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Villa | 7 bedrooms | sleeps 14
Villa Altea is a luxury villa rental Tuscany nestled in the green rolling hills of Pistoia, only 30 km from Renaissance city of Florence.
This luxury stone farmhouse is immersed in six hectares of untouched land and comprises three adjoining buildings in the form of a hamlet . The surrounding estate incorporates wooded pathways , a lush Mediterranean garden and an attractive vegetable garden fenced by roses bushes, creating a perfect backdrop to this luxury villa for rent and its charming swimming pool.
With the installation of a large bank of solar panel , special attention has been paid to environmental concerns and sustainability.
A place where you can learn the secrets of gardening, relish the aroma of thousand aromatic plants blooming all year round, learn by individual course the rhythm of nature and its care.
Moreover, the good location of the villa offers a wide range of visits to historical cities, excursions to the sea with walks or biking along the elegant Versilia promenade in Liberty Style or in its famous pinewood and take also the chance to join a gastronomic tour devoted to the wine tasting combined with savory Tuscan dishes.
The Villa can accommodate up to 14 people and it is the ideal place to enjoy company as well as moments of privacy and escape.
The property disposes of seven en-suite double bedrooms , a frescoed living room and dining room and a functional , professional kitchen ; outside amenities include a shaded barbecue area.
The unique interiors have been crafted using natural local materials-terracotta tiles, decorated wooden beams, wrought ironwork, frescoed walls, with careful attention being paid to colours and style in order to create a traditional yet comfortably modern environment. The main building extends over tow levels ( plus basement):
First Floor 120 m² (accessible by stone staircase with wooden ceiling and frescoed walls).
On the first floor are two double bedrooms (30 m²) with spacious en-suite bathrooms; and one suite (40 m²) with spacious en-suite bathroom and separate sitting room with fireplace and sofa. All rooms are furnished with naturally aged wood flooring. A corridor leads to the outdoor terrace and pool.
Ground floor (160 m²)
On the ground floor is an entrance hall with fireplace, sofa and armchairs; and a second suite (40 m²) with en-suite bathroom, and separate sitting room with fireplace and sofa.
Leading off the hall, through a brick arch, is the dining room with a living corner and a wooden stair taking to a loft furnished with armchairs. All rooms are furnished with terracotta floors.
Also on the ground floor is a professional, fully-equipped kitchen and store room with two refrigerators and two freezers. From the kitchen there is access to the garden, patio and barbecue area; a large wooden table provides outdoor seating for 20 people.
A flight of stairs leads to the basement (120 m²), where the laundry room is situated.
The adjoining buildings:
Extending over two levels, Limonaia Cottage (70 m²) contains two bright double rooms, each with en-suite bathroom and separate access to the garden. All rooms are furnished with terracotta flooring.
Also on two levels, Myrtle Cottage (58 m²) comprises a double room with natural aged wooden flooring and en-suite bathroom, and a spacious living room with sofa, fireplace, terracotta floor and direct access to the garden:
Pool and Garden
• Woodland and park (60000 sq.m) with 1500m of
• Swimming pool 100 sq. m, 17 x 6m,
maximum depth 1.60m,
equipped with dressing room, bath and shower
• 2 massage stations, each for 2 people
• Vegetable Garden (200sq.m)
• Mediterranean Garden (3000m)
• Fenced-in, grassed playing field (600 sq.m)
Satellite TV in each room
Safe in Room 4 of the main villa
Hair dryer in each bathroom
Refrigerator or minibar in each room
Internet connection wireless
Music in the garden, in dining room and lounge with
9- seater minivan for rent daily or weekly
Maid for extra cleaning
Breakfast on request
Dinner on request
6 burners kitchen
3 refrigerators and 2 freezers
Fresh water and mineral water dispensin machine
Filtered coffee machine
Laundry room with washer, dryer, ironing set
Car rental & minibus
Kitchen Brigade for special dinner
Cooking lessons in the villa
Gardening lessons in the villa
Small unique Weddings
Chianti Castle Tour with Wine Tasting Tour
Marble tour and Colonnata's lard
5 Terre Tour
Oil Mill visit Tour ( October-November)
Reservation Horses riding club at 15km
Golf 18 holes at15 km
Spa resort with thermal pool and Grottoes at15 km
ReservationTennis Courtat2 km
ModenaBalsamic Vinegar Tour and Parmesan Cheese
SmallVillagenearby 600 mt. with Bus Stop
Next village 2 kmwith the following shops and facilities:
Butcher shop with special and local meat, salami
Motorway A118 km
Pistoia Town10 km
Versilia Beaches72 km
|Size||Sleeps up to 14, 7 bedrooms|
|Family friendly||Great for children of all ages, Suitable for people with restricted mobility|
|Notes||No pets allowed, No smoking at this property|
Features and Facilities
|Luxuries||Log fire, Internet access|
|Pool||Private outdoor pool (unheated)|
|General||Central heating, Air conditioning, TV, Safe, Satellite TV, Wi-Fi available|
|Standard||Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer|
|Utilities||Clothes dryer, Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Rooms||7 bedrooms, 7 bathrooms of which 7 En suites|
|Furniture||Double beds (7)|
|Outdoors||Private outdoor pool (unheated), Private garden|
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Jessica Sartoretti (Property Manager Luxury Villa Rentals France)
- 2 Years listed
Calendar last updated:04 Oct 2014
Based in Italy
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