Santo Estate - Villa Opera Large villa rental near Siena
Description from the manager
(Minimum of one week rental required) Minimum rental one week rental Saturday to Saturday except for urban apartments. Villa Opera is truly a work of art. Located in the center of a large working estate where they still produce grains, it's a large and grand villa rental surrounded by gardens and forest, including century old cypress trees. A traditional 2 story stone structure originally built as a nobleman's hunting lodge, the villa is divided into 2 levels, each with a completely separate entrance. Altogether Villa Opera is an immense 670 square meters, almost 7000 square feet. The main entrance is at ground level and the upstairs is by an external stone staircase. Interiors have been fully renovated and modernized without compromising the traditional Tuscan features of terracotta floors, beamed ceilings, and archways. The villa consists of a fully equipped kitchen, 3 living rooms, 2 dining rooms, a family/TV/game room, 12 bedrooms, 7 full bathrooms and 2 half bathrooms. The large terrace, equipped with table and chairs for dining al fresco, overlooks the beautiful Tuscan countryside. The large pool is in a sunny location with the same breathtaking views of the rolling hills. Just 10 minutes away from Monteroni d'Arbia where you'll find restaurants, caffe bar, shops, a supermarket and sports complex with tennis courts. Cooking classes can be organized upon request. Please ask us for details. Villa Opera is a huge and grand villa of almost 7000 square feet. It's on a large working estate in the central Tuscan countryside just 3 kilometers from the charming medieval village of Vescovado di Murlo where you can enjoy shopping, restaurants, and a bar. The ground floor level is approximately 3500 square feet. The first large living room is divided by arches into several alcoves for conversation centers. The other living room has a cozy fireplace and is equipped with a stereo. There's a formal dining room and a more informal breakfast room, with a family room besides with TV and game table. The kitchen is very well equipped with modern appliances including a 6 burner stove, oven, refrigerator/freezer, dishwasher, and clothes washer. 2 half baths complete this level. A grand wooden staircase leads to the upstairs wing which is approximately 1000 square feet. It includes 3 queen bedrooms, 1 twin bedroom, 2 single bedrooms, and 4 full bathrooms with shower of which one is ensuite. The external stone stairway takes you to the main upstairs wing (see Villa Operetta) which is approximately 2500 square feet in area. Here you will find another fully equipped kitchen with stove, oven, refrigerator/freezer and dishwasher. A formal dining room is adjacent. The spacious and lovely living room has TV and VCR. The large terrace is approximately 350 square feet and is equipped with table and chairs for eating outdoors. The view of the gardens and countryside is beautiful from here. Also on this level are 4 queen bedrooms, 2 twin bedrooms, 2 bathrooms with shower and tub, and 1 bathroom with shower only.
PLEASE NOTE: FOR LARGE GROUPS VILLA OPERA CAN BE RENTED WITH VILLA PRECIOSA WHICH IS LOCATED 500 METERS AWAY
Additional amenities include: living room, cook available 20 euros/hr + food, views, caretaker, family room, heating, crib, video player, dining room, pool 12 x 6 m, car recommended, maid available 12 euros/hr, gardener available....Read more
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