The pool is located on a viewing terrace with stunning views down to the valley on the small hamlet and the river. By the pool there are sun loungers and parasols as well as a sunbathing area and a complete bathroom with hot shower. The pool area is not visible from other houses and completely fenced child-proof. The private park surrounding the villa is several hectares in size. The gate which locks the park is about 200 meters below the villa it is opened with remote control.
Each of the rooms on the ground floor has its own direct door into the garden. There is an outdoor dining area in the shade of the ancient plane trees and chestnut trees. The kitchen is completely covered with marble slabs. There is a large sideboard where several people can work together comfortably. Cooking with the whole group is really fun here, because there is plenty of space and everyone who wants to can help. On request, there is a cook who prepares a perfect Tuscan menu for you, or shares the secrets of their fragrant compositions in a cooking class.
The large kitchen is fully kept in authentic Tuscan style, there are dishwashers, coffeemakers, toasters and plenty of pots, pans, glasses and dishes. The large fridge has a freezer. There are 2 gas stoves with 4 plates and one oven each. There is plenty of storage space for groceries and groceries. The common meal can be done both indoors and outdoors. In the dining room there is a massive dining table which can be pulled out and so can accommodate 12 people. It is decorated with antique family furniture, with mirrors and pictures on the walls and generous windows in the garden. A typical grand mansion in which the extended family came together daily for dinner.
The living room has a very special atmosphere, all the walls have been painted carefully and you think the walls are made of wooden beams, something unusual for a Tuscan villa but quite original. The living room has a sofa set with 2 couches and comfortable armchairs. Two large glass doors connect it directly with the garden and the outdoor seating area.
A staircase of hand-hammered sandstone steps leads to the first floor. There are the other 5 bedrooms. All rooms are very spacious with 4-meter-high ceilings, all with large windows overlooking the park or down to the valley. Two bedrooms have double beds and three have two single beds which can be made into a double bed if required.
In the wing on the first floor there is a small suite with its own living room, followed by the bedroom with two beds and a large en-suite bathroom with tub and hand shower.
Just above the villa about 10 minutes walk there is a small lake, there can be fished or you just lie in the sun or in the shade of the trees. There is also a small restaurant with a beautiful covered terrace, better to book at the weekend before, during the week not necessary. There you can eat in a cozy atmosphere original Tuscan home cooking at very reasonable prices.
There is SAT TV with German and English channels as well as fast Internet for free via Wi-Fi throughout the house. A washing machine is at your disposal. In Villa Gioia you will experience a Tuscany vacation with a very special flair. The strong, authentic character of the villa is present everywhere.