Fonte de' Medici is composed by three
different country houses.
Santa Maria a Macerata today houses the
reception and the
common areas: swimming pool, restaurant,conference room, health club
and several apartments.
The other two farmhouses, Podere Tignanello
and Podere Vivaio,
are located in the hill facing Santa Maria and are
easily reached by
following a picturesque country road that intersects the vineyards.
The Podere Tignanello is located 1,5 km. from Borgo di Santa
overlooks the vineyards that give life to the renown wine. The large
stone farm-house, a building of historical importance in the area, is
surrounded by gardens and has a breathtaking view of the Pesa Valley.
All of the apartments have their own entries, outdoor private
spaces (verandas or gardens), terracotta floors, exposed wooden beams,
incredibly comfortable bathrooms, and fully well-equipped kitchens.
Some of the apartments also have wide exterior areas with
barbecue grills and large fireplaces.
In every case, the furnishings and structure of the apartments
reflect the Tuscan spirit and distinctive personality that a historical
estate should have.
Apt. Canaiolo: (80 square meters, 2 guests)
On the ground floor, this apartment stands out for its fun
kitchen with a view and splendid white and green bathroom, where the
bath tub is enclosed in a niche. The yellow walls and the welcoming
fireplace make this a perfect place for a romantic stay for two.
Apt. Malvasia: (90 square mt., 2+1 guests)
On the ground floor, this apartment has a large living room
with fireplace. Though created for two people, there is an eventual day
bed for a third person. The arched bathroom, made from an old pantry,
adds a touch of originality. The predominate color is red, and wide
windows open out onto the garden.
Apt. Sangiovese: (100 square mt., 4 guests)
The most breath-taking view of Tignanello is from the master
bedroom of this apartment: it reminds one of the background scene of
Leonardo da Vinci's Mona Lisa. A corner fireplace creates a romantic
sunset on winter evenings. Ideated for 4 people, it boasts further
character thanks to its large kitchen-dining and living room, opening
out onto the terrace, allowing warmth thanks to its ancient fireplace.
Apt. Colorino: (108 square mt., 4 guests)
This apartment for 4 people is on the ground floor, and in
ancient times was part of the chapel of the farm. The original altar
and arched ceilings in the living room create an impressive atmosphere.
From the kitchen-dining room one steps onto the fresh terrace with
barbecue. The master bedroom is large and well-illuminated, while the
bedroom behind the living room has bunk beds.
Apt. Trebbiano: (108 square mt., 4+1 guests)
What can be more beautiful than an attic apartment for 5
people in an ancient Tuscan farm? This two-story apartment has 3
bedrooms, and a very relaxed informal atmosphere. The wide windows
illuminate the kitchen-dining room area and The double-level living is
a pleasant use of space.
Apt. Prugnolo: (114 square mt., 5 guests)
This apartment opens onto the northern garden, and is
characterized by its large living room and spacious kitchen-dining
room. The yellow and green tones are cheerful , an invitation to
practice one's culinary skills. In the night-side warm colors and
materials and on the paviment long and warm wooden stave.
Apt. Mammolo: (142 square mt., 6 guests)
This large apartment gives onto the courtyard, and is ideal
for 6 people. It is created on two levels and the kitchen opens out
onto a terrace with barbecue. There is a lovely view of the Pesa valley
from the dining room, which is connected to the living room, creating a
lovely sensation of space. Cheerful fabrics with flowers, small niches
in the walls and studied architectural details make this apartment
Podere Vivaio, the second farmhouse lodging, consists of three
completely renovated apartments and enjoys a stunning view of the lake
of Buca del Granchio.
The apartments, named after three olive tree varieties, are equipped
with every amenity to ensure a comfortable stay.
Apt. Leccino: (80 square mt., 2+1 guests)
On the ground floor, with a wide living room overlooking the
shaded garden, this apartment is very confortable and is ideal to enjoy
the atmosphere of the Tuscan Countryside. The bedroom has a beautiful
view on Buca del Granchio Lake.
Apt. Moraiolo: (100 square mt., 3+1 guests)
On the First floor, with an incredible view on the lake , this
apartment is characterized by his wide and ancient fireplace. Also the
shaded garden side (covered by a veranda) is overlooking the lake.
Apt. Carotina: (63 mq., 2+2 guests)
At the top floor of this beautiful country house there's
Coratina. The big kitchen and the fireplace characterizes this 4 people
apartment. You access to the apartment by walking through a little
bridge over the garden.
Borgo Santa Maria a Macerata
The heart of Fonte de' Medici is in this small historical
village characteristic of the Chianti countryside, with its houses made
of stone, brightly colored plaster walls, and little central square and
chapel. Here you will find the reception, restaurant and swimming pool
that complement the apartments, everything surrounded by nature and
facing the vineyards of Tignanello and further away the Valley of the
Five apartments are found within the same structure that
houses the reception while two more are located apart.
Crossing the street that goes through the village one can
finds more apartments, the conference room, which can hold uup to 80
Apt. Aglianico: (55 square mt., 2+1 guests)
A large living room, kitchen and dining room in cheerful lavender tones
bring a great breath of fresh air into the Aglianico.
The spacious bathroom, embellished with delicious bow windows,
is fully equipped for disabled guests. This apartment has a separate
entrance and a small private garden to ensure tranquility and privacy.
Apt. Nebbiolo: (91 square mt., 6 guests)
The privacy of this beautiful old-fashioned barn while still being
close to the swimming pool renders this apartment ideal for a rural
The wide gallery opens onto the garden and offers the
possibility of extending the kitchen/dining room towards the outdoors.
Wide windows in the living room, structured around a fireplace, give
the sensation of being immersed in nature at all times.
The bathroom in the master bedroom, in addition to a bathtub,
has a large shower covered with travertine mosaics. The peculiarity of
this house is in the "barn" structure which has allowed the
construction of a small bedroom in the higher section with a
magnificent view out onto the countryside.
Apt. Cabernet Sauvignon: (61 square mt., 4
The exposed wooden beams, warm colors on the walls and furnishings, and
magnificent view enjoyed from its windows make this two bedroom
apartment with its comfortable living room both pleasurable and
Apt. Merlot: (47 square mt., 2+1 guests)
Entering this apartment one has the sensation of going back in time:
the fabrics, furnishings and everything encirching the living room and
its wooden fireplace depict the particularities of the Tuscan
countryside. A few steps bring you to the kitchen, while the bedroom is
painted in a plant motif and the bathroom contains a wash basin carved
from antique marble.
Apt. Vermentino: (34 square mt., 2 guests)
A roomy canopy bed with organza fabric and lively colors turns this
small apartment unique. A wide arch divides the night area from the
small living room, while the cooking area is ingenuously hidden behind
Apt. Sauvignon Blanc: (25 square mt., 2
Green is the color which distinguishes Sauvignon Blanc: it is employed
on its walls with a particular technique which harmonizes the entrance
to the glass closet, the bedroom, and the lively bathroom. The whole
room is brightened with its elegant windows.
Apt. Chardonnay: (22 square mt., 2 guests)
The space of this apartment is perfectly organized. A touch of
personality is given to Chardonnay by the bathroom that has been
decorated with antique floral tiles and by funny hand painted furniture.
Apt. Dolcetto: (34 sq.m., 2 guests)
You enter this apartment by an attractive staircase. The raised
kitchenette with blue tiles is unusually pretty, the corner fireplace
adds intimacy: The floors are of terracotta and parquet. The beautiful
diagonally placed bed, crowned by a beautiful trompe d'oeil of
countryside scenes, makes this a very special apartment for 2 people.It
can be joined to Grechetto to host 4 people.
Apt. Grechetto: (34 sq.m., 2 guests)
The covered terrace looking out onto the garden is a charming corner of
tranquility where guests can enjoy the outdoors.
This studio apartment is made up of a pretty kitchenette,
dining area, and sleeping area, all tastefully decorated with hand
painted furinture, and yellow/green tones in the curtains and
upholstery. Joined to Dolcetto it makes an apartment for 4 people.
Apt. Barbera: (55 sq.m., 2+1 guest)
This apartment for 3 people is one of the nicest in the borgo, and has
a lovely view over the garden. The attractively hand-painted furniture
,the cozy atmosphere with a fireplace in the dining corner create a
warm feeling. The bathroom has both a shower and tub and is very
Apt. Syrah (40 sq.m., 2+1 guest)
This apartment is characterized by a multilayered bathroom with a large
corner tub for special relax.
The bedroom, has a stone arch with a pretty desk and a collection of
small paintings, salmon colored with beautiful hand painted florall
themes on the wall.
Syrah can be joined to Semillon to create a 5 people apartment.
Apt. Semillon (25 sq.m., 2 guests)
This room has lovely flower designs and is hand painted in tints of
light blue, the same color used also in the bathroom, creating a very
Especially pretty fabrics have been chosen to complete the warm feeling
Semillon can be joined to Syrah to make a 5 people
Apt. Pinot Nero (29 sq.m., 2 guests)
This is one large studio apartment, with kitchenette , sleeping area
and sitting room.
The fireplace adds a touch of coziness, and the floreal theme in the
decorations makes it quite romantic.
The attractive bathroom has a lovely tub painted in Provencal
tones. Such as lavander and plum color, and has a large window with an
enchanting view of the hill of Podere Tignanello.
Pinot Nero can be joined to Pinot Grigio to create an
apartment for 4 people.
Apt. Pinot Grigio (22 sq.m., 2 guests)
Soft tints with bordeaux countryside designs add a warm softness to
this pretty bedroom for two people with a nice fireplace.
From the has an ample window you can enjoy a breath-taking view of the
The bathroom, particulary nice, is decorated with vineyard inspired
Pinot Grigo can be joined to Pinot Nero to create an
for 4 people.
Apt. Traminer: (19 sq.m., 1 guest)
Why not ask for the best, even if you are alone? This lovely single
bedroom, a jewel of S.Maria a Macerata is filled with flowers and
sunshine that blend perfectly with the beautiful view of the vineyards.
The bathroom is spacious and very attractive.
It can be used as a "dependance" of the other
keeping the privacy of the guests.
Apt. Vernaccia (26sq.m., 2 guests)
This apatment has the most beauiful view of the valley and woods of the
Borgo S.Maria a Macerata.
It is decorated in warm yellow and green that create a sophisticated
The bathroom tub is set inside an antique arch adding a tuch of tuscan
The apartment can be joined to Riesling to host 5
Apt. Alicante (35 sq.m., 2+1 guest)
This apartment for two or three people, is decorated in blue and light
yellow, with wrought iron details .
The central fireplace lends a very romantic atmosphere. The large
bathroom has both a shower and tub to relax and dedicate some time to
relax and dedicate some time to one's wellness.
Alicante can be joined to Vernaccia and Riesling,
very large apartment to host a max of 8 people.
Apt. Riesling (39 sq.m., 2+1 guest)
Pretty apartment decorated in light orange and green colors, reflecting
the tuscan joyful and bright countryside, viewable from the windows.
It has a good sized kitchenette and fireplace, a double
bedroom made with wroughtiron and a sofabed in the livingroom.
The attractive bathroom is decorated with checked green and white tiles.
The apartment can be joined to Vernaccia to host 5
also to Alicante to host a max of 8 people.