Dimora 12

Villa for 12 with A/C, wifi and a large pool in the Chianti

Nice little touches

  • All of the bedrooms have direct garden access
  • Vine-draped furnished pergolas create extra dining and living space
  • One of the outer bedrooms is easily adaptable for less abled visitors
  • Be sure to visit the Owners own enoteca in village for wine and oil tasting

Good to know

  • In Low and Mid seasons it is possible to rent the main part of the house for maximum of 8 guests'
  • Two of the ensuite bedrooms, entered from the front, do not interconnect to the living and kitchen areas

This large Tuscan villa with a private pool and air-conditioning, set on a vineyard and wine estate, is ideal for family reunions.

When the owner of Dimora set out to modernize this house on an organic 300-hectare farm in the woodlands and olive groves of the Chianti, he decided to respect the Nature surrounding his doorstep, and by collecting both sun and rain now manages to conserve energy with no sacrifice to comfort.

In this sprawling ground-level house, whose every room opens onto the outside, you will never doubt that you are in the heart of Tuscany. Terracotta bricks and chestnut...

. Terracotta bricks and chestnut ceiling beams mix well with stylish colors and attractive fabrics of modern Italy and from every window there is the classic panorama of an ancient countryside.


Just past the tiled threshing floor, whose low wall now outlines a spacious covered furnished patio, the corner entry leads you to most of the rooms of the house.

To the left is a hallway leading to a bathroom, a shower room and two front bedrooms, a twin and a double, whose arched French doors lead out to the patio.

To the right of the entryway is the large sitting room, whose comfortable sofas, fireplace, filled bookshelves, and TV and CD/Stereo make it a natural place to gather. The sitting room opens to beautiful views off the furnished back terrace and quite handily to the excellently equipped kitchen, with a dining table for 12.

A short hallway off the sitting room leads to a double bedroom with ensuite bathroom with extra shower and a twin bedroom, with ensuite shower room.

Both of these rooms have doors to the side garden and the swimming pool beyond. Two other bedrooms, each with ensuite shower or bath/shower rooms, have independent access from the front of the house, and in the case of the master double suite, also from a back loggia. Quite cleverly tucked below the horizon and to the back of the house is a large laundry room.


Villa Details

  • Private pool
  • Fireplace
  • Air-conditioning (extra)
  • Central heating (extra)

Bedrooms and Bathrooms

  • 2 double bedrooms - 1 with ensuite bathroom with separate shower and 1 with adjacent shower room
  • 2 twin bedrooms - 1 with ensuite shower room and 1 with adjacent bathroom
  • 1 outer twin bedroom with ensuite shower room
  • 1 outer double bedroom with ensuite bathroom
  • Air-conditioning units in all bedrooms (extra)
  • Ceiling or portable fans in all bedrooms
  • Hair dryer in each bathroom or shower room

Kitchen equipment

  • Oven
  • American and italian coffee makers
  • Dishwasher
  • Kettle
  • Toaster
  • Microwave


  • Baby bed and high chair available on request
  • Dvd player
  • Wifi
  • Iron and ironing board
  • Cd player/radio
  • Pool towels provided
  • Mobile phone coverage good outside the house
  • Tv with satellite
  • Fireplace, with firewood provided
  • Washing machine in separate laundry

What's included

  • Pool towels provided
  • Mid-week cleaning
  • Final cleaning included

Extras on request

  • Arrival groceries available on request
  • Catering available on request
  • Cooking lessons available on request
  • Extra cleaning available on request
  • Babysitting sometimes available
  • Transport and tours available on request


  • Swimming pool (6 x 12 m.), with extra childrens pool/jacuzzi
  • Poolside furnished pergola
  • Barbecue
  • Furnished gardens and back dining pergola


  • Swimming pool with step entry set in wide side lawn
  • Horse riding nearby


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“ Beautifully equipped, very spacious and one really feels almost like at home ”

We rented the house for two weeks with two families (3 teenagers and 4 adults). The house is beautifully equipped, very spacious and one really feels almost like at home. There was food and wine waiting for us when we arrived. That was a very nice treat! The pool is absolutely amazing, the bedrooms and bathrooms are well furnished and beautifully decorated, almost like in a hotel. The kitchen is very big, and since we cooked and baked almost everyday, we really enjoyed the bountifully equipped kitchen. In walking distance there is a wonderful Osteria (great food!), and the next supermarket can be reached in 5 minutes by car. The house is located well off of a street, so that it is very peaceful and quiet there. The house is surrounded by beautiful vineyards and olive trees. The garden is huge, there are so many places to sit in the shade for reading and relaxing that we never even used them all. There was a little problem with the pool's electric, but when we reported it, the owner had it fixed by an electrician the same day. Unfortunately the wifi is very poor due to the fact that the house is so far out in the country. It is sufficient for sending a text message or an email with attachments, but don't expect to stream anything. Since my husband and I had a work video conference, we talked to the owner about it and he gladly offered help by letting us use his work office in Barberino for the conference. That was very thoughtful, thank you, Guido! Communication with the owner was easy and delightful. We really loved our stay there and would love to come back again!

V.K. and family, from Germany staying in Dimora. Aug 2021

“ Another wonderful week ”

Caro Guido, another wonderful week in Dimora, our second year. We will definitely be back next year and the next and the next!

A.W. from UK staying in Dimora. Aug 2020

“ Fantastic as usual ”

Thank you for your hospitality and kindness that made our stay fantastic as usual. The home-cooking by Pieranna adds a touch that you cannot find anywhere else in Tuscany. The Chianti region is beautiful also in autumn.

Anon staying in Dimora. Aug 2020

“ Another wonderful week in Dimora ”

Caro Guido, another wonderful week in Dimora, our second year. We will definitely be back next year and the next and the next!

A.W. UK staying in Dimora. Feb 2020

Where is Dimora?

Getting here

  • Florence airport: 45 mins
  • Pisa airport: 1 hr 15 mins
  • Rome airport: 3 hrs
  • Restaurant in walking distance at santappiano, 2 kms
  • Shops and restaurants in barberino, 5 mins
  • Poggibonsi 10 min, san gimignano 20 mins
  • Siena and florence 30 mins, pisa 1 hr

Around Dimora

The design of the house and its gardens ensure that one can easily find a quiet space, be it on one of the furnished terraces, under the natural shade looking onto the swimming pool or in the Jacuzzi itself, or near the barbecue when outdoor dining is the plan for the evening.

There is a restaurant within walking distance, and the local village of Barberino Val d'Elsa is just a short drive away. 

Visiting the medieval and renaissance towns that make this region famous is easy from Dimora, with San Gimignano 20 minutes away, Siena around 30 minutes, Florence 45 minutes, Pienza and the Val d'Orcia an hour and 30 minutes, 

Local Towns and Places to Visit

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From € 407 per day

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