Ground floor: very spacious living room with fireplace dining room fully equipped kitchen (microwave, cooker, fridge/freezer, dishwasher, toaster, washing machine) TV/SAT room 1 twin bedroom 3 double bedrooms with king size beds 4 en-suite bathrooms with shower.
First floor: 4 double bedrooms with king size beds, one of which has an overhead gallery with 2 single beds; 1 twin bedroom 5 en-suite bathrooms with shower.
The villa features on its grounds also a detached annexe, named Torrino (110 sqm - sleeps 4), which is rented only together with Villa Felciai. It has a private garden patio and inside: 2 bedrooms (1 with large king-size bed, 1 with queen bed) 2 en-suite bathrooms (one shower and one bath tub) a separate fully functional kitchen with eating area living room with fireplace.
The charming villa is a delight to look at and interior decors are in typical Tuscan style. Terracotta floors and original vaulted and beamed ceilings add to the character of this extremely welcoming villa.
Overall Property Description: This large stately, secular estate, dating from the early 1200s, once belonged to the powerful Medici family, and is now property of the llustrious Carpini family.
Today's descendants, Sergio and Riccardo Carpini, after brilliant careers as fabric makers to all the top fashion designers in the world, are putting Villa Fabbri through a monumental restoration of the vineyards, the villas and the winery.
Villa Felciai dominates two gentle hills with 360° degree views of rolling hills that spread as far as the eye can see. The villa is completely independent and offers all the modern comforts and has been decorated respecting the traditional style of the time maintaining the original architectural features. Villa Felciai is the twin sister of Villa Fabbri (property ID 1670), situated on the hill next to it (at approx. 200 mt).
Villa Felciai is on the border of a small country road that leads to the wonderful medieval hamlet of Montebenichi. The charming villa is a delight to look at and interior decors are in typical Tuscan style. All bedrooms are very different from each other in style and have their own en-suite luxury bathroom. Terracotta floors and original vaulted and beamed ceilings add to the character of this extremely welcoming villa.
The scenery around the property is typical of the pictures painted by the Renaissance artists. It has sweet hills and sweeping valleys, marked by noble cypress trees and adorned with vineyards, olive groves, and large forests of oaks, giving shade from the heat of the summer, the woods have trails and road for walks, mountain biking and horseback riding.
Ground and exteriors Garden and view: Villa Felciai stands in a panoramic position overlooking the unspoiled valley below; there is a private garden with garden furniture and a barbecue. Swimming pool:The villa features a beautiful private swimming-pool (10x5 m, depth 1,4 m) with all the equipment for sunbathing and relaxing in the warm Tuscan sun. The pool is open from 1 May until 30 September. Parking: available on the property, for various cars.
At guests disposal: Wi-Fi internet connection available. 4 mountain bikes for rent on the property. Hiking or walking in which you may see the local wildlife in La Selva's own park. Fishing in our small lake. Visit of the wine cellars, by reservation only in the office of the Winery.
Extra services: Also available, extra charge:
- crib and high chair - fold-up bed - pool towels - a cook specialized in local Italian dishes - maid service
– babysitters on request; – extra change of sheets and/or towels during the week
Special requests may be made ahead of time, and we will do our best to arrange them.
Distances: Nearest village: 8 km, Ambra with all kind of shops Tennis: 10 min. drive Horse-riding: Horseback riding is possible at the neighbouring estate, by reservation. Thermal baths: Terme di San Giovanni in Rapolano Terme Coast: 120 km
Florence: 75 km Siena: 33 km Arezzo: 57 km Perugia: 96 km
Within a 15/30 minute drive, you can visit art towns like Siena, Monte San Savino, Lucignano and Sinalunga. In the direction of the Chianti you'll find a constellation of little medieval villages and castles, full of history and each with their own personal story through the centuries. In the direction of Siena the "Crete di Siena" area, a very special landscape that changes colour every month delighting artists from all over the world. Within 30/45 minutes drive you can visit places like Cortona, Assisi, Perugia, Arezzo, Volterra, San Gimignano, Montepulciano, Chiusi, Pienza, Montalcino, just to name a few.
Accommodation and Amenities:
Maid Service Available
Montebenichi, Tuscany, Italy
Villa, 11 bedroom, 11 bath, sleeps 24 €1,170 - €1,474 per night
€6,500 - €7,000 per week