Villa Ulignano, 16 Bedroom Villa near Volterra




  • Air Conditioned
  • BBQ
  • Card and Billiard room
  • Central Music System
  • Dishwasher
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite TV
  • Sauna
  • Stereo
  • Washing Machine
  • Wifi Internet
  • Workout Room with Cardiovascular and weight equipment

Property Description

Villa Ulignano is a phenomenal partially air conditioned 16 bedroom villa near Volterra  set high on a hilltop which is perfect for accommodating large groups. Built in the 17th century for Jacopo Inghirami, admiral of the Tuscan Navy Villa di Ulignano was designed by the famous architect Gheraldo Silvani. This splendid villa sleeps up to 40 people. Ulignano’s magnificent gardens featuring century old trees, sprawls over an area of 7.5 acres and is 10 kilometers from the magnificent picturesque and unspoiled by tourism, town of Volterra and only a short drive from Pisa and its international airport . Unique amongst Tuscan villas,, Villa Ulignano rents weekly from Tuesday to Tuesday and with its consecrated chapel it is perfect for wedding parties who want to get married on a weekend! During a tour of Tuscany for his 1964 film Vaghe stelle dell’Orsa, the film director Luchino Visconti was fascinated by the Villa and recommended it to its current owner. After being purchased and entirely renovated, the complex soon became a cultural and artistic center that has hosted the biggest names of Italian and international cinema and now you can stay where famed director Federico Fellini was inspired to write La Dolce Vita

Entering Villa Ulignano on the ground floor one is immediately struck by the high ceilings which permeate the entire structure. There is a large reception area with a fully modern professional kitchen which can easily service forty people. Adjoining the reception area are two bedrooms, one with a matrimonial bedroom, and the other with two twin beds, which share a bathroom. There is an additional public bathroom on the ground floor. There is also a small consecrated chapel which can hold twenty people. On the first floor there is a huge magnificent formal dining room seating forty people under a gorgeous chandelier. Adjoining the dining room is a gaming room featuring poker tables and a roulette table. On the other side of the dining room is a billiard room. Across from the dining room is a ping pong room. Also on this floor is the “Rachel Suite” featuring two twin beds and an en suite bathroom. On the second floor are four air conditioned suites, the Liberty suite featuring a matrimonial bed, two day beds and an en suite bathroom, the Junior Suite Alcova and Pop Suites each with a matrimonial bed and there own en suite bathroom and the Napoleone Gialla Suite, with two twin beds, two day beds and an en suite bathroom. Also there is a large Finnish sauna and bathroom, as well as a small gymnasium. Ten meters from the main villa annex. This outer building features the Granaio which has a matrimonial bed and a day bed as well as an en suite bathroom. Next is the Scuola featuring the Rosa Suite with a Matrimonial Bed and the Fiori di Pesco Suite with a living room, containing a daybed and a separate bedroom with a Matrimonial bed. These two suites share a bathroom between them. Below the Scuola is a large Hollywood style screening room with its movie theater sized screen which will also delight gamers as there is a Nintendo Wii.

Villa Ulignano features a lovely twenty meter by ten swimming pool, a lovely courtyard and a great garden for people to sit down and read a book in comfort and peace! There is a large outdoor table and seating area which is perfect for dining al fresco

  • Volterra – 9 Kilometers
  • San Gimignano – 18 Kilometers
  • Poggibonsi (nearest train station) – 32 Kilometers
  • Siena – 49 Kilometers
  • Chianti – 60 Kilometers
  • Florence – 76 Kilometers
  • Lucca – 116 Kilometers
  • High Season – 13 May – 16 September 15,400 Euros per week
  • Mid Season – 22 April – 13 May & 16 September – 14 October 14,000 Euros per week
  • Mid Season – 22 April – 13 May & 16 September – 14 October 7,700 Euros special weekend rate (Friday 10 A.M. – Sunday 6 P.M.)
  • Low Season (all other times) – 13,200 Euros per week
  • Low Season (all other times) – special weekend rate 6,600 Euros (Friday 10 A.M. – Sunday 6 – P.M.)

Please note: Villa di Ulignano rents on a weekly basis from Tuesday to Tuesday

  • Cook
  • Maid Service
  • Tuscan Cooking Lessons
  • Guided Tours to Florence and Siena
  • Wine Tasting Tours
  • Car Rental
  • Wedding Coordinator and Planning Services
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