Minimum rental one week rental Saturday to Saturday except for urban apartments.
This beautiful, spacious, traditional Italian vacation villa is set in a wonderfully quiet position halfway between Florence and Siena in the heart of the Chianti district. It is surrounded by vineyards, olive groves and cypress trees in a landscape modeled by centuries of farmers\' patient toil. The views encompass the Castle of Santa Maria Novella and stretch as far as the towers of San Gimignano across the rolling countryside. The house is set on three floors and sleeps up to 10 people. The main villa is spacious (3,250 sf) with five air-conditioned bedrooms-each with a large closet; four bathrooms + 1 wc; a large sitting room with fireplace; two small halls; and a large eat-in kitchen with a wood-burning oven. It is furnished elegantly throughout with original antiques. Two loggias, garden with lawn furniture and BBQ, and a 5x10 swimming pool complete the outdoor area. There is a dish washer, washing machine, clothes dryer, large refrigerator with freezer and ice maker, stereo, satellite TV and mosquito screens throughout. There is a telephone for local calls, internet connection, and a mobile cell phone for long distance calls. The ground floor consists of a double bedroom with an en suite bathroom with tub, (there are three steps to access the bedroom), TV room, kitchen, loggia, a WC. The first floor consists of another double bedroom with wardrobe and en suite bathroom (tub and separate shower), a double bedroom with bathroom ensuite (shower) a twin-bedded room, a large living room with fireplace and access to the loggia. The upper floor consists of a double bedroom with wardrobe and bathroom ensuite (shower).
PLEASE NOTE: There is a farmhouse adjacent to the villa that can rented with the villa only to accommodate 4 more people. It has 2 bedrooms + 2 bathrooms, kitchenette, small living area with sofabed. Please inquire about price.
Exclusive location, panoramic open view, pool, daily housekeeping (two hours), continental breakfast service washing machine, dishwasher, dryer, large refrigerator with freezer and ice maker, local telephone, satellite TV, garden equipment, mosquito nets, privacy. Shops within walking distance (Village of Fiano - 1 km). Products of this working farm may be available for purchase.
A WELCOME DINNER ON DAY OF ARRIVAL AS WELL AS A BASIC GROCERY SHOPPING IS INCLUDED IN THE PRICE(MILK, COFFEE, TEA, BREAD, BISCUITS, SUGAR, SALT, WATER, FRUIT, EGGS, OIL, BUTTER, JAM, ORANGE JUICE, CEREALS)AND CONTINENTAL BREAKFAST SERVICE EVERY DAY BUT SUNDAY.
Villa la Torre is a wonderfully renovated farmhouse that is built around the central structure of an 11th century tower. The villa is located just between Florence and Siena overlooking the Tuscan hills. Elegantly furnished, the villa has a large garden with pool and provides every possible modern convenience. This typical Tuscan villa has been completely restored, taking care to respect its original form. The old structure has been consolidated and when possible the original materials were re-used. Villa la Torre is now part of a 69 acre farm specializing in the production of extra virgin olive oil. The weekly price includes linens, professional pool cleaning twice a week, gardener twice a week and house cleaning 2 hours per day 6 days per week. Bed linen is changed weekly and towels are changed twice each week.
Extra maid service can be provided on an hourly basis at 10 EUR per hour and an extra bed or crib for an additional charge. No more than 3 children allowed. Note that a welcome dinner on your day of arrival is included in the price.