Borgo Finocchieto

Near Siena, Tuscany, Italy

Borgo Finocchieto is the quintessential, history-rich Tuscan experience. It’s an 800-year-old village with manor house and four village homes reverentially restored by its American owner. Available for rental by families and groups of 18-44, its jaw-dropping hilltop views are of a patchwork of farms, vineyards, and tiny villages. The Borgo boasts a wide range of modern amenities and professional-level concierge services, which is sometimes difficult to find in Italian villa rentals.

Features:

  • Available for exclusive rental for groups of 18-44
  • Less than 40 minutes from Siena
  • Exceptional level of concierge services
  • Wide array of recreational amenities
22 Guest Suites
40 Minutes from Siena
15 Minutes or Less to 200 Wineries

Location and Surroundings:

Borgo Finocchieto is a convenient 90-minute drive south of the Florence Airport, and about two and one-half hours from Rome. Within 10 minutes of the Borgo are the history-rich towns of Buonconvento and Bibbiano. Other legendary villages, and numerous wineries, are also nearby.

Accommodations:

The Borgo has 22 guest suites in all, of which nine are in the main house. In addition, there are four private houses, each with kitchens and dining areas; two of those houses have two bedrooms each, one has four bedrooms, and the largest has five bedrooms. All of these luxury accommodations have the finest bed linens (Mascagni) and bathroom linens (Ugolini) and all beds are the incomparable Temper-pedic. Bathrooms are large, have double sinks, towel-warming racks, steam showers and Jacuzzi baths. From each bedroom there are wonderful views of the countryside through charming shuttered windows.

Experience and Activities:

The Borgo has resort-level recreational amenities, which is unique in European countryside inns and villas. There is a large oval-shaped swimming pool, an incredibly well-equipped exercise room, a spa with large Jacuzzi and cooling-off pool, steam and dry heat rooms, a tennis court that converts to a half-basketball court, a bocce court, a lovely walking path around the property, and mountain bikes for rides to nearby villages. AND, there are over 200 wineries (!) within 15 miles, one of which was Wine Spectator’s 2006 Wine of the Year. Siena, with its medieval cathedrals, art galleries and Piazza del Campo, is just 30 minutes away.