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Villa Bianca

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June 2013

Our week the latter part of June at Villa Bianca could not have been more perfect. Villa Bianca is an absolutely beautiful villa in an ideal location in Tuscany - 30 minutes from Siena and Florence. Annagloria and Enzo, the owners, live next door, speak perfect English and are most helpful. The villa has all the amenities, especially a well stocked wine cellar with their own very reasonably priced chianti. Marta is a wonderful cook and also a great teacher - her dinners were delicious. Annagloria's roses were gorgeous and we enjoyed them throughout the villa. The pool and gardens were always perfect, thanks to Enzo. Annagloria's suggestions and directions were great and her recommendation for the restaurant Al Macereto was perfecto - a definite must. We had our children and grandchildren with us and everyone had a fabulous time. 

Lawson & Tom A. Tarboro, NC
December 2011

Great hosts, very hospitable and came to check on us daily, great family loved them! James and Lori, you are the best "friends" you could ask for before heading to Italy! !!! You made our Christmas wonderful!

Georgette T. Jackson, MS
December 2011

Hi Lori. Sorry I am just now replying to the first email! My email has been messed up since we left. But I didn't care because we had the most wonderful Christmas vacation ever!!!!! Annagloria and Enzo are so wonderful and helpful. Their children were as well. They gave all 5 children presents during the week and for Christmas day. They decorated with a tree and nativity scene. The property is so beautiful and the town of Tavernelle is so close and the people so friendly. Each day either Enzo or Annagloria came to check on us and help us with directions and planning. The kids played soccer in the yard with their dog and played hide n seek in the olive groves. Marta the cook was wonderful. Cindy the tour guide was awesome. And Wynn the owner of al macerata( i think that was the name) was so gracious on Christmas day and the meal was Delicioso. Because of your and James's care and guidance and info our time was enjoyable not spent running around trying to figure things out. Y'all were a blessing to me and my family. Thank you so much I will fill out the survey ASAP. Ciao and auguri. 

The Turners Jackson MS


  • Air Conditioning
  • Barbecue
  • Car Essential
  • CD Player
  • Dishwasher
  • Dryer
  • DVD Player
  • Fireplace
  • Garden
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Outdoor Dining
  • Private Parking
  • Private Pool
  • Private Terrace
  • Safe
  • Satellite TV
  • Telephone
  • Washing Machine
  • Window Screens
  • Wireless Internet

About this Villa

Villa Bianca is a lovely villa situated in the heart of Tuscany, in the Chianti area. The Villa is located in a valley rich in history near Florence, Siena, San Gimignano, Volterra and many other Medieval and Renaissance cities and towns.

Villa Bianca is part of a collection of three buildings. One of these is the home of the owner and her beautiful family. The villa has extensive grounds which include olive groves and vineyards typical of Tuscany. The large pool is located amidst olive trees providing a wonderful Tuscan atmosphere and pretty views of the softly rolling hills that surround the property. Villa Bianca has several pretty courtyards and well maintained gardens providing guests with several places to sit and enjoy the warm Tuscan sun or relax in the shade of olive trees. The villa is furnished with wonderful antiques, many passed down through the owners family. It also has the original handmade terracotta stone floors and the first floor has the traditional Tuscan ceiling of wooden beams and terracotta tiles. The warmth of your hosts radiates from the moment you arrive with their complimentary Tuscan welcome dinner and their graceful de facto concierge service. The hospitable family speaks fluent English and are always available to share their encyclopedic knowledge of local shopping gems, activities and restaurants! The villa can be rented with six bedrooms for a maximum of 12 guests, or with the adjacent cottage for a maximum of eight bedrooms. Please inquire. 

Included in price

  • Complimentary arrival dinner
  • One set of bed, bath and swimming pool linens on Saturdays
  • Garden and swimming pool maintenance
  • 2 hours of cleaning twice a week except on Sundays and festivities
  • Kitchen linens
  • Final cleaning
  • Air conditioning
  • Wifi
  • Swimming pool open from Mid May to Mid October
  • Tennis Court
  • Barberino Val d'Elsa is 2 km/1.5 mi
  • Poggibonsi less than 5 minutes
  • Tavarnelle (tennis) is 5 km/3 mi
  • Bagnano (horse back riding) is 8 km/5 mi
  • S. Gimignano is 15 minutes by car
  • Castelfalfi Country Club (tennis, 18-hole golf, hiking and bike riding) is 30 minutes
  • Florence is 30 minutes
  • Siena is 30 minutes
  • Airport: Florence 45 minutes
  • Airport: Pisa 1 hour and 15 minutes
  • Airport: Rome 3.5 hours  


Large entrance with original antique wooden arch door, large dining room with a fireplace with a long table where 12-14 people can eat, large fully equipped kitchen, pantry, laundry with washer and dryer, powder room, cellar with the owners production Chianti red wine stored for guests (at very reasonable prices).

Twin/double bedroom with a small window, low ceiling and en suite shower bathroom with bathtub which could be perfect for a nanny.


A small well appointed office room with internet access, free WI-FI, phone, fax, safe box.


Two gracious lounges/living rooms, fireplace, satellite TV, CD player.

Yellow bedroom: double bed (queen size), view of the garden and swimming pool, bathroom with shower; Yellow/green bedroom: 2 beds (can be joined as a double), view of the courtyard, bathroom with shower; White/blue bedroom: double bed (queen size), view of the courtyard, bathroom with shower; White bedroom: double bed (queen size), view of the church and the cypress-lined road, bathroom with shower; Single bedroom: single bed (an extra single bed can be added), view of the garden and the area in front of the Villa, bathroom with shower. All bedrooms have ceiling fans. And the entire house is air conditioned.


Courtyard with al fresco marble table which seats 18 people, 5 arm chairs and along with a side table. Large garden of two hectares, olive trees and rose bushes. Gated swimming pool area with a large swimming pool (15m x 7m and 1.40m deep), changing room, shower and sun beds. Next to the villa within walking distance is a tennis court for guest use.

  • Heating upon consumption
  • Additional Cook Services: Per person 20 Euro for breakfast and 35 Euro for dinner per person (children at a lower price) this includes shopping, food and cleaning up.
  • Additional cleaning 15 Euro per maid (2 to 3 maids required)
  • Local Tax of euro 1.50 per person per day to be paid cash upon arrival
  • Refundable Security deposit of 1500 Euro to be paid upon arrival and will be returned in cash upon departure less any unpaid expenses or damages.

About Tuscany

"You have only to raise your eyes and Art and Beauty come to meet you" --Franco Zeffierelli
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About Chianti

Chianti actually consists of a number of particular wine regions in Tuscany however the most famous area, Chianti Classico, is located between the cities of Florence and Siena.
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