An impressive estate abounding in history and charm
Dating back to the 14th century, Dimora Ghirlandaio is a charming estate comprising of a hamlet and a farm which produces excellent quality olive oil. Situated just outside of Florence, it is ideally located in the heart of Chianti’s countryside, making it a great base for exploring the towns and cities of Tuscany.
This magnificent property was once owned by a family of painters and used to host some of the most well-known artists of the Renaissance era including Raffaello, Pontormo and Botticelli.
Nowadays, guests can completely unwind in the picturesque setting with rolling green hills as a backdrop and surrounded by 30 acres of vineyards, olive groves, forest and a lake.
Outdoors, guests can enjoy the large swimming pool, landscaped gardens, and panoramic walkways.
There is also an indoor wellness centre with a Jacuzzi, sauna, hammam, and massage treatment room, plus a mini-gym.
Spreading over five buildings and hosting up to 40 guests in its 20 bedrooms, the property is an amazing location for hosting corporate events, or special celebrations with loved ones. The frescoed chapel painted by Ridolfo del Ghirlandaio is the perfect spot for an intimate wedding ceremony.
The interior of the main villa has been totally refurbished using antique furniture and keeping its old charm, complemented by luxury finishing touches. There are plenty of common areas where guests can gather or relax including several beautiful lounges with fireplaces, an elegant dining room, and a fully-equipped kitchen.
The sleeping area of the villa consists of five bedrooms. The master bedroom is the only room on the top floor and it has a 360° magnificent view over the whole property and over Florence. There is also a dependence ideal for accommodating a person of staff.
The Fattoria features four bedrooms, all of them located on the top floor. The ground floor has a living room and dining room perfect for wine or olive oil tastings, along with a study, and a fully-equipped kitchen.
The Frantoio is the building where the owners used to make the olive oil. It is comprised of a large living room and a separate dining room, two well-equipped kitchen and three double bedrooms. Beside the spacious courtyard there is an external dependence with an extra en-suite bedroom, ideal for those seeking a little more privacy.
The Bottega was formerly used as a space for the family to display their artworks. Today this building features a large living and dining room, a well-equipped kitchen, and two en-suite bedrooms.
Finally, the Studio is the place where the family used to paint. It has been transformed into a small villa with a spacious living and dining room, a small kitchen, and four well-appointed bedrooms spread over the first and second floors.
Dimora Ghirlandaio is perfect for groups of families and friends travelling together, and it ticks all the boxes for an unforgettable holiday, totally immersed in the Italian way of living.
NB: Dimora Ghirlandaio proudly accommodates an in-house artist. He is a well-known American painter/printmaker whose work can be found in private collections and galleries around the world, including the Uffizi Gallery in Florence. He stays in a separate, private quarter of the estate and only shares the main entrance with guests; he has no access to the buildings or open spaces occupied by guests. On request, painting or drawing lessons with the artist can be arranged.
- Heated Swimming Pool
- Private Spa
VILLA ONE – FIRST FLOOR
Bedroom 1 – double bed and separate, private bathroom with shower
VILLA ONE – SECOND FLOOR
Bedroom 2 – king-size bed, walk-through wardrobe, and en-suite bathroom with shower
Bedroom 3 – king-size bed, walk-in wardrobe, and en-suite bathroom with bathtub/shower
Bedroom 4 – king-size bed bed, walk-through wardrobe, and en-suite bathroom with shower
VILLA ONE – THIRD FLOOR
Bedroom 5 – king-size bed and en-suite bathroom with shower
VILLA ONE – DEPENDENCE
Bedroom 6 – double bed, living room, and en-suite bathroom with shower
FATTORIA – FIRST FLOOR
Bedroom 7 – king-size bed, walk-through wardrobe, and en-suite bathroom with shower
Bedroom 8 – king-size bed and en-suite bathroom with shower
Bedroom 9 – single bed and en-suite bathroom with shower
Bedroom 10 – queen-size bed, walk-through wardrobe, and en-suite bathroom with shower
FRANTOIO DEPENDENCE – GROUND FLOOR
Bedroom 11 – king-size bed, en-suite bathroom with shower, and direct courtyard & garden access
FRANTOIO – FIRST FLOOR
Bedroom 12 – king-size bed, walk-through wardrobe, and en-suite bathroom with shower
Bedroom 13 – single bed and shared bathroom with shower
Bedroom 14 – king-size bed, walk-through wardrobe, and shared bathroom with shower
BOTTEGA – FIRST FLOOR
Bedroom 15 – king-size bed, walk-through wardrobe, and en-suite bathroom with bathtub/shower
Bedroom 16 – twin beds and en-suite bathroom with shower
STUDIO – FIRST FLOOR
Bedroom 17 – king-size bed, shared walk-through wardrobe, and shared bathroom with shower
Bedroom 18 – single bed, shared walk-through wardrobe, and shared bathroom with shower
STUDIO – SECOND FLOOR
Bedroom 19 – king-size bed, walk-through wardrobe, and en-suite bathroom with shower
Bedroom 20 – king-size bed, walk-through wardrobe, and en-suite bathroom with shower
NB: Up to three additional single beds may be added to accommodate up to 40 guests total.
|3 Jan 2023 - 28 Apr 2023||Price on request|
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|28 Dec 2023 - 3 Jan 2024||Price on request|
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|19 Oct 2024 - 3 Jan 2025||Price on request|
Price per week, available on request.
- Massage & treatment room
- 4 x fully-equipped kitchen
- Satellite TV
- USB outlets
- Laundry facilities
- Air conditioning
- Countryside views
- Heated swimming pool (150 m²)
- Reflection pool
- Private chapel
- Landscaped gardens
- Panoramic walkways
- Outdoor lounge areas
- Outdoor dining
- Sun loungers & umbrellas
- Organic vegetable garden
- Olive grove
- Fruit trees
- Tesla charging station (27-kW)
- Concierge service (9am-7pm)
- Daily housekeeping (10am-2pm)
- Full daily buffet breakfast
- Welcome drink
- Daily turndown service
- Twice-weekly linen & towel change
- Final cleaning
- Tea, coffee, soft drinks & water
- Bottle of estate olive oil (per room)
- Luxury toiletries
- Utilities (heating, air conditioning, electricity - max. 1000 kWh per week)
- Pool heating
- Additional electricity
- Private chef service
- Lunch & dinner service
- Private driver
- Spa & massage treatments
- Personal trainer
- Yoga instructor
- E-bike hire
- Activities & excursions
Dimora Ghirlandaio is situated south of Florence, in the rolling hills of Tuscany, between Impruneta and Scandicci. The villa affords some of the most stunning views including the Dome of Brunelleschi’s Santa Maria del Fiore, the Chianti hills and the vineyards.
Florence is less than half-an-hour’s drive away, whilst Siena and the beautiful villages of San Casciano, Colle Val d’Elsa and Monteriggioni are also within easy reach.
In the surrounding areas, guests can enjoy a host of outdoor activities including golf, horse riding, and boat, helicopter or hot air balloon tours. The region is also perfect for trying a cooking or painting class, and – of course – sampling the delectable local food and wine.
Florence – 20 minutes’ drive
Florence Airport – 25 minutes’ drive
Colle Val d’Elsa - 30 minutes’ drive
Monteriggioni – 40 minutes’ drive
Siena – 50 minutes’ drive
Pisa Airport – 1 hour’s drive
Bologna airport – 1 hour’s drive
Disclaimer: the location on the map may be approximate due to privacy reasons.