Holiday Apartments on Wine Producing Estate in Chianti

Only 30 minutes from Siena and Greve, and one hours from Florence, Il Colombaio di Cencio is surrounded by vineyards, small medieval hamlets and the soft rolling hills of Chianti. In the heart of Chianti Classico, these self catering apartments and Tuscany villa rentals provide a small corner of paradise and tranquility for a vacation adventure exploring Tuscany and all its beauty.

Restructured with criteria and patience, these traditional farmhouses are furnished in a elegant yet traditional Tuscan style where the polished dark wood complements the terracotta colored tiles. The accommodations provide a unique and breathtaking view of the nearby hills.

Make use of the splendid pools, or laze in the garden while preparing a delicious BBQ, Il Colombaio di Cencio is a fabulous corner of Tuscany where you can count on enjoying the atmosphere on the wine producing estate as well as planning itineraries to discover the local scenery and small towns.

Top 3 reasons you'll love Colombaio di Cencio


Visit the lovely cantina and taste the prized production of Sangiovese, Cabernet Sauvignon and Merlot grapes


Spectacular vistas of rows of grapes, olives groves, cypress trees and Tuscany


Simple yet charming, the holiday apartments and rental villas are furnished with criteria, amenities and comfort

Exclusivity and Spacious Rooms

The sprawling wine estate il Colombaio di Cencio, offers the discerning Tuscan traveller three options divided into 5 apartments and one Tuscan villa rental with its own private pool. The spacious and luxurious apartments are strategically placed on the grounds to guarantee privacy while ensuring spectacular views of the vineyards, olive groves and the soft rolling hills which are so characteristic to the Chianti landscape.

The 5 self catering holiday apartments are divided into a group of three apartments sharing one beautiful private pool and another group of two apartments with exclusive use of their own swimming pool. The apartments, furnished with quality Tuscan decor, have been designed to accent not only the lovely characteristics of the farmhouse architecture but also to provide the guest with maximum comfort, space and natural light.

Each apartment features a full kitchen, including an oven, American and Italian coffee maker, dishwasher and stocked with lovely kitchen china, cutlery and a selection of pots and pans for creating your favorite Italian meals. The decor highlights elegant and spacious accommodations, especially in the bedrooms and bathrooms where you will find all that you need for a truly relaxing holiday.

There is a laundry service available to all guests upon request. Each boasting its own private garden space, one is promised a peaceful atmosphere where you can stay close to the pool and catch some of that glorious Tuscan sun or find a shady corner with your favorite book.

Private villa on the Estate

The private villa rental, Monticello, is available for groups from 8-10 persons, this is an beautiful place to base your holidays in Tuscany. The villa can also be rented for smaller groups of 2 -4 or 6 persons, for those looking for a private accommodation.  There is a private pool for the exclusive use of the guests at the villas, as well as a well maintained garden areas showcase the incredibly lush flora of Chianti, including colorful blooms and fragrant plants. There is WiFi available in both the apartments and the villa for all the guests. Be sure to reserve a time to visit the impressive wine estate and its Italian styled cantina where you can taste the various flavours that are grown and produced right here at Il Colombaio di Cencio.

What’s Close By

The accommodating self catering apartments and the Tuscany villa rental Monticello are all within close distance of restaurants, shops and weekly markets featuring fresh season fruit, vegetables, cheeses and breads. The three original towns of the the Lega di Chianti, Gaiole, Radda and Castellina are the perfect distance for a quick trip to get an early morning cappuccino or fresh pastries from one of the many bakeries. These picturesque little towns have several characteristic cafes and wine bars, where you can enjoy a happy hour treat or an afternoon with a delicious gelato.

The Beauty of Tuscany

When planning your itinerary, il Colombaio di Cencio is an ideal base for exploring the many wonders of Tuscany. The important and beautiful town of Siena is only 30 minutes away, where you can see the Palio first hand and feel the excitement of a medieval reenactment first hand. Arezzo, less than an hour from the rental apartments, is a beautiful and relaxing example of a thriving town with a strong medieval and Etruscan background, as well as a real Roman amphitheater. Or you could travel west and visit the vineyards that surround San Gimignano and its tasty Vernaccia wine.

Colombaio di Cencio

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Colombaio di Cencio

Località Cornia
53013 Gaiole in Chianti (Siena)


43.422848 latitude
11.431446 longitude


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