Villa dei Medici
REF - 1621
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Description VILLA DEI MEDICI
Near the lovely town of Vinci, the birthplace of Leonardo da Vinci, immersed in the green of Montalbano between olive groves and vineyards you find Villa dei Medici, an elegant old villa built in the early 16th century, that can accommodate up to nine people.
Villa dei Medici is set in the heart of Tuscany, it commands the most spectular views, situated on a peaceful hilltop in the midst of the glorious undulating countryside.
Vinci is on the top of a hill in an area called Montalbano, a chain of high hills which encloses the plains of Pistoia and the Arno valley. Mainly dominated by olive groves and vineyards, the area is rich in woods and in several species of animals, which made the Medici family elect it as their hunting reservation (-Barco Reale-).
Villa dei Medici is surely the best place to spend a cultural, quiet and relaxing holiday. Possibility of trekking or mountain-bike tours on the -trek-14 ( Vinci, S. Lucia, Faltognano, La Casa, Vinci), passing next to Casanova and connecting with 20 other foot paths that go through Montalbano offering experiences in places of extraordinary beauty.
This fine old Tuscan villa has been recently renovated, is surrounded by acres of completely enclosed grounds: access is via a remote-controlled, wrought iron gate. Its beautiful garden has extensive lawns and olive groves, garden furniture, a barbecue, a fully-equipped covered loggia , and a brand new 12m swimming pool.
The Villa (300 sq. mt) has five bedrooms and 4 bathrooms ( up to 9 sleeps).
The ground floor has a living room with typical open fireplace connected with the outside loggia; there is a further living room, a bathroom, a very well equipped kitchen ( with also oven and dishwasher )and formal dining room.
All the bedrooms are on the first floor: there is a single bedroom; a twin bedroom with bathroom (with shower); two double bedrooms sharing a bathroom (with tub); a master bedroom with two windows and bathroom (with shower) with a terrace.
-Weekly Change of linen and towels
-Electricity, water, gas included
-Washing machine and iron board on the premises
-Final cleaning NOT include – Euro 150,00
-Telephone charges extra. (E 0.21 per unit – we recommend to use pre-paid telephone cards)
-*Heating not included
-Change of bed and bath linen: E 10.00 per set.
-Baby cot is available – free of charge
-Security deposit: E 500 please cash or traveler cheque by the client directly to the owner
-PETS NOT ALLOWED
The nearest supermarket is in Sovigliana (3 km). Vinci (just 5km away) offers a good choice of shops and restaurants as well as two Leonardo museums.Empoli lies 4km away, with its various shops and a very well-served railway station.
-Check-in / Check-out service provided by Villa dei Medici ’s representative
-Check-in after 4.00 P.M. - Check-out by 10:00 A.M.
NotesThe villa provides an excellent starting point for easy excursions to the art cities of Florence (40 km), Lucca (50 km ), Pisa (45km), Siena (90 Km), San Gimignano (45 km) as well as to smaller local centres such as San Miniato (15 km) or the spa town of Montecatini Terme (20 km) or the seaside (80 km).
ContactAddress: (Collegonzi-Vinci - Florence - Italy)
Reservation PolicyAt Reservation: a confirmation deposit of 30%of the total amount will be required by credit card or wire transfer.
60 days before the arrival : The balance will be required by credit card or wire transfer.
Credit cards accepted: Visa & Mastercard.
Cancellation PolicyCANCELLATION POLICY:
Bookings may be canceled at any time via email or fax - the initial confirmation deposit is automatically forfeited by cancelling.
If the canceled period is subsequently re booked by another party will be refunded the forfeited deposit, less any bank charges incurred.
a.. If the guest communicates the Cancellation between 60 - 51 days prior to
arrival a cancellation fee of 50% of the entire amount will be applied.
b.. If the guest fails to arrive and he communicates the failure to arrive
between 50 - 30 days prior to arrival, the cancellation fee of 70% of the entire amount will be applied.
c.. If the guest fails to arrive and he communicates the failure to arrive between 29 -0 days prior to arrival, the cancellation fee of 100% of the entire amount will be applied.
d.. If the guest fails to arrive, and does not communicate in advance via
fax or e-mail, or phone the failure to arrive, a full charge (100%) will be applied.