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5 bedroom villa in Tuscany

Sleeps

Sleeps
16

Bathrooms

Bathrooms
6

Bedrooms

Bedrooms
6

Description

This is a traditional 5 bedroom villa and adjacent 1 bedroom converted barn situated between the towns of Gaiole in Chianti and Radda in Chianti. Accommodating up to 16 guests in total due to the additional apartment that is available within the grounds, it's an ideal base for a stay with family or friends. The wonderful gardens and exceptionally large private swimming pool will mean it's hard to drag yourself away to see the sights of Tuscany. However, for those that do want to enjoy some sightseeing during their stay, the property is perfectly placed for exploring the best that this region has to offer.

On entering the property, guests will find a welcoming living area, furnished with sofas around a traditional, focal fireplace. The kitchen is adjacent to this room. The kitchen is a typical Tuscan kitchen, well-equipped with plenty of pots and pans for those that enjoy cooking. A central table is perfect for everyone to sit and chat whilst dinner is being prepared. There is a built in oven and separate hob, a large free-standing fridge freezer and dishwasher. A utility room leads off the kitchen. Doors also lead from the kitchen to a terrace where there is a large table resting on two fantastic wine barrels. it's an ideal place to enjoy a meal or an aperitif. On the other side of the living room from the kitchen is the dining room, the perfect setting if you wish to enjoy through more formal dinner. A staircase leads from the dining room to the bedrooms upstairs. However, there is also a double bedroom on the ground floor along with a bathroom with shower.

The dining room stairs lead up through a stone archway to the first floor landing, with original 16th century terracotta floors and traditional beamed ceilings. Access to the other four bedrooms is from this landing, along with access to the family bathroom and upstairs sitting room. The sitting room has a comfortable sofa and desk and a laptop computer connected to ADSL Internet. A printer is also available for guests use if required. The walls have fitted shelves and free-standing bookcases filled with books, all arranged around the focal point of the room which is the enormous original open fireplace. Three of the four upstairs bedrooms have double beds with ensuite bathrooms with shower. The last bedroom is a twin room and uses the family bathroom, with bath and handheld shower. This is an ideal room for children.

Outside there is a private swimming pool measuring 14x7 metres. Sitting in an elevated, landscaped position, it is separated from the house by a stream and is accessed by a wooden bridge. The pool area is very private with the main buildings screened by shrubs, trees and poplar trees. The paved area surrounding the pool is furnished with loungers, parasols, tables and chairs. There is a covered alfresco dining area and a gas BBQ and bar fridge so you can enjoy refreshment without having to return to the villa. There is alsoa shower at the pool.

The owners live nearby and so are on hand to help with anything you may need during your stay.  They greet all guests with a delicious Tuscan antipasto plate and glass of prosecco and are available for catering, advice and bookings. However, they do not interact with guests unless requested ensuring that those guests who prefer solitude and privacy are not disturbed.

Prices are based on renting the villa which accommodates up to 10-12 guests and also the apartment within the grounds of the estate which can sleep a further 4 people. This apartment is not rented if the villa is in use ensuring absolute privacy for guests. The apartment is situated within the old barn, just a few yards from the main villa. This has been beautifully restored and is a large and airy space, with an open plan living, dining and kitchen area, a bathroom and double bedroom. The bedroom is situated on an attractive mezzanine level resting on huge chestnut beams. The apartment also has a double pull-out sofa bed that can be used if required as well as a day bed suitable for a child.


Amenities

Swimming Pool

Private

Property Type

Villa

Bedrooms

6

Bathrooms

6

Sleeps

16

Amenities

BBQ

Dishwasher

Central Heating

Fire Place

Toaster and Kettle

Fridge

Car Parking

Coffee Machine

Internet Access

Washing Machine

Wi-Fi

Iron and Ironing Board

Toaster and Kettle

Freezer

Garden

Terrace

Suitability

Children Welcome

Elderly Friendly Properties

Nearest Airport

Pisa

Florence

Activities

Golf

Places of Interest

Hiking/Walking

Cycling

Spa Treatments

Horseriding

Region

Tuscany

Rental rates

Start Date End Date Weekly Rate (€) Minimum Stay
24 Jun 2017 25 Aug 2017 5,000 7+ nights
26 Aug 2017 22 Sep 2017 4,000 5+ nights
23 Sep 2017 22 Dec 2017 3,500 3+ nights
23 Dec 2017 05 Jan 2018 4,000 7+ nights

Rates include utilities, linen, towels and final cleaning. A 500 ​​EUR deposit is payable on arrival but this is fully refunded on departure upon the property being left in satisfactory condition. When applicable, central heating is charged according to usage.  Please note that a local tourist tax of € 1.50 per person per night for up to 7 nights is also payable locally on arrival. This is payable by anyone over 12 years of age. The maximum payable by any one person is € 10.50.

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