Villa Altea, perched on a hillside between Florence and Siena, has been meticulously refurbished to a very high standard transforming it into a warm and charming country home. The interiors throughout are wonderfully furnished with modern and traditional Tuscan antiques in keep with the original terracotta floors and beamed ceilings. Comfortable living, fully air-conditioned with spacious, modern bathrooms. A large and extremely well equipped kitchen is the heart to this wonderful villa, with high end appliances, fireplace and dining table. A spacious and fully furnished loggia just outside the kitchen, with a shaded area, is perfect for al fresco dining. A beautifully maintained garden surrounds the house ensuring complete privacy, leading down to a very large pool with panoramic views. A bathroom under the terrace that overlooks the pool also boasts a sauna, ideal for winding down.
Cooking lessons can be arranged on request to savour typical Tuscan dishes or with there is the rental option with a cook that shall prepare an evening meal for you for 6 nights and the maid shall prepare in the morning a continental breakfast. Note that ingredients are not included. For more details, please speak to our concierge team.
Max Occupancy: 8
Villas in Chianti, Tuscany
- Private Pool
- Maid included
- Internet Connection
- Fully Air-conditioned villa
Poggibonsi, 5km/3 miles away, offers a variety of shops, bars and restaurants - a large supermarket just minutes away - a traditional market takes place every Tuesday morning. San Gimignano, about 20 minutes from the property and midway between Florence and Siena, is perhaps Italy's most famous hill town, noted for its tall stone towers. Set in a location renowned for culinary dishes, vineyards with many cantina’s offering wine tasting. Explore the many nearby towns and cities and whim; Florence, about 44km/27 miles, Siena, 31km/19 miles, Pisa, 86km/53 miles and Lucca, 115km/71 miles.
Lower Ground floor:
Garage. Laundry room with shower and sink, no WC.
Up 8 terracotta steps. Air conditioned sitting room with fireplace and a large mezzanine with a twin bed, accessible also from the first floor. Large and well equipped air conditioned kitchen with dining table a large fireplace and French doors leading out to the furnished loggia with table, chairs and a fixed barbecue. Down 4 terracotta steps. Large bathroom with jacuzzi bath.
Up 11 stone steps.
Four poster air conditioned double bedroom [Queen size] with access to a large terrace furnished with table and chairs and [down 14 wood steps] an ensuite bathroom with shower.
Up 7 stone steps. Air conditioned double bedroom [USCalifornia King size]. Bathroom with bath. Air conditioned twin bedroom [convertible to double].
The villa is surrounded by a beautifully maintained garden leading down to the private swimming pool, 7x14m/22x45 feet, with diving board and stunning views. Bathroom, overlooking the pool. Sauna.
Assistance is provided by the local caretaker who speaks a little English and lives nearby. Services included in the rental fee, and optional services available, are noted under Price and Availability.
Dishwasher. Washing machine. Satellite TV (No Sky Channels) with DVD. CD player. Fully air-conditioned. Central heating. Fixed land line telephone. Wireless ADSL internet [computer not provided].
Tennis at Poggibonsi, 4km/3 miles. 18-hole golf Ugolino within 30 minutes’ drive. This is a wonderful area for walking and bike rides. A selection of biking itineraries in the area is available online at www.terresienainbici.it/index_eng.asp (in English). Horseback riding, hot air balloon trips, wine tours, cooking lessons, local markets, walking trails all nearby.
Hair dryer. Iron and ironing board. Kettle. Mixer. Toaster.
The private swimming pool, 7x14m/22x45 feet, has a depth of 1-3m/3-10 feet with steps for entry/exit and a diving board. Sauna.
Amenities for Children
1 high chair. 1 cot/crib
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.