Nine Bedroom Independent Villa ChiantiVilla Pucci is a splendid 19th Century independent villa with private swimming pool, surrounded by gardens. The villa is in a perfect position enjoying fabulous unspoilt views of the unique rolling countryside of the famous Chianti region for miles around.
Villa Pucci, originally the abode of the noble Florentine family, has been recently restored to its former splendour and is now a lovely private villa. It is surrounded by ancient cypress trees, olive groves and vineyards and below the house is a large swimming pool (18m x 4m) which enjoys a fantastic view of the valley below. Surrounding the pool there is a lawn with gazebo which is the ideal spot for relaxing whilst enjoying the sunset over the Chianti hills. The accommodation is spacious and very comfortable, on the ground floor is a fully equipped kitchen which opens onto a terrace where there is a lovely wrought iron gazebo with tables and chairs for dining al fresco, as well as a built in barbecue. There is a large dining room with satellite flat screen television, a spacious living room with settees, armchairs, fireplace and billiard table, and a studio which also has a plasma television screen. On this floor there is also a twin bedroom with ensuite shower room, a laundry room, and handy washroom with basin and w.cOn the first floor of the villa there are a further seven bedrooms each with ensuite shower room (one has a bathroom with hydromassage tub). A spiral staircase leads to a mansard floor where there is a further bedroom with two walled balconies and with ensuite shower room.Villa Pucci is furnished in typical Italian style with many antique pieces and paintings carefully collected and restored by the owner, who has also taken great care to retain the original characteristics of the house, such as its archways and lovely original terracotta floors.Situated in a much sought after area of Tuscany in the heart of the unspoilt Chianti countryside Villa Pucci is only 5km from Certaldo with its hilltop medieval quarter, shops, restaurants and home of the important ?Mercantia` craft fair. Florence and Siena are both easily accessible via main road and rail links from nearby Certaldo, and San Gimignano as well as other famous Tuscan towns are within easy driving distance. There is covered parking for 2 cars plus further in the grounds.The following services are available on request (payable locally). Maid service, Cook, Cookery courses and pottery courses.Electricity not included. Consumption payable locally. DETAILSGround Floor: Large living room with sitting area with settee, armchairs fireplace and billiard table > Studio with satellite flat screen television, DVD, stereo and settee (which converts to a double bed on request) > Large dining room with table and chairs and flat screen satellite television > Fully equipped kitchen with cooker (5 gas rings and electric oven), fridge/freezer, microwave oven and dishwasher > Washroom with 2 basins and w.c > Twin bedroom with ensuite shower room with shower cubicle, basin, bidet and w.c. > Laundry room with washing machine and iron.First Floor: 7 Double bedrooms (5 of which can be converted to twins on request) each with ensuite shower room with shower cubicle, basin, bidet and w.c (one double has hydro massage bath)Second Floor (reached via a spiral staircase) Double bedroom (which can be converted to a twin on request) with ensuite shower room with shower cubicle, basin, bidet and w.c > 2 walled terraces. Central heating* > Electricity* > Air conditioning* > Internet WiFi* > Large garden and grounds > Terrace > Barbecue > Large swimming pool > Parking > 5km from Certaldo with its shops and restaurants.*Services payable locally