Villa GLORIA

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Overview

Villa Gloria is a lovely private villa in the midst of the Chianti hills, on a ridge overlooking valleys rich in history between Florence and Siena. The location, in the heart of Tuscany, is rich in history with many Renaissance cities and towns nearby, including Florence, Siena, San Gimignano and Volterra. A meticulous and detailed restoration, with the objective of retaining as many of the original architectural elements of Villa Gloria. This villa offers you the opportunity to experience the dolce vita of La Bella Toscana. Surrounding Villa Gloria, in the gardens are lovely furnished seating areas, a large stone terrace with a covered outdoor eating area, and swimming pool with a surrounding stone deck. 

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HIGHLIGHTS & VILLA LAYOUT
Ground Floor
  • Living room
  • Dining room
  • Fully equipped kitchen
  • Double bedroom with en-suite bathroom with tub and shower, reachable by 5 steps from the ground floor
First Floor
  • Living room with adjacent small living area
  • Single bedroom with en-suite bathroom
  • 5 double bedrooms of which 5 can be converted into twin bed rooms, each with en-suite baths
OUTDOOR FEATURES
  • Panoramic outdoor lounge area
  • Al fresco dining area with table and chairs
  • Courtyard
  • Garden
  • Gated swimming pool
  • Jacuzzi hot tub for 4-5 guests
  • Tennis court located at 500 meters distance
PROPERTY DESCRIPTION

Villa Gloria in Tavernelle Val di Pesa was purchased at the end of 1950 by a nobile Tuscan family, who subsequently restored the villa to its past splendour. The restoration of the property has not only maintained its architectural style, but has also enhanced the natural harmony which melt this structure perfectly into the Tuscan landscape.Villa Gloria lies right in the heart of the Chianti area and one of the highlights of this Tuscan country house is possibility to admire the picturesque Tuscan landscape, made up of green hills dotted with olive trees, vineyards and centuries-old cypress trees. A meticulous and detailed restoration, with the objective of retaining as many of the original architectural elements of Villa Gloria, has resulted in recreating a cosy atmosphere of this noble family home. Air conditioning is throughout the entire villa and windows have built-in screens, which will guarantee a cool and relaxing summer. Surrounding Villa Gloria, in the gardens are lovely furnished seating areas, a large stone terrace with a covered outdoor eating area, and swimming pool with a surrounding stone deck.  

Swimming Pool

There is a lovely, private swimming pool, beautifully positioned, surrounded by the gardens, vineyards and olive trees. A day lounging by the pool, in the Tuscan sun, is well deserved and an occasional dip in the pool is the perfect way to relax and cool down.  Measures: 7 mts x 15 mts, 1.20 mt deep – 1.40 deep.

Access & Parking

Private car park on site

FEATURES & AMENITIES
  • Air conditioning
  • Wi-Fi
SERVICES INCLUDED IN THE RENTAL RATE (STAFF SERVICE)
  • Welcome dinner
  • Weekly bed linen and towels change twice per week ( Saturday and Wednesday )
  • In the prices you have 2 hours daily cleaning ( except Sundays and Holidays )
  • Baby cot: 2 available on request, no extra cost
  • High chair: 2 available on request, no extra cost
  • Air conditioning
  • Final cleaning
  • Concierge service, on call
  • Use of the tennis court
NOT INCLUDED IN THE RENTAL RATE AND ANY ADDITIONAL CHARGES (TO BE PAID IN EUROS DIRECT ON THE PREMISES)
  • Extra hours of maid service
  • Breakfast
  • Chef service
  • Heating is not included
  • City tax € 1,50 per person per night to be paid cash on site
EXTRA SERVICES AVAILABLE ON REQUEST (ADVANCE NOTICE MAY BE REQUIRED) 

Note: The following services can also be arranged, on request, if not already included in the cost of the rental. Additional services such as airport transfers, excursions, cooking classes, guided tours, and the like can be arranged. Please enquire about the vast tour options we can suggest for your villa stay. Costs for additional services can be quoted based on the service requested

  • Yoga lessons
  • Painting classes
  • Culinary experiences
  • Walking along Via Franchigena
  • Sport activities ( Biking, walking, horseback riding,  tennis )
  • Ballooning
LOCATION

Villa Gloria is a lovely private villa in the midst of the Chianti hills, on a ridge overlooking valleys rich in history between Florence and Siena. The location, in the heart of Tuscany, is rich in history with many Renaissance cities and towns nearby, including Florence, Siena, San Gimignano and Volterra. Your holiday at Villa Gloria offers you the opportunity to experience the dolce vita of La Bella Toscana.  Villa Gloria, an ancient manor house owned by a Tuscan family, who were rich merchants and patrons of art for important painters in the fifteenth century; passed over to a noble family, it became a country residence in the eighteenth century.

LOCATION AND DISTANCE
  • Semifonte 9 km ( 15 min drive )
  • Florence 30 min drive
  • Siena 30 min drive
  • San Gimignano 30 min drive
  • Volterra 48 km ( 1 hours drive )
  • Montalcino 82 km ( 1 hour, 20 min drive )
  • 95 km ( 1 hour, 30 min drive )

 

Property Features

Extra Services Available On Request

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