Villa Opera, Florence City, Tuscany, is a remarkable palazzo near the historic center of Florence. Built in 1573 and recently renovated, this outstanding villa enjoys an impressive history with a celebrated roster of distinguished guests. It served as a meeting place for scholars, royalty and musical theorists like Vincenzo Galilei, father of the famed scientist. Today the palazzo is a welcoming destination for travelers with discriminating tastes.
Apartment Opera rises 125 feet above sea level in the Tuscan hills. From the moment you step through the entry to enjoy your welcoming bottle of champagne and fruit basket, you will appreciate all that this incredible villa has to offer. The Florentine-style architecture blends with the finest contemporary Italian design to create a memorable setting for a wonderful Tuscan vacation.
The interior is highlighted by original plaster works, stone and 18th century frescoes. Bauhaus period furniture from designers including Van der Rohe, Eames and Le Corbusier grace the villa, and the decor is enhanced with two Medieval terracotta statues. Dramatic lighting effects create a very special atmosphere in the evening.
Guests at Apartment Opera will enjoy 3,500 square feet of living space on two levels with three air-conditioned bedrooms and en-suite bathrooms. The modern kitchen offers sleek, contemporary appliances with a center island and breakfast bar. Desirable amenities like a wine cellar, film, book and music libraries and a private reading room make your stay pleasurable. There is an excellent restaurant located on the ground floor that offers room service upon request. For entertainment, there is satellite flat screen TV, iPod docking stations, a CD player and a DVD player along with WiFi Internet access. Villa da Vinci is suitable for special events and intimate weddings of up to 30 guests.
The Weekly Rate Includes: Electricity, A/C, water, WiFi internet access and final cleaning; Daily morning housekeeping service up to 3 hours (Mon - Fri); Daily bath linen change; Mid-week bed linen change (Wed).
Food, beverage and provisioning fee not included. Personal laundry service and ironing service, Cook service, Extra housekeeping service, Concierge service on site/on request for a fee, Cook service are all at additional cost and to be paid locally in Euro. Please ask your villa specialist for quotes on these charges.
General Information: 6 is the maximum number of guests the property can accommodate. Built in 1573 and last renovated in 2012.
Getting there: Florence Airport 20 mins. Pisa Airport: 1 hr. Rome Airport: 3 hrs.
Bedroom 1: Master bedroom with queen-size bed, frescoed walls and ceiling, AC, heating, WIFI, living area, flat-screen TV with satellite channels, I-Pod docking station and en-suite bathroom with WC, bidet, vanity, hairdryer and bathtub / rain-shower. 2 guests maximum.
Bedroom 2: Bedroom with queen-size bed, AC, heating, WIFI, shared living area with bedroom 3, flat-screen TV with satellite channels, I-Pod docking station and en-suite bathroom with WC, vanity, hairdryer and shower. 2 guests maximum. Known as the Red Lady Bedroom.
Bedroom 3: Bedroom with queen-size bed, AC, heating, WIFI, shared living area with bedroom 2, flat-screen TV with satellite channels, I-Pod docking station and en-suite bathroom with WC, vanity, hairdryer and shower. 2 guests maximum. Known as the White Lady Bedroom.
Once a vacation home is selected, the pampered adventure begins. Our concierge team will assist with creating a magical and immersive vacation experience. Our services include
While available for advanced requests, the concierge team connects with guests 30 days prior to arrival to coordinate arrivals and to reserve desired services and experiences. Guests with scheduled Christmas/New Year stays will be contacted 90 days prior to arrival.