Twins 2 Doubles 14 Bathrooms 16
Situated in the heart of Tuscany between Siena and Florence, this villa, owned for centuries by an Italian aristocratic family, is encircled by spectacular gardens offering breath-taking views of the surrounding countryside.
Originally dating back to 1400, with additional construction undertaken between 1700 and 1800, the entire residence was sympathetically restructured in 1997.
The villa has four floors which give a total area of 1500 m2. In front of the villa, close to the pool area.
All the bedrooms in the property have a private en-suite bathroom with bathtub and shower (with a small number of exceptions which only have a shower), air conditioning, a phone, a safe, a hairdryer and a television.
The main villa, which looks similar to a castle, has various living rooms all decorated and furnished in elegant and comfortable 19th-century furnishings.
Particularly pleasant are the various furnished terraces, which offer a range of settings in which to enjoy dinner or breakfast.
Guests can enjoy superb and unforgettable dinners either outside or inside the villa.
The staff works every day to clean the villa, carry out maintenance work, take care of the gardens and to assist guests. The staff lives onsite, utmost privacy is guaranteed for guests.
main villa sleeps 26
the villa has two entrances. From the back: historical room with small museum of utensils from the countryside work, room for wine tasting leading to the billiard-room.
access by internal and external staircases, living room.
bedroom 1: double bedroom (170x200 cm) with antique paintings, near to the main entrance, en suite bathroom with a shower box.
Large kitchen (professional equipment) three dining rooms all connected together, each with a circular table that comfortably seats 12. The dining rooms have French windows opening onto a spectacular terrace furnished to eat and gazebos for shade. First-class dinners with silver serving plates are served.
Tv room, room with table games and bar, tv, and fridge.
bedroom 2: Suite: double bedroom (170x200 cm) with big wardrobe, living room, en suite bathroom with handheld shower.
bedroom 3: Suite: master suite with double bedroom (170x200 cm), en suite bathroom with Jacuzzi and handheld shower. living room, 1 French sofa bed. The Suite is near to the terrace on the first floor.
bedroom 4: Suite: independent flat with separate spacious living room, large sofa bed, double bedroom (170x200 cm), en suite bathroom with double shower box.
bedroom 5: twin bedroom (twin beds 115x200 cm), en suite bathroom with bathtub and shower.
bedroom 6: double bedroom (170x200 cm) that looks to the Borgo of Collalto, en with bathroom with handheld shower.
bedroom 7: double bedroom (170x200 cm) spacious, typical style with baldaquin, en suite bathroom with handheld shower.
bedroom 8: double bedroom king size spacious and with large windows, en suite bathroom with handheld shower.
bedroom 9: twin bedroom (twin beds 120x200 cm) with big windows to the main square, en suite bathroom with bathtub and handheld shower.
bedroom 10: Suite: double bedroom (170x200 cm) with big windows to both sides of the room, en suite bathroom with bathtub and handheld shower.
bedroom 11: double bedroom (170x200 cm) with large windows, en suite bathroom with bathtub and handheld shower.
bedroom 12: double bedroom (170x200 cm) with large windows, en suite bathroom with hand shower box.
bedroom 13: twin bedroom (twin beds 90x200 cm) ideal for children, en suite bathroom with bathtub and handheld shower.
guest house sleeps 6
reception with independent entrance, computer internet. Independent entrance: 3 steps to small sitting room with fireplace, TV.
bedroom 14: double bedroom (180x200 cm), en suite bathroom with Jacuzzi and handheld shower.
bedroom 15: double bedroom (180x200 cm), with a balcony facing the main yard, en suite bathroom with bathtub and handheld shower.
bedroom 16: double bedroom (170x200 cm), en suite bathroom with bathtub and handheld shower.
furnished porch with sofas, pool house with fridge, pool with internal steps, hydro massage pool next to the swimming pool, large white gazebo facing the pool, open-air showers, sauna room.
grocery shops, supermarket and shops at Colle Val d’Elsa (11km/7miles, 15 min. drive), restaurants 3km/2miles, small planes & helicopters can land nearby 2km/1mile.
kitchen can be used only by the villa staff. A couple from the staff lives in the main villa, another couple lives in the guest house and the keyholder lives at the lower floor of Casa Contessa. Complete privacy for guests is ensured.
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24/7 guest support
what we love about villa contessa
- spacious, convivial living spaces & comfortable bedrooms
- idyllic setting for a small wedding or special celebration
- refined decor with art collection
- separate houses offering flexibility for larger groups or families travelling together
- air conditioning/AC
- wi fi internet connection
- i/Pod docking station
- satellite TV
- flat screen TV
- Sky TV
- home theatre
- stereo system
- sound system
- fax machine
- cd player
- music collection
- dvd player
- movie collection
- security system
- alarm system
- chapel onsite
- indoor Jacuzzi/Hot tub
- fully equipped kitchen
- ice maker
- Nespresso coffee machine
- wine cellar
- washing machine
- iron w/Ironing board
- billiard table
- board games
- baby cot
- swimming pool
- tennis court
- outdoor showers
- tennis equipment
- private patio
- alfresco dining
- outdoor furniture
- lounge area
- golf villas
- tennis table
- parking area
- electric gate
- aromatic garden
- outdoor jacuzzi for 8 (cold water only)
- private tennis court cement floor
- protected parking for 14 cars
- 2 phone lines (to be billed to individual rooms)
- 2 playstation mod.2
- safe in every bedroom
- small gym equipped with weight bench and free weights, treadmill, exercise mats and balls and 1 elliptical trainer.
rates starting from Euros 38.000,- per week
note: to cover any extra services required during your stay, you will be asked to pay EUR 4.000 by bank transfer (to pay together with the balance payment of the villa) and EUR 1.000 in cash at the villa upon arrival. In case you will spend more than EUR 5.000 during your stay, you will be asked to settle the outstanding amount on site by credit card.
From - To EUR USD * GBP ** Jan 5, 2019 - Jan 1, 2021 On Demand On Demand On Demand Security deposit 6000.00 6,605.22 5,315.87
* For an indication of the weekly price in US Dollars please have a look to this reference rate: 1 EUR = 1.10087 USD
** For an indication of the weekly price in GBP please have a look to this reference rate: 1 EUR = 0.885979 GBP
Colle Val d\'Elsa 11km/7miles, 15 min. drive, Florence 45 min. drive, Siena 15 min. drive, San Gimignano 20 min. drive, Monteriggioni 10 min. drive, Volterra 30 min. drive, Montalcino 1,10 hour drive, Roma 2,45 h drive.
airports and trains
airports: Florence 55km/33miles, Roma 280km/168 miles.
trains: Poggibonsi 20km/13miles
The location indicated on the map is purely indicative.
Date: August 2016
Name: Justin Leverenz
"It was beyond expectation. 3 weeks of a magnificience of living, dining, and laughing; surrounded by a manager, owner, chef, and complete staff whose sole purpose was to ensure our complete satisfaction. Through highly troubled with flights being cancelled, rooms being changed, additional people remaining, additional people coming before schedule, their professionalism in handling all these unpredicted calamities was to them a small pebble in a large ocean. They were fanastic and made everyday perfect for all of us. Yes, 75 overly happy people."