Villa Augusta, Pistoia, 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.
Augusta 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.
INCLUDED WITH RATE:
Water and final cleaning
Housekeeping service up to 4 hours per day
Mid-week change of linens and towels (Wed)
Daily breakfast service – food and beverage extra
Kitchen staff included for daily breakfast service and dinner service – cost of ingredients not included
Daily pool cleaning and garden maintenance
Unlimited Wi-Fi internet access
Apple TV, Netflix
NOT INCLUDED/EXTRA, ON REQUEST, TO BE PAID LOCALLY, in CASH
Heating in winter season: €350 per day
Lunch service: €300/service, plus cost of ingredients
Additional staff hours, available on request
Waiter for table service: €40/hour
Cost of food and beverage
Food shopping service €50 plus cost of purchased goods
Laundry service: €20 per load
Ironing service: €25/hour
Mandatory electricity consumption fee: €500/week, to be paid locally
Food Allowance: €1,500 to be paid locally, in cash, upon arrival
Security deposit: €5,000 to be held at agency
Pets allowed for a €50/pet/day fee
The staff lives on the premises in separate quarters on the ground floor, guests’ privacy is guaranteed
Kitchen use by villa personnel only
Getting there : Florence Airport 40 mins. Pisa Airport : 50 mins. Rome Airport : 3hr. 20 mins.
Bedroom 1: Ground floor Master bedroom with a king-size bed, A/C and en-suite bathroom with shower, vanity and WC. 2 guests maximum.
Bedroom 2: Ground floor Master bedroom with a king-size bed, A/C and en-suite bathroom with bathtub, vanity and WC. 2 guests maximum.
Bedroom 3: First floor bedroom with a king-size bed, A/C and en-suite bathroom with shower, vanity and WC. 2 guests maximum.
Bedroom 4: First floor bedroom with a king-size bed, A/C and en-suite bathroom with bathtub, shower, vanity and WC. 2 guests maximum.
Bedroom 5: First floor bedroom with two single beds, A/C and en-suite bathroom with shower, vanity and WC. 2 guests maximum. Known as the Children's 1 Bedroom.
Bedroom 6: First floor bedroom with two single beds, A/C and en-suite bathroom with shower, vanity and WC. 2 guests maximum. Known as the Children's 2 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.