Villa | 3 bedrooms | sleeps 6
The old Villa was built in the 17th century and is located halfway up the hill between the Etrusco-Roman city of Volterra and 15 km from the coast of the Tyrrhenian Sea.
The two-story home occupies an area of 700 m2 and the private guest floor includes 3 bedrooms and 3 bathrooms a living room, a studio with library, a kitchen, a wine cellar, a massage room, patio, pizza oven, swimming pool and steam bath. The ground floor was restored in strict compliance with the architectural mastery of the ancient Italians. The home includes vaulted ceilings of brick, rustic cabinetry, and cobblestone walls which provides a sense of refined beauty and comfort to all who come to stay. The grounds are still at their original size and the six guests can breathe the sea air within the ample amount of ancient spaces.
The property covers an area of 210 acres,123 of which are wonderful Mediterranean Forest and 87 of which are grazing fields dedicated to the breeding of racehorses. The property is managed by Nicola Magnaghi, the owner of the farm and a Veterinarian for the Siena Palio for 11 years, and has been dedicated to providing the utmost hospitality to all who come to the Villa Fonteintanata.
A 6 acres park surrounds the Villa and gives her a sense of complete privacy and protection. Fonteintanata Villa is the perfect choice for those who want to enjoy the Mediterranean sea as well as appreciate the incredible beauties of the natural and artistic heritage of the Upper Maremma hills.
At Villa Fontenintanata you will find rolling hills, barn/stalls, and specialized equestrian staff available to your horses. Our location is ideal for discovering Tuscanian countryside on horseback.
|Size||Sleeps up to 6, 3 bedrooms|
|Nearest beach||Cecina 18 km|
|Will consider||Short breaks (1-4 days)|
|Nearest Amenities||6 km|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Pisa International Galileo Galilei 48 km, Nearest railway: Cecina 18 km|
|Family friendly||Great for children of all ages, Suitable for people with restricted mobility|
|Notes||Pets welcome, Yes, smoking allowed|
Features and Facilities
|Luxuries||Sauna, Log fire, Internet access, DVD player|
|General||Central heating, CD player, Pool or snooker table, Table tennis, Satellite TV, Wi-Fi available|
|Standard||Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer|
|Utilities||Dishwasher, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Rooms||3 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms of which 3 En suites, Solarium or roof terrace|
|Furniture||Single beds (1), Double beds (3), Dining seats for 12, Lounge seats for 8|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided|
|Outdoors||Balcony or terrace, Private garden, BBQ|
The Tuscany region
Tuscany doesn't need any introduction. Is one of most beautiful Italian regions, cradle of a food and wine culture of the utmost importance. Villa Fonteintanata is located at 200 meters above sea level and just a 15 kms from the Tyrrhenian coast facing the heart of the Tuscan Archipelago. On clear days from the windows of the first floor you can spot Corsica Isle. Elba Isle is a prime target for a one day tour best if viewed from the keel of a sailboat.
Bolgheri is the most famous Italian wine area. From its vineyards are produced wines known throughout the world as Sassicaia and Ornellaia. A wine tour in the area with a visit to the most exclusive wine cellars is an experience that wine lovers can not miss.
Nearby is Volterra with its Etruscan and Roman heritage. Pisa is less than an hour, Florence and Siena one hour and a half, San Gimignano an hour.
Because of its location Villa Fonteintanata is ideal to start day trips to the Tuscan areas of greatest artistic and cultural interest without renouncing the proximity to the sea and the sea breeze that tempers the hot summer afternoons.
The entire ground floor of this grand Tuscan farm house has been converted into a self contained luxurt holiday letting. For the sole use of our guests, directly adjacent to the house is a Turkish steam bath and a saltwater swimming pool.The floor area of the appartment covers 270 square meters. The 3 double rooms within this quality conversion are all equipped with private shower or bath as well as the ability to accommodate an extra bed.In the great hall, which is the focal point of the apartment, there is a billiard table which also coverts into a large banquet table.An old functioning open hearth provids the option for a fireplace or spit.The fully equipped kitchen has direct access to the terrace, for those alfresco evenings.The garden is 25000 square meters which onlook horse paddocks and rolling Tuscan hills. Close to the spacious covered terrace invites you to a nap under eucalyptus trees, where you can enjoy the view. A stay at Villa Fonteintanata gives the best of both worlds. The independence and a spacious accommodation of a luxury appartment, but with the service and amminities of a high class hotel.
Nestled in the gently rolling hills typical of Tuscany, away from all commotion Villa Fonteintanata is a former farmhouse dating from the 17th C. The property sits within 85 hectares, consiting of woods and horse pastures.Some horses see the light of the world, to then progress on to the racetracks of Europe. The horses here have long enjoyed the quiet solitude of this magnificent setting.They graze under the olive trees, thus making their contribution to the extremely tasty oil that is produced in late autumn and the highest quality standards.
Gourmet cooks and wine connoisseurs will appreciate our proximity to some excellent restaurants and wine shops which supply a fine selection of wines. The House Manager is available throughout your stay, to ensure your requirments and requests are actioned. If desired, wine tasting evenings can be arranged at Villa Fonteintanata for your conviniance.