Florence Hills Renaissance Villa | Tuscany

From 30000€/week
14 Guest
7 Bedrooms
8 Baths
1000 mq

“A character-filled 15th property that maintains many unique historical features, the Florence Hills Renaissance Villa will be your home from home as you explore the cities of Tuscany and the beautiful countryside at the gateway to the Chianti region.”

Interiors

This magnificent Renaissance villa in the hills of Florence is one of the finest Villas of Renaissance, spanning over 1000 sqm and accommodating up to 14 guests. The villa boasts six luxurious double bedrooms, each with an en-suite marble bathroom, and a separate double bedroom with a kitchenette and bathroom for visiting staff or guests. The first floor features an opulent canopied double bedroom, while the upper floor has five decadently decorated double bedrooms.

As you enter the villa through a walled courtyard and grand entrance hall, you’ll be transported into a world of aristocratic Renaissance style. The villa’s unique character is highlighted by period furnishings, antique art, and a 16th-century ballroom and library with a collection of sailboat models. The dining room features fresco-painted walls, while several lounge rooms offer comfortable spaces for relaxation and socializing. The lower floor houses the modern kitchen, complete with all amenities, as well as a traditional fireplace and bread oven.

An elevator connects the villa’s floors, while air conditioning, fireplaces, and telephone are available on the first floor. The villa’s beautifully landscaped 1200 sqm gardens encircle its ancient walls. The Porcinai Garden, located to the northeast, features an oval-shaped 18m swimming pool, while the Cedar Garden to the other side boasts an English-style lawn and roses overlooked by a 300-year-old Lebanon cedar, a perfect spot for afternoon tea or sunbathing. The villa also has a helipad.

Exteriors

Surrounded by an 11-acre park with olive groves, the villa is situated at the gateway of the Chianti region, with Florence just 7km away and Siena and Lucca around 50 minutes by car.

The villa comes with a full staff, including butler, porter, maid, and concierge service, as well as an estate manager and cook for daily breakfast and one meal per day. Additional services available include transfers and luxury car rentals, as well as hot air balloon trips and guided tours to local historical attractions, allowing guests to add a special touch to their stay and experience the region’s Villas of Renaissance from a different perspective.

Location

The Florence hills, also known as the Florentine Hills or the hills of Florence, are a picturesque range of hills that surround the city of Florence in Tuscany, Italy. These hills are characterized by their scenic beauty, dotted with lush vineyards, olive groves, and cypress trees. They offer stunning views of the city, with its historic architecture and red-tiled roofs visible from many vantage points.

The Florence hills are steeped in history and culture, having played a significant role in the development of the Renaissance movement in Italy. Many influential figures, such as Leonardo da Vinci, Michelangelo, and Galileo, were inspired by the natural beauty and tranquility of these hills, using them as a source of inspiration for their artistic and scientific endeavors.

Today, the Florence hills remain a popular destination for tourists and locals alike. Visitors can take leisurely walks or bike rides along the winding roads, enjoy a picnic amid the rolling hills, or visit the many medieval castles, monasteries, and villas that dot the landscape. The hills are also home to a number of excellent wineries, where visitors can taste some of the region’s finest wines and learn about the winemaking process.

In addition to their natural beauty and cultural significance, the Florence Hills offer a peaceful retreat from the hustle and bustle of the city. Whether you’re seeking a romantic getaway, a family vacation, or simply a place to relax and unwind, the Florence hills offer something for everyone.

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Features

  • Guests: 14

  • Bedrooms: 7

  • Bathrooms: 8

  • Total area: 1000 m2

  • Check-in 04:00 pm

  • Check-out 10:00 am

Amenities

  • Wi-Fi

  • Air Conditioning

  • Swimming Pool

  • Smart TV

  • TV

  • Stereo System

  • Gym

  • Sauna

  • Turkish bath

  • Beach Towels

  • Barbecue

  • Washing Machine

  • Clothes Dryer

  • Toaster

  • Baby Cot

  • Central Heating

  • Fireplace

  • Tennis Court

  • Ping Pong Table

  • Bikes

  • Dishwasher

  • Bathtub

  • Maid Service

  • Footpath to the beach

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