This splendid luxury villa is located about 30 km outside of Florence, on the Arno Valley, within walking distance from a cosy village. Inside a large park of hundreds of acres of a producing organic olive oil farm, the villa is surrounded by breathtaking views overlooking the Chianti hills. The villa is an original farmhouse from the early 1800’s and has been totally renovated. It offers 7 bedrooms and 5 bathrooms and a large living space on the ground floor with a billiard room among all the amenities.
The grounds are well taken care of and very wide. Right in front of the villa entrance there is a brand new swimming pool surrounded by a terracotta solarium, sun lounges, umbrellas and reclining chairs for your comfortable sunbathing. There is a full bathroom that serves the pool area. The pool and garden area are totally fenced in.
The main entrance of the villa is accessed through a large well equipped open terrace where you will find a lovely sitting space with glass table and seats, for delicious Tuscan meals or relaxation overlooking the panoramic view. A barbecue area is available for the guests use to prepare delicious meals “al fresco”.
Behind the villa is located a private tennis court and the villa owner provides tennis rackets for you to use. Besides, two mountain bikes are available for free use of guests staying in this comfortable villa. The villa offers private parking and is totally safe, with electronic gate and video entry-phone.
The inside is as well comfortable as the outside. On the ground floor you will find two large living areas each with an open fireplace, comfortable sofas, color TV, piano, home telephone and palladium windows to maximize the gorgeous valley views. In the middle separated by two original stone archways and a French door, there is the dining room, with a massive antique wooden table, and seats for the whole group to eat together. The original characteristics of the typical Tuscan architecture have been preserved, specially for the wooden beamed and fired bricked ceilings and floors.
The kitchen, behind the living area, is very spacious and fully equipped with all conveniences: 6-burner stove and oven, dishwasher, sink, spacious refrigerator, American freezer, Italian coffee maker, toaster and all necessary cookware and table ware. In the centre there is a large wooden table where you can seat for eating or use it for a fun cooking day with the whole family. There is a typical fireplace where Tuscans used to cook and grill anything. On request a cook comes in to serve a delicious Tuscan dinner for you.
On the first floor you will find 3 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms and the billiard room, which gives access to a lovely balcony accessible through two wide French doors. Two bedrooms are furnished with queen sized beds and the third one is a twin bedroom.
On this floor there are three full bathrooms, two of them close to the bedrooms, and the last one in the back of the billiard room. Two bathrooms are fully equipped with a shower box, sink, bidet and WC. One of the bathrooms has a comfortable bathtub, sink, WC, bidet and a clothes washer.
The second floor holds 4 bedrooms and 2 full bathrooms. Two bedrooms have a queen sized bed each, one is a single bedroom and the other one is a twin bedroom. The two full bathrooms are equipped with a shower, WC, bidet and sink.
All bathrooms in the villa have been completely renovated, with new colored bricks and brand new furniture. All bedrooms are decorated with handicrafts and furnished in typical Tuscan style. The villa offers many amenities like SAT TV, telephone line with Internet access, video and CD player, laundry equipment (washing machine, iron and iron board), hairdryer, private parking, barbecue, private swimming pool and tennis court. Extra maid service is available upon request.
Villa Frontano is located within 5 minutes walk from a cosy Tuscan village and within 25 minutes by train from Florence (the nearest train station at Reggello can be reached by car in only 10 minutes). For those who like to drive around, a gorgeous 30-minute drive through the rolling Chianti hills will take you directly to Florence.
The location is excellent for cultural tours, shopping day-trips and touring all the wineries of the Chianti hills. The factory outlet at Leccio is within 15 minutes drive, offering discounted products of the most famous Italian brands. Tours into Chianti hill towns, Siena, Arezzo, Montepulciano, Perugia and Cortona within an hour drive or by train from Reggello, are the best options.