Fontanelle is a charming villa in Tuscany with a private swimming pool located close by the village of Montalcino, famous worldwide for its beauty and red wine production among which Brunello di Montalcino. This property is ideal for wine lovers as it is close to many well-known vineyards offering daily tours. Fontanelle is positioned in a spectacular position surrounded by vineyards, olive trees, cypresses and with views of the surrounding hills.
The owner, a renowned Italian Architect and Interior Designer, has furnished Fontanelle at a very high standard. Because of its charming style, the house has been featured in several books and magazines, including House and Garden, Elle Decor and Tuscany Interiors. The rooms have been painted and furnished throughout in natural colors, which blend perfectly with the brick tiled floors, exposed beams, and sunny open spaces.
One of the highlights of the house is its magnificent living room with vaulted ceilings opens to the rear of the house to a pretty terrace with vines, pots of flowers and views over the countryside. Furthermore, there is a one-of-a-kind terrace overlooking the outside surrounding countryside ideal for al-fresco dining.
For those looking to enjoy traditional Tuscan food, there is a list of several excellent restaurants close by. One of the wineries close by most loved by travelers is Castello Banfi Relais Chateaux where guests can taste the excellent wine as well as dine in one of its two restaurants.
Val d'Orcia, Crete Senesi, Pienza, Bagno Vignoni (hot springs), Monte amiata (natura trekking, hiking etc), Bagni San Filippo (charming natural hot springs) are a short drive away. Furthermore, Fontanelle is one hour drive from Siena, one hour drive from the seaside and an hour and a half from the renowned golf course of Punta Ala.
Salogi Team will be happy to suggest local food markets, activities in the surrounding area and sightseeings.
For larger groups, Fontanelle can be rented for 12, 14 or 16 guests
A stately villa set in a prime position in the heart of the Montalcino vineyards, Fontanelle belongs to a famous Italian interior designer. This is apparent in the care that has been given to the renovation and decoration of the house. With its vaulted ceilings and exposed beams, pastel walls and old tiled floors, Fontanelle is full of charm and light. No wonder that it has often been featured in publications such as House & Garden, Elle Décor and Tuscany Interiors.
The exteriors, equally gorgeous, boast a beautiful, private swimming pool (12 x 6 metres) and a garden filled with plants and trees, including cypresses and olive trees. Let's not forget the summer dining room and charming terrace, both offering a marvellous panorama.
Should you want to taste the well-known Brunello di Montalcino wine, the Castello di Banfi and Camigliano wineries are just a few kilometres away.
Ground floor: entrance; large beautifully furnished living room with fireplace and french windows opening onto the terrace and garden, covered dining terrace, dining room also opening to terrace, very nice kitchen.
First floor: 2 double bedrooms with king-size 4-poster beds and en-suite bathroom. Sitting room with TV, fireplace and sofa-bed. Twin bedroom with en-suite bathroom. Double bedroom with en-suite bathroom. Twin bedroom with independent access with en-suite shower bathroom.
Separate outbuiliding to front of the house with laundry
There is another separate outbuilding, at extra cost, which would allow for groups of up to 16 people.
Groceries in Sant'Angelo Scalo: 5 km, Restaurants and wineries: 5-7 km, Montalcino with supermarket, restaurants and bars 9 km; Grossetto 45 km; Siena 50 km
Maid service is included in the price 3 hours a day, 5 days a week.