Welcome to La Malpensatina
This website provides helpful information to La Malpensatina’s visitors, generally friends and family members of the Martin Family.
La Malpensatina is a 400-year old stone farmhouse located just outside the hilltown of Radda-in-Chianti. The restored home offers 5 bedrooms and 4 full baths (1 king suite, 2 bedrooms with 1 full or queen-size bed, and 2 bedrooms each with 2 twins).
The farmhouse has stunning views over the surrounding landscape, including its own 10 acres of vineyards and olive groves. There are potted plants, rose bushes and herb gardens surrounding the house and the swimming pool, which measures 6 x 12m/20 x 39 feet and is set just outside the house on a flagstone terrace.
Radda in Chianti
Radda in Chianti is a comune in the Province of Siena in the Italian region Tuscany, located about 35 kilometres southeast of Florence and about 15 km north of Siena.
Province of Siena
The Province of Siena (Italian: Provincia di Siena) is a province in the Tuscany region of Italy. Its capital is the city of Siena.
Greve in Chianti
Chianti’s biggest town and tourism capital. it’s 15 minutes to the north / 31 kilometres south of Florence on A1 highway, and 42 kilometres north of Siena.
…the horizons are studded with centuries-old farmhouses, Villas and stately cypress trees; roads wind through vineyards and olive groves. In this slice of earthly bliss, the sun seems to shine brighter and the people seem friendlier.
The farmhouse is built on several levels. The ground floor is occupied by storage rooms in what was once the farmhouse’s cellar (it is off limits to all guests except family).
The farmhouse has stunning views over the surrounding landscape, including its own 4 ha/10 acres of vineyards and olive groves
Highlight of the property will be, anyway, the fantastic 2-acres park with private swimming pool, beautiful trees and stunning views
Year Old Farmhouse
Local Attractions & Activities
Book a scooter tour throughout Chianti wine country.
Book amazing local wine tasting tours through our property manager
Enjoy the beautiful Tuscan country side on a bike!
Hire a local chef to create a culinary delight!
Fiat 500 Tour
Guided tour with Fiat 500 with English speaking assistant. Visit the Tuscan hills in a vintage car.
Florence Market Tour
Shop for fresh produce at the market in Florence city centre.
HOW TO GET TO LA MALPENSATINA BY CAR
Go to Firenze-Certosa, a large roundabout which is both an exit on the A1 Milano-Rome highway, and the beginning of the Florence-Siena highway. Drive toward Siena on the latter; get out at the San Donato exit. Turn left, leave San Donato on your left after a few kilometers, and keep on going to Castellina (SP101 which becomes the SP76/A). When you arrive in Castellina, take a right (SR222), and after 2 km take the road to Radda (SR 429) on the left. After 7.5km, in a hairpin curve just after the Hotel Radda, take the dirt road on the left marked Malpensata, and keep to your right. After 300m, on your right you will see two vertical stone slabs: this is the entrance to La Malpensatina. Proceed until you get to a gravel car park next to the vine-covered, stone farmhouse. (Total from Firenze-Certosa exit 54km, a little over an hour)
Drive up the A1 highway from Rome; get out at the Valdarno exit (the exit after Arezzo). After the toll booth, take a right. Follow signs for Arezzo/Siena/Firenze, sticking to the right. After the overpasses, you will get to a large roundabout (3km after highway exit): follow directions for Gaiole/Radda. Stay on this road (the SS408) for about 12km, then take the turn off for Radda (SR429) on your right, and wind your way all the way to Radda (8km). Go around Radda and out the other end of town. You will be on the road to Castellina. About 1 km out of town, on the left hand side of hairpin curve to the right, take the dirt road marked Malpensata, and keep to your right. After 300m, on your right you will see two vertical stone slabs: this is the entrance to La Malpensatina. Proceed until you get to a gravel car park next to the vine-covered, stone farmhouse. Proceed until you get to a gravel car park next to the vine-covered, stone farmhouse. (Total from Valdarno exit 27km, about 1 hour)
Greve in Chianti
(the old name was Greve; in 1972 was renamed Greve in Chianti after the inclusion of that area in the Chianti wine district) is a town and comune (municipality) in the province of Florence, Tuscany, Italy. It is located about 31 kilometres (19 mi) south of Florence on A1 highway, and 42 kilometres (26 mi) north of Siena.