The Private Villas Collections

Dominating over the Vinci Valley, altea castle offers a one-of-a-kind experience in Tuscany
This exquisite villa is a sublime country residence and estate rising in an outstanding position completely surrounded by Val d’Orcia’s fairytale-like rolling hills. Immersed in luxuriant vegetation and caressed by sweet-scented breezes, the property is strategically located at just a few minutes drive from Pienza, one of Tuscany’s most striking towns, and comprises a lovely period villa as well as 6 hectares of splendid grounds, a state-of the art yoga and martial arts gym and unique saltwater swimming pool. Restored with the utmost loving care and taste, using all sustainable and eco-friendly building materials, this property is an immensely charming reduced environmental impact country residence. Fully equipped with modern facilities (such as wifi and air conditioning), it perfectly maintains its original architecture and sturdy rustic stone walls and boasts touches of genuinely Tuscan elegance in every corner. Exquisite colourful painted tiles, lovely ancient floors, wooden beam ceilings, and authentic country period furniture enhance the spacious, welcoming common areas and charming bedrooms, making this one an icon of natural beauty and genuine Tuscan grace.


A brief description of the rooms available

and included in the property rental

6 bedrooms
9 bathrooms
non heated



Complete list of indoor and outdoor
amenities of this property.

  • Flat TV
  • Dolby surround
  • Advanced sound system, book library
  • CD/DVD player
  • iPod deck; professional kitchen
  • iPod deck
  • 2 indoor Jacuzzis (for 2 people)
  • Swimming pool (Saltwater, width 4 meters, length 24 meters, depth 1,40 meters)
  • Pool-house with bathroom
  • Barbecue
  • Outdoor dining with seating for 14 people
  • 2 living rooms located on the ground floor
  • 2 dining rooms located on the ground floor
  • 2 kitchens located on the ground floor
  • 1 gym room located on the ground floor (it is a yoga room)
  • 2 double bedrooms with en-suite bathroom located on the ground floor
  • 4 double bedrooms with private bathroom located on the first floor
  • 1 single bedroom with en-suite bathroom located on the ground floor
  • 1 single bedrooms with private bathroom located on the mezzanine floor