Rolling hillsides and verdant vineyards – these are Tuscany’s rustic glory
An astonishingly beautiful resort located at the heart of Tuscany’s Chianti region – this is  Podere San Filippo. Nestled within 700 acres of rolling hillside, this meticulously restored 15th Century farmhouse is home to 12 of the most sumptuous holiday apartments in the whole of Tuscany, seamlessly blending local history and period décor with contemporary opulence and convenience.

The Tuscan Dream becomes a reality here at this most luxurious of holiday homes, where the art and history of Tuscany’s rich past are reflected in the rustic allure of the farmhouse. All that instinctively comes to mind at the mention of Tuscany is to be found here – lush, picturesque vineyards, classically beautiful interior design, and a laid-back, contented way of life.

Spend a leisurely day around the pool, and later gather on the terrace for a Tuscan-inspired meal against a breath-taking backdrop of natural panoramas fading under a hazy sunset. A sanctuary to soothe and restore, Podere San Filippo is equipped with the highest level of luxury and offers peace, beauty and charm to ensure every guest enjoys the definitive Tuscan experience.

The breathtaking vistas of verdant olive groves and rolling Tuscan countryside frame the majestic architecture of this enchantingly romantic region. This compelling blend of fine art, history and landscape is the magical inspiration that fires the passion that this paradise corner of Italy is famous for.

The influence of the renaissance also informs this heavenly region and the history and culture of the past seems to seep from the very heart of the Tuscan towns. The frescos of Florence, the pomp of Pisa and the significance of Siena evoke the artistic spirit of Italy’s beloved sons. Michelangelo and Leonardo da Vinci live on in the princely legacy of the region’s rich past.

Gourmets and wine lovers explore another rich facet of Tuscan culture as tradition and innovation celebrate the vibrant ingredients of the region. Exquisite cuisine and fine wine are standard at any social gathering and reflect the diversity of the seacoasts, mountains, plains, cities and villages that make up this fascinating region.