Independent villa located near Montecatini Terme halfway between Florence, Lucca and Pisa. The villa sleeps up to 11 guests in 4 bedrooms and 3 bathrooms and has a big garden of 3.000 sqm with a huge and private swimming-pool.
The villa can also be booked together with Villa Monsummano which is located only 100 meters away, for a total capacity of 30 guests.
This is a typical Tuscan villa with an exclusive swimming pool with spectacular views.
This independent villa is the center of a property of over 18 acres of woods and olive groves. It is on the last Western slope of Mount Albano, approx. 250... meters. above sea level.
The living areas have been renovated with a careful eye for details - antique furniture, (some going back as far as the 16th Century.) antique ornaments, paintings, doors, prints and Persian carpets.
On the other hand, the house has every possible modern comfort.
There is a small wood with a relaxation area with armchairs and tables and a view down over the swimming pool. The pool is 8 x 16 mtrs and has a large hydromassage area for 8 people. It is on a natural terrace a few metres below the level of the villa and has a magnificent and almost theatrical view over the valley. It is equipped with tables, chairs, umbrellas, divans, chaise-longues, all in teak. It has a special depuration system which guarantees maximum hygene. It has 0,7% of salt, the same percentage which is found in the human eye. This eliminates the odour and the feeling of chloride on the skin. You can also keep you eyes open while you are underwater. It is open from April to October, weather permitting. It is particularly beautiful at night when illuminated. Under the pool there is a big changing room with 2 showers and a bathroom.
The villa (350 sqm) is divided in 2 floors. All the rooms have mosquito nets and are air-conditioned. Ground floor: The courtyard leads into the main entrance of the villa. In a niche on the left hand wall there is a precious terracotta Madonna with child, originally painted, of the 17thC. Going from the entrance into the main part of the house on the left we have the fully-equiped kitchen, a spacious area dominated by an antique fireplace in cotto and stone (pietra serena), next to the kitchen there is the laundry with a large washing machine. Leaving from the kitchen into the main part of the house there is a very large sitting room with armchairs and divans, one of which becomes a double bed. Lounge / dining room: this room, which is 80 sq mtrs, has to the right a large 18thC dining table with 8 17thC walnut chairs and 2 armchairs covered in velvet and originating from a Florentine villa where the famous poet Gabriele D' Annunzio lived for a certain period with Eleonora Duse. Service bathroom with a Jacuzzi shower and cotto pavement. "Green bedroom" with double bed and north facing veranda with a suggestive view over the pool.
First floor: Composed by 3 bedrooms and 2 bathrooms:
"Blue bedroom": with 2 single beds (that can be put together to make a double bed), which on request can be united. The paintings are French, the 18thC walnut wardrobe is from Piedmont and the chest of drawers is Liberty.This room shares the bathroom of the red bedroom.
"Red bedroom": double bedroom with ensuite bathroom shared with the blue bedroom. The bathroom has two doors, one for the blu and one for the red bedroom. A multifunctional Jacuzzi tub and shower with chromo and ozono therapy. Above the bath there is an oval stone window with a lovely view out over the valley and olive trees.
"Yellow bedroom": This is the master bedroom and it is 30 sq mtrs. The bedroom itself has a very tall Piedmonte 18thC oak wardrobe, a king-size brass bed above which hangs a large Madonna and Child ,an oil painting of the Bologna school of the 17thC. In front of the bed is a French window with a lovely view over the Southern valley and up to Monsummano Alto which is illuminated at night. This bedroom has an ensuite bathroom with a Turkish bath with Jacuzzi shower, aroma and chromo therapy and there is magnificent view of the valley through the large double window.
The property can only be booked from Saturday to Saturday.
Included in the Price: Utility bills: water, gas and electricity (up to 250 kwh per week), linens and towels, house, swimming-pool and garden maintenance. Internet wi-fi, swimming-pool, baby cot, high chair.
Excluded from the Price: Final cleaning of 200,00 €, extra cleaning on request (12,00 € per hour), electricity over 250 kwh per week, heating, extras on request (cook, baby sitter, car with driver, catering, cooking class...).
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