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- About The Experience
Do places like this really exist? You may need to pinch yourself for a reality check during your stay in this unforgettable medieval villa. This is a place that somehow manages to sidestep time. Perhaps it’s the mesmerizing views of the
mountains and valley that stretch into the horizon from this hilltop villa that creates this illusion. Or perhaps it’s the blissful mixture of the ancient, modern, and quiet, away from all the noise and cares of everyday life that creates a surreal experience. It’s all certain to enchant.
- Location Description
The villa is situated atop a magnificent hill near the ancient Tuscan village of Monsummano Alto. Views of the sea, mountains and valley stretch to the horizon. You’ll find some exquisite ancient archeological treasures here - the Church of San Niccolao, the Tower, and the remains of the Arch. You can also walk to La Foresteria, a wonderful restaurant with fabulous cuisine and unforgettable views. You might even opt to take a cooking class offered at the restaurant.
Bologna: 110 km/68 miles
San Gimignano: 70 km/43 miles
Pisa: 65 km/40 miles
Florence (airport): 48 km/30 miles
Lucca: 35 km/22 miles
Vinci: 20 km/12 miles
Nature Preserve (Padule di Fucecchio) : 20 km/12 miles
Pistoia: 14 km/9 miles
Montecatini (train station): 7 km/4 miles
Monsummano: 3 km/1.8 miles
- Exterior Description
The villa is a wonderfully preserved stone structure. Located hilltop, it mesmerizes with panoramic views from its glorious garden, private pool (6m x 4m, open mid April - mid October) and jacuzzi. Dining al fresco will take on a whole new meaning here. There’s outdoor dining furniture, and of course a BBQ!
- Interior Description
Simply stunning. The modern interiors contrast with the ancient exterior. Every room provides windows with a view. The upper floor windows are constructed in the original openings of the late 1400s.
Ground Floor: The living space provides plenty of comfortable areas for reading or visiting. The kitchen is fully equipped with high quality, modern appliances. The villa has 5 bedrooms, each with its own television and private ensuite bathroom with shower, sink and toilet. The first bedroom has a queen size bed (160 cm x 195 cm). The second bedroom has a queen size bed (160 cm x 190 cm).
First Floor: There is a suite with a bedroom with a queen size bed (170 cm x 195 cm) and a smaller bedroom with two single beds. The fourth bedroom has a queen size bed (160 cm x 200 cm). The fifth bedroom has a king size bed (200 cm x 200 cm), which can be separated to form two single beds if needed.
- Features Description
- Housekeeping is provided for 3 hours on Wednesday afternoon
Features and Amenities
- Jacuzzi/Hot Tub - Outside
- Outside Area - Private
- Outside Dining
- Swimming Pool - Private
- CD player
- TV - English Channels Available
- American Coffee Maker
- Clothes Dryer
- Hair Dryer
- Iron and Board
- Washing Machine
- Air Conditioning - Whole House
- Heating - Whole House
- Window Screens - Whole House
- High Chair
- Portable Baby Crib/Play Pen - Upon Request
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Call us: 1-800-726-6702
Outside the US: +1-805-880-1228
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