Villa description

Villa Torre Il Santo, strategically oriented at the top of one of the most perfectly situated Chianti hills, offers our guests stunning views of the Tuscan valleys and countryside beyond.

Originally built in the year 1000AD, Villa Torre Il Santo has undergone a lengthy and meticulously conceived restoration. Today, as a result, guests may enjoy the extraordinary views provided from its unique Tuscan hilltop location. This gorgeous villa, which has been beautifully appointed with the latest modern facilities, has all the comforts that one might want for a memorable and truly unforgettable holiday. Il Santo, is rented as one villa but is composed of two separate buildings, which are connected by a glass corridor. Both the old tower and the hay barn have been completely restored with old brick floors and reclaimed wooden ceilings, showcasing the best of contemporary Italian design, with a very cool, clean look.


Main floor: Two large living rooms with glorious arched windows providing a spectacular view over the valley; one twin bedroom (or join as queen) with en-suite bathroom; and a separate powder room
First floor: One bedroom (queen size bed) with fireplace and a large double shower bathroom; One twin bedroom (or join as queen) with en suite shower bathroom, and one bedroom (queen size bed) with en-suite bathroom and adjoining living room (perfect for reading) with large fireplace
Second floor: A master bedroom with queen size bed, separate dressing room, and large bathroom with lavish bathtub and separate walk-in shower

Hay Barn

Main floor: Gourmet kitchen with all facilities (Two ovens, one microwave oven, double fridge, wine fridge, 8 burner induction stove, double sinks, commercial dishwasher; dining room which seats 16-18 , laundry room and powder room
First floor: Two bedrooms (queen size beds) each with en suite bathroom

Guest house at swimming pool level

Studio with double bed, bathroom with shower, and combination kitchen/living room

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Services included

  • Bed, bathroom and kitchen linen
  • Water
  • Gas for cooking
  • Hot water
  • Electricity
  • Air conditioning
  • Extra cots for children
  • Villa cleaning staff (2 hours on Tuesdays and Thursdays)
  • Pool cleaning service
  • Satellite TV, DVD player, VHS player, Wi-Fi
  • Final cleaning

Services for children

For children up to the age of 2 years, cots are supplied free of charge and must be requested at time of booking.

Swimming pool

The infinity swimming pool with its annexed Jacuzzi overlooks the amazing Chianti countryside. Vineyards changing colors with the seasons, and the silhouetted towers of the San Gimignano skyline on the horizon, guarantee complete relaxation under the Tuscan sun.

Cook service

At Villa il Santo, a cook is available on short notice to prepare typical, tasty Tuscan dishes. An excellent chef is available on request to create special menus for wedding banquets, parties and receptions.


Daily cleaning included except Sunday and holidays.
Extra cleaning services can be arranged on request. The final cleaning, however, is included.

Air conditioning

Air conditioning services the entire villa but should you wish to enjoy the fresh air, all windows have built in screens.


Bookings are weekly, from Saturday to Saturday, with arrivals accepted after 4:00 pm. and departures requested prior to 10:00 am.

In the price per week, you have 4 hours cleaning twice in the week included.

Deposit of € 1.500 on arrival to be refund before depart, deducted eventual domages or extra costs.

Local Tax of € 1.50 per person per day not included, to be paid cash before depart.

Bookings will be confirmed by e-mail or fax.

Payment terms

50% at booking
50% three months before arrival date.

Cancellation policy

We refund booking deposit if cancellation arrives before August of the previous year. After that date, we refund the booking deposit only in case we succeed in renting the full period or part of it in case of more than one week.

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