Villa | 5 bedrooms | sleeps 10
This independent villa is a traditional country house, with its own private garden and pool.
It is part of a rural complex originally begun in medieval times and successively added onto over the centuries and it lies in a panoramic position surrounded by vineyards and olives in the heart of Chianti, near Greve, in a triangle between Florence, Siena and Arezzo.
The Chianti area itself is all at your feet! You can explore the medieval towns and castles, enjoy the food and of course the wine! If you are keen walker there are many beautiful walks in the immediate area.
The Villa is a typical 19th Century country residence recently restored with luxuriously comfortable décor and all modern facilities including Wi-Fi.
It has its own private garden with a barbecue and a swimming pool
Ground and exteriors
Swimming pool: private pool open from 28 April until 6 October 2012
View: fantastic view over the Chianti hills, vineyards and olive groves
Parking: free parking at the entrance of the villa
At guests' disposal:
Barbecue area with pizza oven (to be shared)
Baby cot (on request)
- domestic help
- extra change of linen
- Guided trips and excursions (for instance to Rome, Siena, Venice and the Cinque Terre) with special permits enabling our drivers to go directly into the historical city centres
- Cooking classes
- Cook for dinners
- Wine tasting
- Visit of a small museum of old farming implements
nearest village: 1 km Lucolena and Dudda
nearest food shop: 1 km
nearest restaurant: 1 km
shops: 8 km Fgline Valdarno
Public transport: train to Florence 8 km (Figline Valdarno)
Airport: Florence and Pisa
Tennis: 8 km Greve in Chianti
Golf: 12 km Golf Club Ugolino
Horse-riding: 8 km Greve in Chianti
Don't know where to begin describing this! The whole of the Chianti area is stunningly beautiful with medieval towns, castles, cellars to go wine-tasting, eating places for local specialities, local arts & crafts, wildlife parks and there is always something going on ; exhibitions, folk festivals (called sagre), gastronomic events, antique fairs and colourful local markets. Nearby are the main cities of Tuscany ; Florence, Siena, San Gimignano, Arezzo, Lucca, Pisa, Volterra. with their sights, museums, shops etc. Not to forget also the 2 fashion outlets The Mall and Prada Outlets at nearby Figline and further north at Barberino di Mugello.
In a day you can even get to the coast for places like Le Cinque Terre and romantic Porto Venere .
|Size||Sleeps up to 10, 5 bedrooms|
|Family friendly||Great for children of all ages|
|Notes||Pets welcome, Yes, smoking allowed|
Features and Facilities
|Luxuries||Log fire, Internet access, DVD player, Staffed property|
|General||Central heating, TV, CD player, Satellite TV|
|Utilities||Dishwasher, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Rooms||5 bedrooms, 7 bathrooms of which 7 Family bathrooms|
|Outdoors||Private garden, BBQ|
|Further details indoors|
Surface: 400 sqm
The villa is disposed in 3 levels. The entrance is on the street level (on the first floor).
The rooms in the villa are large and luminous. All bedrooms have private bathrooms with toilet and shower.
Downstairs from the entrance level is the big kitchen and dining room area with a fireplace (oven, freezer, dishwasher, microwave, toaster, coffee maker, electric kettle, sat-tv, hi-fi). Please note: For hygienic reasons no foodstuffs are provided therefore it is suggested to bring basics, like salt, sugar etc.
There is also an extra room for laundry (washing machine, iron and ironing board) with 1 toilet and 2 showers (very useful when you are at the pool).
First floor (on the street level)
At the entrance you find a sitting room/studio and a wide living room equipped with satellite TV, dvd player, hi-fi, telephone and safe
3 double bedrooms each with its own private bathroom with shower
1 twin-bedded room with bathroom with shower
Upstairs in the loft there are:
1 sitting room for playing cards with 2 single sofa-beds (Euro 200 per bed per week to be paid on the spot) with its own bathroom with shower
1 double bedroom with bathroom with shower
Private outdoor area
From the ground level you go directly into the garden equipped with outdoor eating facilities and barbecue and you have also access to the pool.
Up to 2 extra beds available at the villa on request (see costs below).
Check-in: Saturday from 4 pm to 7.30 pm
Check-out: Saturday within 10 am
Please note: Any change must be arranged with the owners in advance.
Pets are NOT admitted
Included in the rental price:
Towels (additional set)
Bed linen and towels (weekly changed)
Babycot (on request)
Pool towels (on request)
Not included in the rental price and to be paid on the spot:
Final Cleaning (mandatory): 12.00€ per person, minimum 96.00€
Extra Bed (on request): 200.00€ per person per week
Maid service (on request): 12.00€ per hour
Cooking lessons (on request): to be arranged with the owner
Cook (on request): to be arranged with the owner
Wine Tasting (on request): to be arranged with the owner
Refundable Security Deposit (cash) (mandatory): 500.00€
Heating: 3.50€ per hour
Tourist tax (mandatory): 1.50€ per person per day
A Booking Fee of 30.00€ is to be added to the rental price.