Fiore del Campo is a deluxe villa for groups of 6 people, with extra large spaces in and outdoors, within walking distance from the charming medieval village of Lamole, in the very heart of Chianti and within short distance by Greve in Chianti and Florence.
The villa is composed of three floors. The facade has a wide patio that gives access to three French doors and a lovely pergola. The first French door opens directly to the living room, typically furnished with the family pieces, comfortable sofas and armchairs, a wonderful library and a large open fireplace.
The second French door as well as the internal archway lead to the formal dining room, tastefully furnished with a huge wooden table and chairs which belonged to the family when the house used to be used as the owner's vacation home.
Every single detail has been enhanced and renovated to offer the most authentic experience matched with all modern comforts for a delightful vacation in Chianti. Hand painted ceramics, family objects and furniture in the total respect of the Tuscan tradition, yet equipped with all necessary appliances: telephone, fax, clothes washer and dryer, SAT-TV, DVD and CD player and WI-FI internet connection.
The third French door opens to the eat-in kitchen, fully equipped in order to prepare any kind of meals. The kitchen is fully provided of electric oven, stove, refrigerator with freezer, microwave, dishwasher, complete cooking utensils and table ware. A private catering service can be ordered upon request, an expert local cook will come in the villa and prepare a typical Tuscan menu exclusively for your group! Even better if matched with a [a:274:Chianti Classico wine] from one of the hundreds of great wineries nearby.
The patio goes downstairs towards the equipped garden where you will find a covered terrace with table and chairs for outdoor eating. Maid service 6 times a week is included and upon request the staff can prepare breakfast and meals.
As the villa is located on a slope, the first floor has also a direct entrance from the garden, through a small external staircase on the hillside. The entrance opens to comfortable TV-room, tastefully furnished with a large sofa, open fireplace, chairs, TV, desk and a large library.
In addition to the TV-room, the first floor holds the master bedroom furnished with a large double bed , original antiques and its own private en-suite bathroom, equipped with a warm Jacuzzi bathtub, sink, WC and bidet.
The internal stairway leads to the second floor where are located two twin bedrooms each one with its own en-suite bathroom. The bedrooms offer the same typical country style furnishing with antique wrought iron beds and family pieces of classic Tuscan decoration. The best feature of those bedrooms are the original wooden beamed ceilings and the spectacular views from the windows of the whole countryside, which is full of Mediterranean plants, trees and flowers covering the delicate hills all around.
Each one of the en-suite bathrooms is fully equipped with sink, WC, bidet and a shower box or a bathtub with hand held shower.
The garden is also composed of many levels. The whole park of about 5 acres is very well taken care of, with abundant types of plants, flowers, bushes and lawns, all perfectly integrated with the landscape. The park is completely fenced in with automatic gate!
A beautiful stone path leads down to the pool area, where you will find an outdoor equipped barbecue space, fully equipped with a covered terrace, tables and chairs and a huge barbecue fixed structure. The swimming pool is very spacious, completely surrounded by the local vegetation and totally private. There is a solarium equipped with comfortable sun beds and umbrellas where to stay and relax, enjoying a thoughtless vacation. Near the pool, in the basement there is a small single bedroom and a bathroom for an au pair, babysitter or service personal.
The location is ideal for many kinds of day-trips: cultural, historical, wine tours matched with delicious food, sport and much more. Lamole, a lovely medieval hill town can be reached by foot. There you find one of the best tasted restaurants in Chianti with great views. Don't miss a visit to the winery Vignamaggio close by, where has been shot the movie “Much Ado About Nothing” inspired by the Shakespeare's comedy.
Greve in Chianti, the most charming town in the Chiantishire, can be reached within 10 minutes drive and Florence, only 20 km away, can be reached within less than 20 minutes. Siena is only 40 km away. Between Florence and Siena you will pass through hundreds of medieval villages, castles, fortresses, churches and many interesting wineries.