VILLA PONTI is a freestanding typical Tuscan farmhouse, located in a great position, between Chianti rolling hills and Florence. Its garden and swimming pool face the vineyards that belongs to the famous singer Sting. The villa is completely surrounded by the owners olive groves, in a property of 90.000 square meters. The villa stays on the top of a Tuscan hill, providing a breathtaking view of the valley below. The external area is composed by a completely fenced and illuminated garden, decorated with local Tuscan flowers and herbs, like rosemary and sage.
In the centre of the garden there is a large swimming pool with Roman steps and furnished with sun-beds and chairs for you to sunbath while admiring the incredible landscape. Your privacy is absolutely guaranteed as the garden and pool area are completely fenced in and stay on a panoramic position.
The main entrance on the left side opens to a spacious lounge that connects with the daytime area. On the right side there is a dining room with a table and chairs that can be used as a lounge where to play cards or taste a glass of Chianti wine together. This room is connected by an arch with the living room, furnished with comfortable sofas and armchairs and a SAT - TV with English, German and Italian programs.
The living room has a large glass French door that opens to the garden. In the garden terrace there are wrought iron tables and chairs, ideal for the whole group to have outdoor meals together and enjoy the mild Tuscan climate. On the ground floor there is a full bathroom equipped with shower, WC, bidet and sink. From the hall, in the back you have a large dining room with open fireplace and French door. The table can be enlarged so it seats up to 10 people.
Besides the dining room you have a well-equipped and very illuminated kitchen. There are three windows. The kitchen isprovided of a 6 burner stove, large electric oven, stainless steel sink, dishwasher, a large refrigerator with freezer and a wooden counter. The kitchen is completely provided of all cookware, tableware and kitchen linens. The house is equipped with a washing machine for private use of guests.
Upstairs, you have a balcony looking over the swimming pool and the beautiful surrounding landscape. On the first floor there are three bedrooms. The blue bedroom has a double wrought iron bed, a French door that overlooks the hilly landscape, hand-painted furniture and en-suite bathroom with a bathtub, glass box, handheld shower, WC, bidet and sink.
The yellow bedroom is very large and illuminated by two windows. It is furnished with a typical wrought iron double bed, a wardrobe and a double sofa-bed. The rose bedroom has one window turned to the garden, twin beds, wardrobe and a single sofa-bed.
The yellow and rose bedrooms share one large bathroom, equipped with a bathtub with a handheld shower nozzle, a separated shower, WC, bidet and sink. A staircase leads you to the attic, where you have the white and green bedroom, provided of a double bed and a wardrobe. In front of the bedroom, there is a full bathroom, with shower, WC, bidet and sink.
The villa is located only 1 km from the restaurant La Borghetta and 5 minutes from the town of Figline Valdarno, near the Chianti area. At the town you have a large supermarket COOP, gas station, pharmacy, cinema, and all conveniences you need. From VILLA PONTI you can easily make day-trips in the Chianti, and visit famous towns, hamlets and castles like Greve, Panzano and Lamole. If you are a wine lover, you can program wine tours and wine tasting.
Taking the highway, in a few minutes you can get to one of the biggest commercial centres in Tuscany, the Valdichiana Outlet Centre, where you find shops of all famous Italian fashion brands and international brands.
This charming Villa belongs to the same owners than Villa CACIA and Villa LUCE. Also a luxurious Hotel-Resort (only 1,5 km walking distance from the villa) – once summer residence of the famous tuscan family Piccolomini – is part of their property. The hotel has been restored carefully since 1999.
If you want to enjoy the wellness area of this extraordinary Hotel, you can for instance treat yourself to a traditional “Calidarium” (beneficial for the respiratory system and muscle relaxation) or one of the several massages like hot-stone-massage. In addition to it lymph drainage and also cosmetic treatments are offered.