Villa Mario, ideally located between Florence and Lucca, offers the opportunity to spend a peaceful, relaxing holiday, but it is also an excellent base to explore all parts of Tuscany.
Villa Mario is an enchanting old villa of the 18th century, on the rolling and gentle hills of Tuscany, the land around the villa is about 240 acres and it has olives groves, woodland and a great number of fruit trees . Discover the property through the beautiful walks around here…
The large(7x14) private swimming pool with outside shower is situated in a very sunny position to take baths & sun all day long. Table, chairs and barbecue are provided for outside dining.There is also a very large terrace with veranda where relaxing with a good book, dining 'al fresco' having nice chats, enjoying the stunning view… immersed in the peace and quiet of the Tuscan countryside you'll find staying at Villa Mario a real paradise where you'll wish you could stay forever!
The villa outside: 'Il Tasso' offers tranquil and panoramic views of the beautiful Tuscan countryside; from one part of the estate you will have a view of the undulating hills full of olive trees; from another part you take in the Oaks' Woods which form the North Tuscany border. 'Il Tasso' estate is best characterized by these two different (but both spectacular) landscapes.The land around is about 240 acres and it has olives groves which produce an average of 10.000 bottles of prime olive oil;some it's woodland and mostly has a great number of fruit trees(top quality cherries, apples, pears, figs, plums, chestnuts)..art, nature& history... immersed in secular olive groves, Villa Il Tasso makes you experience the atmosphere of old times. It's an ideal starting-point for walking&biking excursions;for those who love art&culture, it's easy to take the wheel and reach the most famous cities of art like Florence, Pistoia, Siena, Pisa, Lucca, S.Gimignano,Vinci or explore the delightful countryside of Tuscany!
The nearest town: The villa is at only 3 miles far from Pistoia city centre where restaurants, bars and every kind of stores can be found.Pistoia is a small medieval jewel that is worth the pain to know because there are ancient churches, museums and works of art.Don’t forget a sightseeing in the historic centre of Pistoia with its Cathedral, Baptistery and 'Campanaria' Tower as well as the Town Council and Mayor palaces of the 12th and 13th century is highly recommended.Modern and contemporary art is offered by the Pecci museum in Prato and by Fabroni Palace in Pistoia. Fattoria di Celle park in Santomato is unique in Italy for its open-air works of art.In half past an hour you can reach Abetone mount, the most important winter-sports station of the central Italy.An important thermal center, Montecatini Terme, is reachable driving in few minutes; we suggest you visit the thermal complex “Grotta Giusti”, one of the more famous SPA centre in Italy.Half an hour away you reach a beautiful golf 18 holes
The villa: This charming mansion, built on 3 levels, has a total surface of about 600 m² and an outside area of about 240 acres land. On the gound floor we find the large income just in the middle of the floor; on the left side the main living room with its vaulted roof, bathroom with shower room and the upstairs, on the other side the smoking/cards room with fireplace, diner room and a very large kitchen with a big galley – laundry room.
The diner room has a comfortable access onto the garden where you'll find table and chairs to dining outside enjoying a superb view. On the first floor a beautiful library- bed room with fireplace , four large bedrooms and four bathrooms.The second floor, has two bedrooms, one bathroom, two livings, diner room and kitchen; it has also an independence entrance on the opposite side of the main access to the villa.This part of the villa can be rented on request for groups larger than 10 people (max 16 people).Villa 'Il Tasso' is a building infine style furnishe