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Villa Petrea – Home 6708928 Villa

  • 8 bedrooms
  • 18 sleeps
  •  min stay varies

Villa / 8 bedrooms / 9 bathrooms / sleeps 18

Key Info

  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
  • Car advised
  • Air conditioning
  • Pet friendly
  • Private garden

Description from owner

Description

Villa Petrea is a historical Villa which was built in the 18th century by a noble Florentine family for hunting. Completely stone built in leopoldine style and featuring two eye-catching towers. Villa Petrea is situated at the top of a hill and its elegance compliments the surroundings. The villa has breath taking views of the typical Tuscan countryside, nearby there is the local village “Bucine” and not so far away you can reach the beautiful Chianti hills. The surrounding garden is complimented by its beautiful natural green grass and century old Cypress and Olive trees.

Grounds

The fenced-in yard has a swimming pool (7 x 14m, 1-1/2 m deep; 22' x 57', 5' deep) with lights, outshide shower, BBQ, large gazebo, putting green, and near the poool, a 6-person hot tub and a relax area.

In the woods around the property, one finds trails e back roads, suitable for walking or bicycling.

The house

First floor. From a large entry area one

Villa Petrea is a historical Villa which was built in the 18th century by a noble Florentine family for hunting. Completely stone built in leopoldine style and featuring two eye-catching towers. Villa Petrea is situated at the top of a hill and its elegance compliments the surroundings. The villa has breath taking views of the typical Tuscan countryside, nearby there is the local village “Bucine” and not so far away you can reach the beautiful Chianti hills. The surrounding garden is complimented by its beautiful natural green grass and century old Cypress and Olive trees.

Grounds

The fenced-in yard has a swimming pool (7 x 14m, 1-1/2 m deep; 22' x 57', 5' deep) with lights, outshide shower, BBQ, large gazebo, putting green, and near the poool, a 6-person hot tub and a relax area.

In the woods around the property, one finds trails e back roads, suitable for walking or bicycling.

The house

First floor. From a large entry area one comes tot he centra living area and breakfast nook. It opens to the right on a sitting room wtih access tot he side yard and pool, to the left one finds the kitchen, with access to the yard.

From the entry, to the right, there is a master bedroom with private bath with shower and to the left another master bedroom with a handicapped-accessible private bath.

A large staircase to the left takes you to the second floor.

Second floor. A large landing leads to the sitting room which leads to five bedrooms. One has a queen-sized bed with a loft equiped with two sofa beds and a private bath with shower; two bedrooms have queen-sized beds wtih private baths with showers; there are also two triple bedrooms with private baths with showers.

Tower

From the 2nd-floor landing, a spiral staircase leads to the bedroom in the tower, with its own bath with shower.

The area

Villa Petres is in a key location in the Val d'Ambra, in the heart of Tuscany. It's the perfect departure point for anyone wishing to explore the beautiful Tuscan countryside. Trails and back roads which depart directly from the Villa take you, in a few minutes on foot, to the forested aeras and unforgetable rural views...

For fans of two-wheelers, from bicycles to motorcycles, it's the perfect location, with a large selection of routes of varying degrees of difficulty.

After taking in nature's splendors, there's the area's food and wine - the best combination. It's impossible to pass up the Chianti region, where highly-regarded wines are producted and one can visit wineries, vinyards and tasting rooms, all while sampling traditional Tuscan cuisine.

It's impossible to be in these parts and forget history which is brought to life in medieval villages such as Gaiole in Chianti, Castellina in Chianti, Greve, Radda and Volpaia. From Villa Petrea, art lovers can visit the most famous and fascinating Tuscan cities. In a straight ine from Villa Petrea one finds Florence (55km; 33 miles), Siena (44 km, 26 miles), and Arezzo (35 km, 21 miles). Also near by are typical towns, rich in history, such as Monte San Savino (25 km, 15 miles) and last but not least,Lucca (132 km, 82 miles) and Pisa (142 km, 88 miles).

Location description from owner

The Tuscany region

Villa Petrea is a strategic point to visit Tuscany, surrounded by the Tuscan countryside, just a step from Florence (55km), Siena (43km) and Arezzo (30km).

Tuscany hosts innumerable astounding places, many of which are also named among UNESCO World Heritage Sites.

An hour by drive, you can go to San giminiano, Cortona, Pienza and Montalcino,the most famous medieval town, where you can taste our local speciality such us wine, cheese and olive oil.

Not far, you can visit other important city such as Pisa (140km) and Lucca (130km)

Bucine

In the neighbourhood of Bucine there are many interesting places to visit:

the famous Galatrona church and ancient Galatrona tower, the Roman bridge in Pogi, the little towns Bucine, Montebenichi, San Pancrazio, Cennina and all the Valdambra. Among the other interesting villages and towns you can find San Giovanni V.no, its Basilica museum and its Palazzo Comunale. In Montevarchi you can visit the newly restored Paleontologic Museum, the Cassero Museum and Villa Masini, better know as "Palazzo del Nonno", where Roberto Benigni shot some scene if his film "LA VITA E' BELLA"

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Families

  • Great for children of all ages
  • Pets welcome
  • 2 Cots available
  • High chair available

Bed & bathroom

  • Bedroom 1: King Bed
    Bedroom 2: King Bed
    Bedroom 3: King Bed
    Bedroom 4: King Bed
    Bedroom 5: King Bed
    Bedroom 6: King Bed
    Bedroom 7: Double Bed Single Bed
    Bedroom 8: Double Bed Single Bed
  • 8 Shower rooms, 1 Toilet Only

Amenities

  • Wi-Fi available
  • Air conditioning
  • Private outdoor pool (unheated)
  • Jacuzzi or hot tub
  • Private garden
  • BBQ
  • Patio
  • Solarium or roof terrace
  • Balcony or terrace
  • Bicycles available
  • Deck
  • Internet access
  • Central heating
  • Fireplace
  • Safe
  • Staffed property
  • Cooker
  • Fridge
  • Freezer
  • Microwave
  • Toaster
  • Kettle
  • Dishwasher
  • Washing machine
  • Clothes dryer
  • Iron
  • High chair available
  • TV
  • Satellite TV
  • Video player
  • DVD player
  • CD player
  • Telephone
  • Hair dryer
  • Linen provided
  • Towels provided

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Access

  • Parking
  • Secure parking
  • Not suitable for wheelchair users

Policies

Check in time:17:00, Check out time:11:00
If you have any questions about check-in or check-out times, please contact the owner/manager.
Payment
This rental can only be paid for online through Holiday Lettings using your credit/debit card or PayPal (never by bank or wire transfer).
Smoking
Yes, smoking allowed
Cancellation policy
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About the owner

Jois M.
Response rate:
100%
Calendar updated::
28 Feb 2017
Years listed:
1
Overall rating:

Languages spoken: English, Italian


This Villa has 8 bedrooms, 9 bathrooms and sleeps 18. It’s been listed on Holiday Lettings since 17 Oct 2015. Located in Province of Arezzo, it has 3 reviews with an overall rating of 4.5. The average weekly rate varies from £2085 to £5169.

The Owner has a response rate of 100% and the property’s calendar was last updated on 28 Feb 2017.

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