Large villa with pool between Florence and Siena
Holiday house for 18 persons
Central location in quiet surroundings near a village and with access to a tennis court
This historical villa is situated near Florence in the Chianti area, the heart of Tuscany, about 1.5 km from the town of Tavarnelle Val di Pesa. The house is a ancient restored villa between Florence and Siena in an optimal position for visiting San Gimignano, Volterra and also the many small medieval villages of Tuscany.
The villa is part of the 1000 year-old hamlet of Palazzuolo and is surrounded by a park full of olive trees, roses and Mediterranean herbs. It has a large garden with swimming pool and courtyards well equipped with comfortable garden furniture. Meticulous and detailed restoration, with the objective of retaining as many of the original architectural elements of this Chianti villa, has resulted in recreating the ancient atmosphere of this noble family home.
The villa can comfortably accommodate up to 14 people.
Ground floor: large entrance hall. Very well equipped large kitchen with professional stoves, an industrial dishwasher, double refrigerator and a marble topped table. Large dining room with a three meters long table (with the possibility of an extension to 4.5 meters, seating 12-20 persons), comfortable chairs, sideboards and antique wooden cupboards graciously furnish this room. 1 bedroom with two single beds and bathroom with bathtub/shower. 1 simple bedroom with two single beds (suitable for children/teenagers) with shower bathroom, Laundry room. Service room.
First floor: 2 large living rooms with fireplace and beautiful views. 3 bedrooms with double beds and all with en-suite bathroom with shower. 1 bedroom with two single beds and en-suite bathroom with shower. 1 single bedroom with en-suite bathroom with shower (in this room an extra bed can be provided).
All the bedrooms are well furnished with orthopedic mattresses. All twin rooms can be made into doubles on request.
Air conditioning in the entire villa and all windows have built in screens.
A cook is available at the villa on short notice to prepare typical, tasty Tuscan dishes. An excellent chef is available on request to create special menus for wedding banquets, parties and receptions.
The owners have a special agreement with the owners of a nearby private villa located at 800 meters away for the use of their clay tennis court. The use of the tennis court is free and available on prior booking.
The owners live just next to the villa and they are always pleased to assist the guests with their tours, sightseeing, museum bookings, wine tasting, restaurant selection and shopping, focusing on making their holidays a delightful experience.
Included in the price are: 2 hours daily cleaning (except Sundays and festivities), change of bed linen every Saturday and towel changes on Tuesdays and Saturdays. Extra cleaning services can be arranged on request. The final cleaning is, however, included.
For children up to the age of 2 years, cots are supplied free of charge and must be requested at time of booking.
If you need additional space, it is possible to rent the small cottage on two floors with a small garden, located close to the large villa. Here there is room for further 4 persons in 2 bedrooms.
Ground floor: living room and dining area and small well equipped kitchen.
First floor: 2 bedrooms with double beds. 1 bathroom with shower.
The small cottage will only be rented together with the villa. Please contact us for prices.