Villa la Contessa Upscale villa rental near Siena, Tuscany, large Tuscan villa for short term rental, Italian villa with pool
(Minimum of one week rental required) Minimum rental one week rental Saturday to Saturday except for urban apartments. Villa "La Contessa" is a must for an unforgettable stay in the heart of Tuscany. Located 35 kms south of Siena in the "Crete", the building dates back to the XVIIth century. It was probably used as a stop over for travellers on their way to Montalceto ( a nearby hot spring). Villa" La Comtessa": is perched on a hill overlooking the countryside and the towns of Siena, Montalcino and Mount Amiata. Still owned by descendants of the original nobelity, this magnificent Villa has been under renovation from 1995 to 2000 and is now available for rent. It's characterized by open beamed ceilings, frescoes and is furnished with fine collectible antiques. Your large party will not only be able to enjoy the beautiful and comfortable interior, but also fine gardens and a very large swimming pool with plenty of outdoor furniture. The Villa is part of a huge working farm famous for rare white truffles and extra virgin olive oil. This magnificent Villa has 9 bedrooms with ensuite bathrooms sleeping a total of 20 people. Two of the nine bedrooms can accommodate 3 guests. It features a large dining room, a living room with fireplace and a reading room. The spacious grounds invite you to enjoy the views while entertaining outdoors as well. In addition to the Villa, you can rent a completely restored barn that that is located in the garden and has been made into an apartment with two bedrooms with ensuite baths , jacuzzi, a living room with fire place, a kitchen and a dining area. The Villa plus the apartment can sleep up to 24 people. The apartment can be rented in addition to the Villa, but not separately. Please note that the price is based on an occupancy of 20 people in the Villa only. For groups of 24, using the barn, please inquire for prices. Bring your friends or family for a stay of a lifetime! Villa Contessa is in a perfect location for seeing all of Tuscany. The wines regions of Chianti, Brunello and Nobile are only a half hour drive, and the sea is within 130kms. Cooking classes can be organized upon request. Please ask us for details.
NOTE: there is Air condionning in all rooms of the main Villa and the dependance (See charges)
Additional amenities include: living room, car recommended, views, cook available on request, heating, dining room, maid available 15 euros /hour, pool 20x9 m, study room.TripAdvisor property ID 1994178...Read more
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