Castello di Tizzano
(x 18 people)
Sleeps 18 | Bedrooms 9 | Bathrooms 8 | Near Florence, Tuscany
Independent villa | Private pool | Air conditioning | Maid included |
Castello di Tizzano, offers the rare opportunity of enjoying hundreds of years of history, in comfort and in style. The historical home to an important Florentine family, it sits on a hill top, surrounded by the estate's lands enjoying uninterrupted views of rolling hills and of the nearby city of Florence. A walled garden ensures total privacy with a large infinity edge swimming pool set on a lower terrace offering the best of views. You can even see the Duomo surrounded by the cities rooftops and towers. The interior of the villa is elegantly furnished, with very spacious living and dining rooms, ideal for entertaining. Several of the bedrooms are air-conditioned with ensuite bathrooms. Even though this is a very large villa one feels immediately at home in a relaxed and intimate atmosphere. The fantastic manager/owner who resides in a separate part of the villa with its own independent garden and entrance can, with our concierge service, arrange breakfast as cooks, cooking classes or wine tours to ensure that your stay in this stunning property is memorable. The daily maid and a dinner for your arrival are already included in the rental rate.
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Castello di Tizzano is also available at a lower rate for smaller parties. For details see Castello di Tizzano (x 12 people).
To the east of Impruneta, 20 minutes’ drive, sits this magnificent Medici villa. San Polo in Chianti, 3km/2 miles, home to shops, bars and restaurants along with a weekly market. For keen explorers of the arts and museums alike Florence city centre can be reached in about 30 minutes’. The nearby Via Chiantigiana takes you on the scenic route into Chianti with its many hilltop villages and towns, Panzano, Greve-in-Chianti and Castellina-in-Chianti make for interesting day trips, Siena slightly further on can be reached in just over an hour.
Large entrance hall. Elegant dining room with beamed ceilings leading to the large and very well equipped kitchen with vaulted ceilings. Large and very comfortably furnished sitting room with satellite TV and vaulted ceilings leading out onto the terrace furnished for al fresco dining. Bathroom with shower. Large second living room with fireplace. Third sitting room leading into a large dining room with fireplace. WC
Air-conditioned double bedroom suite with ensuite WC and a twin bedroom [convertible to double] sharing a bathroom with bath. Air-conditioned large double bedroom with fireplace and an ensuite bathroom with bath.
Air-conditioned double bedroom with an ensuite bathroom with bath. Two adjoining twin bedrooms, both accessible both from the hallway [convertible to double], one of which air-conditioned, sharing a bathroom with bath. Sitting room. Large double bedroom suite with a spacious ensuite bathroom with bath and separate shower and two sinks.
Air-conditioned double bedroom with an ensuite bathroom with shower. Twin bedroom [convertible to double] with an ensuite bathroom with bath and separate shower.
The large fenced garden with maze style hedges, cypress trees, laced with jasmine leads down to a lower gated terrace with a private infinity-edge swimming pool, 8 x 12m/26 x 38 feet, with two covered pergola’s furnished with deck chairs and sun loungers with spectacular views. Pool house with fridge and shower.
Assistance is provided locally by the very helpful English speaking owner who lives in a separate house on the property. Services included in the rental fee, and optional services available, are noted under Price and Availability.
Dishwasher. Microwave. Washing machine. Satellite TV [Sky channels] with DVD. CD player. Several air-conditioned bedrooms. Mosquito screens on all bedroom windows and ground floor windows facing the garden. Several portable fans. Two working fireplaces. Ping-pong table. Wireless ADSL internet access [computer not provided]. Fixed telephone line. Alarm.
Airports: Florence, 38km/24 miles; Pisa, 126km/78 miles. Motorway exit at Firenze-Impruneta, about 17km11 miles to the property’s gated entrance, cypress lined driveway 150 meters/yards. Railway station at Florence, 17km/11 miles. From Florence train station there is a bus service, with a bus stop 100m/yards from the villa. Parking for four cars.
Tennis courts, gym, riding stables at Impruneta, 15km/9 miles. 18-hole golf Poggio Ugolino, 14km/9 miles.
Kettle. Toaster. Mixer. Iron and ironing board. Several hairdryers.
The private gated infinity-edge swimming pool, 8 x 12m/26 x 38 feet, has a constant depth of 1.5m/4.5 feet with steps for entry/exit.
Amenities for Children
2 cots/cribs. 2 highchairs.
Pets are not permitted. The owner has three resident cats.