Just a short distance from the medieval town of Castiglion Fiorentino is "Casa Usignoli". This very old manor house dates back to 1759. It has been fully renovated to provide a stylish family home with 5 large bedrooms and two bathrooms.
The villa sits in one of the most sought after locations in Tuscany. The villa is reached by a private road and is completely enclosed offering privacy and tranquility as soon as you arrive.
Villa Usignoli offers lots of space - 300 m2 along with spacious gardens and a lovely pool. The villa is well cared for and is furnished with complimenting rustic and antique furniture. The recent renovation has been completed with care and attention to detail respecting original architecture, such as the huge chestnut wooden beams. The large living/dining room incorporating an ancient fireplace is a lovely family room, warm and cosy. There are four double bedrooms and a fifth which has three single beds. All with lots of space and light.
A large family kitchen with all modern amenities including dishwasher helps make a complete vacation.
Outside are many terraces and summer pergolas offering lovely views of the valley and beyond. Here you will find your perfect place to relax and enjoy the tranquil surrounds of the Val di Chio. Besides the terrace furniture and sun chairs, there is a stone barbecue, - perfect for preparing some simple Tuscan cuisine and enjoy al fresco dining on warm summer nights.
The large (5 x 11 meter) pool sits along the hills side. Adjacent to the pool there is a stone pergola with a wood burning stone-oven There is also a n additional bathroom with shower . Casa Usignoli is surrounded by a landscape of vineyards, olive groves, cypress trees and enjoys panoramic views of the countryside.
There is also a laundry room available to guests.
Locally, there is a shop, bar and restaurant within 1 km. The main supermarkets are about 4 km as is the town of Castiglion Fiorentino ....Read more
Left on 01/17/2014 for a stay in September 2013 | A FlipKey verified reviewerReviewed Jan 17, 2014Stayed Sep 2013
This review is a little late, but the experience we had is well worth taking the time to write it. My wife and I were trying to find a place to relax and enjoy our 25th anniversary with our family and we couldn't have found a better spot. The grounds and property are amazing, with a private pool enjoy all to ourselves. The pool terraces and out kitchen very cozy and had everything we needed to just relax and enjoy the real Tuscany. With everything so close including wineries and restaurants, there was plenty to keep us busy when we went sight seeing. But, the best part about it, is that some of us didn't want to leave the villa - simply relaxing by the pool and just enjoying the endless scenery and villa - a vacation in itself.
For our "big Day" we arranged for a local chef to come along and prepare the most awesome lunch for us all. Everything from canapés to a fabulous cake - We were spoilt!
We can easily highly recommend this vacation home if your looking to enjoy either Tuscany's countryside,go touring or, simple enjoy living in an amazing Tuscan villa that will make you want to return - before another 25 years! . Thank you Gerry for all that you did to make our trip a great experience!
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