Invitation to Tuscany: Campalfi, Stigliano, Siena

Campalfi, Stigliano, Siena

Three apartments in farm buildings.

Campalfi, set back from the river Merse by about 200 metres, is a group of ancient farm buildings that once had all the necessities for the self-contained life of a small community. It has been converted to provide seven spacious dwellings. There is a central open-sided courtyard entered through an archway, around which are arranged the apartments, and to one side of this is a large dining-room where the English-speaking owner, a renowned chef, serves wonderful meals every Saturday night and on alternate evenings. The old granary has made a delightful cottage with a patio and an outdoor oven; a large ground floor apartment for five people is at right angles to the granary; and on the ground floor below the old tower is a light and airy apartment for two people.

The conversions are a harmonious blend of ancient tradition and modern comforts. All the apartments have a quiet, cool and restrained atmosphere and make excellent use of attractive fabrics and materials including old terra cotta floors, and simple, traditional Tuscan furniture. The hand of the artist owner is seen in the soft colors that grace the apartment walls and in the blossoms that drape arch and pergola alike.

Estate summary

  • Three of seven apartments available on the estate
  • Entire estate accommodates 28

Properties on this estate

  • Il Nido (Sleeps 2 to 4)
  • Gli Archi (Sleeps 4 to 5)
  • Il Granaio (Sleeps 2 to 4)
A special treat are the meals served every Saturday and on alternate evenings in Campalfi's large dining hall.  Guests can sign up if they are interested in joining in. 

The house seen through the leaves of the pergola belongs to the owners, which means they are near enough to lend a hand when necessary.The beautiful River Merse decorated with the whimsy of a summer guest.A special treat are the meals served every Saturday and on alternate evenings in Campalfi's large dining hall.  Guests can sign up if they are interested in joining in.

Properties on this estate

Il Nido 

Il Nido (Sleeps 2 to 4)

The nice apartment Il Nido is part of the Campalfi estate, set back from the river Merse by about 200 metres. Glaze…

Gli Archi 

Gli Archi (Sleeps 4 to 5)

On the ground floor, with access from the courtyard through a glazed front door, this spacious apartment is charact…

Il Granaio 

Il Granaio (Sleeps 2 to 4)

Made from the granary and bakery with a covered, furnished patio at the entrance, and with the bread oven in the wa…

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