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Tuscany Villa 8837

OCRef#: 8837
Destination: Europe
Country/Island: Italy
Region: Tuscany - Coastal
Rating: Luxurious****
Bedrooms: 6
Bathrooms: 7
Sleeps: 12
Week Low: $28,000
Week High: $28,000
A/C: Throughout
Pool: Pool
Staff: Full Staff
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Tuscany Villa 8837 is a gem of a farmhouse, set in a stunning estate of hill terraced olive groves and overlooking a small lake with its own little island reached by a wooden bridge.

It is a home of great charm and comfort with 6 elegant and luxuriously appointed guestrooms each with magnificent en-suite bath and shower facilities for up to 12 guests.

The GROUND FLOOR offers a main entrance leading into a grand salon of comfortable sofas and armchairs, fireplace, music system, satellite TV and dual capacity video. Fully equipped Tuscan kitchen. Domed dining room. Guest study with telephone, fax, internet access and computer facilities. Cloakroom/bathroom. Laundry room. Staircase to first floor.

The FIRST FLOOR offers 6 sunny and spacious queen bedded rooms with beamed ceilings and original terracotta floors each with modern en-suite bath and shower facilities. One room has the possibility to be adjoining and can either be a twin bedded or king bedded room.

OUT-DOOR FACILITIES include: Flood-lit swimming pool. Mountain bikes. Table & chairs for al fresco dining. Olive and woodland walks

STAFF/SERVICES Included in the weekly rental rate are: A housekeeper who services the bedrooms and ground floor reception rooms each day (6 days per week). A chef who is available to prepare a continental style buffet breakfast each morning and either lunch or dinner each day (6 days per week). A gardener looks after the grounds and swimming pool maintenance.

ADDITIONAL SERVICES available are: WINE CELLAR & WINE TASTINGS : We have a private wine list from which you may wish to select wines ranging from €10 upwards. A professional wine sommelier can also be arranged to tailor-make a particular wine tasting program for your group.

LAUNDRY : We are pleased to offer a service for personal laundry as well as make arrangements for any specialist dry cleaning requirements.

BABYSITTING SERVICE : English speaking babysitters can be arranged.

MASSAGE : Massages can be booked with a professional masseuse who will come out to the villa as and when required. We are also able to arrange spa treatments at the Grotta Guisti health spa in Montecatini.

An ideal base from which to discover the many delights of Tuscany. The medieval walled town of LUCCA is a 10 minute drive away – the small city is very easy to get around and discover for yourself or we can arrange guided tours

The Leaning Tower of PISA (30 minutes away) has recently opened to the public – it is stunningly set in an open lawned piazza which also houses the Cathedral, Baptistery and Campo Santo Cemetery.

A 40 minute drive will take you to the little port and town of LERICI overlooked by a cliff top castle from where boats leave every hour to PORTOVENERE and the World Heritage site of the CINQUE TERRE - five dramatically cliff clinging villages.

Renaissance FLORENCE is just an hour away, either by train or car – we can arrange guided visits as well as organise pre-booked tickets to the Uffizi or the Accademia.

SIENA is an hour and a half away with possible stops on the way to SAN GIMIGNANO and MONTERIGGIONI, as is CHIANTI where you can arrange a wine-tasting at one of the many vineyards.

For those interested in art and sculpture there are the impressive marble quarries of CARRARA as well as the sculpture town of PIETRASANTA.

FORTE DEI MARMI is a lively beach stop with some great shopping as you join the masses in the early evening stroll through the town.

There are also many wonderful restaurants to try in the area.