Villa Del Giglio-Pistoia
Located in the Valdinevole area, Villa Del Giglio is offering all the natural characteristic of the Tuscan countryside. A short drive away from the villa you will be able to enjoy the Giusti Grottos with the hot thermal baths, the Monsummano caves, the Pistoia Hills and mountains (winter skiing), Roman style churches and the Fucecchio swamplands to name a few. Villa Del Giglio is a restored 18th century Tuscan villa with private pool and can accommodate up to 10 people.
The courtyard leads into the main entrance with a double room on the right and a bathroom (shower and WC). The bedroom is accessorized with antique furniture and leads onto a veranda with view over the pool.
From the entrance leading towards the main sitting room you will find armchairs and sofas (one of them is a double sofa bed) with antiques and paintings from 17th and 18th century. On the left of the sitting room you will find the traditional kitchen featuring an antique fireplace in cotto and stone, a double marble sink, Castelli ceramics, a stove with 6 burners, a hot plate, 2 ovens and a kitchen hood. The kitchen is also equipped with a dishwasher, an American fridge/freezer, another fridge with ice machine, coffee machine and table with chairs. Next to the kitchen there is a laundry room with a washing machine. The kitchen leads onto the southern veranda overlooking onto the valley. There is a dining table and chairs that can seat 14 for al fresco dining. On this level you will also find the dining room, with table and chairs, two armchairs, a stone fireplace and two spacious sofas. The room is adorned with antique furniture and original features such as the beams and bricks. This room has double doors leading into the garden.
From the entrance there is staircase leading to the first floor. You will find a double room with en suite bathroom (bathtub and shower). There is another two rooms (one double and one twin room) sharing one bathroom with Jacuzzi bathtub and shower.
All rooms have air conditioning and central heating system each individually controlled and wi-fi internet connection throughout the house and near the pool area.
The outdoor area consists of 18 acres of olive groves (olive oil produced for the villa) and a 3,000 m2 garden with an infinity pool (8m x 16m) with sun loungers. Under the pool there is a changing room with two showers and WC with an adjoining fitness room with cardio/fitness machines.
There is a BBQ area with outdoor sitting area. Villa Del Giglio has its own private entrance gate with alarm/code system access and a parking space.
Facilities: fridge/freezer with ice machine, stove with burners, two ovens, washing machine, coffee machines, dishwasher, swimming pool, BBQ, wi-fi internet, TV, fitness room, iron and ironing board, single heating and air conditioning, three mountain bikes, gate with secured alarm system and parking space. A chef can be arranged on request.
Also available are the following extra services to be requested at the time of booking and paid in advance: extra maid service, cook, extra linen change, car with driver for daily trips or airport transfers, baby-sitter, shopping delivered, hair dresser, beautician at home, catering for up to 50/60 guests with or without entertainment (specialised in Tuscan and Italian cooking), guided visits to museums or art cities, painting courses (on canvas or porcelain), courses in Italian cooking (especially Tuscan).
Security and safety system
\- smoke detector on each floor
\- carbon monoxide detector in the kitchens
\- professional emergency first aid kit
\- acoustic alarm system around the pools to ensure the safety of smaller guests
\- fire extinguisher and fire blanket
Comforts and services
\- WiFi connection with WiMax IperLan system (up to 30 Mb downloading and 3 Mb uploading)
\- Sky Channels on TV (Cinema, Sport, Cartoons, Discovery, Fox, Art etc) and international news channels, like CNN, BBC etc., as well as the
already existing foreign languages channels.
\- Bluetooth acoustic speakers
\- children’s corner with swing and slippery dip
Included in the price
\- light dinner (for the arrival evening,) composed of pasta, homemade tomato and basil sauce, Parmesan cheese, fresh bread, salad, water and Chianti wine
\- continental breakfast (for the first morning), composed of whole milk, coffee, tea, sugar, cereals, fruit juice, marmalade, honey, butter, croissant, toasting bread
\- 2 hours mid-week cleaning
\- basic items for the kitchen such as: coffee, moka and american with filters, tea, sugar, salt and pepper, virgin olive oil and vinegar, toilet paper (2 for each bathroom), liquid soap for bathrooms, absorbent paper for kitchen, kitchen cloth and tea towels, sponge and wettex for the sink, different types of trash bags, washing-up soap for plates etc., soap for dishwasher and washing machine,mosquito machines in each bedroom (the windows also have nets), coal and lighting tabs for the BBQ.
Sleeps: 8 + 2 Code TU758
Nearest shops/restaurants: 2km
Golf course: 15 minutes drive
Nearest airport: Florence 40km; Pisa 45km
CHECK IN: 16:00-19:00
CHECK OUT: 10:00
PAYABLE LOCALLY: REFUNDABLE SECURITY DEPOSIT: €800, AIR-CONDITIONING ON CONSUMPTION @ €0.40 PER KWH, FINAL CLEANING €250, HEATING SET @ €0.17 PER THERMAL KW (DIESEL FUEL), TOURIST TAX €1.50 PER PERSON PER DAY (FOR THE FIRST 7 DAYS).
For properties that have pools: Pools are open between June and September unless specified otherwise in our description. For dates outside this period, please enquire.Get the full listing »