Castello la Leccia

Facilities & services
  • 12 bedrooms
  • Swimming pool
  • Restaurant
  • Private spa

On a hill between Siena and Florence, close to the pretty town of Castellina, the Castello la Leccia drinks in superb views of southern Chianti. Rustic and imposing as it may first appear, there is an intimate, family owned quality to the villa, and the rural stone buildings, winery and chapel which surrounds it. Primarily a working organic farm and wine estate, 12 wonderful bedrooms have recently been added, all simply yet elegantly furnished.

Outside, the panoramic pool looks out over vineyards and olive groves, set amid a classic Italian garden with plenty of quiet spots to relax in. Back inside, find intimate lounges, an honesty bar and small library, as well as a private spa with with sauna, steam bath and massages by appointment.

Breakfasts, whether eaten indoors or al fresco, feature hearty local produce, and the restaurant offers light lunches and an evening menu of Italian classics. The wine, naturally, is superb, and you can find out about the wine and olive oil making process here on tours led by the owner.

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