CASALE STIA is an old but well maintained, 3 storey Villa which was completely renovated some years ago. The Villa is located in a beautiful sunny position nearly on top of a smooth hill, with a little stream of water passing on the border of the property. This stream was the water supply for the ancient wool factory (lanificio) which was the only industry in this valley. 50 Years ago this factory closed down leaving behind the old liberty style factory buildings. A group of persons together with the local administration is projecting to restore the old factory buildings into an art museum.
The L-shaped Villa has three entrances, two on the front and one on the back side. In front of the house there is a large terrace. The smaller part of it is covered, and here you have a beautiful outdoor dining area. The larger part is not covered but there are several large trees around to keep it fresh and shady in hot summer days. There are sufficient tables and chairs to have a dinner outside with 20 persons. There ia an outdor BBQ - area as well.
Trough the first door you enter into a large Taverna with a massive wooden table for up to 16 persons. This Taverna is a kind of summer kitchen with a wood burning Pizza oven, a BBQ and a complete furnished kitchen including a dishwasher. A large glass door connects to the front terrace and the garden area. This is the perfect space to have your dinner together with the whole group. From the Taverna there is a small corridor that leads into the laundry and storage room, complete with washing machine, dryer, iron and iron board.
When you enter the second door on the ground floor you steep into an ample living room full of light. The three arched windows open up to the covered terrace and from May to September you can connect the outdoor terrace with the large indoor living area. You can live the summer at its best. The CASALE STIA has two living rooms on the ground floor both with an open fireplace.
The first floor with the bedrooms can be reached by an internal staircase or by an outside staircase from the garden terrace. Coming up the internal staircase the first bedroom right hand is the master bedroom. Nearly 40 square meters large with 3 arched windows and with a private balcony terrace overlooking the park and the valley below. It has a king size double bed and a fold out sleeping sofa for 2 persons.
The Villa has 4 bath rooms, one with a tub and hand shower, all others with a shower box. The bathrooms are spacious and have large windows, they are tiled with colourful Italian ceramic.
Following the corridor, on the first floor there are two more bedrooms with a double bed and one bed room with a single bed. All bedrooms have large built in cupboards with lot of storage space. All bedrooms have wooden parquet floors.
On the second floor there is only one mansard bedroom with a double bed, that can be changed into two singles on request. Attached to the bedroom there is a bathroom with shower box.
Actually there is one more bedroom on the first floor with a fold out double bed, but it’s a pass trough room if you want to reach the second floor you have to pass it. CASALE STIA offers a lot of space even for large groups. The total living area of this Villa is 380 square meters, nearly 4000 square feet of very comfortable space. Attached to the house there are two terraces. The large front terrace has 150 square meters and the smaller backside terrace has 40 square meters.
The pool is located in a panoramic position, 20 meters from the house, with sun all day long. The pool is 12 meters long and 6 meters broad. There are sun chairs and umbrellas in sufficient quantity and next to the pool is a shady terrace under some old trees. You will find a golf course only 9 km away, a Tennis ground is distant 1 km and there are two horse riding stables close by.
The smaller living room connects trough several arches with the dining area and the kitchen. The whole ground floor is full of light and really ample with lot of space for the whole group. On the left side there is a wooden table with chairs for up to ten persons.
The kitchen is complete furnished with all modern facilities. You will find a large double door refrigerator, dishwasher, coffeemaker, toaster and a 4-burnner gas stove with large oven and dust hood. There are large marble shelves on both sides with lot of working space and on the angle that connects to the living area you find a round breakfast table in white marble.
On request we have a cook to come in and prepare a delicious Tuscan meal for you. Maid service is also available, let us know in advance. The kitchen is equipped with everything you need for cooking. There are plates, glasses, silverware and pottery in large quantity.
FLOOR PLAN CASALE STIA
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