Located just outside Siena and a short distance from the stunning Castel Monastero resort, the magnificent 17th-century Villa Lavanda is surrounded by sweeping grounds and a thriving Chianti vineyard. The Villa has been painstakingly restored and retains all the typical features of Tuscan country architecture:
from its elegant simplicity and harmonious proportions to the terracotta tiled floors and exposed wooden beams, and from the spacious rooms opening onto the gardens to the large patio where guests can immerse themselves in nature from dawn to dusk.
The 3-bedroom Villa Lavanda offers guests the exclusive services of Castel Monastero: two outstanding restaurants, “Contrada” and “La Cantina”. A wonderful Spa, with exclusive treatments as well as use of the hotel swimmingpools and tennis courts. Whenever they desire, guests at Villa Lavanda can count on all the services and hospitality of Castel Monastero’s staff.
Villa Lavanda is strategically located, enabling guests to discover the very finest Tuscan art, architecture and cuisineevery day at their own leisure. The Villa is just 1km from the Siena Bettolle motorway exit, 20km from Siena, 70km from Florence, 55km from Montepulciano and Lake Trasimeno and 45km from Arezzo.
Description of interiors
With direct access from the garden, the ground floor offers a spacious, airy living area with large windows looking out onto the stunning vineyards.
The furnishings are a homage to the warmth of the Tuscan tradition, to the history of Castel Monastero, once the domain of the aristocratic Chigi Saracini family, and to cutting-edge technology.
Adjacent to the living area there is a kitchenette not suitable for cooking. Also on the ground floor is a spacious bedroom, decorated in truly romantic colours, materials and stunning fabrics.
Next to the bedroom there is an elegant bathroom, complete with bathtub and separate shower, double washbasin and black marble finishes.
An internal staircase, decorated with fine frescoes depicting the Chigi Saracini coat of arms, leads up to the first floor. This floor can also be accessed from its own private entrance via the garden and a second patio. Filled with natural light and colours, the second floor boasts two wonderful bedrooms.
They feature antique furniture, decorative frescoes and the very latest technology. The comfortable setting is completed with a handy closet and an elegant bathroom with double washbasin, bathtub and separate shower.