The estate of Castello di Grotti is an
organic farm in Tuscany southwest of Siena with several vacation
from apartment rentals to villas to small country houses.
Ballati is a villa with accommodations for 10
guests and Ballatina is a 1 bedroom apartment on the first
that can be combined with the villa. The
farmhouse Casa della Mucca has 2 apartments
Guardiola is a 2 bedroom
Pozzarello is a
four bedroom country house accommodating up to 8 guests.
All vacation rentals have recently been
restored and are located within the estate of the castle.
on a hill, there are beautiful, peaceful views of the surrounding
countryside, hills of Tuscany, Siena and Chianti in the
Castello di Grotti is between the tiny village
of Grotti and the small village of Ville di Corsano. Corsano
(less than 1 km) with a restaurant, bar, post office and
supermarket. Castello di Grotti’s location is perfect
for day trips to take advantage of all Tuscany has to offer – Siena
(12 km), Arezzo (70 km), Florence (~70 km), Montepulciano,
Montalcino, San Gimignano and the Chianti wine region.
of the estate is woodland with native Mediterranean trees
and shrubs, such as oak, beech, heather, juniper and
The woodland provides shelter for porcupines, deer, wild
boar, hare, pheasant and many other wild species. In the
surrounding woodlands are abundant with mushrooms and often
one will see many people hunting for fresh porcini or chanterelles.
Throughout the estate there are many roads and footpaths
where one can take long walks or hikes through the natural
Many crops are cultivated on the estate and its vast property
at the edge of the Crete Senesi. Wheat, corn and sunflowers
are grown in and around the hilly area of Grotti and on the
plain of the Merse River. In addition, the estate cultivates
various olive groves. The olives are harvested in late autumn
and early winter and are pressed to produce the precious
olive oil, DOC whose denomination is "Olio extravergine