We've just returned from a wonderful week at Ventena Vecchia . The view's of the tuscan mountains are simply stunning .The apartments are all styled individually with love and attention and the kitchenettes are very well equipped (we stayed in Papavero). The only thing we could have done with really was a fan at night to help us sleep as it was a mini heatwave when we were there. It's a really great base for exploring the area, the cities are all less than hour and half away but our kids ( aged 9 and 8 ) were happiest in the beautiful pool during the day with occasional jaunt's out in the evening's . The place has a lovely rustic charm and clearly a great deal of thought has gone into it's creation. We enjoyed one of the twice weekly dinner's hosted by Olaf and it was a great way to get to know the other predominantly german guests. This is not a hotel though so don't expect hotel facilities / services even though Olaf is very helpful with restaurant recommendations etc. We very much hope to return next year.
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- Ventena Vecchia is located on a ridge, surrounded by cypress and olive trees and offers breathtaking views across the lush countryside of Chianti, the Arno valley and the forests of Pratomagno. Apartments The careful renovation of the historically grown buildings resulted in apartments of different layouts and individual charming features. They include open kitchen / living room and sleeping room furnished with exquisite antique and modern funiture, and are equipped with floor heating, safe box and satellite TV with flat or classic B & O TV. Wi-Fi is in all apartments and in the outdoor areas free of charge. Linen and towels in the color palette of the apartment are provided. The kitchen is fully equipped. The pool area (with swimming pool of 5x13m), individual outdoor places or terraces invite you to relax and refuel your power and energy needed again for your business life. The location of Ventena Vecchia is perfect for the experience of Tuscany: The cultural cities of Florence (45 km), Arezzo (35 km) and Siena (60 km) are close. Also Montalcino, Pienza, Montepulciano, Cortona and San Gimignano are within easy reach of Ventena Vecchia. Many good and well-known wineries are in the nearby area. Outlets of known fashion brands like Prada, Dolce & Gabbana, Valentino, Zegna, La Perla, etc. are less than half an hour away. As the asphalt road leads up to the farm gate, Ventena Vecchia is accessible also for sportive cars. The (free) parking spaces are located on the private property. ... more less
- Also Known As:
- Ventena Vecchia - Antico Frantoio Italy/Montevarchi