Villa Lia is a typical Tuscan manor and is positioned high atop a hill on a large estate in the Chianti area. The villa is an ideal retreat for privacy, and yet, the city of Florence is easily reached in just twenty-five minutes. The villa interiors’ understated elegance has the ability to evoke old world charm and to create a warm inviting atmosphere, while the outside features, such as the park, private heated swimming pool, tennis court, boule court and lawns, add value for the guests who love the outdoors living and active vacations.
On the ground floor spacious entrance leading to two spacious living rooms and separate dining room facing the garden. There is a well equipped and functional kitchen.
The Tower provides a panoramic sitting room with four bright, arched windows giving a 360° view of the enchanting Tuscan landscape. Also a separate guest WC.
There is a queen size master bedroom (1) with en-suite bathroom with shower.
On the first floor level, there are 7 bedrooms, twin bedroom (2) with en-suite bathroom with shower. Double bedroom (3) king size bed (convertible) with en-suite bathroom with bath and hand held shower, a further twin bedroom (4) with en-suite bathroom with bath and hand shower. A double queen size bedroom (5) (convertible) with en-suite bathroom with tub and a hand held shower. 2 further double king size bedrooms (6,7) each with en-suite bathroom with shower.
There is a mezzanine with an additional queen size bedroom (8) with en-suite bathroom with shower.
In the grounds apart from the several outdoor areas for dining al fresco, including BBQ, and relaxing private spots, the highlights of the villa are the private park, the manicured garden, the private heated swimming pool with lounge chairs and shades, the private tennis court, bocce court..
Air- conditioning in all bedrooms, each equipped with TV
Sky and DVD player
Wi-Fi – Internet
Hairdryer in each bathroom
Washing & dryer (to be operated by staff only)
Heated swimming pool
A stay at Lia will put you on top of the world - figuratively and literally - perched over 1,000 feet above sea level, with panoramic view of the surrounding forest, olive groves and vineyards. The nearest village is approximately 1.5 kilometres (1 mile) away. Florence is 25 minutes and the major highways are 10 minutes away, the villa the perfect starting point for day trips to Luca, Siena & Pisa.
INCLUDED WITH RENT:
Electricity, air-conditioning, water, gas and final cleaning
Daily housekeeping for up to 4 hours
English speaking host for check-in/check-out
Garden and pool maintenance
Wi-Fi - Internet
Produce from the estate as extra virgin oil, season crops from vegetable garden and orchard (when available), honey are complimentary to the guests
Cots, and high chairs can be provided at no extra cost
Firewood supply for fireplaces
NOT INCLUDED WITH RENT:
Heating charges depending on usage
Extra housekeeping service: €12 per hour (on Sundays and on bank holidays €15 per hour)
Extra linen change available upon request: €100 per change
Chef service: inquire (on request for a price)
Personal laundry service on request: €12 per hour (on Sundays and on bank holidays €15 per hour)
Babysitting service: €12 per hour (on Sundays and on bank holidays, € 15 per hour)
Telephone charges extra
Security deposit: €3,000 to be held at the agency
Check-in: between 4:00pm - 7:00pm
Check-out by 10:00am
All extra services must be paid locally, prior to departure, unless agreed otherwise
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: €3,000 to be held at agency
Trip cancellation insurance is highly recommended !