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Villa Monti - Profile

 

   Tuscany Villa with garden, air near Volterra, San Gimignano

The Fattoria di Monti stands on the top of the hill at the end of a tree-lined road. The newly restored villa used in the past as stable and then as the farm manager house. It's located next to the Villa of Monti, where the owners live and that it is an impressive renaissance Villa built in the middle of the XVI century as a hunting stay. The count Bardi's family was the first

owner and some historians think that the architect Buontalenti projected and built the villa on ancient ruins. There are many very suggestive old stories about the Bardi's family: some legends tell of ghosts wandering in the villa and some other riding white horses in the countryside around, especially in winter time with the snow...

 

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