Tuscany Now & More offers an array of exquisite villas suited to those looking to nurture body and soul. Properties offering yoga and wellness include:
Set on a hilltop with a private pool, the villa includes views of the vineyards, olive groves, and woodland. What sets I Corbezzoli apart is its dedicated staff; a chef prepares breakfast, lunch, and evening meals — which is then served by an energetic staff.
Your personal chef can tailor menus to suit all wellness requirements; be it vegan, vegetarian, or simply healthy and wholesome.
The two houses that make up the property are surrounded by expansive gardens brimming with colourful shrubs, a perfectly peaceful spot for practising your downward dogs.
The extensive lawn leads down towards a fan-shaped pool, with a heated Jacuzzi. From here you can enjoy wonderful views of the Valdarno valley and the mountains of Pratomagno.
In addition, to encourage a healthy body and mind, I Corbezzioli can organise vegetarian and vegan cooking classes catering for wellness-oriented guests.
Il Borgo di Petroio is a beautiful stone farmhouse set on an important 900-acre estate in the hills above Rufina. It is also within easy reach of Florence. The villa has a swimming pool positioned to enjoy views of the surrounding hills. The property bathes in the sun and boasts its very own yoga barn. A sense of complete tranquility prevails at the villa making it a popular choice for yoga retreats.
For those with high energy, venture into the onsite astro-turf tennis court on the estate. It includes a multi-functional space which features a well-equipped gym area, massage area, and an external jacuzzi. There are also several riding stables in the area as well as three 18-hole golf courses within an hour’s drive. Nearby Monte Giovi (992m/3224 feet) and its natural park provides exhilarating walking opportunities.
Poggio Alto for rent via Tuscany Now & More
Poggio Alto sits on a hilltop, offering views of gently hills near the medieval villages of Cetona and Montepulciano.
The interior has a sophisticated country residence feel. It also has airy rooms, elegant furnishings, and a modern kitchen that leads out into the well-kept garden. There is also a dining loggia and extensive lawns surrounding the house and leads to the private swimming pool.
On the other hand, the well-stocked library speaks of the owners’ love of books, as do the many peaceful seating and reading areas dotted around the house and garden designed as quiet spots for reading. By the way, this includes a meditation garden inspired by German writer Hermann Hesse.
This peaceful zen garden features a pond and mesmerizing views of rolling Tuscan hills; home to a vivid array of colors, a mix of flowers, herbs and aromatic scents.
Il Molinaccio for rent via Tuscany Now & More
This beautiful stone farmhouse and its private swimming pool sit on a terraced hillside surrounded by olive groves and woodland. As such, guests can enjoy magical views of rolling hills, farmhouses, and vineyards.
In the heart of the Chianti, the property sits at the end of a private road surrounded by 64 acres. This ensures total privacy and peace, while also being minutes away from the charming town of Castellina.
Built as a mill in the 17th century, the current owners spent years renovating Il Molinaccio into a modern home. Now it includes spacious bedrooms, luxury bathrooms, a modern kitchen, and stylish furnishings.
At the same time, the beautiful shaded courtyard offers a serene spot for dining and relaxing al fresco. There are also rows of lavender and rosemary leading from the garden to the edge of the swimming pool.
Meanwhile, the pool is also amidst the terraced olive groves with views of the valley. Swimmers will also relish dipping in a freshwater pond just down the hill from the villa.
Yogis will love the double-height yoga barn, ideal for peaceful sun salutations away from the glare of the midday sun.
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