Villa Medicea, Florence Area, Tuscany has a long and rich history, a tangible splendor that can be felt emanating from its princely living areas and commanding views of the surrounding hills and valleys.
Originally built in the 13th century, this noble home was once one of the twelve sumptuous hunting residences of the Granduke Ferdinando I de Medici, grandson of the famous Lorenzo Il Magnifico (Lorenzo the Magnificent). Built on a hill of olive trees and vineyards, the villa has retained its original architectural beauty and serenity. The entire estate has been carefully restored and improved upon by the present owner, a Prince, whose family bought the property more than two hundred years ago.
All the rooms are decorated with antique furniture and paintings, Venetian glass chandeliers and Persian carpets, while all the bathrooms have been recently renewed. Guests will be able to reside in such a unique and truly special atmosphere while enjoying the enchanting Italian garden, the beautiful park, the numerous bedrooms and the large swimming pool.
Medicea is particularly recommended to Golf and SPA lovers, as it is perfectly located few minutes from both. The whole property guarantees an extreme level of privacy, security and tranquility, while being ideally located to explore nearby Florence, Lucca, Pisa, the Versilia coast of Northern Tuscany, the Chianti wine area and further afield, Cinque Terre and Portofino.
The Weekly Rate includes : Concierge service by telephone daily 10am > 7pm, welcome delicatessen grocery supplies (local bread, focaccia, fresh milk, jam, orange juice, bottled water, tea, Italian coffee, sugar, eggs, Pecorino cheese, prosciutto, olive oil, butter, yogurt, fresh & dried pasta, fresh pesto, fresh tomato sauce, fresh fruit & vegetables, herbs, biscuits, and sweets), daily buffet breakfast, light lunch and dinner service, bed linens changed twice a week, bathroom and pool linens changed daily as required, daily housekeeping service, end of stay cleaning, estate manager on call, gardener and utilities (water, electricity, cooking gas & WiFi). Additional cost : food and drink provisions for the chef's service, waiter for groups of over 6 guests, extra maid for larger groups, gas for the heating, gas for heating water (payable locally).
General information : The villa offers 1200 sq. m of interior living space and extensive exterior living spaces.
Getting there : Florence Airport 40 mins. Pisa Airport : 50 mins. Rome Airport : 3hr. 20 mins.
Damage Deposit : 20% of the rental rate payable by wire transfer prior to the arrival
Bedroom 1 : Ground floor bedroom (38 sq.m.) with king-size bed, WiFi, heating and en-suite bathroom with bathtub / shower, vanity and WC. 2 guests maximum. Known as the Antoine Bedroom.
Bedroom 2 : Ground floor bedroom (40 sq.m.) with king-size bed, WiFi, heating and en-suite bathroom with bathtub / shower, vanity and WC. 2 guests maximum. Known as the Sibilla Bedroom.
Bedroom 3 : Upper floor bedroom (40 sq.m.) with queen-size bed, WiFi, heating and en-suite bathroom with bathtub shower, vanity and WC. 2 guests maximum. Known as the Terrace Bedroom.
Bedroom 4 : Ground floor Master bedroom (60 sq.m.) with king-size bed, WiFi, heating and en-suite bathroom with bathtub / shower, vanity and WC. 2 guests maximum. Known as the Prince Bedroom.
Bedroom 5 : Upper floor bedroom (55 sq.m.) with king-size bed, WiFi, heating and en-suite bathroom with bathtub / shower, vanity and WC. 2 guests maximum. Known as the One Bedroom.
Bedroom 6 : Upper floor bedroom (20 sq.m.) with two single beds, WiFi, heating and en-suite bathroom with bathtub / shower, vanity and WC. 2 guests maximum. Known as the Children's 1 Bedroom.
Bedroom 7 : Upper floor bedroom (20 sq.m.) with two single beds, WiFi, heating and en-suite bathroom with bathtub / shower, vanity and WC. 2 guests maximum. Known as the Children's 2 Bedroom.
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Note: The rates above are subject to 5% Tax/Service Charge.
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