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“A beautiful villa near San Gimignano”
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6 Bedrooms, 7 Bathrooms, Sleeps 12
San Gimignano, Tuscany

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Kingrambl...
Bath, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
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“A beautiful villa near San Gimignano”
Reviewed 6 July 2016 for a stay in June 2016

A group of 12 friends and family stayed at Villa Iris in June 2016 for a week. The villa is perfect in every way. Spacious accommodation, well equipped bedrooms and ensuite bathrooms with a well appointed kitchen. Everything has been thought of that you would possibly need for a wonderful holiday.The outside space is incredible. We spent most of the week eating, drinking and playing outside! The new bocce court was especially popular as well as the table tennis and table football. I cannot recommend Villa Iris highly enough.

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Travelling group: Friends
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Go655459
2 reviews
“Mr”
Reviewed 5 July 2016 for a stay in May 2016

A simply perfect venue and vacation

I and the rest of my party could not have been happier with our stay - the villa and grounds are both beautiful and functional, and the owners genuinely cared about making our stay as pleasant as possible. Perhaps the strongest endorsement was from our children - every time we left the villa to explore the many nearby attractions they asked 'do we have to, we want to stay here!'.

We will return, ready for another idyllic week!

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Eastham
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6 reviews
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“A True Paradise!”
Reviewed 4 November 2015 for a stay in October 2015
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Where can I possibly begin to describe this amazing little haven in Tuscany, that they call Villa Iris, nestled comfortably in the countryside with breathtaking views and from afar you see the towers of San Gimignano! We were at Villa Iris for one week and it was absolutely amazing! Beautiful beautiful beautiful! So peaceful, so comfortable, and there's nothing more that you could possibly want while you are there. My only regret is that we didn't have more time to spend on the property, because we took alot of day trips.

Our hosts, Gabriele and Lucia couldn't be nicer. They were so delightful and made us feel right at home. Very lovely and caring hosts. Lucia gave us a cooking class one evening, and it was a real Italian feast! There was enough food to feed 6 of us for two meals. Unbelievable!

Our week in Villa Iris was one that we will never forget and I came away with a very special feeling and love for Tuscany. The Best!

Grazie Lucia e Gabriele! Siete fantastici!

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Travelling group: Friends
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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Kay J
Toronto, Canada
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“Tuscan holiday of a life time”
Reviewed 23 October 2015 for a stay in August 2015
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We celebrated our 50th wedding anniversary with our kids and grandkids at Villa Iris. We couldn't have chosen a better spot. We were warmly welcomed by the owner and his wife who quickly made us feel at home. The welcoming buffet was much appreciated after a long overnight trip. In no time, thekids were in the pool, the adults sitting with a glass of wine. The villa and grounds more than met our expectations. The villa was spotless, the rooms spacious and each one unique, the grounds and pool well maintained. We were close enough to the many towns that make Tuscany so special that day trips were easy but we' were still able to 'go home' for a swim and a light meal. We took advantage of the offer of a authentic Tuscan meal prepared on site by the wife of the owner. Platters of antipasto, homemade pastas, steak florentine cooked on a wood burning barbecue served el fresco under the Tuscan sun. Perfect!

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Liked best: the spacious villa decorated I Alan elegant, rustic style
Liked least: No clean towel service during the week. We washed our own
Travelling group: Extended Family
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geoffw951
Melbourne, Australia
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“Idyllic Tuscan Villa”
Reviewed 4 October 2015 for a stay in September 2015
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Villa Iris
From the moment we drove in the majestic gates, everything about Villa Iris in Tuscany has been total luxury. The interior of the six-bedroom Villa is amazing – there is absolutely everything we need plus a lot more, all brand new and working, to enjoy what must be one of the most scenic parts of Tuscany. San Gimignano is just up on the hill, our breakfast view each morning from around the beautiful blue pool of the Villa. The quiet garden, with birds and the odd frog, complements the outdoor setting and lounges, and yesterday from the balcony we watched our neighbour harvest his entire paddock of grapes with the pickers in speaking range.
Idyllic? Absolutely. The phrase used by one of our party was “exceeds expectations!”
What else can we say about the Villa? The meals provided (on request) by co-owner Lucia, an accomplished former restaurateur in Firenze, are Tuscan perfection. And the level of maintenance and cleanliness in the Villa during our stay has been perfect (thanks to owner Gabriele’s eye for detail, and Irida’s servicing of the Villa).
It was the unique olive-green beauty of this particular little pocket of Tuscany that attracted us to discover Villa Iris. The medieval towns of San Gimignano (walking distance), Volterra (short drive), Siena and Lucca are all close by. And we are in the heart of Tuscan vineyards and wineries. Heaven on earth? It would be difficult to argue that one.
On Saturday we return to Australia, after watching the AFL grand final here in the Villa. Autumn colours have just started and we will return to Australian spring and summer. But we will definitely plan to be back to this special Villa in our magic patch of Tuscany.
Geoff & Katrina
September 2015

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Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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Friends getaway Families with young children
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