Chianti Villa Il Colto is a magnificent example of a masterful refurbishment on three floors; carried out with great love by it’s owner- architect.
The Villa is ideally located in a magnificent garden setting, on a hilltop with a private swimming pool;overlooking a typical “postcard” view of the wonderful Tuscan countryside, just ( 1km) walking distance to the quaint small town of Terranuova Bracciolini, where you’ll find a variety of shops,restaurants, bars and a supermarket.
Originally owned by the renowned Medici family from Florence; this superb restoration, retains the feel of a Tuscan farmhouse, restored with ultimate style and high quality detail,keeping the guests comforts and needs in mind at all times.A spacious house, which sleeps twelve people,an ideal choice for a large group or family
The location is also a perfect base for exploring Florence (50 mins) and Chianti. Also within easy reach to Arezzo (30 mins) and Siena (1 hour).
On the ground floor leading in from the garden, you’ll step into a sunny and large open living / family room with a professionally equipped kitchen and a spacious central bench area with a large hob and two ovens, microwave, dishwasher, and a large fridge. There is a laundry room with a washing machine and a spacious bathroom with a shower.
There’s also a variety of local wines and oil from the region, supplied and charged by consumption, should guests so desire.
This room leads into another spacious and relaxed living room, which has wonderful vaulted ceilings and elegant furnishings in a mix of country style and handcrafted custom selected pieces.; there’s a large open fire place, another more formal dining area, several comfortable sofas and easy chairs, satellite TV a DVD player and a CD player.
Wide glass doors from both these rooms, allow natural sunlight to pour in and open to the outdoor garden area, where you’ll find a fully furnished dining patio area and the private pool overlooking the Tuscan hills.
The staircase leads from the hall to the first floor where you’ll find a second lounge area, a nice private spot to relax with a book,there’s an open fireplace and satellite TV.
On this level there are five bedrooms; two are twin rooms (can be made up as doubles). These two twin bedrooms share a bathroom with shower.
There are a further three double bedrooms, one has an en suite bathroom with bathtub,the other has an en suite bathroom with shower and the third
has a bathroom with a double sink, shower and bathtub.
There’s also a private and well-equipped study with two computers linked to a fast ADSL internet connection with printer.
All bedrooms have air conditioning.
The charming and extremely hospitable proprietors speak fluent English; one conveniently lives in a private cottage on the grounds and is more than accommodating to every need of the guests.
The Tower *
There is a further delightful twin bedroom located on the third floor tower room, once a medieval look out tower. It has windows on three sides and provides a 360 degree view. It shares a bathroom on the first floor landing. This bedroom has air conditioning.
If shopping is on the agenda – this area has an abundance of outlets, giving visitors the opportunity to purchase designer labels at affordable prices.
OUTLETS IN THE AREA:
*FIRENZE AREA *
*DESMO: via Matteotti 22/b S. Donato in Fronzano Reggello (FI) 0558652311
*THE MALL: (Bottega Veneta Emanuel Ungaro, Ermenegildo Zegna, Fendi, Giorgio Armani, Gucci, Hogan, I Pinco Pallino, La Perla, Loro Piana, Marni, Salvatore Ferragamo, Sergio Rossi, Tod’s, Valentino, Yves Saint Laurent, . Via Europa, 8 – Leccio – Reggello (FI) Tel 055865 7775
*DOLCE & GABBANA: Pian dell’Isola, Incisa Val d’Arno (FI) 0558331300
*FENDI OUTLET: Via Pian dell’Isola 66/33 Rignano sull’Arno (FI) 055834981
*RICHARD GINORI: Viale Giulio Cesare 19 Sesto Fiorentino (FI) 0554210472
*ROBERTO CAVALLI: Via Volturno 3 Osmannoro Sesto Fiorentino (FI) 05532421
*MANETTI & ROBERTS: via Baldanzese 177 Calenzano (FI) 0558835480
*CONTE OF FLORENCE; Via del Limite 170 Campi Bisenzio (FI) 0558969484
*AREZZO AREA *
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Additional amenities include: outdoor furniture, iron & ironing board, outdoor area, washer / dryer, adsl internet, cd player, cooks kitchen, 2 ovens, cell phone with local sim, TV - satellite, videophone, pool furniture, computer room w/2 pc's, telephone - local calls, 5 burner stove top, wood fired pizza oven, independent heating, baby cot - on request, american coffee maker. …see more