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Villa Corsano can be traced back to X century, when it was the hunting residence of Berengario the II king of Lombardy. From Villa Corsano started an edict regarding the town of Bergamo.
In the Middle Ages the villa, together with the nearby Romanesque church la Pieve di S.Giovanni was under the domain of the Archbishop of Siena.

In the Renaissance period, the Bonisignori banking family of Siena acquired the villa and transformed it into the beautiful residence that remains until today. After the death of the last Bonisignori, Niccolo the property was left to a charitable trust until it was bought at the beginning of the last century by Giovanni Migone, a banker from Genova as an investment.

Giovanni and Marianna had 11 children. One of them, my father, moved his family from Genova to Villa Corsano to escape the bombing of the port during World War 11. Villa Corsano has remained the home of my family ever since.

In the last twenty years become a touristic resort, situated in a beautiful area 15 minutes South of Siena, with the view on the clay Hills South of Siena and all the forests in the way to the sea side.
The perfect place for a relaxing vacation in the heart of Tuscany
Very recommended for family reunions, weddings, parties etc. etc.

Villa Corsano, an architectural gem

The house is on three floors and can sleep twenty people.

Ground floor

Drawing Room with frescoes depicting a winter garden

Living room with floor to ceiling windows opening on o the gardens

Library, reached through a terracotta arch, 

Dining Hall, boasting what is said to be the largest fireplace and hearth in Tuscany. It has the feel of a mediaeval banqueting hall with a table that seats 20, a 16th century marble sink, original tiled floors and antique furniture.

The adjoining kitchen has modern equipment and professional cooking facilities. We can provide staff to cater for you if you wish.

Internal courtyard with a well and covered loggia.

First floor

Five large double bedrooms four en suite. One has a four poster bed and others have frescoesand antique furniture. All have wonderful views.

 Second Floor

Five bedrooms with bathrooms. Some have wooden beams celings.

Gardens

The house has extensive formal gardens with mature trees offering shade in the summer sun and box hedges. It is so calm another world yet so near to Siena.

The guests can dine at the garden table.

The 15 meter swimming pool is in an enclosure with lemon trees loungers with shade when wanted. There is a shower, barbeque and all facilities.

The house has its own chapel

The local village is a kilometer away with shops, post office, bar and restaurant.

As well as being perfect retreat we can organize cookery classes, horse riding, wine tasting and art visits.

Please speak to me directly for information on these.

It will be hard to put in words what a wonderful experience it was staying at Villa Corsano. From the hospitality of Anna Rosa and her son Jacopo who were the consummate hosts; to the magnificent and comfortable villa ( the pictures don’t do it justice) to the heavenly setting in Beautiful Tuscany – close to Siena and many important historic sites . I and our group all loved it there. We each came away with lasting memories of community, adventure, fun and learning in the most peaceful of settings.

Peter H. Metzner

Former Principal, Dynamic Change Inc.

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