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Impressive manor house from the 17th century in the heart of the Chianti.

Spectacular furniture from the Renaissance with ballroom, game room and lots of space.

More than 800 sqm with 16 bedrooms for up to 33 people, perfect for larger groups, family reunion or wedding. The base rates below refer to 9 bedrooms, each with En-Suite bathroom for up to 17 people. Additional bedrooms and bathrooms are located on the 2nd floor of the villa and charged extra around 250.- EUR p.p. / week.

Included in the price: Daily cleaning service (4hours in the morning). Sundays: Maid service available on call. 

Private Pool, large beautiful garden, private tennis court.

On request Extra-Services available: Private cook, prepared Tuscan dinner, cooking class...

Located in a wine producing estate with complimentary guided tour and free degustation

Discover a few of the Tuscan highlights: FlorenceArezzo or Siena. 


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A 17th century Tuscan masterpiece! This enormous vacation home sites on a fully functional wine and olive oil producing estate in Tuscany. Set on three spacious floors, this true Tuscan villa takes you back in history to explore the lush life of historic Tuscany. Villa Petra is a beautiful vacation rental which will accomodate your every desire - private pool, Renaissance style rose garden, tennis court, ball room, pool table and game room ... just to name a few things.

The first floor is of this Tuscan villa is divided into several different living spaces including a large industrial kitchen, a dining room, a breakfast room, a living room, a game room, and a bedroom and bathroom. This floor opens to a delicious view of Tuscany - cypress and olive trees, an ancient church and a lovely garden. The second floor can be reached by an internal stairwell or a grand entrance from outside. On this floor of the holiday accomodations you will find the nobleman and his wife`s bedrooms and the ball room. The third floor which used to be designated to the servants is now dedicated to beautiful restored bedrooms.

The ground floor holds one bedroom, a bathroom, a billiard room, a TV room, a large dinning room with arches and a fully equipped professional kitchen. The first floor offers 8 luxurious bedrooms with incredible views out of the large windows, 7 bathrooms and a huge living room with open fireplace. This was considered the noble part of the Villa, and you can still taste the elegance that prevade over the years. It now offers place for 17 people combined in 9 bedrooms.

The kitchen is complete and professional equipped with a traditional Pizza oven, 2 large refrigerator with freezer, indurtrial dish washer, 3 kitchen sinks and several kitchen counter, 2 oven, 2 stove (4 and 5 flames), a characteristic open fire place, which is still used preparing tuscan meals or barbecue dishes. Here you´ll find all additional tableware and amenties necessary preparing any kind of meal.

The details which proclaim the luxuary of this building are still very evident and help to create a unique atmosphere: wood beamed, 5 meter high ceilings, massive stone walls and original Tuscan Cotto tiles in combination with art and taste. Living here is the perfect way to recreate the lifestyle of the upper class and the landlords of centuries ago. All modern comforts were added to the villa, but the original layout of the house and the garden have been carefully preserved.

The house is snuggled on the south side of one of Chianti´s famous hills, among over 90 hectares of olive trees and grapes surround the villa, which produce a high quality olive oil and a very tasty wine all available for you to taste.

On request the villa offers Extra-Services (being charged extra): You can have a private cook preparing your meals how you like it or how about a cooking class for your whole group performed by an expert. The private cook also prepares delicious Tuscan Dinner for you.

Included in the priceCleaning service daily (4 hours in the morning).

The second floor, where the maids and the staff used to live, houses another 2 apartments, with 2 bathrooms each: the first one has 4 bedrooms for 9 guests and the second one has 3 bedrooms for 7 guests. Max 16. These rooms can be rented in case you need additional space. Please note each additional person is 250. - Euro per week. These bedrooms will never be rented out to other persons, even if you don't use them. The Villa is rented only in its entirety, that means to one group of persons each time, maximum are 33 persons.

The private garden, laid out in the traditional style, is full of roses and ancient trees. It is absolutely quiet with a private road leading to the house. There is absolutely no traffic and no noise that will penetrate this oasis of a time almost forgotten. The garden offers a barbecue grill  for preparing delicious tuscan meals. The private swimming pool (12x7) is less than 100 meters away and the perfect place to relax and to enjoy the tuscan sun.

Chianti Rubino belongs to an active wine producing estate. Aprox. 10 hectar of grapes are harvested each year in the traditional way. You are invited to a complimentary guided tour and free degustation. There are beautiful hiking and biking trails behind the villa. A private tennis court is about is just 100 meteres away from the house. Two golf courts may be reached easily within 20 kilometres.

VILLA PETRA is a very special private Italian Villa decorated in a typical renaissance style and with lots of personality. Its size makes it ideal for several couples, a family reunion - or simply a family who enjoys space and seclusion during their vacation. For larger groups we recommend renting also the nearby Villas CHIANTI BIANCOCHIANTI ROSSO and CHIANTI RUBINO, making all these beautiful villas a very special place for family reunions, incentive travel or wedding in Tuscany. All four villas together compose a very large property with 3 swimming pools ideal for weddings and meetings giving room for up to 60 to 70 people. In close distance of just 700 m the two nearby villas BOGGINA and PODERE RITA for respectively 4 and 10 people may be rented as well.

Villa Petra is an ideal place holding a wedding – an unforgettable experience. Just 500 m away is a small romantic chapel where the wedding ceremony can be held and where is comfortable space for at least 32 people.

Villa Petra is located in the central part of Tuscany, in the heart of the Chianti and only 10 km from the highway Florence-Rome, with easy access to local transport and to the most important historic sites in Tuscany. FlorenceSienaArezzo and Cortona are within a reach of 30 kilometre. The closest village Mercatale with a local market is only 4 km down the hill. Montevarchi, the closest town where you find supermarkets, shops and outlets is located only 10 km from the estate.

IMPORTANT NOTE: The villa is priced for 17 persons - standard price, each additional person up to 33 in total is an extra fee of around 250 Euros per person per week.


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VILLA PETRA Season
Year Bedrooms Bathrooms Max Persons Low Mid High
2017 16 15 17 + 16 8200.- €  9400.- €  11900.- € 
2018 16 15 17 + 16 8200.- €  9400.- €  11900.- € 
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  • Early Booking discount
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  • Low season:
    from 07-01-2017 to 22-04-2017
    from 30-09-2017 to 23-12-2017
  • Mid season:
    from 22-04-2017 to 24-06-2017
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    from 01-01-2017 to 07-01-2017
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SEASONS: We have three rental seasons. Right below the Calendar we show the timeframes that apply to this Villa for each season during the year. In general High Season Rates apply July and August. Mid Season Rates apply May, June, September. Low Season Rates apply for the rest of the Year. The weeks of Easter, Christmas and New Year are an exeption and are always considered High Season and in some Villas Mid Season, details on request! During High and Mid Season most rentals accept only Saturday as a starting day. In Low Season, that’s mainly October to April we accept any starting day! All Prices on our website are in Euro. They apply for one week and are for the whole apartment or the whole villa.

LAST MINUTE & EARLY BOOKING DISCOUNT:  If you think you'll only find budget villas in Tuscany if you plan far in advance -you are wrong !! At our site, we have a multitude of discounted Tuscan rental properties that range from our most exclusive homes to our most popular rentals, giving you the opportunity to stay in wonderful homes, that will give you the deluxe amenities you expect, at an affordable prices. Our Discount Sections (Last Minute & Early Booking)are updated daily. It’s a great way to find budget villas in Tuscany. Look at our last minute Tuscany properties.

DO YOU NEED HELP  to find the right place? Give us the number of bedrooms you need and the dates you want to travel and if you have a preferred region let us know. We will help you to find the Tuscan vacation villa that suit your needs. Looking for a special occasions, a family or group holiday or a spontaneous, romantic getaway? Send us an Email and we will come back with suggestions for you to look at.

HOW TO PAY? You can pay for your rental with a regular money wire from your bank account into one of our accounts.

CREDIT CARD: You want to pay by Credit Card. No problem. We process all Credit Card payments trough Paypal (www.paypal.com). There is a 4% charge (Paypal fees) on top of the amount due. When you do the booking you can choose which way to pay.

Guest comments Villa Petra (4)

Lois Willis, Connecticut, United States

We hosted 14 of our friends for my wife's 50th this past week and had a wonderful stay. We received excellent service from the entire staff including Marco, Sandra, and Lorenzo. Villa Petra is a beautiful spot with fantastic grounds and gardens. The view from the patio is truly a special view. Strongly suggest a tour of the vineyard and tower. We would recommend Villa Petra to thoses who want a special Italian Tuscany experience.

31 August 2013

Diane & Anders Zouein, Washington, United States

Beyond words…the Tuscan wedding and destination we dreamt about. In fact we don’t know where to start. It was all perfect, everything from beginning to end was perfect so we have to start somewhere. And by the way nothing we say will do justice to our experience at VILLA PETRA. We are from Europe, live in the US, and were looking for the perfect place for a truly Tuscan romantic wedding, accommodating family, friends and kids from around the world in the same place for a week – for a party, a celebration, relaxation, bonding (around 65 adults and 10 kids). We could not have chosen a better place! Accommodated it all! We planned the wedding (July 2012) and the whole week at teh Villa from the US by looking around on the internet. This location with its beautiful surroundings and amenities (and there are a lot) looked perfect. But dealing with the kindness, flexibility and service-mindedness of the agenc really settled the deal for us. So, we had the opportunity to stay at the estate the week ahead and get to know it a bit more. That was perfect and we just got to love the place more. When everyone arrived we had the whole estate for ourselves. The way it is arranged allowed for everyone to stay close, maintain some privacy and yet enjoy great times together at the main villa surrounded by the olive groves and vineyards and beauty of the landscape. After the wedding everyone hung around the pool, the fountain, the terrace, the tennis courts and enjoyed the wines the scenery and the local food. We should mention that attractions like Florence, Sienna, Montepulciano and Montalcino are just within a short driving distance. And by the way we had the most amazing housekeeping all week, Sandra and her colleagues. Sandra made sure everything was perfect in the villa, was always around to help and was always really helpful! So again – where to start – we have so much to say: the staff just wanted to help with whatever issue you may have when arranging a wedding and really wanted to help us realize our dream. The surroundings speak for themselves. Tuscany, Chianti hills, tennis courts, vineyards, swimming pools, local wines, rusticness of the place – did we leave out anything – we hope not, team VILLA PETRA deserve it! Would we do it again – si! D&A

12 October 2012

Nicholas Dolling, Stirling, Australia

Caretakers Marco and Nada are extremely helpful and very friendly and approachable. The cook is excellent and having her prepare meals in house is an absolute bargain.

18 June 2008

Mary Cromwell, Redwood City, United States

It would be helpful to note that the local grocery stores are closed on Sunday. With a late Saturday arrival, people may think that they can wait until the following day to buy most of their groceries. Fortunately, we had been warned by friends who had visited the area that the stores were not open. Additionally, we were pleasantly suprised to find the villa had internet capabilities!
The staff gave us a FANTASTIC experience! We had several delicious meals, they were able to help us celebrate a birthday, and gave us great recommendations for wineries to visit.

29 July 2006