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Villa | 6 bedrooms | sleeps 12
Villa Vianci is an old luxury villa dating back to the eighteenth century, located in the heart of Chianti Senese, just 17 Km away from Siena and 45 Km from Florence. It is located in a vantage position on a hill above the old town of Staggia Senese.
Recently subjected to a fine renovation and restoration, which has enhanced the charm of the Tuscan villa without altering its original structure, Villa Vianci is today an ideal place to enjoy a pleasant and exclusive stay under the Tuscan sun and to visit the most important art cities of the area.
It was originally used by noble families as the manor to which to escape to the countryside during the hottest months of summer. The villa belongs to our family from several generations and is now managed by the young owner and his wife who take care of their guests with attention and respect in a friendly and genuine family atmosphere.
Its location in the centre of Tuscany, a few km from the highway Firenze-Siena and near the historic intersection between Via Cassia and Via Francigena, makes Villa Vianci the perfect location to undertake tourist paths among enogastronomic, cultural and art-historical sites in the many typical places and villages of the area.
|Size||Sleeps up to 12, 6 bedrooms|
|Nearest beach||Cecina 70 km|
|Will consider||Long term lets (over 1 month)|
|Nearest Amenities||2 km|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Firenze 65 km, Nearest railway: Castellina Scalo 3 km|
|Family friendly||Great for children of all ages|
|Notes||Some pets are welcome - please contact the owner, No smoking at this property|
Features and Facilities
|Luxuries||Log fire, Internet access, Staffed property|
|Pool||Private outdoor pool (unheated)|
|General||Central heating, Air conditioning, Table tennis, Wi-Fi available|
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer|
|Utilities||Clothes dryer, Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Rooms||6 bedrooms, 7 bathrooms of which 2 Family bathrooms, 4 En suites and 1 Shower rooms|
|Furniture||Single beds (4), Double beds (2), Cots (1), Dining seats for 12|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided, High chair|
|Outdoors||Private outdoor pool (unheated), Balcony or terrace, Private garden, BBQ|
|Further details indoors|
The villa has an area of 500 m² and can easily accommodate 11-12 people
The ground floor shows the great rooms typical of the eighteen century villas inspired by the palladian style. On the right side of the large entrance there is a wide and bright living room which is the largest and the oldest room of the building. Featured by great vaults, is enhanced by a rare fireplace in green marble and is furnished with luxurious and antique furnitures. On the left side of the entrance there is the dining room and from there you can access to the kitchen, which has been completely renovated and is composed of a wide marble plan which allows a very comfortable cooking, it is also equipped with every kitchen tools and cooking technologies.
On the first floor there is the sleeping area. There are six rooms, all equipped with air conditioning. Two rooms have king size beds and private bathrooms. Other two rooms have queen size beds and private bathroom. The last two rooms have a shared bathroom, one with a double bed and one with two twin beds. Each room is furnished with elegant furniture dating back to the eighteen century in order to preserve the charm of an elegant atmosphere.
There is also a second floor, with separate access, that is the apartment of the caretaker who will always be available for any requirement. We want to underline that, where not otherwise indicated, all internal and external spaces are at the exclusive guests disposal.
|Further details outdoors|
Outside there is the park of about 1 hectare. On the right side the house is flanked by the terrace of lemons on which our guests will enjoy outdoor summer dinner. On the left side of the house there is a grove of holm oaks, a shady area to relax during the hottest hours of the day. The swimming pool (10mx5mx1, 40m) is open from May 1st to October 31st and is located in a private area behind the villa; surrounded by a large green lawn it is equipped with all the amenities for a nice refreshing bath.
- Villa Vianci can accommodate a maximum of 12 people.
- Continental breakfast available on request (from 8.30 am until 11.30 am)
- Cleaning rooms is done 2 days in the week between 09.00 am and 12.00 am
- Swimming pool from mid April to end September
- Linen and towels change once a week
- Internet wi-fi connection
- Electricity consumption up to 300 KWatt
Services not included:
- Heating charged on usage 4.50 Euro per unit
- Electricity consumption over the first 300 KWatt 0.30 Euro per unit
- Final cleanings, 180 euros
The Tuscany region
Sienna (Siena in the Italian spelling) is situated on three gently rising hills in central Tuscany, Italy. The Siennese are said to speak the purist form of the Tuscan dialect which, at the unification of Italy, became the national language. Sienna is quite rightly extremely popular with tourists but because it is a town and not a village like San Gimignano, for example, it usually does not seem excessively crowded.
The fine piazza, magnificent cathedral and museums, as well as the twice yearly palio and the interesting folk culture associated with it, make Sienna worth intensive study. Siennese painting and architecture of the Renaissance and later is second in importance only to that of Florence in the history of Italian art.
The walled town of Staggia, with its medieval castle, is in the commune of Poggibonsi, province of Siena. It's easily reachable from the exit 'Colle Valdelsa Sud' of the speedway Florence-Siena.
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