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Luxury Chianti Villa Near a Small Town - Casa dei Frati

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5 bedrooms
5 bathrooms
10 guests
7 nights minimum
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Originally a medieval monastery, this luxury accommodation in Tuscany has evolved over time into the current lovingly restored farmhouse. Suitable for a large group or family, this farmhouse for rent in Tuscany is located in the Chianti wine region of Italy. The choice is yours to explore the countryside, the surrounding villages and towns, or stay home at your luxury villa in Tuscany and relax next to the pool and whirlpool. (10,000 m2/******* ft2) This vacation rental was originally a medieval stone and brick monastery. Over time, the monastery evolved into the current farmhouse which has been renovated recently (2006). Beautiful vineyards and olive groves surround the farmhouse as well as an extensive vegetable and fruit garden, which visitors are welcome to pick from. This farmh... Originally a medieval monastery, this luxury accommodation in Tuscany has evolved over time into the current lovingly restored farmhouse. Suitable for a large group or family, this farmhouse for rent in Tuscany is located in the Chianti wine region of Italy. The choice is yours to explore the countryside, the surrounding villages and towns, or stay home at your luxury villa in Tuscany and relax next to the pool and whirlpool. (10,000 m2/******* ft2) This vacation rental was originally a medieval stone and brick monastery. Over time, the monastery evolved into the current farmhouse which has been renovated recently (2006). Beautiful vineyards and olive groves surround the farmhouse as well as an extensive vegetable and fruit garden, which visitors are welcome to pick from. This farmhouse has a swimming pool (15m x 7.5m), open from early May to late September, and a whirlpool (cold water, only) area furnished with sun lounges, tables, and chairs with umbrellas. Near the swimming pool is a changing room with two showers and a WC and a fitness area. Barbecue for dinner or experience an ‘al fresco’ lunch on the shaded stone patio which is furnished with a table and chairs. Access to the property is via a dirt road and there is plenty of parking within the grounds. (530 m2/5,705 ft2) <b>Ground Floor:</b> This two-story villa has beautiful terracotta tiles and beamed ceilings throughout. There is a living room with a double sofa bed (available for an extra cost), satellite SKY TV, DVD player, and CD player. There is a dining area with a table for twelve people. There is a fully-equipped kitchen which features a microwave, oven, dishwasher. Five steps up from the living room you will find the first bedroom which has a queen-size bed (160 cm), air conditioning, a fan, and screens on the window. There is a bathroom with a sink, WC and shower. There is also a study situated between the dining room and kitchen which has a double sofa bed (available for an extra cost). This room does have curtains so that it can be separated from the other rooms. <b>First Floor:</b> Going up a flight of stairs, there is a living room with a fireplace, satellite TV, and PC computer with printer. The master bedroom has a king-size bed (180 cm) and an en suite bathroom with a sink, WC and Jacuzzi tub. The second bedroom has two twin-beds (90 cm) which can be joined together, and an en suite bathroom with a sink, WC and Jacuzzi tub. The third bedroom has a queen-size bed (160 cm) and an en suite bathroom with a sink, WC and shower. The fourth bedroom has a queen-size bed (160 cm) and an en suite bathroom with a sink, WC and shower. There is also a separate WC. There is air conditioning on this floor. <b>Basement:</b>There is a wine cellar and a laundry room with a washing machine and dryer, iron and iron board. <b>Extra Services:</b> The following are listed as an aid for trip planning; the services and prices are approximate and cannot be guaranteed by Rentvillas. All extra services are payable locally in cash. <ul> <li>Cook Service: Upon request</li> <li>Extra Housekeeping: Upon request</li> <li>Laundry Service and Ironing: 12 Euros per hour</li> <li>Transfer Service: Upon request</li> <li>Sofa Bed: 200 Euros per person per week</li> </ul> <b>Please Note:</b> <ul> <li>This property can be rented under the name <a class='textcenter' href='http://www.**************/PropertyDetail.aspx?Catalog=13486'><b>Casa dei Frati with Cottage</b></a> to accommodate more people.</li> <li>Air conditioning is only available in the upstairs bedroom.</li> <li>Due to the stone steps connecting the two floors, this villa is not suitable to people with walking difficulties.</li> <li>Housekeeping is provided for 3 hours per day, Monday through Friday. Additional Housekeeping can be arranged for an additional fee.</li> </ul> Additional amenities: Air Conditioning - Partial House, American Coffee Maker, Computer Available, Fireplace - Indoor, Firewood Available - Included, Free Parking on Premises, Housekeeping - Included, Independent Villa, Jacuzzi Tub - Inside, Outside Area - Private, Outside Dining, Pool Towels, Portable Baby Crib/Play Pen - Upon Request, bike, iron and boardMore
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Date of stay: May 2013
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Date of stay: June 2012
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Date of stay: July 2011
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Languages spoken:English, Italian, Spanish
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Listed Since:December 2008
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This villa is located on a hilltop near Mercatale Val di Pesa in Tuscany's Chianti Classico wine area. There are expansive countryside views over the olive groves, vineyards, and woods. This villa is private and tranquil with close proximity to local hill towns and within driving distance to Greve, Florence, San Gimignano and Siena. The nearby villages of Mercatale Val di Pesa and Montefiridolfi have a few shops, restaurants and cafes. Greve is a little town with a cute market square lined with porticos, the oldest part of the city from when it operated as a stopping place between Florence and Siena. It also has an art museum in the former convent of San Francesco. The area surrounding Greve is littered with picturesque villages, great for exploration, and there are also numerous cast...
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