|Villa Semifonte has the good fortune to be located among the most stunning
scenery in Chianti. Just a few kilometers from the classic hill town of
Barberino val d'Elsa, this beautiful villa offers cozy and stylish
accommodations for a group as large as twenty-four guests. For this reason, it
is frequently used for family reunions, wedding and gatherings of friends who
want to experience the best that Tuscany has to offer. It has recently
been restored in a manner that elegantly preserves the traditional Tuscan
character in harmony with modern amenities and conveniences.
nearby hills, the proud city-state of Semifonte once existed, with a thriving
community. Built in the eleventh century, it was destroyed following a
siege by the Florentines in 1202 and the little that remains can be found in the
vicinity of the villa.
The estate consists of an impressive country house
that can sleep up to sixteen guests (8 bedrooms/8 bathrooms). Surrounding the property is a large panoramic
garden with well furnished terraces and pergolas offering lovely views of the vineyards and rolling countryside. The private
swimming pool is 8 meters x 16 meters with a maximum depth of 2.3 meters.
The pool also has an attached child's pool which is 8 meters in diameter.
The pool area also has a dressing room, sauna and bathroom.
The villa offers air conditioning and WIFI Internet connection. All of the
bedrooms are equipped with satellite TV. There is a covered parking area
large enough for eight cars. A baby bed is available at no charge and upon
request there are cooking lessons, baby sitting, breakfast, lunch and dinner
service available. There is a nice facility for laundry and ironing.
There is a separate annex for up to 10 additional guests, which is only open when rented together with the main villa.
never rented separately. Click here for a description of
Semifonte + annex, for up to 26 guests.
Villa Semifonte is only 3 km from Barberino val
d'Elsa. Florence and Siena are each about 40 km and San Gimignano is 19
Main villa (sleeps 16 guests)
Large living area with satellite TV,
accessed from the large terrace. Down two steps there is a dining room
with fireplace and access to the outside. The well equipped kitchen
includes two ovens, dishwasher, freezer, grill, ice maker, microwave and storage
room. Two steps down there is a twin bedded room (beds can be joined) with
en bathroom (shower) and outside access. This bedroom is very handy for elderly guests and for those preferring a ground floor due to walking difficulties.
living area with satellite TV and access to four double bedrooms and two
twin-bedded rooms (beds can be joined). Each bedroom has an en suite
bathroom -- three with shower, one with bathtub and two with Jacuzzi bath.
Double bedroom with en suite
Bed and bath linen: One set of bed and bath linen per week
Pool towels: Included
Maid service included:
2 hours per day Monday through
Cots for babies under 2 yrs: Free upon request
Air conditioning: Included
According to consumption
access: Included - WiFi
Security deposit: 1000 Euros
Tourism tax: 1.50
Euros per person per day for first 7 days; children under 12 excluded
Pool open: May 1 to
Upon request: Baby sitting, cook services, transfer,
extra maid service, laundry.
2017 Weekly Prices - VILLA ONLY (16
7 Jan - 13 May|
30 Sep - 23 Dec
13 May - 1 Jul|
2 Sep - 30 Sep
23 Dec - 6 Jan '18
1 Jul -
Euros 35 booking fee