twins 2 doubles 7 bathrooms 8 guest bathrooms 1
Built combined with a tower from 1200, The Villa together with the whole estate belonged over the centuries to several Fiorentine families, such as Pitti and the Medici. Towards the middle of 1500, During the nineteenth century, the English landscape architect Cecil Pincent, transformed the romantic nineteenth century park into a rational garden, inspired by the fashion of those years.
Situated a few kilometers from Bagno a Ripoli (8kilometers), 12 kilometers/8miles from Florence, in the area of Chianti classic, It is historical residence consisting of the villa, the tower, a romantic park and a French garden with a large infinity pool with views of the lovely Chianti hills.
Thanks to its privileged position, surrounded by olive trees and vineyards, the villa is the ideal place to spend a relaxing holiday, immersed in the tranquility of the countryside, but yet close enough to Florence to easily go there, even for only half a day.
The villa is built on three levels; the second and third floors host the bedrooms, from a classic to a rigorous style, very spacious, some of them very large and with a wonderful view of the Tuscan hills and Florence. Some bedrooms overlook the beautiful garden. The furnishing is made of traditional Tuscan furniture in total simplicity and the bathrooms are well maintained, dating from the era between the 60s and 80s.
The ground floor houses an impressive living room with a high wooden ceiling, once called ballroom. The other rooms on the ground floor are a series of halls and parlors, some of which are equipped with large French windows that open onto the garden terrace.
What can be organized for the guests of Isabella: some unforgettable experiences such as cooking classes, dinners with chefs combined with lovely music, guided visits to museums and sightseeing in Florence, Siena, Pisa and Lucca, excursions to 5 Terre, cycling in the vineyards and the Chianti hills, oil, wine and cheese tasting combined with wine tours, painting lessons in the park of the castle, yoga lessons around the pool, private classical concerts, dinners and theme nights, transfers to and from the airport or train station in Florence. This historical home, due to its characteristics, is the ideal place to host private events and weddings and to live unforgettable moments.
main entrance, hallway, living room (white) with fireplace, small TV and doors opening to outdoor garden, second living room (yellow) with fireplace and spacious dining room with table for at least 16 people and piano. 1 step up; fully equipped kitchen with double sink and cooking island, dining table seats 6 people, dining area with table for 10/12 people with view on courtyard, small living room (pink) with fireplace and direct access to the garden, guest bathroom with shower cabin.
27 steps up;
bedroom 1: double bedroom (not convertible into a twin) with living area, fireplace and en suite bathroom with shower cabin (small). This bedroom has a door connected to:
bedroom 2: double bedroom (not convertible into a twin) with fireplace and en suite bathroom with bath tub (+ hand held shower).
bedroom 3: twin bedroom (not convertible into a double) with sink in the bedroom and en suite bathroom with bath tub (small + hand held shower).
17 steps up hidden entrance behind library; spacious living room of 50 sqm (pink) with fireplace.
bedroom 4: master double bedroom (not convertible into a twin) with fireplace and spacious en suite bathroom with double sink, bath tub (+ hand held shower), shower cabin and view.
bedroom 5: double bedroom (Lyz Taylor, not convertible into a twin) with fireplace and en suite bathroom with bath tub.
6 steps up; room with two sofas and a library with a French window leading to the covered terrace. This room is usually closed but can be opened on request. Outdoor covered terrace with view of the garden and Tuscany landscape.
bedroom 6: double bedroom (convertible into a twin) with fireplace.
bedroom 7: double bedroom (convertible into a twin) with fireplace.
1 small bathroom with bath tub (+ hand held shower).
9 steps up; small living area with fireplace and sofa.
bedroom 8: twin bedroom (children’s room, not convertible into a double) with and en suite bathroom with double sink, bath tub (+ hand held shower) and shower cabin.
third floor (tower)
23 steps up;
bedroom 9: double bedroom (not convertible into a twin) with en suite bathroom and spacious shower cabin.
fenced in garden and park of 1 hectare, lower level 19 steps down: vegetable garden, fruit trees and swimming pool, changing rooms, outdoor shower, two furnished gazebos and play house for children. Around the property olive groves and vineyards.
- Dishwasher. Microwave. Washing machine. Flat screen satellite TV [Sky channels] with DVD. CD player . Bose iPod docking station. 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 Fixed telephone line. Alarm.
- Minimarket/bar 1km/0,6mile, supermarket 4km/2,5miles, nearest restaurant 3km/2miles, golf course Ugolino 1,5km/1mile, tennis court 10km/6miles. Guided tours in Florence, bicycle outing in town and in Florentine hillside, guided museum tours, wine and food tours, tour of Florentine artisan and art workshops.