Borgo Paradiso is a stone farmhouse dating back to the 1920s. Originally conceived as a structure used as a farm shed, it was later enlarged and tastefully renovated by the current owner. A rustic-style dwelling with typical ceilings with exposed beams and antique terracotta floors, yet welcoming and comfortable, completed by a refined dependance used as a wellness area and equipped with a large Jacuzzi for 4 people, sauna and solarium. The real highlight of this property is the park around the villa, a spectacular botanical garden overflowing with colors and embellished with hundreds of species of plants and flowers that winds along a real nature trail, inside the property, and along the paths in the woods which surround it. Borgo Paradiso enjoys a happy hilly and panoramic position on the metalliferous hills. Located in the small village of Ciciano, a few steps from Chiusdino, made famous by the famous Abbey of San Galgano, it is in a good position to quickly reach and visit the famous villages of the province of Siena such as Montalcino, San Gimignano or Chianti. , and appreciate its unmistakable artistic and architectural charm. "... it is a vast countryside enlivened by all those beauties that the sublime genius of nature was able to create. There are mountains that are partly always bare and partly verdant, and large valleys full of gushing springs and deep ditches. There are woods. of tall turkey oaks and tall ancient oaks; shady and silent chestnut woods; vast natural grasslands. Nearby, white farmhouses lost in the countryside, small towns and villages; far away, among the confused growing caligini, the towers of Siena and San Gimignano rise, and Volterra appears confused among the green, in a lucid serenity. "(Dina Ferri 1908 - 1930, poetess and writer born in Chiusdino). Nb Un small annex inside the property is occasionally used, with the utmost confidentiality, by the owner who does not disturb the privacy of the guests or interfere with the areas of the park for their exclusive use.
The farmhouse develops on the ground floor. The entrance opens directly onto the living area with lounge, dining room and built-in kitchen (with wood-burning oven and fireplace) to form a single open space. From here there is access to a double bedroom with en suite bathroom with shower and, through a small hallway with laundry corner, to the second double bedroom (with divisible bed) with direct access to the garden and to the bathroom with tub and shower. A few steps from the property there is a small annex which houses a double sofa bed and a small bathroom with shower. Finally, about 50 m from the house, there is the wooden annex of about 60 square meters where the wellness area and the gym are set up, completed by a kitchenette, a shower and a service bathroom. Air conditioning (except annex with gym and wellness area).
Five hectares of land make up the property from which the farmhouse is surrounded and which form the entire village. In the fenced park, a well-defined internal path in the wooded areas made accessible, allows you to discover the numerous settings arranged with great care to evoke ancient uses and traditions of the past: the parade that collects a collection of old agricultural work tools, a typical sheaf as evidence of how straw was once collected to be dried, a chapel (which can be visited upon request) and even a charcoal pit, now adapted to a suggestive reading corner. And then many relaxation corners located in strategic places, overlooking the olive grove, such as the terrace surrounded by vines, and the rich orchard (cherry, peach, fig, walnut, pear), or protected by majestic oaks. A fabulous 3500 square meter botanical garden houses a collection of over 300 types of plants and flowers, each with its own identification label along which soft paths winding lead to the various equipped areas. To eat outdoors, enjoying this magnificent landscape, there is a panoramic veranda, connected to the house, or a romantic gazebo, covered with climbing roses in front of the large windows of the wellness area. On one side of the veranda, a teak-paved area bordered by a wall covered with vines of yellow roses hosts, finally, a welcoming seating area. enjoying this magnificent landscape, there is a panoramic veranda, connected to the house, or a romantic gazebo, covered with climbing roses in front of the large windows of the wellness area. On one side of the veranda, a teak-paved area bordered by a wall covered with vines of yellow roses hosts, finally, a welcoming seating area. enjoying this magnificent landscape, there is a panoramic veranda, connected to the house, or a romantic gazebo, covered with climbing roses in front of the large windows of the wellness area. On one side of the veranda, a teak-paved area bordered by a wall covered with vines of yellow roses hosts, finally, a welcoming seating area.NB: It should be noted that the photo shoots are usually made in spring, therefore the colors and blooms of the gardens, lawns and parks may be different at the time of your entry into the villa.
The infinity pool overlooks the wild landscape with the unmistakable colors typical of the Metalliferous Hills. Located on one side of the property that borders the wood, it is a few meters from the house and can be reached by crossing an internal avenue lined with cypresses. The pool is rectangular with an irregular side, with a stone border and sand-colored PVC coating, and is equipped with stone steps for access to the water and internal lighting. It measures 9 x 4.5m with a constant depth of 1.30m. All around, a well-kept lawn area is equipped with sun loungers and cold water showers. A wooden terrace features a seating area with armchairs and a sofa. the area is completed by a service bathroom / changing room. Beside the pool, on a centuries-old oak, there is a wooden house from whose windows you can admire a wonderful panorama as far as the eye can see (access is allowed only if accompanied by the owner). The swimming pool is open from the last Saturday in April until the first Saturday in October.
Pets: Yes. € 30.00 per animal per week to be paid locally