Villa Machiavelli

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Tuscany, Italy · Villa - Chianti area · 10 Bedrooms · 20 - 24 people

This magnificent luxury villa rental in Tuscany, dating from the late 15th century and once the home of the Machiavelli family, is set in glorious Tuscan countryside amongst acres of the estate’s own vineyards, olive groves and forest. Just 12 kilometres south of Florence, not far from Greve in Chianti. Built by Cardinal Francesco Maria Machiavelli, uncle of Niccolò Machiavelli, it is said that the Renaissance master, Michelangelo, even had a hand in the design. The property benefits from uninterrupted views over the Tuscan landscape, as far as Florence - the Duomo and Giotto’s bell tower can both be seen in the distance, framed by archways, from the villa’s stunning furnished loggia.

Villa Machiavelli has been restored to all its former splendour and offers a wonderful combination of old world hospitality in historical surroundings, with modern comforts, and fine wines and olive oil produced on the estate. This luxury villa rental in Tuscany will make any vacation an unforgettable experience. The sumptuous suites, adorned with 17th and 18th century frescoes, include the Royal Suite, approximately 180 m2 with high ceilings and large windows overlooking the sculpture gardens, vineyards and countryside. This suite has its own private dining area and marble bathroom with walk-in steam room. All the suites have luxurious marble bathrooms, plasma TV, fully stocked mini-bar, bath products, hairdryer, slippers and bathrobes. Further amenities include air conditioning, heating, complimentary wi-fi and a safe deposit box.

The property is part of an estate with an exclusive hotel, Villa Mazzei, which offers an additional 19 rooms, set apart to the rear of main villa, in a restored vineyard villa. The two villas each has its own private garden and swimming pool. There is an outdoor dining area with an old wood-burning oven and barbecue. Guests at Villa Machiavelli can enjoy the hotel’s facilities, including an indoor wellness spa, the Naduschka Spa, with a heated swimming pool, steam room, sauna, relaxation area, treatment rooms and a small gym. Rates include a special Tuscan welcome which comprises a welcome cocktail, and welcome hamper of local products. Also included is full buffet breakfast each day, daily housekeeping and daily change of bed linen and towels. A chef and butler service are included in the price during high and mid season. The property has a private helicopter landing pad, and transfers can also be arranged from Florence airport or railway station. The property is ideally suited for weddings and other special celebrations and events.

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From - 42000
To - 66500
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Rates exclude VAT @ 10% and City Tax at 3.50 euros per person per night

Security deposit, payable on arrival is €5000

Our second Villa, Villa Mazzei with 18 Suites is available for exclusive use with Villa Machiavelli for up to 60 guests. Prices available on request.


The Royal Suite. The Machiavelli Suite. Four Terrace Suites. One bedroom suite. Two deluxe double rooms. One double room. 2 drawing rooms. Private dining room. 2 loggias. Farmhouse kitchen. Wine Tasting cellar. Indoor pool and spa. Outdoor pool.

Amenities Hotel services / facilities, Maid service included, Balcony and/or terrace, Internet access, A/C, Swimming pool and/or jacuzzi and Near golf

Daily maid service (10 a.m. - 2 p.m.) plus 2 hours of basic laundry.

The resident chef will discuss meal options with guests, tailoring the menu to exact requirements.

Welcome glass of sparkling wine from the estate on Arrival

Welcome Mangiacane Hamper of Tuscan speciality foods; fresh pasta, sauce, salami, cheeses, cookies and fresh fruit.

Also one bottle of our Mangiacane Wine and olive oil

Daily Continental Buffet Breakfast with Service

Concierge service

Private use of indoor gym, sauna and pool – indoor pool heating is 180 euros per day + VAT at 22%

Private Parking and Helicopter landing


Florence 12 kms

Pisa 43 kms

Important Information

Minimum stay is 2 nights in low season and 3 nights in mid and high seasons.

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Note: Approximate location only



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