The villa stands on the hills of Florence countryside, just a few kilometres from Gambassi Terme.
The countryside south-west of Florence in which is located the villa is rich in small villages almost neglected by mass tourism such as Certaldo - Giovanni Boccaccio's hometown, which every year hosts important folkloric events, including "Mercantia" and "A cena da Messer Boccaccio" (A Dinner with Messer Boccaccio) -, Vinci - that gave birth to the famous Leonardo - and Montelupo Fiorentino - the town of ceramics.
A few kilometres eastward, stretches the production area of Chianti Montespertoli DOCG and Chianti Colli Fiorentini DOCG.
The villa stands in an estate situated just a few kilometres from Florence historic centre. The Duomo of Florence with Brunelleschi's dome and Giotto's bell tower, Ponte Vecchio, the Uffizi Gallery and the other monuments of the town of lily are easily reached by car and by train. Siena, San Gimignano, Volterra, the whole Chianti region, Pisa and Lucca are within short driving distance as well.
The estate is surrounded by many pathways along which mountain-bike and horseback rides are organised upon request. A riding stable, a golf club and a tennis court are within a few kilometres of the villa.
The villa is part of a complex featuring another house (divided into two apartments), olive groves and vineyards for the production of extra-virgin olive oil, Chianti wine and vinsanto. The estate features also an orchard and a vegetable garden. The fruit and vegetables produced in the farm are at guests' disposal.
The buildings are surrounded by a wide and carefully manicured park in which lies the swimming pool (14x7 m; depth: 1.10-1.40 m), to be shared with the guests of the second house. The pool side is equipped with sun loungers and sunshades.
A private portion of garden furnished with table and chairs for having meals al fresco is at guests' disposal.
The two-storey building accommodates 8 guests in 2 twin bedrooms and 2 double bedrooms and has 2 bathrooms.
On the ground floor are the kitchen, a living/dining room with fireplace, a twin bedroom and a bathroom.
The first floor composes of a twin bedroom, two double bedrooms and a bathroom.
One of the bathrooms is provided with a whirlpool bathtub, whereas the second one features a shower enclosure.
The twin bedrooms can be transformed into double bedrooms upon request.
Facilities and Services
The villa comes with swimming pool, barbecue, working fireplace, satellite TV, Internet connection, whirlpool bathtub, oven, fridge, freezer, dishwasher, cot beds and private car parking place.
A cook and a domestic help are available upon request.
Mountain-bike and horseback rides in the neighbourhood are organised upon request.
Shops and services of any kind are about 3 kilometres from the villa.
A tennis court is 4 kilometres from the property.
A riding stable is 7 kilometres from the estate.
A golf club is 15 kilometres from the villa.
|Villa Simone ( 8 beds )
|Villa Simone ( 8 beds )