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Tuscany, Italy · Villa · 6 Bedrooms · 12 people
Villa Le Rose, is a luxury Medici villa, commissioned by the Marchese Niccolò Antinori in the 15th century. It remained in the Antinori's possession until the beginning of the last century, when the family sold the property. In the 1980’s, Leonardo and Beatrice Ferragamo bought the villa it and made it their home, refurbishing it beautifully throughout. The villa has been fitted with all modern comforts while maintaining and enhancing its historical features. It is situated on a hillside just 7 kms south of Florence, in an area known as Firenze Certosa, just off the main A1 (Autostrada del Sole) which runs from Florence to Rome. The area can be defined as the entrance to the Chianti region, renowned for its wine groves and breathtaking landscapes. The villa is ideally positioned for visiting local places of interest. A stone's throw away from the centre of Florence, it is also well placed for day excursions to Siena, Lucca and Pisa.
The villa stands at the end of a great driveway of ancient cypresses. It is built around a courtyard and surrounded by gardens with a swimming pool, and olive groves. Next to the villa is the Cedar Garden, a sweeping lawn enclosed by high hedges and ancient trees, embellished by antique rose bushes and pietra serena pedestals bearing potted lemon trees, and a 300 year old Lebanese cedar. On the ground floor of the villa is the magnificent Sala delle Feste, a ballroom, and a fine example of 18th century country-residential architecture, leading to the spacious living room with frescoed walls, and a welcoming study and a comfortable dining room. The “Baldacchino Suite”, also on ground level, is distinctive for the richness of this furnishings and decorations, with a great canopied bed and an entirely frescoed bathroom with fireplace. On the upper floor are five spacious and luxurious suites, each of them embellished with original furnishings, decorated ceilings and large windows opening onto a striking, unforgettable landscape. Enjoy Tuscany to the fullest with this exclusive Medici villa rental.
A 24 hour concierge service is provided, with the concierge being available at the villa every morning from 9 am – 1 pm. The concierge can arrange everything from seating at the best restaurants in Florence and Tuscany, to exclusive wine tastings with vineyard owners, to entry tours to see private art collections, and shopping and museum tours. The finest options in transportation are available for each guest’s individual needs: luxury rental cars, family sized vehicles or chauffeured driven sedans, buses or mini- vans. There is free wi-fi throughout the house and Salvatore Ferragamo products in the bathrooms. Moreover, guests will enjoy a special invitation to the Salvatore Ferragamo Store and Museum, the Restaurant Borgo San Jacopo and to the Fusion Bar in Florence. This property is very suitable for special events, such as a weddings or other celebrations.
|All year 2014||-||Price available on request|
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Entrance hall. Ballroom. 2 sitting rooms, study and library. Dining room. Baldacchino Suite with en-suite bathroom. Kitchen and breakfast room.
5 double bedrooms with en-suite bathrooms.
|Amenities||Maid service included, Balcony and/or terrace, Internet access, Swimming pool and/or jacuzzi, Near golf and In-house reception / concierge|
Maid service included, plus breakfast preparation. Chefs, servers, chauffeurs and other staff/services can be arranged on request.
Florence Airport 18km
Pisa Airport 88km
Arrival at the apartments is normally from mid-afternoon, and departure must be by 10 a.m. This is to allow for cleaning between rentals if there are other guests departing/arriving on your arrival/departure day. If you are arriving/departing outside these times, please check with us if it is possible to arrive/leave the apartment earlier/later. If you require an airport or rail station transfer to your apartment, please ask us to quote for this. Most properties have a no smoking and no pets policy, so please check this with us.
Note: Approximate location only