Poggio Canali is an exquisitely restored 500 year old stone Tuscan villa superbly located in the heart of the famous Chianti Tuscany countryside, conveniently close to Florence, Siena and Tuscany's most beautiful hill top towns. Our country house is perched on a hilltop at the end of a tranquil country road and has stunning classic Tuscany views over distant vineyards, castles and estates. Enjoy a glass of Prosecco while watching beautiful sunsets from our terraces, gardens and pavilion. We also have a new pool with glorious views. A large beautifully carved stone fireplace makes our villa perfect in any season.
Our large 500 year old stone country house-villa (230 square meters or 2, 475 square foot) has been lovingly and completely restored to the highest standards and in keeping with the beautiful Tuscan aesthetic. It is superbly located 20 minutes south of Florence (direction Siena) in classic Tuscan Chianti countryside and is surrounded by rolling hills, tree lined valleys, olive groves, vineyards, castles and renaissance villas.
*Please note, this is a private villa, you do not share our private facilities, gardens and grounds with other guests as with many cheaper Italian rentals. Our house is quiet-at the end of a country road, and it is not isolated as there are two very nice non intrusive Italian families that live close by in the neighboring properties.
The villa has large spacious bedrooms and living areas, antiques, stone floored bathrooms with high quality fittings, four poster beds in every room and traditional architectural elements including a hand carved large fireplace and ancient wooden beamed ceilings as well as a sensitive restoration of original doors and windows.
The villa is on four levels and has traditional terracotta flooring throughout. The villa comes with fine furnishings and linens as well as antiques and high quality home wares including ceramics, cutlery and all new superb quality European kitchen appliances. It has three large double bedrooms, three bathrooms with the highest quality fittings; two large lounge rooms, (sleeps up to 8) and one large eat in kitchen as well as a separate laundry.
The bedroom layout is- bedroom 1: One large master bedroom with large double queen sized four poster bed and ensuite bathroom with walk in wardrobe. Bedroom 2: One large double bedroom with queen sized four poster bed and an extra single bed. Bedroom 3: One large bedroom with double four poster bed. One Folding baby travel cot available if required.
Local artisans have handcrafted to order fine furniture and fittings in traditional style including an iron four poster bed and an antique style traditional kitchen dresser. Out door areas include a large 'loggia' (traditional covered veranda with oak beams and terracotta floors) with beautiful views. The loggia has a large gourmet BBQ as well as a large iron antique table with wooden top (seating 10) with iron patio chairs and outdoor divan lounge. Off the loggia in front of the house is a large ancient stone court yard, a separate oak beamed pavilion with lounge seats and table with iron balustrade and beautiful views. The courtyard also comes with a medieval stone well and troughs and leads onto a lower court yard and terrace, a forest area with oaks, private gardens and a large above ground pool.
The garden is planted in traditional Tuscan style with olive trees, lavenders, rosemary, traditional old style roses and pomegranates and many perfumed plants.
All the rooms and gardens have beautiful views of the Tuscan countryside as the villa is situated on a hill and overlooks grand historical estates such as the 1,000 year old Castle of Bibbione, mentioned in Salman Rushdie's latest book 'The Enchantress of Florence'.
We also have a new pool with large reclining teak lounge chairs set on a hillside with beautiful views.
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