Villa La Corte is a large villa in San Gimignano, Tuscany, available for rent. The villa is from the early 15th century, built around a thousand-year-old lookout Lombard tower and set inside six hectares of private grounds amidst the hills covered in vineyards and olive trees, just outside of San Gimignano. You enter the villa through a large French door that overlooks the courtyard equipped for pleasantly relaxing outdoors.
From its privileged position it enjoys panoramic views on the hills covered in vineyards and olive trees surrounding the medieval town of San Gimignano. This luxury villa near San Gimignano, a medieval jewel of Tuscany, has been carefully restored preserving all the original characteristics and using traditional materials.
The villa has been stylishly furnished according to the Tuscan style typical of the elegant country residences with a special care for the details and in keeping with its ancient origins.
Accommodation: the villa is 600 square meters and can accommodate 12+2 persons in 6 bedrooms with 6 bathrooms. It extends on two levels:
All of the daytime areas overlook the courtyard. On the ground floor of the villa there is a spacious living room with billiard's table, dining room, a bathroom with shower and a fully equipped kitchen with direct access to the courtyard perfectly organized for your al fresco dinners.
You can access the first floor from the interior staircase or from the external staircase from the garden. You will find a small lounge with fireplace, three double bedrooms (two of which with ensuite bathroom), three twin bedroms, in two of them beds can be put together. Two bathrooms with bath and two bathrooms with shower. Also available on this floor a service toilette.
Free Wi-Fi internet connection available.
Garden and Swimming pool: the internal courtyard with direct access from the kitchen is fully equipped to eat outside or simply relax. Just a few meters away is the very well-kept lawn, often visited by pheasants and wild hares, where you will the swimming pool (7 x 14 m) equipped with deckchairs and sun umbrellas.
Available on site near to the villa there is the tennis court which is not for the exclusive use of the guests at Villa La Corte. It can be booked for an extra cost at the reception.
|Size||Sleeps up to 12, 6 bedrooms|
|Rooms||6 bedrooms, 5 bathrooms of which 3 Family bathrooms and 2 En suites|
|Check in time:||15:00|
|Check out time:||10:00|
|Nearest beach||Cecina 110 km|
|Nearest Amenities||6 km|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Florence - Amerigo Vespucci 70 km, Nearest railway: Certaldo/Poggibonsi 15 km|
|Family friendly||Great for children of all ages|
|Notes||Pets welcome, Yes, smoking allowed|
|Luxuries||Fireplace, Internet access, DVD player|
|Pool||Private outdoor pool (unheated)|
|General||Central heating, TV, CD player, Satellite TV, Wi-Fi available|
|Standard||Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer|
|Utilities||Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Furniture||Double Beds (6), Sofa Beds (1), Cots available (1), Dining seats for 12, Lounge seats for 12|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided, High chair available|
|Outdoors||Private outdoor pool (unheated), Private garden, BBQ, Trampoline|
|Access||Parking, Suitable for people with restricted mobility, Not suitable for wheelchair users|
It only takes 5 minutes by car from Villa La Corte to San Gimignano. All the most important Tuscan places of interest are within easy reach as well: Siena (45mins); central Florence (just over 1 hr.); Volterra (30 km); Arezzo (2hrs.). The nearest airport is either Florence or Pisa, which are equi-distant (about 1hr.15mins.). Rome Airport is about 3hrs. drive away.
OTHER FACILITIES AVAILABLE NEARBY: An 18-hole golf course (15 km), horseriding (10 km). Villa La Corte estate is situated within a forest that is centuries old, which means that your holidays can be spent in close contact to nature. These natural surroundings offer a host of splendid opportunities for leisurely walking, more serious hiking or mountain biking. This location is ideal for exploring the great Tuscan cities of major historical, cultural and artistic interest in the vicinity. After a long day of rewarding but tiring sightseeing, you will welcome your return to the peace and tranquillity of Villa La Corte.
Nearest town: San Gimignano km 6
Restaurants: San Gimignano km 6
Supermarket: San Gimignano km 6
Grocery: San Gimignano km 6
Shops: San Gimignano km 6
Outlets: Barberino del Mugello km 85
Bank: San Gimignano km 6
Post office: San Gimignano km 6
Chemistry: San Gimignano km 6
Tennis court: private in the property
Golf: San Miniato km 40
Horse riding: San Gimignano km 11
SPA: Gambassi Terme km 15
Train station: Certaldo/Poggibonsi km 15