Unit Description: Villa of 550 m2 on 2 levels.A/C included. Heating not included
Ground floor: Entrance with round Ceroli table, wide dining room with fireplace, large kitchen, laundry room and larder; here there is also a 7th service bedroom accessed by 5 steps (very small window, ensuite bathroom). Cellar. Also accessed by 5 steps, 1 double bedroom, 1 bathroom with bath-tub.
Mezzanine floor: small "office" room with phone, fax, high speed computer , wifi connection and a safe.
First floor: 2 living areas (satellite TV, a DVD and CD player) with view (of which one with fireplace), 3 double bedrooms (1 with king-size bed, 2 queen), 1 twin convertible into double, 1 twin. All 5 bedrooms with en-suite bathrooms with shower.
Overall Property Description: Villa Castellare de’ Sernigi is a lovely Villa situated in the heart of Tuscany, in the Chianti area between the provinces of Florence and Siena. The Villa is located in a valley rich in history near Florence, Siena, San Gimignano, Volterra and many other Medieval and Renaissance cities and towns. A holiday at Villa Castellare de’ Sernigi offers you the marvelous experience of living in the heart of Tuscany. The Villa , restored respecting the original Tuscan Style, are surrounded by splendid private gardens, olive groves, vineyards, roses and woods. Experience Tuscany while staying at our Villa and you will discover the typical scents, tastes and colours of these areas between Florence and Siena. A unique emotion, close to splendid Golf courses and Tennis courts, in the historical hamlet of Palazzuolo, surrounded by a park with olive trees, roses and Mediterranean herbs.
Enzo and Annagloria, the owners, live in the stone house next to the Villa.
At guests disposal: The pool area is next to the Villa, is completely fenced off and has a lockable gate. The swimming pool area is surrounded by rambling roses guaranteeing privacy, an olive grove and 2 hectares of lawn and yellow-flowering broom. The swimming pool is 15 metres x 7 metres and goes from 1.20 metres to 1.40 metres in depth. The pool is equipped with comfortable sun-beds. On the lawn right next to the pool is a splendid gazebo covered in vines, with chairs and a table.
Large garden with lawns, rose gardens and olive trees and there are armchairs and a table on the side looking towards the pool. At the further end of the garden there is a copse of trees with a large marble-topped table, lighting and a small kitchen where you can prepare meals and relax in the shade on the hammocks. There is large variety of roses, including old-fashioned English types, which guests are welcome to pick and take into the Villa in order to enjoy their scents and colours. The Villa is surrounded by 10 hectares of vineyards, olive trees and woods. Our red wine – Chianti DOCG – is produced using selected hand-picked San Giovese grapes which undergo a lengthy maceration. Our extra virgin olive oil has won many prizes for quality. If you happen to be here in the grape-picking season between September and October you can help with the harvesting and fermenting of the grapes and taste the vin novello. October/November, instead, is the olive-picking season and our guests can watch the olives being pressed and taste the new oil!! We invite our guests to choose from our vintage wines and our olive oil in the wine-cellar under the Villa. Enzo, our expert in wine and olive oil, can give you advice and guide you in degustation sessions at our house and at other well-known wineries in the area. Distances: Tavarnelle Val Di Pesa with all kind of shops at 2 km, Extra services: Included in the rental price: welcome dinner, cleaning service 2 times a week. The tennis court is easily reached, even on foot, as it is only a few hundred metres from the Villa. From the Villa it is possible to easily reach some of the most picturesque golf courses in Tuscany. The golf courses are just a few kilometers from the villa. The Cooking Class at the Villa is the best opportunity for discovering the secrets, but, most of all, the tastes and the aromas of the typical cuisine of Tuscany and the Chianti region. Our Cooking Class is inspired by the oldest and most traditional Tuscan recipes
Accommodation and Amenities:
Maid Service Available
Tavarnelle Val Di Pesa, Tuscany, Italy
Villa, 6 bedroom, 7 bath, sleeps 12 €6,000 - €7,700 per week