Ripostena Country House set on a hill in Casole d’Elsa, in Tuscany, in the midst of the countryside within easy reach of Siena, San Gimignano, Florence and the Chianti region. More than a holiday home, it is an ancient village dating back to the 14th century, nestled in the silence and quietness of nature, with a breathtaking view of Chianti and San Gimignano. Due to its strategic position, it is the ideal starting point to visit Florence and other Tuscan cities and art villages, such as Monteriggioni, Casole d’Elsa, Certaldo, or discover the wine roads in Chianti, or experience the exciting show of the Palio di Siena, an ancient competition between the boroughs of Siena that has its roots in the Middle Ages and is held twice a year, on July 2 and August 16. Tuscany is also rich in abbeys, Romanesque churches, hermitages, medieval castles and magnificent gardens. For nature lovers, the area is ideal for walks and trekking for all levels, on foot, by bike or on horseback, and offers rivers and streams for bathing. For those seeking relaxation, the area offers spas with pools suitable for small children.
Ripostena Country House in Casole d’Elsa, in Tuscany, is composed of spacious and bright apartments of various sizes and types and an independent villa, elegantly renovated by the current owners using materials and local craftsmanship for the realization of the interiors, with exposed wooden beams, typical terracotta floors, wrought iron details, to fully meet the spirit of the place. They are surrounded by beautiful gardens, olive groves and chestnut and oak woods. Ideal to spend unforgettable holidays as a couple, with friends or family, without compromising tranquility, the apartments feature an independent entrance and a private, equipped outdoor area and are equipped with all modern comforts, including a fully equipped kitchen. Guests can also enjoy the common areas, the gardens, the play areas and the large panoramic terrace. They can also relax at the edge of the beautiful infinity stone swimming pool, hidden in the middle of the hills with spectacular views, after a day of hiking, playing with children, or drinking an aperitif with friends.
Ripostena Country House in Casole d’Elsa, in Tuscany, is the ideal base for discovering food and wine itineraries – wines, oils, cold cuts, cheeses, truffles – on your own or by booking a tailor-made tour. Thanks to its strategic position, the most famous wine production areas can be easily reached by car. For those who prefer comfort, the owners organize personalized wine or oil tastings and cooking lessons in your apartment or on one of the terraces of the structure. Pets are welcome. Sensitive to environmental issues, the owners have applied eco-sustainable solutions: installation of solar panels, collection of rainwater for irrigation of gardens and vegetable gardens, separate collection, use of detergents and ecological cleaners. The structure is part of the Slow Tourism network, an Italian association that welcomes travelers to experience slow, sustainable and responsible tourism, to discover the places while respecting them.