The hotel is located in the hills, just 30 km outside of Florence, and 30 km from San Gimignano.
Built on the site of a 12th century chapel, the hotel is divided between two historical villas dating from the early 1800s. Distinctive architectural characteristics have been preserved including the glassed in loggia facing the garden, which serves as the restauranta€;™s dining room, and the large lobby with brick vaulted ceiling and antique stone fireplace.
There are 8 self-catering apartments and 3 guest rooms, for 14 bedrooms total, 3 of which are disabled accessible. The two villas are joined by an underground tunnel to facilitate service. In addition to the restaurant and lobby, there is also a professional kitchen, bar, possibility to reactivate an indoor pool and gym.
The hotel is set in almost 7000 sqm of landscaped gardens, planted with Tuscan cypresses, roses, rhododendrons, hedges and other flowers. There is also a childrena€;™s playground and a large outdoor swimming pool with a special childrena€;™s play area.
The hotel is currently run as a hotel and vacation residence. The restaurant and gardens allow for private events and weddings to be held on site.