Villa | 6 bedrooms | sleeps 12
About 30 Km from Florence, Villa Alberti, built on the ancient Via Francigena connecting France to Rome, is a shining example, evoking a multitude of ancient influences.
The Villa's history dates back to 1210 and with such a history, Villa Alberti makes an ideal location for visitors wishing to spend a comfortable and relaxing holiday.
Villa Alberti, perched atop a hill, has been completely restored whilst maintaining the spirit and atmosphere of a noble mansion. It can easily accommodate 12 people in luxurious comfort.
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|Size||Sleeps up to 12, 6 bedrooms|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Florence Airport|
|Family friendly||Great for children of all ages, Suitable for people with restricted mobility|
|Notes||Pets welcome, No smoking at this property|
Features and Facilities
|Rooms||6 bedrooms, 7 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms and 6 En suites|
|Furniture||Single beds (4), Double beds (4)|
|Further details indoors|
On the ground floor, the front door leads into a large, cosy living room with a fireplace. On the left, a beautiful marble staircase winds up to the first floor. From the living room a corridor provides access to the rest of the house. The spacious and fully equipped kitchen on the right has terracotta flooring and beamed ceilings. Along the corridor, beyond a guest bathroom, there is a sumptuous dining room with French windows that access the courtyard. Further on, the Yellow living room with fireplace has a reading room alcove with TV, computer with broadband line and fax. To the right, the double bedroom of Federico Barbarossa has an en-suite bathroom with Jacuzzi bath.
On the first floor, at the top of the marble staircase, a long corridor leads to the bedrooms. On the right there is the Yellow double bedroom ? again with en-suite bathroom with shower and Jacuzzi bath. To the left there are two twin bedrooms, the Celeste and the Pink bedroom - both with their own bathrooms, one with shower and tub and the other with shower. Towards the end of the corridor on the left a double bedroom with outside balcony overlooks the front yard. It is next to its own bathroom with both shower and Jacuzzi bath. There is also a laundry room with wardrobe and second staircase leading down to the ground floor.
XII Century Tower
The annex is a medieval tower standing alongside the villa (part of the original castle) and has its own access. From the living room on the ground floor a staircase takes you up to a double bedroom with its own bathroom with shower. With a breathtaking roof terrace.
|Further details outdoors|
In front of the Villa a big garden with a breathtaking view on the Tuscan countryside: dramatic views of the undulating, fertile countryside below, as far as the towered town of San Gimignano which is just visible on the horizon to the south.
A staircase leads down to the swimming pool of 10 x 5 meters surrounded by a lawn and a n arcaded loggia. Behind is a shower and a fridge.
Limonaia converted into a casual sitting room, with six arched windows offering sweeping views of surrounding countryside. Breathtaking roof terrace.
XIII century chapel dedicated to Saint Bartholomew, restored in the XVIII century, contains a XIII crypt.
- Jacuzzi tubs in 4 bathrooms
- Air conditioning
- Heating: Extra Cost
- Satellite TV
- Telephone: Extra Cost
- Computer with broadband connection
- Utilities: electricity included up to 300 kwh per week, others included except heating
- Swimming Pool
The Tuscany region
Visitors to Tuscany come for many reasons - many come in search of fine art, others to explore the extraordinary countryside. Gourmets and wine buffs descend on Tuscany to enjoy the simple yet wonderful cuisine and wine. Walkers enjoy the mountain paths, cyclists the rolling hills, summer vacationers; the sea coast and islands. Students come to learn the beautiful Italian language and culture.
From the Etruscans to the Romans to the Renaissance, Tuscany is possibly the greatest repository of art in the world, from extraordinary paintings and sculptures to frescoes and architectural masterpieces – this captivating region is a hub of Italian life; boasting the finest dining, the finest wines and breathtakingly picturesque scenery.
30 km from Florence, Villa Alberti falls within the boundaries of the “Chianti” region.
The villa is set within an estate of 120 hectares, 6 of which are vineyards, the Villa is located within a fertile area surrounded by vineyards and olive trees.
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