Villa with 5 bedrooms, 5 bathrooms and private pool in San Giovanni d'Asso, Italy
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Villa to rent in San Giovanni d'Asso, Italy
The 100-year-old Sienese brick exterior of this villa in Tuscany belies the contemporary upgrades inside. There, amid the original chestnut beams.
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The 100-year-old Sienese brick exterior of this villa in Tuscany belies the contemporary upgrades inside. There, amid the original chestnut beams, you'll find exquisite marble floors and fireplaces, and a thoroughly modern kitchen. The upstairs bedrooms have electronically controlled skylights to let the stars peek in as you fall asleep - it's the perfect combination of modern convenience and timeless villa living.
The grounds outside this family villa boast astounding views of the Tuscan hills, and you'll enjoy it all from beside your private pool. Once you're here you're not to worry - a “Welcome Basket” filled with Tuscan food and wine will keep any weary traveler well-fed. The on-site caretaker will act as both housekeeper and concierge, so you can make the most of your time in this rich cultural milieu.
The nearest town is Castelmuzio, a tiny village bursting with history. Here 13th century Etruscan towers and city walls remain standing, ready to be explored. Also within close driving distance are Pienza, Montepulciano, Cortona and Montalcino. If you know a little Italian and can make the two hour drive from Rome, here you'll experience an authentic Tuscan villa holiday to make tourists green with envy.
The first floor offers guest a spacious living area which opens onto a magnificent view over the gardens and surrounding countryside. The very large open-plan space has a modern, fitted kitchen with marble work surfaces and breakfast-bar. The room leads to a comfortable sitting room with a contemporary marble fireplace.
There is a wide, spacious hallway leads to the stylish bedrooms. The master bedroom suite has a bathroom with bath and glazed shower cubicle. The room has access to onto a private balcony with ornate wrought-iron balustrade. It is ideal spot to enjoy a morning espresso, or an early evening aperitivo.
There are two further double bedrooms, each with en suite bathroom and glazed shower cubicle. All guest have additional access to an independent cloakroom/bathroom on the first floor.
The second floor has a rich and unique atmosphere created by the massive chestnut roof beams, sloping eaves and electronically controlled roof skylights.
The internal marble staircase leads into the centre of the upper floor, featuring an open plan dining area and modern kitchen with marble work surfaces and island/breakfast-bar. It is an easy clean and contemporary space for guest to relax in.
All rooms on this floor have low-level windows with beautiful views over the gardens, countryside and village. The master bedroom has an en suite bathroom with bath and glazed shower cubicle.
Along the sky- lit, five-meter high hallway is a second double bedroom. Guest can enjoy views of the starry sky from their bed or press a button to draw the curtains and savour the tranquillity. There is an additional independent bathroom with bath and glazed shower cubicle.
***Please note: unfortunately this property is not suitable for young children - due to the layout of the apartment and gardens.
Set in the gardens of Villa Olive is a refreshing oval swimming pool, surrounded by a stunning garden with large outdoor table and a barbecue . It is an ideal space for al fresco dining as the sun sets over views of the medieval village, the abbey and the undulating Tuscan countryside. Guests are able to relax and unwind under in the shade of old olive trees, by the goldfish pond or by the grotto.
- Satellite TV
- DVD/Video players
- Laundry room
***Free Welcome Basket (milk, coffee, tea, juice, bread, pasta, pasta sauce, fruit, ham, cheese, bottle of red, white wine, vin santo, crisps, crackers and essentials such as salt, pepper, oil, sugar, toilet rolls are also provided)
Visitors to Tuscany come for many reasons. Many come in search of fine art and others to explore the extraordinary countryside. Gourmets and wine buffs descend on Tuscany to enjoy the simple but wonderful cuisine and wine. Walkers enjoy the mountain paths, cyclists the rolling hills, and summer vacationers the sea coast and islands. Students come to learn the beautiful Italian language and culture.
From the Etruscans to the Romans to the Renaissance, Tuscany is possibly the greatest repository of art in the world, from extraordinary paintings and sculptures to frescoes and architectural masterpieces. This captivating region is a hub of Italian life, boasting the finest dining, the finest wines and breathtakingly picturesque scenery.
- 10 mins to Pienza
- 20 mins to Montepulciano
- 30 mins to Cortona and Montalcino
- 45 mins to Siena
- 75 mins to Florence
- 2 hours to Rome
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Outside this villa in San Giovanni d'Asso, ItalyThis villa has a pool and a children pool.
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Updated 24 June 2018
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Changeover days and minimum stays
- 24 June 2018 - 5 October 2024: the minimum stay is 2 nights.
Refundable Breakage Deposit
£878.60 per booking, paid locally
5 bedrooms, Sleeps 10
DVD/Blu-ray player, Internet / WiFi
Central heating, Open fire