A wonderful villa in San Casciano Val di Pesa
This classic Renaissance style villa is surrounded by vineyards, olive groves and a park with old-growth hardwoods, just few kilometers of easy driving from Florence. The villa is at 320 meters above sea level the house, offering a breathtaking view over Florence and its surrounding countryside, Giotto’s bell tower and Brunelleschi’s dome.
Villa San Casciano is an ideal place to relax, even Prince Charles and Lady Diana were guests here in March 1986 for their first trip together in Italy. Golf courses, riding stables, and tennis courts, are located nearby. Its natural setting in the quiet countryside, the swimming pool and paths for walks assure a comfortable stay even in the hottest months of the year.
GROUND FLOOR: Entrance Hall, 2 spacious living rooms, dining room overlooking the gardens, outdoor dining and relaxing areas, kitchen, master bedroom and toilette and a guest toilet.
FIRST FLOOR: 4 bedrooms with king-sized beds and bathroom, 2 bedrooms with twin beds and bathroom, 1 bedroom with a king-sized bed and bathroom on an upper mezzanine level.
UPPER FLOOR: Living room with a great view upon the countryside.
OUTDOOR: outdoor dining area, private parking lot, garden, barbecue, private terrace, tennis and soccer court and private pool (heated on request). In the new gazebo in the middle of an Italian Garden you can relax, read, have a snack, or a tea/coffee and drinks at any time during the day and the evening. Just a few steps from here, on the terrace, there is also a vegetable garden from where guests can pick directly the fresh vegetables up.
DISTANCES: the villa is only 10 kilometres from Florence (about 15 minutes by car). A1 toll road – Highway to Siena: 6 km. Highway to Pisa: 10 minutes Airport: 18 km. The Chianti region is at a short driving distance, for example Siena (45 minutes) or Pisa (55 minutes).
Here you can also buy the local products like extra virgin oil, seasonal vegetables or fruits and honey directly produced in the estate.
EXTRAS: heating system, personal laundry, extra linen changing, cooking and grocery, shopping, washing up and any service or item which is not expressly included in the rental price. Extra maid service is available at 12 € per hour, personal cook at 15 €, who will be able to manage up to 16 dining guests. Any event or party have to be agreed and explicitly approved by the owners.
(Additional costs to be paid on the premises: food, beverages, telephone, heating, electricity, and laundry service).