Renovated citrus conservatory at historic castle
10 guests · 5 bedrooms · 5 baths
This stunning Tuscan villa is situated in a hilly region known as the Montagnola Senese, just west of Siena. A remodeled antique "limonaia," or citrus conservatory, the villa is part of Castello di Celsa, a restored castle that has been owned by the same family for four centuries. This unique estate also includes the gorgeous sixteenth-century Peruzzi Chapel, as well as a large restored barn for special events. Nestled within this extraordinary setting, the Limonaia is superbly appointed for a memorable getaway, including a private swimming pool and tennis court, beautiful living and dining areas, and a gourmet kitchen. Five bedrooms can accommodate families, destination wedding guests, and groups of friends up to ten in size.
The expansive estate invites you to relish the open-air pleasures of the Tuscan countryside. Play games of tennis under the crystalline sky, and refresh yourself in the sparkling pool. Bask in the sunlight on poolside lounge chairs, and savor alfresco meals beneath the flower-clad pergola. Wander the fabulous gardens in the afternoon, and sip local wines in the outdoor lounge at sunset, admiring the sweeping views of the Sienese hills.
The interiors exude a vintage Tuscan elegance, enhanced by high-end contemporary features. Ample windows and an arched doorway infuse the living rooms with natural light and summer breezes, while fresh white walls accentuate the rustic wood ceiling beams and gorgeous paintings. The kitchen is a gourmet's dream, with generous prep space, lovely artisanal details, and chef-grade appliances. An adjoining breakfast nook features dual tables and banquettes flanking a set of french doors to the gardens.
The bedrooms are furnished with an elegant simplicity, with pale-toned walls complementing the rich pigments of the fabrics and artwork. Each room has its own unique character and charm, with deft touches of exquisite artistry. There are three rooms with king beds and ensuite bathrooms, one room with a pair of twin beds, and one room with a single bed. Air conditioning ensures comfort in the warmer months.
Beyond the private paradise of Castello di Celsa, you're just seventeen kilometers from the artistic and culinary treasures of Siena town, and within comfortable driving distance of San Gimignano.
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BEDROOM & BATHROOM
- Bedroom 1: King size bed, Ensuite bathroom with stand-alone shower/bathtub combo, Safe, Air conditioning
- Bedroom 2: Two twin size beds, Access to hallway bathroom with shower/bathtub combo, Air conditioning
- Bedroom 3: King size bed, Ensuite bathroom with stand-alone shower, Air conditioning
- Bedroom 4: King size beds, Ensuite bathroom with shower/bathtub combo, Air conditioning, Safe
- Bedroom 5: Single size bed, Access to hallway bathroom with stand-alone shower, Television, Air conditioning, Desk
- Bedroom 6 : Sofa bed, Access to hallway bathroom, Air conditioning
FEATURES & AMENITIES
- Fully equipped kitchen
- Satellite TV
- Sound system
- Espresso machine
- Formal dining area with seating for 12
- Air conditioning
- Laundry room
- Swimming pool
- Alfresco dining with seating for 8
- Tennis court
- Wedding chapel
STAFF & SERVICES
- Daily housekeeping (except Sundays) from 9am to 1pm
- Daily breakfast setting (food is not included)
- Daily garden and pool maintenance
Extra cost (advance notice may be required):
- Villa pre-stocking
- Cooking services provided by the caretaker
- Extra hours of housekeeping
- Airport transfers
- Tennis coach
- In house massages
- Golf and spa
- Guided tours
- Cooking classes
Points of Interest
- 17 km to Siena
- 17 km to Monteriggioni
- 30 km to San Gimignano
- 31 km to Castellina in Chianti
- 75 km to Firenze International Airport (FLR)
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