VILLA MATTEO - FLORENCE Villa Matteo is located in the hearth of Tuscany's Chianti region with expansive views over the olive groves, vineyards, woods and country estates. Spacious and private, this country house is only 2km from the nearest village with shops, restaurants and market, and 18km from Florence.
Villa Matteo is the ideal setting for a great holiday. The location is perfect: private, tranquil, hillside position just 15 minutes South of Florence, with easy access to the charming Chianti hill towns, 50 minutes from Siena and 1 hour from Lucca.
A typically rough dirt road (1,200 meters) brings you to the villa, through vineyards and olive groves. The building dates back approximately to one thousand years ago (Medieval period) and was completely restored in 2006. It was a small monastery and evolved into a country house some centuries later.
The fenced property consists in 10,000sqm and includes the house (530sqm), the fresh water swimming pool (15m x 7.5m, open May 1 � Sept 30) with Jacuzzi, a dependance (40sqm). The lawn is bordered with roses bushes and olive trees. A stone patio with BBQ provides shadow for al fresco dining at a long table with comfortable chairs. From here some steps take you to the pool; this area is furnished with sunbeds, tables and chairs with umbrellas.
Villa Matteo has beautiful terracotta tiles and beamed ceilings; it is 530sqm divided into two floors.
Ground floor: entrance hall, study room with double sofabed, dining area with table for 12 people, first small but well equipped kitchen, main fully equipped kitchen (microwave, dishwasher, washing machine, dryer), one double bedroom (5 steps) with bathroom with shower. This room is provided with fan and screens on the window; the bed cannot be separated. Living room with double sofabed. In this room there is Satellite TV, DVD player and CD player. One bathroom with shower.
Upper floor: spacious central living room with fireplace. TV and PC with printer (dial up internet available). One master bedroom (bed cannot be separated) with en suite bathroom (Jacuzzi tub), one twin/double bedroom with en suite bathroom (tub), two double bedrooms (beds cannot be separated) each with en suite bathroom (shower), one guest bathroom. The bedrooms on this floor are air-conditioned.
The villa also has a dependance. Since only one of the bedrooms can be turned into a twin room, the owner may be willing to open the dependance for groups who do not wish to use the sofabeds or would like an extra bedroom.
Dependance: on the ground floor there is a cosy living room with kitchenette and one bathroom with shower. One double bedroom upstairs (the dependence cannot be rented on its own). The Dependance is air conditioned.
Please note that the owner does not accept groups of more than 12 people in the main villa or 14 people in the villa + dependance.
Included in the price: - daily maid service three hours per day Monday to Saturday; - pool towels.
Bed and bathroom linens changed on Wednesday and Saturday.
Please note that due to the stone steps connecting the two floors Villa Matteo is not suitable for people with walking difficulties.
Sleeps 12(14) - Code TU277X
Distances: Greve in Chianti 15 minutes, San Gimignano 30 minutes, Siena 50 minutes, Florence 15 minutes, Florence Airport 30 minutes Nearest shops/restaurants: 2-3km Tennis: 3km Horse riding: 3km Golf: 10km
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CHECK IN: 16:00-19:00 ***LATE ARRIVAL UP UNTIL 21:00 UPON REQUEST €100*** CHECK OUT: 10:00 PAYABLE LOCALLY: REFUNDABLE SECURITY DEPOSIT €1500, UTILITIES DEPOSIT FOR ELECTRICITY/ HEATING/ AIR CONDITIONING €500 (COST ON CONSUMPTION), FINAL CLEANING €370, COT €100 PER WEEK. WI-FI INTERNET AND POOL TOWELS INCLUDED.
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.
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