Palazzuolo is a charming villa built in the 15th century, located upon a hill, in the heart of the Chianti region. The location is ideal, lying just about halfway between Florence and Siena and just a short distance from the highway connecting the two cities. The villa is situated in a thousand year old hamlet, surrounded by olive trees, roses and a variety of Mediterranean plants. The large swimming pool is at about 40 mts from the villa, by the pool there is a shady gazebo and a changing room with a fridge. Palazzuolo is flanked on one side by a wide courtyard with covered pergola and dining table, ideal to dine “al fresco” and admire the stunning view of the surroundings.
The interior furnishings of the property are a delightful blend of modern style combined with antiques, the villa has lovely original terracotta tiled floors.The kitchen is brand-new and fully equipped, the dining room is spacious with a hundred year old fireplace. All the bedrooms are tastefully furnished and have their own en suite bathrooms.
The owners live next door in a completely separate house, therefore ensuring total privacy for guests, whilst at the same time they can provide useful local information, to make your experience as enjoyable and authentic as possible. The main villa and the guest house are just 20 mts apart. The guest house has its own independent garden, connected to the main villa by a gate.The guest house could be rented separately from the main villa.
main villa sleeps 11/13
entrance hall, study, large kitchen with direct access to outdoor, dining room (12 seats) with fireplace and direct access to terrace, 1 twin bedroom (convertible into a king size) with en suite bathroom with bathtub and hand held shower, 1 twin bedroom (suitable for a nanny) with en suite bathroom with shower, laundry room, guest bathroom, wine cellar with house wine and oil.
sitting room with fireplace, sitting room with arched panoramic windows, 1 double bedroom (king size bed) with en suite bathroom with shower, 1 twin bedroom (convertible into a king size) with en suite bathroom with shower, 2 double bedrooms (queen size bed) with en suite bathroom with shower, 1 single bedroom (an extra single bed can be provided) with en suite bathroom with shower.
guest house sleeps 4
dining-sitting room with tv and fireplace, kitchen, veranda leading into the garden.
2 double bedrooms (not convertible into twins), 1 bathroom with shower.
pergola with table for up to 20 people, poolhouse near the swimming pool with fridget, outdoor shower and a covered sitting area. Fenced in swimming pool. Tennis court next to the property available for use at no fee. Amphitheater in the wood where concerts are organized every week.
grocery shops, supermarket, shops, restaurants, bank in Tavarnelle 2km/1mile, bike rental Tavernelle 2km/1mile, nearest tennis court on 500 mts distance, horse riding centre 8km/5miles, nearest train station at Poggibonsi 13km/8miles, Florence train station 35km/22miles, golf course Ugolino 20km/12miles.
pets not allowed, two friendly dogs on premises, welcome dinner included, wine and olive oil can be purchased at the property, extra bedroom suitable for nanny. The guest house can be rented separately from the main villa. The quality of the guest house is less superb and more simple then Palazzuolo, it also offers less privacy, since next to the guest house there is another small property where other people could stay.
Tavarnelle 2km/1mile, Barberino Val D'Elsa 8km/5miles, San Gimignano 30km/19miles, Florence 35km/22miles, Siena 45km/28miles, Cortona 80km/49miles, Versilia Beach 80km/49miles, Pisa 110km/68miles, Lucca a 2 and a half hour drive, Rome 300km/186miles.
Florence 40km/25miles, Pisa 110km/68miles, Rome 320km/198miles.
• swimming pool (15X7mts, depth 1,2mts) accesed by a gate and a few steps
2015 weekly rates
11/13 people main villa only
complimentary arrival dinner, daily maid service 2 hours per day from 2pm to 4pm (Sundays and bank holidays excluded), electricity up to 330kwh, water & hot water, weekly change of linen, change of towels twice a week (Tuesday and Saturday), final cleaning on Saturday, internet connection, air conditioning, access to private clay tennis court.
heating Euros 50/80 per day, telephone, cooking service 30 Euros per person (including starter, first dish, second dish, vegetables and dessert, drinks not included), 35 Euros per person for steak or fish menu, preparation of breakfast 18 Euros per hour food not included, extra maid service 20 Euros per hour per maid (normally there are 2/3 maids coming to clean the villa), babysitter service 15 Euros per hour.
15/17 people main villa & guest house
2014 weekly rates
15/17 people villa & guest house
Notes: the weekly rental rate from 13Sep to 30Sep is €11.790,-and from 1Nov to 31Dec is €8.660,-;
SPECIAL REDUCTION 20% FOR THE MONTH OF SEPTEMBER, OCTOBER AND NOVEMBER FOR BOOKINGS MADE AFTER 19th AUGUST
complimentary arrival dinner, daily maid service 2 hours per day (Sundays and bank holidays excluded), electricity up to 330kwh, water & hot water, weekly change of linen, change of towels twice a week (Tuesday and Saturday), final cleaning on Saturday, internet connection, air conditioning.
heating, telephone, cooking service 25 Euros per hour plus cost of the food or 30 Euros per person (including starter, first dish, second dish, vegetables and dessert, wine not included), preparation of breakfast 15/18,- Euros per hour food not included, extra maid service 18 Euros per hour per maid (normally there are 2/3 maids coming to clean the villa), babysitter service 15 Euros per hour.
11/13 people main villa only (no access to guest house)
Notes: the weekly rental rate from 13Sep to 30Sep is €10.450,- and from 1Nov to 31Dec is €7.460,-;
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Just to thank you very much for making the arrangements for our holiday. The villa was lovely, the shopping was there for us and the catering was excellent. The transfers and the car hire went as planned and made the holiday very relaxing for us all.
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