One of a kind setting in the middle of a fully functional vineyard, a picturesque environment for the perfect Tuscan villa rental vacation home. This holiday vacation rental is the ideal place for up to 8 persons looking to enjoy their time in Tuscany in absolute luxury.
This Italian villa offers a stupendous outside area in which to enjoy the relax, the flavour and the pleasure of Tuscany. There is a delicious outdoor living area with comfortable airchairs and a cozy fireplace. Surrounding the villa there are several outdoor eating areas - for both evening meals and lunches.
Inside this typical Tuscan vacation villa you will find two spacious living area - one with a fully functional fireplace. The second living room has lots of fluffy chairs and makes the perfect area for talking and laughing about the days events.
The living room is equipped with SAT- TV with English and Italian channels. You will find a DVD and CD player. There is a private telephone line in the house, that you can use also to connect to internet dial-up.
Recently renovated, this villa has been built on the structure of an existing medieval watch tower. The historic building was transformed into a majestic rental. Chianti Torre is a very comfortable and charming Tuscan Villa which combines great views with a splendid cook and maid service. Its large natural stone walls offer a nice balanced temperature inside the house the whole year round. Warm in winter and fresh in summer, so even during hot summer days air conditioning is not necessary.
A covered terrace furnished with a large wooden table and wicker chairs in a panoramic position form the best environment you can imagine to have a great lunch or dinner prepare by Donika, your expert cook and a very pleasant person. The terrace overlooks the swimming pool area and has a spectacular view of surrounding vineyards and olive groves.
Between the living room and the kitchen, there is a cosy dining room where to have pleasant meals in case the weather is not so good – which happens rarely in Tuscany during the 6 month summertime.
The swimming pool has an interesting form resembling a quadrangle, with Roman steps. The swimming pool is located on the verge of the hilly green landscape designed by the vineyards and olive groves. Beside the pool there is a fresh meadow with deck chairs for you to enjoy the mild Tuscan climate. There are some big trees around the pool giving natural shadow in some pieces of the meadow. The pool is distant only 10 meters from the Villa.
On the first floor, you have three bedrooms, each one with en-suite bathroom. The first one is a twin bedrooms furnished with two charming wrought iron canopy beds. The bathroom has a bathtub, sink, WC and bidet.
All bathrooms are completely renewed and decorated with marble washbasin, floor and marble shower box. Each bathroom has its own hairdryer. Complete toilette linen is provided including large swimming pool towels.
The yellow bedroom has a classic queen size double bed, an antique wardrobe, a window that offers one of the greatest views of Tuscan rolling hills and en-suite bathroom with shower, sink, WC and bidet all made of best Italian marble.
The third bedroom has two charming and antique twin beds in the Sicilian style, decorated with handmade paintings. This bedroom has a cosy fireplace, private TV, a large window that offers a great view of Chianti vineyards and en-suite bathroom with a bathtub, WC, sink and bidet. This bedroom has an independent access from the garden trough an external stone staircase.
The master bedroom is located on the second floor, and is furnished with a classic Tuscan style queen size double bed, a large walk in closet, a ceiling fan and en-suite bathroom with bathtub, a shower box, WC, sink and bidet. Here you are really on the top level with the top view trough windows on tree sides.
The kitchen is very well equipped with double sink, 4 burner stove and oven, American coffee maker, American style refrigerator and freezer, all necessary cookware and table ware. The prices include housekeeping service for 4 hours a day for the 5 week days. The villa is also available with FULL SERVICE of 8 hours per day (5 days a week) including house keeping and one meal prepared and served for you, for an extra cost. If you want the villa with 8 hours service included, consider around 1000 euros per week added to the regular rates.
Chianti Torre is located inside the property of a winery, so guests will have the possibility to visit their wine cellars and have a guided wine tasting, making an appointment upon arrival. There is a private lake proximately 5 minutes walk form Chianti Torre. For active people this s a great place to work out. Doing 4 or 5 laps trough the lake in the morning and you are ready for a good breakfast. If you are more the lazy customer come and tan and let the others work.
The winery offers cooking classes in a professional kitchen given by the owner herself. The cooking classes take around 3 hours and includes the wine tour and a served meal with the menu you have prepared. It can be organized for larger groups, and possibly you will join other guests from Villa Volpi, both belong to the owner and are located a bit further up the road towards the centre of the estate. You might make new friends at the cooking class. It is easy and much fun!
The winery offices and wine cellars are located in a cosy hamlet that dates back to the 12th century. You will enjoy the atmosphere of getting back in time while walking through its medieval alleyways. The house is located only 2 km from the village, where you find 2 good restaurants of Tuscan cuisine, a wine shop and a wine bar that serves snacks and light lunch.
Chianti Torre stays only 5 km from Radda in Chianti, the closest town, where you find all shops, supermarket, groceries, pharmacies, restaurants and good Gelateria!
PRICES BELOW INCLUDE 4 HOURS A DAY, FOR 5 DAYS OF HOUSEKEEPING SERVICE + A GUIDED TOUR OF THE WINERY FOLLOWED BY WINE TASTING (by appointment made on arrival).
THE VILLA IS ALSO AVAILABLE WITH FULL SERVICE INCLUDED, PLEASE ASK FOR A QUOTATION!