“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.”
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.
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.
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.
Included in the price
Concierge services (8h/day 7 days/week), chef (one meal per day, groceries excluded), breakfast buffet and daily papers, butler (4h per day 7 days/week), private security service, porter for checking in and out, 2 maids (each for 6 hours per day), Estate Manager on site, gardener and pool upkeep, welcome buffet
Not included in the price
Full time Michelin Chef, chaffeur driven car, luxury car rental, airport transfers, guided tours, wine and oil tastings, cooking classes, beauty treatments at the villa, personal shopper, helicopter and hot air balloon tours, sports (golf, tennis, sailing, horse riding, mountain biking, mushroom picking)
Debit and credit cards
We also accepted wire transfert
For reservations requested more than 60 days prior to the commencement date,
a deposit of
50% of the total rental amount will be charged in order to confirm the
SopranoVillas accepts payments via bank wire transfer, credit card (online
or by telephone)
The balance of the full amount due in respect of the reservation and any additional charges are to be paid 60 days before the commencement date. SopranoVillas will send you a reminder of the second payment via email a few days before the deadline. Once the second payment has been received, you will receive all the necessary information for check-in.
The Rental Agreement will be considered invalid and the Guest will not be entitled to any refund in case of a final payment delayed of at least 50 days (e.g. paid 7 days prior to arrival).
If the reservation is requested with less than 60 days prior to arrival, the full rental amount is due in order to secure the booking. The booking will only be considered as confirmed after the deposit payment has been received and the Rental Agreement signed by the Guest.
In case of cancellation of the booking by the Guest more than 60 days before
client is entitled to a refund of 20% of the deposit payment.
In case of cancellation of the booking by the Guest within 59 days or less
prior to the arrival,
the entire rental fee is non-refundable.
SopranoVillas consider as the date of cancellation to calculate refunds the day of the formal cancellation request (received by email).
The booking procedure and cancellation policy may vary depending on the villa.
Total area: 1000 m2
Check-in 04:00 pm
Check-out 10:00 am
Ping Pong Table
Footpath to the beach