Tuscany Villa 928
- Air Conditioning
- Maid Service
- Personal Chef
- Tennis Court
Villa 928 started as a monastery in the 12th century; until recently long abandoned it has undergone excellent restoration work lasting 4 years, transforming it into a high-quality villa, with modern facilities and services: swimming-pool (15x7 m.), tennis court, private gymnasium with sauna, football field, boules and billiard table. The villa lies in a large estate of over 30 hectacres, and is reached via a private road inside the estate which is partly untarred and partly paved with stones from the riverbed. It lies about 2 kms from Ville di Corsano, a small village with two restaurants, a bar and a post office. Siena is about 15 kms drive away along a scenic road. The whole of Chianti is a leisuredly visit - San Gimignano and Monteriggioni are easy to reach, and further south, the Val d'Orcia, Montalcino, Montepulciano, Pienza all make interesting cultural and gastronomic trips. Firenze is less than an hour and a half by car.
The large garden surrounding the villa is beautifully looked after and in the summer months there is an explosion of colourful flowers with the centuries-old trees towering above. For the furnishings they have installed very high-quality antiques, and there is also the following equipment: an external kitchen with fridge close to the swimming-pool, central heating, telephone, fax, internet connection, private laundry to be run by the staff, who can prepare meals for you, offering menus of excellent tuscan cuisine. The scenery around the villa is wonderful, and the beauty of the well-known "Crete Senesi" changes colour according to the season.
main entrance in front of the house, attractive internal stone courtyard with marble or glass tables for 16 people, enclosed by large windows which open all round onto the hall and dining-room; kitchen in typical tuscan style (4 hobs, oven, american fridge, separate freezer, dishwasher, american coffee maker, small grill, portable radio/TV), fireplace also suitable for cooking; dining-room with large table for 10 people and a round table that can be joined to it, CD and tape player; 1 bathroom for guests; large living-rooms with sofas and chairs, billiard room; entertainment room with satellite TV, DVD and video-recorder with european format, CD/Tape player and fireplace; laundry (two washing-machines, dryer) to be run by the staff, apartment for the staff.
1 elegant twin bedroom with bathroom with bathtub and shower attachment; 1 large twin bedroom with TV and ensuite bathroom with hydromassage shower; master double bedroom with living area with satellite TV and fireplace, separate studio with sliding door with large desk and stereo CD player; 1 large bathroom with jacuzzi and shower attachment, dressing-room with large wardrobes for clothes; 1 small double bedroom (king-size bed); shared bathroom with bathtub and shower attachment; 1 very light single bedroom (queen-size bed); 1 single bedroom with a beautiful antique bed; 1 elegant twin bedroom; 1 bathroom with bathtub and shower attachment communicating with the last two bedrooms described.