Villa Luciano is a beautiful, private 12-acre estate tucked away in Chianti, the heart of Tuscany, between Florence and Siena.
Located half way between Montespertoli and San Casciano Val di Pesa, the villa is 40 minutes away from Florence.
The ultimate in privacy and independence, both the exterior and interiors of this fine old farmhouse have been restored to a very high standard by its owner. The house is beautifully decorated throughout with terracotta floors, whitewashed walls and beamed ceilings. Villa Leonardo is a refined and elegant estate, ideal for an extended family or a group of friends looking for spacious accommodations, comfort, privacy and stunning views. Even when occupied by 12 people, the house feels spacious yet cosy. It blends country charm with simple elegance.
The living areas on the ground floor are colourful and furnished with high-quality fabrics, antiques, fine custom linens and table-ware. An elegant dining room has direct access to garden/porch. The living room has an open fireplace, ample sofas and satellite TV. The study offers a quiet office or reading space and a library.
The bedrooms are attractively furnished, some with four-poster beds, and combine charm and tradition with contemporary comfort. Enjoy beautiful views of the surrounding countryside from all six of the bedrooms, each graciously decorated with old mirror frames and antique lamps. On the ground floor there is a twin bedroom (1) with private adjacent bathroom with shower. Also a large twin bedroom (2) with direct access to gardens, with en-suite bathroom with shower.
On the first floor master bedroom (3) with king size bed with en suite bathroom (double sink and phone) with bath with hand held shower plus walk in shower . A further double bedroom (4) with king size bed with en suite bathroom (with skylight window) with shower, a further twin bedroom (5) with en suite bathroom with shower and twin bedroom (6) with en-suite bathroom with bath with handheld shower.
Outside the house is accessed by a private, dirt road (800 meters) and surrounded by an extensive and well-maintained garden that rolls gently downward from the house towards the swimming pool, which is situated among sloping green lawns and fruit trees. Near the swimming pool (12 x 6 meters) and around the garden and terraces, there is an abundance of outdoor furniture, teak pool furniture, wrought iron and sun lounges, benches and chairs, marble tables and sun umbrellas for shade.
The modern amenities include
Wi-Fi / Internet
Air conditioning in all first floor bedrooms
Fully equipped kitchen with two refrigerators
Washing machine and dryer
Hair dryers in 3 bathrooms
SONY audio set
Satellite television with 400+ channels
Internet/ Wi-Fi, fax, & Computer with colour printer
Remote-controlled gate entrance
The swimming pool area is fenced
Villa Luciano enjoys a spectacular view of a 10th-century castle and a panorama of the Chianti countryside with rolling hills, vineyards, olive groves, cypresses and distant farmland. The estate is comprised of 350 olive trees, over 100 walnut trees, a small river bordering its southern boundaries and several acres of forest providing wonderful shade in the summer.
INCLUDED WITH RENT:
Electricity, heating, water and final cleaning
Wi-Fi Internet connection
Garden and pool maintenance once a week
NOT INCLUDED/EXTRA, ON REQUEST, TO BE PAID LOCALLY, IN CASH:
Housekeeping service: €15 per hour
Breakfast cleaning service (table cleaning and dishwashing service): €100 per week
Cook service: €150 per meal, plus cost of ingredients
Telephone charges extra
Security deposit: €2,000 to be held at the agency
Check-in: between 4:00pm - 7:00pm
Check-out: before/by 10:00am
All the above services must be paid locally, prior to departure unless otherwise arranged
BOOKING POLICIES: Minimum stay 7 nights
DEPOSIT REQUIREMENTS. 50% at time of booking
Deposits are NON REFUNDABLE
BALANCE DUE: 3 months prior to arrival.
Security deposit: €2,000 to be held at agency
Trip cancellation insurance is highly recommended !