This beautiful retreat is situated in the outskirts of Florence beside the medieval village of Montecatini Alto. This grand, historic estate has been carefully restored to high standards and offers modern amenities while still maintaining its rich character and authenticity. This holiday villa is situated in the Hills of Montalbano which are famous for their food, olive oil, high quality Tuscan wines, and landscape adorned with olive groves, vineyards, and forests.
There are many small medieval villages nearby worth exploring and the area is well known for its thermal resorts and spas. In addition, the villa is in close proximity to all of the must-see destinations including Florence, Pisa, Lucca, Forte dei Marmi, and Vinci – the birthplace of Leonardo da Vinci. The villa offers 13 bedrooms, 12 baths, a wine cellar, beautifully landscaped gardens, and a large travertine marble swimming pool surrounded by an expansive terrace.
The property is set on spacious, private grounds surrounded by mature trees and sprawling lawns. In addition, there is a small family chapel in the gardens. This wonderful Tuscan estate offers a relaxing and luxurious setting with impeccable landscaped gardens. This luxury villa offers a traditional living plan and the interiors are made of stone and white-washed plaster walls accented with brickwork and high ceilings, adding character and a deep sense of continuity with the past. The furnishings, textiles, and artwork help to create the
wonderful blend between modern and traditional. There are several living areas including a spacious formal living room with various seating areas, a smaller study with fireplace, and a wet bar area, perfect for larger groups or informal entertaining. There is a large professional kitchen as well as numerous dining areas for guests to choose from. A former wine cellar with a vaulted entryway and open beamed ceilings creates an intimate atmosphere for formal dining.
A smaller dining area with access to a sheltered veranda can be found on the main floor while a tiled veranda offers shade, wide views of the countryside and seating for up to 20 guests. The interior spaces are bright with natural sunlight due to the number of windows throughout and with the various outdoor lounge and dining areas, this luxurious getaway really allows guests to live both indoors and outdoors.
Surrounded by its beautiful mature gardens, the pool offers a lovely area for fun and relaxation. If you enjoy the sport of golf or tennis, the villa is a short drive to tennis courts and a nearby golf course. Whether you would like to spend an afternoon at a natural grotto spa, enjoy a cooking class at the villa, explore the local wineries, journey into the beautiful towns of Florence, Lucca, or Siena, or throw a lavish wedding, this villa is ideal for all occasions.