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merlini

Tuscany, rapale
Inland villa
from 7,100 to 11,900 € / week

  18
Doubles 9  Bathrooms 9

family friendly

If you’re looking for Tuscan rolling hills, sloping vineyards, olive groves, quaint medieval villages, and outstanding art, you’ll find it all here at Villa Merlini. This exclusive large family villa for rent featuring 9 bedrooms is located in the heart of the charming Tuscan countryside. 
The villa is surrounded by a pristine Tuscan landscape and offers its guests breath-taking views far from the stress of modern city life. The villa is perfect if you want to enjoy a relaxing stay in luxury or if you like outdoor activities such as golf, horse-riding and playing tennis.
Merlini is a maison de charme, recently renovated, in a romantic corner of the province of Arezzo, in one of the oldest farmhouses in Valdambra at 20 minutes driving from Siena. Ambra and Bucine are the nearest small towns.
Perfect for a relaxing stay far from the stress of modern city life, the villa is surrounded by woods and olive yards, with a breath-taking view of the valley.
The villa has 9 bedrooms, each with 22’’ Full HD TV, for a total of 18 beds; each room has en suite bathroom with shower.
The entire villa is covered with Internet Wi-Fi connection and is equipped with a floor cooling and heating system.
The nearest town is Ambra, about 3km/2miles from Merlini, where you can find small stores and food shops. Restaurants can also be found in the surroundings (max 3km/2miles from the villa).
Near Merlini, there are two Golf Clubs for players of all levels. The easy Valdarno Golf Club, 9 holes, recently renovated, with courses for beginners; and the exclusive Bagnaia Golf Club, designed by Robert Trent Jones Jr, 18 holes. Rapolano Thermal baths spa and beauty farm is also near the villa, fifteen minutes by car.
Less than 3km/2miles from Merlini, there is Villa Sesta Polo Club, one of the most important polo playing field, which also hosted the semi-final of 2011 World Championship. The Polo Club offers courses for players of all levels. Near the polo-playing field, there is a tennis court, recently built, perfect for a pleasant match in a nice and quiet environment.

main villa sleeps 14
500 m2
ground floor
large living room with fireplace and 46’’ full HD TV, sitting area and elegant dining area with a big table for 20 people. Fully equipped kitchen.
mezzanine floor
bedroom 1 double bed (convertible into twin) with en-suite bathroom with shower.
bedroom 2 double bed (convertible into twin) with view over olive yards, with en-suite bathroom with shower.
Laundry room.
first floor
bedroom 3 master bedroom (3 steps down) with canopied bed (not convertible into twin), stunning view, independent external entrance, en-suite bathroom with shower.
bedroom 4 double bed (convertible into a twin) with en-suite bathroom with shower.
bedroom 5 large double bed (3 steps down) with canopied bed (not convertible into twin), en-suite bathroom with shower.
bedroom 6 double bed (convertible into a twin) with en-suite bathroom (2 steps down) with shower.
bedroom 7 double bed (convertible into a twin) with en-suite bathroom with shower and private external stairs.

guest house sleeps 4 
150m2
ground floor
bedroom 8 (3 steps down) double bed (convertible into a twin) with en-suite bathroom with shower.
first floor
bedroom 9 double bed (convertible into a twin) with independent external entrance, en-suite bathroom with shower.

outdoor

fenced-in swimming pool, outdoor covered dining table seating 18, BBQ, gazebo by the pool area with lounge area, outdoor shower, wood-burning oven, pool house with Jacuzzi for 5, room with shower.


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Wedding info

  • maximum number of guests allowed: 50-60
  • maximum number of guests allowed indoors: 40
  • maximum number of guests allowed outdoors: 50-60
  • in-villa planner
  • wedding packages available

Amenities

  • grocery shop, supermarket and restaurants within 3km/2miles
  • Rapolano Thermal spa and thermal baths, horse riding, Villa Sesta Polo, tennis court 2,5km/1,5miles
  • Prada Outlet 20km/13miles (25 min. driving)
  • nearest highway entrance Valdarno 29km/18,1miles

Facilities


  • floor cooling system floor cooling system
  • floor heating system floor heating system
  • mosquito nets mosquito nets
  • wi-fi internet connection wi-fi internet connection
  • TV TV
  • stereo system stereo system
  • sound system sound system
  • alarm system alarm system
  • fireplace fireplace
  • fully equipped kitchen fully equipped kitchen
  • microwave microwave
  • blender blender
  • dishwasher dishwasher
  • washing machine washing machine
  • iron w/ironing board iron w/ironing board
  • highchair highchair


  • private swimming pool private swimming pool
  • outdoor showers outdoor showers
  • gazebo gazebo
  • alfresco dining alfresco dining
  • outdoor furniture outdoor furniture
  • lounge area lounge area
  • barbecue-BBQ barbecue-BBQ
  • pizza oven pizza oven
  • outdoor Jacuzzi-hot tub outdoor Jacuzzi-hot tub
  • golf villas golf villas
  • parking area parking area
  • electric gate electric gate


facilities notes

  • fenced-in swimming pool (6x12m, depth 1,4m)
  • heated Jacuzzi located in the pool house (2x2m)
  • American coffee machine

Weekly rates


  • From - To EUR USD * GBP **
    June 25, 2022 - Aug 27, 2022 11,100.00 10,900.00 9,650.00
    Aug 27, 2022 - Oct 1, 2022 8,750.00 8,550.00 7,600.00
    Oct 1, 2022 - Oct 29, 2022 7,100.00 6,950.00 6,150.00
    Oct 29, 2022 - March 25, 2023On DemandOn DemandOn Demand
    March 25, 2023 - May 20, 2023 7,600.00 7,450.00 6,600.00
    May 20, 2023 - June 24, 2023 9,350.00 9,200.00 8,150.00
    June 24, 2023 - Aug 26, 2023 11,900.00 11,650.00 10,350.00
    Aug 26, 2023 - Sept 30, 2023 9,350.00 9,200.00 8,150.00
    Sept 30, 2023 - Oct 28, 2023 7,600.00 7,450.00 6,600.00
    Security deposit
    1500.001,470.001,305.00

    * For an indication of the weekly price in US Dollars please have a look to this reference rate: 1 EUR = 0.98 USD
    ** For an indication of the weekly price in GBP please have a look to this reference rate: 1 EUR = 0.87 GBP

    included
    Concierge service, daily maid service (2 hours per day, except on Sunday), floor cooling system, change of linen and towels on Saturday, final cleaning. 

    not included
    extra maid service EUR 15 per hour (min. 2 hours), cooking service EUR 38 per person for 1 meat menu (drinks not included) -complimentary for children under the age of 8 -, breakfast service EUR 15 per person -complimentary for children under the age of 8-, shopping service EUR 70 + cost of food, house heating EUR 700 per week, extra change of linen, towels and pool towels EUR 30 per bedroom, city tax EUR 1,5 per person per night for the first 4 nights. 

    The price of the extra services, which need to be paid directly to the service providers, can vary according to their availability.
    Inclusions may be subject to changes.


Location

main distances
Rapale 2km/1,2miles, Ambra 2,5km/1,5miles, Bucine 15km/9,3miles, Siena 30,8km/19miles (30 min. by car), Arezzo 40km/24,8miles (45 min. by car), Monteriggioni 44km/27,3miles, Pienza 50km/31miles, Oliveto Maggiore 45km/27,9miles, Florence 73km/45,3miles (1 hour driving), Rome 218km/135,4miles.

airports and trains
airports: Perugia 105km/65miles (1,5 hour drive), Florence 85km/52,8miles, Rome 250km/155miles.
trains: Bucine 15km/9,3miles, Montevarchi 20km/12,4miles.


The location indicated on the map is purely indicative.

Guest reviews

Date: May 2022
Name: Daphna G.
Country: USA
Rate:

“Wow, Wow, Wowwww. We were 19 peopole- everything was great, best service, best rooms, clean, big, we had the best chef. Can't wait to be there again <3 <3 <3.”



Date: July 2022
Name: Gage W.
Country: GB
Rate:

“We recently stayed in this beautiful Tuscan Villa. This Villa is perfect. It's so elegant and yet comfortable. There are 9 rooms with en suite bathrooms, a dining room, living room, kitchen within the Villa and Guest House. Outside there is a pool, jacuzzi, shaded pergola with a comfy couch set, sun loungers and a dining table for eating on the terrace. The views are spectacular. The best part of our stay however was the food prepared by master chef Patrizia and sous chef Antonella! I can't even begin to tell you how amazing they both are. Not only was the food delicious but Patrizia constantly went out of our way to make sure we were taken care of, had fun and well fed! The wood fired pizza is not to be missed. The al fresco dining is a wonderful treat in the summer. The house manager Cristine was super nice and helpful and the house was cleaned daily and was always pleasant to return to after adventures through Tuscany. We will absolutely come back and have made friends for life!”