Villa Fonte Petrini offers the rare opportunity of enjoying hundreds of years of history, in comfort and in style. This is beautifully restored medieval castle is dated 10th century and then extended in the 14th century. It sits on a hill top, surrounded by the estate's lands enjoying uninterrupted views of the Valdarno. A natural walled garden ensures total privacy with a large swimming pool set on a higher terrace. The interior of the villa is elegantly furnished, with very spacious living and dining rooms, ideal for entertaining. Several bedrooms with ensuite bathrooms. Even though this is a large villa one feels immediately at home in a relaxed and intimate atmosphere. The fantastic caretaker who resides in a separate part of the villa with its own independent entrance can, with our concierge service, arrange breakfast as cooks, cooking classes or wine tours to ensure that your stay in this stunning property is memorable.
Max Occupancy: 8
Villas near Florence, Tuscany
- Private Pool
- Internet Connection
- Washing Machine
In a pretty, rural area South-East of Florence, which is about 30 minutes drive. The nearest shops and bar are at Troghi, 2km/1.2 mile, with a further selection at Rignano Sull'Arno, 6km/3.7 miles, with a supermarket and a variety of shops. Keen walkers will enjoy the Pratomagno hills near the Vallombrosa Abbey, and the protected Casentino area. Across the Valdarno to the west is the Chianti wine-producing region; perhaps the best place to begin is Greve in Chianti, under one hour’s drive, with a tasting sessions. Incisa Valdarno, 15 minutes, offers a range of designer factory outlets, as Leccio about 5km/3 miles and Figline about 20 minutes' drive.
Large entrance hall. Large very comfortably furnished sitting and TV room and to a stunning professional kitchen, leading out onto the internal court with loggia furnished for al fresco dining. Two bathrooms. The private chapel is also accessible from the ground floor.
Access through staircase from the loggia on the ground floor. Following the hallway that runs all along the first floor perimeter you can access in order: Large sitting room from which you can enjoy stunning views, library, study, dining room, large and well equipped kitchen, twin bedroom [convertible to double] with ensuite bathroom with shower and another twin bedroom [convertible to double] with an ensuite bathroom wirh shower.
Upper first floor
[10 steps over the first floor] bathroom with shower, master bedroom through which you access another bathroom with shower, Two single bedrooms and a sitting room.
Internal court with loggia furnished with shaded area for al fresco dinner and separate seating area. The large pool 14x5.5 mt / 49x18 feet is set on a hedge-fenced area with external shower, well kept lawns and Olive trees, 20m/20yards from the house. Panoramic terrace with sitting area with views on the Italian garden and the Valdarno.
Assistance is provided locally by the property's caretaker and his wife, who speaks English and live in a separate part of the house. The owner lives in Florence. Services included in the rental fee, and optional services available, are noted under Price and Availability.
Microwave. Dishwasher. Barbecue. Washing machine. Two flat screen Satellite TV. IPod docking station. Ping-pong table. Central heating. Mosquito nets on windows of two bedrooms. Portable fans. High speed Wi-Fi internet [computer not provided].
Tennis 15 minutes away at Rignano Sull'Arno. Riding stables at Le Corti, 15 minutes. 18-hole golf at the Circolo del Golf dell'Ugolino, Grassina, 40 minutes.
Kettle. Toaster. Mixer. Iron and ironing board. Hair dryers. Moka and filtered coffee machines.
The private swimming pool, 14 x 5.5 mt / 49 x 18 feet, has a variable depth from 1.4m / 4.5 feet to 2.5m / 8.2 feet with steps for entry/exit.
Amenities for children
One cot/crib. One highchair.
Prices & live Availability
No pricing and availability information for product for year 2017, but in the meantime we are more than happy to discuss any information you require regarding our villas. We can also save your details to our Pre-Booking database and contact you once we launch sales, ensuring you get priority on the villa and the period you want. Enquire here.