arno 7 km

Beach: Tyrrhenian Sea 134 km, Castiglione della Pescaia 175 km

Access road: 200 m of dirt road uphill, in decent condition


Rental rates

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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
25 Sep 2016 - 16 Dec 2016
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
17 Dec 2016 - 7 Jan 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
8 Jan 2017 - 28 Apr 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
29 Apr 2017 - 26 May 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
27 May 2017 - 30 Jun 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
1 Jul 2017 - 26 Aug 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
27 Aug 2017 - 30 Sep 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
1 Oct 2017 - 15 Dec 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
16 Dec 2017 - 6 Jan 2018
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Tax Rate 5.9%

- To be paid at the time of booking: 25% as DEPOSIT (non-refundable) calculated on the listed price;
- To be paid within 60 days prior to the beginning of lease: 75% as BALANCE to be paid by bank transfer or credit card.

5,9% Emma Villas Commissions INCLUDED in the final price of the reservation: this includes costs for opening and management of the practice, customer assistance service 7 days per week, agency commission, EUROP ASSISTANCE POLICY to cover penalties in case of cancellation of the stay).

At your arrival will be requested (by the property owner) the damage deposit (totally refundable in case of no damages at the end of the stay).
Damage Deposit: 900,00€

Manager's Cancellation Policy

  • 0% refund for cancellations more than 0 days before check-in date.
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Property Type

  • villa


  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Farm Holidays
  • Historic
  • Holiday Complex
  • Luxury
  • Romantic
  • Rustic
  • Spa
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions


  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Fireplace
  • Garage
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Washing Machine


  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Hob
  • Toaster


  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining
  • Dining Room


  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Game Room
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Pool Table
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television
  • Toys

Pool / Spa

  • Private Pool ...

Onsite Services

  • Car Available
  • Chauffeur
  • Concierge
  • Housekeeping
  • Massage
  • Private Chef
  • Staff


  • Events Allowed
  • Groups
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Singles
  • children welcome
  • pets considered
  • wheelchair inaccessible

Location Type

  • city centre
  • mountain
  • rural
  • town
  • village


  • arboretum
  • autumn foliage
  • botanical garden
  • caves
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • duty free shops
  • festivals
  • forests
  • library
  • live theatre
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • winery tours

Leisure Activities

  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • horse riding
  • outlet shopping
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • golf
  • golf pass optional
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • mountain biking
  • mountaineering
  • roller blading
  • caving
  • swimming
  • tennis


  • Bathroom 1 - Shower Enclosure
  • Bathroom 2 - Shower Enclosure
  • Bathroom 3 - Shower Enclosure
  • Bathroom 4 - Shower Enclosure
  • Bathroom 5 - Bath (no shower)
  • Bathroom 6 - Bath (no shower)
  • Service
  • (MAIN HOUSE: 3 with shower, 2 with tub, 1 service. DEPENDANCE: 1 with shower. En suite bathrooms: 5)


  • 8 Bedrooms, Sleeps 15
  • Bedroom 8 - 1 Single Bed
  • Bedroom 1 - 2 Single Bed, Twin Bedroom with joinable bed
  • Bedroom 2 - 2 Single Bed, Twin Bedroom with joinable beds
  • Bedroom 3 - 2 Single Bed, Twin Bedroom with joinable beds
  • Bedroom 4 - 1 Double Bed, double bedroom with divisible bed
  • Bedroom 5 - 1 Double Bed, double bedroom with divisible bed
  • Bedroom 6 - 1 Double Bed, double bedroom with divisible bed
  • Bedroom 7 - 2 Single Bed, Twin Bedroom
  • (MAIN HOUSE: 3 twins with joinable beds, 2 doubles, 1 twin. DEPENCANCE: 1 double, 1 single)


  • Balcony
  • Terrace
  • Garden
  • Barbecue ...
  • Veranda


  • Self-catering

Learn more about this holiday rental at the owner's website


  • Suitable for elderly. babycot; Fenced: Yes; Height above sea level: 329 m

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