Villa Il Poggiale is a historic house dating back to the fifteenth century overlooking the hills 2 km from the village of San Casciano Val di Pesa with rooms, suites and annexes furnished in classic Tuscan style, air-conditioned and equipped with every modern comfort. The large halls of the structure, allow you to host meetings, seminars and wedding receptions that can also be celebrated outside, overlooking the pool and the breathtaking panorama of the valley.
Villa Il Poggiale History
The first historical information regarding Villa Il Poggiale dates back to 1408, when the noble family of Corsini bought the villa from Jacopo d'Agostini Martini. In the following years it then passed to the properties of the Priory of Florence and then to Ricasoli Ruccellai.
The exterior aspect of the complex dates back to the sixteenth century, with the Renaissance loggia framed by stone decorations of doors and windows. The central courtyard with the well is the oldest part of the structure while various embellishments and expansions have been added in more recent times.
The interior decorations date back to the early 19th century, with the frescoes decorating the bright halls and painted doors. The large living room, the heart of the villa, is full of comfortable armchairs and sofas; other sitting areas offer quiet corners to read or rest.
The 24 rooms, in addition to the exclusive annex, offer guests an environment full of charm and elegance, ideal for relaxing surrounded by the green hills of Chianti. Spacious and different from each other with walls painted with natural hues typical of Tuscany, they are embellished with precious fabrics and curtains coming from artisanal weaving and canopy beds to recreate the refined atmosphere of the past.
The ideal location of the villa allows you to easily visit the main tourist centers of Tuscany and the beautiful surroundings of the surrounding countryside; those who simply want to relax will have at their disposal the beautiful swimming pool surrounded by the lush garden and the spa after use of sauna and whirlpool: a qualified therapist will take care of relaxing moments with massages and exclusive treatments, from peeling to honey to bath 'olive oil,
The "la Tinaia" restaurant, open for lunch and dinner, offers the possibility to taste typical Tuscan dishes, with fresh products chosen according to the season. Organic vegetables and meat and dairy products carefully selected by the best suppliers are combined in a healthy and genuine cuisine, enhanced by the rich Tuscan gastronomic tradition and the wide selection of Tuscan wines.
Meetings, anniversaries, weddings and special events at Villa Il Poggiale are the ideal place to be celebrated to offer their guests an unforgettable day. There are equipped rooms equipped with every service for conventions and conferences and for weddings with a fairytale atmosphere an expert staff is available ready to meet every need and ready to take care of every detail.
The villa offers its guests various activities, including wine tastings of nearby estates and typical products and cooking lessons from which to learn the small and practical secrets from those who have made traditional cooking a work of art.