Elegant villa (500 m2) from the 18th century situated in the center of a property of over 18 acres of woods and olive groves on the green hills lining the valley called Valdinievole just a short distance from Montecatini and Monsummano Terme. The owners have carried out a rigorous and accurate renovation using only materials (such as stone) from the surrounding area and period while ensuring a structure which respects the norms of bio-architecture. Spectacular 360° views from the garden over the surrounding hills. Very peaceful position: the road in front of the house is used by only a few residents. At guests’ disposal private swimming pool (12x6 depth 1,35 m)(13/04-12/10) with spill-over edge, counter-current swimming, hydromassage area for 8 people, changing room, WC and shower, situated on a natural terrace a few metres below the level of the villa equipped with tables, chaise-longues and chairs, play are area for children. Furniture with antique ornaments, paintings, period doors and prints, Persian carpets. On the other hand, the house has every possible modern comfort. Service to be requested at the moment of booking and to be paid on the spot: maid service (12 Euro/hour), cooking at the villa, extra linen change (130 Euro), hire car with driver (30/40 Euro/ hour), driver with guest's car (20 Euro/hour), baby-sitter (10 Euro/hour), shopping delivered (price to be agreed), hair dresser, beautician or masseuse at home, Body guard (price to be agreed). On request possibility of catering for up to 50/60 guests with or without entertainment (specialized in Tuscan and Italian cooking), guided visits to museums or art cities, painting courses (on canvas or porcelain), courses in Italian cooking (especially Tuscan). Independent heating and air-conditioning in all the rooms. Baby bed, high chair, 3 mountain bikes are available. The house is equipped with an alarm system. Internet connection. Parking inside the garden and is for up to 5 cars.
PLEASE NOTE: in the winter season Villa Roncovisi is perfectly dividable into two separate houses with separate services and comforts outside and inside (2 kitchens, 2 entrance gates, 2 parkings): VILLA RONCOVISI A (7-11 sleeps, m2 380) and RONCOVISI B (6-8 sleeps, 120 m2) which can be rented separately. VILLA RONCOVISI A and VILLA RONCOVISI B are totally independent because outside they have different automatic entrance gates and parking areas. The garden is all open but each part of the Villa looks onto its own area.
Inside an iron door separates the 2 houses.
VILLA DELL’ANGELO is situated in the same property (approx. 30 m away), but in an entirely independent position. The VILLA RONCOVISI and VILLA DELL’ANGELO can be rented together for a total of 21-29 sleeping spaces
Arrivals must take place between 4 p.m. and 7 p.m.
ACCOMMODATION: Gr. Fl.: kitchen (dishwasher, side by side refrigerator with ice machine oven, microwave oven, coffee maker, toaster) with fireplace and table for 8 people, living room with double fronted fireplace, large dining-room with table for 16 people with double fronted fireplace (communicating with the living-room), TV room with double sofa-bed, billiard room, 1 bathroom with hydromassage showers, laundry (washing-machine, drying-machine). Mezzanine Gr.Fl.: (access from the stair in the dining-room): 1 twin bedded room. 1st Fl.: 1 double bedroom with king-size bed and 1 bathroom with hydromassage shower and loft (access through a spiral stair) with 1 single bed, 1 twin bedded room with an additional single bed, 1 single bedroom, 1 bathroom with hydromassage bath. All windows have mosquito screens. All beds have patented Waterlily matteresses to ensure maximum comfort. Hairdryers in all bathrooms. The lighting of each bedroom is equipped with an automatic bio-switch for disconnecting the electricity, eliminating the electric tension when all the lights are off, thus permitting freedom from magnetic fields when you are asleep.
Cook on request, to be paid locally: 0 Euro
Domestic help per hour: 12 Euro
Refundable deposit (to be handed over on arrival) per booking in cash: 500 Euro
Air-conditioning per kWh (kilowatt hour): 0 Euro
Electricity per kWh (kilowatt hour): 0 Euro
Heating per m3 (cubic meter): 0 Euro
Gas per m3 (cubic meter): 0 Euro
Possible tourist tax to be paid locally (price depending on each municipality) .: 0 Euro
Final cleaning per booking in cash: 150 EuroTripAdvisor property ID 2768835...Read more
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